Terms of Use

Effective as of 1st January 2019

Welcome to the Little Gem VA Business Services’ Terms of Use agreement. For purposes of this
agreement, “Site” refers to the Company’s website, which can be accessed at
www.littlegemva.com. “Service” refers to the Company’s services accessed via the Site, in which
users can view details of services offered and use the contact form to make enquiries. The terms
“we,” “us,” and “our” refer to the Company. “You” refers to you, as a user of our Site or our
Service.

The following Terms of Use apply when you view or use the Service via our website located at
www.littlegemva.com

Please review the following terms carefully. By accessing or using the Service, you signify your
agreement to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms of Use in
their entirety, you may not access or use the Service.

 

Privacy Policy
The Company respects the privacy of its Service users. Please refer to the Company’s Privacy
Policy (below) which explains how we collect, use, and disclose information that pertains to your
privacy. When you access or use the Service, you signify your agreement with the Privacy Policy
as well as these Terms of Use.

 

Use Restrictions
Your permission to use the Site is conditioned upon the following use, posting and conduct
restrictions:
You agree that you will not under any circumstance:
 access the Service for any reason other than your personal, non-commercial use solely as
permitted by the normal functionality of the Service;
 collect or harvest any personal data of any user of the Site or the Service
 use the Site or the Service for the solicitation of business in the course of trade or in
connection with a commercial enterprise;
 distribute any part or parts of the Site or the Service without our explicit written
permission (we grant the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to
copy materials from the site for the sole purpose of creating publicly-available searchable
indices but retain the right to revoke this permission at any time on a general or specific
basis);
 use the Service for any unlawful purpose or for the promotion of illegal activities;
 attempt to, or harass, abuse or harm another person or group;
 use another user’s account without permission;
 intentionally allow another user to access your account;
 provide false or inaccurate information when registering an account;
 interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper functioning of the Service;
 make any automated use of the Site, the Service or the related systems, or take any
action that we deem to impose or to potentially impose an unreasonable or
disproportionately large load on our servers or network infrastructure;
 bypass any robot exclusion headers or other measures we take to restrict access to the
Service, or use any software, technology, or device to scrape, spider, or crawl the Service
or harvest or manipulate data;
 circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with any security-related features of the Service
or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of content, or enforce limitations on use
of the Service or the content accessible via the Service; or
 publish or link to malicious content of any sort, including that intended to damage or
disrupt another user’s browser or computer.

 

Online Content Disclaimer

Opinions, advice, statements, offers, or other information or content made available through the
Service, but not directly by the Site, are those of their respective authors, and should not
necessarily be relied upon. Such authors are solely responsible for such content.
We do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information on the Site
or the Service nor do we adopt nor endorse, nor are we responsible for, the accuracy or
reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made by other parties. We take no responsibility
and assume no liability for any User Content that you or any other user or Third-Party posts or
sends via the Service. Under no circumstances will we be responsible for any loss or damage
resulting from anyone’s reliance on information or other content posted on the Service, or
transmitted to users.

Though we strive to enforce these Terms of Use, you may be exposed to User Content that is
inaccurate or objectionable when you use or access the Site or the Service. We reserve the right,
but have no obligation, to monitor the materials posted in the public areas of the Site or the
Service or to limit or deny a user’s access to the Service or take other appropriate action if a
user violates these Terms of Use or engages in any activity that violates the rights of any person
or entity or which we deem unlawful, offensive, abusive, harmful or malicious. Emails sent
between you and other participants that are not readily accessible to the general public will be
treated by us as private to the extent required by applicable law. The Company shall have the
right to remove any material that in its sole opinion violates, or is alleged to violate, the law or
this agreement or which might be offensive, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten
the safety of users or others. Unauthorised use may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution
under Federal, State and local law. If you become aware of a misuse of our Service or violation
of these Terms of Use, please contact us at: info@littlegemva.com

 

