Terms & Conditions

The Careershifters.org website (the "Site") and the services offered on and through the Site are offered to you ("You"/"Your") by Careershifters Limited, 19a Goodge Street, London, W1T 2PH. ("We"/"Us"/"Our").
 
Please read these Terms and Conditions of Use before using or registering on the Site. You may not use the Site or its contents for any purpose that is unlawful or otherwise prohibited by these Terms and Conditions of Use.

These Terms and Conditions of Use were last updated on 29th April 2014.

1. Acceptance of Terms and Conditions of Use
1.1 By accessing any part of the Site or any services of Careershifters Ltd, You shall be deemed to have accepted these Terms and Conditions of Use in full.  If You do not accept these Terms and Conditions of Use in full, You must leave the Site and services immediately.
1.2  Careershifters reserves the right to update and change the Terms & Conditions from time to time without notice. Any new features that augment or enhance the current service, including the release of new tools and resources, shall be subject to the Terms & Conditions. Continued use of the service after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes. You should check these Terms & Conditions periodically for changes. You can review the most current version of the Terms & Conditions at any time at: http://www.careershifters.org/terms

2. Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Rights
2.1 Your use of the Site grants no rights to You in relation to copyright, trade marks or other of Our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of third parties.
2.2 You may not, without limitation, copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, record, transmit, commercially exploit, communicate to the public, or otherwise use the content included in or provided via the Site except for Your own personal, non-commercial use or where We expressly give You a right to do so on a case-by-case basis. Subject to the above, You may download insubstantial excerpts of this content to Your hard disk for the purpose of viewing it provided that no more than one copy of any information is made.
2.3 We claim no intellectual property rights over the material you provide to Careershifters. Your profile and materials uploaded remain yours. However, by setting your pages to be shared publicly, you agree to allow others to view and share your Content.  
2.4 Careershifters does not pre-screen all Content, but Careershifters have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or remove any Content.

3.Information on the Site
3.1 We are constantly seeking to improve the site and its content and we may therefore change any aspect of the Site, its content or services, including the availability of any suppliers, features, information, database or content.

4. Limitation of Liability
4.1 Whilst we will use all reasonable endeavours to correct any errors or omissions as soon as practicable once they have been brought to Our attention, We do not warrant that the Site will be available uninterrupted and in a fully operating condition nor that the information on and provided via the Site will be free from errors or omissions.                                                                                                                                                     
4.2 Save that nothing in this paragraph 4 shall restrict Your statutory rights (including your rights to receive a reasonable standard of service) all content and services on this Site are provided on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis. We do not make any representation or give any warranty in respect of the Site or its content, including, without limitation, any advice or guidance on career change, or other information given (on a personal or general basis) and statements made by advertisers on the Site. This Website and Guide provides career change support and guidance published over the Internet and is intended only to assist users in their career change efforts. Our staff cannot give you career change advice, but can provide support and guidance. Nothing contained in this Website should be construed as such advice. Please note that any opinions, views or advice expressed by guests, contributors, advisers or visitors to the Site or other Registered Users (as the case may be) do not necessarily represent Our own. Any decisions or action taken by You on the basis of information provided on or via the Site or at our workshops, is at Your sole discretion and risk and you should obtain individual professional advice where necessary.
4.3 We do not give any warranty as to the accuracy, suitability, reliability, completeness, performance, satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, or freedom from viruses, or other harmful programs of the content contained in or accessed through this Site.
4.4 YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT WE AND OUR AFFILIATES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), ARISING OUT OF, OR RESULTING FROM, (A) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR OTHER CAREERSHIFERS SERVICES; (B) THE USE OF ANY CONTENT OR OTHER MATERIAL IN CAREERSHIFTERS SERVICES OR ON THE WEBSITE OR ANY WEBSITE OR WEBSITES LINKED TO THE WEBSITE, (C) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THIS WEBSITE OR CAREERSHIFTERS SERVICES; (D) UNAUTHORISED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (E) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE WEBSITE OR CAREERSHIFTERS SERVICES; OR (F) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE WEBSITE. SAVE IN RESPECT OF PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH DUE TO THE NEGLIGENCE OF CAREERSHIFTERS, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THE WEBSITE OR CAREERSHIFTERS SERVICES. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE WEBSITE OR CAREERSHIFTERS SERVICES, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS THE DISCONTINUATION OF YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE.
4.5 ANY PRODUCT, OFFERING, CONTENT AND MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS DONE AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH PRODUCT, OFFERING, CONTENT OR MATERIAL.

