Terms & Conditions
Launch International Limited
Launch International Limited, a company incorporated in England and Wales (Company Number: 09242469) with its registered address at 3000a Parkway, Whiteley, Hampshire, United Kingdom, PO15 7FX providing the website at launchinternational.co.uk (the “Website”) and the Services (as defined below) described in these terms and conditions (“Terms”) for your use, in accordance with the Terms.
The following agreement (“this Agreement”) describes the terms and conditions on which Launch International Limited (“Launch International”) offers you access and use of material found on this website and Launch Platform (“the Service”). This offer is conditional on your agreement to all the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement, including your compliance with policies, guidelines and terms linked by way of URLs in this Agreement (“Terms & Conditions of Service”). By using the Service or by exercising any rights provided to parts of it, you accept and agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions of Service”. Launch International only grants you the rights contained in this Agreement in consideration of your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of Service. If you do not agree to the Terms and Conditions of Service you should not use the Service and therefore decline this Agreement, in which case you are prohibited from accessing and/or using the Service. Launch International may amend this Agreement at any time at its sole discretion, effective upon posting the amended agreement on the Website. No variation or counter offer of this Agreement will be accepted by Launch International.
1. The Service
1.1 Launch Platform is an intelligent “find engine” for everything businesses need to succeed. We bring together experts in business development, funding, marketing, IT, HR with innovation and combine them with the latest AI technology.
1.2 You acknowledge that Launch International is a service provider that may allow people to interact online regarding topics and content chosen by users of the Service, and that users can alter the Service environment on a real time basis. As part of the nature of the Service, Launch International does not always or will not always be able to regulate the content/communications created and made available by users of the Service or otherwise. As a result, Launch International has limited control, if any, over the quality, morality, legality, truthfulness or accuracy of various aspects of the Service.
1.3 You acknowledge that:
a) by using the Service you may have access to graphics, sound effects, music, video, audio, computer programmes, animations, text and other creative output (“Content”); and
b) Content may be provided by Launch International or by others such as the users of the Service(“Content Providers”).
1.4 You acknowledge that Launch International and other Content Providers have rights in their respective Content under copyright and other applicable laws, and that except as described in this Agreement that such rights are not transferred by mere use of the Service. You accept full responsibility and liability for your use of any Content in violation of any such rights. You agree that your creation of Content is not in any way based upon any expectation of compensation from the Launch International. You acknowledge that this Agreement does not assign or transfer ownership, title or interest of the Intellectual Property rights in the Service to you.
2. Licences and IPR
2.1 Subject to the terms of this Agreement, Launch International hereby grants you a non-exclusive, royalty free and revocable licence to access and use the Service during an agreed period and use the content in the Service in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of Service for as long as you are in compliance with such Terms & Conditions of Service.
2.2 You hereby grant Launch International a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual licence to use the content you submit in order to provide you with the Services and for product development purposes.
2.3 Users of the Service can create Content in the Service in various forms. Launch International acknowledges and agrees that, subject to the Terms and Conditions of Service, you will retain any and all applicable copyright and any other intellectual property rights with respect to any Content you create using the Service, to the extent that you have such rights under applicable law.
2.4 You agree to use all best efforts to ensure that your Content does not infringe any Intellectual Property rights of a third party.
2.5 You agree that even though you may retain certain copyright or other intellectual property rights with respect of the Content you create while using the Service, you do not own the account you use to access the Service, nor do you own any data Launch International stores on Launch International servers submitted by others. Your intellectual property rights do not confer ownership of others’ data stored by or on behalf of Launch International.
3.1 You agree to pay Launch International fees for the Services (the “Fees”) as agreed.
3.2 All sums payable under these Terms shall be made in pounds sterling and are exclusive of local sales taxes (including, without limitation, VAT).
4. Releases, Disclaimers of Warranties, Limitation of Liability and Indemnification
4.1 As a condition of access to the Service, you release Launch International from claims, demands, damages of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected or unsuspected, disclosed or undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with any dispute you have or claim to have with one or more users of the Service. You further understand and agree that Launch International will have the rights but not the obligation to resolve disputes between users relating to the Service.
