Sun 25 June 2017
Welcome to linkB2P.

Terms and Conditions

 

This agreement was written in English (UK). To the extent any translated version of this agreement conflicts with the English version. The English version of the Contract shall prevail. 
Date of Last Revision: March 01, 2013.

Company Information

The website under www.linkb2p.com and the online services on these pages are being offered to you to Trade Professionals of all types, and potential Customers who are in need of their services.

 

Statement of Rights and Responsibilities

This Statement of Rights and Responsibilities ("Statement," "Terms," or "SRR") derives from the Linkb2p Principles, and is our terms of service that governs our relationship with users and others who interact with Linkb2p. By using or accessing Linkb2p, you agree to this Statement, as updated from time to time. Additionally, you will find resources at the end of this document that help you understand how Linkb2p works.
1.            Privacy

Your privacy is very important to us. We designed our Data Use Policy to make important disclosures about how you can use Linkb2p to share with others and how we collect and can use your content and information.  We encourage you to read the Data Use Policy, and to use it to help you make informed decisions.
 
2.            Sharing Your Content and Information

You own all of the content and information you post on Linkb2p. In addition: 
1.            For content that is covered by intellectual property rights, like photos and videos (IP content), you specifically give us the following permission, subject to your privacy and application settings: you grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any content that you post on or in connection with Linkb2p. This License ends when you delete your content or your account unless your content has been shared with others, and they have not deleted it.
2.            When you delete content, it is deleted in a manner similar to emptying the recycle bin on a computer. However, you understand that removed content may persist in backup copies for a reasonable period of time (but will not be available to others).
3.            When you publish content or information, it means that you are allowing people of Linkb2p, to access and use that information, and to associate it with you
4.            We always appreciate your feedback or other suggestions about Linkb2p, but you understand that we may use them without any obligation to compensate you for them (just as you have no obligation to offer them).
5.            In using the Services provided by Linkb2p, you acknowledge that Linkb2p is not acting as a contractor or agent and is not responsible for any work done. It is the responsibility of the Customer to select a suitable Trade Professional and to negotiate the terms for any work that they undertake, and Linkb2p will not be involved or held liable for any Service Agreement between the Customer and Trade Professional.
6.            We recommend that any Customer, before entering into a Service Agreement with any Trade Professional, obtains confirmation of insurance cover, guarantees, qualifications and any other necessary document. If you suffer any problems or losses as a result of not obtaining or verifying these details, Linkb2p will not be liable.

3.            Safety

We do our best to keep Linkb2p safe, but we cannot guarantee it. We need your help to keep Linkb2p safe, which includes the following commitments by you:
1.            You will not post unauthorized commercial communications (such as spam) on Linkb2p.
2.            You will not collect users' content or information, or otherwise access Linkb2p, using automated means (such as harvesting bots, robots, spiders, or scrapers) without our prior permission.
3.            You will not engage in unlawful multi-level marketing, such as a pyramid scheme, on Linkb2p.
4.            You will not upload viruses or other malicious code.
5.            You will not solicit login information or access an account belonging to someone else.
6.            You will not bully, intimidate, or harass any user.
7.            You will not post content that: is hate speech, threatening, or pornographic; incites violence or gratuitous violence.
8.            You will not develop or operate a third-party application containing alcohol-related, dating or other mature content (including advertisements) without appropriate age-based restrictions.
9.            You will not use Linkb2p to do anything unlawful, misleading, malicious, or discriminatory.
10.          You will not do anything that could disable, overburden, or impair the proper working or appearance of Linkb2p, such as a denial of service attack or interference other Linkb2p functionality.
11.          You will not facilitate or encourage any violations of this Statement or our policies.
12.          You understand that all postings, messages, text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, or other materials ("content") posted on, transmitted through, or linked from Linkb2p, 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.
13.          You acknowledge that Linkb2p does not pre-screen or approve all content, but that Linkb2p shall have the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to remove or move any content that is available on the website for violating the letter or spirit of the terms or for any other reason.

