Terms & Conditions.

Previous versions: 16th May 2017

Last revised 16th February 2019

Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions (the ” Terms “) govern your access to and use of our websites, applications, and services. By accessing or using the Site and agreeing to us providing the Services to you, you are agreeing to these Terms and the conclusion of a legally binding contract with us.

Whether you are simply browsing, using this Site or purchasing Services, your use of this Site and Services is your acceptance to these Terms and signifies that you have read, understood, acknowledged and agreed to be bound by these Terms, along with the relevant policies referred to in these Terms.

1. DEFINITIONS

1.1 In these Terms, the following definitions apply:

Business Day” means a day (other than a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday) when banks in London are open for business.

Business Hours” means 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through to Friday.

Contract” means the contract between us and you for the supply of Services in accordance with these Terms.

Deliverables” means the deliverables set out in the Order produced by us for you.

Fees” means the fees payable by you for the provision of our Services set out in the Order.

Order” means your order for Services as set out in your purchase order form or your written acceptance of a quotation by us as the case may be.

“Contract monthly allowance” means the amount of monthly hours agreed upon at the start of the contract for a 3 month period.

Services” means the services, including any Deliverables, to be provided by us to you pursuant these Terms. “Site” means co-workshop.com and its subpages.

You” and “your” refer to you as (i) a customer and purchaser of our Services (whether a person or firm) and (ii) a user of the Site.  A “user” is someone who accesses, browses, crawls, scrapes, or in any way uses or registers to use the Site.

We”, “us”, and “our” refer to Co Workshop Ltd, a private limited company incorporated in England and Wales under company number 9953253 which has its registered address at Barnfeild house, Salford Approach, Salford, England, M3 7BX

2. CHANGES TO THESE TERMS 

2.1 We may amend these Terms from time to time. The most current version of these Terms will be located here. Please look at the top of this page to see when these Terms were last updated. You understand and agree that (i) your access to or use of the Site and (ii) the provision of our Services to you are governed these Terms.

2.2 If we make material changes to these Terms, we will notify you by email or by indicating at the top of this page the date that revisions were last made. You should revisit these Terms on a regular basis as revised versions will be binding to you. Any such modification will be effective upon our posting of new Terms. You understand and agree that (i) your continued access to or use of the Site and (ii) the provisions of our Services to you after the effective date of modifications to the Terms indicates your acceptance of the modifications.

2.3 We may revise these Terms from time to time to reflect changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements.

3. BASIS OF CONTRACT

3.1 The Order constitutes an offer by you to purchase Services in accordance with these Terms.

3.2 The Order shall only be deemed to be accepted when we issue written acceptance of the Order (an “Order Confirmation“) at which point and on which date the Contract shall come into existence (the “Commencement Date”).

3.3 You will have a period of seven (7) days from the Commencement Date to check the full terms and details of the Contract. If you decide that you no longer want to receive the Services, then you must notify us that you no longer wish to continue during this seven (7) day period by telephoning our Customer Services Team during Business Hours on 0203 369 5078.

3.4 The Contract constitutes the entire agreement between the parties. You acknowledge that you have not relied on any statement, promise, representation, assurance or warranty made or given by or on behalf of us which is not set out in the Contract.

3.5 Any samples, drawings, descriptive matter or advertising issued by us, and any descriptions or illustrations contained on our Site, in our catalogues or brochures, are issued or published for the sole purpose of giving an approximate idea of the Services described in them. They shall not form part of the Contract or have any contractual force.

3.6 These Terms apply to the Contract to the exclusion of any other terms that you may seek to impose or incorporate, or which are implied by trade, custom, practice or course of dealing.

3.7 Any quotation given by us shall not constitute an offer, and is only valid for a period of [20] Business Days from its date of issue.

4. GENERAL TERMS FOR THE SUPPLY OF SERVICES 

4.1 We shall supply the Services to you in accordance with this term 4 and the following further specific Services terms shall apply as applicable:

You shall: ensure that the terms of the Order are complete and accurate; co-operate with us in all matters relating to the Services; and provide us with such information and materials as we may reasonably require in order to supply the Services to you, and ensure that such information is accurate in all material respects.

