Biotechspert's Terms and Conditions

TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR EXPERTS:

These terms and conditions (these T&C) set out the terms and conditions on which you may make use of the website www.biotechspert.com (the Website) including the terms on which you agree to provide services to Seekers seeking advice and information through the Website (Seekers).

The Website is operated by Biotechspert Limited (we, our, us). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 09874279 and have our registered office at Future Business Centre, Cambridge, CB4 2HY.

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU START TO USE THE WEBSITE. YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THE WEBSITE CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF USE, WHICH ESTABLISH A CONTRACTUAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN YOU AND US

1. Background and Status of Biotechspert Limited

(a) The Website is a service that connects registered users seeking information or advice relating to the biotechnology industry (Seekers) with registered experts (Experts) who offer to provide such advice to Seekers on the Website (Listings).

(b) In particular, through the Website we:

(i) allow the communication of booking requests from Seekers who wish to arrangement an appointment to receive information or advice from an Expert ( Appointment), subject always to our right to decline to communicate any such service request in our sole discretion; and

(ii) facilitate the booking of services offered by Experts (Booking) on the Website and payment for such services.

(c) The Website is simply a technology platform that enables you to connect with Seekers (and vice-versa). We are not a party to any contract between you and a Seeker, nor (save as expressly set out herein) responsible for the acts or omissions of any Seeker, including non-payment by any Seekers . We have no obligation whatsoever to promote or endorse you or your business.

2. Your Status

By agreeing to these T&C, you represent and warrant that:

(i) as between you and us, you will be an independent contractor and nothing in these T&C shall render you an employee, worker, agent or partner of us or the Website and you shall not hold yourself out as such;

(ii) you have the full right and authority to agree to these T&C and provide your services through the Website, and your provision of services through the Website does not and will not breach or otherwise violate the terms of any other contract that you have entered into; and

(iii) you shall be fully responsible for and indemnify us against any liability, assessment or claim for: (A) taxation whatsoever arising from or made in connection with the performance of your services; or (B) any employment-related claim or any claim based on worker status (including reasonable costs and expenses) brought by you against us arising out of or in connection with the provision of your services, and we may satisfy such indemnity (in whole or in part) by way of deduction from any payment due to you.

3. Your Account and Profile

(a) When you sign-up to provide services through the Website you will be asked to provide personal information which may include (but not be limited to) your name, address, date of birth, company name, specialisms (Personal Details), together with an up-to-date photo and details of your account with PayPal (or such alternative platform as we may nominate from time to time). We may feature any or all of your Personal Details and your photo in a profile of you that is displayed to Seekers.

(b) You must not authorise third parties to use your account or assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person.

(c) Whenever you make use of a feature of the Website that allows you to submit information to us for use in the Website, you warrant that: (i) all such information is true, accurate and not misleading; and (ii) we have the right to rely on that information and include it (at our discretion) in the Website.

(d) If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party and must take all reasonable steps to ensure that no unauthorised person shall have access to such information. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

4. The Booking Process

(a) Seekers will obtain services from you by making bookings through the Website.

(b) The contract for the provision of the services is between you and the relevant Seeker, not between Biotechspert Limited and the Seeker. Furthermore, you acknowledge and agree that we do not do any due diligence or undertake background checks on the Seekers.

5. Cancellation and delay

(a) The rights of each Seeker to cancel shall be determined by your cancellation policy and/or terms and conditions and will not be governed by these T&C.

(b) Notwithstanding Paragraph 5(a) above, if you process a booking through the Website but do not provide the services requested, we reserve the right to withhold any payments due to you in respect of such services. In such circumstances we will try to contact the relevant Seeker to refund the fees.

6. Booking Fee

(a) During the account sign-up process referred to in Paragraph 3 above, you will have notified us of the fee you charge for each Booking ( Booking Fee). You can change your Booking Fee on the Website. If you are registered for VAT and it is appropriate for you to charge VAT, you must ensure that the Booking Fee is inclusive of VAT.

