Membership Terms & Conditions
We operate the website www.nispnetwork.com. We are International Synergies Limited, a company registered in England and Wales under company number 05586343 and with our registered office at 44 Imperial Court, Kings Norton Business Centre, Pershore Road South, Kings Norton, Birmingham B30 3ES. Our VAT number is 997 3198 52.
To contact us, please see our Contact Us facility.
In these terms and conditions the following words shall bear the following meaning:
NISP Network means International Synergies Limited, 44 Imperial Court, Kings Norton Business Centre, Pershore Road South, Birmingham B30 3ES
Member means any Member of NISP Network or any person or persons intending to apply, or who have applied, for membership of NISP Network upon the terms and conditions contained herein.
Membership Year will run for 12 months from the date a Member joins NISP Network. Membership will be automatically renewed. If the Member does not wish to have their Membership renewed written notification of the Members intent to cancel the Membership must be received by International Synergies Limited at least 30 days before the Membership renewal date. Please write to NISP Network Membership Services, International Synergies Limited, 44 Imperial Court, Kings Norton Business Centre, Pershore Road South, Birmingham B30 3ES
Event or Events means any of the activities or events organised by International Synergies Limited for its NISP Network Members.
Website means the NISP Network website, www.NISPnetwork.com.
We amend these Membership Terms and Conditions from time to time.
These Terms and Conditions and any contract between us are only in the English language.
Members of NISP Network will be invited to attend events organised by NISP network. Details of such events will be uploaded on the Website as well as being emailed to all Members by e-newsletter.
2. Membership Details
All applications for membership of NISP Network are to be made via the Website application form. By submitting the application form online, the Member is deemed to have signed the application form.
On acceptance of the membership application by International Synergies Limited, each new Member will receive a welcome pack which will contain a membership number. A membership certificate will follow, posted to the postal address as stated on the application form. Members shall be bound during the continuance of membership by these Terms and Conditions including any amendments made in accordance with the procedure set out below.
International Synergies Limited reserves the right at all times, and in its absolute discretion, to determine the number of Members in NISP Network and may accept or reject applications for membership as it feels fit.
All membership monies are payable in sterling, with preferred payment being an online payment. Payment can be made by a debit payment or by credit card. Payment can also be made over the telephone, by cheque or by bank transfer. Membership fees are revised annually and are subject to change.
Clause 4 contains cancellation rights.
3. NISP Network Members' Area
Members can use their membership number to create their own personal login and password details to enter the NISP Network Members area of the website. Within this Members only area, Members will have access to a directory of Members but the use of data from the directory for commercial purposes of any sort is not permitted.
Members will be asked to fill in personal details such as name, e-mail address, membership type (subscription level), services they offer, telephone number, website details. Members will have the opportunity to choose which of their personal details they would like listing in the Members directory, which can be viewed by all Members. International Synergies Limited reserves the right to refuse access to the secure Members only pages. International Synergies Limited shall not be liable for any loss or damages whatsoever arising from Members inability to access any pages on the site.
Members are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of their login details and passwords, and for all activities that occur under their membership number, login details and passwords, whether by themselves or anyone else using their login details and passwords. Members must ensure that they have all permissions or consents required to include material or links in the Members directory. International Synergies Limited will not have any liability whatsoever in respect thereof.
4. Terminating Membership
Membership is renewed annually. The membership will automatically be renewed and payment will be taken from the Members registered bank card. To cease membership the Member must give notice of their intent to terminate the Membership in writing a minimum of 30 days prior to the renewal date.
International Synergies Limited reserves the right to expel Members or to prevent any Member from participating in any Event or from renewing membership if the Member puts the organisation into disrepute or if a Member continuously fails to attend events which it has signed up to.
If, for whatever reason, a Member wishes to terminate the Membership, 30 days notice must be given in writing to International Synergies Limited. We regret we are unable to offer refunds if membership is cancelled for whatever reason before the renewal date.
Membership may only be cancelled if we receive notice of cancellation within 7 days of taking out membership.
Members will be informed of forthcoming Members Events by e-newsletter or on the Website and may be required to pay Event attendance monies when booking the Event. Members can sign up to an event via the Website event booking system. Payment for attendance at an Event, when required, can be made online by debit or credit card payment, or by bank transfer, or by cheque or over the telephone by debit or credit card payment.