4.2 If our performance of any of the Services is prevented or delayed by any act or omission by you or failure by you to perform any relevant obligation (including, but not limited to, payment of the Fees) (a “Customer Default“): we shall without limiting our other rights or remedies have the right to suspend our Services.

4.3 we shall not be liable for any costs or losses sustained or incurred by you arising performance of the Services until you remedy the Customer Default, and to rely on the Customer Default to relieve us from the performance of any Services to the extent the Customer Default prevents or delays our performance of any Services; directly or indirectly from our failure or delay to perform any of the Services as set out in this term.

4.4 you shall reimburse us on written demand for any costs or losses sustained or incurred by us arising directly or indirectly from the Customer Default.

4.5 We will provide you with an expected completion date for the Services if requested. We will use reasonable endeavours to meet any given deadline, but do not guarantee and are not bound in any way to complete the Services by this date. The expected completion date provided by us is purely an estimate and we cannot be held to this. Time shall not be of the essence for performance of the Services.

4.6 We shall have the right to make any changes to the Services which are necessary to comply with any applicable law, or which do not materially affect the nature or quality of the Services, and we shall notify you in any such event.

4.7 Whilst taking every care to estimate all works using correspondence and information supplied, the Company cannot accept liability or be held responsible financially or otherwise for any time spent over the initial estimate.  All time is tracked through Hubstaff. The tracked time is used for billing any hours at the end of each month. This is completely transparent and visible at any point throughout the project.

Availability

4.8 Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement these Terms and our other policies and procedures, we shall use commercially reasonable efforts to attempt to provide this Site and the Services we offer on a twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week basis. You acknowledge and agree that from time to time this Site and the Services may be inaccessible or inoperable for any reason including, but not limited to, equipment malfunctions; periodic maintenance, or causes beyond our reasonable control or that are not reasonably foreseeable including, but not limited to, interruption or failure of telecommunication or digital transmission links, hostile network attacks, network congestion or other failures. You acknowledge and agree that we have no control over the availability of this Site or the Service on a continuous or uninterrupted basis, and that we assume no liability to you or any other party with regard thereto.

4.9 We cannot guarantee that the functions contained within any web page (or part of your website design), will always be error free, and therefore the company will not be liable in any way whatsoever to you for any third party damages, including lost profits, lost savings, or other incidental, consequential or special damages arising out of the operation of or inability to operate this website and any other web pages, even if you have advised us of the possibilities of such damages.

5. Terms for Support Services

In this term, the following terms apply:

5.1 When we agree to make services available to you, we will provide you with a monthly allowance of hours, each month, to use over a 3 month subscription period. Any hours you don’t use in the first and second month of the contract gets added to the next month’s allowance, so you get another chance to use it within your 3 month subscription. Any unused hours at the end of the 3 month subscription can be used within 1 year from the start of the contract. If any discount was applied to the hours during the 3 month subscription it will not be applied past the 3 month subscription and the hours will be on pay as you go prices. You must have an active support subscription with us to retain unused hours.

5.2 If you use more hours than the monthly allowance of hours in your subscription, the additional hours will be on pay as you go terms at the pay as you go price. We’ll send you a bill advising you of the total amount of extra charges you owe us for that month, payment will be taken on the 1st of the month for additional pay as you go hours.

5.3 If you have a 3 month subscription and you choose to take on an advanced freelancer they will not be included in the discounted rate and charged at a standard rate.

5.4 Payment should be made 7 days after the date of invoicing. Fees are non refundable, hours purchased cannot be decreased during the subscription term. If any invoiced amount is not received by us by the due date, then without limiting or remedies, those charges may result in the discount on the invoice being removed. We may condition future subscription renewals on shorter payment terms.

