WEEKLY DEBRIEF refers to the service provided subject to these General Terms and Conditions.


1. Preamble


By logging on to WEEKLY DEBRIEF, users accept the following General Terms and Conditions (hereinafter the "GTC") for using WEEKLY DEBRIEF.

WEEKLY DEBRIEF operates WEEKLY DEBRIEF services under various top-level domains (WEEKLYDEBRIEF.com, WEEKLYDEBRIEF.co.uk etc.), as well as various sub-domains and aliases of these domains.


All Web sites on which WEEKLY DEBRIEF provides WEEKLY DEBRIEF services are hereinafter referred to as "WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites."


These GTC shall govern the contract relationship between the User and WEEKLY DEBRIEF, irrespective of which WEEKLY DEBRIEF site the User is registered with or logged on to.


The User enters into this agreement on the use of WEEKLY DEBRIEF services with Intellimon Ltd, The Stables, The Avenue, Apperley Bridge, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Additional contact information, commercial registry data, as well as the name of the authorized representative of Intellimon Ltd. can be found under "Imprint".


The User can call up, print out, download and or save these General Terms and Conditions at any time, even after the agreement has been closed, under the "Terms & Conditions" link that appears on all WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites.


2. Subject Matter


The WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites offer registered users two options:

a) a free membership (with a limited feature set hereinafter referred to as "Free Membership"),

b) a paid membership (with advanced feature set hereinafter referred to as "Premium Membership").


Details about the applicable fees for the Premium Membership are set forth on the WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites under "http://www.weeklydebrief.com/team-management-pricing-plans.html". The fees listed are binding.


Payments for the Premium Membership Edition shall be due immediately upon invoicing. Payment can be made using the various debiting procedures available, especially with the accepted credit cards, or the available online payment systems.


If WEEKLY DEBRIEF is unable to collect any fees from an account designated by the User due to lack of funds, the User shall bear all costs arising there from, including bank charges related to any debit entries or similar charges, insofar as the User is responsible for the event that triggers these costs.


WEEKLY DEBRIEF may deliver invoices to the User for Premium Membership / Team Edition by email.


Any use of the services and contents offered on the WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites beyond the scope of options provided by WEEKLY DEBRIEF requires the prior written consent of WEEKLY DEBRIEF.


WEEKLY DEBRIEF shall only make data and/or information provided by the User available for other uses provided that this data and/or information does not violate any laws or these GTC.


WEEKLY DEBRIEF is entitled to remove any illegal or prohibited data and/or information from WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites without prior notice to the User.


The User acknowledges and agrees that it is technically impossible to achieve 100% availability of the WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites. WEEKLY DEBRIEF shall nonetheless endeavor to keep WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites available without interruption. Events related to maintenance, security or capacity requirements, and/or events beyond WEEKLY DEBRIEF's control (e.g. disruptions in public communication networks, power failures etc.), may result in brief malfunctions or temporary interruptions of the services provided on WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites.


3. Registration, and Representations and Warranties upon Registration


Users must register prior to using any of the services on the WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites.


The User warrants and represents that all of the data provided by the User for registration is accurate and complete. The User shall report any changes in the registration data to WEEKLY DEBRIEF without undue delay. The User shall not use pseudonyms or pen names.


The User shall choose a password upon registration. The User is obliged to keep this password secret. WEEKLY DEBRIEF shall not disclose the password to any third party and WEEKLY DEBRIEF shall not ask for the User's password at any time.


By completing the registration process, the User consents to enter the agreement to use the services of the WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites.


WEEKLY DEBRIEF accepts this offer by activating the membership for the use of services on WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites. The agreement takes effect with the aforementioned acceptance by WEEKLY DEBRIEF.


Each User is entitled to register with WEEKLY DEBRIEF only once.


