These terms of use (together with the documents referred to in it) tell you the terms of use on which you may make use of the Stitch website STITCHAPP.CO (site), whether as a guest or a registered user. Use of our site includes accessing, browsing, or registering to use our site.

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use our site, as these will apply to your use of our site. We recommend that you print a copy of this for future reference.

By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms and that you agree to comply with them and that these terms as modified from time to time form the basis of a contract between you and us..

If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must not use our site.

Other applicable terms

These terms of use refer to and are deemed to incorporate the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our site:

Our Privacy Policy, which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate;

Our Acceptable Use Policy, which sets out the permitted uses and prohibited uses of our site. When using our site, you must comply with this Acceptable Use Policy;

Our Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on our site;

Our Anti Bribery Policy; and

Our Anti Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy.

Information about us

Stitch is a business owned and operated by Easle Limited (We/us) via the site. We are a limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 09482126 and have our registered office at 3 Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8YZ. Our VAT number is GB280129125.

Changes to these terms

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.

Changes to our site

We may update our site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it. We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.

How our site works

Stitch is a software as service (Service) operation which provides online tools whereby businesses (Clients) who have registered to be a business user of Stitch via our site manage their relationships with the freelance talent they work with or propose to work with. Each Client agrees to take and pay for our Service on the basis of these terms of service under which that Client obtains a non-exclusive, non-transferable right, without the right to grant sublicences, to permit named and identified individuals (Authorised Users) to use the Service and the documentation available via our site (Documentation) during each period for which that Client shall have paid subscriptions solely for the purposes of the Client’s business operations.

Clients of Stitch may wish to use our marketplace website at EASLE.CO to engage with vetted freelance creative talent to commission one of our freelance creators. In that event that Client must sign up as a client on that website and any such engagement will be on the terms of use of that website.

To register as a Client with Stitch you have to register on our site and set up an account by clicking here and provide us with your telephone number and email address and other information which we believe to be necessary for our use. From time to time we may require you to provide other and/or further information in order to continue to use our site as a Client. By registering as a Client, you confirm that you are operating as a business and that you understand these terms and conditions.

We set out subscription information on our site or otherwise agree directly with you. Subscriptions are based on number of Authorised Users and your likely usage of our site. All of our subscriptions quoted are exclusive of VAT.

All subscriptions will be paid by credit or debit card unless otherwise specifically agreed by us.

When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information.

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all of your registered users who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

You will not enable access to our site by any individual who is not a registered user.

Our site is run from the United Kingdom. We do not represent that content available on or through our site is appropriate or available in other locations. We may limit the availability of our site or any service or product described on our site to any person or geographic area at any time. If you choose to access our site from outside the United Kingdom, you do so at your own risk.

Authorised Users

In relation to each Authorised User, you agree that:

  • the maximum number of Authorised Users that you authorise to access and use the Service and the Documentation shall not exceed the number of User subscriptions you have purchased from time to time;
  • you will not allow any User subscription to be used by more than one individual Authorised User unless that subscription has been reassigned in its entirety to another individual Authorised User, in which case the prior Authorised User shall no longer have any right to access or use the Service and/or Documentation;
  • you will ensure that each Authorised User shall keep a secure password for his use of the Services and Documentation, that such password shall be changed no less frequently than THREE MONTHLY and that each Authorised User shall keep his password confidential;
  • you will maintain a written, up to date list of current Authorised Users and provide such list to us within 5 Business Days of our written request at any time or times; and
  • in the event that more Authorised Users are accessing our site at any time than the number of User Subscriptions then in force you will pay for additional User Subscriptions to make up such difference.

Security

If you or any of your Authorised Users choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you and they must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or one of your registered users or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use. If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at support@stitchapp.co.

You agree that you will be solely responsible (to us, and to others) for all activity that occurs under your Stitch account with us.

Intellectual property rights - Stitch

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site and he software you access via our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

Our status as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

The rights which you licence to us are specified under the heading “Rights you Licence” below.

Your use of our site

You agree that you will not except as may be allowed by any applicable law which is incapable of exclusion by agreement between us and except to the extent expressly permitted under these terms:

  • (i) attempt to copy, modify, duplicate, create derivative works from, frame, mirror, republish, download, display, transmit, or distribute all or any portion of the software we have developed (Software) and/or Documentation (as applicable) in any form or media or by any means; or
  • (ii) attempt to de-compile, reverse compile, disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise reduce to human-perceivable form all or any part of the Software; or
  • (iii) access all or any part of the Service and Documentation in order to build a product or service which competes with the Service and/or the Documentation; or
  • (iv) license, sell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, distribute, display, disclose, or otherwise commercially exploit, or otherwise make the Service and/or Documentation available to any third party except the Authorised Users, or
  • (v) attempt to obtain, or assist third parties in obtaining, access to the Services and/or Documentation.

