Terms and Conditions

General Terms and Conditions

The Terms and Conditions are the standard Terms for the provision of services by Global Village Worker Ltd, registered in England under registration number 12888898, whose registered address is 4 Old Park Lane, Queens Lodge, London, W1K 1QW.

The General Terms and Conditions must be read in conjunction with Expert T&C's, Client T&C's, Global Village Worker's Terms and Conditions, and the Privacy Policy . If there is a conflict in the policies, Global Village Worker's Terms and Conditions prevail. The General Terms and Conditions provide the definitions used in the other Terms and Conditions as depicted above.

If you interact with our website, place an order or provide services as an expert we assume you have read the Terms and Conditions and agrees to be bound by the Terms and Conditions.

If you are unsure about any part of the Terms and Conditions, please contact GVW for clarification, by emailing your presentative at GVW with the relevant question.

A legally binding contract will be created between you and GVW on acceptance of your order  by GVW, indicated by an order confirmation, or if you are an expert, on successful completion of the onboarding process.

  1. Other Important Terms

We record telephone conversations from time to time for control and contractual purposes. Please inform us if you do not want the call recorded.

The Client/ Expert agrees that GVW may publish any photographs or videos that have been taken by GVW or its contractors. These photographs and videos become the exclusive possession of GVW. The photographs and videos so captured will be used for promotional and internet purposes only. GVW will not be restricted in its discretion as to how these videos and/or photo-graphical material is used. If the client/expert does not wish to have this material used he is to contact GVW in writing to discuss the situation timeously.

These are our overarching Terms and Conditions. If there is any conflict with any sub Terms and Conditions, these Terms and Conditions take president over all other Terms and Conditions unless there are signed contracts to the contrary.

If any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions are found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by any court or other authority, that / those provision(s) shall be deemed severed from the remainder of these Terms and Conditions.  The remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall be valid and enforceable.

No failure or delay by GVW in exercising any of Our rights under these Terms and Conditions means that We have waived that right, and no waiver by GVW of a breach of any provision of these Terms and Conditions means that  GVW will waive any subsequent breach of the same or any other provision.

In this Agreement, unless the context otherwise requires:

  1. 1 Definitions and Interpretations

"Booked" Expert session booked and paid for online by the Client or his/her representative, on GVW’s designated website,  for expert services performed by the Expert per session booked.

"the Client” an individual or company requiring expert  services in a specific field

"Commencement Date" means the date the Expert’s services are booked on GVW’s online service for the period booked and paid

“Consultation session” Expert session booked and paid for online by the Client or his/her representative, on GVW’s designated website,  for expert services performed by the Expert per session booked.

“Confidential Information”

means information in respect of an individual or company relating to its:

a) business methods, plans, systems, finances or projects;

b) trade secrets;

c) products or services; 

d) provision of those products or services; or

e) suppliers, customers, or clients; 

to which it attaches confidentiality or in respect of which it holds an obligation to a third party;


“Data Protection Legislation”  means 1) unless and until EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is no longer directly applicable in the UK, the GDPR and any national implementing laws, regulations, and secondary legislation (as amended from time to time), in the UK and subsequently 2) any legislation which succeeds the GDPR

“Documents” includes, but is not limited to, inventions, improvements, promotions, formulae, designs, models, prototypes, programs, sketches, drawings, manuals, Source Codes and plans;

“Expert” Expert in the designated field, made available to Clients by GVW, to provide Expert Service as booked by the Client

“Fees” means the amount to be paid by the Client to GVW in consideration of the Expert Services provided by the Expert to the Client

“Intellectual Property” means any patent, registered or unregistered trade mark or service mark, copyright, database right, registered design or mark, any application for any of the foregoing, any right in respect of technical or commercial information and any other form of protection in that respect;

“Scheduled Services” means the provision of the Services by the Expert engaged by GVW provided to The Client as set out in their booked consultation session.

“Services” means the Scheduled Expert Services and/or such other services as The Client may reasonably request [in writing] of GVW from time to time;

“Source Code” means the version of any computer software programs in human readable form;

"Working Day" means a day (not being a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday in the United Kingdom, or a day on which GVW has advised The Client that he shall be on holiday), consisting of not less than 7 hours of actual work exclusive of meal or other breaks;

1.2 Unless the context otherwise requires, each reference in this Agreement to

1.2.1 "writing", and any cognate expression, includes a reference to any communication affected by email or other electronic means;

1.2.2 a statute or a provision of a statute is a reference to that statute or provision as amended or re-enacted at the relevant time;

1.2.3 "this Agreement" or to any other agreement or document referred to in this Agreement means this Agreement or such other agreement or document as amended, varied, supplemented, modified or novated from time to time and includes the Schedules;

1.2.4 Clauses and Schedules are references to Clauses and Schedules of and to this Agreement and references to Sub-Clauses and Paragraphs are, unless otherwise stated, references to Sub-Clauses or Paragraphs of the Clause or Schedule in which the reference appears.

1.3. In this Agreement

1.3.1 all agreements on the part of any of the parties to the Agreement which comprise more than one person or entity shall be joint and several;

1.3.2 any reference to the parties includes a reference to their respective personal representatives, heirs, successors in title and permitted assignees;

1.3.3 any reference to a person includes any body corporate, unincorporated association, partnership or any other legal entity;

1.3.4 words importing the singular number include the plural and vice versa; and

1.3.5 words importing any gender include any other gender.

