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Terms & Conditions

Please read the following Terms and Conditions since they affect your use of the Website, any information contained therein and/or shared on our social media pages and any products and services available from or through the Website.

These Terms and Conditions apply between you, the User of this Website, and UNIWIDE FORMATIONS LTD, the owner(s) of this Website. Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions is deemed to occur upon your first use of the Website. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions then you should stop using the Website immediately.

Definitions

In these Terms and Conditions the following terms shall have the following meanings:

“Content”

means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Website;

“Service”

means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that UNIWIDE FORMATIONS LTD makes available through the Website either now or in the future;

“System”

means any online communications infrastructure that UNIWIDE FORMATIONS LTD makes available through the Website either now or in the future. This includes, but is not limited to, web-based email, message boards, live chat facilities and email links;

“UNIWIDE FORMATIONS LTD” or “we”

Means UNIWIDE FORMATIONS LTD, with its registered and trading office situated at First Floor Office, 3 Hornton Place, London, England, W8 4LZ;

“User” / “Users”

means any third party or parties that access the Website and is or are not employed by UNIWIDE FORMATIONS LTD and acting in the course of their employment;

“Website”

means the website that you are currently using (https://www.uniwide.co.uk/) and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

Use of the website

1. General

1.1. Your viewing and use of our Website and any part thereof implies your complete agreement to abide by our Terms and Conditions. It implies, in addition, your agreement also to whatever further terms and/or conditions apply when purchasing products and/or services through our Website.

1.2. The entire content of our Website and any other media that we may use is made available only to inform. It is not intended – and neither ought it to be taken as – any form of professional advice regarding accounting, financial, taxation, business or legal matters.

1.3. Should you wish to seek the kind of advice outlined in 1.2., above before anything through our Website, then – rather than depending upon what we lay out as described above – we would suggest that you seek this instead from parties who are qualified practitioners in the field or fields concerned.

1.4. Any remark that you leave on our Website or other media is publicly visible and is your responsibility alone. Since we have no control over what you write, you must understand that you alone – and in no way we – are responsible and liable for whatever may result from your comments.

1.5. We reserve the right to withdraw or suspend your access to and/or use our Website at any time without prior notice and without disclosing our reason for so doing.

2. Links to other websites

2.1. This Website may contain links to other sites. Unless expressly stated, these sites are under the control neither of UNIWIDE FORMATIONS LTD nor that of our affiliates. We assume no responsibility for the content of such websites and disclaim liability for any and all forms of loss or damage arising out of the use of them. The inclusion of a link to another site on this Website implies neither endorsement of the sites themselves nor of those in control of them.

2.2. No link to other sites should be viewed as an encouragement to purchase or use any third-party products or services. We provide you with these links for information purposes and convenience only.

2.3. Our website affords the user some services which are supplied by third parties. Your availing yourself of any product or service provided through our Website implies that you understand this and consent to our sharing of information with any such party who has a contract with us to this end.

3. Setting up an account

3.1. The Website provides a facility that allows you to create and register an account with us in order to gain greater access privileges and purchase products or services. If you choose to register with us then you alone are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your account and for all activities that occur on or through it. Under no circumstances should you disclose your account information to anyone else. You agree to notify UNIWIDE FORMATIONS LTD immediately upon the discovery of any security breach of your account.

3.2. UNIWIDE FORMATIONS LTD shall not be responsible for any losses arising from the unauthorised use of your account and you agree to indemnify us for any loss or damage that we may incur as a result of any breach as described in the clause above.

4. Updates and changes to our Website

4.1. Although we do make efforts to keep our Website as up-to-date as we can, it cannot always be guaranteed that every detail thereon will be completely accurate and up-to-date whenever it is viewed.

4.2. Information on our Website is amended by us as and when needed, however, albeit often without notification beforehand. As already pointed out in 4.1., however, we cannot always guarantee every detail of the content of our Website in terms of its fullness and/or accuracy.

