SITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
We own a wide range of intellectual property rights used in and relating to the EV Directory Website and social media, including:
a the business name and domain EV Directory, evdirectory.co and related logos;
b our business-listings directory database (the “Database”);
c the design, text, graphics, articles, blogs and other content of the web pages on the EV Directory Websites, together with all the web addresses associated with those web pages, other than those which we use under licence;
d any original images or photos taken by us or our associates
e in all the software used in relation to the EV Directory Website, other than that which we use under licence.
f any related social media accounts
“Website” means the website www.evdirectory.co including all sub-folders, sub-domains and variants including the database.
“Confidential Data” means all trade secret, confidential or proprietary information of EV Directory or its data suppliers including information concerning its products, services, customers, suppliers, business accounts, financial or contractual arrangements or other dealings, computer systems, test data, software, source code and business methods contained in any format and whether or not communicated orally and whether or not marked “confidential”, including the Information;
“Consumer” means an individual acting for personal reasons wholly or mainly outside that person’s normal trade, business or profession;
“Business” means a limited company or trading entity which you have a controlling interest in or are an authorised representative;
“Information” means information which is made available on the Service in response to a search conducted by You;
“Listing” means a single page on the website which displays information relating to a Business or organisation;
“Our Content” means all Information which appears on the Website other than Your Content;
“Your Content” means all Information, whether text, logos or images, which you have entered or uploaded for a Listing for your Business
“Featured” or “Premium Listing” means a listing for a business which appears in response to a user search which has an enhanced display and/or badge so that it can be distinguished from Standard business listings
2. About these conditions
For the purpose of these Conditions, the term “Website” is deemed to include any one of the following: the Database;
a any other website we may own or run from time to time that links through to these Conditions.
b If you access, log on to or use any part of the EV Directory Websites you agree to these Conditions. If you do not want to agree to these Conditions, do not log on to or use the EV Directory websites.
When you buy products or services via any of the EV Directory Websites, the products or services you buy may be subject to other terms and conditions, guidelines and policies and you should carefully read through the terms and conditions of the EV Directory Website that you intend to purchase from before placing an order.
We may change these Conditions at any time without giving you notice. Please check these Conditions from time to time for any changes. By continuing to use a EV Directory Website you agree to all the changes we make to these Conditions.
3. Permitted Use
You should not inform other people of your log in details, password or any other piece of information that is part of our security procedure. We take steps to prevent people misusing the EV Directory Websites and to make sure that our rights are not affected. You are responsible for the content of any material provided using your log in details and password. You must notify us immediately if your log in details and/ or password, are compromised or used without your permission. We have the right to disable any account if, in our absolute discretion, you have failed to comply with these Conditions, including if your display name is inappropriate in any way.
You acknowledge and agree that:
a you are responsible for any EV Directory account (your “EV Directory Account”) you use whilst on the Website and maintaining the confidentiality of your password and you shall take all necessary steps to ensure that your password is kept confidential and secure;
b you shall inform us immediately if you have any reason to believe that your password has become known to anyone else, or if the password is being used or is likely to be used in an unauthorised manner;
c you accept all responsibility for any and all activities that occur at or through your EV Directory Account (whether authorised or not); and you shall ensure that all information that you provide to us is and remains at all times true, correct and complete.
You must make sure that:
a all information you give us is true, correct and complete and let us know if it changes; and (where applicable)
b all electronic files you give us use properly licensed software and are free from viruses and other malware.
Subject to these conditions, we shall endeavour to make the Website available.
4. Your Responsibilities
You may not use the EV Directory Website:
a for any unlawful purpose;
b to harm, threaten, abuse or harass another person, or in a way that invades someoneís privacy or is (in our reasonable opinion) offensive or is unacceptable or damaging to us or any other company within our group of companies;
c to create, check, confirm, update or amend your own or someone else’s databases, records, directories, customer lists, mailing or prospecting lists;
d to provide any kind of commercial information service;
e as a source of material or contact data for any kind of marketing activity;
f in a way that affects how it is run;
g in a way that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionally large burden on our communications and technical systems as determined by us;
h to tamper with, update or change any part of the EV Directory Websites;
i use any automated or scripted means such as data scraping to download or copy the EV Directory website or its content or part thereof, or
j to interfere with or attempt to interfere with how EV Directory Website works.
You must not artificially increase the number of click counts or click-throughs for any advertisement or advertiser, including by:
k any manual means (such as repeatedly clicking on adverts or refreshing pages);
l any automated means (such as computer-generated search requests or similar devices); or
m asking someone to carry out these activities (including by offering any benefit or incentive).
We have the right to investigate your online activities, your online account and any order that you place with EV Directory for “click-fraud” or any similar activity. You agree to provide reasonable help with these matters.
We may suspend and have the right to modify all or any part of the Website, (including any services or products that we offer on the Website) or your access to them, at any time without telling you beforehand. We wonít be responsible to you for any changes we make or for ceasing operation of all or any part of the Website. In doing so we will endeavour not to diminish the value of any products or services that we offer to any material degree.