Links to Other Sites and/or Materials
As part of the Service, we may provide you with convenient links to Third Party website(s)
(“Third Party Sites”) as well as content or items belonging to or originating from third parties
(the “Third Party Applications, Software or Content”). These links are provided as a courtesy to
Service subscribers. We have no control over Third Party Sites or Third-Party Applications,
Software or Content or the promotions, materials, information, goods or services available on
these Third-Party Sites or Third-Party Applications, Software or Content. Such Third Party Sites
and Third Party Applications, Software or Content are not investigated, monitored or checked
for accuracy, appropriateness, or completeness, and we are not responsible for any Third Party
Sites accessed through the Site or any Third Party Applications, Software or Content posted on,
available through or installed from the Site, including the content, accuracy, offensiveness,
opinions, reliability, privacy practices or other policies of or contained in the Third Party Sites or
the Third Party Applications, Software or Content. Inclusion of, linking to or permitting the use
or installation of any Third-Party Site or any Third-Party Applications, Software or Content does
not imply our approval or endorsement. If you decide to leave the Site and access the Third-
Party Sites or to use or install any Third-Party Applications, Software or Content, you do so at
your own risk and you should be aware that our terms and policies, including these Terms of
Use, no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy
and data gathering practices, of any Third-Party Site to which you navigate from the Site or
relating to any applications you use or install from the Third-Party Site.

 

Copyright Complaints and Copyright Agent
(a) Termination of Repeat Infringer Accounts. We respect the intellectual property rights of
others and requires that the users do the same. We have adopted and implemented a policy
that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of users of the Service who are
repeat infringers. We may terminate access for participants or users who are found repeatedly
to provide or post protected Third-Party content without necessary rights and permissions.
(b) If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe, in good faith, that any
materials provided on the Service infringe upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification
by sending the following information in writing to our designated copyright agent at 36 Belfast
Avenue, Berkshire. SL1 3HL
1. The date of your notification;
2. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorised to act on behalf of the owner of an
exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;

3. A description of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple
copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative
list of such works at that site;
4. A description of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing
activity and information sufficient to enable us to locate such work;
5. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an
address, telephone number, and/or email address;
6. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner
complained of is not authorised by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
7. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury,
that you are authorised to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly
infringed.

 

Licence Grant
By posting any User Content via the Service, you expressly grant, and you represent and
warrant that you have a right to grant, to the Company a royalty-free, sub-licensable,
transferable, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify,
publish, list information regarding, edit, translate, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display,
and make derivative works of all such User Content and your name, voice, and/or likeness as
contained in your User Content, if applicable, in whole or in part, and in any form, media or
technology, whether now known or hereafter developed, for use in connection with the Service.
Intellectual Property
You acknowledge and agree that we and our licensors retain ownership of all intellectual
property rights of any kind related to the Service, including applicable copyrights, trademarks
and other proprietary rights. Other product and company names that are mentioned on the
Service may be trademarks of their respective owners. We reserve all rights that are not
expressly granted to you under these Terms of Use.

 

Email May NOT Be Used to Provide Notice
Communications made through the Service’s email and messaging system will not constitute
legal notice to the Site, the Service, or any of its officers, employees, agents or representatives in
any situation where legal notice is required by contract or any law or regulation.

 

User Consent to Receive Communications in Electronic Form
For contractual purposes, you: (a) consent to receive communications from us in an electronic
form via the email address you have submitted; and (b) agree that all Terms of Use,
agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically
satisfy any legal requirement that such communications would satisfy if it were in writing. The
foregoing does not affect your non-waivable rights.

We may also use your email address to send you other messages, including information about
the Site or the Service and special offers. You may opt out of such email by changing your
account settings, using the “Unsubscribe” link in the message, or by sending an email to:
info@littlegemva.com 

Opting out may prevent you from receiving messages regarding the Site, the

Service or special offers.