5. Website availability

5.1. Our Website is offered on the basis of “as and when available”. We give no warranty that the Service will be free of defects and/or faults. To the maximum extent permitted by law we provide no warranties (express or implied) of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy of information, compatibility or satisfactory quality.

5.2. Although we do try to keep our Website accessible, it does need to undergo changes that include updates and improvements. We retain our right – without any notification beforehand – to alter or even withdraw our Website and/or any aspect thereof, including products and/or services, whether in the short or long term. In agreeing to our Terms and Conditions you agree also that we will have no liability toward you regarding any alteration to or withdrawal of our Website as described.

5.3. UNIWIDE FORMATIONS LTD accepts no liability for any disruption or unavailability of the Website resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, power failure, natural events, acts of war or legal restrictions and censorship.

6. Intellectual property

6.1. All Content included on the Website, unless uploaded by Users, including but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, icons, templates, images, sound clips, video clips, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software is the property of UNIWIDE FORMATIONS LTD, our affiliates or other relevant third parties. By continuing to use the Website you acknowledge that such material is protected by applicable United Kingdom and international intellectual property law and other laws that are relevant.

6.2. Unless otherwise specified herein you may not reproduce, copy, distribute, store or in any other fashion reuse material from the Website unless otherwise indicated on the Website or unless given express written permission to do so by UNIWIDE FORMATIONS LTD.

6.3. Material from the Website may be reused without written permission where any of the exceptions detailed in Chapter III of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 apply.

7. Privacy

For the purposes of applicable data protection legislation UNIWIDE FORMATIONS LTD will process any personal data which you have provided in accordance with our Privacy Policy, which is laid out on the UNIWIDE FORMATIONS LTD website. Please review our Privacy Policy in full, since it explains how we treat your personal information and protect your privacy.

8. Disclaimers

8.1. To the maximum extent permitted by law UNIWIDE FORMATIONS LTD accepts no liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage, foreseeable or otherwise, including any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of the Website or any information or links contained therein. Users should be aware that they use the Website and its Content at their own risk.

8.2. UNIWIDE FORMATIONS LTD makes no warranty or representation that the Website will meet your requirements, that it will be of satisfactory quality, that it will be fit for a particular purpose, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all systems, that it will be secure and that all information provided will be accurate. We make no guarantee of any specific results from the use of our Service.

8.3. No part of this Website is intended to constitute advice and the content of this Website should not be relied upon when making any decisions or taking any action of any kind.

Use of services through the website

9. Ordering our services

9.1. The products and services that we provide are as described on our Website at the time of viewing. Any order that is made through our Website by you is understood as an offer on your part to purchase whichever of our products or services you have specified. It is understood, furthermore, that our Terms and Conditions apply and that your purchase depends upon our accepting your order – which we may decline without disclosing any reason.

9.2. Should you have any queries regarding our products and/or services, or any aspect of your order, we strongly recommend that you contact us during our usual UK business hours before proceeding with any purchase. Although we endeavour to provide a prompt response to your enquiry we cannot guarantee to do so in every case. It therefore remains your own responsibility to ask us anything that you may need to know about a product before you place an order for it.

9.3. Our products and services are supplied on the understanding that you give us instructions that are complete and clear, together with your authorisation lawfully to execute these instructions on your behalf. You agree also to make certain that the details with which you supply us are full and accurate. You agree, furthermore, that in the event of any services or documents being rejected owing to your failure to ensure such fullness and accuracy then all liability for this is yours alone.

9.4. Your acceptance of our Terms and Conditions implies your granting us authority, as an authorised person acting on your company’s behalf, to file with Companies House the statutory forms needed to implement the products and/or services which you wish to purchase. You accept also that our Terms and Conditions will apply for the full duration of this agreement. Should these products and/or services be cancelled, terminated or reach their expiry due to your failure to make the necessary payment for them, then you will thus be deemed to have granted us authority to lodge with Companies House the forms necessary to terminate said products and/or services.

10. ID Requirements

10.1. UNIWIDE FORMATIONS LTD is regulated under the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017. Your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions authorises us to check your identity by digital verification via the sources necessary.

10.2. If we cannot verify your ID and address successfully through our digital process then you will need to supply proof of these by submitting the original documents, or copies of these certified by a solicitor or notary public, so that we meet our Anti-Money Laundering standards. Should you fail to comply with a request for these documents, or else copies of them that have been certified as described, then this may result in the cancellation of those services.

10.3. Since we are a Company Service Provider we are obliged to carry out due diligence checks on clients (companies, officers, shareholders and beneficial owners) whom we provide with ongoing services. We retain the right to suspend or terminate such services to a client, without giving any refund or any notification beforehand, if our checks should reveal any activities that are illegal or unethical.

10.4. We have, in addition, a duty to meet the requirements of "Know Your Customer” (KYC). To this end we may ask that you fill in a brief questionnaire about your company’s business activities and the reasons for your business relationship with UNIWIDE FORMATIONS LTD.

11. Limitation of liability

11.1. We can accept no liability for Companies House rejecting your application to form a company due to omissions or mistakes made by you in the information that you supply through our Website.

11.2. Should Companies House reject your application to form a company then you will not be entitled to any refund for any of the products or services that you purchased from UNIWIDE FORMATIONS LTD as part of that application.

11.3. We can accept no liability for your company being struck off, i.e. removed from the Register, either for any reason outside our control or following the cancellation or expiry of services that you take under this agreement should your company fail to meet its statutory obligations after we have filed the forms required to inform you of this termination of services.

11.4. The responsibility for ensuring the availability of any name in which you wish to register your company, and for ensuring your lawful right to use it, rests with you alone. Hence, your choice of name for your company and/or any difficulties that may arise therefrom is something for which we can accept no liability.

11.5. Should your application to register a company be rejected or encounter other difficulties because of the appointing as an officer or officers of your company any person or persons who fail to meet the legal requirements then we can accept no responsibility or liability for this. The responsibility for making sure that all persons named on the application to form the company are eligible to hold their positions rests with you alone.

12. Company formation services

12.1. In purchasing from UNIWIDE FORMATIONS LTD the formation of a company you grant us permission as an authorised person to file at Companies House on your behalf the statutory forms that are required for forming a company, since you have agreed to this service.

12.2. Our providing you with this company formation service is subject, however, to your having first provided us with proof of your identity and address.

12.3. The electronic filing systems that we use are supplied through Companies House, the Registrar of Companies within the UK, and these systems are secure. In registering a company through our agency, and/or granting us authority to file information with Companies House on your behalf, you agree to all of this information being submitted through these electronic filing systems.

12.4. It cannot be guaranteed by us that any application to form a company will be processed and approved on the same working day that it is made.

12.5. Should we be prevented from submitting to Companies House an application to form a company by your having left out information, supplied details which are wrong or by our finding that we need additional information to let us submit the application then we will try a number of times to ask you for the necessary information so that we may submit your application. If, however, despite all of our efforts, you do not enable us to put this matter right then we retain the right, after one calendar week from the placing of your order, to delete the information about your application from our systems.

12.6. Once your company is registered we will supply you with a Certificate of Incorporation and other documentation regarding the formation of your company, together with other services, as laid out within the registration package that you chose from our Website.

13. Other products and services

13.1. Apart from the formation of your company, and dependent upon the registration package that you selected, you may then purchase also further products and services through our agency. These include (but are not confined to) the following:

  • Registered Address service – including forwarding all official government post sent to the company.
  • Service Address service – including forwarding all official government post sent to the company directors/ shareholders/ persons with significant control (PSCs).
  • Business Address service – including the forwarding of all unofficial post sent to your company and/or to its directors, including all material sent by your company’s suppliers and customers.
  • Confirmation Statement – preparation and filing service.
  • Bank Account referral service.
  • VAT and PAYE registration services.
  • Business telephony services.
  • Apostilled document service.
  • Сompany secretary service.

