Venues who wish to use our Marketing Services are required to register with us and act in accordance with these terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions set out below ("Terms and Conditions") carefully before registering with us. When you register on our Website you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Please do not register with us as a Venue if you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions.
"Content" is a reference to any material including but not limited to photographs, information, data, software, videos, text, music, sound, graphics, messages posted by you or other users on our Website;
"Content and Listing Guidelines" is a reference to the guidelines issued from time to time by us as displayed on the Website and in these Terms and Conditions;
"Client(s)" is a reference to any individual or business entity that makes an enquiry or confirms a booking to hire out a venue or space for their event;
"Event Organiser(s)" is a reference to a person or business entity which is either an Event Planner and/or is an Event Owner and who registers with us to share event information on the Showslice Slicing Platform with other Event Organisers and to source Venues for hiring space;
"Featured Venues" is reference to the Venue database owned and managed by us. Event Organisers send enquiries on chosen Venue profiles through our Venue Finder Team.
"Guide Price" is the price displayed on the venue profile for the relevant space available for a day, per guest and/or per hour hire of a Venue or Space;
"Marketing Services" or "Membership Services" means the services we offer to Venues through the Slicing Platform and Venue Finder to display their profile, locate relevant event bookings for the Venues and to promote their services on the Website;
"Minimum Spend" is the minimum amount needed to spend on a venue in order for the venue to be hired out;
"Slice" is a group of 2 or more events that have connected on the Slicing Platform to share event set-up and infrastructure costs back-to-back at 1 venue;
"Slicing Platform" is a reference to the Showslice application on the Website that is dedicated to the sharing of events by Event Organisers;
"Venue Finder" is the service offered to Event Organisers to search for, locate and introduce a relevant Venue as per their event requirements;
"Venue(s)" is a reference to a person or business entity which owns or manages a Venue or Space which is suitable for the hosting of an event;
"Venue Profile" is a reference to the profile managed by the Venue to be listed as a Featured Venue and Slicing Platform for display to the users of the Website and platform;
"we", "us" and "our" are references to Showslice;
"Website" is a reference to the website, http://www.showslice.co.uk/, which is run and operated by us and on which these Terms and Conditions are displayed.
In order to use our Marketing Services, Venues must first register with us on the sign up page on our Website – www.showslice.co.uk.
We provide a service for Event Organisers and Venues to contact each other regarding events. We do not process payment transactions between Event Organisers and Venues. Should an Event Organiser engage a Venue through our Website or Venue Finding Service any contract entered into is between the Event Organiser and the Venue and not with us.
By registering with us the Venue agrees to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and to the Content and Listing Guidelines displayed in these Terms and Conditions and elsewhere on the Website from time to time.
The Venue warrants that it has the legal capacity to enter into this contract on behalf of itself or the legal entity which it represents.
You agree to take particular care when providing us with your details and warrant that these details are accurate and complete at the time of registration and are not false or misleading or misrepresent your identity. You must provide us with valid and complete contact details and a valid email address. Any material changes to this information must be notified to us as soon as possible.
You will be sent an email containing a link to activate the account. Once a Venue has activated its account it may then set up its profile. Any username selected must not be offensive or obscene and must meet the requirements displayed on the Website.
You agree that in registering with us as a Venue we may, either by ourselves or through a third party,
For the avoidance of doubt, you do not receive protection afforded under the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and the Sale of Goods and Supply of Services Act, 1979 as amended in relation to this Agreement.
You may cancel your membership with us at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Showslice Slicing Platform enables Event Organisers to search for comparable events and to list events for the purposes of sharing resources, infrastructure and set up costs ("slicing").
Venue Profiles will be linked to the venue section part of the relevant listed events on Showslice Slicing Platform free of charge for the purposes of promoting a venue when already part of a listed event (Client) or when being promoted by the Showslice Venue Finder Team to new events (Clients).
Where a Venue is already part of a listed event and then receives a booking in addition to the days already booked then a 10% commission fee (exclusive of VAT) shall be charged for the total spend of the venue for each extra day that the venue is booked through the Showslice Slicing Platform.
The fee shall be invoiced to the Venue once the new booking has been confirmed. If several bookings are acquired in a back-to-back group ("slice"), then the fee for each additional day shall be added and invoiced to the Venue once the bookings are confirmed or 7 days before the start of the first booking.
