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Terms and Conditions

Updated as of: 12th January 2016

Please read the terms and conditions carefully.

  1. Introduction
  2. These terms and conditions are a binding document which govern your use of our services and our provision of the service to you. This will help ensure that they contain everything you want and that there is nothing within them that you are not prepared to agree to.

    This document (together with any documents referred to in it) informs you about the terms and conditions upon which we sell and supply our services (the 'Services') to you.

    Before uploading content on www.callforparticipants.com or ordering, accessing or using any services supplied by Call For Participants Ltd please read through these terms and conditions. If you are in disagreement or unwilling to accept these terms and conditions then your only course of redress is to not access, order or use any services supplied by Call For Participants Ltd.

    This Services is owned and operated by CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS LTD ('we'/'us'/'our'), a limited company (trading as CallForParticipants.com) registered in England and Wales under company number: 08157340 having our registered office at Call for participants LTD, Sir Colin Campbell building, innovation park, Triumph road Nottingham, NG7 2TU.

    All users of this Services and any services supplied by Call For Participants Ltd through this Services should print a copy of these terms and conditions, our privacy policy and the conditions of use for future reference. Please read our privacy policy regarding your personal information.

    By ordering, accessing, purchasing, uploading content or participating in any of the Services supplied by Call For Participants Ltd, you agree to be legally bound by these Conditions. You will be unable to proceed with your purchase, or publish any work, if you do not accept these terms and conditions.

    We reserve the right to revise and amend the Services, our disclaimers and the Conditions at any time without notice to you. Your continued use of the Services (or any part thereof) following a change shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change. It is your responsibility to check regularly to determine whether we have changed these Conditions

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  3. Terms
  4. The terms “us”, “we”, and “The Provider” refer to Call For Participants Ltd.

    The terms, “you”, “your” , “The User” and “Representative” refers to you The User of the Services provided by Call For Participants Ltd.

    “Background IPR” means all IPR owned by or created or developed by either party other than during the course of the Consultancy Services;

    “CFP” means the Service(s) provided by Call For Participants Ltd, including website: www.callforparticipants.com and any subdomains associated that link to this domain such as www.cfp.cc or www.callforparticipants.co.uk

    “Content” means all information, text, data, videos, photos, documentation, files and any other virtual or tangible items that can be uploaded, displayed or sent to others using the Services provided by The Provider

    “Confidential Information” means all information disclosed whether orally, in writing or by any other means, including without limitation obtained as a result of any demonstration or being allowed access to any premises where the disclosing party may carry on business) which has value by virtue of not being publicly or generally known;

    “Consultancy Results” means any results, materials, information or Foreground or Background IPR provided by The Provider as part of the deliverables under these terms;

    “Foreground IPR” means all IPR created or developed by The Provider during the course of the Consultancy Services; and

    “Researcher” means any User who uploads content to CFP or holds an academic or partner account with Call For Participants Ltd, registered with either an academic domain email address or partner email address approved by the Call For Participants Ltd team, for intention of advertising or communication information to other users and participants.

    “Partner”, “Partners” or “Approved partner” means any user(s) who do not hold an academic domain email address who have been granted access to the Services.

    “Participant” means any user(s) who browse, search, engages with content and research on CFP, or agrees to take part in a study, without having an account or being logged into an existing account during this time, including agreeing to participate in research.

    “Published” means any content uploaded to CFP and is then made visible online for other Users to see. This includes content that is safeguarded by any visibility controls.

    “IPR” means patents, registered designs, trade marks and service marks (whether registered or not), domain names, copyright, design right, trade secrets, know how and all similar property rights in inventions, computer programs, designs, and Confidential Information and other intellectual property rights whatsoever and wherever subsisting.

    “Services” means the Goods and Services provided by The provider through the Services www.callforparticipants.com and the extensions of this domain. Services include additional, premium, and any consultancy provided by The Provider. The Services are also referred to as “CFP”.

    “Study page” means a webpage of content describing a study being conducted by a researcher, or research that is related to past, present or future research study.

    “User” and “Individual” means any person who accesses the service stated in these terms or other services or goods provided by The Provider.

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  5. Access
  6. You will be able to access parts of the Services without having to register any details with us. Certain areas of the services will only be accessible only if you are a registered user.

    You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our services You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Services through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

    We make reasonable efforts to ensure that the services are available to view and use 24 hours a day throughout each year however, this is not guaranteed. The services may be temporarily unavailable at anytime because of: server or systems failure or other technical issues; reasons that are beyond our control; required updating, maintenance or repair.

    Where possible we will try to give you advance warning of maintenance issues but shall not be obliged to do so.

