Terms & Conditions

Business Networking London is the property of Herefords Solicitors Limited (“Business Networking London”), a UK registered company and subject to UK company laws.

Business Networking London promotes business opportunities between companies. This is the focus of all its online and offline activities, and those of its members, subscribers, website users, and event attendees.

The website www.business-networking.london is offered to all users, conditional to your acceptance of these Terms & Conditions. Your use of this website constitutes your agreement to these Terms & Conditions. Our Terms and Conditions are subject to change without notice.

Membership of Business Networking London

Membership of Business Networking London is open to all companies which want to promote their goods and services to other companies, and, in turn, are open to promotion of other members’ goods and services.

Any company can apply to Business Networking London for membership. Business Networking London reserves the right to deny or cancel membership, access to its events or online facilities should the company be deemed not suitable for membership. No explanation needs to be given.

Any company or its representatives acting in a manner not conducive to the aims of Business Networking London can have its membership suspended or rescinded at the discretion of Business Networking London. Such activities such as non-payment of fees, spamming members via email, posting of lewd or inappropriate content online or aggressive promotion, promotion of other networks to the detriment of Business Networking London especially where such promotion is by a person with a rewarded position within another network can lead to suspension or membership cancellation. In such circumstances, no refund of fees will be made.

Company members pay an annual subscription fee in return for benefits that are accorded to member companies. These include priority invitations for events, reduced or free entry to certain events and at the discretion of Business Networking London, free entry into the online directory and other services designed to increase business marketing opportunities for each of its members.

Each member company can send one representatives to any event under the terms of its membership agreement. Additional guests are welcome to attend but are subject to event restrictions and charges as announced.

The Business Networking London Membership fee is charged annually and is liable on the day of the start of membership and then on the day of annual renewal.

Membership will only start before payment is received at the discretion of Business Networking London and on the understanding that the terms of membership including payment have been understood and accepted by the company.

Failure to pay for company membership will lead to a suspension of membership. Business Networking London will pursue full annual payment and will only re-activate the membership once the annual payment is received in full.

Payment of the annual membership subscription can be made in 12 monthly amounts for those companies with two or fewer employees. However, the annual membership fee, once agreed and made, cannot be cancelled or refunded.

Renewal membership payments, except those paid by Standing Order, will be notified by invoice and email. Payment must be made before the end of the current annual membership date. In such cases where payment is not received before the end of current membership, membership will be suspended pending settlement.

Online content

Business Networking London members and subscribers are responsible for any content they post or transmit through any of our sites. They will be identified as the originators of such content and should act responsibility. All messages, postings, threads, alerts and emails should be related to the aims of Business Networking London.

Business Networking London does not guarantee the accuracy or quality of any content posted or disseminated through its site. By using these services you may receive content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Business Networking London accepts no responsibility or liability for any damage or loss incurred by the use of such content transmitted via its sites.

Posting of any unsuitable material could lead to suspension of subscriber privileges and cancellation of subscriber services without refund. Alerts are for information, news, flagging of business opportunities, referrals, recommendations, requests and general items that will benefit members.

At all times, Business Networking London members should promote other Business Networking London member companies before non-member companies.

Business Networking London will encourage non-member companies benefiting from the system to join Business Networking London. Where non-member companies are receiving repeat referrals and still remain outside the network, we reserve the right to notify the referring member to desist from future referrals. Failure to obey this request will result in suspension of Alerts rights for the member company.

Privacy

All personal and corporate information is only used by Business Networking London and Herefords Solicitors Limited for its own business purposes. We act in accordance with UK Data Law and will not pass on your details to third parties.

From time to time, Business Networking London to work with agencies which provide additional business services, such as support, training or access to finance. In such cases, these other agencies will be providing services that we believe you will find useful and are themselves usually members of Business Networking London. They will not have access to your data.

Advertisers

Dealings with any partners, associates or advertisers are entirely between you and the company directly.

Event bookings

All companies and their representatives must book ahead of the event they wish to attend. Prior booking is a prerequisite of admittance. Where no booking is made, entry cannot be guaranteed. In circumstances where no booking has been received, Business Networking London can only permit entry subject to the host venue’s agreement with Business Networking London and is permitted subject to full payment being received within 24 hours.

Business Networking London reserves the right to pursue non-paying companies for payments due. Members can be suspended for non-payment of due event fees until such time as the amount due is settled.

All bookings must be made through our online booking system or by email. A place is reserved for three days pending payment when the booking is accepted as confirmed. Payment is confirmation of attendance. Where bookings are made and accepted and a payment arrangement is allowed on the day, the booking company accepts full liability in the event they do not attend. Business Networking London will invoice for the agreed payment and seek settlement by return.

Cancellations and refunds are only accepted when made at least 24 hours before the event* and where cancellations are allowed at the venue. In such circumstances, we will attempt offer a full refund or transfer the booking to another event of the booking company’s choice. All refunds and transfers are at the discretion of Business Networking London.

The production of a datasheet for a Business Networking London event is discretionary and does not constitute part of the event fee. Whilst every effort is made to include all attending company’s details on datasheets, booking an event does not guarantee company data being included on event materials. This applies to late bookings – ones made within 24 hours of an event, or where a booking has failed to appear on the system for technical reasons.

All data collected when booking is subject to our Privacy terms above. We do not keep or store any card details when these are used for bookings.

External links

Business Networking London has no control over external sites and their site advertisers and accept no responsibilities over external sites, content, products or services.

Cancelling membership

At the end of each membership year, every member will be invited to renew their membership. At the start of the new year’s membership, all benefits of membership shall remain provided payments for the previous and current year are in order. The office will notify the member business of any arrears.

Those members choosing to leave Business Networking London should inform the office of their decision before the end of that current year’s membership. Benefits of membership will be removed on the last date of that year’s membership including event attendance and any other benefits of membership available at the time of cancellation.

In order for these benefits to be reinstated, membership must be reactivated and due fees made. Business Networking London will inform each company of their status and fees due.

The leaving company forfeits all rights of attendance of Business Networking London events. If anyone at your company wishes to attend a future event, the company will have to rejoin Business Networking London.

Cancelling Standing Orders

It is the responsibility of the leaving company to cancel any Standing Orders to Business Networking London. If overpayment is made, Business Networking London will charge £25 + VAT administration fee to organise the first repayment. This will be taken out of the refunded amount. Further refunds will be subject to administration fees of £25 + VAT each.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Business Networking London, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from your use of any online content, services, or your breach of the terms of these Terms and Conditions.

Privacy Policy

We do not store your credit card details nor do we share member financial details with any third party.