Term and conditions
Version dated 25/01/2020
Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using this Website.
These terms and conditions (“terms”) constitute a legal agreement between you, as a guest or a registered user of the Consilience Ventures website found at www.consilienceventures.com, and any sub-domains thereof (the “Website”) and Consilience Ventures Limited (“Consilience Ventures”, “we” or “us”). This policy sets out the principles governing your use of our Website and the provision by Consilience Ventures of the online facilities, tools, services or information to you through the Website (the “Service”).
By continuing to use the Website you are deemed to have agreed to be bound by these terms. If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use the Website. Use of the Website includes accessing, browsing or registering to use the Website.
From time to time we may update these terms by amending this page. We encourage you to review this page periodically to inform yourself as to the latest terms and conditions applicable to you.
Other Applicable Terms
The following additional terms also apply to your use of our Website:
This Website is operated by Consilience Ventures. Consilience Group Limited is the parent company of Consilience Ventures and an appointed representative of Mirabella Advisers LLP which is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority of the United Kingdom. Investing is inherently risky and your capital could be at risk or depreciation in value as well as increase.
Our services are only provided persons admitted as Members of the Consilience Ventures Platform and the use of the Platform by such members is governed by the Consilience Venture Members Terms and Conditions. Any terms used but not defined in these Website Terms and Conditions but defined in the which contain definitions of Consilience Venture Members Terms and Conditions have the meaning set out therein.
Use of the Website
Our Website is made available free of charge. We may limit the availability of our Website or any service or product described on our Website to any person or geographic area at any time. If you choose to access our Website from outside the United Kingdom, you do so at your own risk
The Service is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis. We give no warranty that the Service will be free of defects and / or faults. To the maximum extent permitted by the law we provide no warranties (express or implied) of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy of information, compatibility and satisfactory quality.
Consilience Ventures accepts no liability for any disruption or non-availability of the Website resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, power failure, natural events, acts of war or legal restrictions and censorship.
Save as may be expressly provided to the contrary:
- You use the Website and the information on it entirely at your own risk
- We make no warranty or representation (express or implied) that the Website will meet your requirements, that it will be of satisfactory quality, that it will be fit for a particular purpose, The Service is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis. We give no warranty that the Service will be free of defects and / or faults;
- We make no warranty or representation (express or implied) that the Website will not infringe the rights of third parties;
- We do not guarantee that our Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to the Website may be suspended, withdrawn or discontinued by us at any time without notice and without any reason being given. We may also vary the content of the Website and the service we provide on the Website without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
- We make no warranty or representation as to the accuracy of the information provided on the Website. Please note that the information on our Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.
- We accept no liability for any disruption or non-availability of the Website resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, power failure, natural events, acts of war or legal restrictions and censorship.
- We make no warranty or representation that the Website will be compatible with all systems. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your Internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.
Nothing on the Website is intended to constitute, nor should it be construed as financial, investment, legal or tax advice (or advice of any other nature) or a recommendation to take any action or refrain from doing so. Nothing on the Website should be relied upon when making any decisions or taking any action of any kind.
You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking or refraining from, any action on the basis of the contents of the Website.
We may from time to time provide interactive services on our Website, including, without limitation, question and answer facilities
Where we do provide any interactive service, we will provide clear information to you about the kind of service offered, if it is moderated and what form of moderation is used (including whether it is human or technical).
We will do our best to assess any possible risks for users from third parties when they use any interactive service provided on our Website, and we will decide in each case whether it is appropriate to use moderation of the relevant service (including what kind of moderation to use) in the light of those risks. However, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on our Website, and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive service by a user in contravention of our content standards, whether the service is moderated or not.
Where we do moderate an interactive service, we will normally provide you with a means of contacting the moderator, should a concern or difficulty arise.]
