This document sets out AMotherBrand’s Terms and Conditions of Use (these “Terms”). This is a contract between you (“You” or “User”) and AMotherBrand Ltd (‘AMotherBrand’). Please read these Terms carefully as we want you to be aware of your and our rights before you use the AMotherBrand website, www.amotherbrand.com. Once you access, view or use the website, you will be legally bound by the terms and conditions of these terms.

1. Information about AMotherBrand

AMotherBrand is an online platform that allows members to connect and support each other on their respective journeys as early stage entrepreneurs. Users create personal AMotherBrand user profiles (“PROFILES”), to search (“SEARCH”) for like-minded users to connect with, to share their personal experiences and use such other Services (“SERVICES”) available on the website.

AMotherBrand shall be entitled at its own discretion to suspend the website for any reason whatsoever, including but not limited to repairs, planned maintenance or upgrades and shall not be liable to you for any losses, damages, costs or expenses arising from or in connection with any suspension or unavailability of the website, including but not limited to preventing you from using the Platform or using any of the Services available on the website.

AMotherBrand reserves the right to make any changes to the website including any functionalities and content therein or to discontinue any aspect of the same without notice to you.

AMotherBrand relies on third party providers (such as network providers, data centres and telecommunication providers) to make the website and the content therein and the Services available to you. Whilst AMotherBrand takes all reasonable steps available to it to provide you with a good level of service, you acknowledge and agree that AMotherBrand does not warrant that the website shall be uninterrupted or fault-free at all times. AMotherBrand, therefore, shall not be liable in any way for any losses you may suffer as a result of delays or failures of the Services and website as a result of AMotherBrand’s service providers.

The website is owned and managed, operated and maintained by AMotherBrand.

The AMotherBrand team can be contacted at hello@amotherbrand.com.

2. AMotherBrand rules

Before you can join the AMotherBrand community, you will need to register for a membership account (“Account”). In order to create an Account you must:

  1. Be legally capable of entering into binding contracts
  2. be at least 18 years old; and
  3. be legally permitted to use the website legally in your country.

If you create an Account, you authorize us to display and use certain information from the information you provide when setting up your profile. For more information about what information we use and how we use it, please check out our Privacy Policy.

You hereby warrant that the information provided by you to AMotherBrand is true, accurate and correct. You further warrant that you shall promptly notify AMotherBrand in the event of any changes to such information.

AMotherBrand may give you the opportunity to invite friends to join the community by emailing an invite (whereby you will be required to enter their email addresses). AMotherBrand is not liable for any communication that you make via such third party applications, websites or other forms of media.

You cannot use another user’s Account without her permission.

You shall keep your registration details for the website (“Login Details”) confidential and secure.

We hope you love being part of the community of like-minded mamas on AMotherBrand, but if you decided you’d like to leave, you can delete your Account at any time. Just go to the ‘Settings’ cog on the profile screen of your Account when you are logged in, and clicking on the ‘Delete account’ link. Your Account will be deleted immediately but it may take a little while for Your Content to be completely removed from the website. We will save your profile information in case you realise you miss us and you decide to restore your Account (which you can do within 90 days of de-activating your Account).

AMotherBrand Limited reserves the right at our sole discretion to terminate or suspend any Account, or make use of any operational, technological, legal or other means available to enforce the Terms (including without limitation blocking specific IP addresses), at any time without liability and without the need to give you prior notice.

3. Types of content

There are three types of content that you will be able to access on the website:

  1. content that you upload and provide (“Your Content”);
  2. content that other members provide (“Member Content”); and
  3. content that AMotherBrand Limited provide (“Our Content”).

We don’t allow certain content on AMotherBrand or associated AMotherBrand Facebook Groups

We want our users to freely communicate on AMotherBrand, but we have to impose restrictions on certain content that:

  • contains language which could be deemed offensive or is likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
  • is obscene, pornographic or otherwise may offend human dignity;
  • is abusive, insulting or threatening, or which promotes or encourages racism, sexism, hatred or bigotry;
  • encourages any illegal activity including, without limitation, terrorism, inciting racial hatred or the submission of which in itself constitutes committing a criminal offence;
  • is defamatory or libellous;
  • relates to commercial activities (including, without limitation, sales, competitions and advertising, links to other websites or premium line telephone numbers);
  • involves the transmission of “junk” mail or “spam”;
  • contains any spy ware, adware, viruses, corrupt files, worm programmes or other malicious code designed to interrupt, damage or limit the functionality of or disrupt any software, hardware, telecommunications, networks, servers or other equipment, Trojan horse or any other material designed to damage, interfere with, wrongly intercept or expropriate any data or personal information whether from AMotherBrand or otherwise;
  • promotes or contains information that you know or believe to be inaccurate, false or misleading
  • itself, or the posting of which, infringes any third party’s rights (including, without limitation, intellectual property rights and privacy rights);
  • shows another person which was created or distributed without that person’s consent.

We operates a zero-tolerance policy for this kind of content.

Submitting information to be featured on AMotherBrand (“User Submission”) does not guarantee that such User Submission, or any part thereof, shall appear on the website whether or not the submission of such User Submission is part of the Services. You agree that AMotherBrand may, at its sole discretion, choose to display or to remove any User Submission or any part of the same that you make on the website, and you hereby grant to AMotherBrand a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide license to do so.

Your Content

As Your Content is created by you, you are solely responsible and liable for Your Content and will indemnify, defend, release, and hold us harmless from any claims made in connection with Your Content.

You are responsible and liable for all activities carried out by your use of the website including for the content of any communication made through or about the website.

