Terms & Conditions

Our open, fair and transparent summary and commitment to you.

If you use our services you accept the Terms and Conditions outlined below, which we think are fair and reasonable.

If we ever have to change these Terms and Conditions we will be open, up front and transparent about it.

We will try our very best to get things right across our website and services – but of course we are only human and technology is never perfect.

We will also do our very best to be fair to you, and in return we expect you to be fair to us.

Legal information

If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions (the “Terms”), please do not use the Venture Proof site or use any of our services.

These Terms govern your use of and access to the Venture Proof site at ventureproof.com (the “Venture Proof Site”), as a visitor or a registered user, and your relationship with Venture Proof Limited (“Venture Proof”, “we” or “us”). Please read them carefully as they affect your rights and liabilities under the law. These Terms operate in addition to our privacy policy.

By using the Venture Proof Site and/or ordering any of the Venture Proof Services (as defined below) you signify that you agree to the Terms that appear below and you are forming a contract with us.  These Terms do not affect your statutory rights.

If you have any questions, please contact us at advice@ventureproof.com

1. Use of the Venture Proof Site

Access to the Venture Proof Site is free of charge for your personal use subject to these Terms.
 It is currently free for you to download the Venture Proof advice packs.

2. Amendments

We may occasionally update these Terms for legal or regulatory reasons or to ensure proper operation of the Venture Proof Site. As and when there are any changes, we will notify you by email or via a suitable announcement on the Venture Proof Site. Once we have given you notice, the changes will take effect. If you do not agree with the change in the Terms, please do not continue to use the Venture Proof Site because if you do, your use will indicate your agreement to be bound by the new Terms.

3.  Copyright

The Copyright in the Venture Proof Site is owned by Venture Proof Limited and protected by the copyright laws of the United Kingdom.  Any party using or accessing the Venture Proof site is entitled to copy any such information for their own personal use, but may not re-publish, store or re-produce any such information in any manner, including without limited electronic reproduction by ‘uploading’ or ‘downloading’, without the prior written consent of Venture Proof Limited.

Any unauthorised downloading, modification, copying or re-transmission of any of the contents of the Venture Proof Site may be in breach of statutory or common law rights which could be the subject of legal action.

4. Content of the Venture Proof Site

Although we will use reasonable skill and care in providing the Venture Proof Site and Venture Proof Services we cannot guarantee the accuracy, completeness or quality of their content. If we become aware that any information is inaccurate or out of date we will remove it from the Venture Proof Site or take other appropriate action.

The content of the Venture Proof Site is for your general information and use only and is not intended to address your particular requirements. They do not constitute any form of advice, recommendation or arrangement by us and are not intended to be relied upon by you in making (or in deciding not to make) any specific decision and any arrangements you make with a third party accessed via the Venture Proof Site is at your own risk.

5. Links to other websites and services

The Venture Proof Site may contain links to other websites or materials which are not under our control. These links are provided for your convenience only and we make no guarantees in relation to the contents or security of those websites.

Please be aware that Venture Proof is not responsible for the privacy practices and terms and conditions associated with these sites.

6. Security of Personal Data

Venture Proof will use the personal data or any part thereof which is supplied by any party using and/or accessing the Website to conduct market research surveys, for direct marketing purposes relating to Venture Proof’s business and related third party businesses, and to carry out statistical analysis.

Please advise Venture Proof if you do not wish your personal data to be used in this way.  Venture Proof will hold personal information only for as long as any party using Venture Proof’s services, unless such party consents for Venture Proof to use the personal data for additional purposes.

7. Access to the Venture Proof Site and Venture Proof Services

We make no promise that your access to the Venture Proof Site and Venture Proof Services will be uninterrupted or error free.

Although we will use all reasonable skill and care in providing Venture Proof Services, we cannot guarantee the complete or accurate delivery of all emails via Venture Proof Services or the correct formatting or functioning of all such emails.

Access to the Venture Proof Site and Venture Proof Services may be occasionally restricted or reduced to all or some users, including but not limited to restricting your access to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities or services.

We may, at our discretion, vary, alter or discontinue all or any aspect of the content of the Venture Proof Site and/or Venture Proof Services.

Because of the nature of the Internet, the Venture Proof Site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. We are not responsible to you if we are unable to provide our Venture Proof Site for any reason beyond our control.

8. Your conduct on the Venture Proof Site

You must not use the Venture Proof Site in a way which causes or is likely to cause the Venture Proof Site or Venture Proof Services to be interrupted, damaged or impaired in any way.

You agree not to use the Venture Proof Site to access any illegal or, in our reasonable opinion, inappropriate websites or emails and you agree to use the Venture Proof Site sensibly and fairly.

You must let us know immediately if anyone brings or threatens to bring a claim or legal proceedings against you relating to your use of the Venture Proof Site. You agree to immediately stop the act that is the subject of the claim or legal proceeding and, if we ask you to, you will let us know the details of the claim or the proceedings in writing.

9. Our responsibility to each other

If we are in breach of these Terms, we will only be responsible for any losses that you suffer as a result to the extent that they are a foreseeable consequence to both you and us at the time you first use the Venture Proof Site, subject to a limit of £1,000. Our liability shall not in any event include business losses of any nature whatsoever.

You agree to be responsible for all damage suffered by us arising out of any breach by you of these Terms, to the extent that such damage is a foreseeable consequence to both you and us at the time you first use of the Venture Proof Site.

Nothing in these Terms shall operate to exclude or limit our liability for fraud, death or personal injury caused by negligence or for any liability which cannot be limited or excluded by any relevant law.

10. Trade Names

Certain names, words, phrases, logos, graphics and designs displayed on the Venture Proof site constitute trade names or registered or unregistered trade marks of Venture Proof.  The display of any trade names or registered or unregistered trade marks on the Venture Proof site does not imply any licence has been granted to any third party in respect of the same.  All rights not expressly granted are reserved by Venture Proof.

11. Online Payments for Venture Proof Services

All charges payable by You for Venture Proof Services shall be in accordance with the scale of charges, rates and payment frequencies published from time to time by us on our web site and shall be due and payable in advance of our Service provision. We reserve the right to change pricing at any time although all pricing is guaranteed for the period of pre-payment.

All payments must be in UK Pounds Sterling (with the exception of online credit card payment).

Without prejudice to our other rights and remedies under these Terms and Conditions, if any sum payable is not paid on or before the due date, We shall be entitled forthwith to suspend or cancel the provision of Services to you.

12. General

These Terms are subject to English law. We will try to solve any disagreements quickly and efficiently. If you are not happy with the way we deal with any disagreement and you want to take out proceedings you must do so in England or Wales.

We would like you to be able to access the Venture Proof Site wherever you are and we have no reason to believe that the materials on the Venture Proof Site are inappropriate or unavailable for use in locations outside the United Kingdom. However, if you are unsure about whether the contents of the Venture Proof Site are illegal or unlawful where you live, please seek advice before accessing the Venture Proof Site. If you choose to access the Venture Proof Site from locations outside the United Kingdom, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

You may not transfer any of your rights under these Terms to any other person. We may transfer our rights under these Terms to another business where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

If you breach these Terms and we choose to ignore this, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies at a later date or in any other situation where you breach the Terms.

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and us.
 The Venture Proof Site is owned and operated by Venture Proof Limited, a company registered in England and Wales (under company number 07705024) whose registered office is at 2 Sheen Road, Richmond, TW9 1AE.

These Terms were last updated on 03/01/2012.