TERMS OF USE (Last revised on Tuesday, 8 August 17)

 

An overview of the Terms can be found here

 

 

Introduction

 

First, let us outline some key definitions for the terms of use:

 

  • “You,” “the entrant”, stands for you, the individual who willingly submits information to Chatter Chamber to take part in its service)

 

  • “The service” “we,” “us,” the “Company” or “Chatter Chamber”, standing for Chatter Chamber’s as an entity, is a socially inspired, non for profit operation, based in the UK, which includes its website: www.chatterchamber.co.uk

 

  • “Questionnaire” “Chatter Chamber Questionnaire” standing for questionnaires that are embedded in Chatter Chamber’s digital platforms - and possibly embedded in other sites - that allow you to provide information concerning yourself to sign up for being considered for an “event” - specified in the questionnaire.  These questionnaires are currently hosted by www.typeform.com

 

  • "Questionnaire Host" "Questionnaire Platform", stand for the service that provides the questionnaire interface, www.typeform.com

 

  • “Event(s)”, “meal(s)”, stand for social gatherings held in a specific site that certain entrants are proposed to attend by Chatter Chamber.  Chatter Chamber organises the selection, timings and location of these events

 

  • "Event Facility" "Establishment", "Venue", "Hosts", stands for the location and venue that will provide service for a Chatter Chamber meal.  These will be separate entities to Chatter Chamber.

 

  • “Sign Up” “application” “join” “submission”, are all terms that refer to you applying to attend a Chatter Chamber event by filling in a questionnaire

 

  • “Data” “(your)information”, stands for all the answers you provide when completing a questionnaire, and any other type of quantitative or qualitative information you give that relates to yourself (i.e. opinions, contact information)

 

  • “The Establishment” stands for the venue where the event will be held, and whom will be liable for certain services provided during the event (including food, drinks and other serviceable facilities including the property itself)

 

  • Other Users”, "Users", "Entrants', “Other Entrants”, stands for other people who have also applied to Chatter Chamber

 

 

 

Acceptance of Terms of Use Agreement.

 

These terms of use (together with the documents referred to in it, including our privacy policy) set forth a binding agreement (“Agreement”) between you and Us, under which you may use this site and associated services offered through this site or application (together the "Services").

 

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the Services.

 

By using the Site and/or booking to attend an event, you indicate that you accept these terms of use (and our privacy policy) and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use and our privacy policy, or you are under 18 years of age, please do not use the Site, the services, or be attempted to be selected by an event or attend an event.

 

Changes will be made to this Agreement and to the Services over time, as Chatter Chamber develops its services. The most recent version of this Agreement will always be accessible on Chatter Chamber’s website, and we encourage you to regularly check for the most recent update. The most recent version is the version that applies. If the changes include material changes that affect your rights or obligations, we will notify you in advance of the changes by reasonable means, which could include notification through the Services or via email. If you continue to use the Services after the changes become effective, then you agree to the revised Agreement.

 

Eligibility.

 

You must be at least 18 years of age to use Chatter Chamber’s services and to complete its questionnaire.  By completing a questionnaire and by using the Service, you represent and warrant that:

 

  • you can form a binding contract with Chatter Chamber,
  • you are not a person who is barred from using the Service under any jurisdiction
  • you will comply with this Agreement and all applicable local, state, national and international laws, rules and regulations, and

 

Your use of Chatter Chamber.

 

In order to use Chatter Chamber, you may complete one and only one questionnaire for each specific event.  By completing a questionnaire, you agree with Chatter Chamber’s Privacy Policy and with the Terms and Conditions outlined herein.

 

To find out how Chatter Chamber uses your information, please read our Privacy Policy.

 

You must answer all questions honestly and truthfully when completing a Chatter Chamber questionnaire and can only complete one on behalf of yourself.  If you wish to terminate your submission, you must email info@chatterchamber.co.uk, stating so.

 

Modifying the Services and Termination.

 

Chatter Chamber will constantly aim to improve its Services, this might mean the Service might be changed to certain degrees, or beyond recognition, or it might mean the Services cease to continue.  Where necessary, you will be contacted if changes are made, unless there are extenuating circumstances.

 

Safety; Your Interactions with Entrants - if selected.

 

Chatter Chamber it is not responsible for the conduct of any user on or off of the Services. You agree to use caution in all interactions with other users, particularly if attend an event.

 

YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER USERS. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT CHATTER CHAMBER DOES NOT CONDUCT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS ON ITS USERS OR OTHERWISE INQUIRE INTO THE BACKGROUND OF ITS USERS. CHATTER CHAMBER MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO THE CONDUCT OF USERS. CHATTER CHAMBER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CONDUCT ANY CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK OR OTHER SCREENINGS (SUCH AS SEX OFFENDER REGISTER SEARCHES) AT ANY TIME USING AVAILABLE PUBLIC RECORDS.

