Terms of use

Effective Date: 25th of May 2018

By using the www.taxlinked.net website (the “Website”) and our services, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use (the “Terms of Use or Agreement”), which together with our Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy govern our relationship with you.

The terms www.taxlinked.net or “us” or “we” or “our” or “Website” refer to the owner of the website, namely M.C. Trusts & More Limited, a company incorporated under the Republic of Cyprus with registration number ΗΕ 278509, whose registered office is at 21, Pandoras Street, 6042 Larnaca, Cyprus, and which is the controller of your personal data. The terms “you” or “user” refer to any visitor of the Website and to any Website user, which includes members or not.

Agreement to Terms of Use

These Terms of Use are concluded between you or the entity that you represent, govern the use of the Website and the Services, including, among others, the access to the Website, email notifications, applications, and buttons, as well as any information, text, photos, words, images, videos, sound, data, hypertext links or other material uploaded, downloaded or appearing on the Website. By using the Website and the Services you acknowledge that you have read and understood these Terms of Use and you confirm that you are of legal age or, in case of an organization, you are the authorized representative and have the authority to be bound by them. If you do not accept the Terms of Use stated herein, you shall not use the Website and the Services.

Users who violate these Terms of Use may have their access and use of the Website and the Services suspended or terminated, at our discretion, without their prior consent.

Description of the Service

Through our network we provide you with access to a variety of resources, chat areas, news groups, communities, participation in webinars and/or watch a webinar, communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with others, video communication facilities, communication forums, enable you to collaborate with colleagues, search for potential clients, customers, partners and others to do business with ("Service" or "Services"). You may use the Services for your personal and business use or for internal business purpose in the organization that you represent. You may connect to the Services using any internet browser supported by the Services. You are responsible for obtaining access to the internet and the equipment necessary to use the Services.

Member Account

If any of the Services requires you to open a member account, you must complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form (new member registration). If you represent an organization and wish to use the Services for corporate and/or internal use, you may provide your corporate contact information (enter your organization details). To this respect, you hereby agree to: a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the sign up process; and b) maintain and promptly update the information provided during sign up to keep it true, accurate, current, and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, outdated, or incomplete, or if we have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, outdated, or incomplete, we may terminate your user account and refuse current or future use of any or all of the Services.

If any of the Services requires registration without the necessity of opening of member’s account, you must complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form. To this respect, you hereby agree to: a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the sign up process; and b) maintain and promptly update the information provided during sign up to keep it true, accurate, current, and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, outdated, or incomplete, or if we have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, outdated, or incomplete, we may refuse current or future use of any or all of the Services.

Services Trial

We may make the Services available on a trial for a limited period of time (the “Trial Period”). The Trial Period shall be terminated at the end of the stated Trial Period. Following expiration of the Trial Period, the member account will be deactivated and the Services may continue only if the applicable fees are paid. However, even if your account is deactivated we will retain your personal data until you decide to close/delete your member account.

During the Trial Period, we provide the Services “AS IS” and without warranty or indemnity, to the extent permitted by law, and all other Terms of Use otherwise apply. We reserve the right to modify or discontinue any trials at any time without notice.

Publications on the Website

You are responsible for any and all content that you publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate on the Website and any consequences that this might have.

You hereby represent and warrant that any content and information that you publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate on the Website is only content and information that you have the right and you are entitled to publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate on the Website, and that by doing so, you are not violating any law or other third party rights and that such content and information is not confidential.

You acknowledge that the content and information that you publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate on the Website will be able to be viewed and/or used by other users of the Website, including also Website’s visitors, and you should only publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate content that you are comfortable sharing with others.

You are solely responsible for any and all content that you publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate on the Website. We accept no responsibility for the accuracy and the correctness or otherwise of any content that you publish, and we have no responsibility if this content is untrue, inaccurate and incorrect. During the period you have a member/user account, you may delete any content that you published, posted, uploaded, distributed or disseminated on the Website stored on the Services. The creation of back-up copies of your content is your sole responsibility, and we are not liable for any of loss or damage to your content.

You are reminded that you have the sole responsibility for all content you publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate on the Website and that in no case we may be considered liable for content generated by you. Such content is not monitored or controlled by us and we can take no responsibility for such content, and we have no obligation to monitor any communication services between you and other users of the Website. However, we reserve the right to review materials publish/posted and to remove any materials in our sole discretion.

Rights of Use, License and Warranty for Your Publications on the Website

By publishing, posting, uploading, distributing or disseminating any content and information on the Website, you are granting us a non-exclusive, worldwide, unlimited, free right to use, copy, share in social media or elsewhere, prepare derivative works of, improve, distribute, publish, process, use any information and content that you publish directly on the Website. If at any point during your use of Services, you have voluntarily participated in a project (i.e. webinar, e-book, interview creation, etc.), we reserve the right to keep on using (including distributing, sharing, publishing, etc.), even past your account deletion.

Intellectual Property Rights

All texts, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, trademarks, logos, sounds, music, artwork and computer code (collectively, « Intellectual Content »), including but not limited to the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, «look and feel» and arrangement of such Intellectual Content, contained on the Website is owned, controlled or licensed by us, and is protected by copyright laws, and various other intellectual property rights and unfair competition laws.

Except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use, no part of the Website and no Intellectual Content may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, translated, transmitted or distributed in any way (including «mirroring») to any other computer, server, website or other medium for publication or distribution or for any commercial enterprise, without our express prior written consent.

Restrictions on Using the Website and the Services

You confirm that by using the Website and the Services, you will do so by using at all times your real name and only provide accurate information.