1.4 The headings in this Agreement are for convenience only and shall not affect its         interpretation.

2. Interruption of Service

While we will try to ensure the standard of the website remains high and to maintain the continuity of the service. We will not be liable if for any reason the website is unavailable, totally or partially, for any time or period. We do not accept responsibility for errors, interruptions or delays to the effective functioning of the website

3. Information on the Site

Whilst we make every effort to ensure that the information on this site is accurate and complete, we are not able to check the accuracy or completeness of information supplied to us by third parties, used on this site. We do not accept any liability arising from any inaccuracy or omission in any of the information on this site or any liability in respect of information on this site supplied by you, any other site user or any other person

4. Use of this Site

You may only use the Website for lawful purposes when seeking employment, help with your career or when recruiting staff. You must not seek to undermine the security of the Website or any information submitted to or available through it. In particular, but without limitation, you must not seek to access, alter or remove any information to which you do not have authorised access, seek to overload the system via spamming or flooding, take any action or use any device, routine or software to crash, delay, damage or otherwise interfere with the operation of the Website or attempt to decipher, disassemble or modify any of the software, coding or information comprised in the Website. You are solely responsible for any information submitted by you to the Website, including username and password information, if applicable. You are responsible for ensuring that all information supplied by you is true, accurate, up-to-date and not misleading or likely to mislead or deceive and that it is not discriminatory, obscene, offensive, defamatory or otherwise illegal, unlawful or in breach of any applicable legislation, regulations, guidelines or codes of practice or the copyright, trade mark or other intellectual property rights of any person in any jurisdiction. You are also responsible for ensuring that all information, data and files are free of viruses or other routines or engines that may damage or interfere with any system or data prior to being submitted to the Website. We reserve the right to remove any information supplied by you from the Website at our sole discretion, at any time and for any reason without being required to give any explanation.

5. Access Details
GVW or its representatives will not ask you to disclose personal computer or source access during the course of the service provided.

Permitted access: Web access - Logging into a resource that you use, for example, website domain host, or CMS ( Content Management System) you may be using for your WordPress design. Typically you may need help to resolve a WooCommerce problem on your WordPress website which the expert who is assisting you may need access to provide the service contracted. For very short assistant times and smaller projects, we would recommend that you do your own log-ins under the direction of the expert, while screen sharing with the expert, to be directed on how to rectify the problem yourself.

Prohibited Access: Personal computer access or source access is not recommended, you should not disclose the access detail, we would ask you to inform GVW immediately of such intended breach. This would include source access to your bank accounts, card details, private vaults or password managers are to be kept secret by the Client. Access by the Expert or GVW Representative is not allowable, it is not within their remit.
In extreme circumstances where you think access is necessary, we would advise you to consult with our senior management immediately, making them aware thereof.
Should you feel threatened or prompted to disclose access information that is not in keeping with the project at hand, we would recommend you terminate all links and contact senior management immediately.

GVW cannot be held liable for any losses or damages incurred by you if you disclose personal computer access and source codes to Experts, GVW Representatives or third parties.

6. Liability

We accept no liability for any loss (whether for loss of business, revenue or profits, wasted expenditure, corruption or destruction of data or for any other direct, indirect or consequential loss whatsoever) arising from your use of the site and we hereby exclude any such liability, whether in contract, tort (including for negligence) or otherwise. We hereby exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this website and your use of it to the maximum extent permitted by law.

You agree to indemnify us and keep us indemnified against all costs, expenses, claims, losses, liabilities or proceedings arising from use or misuse by you of this site.

You must notify us immediately if anyone makes or threatens to make any claim against you relating to your use of this site

7. Intellectual property rights

All Content on the Website is either owned by us or is licensed for use by us. Everything you see or read on the Website (such as images, photographs, illustrations, texts, video clips and other materials) is protected worldwide by copyright, design, trademark and other intellectual property laws. You must at all times respect all intellectual property rights in the Website and the Content, whether owned by us, GVW or a third party. You must not obtain or attempt to obtain any of the Content by means or procedures other than those which have been made available to you by the Website.

In no event will these T&C’s or your use of the Website grant you any intellectual property rights in the Website or the Content other than those set out herein or in any Special Conditions. You are therefore expressly prohibited to carry out any reproduction, transformation, distribution or public communication of, or to make available, extract, reuse, resend or in any other way use, by any means or procedure, any parts of the Website or the Content, except as allowed by these Terms of Use or any relevant Special Conditions, or when you are allowed to do so by applicable law, or when explicit authorization has been provided by the holder of the relevant rights.

8. Choice of Law and Jurisdiction 

The use of this website and any agreements entered into through this website are to be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England.

9. Information submitted by you

We will use information supplied by you to aid the recruitment process and associated administrative functions made through this website. 

We may also share aggregate information with selected third parties, in terms of the service provided to you.. You consent to us using information provided by you (including, without limitation, sensitive personal data) in each of these ways. Further information is available in our Privacy Policy.

10. Terms of Business

 Each employment assignment or placement arising as a result of an introduction made by GVW will be subject to our standard T&C’s and Terms of Business as they are applicable in the circumstances. All prospective employers and clients for whom we arrange assignments or placements will be provided with a copy of the Terms of Business applicable to them at or following registration

11. Entire Agreement

The current T&C superseded any and all previous agreements, arrangements and understanding.  Where a conflict of information arises between other GVW Agreements, the T&C’s will supersede any other agreements. 

Contact

Registered Office

Global Village Worker Ltd

4 Old Park Lane, Queens Lodge, London, London, England, W1K 1QW

Company number 12888898

Questions and comments regarding the T&C’s should be addressed to Legal at [email protected]