terms of service

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BELOW (“TERMS OF SERVICE” OR “TERMS” OR “AGREEMENT”) BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE (“THE/THIS WEBSITE”) AND ANY OF THE SERVICES (“SERVICES”) OFFERED BY MATCH CAPITAL LTD (“WE” OR “US”). THESE TERMS CONSTITUTE A BINDING LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU, AS THE USER OF THE WEBSITE AND OUR SERVICES, AND US, AS THE OWNER/OPERATOR OF THE WEBSITE AND PROVIDER OF THE SERVICES. THIS PAGE EXPLAINS THE TERMS BY WHICH YOU MAY USE THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE WEBSITE. BY ACCESSING AND USING THE WEBSITE IN ANY MANNER, AS WELL AS ANY OF THE SERVICES THAT WE OFFER, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, AND ASSUME ANY LIABILITY THAT MIGHT RESULT FROM THEIR BREACH.

Relationship with other terms

Beyond the ‘Terms of Service’, as presented below, any user who registers with us will need to comply with the ‘Terms of Use’ and the ‘Privacy Policy’ (‘Agreements’) contained in this Website. In case any discrepancies, inconsistencies or contradictions are identified in between these agreements and their provisions, they should be read in the following order of hierarchy:

  • a) Terms of Service
  • b) Terms of Use
  • c) Privacy Policy

Eligibility

The services provided by this website are only available to individuals who are at least 18 years old, and of legal age to agree to a binding contract. The website and its services are not available to any persons who are not eligible to be bound by such an agreement. It is your responsibility to make sure that you provide true and accurate information when completing any of the forms contained in this website, or registering for its use. We reserve the right to restrict or prohibit your access to the website and its services at any time, without prior notice or communication.

By using this website you agree to abide by all applicable laws; these include the laws of England and Wales, and any other laws which are applicable in your area of residence.

Intellectual Property

Any content in this website, including trademarks, logos, images, text, copyrights, video/sound clips, databases is protected by law. You shall abide by and maintain all intellectual property rights, copyright and other legal notices, information, and restrictions contained in any content accessed through our services. Unless otherwise stated, all Intellectual Property Rights in the website and its content are owned by Match Capital Ltd. or its licensors, who reserve all their Intellectual Property Rights.

You cannot copy or paste, reproduce, store or distribute any content or information (as detailed above) found on this website without our prior permission.

Access to third party Websites

If you use any links contained in this website to access other websites being controlled by third parties, Match Capital Ltd. makes no warranty or representation regarding their content and their operation. If you exit this website, these terms will not apply anymore.

Limitations of Liability - Disclaimer

We will take every reasonable step to make sure that the website remains active and in use at all times, and its content is up-to-date. Nevertheless, the content of the website is provided ‘as is’ and ‘as available’. We reserve the right to suspend its operation at any time, for any reason, and without prior notice. We do not assume any liability whatsoever if, for technical or other reasons, the website or parts of it are out of operation, or if any information contained there has not been properly updated.

We make no representations or warranties for content or information posted on the website by any users of the website and its services or other third parties. We are not obliged to check the authenticity and originality of information or data provided to us by third parties; it is the user’s responsibility to provide Match Capital Ltd. with true and accurate information.

No part of this website, nor the services that we offer should be considered to constitute advice of any type; the content of the website should not be relied upon when making decisions or taking any action, contractual or not. It is your responsibility to exercise your business judgment accordingly. Any decision or agreement being made takes place at the user’s discretion.

Match Capital Ltd. and the services that we offer are intended to operate as a hub, which will bring into contact parties with the purpose of conducting business, completing transactions, signing contracts, making arrangements, etc. Beyond that, we assume no liability, and we make no representations or warranties for any third parties we might introduce you to or you are connected with via our website’s mechanisms. We do not commit ourselves to providing any assistance, of any type and significance, in order to promote deals in progress or negotiations.

In no event shall the company, nor its directors, employees, agents, partners, suppliers, or content providers be held liable under contract, tort, strict liability, negligence, or any other legal or equitable theory with respect to the use or misuse of the website and the services offered by us, from you or any other third party. That would apply in all cases of: foreseeable or unforeseeable, direct or indirect, and consequential or non-consequential damage of any type and magnitude.

This does not exclude or limit our liability for personal injury or death, or any other liability which is not lawful to exclude. To the extent that applicable laws restrict our ability to release ourselves of liability, you agree that we will only be liable to you for the minimum amount of damages that the applicable laws stipulate.

No partnership or agency

Nothing in this Agreement should be read as establishing a partnership or joint venture of any kind between us and you, as the user of the website or the services we offer. Neither we nor you shall act as an agent for each other, and neither party shall have authority to act in the name or on behalf of the other in any way.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and otherwise hold harmless Match Capital Ltd., including its employees and affiliates (natural persons and companies), from and against all expenses and claims that might arise out of your use of the website and the services offered by it; this would include cases where you, directly or indirectly, have violated any of the Terms you have agreed to.