    Where we agree to supply Services to you permanently or on an ongoing (continuous) basis, such as by subscription, they shall be provided for a minimum fixed period of time (the 'Minimum Duration'). The length of the Minimum Duration will depend on which package or product you have selected to purchase and is provided. Standard services are provided as an ongoing service by can be terminated at anytime.

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  7. Registration
  8. When registering or supplying information to us through the Service may be required to choose your university, password and provide an academic, partner or personal email address. You are responsible for all actions taken under your chosen username, university, company, charity, business, name, email and password.

    By registering on the Services you undertake:

    • That all the details you provide to us for the purpose of registering on the Services and purchasing the Services are true, accurate, current and complete in all respects
    • To notify us immediately of any changes to the information provided on registration or to your personal information. You are also responsible for informing all participants of any changes to your contact information, which may include personal information.
    • That you are over 18 and you are employed or a student at a recognised university. (recognition by email domain, as stated above.
    • To only use the Services using your own username, name, email, company, business, research, university and password.
    • To make every effort to keep your password and any details of participants safe.
    • Not to disclose your password or details of participants to anyone.
    • To change your password immediately upon discovering that it has been compromised.
    • To neither transfer or sell your username, email address or password to anyone, nor permit, either directly or indirectly, anyone other than you to use them.
    • To not pass any details of participants of other users onto a third parties, including any other researchers, departments, funding bodies, research councils, industrial partners or associated universities.
    • To only contact participants and other researchers by the methods outlined on your study page. You are responsible for informing participants and researchers of any changes to these methods by means of the original agreed method(s).
    • To only publish your own original research.
    • To only publish research and studies that have been agreed with your university, company, employer and any research partners.
    • To only publish work that has been approved by an appropriate ethics committee.

    You authorise us to transmit your name, address and other personal information supplied by you (including updated information) to obtain information from third parties about you, including, but not limited to, credit reports and so that we may authenticate your identity. We will endeavour to inform you if we are required to do this, however this may not always be possible. When signing up as a researcher, you also authorise us to pass your details on to to intercom.io software providers. More information on this can be found in our Privacy Policy under Using Your Personal Information.

    We reserve the right to terminate an agreement formed with you pursuant to these terms and to suspend or terminate your access to the Services immediately and without notice to you if: You fail to make any payment to us when due; You breach these Conditions (repeatedly or otherwise); You are impersonating any other person or entity; When requested by us to do so, you fail to provide us within a reasonable time with sufficient information to enable us to determine the accuracy and validity of any information supplied by you, or your identity; We suspect you have engaged, or are about to engage, or have in anyway been involved, in fraudulent or illegal activity on the Services.

    A contract between you and us (the 'Contract') incorporating these terms will only subsist after you have accessed the services, including the website (www.callforparticipants.com) and all other services provided by Call For Participants Ltd.

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  9. Eligibility to use the services
  10. To be eligible to purchase, use and engage in the Services as a researcher and lawfully enter into and form contracts with us, you must: Be 18 years of age or over; Be legally capable of entering into a binding contract; Be a registered student at a UK or overseas university, and Hold an academic domain email address.

    To be eligible to purchase, use and engage in the Services as a participant and lawfully enter into and form contracts with us, you must: Be 18 years of age or over; Be legally capable of entering into a binding contract; be able to read or understand the written information on the study page, such as the requirements and instructions; Ensure the research has been approved by ethics committee suitable to judge the research in question; Meet the stated requirements set out by the researcher; Independently seek guidance on participating in research from the associated university of the research in question; Ensure they are provided with enough information and guidance, from the researcher, associated University entity or an expert, to make an informed decision to participate in the research.

    Additionally you may be asked to provide full details of an address in the for the performance or delivery of the Services.

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  11. Disclaimer
  12. It shall be your responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information made available by The Provider meet your specific requirements. We will not be liable to you if the Service is unavailable at any time.

    We attempt to ensure that the information available on the Services at any time is accurate. However, we do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of material on the Services. We use all reasonable endeavours to correct errors and omissions as quickly as practicable after becoming aware or being notified of them. We make no commitment to ensure that such material is correct or up to date.

    All drawings, images, descriptive matter and specifications on the Services are for the sole purpose of giving an approximate description for your general information only and should be used only as a guide. We take no responsibility for images, drawings or descriptive matter and specifications uploaded but our account holders.

    Any prices and offers are only valid at the time they are published on the Services. All prices and descriptions supersede all previous publications.

    Every effort is made to keep information regarding content availability on the Services up to date. However, we do not guarantee that this is the case, or that content or services will always be available.

