Version 1.0 - 21st April 2017
Our terms and conditions of business are set out in the order form which you have signed. In the absence of an order form, these are the terms and conditions which will apply to our supplying any software and service (PeopleHR.NET). Logging into our facility is deemed confirmation that you have read and accepted our terms and conditions of business.
1.1. In these Terms, the following words shall have the following meanings: Content: any information, data and/or material uploaded into the Facility by you, your employees and/or representatives, or by us on your behalf, including (without limitation) any text;
Facility: the online facility operating under the name “People Aps Limited” or such other name as we may determine from time to time;
IPR all copyright and related rights, rights in computer software, design rights, trade marks, database rights, patents, trade secrets, know-how, rights in confidential information and all other intellectual property rights, in each case whether registered or unregistered and including all applications (or rights to apply) for and renewals and extensions of, such rights and all similar or equivalent rights or forms of protection which subsist or will subsist now or in the future in any part of the world;
Licence Fee: means the monthly or annual licence fee payable by you for your access to and use of the Facility, as detailed on our website
Party: you and us;
Term: means the period from (and including) the date you accept these Terms until your licence to access and use the Facility is terminated in accordance with these Terms;
Terms: these terms and conditions;
us, we, our: People Apps Limited and
your, you: the organisation or person requiring access to thefacility.
Act: the Data Protection Act 1998
1.2 All references in these Terms to the singular shall mean the plural and vice versa, all references to persons shall include companies, partnerships and other organisations (including without limit any government departments or non-departmental government bodies) and all references to the masculine shall include the feminine and neuter and vice versa.
2. OUR OBLIGATIONS
2.1 We agree to provide to you the non-exclusive, non-transferable right for you to access and use (for your own internal business purposes only) the Facility for the Term subject to these Terms.
2.2 We will provide you with login details to enable you to connect to the Facility
2.3 We will use our best endeavours to provide the Facility without major interruption and materially error free and ensure the facility is available with 99% uptime
2.4 Notwithstanding clause 2.3, we reserve the right at anytime to suspend your access and/or use of the Facility for the purpose of enabling us to carry out essential and urgent maintenance
2.5 We confirm that:
3. YOUR OBLIGATIONS
3.1 You agree that you will:
3.2 In addition you acknowledge and accept that you are solely responsible for the:
3.3 You agree that you will not (and you will ensure that your employees and representatives do not):
3.4 You acknowledge and agree that:
4. WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY
4.1. Subject always to our obligations to meet our Service Level Agreement. we do not warrant the:
4.2. In no event shall we be liable for operational difficulties caused by or arising from the integration of the Facility with any third party equipment or software not supplied or approved by us or by any modifications, variations or additions made to the Facility not undertaken by us, or caused by any abuse, corruption or incorrect use of the Facility, including, without limitation, use of the Facility with hardware and/or software which is incompatible with the Facility.
4.3. We do not represent nor do we give any warranty, guarantee or undertaking of any kind that the Facility is free from all bugs, errors or mistakes, or that it will meet your requirements and it your responsibility to ensure that the Facility will meet your requirements.
4.4. These Terms are in lieu of all warranties, conditions, terms, undertakings, representations and obligations (including, but no limited to, any implied warranty as to satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose) express or implied by statute, common law, trade usage, course of dealing or otherwise, all of which are hereby excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
4.5. Notwithstanding any other clause of these Terms, neither Party excludes or reduces its liability under or in connection with these Terms to the extent that it arises in respect of any of the following matters:
4.6. Subject to sub-clause 4.5, neither Party shall have any liability to the other Party (howsoever arising, including any liability in tort) under or in connection with these Terms or their subject matter for any:
4.7. Subject to sub-clause 4.4, both parties maximum aggregate liability in contract, tort (including for negligence), misrepresentation and/or otherwise howsoever arising under or in connection with these Terms and their subject matter (including all losses, liabilities, claims, actions, demands, proceedings, damages, costs, charges and expenses in respect thereof or in relation thereto) shall be limited to the total funds paid by you to us in respect of your use of the Facility.
4.8. You agree that you have read and understood this clause 4.
4.9. In case of any conflict between this clause 4 and any other clause of these Terms, the provisions of this clause 4 shall prevail.
For the avoidance of any doubt, this clause 4 shall remain in full force and effect notwithstanding the termination, repudiation or expiry of these Terms.
5.1. You may terminate your licence to access and use the Facility at anytime on giving at least one (1) month’s notice in writing to us, such notice to be served on the last day of a month, failing which it shall be deemed served on the last day of the month in which it is served, so that you licence will always terminate on the last day of a month.
5.2. We shall be entitled (at our discretion) to suspend or terminate your access to and your right to use the Facility at anytime if you commit a breach of these Terms.
5.3. We will provide you with a copy of any content provided by you and stored on the Facility. There will be no charge for this.
5.4. Termination, repudiation or expiry of these Terms will be without prejudice to any accrued rights of either party and will not affect obligations which are expressed not to be affected by repudiation, expiry or termination of these Terms.
5.5. On termination for any reason:
6.1. You accept that we may, in accordance with legal requirements, have to disclose information to third parties, for example governmental organisations (including the police), in respect of and/or in connection with your access and/or use of the Facility. Subject to any legal prohibitions to the contrary we will notify you of such disclosure as soon as reasonably possible.
