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Privacy and Cookie Policy

Privacy and Cookie Policy

  1. Introduction

1.1   We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors, members (socialites) and service users; in this policy we explain how we will handle your personal data.

1.2   We will ask you to consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit our website.

  1. How we use your personal data

2.1   In this Section 2 we have set out:

(a)   the general categories of personal data that we may process;

(b)   in the case of personal data that we did not obtain directly from you, the source and specific categories of that data;

(c)    the purposes for which we may process personal data; and

(d)   the legal bases of the processing.

2.2   We may process data about your use of our website and services ("usage data"). The usage data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. The source of the usage data is our analytics tracking system. This usage data may be processed for the purposes of analysing the use of the website and services. The legal basis for this processing is consent OR our legitimate interests, namely monitoring and improving our website and services.

2.3   We may process your account data ("account data"). The account data may include your name and email address. The source of the account data is you or your employer. The account data may be processed for the purposes of operating our website, providing our services, ensuring the security of our website and services, maintaining back-ups of our databases and communicating with you. The legal basis for this processing is consent OR our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business.

2.4   We may process your information included in your personal profile on our website ("profile data"). The profile data may include your name, telephone number, email address, profile pictures, gender, date of birth, interests and hobbies, smoking and drinking preferences, languages spoken and employment details. The profile data may be processed for the purposes of enabling and monitoring your use of our website and services. The legal basis for this processing is consent, our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business.

2.5   We may process your personal data that are provided in the course of the use of our services ("service data"). The service data may include your name, telephone number, email address, profile pictures, gender, date of birth, interests and hobbies, smoking and drinking preferences, languages spoken and employment details. The source of the service data is you or your employer. The service data may be processed for the purposes of operating our website, providing our services, ensuring the security of our website and services, maintaining back-ups of our databases and communicating with you. The legal basis for this processing is consent or our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business.

2.6   We may process information that you post for publication on our website or through our services ("publication data"). The publication data may be processed for the purposes of enabling such publication and administering our website and services. The legal basis for this processing is consent OR our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business OR the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract.

2.7   We may process information contained in any enquiry you submit to us regarding products and/or services ("enquiry data"). The enquiry data may be processed for the purposes of offering, marketing and selling relevant products and/or services to you. The legal basis for this processing is consent.

2.8   We may process information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications ("notification data"). The notification data may be processed for the purposes of sending you the relevant notifications. The legal basis for this processing is consent OR the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract.

2.9   We may process information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us ("correspondence data"). The correspondence data may include the communication content and metadata associated with the communication. Our website will generate the metadata associated with communications made using the website contact forms. The correspondence data may be processed for the purposes of communicating with you and record-keeping. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business and communications with users.

2.10 We may process any of your personal data identified in the other provisions of this policy where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the protection and assertion of our legal rights, your legal rights and the legal rights of others.

2.11 We may process personal data. Your name, address, telephone number, email address, profile pictures, gender, date of birth, interests and hobbies, educational details and employment details. The source of this data is your member or Socialite profile or external Social Media Account. This data may be processed for marketing. The legal basis for this processing is consent OR our legitimate interests OR the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract.

2.12 In addition to the specific purposes for which we may process your personal data set out in this Section 2, we may also process any of your personal data where such processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.

2.13 Please do not supply any other person's personal data to us, unless we prompt you to do so.

  1. Automated decision-making

3.1   We won’t use any data stored for automated decision making. If this changes you will be notified about our policy updates.

  1. Providing your personal data to others

4.1   We may disclose your personal data only for the purpose of obtaining professional advice and managing legal disputes.

4.2   We do not disclose your personal data category or categories to our suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for promotion and marketing material.

4.3   In addition to the specific disclosures of personal data set out in this Section 4, we may also disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.

  1. International transfers of your personal data

5.1   In this Section 5, we provide information about the circumstances in which your personal data may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA).

5.2   The hosting facilities for our website are situated in London. The European Commission has made an "adequacy decision" with respect to the data protection laws of each of these countries. Transfers to each of these countries will be protected by appropriate safeguards, namely the use of standard data protection clauses adopted or approved by the European Commission

5.3   You acknowledge that personal data that you submit for publication through our website or services may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use (or misuse) of such personal data by others.