 

CHATTER CHAMBER ONLY PROVIDES A PARTICULAR PROCESS TO BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER AND ONLY RECOMMENDS THAT YOU ATTEND AN EVENT.  YOU ARE NOT OBLIGED TO ATTEND AN EVENT AND YOUR ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THAT DECISION AND IT'S CONSEQUENCES.   CHATTER CHAMBER IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY INTERACTIONS OR ACTIONS THAT UNFOLD IN ANY OF THE EVENTS YOU MAYBE INVITED TO.

 

Rights Chatter Chamber Grants You.

 

Our Services allow you to submit information concerning yourself for the potential selection of an event. You represent and warrant that this information concerns yourself and that you are happy and agree to give to this information, subject to the Terms stated here and to our privacy policy.

 

When you you provide your information, you give us a worldwide, royalty-free license to use, host, store, reproduce, modify, create derivative works (such as changes we make so your information works better with our Services), communicate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute such information, but only for the limited purposes of providing the Services and as otherwise permitted under the Privacy Policy.

 

Furthermore, you agree not to:

 

  • use the Service or any content contained in the Service for any commercial purposes without our written consent.
  • copy, modify, transmit, create any derivative works from, make use of, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, images, trademarks, trade names, service marks, or other intellectual property, content or proprietary information accessible through the Service without Chatter Chamber’s prior written consent.
  • express or imply that any statements you make are endorsed by Chatter Chamber.
  • use any robot, bot, spider, crawler, scraper, site search/retrieval application, proxy or other manual or automatic device, method or process to access, retrieve, index, “data mine,” or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Service or its contents.
  • use the Services in any way that could interfere with, disrupt or negatively affect the Service or the servers or networks connected to the Service.
  • upload viruses or other malicious code or otherwise compromise the security of the Services.
  • forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any information transmitted to or through the Service.
  • "mirror” or “frame” any part of the Service without Chatter Chamber’s prior written authorization.
  • use meta tags or code or other devices containing any reference to Chatter Chamber or the Service (or any trademark, trade name, service mark, logo or slogan of Chatter Chamber) to direct any person to any other website for any purpose.
  • modify, adapt, sublicense, translate, sell, reverse engineer, decipher, decompile or otherwise disassemble any portion of the Service, or cause others to do so.
  • use or develop any third-party applications that interact with the Services or other users’ Content or information without our written consent.
  • use, access, or publish the Chatter Chamber application programming interface without our written consent.
  • probe, scan or test the vulnerability of our Services or any system or network.
  • encourage or promote any activity that violates this Agreement.

 

Chatter Chamber may investigate and take any available legal action in response to illegal and/ or unauthorized uses of the Service, including termination of the processing of your application.

 

 

Rights you Grant Chatter Chamber.

 

By completing a questionnaire, you grant to Chatter Chamber the rights to use your data as specified in Chatter Chamber’s privacy policy; and that, furthermore, you agree that all information that you submit upon completing a questionnaire is accurate and truthful.

 

When communicating with any Chatter Chamber representative, you will maintain polite and respectful dialogue and Chatter Chamber remains in its rights to cease communication and terminate the agreement if abusive or disrespectful communications are made.

 

You agree that Chatter Chamber may access, preserve and disclose your information if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access, preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary, such as to: (i) comply with legal process; (ii) enforce this Agreement; (iii) enforce the privacy agreement (iv) respond to your requests for customer service; or (v) protect the rights, property or personal safety of the Company or any other person.

 

Community Rules.

 

By using the Services, you agree that you will not:

 

  • use the Service for any purpose that is illegal or prohibited by this Agreement.
  • spam, solicit money from or defraud any other entrants.
  • impersonate any person or entity
  • bully, “stalk,” intimidate, harass or defame any entrant or associate of Chatter Chamber.
  • post any Content on any of Chatter Chambers platforms that violates or infringes anyone’s rights, including rights of publicity, privacy, copyright, trademark or other intellectual property or contract right.
  • post any Content on any of Chatter Chambers platforms that is hate speech, threatening, sexually explicit or pornographic; incites violence; or contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence.
  • post any Content on any of Chatter Chambers platforms that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual.
  • solicit any personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users, or to defraud Chatter Chamber, or to disseminate another person’s personal information without his or her permission.
  • apply to Chatter Chamber if you have in the past been rejected to apply, or if you have already applied to a specific event
  • partake in any illegal activity that infringes any entrant, Chatter Chamber representative, associate, or person
  • Chatter Chamber reserves the right to investigate and/ or terminate you if you have misused the Service or behaved in a way that Chatter Chamber regards as inappropriate or unlawful, including actions or communications that occur off the Service but involve users you meet through the Service.

