PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE
Welcome to ProfeedWise.
This page tells you the terms on which may use our websites www.profeedwise.com or www.profeedwise.co.uk (referred to in these terms and conditions as the “website” or “site”), whether as registered user or guest. These terms and conditions of website use (the “terms”) apply to all users of the website. Users of the site are referred to in these terms as “you”.
Please read these terms carefully before using our site. By using the site, you accept the terms and agree to obey them each time that you use the site.
If you do not accept these terms, please do not use the site.
We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.
Who we are
www.profeedwise.com is operated by Profeed Consulting Limited, a UK Limited company registered in England under company number 09608515 and referred to in these terms as “ProfeedWise”, “we” or “us”.
Some important details about us:
Our registered office is at: Kemp House, 152-160 City Road, London, EC1V 2NX
ProfeedWise offers a unique platform focusing exclusively on realizing sustained, profitable growth for small/medium professional service firms.
Using an innovative lean business model, we offer cost-effective and quality services across the globe around cost reduction, growth strategy, digital transformation, insights and data analytics and C-suite training.
The internal capabilities of the company are focused on research to give a unique insight generation that establishes our thought leadership quotient and helps us guide and orchestrate our network of wiseminds, an outsourced network of freelancers and companies that are responsible for diagnosing areas for clients to improve and implement. We are responsible for account management and project managing the intervention.
Use of the site
You have permission for temporary use of the site, but we can withdraw or change our service at any time without informing you and without being legally responsible to you. Neither our services nor the website constitute an offer to you capable of acceptance by you. We reserve the right to refuse to offer the services to any person or organisation without giving reason.
We frequently update the site and make changes to it, but we do not have to do this, and material on the site may be out-of-date. No material on the site is intended to contain advice, and you should not rely on it. We exclude all legal responsibility and costs for reliance placed on the site by anyone. We will take steps to recover our costs in relation to actions we take to deal with your breach of these terms and conditions.
You must treat all identification codes, passwords and other security information as confidential. If we think you have failed to keep confidentiality, we are allowed to disable any security information (including your passwords and codes).
If you allow anyone else to use our site, you must make sure that they read these terms first, and that they follow them.
If you use the website on behalf of any third party, you represent and warrant that you are authorised to bind such third party to these terms and conditions and to act on behalf of such third party with respect to any actions you take in connection with the website. You agree to respond promptly and completely to requests from us for additional information that we deem necessary to determine your authority to act on behalf of a third party, company or organisation. We may suspend or terminate your access to the website and your account or the user’s account if we have reason to believe that you are not authorised to act on behalf of the third party for whom you claim to be acting in connection with the website.
Certain parts or activities of the website can be accessed or used by allowed users only. This may include clients, members of the wiseminds network or other users of the site approved by us. These users may be subject to further terms and conditions in addition to these terms. If there is any conflict between these terms and the other terms and conditions, the relevant part of the other terms and conditions shall prevail.
Restrictions on use
You must not use the site to do any of the following:
- Break any laws or regulations
- Do anything fraudulent, or which has a fraudulent effect
- Harm or attempt to harm minors
- Do anything with material that does not meet our content standards
- Do anything with unsolicited advertising material (known as spam)
- Transmit any data or material that is harmful to other programs, software, or hardware (for example, viruses, Trojan horses, worms, etc.)
- Copy in any way or re-sell any part of our site (unless we allow it under our website terms.)
- Interfere with or damage any part of our site, equipment, network, software or storage arrangements.
You must only use the site as allowed by law and terms. If you do not, we may suspend your usage, or stop it completely.
Uploading to our Site
If you submit, upload or transmit material to our site or contact other users of the site, you must follow these terms, which sets out our standards for use of the site and content. You agree to reimburse us for any costs or expenses we incur as a result of any breach of term of these terms.
Information that you provide on the website, including financial data, could damage your business if it was known by third parties, such as competitors. We will take all reasonable steps to keep this information secure and confidential, but we cannot guarantee that others will not gain access to your information. We are not liable if this information is disclosed to any third party.
You agree that if anyone else claims to own the material that you provide to us or upload to the site, or says that it breaches their rights, we can give them your identity.
We reserve the right to block or remove any user account that we feel breaks any of these terms and conditions.
Our content standards apply to all material that you contribute to our site, including, but not limited to, any request for proposal forms, CVs and forms that you complete, and to all interactive services. You must follow our content standards carefully, but please also follow the spirit of them. Any contributions to our site or forms that you complete on the site must be:
- accurate and honest (if they are factual);
- genuine (if they state opinions);
- within the law.
Your contributions must not be:
- defamatory, obscene or offensive;
- likely to deceive, harass, annoy, threaten, or invade someone else’s privacy.