13.2. The detailed information on the above mentioned products and services and the manner of and conditions for their provision are given within the corresponding pages of the Website.

13.3. Such products and services may be added to your company formation package either before registration or after registration. They may be purchased also for a company that already exists, whose details you may import into our systems.

13.4. With regard to Confirmation Statement services we will e-mail you to request your company details so that we may file the confirmation statement for you. We cannot do this, however, unless you supply us with these details and, hence, we cannot be held responsible for any failure to file a confirmation statement when this has been because we were not given the information required.

14. Services we do not provide

With regard to any and all of the products and services that we offer through our Website, we do not include any of the following:

  • Legal advice
  • Taxation advice
  • Accountancy advice
  • Any other services not expressly mentioned on our Website.

15. Changes to products and services

15.1. The price of any product or service that we offer is laid out within the option that you choose from our Website. Unless otherwise stated, our prices all exclude VAT as it applies at the time of purchase.

15.2. We reserve the right to alter the price of any product or service on our Website without any notification or explanation in advance. We genuinely try to make sure that all prices are stated correctly but, should a serious error transpire, then we shall void any transaction where this has applied and thereby allow you a full refund.

15.3. We reserve the right also to update, revise or remove products and services that we offer on our Website, again without any notification or explanation in advance.

15.4. We shall be liable to no one either for revising or removing any of the products or services that we offer on our Website or for refusing or failing to process an order.

16. Right to cancel and refund policy

16.1. It is your right as a consumer to cancel a contract for the provision of goods or services within fourteen days of the date when it was purchased, although any such cancellation must be made to us in writing.

16.2. Should you purchase a package to form a company and yet change your mind before your company’s details have been put forward to Companies House, then we will honour your right to do this and refund in full any monies that have been paid to us as long as your request is received by us in writing within fourteen days of the date of purchase.

16.3. We cannot, however, refund monies paid for the formation of the company, or for any part thereof, after we have submitted your application to Companies House. This applies even should your company formation then be rejected.

16.4. No refund will be given for any company address service (registered office, service address or business address/mail forwarding service) if our address is registered as such at Companies House for more than 14 calendar days.

16.5. We will provide no refund for a product or service that we need to cancel since the purchaser has failed to provide proof of her-or-his identification and address. We must obtain these to meet our obligations under Anti-Money Laundering regulations and Know Your Customer requirements.

16.6. In the event of a refund, we may subtract from this an administration charge of £10.00 plus VAT. This will be to cover our merchant charges, both on the purchase and the refund, administration costs and other incidental expenses.

Miscellaneous provisions

17. Notices

17.1. All notices and/or communications that must be given under these Terms and Conditions or in relation to our services under our agreement with you shall be either:

a) delivered in person;

b) sent by prepaid first class mail, if the address is within the UK;

c) sent by prepaid airmail or else by air courier, if this is to or from somewhere outside the UK;

d) sent by fax;

e) sent by e-mail.

Such notice, however transmitted, shall be deemed in every case to be given only once received.

17.2. Any notice shall be written in the English language, except where otherwise specifically agreed.

18. Changes to these Terms and Conditions

18.1. These Terms and Conditions may undergo changes at any time. Your use of the Website and purchase of products and/or services from us is also subject to such changes. You accept that you alone are responsible for checking whether any changes have occurred to the Terms and Conditions on each occasion that you visit our Website or purchase products or services from us.

18.2. In the event of any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and any earlier versions thereof, the provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

18.3. Should any provision of these Terms and Conditions be proven unlawful, invalid or unenforceable then that particular provision shall be deemed to be severed. The validity and enforceability of all of the other provisions, however, shall remain unaffected.

19. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

19.1. These Terms and Conditions and the relationship between you and UNIWIDE FORMATIONS LTD shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Laws of England and Wales.

19.2. You and UNIWIDE FORMATIONS LTD agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

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