Terms of Use last amended at 24th April 2015

Terms of Use of our websites http:// www.spire.today and http://demo.oba.today These are the terms and conditions of use for the websites at https://www.spire.today and http://demo.oba.today collectively referred to as ‘our websites’ in this document). Please read them carefully because they form a legal agreement between you and us in relation to access and use of our website.

1. Who we are

We are Online Business Applications Limited, a limited company registered in England and Wales under company registration number 08504449 with our registered office address at Unit 20, The IO Centre, 59-72 River Road, Barking Essex IG11 0DR. We have other trading addresses. If you would like details of our trading addresses, please contact us. Please see our Contact Us section for more information.

2. What these terms are about

These terms apply to your use of our websites. By accessing our websites you agree to these terms. If you do not agree to them you should not access our websites. The most current version of these terms is dated above but we may change them from time to time without giving you notice, so please try to read these terms every time you visit our websites. By accessing our websites after changes are made to these terms you agree to the revised terms.

3. Using our websites

We are a UK based company. If you are visiting our websites with a view to using it for a demonstration site to assess the suitability of the @spire for Line 50 product for use in your business, please refer to the terms and conditions below which detail the limitations of liability arising from such use. You should be aware that if you are accessing our websites form outside the United Kingdom, @spire for Line 50 is a software product designed for use in the United Kingdom. We are pleased to provide our website to you for use but you must use our websites in an acceptable way. It is impossible to provide an exhaustive list of exactly what constitutes acceptable and unacceptable use of our websites. In general, we will not tolerate any use of our websites which damages or is likely to damage our reputation, the availability or integrity of our websites or which causes us or threatens to cause us to incur any legal, tax or regulatory liability. We want to make our websites a safe and rewarding experience, so we have set out more detail on acceptable and unacceptable use below. As you might expect, you may only use our website for lawful purposes. For example, you must not use our website:

  • in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
  • in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
  • to send any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of unsolicited communication (spam); or
  • to transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains any harmful programs, such as viruses, Trojan horses, worms, or time-bombs.

You also agree not to:

  • reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our website; or
  • access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt our website, or any related equipment, network or software.

Interactive services

We may from time to time provide interactive services on our website. If we do provide any interactive service, we will provide clear information to you about the kind of service offered. We will do our best to assess any possible risks for users from third parties when they use any interactive service provided on our website, and we will decide in each case whether it is appropriate to use moderation of the relevant service (including what kind of moderation to use) in the light of those risks. However, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on our website. If we do decide to monitor or moderate an interactive service, we will normally provide you with a means of contacting the moderator, should you need to do so. Our interactive services are not intended for use by children. Parents and guardians should not permit their children to use our interactive services, as these are only intended for use by businesses. If you use our interactive services, you will also need to understand and comply with our content standards.

Content standards

If you contribute material to our website, you agree that any material you contribute will:

  • comply with all applicable laws and regulations;
  • be factually accurate and/or will represent your genuinely held belief or opinion;
  • not be defamatory, offensive, hateful or inflammatory; and
  • not infringe confidentiality, or any copyright or intellectual property rights of another person.

You also agree that we can use any content you contribute to our website whenever and wherever we think appropriate.

Our suspension and termination rights

The terms set out in this section 3 are intended to protect us, our websites and its users, so a failure to comply with this section constitutes a serious breach of these terms. If we believe you have breached this section 3, we may do any or all of the following (as well as any other action we feel is appropriate):

  • issue a warning to you and ask you to take certain steps to rectify your behaviour.
  • suspend your right to access our website, either temporarily or permanently.
  • take legal action against you, including to recover any loss we have suffered due to your actions.
  • disclose information to law enforcement authorities.

4. Other things you need to know about our websites

We take steps to ensure that all information we provide on our websites about our products and services is correct and complete at the time of the last update to the relevant page but we do not promise that it will be correct and complete. We aim to update our websites regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our websites, or close it indefinitely. Use of our websites is free and we take steps to ensure it is available to all permitted users. From time to time we may restrict access to some or all parts of our websites. We will try to ensure that our websites is always available to you but we have to be realistic and so we do not promise that our websites will be continuously available. We also do not promise that your use of our websites will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that our websites and server will be free from attack (e.g. from viruses). We recommend that you use your own appropriate virus checking software.

