Website Terms and Conditions of Use

1. General

1.1. These Website Terms and Conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”) apply to the website(s) owned and operated by Executive Grapevine International Limited (EGIL). Please read them before you start to use the website as they govern access, submission of comments, and using content on the site.

1.2. Executive Grapevine International Limited (EGIL) is made up of several different brands including but not limited to; Executive Grapevine, HR Grapevine, MyGrapevine, EGOLD. When referring to EGIL in these Terms and Conditions, we are including all the relevant brands and sub brands within EGIL which owns and operates.

1.3. Executive Grapevine International Limited (EGIL) is registered in England and Wales under company number 2789779, with its registered office at Rosanne House, Parkway, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6HG.

1.4. EGIL is registered for VAT Number 625 9453 20.

1.5. EGIL means Executive Grapevine International Limited and each of its products, services and brands.

2. Registration

2.1. Access to EGIL online sites are free of charge, however certain areas of the site may require registration and the creation of an account using the MyGrapevine feature. You agree to be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your passwords or other identifiers which you choose to access your account.

    2.1.1. You agree that the account and password are personal to you and may not be used by anyone else.

    2.1.2. You agree to only create an account for your own personal use and will not assist anyone who is not a registered user to gain access to restricted areas of the site.

    2.1.3. You agree to represent yourself honestly and not pass yourself off as another user.

3. Termination

3.1. You may remove your account at any time by emailing [email protected]. We reserve the right to authenticate the request to if we have reason to believe the request not to be genuine.

3.2. If we believe you have not complied with these terms and conditions, we may at any time cancel your access to the registration areas of the website without notice.

4. Access and Acceptable Use

4.1. We shall endeavour to provide constant, uninterrupted access to the website, but cannot guarantee to do so. Access is granted on a temporary basis and we may withdraw it at any time, and we will not be liable to you.

4.2. You may use our website for lawful purposes only.

4.3. You may not use our website to:

    4.3.1. Reproduce, copy or sell any part

    4.3.2. Breach any regulations, professional codes, or statutory laws in any jurisdiction.

    4.3.3. Cause any unlawful or fraudulent act

    4.3.4. To reuse any material which does not comply with our terms and conditions

    4.3.5. To use any material in promotional or unauthorised advertising without permission.

5. Material

5.1. We may update the website from time to time but are under no obligation to do to so.

5.2. The material on the site is for your own personal and non-commercial use. EGIL is the sole owner of all content generated by its journalists on the site without limitation including all copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, trade names, logos and other intellectual property rights.

5.3. The website is protected by copyright laws of the UK and other international copyright treaties.

5.4. You may down download and print extracts EGIL content for own non-commercial use, provided you acknowledge and attribute and abide by copyright or trademarks notices.

5.5. You may not create a database in electronic or paper form using any part of the material appearing on the EGIL site.

6. Disclaimer of liability

6.1. EGIL do not accept responsibility for any statement contained within the content, and EGIL will not be liable for any loss as a result of viewing, reading or listening. Where you access sites using links these sites are not under our control and we are not responsible for their content.

6.2. EGIL will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, or other contamination or anything destructive that may infect your computer systems or programmes whether directly from the site or links contained on it.

6.3. EGIL do not accept liability for any content submitted by users and published by us or authorised third parties.

7. Advertising and Contributions

7.1. EGIL sites contain material submitted by third parties, EGIL is not responsible for the contents and accepts no responsibility for any error, omission or inaccuracy.

7.2. Users of the website may submit press releases and are deemed to have given consent to these terms and conditions if you do so. And grant EGIL unconditional royalty free rights to use the material on any of our sites.

7.3. Contributions must not be inflammatory, libellous or contain harmful or offensive material. Nor may they be discriminatory or cause offense or upset to other persons.

7.4. Any comments made following content are also bound by these conditions and posted at your own discretion and reflect your own personal views. We may remove your content at any time.

8. Apps

8.1. You may download the MyGrapevine app from the site or the from an approved app store, where these terms and conditions will also apply.

9. Data protection & GDPR

9.1. Our GDPR & Privacy Policy set out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us when using the Website. It also sets out information about the cookies we use on the Website.

10. Complaints

10.1 If you wish to complain about any contribution posted on the site you may complain to [email protected]

10.2 In order to investigate your complaint, we may need to share your identity and the details of your complaint with the user that posted the Contribution that is the subject of your complaint.