Terms & Privacy

Please read these Terms & Conditions before using this website, which is operated by UK Property Professionals Ltd a company incorporated in Scotland with registered number SC 374225 and having its registered office at 1 Rutland Court, Edinburgh EH3 8EY.

We operate this website for the purpose of promoting our activities and selling services supplied by us. By using this website, you signify your acceptance of these conditions in return for which we will provide you with access.

From time to time we may modify the conditions so please continue to review these Terms & Conditions whenever accessing or using this website. If at any time you do not wish to accept these conditions then you may not use this website.

Please note, we do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.

Definitions

To ensure that the meaning of these Terms & Conditions is clear, we have listed below some of the words which we use which have specific meanings:

  • PropPro Account – an online account which provides access to the Service.
  • The Service – the business services provided by us via the password protected section of this website.
  • us, we and our – UK Property Professionals a company incorporated in Scotland with registered number SC 374225 and having its registered office at 1 Rutland Court, Edinburgh EH3 8EY.
  • You – you, the person who accesses and uses this website and/or the Service.

Creating and accessing a PropPro Account

How to apply

In order to access and use the Service, a PropPro Account must first be created. You can apply for a PropPro Account to be created by clicking the “Join” link on the homepage of this website and providing us with the requested information.

Formation of a contract

If we accept your application for the creation of a PropPro Account, we will confirm this by email and at that point a legally binding contract will be created between you and us. The contract will be concluded in the English language and the provisions of these Terms & Conditions shall govern the agreement.

Errors in your profile information

If you made any mistakes in the details you gave to us when applying for a PropPro Account, these errors can be corrected by accessing the Service and editing the sections on your “Profile” page.

Refusal to create an account

We reserve the right, at our discretion, not to accept your application to create a PropPro Account. This may be:

  • due to technical constraints; or
  • because you (or any business associated with you) has been banned by us from using the Service;

Your rights

We grant you a non-transferable, non-exclusive licence to use the Service in accordance with these Terms & Conditions.

Conditions

The above licence is strictly subject to your compliance with these Terms & Conditions.

Your obligations

Requirements for use

You must:

  • only access the PropPro Account which has been allocated to you; and
  • only use the Service for legitimate networking and professional development purposes.

Prohibited material

You are prohibited from submitting any material via the Service which is or which links to or refers to any material which:

  • is threatening, abusive, malicious, defamatory, obscene, indecent, pornographic or otherwise sexually explicit, blasphemous, profane, intended or likely to incite racial or religious hatred, or is otherwise objectionable or offensive in any way in terms of standards prevailing from time to time in the United Kingdom;
  • relates to gambling;
  • is unlawful or which encourages the commission of a criminal offence;
  • contains a virus, worm, trojan or other hostile computer program; or
  • infringes any intellectual property rights or data protection rights of any third party (including, without limitation, using the Service to send unsolicited e-mails for the purposes of direct marketing or uploading documents belonging to a third party without authorisation).

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to publish or not to publish any material you submit using the Service, to amend any such material or to remove it following publication.

Other things you must not do

You must not:

  • do anything which could reasonably be expected to damage, disable, overburden, or materially impair the Service or our website generally or which is likely to interfere with any other party’s use or enjoyment of the Service;
  • use the Service for the purpose of accessing any content which you should reasonably suspect you are not authorised to access;
  • question or dispute our ownership of the intellectual property rights in the Service and this website; nor
  • use the Service if you are one of our competitors (or if you plan to become one) or otherwise for the purpose of conducting any benchmarking or comparison with any comparable or competing service.

Security

You are ultimately responsible for creating and safeguarding a password to control access to your PropPro Account: please make sure your password is not a dictionary word, and contains both letters and numbers, and please don’t share it with anyone else.

Who owns what

Rights in information you submit

Transmitting materials using the Service does not transfer ownership of the copyright and other intellectual property rights in those materials to us. However, by transmitting any materials using the Service, you irrevocably license us to share these materials with authorised users of the Service and with law enforcement officials in the investigation of fraud or other alleged unlawful activities.
Rights in our website

All copyright, database rights, trade marks and other intellectual property rights in the Service and in this website generally are either owned by or licensed to us and nothing in these Terms & Conditions shall transfer any ownership rights to you.

Closing and suspending your PropPro Account

Closure by you

You can close a PropPro Account allocated to you at any time by going to your Profile and deleting your account, you can also request this at info@proppro.net.

