Spark Back – FZCO, a Free Zone Company with Registration number DSO-FZCO-16176 incorporated under the laws of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), having its registered office at Dubai Digital Park, Silicon Oasis. Building A1, Dubai, UAE (hereinafter also referred to as “Company”, “we”, “our” or “us”) operates https://sparkback.com/ (“Website”) and provide support and resources for women entrepreneurs to grow their businesses (”Services”).
These Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) govern the Services and use of the Services provided by Spark Back – FZCO. By accessing and/or otherwise using the Services in any manner, you, therefore, agree that you have read and accepted these Terms. We reserve the right to modify these Terms, without notice, at any time. You understand that your continued use of the Services after these Terms has been modified constitutes your acceptance of these Terms as amended.
Regularly checking and reviewing this page ensures that you are updated on the terms and conditions governing your use of the Services.
If we believe that the modifications are material, we will notify you of the changes by posting a notice on our Website, or emailing you at the email address provided to us by you, and as we may deem appropriate. What constitutes a material change will be determined by us, at our sole and absolute discretion.
AGREEMENT TO TERMS
By using our Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you don’t agree to be bound by these Terms, do not use the Services. If you are accessing and using the Services on behalf of a Company (such as your employer) or other legal entity, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind that Company or other legal entity to these Terms.
ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, AND TIMELINESS OF INFORMATION
We are not responsible if the information made available on this Website is not accurate, complete, or current. The material on this Website is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting primary, more accurate, more complete, or more timely sources of information.
We reserve the right to modify the contents of this Website at any time, but we have no obligation to update any information on our Website. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor changes to our Website.
MODIFICATIONS IN SERVICE AND PRICE
Prices for the Services are subject to change without notice. We reserve the right at any time to modify or discontinue the Service (or any part or content thereof) without notice at any time. We shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, price change, suspension, or discontinuance of the Services.
If you purchase any products or services from us, you agree to pay the full amount for the product or service, and any applicable taxes, in a timely manner.
We don’t offer refunds for utilized sessions in accordance with our “Refund policy”. For more information about “Refunds” please refer to our refund policy.
FEE AND PAYMENTS
The customer agrees to pay all fees associated with the consulting services provided by our business. Fees may be based, as agreed upon between the customer and our business in advance.
Payment is due upon completion of the consulting services unless otherwise agreed upon in writing between the customer and our business. Our business accepts payment in hand or via bank account transfer. Any expenses incurred by our business in connection with providing the consulting services will be the responsibility of the customer.
Our business also reserves the right to withhold further consulting services until payment is received in full. The customer is responsible for any applicable taxes or duties associated with the consulting services provided by our business. Our fees do not include any taxes or duties.”
USE OF THE PLATFORM AND THE SERVICES
You agree to use this website only in accordance with these Terms. In the event that your unauthorised use of this website results in loss or damage to any person who then brings a claim against us, you agree to indemnify us for all losses and/or damages arising from such claim.
As a user of this website you undertake:
- Not use our website in any way that causes or may cause damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent, harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent, or harmful activity or purpose;
- Not use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material that consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit, or other malicious computer software;
- Not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities, including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction, and data harvesting on or in relation to our website without our express written consent;
- Not to knowingly or recklessly contravene, in the course of using this website, the provisions of any legal or regulatory requirements of any competent authority having jurisdiction over you or over any activity you undertake;
- Not to use this website to make unauthorised attempts to access or interfere with any of our systems or third party networks;
- Not to use this website to conduct any business or activity or solicit the performance of any activity that is prohibited by law;
- Not to use this website for the transmission or posting of any material which is defamatory, offensive or of an abusive or obscene or menacing nature or which infringes third party rights, or for the purpose of causing annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any third party, or send any message which you know to be false or make use of this website for such purpose(s);
- to inform us immediately of any claim or action against you for any use of this website and, on request from us, to immediately cease the act complained of.
We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor the materials posted on the Platform. The Company shall have the right to remove or edit any content that in its sole discretion violates, or is alleged to violate, any applicable law or either the spirit or letter of these Terms. Notwithstanding this right, You remain solely responsible for the content of the materials You post on the platform and in Your private messages. Please be advised that such content posted does not reflect the Company’s views. In no event shall the Company assume or have any responsibility or liability for any content posted or for any claims, damages or Losses resulting from use of content and/or appearance of the content on the Platform. You hereby represent and warrant that You have all necessary rights in and to all content which You provide and all information it contains and that such content shall not infringe any proprietary or intellectual property or other rights of third parties or contain any libellous, tortious, or otherwise unlawful information.
