These Terms and Conditions relate to access and use of the the Website. Further more extensive terms that relate only to Tax Adviser and Tax Accountant Members are available to suitable applicants for membership of the Network.
1 ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
Your access to and use of the Tax Advice Network website (“the Website” or “TAN”) is subject exclusively to these Terms and Conditions. Tax Adviser and tax Accountant members of the site are subject to additional terms and conditions which they are required to review and accept before their applications to join the website will be accepted.
You agree not to use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. By using the Website you are fully accepting the terms, conditions and disclaimers contained in this notice. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions you must immediately stop using the Website.
2 INFORMATION NOT ADVICE
The contents of and links from the Website do not constitute advice and should not be relied upon in making or refraining from making, any decision. We work hard to try to ensure the information on the site is error free but it may not be as we rely upon others to provide much of the content.
Whilst we make reasonable efforts to vet the UK based Tax Adviser members of TAN please note that we cannot accept any responsibility for the advice provided by them, the overseas tax advisers or the uk tax accountants who are members of TAN.
3 CHANGES TO WEBSITE
TAN reserves the right to:
3.1 change or remove (temporarily or permanently) the Website or any part of it without notice and you confirm that TAN shall not be liable to you for any such change or removal; and
3.2 change these Terms and Conditions at any time, and your continued use of the Website following any changes shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change.
4 LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
The Website may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Any link to other websites is not an endorsement of such websites and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites.
5.1 All copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights in the Website and its content (including without limitation the Website design, text, graphics and all software and source codes connected with the Website) are owned by or licensed to TAN or otherwise used by TAN as permitted by law.
5.2 In accessing the Website you agree that you will access the content solely for your personal, non-commercial use. None of the content may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed without the prior written consent of the copyright holder. This excludes the downloading, copying and/or printing of pages of the Website for personal, non-commercial use only.
6 DIRECT “EMPLOYMENT” OF A TAN MEMBER
“Employment” is defined in the normal way together with any form of association or paid work of any type except through TAN.
If you employ a member of TAN within 12 months of visiting this site, then you agree to pay to TAN a “recruitment fee” of 25% of all monies (or monies worth) paid or due to be paid to that member for 12 months from when they start working with or for you.
7 DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
7.1 The Website is provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy except where required by Law.
7.2 To the extent permitted by law, TAN will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website, any direct employment anticipated by Clause 6 or any other contact with a TAN member.
7.3 TAN makes no warranty that the functionality of the Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that the Website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or anything else which may be harmful or destructive.
7.4 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed so as to exclude or limit the liability of TAN for death or personal injury as a result of the negligence of TAN or that of its employees or agents or any other non-excludable liability.
You agree to indemnify and hold TAN and its employees and agents harmless from and indemnify them against all liabilities, legal fees, damages, losses, costs and other expenses in relation to any claims or actions brought against TAN arising out of any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions or other liabilities arising out of your use of this Website.
If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction then such Term or Condition shall be severed and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.
10 GOVERNING LAW
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
11 WHOLE AGREEMENT
These Terms contain the whole of the Agreement between you and TAN and you have not relied upon any warranty in entering into this Agreement.