Suspension while breach is investigated

If we reasonably believe that your PropPro Account is being used in any way which is not permitted by these Terms & Conditions, we reserve the right to suspend your access to the Service immediately, until the issue has been resolved to our reasonable satisfaction.

Closure on breach

If you (or if other personnel you are associated with) fail to abide by these Terms & Conditions, we reserve the right to permanently cancel your PropPro Account.

Closure by us without cause

We also reserve the right to close your PropPro Account for any reason, by giving 24 hours’ notice. Also, if your PropPro Account is not used for a continuous period of 6 months, we reserve the right to close it without notice.

Disclaimers

IMPORTANT: This section restricts the extent to which we are liable for any losses which may be suffered in connection with your use of the Service. It also requires you to compensate us for any loss we suffer as a result of your failure to comply with these Terms & Conditions.

No guarantees

The Service and its content are provided “as is” excluding warranties of any kind, either express or implied, to the fullest extent permissible under applicable law. We make no guarantee that the Service will be suitable for your intended use, neither do we guarantee that it will be error-free, timely, reliable, entirely secure, virus-free or available, especially since we are dependent on the reliability of the Internet and your use of your own computer to access the Service. We accept no liability for functions contained on the website and make no warranty that the website will operate uninterrupted or error-free or that any defect will be corrected. We do not warrant that the website is compatible with your computer equipment or that the website or its server is free of errors, viruses, worms or “Trojan horses” and we shall not be liable for any damage you may suffer as a result of such destructive features. We will try to keep disruptions to a minimum but we may suspend the Service from time to time to carry out maintenance and support work and to investigate unauthorised use. The information on this website is not intended to constitute professional advice.

Limitation of Liability

You acknowledge that your use of this website and its content is at your own risk. Except for liability which we cannot by law restrict or exclude, we shall have no liability to you or any third party for any direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of profits, or any other damages of any kind whether based on warranty, contract, delict (including negligence) or otherwise. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability of certain damages, so this limitation or exclusion may not apply to you in its entirety.

Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the webite is provided to you “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

THE MATERIAL DISPLAYED ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED WITHOUT ANY GUARANTEES, CONDITIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO ITS ACCURACY. UNLESS EXPRESSLY STATED TO THE CONTRARY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW X AND ITS SUPPLIERS, CONTENT PROVIDERS AND ADVERTISERS HEREBY EXPRESSLY EXCLUDE ALL CONDITIONS, WARRANTIES AND OTHER TERMS WHICH MIGHT OTHERWISE BE IMPLIED BY STATUTE, COMMON LAW OR THE LAW OF EQUITY AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION TO ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, PROFITS, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLES, DAMAGE TO GOODWILL OR REPUTATION, OR THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE USE INABILITY TO USE, PERFORMANCE OR FAILURES OF THE SITE OR THE LINKED SITES AND ANY MATERIALS POSTED THEREON, IRRESPECTIVE OF WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES WERE FORESEEABLE OR ARISE IN CONTRACT, DELICT EQUITY, RESTITUTION, BY STATUTE, AT COMMON LAW OR OTHERWISE.

No reliance

Whilst we take steps to ensure the accuracy of the information accessed via this website, we cannot guarantee or give any warranty as to the accuracy, timeliness or completeness of any information or material appearing on it. We have no responsibility for content provided by third parties and are merely providing access to such content to you. We have no obligation to verify the content of such information nor to edit any such information provided by third parties. We do not endorse, support, represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any third party details and you acknowledge that any reliance on such information will be at your own risk.

Expressly excluded loss and damage

For the avoidance of doubt, the above exclusion of our liability extends to (but is not limited to) loss or damage due to:

  • errors or omissions from information, materials or functions in or of the Service;
  • business interruption resulting from the use or inaccessibility of the Service;
  • collaboration with any third party as a result of using the Service (we will not in any way be construed as a party to such collaboration, nor shall we be liable in any way for the dealings you may have with that third party);
  • information provided by other users of the Service which you rely on or otherwise make use of;
  • information provided to other users of the Service which such users misuse in any way;
  • viruses, worms, trojans or other hostile computer programs that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your use of the Service;
  • computer failure resulting for any reason from the use of the Service; or
  • breach of any conditions implied by law (including without limitation any conditions of accuracy, security, completeness, satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose, non-infringement of proprietary rights outside the United Kingdom and the use of reasonable care and skill) which but for these Terms of Use might have effect in relation to the Online Service.