 

WARRANTY DISCLAIMER
THE SERVICE, IS PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. WITHOUT
LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER
EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, REGARDING THE SERVICE INCLUDING WITHOUT
LIMITATION ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE, TITLE, SECURITY, ACCURACY AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WITHOUT LIMITING
THE FOREGOING, WE MAKE NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION THAT ACCESS TO
OR OPERATION OF THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. YOU
ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK OF LOSS RESULTING FROM YOUR
DOWNLOADING AND/OR USE OF FILES, INFORMATION, CONTENT OR OTHER

MATERIAL OBTAINED FROM THE SERVICE. SOME JURISDICTIONS LIMIT OR DO NOT
PERMIT DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTY, SO THIS PROVISION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
LIMITATION OF DAMAGES;
RELEASE TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
SITE, THE SERVICE, ITS AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, OR EMPLOYEES, OR ITS LICENSORS
OR PARTNERS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS, USE, OR DATA, OR FOR
ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES,
HOWEVER ARISING, THAT RESULT FROM: (A) THE USE, DISCLOSURE, OR DISPLAY OF
YOUR USER CONTENT; (B) YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; (C) THE
SERVICE GENERALLY OR THE SOFTWARE OR SYSTEMS THAT MAKE THE SERVICE
AVAILABLE; OR (D) ANY OTHER INTERACTIONS WITH USE OR WITH ANY OTHER USER
OF THE SERVICE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING
NEGLIGENCE) OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT WE HAVE
BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE, AND EVEN IF A REMEDY
SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. SOME
JURISDICTIONS LIMIT OR DO NOT PERMIT DISCLAIMERS OF LIABILITY, SO THIS
PROVISION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
If you have a dispute with one or more users, a restaurant or a merchant of a product or service
that you review using the Service, you release us (and our officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries,
joint ventures and employees) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential)
of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such
disputes.

 

Modification of Terms of Use
We can amend these Terms of Use at any time and will update these Terms of Use in the event
of any such amendments. It is your sole responsibility to check the Site from time to time to view
any such changes in this agreement. Your continued use of the Site or the Service signifies your
agreement to our revisions to these Terms of Use. We will endeavour to notify you of material
changes to the Terms by posting a notice on our homepage and/or sending an email to the
email address you provided to us upon registration. For this additional reason, you should keep
your contact and profile information current. Any changes to these Terms (other than as set
forth in this paragraph) or waiver of our rights hereunder shall not be valid or effective except
in a written agreement bearing the physical signature of one of our officers. No purported
waiver or modification of this agreement on our part via telephonic or email communications
shall be valid.

 

General Terms
If any part of this Terms of Use agreement is held or found to be invalid or unenforceable, that
portion of the agreement will be construed as to be consistent with applicable law while the
remaining portions of the agreement will remain in full force and effect. Any failure on our part
to enforce any provision of this agreement will not be considered a waiver of our right to
enforce such provision. Our rights under this agreement survive any transfer or termination of
this agreement.

You agree that any cause of action related to or arising out of your relationship with the
Company must commence within ONE year after the cause of action accrues. Otherwise, such
cause of action is permanently barred.

These Terms of Use and your use of the Site are governed by the laws of England and Wales,
without regard to conflict of law provisions.

We may assign or delegate these Terms of Service and/or our Privacy Policy, in whole or in part,
to any person or entity at any time with or without your consent. You may not assign or
delegate any rights or obligations under the Terms of Service or Privacy Policy without our prior
written consent, and any unauthorised assignment or delegation by you is void.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THESE TERMS OF USE, UNDERSTAND
THE TERMS OF USE, AND WILL BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. YOU
FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THESE TERMS OF USE TOGETHER WITH THE

PRIVACY POLICY AT (BELOW) REPRESENT THE COMPLETE AND EXCLUSIVE
STATEMENT OF THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN US AND THAT IT SUPERSEDES ANY
PROPOSAL OR PRIOR AGREEMENT ORAL OR WRITTEN, AND ANY OTHER
COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN US RELATING TO THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS
AGREEMENT.