5. Pioneer Course 
5.1 We have separate terms and conditions for our Pioneer Course. These can be viewed here: www.careershifters.org/pioneer-course-terms.

6. Account Terms
6.1 You must be 16 years or older to use the Careershifters Site.
6.2 You must be a human. Accounts registered by "bots" or other automated methods are not permitted.
6.3 You must provide your first name and a valid email address, and any other information requested in order to complete the signup process.
6.4 Your login may only be used by one person - a single login shared by multiple people is not permitted.
6.5 You are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and password. Careershifters cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage from your failure to comply with this security obligation.
6.6 You are responsible for all Content posted and activity that occurs under your account.
6.7 You may not use the Service for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. You must not, in the use of the Guide, violate any laws (including but not limited to copyright laws). Postings that you post, email or otherwise transmit to this Website. We do not control the Postings posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted on our Website by others and, as such, we do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Postings. Although we have adopted community standards and conduct guidelines for the users of our Website (as described below), you understand that by using this Website, you may be exposed to Postings that are offensive or objectionable. Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any Postings (other than for Content developed by us), including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Postings, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Postings posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted to or through this Website.
6.8 You agree not to use this Website to:
a. Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Postings or other materials that are unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable (in our sole discretion);
b. Harm minors in any way;
c. Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a director, officer, employee, shareholder, agent or representative of Careershifters.org, our Affiliates or any other person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with Careershifters.org, our Affiliates or any other person or entity;
d. Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Postings or other materials transmitted to or through this Website;
e. Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Postings or other materials that you do not have a right to upload, post, email or otherwise transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as insider information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
f. Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Postings or other materials that infringe upon any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of privacy or publicity or other proprietary rights of any party;
g. Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of commercial solicitation, except in those areas, if any, that are specifically designated for such purpose;
h. Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Postings or other materials that contain software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
i. Disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to "scroll" faster than other users (or other portion of this Website) are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability;
j. Interfere with or disrupt this Website or servers or networks connected to this Website, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Website;
k. Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable law.
l. "Stalk" or otherwise harass another user or employee of this Website; or
m. Collect or store personal data or attempt to collect or store personal data about other users of the Website.
6.9   Your privilege to use this Website and contribute to discussions depends on your compliance with the community standards and conduct guidelines set forth above. We may revoke your privileges to use all or a portion of this Website and/or take any other appropriate measures to enforce these community standards and conduct guidelines if violations are brought to our attention. Further, if you fail to adhere to our community standards and conduct guidelines, we may terminate, in our sole discretion, your use of, or participation in, any the Careershifters website.
6.9All Careershifters communications, including, but not limited to, Message Board communications, are public and not private communications. We reserve the right to monitor some, all, or no areas of this Website for adherence to the community standards and conduct guidelines set forth above or for any other purpose. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to distribute Postings on the Careershifters website, we are acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and we are not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any Postings or activities on the Careershifters site. Although we reserve the right to remove, without notice, any posting for any reason, we have no obligation to delete Postings that you may find objectionable or offensive.

7. Delivery, Payment, Refunds, Upgrading and Downgrading Terms
7.1 When you pay for a place on one of our workshops, it is delivered on the date you signed up for; when you pay for a place on one of our online courses, the starting content for the course is usually delivered on the same day or the next day.
7.2 Payment is taken in full in advance for our workshops; payment is taken in full or in instalments for our courses.
7.3 We accept payments via credit card or bank transfer.
7.4 If you need to cancel, change or get a refund for your London Evening Workshop, we can do this as long as you notify us at least 7 days ahead of the workshop date. This allows us to ensure your place can be filled by someone else. Unfortunately we cannot transfer or cancel your workshop place less than 7 days ahead of the event. If you transfer your place (more than 7 days ahead of the event), we can only do this once and should you be unable to attend the next workshop, we will unfortunately be unable to make any further transfers or make a refund.
7.5 If you need to cancel, change or get a refund for your London Intensive Workshop, we can do this as long as you notify us at least 15 days ahead of the workshop date. This allows us to ensure your place can be filled by someone else. Unfortunately we cannot transfer or cancel your workshop place less than 15 days ahead of the event. If you transfer your place (more than 14 days ahead of the event), we can only do this once and should you be unable to attend the next workshop, we will unfortunately be unable to make any further transfers or make a refund.
7.6 Workshop tickets are not transferable.
7.7 If you need to cancel, change or get a refund for your Pioneer Course place, this can be done within 30 days of the date you paid for your place on the course.