You also confirm that you are not a competitor and you are not using the Website and the Services for reasons that are in competition with us.

By using the Website and the Services, you are doing so without violating any other agreement to which you are a party.

In case where you are using the Website and the Services to create a profile for a company/organization, you are doing so by confirming that you have the express consent and authority of the company for doing so.

You undertake at all times to keep your password secure and confidential and that you are responsible for all actions and activities under your own password. You further confirm that you will not permit others to use your account and, likewise, that you will not at any time use other people’s account.

Liability and Warranty

We will endeavour to the best of our ability to ensure the proper running of the Website and the Services and provide the Services 24 (twenty-four) hours per day, 7 (seven) days per week. However, we cannot guarantee that the functions provided by the Service always will be available and without typographical, technical or other errors, that the faults will be corrected or that the Services will always be exempt from viruses and bugs. For the maintenance, testing, repair, or any other purpose linked to the improvement and running of the Service, the Service may be interrupted temporarily by us without the liability of us being engaged. We alone shall decide whether or not to accord compensation in the case of interruption of the Service.

Our liability cannot be engaged in cases of force majeure as laid out in Cyprus law and as defined by the jurisprudence of Cyprus courts. Force majeure also includes, but is not limited to, interruption, suspension, reduction or failure of (but not only of) the electricity supply, or any interruption of telecommunications networks.

We cannot be considered liable for content on sites (personal sites, blogs, sites which are internal or external to the Website, etc.) or personal pages of the user (be they internal or external to the Website).

You accept personal responsibility and agree to release us from any liability, loss, or expense, including legal and defense costs, demanded by a third party or another user relating to the Website of the user (all personal content published online by you) or your personal page.

We have an obligation of means in the framework of these Terms of Use and cannot in any case be held responsible for any direct or indirect damage, loss, or prejudice of any kind resulting from management, use, interruption, or malfunction of the Service.

YOU AGREE THAT WE SHALL, IN NO EVENT, BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER LOSS OR DAMAGE WHATSOEVER OR FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, COMPUTER FAILURE, LOSS OF BUSINESS INFORMATION, REPUTATION DAMAGE, OR OTHER LOSS ARISING OUT OF OR CAUSED BY YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR ENTIRE LIABILITY TO YOU IN RESPECT OF ANY SERVICE, WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT, EXCEED THE FEES PAID BY YOU TOWARDS SUCH SERVICE.

Modification to Terms of Use

We may update this Terms of Use from time to time. If we make material changes to these Terms of Use, we will provide you with a notice through the Website, or by other means, to provide you with the opportunity to review the changes before they become effective. If you object to any changes, you may close/delete your account.
 
You acknowledge that your continued use of the Services after we publish or send a notice about our changes to these Terms of Use means that the collection, use and sharing of your personal data is subject to the updated Terms of Use.

Addition/Removal/Modification of the Services and Functionalities

We are free to add and remove services from the Website and/or modify the characteristics, Terms of Use and other specific conditions of said Services. We shall inform the users of such modifications by email or by display on the Website.

Fees and Payment

Users, who are valid, registered users of the Website and who have to pay to use the Services, are responsible for all fees applicable to the Services, including taxes that are due and payable. Failure to pay these fees will result in the deactivation of your member account. The user may proceed with the payment by using either the online payment method or payment thought bank transfer to our bank account.

In addition, you agree on the following: i) your purchase may be subject to foreign exchange fees or differences in prices based on your location (e.g. exchange rates); ii) we may store and continue billing your payment method (e.g. credit card), even after it has expired, to avoid interruptions in your Services and to use to pay for other Services you may buy; iii) if you purchase a subscription, your payment method automatically will be charged at the start of each subscription period for the fees and taxes applicable to that period. Should you wish to cancel your membership, please ensure that you cancel this prior to the renewal date.

Personal Information and Privacy

Personal information provided by you is governed by the Privacy Policy. Your election to use the Website and the Service indicates your acceptance of the terms of the Privacy Policy. You are responsible for maintaining confidentiality of your username, password and other sensitive information. You are responsible for all activities that occur in your user account and you agree to inform us immediately of any unauthorized use of your user account by email or by calling us on any of the numbers listed on the Website. We are not responsible for any loss or damage to you or to any third party incurred as a result of any unauthorized access and/or use of your user account, or otherwise.

Disclaimer of Warranties

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE USE OF THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN AS-IS-AND-AS-AVAILABLE BASIS. WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE. USE OF ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICES SHALL BE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM, MOBILE TELEPHONE, WIRELESS DEVICE OR DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICES OR THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER WRITTEN OR ORAL, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US, SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TERMS OF USE.

Notifications

For the purpose of providing a better service to you, you agree that we may communicate with you, through means of communication such as your email or your taxlinked.net inbox or your telephone or a relevant communication application that you may be using from time to time. 

Entire Agreement

This Agreement constitutes the entire, complete and exclusive agreement between you and us regarding the Website and the Services. Headings are for reference purposes only and do not form part of this Agreement.

Termination of Agreement

The Services may be terminated by a user at any time.
We reserve the right to limit your access to, change, withdraw, suspend or discontinue the Services (or a part of them) at any time, on our sole discretion, without notice to you, if there is any violation of these Terms of Use. We may do so, for example, if we are no longer able to provide a Service, user feedback suggests we need to make a change, due to technology improvements, or if our third party service providers stop permitting us to use or provide access to their resources.

Jurisdiction

The present agreement is governed by the law of the Republic of Cyprus. In case any dispute arises, the dispute shall be referred to the Courts of the Republic of Cyprus.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Terms of Use, please contact us.