Your contributions must not:
- promote material that is sexually explicit or advertise sexual services or seek employees for a job of a sexual nature;
- promote violence;
- discriminate or promote discrimination because of race, sex, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status or civil partnership, or pregnancy and maternity;
- infringe anyone else’s intellectual property;
- be used to impersonate anyone, or misrepresent anyone’s identity;
- encourage or assist anything that breaks the law;
- contain unnecessarily repeated words or phrases intended to distort the positioning of the contribution in any search results;
- promote ‘get rich quick’, pyramid selling or network-marketing opportunities;
- try to advertise or promote products or services;
- contain requirements or criteria that are not a legal or genuine requirement of the job that you want us to fill;
- promote any opportunity that is not genuine;
- promote a particular religion, where that religion is not an occupational requirement of a job position.
Our standards for interactive services, such as chat rooms and bulletin boards, are as follows:
- We will tell you clearly about the service
- We will tell you what form of moderation we use for the site
- We will try to assess risks on the site and will moderate if we think it is appropriate.
Please note, however, that we are not required to moderate our interactive service. We will not be responsible for any loss to anyone who does not use our site according to our standards (whether or not we have moderated the service).]
If you are provided with any information, documents, diagnostic tools or other material (“ProfeedWise Materials” -) by us, you agree that all ProfeedWise Materials are confidential. The ProfeedWise Materials are supplied to you on the understanding that you will keep the information confidential and not disclose it to any third party without our prior written consent. You further agree not to use the ProfeedWise Materials other than for the purpose that it is provided to you.
Intellectual Property Rights
The website contains trademarks, material that is copyrighted and other proprietary material belonging to ProfeedWise, its licensors, users of the website and other third parties. The material includes but is not limited to text, data, photos, graphics and other images, software, specifications, audio and video files, and the services provided by us. You should assume that everything you see or read and everything available on the website is protected by intellectual property rights. We are the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the site (for example the copyright and any rights in the designs) and in any of the material posted on it.
You are granted a limited, non-exclusive, non-licensable, non-assignable, non-transferable, and revocable license to access, use, download, and/or make copies of the material on the website, but only for informational purposes, and provided that if you download or print a copy of any material, you keep all copyright and other proprietary notices on the material. All other rights are reserved to us. Use of the site does not give you any rights in any materials on the site.
Except as set out above, you may not reproduce, distribute, modify, adapt, create derivative works of, publicly display, transmit, broadcast, sell, license, or in any way exploit any material on this site, in whole or in part, without our prior written consent. You agree to use any material on this website only for the purpose for which it was made available.
All trademarks, service marks and trade names, and trade dress, whether registered or unregistered (collectively, the “Marks”) that appear on the website are proprietary of ProfeedWise. You may not display or reproduce the Marks without our prior written consent, and you may not remove or otherwise modify any trademark notices from any material received through the Site. Use of any of our Marks on any other website without our prior written consent is strictly prohibited.
If you breach these terms, you lose your right to use our site, and must destroy or return any copies you have made.
Our Legal Responsibility to You
We use reasonable skill and care in the provision of the website but we make no representation or warranty that the website and the uploading of documents and posts on the site will be uninterrupted or error free or fit for your purpose.
We do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or truthfulness of material on our site, or that the site will meet your requirements.
As far as legally possible, we exclude legal responsibility for and are not be responsible to you for the following:
- any loss to you arising from use of our site
- loss of income, profit, business, data, contracts, goodwill or savings.
- any loss of contracts, loss of actual and anticipated income, loss of revenue and profit, loss of business and loss caused by business interruption, loss of goodwill and reputation, loss of anticipated savings, loss of use, loss of expenses, loss of data, increased costs and expenses, wasted expenditure and any indirect, special and consequential damages, arising as a result of your use of the site, whether or not such loss or damage is foreseeable, foreseen or known
- delays or disruptions in the website;
- viruses or other malicious software obtained by accessing the website or any site, service, application or tool linked to the website;
- glitches, bugs, errors, or inaccuracies of any kind in the website or in the information and graphics obtained from it;
- a suspension or other action taken with respect to your account;
- your need to modify practices, content, or behaviour or its loss of or inability to do business, as a result of changes to the terms.
We also exclude, as far as legally possible, all terms and warranties or promises implied by law or by statute.
We do not exclude legal responsibility for death or personal injury owing to our negligence, or legal responsibility for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or for anything else where exclusion is not allowed by the law.
We try to keep the website and services safe, secure, and functioning properly. However, you acknowledge and agree that we cannot guarantee the continuous operation of or access to the website and its services. You further acknowledge that the operation of and access to the website and the services may be interfered with as a result of technical issues or numerous factors outside of its control. While we will use our reasonable endeavours to maintain an uninterrupted service, we cannot guarantee this and we do not give any promises or warranties (whether express or implied) about the availability of its services.
We are not responsible for and do not monitor or censor content on the website for accuracy and reliability.
You agree not to do anything that would damage or be detrimental to our operation of the website, and at all times to adhere to these terms and conditions, and any other terms and conditions or contracts that apply to you.