5.5 An hour estimate may have been provided for the project, this is an approximation of the hours of the project. For the avoidance of doubt, there are no capped hours or free allowances based on this approximation of hours. Every time the team use a service, your subscription hours will be reduced according to the duration. Any hours tracked over the subscription hours will be on pay as you go prices and will be payable at the end of each month.

5.6 You acknowledge, that in the event of not requesting a QA engineer from us, all the activities connected to the quality assurance are the sole responsibility of you.

6. Compatibility

Unless otherwise specifically identified in the Product Specifications or a Change ​Order:

6.1 the Web Site is compatible solely with the latest versions of Internet Explorer as of the date of the Order Confirmation.

6.2 Firefox – latest version as of the date of the Order Confirmation.

6.3 Safari – latest version as of the date of the Order Confirmation.

6.4 Chrome – latest version as of the date of the Order Confirmation.

7. Pre-Existing Intellectual Property

7.1 Notwithstanding any provision of this Agreement ​to the contrary, any routines, methodologies, processes, libraries, tools or technologies created, adapted or used by Co-Workshop LTD in its business generally, including all associated intellectual property rights (collectively, the “Development Tools”), shall be and remain the sole property of Co-Workshop LTD, and you shall have no interest in or claim to the Development Tools, except as necessary to exercise its rights in the Products. In addition, notwithstanding any provision of this Agreement to the contrary, Co-Workshop LTD shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, or know-how developed or acquired by Co-Workshop LTD during the performance of this Agreement to the extent obtained and retained by Co-Workshop LTD personnel as impression and general learning. Subject to and limited by your intellectual property rights described in Section 4.1 above, nothing in this Agreement shall be construed to preclude Co-Workshop LTD from using the Development Tools for use with third parties for the benefit of Co-Workshop LTD.

8. Payment

8.1 You shall pay each invoice submitted by the Supplier within the number of days specified on the invoice and in full and in cleared funds to the bank account specified on the invoice and time for payment shall be of the essence of the Contract.

8.2 All amounts payable by you under the Contract are exclusive of amounts in respect of value added tax chargeable for the time being (“VAT”). Where any taxable supply for VAT purposes is made under the Contract by us to you, you shall, on receipt of a valid VAT invoice from us, pay to us such additional amounts in respect of VAT as are chargeable on the supply of the Services at the same time as payment is due for the supply of the Services.

8.3 If you fail to make any payment due to us under the Contract by the due date for payment then:

8.3.1 The Deliverables will remain our property until paid for in full.

8.3.2 You shall pay interest on the overdue amount at the rate of 4% per cent per annum above the Bank of England’’s base rate from time to time. Such interest shall accrue on a daily basis from the due date until actual payment of the overdue amount, whether before or after judgment. You shall pay the interest together with the overdue amount; and

8.3.3 We reserve the right to commence legal proceedings or consult with debt collection agencies to seek payment on our behalf and in such circumstances you shall be liable for any and all additional administrative and/or court costs.

8.4 An overdue balance of more than 30 days will result in a cancellation by us of all services until such time as the total overdue balance on your account has been paid in full.

9. Cancelation or Termination 

9.1 Following the cancellation of the Contract, you will no longer be able to access or use those Services and any account that you hold with us may be deactivated or deleted. We are not responsible for storing your data or your content following cancellation of the Services for any reason. You acknowledge that it is your responsibility to back up your data and your content if you want access to it following cancellation. We will not be liable to you for any loss you may suffer as a result of the termination of the Contract.

9.2 You are responsible for taking action prior to automatic renewal if they do not want the subscription to renew automatically. You must contact [email protected] no later than 30 days before the subscription ending, to cancel the subscription, after this period the subscription will automatically renew for 3 months, the day after, your active subscription end date. You might not receive further notice of your renewal after signing up for an account or subscription.

9.3 On termination of the Contract for any reason you shall immediately pay to us all of the outstanding unpaid invoices and interest and, in respect of Services supplied but for which no invoice has been submitted, we shall submit an invoice, which shall be payable by you immediately on receipt.