PRIVACY AND USAGE OF COOKIES
Members signing up for the Website are opting in to receive newsletters and other special offers through emails/notifications from the Website. If you do not wish to receive these emails, you may opt out anytime by unsubscribing.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
“Intellectual Property Rights” means any and all rights existing from time to time under patent law, copyright law, moral rights law, trade secret law, trade mark law, unfair competition law, publicity rights law, privacy rights law, and any and all other proprietary rights, as well as, any and all applications, renewals, extensions, restorations and reinstatements thereof, now or hereafter in force and effect worldwide.
All material and content on the Website, including images, illustrations, text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations and software, is our property, or the property of our affiliates or content suppliers, and is protected by the domestic as well as international intellectual property law, including copyright, authors’ rights, database rights laws, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights that are owned and controlled by us or by other parties that have licensed their material to us.
The compilation of all content on the Website is our exclusive property and is protected by domestic as well as international copyright and database rights laws.
You hereby agree to not copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute such material in any way, including by e-mail or other electronic means whether directly or indirectly and you must not assist any other person to do so. Without the prior written consent of the owner, modiﬁcation of the materials, use of the materials on any other Website or use of the materials for any purpose other than personal, non-commercial use is a violation of the copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary rights, and is prohibited.
You understand and agree that you are personally responsible for your behaviour on the Website. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Company harmless from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs (including, but not limited to, direct, incidental, consequential, exemplary and indirect damages), and reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from or arising out of your use, misuse, or inability to use the Website or the Content, or any violation by you of these Terms.
This disclaimer highlights that the website’s terms of service outline the client’s responsibilities and the limitations of liability of the website. Clients are advised to review these terms carefully before using the website’s services. This disclaimer protects the website from any legal action that may arise from a client who did not review the terms of service carefully.
This disclaimer highlights that while the consulting website will provide their best advice and recommendations, they cannot guarantee any particular results. Results may vary depending on the individual circumstances of each client and cannot be predicted or guaranteed by the website. This protects the website from any legal action that might arise from a client who expected certain results from the consulting services.
This disclaimer states that the website’s content, such as articles, blogs, and other resources, is for informational purposes only and does not constitute professional advice. The website may provide general guidance and information, but they cannot offer specific professional advice without establishing a professional relationship with the client. This disclaimer protects the website from any liability that may arise if a client relies on the information presented on the website and suffers damages or losses as a result.
This disclaimer protects the website from any legal action that may arise from the use of their services or content. It states that the website is not responsible for any damages or losses resulting from the use of their services or content. The disclaimer also clarifies that the website is not responsible for indirect, consequential, or incidental damages that may arise from the use of their services or content.
This disclaimer ensures that the website will keep all client information confidential unless required by law or authorized by the client. This disclaimer protects the client’s privacy and personal information from being shared with third parties without their consent.
This disclaimer clarifies that any endorsements or testimonials on the website are provided by clients voluntarily and do not guarantee similar results for future clients. This disclaimer ensures that the website is not making any promises or guarantees based on past results.
This disclaimer clarifies that clients are responsible for paying the consulting fees as outlined by the website. Failure to pay may result in termination of services. This disclaimer protects the website’s financial interests and clarifies the expectations around the payment.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY
Your use of the Website, Content and Services is at your sole discretion and risk. The Website, Content and Services, and any product made available through the foregoing, are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without warranties of any kind.
WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, RELATING TO THE SITE, CONTENT, AND SERVICES, OR WITH RESPECT TO ANY PRODUCT MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE FOREGOING, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS, COURSE OF DEALING OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE. WE DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, (I) REGARDING THE SECURITY, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE, CONTENT AND SERVICES; OR (II) THAT THE SITE AND SERVICES WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR THAT ANY ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR (III) REGARDING THE PERFORMANCE OF OR ACCURACY, QUALITY, CURRENCY, COMPLETENESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE SITE AND SERVICES.
We are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate Content posted on the Website or in connection with the Services, or transmitted by any User, whether by users of the Services or by any of the equipment or programming associated with the Services. We take no responsibility for third party advertisements which are posted on this Website or through the Services, nor does it take any responsibility for the goods or services provided by its advertisers. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from us, shall create any warranty not expressly stated in these Terms. If you choose to rely on such information, you do so solely at your own risk. Some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties. Accordingly, some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding the exclusion of implied warranties.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
To the maximum extent permitted by law, our Company, its affiliates, partners, officers, directors, agents, and employees shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages, or any loss of profits or revenues, whether incurred directly or indirectly, or any loss of data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses, resulting from (i) your access to or use of our website or any content, products or services accessed from or through our website, (ii) your inability to access or use our website or any content, products or services accessed from or through our website, (iii) any conduct or content of any third party on our website, including without limitation, any defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other users or third parties, (iv) any content obtained from or through our website, or (v) unauthorized access, use or alteration of your transmissions or content.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations may not apply to you.