We may suspend or cancel your use of the Website or your online account with EV Directory or user details relating to any of the Website if:
a you do not keep to these Conditions;
b you use the Website in an inappropriate, illegal or unreasonable way;
c you fail to pay the charges you owe us for any products or services you buy from us
d we suffer from any event or circumstance which is beyond our reasonable control or which we could not reasonably be expected to have taken into account at the date of commencing to provide the Website to you, and which results in or causes our failure to perform any or all of our obligations under these Conditions (including, without limitation, any act of God, lightning, fire, storm, flood, earthquake, act of the public enemy, war declared or undeclared, threat of war, terrorist act, blockade, revolution, riot, insurrection, civil commotion, industrial action, public demonstration, strike, sabotage, act of vandalism or explosion); or
e where you have an Account with our Website, any bankruptcy or insolvency proceedings are brought against you, or a receiver, an administrative receiver or an administrator is appointed over any of your assets or, if you are a company, you go into voluntary liquidation (except for the purposes of amalgamation or reconstruction).
To be clear, if we suspend or cancel any of your EV Directory Accounts or user details, you will still have to pay us for any products or services you have bought from us.
5. Material provided to the Website
If you provide any material to the Website (for example, by commenting on a blog, posting a review or uploading any other content), you agree to grant us permission, irrevocably and free of charge, to use your material in any way we want on any website or otherwise (including altering and adapting it for operational or editorial reasons) in any media worldwide, which may include syndicating the material to selected third party social media and networking sites.
After posting your material to the Website, you continue to own that material, and you continue to have the right to use your material in any way you choose.
Please choose carefully any information you post on the Website, as it will be available for public viewing. By providing any material to the Website, and for us to be able to use it, you confirm you and the material comply with all obligations set out in these conditions, and in particular that:
a your material is your own original work or you are authorised and licenced for it to be used on the Website
b your material is not defamatory (that is, it does not damage someone’s reputation), does not contain any material which is harassing, threatening, obscene, offensive, hateful, abusive or inflammatory
c your material does not take away or affect any other person’s privacy rights, contract rights or any other rights, and does not otherwise break any laws of England and Wales;
d your material does not promote any illegal activity or discrimination;
e that you have the right to give us permission to use it for purposes specified above and that such use will not infringe the copyright, database right, trade mark, privacy or other rights of a third party;
f your material is not in any way liable to mislead others or otherwise be detrimental to or inconsistent with our good name or reputation;
g your material does not contain any virus or other code that may damage, interfere with or otherwise adversely affect the operation of the website;
h if your material is intended to promote your own business or services, you will clearly and openly state your association with the particular business;
i you will not falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proprietary notices, designations or labels; and
You acknowledge that we do not have a duty to publish any material you have provided.
We have the right to:
a reject or refuse to post any material you have provided without giving a reason;
b remove any material from the Website, whether or not the material goes against any of these conditions; or
c restrict, suspend or stop your access to all or any part of the Website, at any time, without giving a reason
We will usually display your name with your material on the Website, unless you ask us not to (as long as it is possible to do this). We may need to contact you for administrative purposes or to make checks on your material. For full details of when and how we may contact you, please see our
If you do not want to grant us the permission set out above on these terms, please do not provide any material to any EV Directory Website.
We may edit, pre-vet or review any third party material displayed on any EV Directory Website. We operate a notice and take down procedure regarding such material. If you believe that any comment or review does not comply with the requirements set out in clause 26 above, please notify us immediately. We will then review the material and, where we deem it appropriate, remove the material within a reasonable time.
6. Your Content
When You “Claim”, “Add”, “Edit”, “Review” or “Rate” a business listing on EV Directory or otherwise submit Your Content, You agree that:
You will not “Claim” a business listing if you are not the owner of that business or authorised by that business to do so;
Your Content is entirely Your responsibility including after You have submitted it to us. You may not imply that EV Directory endorses Your Content.
You will exercise honesty and decency, common sense and good judgment in contributing Your Content;
Your Content will not contain anything which is illegal, malicious, defamatory, obscene, offensive, hateful, abusive or inflammatory;
Your Content will not breach any applicable laws including but not limited to the GDPR;
You agree that EV Directory shall have an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, free of charge license to use Your Content in any way which it deems fit including but not limited to syndication to third parties, publication on third party websites, creating derivative works from it, distributing it and allowing others to do the same;
You also irrevocably grant users of the Service and users of other websites that we authorise to use Your Content the right to access and use Your Content;
Your Content does not contain any virus or other computer code that may damage the systems on which the Service is hosted or other systems with which the Service interacts;
if Your Content is intended to promote Your business or a business in which You are involved, You will openly declare your affiliation to that business;
You acknowledge that EV Directory does not vet or monitor Your Content and cannot be responsible for it.
EV Directory reserves the right to remove Your Content without notice where it receives information which gives it reason to believe that Your Content may breach these Terms and Conditions or that removal is necessary to protect it or others.
Your Content may be mixed with Our Content in EV Directory’s databases and when displayed on the Service or other websites. You agree that Our Content will remain EV Directory’s property or the property of its third party data providers and that You will not acquire any rights to Our Content.