10. Cookies

Like most websites our website uses cookies to enable us to retrieve user details for each visit. Cookies are used in some areas of our site to enable the functionality of this area and ease of use for those people visiting. Some of our affiliate partners may also use cookies.

11. Links to this Website

You may not create a link to any page of this website without our prior written consent. If you do create a link to a page of this website you do so at your own risk and the exclusions and limitations set out above will apply to your use of this website by linking to it.

12. Links from this Website

We do not monitor or review the content of other party’s websites which are linked to from this website. Opinions expressed or material appearing on such websites are not necessarily shared or endorsed by us and should not be regarded as the publisher of such opinions or material. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices, or content, of these sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of these sites. You should evaluate the security and trustworthiness of any other site connected to this site or accessed through this site yourself, before disclosing any personal information to them. We will not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage in whatever manner, however caused, resulting from your disclosure to third parties of personal information.

13. Copyright notice 

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Site and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

14. Communication

14.1 We have several different email addresses for different queries. These, and other contact information, can be found on our Contact Us link on our website.

14.2 If you wish to give us formal notice of any matter in accordance with these Terms then the following shall apply:

14.2.1 Any notice or other communication given by you to us, or by us to you, under or in connection with the Contract shall be in writing and shall be delivered personally, sent by pre-paid first class post or other next working day delivery service or e-mail.

14.2.2 A notice or other communication shall be deemed to have been received: if delivered personally, when left at our registered office; if sent by pre-paid first class post or other next working day delivery service, at 9.00 am on the second Business Day after posting or if sent by e-mail, one Business Day after transmission.

14.2.3 In proving the service of any notice, it will be sufficient to prove, in the case of a letter, that such letter was properly addressed, stamped and placed in the post and, in the case of an e-mail, that such e-mail was sent to the specified e-mail address of the addressee.

14.2.4 The provisions of this term shall not apply to the service of any proceedings or other documents in any legal action.

15. Force Majeure

Neither party shall be liable to the other for any failure to perform any obligation under these Terms, which is due to an event beyond the control of such party including but not limited to any act of God, terrorism, war, Political insurgence, insurrection, riot, civil unrest, act of civil or military authority, uprising, earthquake, flood or any other natural or man-made eventuality outside of our control, which causes the termination of an agreement or contract for Services entered into, nor which could have been reasonably foreseen. Any party affected by such event shall inform the other party of the same and shall use all reasonable endeavours to comply with these Terms.

16. Non-solicitation 

16.1 You shall not, without our prior written consent, at any time from the Commencement Date until the expiry of 12 months after the last date on which we supply the Services, solicit or entice away from us or employ or attempt to employ any person who is, or has been, engaged as an employee, consultant or subcontractor of us in the provision of the Services to you.

16.2 Any consent given by us in accordance with the above term shall be subject to you paying to us a sum equivalent to 25% of the then current annual remuneration of that employee, consultant or subcontractor or, if higher, 25% of the annual remuneration to be paid by you to that employee, consultant or subcontractor.

17. Waiver

A waiver of any right under these Terms or law is only effective if it is in writing and shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any subsequent breach or default. No failure or delay by a party in exercising any right or remedy provided under these Terms or by law shall constitute a waiver of that or any other right or remedy, nor shall it prevent or restrict its further exercise of that or any other right or remedy. No single or partial exercise of such right or remedy shall prevent or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy.

18. Severance

18.1 If any provision or part-provision of these Terms is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable, it shall be deemed modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal and enforceable. If such modification is not possible, the relevant provision or part-provision shall be deemed deleted. Any modification to or deletion of a provision or part-provision under this term shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the rest of these Terms.

18.2 If one party gives notice to the other of the possibility that any provision or part-provision of these Terms is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the parties shall negotiate in good faith to amend such provision so that, as amended, it is legal, valid and enforceable, and, to the greatest extent possible, achieves the intended commercial result of the original provision.

19 Governing Law and Jurisdiction

19.1 These Terms, and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales. You irrevocably agree that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with these Terms or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims).