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..
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;
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.
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 However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.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.
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.
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.
In relation to each Authorised User, you agree that:
You agree that you will be solely responsible (to us, and to others) for all activity that occurs under your Stitch account with us.
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.
The rights which you licence to us are specified under the heading “Rights you Licence” below.
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:
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.
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:
Please note that in particular but without limitation, we will not be liable for:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 and you will comply with all applicable requirements of the Data Protection Legislation.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
We will use the personal information you provide to us:
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.
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:
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.