(b) You agree that you shall be responsible for all costs incurred in connection with your use of the Website and any Booking/Appointment (including but not limited to all telephone call charges relating to your use of any conference call services. A full copy of the charges payable can be found on the PowWowNow website here).

7. The Biotechspert Fee

(a) In consideration of our operating the Website making it available for your use, you agree that we shall be entitled to deduct from each payment made by a Seeker to you through the Website, a fee equal to 15% of the Booking Fee. By way of example only, if your Booking Fee is £100 + VAT, the Biotechspert Fee would be £18 (15% of the £120), and you would retain £102.

(b) You shall not seek to avoid, or otherwise circumvent, your obligation to pay us the Biotechspert Fee.

(c) If you have opted-in to donate a portion of your Booking Fee to charity, we will pay your chosen charity the full amount of your donation within 60 days of us receiving such amounts.

8. Payment Process

We use a third party payment provider to transfer any Booking Fees (less the Biotechspert Fee) to your bank account (or other alternative payment platform as notified to you from time to time) and as such cannot take any responsibility for any non-payment of the fees.

9. Your General Obligations

(a) You will at all times act professionally and courteously, and you shall not be rude, disrespectful or derogatory to any Seeker. Furthermore, you shall not cause nuisance, annoyance, inconvenience, physical harm or property damage to any Seeker.

(b) You will provide your services in accordance with reasonable skill and care and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

(c) You will ensure that all information that you supply to us is complete and accurate in all material respects, and you acknowledge and agree that (subject to the terms of our privacy policy) we may feature any such information within the Website at our discretion. In addition, you shall notify us immediately of any changes to your Personal Details.

(d) You shall at all times whilst you use the Website, obtain and shall maintain all necessary licences, consents, permissions and insurances required to offer and/or provide the services offered on the Listings and perform your obligations under these T&C including without limitation any licenses or consents required by any governing body or industry body and/or any applicable laws.

10. Intellectual property rights

(a) We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Website and in all material published on the Website. We grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-sublicensible, revocable, non-transferable licence to access and use the Website and all material published on the Website on your personal device(s), in each case solely for your personal use. All other rights are reserved to us.

(b) You agree that: (i) you shall not modify any of the materials you have downloaded in any way; (ii) you shall not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text or out of the context in which it is posted on the Website; (iii) you shall not make any adverse or derogatory comments about us or the Website and you shall not do anything which shall, or may, bring us or the Website into disrepute or harm our reputation in any way; (iv) our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of Content must always be acknowledged; and (v) you must not use any part of the Content for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

11. Your Use of Our IP

(a) If you are registered on the Website, you are encouraged to include the relevant logo of the Website that we make available to you, on your website, social media accounts and any equipment you use to undertake the services. Your licence to use our logo is for as long as you are featured in the Website.

(b) We may remove your right to display our logo, any other assets which we may make available to you from time to time, and/or your right to otherwise associate yourself with the Website, at any time (and for any reason) on notice to you.

12. Availability of the Website

We do not guarantee that the Website, or any content or other information on it (Content), will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to the Website is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of the Website without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period or if your location is unavailable on the Website. You are responsible for obtaining the data network access necessary to use the Website.

13. Suitability and accuracy of Content

(a) We will update the Website from time to time, and may change the Content at any time.

(b) We will also endeavour to ensure that all Content is materially accurate at the time of its inclusion on the Website, but we do not guarantee that the Website, or any Content, will be free from errors or omissions.

14. Reviews

If we make available functionality which allows Seekers to provide a review for use on the Website, we require the Seeker to agree that: (i) the review represents their honestly-held belief; (ii) we have the right to use that review on the Website or other media platforms, and modify its content, at our discretion; and (iii) we may remove the review from the Website at any time and in our sole discretion. Please notify us immediately if you believe that any review of your services is misleading or otherwise inaccurate. We disclaim any and all liability, to the extent permitted by applicable law, in relation to any reviews on the Website.

