TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Section 1

Leading Edge Only Limited ("LEO"), makes this website at www.leadingedgeonly.com ("Web Site") available as a service to its visitors and subscribers collectively referred to below as “You”, "Your" and "Yours" shall be construed accordingly. The use of this website and/or downloading or uploading material, is governed by these terms and conditions ("Terms") to the exclusion of all others to the extent that it is lawful to do so. If You do not agree to the Terms, do not use the website or, download or upload any materials from or to it. LEO reserves the right to amend, modify, revise or delete information, material and terms without prior notification and to refuse You from registering as innovation providers, seekers, members or other classification now or in the future.

LEO reserves the right to change this website, its Content and/or the services available on the website at any time and at its sole discretion.

Section 2

DISCLAIMER

THE CONTENT OF THIS WEBSITE ("CONTENT") IS PROVIDED ‘AS IS’ WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE RESULTS AND THE PERFORMANCE OF THE CONTENT IS ASSUMED BY YOU, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL LEO BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR DIRECT DAMAGES SUFFERED IN THE COURSE OF USING THIS WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT OR FOR RELIANCE PLACED BY THE USER ON THE CONTENT. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT LEO SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS CAUSED OR ALLEGED TO BE CAUSED BY OR IN CONNECTION WITH USE OF OR RELIANCE ON ANY SERVICES AVAILABLE FROM THIS WEBSITE. CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR INFORMATION, AND THE LIKE) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, OR ANY CONTENT, OR TRANSACTIONS PROVIDED ON THE SERVICE, OR DOWNLOADED FROM THE SERVICE, OR ANY DELAY OF SUCH CONTENT OR SERVICE ARE HEREBY EXCLUDED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW EVEN IF LEO OR ITS REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR ANY CLAIM ATTRIBUTABLE TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THE SERVICE AND/OR CONTENT OR INFORMATION DOWNLOADED THROUGH THE SERVICE.

If any part of these Terms are not legally enforceable or invalid then that part shall be deemed deleted but, the enforceability or validity of the other parts shall remain unaffected.

Section 3

REFERRALS AND LINKS

THIS WEBSITE MAY PROVIDE LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES OR RESOURCES. BECAUSE LEO HAS NO CONTROL OVER SUCH SITES AND RESOURCES, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT LEO IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE AVAILABILITY OF SUCH EXTERNAL SITES OR RESOURCES, AND DOES NOT ENDORSE AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY CONTENT, ADVERTISING, PRODUCTS, OR OTHER MATERIALS ON OR AVAILABLE FROM SUCH SITES OR RESOURCES. YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT LEO SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS CAUSED OR ALLEGED TO BE CAUSED BY OR IN CONNECTION WITH USE OF OR RELIANCE ON ANY CONTENT OR SERVICES AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH ANY LINKED SITE OR RESOURCE. LEO DISASSOCIATES ITSELF EXPRESSLY FROM ALL CONTENTS OF ALL LINKED PAGES.

Section 4

COPYRIGHT AND USER CONTENT

The LEO publication and its design is the property of LEO and may not be disseminated without the express written consent of LEO. The Leading Edge Only name and logo are trademarks of LEO and the use of LEO’s trademarks in advertising and promotion of LEO’s products requires the prior written consent of LEO. All other brands, trademarks and names are the property of their respective owners. Copyright in the whole or any part of this Website belongs to LEO save with regard to any data, information or images uploaded onto the publication by a user ("User Content"). Copyright in any description of any of the innovations in the publication derived from User Content but created by LEO shall belong to LEO.

By uploading User Content You grant LEO a perpetual non exclusive royalty free licence to use the User Content as follows: i) to publish the User Content in the publication; ii) to modify, adapt or remove any of the User Content; iii) for LEO's own promotional purposes; iii) for inclusion in any promotions by selected third parties.

