Opalcleaning.co.uk Connects Service Providers and Service Recipients
Opalcleaning.co.uk is a communications platform for enabling the connection between individuals seeking services ("Service Recipients") and/or individuals seeking to provide services ("Service Providers")(collectively, "Users"). Users do hereby represent, understand and expressly agree that Opalcleaning.co.uk does not have control over the quality, timing, legality or any other aspect whatsoever of the services actually delivered by the Service Providers, nor of the integrity, responsibility or any of the actions whatsoever of the Service Recipients. All Users do hereby expressly agree not to hold Opalcleaning.co.uk (or Opalcleaning.co.uk’s agents, assigns, representatives, advertisers or employees) liable for any instruction, advice, act, omission, or services delivered which originated through the Site and opalcleaning.co.uk expressly disclaims any liability whatsoever for any damage, suits, claims, and/or controversies that have arisen or may arise, whether known or unknown therefrom.
Users of the Site contract between themselves. In no way is Opalcleaning.co.uk involved in transactions for services to be rendered by any User. If there are any issues concerning advice and/or service received or payment due, Users must deal directly with the other User to resolve any disputes. Opalcleaning.co.uk will not be held responsible and expressly disclaims any liability whatsoever for any claims and/or controversies that may arise for any disputes between any Users. By using this Site, you do hereby represent, understand, and expressly agree to hold Opalcleaning.co.uk harmless for any claim or controversy that may arise from any disputes between Users of the Site. Opalcleaning.co.uk will use reasonable commercial efforts to monitor User profiles, actions, comments, and general usage of the Site and suspend privileges from any User not adhering to policies of the Site. By using this Site, you do hereby agree to report any alleged improprieties of any Users to Opalcleaning.co.uk immediately by notifying Opalcleaning.co.uk of the same via electronic correspondence through the site’s contact page.
If the Site contains profiles, email systems, blogs, message boards, applications, job postings, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities and/or other message or communication facilities ("Public Areas") that allow a User to communicate with any other User, Users do hereby expressly represent, understand and agree to use such community areas only to send and receive messages and material that are relevant and proper to the applicable forum. Any usage of the Site by any User that Opalcleaning.co.uk finds inappropriate and/or offensive in its sole discretion may result in immediate suspension or revocation of the privilege to use this Site. Opalcleaning.co.uk reserves the right to revoke or suspend the privilege of any user to use this Site at any time and at its sole discretion whether for any reason or no reason at all. Users agree not to:
- Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as, but not limited to, rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
- Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
- Use the Site for any purpose which is in violation of local, state, national, or international law.
- Upload files that contain software or other material that violates the intellectual property rights (or rights of privacy or publicity) of any third party.
- Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or Services that may damage the operation of another's computer.
- Advertise or offer to sell any goods or services for any commercial purpose on the Site which are not relevant to the services offered on the Site.
- Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, or chain letters.
- Impersonate another person or allow any other person or entity to use User's identification to post or view comments.
- Post the same note repeatedly (referred to as 'spamming'). Spamming is strictly prohibited.
- Download any file posted by another User that a User knows, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed through the Site.
- Restrict or inhibit any other User from using and enjoying the Public areas.
Our services are available only to individuals who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. Without limiting the foregoing, our services are not available to minors under the legal working age or to anyone who may not legally work within the jurisdiction of the place where they are saying they are saying, implying or communicating that they would like to work. This Site is currently available only to citizens and/or any individuals who are legally in the jurisdiction that they are saying, implying or communicating that they would like to work and may legally work within those jurisdictions. This Site is not available to anyone who has been convicted of a felony or any criminal offense characterized as a sexual offense, or for anyone with an open police investigation that involves a felony or any criminal offense characterized as a sexual offense. Any misstatements and/or misrepresentations regarding the age, background, felonies, criminal offenses, open police investigations, eligibility for employment in jurisdiction saying implying or communicating would like to work, and/or experience of any User of this Site is not the responsibility of Opalcleaning.co.uk. Any such misstatements and/or misrepresentations are grounds for immediate termination from the Site and Opalcleaning.co.uk reserves the right to take appropriate legal action, including without limitation, the pursuit of civil, criminal, and/or injunctive redress. Opalcleaning.co.uk does hereby disclaim any liability whatsoever for any misstatements and/or misrepresentations made by any User of this Site. Users do hereby represent, understand, and agree to hold Opalcleaning.co.uk harmless for any misstatements and/or misrepresentations made by any Users of this Site.