5.4     We will use EEA based sub-contractors when possible, however you grant us permission to use sub-contractors which may be based outside of the EEA, in situations where we feel it is absolutely necessary. We have contracts in place with our sub-contractors to ensure data protection laws are followed. If you do not agree to the use of sub-contractors outside of the EEA accessing your data, please let us know in writing and we will notify you giving you the option to delete your account permanently prior to our work being carried out.

5.5       Any data that is transferred will be encrypted and data will only be stored in the UK.

  1. Retaining and deleting personal data

6.1   This Section 6 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal data.

6.2   Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.

6.3   We will permanently delete your personal data if you request to delete your account.

6.4   In some cases it is not possible for us to specify in advance the periods for which your personal data will be retained. In such cases, we will determine the period of retention based on the following criteria:

(a)   The period of retention of your name, address, email address, profile pictures, gender, date of birth, interests and hobbies, and employment details will be determined based on whether your account is deleted by iSocialCircle.com or you. If your account is deleted by us due to you breaching our Bullying & Abuse Policy or our Terms & Conditions, we hold the right to investigate the matter, report to the correct authorities and provide to them any information we hold on you as we see fit.

(b)     Once your account is deleted, all the personal information such as your name, address, email address, profile pictures, gender, date of birth, interests and hobbies, and employment details that you have provided on your profile will then be permanently removed, however we are required by FCA legislation to keep a record of all financial payments received via paid memberships such as ‘Social Pro’ for HMRC purposes, but will only be kept for the required time set by the Financial Conduct Authority.

6.5   Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 6, we may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.

6.6    You are solely responsible for the personal information you upload on to your profile. You have total control of what is visible, and has full control to be able to amend and delete your data provided. You have access 24/7 365 days a year to your data you have provided, by viewing in the ‘my profile’ section of the website.

  1. Amendments

7.1   We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.

7.2   You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.

7.3   We may notify you of changes to this policy by email or through the private messaging system on our website or banners on the website.

  1. Your rights

8.1   You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you; provision of such information will be subject to:

(a)   a request put in writing by email info@isocialcircle.com

(b)   the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).

We will send this information within 1 month of receiving the written request.

8.2   We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.

8.3   You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes. You can also update your preferences on your profile of how you would like communication from us.

8.4   In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.

  1. Third party websites

9.1   Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.

9.2   We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.

9.3    We do not share your information with any of these third party websites.

  1. Personal data of children

10.1 Our website and services are for persons over the age of 18 only.

10.2 If we have reason to believe that we hold personal data of a person under that age in our databases, we will delete that personal data.

10.3 We ask all families that join iSocialCircle.com not to publish any information regarding under 18 year olds on our website.

  1. Updating information

11.1 You are able to update your personal information on the website in the ‘My profile’ section. You have complete control over updating your personal information and the information you provide.

  1. About cookies

12.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

12.2 Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

12.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

  1. Cookies used by our service providers

13.1 Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

13.2 We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google's privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/. A list of cookies that can be used by Google Analytics can be found here: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

13.3 We publish Google AdSense interest-based advertisements on our website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behaviour on our website and on other websites across the web using cookies. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser by visiting: https://adssettings.google.com. You can also opt out of the AdSense partner network cookie using those settings or using the Network Advertising Initiative's multi-cookie opt-out mechanism at: http://optout.networkadvertising.org. However, these opt-out mechanisms themselves use cookies, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you may wish to consider using the Google browser plug-ins available at: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996

13.4 We use WP Engine to Host iSocialCircle.com, this service uses cookies. WP Engine is not ISO 27001 certified, however, we do use infrastructure providers that are SOC 2 compliant. You can view the policies of this service provider at https://wpengine.com/legal/privacy/

13.5 We use Securi to help keep iSocialCircle.com secure. This service uses cookies. You can view the policies of this service provider at https://sucuri.net/privacy

  1. Managing cookies

14.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a)   https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);

(b)   https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);

(c)    http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);

(d)   https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);

(e)   https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and

(f)    https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).

14.2 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

14.3 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

  1. Our Details

15.1 iSocialCircle.com is a trading name for Isocialcircle Ltd.