4. Right of cancellation for consumers


If a user is registered at WEEKLY DEBRIEF for a purpose that is not related to either his or her commercial or freelance activity, the following provisions apply to him or her as a consumer under U.K. law:


Right of cancellation


The User may cancel registration for the Free or Premium Membership in writing (e.g. by letter, fax or email) within two (2) weeks without stating a reason. The two-week period begins when membership is activated by WEEKLY DEBRIEF, but not before the receipt of these instructions.


Furthermore, the User may cancel registration for the Premium Membership in writing (e.g. by post, fax or email) within two (2) weeks without stating a reason, after changing from Free Membership to Premium Membership. The two-week period begins when Premium Membership is activated by WEEKLY DEBRIEF, but not before the receipt of these instructions.


For meeting the cancellation deadline in each of the aforementioned cases, the date of dispatch of the cancellation notice is decisive. In each of the aforementioned cases, the cancellation notice should be sent by post to Intellimon Ltd, The Stables, The Avenue, Apperley Bridge, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.


The User may deliver notice of termination using the contact form available at all WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites, or by sending a fax or letter to WEEKLY DEBRIEF.


The fax number and email address of WEEKLY DEBRIEF can be found at www.weeklydebrief.com/contact-our-team-management-experts.html.


The User's right of termination under section "Termination of Membership, Reimbursement of Advance Payments" shall not be affected by the User's cancellation right under this section.


Premature lapse of the right of cancellation


The User's right of cancellation lapses before the end of the right of cancellation period cited in the previous section, in the following cases.


If WEEKLY DEBRIEF has begun performing the WEEKLY DEBRIEF services for which the User is registered with the express consent of the User, or;


If the User has initiated the WEEKLY DEBRIEF services for which the User is registered (e.g. in which the User has accessed the WEEKLY DEBRIEF services that WEEKLY DEBRIEF has made available to the User in accordance with the type of Membership chosen by the User at registration).


Consequences of cancellation


In the event of a valid cancellation, both parties shall be obliged to restore any benefits already received in accordance with legal provisions, and issue any gains (e.g. interest). If the User is unable or partially unable to restore the benefits, or only able to restore them in poor condition, to WEEKLY DEBRIEF, then the User must reimburse WEEKLY DEBRIEF for the corresponding value. The User must fulfill obligations for reimbursement within 30 days after dispatch of the cancellation notice.


5. Obligations of the User


The User is obliged to refrain from using any pseudonyms or pen names.

To comply with all applicable legislation, and respect all third-party rights.


In Particular, the User shall not;


Use any insulting or defamatory contents, regardless of whether said contents are directed at another user or WEEKLY DEBRIEF personnel or other companies


Use any pornographic materials or any contents that violate any applicable legislation for the protection of minors; or advertise or promote, offer or distribute any pornographic product or products which do not comply with any applicable legislation for the protection of minors


Unreasonably annoy (particularly with spam) any other user


Use without authorization any contents protected by law (e.g. by copyright, trademark, patent, utility patent, or design patent laws), or advertise, promote, offer or distribute any goods or services protected by law.


Use or promote any commercial practices considered unfair competition, including progressive customer acquisition practices (such as chain distribution systems, multilevel selling or pyramid sales).


The User is prohibited from the following:


Employing any mechanisms, software or scripts when using WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites. However, the User may use the interfaces or software provided by WEEKLY DEBRIEF within the scope of the services available on the WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites.


Blocking, overwriting, modifying and copying of any contents of the WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites, unless said actions are necessary for the proper use of the services on the WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites. For example, the use of the "Robot/Crawler" search engine technology is not required for proper use of the services, and is therefore prohibited.


Distributing or publicly disclosing the contents of any of the Web sites of WEEKLY DEBRIEF or any other user


Performing any actions which may impair the operability of WEEKLY DEBRIEF's infrastructure, particularly actions which may overload said infrastructure.


6. Changes to the Services on WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites


WEEKLY DEBRIEF reserves the right to modify the services offered on the WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites and/or to offer services different from those offered at the time of the User's registration at any time, unless this is unreasonable for the User.


