Effective as of August 1, 2023.
I. Subject Matter
1.1. Website access and use. You may access the website as non-registered or registered user and use the website and the information, writings, images, graphics, photographs, trademarks, logos, sounds, artwork, computer code, and/or other works that you see, hear, or otherwise experience on the website (“content”) on a free of charge basis for your personal and non-commercial purposes. No right, title, or interest in any content is transferred to you, whether as a result of downloading such content or otherwise.
1.2. Services. Through the website, we provide the User with services (any economic activity normally provided for remuneration or free of charge, e.g., access and use of the website), in particular website functionality and access to the pages with different services being displayed and/or advertised. Some of the services displayed and/or advertised on the website might be provided by us or third parties, including, but not limited to any legal entity that directly or indirectly controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with our legal entity (“affiliates”).
II. Use of the Website
2.1. You agree to use the website only for lawful purposes. You may not take any action that might compromise the security of the website, render the website inaccessible to other Users, or otherwise damage the website or the content. You may not use the website in any manner that may interfere with the rights of third parties.
2.2. It is not allowed to:
2.2.1. use any robot, scraper, or other automated means to access the website or extract data from the website without our written consent;
2.2.2. engage directly or indirectly in fraudulent transactions or deceiving others;
2.2.3. interfere with our website or try to disrupt them (for example, to distributing a virus, making too many requests to our website, or creating harmful computer code);
2.2.4. threaten, harass, stalk, defame, or defraud any person or entity;
2.2.5. violate copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property laws;
2.2.6. advertise, promote, endorse, or market, directly or indirectly, any third-party commercial products, services, solutions, or other technologies;
2.2.7. attempt to collect, store, or publish personally identifiable information (a) without the owner’s knowledge and consent or (b) of a minor under the age of fourteen (14) in any circumstance; or
2.2.8. distribute unwanted, unsolicited, or harassing mass email or other messages, promotions, advertising, or solicitations (“spam”).
2.3. Linking. From time to time, links may be established from our website to one or more external websites or resources operated by third parties. These links are provided for your convenience only. In addition, certain third party websites may also provide links to our website. None of such links should be deemed to imply that we endorse the third party websites or any content therein. We expressly state that we have no influence whatsoever over the content of any linked website, as well as do not control and are not responsible for any third party websites or any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available through such third party websites. Access to any third party website is at your own risk. Responsibility for information and services of linked websites rests entirely with the relevant third parties.
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IV. Intellectual Property
4.2. You shall not, nor allow third parties to:
4.2.1. make and distribute copies of the content without our prior written permission;
4.2.2. create derivative works of the content of any kind whatsoever;
4.2.3. use content, or its components in a manner not authorized by us.
4.3. We and/or our affiliates and/or our licensors retain all right, title, and interest in and to the website and content, including without limitation all software used to provide the services and all graphics, user interfaces, logos, and trademarks reproduced through the website. This Agreement does not grant the User any intellectual property license or rights in or to the website or any of its components, except to the limited extent that such rights are necessary for the User’s use of the website and/or services as specifically authorized by this Agreement. The User recognizes that the website and its components are protected by copyright, patent, trademark and other laws.
4.4. Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights to your content, but you are required to grant us the corresponding license. By uploading, creating or otherwise providing information, data or images on or through the website, you grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, sublicensable, transferable, license to use, copy, store, modify, transmit and display your content to the extent necessary to provide and maintain our services.
4.5. We do not agreed to treat as confidential any feedback (any suggestion or idea for improving or otherwise modifying any of website’s products or services) that the user gives us, and nothing in this Agreement or in the parties’ dealings arising out of or related to this Agreement will restrict our right to use, profit from, disclose, publish, keep secret, or otherwise exploit feedback, without compensating or crediting the user. Feedback will not be considered user’s trade secret.
4.6. You must not use any part of the content on our website for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from us or our licensors.
4.7. Limited license. The User hereby grants to us a perpetual, irrevocable, fully paid, royalty-free, worldwide license to reproduce the user’s intellectual property on the website, without the right to sublicense. The user grants the license under copyright, design, solely to the extent necessary to exercise such rights, under patents, and any other applicable intellectual property rights.
4.8. Survival. The rights and obligations under this section will survive any termination or expiration of this Agreement.
V. Limitation of Liability. Disclaimer
5.2. You assume all responsibility and risk associated with your use of our website. To the fullest extent permitted by law, under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, will AI Industry Ecosystem Association, or any of its directors, employees, affiliates, licensors, or suppliers, be liable for any consequential, indirect, special, incidental, or punitive damages related to the use of the website or any linked websites, including but not limited to any lost profits or revenues, anticipated profits or revenues, lost data or business opportunities, website malfunctions, or other performance-related failures of the website, personal injuries to you or any third party, or any other tangible or intangible losses or damages related to your use of the website.
5.3. Legal Advise. We are not a law firm which means that we are not authorized and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (“SRA”) as regulated in England and Wales, and any content on the website shall not be regarded as a legal advise.
5.4. Third Party Services and Content. In using our website and/or services, you may view content or utilize services provided by third parties, including links to web pages and services of such parties or user-generated content (“Third Party Services and Content”). We do not control, endorse or adopt any Third Party Services and Content and will have no responsibility for Third Party Services and Content including, without limitation, material that may be misleading, incomplete, erroneous, offensive, indecent or otherwise objectionable in your jurisdiction. In addition, your dealings or correspondence with such third parties are solely between you and the third parties. We are not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of any such dealings and you understand that your use of Third Party Services and Content, and your interactions with third parties, is at your own risk.