In order to access certain areas of the website, you must create an account with us. You will be required to provide information about yourself and the services that you require. This information will include detailed information about your business, which includes but is not limited to financial statements, business challenges, future business plans, and target companies and industries. The details that you provide to us or upload to the site must be true, accurate and complete. You agree to notify us of any changes that affect the information that you have given to us. You are responsible for all information that you provide to us. We may request such identification documents or other information as we shall determine. If you do not provide such documents or information, we may suspend or stop your account.
If you submit any information that is false or deliberately misleading, we may suspend your use of this site, or stop it completely.
You must not create an account or provide information on behalf of another person. You agree that if any person uses the site using your account details, they are authorised to act for you unless you have told us otherwise in writing beforehand. If you think that your account details have been obtained by someone who should not have them, you should contact us immediately.
Payments for each project or service provided will be agreed in a statement of work for each engagement. The payment terms will be set out in the statement of work and will depend on the nature of the engagement, including the length of the engagement and the performance checkpoints. Any deposit must be paid before any work is undertaken, unless agreed otherwise. Certain services must be paid in full before the service or product is provided.
Where a candidate is placed with an employer looking to fill a vacancy, fees will be charged for any candidate engaged as a consequence of, or resulting from an introduction to the employer, even though the introduction is made indirectly. This fee shall be payable if the candidate is engaged for any position or subsequently re-applies for any other position with the employer or is engaged by any associate company, firm or person or third party to whom the employer may introduce the candidate within the period of one year from the date of introduction. All introductions are confidential. The passing on of an introduction to another employer, recruitment agency, employment business, firm or company which results in an engagement renders the employer liable to pay our fee.
Any payments due to the wiseminds network will be agreed with the relevant member of the network for each project that they work on. By using the website, any members of the wiseminds network agree to our payment terms
We make every effort to ensure that details of any fees provided to you are correct at the time that payment is made. We reserve the right to change our fees, and alter and remove any special offers from time to time. All prices on our site do not include VAT. VAT will be added prior to payment of the fee.
We reserve the right to suspend or stop your use of this site and/or remove any postings that you have on this site if you do not pay fees on request.
We reserve the right to proceed legally against any natural and/or legal person and/or any part and/or the whole of their property if any term and/or terms of these terms and/or any contract is not fulfilled and/or followed and/or breached.
We reserve the right to charge you our costs, including, but not limited to, our administrative costs, legal expenses and court fees if any payment that you make to us fails and any costs are incurred by us obtaining that payment. We will charge you interest at 4% per year above the Bank of England base rate from time to time from the due date until we receive all payments due from you. This rate applies before or after any court judgment in our favour on the debt. The interest will be earned daily until the amount owed to us is paid in full and you must pay the interest along with the overdue amount.
Third party claim
You agree to indemnify us on a continuing basis from and against all liabilities, costs, claims, losses, expenses (including our legal fees) or awards in connection with a claim by any third party (including another user of the website) arising out of your use or misuse of the site, any materials or content that you upload, post or transmit to or through the site, your breach of these terms, your dealings with any third party or other user of the website, or your breach of any laws, rules, regulations or code of conduct.
You shall give us such assistance or information as we request in relation to such claim. Such assistance and/or information shall be given promptly. We have the right to assume the care and conduct of contesting any such claim.
If you do anything which is a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990, your right to use the site will end straightaway. We will report you to the relevant authorities and give them your identity and any other information required by them or us.
Examples of computer misuse include introducing viruses, worms, Trojans and other technologically harmful or damaging material.
You must not try to get access to our site or server or any connected database or make any ‘attack’ on the site. We will not be legally responsible to you for any damage from viruses or other harmful material that you pick up via our site.
Links to Our Site
With our permission, you are allowed to make a legal link to our website’s homepage from your website if the content on your site meets the standards of our acceptable use policy. We can end this permission at any time without any liability to you or being required to inform you.
You must not suggest any endorsement by us or association with us unless we agree in writing.
Links from Our Site
Links from our site to other sites are only for information. We do not accept responsibility for other sites or any loss you suffer from using them.
Breach of these terms
If we think you have breached these terms and conditions, we will take whatever steps we think are necessary.
These might include:
- stopping your use of the site temporarily or permanently;
- removing material you have put on the site;
- sending you a warning;
- taking legal action;
- telling the right authorities.
If you commit a breach of these terms and we stop your use of the site, you must permanently delete any access passwords and pay us any payments that you owe us. You will not be entitled to any refund of any payments already made to us.
We change these terms from time to time and you must check them for changes because they are binding on you.
If we do not insist upon strict performance of any obligations under the terms, or we fail to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which we are entitled under the terms, this shall not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and shall not relieve you from compliance with such obligations.
No waiver by us of any of the provisions in the terms shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver and is communicated to all parties involved in writing.
If any part of the terms are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions, which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Applicable Law and Jurisdiction
Any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with the terms or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual obligations or claims) will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England.
Any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with the terms or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual obligations or claims) shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
Please email us using the “contact us” option about any issues you encounter.
If you breach these terms, you lose your right to use our site, and must destroy or return any copies you have made.