It is necessary for Venues to agree to the Non-Disclosure Agreement if you have access to the Showslice Slicing Platform or Client information that is of a confidential nature.
Venues that list a profile in the Featured Venues agree to receive booking enquiries from users of the Website as well as being contacted by members of the Showslice Venue Finder Service.
A 10% commission fee (exclusive of VAT) shall be charged on the total spend for each day that the Venue or Space acquires bookings through any Featured Venues enquiries or the Venue Finder Service. The fee shall be invoiced to the Venue once the booking has been confirmed or 7 days before the start of the booking.
Once a Venue creates a Featured Venues profile, the Venue acknowledges and agrees that this profile is made available to all users of the Website to access and the Venue agrees that Clients may contact the Venue.
Enquiries submitted through listed Venue Profiles will be managed by the Venue Finder Service and communicated to the Venues to check prices and availability.
General event enquiries made directly to the Venue Finder Team will be managed at Showslice’s discretion.
The Featured Venues section may be converted into a venue directory at Showslice’s discretion. All registered Venues will be notified of this change.
All bookings made through Showslice will be charged 10% commission (exclusive of VAT). VAT will be added to all commission fees when invoiced.
Invoices must be paid within 28 days of the date of invoice by bank transfer or direct debit to our nominated bank account.
Commission will be based on the total payment made for the booking(s) to the Venue before V.A.T;
Commission is payable on every booking that is made through the Showslice website or when a Venue is contacted by a Showslice team member or when a Venue has been suggested by a Showslice team member. No commission will be charged if the Client had contacted the Venue prior to enquiring through our Featured Venues or Venue Finder Service.
In the event of a cancelled booking, the commission fee will be subject to a refund according to the amount refunded back to the Client.
In the event of a query or dispute with an invoice you must notify us of your query or the nature of your dispute within 5 days of the date of the invoice. Failure to notify within this time will mean that you are deemed to have accepted the invoice in full and the full amount is due and payable. In the case of valid queries or disputes, you must pay us the undisputed amount by the due date. You are not entitled to set off any sum owing by you under this Agreement against any sum that we may owe you. Contact email@example.com for any invoice queries.
Any invoices that are not paid within 28 days of their due date will result in the Venue’s account being suspended. Failure to pay on time will result in late payment charges which shall be calculated in accordance with The Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 (as amended) from the date the payment was originally due until the date of actual payment.
We reserve the right to charge an administration fee of 10% for any late payment notices which we send to you in the event of your late payment. We also reserve the right to cancel any discount that we may have offered to you, to alter your payment terms and/or to suspend or cancel your Venue account in the case of late payment.
If we are not paid we may instruct a debt collection agency or law firm to collect our payment (including any interest and/or late payment charges) on our behalf. In such circumstances you will be liable to pay an additional sum to us which will not exceed the reasonable costs that we may have to pay the debt collection agency or law firm, who will add the sum to your outstanding debt on our behalf.
Venue details may be uploaded onto our Website using the online template provided on the sign-up page and Account Overview section. The completed template may be reviewed by us (and may be amended) to ensure that it is in compliance with the Content and Listing Guidelines prior to being displayed on our Website. The decision to list a Venue is at our absolute discretion and we may refuse to do so where we consider in our absolute discretion that the Venue is not suitable for the Website or our business.
When a Venue uploads Content to the Website it agrees to follow these guidelines. A failure to do so will result in cancellation of the Marketing Services and the Venue will no longer be entitled to use the Marketing Services. In some cases a failure to follow these guidelines may result in a Venue being reported to the police.
A Venue must be legally capable of offering its services to Clients through the Website.
A Venue must ensure that its description of the services and/or the venue it provides is not false, inaccurate or misleading and complies with the British Code of Advertising Practice in all respects. Full and accurate information concerning the services should be provided along with details of its fees and other pertinent information.
Any venue or space pricing listed on Showslice should not be higher than what is advertised on the venues own website or marketing material.
Any description or Content posted by a Venue must not include any hyperlinks unless specifically authorised by us in writing.
A Venue must not infringe someone else’s copyright or intellectual property when uploading Content.
