Membership Terms & Conditions

1. Interpretation

Definitions:

Directory” means Explore Kirklees business directory located on the website and mobile app.

Explore” means Explore Local Media Ltd who is supplying the services via the membership.

Member” means the person or company who is named on the Application for Membership form and for whom, following acceptance to Explore Kirklees, has agreed to provide services to, in accordance with these terms.

Members Page” means the page on the Website that details the name, employer, business contact details, photograph and description of business and any other relevant information of each Member.

Membership” means the period of time when a Member is contracted to Explore Kirklees.

Membership Fee” means the payment made by the Member to Explore Kirklees to cover membership costs for the Contract Term.

Membership Term” means a period of 6 months or 12 months.

Specified Service” means the service provided by Explore Kirklees and set out in clause 3 to these Terms and Conditions.

Terms and Conditions”: means the terms and conditions of Membership set out below.

Website”: means Explore Kirklees website https://explorekirklees.co.uk/

2. Agreement to these Terms

2.1 When applying for Membership on the Explore Kirklees website and mobile app, the Member confirms that they have read and agrees to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Upon membership being accepted by Explore Kirklees, the Member will be provided with its own copy of the Terms and Conditions and they should be retained for future reference.

3. Supply of the Specified Service

3.1 Explore Kirklees shall at its sole discretion provide the following Specified Service to the Member:

(a) Advertisement on the website, mobile app and business directory;

(b) Advertisement on Explore Kirklees social media channels;

(c) regular email communication promoting exclusive offers to members only;

(d) opportunity to showcase your latest offers on the Explore Kirklees website and mobile app.

(e) opportunity to advertise your events on the website and mobile app

(f) opportunity to advertise your jobs vacancies on the website and mobile app

(g) opportunity to advertise your lettings and rental property on the website and mobile app

3.2 The Specified Service is given to the Member subject to these Terms and Conditions.

3.3 Explore Kirklees shall use its reasonable endeavours to provide the Specified Service within the advertised times.

3.4 Explore Kirklees may at any time without notifying the Member make any changes to the Specified Service which are necessary to comply with any safety or other statutory requirements and/or which do not materially affect the nature or quality of the Specified Service.

3.5 Any other changes or additions to the Specified Service or to these Terms will be notified to the Member in writing by Explore Kirklees in advance of those changes taking place.

4. Contract Term and Payments

4.1 Membership of Explore Kirklees is for either a 6 month period or annual and is subject to payment of the Membership Fee each month / 6 months / year.

4.2 Your membership is valid for the Membership Term.

4.3 Following the expiry of the initial Contract Term and any subsequent Contract Term, the Member must renew their Membership paying the Membership Fee for the next Contact Term otherwise Membership is terminated in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.

4.4 When a member subscribes to the monthly package, they are required to setup a direct debit with GoCardless. Members will receive an invite to create a GoCardless account via email.

4.5 The GoCardless direct debit for monthly subscribers is a 12 month contract.

4.6 All charges quoted to the Member for the provision of the Specified Service are exclusive of VAT.

4.7 Members are not entitled to a refund of any subscription fees following termination or cancellation of membership.

5. Membership Renewal

5.1 To renew your membership if you pay for a 6 month period or annually, you must pay your subscription fee in full before renewal is due.

5.2 Explore Kirklees reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to charge additional fees to renew membership after the Renewal Date.

5.3 Where any subscription payable by the Member to Explore Kirklees is not paid by the Renewal Date, your membership shall be deemed to have lapsed. The Member will be served with notice allowing the Member 28 days from the Renewal Date to make the necessary payment (the ‘Grace Period’).

6. Right to Cancel Membership

6.1 Members shall have a right to cancel their membership within 14 days of receipt of their 6 month or annual membership and receive a full refund. For further information, please contact hello@explorekirklees.co.uk

7. Termination of Membership

7.1 The Member may terminate the Membership at any time by giving written notice to Explore Kirklees. If notice is given during the Contract Term, the Member will not be refunded the Membership Fee for the Contract Term.

7.2 Either party may at any time terminate the Membership by immediate written notice if the other commits any material breach of these Terms and Conditions or goes into liquidation, becomes bankrupt, makes a voluntary arrangement with its creditors or has a receiver or administrator appointed.

7.3 Upon termination of the Membership for whatever reason all sums owed by the Member to Explore Kirklees shall become due and payable by the Member with immediate effect.

8. General

8.1 Membership allows the Member to access certain areas of the Website such as their featured business listing and analytics. If a Member decides to cancel their Membership, access will stop.

8.2  If you enter your details in any enquiry form or contact form you are giving your express permission for your details to be added to our data base for contact and marketing purposes. Your details maybe provided to a third party, see Clause 8.4 below.

8.3 Membership of Explore Kirklees is at the sole discretion of Explore Kirklees and reserves the right to refuse Membership.

8.4 Our website uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences. If you do allow cookies to be used, certain personal information may be stored by us. We will never share your personal details with third parties.

8.5 Wavier. No failure or delay by either party in exercising any of its rights under these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed to be a waiver of that right, and no waiver by either party of any breach of these Terms and Conditions by the other shall be considered as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the same or any other provision.

9. Membership Rejection

9.1 Members are advised that Explore Kirklees may also, in certain circumstances, reassess the Membership any Member whose Membership at any time.

10. Confidentiality

10.1 Each party undertakes that it shall not at any time disclose to any person any confidential information concerning the business, affairs, customers, clients or suppliers of the other party, except as permitted by below.