15.2 This website is solely owned and operated by Isocialcircle Ltd

15.3 We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 10916328 and our registered office is at 4 Capricorn Centre, Cranes Farm Road, Basildon, Essex, United Kingdom, SS14 3JJ

15.4 Our registered business address is 4 Capricorn Centre, Cranes Farm Road, Basildon, Essex, United Kingdom, SS14 3JJ

15.5 You can contact us:

(a)   by post, using the postal address is PO Box 248 South Ockendon, Essex, RM15 9AY, UK

(b)   by email, using info@isocialcircle.com

(c)   by telephone 0203 893 8885 Monday - Friday 9am-5pm GMT (Please note, this is not a technical enquiry line)

15.6 Our Data controller is Gemma Lang, Director of Isocialcircle Ltd

Terms Of Use

By creating an account you have agreed to our Terms & Conditions which is a legally binding agreement between you and iSocialCircle.com. If any rules are broken we hold the right to terminate or suspend your account.

When You Meet Other Socialites In Real Life

This can be arranged in Social Circles, through Invites and Private messaging.
If you arrange to meet in real life through any of the above you must attend in person and must not send or arrange for someone else to go on your behalf unless this is discussed and agreed with the Socialites or Social Circle you are meeting.
Socialites organising to meet in person may charge fees for the Type of invite you attending. This could be ticket-prices, membership fees for classes, travel expenses or anything else that might require payment to take part or access. If you feel that you have been unfairly charged for attending an Invite or meeting a Socialite in person please report then using the report Socialite button on there profile.
The iSocialCircle.com platform encourages meeting people and doing things in the real world. We would love to be able to control this but can’t and unfortunately this can sometimes lead to situations that were unplanned and unexpected. iSocialCircle.com, it’s advertisers, affiliates and bloggers can’t control what happens when you meet in person with individuals or groups.
Please read our safety tips and use your judgment and common sense when meeting people.

Content

What our Socialites message and post isn’t something we are responsible for on our Platform. We don’t review any content before it is sent and if you see or are sent any abusive, bad natured, sexually explicit or any content that violates our Terms & Conditions please report it to use by using our contact section or reporting the Socialite by visiting their profile and clicking the Report/Block Socialite text.

Our Social Platform

Our team of developers and staff work hard to ensure that our platform is working as it should be but this isn’t something we can guarantee. Every so often things may go wrong and you might experience things going different to how they are planned. We apologise in advance if this happens and please contact us and we will fix the issue as soon as possible.
Our team is always looking for ways to improve and enhance our platform, this may mean things will change, be enhanced or discontinued at our discretion.
If you have any ideas or suggestions on how we can improve iSocialCircle.com then please get in touch using our contact page.

Be Safe

All Socialite’s sending Invites and Social Circle creators should take responsibility for themselves and other Socialites that they meet where possible. Socialites must never put themselves or fellow Socialites in danger and should be considerate of their surroundings and the Local or Country laws they are meeting in.

Under 18 Participation

All Socialite’s sending Invites and Social Circle creators must be at least 18 years old. Therefore, Socialite’s sending Invites and Social Circles are required to target Socialites over 18.
Socialite’s sending Invites and Social Circle creators can send and involve children under 18 but they must be accompanied or supervised by a guardian or adult at all times.

Bullying

We have a zero tolerance to bullying on or platform or when you meet in person. Any members found to be taking part in bullying will be reported to the correct authorities and their profiles will be removed from the Platform and a lifetime ban of the use of our platform will be put in place.

Questions

If you have any questions about the use of our platform or need to report a Socialite then please contact us.

Terms and Conditions

Terms and conditions of use for iSocialCircle.com

  1. Introduction

1.1   These terms and conditions shall govern your use of our website.

1.2   By using our website, you accept these terms and conditions in full; accordingly, if you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use our website.

1.3   If you register with our website, submit any material to our website or use any of our website services, we will ask you to expressly agree to these terms and conditions.

1.4   You must be at least 18 years of age to use our website; by using our website or agreeing to these terms and conditions, you warrant and represent to us that you are at least 18 years of age.

1.5   Our website uses cookies; by using our website or agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of our privacy and cookies policy.

  1. Copyright notice

2.1   Copyright 01/02/2018 of first publication Isocialcircle Ltd.

2.2   Subject to the express provisions of these terms and conditions:

(a)   we, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website; and

(b)   all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website are reserved.

