Terms & Conditions

Welcome to The biz4Biz Awards website. Please find below our terms and conditions for use of the website, which you may access in several ways, including but not limited to the World Wide Web and RSS feeds. These terms and conditions apply whenever you access the website on whatever device.

By using the website, you are deemed to have accepted these conditions.

Some areas of The biz4Biz Awards website may require registration. By completing the initial registration form and by entering your personal details, you will be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions. Also by subscribing to any of our email services, you are deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions. If you register with The biz4Biz Awards, you should read our privacy policy.

If you have registered with us and subsequently change your details, you should immediately notify us of any change by emailing us at secretariat@biz4Biz.org.

Any changes we make to the terms and conditions will be reflected on this page.

  1. Registration; when you register on The biz4Biz Awards website, you are registering as a personal user of The biz4Biz Awards. Access to registration areas is via your email address and password.

    We allow you access to the registration areas of the site on the basis that:

    • Your email address and password are personal to you and may not be used by anyone else to access The biz4Biz Awards.
    • You will not do anything which would assist anyone who is not a registered user to gain access to any registration area of The biz4Biz Awards.
    • You do not create additional registration accounts for the purpose of abusing the functionality of the site or other users nor do you seek to pass yourself off as another user.
    • You comply with these terms and conditions.

    If, for any reason, we believe that you have not complied with these requirements, we may, at our discretion, cancel your access to the registration areas of The biz4Biz Awards website immediately and without giving you any advance notice.

  2. Termination of registration; if we wish to bring the agreement to an end, we will do so by emailing you at the address you have registered stating that the agreement is terminated. The agreement will terminate and your email address and password will become invalid on The biz4Biz Awards website immediately.

  3. Use of material appearing on The biz4Biz Awards website; For the purposes of this agreement, “material” means material including, without limitation, text, video, graphics and sound material published on The biz4Biz Awards website, whether copyright of The biz4Biz Awards, biz4Biz Ltd or a third party.

    You may download and print extracts from the material and make copies of these for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You are not allowed to download or print the material or extracts from it, in a systematic or regular manner or otherwise so as to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on The biz4Biz Awards website.

    You must not reproduce any part of The biz4Biz Awards website or the material or transmit it to or store it in any other website or disseminate any part of the material in any other form unless we have indicated that you may do so.

    We may be prepared to allow you to distribute or reproduce other parts of The biz4Biz Awards website or the material in certain circumstances. Please email secretariat@biz4Biz.org if you wish to apply for permission to do so.

  4. Disclaimer of liability; to the extent permitted at law, we do not accept any responsibility for any statement in the material. You must not rely on any statement we have published on The biz4Biz Awards website without first taking specialist professional advice. Nothing in the material is provided for any specific purpose or at the request of any particular person.

    For the avoidance of confusion, we will not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your doing, or not doing, anything as a result of viewing, reading or listening to the material or any part of it (except for death or personal injury attributable to our negligence and to the extent permitted at law).

    There are links on The biz4Biz Awards website to third party web sites over which The biz4Biz Awards has no control. The biz4Biz Awards accepts no responsibility or liability for any third party practices on third party websites.

    We give no warranties of any kind concerning The biz4Biz Awards website or the material. In particular, we do not warrant that The biz4Biz Awards website or any of its content is virus free. You must take your own precautions in this respect as we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination or by anything which has destructive properties.

  5. Third party material on The biz4Biz Awards website; you will see advertising material submitted by third parties on The biz4Biz Awards website. Individual advertisers are solely responsible for the content of advertising material that they submit to us, including ensuring that it complies with relevant legislation. We accept no responsibility for the content of advertising material including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.

  6. Submitting text for publication on The biz4Biz Awards website; if you want to submit material to us for publication on The biz4Biz Awards website, you may do so on the following terms and conditions:

    • Publication of any material you submit to us will be at our sole discretion. We reserve the right to make additions or deletions to the text or graphics prior to publication, or to refuse publication.

    • You warrant to us that any material you submit to us is your own original work and that you own the copyright and any other relevant rights.

    • You warrant that the material you submit is not obscene, offensive, defamatory of any person or otherwise illegal.

    • You acknowledge that any breach of these warrants may cause us damage or loss and you agree to indemnify us in full and permanently against any third party liabilities, claims, costs, loss or damage we incur as a result of publishing material you submit to us, including consequential losses.

  7. Data protection; if you have indicated on the registration form that you wish to receive the biz4Biz magazine or direct marketing material, your personal details will be included in a database compiled for direct marketing purposes. From time to time, you may receive direct marketing information from us or from third parties.

    If you have indicated that you wish to receive email updates only from The biz4Biz Awards website, your personal details will be included on a database compiled for this specific purpose.

    If you have indicated that you wish to receive direct marketing material or email updates from The biz4Biz Awards website but subsequently change your mind, you should notify the user support team at secretariat@biz4Biz.org. As soon after this as reasonably practicable we will remove your name and details from the relevant database.

  8. Variations; these terms may be varied from time to time. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the site after it has been posted.

  9. Force Majeure; although we will do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to The biz4Biz Awards website, we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.

  10. Governing Law & Jurisdiction; this agreement is governed by English law and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

  11. Use of data for marketing materials; by entering the awards, entrants understand that the information they provide about their company (excluding turnover and pre tax profit information which will remain confidential at all times) may be used by The biz4Biz Awards for marketing purposes at any time in the future.

  12. Official rules of public voting in The biz4Biz Awards; by participating in the voting of The biz4Biz Awards, each voting participant agrees to be bound by the official competition rules.

    Voting is limited to one vote per company but you can vote for as many companies as you wish. If a company receives multiple and/or irregular votes or multiple votes from the same user or users, including but not limited to, votes generated by a robotic programmed script, macro, other automated means or other source, The biz4Biz Awards reserves the right to disqualify the entrant at its sole discretion.

    Conduct and Decisions; persons who violate any rule, gain unfair advantage in participating in the contest, or obtain winner status using fraudulent means will be disqualified. If any entrant is found to be soliciting votes in return for a purchase or payment of any kind, that entrant will be disqualified at The biz4Biz Awards sole discretion.

    Tie; in the event of a tie, the entries involved in the tie will be reviewed by the Chairman of Judges who will serve as a tiebreaker and who will evaluate entries according to the judging criteria. The decision of judges is final and binding on all matters relating to this.

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