Terms of Use

  1. Introduction
    1. These Terms of Use govern your organisation’s use of the Evalu8 Ltd website. Evalu8 Ltd trades as Governance Best Practice and Evalu8 Online™. By using the website and Evalu8 Online™, you accept these Terms of Use in full. If you disagree with these Terms of Use or any part of them, you must not use the website or Evalu8 Online™.
    2. For the purposes of these Terms of Use the following will apply:
    3. “The Website” refers to the Evalu8 Online website. This means the website that is publicly available via the internet and contains information relating to the services, products, client lists and general marketing material of Governance Best Practice and Evalu8 Ltd. The website also contains a restricted website portal for authorised and licensed User access to Evalu8 Online™
    4. Access to Evalu8 Online™ log in page is through a restricted website portal licence granted by Evalu8 Online Ltd under terms stated below in these Terms of Use. The activation of this licence is through the issue of a Username (“User ID”) and password (“Password”) by Evalu8 Ltd.
  2. Evalu8 Online™ Resellers and Agents Contract Agreement (Only)
    1. A “Contract Agreement” exists between Evalu8 Ltd and Resellers and other nominated or appointed Agents. The terms of the Contract Agreement shall be applicable and used in conjunction with these Terms of Use and both shall be binding.
  3. Use of the website and Evalu8 Online™
    1. Unless otherwise stated and subject to clause 5 below, Evalu8 Ltd own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website and Evalu8 Ltd represent to you that Evalu8 Ltd are singularly and fully entitled to licence you to use the Evalu8 Online™ application within the website. Subject to these Terms of Use (and where relevant a Contract Agreement), all of these intellectual property rights are reserved.
    2. You may:
      a. view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages or other content from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these Terms of Use.
    3. You must not:
      1. Republish material from the website (including republication on another website);
      2. Sell, rent or sub-licence material from the website;
      3. Show any material from the website in public;
  4. Acceptable use
    1. You must not use the 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 which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.
    2. You must not use the website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.
  5. Restricted access
    1. Access to certain areas of the website, including the product Evalu8 Online™, is restricted. Evalu8 Ltd reserves the right to restrict access to other areas of the website, or indeed the whole website, at our discretion.
    2. If Evalu8 Ltd provide you with a User ID and Password to enable you to access restricted areas of the website or other content or services, you must ensure that that the User ID and Password are kept confidential and are not shared with others not covered by the licence Terms of Use.
    3. Evalu8 Ltd may disable your User ID and Password at our sole discretion without notice or explanation if we determine, acting reasonably, that you are in breach of these terms and conditions.
  6. User generated content
    1. In these Terms of Use, “your User content” means material (including text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to the website, for whatever purpose. Such User content is the property of the User (subject to 6.2 below). Evalu8 Ltd will keep your User content strictly confidential and not disclose it to any third party nor will Evalu8 Ltd otherwise make use of it without your written approval.
    2. An exception to 6.1 will be where all “Appraisals” generated by the User under licence will be the property of Evalu8 Ltd. Appraisals are defined as a series of questions produced by the User under specific headings or categories relevant to your organisations business activity, generic or otherwise, that ultimately form an appraisal/questionnaire/survey.
    3. Your User content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or us or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).
    4. You must not submit any User content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.
    5. Notwithstanding our rights under these Terms of Use in relation to User content, Evalu8 Ltd do not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, the website.
  7. Limited warranties
    1. Whilst Evalu8 Ltd endeavour to ensure that the information on the website is correct, Evalu8 Ltd do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do Evalu8 Ltd commit to ensuring that the website remains available, subject to licence Terms of Use and any Service Level Agreements, or that the material on the website is kept up-to-date.
    2. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law Evalu8 Ltd exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to the website (other than the representation given in (2) above that Evalu8 Ltd are entitled to licence you to use the Evalu8 online application and the website) and the use of the website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill).
  8. Limitations of liability
    1. Nothing in these Terms of Use (or elsewhere on the website) will exclude or limit our liability for fraud, for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, or for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
    2. Subject to this, our liability to you in relation to the use of the website or under or in connection with these Terms of Use, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, will be limited as follows:
      1. to the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free-of-charge, Evalu8 Ltd will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature;
      2. Evalu8 Ltd will not be liable for any consequential, indirect or special loss or damage;
      3. Evalu8 Ltd will not be liable for any loss of profit, income, revenue, anticipated savings, contracts, business, goodwill, reputation, data, or information;
      4. Evalu8 Ltd will not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control;
      5. The maximum liability to Evalu8 Ltd in relation to any event or series of related events will be limited to £1,000,000
  9. Indemnity
    1. You hereby indemnify us and undertake to keep us indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of our legal advisers) incurred or suffered by us arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these Terms of Use, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these Terms of Use
  10. Breaches of these Terms of Use
    1. Without prejudice to our other rights under these Terms of Use, if you breach these Terms of Use in any way, Evalu8 Ltd may take such action as Evalu8 Ltd deem appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website and to Evalu8 Online™, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.
  11. Variation
    1. Evalu8 Ltd may revise these Terms of Use from time-to-time. Minor revised Terms of Use will apply to the use of the website and Evalu8 Online™ from the date of the publication of the revised Terms of Use on the Governance Best Practice website: in the case of material revisions, Evalu8 Ltd will give you written notice of such changes. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.
  12. Assignment
    1. We may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these Terms of Use without notifying you or obtaining your consent.
    2. You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these Terms of Use.
  13. Severability
    1. If a provision of these Terms of Use is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.
  14. Exclusion of third party rights
    1. These Terms of Use are for the benefit of you and Evalu8 Ltd, and are not intended to benefit any third party or be enforceable by any third party. The exercise of Evalu8 Ltd and your rights in relation to these Terms of Use is not subject to the consent of any third party.
  15. Entire agreement
    1. These Terms of Use, together with Evalu8 Ltd privacy policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and Evalu8 Ltd in relation to your use of the website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of the website and Evalu8 Online™.
  16. Law and jurisdiction
    1. These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with UK law, and any disputes relating to these Terms of Use will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in the United Kingdom.
  17. Our details
    1. The full name of our company is Evalu8 Limited trading as Governance Best Practice and Evalu8 Online™
      Evalu8 Ltd is registered in England & Wales under registration number 5040918
    2. Our registered address is 180 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9HF
      You can contact us by email to jcb@governancebestpractice.com or stuart@governancebestpractice.com


For purposes of these Terms of Use, Evalu8 Ltd guarantee access by the client to the Evalu8 Online service of 99.95% in a calendar year. Downtime will be calculated as one period of at least 24hours during which access to Evalu8 Online is unavailable because of problems with Evalu8 Ltd hardware or system software. Downtime does not include (i) problems caused by factors outside of our reasonable control, (ii) problems resulting from any actions or inactions by you or any third party, (iii) problems resulting from your equipment and/or third party equipment not within our sole control, or (iv) network unavailability during scheduled maintenance of our network and/or web servers.

In any calendar year, we guarantee that Downtime will not exceed two periods of Downtime excluding, however, regularly scheduled maintenance. Any regularly scheduled maintenance will be performed during the hours of 12:00 am to 04:00 am Greenwich Mean Time.

If Downtime exceeds these periods in any calendar year, we will, upon your written request, credit your account in an amount equal to the value of the annual contract (ex VAT) divided by 12 up to a maximum of 100% of the contract value.