    The Services are provided on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis without any representation or endorsement made and we make no warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, statutory or otherwise (unless otherwise expressly stated in these terms and conditions or required by law) in relation to the information, materials, content or services found or offered on the Services for any particular purpose or any transaction that may be conducted on or through the Services including but not limited to, implied warranties of non-infringement, compatibility, timeliness, performance, security, accuracy, condition or completeness, or any implied warranty arising from course of dealing or usage or trade custom.

    We make no representation or warranty of any kind express or implied statutory or otherwise regarding the availability of the Services or that they will be timely or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Services or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs.

    We will not be responsible or liable to you for any loss of content or material uploaded or transmitted through the Services and we accept no liability of any kind for any loss or damage from action taken in reliance on material or information contained on the Services.

    We cannot guarantee and cannot be responsible for the security or privacy of the Services and any information provided by you.

    You must bear the risk associated with the use of the internet. In particular, we will not be liable for any damage or loss caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, any viruses trojans, worms, logic bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful that may infect your computer, peripheral computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material as a result of your use of the Services or you downloading any material posted or sold on the Services or from any Services linked to it.

    We reserve the right to disclose such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary should you breach this agreement.

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  13. Intellectual Property
  14. To provide you with our Services we require permission to use your Content. Any Content your provide us will be owned by you, and you will be responsible for this Content. We require to use your Content, including any that might be covered by intellectual property rights to use for the purpose of advertising, promoting, recruiting and communicating with participants, in accordance with these terms.

    For any Content that can be covered by IPR, like photos and videos. You specifically grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide licence to use any Background IPR Content used in connection with the services provided by The Provider.

    These terms are only applicable for the length of this contract. Title to Background IPR shall remain with the party providing it. Title to all Foreground IPR shall remain with or pass to The Provider.

    To provide you with our Services we collect and store data including, statistics, participation figures and information generated in connection with Services. This data is owned by The Provider and used to provide services, improve services and measure the performance of our services.

    You are responsible for checking with your university, employer, industrial partners, funding bodies, research councils, shareholders and other interested parties that you have the right to upload any information, images or data that is associated with these entities.

    The content (excluding user generated content) of the services is protected by copyright (including design copyrights), trade marks, patent, database and other intellectual property rights and similar proprietary rights which include, (without limitation), all rights in materials, works, techniques, computer programs, source codes, data, technical information, trading business brand names, goodwill, service marks utility models, semi-conductor topography rights, the style or presentation of the goods or services, creations, inventions or improvements upon or additions to an invention, confidential information, know-how and any research effort relating Call for Participants LTD or Serviced provided by Call For Participants Ltd, moral rights and any similar rights in any country (whether registered or unregistered and including applications for and the right to apply for them in any part of the world) and you acknowledge that the intellectual property rights in the material and content supplied as part of the Services shall remain with us or our licensors.

    You may download or copy the content and other downloadable items displayed on the Services subject to the condition that the material may only be used for personal non-commercial purposes. Copying or storing the contents of the Services for other than personal use is expressly prohibited.

    You acknowledge that any other use of the material and content of this Services is strictly prohibited and you agree not to (and agree not to assist or facilitate any third party to) copy, reproduce, transmit, publish, display, distribute, commercially exploit or create derivative works from such material and content.

    No licence is granted to you in these Conditions to use any of our trade marks or those of our affiliated companies. Services sold by us and Services content may be subject to copyright, trade mark or other intellectual property rights in favour of third parties. We acknowledge those rights.

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  15. Confidentiality
  16. Subject to theses terms and any terms regarding intellectual property, you agree to treat any Information received from another user, participants, researcher or Call For Participants Ltd in confidence and to use it only for purposes of the Services. The above commitment of confidentiality shall not apply to any information which is already in or comes into the public domain otherwise than through the fault of the receiving party or has been independently developed by the receiving party.

    The Provider will act upon a request for information under Freedom of Information Act 2000 to disclose any information that, under these terms, and such information is the others’ Confidential Information.

    You agree you will not use The Providers or other’s name or logo in any press release or product advertising, or for any other promotional purpose, without first obtaining the other's written consent; except that The Provider may identify the sums received from The User in The Provider’s Annual Report and similar publications including HESA reporting.

    All employees, students, agents or appointees of The Provider (including those who work on the Services) shall have freedom to publish in accordance with normal academic practice and freedom to discuss work undertaken as part of the Services in seminars, and to give instruction on questions related to such work, in pursuance of The Provider’s academic functions.

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  17. Prevailing Laws and Guarantee
  18. The laws of the United Kingdom will govern this Statement, as well as any claim that may arise between The User and The Provider without regard to conflict of law provisions.