Links and Account Information
Opalcleaning.co.uk is intended for people 18 or older. We have also made an effort to specifically limit Opalcleaning.co.uk appeal to people of age 18 or older. Opalcleaning.co.uk will not knowingly collect any information from children under the age of 13. You must identify your age during the registration process. Opalcleaning.co.uk takes the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) as well as all FTC regulations very seriously, and our policies and procedures are designed to maintain strict compliance with the Rules and Regulations set forth thereunder. That being said, Opalcleaning.co.uk does not assume any responsibility for any misrepresentations regarding the age of any User made in connection with any User's registration for or use of the Site. We reserve our right to terminate without notice the membership of any User if we believe that the User has provided any false information to us when registering for or using this Site.
The Site and Service may be used to find, select and connect with other Users for the purpose of receiving or providing Service services. The Site and related services may not be used by any person to recruit for another website, solicit, advertise, or contact in any form Users for employment, contracting, or any other purpose for a business not affiliated with Opalcleaning.co.uk without express written permission from Opalcleaning.co.uk. Should Opalcleaning.co.uk find that you violate the terms of this section or any terms stated herein, Opalcleaning.co.uk reserves the right to terminate your use of this Site at its sole discretion at any time, and further reserves the right to take appropriate legal action, including without limitation pursuing civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.
Commercial Use Prohibition
The Site is for the personal use of individual Users only and may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors without the express written consent of Opalcleaning.co.uk in advance. Organizations, companies, and/or businesses may only register as an Agency or advertiser and should not use the Service or the Site for any illegal or unauthorized purpose, including (but not limited to) collecting usernames and/or email addresses of members by electronic or other means, unless express written permission from Opalcleaning.co.uk is obtained in advance. Opalcleaning.co.uk reserves the right to take appropriate legal action may be taken, including without limitation pursuing civil, criminal, and injunctive redress in the event that any User violates the terms of this section. Use of the Site is with the permission of Opalcleaning.co.uk. Opalcleaning.co.uk reserves the right to terminate your use of this Site at its sole discretion at any time.
Specific Terms and Conditions
Opalcleaning.co.uk is only a Venue.
Opalcleaning.co.uk is a communications platform for enabling the connection between Users. Opalcleaning.co.uk does not take part in the interaction between Users. Opalcleaning.co.uk does not have control over the quality, timing or legality of services actually delivered by its Users. Opalcleaning.co.uk makes no representations about the suitability, reliability, timeliness, and accuracy of the Services provided by Users identified through the Site whether in public, private, or offline interactions. Due to the nature of the Internet, Opalcleaning.co.uk cannot confirm that each User is who they claim to be, however, Opalcleaning.co.uk has established a forum for Users to provide references. Opalcleaning.co.uk does not assume any responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of this information or any information on this Site. Opalcleaning.co.uk does not assume and expressly disclaims any liability that may result from the use of any information available on or through the Site.
Because Opalcleaning.co.uk is not involved in the actual contact between Users, in the event that you have a dispute with one or more Users, you release Opalcleaning.co.uk (and our officers, directors, agents, investors, subsidiaries, and employees) from all claims, demands, or damages (actual or consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.
Information Provided by Users
Third Party Verification Services
Opalcleaning.co.uk may make available to Users one or more third party verification services ("Verification Services") that enable Users to verify an individual's information, including, but not limited to, the person's credentials, criminal background, and credit history. Use of the Verification Services is voluntary. Opalcleaning.co.uk does not certify that it will monitor in any way the information provided by such Verification Services as Opalcleaning.co.uk is merely a conduit. Further, Opalcleaning.co.uk does not endorse or make any representations regarding the reliability of the Verification Services or the accuracy of any information provided through such Verification Services.You agree that Opalcleaning.co.uk shall not be responsible or liable in any way in the event that any information provided by such Verification Services about any person, including withouth limitation yourself, is not accurate.