  1. Licence to use website

3.1   You may:

(a)   view pages from our website in a web browser;

(b)   download pages from our website for caching in a web browser;

(c)    print pages from our website;

(d)   message, chat, and arrange to join invites and meet people

(e)   use our website services and functionality by means of a web browser],

        subject to the other provisions of these terms and conditions.

3.2   Except as expressly permitted by Section 3.1 or the other provisions of these terms and conditions, you must not download any material from our website or save any such material to your computer.

3.3   You may only use our website for your own personal and business purposes, and you must not use our website for any other purposes.

3.4   Except as expressly permitted by these terms and conditions, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our website.

3.5   Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:

(a)   republish material from our website (including republication on another website);

(b)   sell, rent or sub-license material from our website;

(c)    show any material from our website in public;

(d)   exploit material from our website for a commercial purpose; or

(e)   redistribute material from our website.

3.6   Notwithstanding Section 3.5, you may redistribute our newsletter and or promotions in print and electronic form to any person.

3.7   We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion; you must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on our website.

  1. RSS feed

4.1   You may access our RSS feed [using an RSS reader or aggregator].

4.2   By accessing our RSS feed, you accept these terms and conditions.

4.3   Subject to your acceptance of these terms and conditions, we grant to you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sub-licensable licence to display content from our RSS feed in unmodified form on any non-commercial website owned and operated by you, providing that you must not aggregate our RSS feed with any other feed when displaying it in accordance with this Section 4.3.

4.4   It is a condition of this licence that you include a credit for us and hyperlink to our website on each web page where the RSS feed is published (in such form as we may specify from time to time, or if we do not specify any particular form, in a reasonable form).

4.5   We may revoke any licence set out in this Section 4 at any time, with or without notice or explanation.

  1. Acceptable use

5.1   You must not:

(a)   use our website in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the website;

(b)   use our website in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;

(c)    use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software;

(d)   conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent;

(e)   access or otherwise interact with our website using any robot, spider or other automated means, except for the purpose of search engine indexing;

(f)    violate the directives set out in the robots.txt file for our website; or

(g)   use data collected from our website for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation email marketing, SMS marketing, telemarketing and direct mailing).

5.2   You must not use data collected from our website to contact individuals, companies or other persons or entities.

5.3   You must ensure that all the information you supply to us through our website, or in relation to our website, is true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading.

  1. Registration and accounts

6.1   To be eligible for an account or membership on our website under this Section 6, you must be resident or situated in, Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, North America, and South America.

6.2   You may register for an account with our website by completing and submitting the account registration form on our website, and clicking on the verification link in the email that the website will send to you.

6.3   You must not allow any other person to use your account to access the website.

6.4   You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your account.

6.5   You must not use any other person's account to access the website, unless you have that person's express permission to do so.

  1. User login details

7.1   If you register for an account with our website, we will provide you with OR you will be asked to choose a user ID or Username and password.

7.2   Your user ID or Username must not be liable to mislead and must comply with the content rules set out in Section 12; you must not use your account, user ID or Username for or in connection with the impersonation of any person.

7.3   You must keep your password confidential.

7.4   You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any disclosure of your password.

7.5   You are responsible for any activity on our website arising out of any failure to keep your password confidential, and may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure.

  1. Cancellation and suspension of account

8.1   We may:

(a)   suspend your account;

(b)   cancel your account; and/or

(c)    edit your account details,

        at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation.

8.2   You may cancel your account on our website by emailing us at info@isocialcircle.com

  1. Social networking

9.1   Registered users will have access to such additional features on our website as we may from time to time determine, which may include:

(a)   facilities to complete a detailed personal (socialite) profile on the website, to publish that profile on the website, and to restrict the publication of that profile to particular groups (social circles) or individuals registered on the website;

(b)   facilities to create groups (social circles), manage groups (social circles) that you have created, join and leave groups (social circles), and share information amongst group (social circle) members;

(c)    the facility to send private messages via the website to particular groups (social circles), or individuals (socialites) registered on the website]; and

(d)   the facility to share and publish text and media on the website.

9.2   You acknowledge that we cannot be held responsible for the behaviour of our users, either on or off the website, and we cannot guarantee that any information provided by a user is true, accurate, complete, current and not misleading; and subject to Section 15.1 you will not hold us liable in respect of any loss or damage arising out of any user behaviour or user information.