15. Limitation of our liability

(a) NOTHING IN THESE TERMS OF USE EXCLUDES OR LIMITS OUR LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY ARISING FROM OUR NEGLIGENCE, OR OUR FRAUD OR FRAUDULENT MISREPRESENTATION, OR ANY OTHER LIABILITY THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED BY LAW.

(b) THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE”. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE EXCLUDE ALL CONDITIONS, WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR OTHER TERMS WHICH MAY APPLY TO THE WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT ON IT, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE REGARDING THE RELIABILITY, SUITABILITY, CREDIT-WORTHINESS, HONESTY OR INTEGRITY OF ANY SEEKER.

(c) WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF STATUTORY DUTY, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE, ARISING UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH:

(i) USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE;

(ii) USE OF, OR RELIANCE ON, ANY CONTENT DISPLAYED ON THE WEBSITE;

(iii) ANY TRANSACTION OR RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN YOU AND ANY SEEKER; OR

(iv) ANY FAILURE IN PERFORMANCE FOR CAUSES BEYOND OUR CONTROL.

(d) IN ADDITION, WE HAVE NO LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY:

(i) INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES;

(ii) LOSS OF PROFIT, LOSS OF DATA, PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE RELATED TO THE WEBSITE OR ANY SEEKER; OR

(iii) LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A VIRUS, DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY CONTENT ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.

(e) GIVEN THAT WE OPERATE AS A PLATFORM AND CONNECT YOU WITH SEEKERS, OUR MAXIMUM LIABILITY TO YOU (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, MISREPRESENTATION OR UNDER ANY OTHER LEGAL HEAD OF LIABILITY) IN RELATION TO THE WEBSITE SHALL BE LIMITED TO ANY AMOUNT(S) PAID BY A SEEKER IN RESPECT OF YOUR SERVICES WHICH WE DO NOT PAY TO YOU (AFTER DEDUCTION OF THE BIOTECHSPERT FEE) IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE T&C.

16. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold Biotechspert Limited and its officers, directors, employees and agents harmless from any and all claims, demands, losses, liabilities, expenses (including legal fees) arising out of or in connection with: (i) your provision of services to Seekers; (ii) your breach of these T&C; (iii) our use of your content in accordance with these T&C; or (iv) your infringement of the rights of any third party.

17. Force Majeure

We shall not be liable for any failure to fulfil any of our obligations to you insofar as such failure is due to a Force Majeure Event. For the purposes of these terms of use, Force Majeure Event means all events beyond our control including war, hostilities, invasion, riot, civil commotion, royal bereavement, strikes, government control, network or telecommunications system failure, lock-outs, fire, flood, storm or other natural catastrophe.

18. Termination

We may terminate these terms of use and the Website (or any part of it) at any time and for any reason. We will provide you with as much notice as is reasonably possible of any such termination, unless: (i) you are in material breach of these T&C; or (ii) in our opinion any delay in termination would expose us or any third party (including any Seeker) to a risk of harm or damage, in which case we may terminate these terms of use immediately. Furthermore (without prejudice to your accrued rights and remedies against us), we may remove you from the Website and disable your account at any time at our discretion.

19. Data Protection

Our collection and use of your personal data and any data you input whilst using the Website and/or Software shall be in accordance with our privacy policy located at https://www.biotechspert.com/privacy. By using the Website you give your full consent to our use of your personal data in accordance with our privacy policy.

20. Viruses

We do not guarantee that the Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You must not: (a) misuse the Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful; (b) attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website; or (c) attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

21. Severability

Each paragraph (and sub-paragraph) of these T&C operates separately. If any court or competent authority decides that any of them are unlawful or unenforceable, the remaining paragraphs (or sub-paragraphs) will remain in full force and effect.

22. Applicable law and jurisdiction

These T&C, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree to that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction.

23. Changes to these T&C

We may revise these terms of use at any time by posting the updated terms of use on the Website. It is your responsibility to check the Website regularly for any changes and your continued use of the Website after these terms of use are amended shall constitute your consent to be bound by these amended terms of use.

