Terms of Use

1             Introduction

1.1          Angelfunder Limited (“AFL”) is the provider of the Services on this website.

1.2          References to:

1.2.1      “AFL”, “us”, “we”, “our” means Angelfunder Limited;
1.2.2      “User”, “you”, “your” means you the User of the Services;
1.2.3      Services means the services that AFL and/or Service Providers provide to the User via the AFL website;
1.2.4      Service Provider means services provided by trusted third parties;
1.2.5      Persons include but are not restricted to bodies corporate, unincorporated, associations and partnerships;
1.2.6      Applicable Law means all national and/or international laws, enactments, rules,  regulations and guidance promulgated by any relevant competent authority, regulations having the force of law.

1.3          These ToUs are subject to Applicable Law so that:

1.3.1      if there is any conflict between these ToUs and any Applicable Law, the latter shall prevail;
1.3.2      we may take or omit to take any action we consider necessary to ensure compliance with any Applicable Law;
1.3.3      such actions we may take or fail to take for the purposes of compliance with any Applicable Law shall not render us or any of our staff or Service Providers liable.

1.4          Why this is important – These terms of use (“ToU”) contain important information about our Services. For your benefit and understanding, please read them carefully before accepting them. If there is anything you do not understand, please do not hesitate to contract us by email at: team@angelfunder.io.

1.5          Who we are and what we do – Angelfunder Limited is registered in England (company number 13615019) with its registered office at 128 City Road, London EC1V 2NX.
We provide a network that enables suitably qualified angel investors to speak and learn more about start up and growing businesses looking for backing, mentors and practical help and assistance. We help users of social media such as LinkedIn filter out the noise and help you focus on becoming known to participants who can help you now or in the future. In many respects we are similar to a web-based Dragon’s Den or Shark Tank without the drama and with many more people on the panel and many more people with great pitches.

1.6          What we do not do – we do not provide any service that would require us to be authorised and/or regulated by a competent regulatory authority. Accordingly, we are not for example, authorised by the UK Financial Conduct Authority because we do not provide any service which falls into the FCA’s permitter of supervision. Nor do we provide legal or accounting advice or services.
If you engage with any participants on the website with a view to concluding a transaction you should consider taking appropriate legal and/or regulatory advice to ensure you remain in compliance with local law and that your position is protected.

1.7          Accessibility – Our Services are directed at individuals and undertakings who possess sufficient fluency to speak, write and read and understand the English language in the context of communicating and understanding the Services we provide.

1.8          Security – We deploy various and distinct measures to keep you information secure. These may include multi-factor authentication tools, pre-registration and pre-validation of email addresses and phone number. For added security we do not publish details of all the methods we use or the order in which we use them. However we ask you to co-operate with us when taking you through a security measure and enter into the spirit of understanding why we value keeping your information secure.

2               Declaration

2.1          By clicking the “I agree” button:

2.1.1      you confirm you are aged over 18;
2.1.2      you have authority to enter into these terms of use (“ToU”);
2.1.3      you have read these ToU and agree to abide by them;
2.1.4      you are not restricted from using the Services provided by Angelfunder Limited for example you are not a US Person for the purposes of US securities legislation or a sanctioned individual;
2.1.5      you are not acting on behalf of an undisclosed principal or third-party beneficiary;
2.1.6      you are not acting in a capacity of a mystery shopper seeking to establish the content or workflow of the AFL website and Services for the purposes of commercial espionage, service ranking or any other purpose other than a bona fide intention to use the Services.

3               Acceptance of Terms
Angelfunder Limited (“AFL”) provides its service to the User of the AFL website, subject to the following terms of use (“ToU“), which may be updated by AFL at any time without notice to the User. The User may see the current version of these ToUs at any time by accessing the “Terms and Conditions” link on the AFL website. In addition, when using particular AFL services, the User shall be subject to the guidelines or rules applicable to such Services which may be posted from time to time. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into these ToUs. AFL also may offer other services from time to time, which may be governed by different terms of use.

4               DESCRIPTION OF SERVICEs

4.1          AFL currently provides Users with access to a broad range of resources, directly, as well as through its network of contacts and Service Providers (the “Services“). The User also understands and agrees that the Services may include advertisements and that these advertisements may be necessary for AFL to provide the Services. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Services shall be subject to these ToUs. The User agrees and understands and that the Services are provided “AS-IS“.