EV Directory may benefit commercially from the publication and use of Your Content. You agree that You have no entitlement to share in any commercial benefit that EV Directory derives.
7. Paid Listing Subscriptions
Paid listing subscriptions are collected monthly in advance, the first payment being collected on the date of first subscription, the next payment being collected on the same day of the following month, and so on. Should EV Directory be unable to collect a due subscription payment, the paid listing will be downgraded to a standard free listing until payment is received. A Premium Listing subscription can be cancelled at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. No refunds will be given for payments already received.
Please be aware of the following:
a You use the website at your own risk.
b We advise you to make sure you are satisfied with the exact type and nature of goods or services being offered by any organisations you search for using the Database. We also recommend that you check the qualifications of people, companies and organisations offering the goods or services. We are not an agent for and do not give guarantees for these organisations or their goods and services;
c We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the results of any search made via the EV Directory Search capability;
d Even if you have paid for a listing subscription, whilst we will make every effort we absolutely do not guarantee any specific positioning in search results or that your listing will appear higher in search results than a competitor within the same business category. Results are dependent on user selection in their search query.
e The EV Directory website contains hyperlinks to websites run by 3rd party companies. We do not control, and are not responsible for, any other websites made available from or through the Website. We do not give any guarantees about their content or how they work. You access and use these sites at your own risk and will need to keep to any conditions of use that apply to those sites. We do not approve or endorse any products, services or content you access through the website.
f As far as the relevant laws allow, our shareholders, officers, shareholders, staff or other organisations connected to us do not provide any guarantees that:
– there will be no problems with how you use the Website; or
– the computer or server you use to log on to the Website is free of viruses or other harmful programmes.
8. Limits to our liability
You acknowledge and agree that computer and telecommunications systems are not uninterrupted or fault free and we do not make any representation or warranty in relation to such systems. You further acknowledge and agree that occasional periods of downtime for repair, maintenance and upgrading may be required and we cannot therefore guarantee uninterrupted provision of the the Website. We will take all commercially reasonable steps to minimise any such periods of interruption or non-availability, but we do not provide any SLA or guarantee of site uptime.
You acknowledge and agree that we make no warranty and give no representation of any kind in relation to third party data and we accept no responsibility or liability for inaccuracy in or arising out of third party data.
Nothing in these Conditions shall limit or exclude liability in respect of death or personal injury caused by negligence, or fraudulent misrepresentation.
Under no circumstances will the EV Directory team or any other organisation involved in creating, producing, maintaining or distributing the EV Directory Websites be liable for any of the following losses or damage (whether such losses or damage were foreseen, foreseeable, known or otherwise):
a loss of revenue
b loss of actual or anticipated profits (including loss of profits on contracts);
c loss of anticipated savings;
d loss of business;
e loss of opportunity;
f loss of goodwill;
g loss of reputation;
h loss of, damage to or corruption of data or software;
i wasted expenditure; or
j any indirect or consequential loss or damage howsoever caused
If we do not keep to these Conditions, we will only be liable for losses you have suffered as a direct result. We are not liable to you for any other loss whether they are because we have not kept to our obligations or contract, because of our negligence, due to defamatory statements or liability for a product or service or otherwise as a result of:
a using or relying on the EV Directory Website;
b not being able to use the EV Directory Website;
c any mistake, fault, failure to do something, missing information, or virus on the EV Directory Websites or if it does not work properly because of incidents outside of our control such as (but not limited to) interruptions to communication and networks and circumstances beyond our control;
d theft, destruction of information or someone getting access to our records, programs or services without our permission;
e goods, products, services or information received through or advertised on EV Directory Websites or any links provided by EV Directory Website; or
f any information, data, message or other material which you e-mail, post, upload, reproduce, send, or otherwise distribute or receive using the EV Directory Website.
You will at all times and on demand fully indemnify us and keep us fully indemnified from and against any claims, threatened or made against us arising as a result of your non-compliance with any of your representations, warranties or obligations set out in these Conditions.
Failure of either party to assert its rights in relation to any breach of these conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such rights, nor will any such waiver be implied.
Each provision of these conditions shall be construed separately and shall be severable from these Conditions. If any provision of these conditions (or portion thereof) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the validity, legality or enforceability of the remainder of these conditions will not be affected or impaired.
A person who is not a party to these Conditions shall have no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any of the provisions of these Conditions.
11. The Whole Agreement and Applicable Law
These Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and us with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersedes all prior discussions, agreement or understanding between you and us.
The laws of England and Wales exclusively apply to your use of the Website and these Conditions. We control the Website from within the United Kingdom. However, you can access the Website from other locations around the world. Although these locations may have different laws from the laws of England and Wales, by using the Website you agree that the laws of England and Wales will apply to everything relating to you using the Website and you agree to keep to these laws. We have the right to take you to court in the country you live in.
The Website is operated by EV Professional Ltd, a limited company registered in England and Wales (registration number 11111253). Registered office: Kemp House, 160 City Road, London, EC1V2NX. Our telephone number is: 07810 194432.