24. Contact Us

To contact us, please email hello@biotechspert.com

TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR ADVICE SEEKERS


These terms of use (together with the documents referred to in these terms of use) set out the terms and conditions on which you may make use of the Biotechspert website (www.biotechspert.com) (the Website).

The Website is operated by Biotechspert Limited (we, our, us). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 09874279 and have our registered office at Future Business Centre, Cambridge, CB4 2HY.

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU START TO USE THE WEBSITE. YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THE WEBSITE CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF USE, WHICH ESTABLISH A CONTRACTUAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN YOU AND US

1 Background and Status of Biotechspert Limited

(a) The Website is a service that connects registered users seeking information or advice relating to the biotechnology industry (Seekers) with registered experts (Experts) who offer to provide such advice to Seekers on the Website (Listings).

(b) In particular, through the Website we:

(i) allow the communication of booking requests from Seekers who wish to arrangement an appointment to receive information or advice from an Expert ( Appointment), subject always to our right to decline to communicate any such service request in our sole discretion; and

(ii) facilitate the booking of services offered by Experts (Booking) on the Website and payment for such services.

(c) We disclaim any and all liability, to the extent permitted by applicable law, in relation to the quality, suitability, safety or ability of any Expert. You are advised to do your own checks on each Expert (for example by searching against their name in a web search engine or asking for evidence of relevant qualifications). We do not edit, modify, filter, screen, monitor, endorse or guarantee any content on the Website or the content of communications between users of the Website. Biotechspert has no control over the conduct of Experts, Seekers or other users of the Website or any information provided in connection therewith, and disclaims all liability in this regard.

(d) You should check with the relevant Expert whether they have any additional terms and conditions which apply to your Booking/Appointment.

2 Cancellation and delay

(a) Your right to cancel any Booking/Appointment shall be determined by the cancellation policy and/or terms and conditions of the relevant Expert and will not be governed by these terms and conditions.

(b) Notwithstanding Paragraph 2(a) above, if you cancel a booking in breach of the Expert’s cancellation policy and/or terms and conditions, you acknowledge and agree that we shall be entitled (and you provide us with your express authorisation) to debit the full amount of the Booking Fee (defined below) from your bank account (or any account that you hold with an alternative payment platform nominated by us from time to time).

3 Booking Fees and Charges

(a) The Website is provided to Seekers free of charge, although we reserve the right to charge Seekers for the service in the future (subject to obtaining the prior agreement of each relevant Seeker to any such charges).

(b) In order to confirm a Booking of any services offered on the Website, the Seeker is required to: (i) have registered an account with PayPal (or any alternative platform nominated by us from time to time); and (ii) have an amount on deposit with PayPal (or the alternative platform nominated by us) at least equivalent to the estimated cost of the Booking/Appointment.

(c) The booking fee (“Booking Fee”) for each Appointment shall be clearly available to the Seeker during the booking process.

(d) Each Seeker acknowledges and agrees that the full Booking Fee for an Appointment becomes due and payable immediately upon the conclusion of the Appointment.

4 Payment Process

(a) Immediately after each Appointment, you acknowledge and agree that we shall be entitled (and you provide us with your express authorisation) to debit your PayPal account (or any account that you hold with an alternative platform nominated by us from time to time) an amount equal to the Booking Fee in respect of such Appointment.

(b) You agree that you shall be responsible for all costs incurred in connection with your use of the Website and any Booking/Appointment (including but not limited to all telephone call charges relating to your use of any conference call services. A full copy of the charges payable can be found on the PowWowNow website here).

5 The Experts

(a) The Experts are independent contractors and do not have any employment relationship with us.

(b) You will not, in your use of the Website or interaction with any Expert, cause nuisance, annoyance, inconvenience, physical harm or property damage to that Expert or any of his/her equipment.