 

Other Entrants

 

Chatter Chamber reserves the right to review and reject any entrants questionnaire that contravenes the terms and conditions or privacy policy, or which generally poses an undue risk to either Chatter Chamber or other entrants.  However, Chatter Chamber cannot guarantee the quality or reliability of any entrant put forward by Chatter Chamber to attend an event.

 

Chatter Chamber Online Purchases

 

If you are selected to attend an event and wish to attend, you will need to pay the fee outlined (when you are selected) through an online transaction facility, such as PayPal.  This fee is non negotiable and non refundable for those selected and wishing to attend the Chatter Chamber event concerned.  It will need to be paid in full if you wish to attend the event.  Upon paying this fee, you will enter into a new contract with the Event Facility provider to attend their establishment (i.e. a restaurant); and, you will have the opportunity to meet other people selected by Chatter Chamber.

 

FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT, CHATTER CHAMBER WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE QUALITY OF THE EVENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE SERVICES  PROVIDED BY THE EVENT FACILITY (I.E.. A BAR OR RESTAURANT), HOSTING THE EVENT, SUCH AS THE QUALITY OF FOOD, DRINKS AND INTERIOR THEY PROVIDE.  CHATTER CHAMBER WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENCES THAT MAY ARISE FROM ATTENDING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE EVENT FACILITY OR OF ATTENDING AN EVENT ITSELF.

 

Events

 

Cancellation of the proposed events may be necessary in exceptional circumstances and we reserve the right in our absolute discretion to cancel the proposed event. If this occurs: (i) we will use reasonable endeavours to contact you, but will not be liable for any transportation or other costs incurred by people who arrive at a cancelled event; (ii) if possible, you will be offered an alternative proposed event of comparable standard.  Circumstances outside of our control include but are not limited to war, threat of war, riot, civil strife, industrial dispute, terrorist activity, natural or nuclear disaster, fire or adverse weather conditions. If cancellation or curtailment of your event occurs as a result of circumstances beyond our control, the consequences of which could not have been avoided even with all due care, we will not pay any compensation, nor be responsible for any costs or expenses incurred by you as a result.  Chatter Chamber is unable to refund cancelled events.

 

Promotional Material

 

We reserve the right to invite media to attend events or to take our own promotional photographs, videos and other media at events. By attending an event you grant to us a world wide royalty free, sub-licensable, perpetual licence to use, distribute, broadcast, adapt, modify your image or any likeness to your image for any commercial purpose. All rights in such media will vest in the creator and you waive all intellectual property rights or moral rights arising from use of your image or likeness.

 

Meeting New People at Events

 

We offer opportunities to meet new people but cannot guarantee the result of these meetings, good or bad, and Chatter Chamber will not be liable for any entailing consequences towards any parties.

 

We aim to give people a chance to meet one another in a safe and relaxed environment. However, we do not verify the personal details of those participating in our events (including but not limited to any form of verification of a person’s identity, profession, education, marital status or criminal background) and cannot be held accountable for any entailing consequences of these interactions towards any parties.

 

It is up to you to verify personal information to your own satisfaction and we recommend that you do so. Please approach any contact with other entrants (participants) at one of our events with the same caution you would undertake when meeting other people you do not know.

 

Furthermore, we do not run background checks on event facilities (i.e. the restaurants that events are held in) and therefore recommend you access the suitability of these establishments. We cannot be held accountable for any entailing consequences from the event facilities.

 

 

 

Limitation of liability

 

By deciding to attend and attending any event, you agree that neither us nor our associates, affiliates, parent company or subsidiaries (together with our directors, employees, consultants, contractors, agents and representatives of each of the foregoing) are liable for any damages, direct or indirect, that may arise from using our services or attending an event. This includes any damages, without limitation, arising out of communicating with other entrants.

 

We are not in any way liable for any third party costs that you may incur in attending or attempting to attend an event including but not limited to any transport or hotel costs that you choose to incur.

 

Venue (Event Facility)  and Timing Changes to Events and Venue Access

 

We reserve the right to change venue and timings of events. We will attempt to give you as much notice as possible prior to any change. Venues are subject to change and no refunds will be given for venue changes. The closest available venue which is suitable will be used as a replacement

 

We aim to ensure that all entrants are equally included in events, however some venues may not provide full, or limited, access for our disabled members. Please contact us in advance of the event to ensure that we can take appropriate steps to allow you to enjoy the event, or, if the venue is limited in the adjustments that can be made, we will offer to help you attend another event at a more suitable venue. Please note that if you do not contact us, and require special assistance, our hosts will be limited in any alterations they can make on the day of the event due to the detailed planning that is required for all events. Please contact us in advance to ensure we can take all reasonable steps for your benefit.

 

Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.

