Skipel
[skip-ull]
Noun
A virtual assistant who arranges meetings for you.
Verb
To arrange a meeting, fuss free.
Terms and Conditions

These Conditions apply to the provision of automated personal assistant services to you by Skipel Ltd, a company with its registered office at 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU (“we”, “us” “our” or as the context otherwise requires). By signing up to receive the services you agree to these Conditions. These Conditions apply to our provision of services to you to the exclusion of all other terms and conditions. Your attention is particularly drawn to the provisions of clause 6 (which sets out our liability to you) and the Schedule (which sets out how we use your personal data).

Definitions

Definitions.In these Conditions, the following definitions apply:

Business Day: a day (other than a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday) when banks in London are open for business.

Charges: the charges payable by you for the supply of the Services in accordance with clause 4.

Intellectual Property Rights: patents, rights to inventions, copyright and related rights, trade marks, business names and domain names, rights in get-up, goodwill and the right to sue for passing off, rights in designs, database rights, rights to use, and protect the confidentiality of, confidential information (including know-how), and all other intellectual property rights, in each case whether registered or unregistered and including all applications and rights to apply for and be granted, renewals or extensions of, and rights to claim priority from, such rights and all similar or equivalent rights or forms of protection which subsist or will subsist now or in the future in any part of the world.

Supply of Services

We shall supply the services with reasonable skill and care.

We shall have the right to make any changes to the services we provide which are necessary to comply with any applicable law or safety requirement, or which do not materially affect the nature or quality of the services.

Your obligations

You shall co-operate with us in all matters relating to the services and provide such access to your calendar and other systems as we may reasonably require to provide the services. You shall only use our services for lawful purposes.

Charges and payment

The charges for the services (inclusive of VAT) are as set out on the sign up page. We reserve the right to increase our charges by notice to you once in any 12 month period. We will give you written notice of any such increase one month before the proposed date of the increase.

You shall set up a monthly in advance standing order for the charges or alternatively we shall be entitled to debit on a monthly in advance basis the credit card provided at the time you signed up for the services.

We may suspend your right to receive the services if you fail to make payments on the due date, without prejudice to our other rights and remedies.

Intellectual property rights and data protection

All Intellectual Property Rights in or arising out of or in connection with the services shall be owned by us.

We shall use and process personal data as provided in the Schedule and you give consent to such use on behalf of each user, and confirm you are entitled to give such consent.

While we will store e-mails we will not access their content unless you require us to do so, or we are required to do so by law or to enforce our rights under these Conditions.

Limitation of liability

Nothing in these Conditions shall limit or exclude our liability for:

  1. death or personal injury caused by its negligence, or the negligence of its employees, agents or subcontractors;
  2. fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or
  3. breach of the terms implied by section 2 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 (title and quiet possession).

Subject to clause 6.1:

  1. we shall under no circumstances whatever be liable to you, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, for any loss of profit or loss of contract, or any indirect or consequential loss arising under or in connection our supply or failure to supply the services; and
  2. our total liability to you in respect of all other losses arising under or in connection with our supply or failure to supply the services, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, shall in no circumstances exceed £100.

The terms implied by sections 3 to 5 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 are, to the fullest extent permitted by law, excluded from these Conditions.

This clause 6 shall survive termination of our provision of the services.

Termination

Without limiting its other rights or remedies, either you or us may terminate the provision of the services by giving the other party one months' written notice.

Without limiting its other rights or remedies, either you or us may terminate the provision of the services with immediate effect by giving written notice to the other party if:

  1. the other party suspends, or threatens to suspend, payment of its debts or is unable to pay its debts as they fall due or admits inability to pay its debts or (being a company or limited liability partnership) is deemed unable to pay its debts within the meaning of section 123 of the Insolvency Act 1986 or (being an individual) is deemed either unable to pay its debts or as having no reasonable prospect of so doing, in either case, within the meaning of section 268 of the Insolvency Act 1986 or (being a partnership) has any partner to whom any of the foregoing apply;
  2. a petition is filed, a notice is given, a resolution is passed, or an order is made, for or in connection with the winding up of that other party;
  3. a creditor or encumbrancer of the other party attaches or takes possession of, or a distress, execution, sequestration or other such process is levied or enforced on or sued against, the whole or any part of its assets and such attachment or process is not discharged within 14 days;
  4. an application is made to court, or an order is made, for the appointment of an administrator or if a notice of intention to appoint an administrator is given or if an administrator is appointed over the other party;
  5. the holder of a qualifying floating charge over the assets of that other party has become entitled to appoint or has appointed an administrative receiver; or
  6. a person becomes entitled to appoint a receiver over the assets of the other party or a receiver is appointed over the assets of the other party.