You should not use any names, logos and trademarks unless owned by you or are used by you under licence.
You must be legally entitled to display any graphics used in connection with the Content.
We reserve the right to alter, amend or withdraw any Content at any time where we consider it appropriate to do so.
Venues posting Content within their profiles do so in the knowledge that this will be on public display and that the Content will be viewed and distributed by or to third parties..
You should exercise the usual caution when arranging to meet either an Event Organiser other Client. Showslice may at times assist in arranging meetings between Clients and Venues however hold no responsibility of the outcomes of such meetings. Meetings are agreed to entirely at the discretion of the Client and Venue.
We do not get involved in any payment transactions made between Clients and Venues.
Complaints made by Clients concerning the services provided by a Venue must be dealt with between the Client and the Venue fairly, promptly and reasonably. In the event of any dispute between a Client and a Venue concerning services sold by the Venue we will liaise with both parties to try to resolve the dispute amicably and any decision we make concerning the dispute shall be binding on the both parties.
Venues may cancel membership at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
We reserve the right to cancel or suspend your membership or authority to use our Website at any time should we reasonably consider or suspect that a Venue has acted in breach of these Terms and Conditions or the Content and Listing Guidelines.
We disclaim any and all liability to you for the supply of the Marketing Services we provide to the fullest extent permissible under applicable law. If we are found liable for any loss or damage to you such liability is limited to the amount of any fees you may have paid to us in the year in which the claim has arisen. We cannot accept any liability for any loss, damage or expense, including any direct or indirect loss such as loss of profits, to you howsoever arising. This limitation of liability does not apply to personal injury or death arising as a direct result of our negligence.
We do not accept liability for any indirect loss, consequential loss, loss of data, loss of income or profit, loss or damage to goodwill, loss or damage to property and/or loss from claims of third parties arising out of the use of the Website or for any services we may provide to you.
We shall not be held liable for any misrepresentations other than fraudulent misrepresentations.
We may provide advertising services to you and we do not guarantee or warrant in any way the results of such advertising or that your revenue will increase as a result of the use of our Marketing Services.
We shall not be held liable for any failure or delay in performing this Agreement where such failure arises as a result of any act or omission which is outside our reasonable control such as an act of God or those of third parties.
Disclosing personal information to other users is entirely at your own risk and we accept no liability for any loss, damage, cost or expense you may incur as a result.
You hereby agree to fully indemnify us on demand and hold us harmless against any losses, damages, costs (including all reasonable legal and administrative costs) and expenses, including all consequential losses such as loss of profit, loss or damage to goodwill or reputation, and/or loss from claims by third parties suffered or incurred by us as a result of (i) your breach of these Terms and Conditions, (ii) the supply or failure to supply the services to an Event Organiser, (iii) the Content which you may have uploaded to the Website and/or (v) your improper use of the Marketing Services or a breach of any law or the rights of a third party.
We may subcontract any part or parts of our performance of this Agreement from time to time and we may assign or novate any part or parts of our rights and obligations under this Agreement without your consent or any requirement to notify you.
We reserve the right to cancel or suspend this Agreement or your authority to use our services or our Website at any time
You agree that Showslice may use your name and logo to identify you as a Client of Showslice on our Website, and as a part of a general list of our Clients for use and reference in our corporate and marketing literature. Additionally, you agree that Showslice may issue a press release identifying you as our Client, subject to your prior approval which will not be unreasonably withheld or delayed.
We may alter or vary the Terms and Conditions at any time. You are reminded to check the Website on a regular basis for updates.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and us. No other terms whether expressed or implied shall form part of this Agreement. In the event of any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and any other term or provision, these Terms and Conditions shall prevail.
If any term or condition of our Agreement shall be deemed invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the parties hereby agree that such term or condition shall be deemed to be deleted and the remainder of the Agreement shall continue in force without such term or condition.
These Terms and Conditions and our Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. The parties hereto submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
No delay or failure on our part to enforce our rights or remedies under the Agreement shall constitute a waiver on our part of such rights or remedies unless such waiver is confirmed in writing.
It is not intended that the undertakings and obligations of the parties set out in this document shall be for the benefit of and capable of being enforced by any other person by virtue of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.
Last updated June 2015.