means an account required for a User to access and/or use certain areas of Our Site, as detailed in Clause 4;
means any and all text, images, audio, video, scripts, code, software, databases and any other form of information capable of being stored on a computer that appears on, or forms part of, Our Site;
Data Protection Legislation
means all applicable legislation in force from time to time in the United Kingdom applicable to data protection and privacy including, but not limited to, the UK GDPR (the retained EU law version of the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679), as it forms part of the law of England and Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland by virtue of section 3 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018); the Data Protection Act 2018 (and regulations made thereunder); and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 as amended;
means any content submitted to Our Site by Users including, but not limited to, means company information, meeting minutes, personal data and other relevant information created and/or uploaded by Members in or to our products; and
means digital content made available for sale via Our Site;
means a user of Our Site;
means Governance360 Group, a trading name of Board Secure Limited, a limited company registered in England under company number 11363367, whose registered address is Alacrity House, Moderator Wharf, Kingsway, Newport, Wales, NP20 1HG.
2.1 Our Site, www.governance360.com, is owned and operated by Governance360 Group, a trading name of Board Secure Limited, a limited company registered in England under 11363367, whose registered address is Alacrity House, Moderator Wharf, Kingsway, Newport, Wales, NP20 1HG. Our VAT number is 317342813
2.2 We are registered with the Information Commissioners Office, registration number ZA509974
2.3 For CPD accreditation purposes we are a member of CPD Standards, membership number 50225.
3.1 Access to Our Site is free of charge.
3.2 It is your responsibility to make any and all arrangements necessary in order to access Our Site.
3.3 Access to Our Site is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis. We may alter, suspend or discontinue Our Site (or any part of it) at any time and without notice. We will not be liable to you in any way if Our Site (or any part of it) is unavailable at any time and for any period.
4.1 Certain parts of Our Site (including the ability to purchase Paid Content from Us) may require an Account in order to access them.
4.2 You may not create an Account if you are under 16 years of age.
4.3 When creating an Account, the information you provide must be accurate and complete. If any of your information changes at a later date, it is your responsibility to ensure that your Account is kept up-to-date.
4.4 We recommend that you choose a strong password for your Account, consisting of a combination of lowercase and uppercase letters and numbers for example. It is your responsibility to keep your password safe. You must not share your Account with anyone else. If you believe your Account is being used without your permission, please contact Us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will not be liable for any unauthorised use of your Account.
4.5 You must not use anyone else’s Account
4.6 Any personal information provided in your Account will be collected, used, and held in accordance with your rights and Our obligations under the law, as set out in Clause 16.
4.7 If you wish to close your Account, you may do so at any time. Closing your Account will result in the removal of your information. Closing your Account will also remove access to any areas of Our Site requiring an Account for access.
4.8 Please see Clause 6 for further details on how we decommission your Member Content following termination of your subscription.
5.1 With the exception of User Content (see Clause 6), all Content included on Our Site and the copyright and other intellectual property rights subsisting in that Content, unless specifically labelled otherwise, belongs to or has been licensed by Us. All Content (including User Content) is protected by applicable United Kingdom and international intellectual property laws and treaties.
5.2 Subject to sub-Clauses 5.3 and 5.6 you may not reproduce, copy, distribute, sell, rent, sub-licence, store, or in any other manner re-use Content from Our Site unless given express written permission to do so by Us.
5.3 You may:
5.4 Our status as the owner and author of the Content on Our Site (or that of identified licensors, as appropriate) must always be acknowledged.
5.5 You may not re-use any Content printed, saved or downloaded from Our Site for commercial purposes without first obtaining a licence from Us (or Our licensors, as appropriate) to do so. This does not prohibit the normal access, viewing and use of Our Site whether by business users or consumers.
6.1 The electronic documents (for example, Board papers, agendas and minutes), that you upload and store on your account, we call “Member Content”.
6.2 An Account is required if you wish to submit Member Content. Please refer to Clause 4 for more information.
6.3 All Member Content uploaded by you into your Account belongs to you – we don’t control, verify, or endorse the Member Content that you or others in your organisation put on the Services. We are not responsible for the content or accuracy, or for any opinions, views, or values expressed in Member Content. Any such opinions, views, or values are those of the relevant User and do not reflect Our opinions, views, or values in any way.
6.4 You are responsible for:
6.5 You agree to provide Governance360 Group (as well as agents or service providers acting
6.6 If you wish to remove Member Content from Our Site, the Member Content in question will be deleted. Please note, however, that caching or references to your Member Content may not be made immediately unavailable (or may not be made unavailable at all where they are outside of Our reasonable control).
