Last updated: September 5th, 2023
Latest Updates: We’ve made updates to our website’s Terms and Conditions, now encompassing our disclaimers on the same page. Our disclaimers have also been fine-tuned, aiming to reduce confusion for a smoother experience, correcting grammatical errors. We have updated our Content, Copyright Policy, Termination, Limitations of Liability and Governing Law sections.
Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using Our Service.
The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.
For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions:
Affiliate means an entity that controls, is controlled by or is under common control with a party, where “control” means ownership of 50% or more of the shares, equity interest or other securities entitled to vote for election of directors or other managing authority.
Country refers to: England and Wales.
Company (referred to as either “the Company”, “We”, “Us” or “Our” in this Agreement) refers to The PhD Place Ltd, C16, Ingenuity Centre, NG7 2TU.
Content refers to content such as text, images, or other information that can be posted, uploaded, linked to or otherwise made available by You, regardless of the form of that content.
Device means any device that can access the Service such as a computer, a cellphone or a digital tablet.
Promotions refer to contests, sweepstakes or other promotions offered through the Service.
Service refers to the Website.
Terms and Conditions (also referred as “Terms”) mean these Terms and Conditions that form the entire agreement between You and the Company regarding the use of the Service.
Third-party Social Media Service means any services or content (including data, information, products or services) provided by a third-party that may be displayed, included or made available by the Service.
Website refers to The PhD Place, accessible from http://www.ThePhDPlace.com
You means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.
These are the Terms and Conditions governing the use of this Service and the agreement that operates between You and the Company. This disclaimer together with our Terms and Conditions (as amended from time to time) on this Website constitutes the entire agreement between Us and You in relation to use of Our Service and supersedes all previous agreements in respect of Your use of our Service. These Terms and Conditions set out the rights and obligations of all users regarding the use of the Service.
Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on Your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.
By accessing or using the Service You agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If You disagree with any part of these Terms and Conditions then You may not access the Service.
You represent that You are over the age of 18. The Company does not permit those under 18 to use the Service.
The Service may be used only for lawful purposes and in a lawful manner, subject always to the Terms and Conditions. By access and use of the Service, You agree to comply with all Terms and Conditions, all applicable laws, statutes, and regulations relating to the Service and any transactions conducted on or through the Service.
The Company is providing the Service on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis and makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this Service or its Content and disclaims all such representations and warranties. In addition, the Company makes no representations or warranties about the accuracy, completeness, or suitability for any purpose of the information and related graphics published in this Website. The information contained in this Service may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. All liability of the Company howsoever arising for any such inaccuracies or errors is expressly excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Neither the Company nor any of its directors, employees or other representatives will be liable for loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the use of this Service. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties.
• Notwithstanding the foregoing, none of the exclusions and limitations in the clause are intended to limit any rights You may have as a consumer under local law or other statutory rights which may not be excluded nor in any way to exclude or limit the Company liability to You for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or that of our employees or agents.
• By offering information, products or services via the Service, no solicitation is made by us to any person to use such information, products or services in any jurisdiction where the provision of such information, products or services may be prohibited by law.
• We will use reasonable endeavours to verify the accuracy of any information that is placed by us on the Service, but we make no warranties, whether express or implied in relation to its accuracy.
• We will not be responsible or liable to You for any damage caused by or loss of any Content or material uploaded or transmitted through the Service including in particular any third party Content or comments, photos, product reviews, endorsements, opinions, comments or other testimonials or any other specific online user activities.
• Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the Service is accurate and up to date, we do not warrant, nor do we accept any liability or responsibility for the completeness or accuracy of the Content, or for any loss which may arise from reliance on the information contained in this Service. The Content contained in this Service is subject to change from time to time without further notice. We make no warranty that the Service will be uninterrupted, free from viruses or error-free or that any defects can be corrected. Your use of the Service is at Your own risk.
Our Service allows You to post Content. You are responsible for the Content that You post to the Service, including its legality, reliability, and appropriateness.
By posting Content to the Service, You grant Us the right and license to use, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce, and distribute such Content on and through the Service. You retain any and all of Your rights to any Content You submit, post or display on or through the Service and You are responsible for protecting those rights. You agree that this license includes the right for Us to make Your Content available to other users of the Service, who may also use Your Content subject to these Terms.
You represent and warrant that: (i) the Content is Yours (You own it) or You have the right to use it and grant Us the rights and license as provided in these Terms, and (ii) the posting of Your Content on or through the Service does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights or any other rights of any person.
Although regular backups of Content are performed, the Company does not guarantee there will be no loss or corruption of data.
Corrupt or invalid backup points may be caused by, without limitation, Content that is corrupted prior to being backed up or that changes during the time a backup is performed.
The Company will provide support and attempt to troubleshoot any known or discovered issues that may affect the backups of Content. But You acknowledge that the Company has no liability related to the integrity of Content or the failure to successfully restore Content to a usable state.
You agree to maintain a complete and accurate copy of any Content in a location independent of the Service.
The Company is not responsible for the Content of the Service’s users. You expressly understand and agree that You are solely responsible for the Content and for all activity that occurs under Your account, whether done so by You or any third person using Your account.
You may not transmit any Content that is unlawful, offensive, upsetting, intended to disgust, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable. Examples of such objectionable Content include, but are not limited to, the following:
■ Unlawful or promoting unlawful activity.
■ Defamatory, discriminatory, or mean-spirited Content, including references or commentary about religion, race, sexual orientation, gender, national/ethnic origin, or other targeted groups.
■ Spam, machine – or randomly – generated, constituting unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, chain letters, any other form of unauthorized solicitation, or any form of lottery or gambling.
■ Containing or installing any viruses, worms, malware, trojan horses, or other Content that is designed or intended to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of any software, hardware or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any data or other information of a third person.