9.3   You agree to the publication of posts relating to you, by others, on our website; you acknowledge that such posts may be critical or defamatory or otherwise unlawful; and, subject to Section 15.1, you agree that you will not hold us liable in respect of any such posts, irrespective of whether we are aware or ought to have been aware of such posts.

9.4      You accept that as an adult agreeing to these terms and conditions, that it is your choice over who you socialise with both over the internet and face to face, and that we accept no liability over your decisions or actions in any way.

  1. Personal profiles

10.1 All information that you supply as part of a personal (socialite) profile on the website must be true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading.

10.2 You must keep your personal profile on our website up to date.

10.3 Personal profile information must also comply with the provisions of Section 5 and Section 12.

  1. Your content: licence

11.1 In these terms and conditions, "your content" means all works and materials (including without limitation text, graphics, images, audio material, video material, audio-visual material, scripts, software and files that you submit to us or our website for storage or publication on, processing by, or transmission via, our website.

11.2 You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, store, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your content in any existing or future media OR reproduce, store and publish your content on and in relation to this website and any successor website OR reproduce, store and, with your specific consent, publish your content on and in relation to this website.

11.3 You grant to us the right to sub-license the rights licensed under Section 11.2.

11.4 You grant to us the right to bring an action for infringement of the rights licensed under Section 11.2.

11.5 You hereby waive all your moral rights in your content to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law; and you warrant and represent that all other moral rights in your content have been waived to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.

11.6 You may edit your content to the extent permitted using the editing functionality made available on our website.

11.7 Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach any provision of these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may delete, unpublish or edit any or all of your content.

  1. Your content: rules

12.1 You warrant and represent that your content will comply with these terms and conditions.

12.2 Your content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any person's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action against any person (in each case in any jurisdiction and under any applicable law).

12.3 Your content, and the use of your content by us in accordance with these terms and conditions, must not:

(a)   be libellous or maliciously false;

(b)   be obscene or indecent;

(c)    infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right;

(d)   infringe any right of confidence, right of privacy or right under data protection legislation;

(e)   constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement;

(f)    constitute an incitement to commit a crime, instructions for the commission of a crime or the promotion of criminal activity;

(g)   be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order;

(h)   be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation;

(i)    be blasphemous;

(j)    be in breach of official secrets legislation;

(k)   be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person;

(l)    depict violence in an explicit, graphic or gratuitous manner;

(m)  be pornographic, lewd, suggestive or sexually explicit;

(n)   be untrue, false, inaccurate or misleading;

(o)   consist of or contain any instructions, advice or other information which may be acted upon and could, if acted upon, cause illness, injury or death, or any other loss or damage;

(p)   constitute spam;

(q)   be offensive, deceptive, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, harassing, anti-social, menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; or

(r)    cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person.

12.4 Your content must be appropriate, civil and tasteful, and accord with generally accepted standards of etiquette and behaviour on the internet.

12.5 You must not use our website to link to any website or web page consisting of or containing material that would, were it posted on our website, breach the provisions of these terms and conditions.

12.6 You must not submit to our website any material that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

12.7 We expect all members to only upload information that is true and honest.

  1. Report abuse and bullying

13.1 If you learn of any unlawful material or activity on our website, or any material or activity that breaches these terms and conditions, please let us know.

13.2 You can let us know about any such material or activity [by email or using our abuse reporting form].

13.3    If you are a victim of bullying or abuse via this website, please report it by email or by using our report function on the site. You can also find additional support in our ‘Support when you need it’ section.

13.4    We have a zero tolerance to cyber bullying and all allegations of abuse and bullying will be investigated and taken seriously. If any member is found to be guilty of bullying or abuse, their account will be deleted and their details reported to the governing authorities.

  1. Limited warranties

14.1 We do not warrant or represent:

(a)   the completeness or accuracy of the information published on our website;

(b)   that the material on the website is up to date; or

(c)    that the website or any service on the website will remain available.

14.2 We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our website services, and to stop publishing our website, at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation; and save to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions, you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any website services, or if we stop publishing the website.

14.3 To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to Section 15.1, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, our website and the use of our website.