Registration

In order to use the services offered by our website, as an ‘Entrepreneur’, you will need to register with us online by completing in each case the respective forms, available via our website.

After your registration, apart from these terms, the ‘Terms of Use’ of the website and the ‘Privacy Policy’ continue to apply.

You need to provide us with true and accurate information; it is your responsibility to update the information with which you provided us, and make sure that it remains up-to-date at all times.

We reserve the right to reject your application to register with us for any reason, at our sole discretion.

In case you lose or forget your username or password, you should contact us and we will send the relevant information to you via e-mail.

Data and Information submission

Match Capital Ltd. will take every reasonable step to make sure that any information which you provide to us remains protected and confidential. Nevertheless, we do not assume any liability for any illegal action, including Trojan Horses, hacking attempts, viruses, etc. which might result in disruptions or any third parties gaining access to your information.

For certain purposes, such as data maintenance, third parties, such as service providers, might gain access to your data and information. We will take all reasonable steps to make sure that their use of your information/data is legitimate, but we do not assume any liability whatsoever in case of infringements/violations by them.

By registering with us and gaining access to the proprietary information of our databases you agree to: handle every information you might receive as a result with caution; restrict any unauthorised access to it; not to reveal data or information to any other third party, other than might be required for the good faith conduct of your business or for the promotion of deals/agreements you might be undertaking with other subscribed users of the website; to make bona fide use of any information, data, contact details, and any other content that becomes available to you via our website.

Account

Upon successful registration you will be able to access and use your personal, non-transferable account. For this purpose you will be provided with a username and a password.

Your username and password are strictly personal, and you are responsible to keep them confidential; you should take every reasonable step while accessing your account to keep your username and password confidential and block unauthorised access to your account.

If you suspect that an unauthorised third party has gained access to your account, you should notify us immediately.

We reserve the right to deactivate your account at any time, in our discretion, without prior notice. This includes cases where we suspect unauthorised third party access to your account.

If you wish that a third party/user gains access to your account, you should inform us accordingly. You will need to provide us the requisite contact information regarding the third party. The third party will have to agree to this set of terms, and we will provide it with a username and password. You can block this third party’s access at any time by informing us accordingly via an e-mail at peter@matchcapitaluk.com.

Services

Entrepreneurs:

Before completion of all the ‘Essentials’ about your company, as required by the registration form on our website, you will only be able to view the number of investors who ‘match’ your type of business.

In order to register with us as an ‘Entrepreneur’ and get detailed matches for your business, you need to complete all the ‘Essentials’ about your company and create a fully-fledged account with us.

Upon successful registration with us, and after you create a ‘full profile’ with us, you will be able to get ‘detailed matches’ for your business; you will gain access to the respective investors’ profiles and their contact details; accordingly you can contact them via the communication tools provided by the website.

Match Capital Ltd. might assist you before you arrange any meetings with investors, organized within the framework of the website’s services, by providing ‘Business Validation Services’. This type of advice is plainly ancillary, and it is at your discretion to consider if you wish to use our assistance in that field. We do not assume any liability whatsoever from the provision of such services, and it is your responsibility to prepare for meetings with investors and take all precautions before making any agreements with them. You should seek professional advice if you deem this necessary.

If you require any further information regarding your ‘matching’, you can contact us via e-mail at peter@matchcapitaluk.com or telephone +44(0)20-7438-8165.

Contacting and dealing with other users of our platform

If you wish to contact or liaise with any other subscribed users of the website and of our services, after you have completed your registration with us successfully, you should do so following the prescribed manner and the procedure being set up by the website and our services, if available.

If you suspect or understand that you have gained access to web-pages, content, or data that should have not been revealed to you, then you must exit the respective web-page immediately and delete any relevant content from your computer or any other storage devices you might have used; also, you need to contact us as soon as practicable and inform us regarding the incident by an e-mail at peter@matchcapitaluk.com.

Governing Law – Jurisdiction

Any disputes or differences that might arise from the use/misuse of the website, and breaches or violations of terms contained in this agreement, will be resolved according to the laws of England and Wales.

The courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction in any of the above occasions, unless there is an explicit agreement for a different arrangement.

Severability

If any of these ‘Terms’ are found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable with respect to applicable laws, this shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining ‘Terms of Business’.

Miscellaneous

Match Capital Ltd. reserves the right to review or amend these terms at any time, by providing to the users of its services 24 hours notice. You should review this site periodically to make sure that you are aware of possible changes or amendments. If you continue using the website after having been notified of pertinent changes or amendments you will be considered to have reviewed and consented to these new terms.

Our failure or delay in exercising any of the rights which emanate from these terms should not be considered to constitute a waiver of such rights, unless we have agreed to waive such a right in writing.