In using Ownse websites and Apps you are agreeing to this legally binding agreement.
Latest revision to this agreement : 1 April 2015.
We are a social and business network which enables users to access information from professionals, businesses, users and non-profit making organisations, government departments and third parties.
We provide a service whereby users obtain information and details from experts in respect of an enquiry made by the user when they post an enquiry [POSTS]. The service extends to a referral of such enquiries to other experts and to third parties on the basis that such third parties must register as experts before accessing the enquiry. These activities are called the service [SERVICE].
Users are defined as persons who submit questions or enquiries [USERS] and experts are those who reply to such questions or who refer such questions to other experts, other users or third parties [EXPERTS].
The service is free of charge.
As a user or expert you must be 16 years of age or over. You are responsible for the providing accurate information or details included in any email sent by you through our social and business network and for the information retained by the service.
You are responsible for any incorrect, abusive or misleading information or details and you must remedy the situation by removal or correction of any such information or details immediately.
You agree to notices or advertising which we decide appropriate such as banner notices, on emails sent to and from experts, referrals and users and on other means of communication such as telephone, mobile, post or press.
Although the service is free of charge, you are responsible to pay for any advertising provided under an advertising agreement. Non payment or delay in payment will result in removal from use of the service.
All information and details which are shared amongst other users and experts must be accurate and truthful. We retain the right to amend or delete any information and details considered by us to be in appropriate or inaccurate. However the responsibility remains with the information provider.
The content of any email sent by a user and an expert [POSTS] remain the property of the user and expert.
Users and experts hereby grant a non-exclusive license to use such content for the purpose of the service under which we reserve the right to modify, delete, to copy, distribute, publish and process any content.
Users, experts and third parties have the right to access posts.
Users and experts must only share and post content which is truthful and to which the user and expert has the right to share and use.
Any feedback and suggestions made by users, experts or third parties may be used and shared without payment.
To the extent allowed under law, we and those working with or for us to provide the service :-
To the extent allowed under law, we and those working with or for us to provide the service shall not be liable to any user, expert or third party for any :-
related to the service (e.g. any offensive or defamatory statements, down time and loss, use or changes to your information or content).
In the unlikely event of dispute, such a matter will initially be resolved through mediation and agreement. If agreement cannot be reached then the dispute can be resolved through application of the UK legal system.
Notification of dispute can be made only by recorded post (with signature of receipt) addressed to the registered office of Ownse Ltd.
If any element of this agreement is unenforceable then we can ask the court to modify the agreement provided the intent remains unaltered.
This agreement (plus any additional terms entered into between Ownse and a specific user, expert or third party) is the only agreement which existences. However, you agree that we may assign this agreement to associates or a party that acquires the service.
We reserve the right to change the terms of this agreement and notice of such a change will be displayed on the Ownse.com website and will be effective 60 days after first so displayed. If you do not agree to these changes you must stop using the service.
The user will :-
The user will not :-