6 Complaints, feedback and questions

You should provide any feedback, questions and complaints relating to the Website to us by email at hello@biotechspert.com or by telephone to any dedicated Seeker service line that we may operate from time to time. You should direct all feedback, questions and complains relating to the Expert, any Booking or any Appointment directly to the relevant Expert.

7 Availability of the Website

We do not guarantee that the Website, or any content or other information on it (Content), will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to the Website is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of the Website without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period or if your location is unavailable on the Website. You are responsible for obtaining the data network access necessary to use the Website.

8 Your account/password and information you provide to us

(a) You must be at least 18 years of age to open an account with the Website.

(b) You must not authorise third parties to use your account or assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person.

(c) Account registration requires you to provide us with certain personal information relating to you, including your PayPal account details (or your account details with any alternative platform nominated by us from time to time).

(d) Whenever you make use of a feature of the Website that allows you to submit information to us for use in the Website, you warrant that: (i) all such information is true, accurate and not misleading; and (ii) we have the right to rely on that information and include it (at our discretion) in the Website.

(e) If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party and must take all reasonable steps to ensure that no unauthorised person shall have access to such information. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

9 Suitability and accuracy of Content

(a) We will update the Website from time to time, and may change the Content at any time. Whilst we will endeavour to tailor Content so that it is relevant to you, all information or advice provided as part of the Website is generic in nature and you should not rely on it in connection with the making of any decision.

(b) We will also endeavour to ensure that all Content is materially accurate at the time of its inclusion on the Website, but we do not guarantee that the Website, or any Content, will be free from errors or omissions.

10 Third party terms

(a) In addition to these terms of use, the Booking/Appointment is subject to any terms and conditions which the relevant Expert may have. Please check with your Expert for any specific terms and conditions which may apply.

(b) Where any element of the Website is made available to download on a third party platform (for example via the App Store or Google Play), your downloading, installation and use of that element of the Website is bound by the terms and conditions of the operator of the relevant platform, as well as by these terms of use. In the event of any conflict or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of the operator of the relevant platform and these terms of use, the terms and conditions of the operator of the relevant platform shall prevail.

11 Links to third party websites

(a) We may from time to time provide links to third party websites on the Website. The information provided on or via the Website is for information only and does not constitute or form part of any offer or invitation to sell any goods or services.

(b) We have no control over the third party websites and accept no liability for any statements, information, content, products or services that are published on or may be accessible from those third party websites. It is of utmost importance that you thoroughly check all information provided on the third party websites before you commit to procuring any goods or services.

12 Reviews

If we make available functionality which allows you to provide a review of Experts or any other services provided on the Website, you agree that: (i) the review represents your honestly-held belief; (ii) we have the right to use that review on the Website or other media platforms, and modify its content, at our discretion; (iii) we have the right to attribute that review to your username; and (iv) we may remove the review from the Website at any time and in our sole discretion. We disclaim any and all liability, to the extent permitted by applicable law, in relation to any reviews on the Website.

13 Intellectual property rights

(a) We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Website, and in all material published on it. We grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-sublicensible, revocable, non-transferable licence to access and use the Website and all material published on it on your personal device, in each case solely for your personal and non-commercial use. All other rights are reserved to us.

(b) You agree that: (i) you shall not modify any of the materials you have downloaded in any way; (ii) you shall not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text or out of the context in which it is posted on the Website; (iii) you shall not make any adverse or derogatory comments about us or the Website and you shall not do anything which shall, or may, bring us or the Website into disrepute or harm our reputation in any way; (iv) our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of Content must always be acknowledged; and (v) you must not use any part of the Content for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

14 Limitation of our liability

(a) NOTHING IN THESE TERMS OF USE EXCLUDES OR LIMITS OUR LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY ARISING FROM OUR NEGLIGENCE, OR OUR FRAUD OR FRAUDULENT MISREPRESENTATION, OR ANY OTHER LIABILITY THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED BY LAW.