4.            Registration and Account Security

Linkb2p users provide their real names and information, and we need your help to keep it that way. Here are some commitments you make to us relating to registering and maintaining the security of your account: 
1.            You will not provide any false personal information on Linkb2p, or create an account for anyone other than yourself without permission.
2.            You will not create more than one personal account.
3.            If we disable your account, you will not create another one without our permission.
4.            You will not use Linkb2p if you are under 13.
5.            You will keep your contact information accurate and up-to-date.
6.            You will not share your password to let anyone else access your account, or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your account.
7.            You will not transfer your account to anyone without first getting our written permission.
8.            If you select a username or similar identifier for your account or Page, we reserve the right to remove or reclaim it if we believe it is appropriate (such as when a trademark owner complains about a username that does not closely relate to a user's actual name).

5.            Protecting Other People's Rights

We respect other people's rights, and expect you to do the same.
1.            You will not post content or take any action on Linkb2p that infringes or violates someone else's rights or otherwise violates the law.
2.            We can remove any content or information you post on Linkb2p if we believe that it violates this Statement or our policies.
3.            If you repeatedly infringe other people's intellectual property rights, we will disable your account when appropriate.
4.            You will not use our copyrights or trademarks Linkb2p or any confusingly similar marks, except as expressly permitted by our Brand Usage Guidelines or with our prior written permission.
5.            If you collect information from users, you will: obtain their consent, make it clear you (and not Linkb2p) are the one collecting their information, and post a privacy policy explaining what information you collect and how you will use it.
6.            You will not post anyone's identification documents or sensitive financial information on Linkb2p.
7.            You will not   send email invitations to non-users without their consent.

6.            About Advertisements and Other Commercial Content Served or Enhanced by Linkb2p.

Our goal is to deliver ads and commercial content that are valuable to our users and advertisers. In order to help us do that, you agree to the following:
1.            You give us permission to use your name and profile in connection with that content,
2.            We do not give your content or information to advertisers without your consent.
3.            You understand that we may not always identify paid services and communications as such.

7.            Termination

If you violate the letter or spirit of this Statement, or otherwise create risk or possible legal exposure for us, we can stop providing all or part of Linkb2p to you. We will notify you by email or at the next time you attempt to access your account. You may also delete your account or disable your application at any time.
8.            Disputes
1.            You will resolve any claim, cause of action or dispute (claim) you have with us arising out of or relating to this Statement or Linkb2p exclusively in a County Court located in London UK. The laws of the State of England will govern this Statement, as well as any claim that might arise between you and us, without regard to conflict of law provisions. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts located in London County, England for the purpose of litigating all such claims.
2.            If anyone brings a claim against us related to your actions, content or information on Linkb2p, you will indemnify and hold us harmless from and against all damages, losses, and expenses of any kind (including reasonable legal fees and costs) related to such claim. Although we provide rules for user conduct, we do not control or direct users' actions on Linkb2p and we are not responsible for the content or information users transmit on Linkb2p. We are not responsible for any offensive, inappropriate, obscene, unlawful or otherwise objectionable content or information you may encounter on Linkb2p. We are not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, or any user of Linkb2p.  
           
3.            WE TRY TO KEEP LINKB2P SAFE, BUT YOU USE IT AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE ARE PROVIDING LINKB2P AS IS WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF  MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A  PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT LINKB2P WILL ALWAYS BE SAFE, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT LINKB2P WILL ALWAYS FUNCTION WITHOUT DISRUPTIONS, DELAYS OR IMPERFECTIONS. LINKB2P IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTIONS, CONTENT, INFORMATION, OR DATA OF THIRD PARTIES, AND YOU RELEASE US, OUR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS FROM ANY CLAIMS AND DAMAGES, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ANY CLAIM YOU HAVE AGAINST ANY SUCH THIRD PARTIES. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS STATEMENT OR LINKB2P, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF THIS STATEMENT OR LINKB2P WILL NOT EXCEED THE GREATER OF ONE HUNDRED BRITIS POUND (£100) OR THE AMOUNT YOU HAVE PAID US IN THE PAST TWELVE MONTHS. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH CASES, LINKB2P 'S LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
 