■ Infringing on any proprietary rights of any party, including patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity or other rights.
■ Impersonating any person or entity including the Company and its employees or representatives.
■ Violating the privacy of any third person.
■ False information and features.
The Company reserves the right, but has no obligation, to, in its sole discretion, determine whether or not any Content is appropriate and complies with these Terms, refuse or remove Content. The Company further reserves the right to make formatting and edits and change the manner of any Content. The Company can also limit or revoke the use of the Service if You post such objectionable Content. As the Company cannot control all Content posted by users and/or third parties on the Service, You agree to use the Service at Your own risk. You understand that by using the Service You may be exposed to Content that You may find offensive, indecent, incorrect or objectionable, and You agree that under no circumstances will the Company be liable in any way for any Content, including any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of Your use of any Content.
You agree fully to indemnify, defend and hold us, and our officers, directors, employees, agents and suppliers, harmless immediately on demand, from and against all claims, liability, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, arising out of any Content or material uploaded or transmitted by You through the Service (including comments, photos, product reviews, endorsements, opinions, testimonials) or any non-compliance with or breach of the Terms by You or any other liabilities arising out of Your use of this Service, or the use by any other person accessing the Service using Your shopping account and/or Your personal data and information.
The Company is the proprietor and/or licensee of the “The PhD Place” trade, brand name and get-up in. The Service is protected by copyright and other laws of both the Country and foreign countries. Our logo and branding may not be used in connection with any product or service without the prior written consent of the Company.
All other trade marks, brand names, product names and titles, copyrights and other intellectual property rights used in this website are trade and brand names, trade marks, product names, copyrights or other intellectual property rights of their respective holders. No permission is given by the Company in respect of the use of any of them and such use may constitute an infringement of the holder’s rights.
We respect the intellectual property rights of others. It is Our policy to respond to any claim that Content posted on the Service infringes a copyright or other intellectual property of any person. If You are a copyright owner, or authorized on behalf of one, and You believe that the copyrighted work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement that is taking place through the Service, You must submit Your notice in writing to the attention of our copyright agent via email at [email protected] and include in Your notice a detailed description of the alleged infringement.
You may be held accountable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) for misrepresenting that any Content is infringing Your copyright.
You may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) by providing us with the following information in writing (see 17 U.S.C 512(c)(3) for further detail):
■ An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright’s interest.
■ A description of the copyrighted work that You claim has been infringed, including the URL (i.e., web page address) of the location where the copyrighted work exists or a copy of the copyrighted work.
■ Identification of the URL or other specific location on the Service where the material that You claim is infringing is located.
■ Your address, telephone number, and email address.
■ A statement by You that You have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
■ A statement by You, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in Your notice is accurate and that You are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
■ You can contact us via email at [email protected]. Upon receipt of a notification, the Company will take whatever action, in its sole discretion, it deems appropriate, including removal of the challenged Content from the Service.
We do not accept any responsibility for the Content of any external websites which we link to or which may link to the Service. We do not have any control over external websites, and You are solely responsible for complying with the terms of those sites. Accordingly, You acknowledge and agree that access to any external or linked websites shall be at your sole risk. By accessing such external linked websites, You accept and undertake to us that you have chosen to enter website at your sole discretion and risk. You accept and acknowledge that the Company does not directly or indirectly recommend or endorse the Content of such websites. The Company shall not under any circumstances be responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources. By accessing such linked external websites, You will be subject to their data protection and privacy policies or practices and other site Content.
We may choose to terminate Your use or access of any part of the Service at any time and without further notice if You are in breach of any applicable Terms and Conditions on this Service, or for any other reason. We reserve our rights to cease operating this Service at any time and without further notice to You or any third party.
Notwithstanding any damages that You might incur, the entire liability of the Company and any of its suppliers under any provision of these Terms and Your exclusive remedy for all of the foregoing shall be limited to the amount actually paid by You through the Service.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall the Company or its suppliers be liable for any special, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages whatsoever (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, loss of data or other information, for business interruption, for personal injury, loss of privacy arising out of or in any way related to the use of or inability to use the Service, third-party software and/or third-party hardware used with the Service, or otherwise in connection with any provision of these Terms), even if the Company or any supplier has been advised of the possibility of such damages and even if the remedy fails of its essential purpose.
Some states do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, which means that some of the above limitations may not apply. In these states, each party’s liability will be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.
The laws of the Country, excluding its conflicts of law rules, shall govern these Terms and Your use of the Service. Your use of the Application may also be subject to other local, state, national, or international laws.
If You have any concern or dispute about the Service, You agree to first try to resolve the dispute informally by contacting the Company.
You represent and warrant that (i) You are not located in a country that is subject to the United States government embargo, or that has been designated by the United States government as a “terrorist supporting” country, and (ii) You are not listed on any United States government list of prohibited or restricted parties.
If any provision of these Terms is held to be unenforceable or invalid, such provision will be changed and interpreted to accomplish the objectives of such provision to the greatest extent possible under applicable law and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect.
Except as provided herein, the failure to exercise a right or to require performance of an obligation under these Terms shall not effect a party’s ability to exercise such right or require such performance at any time thereafter nor shall the waiver of a breach constitute a waiver of any subsequent breach.
These Terms and Conditions may have been translated if We have made them available to You on our Service. You agree that the original English text shall prevail in the case of a dispute.
We shall be entitled to change, alter, modify or withdraw this Service (including any applicable Terms and Conditions) at anytime without notice. We shall not be liable to You or any third party for any such change, alteration, modification or withdrawal of this Service. Your continued use of the Service following such change shall be deemed your acceptance of such change to this Service. If You do not agree to or accept any change to the Service, (including any applicable Terms and Conditions), please stop using the Service immediately.