No reliance on information

The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.

Limitation of our liability

Nothing in these terms of use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied. We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • use of, or inability to use, our site; or
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site; or
  • downloading or copying or other use of any material uploaded onto our site; or
  • any act or omission or failure on the part of any payment provider we use including Chargebee, Stripe, Gocardless and their affiliates.

Please note that in particular but without limitation, we will not be liable for:

  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
  • business interruption;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Our liability to you as our Client is in any event to the maximum extent permitted by law limited to the amount of your annual subscriptions paid to us in respect of your access to the Stitch Service.

Uploading content to our site

Whenever you make use of the feature that allows you to upload content to our site, or to make contact with other users of our sites with free land talent through our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.

Any content you upload to any open part of our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us and other users of the Site a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties as more specifically described below. The rights you license to us are described in the next paragraph (Rights you licence).

We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy or is otherwise illegal for any reason.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of our Site.

We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.

You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.

Rights you license

When you upload or post content to any open part of our site, you grant the following licences:

    to us, a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable, indefinite licence (with right to sub-license) to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform that content in connection with the provision of the content via the site and otherwise in connection with the our business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the content (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels;

    to each user of the site, a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to access your content through the site, and to use such content to the extent permitted by the functionality of the site and under these terms and for the purposes of considering or engaging upon a possible commission of or contact with you.

The above licences granted by you are perpetual and irrevocable.

Viruses

We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software. You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

CLIENT DATA

You will own all right, title and interest in and to all of your data that is not personal data and shall have sole responsibility for the legality, reliability, integrity, accuracy and quality of all such data.

We will follow our normal archiving procedures for data. In the event of any loss or damage to your data, your sole and exclusive remedy against us shall be for us to use reasonable commercial endeavours to restore the lost or damaged data from the latest back-up maintained by us in accordance with our archiving procedure. We shall not be responsible for any loss, destruction, alteration or disclosure of data caused by any third party.

We shall, in providing the Service, comply with our Privacy Policy available on our site as such document may be amended from time to time by us in our sole discretion.

We and you will comply with all applicable requirements of the Data Protection Legislation.

You acknowledge that:

if we process any personal data on your behalf you are the data controller and we are the data processor for the purposes of the Data Protection Legislation; and you will ensure that you have all necessary appropriate consents and notices in place to enable lawful transfer of that personal data to us so that we may lawfully use, process and transfer that personal data on your behalf.

Linking to our site

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you. Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy. If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact support@stitchapp.co

Third party links and resources in our site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.

We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

Applicable law

These terms, its subject matter and its formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Nothing shall prevent us from bringing proceedings to protect our intellectual property rights before any competent court.

How we will use your personal information.

Please also see our privacy policy here.

We will use the personal information you provide to us:

  • for the purposes of your use of the site;
  • to process any payment from you;
  • for any purpose as referred to in these terms of business or in our privacy policy, acceptable use policy or cookie policy;

if you agreed to this during the account opening process or otherwise, to give you information about similar services that we provide, but you may stop receiving this at any time by contacting us.

By registering as a Client you consent to us identifying your organisation as a client of Easle and Stitch whether on our website or otherwise.

We will only give your personal information to other third parties where the law either requires or allows us to do so or in circumstances permitted under these terms of use, our privacy policy, our acceptable use policy or our cookie policy.

Ending your relationship with Easle or Stitch

These terms will continue to apply until terminated by either you or us as set out below.

If you want to terminate your legal agreement with us, you may do so by (a) notifying us at any time and (b) closing your account with us. Your notice should be sent, in writing, to 3 Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8YZ.

We may at any time terminate our legal agreement with you if:

  • you have breached any provision of the terms including but not limited to failing to pay applicable subscriptions or to provide us with an effective method for payment satisfactory to us (or have acted in manner which clearly shows that you do not intend to, or are unable to comply with the provisions of the terms); or
  • we are required to do so by law (for example, where the provision of the Service to you is, or becomes, unlawful); or
  • we are no longer providing access to the site to users in the country in which you are resident or from which you access the site; or
  • the provision of the site is, in our opinion, no longer commercially viable.

When these terms come to an end, all of the legal rights, obligations and liabilities that you and we have benefited from, been subject to (or which have accrued over time whilst the terms have been in force) or which are expressed to continue indefinitely (including without limitation licences which you provide), shall be unaffected by this cessation.