9.            Dealings with organizations and individuals.
1.            Your interactions with organizations 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 organizations and/or individuals.
2.           You agree that Linkb2p 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 Linkb2p is under no obligation to become involved.
3.            In the event that you have a dispute with one or more other Users, you hereby release Linkb2p, 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.
10.            Payment Terms & Refunds
1.            If you are a Trade Professional, you agree to pay Linkb2p a shortlist fee every time you are shortlisted for a job through our service.
2.            The shortlist fee is clearly displayed on each lead page, and will also be clearly marked as you express interest in the job. Each fee is calculated based on the likely size and value of the job, and fees will be calculated at 1% of the Total Value of the Contract with a minimal fee of £2.00 (GBP).
3.            You understand that Linkb2p cannot influence the outcome of any particular short listing and does not guarantee that you will be able to quote or secure work for jobs you are shortlisted for.
4.            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. 5.            Refunds are rarely given but may occasionally be offered at the discretion of Linkb2p.
6.            You understand that we only accept payment by credit or debit card. By designating a card to be billed, you confirm that you are authorized to make such a purchase.
7.            You agree to receive all invoices by email to the email address you have given to us. It is your responsibility to ensure that this email address is working correctly.
8.            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 £10 + VAT administration fee.
11.            Definitions
1.            By " Linkb2p " we mean the features and services we make available, including through (a) our website at Linkb2p.com and any other Linkb2p branded or co-branded websites (including sub-domains, international versions, widgets, and mobile versions); (b) our Platform; (c) social plug-ins such as the Like button, the Share button and other similar offerings and (d) other media, software devices, or networks now existing or later developed.
2.            By "Platform" we mean a set of APIs and services (such as content) that enable others, including application developers and website operators, to retrieve data from Linkb2p or provide data to us.
3.            By "information" we mean facts and other information about you, including actions taken by users and non-users who interact with Linkb2p.
4.            By "content" we mean anything you or other users post on Linkb2p that would not be included in the definition of information.
5.            By "data" or "user data" or "user's data" we mean any data, including a user's content or information that you or third parties can retrieve from Linkb2p or provide to Linkb2p through Platform.
6.            By "post" we mean post on Linkb2p or otherwise make available by using Linkb2p.
7.            By "use" we mean use, copy, publicly perform or display, distribute, modify, translate, and create derivative works of.
8.            By "active registered user" we mean a user who has logged into Linkb2p at least once.
9.            By "application" we mean any application or website that uses or accesses Platform, as well as anything else that receives or has received data from us.  If you no longer access Platform but have not deleted all data from us, the term application will apply until you delete the data.
10.            "Customers" means any person who submits or publishes a job on the Website for Trade Professionals to quote on.
11.            "Job" means project/job submitted by a customer via our service.
12.            "Users", "You", means anyone making use of the Linkb2p Services.
13.            "Service" means any procedure or service that is provided by Linkb2p to Users, which includes, but is not limited to: information, services and products provided through the Website, or by telephone or email.
14.            "Trade Professionals", "Tradesmen", “Contractor”, “Installer”, and "Trade peoples" mean any business who registers on the Website in order to quote for work posted by Customers.
15.            "Website" means the website Linkb2p.com and all the pages, content and sub-domains contained therein.
16.            "Expressing interest", "Expressed interest" means contacting, quoting or messaging a customer found via our Service.
17.            "Lead", is a Job which we give you the opportunity to Express Interest in.
18.            "Shortlist", is a lead where the customer chooses to share their contact details with a Trade professional.
19.            "Prepayment", "Prepay", means adding money to your prepay account.


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