Fair Credit Reporting Act
If you use a Verification Service, you hereby warrant that you will comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 USC 1681 ("FCRA"), which can be found at: http://www.ftc.gov/os/statutes/031224fcra.pdf. Opalcleaning.co.uk is merely a conduit for the information returned from a Verification Service, and in no way participates in, nor has control of, the use of that information. Users must comply with the FCRA at all times, just as they would if they did not use Opalcleaning.co.uk as the conduit for this information. Opalcleaning.co.uk does not assume and expressly disclaims any liability that may result from the use of this information.
Billing and Payment Policy
Service Recipients are obligated to pay for the services of the Site, unless specifically notified otherwise. Service Recipients have two subscriptions to choose from: (1) an annual subscription, which has a subscription term of 365 days, and is £119.00 (including VAT) and automatically re billed for £119.00 (including VAT) every year thereafter and (2) a monthly subscription, which has a subscription term of 30 days and is £29.00 (including VAT) for the first month and £29.00 (including VAT) automatically re billed every month thereafter. This price structure may change in the future, but Service Recipients lock into the term and price of the subscription they choose upon registration. There are premium add-on features available to all Users for an additional fee. Corporate Users have two subscriptions to choose from: (1) an annual subscription, which has a subscription term of 365 days, and is £99.00 per month, and (2) a monthly subscription, which has a subscription term of 30 days and is £249.00 for the first month and £99.00 every month thereafter. A Corporate User with an annual subscription plan commits to paying £99.00 per month for the entire subscription term. If a Corporate User resigns before the 365-day contract has completed, a cancellation fee equal to the remaining monthly payments in the contact will be assessed. The rates in this section may be altered by any promotion selected at the time of registration. For all fees, Opalcleaning.co.uk will charge the User's credit card according to the agreed-upon fee between User and Opalcleaning.co.uk for use of the services of the Site. While Opalcleaning.co.uk will use reasonable commercial efforts to ensure the privacy of all credit card and all other personal information, we expressly disclaim any liability for any damage that may result should any information be released to any third parties. User does hereby agree to hold Opalcleaning.co.uk harmless for any damages that may result therefrom. Opalcleaning.co.uk will use a third party service to process credit card information. For further information regarding that service, please contact Opalcleaning.co.uk to request information about Opalcleaning.co.uk's credit card processing company.
Users may reinstate a subscription that has expired. A User may reinstate a monthly subscription for £149.00 + VAT for the first month and £149.99 + VAT thereafter. The monthly rate applicable at the time of original registration will apply for each month the Service is used thereafter. A User may reinstate an annual subscription for £49.00 + VAT.
Renewal and Cancellation
User subscriptions will be automatically extended for successive renewal periods of the same duration as the subscription term originally selected at the prior term's subscription rate. Opalcleaning.co.uk will continue to renew subscriptions until the User requests a cancellation. If a User cancels the subscription, the User will have access to subscription benefits until the end of the then-current subscription term; the subscription will not be renewed after that term expires. However, Users will not be eligible for a prorated refund of any portion of the subscription fees paid for the then-current subscription period.
Users agree not to hold Opalcleaning.co.uk, Opalcleaning.co.uk's agents and employees, officers, directors, corporate partners, or participants liable for any advice or services delivered which originated through the Site or otherwise were provided by a User. Users release Opalcleaning.co.uk and its agents, officers, directors, corporate partners, and employees from claims, demands and damages (actual or consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with any such disputes.
