March Women terms and conditions

1.  INTRODUCTION

1.1   Welcome

Hello and welcome to our website terms of use. March Women Limited (the “Company”, “MW”, “our”, “us” and/or “we”) is delighted to have you here.

1.2  When these Terms of Use apply

Please read this section together with our privacy policy (“Terms of Use”), which between them set out the basis on which we provide access to our website and the Content on it.

The Terms of Use also apply when you interact with us over email, the Mighty Networks platform, LinkedIn, Instagram and any other social media platform (“Social Media Platforms”).

2.  IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND WHO WE ARE

2.1 Purpose of these Terms of Use 

These Terms of Use tell you the rules for using the website www.marchwomen.com (our “website”) and our Social Media Platforms.  They set out:

– what you can and can’t do on (and with) the website, the Social Media Platforms and the Content

– your rights and obligations

– our rights (including the rights you give us) and obligations

2.2 Who we are 

Owner: The domain name www.marchwomen.com, the Social Media Platforms and Content are owned, licensed and/or operated by March Women Limited, a limited company registered in England and Wales with registration number 14372835.

Contact details71-75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9JQ; hello@marchwomen.com

2.3 Changes to the Terms of Use

We may change these terms from time to time and such changes are effective as soon as they are published on this website. When you want to use our website, please check the terms which apply at that time, which are automatically binding.

2.4 Third-party links 

Any third-party links on our website are for information only. We are not responsible for the content on such websites. Inclusion of links on our website does not mean we approve of those third-party websites or the information they contain.

2.5 Linking to our website

  • You may link to our home 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 in paragraph 6.

If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact hello@marchwomen.com

3. OUR CONTENT AND YOUR USE OF IT

3.1 What is “Content”?

This means the resources, materials and other content that appear on this website, in our emails or on our Social Media Platforms including (but not limited to) audio clips, colour combinations, designs, graphics, icons, illustrations, images, the “look” and “feel”, photographs, trade marks, video clips, written and other materials.

3.2 Licence to use 

You can only use the website, our Social Media Platforms and the Content in certain ways. You are given a licence to use these.  This licence is personal to you, is not transferable, and it can be taken away by us if you break the rules.

3.3 Ownership of Content

We own or license all of the rights to our website and the Content we publish on it and on our Social Media Platforms. Copyright laws and treaties protect these works around the world.  All such rights are reserved.

3.4 What you can do

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our website or Social Media Platforms for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site.

3.5 What you can’t do

You are not allowed to make any changes in the copies of materials that you print or download.

You also cannot use illustrations, photographs, video, or audio clips or any graphics by themselves without the accompanying text.

3.6 Tell people it’s ours

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of the Content must always be acknowledged.

3.7 Logos and trade marks

Yes, we own them and no, you can’t use them without our written permission unless one of the limited exceptions apply.  Play it safe and ask us first.

3.8 Don’t make £ from it

You cannot use any of our Content for commercial purposes without first getting a license from us or our licensors.

You should be aware that copying and using Content without permission
is, in certain cases, a criminal offence

4. WEBSITE OPERATION

4.1 Changes to the website

We may update and change our website from time to time.  Sometimes there will be major changes like new pages and features, but when this happens, we will try to let you know about it in advance.

4.2 We may suspend or withdraw our website

Our website is free to use. We cannot guarantee that it will always be available or be fully working.  We may suspend or shut down the website for any reason, or restrict parts of it to you and other users.   When we do this, we will try to let you know ahead of time so you are aware.

You also need to make sure that anyone who uses our site through your internet connection understands and complies with these terms and conditions.

4.3 Systems protection

We take security seriously and strive to make our site as secure as possible. However, no website will ever be 100% impenetrable and we do not guarantee the website will be free from bugs or viruses.

You should use your own virus protection software as we cannot take responsibility for any breaches in security caused by using this website.