    WE CANNOT GUARANTEE THE SERVICES WILL ALWAYS BE SECURE OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE SERVICES WILL ALWAYS FUNCTION WITHOUT DISRUPTIONS, DELAYS OR IMPERFECTIONS. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTIONS, CONTENT, INFORMATION, OR DATA OF END-UserS AND THIRD PARTIES, AND THE USER RELEASES THE PROVIDER, THE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS FROM ANY CLAIMS AND DAMAGES, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ANY CLAIM YOU HAVE AGAINST ANY SUCH THIRD PARTIES.

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  19. Use Of Services
  20. You are permitted to use the Services and the material contained in it only as expressly authorised by us and in accordance with these terms and conditions, as may be amended from time to time without notice to you. We provide access and use of the Services on the basis that we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions to the maximum extent permitted by law.

    We reserve the right to:

    • Make changes to the information or materials on this Services at any time and without notice to you.
    • Temporarily or permanently change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Services, including the availability of any features, information, database or content or restrict access to parts of or the entire Services without notice or liability to you or any third party.
    • Refuse to post material on the Services or to remove material already posted on the Services.

    You may not use the Services for any of the following purposes: Disseminating any unlawful, harassing, libellous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, or otherwise objectionable material; Transmitting material that encourages conduct that constitutes a criminal offence, results in civil liability or otherwise; Breaching any applicable local, national or international laws, regulations or code of practice; Gaining unauthorised access to other computer systems; Interfering with any other person's use or enjoyment of the Services; Breaching any laws concerning the use of public telecommunications networks; Interfering with, disrupting or damaging networks or Services connected to the Services; Utilisation of data mining, robots or similar data gathering and extraction tools to extract (whether once or many times) for re-utilisation of any substantial parts of the Services; To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation; To create and/or publish your own database that features all or substantial parts of the Services; Making, transmitting or storing electronic copies of materials protected by copyright without the prior permission of the owner.

    In addition, you must not:

    Knowingly introduce viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful to the Services; Attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Services, the server on which the Services is stored or any server, computer or database connected to it; Attack the Services via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack; Damage or disrupt any part of the Services, any equipment or network on which the Services is stored or any software used for the provision of the Services.

    A breach of this clause may be a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We may report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and disclose your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Services will cease immediately; Promote any unauthorised commercial communications, such as spam, or Content that is: hate speech, threatening, or pornographic or could be considered offensive by other Users. You will not use any Services provide by The Provider to do anything unlawful, misleading, malicious or discriminatory.

    You will not use automated means, such as robots, spiders, scrapers or harvesting bots, without prior permission, to access or collect data from any services provided by The Provider; You will not engage in any multi-level marketing, solicit login information or access an account belonging to someone else; upload viruses or other malicious code; You are required to abide by all prevailing laws regarding publicising and promoting contests, prizes or any compensation in connection with the use of the services provided by The Provider, as stated in these terms or otherwise. You will not disable, over burn, or impair the proper working or appearance of the Services provided by The Provider.

    You are responsible for the security of your account information. You agree to ensure that if other users access your account they are made aware and abide to the terms here that govern the use of the Services.

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  21. Compensation
  22. We allow researchers to promote compensation to participants who participate in their research. Compensation can be in the form of, but not limited to, vouchers, money, and gifts. Call For Participants Ltd is not responsible nor liable for any misuse, misguidance, representation, interpretation, acceptance or promotion of compensation.

    Call For Participants does not facilitate the transaction of compensation and both researcher and participant must consult and expert before promoting or accepting any form of compensation. All Compensation promoted on CFP must work within the usage and content terms.

    All offers of compensation must clearly and prominently disclose any restrictions on any offer (such as expiration date or limitations on redemption). If your offer may be redeemed at a merchant not operated by you, it is your sole responsibility to communicate with the merchant and ensure they honour your offer.

    You must only use the compensation option for its intended functionality and not to promote your Services or other contact information, or to offer the equivalent of a gift card, gift certificate or stored value card or other. You are responsible for ensuring that your compensation complies with these terms and all applicable prevailing laws, rules and regulations.

    Voucher and offers used as compensation for participation in research, advertised using services supped by Call For Participants Ltd are subject to many regulations (such as alcohol discounts and offers marketed to minors), and if you are not certain that your offer complies with applicable laws, you must consult with an expert prior to stating any compensation or offer on any service provided by Call For Participants Ltd.

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  23. Content
  24. You own, and are responsible for the content uploaded to the services and servers. You must ensure all content complies with all applicable laws, regulations and guidelines. All claims in Study pages must be adequately substantiated.

    Any research or related content uploaded to CFP is the responsibility of the researcher and associate collage, university, government or partner, including the partners employer, shareholders and any parent companies.

    Any researchers who require participants to take part in research overseas are responsible for informing participants of any laws and regulations that apply within the country, state, or company which may not apply in the participants homeland or may be unfamiliar with.

