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(1) Introduction

1.1 These terms of use govern your use of our website; by using our website, you agree to these terms of use in full. If you disagree with these terms of use or any part of these terms of use,
you must not use our website.

1.2 You must be at least 18 years of age to use our website. By using our website and by agreeing to these terms of use, you warrant and represent that you are at least 18 years of age.

1.3 Our website uses cookies. Third parties may also use cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies to collect or receive information from this website and elsewhere on the internet and use that information to provide measurement services and target ads. By using our website and agreeing to these terms of use, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of our privacy policy.

(2) Credit

2.1 This document was created using an SEQ Legal template.

(3) Licence to use website

3.1 Unless otherwise stated, we or our licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the licence below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

3.2 You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms of use.

3.3 You must not:

(a) republish material from this website (including republication on another website)

(b) sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;

(c) show any material from the website in public;

(d) reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose;

(e) edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or

(f) redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution (such as our newsletter).

(4) Acceptable use

4.1 You must not use our website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

4.2 You must not use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

4.3 You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including, without limitation, scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent.

4.4 You must not use our website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

4.5 You must not use our website for any purposes related to marketing without our express written consent.

(5) User content

5.1 In these terms of use, “your content” means material (including, without limitation, text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to our website, for whatever purpose.

5.2 You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your content in any existing or future media. You also grant to us the right to sub-license these rights and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

5.3 You warrant and represent that your content will comply with these terms of use.

5.4 Your content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party’s legal rights and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or us or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

5.5 You must not submit any content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

5.6 We reserve the right to edit or remove any material submitted to our website, or stored on our servers, or hosted or published upon our website.

5.7 Notwithstanding our rights under these terms of use in relation to your content, we do not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, our website.

(6) Limited warranties

6.1 We do not warrant the completeness or accuracy of the information published on this website; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.

6.2 To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law in respect of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill).

(7) Limitations and exclusions of liability

7.1 Nothing in these terms of use will: (a) limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence; (b) limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; (c) limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or (d) exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

7.2 The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section and elsewhere in these terms of use: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under these terms of use or in relation to the subject matter of these terms of use, including
liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.

7.3 We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.

7.4 We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.

7.5 We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.

7.6 We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.

(8) Indemnity

8.1 You hereby indemnify us and undertake to keep us indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including, without limitation, legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of our legal advisers) incurred or suffered by us arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms of use, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms of use.

(9) Breaches of these terms of use

9.1 Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms of use, if you breach these terms of use in any way, we may take such action as we deem appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

(10) Variation

10.1 We may revise these terms of use from time to time. Revised terms of use will apply to the use of our website from the date of publication of the revised terms of use on our website.

(11) Assignment

11.1 We may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms of use without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

11.2 You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms of use.

(12) Severability

12.1 If a provision of these terms of use is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

(13) Exclusion of third party rights

13.1 These terms of use are for the benefit of you and us, and are not intended to benefit any third party or be enforceable by any third party. The exercise of our and your rights in relation to these terms of use is not subject to the consent of any third party.

(14) Entire agreement

14.1 Subject to the first paragraph of Section [7], these terms of use, together with our privacy policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of our website.

(15) Law and jurisdiction

15.1 These terms of use will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to these terms of use will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.


(1) General

1.1 These terms and conditions shall apply to any order for goods, services or events, any subscription or any other transaction placed or entered into by you with us via our website, or by other means. We therefore strongly advise you to ensure that you have read and fully understood these terms and conditions prior to submitting any order.

(2) Membership Subscriptions

2.1 To join our membership via our website, you must register online and create a log in that will allow you to access exclusive areas.

2.2 To join our membership by other means, you must specify a valid email address on the subscription form. Your log in details will be emailed to the email address that you specify once your subscription application has been accepted and processed.

2.3 We will not pass your contact details on to any third parties (except where required to do so by law), and you can opt-out of receiving occasional updates from us at any time, by logging in and updating your preferences or clicking “Unsubscribe” in one of the emails you receive. We will continue to contact you only about matters related to your membership.

2.4 If you apply to become a member via our website, your membership will start immediately following our acceptance of your application. Your credit or debit card will be charged as soon as your membership begins.

2.5 If you apply to become a member via other means, your membership will start as soon as your payment has been processed and you have received an email from us specifying your log in details.

2.6 All membership subscriptions will be charged in UK pounds. We are not currently required to charge VAT on membership subscriptions.

2.7 Once you have subscribed you will receive a confirmation of the membership by email. If you have any issues with your membership, please email amanda@metiswomen.co.uk

2.8 Your membership entitles you to access “members’ only” content, discounts on our events and resources, and discounts from our external partners, all of which are subject to change at any time. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to modify any of the content, resources or discounts available through membership of our network without giving prior notice.

2.9 NOTE: In the event that you enter into a transaction, either with us or with one of our partners, at a discounted price offered as a result of your membership of our network and that membership is subsequently cancelled, you will be liable to pay the difference between that discounted price and the standard price paid by non-members on the goods or services comprising that transaction. The relevant prices for determining any difference payable are those which were displayed on our website (for online orders) or in our brochure, marketing materials or order form at the date and time that you entered into the transaction, or on the website or print materials of the relevant party, where a discount has been claimed from one of our partners.