Members shall not hold International Synergies Limited responsible or liable in any way whatsoever, for the cancellation, for whatever reason, of an Event.
If a Member has signed up to attend an Event, and has not notified us at least 2 business days prior to the Event, that they cannot attend, then where the Member does not actually attend the Event, International Synergies Limited is entitled to impose a charge of £50.00 plus VAT to cover costs incurred.
6. Variation of Terms & Conditions
These terms and conditions may be revised from time to time. If they are revised International Synergies Limited will notify you via the website or via email. It will be your responsibility to keep up-to date with all such changes and your membership renewal and continued use of the Website shall be deemed acceptance of any changes to these terms and conditions.
7. Data Protection and Intellectual Property
It is your responsibility to keep your password and log-in details confidential and use any security devices offered. Our security measures depend on you complying with this obligation and we are not responsible for any breach of your privacy due to your failure either to keep your password/membership number secure or to use the other security devices correctly.
We will use your data to administer your membership and Events you attend. When you attend an Event your name may be included on a delegate list. Where you obtain information about other Members you must use this in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
You acknowledge that the internet is not a completely secure medium, and we therefore cannot be responsible for breaches of security arising out of intentional and/or unauthorised attempts to access the Site, for example, by computer hackers. In addition, we are not responsible for the use made of your personal data by other Members who access it through the Site.
8. Governing Law
These terms and conditions shall be interpreted in accordance with English law and all disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
9. Opinion Former
- We reserve the right hold on to your data
- We reserve the right to share your data with International Synergies Limited approved third parties
10. Our Liability
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limit or exclude our liability for:
- death or personal injury caused by our negligence;
- fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
- breach of the terms implied by section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 (title and quiet possession); or
- defective products under the Consumer Protection Act 1987.
Subject to the above, we will under no circumstances whatever be liable to you, whether in contract , tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising under or in connection with the contract for:
- any loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
- loss or corruption of data, information or software;
- loss of business opportunity;
- loss of anticipated savings;
- loss of goodwill; or
- any indirect or consequential loss.
Subject to the above, our total liability to you in respect of all other losses arising under or in connection with this contract with you, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, shall in no circumstances exceed 100 % of the annual membership price.
Except as expressly stated in these Terms and Conditions, we do not give any representation, warranties or undertakings in relation to the Products. Any representation, condition or warranty which might be implied or incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by statute, common law or otherwise is excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law. In particular, we will not be responsible for ensuring that the Products are suitable for your purposes.
11. Events Outside Our Control
We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under a contract that is caused by an Event Outside Our Control. An Event Outside Our Control is defined below.
An Event Outside Our Control means any act or event beyond our reasonable control, including without limitation, strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action by third parties, 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 failure of public or private telecommunications networks or impossibility of the use of railways, shipping, aircraft, motor transport or other means of public or private transport.
If an Event Outside Our Control takes place that affects the performance of our obligations under a contract:
- we will contact you as soon as reasonably possible to notify you; and
- our obligations under a contract will be suspended and the time for performance of our obligations will be extended for the duration of the Event Outside Our Control.
12. Communications Between Us
When we refer, in these Terms and Conditions, to “in writing”, this will include e-mail.
Please note that any notice given by you to us, or by us to you, will be deemed received and properly served immediately when posted on our website, 24 hours after an e-mail is sent, or three days after the date of posting of any letter. In proving the service of any notice, it will be sufficient to prove, in the case of a letter, that such letter was properly addressed, stamped and placed in the post and, in the case of an e-mail, that such e-mail was sent to the specified e-mail address of the addressee.
13. Other Important Terms
We may transfer our rights and obligations under a contract to another organisation, but this will not affect your rights or our obligations under these Terms and Conditions. We will always notify you in writing or by posting on this webpage if this happens.
This contract is between you and us. No other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its terms whether under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties Act) 1999 or otherwise.
Each of the paragraphs of these Terms and Conditions operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful or unenforceable, the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.
If we fail to insist that you perform any of your obligations under these Terms and Conditions, or if we do not enforce our rights against you, or if we delay in doing so, that will not mean that we have waived our rights against you and will not mean that you do not have to comply with those obligations. If we do waive a default by you, we will only do so in writing, and that will not mean that we will automatically waive any later default by you.