    You must comply with all applicable laws and regulations within the UK and the country of your university including any guidance, regulations, ethics and laws relating to the research you are conducting and promoting. We will not be liable for any breach by you of any such laws.

    If you collect content and information directly from participants when conducting research, you are required to make it clear that you (and not Call For Participants Ltd) are collecting the data; you will provide notice about the data collection process and obtain participants consent for the use of the data, content and information that you collect.

    Regardless of how you obtain content and information from participants, you are responsible for securing all necessary permissions to use and reuse participant content and information. Additionally you are responsible for ensuring the participants are made aware of where and when data are being collected.

    Content must not offend users. Your content must not be inaccurately or inappropriately tagged or mislead participants. All links provide on Study pages, group pages or in the instructions or within any other part of your content must lead to a functioning landing page that does not interfere with a user's ability to navigate away from the page.

    Research and any compensation promoted within Study pages must not be false, deceptive or misleading or contain spam. Study pages must not contain or promote illegal products or services. Content must not violate the rights of any third parties. The following specific content guidelines apply:

    Adult Products and Alcohol: Study pages may not promote the sale or use of adult products or services, including but not limited to toys, videos, publications, live shows, or sexual enhancement products. Study pages for family planning and contraception are allowed provided they follow the appropriate targeting requirements. Study pages are not allowed to promote the use of alcohol. The Researcher is responsible for ensuring that any content referring the use of alcohol is not misleading and does not infringe any laws. Advertising alcohol is prohibited by law in the following countries: Afghanistan, Brunei, Bangladesh, Egypt, Gambia, Kuwait, Libya, Norway, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen and any other jurisdiction where such content are prohibited by law.

    Dating, Drugs and Tobacco: Study pages advertising adult friend finders or dating sites with a sexual emphasis are not permitted. Study pages may not promote or facilitate the sale or consumption of illegal or recreational drugs, tobacco products, or drug or tobacco paraphernalia.

    Gambling and Lotteries: Study pages that discuss the use of online gambling, games of skill or lotteries, including online casino, sports books, bingo, or poker, are permitted only if they do not encourage these activities. Any landing page seen to be misleading or unclear information will be removed.

    Pharmaceuticals and Supplements: Study pages must not promote the sale of prescription pharmaceuticals. Study pages that promote dietary information are permitted, provided they do not promote products, behaviours or research that encourages the use of anabolic steroids, chitosan, comfrey, dehydroepiandrosterne, ephedra, human growth hormones, melatonin, and any additional products deemed unsafe or questionable by Call For Participants Ltd in its sole discretion.

    Software: Study pages may not contain or link directly or indirectly to a site that contains spyware/malware or any software that results in an unexpected, deceptive or unfair user experience, including but not limited to software which:

    • "sneaks" onto a user's system;
    • performs activities hidden to the user;
    • may alter, harm, disable or replace any hardware or software installed on a user's computer without express permission from the user;
    • is bundled as a hidden component of other software whether free or for an additional fee;
    • automatically downloads without express prior approval from Call For Participants Ltd or any users involved;
    • presents download dialog boxes without a user's action; or
    • may violate or infringe upon the intellectual property rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, patent or any other proprietary right.

    Weapons and Explosives: Study pages may not promote the sale or use of weapons, ammunition, or explosives.

    Landing page standards: Study pages, or group pages that receive a significant amount of negative user feedback, or are otherwise deemed to violate and laws or our users standards, are prohibited and may be removed. In all cases, Call For Participant Ltd reserves the right in its sole discretion to determine whether particular content is in violation of our community standards.

    Illegal Activity, Harassment and Hate Speech: Study pages may not constitute, facilitate or promote illegal activity. Study pages may not insult, attack, harass, bully, threaten, demean or impersonate others. Study pages may not contain "hate speech," whether directed at an individual or a group, based on membership within certain categories. These categories include, but are not limited to, race, sex, creed, national origin, religious affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or language.

    Children and Minors: Study pages that are targeted to minors may not promote research, practice, methodologies products or services that are illegal for use by minors in their jurisdiction, or that are deemed to be unsafe or inappropriate.

    Sexual content and shock value: Study pages may not contain adult content, including nudity, depictions of people in explicit or suggestive positions, or activities that are overly suggestive or sexually provocative. Study pages may not be shocking, sensational or disrespectful, or portray excessive violence.

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  25. Reviews, Comments And Feedback
  26. You acknowledge that any review, feedback or rating which you leave may be published by us on the Website and you agree that it may be displayed for as long as we consider appropriate and that the content may be syndicated to our other websites, publications or marketing materials.