4.2          You are solely responsible for the installation and maintenance of all client-side computer hardware, middleware, software, and/or data communication services needed by you to access the Services. The User is responsible for obtaining access to the Services and that access may involve third party fees (such as Internet service provider or airtime charges). The User is responsible for those fees, including those fees associated with the display or delivery of advertisements. In addition, the User must provide and is responsible for all equipment necessary to access the Services.

4.3          When you use the Services, you represent that you are solely responsible for making your own independent appraisal and investigations of the risks involved. You represent that you have sufficient knowledge, market sophistication, professional advice and experience to make your own evaluation of the merits of the merits and risks involved. We give you warranty as to the suitability or timing of any Content and assume no fiduciary duty in this respect of our dealings with you.

5               REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS
In consideration of the User using the Services, the User agrees to: (a) provide true, accurate, current, complete and not misleading information about the User as prompted by the Service’s registration form (such information being the “Registration Data”) and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current, complete not misleading. If the User provides any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current, incomplete or misleading, or AFL has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current, incomplete or misleading, or your use of the Services may damage our reputation AFL reserves the right to suspend or terminate the account of the User and refuse any and all current or future use of the Services (or any portion thereof).

6               AFL PRIVACY POLICY

6.1          The information submitted to us will be used primarily for the purpose of creating successful matches between entrepreneurs and angel investors. Any information received is necessary to provide a level of certainty of intent and to maximise credibility. It may also be used to provide backup that may be helpful to you for due diligence purposes when seeking capital and/or to invest. It is also required in order to aid with the continual improvement, compile basic demographic data and to generally improve the Services offered to you. We will not sell, share or rent your confidential information to any independent third parties without your prior consent.

6.2          Indexing – Please note that the title and short summary of entrepreneurs’ pitches will be indexed on Google to attract more interest to your project. We therefore advise you not to include any confidential information in these sections of your pitch.

6.3          Cookies – If you decide to register as an entrepreneur or angel investor with AFL, “cookies” are used to recognise you on subsequent visits and to make your online experience more user-friendly. “Cookies” are small bits of data that can be sent to your computer which then may be stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. They cannot be used to retrieve data from your hard drive, email addresses or personally identifying information about you in any way. Most web browsers have features that can notify you when you receive a “cookie” or prevent “cookies” from being sent. Please note that by not accepting cookies, you will limit the AFL website’s functionality.

6.4          Security – Transaction information can be securely transmitted to the payment gateway via secure SSL connections.

6.5          Sponsor Sites – AFL provides links to third party sponsors. These sponsors are independent of this site and regulated by their own policies and procedures. We do not we share User details with any third parties.

7               MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD AND SECURITY
The User is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and is fully responsible for all activities that occur under its password or account. The User agrees to (a) immediately notify AFL of any unauthorised use of its password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that the User exits from its account at the end of each session. AFL cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from failure of the User to comply with this Section 7.

8               MEMBER CONDUCT

8.1          The User understands that all information, data, text, software, sound, images, graphics, video, messages or other materials (the “Content”), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that the User, and not AFL, is entirely responsible for all Content that the User uploads, posts, emails, transmits or otherwise make available via the Services to the AFL website.

8.2          AFL does not systematically control or verify the Content posted via the Services to the AFL website and, as such, is not responsible for the compliance, clarity, fairness, accuracy, completeness, quality, or objectionable nature of such Content. The User understands that by using the Services, the User may be exposed to Content that is not compliant, clear, fair, accurate, complete or objectionable. Under no circumstances will AFL be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Services.

8.3          Notwithstanding clause 8.2, AFL reserves the right to remove Content whether publicly posted or privately transmitted that it, in its absolute and sole discretion, believes is non-compliant with these ToUs or Applicable Law. For example, certain Content may require pre-approval by a competent person duly authorised to approve such Content before it is made available to certain categories of angel investors or entrepreneurs. AFL also reserves the right to filter the availability of such Content to certain categories of angel investors or entrepreneurs.

8.4          The User agrees that it must evaluate, and shall bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including without limitation any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, quality or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, the User agrees and acknowledges that the User may not rely in the absence of its own due diligence exercises on any Content submitted to the AFL website, including without limitation, information on AFL message boards and on all other parts of the Services.

8.5          The User agrees and acknowledges that AFL may preserve Content and may also disclose Content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to:

8.5.1      comply with legal process;
8.5.2      enforce these ToUs;
8.5.3      respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; or
8.5.4      protect the rights, property, or personal safety of AFL, its Users and the public.

