PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE
Terms of Website use
BY USING OUR SITE YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS
There are other terms that may apply to you
- Our Acceptable Use Policy , which sets out the permitted uses and prohibited uses of our site. When using our site, you must comply with this Acceptable Use Policy.
- Any Commission Agreement entered into between you and us, a signed copy of which will be sent to you via email.
Who we are and how to contact us
Our site is operated by Construction Link Limited (“We”, “us” and “our”). We are registered in England and Wales as a limited company under company number 09791821 and have our registered office at 85 Great Portland Street, First Floor, London, W1W 7LT.
We may make changes to these terms
Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.
We may make changes to our website
We may update our site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.
Accessing our website
Our site is made available to different types of users including but not limited to users on the Waiting List who will have limited access to the site, as well as users or who have entered into a subscription Agreement with us.
In order to use our site you will first need register for an account through the site. On registering with our site you will have the option to either (i) join the Waiting List which will allow you limited access to our site, or (ii) complete a subscription payment/agreement with us (a “Subscription”) to allow you full access to the site and our services. Subject to your compliance with these terms, you can access the services available to you through the site.
We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site.
You must be at least eighteen (18) years of age to purchase a Subscription and to access the services.
Our site is directed to businesses and sole trader residing in the United Kingdom. We do not represent that content available on or through our site is appropriate or available in other locations. We may limit the availability of our site or any service or product described on our site to any person or geographic area at any time. If you choose to access our site from outside the United Kingdom, you do so at your own risk and you are responsible for your compliance with local laws for that country if and to the extent that local laws are applicable.
The services we provide on our site are designed to connect specialist service providers and contractors to potential customers such as procurement professionals at main contractors and developers looking to procure construction services. Further details of our services are set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
As a user of our site you will login via our site but then be redirected to www.c-link.com to manage your account with us.
In order access the services available through our site you will first need register for an account through the site.
On registering with our site you will have the option to either:
(i) join the Waiting List which will allow you limited access to our site; or
(ii) or complete a subscription payment/agreement with us (each a “Subscription”) for full access to the site and our services for the term of the relevant Subscription.
Your Subscription to the site will start once we have sent you a confirmation email that your account Subscription has been created (“Start Date”) and will continue until either of us terminates it in accordance with these Terms or, when your Subscription expires or is terminated in accordance with its terms.
You warrant that you have authority to bind any business or entity on whose behalf you use our site to register for an account with us and/or purchase an account Subscription.
We ask you to ensure that all information you provide to us on registration is true and accurate, current and complete. If there are any changes to the details supplied to us it is your responsibility to inform us straight away. Changes to your registration details should be made through your account page.
We reserve the right to refuse to accept any application to register on our Site or any request to purchase a Subscription for any reason.
These terms and any document expressly referred to in them constitute the entire agreement between you and us and supersede and extinguish all previous agreements, promises, assurances, warranties, representations and understandings between us, whether written or oral, relating to its subject matter.
You acknowledge that in entering into this contract you do not rely on any statement, representation, assurance or warranty (whether made innocently or negligently) that is not set out in these terms or any document expressly referred to in them.
You and we agree that neither of us shall have any claim for innocent or negligent misrepresentation or negligent misstatement based on any statement in this contract.
You must keep your account details safe
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at [email protected].
Annual membership, how to pay and cancellation
If you have purchased an Annual Membership you will have full access to our site for a period of 12 months from the relevant Start Date.
We operate a direct debit payment system and you can only pay for an Annual Membership account Subscription using a debit card. We use a third party payment provider to collect payments. Annual Membership subscription payments will always be taken in advance at the beginning of the annual period.
This will be non-refundable and will auto renew on each anniversary of the Start Date, unless and until you cancel your Subscription with us by written notice to us at [email protected] at least 1 week prior to the relevant anniversary of the Start Date.
The third party payment provider will require you to accept their terms of business before any payment is made.