Limitation of our liability

Any warranties which cannot be excluded are, where permitted, limited in duration to 90 days from the date your PropPro Account was created.

Liability to us

You shall be held personally liable for any reasonable costs and expenses incurred by us as a result of any breach of these Terms & Conditions by you.

General legal matters

Entire agreement

These Terms & Conditions and our Privacy Policy describe the entire agreement between you and us regarding the Service, and supersede any prior understandings or agreements. The headings are for convenience only and shall not affect the construction or interpretation of these Terms & Conditions.

Changes to this contract

We reserve the right to change these Terms & Conditions from time to time and therefore we may impose new or different terms and conditions on your use of the Service. These additional terms will be posted here on this website and will be effective from the month following the date on which they were posted. Your continued use of the Service will be deemed to constitute acceptance by you of all of the new terms. These Terms & Conditions may not otherwise be changed without our written consent.

Transfer of rights & obligations

We shall be entitled to transfer our rights and/or obligations under these Terms & Conditions to another party. You may not transfer any of your rights or obligations under these Terms & Conditions without our written consent.

Waiver and severability

If either you or we ignore any breach of these Terms & Conditions, it doesn’t mean that any further breach cannot be enforced. Similarly, if any part of these Terms turn out to be invalid or unenforceable for some reason, then it will be replaced with a provision which, as far as possible, achieves the same purpose as the original, and the remainder of the agreement will still be binding.

Reporting misuse

If you have any complaint regarding activities of other users of the Service or if you find any material which you consider to be inaccurate, misleading, deceptive or offensive, you should, in the first instance, refer the matter to us via info@proppro.net. We will endeavour to deal with such complaints expeditiously and where necessary, refer the matter to the appropriate law enforcement agency, where the dispute is of a criminal or otherwise illegal nature.

Resolving disputes

These Terms & Conditions shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with Scots law. If any party wants to take court proceedings in relation to the Service, it must do so in Scotland. You are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws of the country from which you use or otherwise access the Service.

Cancelation of Premium Paid Service

If you apply for a premium paid membership service, you can cancel this service and receive a full refund within 14 days of your application. Your request to cancel the service and receive a refund must be made in writing via email to info@proppro.net.

Copyright notice

This website and all materials, information, text, code, content, software, videos, music, sound, graphics, photographs, illustrations, artwork, names, logos, marks, formats, files, devices and links contained in it or linked to it (together “Content”) are protected by copyright, trade marks and other rights of intellectual property owned by us or licensed to us. Anyone accessing this site is only entitled to view any part of it with our permission which can be withheld or removed for any reason. However, the Content must not be used nor reproduced (in whole or part) for any other purpose including (without limitation) on or in connection with another website or publication or for direct commercial gain.

Local Laws and Regulation

This site is not directed at persons in a jurisdiction where for any reason the site’s publication or availability is prohibited and any person for whom such a prohibition applies must not access the site. Those who access the site do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws or regulations.

Privacy Statement

This statement together with our Privacy Policy sets out our policy in relation to the holding and using of information, which we may obtain from you when you contact us via the website.

As a PropPro member you consent to UK Property Professionals using the information you provide for the purpose of administering your membership, including all activities by UK Proeprty Professionals and for your personal information to be provided to other UK Property Professionals offices around the world for the purposes set out in this notice.

It is intended that by providing personal information about yourself to us you consent to its use for the purposes stated in the relevant privacy policy. If, at any time in the future you would like us to stop using your details for any purposes please email info@proppro.net.

PRIVICY POLICY

Important Information

Questions

If you have privacy questions which are not answered by this Privacy Policy or any other concerns about how we use your personal information, please contact our data protection compliance officer via email at info@proppro.net.

Changes

Our privacy policy is regularly reviewed to make sure that we continue to serve your privacy interests. We reserve the right to modify or otherwise update this privacy policy and these changes will be posted on our website. We encourage you to visit this page from time to time to ensure that you are aware of any changes we may have made.

Other Important Legal Information

For information about using this website, please read our Terms & Conditions

Who We Are

In this Privacy Policy references to “we”, “our” and “us” are to UK Property Professionals Ltd, a company incorporated in Scotland with registered number SC 374225 and having its registered office at 1 Rutland Court, Edinburgh.

What Information We Collect And How

Information Volunteered By You

The information we collect via this website may include any personal details you type in and submit (such as your name, address, email address, etc.) and the contents of any correspondence you send to us.