8.6          The User understands that the technical processing and transmission of the Services, including the Content of the User, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.

8.7          The User agrees to not use the Services to:

8.7.1      upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
8.7.2      harm minors in any way;
8.7.3      impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a AFL official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent the affiliation of the User with a person or entity;
8.7.4      forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Services;
8.7.5      upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that the User do not have a right to make available under any Applicable Law or without limitation under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
8.7.6      upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights (“Intellectual Property Rights“) of any party;
8.7.7      upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas (if any) that are expressly designated for such purpose;
8.7.8      upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
8.7.9      disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to “scroll” faster than other users of the Services are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users’ ability to engage in real time exchanges;
8.7.10   interfere with or disrupt the Services or servers or networks connected to the Services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Services;
8.7.11   decipher, decompile, disassemble, reverse-engineer or otherwise attempt to derive any of the source code or underlying ideas or algorithms or any part or Services, except to the limited extent that Applicable Law specifically prohibits such restrictions;
8.7.12   intentionally or unintentionally violate any Applicable Law with respect to the availability, pre-approval by a competent person, target audience, or use of Content;
8.7.13   stalk or otherwise harass any person; or
8.7.14   collect or store personal data about other Users.

9               SPECIAL warnings FOR INTERNATIONAL USE
Recognising the global nature of the World Wide Web, the User agrees to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, the User agrees to comply with all Applicable Law regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the country in which the User resides.

10            CONTENT SUBMITTED OR MADE AVAILABLE FOR INCLUSION ON THE SERVICE

10.1       AFL does not claim ownership of Content the User submits or makes available for inclusion on the Services. However, with respect to Content the User submits or makes available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Services, the User grants AFL the following world-wide, royalty free and non-exclusive license(s), as applicable:

10.1.1   With respect to Content the User submits or makes available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of AFL message boards and AFL groups, the license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such Content on the Services solely for the purposes of providing and promoting the specific AFL message board or AFL group to which such Content was submitted or made available.
10.1.2   With respect to images, graphics, audio or video the User submits or makes available for inclusion on publicly accessible area of the Services other than AFL message boards or AFL groups, the license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such Content on the Services solely for the purpose for which such Content was submitted or made available.
10.1.3   With respect to Content other than images, graphics, audio or video the User submits or makes available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Services other than AFL message boards or AFL groups, the perpetual, irrevocable and fully sub-licensable license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform and publicly display such Content (in whole or in part) and to incorporate such Content into other works in any format or medium now known or later developed.

10.2       “publicly accessible” areas of the Services are those areas of the AFL’s network of properties that are intended by AFL to be available to the general public. By way of example, publicly accessible areas of the Services would include AFL message boards and portions of AFL groups that are open to both members and visitors. However, publicly accessible areas of the Services would not include portions of AFL message boards and AFL groups that are limited to members, Services intended for private communication, or areas off of the AFL’s network of properties such as portions of World Wide Web sites that are accessible through the AFL but are not hosted or served by the AFL.

11            PAYMENTS

11.1       General – The subscription plan to our Services consist of an initial charge and then followed by recurring period charges as agreed to by you. By using the Services, you acknowledge that your subscription has an initial and recurring payment feature and you accept responsibility for all recurring charges prior to cancellation. By subscribing to our Services you are agreeing to pay recurring periodic subscriptions for an indefinite time until cancelled by you. You can cancel your subscription at any time. You will not be charged for any cancellation. You can re-subscribe at any time following your cancellation, but we reserve the right not to permit re-subscription where we have previously elected to terminate a subscription by you.

11.2       Price – The indicated prices for the Services exclude VAT and any other taxes which will be applied as applicable at the point of sale.

11.3       Payment – Payment for the Services shall be made by credit card, debit card or PayPal. Payments are processed by means of a third party. Therefore, we have no access to payment information, nor subsequently store said piece of information. You must update the payment information provided to us from time to time, in order to ensure that it is accurate and up-to-date. Should a payment not be processed because you fail to meet the obligations set forth in this clause 11.3, your access to or use of the Services may be suspended or terminated.

11.4       Invoicing – The Services are invoiced in advance. You expressly authorise us to issue electronic invoices for the Services.

11.5       Automatically upgrading your plan – If you are under a paid plan, you may opt to upgrade to the next available plan. If activated, you will be expressly authorising us to charge you for the difference between your then-current plan and the plan you are updating to. The paid plan to which you have been upgraded to will then auto-renew on a rolling basis.

11.6       Cancellation – you have the right to cancel your subscription within 14 days of date of the start of your subscription without penalty. Please note that by publishing your pitch, AFL will take this as your express request to start work straight away and you acknowledge that you will lose your 14 day right to cancel.

12            INDEMNITY
The User agrees to indemnify and hold AFL, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders and Service Providers harmless from any loss, damage, claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of any Content the User submits, posts, transmits or makes available through the Services, the use of and connection to the Services by, the User, the violation of these ToUs or of any rights of another by the User or breach of Applicable Law.

13            NO RESALE OF SERVICEs
The User agrees not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Services, use of the Services, or access to the Services, including any intellectual property rights of AFL or any person or firm having posted information for availability through the Services.

14            GENERAL PRACTICES REGARDING USE AND STORAGE
The User agrees and acknowledges that AFL may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Services, including without limitation the maximum number of days that email messages, message board postings or other uploaded Content will be retained by the Services, the maximum number of email messages that may be sent from or received by an account on the Services, the maximum size of any email message that may be sent from or received by an account on the Services, the maximum amount of data storage that will be allotted on AFL’s servers on behalf of the User, and the maximum number of times (and the maximum duration for which) the User may access the Services in a given period of time. The Use agrees, without prejudice to any data protection law, that AFL has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content maintained or transmitted by the Services. The User agrees and acknowledges that AFL reserves the right to log off accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time. The User further agrees and acknowledges that AFL reserves the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, in its sole discretion, with or without notice.

15            MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE
AFL reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Services (or any part thereof) with or without notice. The User agrees that AFL shall not be liable to the User or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Services.

16            TERMINATION
The User agrees that AFL, in its sole discretion, may terminate the password, account (or any part thereof) of the User or the use of the Services, and remove and discard any Content within the Services, for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use or if AFL believes that the User has violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these ToUs or AFL’s Acceptable Use Policy. AFL may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing the Services, or any part thereof, with or without notice. The User agrees that any termination of the User’s access to the Services under any provision of these ToUs may be effected without prior notice, and agrees and acknowledges that AFL may immediately deactivate or delete the User’s account and all related information and files in the User’s account and/or bar any further access to such files or the Services. Further, the User agrees that AFL shall not be liable to the User or any third-party for any termination of its access to the Services.

17            DEALINGS WITH ADVERTISERS
The correspondence or business dealings, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Services by the User, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between the User and such business, promoter or advertiser. The User agrees that AFL shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such businesses, promoters or advertisers on the Services.

18            LINKS
The Services may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other websites or resources. As AFL has no control over such sites and resources, the User agrees and acknowledges that AFL is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. The User further agrees and acknowledges and agrees that AFL shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

19            AFL’S PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

19.1       The User agrees and acknowledges that the Services and any necessary software used in connection with the Services (“Software”) contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. The User further agrees and acknowledges that Content contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to the User through the Services or advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorised by AFL or advertisers, the User agrees not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Services or the software, in whole or in part.

19.2       AFL grants the User a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the Services; provided that the User does not (and does not allow any third party to copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the AFL website, the Software or the Content. The User agrees not to modify the software in any manner or form, or to use modified versions of AFL website, the software or the Content, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorised access to the Services. The User agrees not to access the Services by any means other than through the interface that is provided by AFL for use in accessing the Services.

20            DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

20.1       The User hereby expressly agrees and understands that: a) Its use of the Services are at its sole risk. The Services are provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. AFL expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of fitness for a particular purpose or uninterrupted availability.

20.1.1   AFL makes no warranty that: (i) the Services will meet the requirements of the User, (ii) the Services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the Services will be accurate or reliable, (iv) the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by the User through the service will meet its expectations, and (v) any errors in the Software will be corrected.
20.1.2   Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Services are done at the sole discretion and risk of the User and that it will be solely responsible for any damage to its computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.
20.1.3   No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by the User from AFL or through or from the Services shall create any warranty not expressly stated in these ToUs.
20.1.4   It waives any claims it now has, or in the future may have, which gives or provides the User of the AFL with any cause of action whatsoever.