Term of Agreement
This Agreement will become effective immediately upon any use by any User of the Site and shall remain effective unless terminated by Opalcleaning.co.uk as provided hereunder. Opalcleaning.co.uk may terminate this Agreement by providing the affected User or Users with written or email notice of such termination, which shall be effective immediately upon delivery of such notice to the User or Users. Furthermore, Opalcleaning.co.uk may terminate this Agreement immediately for any breach of this Agreement or any applicable policy of Opalcleaning.co.uk as posted on the Site from time to time. If Opalcleaning.co.uk terminates a User's membership in the Service because the User has breached this Agreement, the User will not be entitled to any refund of unused subscription fees. All decisions regarding the termination of accounts shall be made in the sole discretion of Opalcleaning.co.uk. Opalcleaning.co.uk is not required to provide any User with notice prior to terminating the User's membership and\or subscription. Opalcleaning.co.uk is not required to disclose, and may be prohibited from disclosing, a reason for the termination of the User's account. Even after the User's membership or subscription is terminated, this Agreement will remain enforceable against such terminated User. All terms that by their nature may survive termination of this Agreement shall be deemed to survive such termination. .
Intellectual Property Rights
All text, graphics, editorial content, data, formatting, graphs, designs, HTML, look and feel, photographs, music, sounds, images, software, videos, designs, typefaces and other content (collectively "Proprietary Material") that users see or read on the Site is owned by Opalcleaning.co.uk Inc. or is used with permission. This Proprietary Material is protected in all forms, media and technologies now known or hereinafter developed. Opalcleaning.co.uk owns all Proprietary Material as well as the coordination, selection, arrangement and enhancement of such Proprietary Materials as a Collective Work under the United Kingdom's copyright laws, as amended. With the exception of uses allowed under the section above called "Permitted Uses," Users may not copy, download, use redesign, reconfigure, or retransmit anything from the Opalcleaning.co.uk Site without Opalcleaning.co.uk's prior express written permission. Furthermore, Users are not allowed to post or distribute any material that they do not own, or which they do not have permission to use. Violation of this policy may result in copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights violations and liability, and subject Users to termination from the use of this Site or civil or criminal penalties. In addition, the Site contains material protected by the domestic and international laws of copyright, patents, and other proprietary rights and laws. Any use of such Proprietary Material, other than as permitted therein, is expressly prohibited without the prior permission of Opalcleaning.co.uk and/or the relevant right holder.
Notice of Trademark Rights
Copyright Complaints and Copyright Agent
Opalcleaning.co.uk respects the intellectual property of others, and asks Users to do the same. Opalcleaning.co.uk is in compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. In order to protect intellectual property from misuse, Opalcleaning.co.uk asks Users to help us. If Users believe, in good faith, that any materials on the Site infringe upon Users' copyrights, please provide Opalcleaning.co.uk's Copyright Agent with the following information:
1. An electronic or physical signature of the owner of the copyright or the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; 2. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, including the URL (Internet address) or other specific location on the Site where the material you claim is infringed is located. Include enough information to allow Opalcleaning.co.uk to locate the material, and explain why you think an infringement has taken place; 3. A description of the location where the original or an authorized copy of the copyrighted work exists -- for example, the URL (Internet address) where it is posted or the name of the book in which it has been published; 4. Your address, telephone number, and e-mail address; 5. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law. 6. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your Notice is accurate, and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
Opalcleaning.co.uk's Copyright Agent for Notice of Claims of Copyright Infringement can be reached at the following information: by mail, General Counsel and Copyright Agent, Opalcleaning.co.uk, The Basement Floor, 1 Craven Terrace, London W2 3QD. Opalcleaning.co.uk will terminate access to the Site of those who engage in repeated acts of infringement.
Opalcleaning.co.uk grants Users a nonexclusive, revocable right to use the Site provided that Users do not (i) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, (ii) modify or attempt to modify the Site in any manner or form, or (iii) violate any term in this Agreement.
Modifications to the Site
Opalcleaning.co.uk reserves the right in its sole discretion to review, improve, modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site or any content or information on the Site with or without notice to the User. Users have the same rights with regard to their self-generated content on the Site. Users agree that Opalcleaning.co.uk shall not be liable to User or any third party for any modification or discontinuance of the Site.
User account, password and security
Users are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any password and account number provided by themselves or Opalcleaning.co.uk for accessing the Site, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under User's password or account. User agrees to immediately notify Opalcleaning.co.uk of any unauthorized use of Users's password or account or any other breach of security.