    You undertake that any review, feedback or rating that you write shall:

    • Comply with applicable law in the UK and the law in any country from which they are posted
    • Be factually accurate
    • Contain genuinely held opinions (where applicable)
    • Not contain any material which is either defamatory, threatening, obscene, abusive, offensive, hateful, inflammatory or is likely to harass, upset, annoy, alarm, embarrass or invade the privacy of, any person or be deceiving
    • Not promote or advocate an unlawful act or activity, discrimination, sexually explicit material or violence
    • Not infringe any trademark, copyright (including design rights), database right, or other intellectual property rights of any other person or breach any legal duty you owe to a third party
    • Not be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity

    You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless against any claim or action brought by third parties, arising out of or in connection with any review, feedback or rating posted by you on the Website, including, without limitation, the violation of their privacy, defamatory statements or infringement of intellectual property rights.

    You grant us and our affiliate companies a non-exclusive, royalty-free worldwide license to use or edit any reviews posted by you. We reserve the right to publish, edit or remove any reviews without notifying you.

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  27. Linking To The Website
  28. You must not create a link to the Services from another website, document or any other source without first obtaining our prior written consent. Unless you are registered account holder which will give you limited consent and rights to provide links to callforparticipants.com and any sub-domains.

    Any agreed link must be:

    • To the services's homepage
    • To your (the account holder) landing page
    • Established from a website or document that is owned by you and does not contain content that is offensive, controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or does not comply in any way with the law in the UK and the law in any country from which they are hosted
    • Provided in such a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it
    • Established in such a way that does not suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists

    We have no obligation to inform you if the address of the Services home page changes and it is your responsibility to ensure that any link you provide to our homepage is at all times accurate.

    We reserve the right to withdraw our consent without notice and without providing any reasons for withdrawal. Upon receiving such notice you must immediately remove the link and inform us once this has been done.

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  29. External Links
  30. To provide increased value and convenience to our users, we, and our users may provide links to other websites or resources for you to access at your sole discretion and risk. You acknowledge and agree that, as you have chosen to enter the linked website we are not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and do not review or endorse and are not responsible or liable in any way, whether directly or indirectly, for:

    • The privacy practices of such websites
    • The content of such websites, including (without limitation) any advertising, content, products, goods or other materials or services on or available from such websites or resources
    • The use which others make of these websites; or
    • Any damage, loss or offence caused or alleged to be caused to you, arising from or in connection with the use of or reliance upon any such advertising, content, products, goods, materials or services available on and/or purchased by you from such external websites or resources
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  31. Suspending or Terminating Your Access
  32. We reserve the right to terminate or suspend your access to the Website immediately and without notice to you if:

    • You fail to make any payment to us when due
    • You breach the terms of these terms and conditions (repeatedly or otherwise)
    • You are impersonating any other person or entity
    • When requested by us to do so, you fail to provide us within a reasonable time with sufficient information to enable us to determine the accuracy and validity of any information supplied by you, or your identity
    • We suspect you have engaged, or about to engage, or have in anyway been involved, in fraudulent or illegal activity on the Services
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  33. Responsibility
  34. The Provider cannot control how you, participants or other Users find Content if it is made available online. The Provider is not responsible for click fraud, technological issues, or other potentially invalid click activity that may affect the number of participants or visitors. The Services provided by The Provider are non-transferable, and cannot be used in any way other than stated in these terms.

    Although The Provider will use all reasonable endeavours to ensure the safety and security of the Services, The Provider is not responsible for any loss or damages experienced by You or other users in connection with the use of The Services.

    The Provider is not responsible for any Loss or damages including, not limited to, loss of Content, misguidance, computer hacking, computer viruses, misrepresentation, loss of participants, communication errors, loss of profits, and infringement of copyrighted Content.

    If and when any signatures are required by you, for the sale of goods and services or other consultancy services. You are responsible for the signatory, and must ensure they obtain the authority or permission to sign the contract from their employer, directors, shareholders and stakeholder including any associated third parties.

    You are responsible for ensuring that all Content is your own and does not infringe any intellectual property rights of prevailing laws. The Provider is not responsible for the actions of you or other Users, including the Content or information transmit or share in connection with The Services , or otherwise used by a User.

    All content upload to our services must be reviewed by your university, employers or a suitable ethics committee before uploading to our products or services. You are also responsible for any content containing external link, location information, directions, contact details, or personal details that you upload to our products or services. We are not responsible for any incorrect information uploaded by our users.

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  35. Payment
  36. If any payments are to be made for Goods and Services, such as premium, custom, extended or additional services, you will pay to The Provider the Fee in the amount and in accordance with the Payment Schedule without any set-off or deduction. All Fees or sums payable under these terms are exclusive of any applicable value added tax.