  1. Limitations and exclusions of liability

15.1 Nothing in these terms and conditions will:

(a)   limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;

(b)   limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;

(c)    limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or

(d)   exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

15.2 The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section 15 and elsewhere in these terms and conditions:

(a)   are subject to Section 15.1; and

(b)   govern all liabilities arising under these terms and conditions or relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty, except to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions.

15.3 To the extent that our website and the information and services on our website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

15.4 We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.

15.5 We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.

15.6 We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.

15.7 We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.

15.8 You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a limited liability entity; you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website or these terms and conditions (this will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the limited liability entity itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees).

  1. Indemnity

16.1 You hereby indemnify us, and undertake to keep us indemnified, against any and all losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute) incurred or suffered by us and arising directly or indirectly out of [your use of our website or any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions].

  1. Breaches of these terms and conditions

17.1 Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may:

(a)   send you one or more formal warnings;

(b)   temporarily suspend your access to our website;

(c)    permanently prohibit you from accessing our website;

(d)   block computers using your IP address from accessing our website;

(e)   contact any or all of your internet service providers and request that they block your access to our website;

(f)    commence legal action against you, whether for breach of contract or otherwise; and/or

(g)   suspend or delete your account on our website.

17.2 Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to our website or a part of our website, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account]).

  1. Third party websites

18.1 Our website includes hyperlinks to other websites owned and operated by third parties; such hyperlinks are not recommendations.

18.2 We have no control over third party websites and their contents, and subject to Section 15.1 we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

  1. Trade marks

19.1 The iSocialCircle logo is a registered Trademark belonging to Isocialcircle Ltd, our logos and our other registered and unregistered trade marks are trade marks belonging to us; we give no permission for the use of these trade marks, and such use may constitute an infringement of our rights.

19.2 The third party registered and unregistered trade marks or service marks on our website are the property of their respective owners and, unless stated otherwise in these terms and conditions, we do not endorse and are not affiliated with any of the holders of any such rights and as such we cannot grant any licence to exercise such rights.

  1. Competitions

20.1 From time to time we may run competitions, free prize draws and/or other promotions on our website.

20.2 Competitions will be subject to separate terms and conditions (which we will make available to you as appropriate).

  1. Variation

21.1 We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time.

21.2 The revised terms and conditions shall apply to the use of our website from the date of publication of the revised terms and conditions on the website, and you hereby waive any right you may otherwise have to be notified of, or to consent to, revisions of these terms and conditions.

21.3 If you have given your express agreement to these terms and conditions, we will ask for your express agreement to any revision of these terms and conditions; and if you do not give your express agreement to the revised terms and conditions within such period as we may specify, we will disable or delete your account on the website, and you must stop using the website.

  1. Assignment

22.1 You hereby agree that we may assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

22.2 You may not without our prior written consent assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with any of your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

  1. Severability

23.1 If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.

23.2 If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision of these terms and conditions would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

  1. Third party rights

24.1 A contract under these terms and conditions is for our benefit and your benefit, and is not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party.

24.2 The exercise of the parties' rights under a contract under these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.

  1. Entire agreement

25.1 Subject to Section 15.1, these terms and conditions, together with our privacy and cookies policy, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website and shall supersede all previous agreements between you and us in relation to your use of our website.

  1. Law and jurisdiction

26.1 These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.

26.2 Any disputes relating to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive OR non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

  1. Statutory and regulatory disclosures

27.1 We are registered in Companies House, you can find the online version of the register at https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/company/10916328, and our registration number is 10916328.

  1. Our details

28.1 iSocialCircle.com is a trading name for Isocialcircle Ltd

28.2 This website is owned and operated by Isocialcircle Ltd

28.3 We are a registered company on Companies House in England and Wales under registration number 10916328 and our registered office is at 4 Capricorn Centre, Cranes Farm Road, Basildon, Essex, United Kingdom, SS14 3JJ

28.4 Our principal place of business is at 4 Capricorn Centre, Cranes Farm Road, Basildon, Essex, United Kingdom, SS14 3JJ

28.5 You can contact us:

(a)   by post, using the postal address, PO Box 248 South Ockendon, Essex, RM15 9AY, UK

(b)   by email, using info@isocialcircle.com

(c) by telephone 0203 893 8885 (Please note, this is not a technical support line and is open 9am-5pm GMT Monday- Friday)