20.2       Notwithstanding any other provisions herein, User of the AFL agrees and acknowledges that neither AFL or its contributors, nor their affiliates or representatives shall be liable to the User, for special, incidental or consequential, special, direct or indirect damages arising directly or indirectly from any occurrence whatsoever (including without limitation loss of profits, loss of business opportunity, loss of property, of any nature whatsoever), whether or not such damages were foreseeable by the AFL or its contributors or any one of them was advised of the possibility of such damages and whether otherwise arising from any contractual, tortious acts or omissions of either party or of their respective affiliates or representatives, and whether or not it had any knowledge, actual or constructive, that such damages might be incurred for having relied on the material, information, data or the Content presented or forming part of any, to make personal, legal, tax, accounting, investment or financial decisions.

20.3       The User accepts full responsibility for any agreement, understanding or relationship the User enters into with any of the contributors. Further, the User understands, agrees and acknowledges that AFL, in no manner whatsoever, endorses the said contributors or whatever pitch may be presented by such contributors and that AFL shall not be held liable for any claims of any nature whatsoever arising or resulting from any thesis or pitch of any of the contributors, or from any agreement, understanding, association, investment or relationship concluded, agreed, made or established between the User of the AFL and any of the contributors, of any type and for any reason whatsoever.

20.4       The User understands, agrees and acknowledges that the AFL website is designed as an educational and networking tool only, and that AFL is not engaged in rendering, nor is it representing itself as rendering legal, tax, financial, accounting or other professional advice or opinions or services of any nature whatsoever to the User.

20.5       The User hereby confirms that it qualifies as a sophisticated, high-net-worth, accredited or professional investor, pursuant to all relevant Applicable Law relating to the substance of the Services provided therein.

20.6       The User understands, agrees and acknowledges that it is its own responsibility to obtain independent legal, tax, financial, accounting, or other professional advice with respect to evaluating, agreeing, establishing and/or implementing any relationship or investment based on any of the material, information or strategies presented on the AFL website. Further, it is highly recommended that the User of the AFL take adequate time to review and evaluate whatever material or information received with whichever independent professional advisors the User deems appropriate.

21            LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
The User expressly agrees and understands that AFL shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if AFL has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from: (i) the use or the inability to use the Services; (ii) the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from any goods, data, information or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through or from the Services; (iii) unauthorised access to or alteration of transmissions or data of the User; (iv) statements or conduct of any third party on the Services; (v) any agreement, understanding or relationship the User enters into with any of the contributors or any other person or entity with whom it has been put in contact through the AFL website; or (vi) any other matter relating to the Services.

22            NOTICE
Notices to the User may be made via either e-mail or regular mail. The Services may also provide notices of changes to these ToUs or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to the User generally on the Services.

23            TRADEMARK INFORMATION
AFL, the AFL logo, the AFL design, and the AFL stylised, trademarks and service marks, and other AFL logos and product and service names are trademarks of AFL (the “AFL Marks”). Without AFL’s prior permission, the User agrees not to display or use in any manner, the AFL Marks.

24            Data protection

24.1       We will obtain information (including personal data) from you during the course of our relationship with you. Specifically, we will ask you to provide us with your name, postal address, email address, telephone number, banking details, etc. where applicable. You authorise us to use and process all data in our possession that relates to any aspect of our dealings with you, and in accordance with applicable data protection legislation and any successor legislation.

24.2       You authorise us to transfer all data in our possession to any Service Provider that relates to any aspect of our dealings with you.

24.3       In order to enable us to provide the most appropriate services to you we will record and/or monitor your use of the AFL website and email communications between us and you and other Users. We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that the database containing this information is updated and is securely protected against unauthorised entry and that personal information is kept strictly confidential.

24.4       We may use your personal information, and store it on our systems and may otherwise process it for the purposes of providing the Services. If you believe any of the data we hold about you is inaccurate or needs to be updated, please let us know as soon as possible by emailing us.

24.5       We may disclose your personal information if we are required to do so by law or we are requested to do so by any other relevant competent authority.

24.6       Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties outside any jurisdiction that does not provide adequate UK equivalent data protection arrangements.

25            GENERAL INFORMATION

25.1       These ToUs constitute the entire agreement between the User and AFL and govern the use of the Services by the User, superseding any prior agreements between the User and AFL. A User also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when the User uses affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software. These ToUs and the relationship between the User and AFL shall be governed by the laws in force in the England, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. The User and AFL agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in England and Wales.

25.2       The failure of AFL to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these ToUs, the AFL subscription documentation terms and conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these ToUs, the AFL subscription documentation terms and conditions is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavour to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these ToUs, the AFL subscription documentation and terms and conditions remain in full force and effect. The User agrees that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Services or these ToUs, the AFL subscription documentation terms and conditions must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.