5.5. You cannot sue AI Industry Ecosystem Association for the user-generated content you may access while using our website. You may come across materials while using our website that you find offensive, inappropriate, or that you may not be able to access in your country. AI Industry Ecosystem Association does not control the content posted by users, nor does it guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of such content. You understand and agree that by using our website you may be exposed to materials that you find offensive or objectionable. AI Industry Ecosystem Association is not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of content posted by users that you accessed through the website. You release us from all liability relating to user-generated content.
5.6. IN NO EVENT WILL WE BE LIABLE FOR LOST PROFITS OR LOSS OF BUSINESS OR FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT.
5.7. PROVIDER’S CUMULATIVE LIABILTY FOR ALL CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT WILL NOT EXCEED 1000 GBP.
VI. Representations and Warranties
6.1. User represents and warrants that: (a) it has the full right and authority to enter into, execute, and perform its obligations under this Agreement and that no pending or threatened claim or litigation known to it would have a material adverse impact on its ability to perform as required by this Agreement; (b) it has accurately identified itself and it has not provided any inaccurate information about itself to or through the website; and (c) it is a legal entity duly represented or natural person 16 years or older, or another entity authorized to do business pursuant to applicable law.
6.2. Warranty Disclaimers. Except to the extent set forth in Agreement, USER ACCEPTS THE WEBSITE “AS IS,” WITH NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY ARISING FROM STATUTE, COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, OR USAGE OF TRADE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING: (a) AI INDUSTRY ECOSYSTEM ASSOCIATION HAS NO OBLIGATION TO INDEMNIFY OR DEFEND USERS AGAINST CLAIMS RELATED TO INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY; (b) AI INDUSTRY ECOSYSTEM ASSOCIATION DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE WILL PERFORM WITHOUT INTERRUPTION OR ERROR; AND (c) AI Industry Ecosystem Association DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE IS SECURE FROM HACKING OR OTHER UNAUTHORIZED INTRUSION OR THAT CUSTOMER DATA WILL REMAIN PRIVATE OR SECURE.
7.1. User shall defend and indemnify AI Industry Ecosystem Association and Indemnified Associates (as defined below) against any third party claim, suit, or proceeding arising out of, related to, or alleging from this Agreement (an “Indemnified Claim”). Indemnified Claims include, without limitation, government enforcement actions. User’s obligations above include, without limitation:
7.1.1. settlement at user’s expense and payment of judgments finally awarded by a court of competent jurisdiction, as well as payment of court costs and other reasonable expenses; and
7.1.2. reimbursement of reasonable attorneys’ fees incurred before user’s assumption of the defense (but not attorneys’ fees incurred thereafter). (The “Indemnified Associates” are our subcontractors and the our’s and such subcontractors’ officers, directors, employees, shareholders, parents, subsidiaries, agents, successors, and assigns.).
7.2. We shall provide prompt notice of any Indemnified Claim and reasonably cooperate with User’s defence. User will control the defense of any Indemnified Claim, including appeals, negotiations, and any settlement or compromise thereof; provided:
7.2.1. if user fails to assume the defence on time to avoid prejudicing the defense, Indemnified party may defend the Indemnified Claim, without loss of rights pursuant to this section, until user assumes the defence; and
7.2.2. We will have the right, not to be exercised unreasonably, to reject any settlement or compromise that requires that it or an Indemnified Associate admit wrongdoing or liability or subjects either of them to any ongoing affirmative obligation. User’s obligations above in Subsection 7.1. will be excused if either of the following materially prejudices the defense: (A) Our failure to provide prompt notice of the Indemnified Claim; or (B) Our or an Indemnified Associate’s failure reasonably to cooperate in the defense.
VIII. Applicable Law
8.1. This Agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Excluding its body of law controlling conflict of laws.
8.2. Any legal action or proceeding arising under this Agreement will be brought exclusively in courts of England and Wales jurisdiction and venue therein.
IX. Force Majeure
9.1. No delay, failure, or default, other than a failure to pay fees when due, will constitute a breach of this Agreement to the extent caused by acts of war, terrorism, hurricanes, earthquakes, epidemics, other acts of God or of nature, strikes or other labor disputes, riots or other acts of civil disorder, embargoes, government orders responding to any of the foregoing, or other causes beyond the performing party’s reasonable control (“force majeure”).
9.2. In the event that either party is unable to perform any of its obligations under this Agreement due to a force majeure, such party shall be relieved of its obligations hereunder to the extent and for the period that such performance is prevented or delayed by such force majeure.
9.3. The affected party shall promptly provide written or electronic notice to the other party detailing the force majeure and its anticipated effect on the party's ability to perform its obligations under this Agreement. The party affected by the force majeure shall use its reasonable efforts to mitigate the impact of the force majeure and to resume performance of its obligations as soon as reasonably practicable.
9.4. During the period of the Force Majeure Event, the parties shall engage in good faith discussions to determine whether the Agreement can be modified, suspended, or terminated.
XI. Notices and Communication
11.1. Reporting copyright infringements. If you believe that someone on our website infringes your copyright, you can report it to us. In such case, you should follow the process below:
11.1.1. Collect the following information:
the product/service or URL of the page;
a description of the copyrighted work that you believe is being infringed;
a description of where the infringing material is located on our website (for example, in the listing description, in the photos, or in the shop banner);
your name, address, phone number, and email address;
a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorised by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorised to act on behalf of the owner; and
your physical or electronic signature
(Note: please note that we may not be able to take action on your report if it isn’t complete or if you do not have all of the necessary information)
11.1.2. Send us this information at email@example.com and we’ll investigate your claim. Please note that filing a false or abusive report may result in legal action being taken against you.