4.2 Your Content, or other data residing on Launch International servers will be retained for the duration of the trial. After the trial period, the Service and your Content may be deleted, altered, moved or transferred at any time for any reason at Launch International’s sole discretion without notice and without liability to you or any third party, unless Launch International is notified otherwise
4.3 Launch International provides the Service and Content strictly on an “as is” basis and use of the Service and/or Content is at your own risk. Launch International hereby expressly disclaims all warranties or conditions of any kind to the extent permitted by law, including without limitation any merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. To the extent permitted by law, Launch International accepts no liability for loss suffered or incurred by the user or any third party as a result of their reliance on the Service and/or Content.
4.4 To the extent permitted by law, in no circumstances will Launch International be liable to you for any loss resulting from a cause over which Launch International or you do not have direct control, including but not limited to failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems.
4.5 In no event shall Launch International be liable to you or to any third party for any special, incidental, consequential, punitive or exemplary damages, including without limitation any damages for loss of profits arising (whether in contract, tort or otherwise) out or in connection with the Service and or Content. In addition, in no event will the Launch International’s cumulative liability to you for direct damages of any kind or nature.
4.6 You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Launch International and users of the Service and Content from all damages, liabilities, claims and expenses, including without limitation reasonable legal fees and costs, arising from any breach of this Agreement by you, or from your use of the Service. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Launch International from all damages, liabilities, claims and expenses, including without limitation reasonable legal fees and costs, arising from any claims by third parties that your activity or Content in the Service infringes upon or violates any of their intellectual property or proprietary rights.
5.1 You acknowledge and agree that Launch International, in its sole discretion, may track, record, observe or follow any and all of your interactions within the Service. Launch International may share general, demographic or aggregated information with third parties about Launch International’s user base and Service usage, but that information will not be included or be linked to any personal information without consent. Launch International agrees that when exercising these rights, it shall abide by the Data Protection Act, 1998 at all times.
6. Governing Law and Dispute Resolution
6.1 This Agreement and the relationship between you and Launch International shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. You and Launch International agree that any dispute arising out of or in connection with this Agreement will be subject to and within the jurisdiction of the English courts.
6.2 You and Launch International agree to use best efforts to resolve disputes in an informal manner. Where you and Launch International agree that a dispute arising out of or in connection with this Agreement would best be resolved by the decision of an expert, you and Launch International will agree upon the nature of the expert required and together appoint a suitable expert by agreement.
6.3 Any person to whom a reference is made under Clause 6.2 shall act as expert and not as an arbitrator and his decision (which shall be given by him in writing and shall state the reasons for his decision) shall be final and binding on the parties except in the case of manifest error or fraud.
6.4 You and Launch International shall provide the expert with such information and documentation as he may reasonably require for the purposes of his decision.
6.5 The costs of the expert shall be borne by you and Launch International in such proportions as the expert may determine to be fair and reasonable in all circumstances or, if no determination is made by the expert, by you and Launch International in equal proportions.
7. General Provisions
7.1 This Agreement constitute the entire understanding and agreement between you and Launch International with respect of the subject matter hereof.
7.2 The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of this Agreement shall not affect the continuation in force of the remainder of this Agreement.
7.3 The rights granted to you or Launch International arising under this Agreement shall not be waived except in writing. Any waiver of any of your or the Launch International’s rights under this Agreement or of any breach of this Agreement by you or Launch International shall not be construed as a waiver of any other rights or of any other or further breach. Failure by you or Launch International to exercise or enforce any rights conferred upon it by this Agreement shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any such rights or operate so as to bar the exercise or enforcement thereof at any subsequent time or times.
7.4 The section headings contained in this Agreement are for convenient purposes only and shall not affect the interpretation of this Agreement.
7.5 Where the context so implies, words importing the singular number shall include the plural and vice versa and words importing the masculine shall include the feminine and vice versa.
7.6 All or any of Launch International’s rights and obligations under this Agreement may be assigned to a subsequent owner or operator of the Service in a merger, acquisition or sale of all or substantially all of Launch International’s assets.