All content in the Website, and in the material published on it, , including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, icons, images, sound clips, video clips, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software is owned by us, our affiliates or third parties with whom we do business. By continuing to use the Website you acknowledge that such material is protected by United Kingdom and international intellectual property laws and other relevant laws. All rights in the intellectual property are reserved.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Website for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our Website. Provided, however, that any use or disclosure of content on our Website other than linking to our home page requires our express permission. Material from the Website may be re-used without written permission where any of the exceptions detailed in Chapter III of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 apply.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our Website must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the content on our Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us.
Links Between Websites
This Website may contain links to other websites. Unless we expressly state otherwise, you should assume that these other websites are not under the control of or in any way affiliated with Consilience Ventures. We assume no responsibility for the content of such websites, and we expressly disclaim liability for any and all forms of loss or damage arising out of the use of them. If we include a link to another website, that does not mean that we endorse that other website or in any way recommend that you should use it or take any responsibility for the content of such 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 Website in any website that is not owned by you.
Our Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our Website other than the home page.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not knowingly introduce bugs, logic bombs, spyware, adware, keystroke loggers, viruses, trojans, worms or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful (together “Viruses”) to the Website. You must not attack this Website via a denial-of-service attack. You must not use the Website to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation.
You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to this Website.
Any breach, or attempted breach of this provision may constitute a criminal offence. We will report any such breach to the relevant authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity and any other details we hold in relation to you to them.
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our Website. You should use your own virus protection software.
You agree that, if you have provided Consilience Ventures with personal data relating to a third party (1) you have in place all necessary appropriate consents and notices to enable lawful transfer such personal data to Consilience Ventures and (2) that you have brought to the attention of any such third party the Privacy Notice available on the Consilience Website or otherwise provided a copy of it to the third party. You agree to indemnify Consilience Ventures in relation to all and any liabilities, penalties, fines, awards or costs arising from your non-compliance with these requirements.
Consilience Ventures makes no warranty or representation that the Website will meet your requirements, that it will be of satisfactory quality, that it will be fit for a particular purpose, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all systems, that it will be secure and that all information provided will be accurate. We make no guarantee of any specific results from the use of our Service.
No part of this Website is intended to constitute advice and the Content of this Website should not be relied upon when making any decisions or taking any action of any kind.
Limitation of Liability
To the maximum extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our Website or any content thereon, whether express or implied.
We accept no liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage, foreseeable or otherwise, including any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising under or in connection with :
- the use of, or inability to use, our Website; or
- the use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Website.
If you are a business user, please note that 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; or any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Website or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
To the maximum extent permitted by law, we accept no liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage, foreseeable or otherwise, including any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from your use of the Website or any information contained in it, and you use the Website and any information displayed on it or accessed through it entirely at your own risk.
In certain limited circumstances we will accept a duty of care to you in relation to activities you undertake through the Website. Such duty or care and any resulting liability is only accepted where it is expressly and specifically agreed to by us in a separate agreement between you and Consilience Ventures.
Nothing in these terms of business is intended to limit or otherwise affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law or regulation.
Suspension and Termination
Failure to comply with these terms may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:
- Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our Website.
- Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to our Website.
- Issue of a warning to you.
- Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.
- Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.
We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of these terms. The responses described in this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.
We have made every effort to ensure that these terms comply with the relevant provisions of the UK Consumer Rights Act 2015 and other applicable laws. However, in the event that any of these provisions are found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, that provision is to be deemed severed from these terms of business (in the jurisdiction(s) where it is illegal only) and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the rest of this document.
In the event that either you or we fail to exercise any right or remedy contained in these terms of business, that does not mean you or we (as applicable) have waived that right or remedy and so shall not be construed as a waiver.
In making or seeking transactions through the Website, you will be required to agree to the terms of certain other agreements setting out the specific terms of the particular transaction you are entering into with us or others. These terms (and the other policies referred to therein) will continue to apply to you even after you have agreed to such additional agreement(s). If there is a conflict between these terms and/or our other policy and/or any subsequent or additional agreement that you enter into, the terms of the subsequent or additional agreement will take priority.
These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.