(b) THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE”. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE EXCLUDE ALL CONDITIONS, WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR OTHER TERMS WHICH MAY APPLY TO THE WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT ON IT, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE REGARDING THE RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, QUALITY, SUITABILITY OR AVAILABILITY OF ANY SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR OF THE QUALITY, SUITABILITY, SAFETY OR ABILITY OF ANY EXPERT).

(c) WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO ANY USER FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF STATUTORY DUTY, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE, ARISING UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH:

(i) USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE;

(ii) USE OF, OR RELIANCE ON, ANY CONTENT DISPLAYED ON THE WEBSITE;

(iii) ANY TRANSACTION OR RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN YOU AND ANY EXPERT;

(iv) ANY FAILURE IN PERFORMANCE FOR CAUSES BEYOND OUR CONTROL; OR

(v) YOUR CONNECTING TO ANY LINKED THIRD PARTY WEBSITES OR ANY STATEMENTS, INFORMATION, CONTENT, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THAT ARE PUBLISHED ON, OR MAY BE ACCESSIBLE FROM, ANY LINKED THIRD PARTY WEBSITE.

(d) IN ADDITION, WE HAVE NO LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY:

(i) INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES;

(ii) LOSS OF PROFIT, LOSS OF DATA, PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE RELATED TO THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES PROVIDED BY EXPERTS; OR

(iii) LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A VIRUS, DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY CONTENT ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.

(e) GIVEN THAT WE OPERATE AS A PLATFORM AND DO NOT PROVIDE ANY INFORMATION OR ADVICE OURSELVES, OUR MAXIMUM LIABILITY TO YOU (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, MISREPRESENTATION OR UNDER ANY OTHER LEGAL HEAD OF LIABILITY) IN RELATION TO YOUR USE OR INABILITY IN USE OR DELAY IN USE OF THE WEBSITE SHALL BE £100.

(f) NOTHING IN THESE TERMS OF USE SHALL AFFECT YOUR STATUTORY RIGHTS AS A CONSUMER.

15 Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold Biotechspert Limited and its officers, directors, employees and agents harmless from any and all claims, demands, losses, liabilities, expenses (including legal fees) arising out of or in connection with: (i) your use of the Website (or services obtained via Experts through the Website); (ii) your breach of these terms of use; (iii) our use of your content in accordance with these terms of use; or (iv) your infringement of the rights of any third party.

16 Force Majeure

We shall not be liable for any failure to fulfil any of our obligations to you insofar as such failure is due to a Force Majeure Event. For the purposes of these terms of use, Force Majeure Event means all events beyond our control including war, hostilities, invasion, riot, civil commotion, royal bereavement, strikes, government control, network or telecommunications system failure, lock-outs, fire, flood, storm or other natural catastrophe.

17 Termination

We may terminate these terms of use and the Website (or any part of it) at any time and for any reason. We will provide you with as much notice as is reasonably possible of any such termination, unless: (i) you are in material breach of these terms of use; or (ii) in our opinion any delay in termination would expose us or any third party to a risk of harm or damage, in which case we may terminate these terms of use immediately.

18 Your personal data

Our collection and use of your personal data shall be in accordance with our privacy policy located at https://www.biotechspert.com/privacy. By using the Website you give your full consent to our use of your personal data in accordance with our privacy policy.

19 Viruses

We do not guarantee that the Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You must not: (a) misuse the Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful; (b) attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website; or (c) attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

20 Severability

Each paragraph (and sub-paragraph) of these terms of use operates separately. If any court or competent authority decides that any of them are unlawful or unenforceable, the remaining paragraphs (or sub-paragraphs) will remain in full force and effect.

21 Applicable law and jurisdiction

These terms of use, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree to that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction. However, if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

22 Changes to these terms

We may revise these terms of use at any time by posting the updated terms of use on the Website. It is your responsibility to check the Website regularly for any changes and your continued use of the Website after these terms of use are amended shall constitute your consent to be bound by these amended terms of use.

23 Contact us

To contact us, please email hello@biotechspert.com.