Users are not legally affiliated with with Opalcleaning.co.uk in any way by virtue of their membership or usage of Opalcleaning.co.uk's Site or intellectual property other than as might be described by the terms and conditions stated in this User Agreement, and no independent contractor, agency, partnership, joint venture, employer-employee or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this Agreement. Opalcleaning.co.uk is not an employment service and does not serve as an employer of any User that may use this Site. Opalcleaning.co.uk is only a venue for connecting Users. As such, Opalcleaning.co.uk expressly disclaims any liability that may arise between Users of its Site.
Disclaimer of Warranties
USER EXPRESSLY AGREES THAT THE USE OF THIS SITE IS AT THE USER'S SOLE RISK. NEITHER OPALCLEANING.CO.UK NOR ITS AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS WARRANT THAT ACCESS TO THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR THAT THE SITE WILL BE ERROR-FREE; NOR DO THEY MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SITE, OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR CONTENT OF ANY INFORMATION, SERVICE OR MERCHANDISE PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE. OPALCLEANING.CO.UK IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONDUCT, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE, OF ANY USER OF THE WEBSITE OR SERVICE. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTIBILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ITS LICENSORS WARRANT OR GUARANTEE THE TIMELINESS, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION APPEARING ON THE SITE. ADDITIONALLY, THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES AS TO RESULTS OF ANY USER'S USE OF THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON OR VIA THE SITE. OPALCLEANING.CO.UK INC. AND AFFILIATES DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE IS FREE FROM VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE COMPANY AND ITS AFFILIATES TAKE REASONABLE MEASURES TO ENSURE THAT THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY USERS IS DISCLOSED ONLY TO THOSE PERSONS SPECIFIED BY USERS. OPALCLEANING.CO.UK CANNOT AND DOES NOT, HOWEVER, GUARANTEE THAT THE PERSONAL INFORMATION ENTERED BY USERS WILL NOT BE MISAPPROPRIATED, INTERCEPTED, DELETED, DESTROYED OR USED BY OTHERS. USERS AGREE NOT TO HOLD OPALCLEANING.CO.UK LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY SORT INCURRED AS A RESULT OF ANY SUCH MISAPPROPRIATION, INTERCEPTION, DELETION, DESTRUCTION OR USE OF INFORMATION PROVIDED BY USERS THROUGH THE SITE. THE COMPANY AND AFFILIATES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, INJURY OR DAMAGE ARISING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE.
Limitation of Liability
Under no circumstances will Opalcleaning.co.uk or its Affiliates be liable to Users for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from any provision of this Agreement or any violation of any provision of this Agreement. Furthermore, the aggregate liability of Opalcleaning.co.uk or its Affiliates arising with respect to this Agreement and the Site will not exceed the total amounts paid by any User in the previous twelve (12) months under this Agreement. Any notice or other communication to be given hereunder will be in writing and given by facsimile, postpaid registered or certified mail return receipt requested, or electronic mail.
Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to an alleged breach of this Agreement or the operation of this Site shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the UK before a single arbitrator. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in London, England and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof. Either you or Opalcleaning.co.uk may seek any interim or preliminary relief from a court of competent jurisdiction in London, England, necessary to protect the rights of property for you or Opalcleaning.co.uk pending the completion of arbitration.
Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed as making either party the partner, joint venture, agent, legal representative, employer, contractor or employee of the other. Neither party shall have, or hold itself out to any third party as having, any authority to make any statements, representations or commitments of any kind, or to take any action, that shall be binding on the other, except as provided for herein or authorized in writing by the party to be bound. This Agreement shall be interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois (excluding any rules governing choice of laws) and any legal proceeding arising out this Agreement will occur in London, England. This Agreement will be binding on and will inure to the benefit of the legal representatives, successors and assigns of the parties hereto. This Agreement (and the policies referenced herein and incorporated by reference) constitutes the entire agreement between Opalcleaning.co.uk and Users with respect to the subject matter hereof, and Users have not relied upon any promises or representations by Opalcleaning.co.uk with respect to the subject matter except as set forth herein.