 

If you believe that your work has been used in our Service in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide the following information:

 

  • an electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or someone authorized to act on their behalf;
  • the name, address, telephone number, and email address of the copyright owner;
  • identification of the copyrighted work that is being infringed;
  • identification of where the infringing material is located on our Site or Services;
  • a statement that you have a good faith belief that the use isn’t authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and
  • a statement that the information in your notice is accurate, and you’re authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner

 

Notice of claims of copyright infringement should be provided to the Company’s Copyright Agent at info@chatterchamber

 

Disclaimers

 

CHATTER CHAMBER PROVIDES THE SERVICE ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS AND TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, GRANTS NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE (INCLUDING ALL CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN), INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. CHATTER CHAMBER DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT (A) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE OR ERROR FREE, (B) ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS IN THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED, OR (C) THAT ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION YOU OBTAIN ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICES WILL BE ACCURATE.

CHATTER CHAMBER TAKES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY INTERACTION THAT MAY DEVLOP DURING A PROPOSED EVENTS

 

Limitation of Liability

 

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL CHATTER CHAMBER, ITS AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, LICENSORS OR SERVICE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF PROFITS, WHETHER INCURRED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, OR ANY LOSS OF DATA, USE, GOODWILL, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, RESULTING FROM: (I) YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICES, (II) THE CONDUCT OF OTHER ENTRANTS OR THIRD PARTIES ON, THROUGH, OR FOLLOWING USE OF THE SERVICES OR EVENTS; OR (III) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, USE OR ALTERATION OF YOUR CONTENT AND DATA, EVEN IF CHATTER CHAMBER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL CHATTER CHAMBER’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL CLAIMS RELATING TO THE SERVICE EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID, IF ANY, BY YOU TO CHATTER CHAMBER FOR THE SERVICE WHILE YOU HAVE AN ACCOUNT.

 

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES, SO SOME OR ALL OF THE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS IN THIS SECTION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

 

Binding Individual Arbitration

 

You and Chatter Chamber each agree to exclusively arbitrate any and all Disputes.

YOU AND CHATTER CHAMBER AGREE THAT ANY DISPUTE AGAINST THE OTHER MAY ONLY BE BROUGHT ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTION OR PROCEEDING. CLASS ARBITRATIONS, CLASS ACTIONS, PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ACTIONS, AND CONSOLIDATION WITH OTHER ARBITRATIONS ARE NOT PERMITTED, AND YOU ARE FOREGOING A JURY TRIAL AND WAIVING ANY RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION AGAINST CHATTER CHAMBER If any provision of this arbitration agreement is found unenforceable, the unenforceable provision shall be severed, and the remaining arbitration terms shall be enforced (but in no case shall there be a class arbitration). All Disputes shall be resolved finally and exclusively by binding individual arbitration with a single arbitrator administered by the American Arbitration Association (www.adr.org) or JAMS (www.jamsadr.org) according to this provision and the applicable arbitration rules for that forum. Consumer claimants (individuals whose use of the Services is intended for personal, family, or household use) may elect to pursue their claims in their local small-claims court rather than through arbitration. The Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. §§ 1-16, fully applies. Any arbitration hearing will occur in London, UK, or another mutually agreeable location. The arbitrator’s award shall be binding on the parties and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. For any Dispute, you will pay all the arbitration fees. If you prevail on any claim for which you are legally entitled to attorney’s fees, you may recover those fees from the arbitrator. For purposes of this arbitration provision, references to you and Chatter Chamber also include respective subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, employees, predecessors, successors and assigns as well as authorized users or beneficiaries of Chatter Chamber Services. Subject to and without waiver of the arbitration provisions above, you agree that any judicial proceedings (other than small claims actions in consumer cases) will be brought in and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue in the state courts of the UK.

 

Choice of Law

 

The laws of England in the United Kingdom, will apply to any and all disputes arising out or relating to the Services or this Agreement (“Disputes”).

 

Indemnity by You

 

You agree, to the extent permitted under applicable law, to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Chatter Chamber, our affiliates, and their and our respective officers, directors, agents, and employees from and against any and all complaints, demands, claims, damages, losses, costs, liabilities and expenses, including attorney’s fees, due to, arising out of, or relating in any way to your access to or use of the Services, the event, or your breach of this Agreement.

 

Entire Agreement; Other.

 

This Agreement, with the Privacy Policy, and any terms disclosed and agreed to by you if agreed further on between two parties in writing, contains the entire agreement between you and Chatter Chamber regarding the use of the Service. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect. The failure of the Company to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. You agree that your agreement with Chatter Chamber and the rights outlined within, will not terminate until upon your death. No agency, partnership, joint venture or employment is created as a result of this Agreement and you may not make any representations or bind Chatter Chamber in any manner.

 

CONGRATULATION!

 

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