    If any sum payable to The provider is not paid within thirty (30) days after the due date, then without prejudice to any other rights and remedies it may have, The provider may suspend performance of its obligations under these terms and/or charge interest on a daily basis at the rate of four (4) percent above the Bank of England base rate on any sums remaining unpaid from the date that payment was due until the date that payment is made in full.

    We retain the rights to refuse and refund payments from clients who use our Goods and Services inappropriately as defined by our usage terms. Any requests for a refunds for the Goods and Services must be in writing to the address above, stating their reasons for requesting a refund. To obtain a full or part refund the request for a refund must be sent within 30 days of receiving the Goods and Services. Any requests for a refund received after 30days will be reviewed but we retain the right to refuse a refund after 30 days of receiving the product.

    We reserve the right, by giving notice to you at any time before delivery or performance of our obligations to you, to increase the price of the Services to reflect any increase in the cost to us due to any factor beyond our control (such as without limitation, any foreign exchange fluctuation, significant increase in the costs of labour, materials or other costs of manufacture). In the unlikely event of this occurring, you shall be entitled to cancel the order at any time before we have commenced providing the Services.

    You may cancel your order for the Services at any time prior to receiving a Confirmation Notice from us so long as you contact us in writing. You can send us a cancellation notice by sending an email to hello@callforparticipants.com or a letter to: Call for participants LTD, Sir Colin Campbell building, innovation park, Triumph road Nottingham, NG7 2TU .Your cancellation notice must quote your name, address, the name or a description of the Services and your order/ID reference number (if applicable).

    You will not have a right to cancel an order for services purchased from us, in the following situations: If you expressly agree to us provide any services before the end of the cancellation period; The Contract is for the sale of land or financial services; The Contract is for the sale of services by auction.

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  37. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
  38. The Services are controlled and operated in the United Kingdom. Every purchase you make shall be deemed performed in England and Wales. The Conditions and any Contract brought into being as a result of usage of the Services will be governed by the laws of England and Wales and you irrevocably agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales. These terms shall be governed by English Law and the parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

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  39. Liability And Indemnity
  40. Notwithstanding any other provision in the Conditions, nothing will affect or limit your statutory rights; or will exclude or limit our liability for:

    • Death or personal injury resulting from our negligence
    • Fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation
    • Action pursuant to section 2(3) of the Consumer Protection Act 1987
    • Any matter for which it would be unlawful for us to exclude or attempt to exclude our liability

    The Services are provided on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis without any representation or endorsement made and we make no warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, statutory or otherwise (unless otherwise expressly stated in these Conditions or required by law) in relation to the information, materials, content or services found or offered on the Website for any particular purpose or any transaction that may be conducted on or through the Website including but not limited to, implied warranties of non-infringement, compatibility, timeliness, performance, security, accuracy, condition or completeness, or any implied warranty arising from course of dealing or usage or trade custom.

    We will not be liable if the Services are unavailable at any time.

    We make no representation or warranty of any kind express or implied statutory or otherwise regarding the availability of the Services or that it will be timely or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Services or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs.

    We will not be responsible or liable to you for any loss of content or material uploaded or transmitted through the Services and we accept no liability of any kind for any loss or damage resulting from action taken in reliance on material or information contained on the Services.

    We cannot guarantee and cannot be responsible for the security or privacy of the Services and any information provided by you. You must bear the risk associated with the use of the internet. In particular, we will not be liable for any damage or loss caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, any viruses trojans, worms, logic bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful that may infect your computer, peripheral computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material as a result of your use of the Services or you downloading any material posted or sold on the Website or from any website linked to it.

    We will use all reasonable endeavours to carry out our obligations within a reasonable period of time but will not be liable to you for any loss, costs or expenses arising directly or indirectly from any delays in doing so.

    We will not be responsible or liable to you, your school, employer, funding bodies, industrial partner(s), or other third party, associate entity (including family) from participating in research advertised through CallForParticipants.com or CallForParticipants.com connected services (including white labelled Study pages). We recommend you seek advice from the appropriate research council or contact the researcher’s university directly for advice before participating in any studies, surveys, questionnaires or other activities’ advertised.

    We will not be liable, in contract or tort (including, without limitation, negligence), or in respect of pre-contract or other representations (other than fraudulent misrepresentations) or otherwise for:

    • any economic losses (including without limitation loss of revenues, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings and any other consequential loss); or
    • any loss of goodwill or reputation; or
    • any special or indirect losses; or
    • any loss of data; or
    • wasted management or office time; or
    • any other loss, or damage of any kind suffered or incurred arising out of or in connection with the provision of any matter under these Conditions and/or the Contract and/or the use of these Services or any aspect related to your purchase of the Services even if such losses are foreseeable or result from a deliberate breach of these Conditions by us that would entitle you to terminate the Contract between us or as a result of any action we have taken in response to your breach of these Conditions. Without prejudice to the terms of this clause and in the event that we are unable to rely upon it, our liability for all and any losses you suffer as a result of us breaking the Contract, whether or not deliberate, is strictly limited to the purchase price of the Services you purchased.