7. Termination of Membership, Reimbursement of Advance Payments


The User may terminate the Free Membership at any time without cause. The User may deliver notice of termination using the contact form available on all WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites at any time. The termination notice shall include the User's registered name and an email address of the User registered on one of the WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites.


The User may terminate without cause the Premium Membership to the end of the minimum runtime chosen by the User in the course of the registration process, or to the end of any renewal period after said minimum runtime expires, by giving notice of fourteen (14) business days.


The user may deliver notice of termination using the contact form available on all WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites, or by sending a fax or letter to WEEKLY DEBRIEF.


The termination notice shall include the registered name of the User and an email address of the User registered on the WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites.


If the User has terminated the Premium Membership, the User is entitled to retain a Free Membership until such termination takes effect.


The provisions of this section shall not affect the right of both parties to terminate the agreement for good cause.


A good cause is defined as an event which makes it unacceptable for WEEKLY DEBRIEF to continue the agreement to the end of the termination period, taking into account all circumstances of the individual case and weighing the interests of WEEKLY DEBRIEF against the User's.


A good cause includes any the following events:


If the User fails to comply with any applicable legal provisions;


If the User breaches a contractual obligation, in particular an obligation set forth in sections 3 and 5 of these GTC;


If the reputation of the services offered on the WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites is substantially impaired by the online-presence of the User (if, for example, it is discovered after registration that the User has been convicted of a criminal offence, and if said conviction is known to other users);


If the User promotes any communities or associations (or any of their methods or activities) which are under surveillance by authorities responsible for public safety or the protection of minors, or;

If the User causes harm to any other user(s);


In the event of a good cause in accordance with this section and notwithstanding WEEKLY DEBRIEF's right to terminate the contract in accordance with this section, WEEKLY DEBRIEF is entitled to:


Delete the contents posted by the User


Issue a warning, or


Block the User's access to the services on the WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites.


In the following cases, the User shall not be entitled to claim reimbursement of any advance payments:


If WEEKLY DEBRIEF has terminated the contract for good cause pursuant to section 7;


If WEEKLY DEBRIEF has blocked the User's access in accordance with section 5, or;


If the User has terminated the agreement. However, the User's right to claim reimbursement of any advance payments shall not be excluded in this case if the User has terminated the agreement for a good cause attributable to WEEKLY DEBRIEF.


8. Responsibility for the User's Content, Data or other Information


WEEKLY DEBRIEF does not make any warranties or representations regarding any data and/or information provided or made available by any user on any of the WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites or on any external websites linked to them.


In particular, WEEKLY DEBRIEF does not warrant or represent that said data and/or information is true or accurate, or that it fulfils or serves any particular purpose.

The User may report any activities of any other user which violate applicable laws and/or any of the terms and conditions of these GTC (including the use of pseudonyms or false identities) using the contact form available at all WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites.


9. Customer Service/Support


Queries regarding agreement with WEEKLY DEBRIEF or regarding WEEKLY DEBRIEF services can be sent by the customer to WEEKLY DEBRIEF using the contact form available at all times on all WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites, or by sending a fax or letter.


10. Liability of WEEKLY DEBRIEF


Whatever the legal grounds, liability for damage claims based only on ordinary negligence against WEEKLY DEBRIEF (including its vicarious agents) shall exist only if WEEKLY DEBRIEF breaches a basic/cardinal obligation under this agreement. In this event, the amount of claims are limited to typical and foreseeable damages.


Limits shall not apply to the extent damages are covered by WEEKLY DEBRIEF's business liability insurance, provided the insurance company has effected payment to WEEKLY DEBRIEF. WEEKLY DEBRIEF undertakes to maintain the insurance coverage existing at the time this agreement is concluded.


11. Indemnity


The User shall indemnify and exempt WEEKLY DEBRIEF from all actions, including damage claims, asserted by other users or third parties against WEEKLY DEBRIEF resulting from an infringement of their rights by the contents posted by the User on WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites.