IP Addresses & usage data

The information we collect via this website may also include your IP address (this is the individual identification number that is assigned to your computer when connected to the Internet) which is automatically logged by our web server. This information is collected by our website host in the European Union.

We may also record information about how you use our website, including data about how you move your mouse and which webpages in our website have been visited by you.

Cookies

This website collects data which allows us to recognise you, your preferences and how you use this website. This information is collected by ‘session cookies’ and ‘persistent cookies’.

Cookies are small strings of data stored in your device’s temporary memory when you navigate around our website. Session cookies are deleted when you close your browser but persistent cookies are not. Our cookies do not store your email address or other personal information.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how you can manage or delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

You can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

You should note that if you do not accept the cookies or subsequently choose to disable cookies, you may not be able to access all the services on our site. Please also note that one of the cookies we use is essential for parts of the site to operate and has already been set.

If you have a complaint or query about the use of your information, please email us at info@proppro.net.

What We Do With Your Information

Sharing Your Personal Information

We may share personal information about you with:

  • other people who access this website (you can limit the information other website users can access by changing your ‘privacy settings’ on your ‘profile’ page);
  • our service providers (to help us manage and deliver the PropPro service); and
  • any person, business or other organisation (and their advisers) who might take over the PropPro service to allow them to prepare for taking over (after that, we may also allow that person or business to use and share your information on the same basis as us).

We will also share anonymised data about you with parties who advertise on our website to enable them to better target their marketing.

Statistical Analysis

The IP addresses logged by our website server and the other details we collect about your use of our website may be used by us to perform technical diagnosis of our website’s performance on a statistical basis and to analyse traffic data (so as to gauge interest in our website and our services).

This website uses the “Google Analytics” service provided by Google, Inc. This service uses cookies to generate information about your use of our website (including your IP address) which Google stores on its servers in the United States. This data may be provided to us and to third parties in an anonymised form. Google will not associate the IP address collected via this service with any other personal information about you held by Google.

Keeping you informed

If you give us your consent, we may email information to you from time to time which we believe may be of interest to you, such as our newsletters and information concerning our current promotions and services.

Targeted marketing

We may use the information you provide about the nature of your business, your business sector and your personal needs and interests to better target the advertisements which appear on our website.

Law Enforcement & Crime Prevention

We reserve the right to cooperate with law enforcement officials in the investigation of any alleged unlawful activities of our website users or otherwise relating to our website users. We exclude liability for any loss or harm suffered by you which is caused by such disclosure of your personal information.

Other Websites

This Privacy Policy only covers personal data collected via this website. While we carefully select the websites to which we link, we are not responsible for their privacy practices. This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to third-party websites. You should read the privacy statements on the third-party websites you visit.

Websites or pages to which this site is linked (other than other websites operated by us) are for information only and have not been reviewed by us. We have no responsibility for the content of such websites or pages and accept no liability for any losses whatsoever that may be incurred as a result of any linking to the same.

Your Rights

Access

You have the right to request a copy of personal information we hold about you. To do this, simply write to us at info@proppro.net, enclosing a cheque for £10 payable to UK Property Professionals Ltd to cover our administration costs.

Stop direct email marketing

You may unsubscribe from our direct marketing list at any time by going to your Profile, clicking on the Emails tab, and selecting the emails from which you’d like to unsubscribe.

Refuse targeted marketing

You have the right to stop us from using the personal data we hold about you to target the adverts which appear on our website. You can exercise this right by applying to us in writing.

Rejecting Cookies

You can set your Web browser to reject cookies used by this site. Please note however that the use of cookies is required to access some of our services. For information about cookies and how to set your Web browser to reject cookies, please visit the website set up by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (Europe) at www.allaboutcookies.org

More Information

You can find detailed information about your rights under UK Data Protection legislation on the UK Information Commissioner’s website: www.ico.gov.uk.

UK Property Professionals Ltd is registered as a data controller at the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Severability

If any provision of these conditions is or becomes invalid or contravenes applicable regulations then the remaining provisions will not be affected.

Waiver

No waiver by us of any breach of these conditions shall constitute a waiver of any other breach. No failure by us to exercise any remedy shall constitute a waiver of the right subsequently to exercise that or any other remedy.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These conditions are governed by Scots Law and the Scottish courts shall have the exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any disputes arising out of or under it.

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