Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions


Introduction

By using the Services which we offer on this Website, you are hereby agreeing to the terms and conditions as set out below. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, you must not use or access our Service.


Key Definitions



Governing Law & Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Disputes arising in connection with the said Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the English courts.

If any provisions hereof are held to be illegal or unenforceable such provisions shall be severed and the remainder of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect unless the business purpose of this Agreement is substantially frustrated thereby.

Overview

Trades Pages provide an online facility for Trade Professionals of all types to showcase/promote the services they wish to provide.


Accuracy of Information

Although we make every effort to ensure that the information is correct and accurate, Trades Pages cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information on this Service, and are not liable for any problems or losses arising from errors in the content.

In using the Services provided by Trades Pages, you acknowledge that Trades Pages are not acting as a contractor or agent and are not responsible for any work completed by our members. It is the responsibility of “The User” to select a suitable Trade Professional, and to negotiate the terms for any work that they wish to be undertake, and Trades Pages will not be held liable for any agreement between the “User” and Trade Professional Member.

If you suffer any problems or losses as a result of acting upon the information provided outside of the Website, Trades Pages will not be liable.


Content

You agree to use the website only for lawful purposes and in a way that does not infringe the rights of or restrict or inhibit anyone using the website.  Profiles, job descriptions and other content must be civil and tasteful.

You understand that all, text, postings, files, photos, images, or other materials ("content") posted on, transmitted through, or linked from Trades Pages, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such content originated. You are entirely responsible for all content that you post, email or otherwise make available via the Service.

You understand that Trades Pages does not control, and is not responsible for content made available through the service. Furthermore, the Trades Pages site and content available through the Service may contain links to other websites, which are completely independent of Trades Pages. Trades Pages makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or authenticity of the information contained in any such website.

You understand that Trades Pagesaims to vet and approve the Trade Professionals to the best of our ability, to ensure that we can provide our “Users” with Good, Honest, and Hard Working Trades Professionals. We firmly believe that comments from previous Users provide the best help in deciding who to hire.

You agree that you must evaluate, and bear in mind all risks associated with, the use of any content, that you may not rely on said content, and that under no circumstances will Trades Pages be liable in any way for any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed or otherwise made available via Trades Pages.

You acknowledge that Trades Pages (a trading name of Trades Pages Approval Scheme Limited) does not pre-screen or approve all content, but that Trades Pages shall have the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to refuse, delete or move any content that is available on the website for violating the letter or spirit of the terms or for any other reason.


Intellectual Property

Trades Pages (a trading name of Trades Pages Approval Scheme Limited) owns all of the intellectual property rights relating to the site, including the text, database, designs, graphics and layouts, and you agree not use or copy any part thereof without written permission.

The intellectual property rights on images, photos, postings, files, or any other materials ("content") Users upload to be retained by the copyright owner, and these are added to the site by Users at their own risk. In doing so you are giving expressed and irrevocable permission for us to store, display and use the content.


Dealings with Organisations and Individuals

Your interactions with our Members and/or individuals found on or through the Website, including payment and delivery of goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such organisations and/or individuals.

You agree that Trades Pages shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings. If there is a dispute between Users on this Website, or between Users and any third party, you understand and agree that Trades Pages are under no obligation to become involved.

In the event that you have a dispute with one or more other Users, you hereby release Trades Pages, its officers, employees, agents and successors in rights from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind or nature, known or unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way related to such disputes and/or our service.


Payment Terms & Refunds

If you are a Trade Professional, you agree to pay “Us” a Membership fee ONCE a year to obtain work through our site.

The membership fee is clearly displayed within the Membership contract, and will also be clearly marked as you express interest in the said Membership.

You agree to pay the Membership fee whether or not you obtain work through our service


Membership

Membership is paid for on a subscription basis in advance. Refunds will not be given. If you set up a payment agreement, we will automatically take payment from the credit or debit card used to set up the agreement 3 days before the renewal date of your Membership. We will contact you via your registered email address 7 days prior to the renewal date to say that your Membership is about to renew. You must contact us, in writing, 28 days prior to your Membership expiry date if you do not want your membership to renew. “We” will not be responsible to you or any third party for any losses or costs that may result or arise out of you not updating or cancelling your agreement prior to the renewal date.

"We" reserves the right change the price of the Membership at any time. Any change in price will be communicated to you in advance. If you do not wish to be bound by the new Trade Membership price, you may close your account before the change comes into effect. Your continued use of the Service after this date will constitute an acceptance of the new Trade Membership price.

You agree that having Membership does not remove “Our” right to Limit or terminate your services.

You agree that “We” has the right to change the features and privileges of the Membership.


All Services

You agree you are responsible for paying our invoices within the payment terms of the invoice. If your account has an invoice which is more than 7 days overdue your account will be automatically restricted.

Refunds may occasionally be offered in certain circumstances but at “Our” discretion.

If you are paying by credit or debit card, by designating a card to be billed, you confirm that you are authorised to make such a purchase.


Failed & Disputed Payments

If you have a question about a charge on your credit or debit card, you agree to contact us using the form available on our Contact Us page.

Should any payment method you use fail or is later reclaimed by the bank or card issuer you agree to pay any costs incurred by us plus a £25 + VAT administration fee.


Feedback

You agree that Users can leave you feedback if after expressing interest you carried out some or all of the job advertised or similar or related work.

All Trade Professionals will be subject to feedback evaluations from Users for who they carry out work, and thereby understand that “We” are not responsible for the evaluation content that are posted, or any harm done as a result of such content.

Any User who posts feedback is directly responsible for his or her written evaluation. In some exceptional circumstances, “We” may remove feedback, but only at its sole discretion. Likewise, any User of the website who posts feedback in reference to a Trade Professional is responsible for its accuracy and legality.

All Users understand that any use of profanity, libelous statements, illegal activity, or any other form of abuse of the feedback function or any other part of the website may be banned from further use and reported to the authorities (if applicable).

“We” monitor the feedback to ensure authenticity and may at our sole discretion remove any feedback that we cannot verify or deem explicit in nature.

Removal or lack of feedback does not alter the obligation on the Trade Professional to pay any Membership fees.


Changes

Trades Pages reserves the right to change or update these terms and conditions from time to time. As a User of the website, you are responsible for acknowledging any updates of these terms and conditions by visiting this section. Any significant changes in the terms and conditions will be followed by notification emails to all active Customers.


Limitations

You acknowledge that “We” may establish limits concerning use of the Website, including but not limited to the maximum number of days that content will be retained by the website, the maximum number and size of postings, email messages, or other content that may be transmitted or stored by the Website, and the frequency with which you may access the website.

You agree that “We” bare no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any content maintained or transmitted by the Website. You also acknowledge that “We” reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue the website (or any part thereof) with or without notice, and that “We” shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of any services.

You agree that we shall not be liable for any loss or damages arising from the provision (or non-provision) of any part of the service, including loss of profit or consequential loss or damage.


Termination of service

You agree that Trades Pages, in its sole discretion, has the right (but not the obligation) to deactivate your account, block your email address, or otherwise terminate or restrict your access to or use of the website, immediately and without notice, for any reason, including, without limitation, if “We” believes that you have acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the terms.

Further, you agree that “We” shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination or restriction of your access to the website.

Further, you agree not to attempt to use the website after said termination.