You warrant that You have all necessary rights to upload the User Content onto the publication and to grant LEO the licence above and You shall indemnify and keep LEO (its officers, employees, agents and contractors) indemnified from and against any actions, claims or proceedings against them by any and all third parties as a result of a breach of Your warranty.

Section 5

REGISTERING, PERSONAL DATA AND IMAGES

IMPORTANT: BY SUBMITTING DATA, INFORMATION AND IMAGES TO US AND/OR USING THE WEBSITE THE USER GIVES THEIR CONSENT THAT ALL SUCH DATA, INFORMATION AND IMAGES THAT YOU SUBMIT OR HAVE BEEN SUPPLIED OR USED MAY BE USED AND PROCESSED BY US IN THE MANNER AND FOR THE PURPOSES DESCRIBED IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND ON THE WEBSITE.

Section 6

PRIVACY POLICY

This section describes LEO's current policies and practices with regard to Personal Data collected by us through this Website. The term "Personal Data" has the meaning given to it by the Data Protection Act 1998.

Notification of changes to this Policy

We are continually improving and adding new functionality and features to this Website and improving and adding to our existing services. Because of these on going changes, changes in the law and the changing nature of technology, our data practices will change from time to time. If and when our data practices change we will, as soon as practicable, post the changes on our Website to notify You of these changes. We encourage You to check this page frequently.

Collection and use of Personal Data

We will collect and store the information You give us. You may use this Website to register to receive additional information or services from us. When You register, we ask You for contact information like Your name, company, job role, telephone number and e-mail address and other relevant information that may vary time to time. We sometimes supplement the information that You provide with information that is received from third parties.

The data that we collect from You may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who works for us or for one of our suppliers. By submitting Your personal data, You agree to this transfer, storing or processing. Echo will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that Your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect Your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of Your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at Your own risk. Once we have received Your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

The purposes for which we process Personal Data includes the following:

• To inform You and connect You to other parties interested in Your innovation/s

• To inform You and connect You to other parties providing potential solution/s to Your innovation needs

• To inform You and connect You to other parties providing support services that may be relevant to Your business needs

• To inform You of new innovations, challenges, needs or updates

• To inform You of new services we will be providing, or events or articles we think will be of interest to You

• To internally help us improve our services and to help resolve any problems

We will not pass on any of Your details to any other party without Your consent with the exception of those parties:

• registered and using the system to connect with You in Your role as an innovation provider

• registered and using the system to connect with You in Your role as an innovation seeker

• providing support services as selected by You as relevant to Your needs

Section 7

COOKIES AND GOOGLE ANALYTICS

Cookies are small text files, stored on Your computer, which hold information that websites can use. This Website only uses cookies to improve our visitors’ experience, for example to discover which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. It is only used to improve how the Website works. By using the Website, You agree that we can place these types of cookies on Your device. You can disable cookies or set Your browser to alert You when cookies are being sent to Your device; however, disabling cookies may affect Your ability to use the Website..

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on Your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about Your use of the website (including Your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating Your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate Your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, Your consent to the processing of data about Your by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Section 8

CONTACT AND OPTING OUT

If You require further clarification on any of the above please email us at enquiries@leadingedgeonly.com or by post to Leading Edge Only Limited, Sovereign Court, 230 Upper Fifth Street, Central Milton Keynes, Bucks, UK MK9 2HR.

You have the right to access Personal Data held about You. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Data Protection Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing You with details of the information held about You. We may need further information from You to establish Your identity and to verify Your access request, and also to assist us in handling Your request. Your request should be sent to the Data Controller at either address above.

Opt-out choice

If You do not wish to receive information from us and want to be removed from our mailing list, please e-mail us at enquiries@leadingedgeonly.com

Section 9

LAW AND JURISDICTION

These terms and their applicability and interpretation shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and any dispute under or in connection with these terms or Your use of our website shall be subject to such laws and to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales. You waive any and all rights that you may have to object to this jurisdiction.