Furthermore, the User shall indemnify and exempt WEEKLY DEBRIEF from all actions, including damage claims, asserted by other users or third parties against WEEKLY DEBRIEF resulting from an infringement of their rights regarding the use of the services on WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites by the User.


The User assumes all reasonable costs WEEKLY DEBRIEF incurs due to an infringement of third party rights, including all reasonable legal-defense costs. All other rights, including damage claims by WEEKLY DEBRIEF, are hereby unaffected.


The aforementioned obligations shall not apply to the extent the User is not responsible for the infringement.


In the event the contents posted by the User infringes any rights of any third party, the User shall, at its own expense and at WEEKLY DEBRIEF's discretion, either obtain the right to use said contents or render said contents free of any infringement. In the event the User infringes third-party rights when using the services of WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites, the User shall discontinue such use that violates these General Terms and Conditions and the law, if so requested by WEEKLY DEBRIEF.


12. Data Protection


WEEKLY DEBRIEF recognizes that any data provided by the User to WEEKLY DEBRIEF is extremely important to the User, and WEEKLY DEBRIEF shall therefore be particularly sensitive in handling such data. WEEKLY DEBRIEF shall comply with all applicable legal provisions regarding data protection (U.K. Data Protection Laws, European Data Protection Directives and any other applicable data protection legislation).


In particular, WEEKLY DEBRIEF shall not provide or otherwise disclose any personal data of the User to any third party without authorization.


Details on WEEKLY DEBRIEF's treatment of the User's data are set forth in the Privacy Statement of WEEKLY DEBRIEF accessible from each of the WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites.

13. Right to Contents


When the User posts his or her contribution to a forum, the User grants WEEKLY DEBRIEF an unlimited, irrevocable and assignable right of use for the respective contribution, which WEEKLY DEBRIEF is entitled to utilize for any purpose. In particular, WEEKLY DEBRIEF is entitled to keep said contribution on the forum, and on its Web sites and the Web sites of its partners, or use it for marketing the forum in any other way.


Consequently, WEEKLY DEBRIEF has a right of use over all contributions to discussion forums it operates. Duplication or the use of these contributions or their contents in other electronic or printed publications is prohibited without the express written consent of WEEKLY DEBRIEF.


Copying, downloading, dissemination, distribution and storing of the contents of WEEKLY DEBRIEF and/or third parties, with the exception of the cache memory when searching for forum pages, is prohibited without its express consent.


Any other content belongs to the user and WEEKLY DEBRIEF fully recognizes these rights.


14. Final Provisions


These GTC and any amendments thereto must be in writing to be valid. No secondary agreements exist.


WEEKLY DEBRIEF reserves the right to amend these GTC at any time, without giving reasons, unless an amendment is unreasonable to the User.


WEEKLY DEBRIEF shall give due notice of any amendments of these GTC to the User. If the User does not object to the applicability of the revised GTC within two (2) weeks after receipt of said notice, the amended GTC shall be deemed to be accepted by the User.


WEEKLY DEBRIEF shall inform the User about the User's right to object and of the relevance of the objection deadline in said notice.


Unless otherwise stated in these GTC, the User may submit all notices to WEEKLY DEBRIEF using the contact form provided on each of the WEEKLY DEBRIEF Web sites, or by letter or fax.


WEEKLY DEBRIEF may send notices to the User by email, fax or post to the addresses given in the User's current contact data in his or her user account.


If any provision of these GTC is, for any reason, invalid and/or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.


The parties agree to replace an invalid and/or unenforceable provision with a valid and/or enforceable provision which most closely approximates the intent and economic effect of the invalid and/or unenforceable provision. This also applies to contractual loopholes.


The place of performance under these GTC shall be WEEKLY DEBRIEF's main place of business.


Place of jurisdiction, insofar as legally admissible, shall be the United Kingdom.


These GTC and the contractual relationship shall be governed by U.K. Law.