8.Cancellation and Termination
8.1 You are solely responsible for properly cancelling your account. To cancel your account, email help@careershifters.org with the subject ???Cancellation of account' and an email will be returned to you confirming cancellation within 24 hours. It is your responsibility to ensure that your email is received by a member of the Careershifters team.
8.2 All of your Content will be deleted from the Service upon cancellation. This information can not be recovered once your account is cancelled.
8.3 Careershifters, in its sole discretion, has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service, or any other Careershifters service, for any reason at any time. Such termination of the Service will result in the deactivation or deletion of your Account or your access to your Account, and the forfeiture and relinquishment of all Content in your Account. Careershifters reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.

9.Modifications to the Service and Prices
9.1 Careershifters reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice.
9.2 Prices of all Services, including but not limited to monthly subscription plan fees to the Service, are subject to change upon 30 days notice from us. Such notice may be provided at any time by posting the changes to the Careershifters Site (www.Careershifters.org) or the Service itself.
9.3 Careershifters shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.

10. Links
10.1 These Terms & Conditions apply only to this Website and not to the websites of any other person or entity. We may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other worldwide websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and do not endorse (and are not responsible or liable for) any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such websites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that, under no circumstances, will we be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage that is caused or alleged to have been caused to you in connection with your use of, or reliance on, any content, advertisements, products or other resources available on any other website (regardless of whether we directly or indirectly link to such content, advertisements, products or other resources). You should direct any concerns with respect to any other website to that website's administrator or webmaster.

11. Third Party Products and Services
11.1 You may order services, merchandise or other products through our Website from other parties (collectively, the "Third Party Sellers"). All matters concerning the services, merchandise and other products desired from the Third Party Sellers, including, but not limited to, purchase terms, payment terms, warranties, guarantees, maintenance and delivery, are solely between you and the Third Party Sellers. We make no warranties or representations whatsoever with regard to any services, merchandise and other products provided by the Third Party Sellers. You will not consider us (and we will not be construed as) a party to such transactions, whether or not we may have received some form of revenue or other remuneration in connection with such transactions, and we will not be liable for any costs or damages arising out of, either directly or indirectly, you or any other person involved or related to the transactions.

12. Indemnification
12.1 You agree to indemnify, hold harmless and, at our option, defend Careershifters and our Affiliates, and our and their officers, directors, employees, stockholders, agents and representatives from any and all third party claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys fees and expenses) arising from your improper use of this Website or our products or offerings, your violation of these Terms & Conditions, or your infringement, or the infringement or use by any other user of your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.
12.2 Careershifters cannot guarantee career change success through any of our products.

13. Denial of Access
13.1 We reserve the right to suspend, restrict or terminate Your access to the Site and from services of Careershifters Ltd at any time without notice for any reason. We shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination or cancellation of your access to, or use of, our websites or services.

14. Competitions, Offers and Prize Draws
14.1 Each competition, offer or other promotional features available through this Site may have specific terms and conditions. You will need to read and accept these before making a submission.

15. Data Processing and Privacy
15.1 For details on Our data processing activities and Your rights in relation to same, please see Our Privacy Policy.
We are committed to protecting your privacy and security. All personal data that we collect from you will be processed in accordance with our Privacy Policy. You should review our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into these Terms & Conditions by this reference, and you confirm that when using this Website, you consent to your personal data being used and processed in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

We use Robot Replay (www.robotreplay.com), a third-party tool that captures detailed information about how users interact with our site and what pages they visit. Robot Replay collects mouse gestures and keypress data. If you provide personal information to us on our website, this personal information will attach to the information Robot Replay captures. The data we collect from this tool is used internally to better understand and support our users.

16. General
16.1 We shall not be liable for any failure for any suspension, or termination of access to the Site or any content arising out of a force majeure event. A force majeure event shall include, without limitation, failure of infrastructure, government intervention, wars, civil commotion, hijacking, fire, flood, accident, storm, strikes, lockouts, terrorist attacks, or industrial action affecting Us or Our suppliers.
16.2 If any of these Terms and Conditions of Use are determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of law then to the extent and within the jurisdiction in which that term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these terms and the remaining terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.
16.3 These terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England. Disputes arising in connection with these terms shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
16.4 If you have any questions or complaints regarding the service, then you can contact us by phone on +44 (0)20 7193 2977 or by e-mailing hello@careershifters.org. Emailing will almost always be the most effective way to get in touch with us.