6.7 For the avoidance of doubt – our Governance360 App Service is NOT a substitute for the storage and back-up by you of your Board papers, minutes or other electronic documentation required for statutory purposes in the UK. You should at all times ensure that your organisation holds the original copy of documents made and required under statute and we will not be held liable for the loss or mis-use of any material
6.8 If you have subscribed to our Governance360 App Service, upon termination by us, for reasons other than cause, or at your direction, you will retain access to your Content for a further thirty (30) days following termination. Otherwise, any Member Content you have stored with the Services may not be retrievable, and we will have no obligation to maintain any data stored in your account.
7.1 You may link to Our Site provided that:
you do so in a fair and legal manner;
7.2 You may link to any page of Our Site.
7.3 Framing or embedding of Our Site on other websites is not permitted without Our express written permission. Please contact Us at email@example.com for further information.
7.4 You may not link to Our Site from any other site the main content of which contains material that:
Links to other sites may be included on Our Site. Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under Our control. We neither assume nor accept responsibility or liability for the content of third party sites. The inclusion of a link to another site on Our Site is for information only and does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.
9.1 Nothing on Our Site constitutes advice on which you should rely. It is provided for information purposes only. Professional or specialist advice should always be sought before taking any action on the basis of any information provided on Our Site.
9.2 Insofar as is permitted by law, We make no representation, warranty, or guarantee that Our Site will meet your requirements, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all software and hardware, or that it will be secure.
9.3 We make reasonable efforts to ensure that the Content on Our Site is complete, accurate, and up-to-date. We do not, however, make any representations, warranties or guarantees (whether express or implied) that the Content is complete, accurate, or up-to-date. Please note that this exception does not apply to information concerning Paid Content for sale through Our Site. Please refer to Our Terms of Sale for more information – <<insert link to Terms of Sale>>.
9.4 To the fullest extent permissible by law, We accept no liability to any User for any loss or damage, whether foreseeable or otherwise, in contract, tort (including negligence), for breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the use of (or inability to use) Our Site or the use of or reliance upon any Content (including User Content) included on Our Site.
9.5 If you are a business user, We hereby exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to Our Site or Content. We will not be liable for any loss of profits, sales, business or revenue; loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; loss of anticipated savings; business interruption; or for any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
9.6 We neither assume nor accept responsibility or liability arising out of any disruption or non-availability of Our Site resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, natural events, acts of war, or legal restrictions and censorship.
The limitations of liability included in this Clause 9 apply only to the use of Our Site and not to the sale of Paid Content, which is governed separately by Our Terms of Sale.
10.1 We exercise all reasonable skill and care to ensure that Our Site is secure and free from viruses and other malware.
10.2 You are responsible for protecting your hardware, software, data and other material from viruses, malware, and other internet security risks.
10.3 You must not deliberately introduce viruses or other malware, or any other material which is malicious or technologically harmful either to or via Our Site.
10.4 You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to any part of Our Site, the server on which Our Site is stored, or any other server, computer, or database connected to Our Site.
10.5 You must not attack Our Site by means of a denial of service attack, a distributed denial of service attack, or by any other means.
10.6 By breaching the provisions of sub-Clauses 10.3 to 10.5, you may be committing a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. Any and all such breaches will be reported to the relevant law enforcement authorities and We will cooperate fully with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. Your right to use Our Site will cease immediately in the event of such a breach.
11.1 You may only use Our Site in a manner that is lawful and that complies with the provisions of this Clause 11. Specifically:
11.2 When submitting User Content (or communicating in any other way using Our Site), you must not submit, communicate or otherwise do anything that:
13.3 If you do not accept the changes, you should stop using our Services immediately and cancel your account – please email firstname.lastname@example.org immediately for example to cancel your account. Your continued use of our Services after we update our Terms means that you are consenting to the updated terms.
14.1 If you wish to contact Us with general questions or complaints, you may contact Us by email at email@example.com, or by post at our Head Office.
14.2 For matters relating the Paid Content or your Subscription, please contact Us email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by post at our Head Office.
14.3 For matters relating to cancellations, please contact Us by email at email@example.com, or by post at our Head Office.
15.2 We will never send you marketing emails of any kind without your express consent. If you do give such consent, you may opt out at any time. Any and all marketing emails sent by Us include an unsubscribe link. If you opt out of receiving emails from Us at any time, it may take up to thirty business days for Us to comply with your request. During that time, you may continue to receive emails from Us.
15.3 For questions or complaints about communications from Us (including, but not limited to marketing emails), please contact Us at firstname.lastname@example.org or via Our Contact Page.
16.1 All personal data that We may use will be collected, processed, and held in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Legislation and your rights thereunder.