Strictly at our discretion, if you wish to pay outside the direct debit payment system will be required to pay a minimum of six months in advance.
We may terminate your account, your Subscription and right to access the services, or any part thereof at any time by contacting you if you have materially breached these terms or if you have otherwise breached our Acceptable Use Policy .
If we terminate your account Subscription and right to access our site you must stop all use of the services.
From time to time we may agree to refunds, strictly at our discretion; however, in these instances a refund can take up to one month to complete.
How you may use material on our website
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. You have no intellectual property rights in or to the services or the site other than the right to use them in accordance with these terms.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
Do not rely on information on this website
The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.
User generated content is not approved by us
Our site may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the site, including to live project upload areas, the professional network, bulletin boards and chat rooms. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us and we accept no responsibility or liability in relation to such information and materials uploaded by other users of our site including where any user generated content is duplicated by different users of the site (including for the avoidance of any doubt two users competing against each other for the dame tender). The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.
If you wish to complain about information and materials uploaded by other users please send an email to [email protected] referenced as “Complaint” in the subject field.
Limitation of our liability
The content on our site is provided for general information purposes only and is not intended to constitute or substitute legal or other professional advice.
All information available on our site is prepared so that it is current as at the date of writing. You must rely exclusively upon your own skill and judgement or upon those of your third party advisers when using any information or document referred to on our site in the specific circumstances for which you require it and we do not assume any liability to you or any third party in connection with such use.
We make no representations about the suitability, reliability, timeliness, comprehensiveness and accuracy of the information, services and other content contained on our site.
We do not accept liability for incorrect content or errors and omissions in our site or its content (whether of legal, typographical, technical or other nature) but endeavours to correct them as quickly as practicable. We will not be liable for any data lost or any equipment or software replaced by you as a result of you using our site.
We will not be liable to you, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence and negligent misstatement), misrepresentation, breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with use of, or inability to use, our site or your use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site, including any:
- loss of profits, interest, sales, business, or revenue;
- loss of, damage to or corruption of data;
- business interruption;
- loss of anticipated savings;
- loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or indirect or consequential loss or damage howsoever caused (including where such loss or damage is of the type listed above).
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied.
We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Uploading content to our website
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content, including photographs, to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us against any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.
Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us and other users of the site a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties.
We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of our site including, without limitation, where you have uploaded details for a project which is at the tender stage in circumstances where you may be competing with another user of our site.
We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.
You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.
We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them
We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
Linking to our website
You may link to our home page and your profile page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please [email protected].
We are not responsible for websites we link to
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.
We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
You shall treat all information provided to you via our site as confidential information and shall use such information only for the proper performance of your rights and obligations under these terms and shall not disclose or permit the disclosure of the confidential information except in confidence for the proper performance of your rights and duties under these terms to those of your employees, officers and professional advisers who need to have access to it.
This excludes confidential information which: (i) you can prove was known to you before receipt; (ii) is in or enters the public domain through no wrongful default by you or on your behalf with effect from the date when that information enters the public domain; (iii) was received by you from a third party without obligations of confidence; or (iv) is required to be disclosed in order to comply with applicable law, to the extent of the required disclosure.
Other important items
We may transfer our rights and obligations under these terms to another organisation, but this will not affect your rights or our obligations under these terms.
You may only transfer your rights or your obligations under these terms to another person if we agree in writing.
These terms are between you and us. No other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its terms, whether under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 or otherwise.
Each of the paragraphs of these terms operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful or unenforceable, the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.
If we fail to insist that you perform any of your obligations under these terms, or if we do not enforce our rights against you, or if we delay in doing so, that will not mean that we have waived our rights against you and will not mean that you do not have to comply with those obligations. If we do waive a default by you, we will only do so in writing, and that will not mean that we will automatically waive any later default by you.
Which country’s laws apply to any disputes
The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to or use of our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.
These terms and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.
To contact us, please email [email protected].
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Last Updated March 2022