To the extent permitted by applicable law, you hereby release and waive all claims against our Company, its affiliates, partners, officers, directors, agents, and employees from any and all liability for claims, damages, expenses, or losses arising out of or in any way related to your use of our website or any content, products or services accessed from or through our website.
IN NO EVENT SHALL WE OR ANY OF OUR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE, CONTENT AND SERVICES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE QUALITY, ACCURACY, OR UTILITY OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED AS PART OF OR THROUGH THE SITE OR THE SERVICES, WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARE FORESEEABLE AND WHETHER OR NOT WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. EXCEPT WITH RESPECT TO THE PURCHASE OF PHYSICAL GOODS, THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION AND IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR CUMULATIVE LIABILITY TO YOU EXCEED U.S. $100. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY WITH RESPECT TO ANY PURCHASED GOODS WILL BE THE REFUND BY THE COMPANY OF THE AMOUNT YOU PAID FOR SUCH PRODUCT.
In order to use the Platform, You need to be 18 (eighteen) years of age or older. The Platform may only be used or accessed by such Persons who can enter into and perform legally binding contracts under the applicable laws. The Company shall not be liable in case of any false information is provided by the User including the User’s age and the User and/or his natural or appointed guardian alone shall be liable for the consequences as per the applicable laws. The Company disclaims all liability arising out of such unauthorised use of the Platform and any third-party liability arising out of Your use of the Platform if You are a minor.
GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
These Terms and any separate agreements whereby we provide you Services shall be governed by and construed in all respects in accordance with the Laws of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising under this Agreement.
Legal notices must be served on the email address provided in the ‘Contact Us’ clause. Notice will be deemed given 48 hours after the email is sent unless the sending party is notified that the email address is invalid or that the email has not been delivered. Alternatively, we may give you legal notice by mail to the address provided by you during the registration process. In such case, notice will be deemed given three days after the date of mailing.
If a dispute arises between you and Company, our goal is to provide you with a neutral and cost-effective means of resolving the dispute quickly. We strongly encourage you to first contact us to seek a resolution. If your dispute is not resolved by contacting us, all legal notices and formal disputes should be sent to Company’s email id in accordance with the above-mentioned Clause. We agree to consider resolving the dispute through alternative dispute resolution procedures, such as mediation or arbitration, as alternatives to litigation in accordance with the Laws of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Place for alternative dispute resolution is in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
REMOVAL OF DOUBTS
Notwithstanding anything stated in this Regulation for any unforeseen issues arising, and not covered by this regulation, or in the event of differences of interpretation, the CEO of the Company may take a decision as he/she may deem fit. The decision of the CEO shall be final.
Severability – The provision or part-provision of this Agreement is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable, it shall be deemed modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal and enforceable. If such modification is not possible, the relevant provision or part-provision shall be deemed deleted. Any modification to or deletion of a provision or part-provision under this clause shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the rest of this, agreement. If any provision or part-provision of this Agreement is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the parties shall negotiate in good faith to amend such provision so that as amended, It is legal, valid and enforceable, and, to the greatest extent possible, achieves the intended commercial result of the original provision.”
Entire Agreement – The failure of us to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. These Terms and Conditions and any policies or operating rules posted by us on this site or in respect to the Service constitute the entire agreement and understanding between you and us and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior or contemporaneous agreements, communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between you and us. Any ambiguities in the interpretation of these Terms and Conditions shall not be construed against the drafting party.
Waiver – If you breach these Terms and we take no action, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach these Terms.
Amendments – Notwithstanding anything contained hereinbefore, The Company may amend and implement the Terms, whenever required, in the interest of maintaining the standard and improving user experience without any prior notice and you shall be governed by such Terms so implemented from time to time. Please review the Terms from time to time on a regular basis since your ongoing use is subject to the Terms as amended.
Force Majeure – No one shall be liable for any delay or failure in performance due to events outside the defaulting Party’s reasonable control, including without limitation acts of God, earthquake, riots, war, acts of terrorism, fire, epidemics, or delays of common carriers or other circumstances beyond its reasonable control.
You may direct questions concerning these Terms and Conditions by sending an email to [email protected] by adding the word “Terms” in the subject line.
Last Updated: March 3, 2023.