6.2. Each of us shall, while we are accessing and providing access to the Facility respectively under these Terms and thereafter, keep secret and confidential all business, technical or commercial information disclosed to one of us by the other or otherwise which belongs to the other its sub-contractors, carriers, telecommunication providers or clients (and shall procure that its agents and/or employees are similarly bound) and shall not disclose the same to any person save to the extent necessary to perform its obligations and/or exercise its rights in accordance with these Terms or save as expressly authorised in writing to be disclosed by the other.
6.3. The obligation of confidentiality contained in sub-clause 6.2 shall not apply or (as the case may be) shall cease to apply to business, technical or commercial information which:
7. DATA PROTECTION
7.1. We warrant that we have in place appropriate technical and organisational measures against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of or access to any Content that contains personal data (as that term is interpreted in accordance with the Act) (“Individual Information”) and adequate security measures to ensure that unauthorised persons will not have access to the Individual Information and that any persons we authorise to have access to (including but not limited to our employees) will respect and maintain the confidentiality and security of the Individual Information.
7.2. We warrant that all security measures referred to in sub-clause 7.1 above will reflect the level of damage that might be suffered by, and any harm which might result to, the persons who are the subjects of the Individual Information as a result of unauthorised access or disclosure.
7.3. We shall ensure that all processing of Individual Information that is carried out by us shall at all times be carried out in accordance with the Act and that we will otherwise conduct ourselves in accordance with the Act and for the purposes of this clause “processing” shall be interpreted in accordance with the Act.
8.1. In return for us agreeing to provide to you the non-exclusive, non-transferable right for you to access and use (for your own internal business purposes only) the Facility subject to these Terms, you agree to pay us the Licence Fee.
8.2 The Licence Fee as set out in the order schedule must be paid immediately and is due on the date of the invoice.
8.3 Cancellation fees for training days booked will apply as follows; 14 days written notice no charge, less than 14 days written notice a 50% charge of the training day is to be paid and less than 7 days written notice 100% of the cost of the training day is to be paid.
8.4 The termination, repudiation or expiry of these Terms shall not affect your obligation to pay Licence Fees to us in respect of any right of access to the Facility which was granted to you prior to the date of termination, repudiation or expiry of these Terms. All training days purchased and taken must be paid for on termination.
9. FORCE MAJEURE
9.1. We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under these Terms that are caused by events outside our reasonable control (Force Majeure Event).
9.2. A Force Majeure Event includes in particular (but without limitation) the following:
9.3. Our performance under these Terms is deemed to be suspended for the period that the Force Majeure Event continues and we will have an extension of time for performance for the duration of that period.
10.1. All notices given by you to us must be given in writing to People Apps Limited at Chestnut House, Wroot Road, Epworth, DN9 1EF or email@example.com We may give notice to you at either the e-mail or postal address provided to us when placing an order. Notice will be deemed received and properly served 24 hours after an e-mail is sent, or three days after the date of posting any letter. In proving the service of any notice, it will be sufficient to prove, in the case of a letter, that such letter was properly addressed, stamped and placed in the post and, in the case of an e-mail, that such e-mail was sent to the specified e-mail address of the addressee.
11.1. We may sub-licence, transfer, assign, sub-contract, charge or otherwise dispose of any of our rights or obligations under these Terms, provided we give you written notice of the same.
11.2. You may not sub-licence, transfer, assign, sub-contract, charge or otherwise dispose of any of your rights or obligations under these Terms without our prior written consent (which may be withheld at our absolute discretion).
12.1. If we fail at any time to insist upon strict performance of any of your obligations under any of these Terms, or if we fail to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which we are entitled under them, this shall not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and shall not relieve you from compliance with such obligations. A waiver by us of any default shall not constitute a waiver of any subsequent default. No waiver by us of any of these Terms shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver and is communicated to you in writing in accordance with these Terms.
13.1. If any of these Terms are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term or condition will to that extent be severed from the remaining Terms which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.
14. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
14.1. These Terms contain and constitute the entire understanding and agreement between us in connection with and about the subject matter of these Terms and supersede all earlier and other agreements and understandings between us and all earlier representations by either of us about such subject matter. Any prior representations, warranties, statements and assurances which are not expressly set out in these Terms will not be of any effect. Each Party warrants that there is no representation, warranty, promise, term, condition, obligation or statement upon which they have relied in entering into these Terms and which is not expressly set out in these Terms and no such representation, warranty, promise, obligation, statement or any other term or condition is to be implied in them whether by virtue of any usage or course of dealing or otherwise (including, subject to clause 4, by statute or common law) except as expressly set out in these Terms. If a Party has given any representation, warranty, promise or statement then (except to the extent that it has been set out in these Terms) the Party to whom it is given waives any rights or remedies which it may have in respect of it. This clause shall not exclude the liability of a Party for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or concealment or any resulting right to rescind these Terms.
15.1. These Terms may not be amended, modified, varied or supplemented except in writing signed by or on behalf of both Parties.
16. THIRD PARTY RIGHTS
16.1. Nothing in these Terms is intended to confer a benefit on, or to be enforceable by, any person who is not a Party to these Terms. These Terms do not create any right enforceable by any person who is not a Party to them under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.
17. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
17.1. These Terms shall be governed in all respects by and be construed in accordance with English law (including all non-contractual disputes or claims arising out of the subject matter of these Terms). Any claim or dispute arising from or related to these Terms (including their enforcement or their termination) shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales and the Parties hereby irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of these courts.