You may not display any personal contact or banking information on your individual profile page whether in relation to you or any other person (for example, names, home addresses or postcodes, telephone numbers, email addresses, URLs, credit/debit card or other banking details). If you do choose to reveal any personal information about yourself to other users, whether via email or otherwise, it is at your own risk. We encourage you to use the same caution in disclosing details about yourself to third parties online as you would under any other circumstances.

AMotherBrand is a public community, so Your Content will be visible to other users of the website all around the world. Please make sure you are comfortable sharing Your Content before you post it. As such, you agree that Your Content may be viewed by other users and any person visiting, participating in or who is sent a link to the website. By uploading Your Content on AMotherBrand, you represent and warrant to us that you have all necessary rights and licences to do so, and automatically grant us a non-exclusive, royalty free, perpetual, worldwide licence to use Your Content in any way (including, without limitation, editing, copying, modifying, adapting, translating, reformatting, creative derivative works from, incorporating into other works, advertising, distributing and otherwise making available to the general publish such Content, whether in whole or in part and in any format or medium currently known or developed in the future).

We may assign and/or sub-licence the above licence to our affiliates and successors without any further approval by you.

We have the right to remove, edit, limit or block access to any of Your Content at any time, and we have no obligation to display or review Your Content.

Member Content

Other members of AMotherBrand may also share content on the website. Member Content belongs to the user who posted the content and is stored on our servers and displayed via the website at the direction of the user providing the Member Content.

You do not have any rights in relation to other users’ Member Content, and you may only use other AMotherBrand users’ personal information to the extent that your use of it matches AMotherBrand’s purpose of allowing people to connect with one another. You may not use other users’ information for commercial purposes, to spam, to harass, or to make unlawful threats. We reserve the right to terminate your Account if you misuse other users’ information.

Our Content

All of the rest of the content on AMotherBrand belongs to AMotherBrand. Any other text, content, graphics, user interfaces, trademarks, logos, sounds, artwork, and other intellectual property appearing on AMotherBrand are owned, controlled or licensed by us and are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property law rights. All right, title and interest in and to Our Content remains with us at all times.

You use the information made available to you on the website and through the Services at your own risk.

We grant you a non-exclusive, limited, personal, non-transferable, revocable, license to access and use Our Content, without the right to sublicense, under the following conditions:

  1. you shall not use, sell, modify, or distribute Our Content except as permitted by the functionality of the website;
  2. you shall not use our name in metatags, keywords and/or hidden text;
  3. you shall not create derivative works from Our Content or commercially exploit Our Content, in whole or in part, in any way; and
  4. you shall use Our Content for lawful purposes only.

We reserve all other rights.

  1. User obligations

We don’t tolerate bad behaviour on AMotherBrand.

You can report any abuse or complain about Member Content by contacting us, outlining the abuse and/or complaint. Email us at hello@amotherbrand.com.

In the event that you have a dispute with any other User of the website, you hereby release AMotherBrand from any claims, demands and damages (whether actual or consequential) of any kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in relation to such dispute.

We want our users to respect AMotherBrand. Scraping or replicating any part of the website without our prior consent is prohibited. This includes by any means (automated or otherwise) other than through our currently available, published interfaces – unless you have been specifically allowed to do so in a separate agreement with us.

  1. Privacy

For information about how AMotherBrand collects, uses, and shares your personal data, please check out our Privacy Policy. By using AMotherBrand, you agree that we can use such data in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

4. Membership Subscriptions

Subscription Period

The Service or some parts of the Service are available only with a paid Subscription. You will be billed in advance on a recurring and periodic basis (such as daily, weekly, monthly or annually), depending on the type of Subscription plan you select when purchasing the Subscription.

At the end of each period, Your Subscription will automatically renew under the exact same conditions unless You cancel it or the Company cancels it.

Subscription Cancellation

You may cancel Your Subscription renewal either through Your Account settings page or by contacting the Company.

You will not receive a refund for the fees you already paid for your current subscription period and you will be able to access the Service until the end of your current Subscription period.

Billing

You shall provide the Company with accurate and complete billing information including full name, address, state, post code, telephone number, and a valid payment method information.

Should automatic billing fail to occur for any reason, the Company will issue an electronic invoice indicating that you must proceed manually, within a certain deadline date, with the full payment corresponding to the billing period as indicated on the invoice.

Fee changes

The Company, in its sole discretion and at any time, may modify the Subscription fees. Any Subscription fee change will become effective at the end of the then-current Subscription period.

The Company will provide You with reasonable prior notice of any change in Subscription fees to give You an opportunity to terminate Your Subscription before such change becomes effective.

With the exception of Founding Members, your continued use of the Service after the Subscription fee change comes into effect constitutes Your agreement to pay the modified Subscription fee amount.

Refunds

Except when required by law, paid Subscription fees are non-refundable.

Certain refund requests for Subscriptions may be considered by the Company on a case-by-case basis and granted at the sole discretion of the Company.

Free Trial

The Company may, at its sole discretion, offer a Subscription with a Free trial for a limited period of time.

You may be required to enter Your billing information in order to sign up for the Free trial.

If You do enter Your billing information when signing up for a Free Trial, You will not be charged by the Company until the Free trial has expired. On the last day of the Free Trial period, unless You cancelled Your Subscription, You will be automatically charged the applicable Subscription fees for the type of Subscription You have selected.

At any time and without notice, the Company reserves the right to (i) modify the terms and conditions of the Free Trial offer, or (ii) cancel such Free trial offer.

I want you to be happy!

I want your experience of dealing with AMotherBrand to be as easy and
pleasurable as possible. In the event of any problem please contact me on hello@amotherbrand.com. Your feedback is important to me and I will do my best to resolve the matter as quickly as possible.