Terms of Use

SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT

1.    INTRODUCTION
1.1    Please read this Subscription Agreement carefully before attempting to subscribe to our online materials, information and services (“Services”) operated by Find Invest Grow Limited the owners of Prove My Concept and provemyconcept.com (“FIG”, "Prove My Concept", "PMC", “our”, “we” or “us”) (Company number: 05709444). In particular, we draw your attention to clauses 8 (Applicability of Online Materials) and 12 (Liability).
1.2    By subscribing to our Services you agree to be legally bound by these terms and conditions.
1.3    The definitions in this clause apply in this licence:
1.3.1    Website: means www.provemyconcept.com;
1.3.2    Student: means a person studying at a secondary educational establishment aged 16-19 years old.

2.    ONLINE SERVICE AND OTHER BENEFITS
2.1    If your subscription payment is accepted under clause 3, FIG grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable permission to access the Website for four months, and for four month periods afterwards, on the payment of a renewal fee.
2.2    As a subscriber, you are entitled to the teacher and school benefits set out on the Website.  The benefits may change from time to time without notice. 
2.3    The materials accessed using the Website are presented solely for your private and personal and may not be re-sold.
2.4    FIG may terminate or suspend your use of the Services at any time if FIG determines in its absolute discretion that you are in breach of any of these terms.  In these circumstances you will not be entitled to any refund.

3.    PAYMENT
3.1    The price of any subscription is the price in force at the date and time of your order. The prices are exclusive of applicable taxes.
3.2    FIG is entitled to refuse any subscription request placed by you. If your subscription request is accepted, we will confirm acceptance to you to the email address you have given us on registration or on ordering.
3.3    All subscriptions shall be paid within 14 days of the date they become due.
3.4    If any sum due to FIG is overdue, FIG may:
3.4.1    suspend or cancel your subscription;
3.4.2    charge interest on the amount overdue at 4% above the base lending rate of HSBC Bank plc.

4.    WARRANTIES
4.1    We warrant that:
4.1.1    we have a right to provide the Website materials and other benefits set out on the Website from time to time to you; and
4.1.2    we will provide our services set out on the Website from time to time with reasonable skill and care.
4.2    If you wish to cancel your subscription within seven working days of our confirmation of acceptance for any reason (including if you simply change your mind), you may do so if you send us a notice, but only if you have not accessed the Website or have taken any other of the benefits.  If you exercise your right to cancel as set out in this clause 4.2, you may claim a refund from FIG, which will be paid as soon as possible, but in any event within thirty days.
4.3    If you have any complaints, you should direct them to us via email at schools@provemyconcept.com or by post at 127 High Street, Rickmansworth, Herts. WD3 1AN

5.    MODIFICATIONS
5.1    We reserve the right to make changes or corrections, alter, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Website and the available benefits. Unless explicitly stated to the contrary any new features will be subject to these terms and conditions. Please note that although we try to ensure that the content of our Website is accurate, it may contain typographical errors or other inaccuracies, for which we do not accept liability.

6.    INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE
6.1    You undertake that all details you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing will be correct.
6.2    The following applies to any information you provide to us, for example, during any registration or subscription process.
6.3    You authorise us to use, store or otherwise process any personal information which relates to and/or identifies you, including, but not limited to, your name and address, to the extent reasonably necessary to provide the services which are available through our Website (“Purposes”) by us, our partners, successors (including the purchaser of the whole or part of our business), associates, sub-contractors or other third parties (together our “Partner Companies”). 
6.4    By accepting these terms and conditions, you agree to the processing and disclosure of the Personal Information for the Purposes. If you would like to review or modify any part of your Personal Information then you should email us at schools@provemyconcept.com

7.    SECURITY
7.1    You are solely responsible in all respects for all use of and for protecting the confidentiality of any username, email verification and password that may be given to you or selected by you for access to the Website.  You may not share these with or transfer them to any third parties. You must notify FIG of any unauthorised use of them or any other breach of security regarding our Website that comes to your attention.

8.    APPLICABILITY OF ONLINE MATERIALS
8.1    Our Website is controlled and operated by us from our offices in the UK. Where materials published on the Website are supplied by third parties, you understand that we do not control or endorse their contents in any way. All materials which are offered by third parties, are published in good faith but we do not (to the extent permitted by applicable law) accept responsibility for the accuracy or otherwise of those materials (on or off-line) and the use of those materials.  You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of the materials and the Website.
8.2    We have used our best endeavours to ensure that all materials comply with UK laws. However, we make no representations that the materials and the Website are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the UK. Those who visit our Website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws.
8.3    FIG makes no warranties, express or implied that making the materials and the Website and our subscriber benefits available in any particular jurisdiction outside the UK is permitted under any applicable non-UK laws or regulations.
8.4    Any information published on the Website about Student businesses and their plans for growth and development are designed by those organisations to give a factual overview.  The information is provided in confidence and is not intended for disclosure to any third party other than for the purposes of obtaining professional advice.  FIG has taken reasonable steps to ensure that the information provided in the Website is fair, accurate and not misleading.  However, the information has not been approved by a person authorised under the Financial Services and Marketing Act 2000.  FIG is not authorised by the Financial Services Authority to give investment advice.  Nothing on the Website is intended to constitute professional, financial or investment advice or endorse or otherwise recommend any specific investment and the Website must not be used as a basis for making investment decisions.  Engaging in any investment activity may expose you to significant financial risk and before engaging in any investment activity you should take professional advice from someone appropriately authorised.