5. Links to/from our website and conditions of grant of a dedicated login

As the website http://demo.oba.today is designed to allow you to test the suitability of the @spire for Line 50 product for use in your business, you are allowed to establish links to our website and may use that website to process test transactions for the process of evaluationof the @spire for Line 50 product. Use of the websites for that purpose is however not exclusive as other users may also wish to log in to the websites for the same purpose. All data entered into the websites will purged every 24 hours, at midnight in order to keep it available for continued use for all users. If after the initial demonstration you wish for an individual copy of the @spire for Line 50 product, please use the contact sheet to request your individual copy and dedicated login. You may also set up a link to our websites but if you do they may only be made to the home page of our websites and you are not allowed (and you shall not assist others) to set up links from your own website to our websites by deep-linking, framing or otherwise, without our prior written consent. We may withhold our consent if we wish. If we do so, we will try to explain our reasons to you. Our websites may at some future time include links that allow you to leave our website and visit third party websites. We have no control over those websites, so we are not responsible for the content, use by you or availability of those third party websites, for any products or services you buy through those websites or for the treatment of any personal information you provide to the third party.

6. Intellectual property rights

Subject to any third party rights which are acknowledged below, the design and content of our website, and the material published on it, is protected by copyright and is owned by us. All rights are reserved. We retain the exclusive right to authorise or prohibit the direct or indirect, temporary or permanent reproduction of our website by any means and in any form, in whole or in part, and to make our website available to the public, and to distribute any copyright protected material in our website (including without limit, any online software or courses). You agree not to copy, adapt, alter or create any derivative work from any material on our website, or to restrict or inhibit the use or enjoyment of our website by anyone else. We have applied for registration of the trademark ‘@spire’. You may not use that mark, and/or any third party trademarks that appear on our websites, other than as permitted by express written licence from the appropriate owner or by law. In particular, but without limit, you may not use the marks as meta-tags and you may not sponsor them in search engines. All goodwill in your legitimate use of the mark shall accrue to Online Business Applications Limited. Please notify us immediately if you become aware of any infringement of the marks. Subject to any third party rights which are acknowledged below, we own all other intellectual property rights in our websites We may grant you express permissions relating to use of material on our websites from time to time but except where we do so, nothing in these terms or on our websites confers any licence or right to use any material on our websites without the prior written approval of us. Other than the trademark ‘@spire’ or derivations thereof, we acknowledge the rights of the legal owners of all other trademarks referred to in our websites

7. What happens if things don’t go as planned?

We will always try to ensure our websites and the material on it meets the standards we have promised and that you can use our websites as intended in relation to your business. However, because by the nature of our websites, being intended for use as a demonstration of suitability of the @spire for Line 50 product things may go wrong. If we are at fault, we will always try to resolve any problems we have caused, but unfortunately we will not compensate you for any loss or damage you might suffer (of any nature and however caused) in connection with:

  • our websites; or
  • your use, inability to use, or results of the use of our websites, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it; or
  • the use of (or any inability to use) any interactive service on our websites, whether the service is moderated or not.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence or our liability for fraud (including fraudulent misrepresentation) in the unlikely event that this should happen, or any other liability which we are not allowed to limit or exclude by law.

8. Cookies

We use cookies on our website (which are small text files which allows our website to “remember” who you are). Further information about cookies, how we use them to store and access information about you and how you can choose to reject cookies can be found in our Privacy Policy.

9. Your personal information

Our website includes areas where you are requested to provide information about yourself. Any personal data you provide to us through our website shall be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy which also forms part of these terms.

10. General

If a court or other competent authority rules that any of these terms are void or unenforceable in whole or part, the other terms and the remainder of the void or unenforceable term will still be valid. Nothing in these terms excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury due to our negligence or our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation. If you are a consumer, your statutory legal rights are not affected by these terms. If we fail to exercise or delay in exercising a right or remedy provided by these terms or by law that does not mean we give up those or any other rights or remedies. We reserve the right to exercise those rights or remedies in the future. These terms and the use of our website and its content shall be governed by and construed in all respects in accordance with English law. We and you agree that the English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any claims or proceedings relating to these terms or their subject matter.

11. Need to get in touch?

If you would like to contact us about our website or any of the material on it, please email us at peter@oba.today Thank you for visiting our websites.