    You agree to fully indemnify, defend and hold us, and our officers, directors, employees and suppliers, harmless immediately on demand, from and against all claims, including but not limited to losses (including loss of profit, revenue, goodwill or reputation), costs and expenses, including reasonable administrative and legal costs, arising out of any breach of these Conditions by you, or any other liabilities arising out of your use of the Services or any other person accessing the Services using your personal information with your authority.

    This clause does not affect your statutory rights as a consumer, nor does it affect your contractual cancellation rights.

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  41. Force Majeure
  42. We shall have no liability for delays or failures in delivery or performance of our obligations to you resulting from any act, events, omissions, failures or accidents that are outside of our control ('Force Majeure'), which, without limitation, include:

    • Strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action
    • Shortages of labour, fuel, power, raw materials
    • Late, defective performance or non-performance by suppliers
    • Private or public telecommunication, computer network failures or breakdown of equipment
    • Civil commotion, riot, invasion, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war
    • Fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic or other natural disaster or extreme weather conditions
    • Impossibility of the use of railways, shipping, aircraft, motor transport or other means of public or private transport
    • Acts, decrees, legislation, regulations or restrictions of any government
    • Other causes, beyond our reasonable control

    Our performance will be deemed to be suspended for the period that the event of Force Majeure continues, and we will have an extension of time for performance for the duration of that period. We will use our reasonable endeavours to minimise any delay caused by Force Majeure or to find a solution by which our obligations may be performed despite the Force Majeure event. We shall promptly notify you of any Force Majeure event giving details of it and (where possible) the extent and likely duration of any delay.

    Where the period of non-performance or delay in relation to any event of Force Majeure exceeds 30 days from the date of notice to you of the event of Force Majeure, either you or us may, by written notice to the other, terminate the Contract with immediate effect upon service.

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  43. Privacy Policy
  44. In order to monitor and improve customer service, we sometimes communication and website activates. We shall be entitled to process your data in accordance with the terms of our Privacy Policy. Please view this document for further information. All information provided by you will be treated securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (as amended). You can find full details of our Privacy Policy on this Website.

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  45. Third Party Rights
  46. Except for our affiliates, directors, employees or representatives, a person who is not a party to the Contract has no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of the Contract but this does not affect any right or remedy of a third party that exists or is available apart from that Act.

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  47. General
  48. Neither party shall act or describe itself as the agent, employee or partner of the other, nor shall it make any commitments on the other's behalf, and nothing in these terms is intended to create any agency, partnership or employment relationship. No failure to enforce a right by either party shall constitute a waiver under these terms.

    These terms constitute the entire understanding between the The provider and Users relating to the Services and may only be amended in writing signed by duly authorised representatives of the parties.

    Notwithstanding that any provision of these terms may prove to be illegal or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of these terms shall continue in full force and effect.

    Except as expressly set out in these terms, nothing in these terms shall confer on any third party any benefit or the right to enforce any provision of these terms.

    We reserve the right to change the domain address of this Website and any services, products, product prices, product specifications and availability at any time.

    All prices and descriptions supersede all previous publications. All product descriptions are approximate.

    Every effort is made to keep information regarding services, advice and content on the Services up to date. However, we do not guarantee that this is the case, or that content will always be available.

    If any provision of these terms and conditions is held by any competent authority to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part, the validity of the other provisions of the Contract and the remainder of the provision in question will not be affected.

    All Contracts are concluded and available in English only.

    If we fail, at any time during the term of a Contract, to insist upon strict performance of any of your obligations under it or any of these terms and conditions, or if we fail to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which we are entitled under the Contract, this shall not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and shall not relieve you from compliance with your obligations. A waiver by us of any default shall not constitute a waiver of any subsequent default.

    No waiver by us of any of these Conditions or of any other term of a Contract shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver and is communicated to you in writing.

    Any Contract between you and us is binding on you and us and on our respective successors and assigns. You may not transfer, assign, charge or otherwise dispose of the Contract, or any of your rights or obligations arising under it, without our prior written consent. We may transfer, assign, charge, sub-contract or otherwise dispose of a Contract, or any of our rights or obligations arising under it, at any time during the term of the Contract.

    If you have a comment, concern or complaint about any Services you have purchased from us, please contact us via email at hello@callforparticipants.com or by post at:Call for participants LTD, Sir Colin Campbell building, innovation park, Triumph road Nottingham, NG7 2TU.

 

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