9.    COPYRIGHT
9.1    The contents of the Website are protected by international copyright laws and other intellectual property rights. The owner of these rights is FIG, our affiliates or other third party licensors. All product and company names and logos contained within our Website are the trade marks, service marks or trading names of their respective owners, including us.

10.    CONTENT OF THE WEBSITE
10.1    FIG shall make the following materials available to you on the Website from time to time:
10.1.1    School and teacher service developments;
10.1.2    details of PMC events;
10.1.3    details of PMC run business plan competitions;
10.1.4    details of Student business concepts originating from your school;

11.    AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE
11.1    We will use reasonable endeavours to make the Website available but cannot guarantee that the Website will operate continuously or without interruptions or be error free and can accept no liability for its unavailability. You must not attempt to interfere with the proper working of the website and, in particular, you must not attempt to circumvent security, tamper with, hack into, or otherwise disrupt any computer system, server, website, router or any other Internet connected device.

12.    LIABILITY
12.1    Except as set out in sub-clause 4.1, we exclude all express or implied terms, conditions, warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever with regard to our Services, our Website or any information we provide to our subscribers.
12.2    We accept no liability for any indirect or consequential loss or damage, or for any direct or indirect loss of data, profit, revenue or business in each case, however caused, even if foreseeable. In circumstances where you suffer loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the viewing, use or performance of the Website, provision of services or attendance at other events, we accept no liability for this loss or damage whether due to inaccuracy, error, omission or any other cause and whether on the part of FIG or our servants, agents or any other person or entity.
12.3    If we are liable to you for any reason, our liability will be limited to the amount paid by you for the subscription to our Website in the year in which such liability arose. This limit does not apply to any liability we may have for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or for our fraudulent misrepresentation.
12.4    The limitations and exclusions in this condition do not affect your non-excludable statutory rights only apply to the extent permitted by applicable law.

13.    GENERAL
13.1    We may, but you may not, assign any rights and/or transfer, sub-contract or delegate any obligations under these terms and conditions, and/or charge or deal in any other manner with these terms and conditions or any of our respective rights or obligations. Any purported assignment, transfer, sub-contracting, delegation, charging or dealing in contravention of this clause 13.1 shall be ineffective. These terms and conditions are personal to you and are entered into by you for your own benefit and not for the benefit of any third party.
13.2    We may alter these terms and conditions from time to time and post the new version on our Website.  All Services will be governed by that version, from the date of your next renewal of your subscription.
13.3    These terms and conditions are the whole agreement between you and FIG. You acknowledge that you have not entered into this agreement in reliance upon any statement, warranty or representation made by FIG or any other person and you irrevocably and unconditionally waive any rights to claim damages and/or to rescind these terms and conditions by reason of any misrepresentation (other than a fraudulent misrepresentation) that is not contained in the terms and conditions.
13.4    If any provision or term of these terms and conditions shall become or be declared illegal, invalid or unenforceable for any reason whatsoever, such term or provision shall be divisible from the other terms and conditions and shall be deemed to be deleted from them.
13.5    These terms and conditions and your use of our Website and are governed by English law and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English court.
13.6    Except in respect of a payment obligation, neither you nor FIG will be held liable for any failure to perform any obligation to the other due to causes beyond your or FIG’s respective reasonable control.
13.7    Failure or delay by either party enforcing an obligation or exercising a right under these terms and conditions does not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy.
13.8    These terms and conditions do not confer any rights on any person or party (other than you and/or us) pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.

14.    NOTICES
14.1    All notices shall be given:
14.1.1    to us via email at schools@provemyconcept.com or by post at 127 High Street, Rickmansworth, Herts. WD3 1AN; or
14.1.2    to you at either the email or postal address you provide during any ordering process.
14.2    Notice will be deemed received when an email is received in full (or else on the next business day if it is received on a weekend or a public holiday in the place of receipt) or three days after the date of posting.

15.    REPLACEMENT
15.1    These terms and conditions replace all other terms and conditions previously applicable to the provision of the Services.
 

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