If you knowingly introduce a virus or other material that is malicious and technologically harmful into our site then this constitutes criminal activity under the Computer Misuse Act 1990.

5. ACCEPTABLE USE

You may use our website and Social Media Platforms for lawful purposes only.  You may not use them:

  • in any way that breaches these Terms of Use or any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
  • In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
  • For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
  • To bully, insult, intimidate or humiliate any person.
  • To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our Content Standards.
  • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
  • To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.
  • To access, interfere with, damage or disrupt: any part of our site, any equipment or network on which our site is stored, any software used in the provision of our site or any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party

6. CONTENT YOU CONTRIBUTE: STANDARDS AND OUR USE

6.1 Your contributions

Any and all content which you contribute via our website, by reply to marketing emails or on Social Media Platforms (“Contributions”), and to any interactive services associated with them must meet certain standards (“Content Standards”). These standards must be complied with in spirit as well as to the letter and they apply to each part of any Contribution as well as to it as a whole.

You warrant that any such Contribution does comply with these Content Standards and that you own or control all of the rights in that Contribution. You agree that you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of those warranties. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.

It is in our sole discretion to decide whether any Contribution breaches these Content Standards.

Contributions must:

  • Be accurate (where it states facts)
  • Comply with the law applicable in England and Wales and in any country from which it is posted
  • Be genuinely held (where it states opinions)

7.3 Contributions must not:

  • Be defamatory of any person
  • Be obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory
  • Bully, insult, intimidate or humiliate
  • Promote sexually explicit material or include child sexual abuse material
  • Promote discrimination based on age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation
  • Promote violence
  • Contain any advertising or promote any services or web links to other sites
  • Infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person
  • Be likely to deceive any person
  • Breach any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence
  • Promote any illegal content or activity
  • Be in contempt of court
  • Be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety
  • Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person
  • Impersonate any person or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person
  • Induce to the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism
  • Advocate, promote, incite any party to commit, or assist any unlawful or criminal act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse Give the impression that the User Content has been contributed by us, if this is not the case

6.4 Our right to use Contributions 

Any Contributions you make via our website, by reply to marketing email or on Social Media Platforms will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary.  You retain all of your ownership rights in your Contribution but give us permission to use your Contribution (including your name) without payment to you and without restriction.  This is through the grant by you of a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform that Contribution in connection with our business for a period of 70 years.

Where applicable and permitted under applicable law, you also agree to waive and not enforce any “moral rights” or equivalent rights, such as your right to be identified as the author of any Contribution, and your right to object to derogatory treatment of such Contribution.

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.

7. OUR LIABILITY TO YOU

7.1 Exclusion of liability

To the extent permitted under applicable law or regulation, we exclude all liability (howsoever caused) to you or any third parties for any loss or damage relating to the use of, inability to use, or reliance on this website or Social Media Platforms or any of the information or links contained on or in them.

7.2 Extent of liability 

We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

7.3 Limitations where we supply services

Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any products or services to you, which are set out in our Membership terms.

7.4 Exclusion of all Implied terms

We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our site or any content on it.

7.5 Excluded losses

We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with use of, or inability to use, our website or Social Media Platforms or use of (or reliance on) any Content

In particular, we will not be liable for:

  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue
  • business interruption
  • loss of anticipated savings
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

8. INDEMNITY

You agree to defend each of MW, its directors and employees against all claims, demands, or actions arising from your breach of these Terms of Use (including, and not limited to, a Contribution which breaches the Content Standards) (a “Claim”).

You further agree to indemnify each of MW, its directors and employees and hold us harmless from and against any expenses, losses, damages and costs (including but not limited to reasonable legal costs and disbursements) resulting from any such Claim.

We have the right, at our expense, to assume the exclusive defence of any Claim and all negotiations for settlement and you agree to cooperate with us, in the defence of any such Claim, as we may reasonably request.

9. STANDARD TERMS 

These Terms, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Last updated: 11th August 2023

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