Website Terms of Use

1. About our Terms

These Terms explain how you may use this website – fintechwales.org (the Site). You should read these Terms carefully before using the Site.

The Site is operated by Fintech Wales whose offices are at Tec Marina, Terra Nova Way. Penarth.

By using the Site, you confirm that you accept these Terms and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree with or accept any of these Terms, you should stop using the Site immediately.

If you have any questions about the Site, please contact us by e-mail at: info@fintechwales.org (we will endeavour to respond to your enquiry as soon as possible).

For the purpose of these Terms you means the person accessing or using the Site (and your shall have the same meaning).

2. Using the Site

The Site is intended for use only by those who can access it from within the UK. If you choose to access the Site from locations outside the UK, you are responsible for compliance with local laws where they are applicable.

You agree that you are solely responsible for all costs and expenses you may incur in relation to your use of the Site.

We seek to make the Site as accessible as possible. If you have any difficulties using the Site, please contact us at info@fintechwales.org.

We may prevent or suspend your access to the Site if you do not comply with any part of these Terms, any terms or policies to which they refer or any applicable law.

3. Your privacy and personal information

Your privacy and personal information are important to us. Any personal information that you provide to us will be dealt with in line with our privacy policy, which explains what personal information we collect from you, how and why we collect, store, use and share such information, your rights in relation to your personal information and how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event you have a query or complaint about the use of your personal information.

Our privacy policy is available at [insert web address].

4. Ownership, use and intellectual property rights

The Site and all intellectual property rights in it including but not limited to any text, images, video, audio or other multimedia content, software or other information or material submitted to or on the Site (the ‘Content’) is owned by us, our licensors or both (as applicable).

Intellectual property rights mean rights such as: copyright, trademarks, domain names, design rights, database rights, patents and all other intellectual property rights of any kind whether or not they are registered or unregistered (anywhere in the world). We and our licensors reserve all of our and their rights in any intellectual property in connection with these Terms and the Site. This means, for example, that we and they remain owners of them and are free to use them as we and they see fit.

Nothing in these Terms grants you any legal rights in the Site other than as necessary to enable you to access the Site. You agree not to adjust, to try, to circumvent or delete any notices contained on the Site (including any intellectual property notices) and in particular in any digital rights or other security technology embedded or contained within the Site.

5. Software

Software may be made available for you to download in order to help the Site work better. You may only use such software if you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions that apply to such software (this is sometimes known as an ‘end user licence agreement’ or ‘EULA’).

You will be made aware of any terms and conditions that apply to the software when you try to download it. If you do not accept such terms and conditions, you will not be allowed to download the software.

You should read any terms and conditions carefully to protect your own interests (they may contain provisions that set out what your legal rights are under, eg, the Consumer Rights Act 2015, what your legal responsibilities are when using software, what the software provider’s legal responsibilities are, and provisions that limit a software provider’s legal responsibilities to you).

All such software is solely for your personal use in a non-commercial manner. Using the software in an unlawful way (such as reproducing or redistributing it in a way that breaches these Terms and any others that apply to it) is expressly prohibited and may result in civil and criminal penalties.

6. Submitting information to the Site

While we try to make sure that the Site is secure, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you supply to us and therefore we cannot guarantee that it will be kept confidential.

For that reason, you should not provide any information that you regard as confidential, commercially sensitive or valuable (Unwanted Submissions). You agree not to submit any Unwanted Submissions.

We will not be legally responsible for keeping any Unwanted Submissions confidential nor will we be legally responsible to you or anybody else for any use of such Unwanted Submissions.

7. Accuracy of information and availability of the Site

While we try to make sure that the Site is accurate, up-to-date and free from bugs, we cannot promise that it will be.

We may suspend or terminate operation of the Site at any time as we see fit.

Content is provided for your general information purposes only and to inform you about Fintech Wales. It does not constitute technical, financial or legal advice or any other type of advice and should not be relied on for any purposes whatsoever.

While we try to make sure that the Site is available for your use, we do not promise that the Site is always available, nor do we promise the uninterrupted use by you of the Site. Further, we cannot promise the Site is fit or suitable for any purpose.

8. Hyperlinks and third-party sites

The Site may contain hyperlinks or references to third party websites other than the Site. Any such hyperlinks or references are provided for your convenience only. We have no control over third party websites and accept no legal responsibility for any content, material or information contained in them.

The display of any hyperlink and reference to any third-party website does not mean that we endorse that third party’s website, products or services. Your use of a third party site may be governed by the terms and conditions of that third party site.

9. Limitation on our liability

Except for any legal responsibility that we cannot exclude in law (such as for death or personal injury) or arising under applicable laws relating to the protection of your personal information, we are not legally responsible for any losses that were not foreseeable to you and us when these Terms were formed or that were not caused by any breach on our part, business losses; and losses to non-consumers.

10. Events beyond our control

We shall have no liability to you for any breach of these Terms caused by any event or circumstance beyond our reasonable control including, but not limited to breakdown of systems or network access or accident.

11. Rights of third parties

No one other than a party to these Terms has any right to enforce any of these Terms.

12. Variation

These Terms are dated 29 April 2019. We reserve the right to vary these Terms from time to time. Our updated Terms will be displayed on the Site and by continuing to use and access the Site following such changes, you agree to be bound by any variation made by us. It is your responsibility to check these Terms from time to time to verify such variations.

13. Law & Jurisdiction

This agreement and any dispute or claim (including non-contractual disputes or claims) arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter or formation shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

Each party irrevocably agrees that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim (including non-contractual disputes or claims) arising out of or in connection with this agreement or its subject matter or formation.