Without limiting our other rights or remedies, we may terminate the provision of the services with immediate effect by giving written notice to you if you fail to pay any amount due to us on the due date for payment and fail to pay all outstanding amounts within 10 days after being notified in writing to do so.

On termination of the provision of the services for any reason:

  1. you shall immediately pay to us all outstanding and unpaid sums for services provided to the date of termination, and where applicable we may debit such sums from the credit card provided at the time you signed up for the services;
  2. the accrued rights, remedies, obligations and liabilities of the parties as at expiry or termination shall be unaffected, including the right to claim damages in respect of any breach which existed at or before the date of termination or expiry; and
  3. clauses which expressly or by implication survive termination shall continue in full force and effect.

Force majeure

We shall not be liable to you as a result of any delay or failure to perform our obligations as a result of any event beyond our reasonable control.

General

We may at any time assign, transfer, subcontract or deal in any other manner with all or any of our rights or obligations to any third party or agent. You shall not, without our prior written consent, assign or transfer any or all of your rights or obligations.

Any notice or other communication given to a party under or in connection with these Conditions shall be in writing, addressed to that party at its registered office or such other address as that party may have specified to the other party in writing in accordance with this clause, and shall be delivered personally, sent by pre-paid first class post or other next working day delivery service, commercial courier or e-mail. A notice or other communication shall be deemed to have been received: if delivered personally, when left at the address referred to in this clause 9.2; if sent by pre-paid first class post or other next working day delivery service, at 9.00am on the second Business Day after posting; if delivered by commercial courier, on the date and at the time that the courier's delivery receipt is signed; or, if sent by e-mail, one Business Day after transmission.

If any provision or part-provision of these Conditions 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 these Conditions.

A waiver of any right under these Conditions or law is only effective if it is in writing and shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any subsequent breach or default. No failure or delay by a party in exercising any right or remedy or by law shall constitute a waiver of that or any other right or remedy, nor shall it prevent or restrict its further exercise of that or any other right or remedy. No single or partial exercise of such right or remedy shall prevent or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy.

Except as set out in these Conditions, no variation of these Conditions shall be effective unless it is agreed in writing and signed by us.

These Conditions, and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales. The courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with these Conditions (including non-contractual disputes or claims).

The Schedule – Privacy Policy

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from users, or that users provide to us, when we provide the services will be processed by us. For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is Skipel Ltd of 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, England, N1 7GU.

Information we may collect from users

Cookies

We use cookies to distinguish users of the services from other users. This helps us to provide users with a good experience when they use the service. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them, see our cookie policy below.

Uses made of the information

We use information held about users in the following ways:

Disclosure of information

We may share user personal information with any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

We may share user information with selected third parties including:

We may disclose user personal information to third parties:

Where we store personal data

The data that we collect from users 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 work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of orders, the processing of payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting personal data, users agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Where we have given users (or where users have chosen) a password which enables users to access certain parts of our service, users are responsible for keeping this password confidential and must not share a password with anyone.

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

Access to information

The Act gives users the right to access information held about them. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing users with details of the information we hold about them.

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy should be addressed to 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, England, N1 7GU.

Cookies - detailed information

Information about our use of cookies

We use cookies to distinguish users of the services from other users. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you use our services and also allows us to improve our services. By using our services, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name Purpose Expiry
Google Analytics _ga Used to distinguish users 2 years from set up date
__utma Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 2 years from set up date
__utmb Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 30 mins from set up date
__utmc Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the__utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit. end of browser session
__utmz Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached our services. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 6 months from set/update

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our services and/or website.