2.10 Renewals: You will be notified of the expiry of your membership in advance, and invited to renew. You will be able to pay by credit or debit card or request an invoice to your organisation. Your membership will be renewed for one year from the date of expiry. If your membership is not renewed by the expiry date, or your invoice is not paid according to our payment terms, you will no longer be able to access members-only areas of our website, or use your membership to claim discounts.

2.11 Assignment: Unless otherwise stated, your membership is personal to you and may not be assigned or transferred without our written consent.

(3) Events

3.1 You may book places for one of our events via the website, or via other promotional sites such as Facebook or Eventbrite. Your booking is not confirmed until payment is processed for the booking and you have received an email confirmation. Your details and a valid email address will be requested.

3.2 You can opt-out of receiving occasional updates from us at any time, by logging in and updating your preferences or clicking “Unsubscribe” in one of the emails you receive. We will continue to contact you only about matters related to your booking.

3.3 Transferring bookings: Places booked may not be transferred to another person without confirmation from a Metis Women Founder or Team Member. On occasion an event booking can be transferred to another event, a request must be made to a Metis Women Founder or Team Member.

3.4 Dietary and special requirements: We will do our best to meet any dietary or special requirements stated at the time of booking but cannot guarantee that it will always be possible at no extra charge. We may not be able to satisfy any requests that are received within two weeks of the date of the event.

3.5 We reserve the right to allow payment by invoice only for certain events. Payment must be received prior to the event. If any one of the events you are booking for is not available by invoice, then you will need to pay in full by credit or debit card before being able to place your booking.

3.6 All event bookings will be charged in UK pounds. We are not currently required to charge VAT on any event bookings.

(4) Refunds

4.1 Since Metis Women is offering non-tangible irrevocable goods we do not issue refunds once the order is accomplished. As a customer you are responsible for understanding this upon purchasing any item at our site.

4.2 Metis Women, will however, in keeping with its ethical policies review the circumstances and where appropriate, may refund a part or all of the fees at its discretion as follows:

4.3 Metis Women meeting fees – these will not be refunded if you are unable to attend. However upon request we may, transfer your ticket to a forthcoming event.

4.4 Metis Women membership – This is valid for 12 months from the date of joining, with associated cleared payment of funds in payment of fees. Should you wish to cancel your membership your situation will be considered and a partial refund may be made, allowing for a £45 administration surcharge.

(5) Collection & Use of Personal Information

5.1 Please see our Privacy Policy regarding collection and use of your information etc.

(6) Limitation of Liability

6.1 You are responsible for checking that the details of any order, subscription or other transaction that you place or enter into via our website or by other means are correctly confirmed. Subject to clause 6.5 below, we will not be liable for any losses that you may incur as a result of your failure to check that the details of your order are correct at the time that the order is confirmed.

6.2 Subject to clause 6.5 below, we will not be liable for any loss which you may incur as a result of any disruption to the operation of our website which prevents you from placing any online order for our products or services.

6.3 Subject to clause 6.5 below, we will not be liable for any loss or damage which you incur which is not reasonably foreseeable to us at the time when the contract between you and us is concluded.

6.4 Subject to clause 6.5 below, we will not be liable for any costs or expenses in connection with transport or accommodation which you incur in connection with any conference or event booking and which you are unable to recover as a result of that conference or event being cancelled or delayed.

6.5 Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude or limit our liability for the following:

(a) death or personal injury caused by our negligence;

(b) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or

(c) any other matter for which we are not permitted by law to exclude or limit our liability.

(7) Force Majeure

7.1 We will not be liable for any failure to perform, or any delay in the performance of, our obligations under these terms and conditions where such failure is caused by events or circumstances which are beyond our reasonable control.

(8) Third Party Rights

8.1 No term of any transaction concluded on the basis of these terms and conditions shall be enforceable, by virtue of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999, by any person other than you or us.

(9) Invalidity

9.1 If at any time any provision of these terms and conditions is or becomes illegal, invalid or unenforceable in any respect under the law of any jurisdiction, this shall not affect or impair:

(a) the legality, validity or enforceability in that jurisdiction of any other provision of this agreement; or

(b) the legality, validity or enforceability under the law of any other jurisdiction of that or any other provision of this agreement.

(10) Governing Law and Jurisdiction

10.1 These terms and conditions, and any matter, claim or dispute arising out of or in connection with them, whether contractual or non-contractual, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with, English law.

10.2 The courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute, whether contractual or non-contractual, arising out of or in connection with these terms and conditions. Any proceeding, suit or action arising out of or in connection with these terms and conditions, or the existence, validity or enforceability of any agreement concluded on the basis of these terms and conditions, shall be brought only in the courts of England.

(11) Amendment of Terms and Conditions

11.1 These terms and conditions are subject to amendment at any time, but any such amendment shall only apply to any orders or bookings which are completed after the relevant amendment occurs. You are therefore strongly advised to ensure that you read the terms and conditions each time prior to placing any new order or booking.

11.2 While we will usually try to publicise via our website the fact that our standard terms and conditions for sales have been amended, we shall not be liable if we do fail to do so and any such failure shall not relieve you of your responsibility to ensure that you have fully understood the relevant terms and conditions which apply at the time when you place any order or make any booking.