Terms of Service

Welcome to NI Influencers. By accessing www.niinfluencers.co.uk and its related websites, services, applications or tools (Collectively referred to as “NI Influencers”) you are agreeing to make sure that NI Influencers works for everyone. NI Influencers is provided to you by Ripely LTD T/A NI Influencers a company registered in Northern Ireland under number NI659814 whose registered office is at 65A Parkgate Road, Kells, Ballymena, County Antrim, BT42 3PF. These Terms of Service constitute a legally binding agreement between you and NI Influencers and are effective as of 1 September 2022. You accept these Terms of Use when registering for an account with NI Influencers and by otherwise accessing NI Influencers.

Using NI Influencers

As a condition of your use of NI Influencers you agree that you will not:

  • violate any laws;
  • violate our Terms of Service; our Advertising Terms and Conditions; our Privacy Policy;
  • post any threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene or indecent material;
  • post or otherwise communicate any false or misleading material or message of any kind;
  • infringe any third-party right;
  • distribute spam or chain letters;
  • distribute viruses or any other technologies that may harm NI Influencers or the interests of NI Influencers users;
  • impose or contribute to imposing an unreasonable load on our infrastructure or interfere with the proper working of NI Influencers;
  • copy, modify, or distribute any other person’s content without their consent;
  • use any robot spider, scraper or other automated means to access NI Influencers and collect content for any purpose without our express written permission;
  • harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including imagery, without their consent;
  • copy, modify or distribute rights or content from NI Influencers;
  • bypass measures used to prevent or restrict access to NI Influencers;
  • use any tool that interferes with the normal functioning of NI Influencers, including, without limitation, browser plug-ins, extensions, or other software which are designed to supplement, remove or otherwise change any of NI Influencers functionalities; or
  • Provide details that infringe the identity, copyright, trademark or other rights of third parties.

You are solely responsible for all information that you submit to NI Influencers and any consequences that may result from this. We reserve the right at our discretion to refuse or delete content that we believe is inappropriate or breaching these terms. We also reserve the right at our discretion to restrict a user’s usage of NI Influencers either temporarily or permanently, or refuse a user’s registration. If we believe that you are breaching these Terms of Service; our Advertising Terms and Conditions; Privacy Policy in any way and/or behaving suspiciously on NI Influencers, we may, at our discretion, inform other NI Influencers users that have been in contact with you and recommend that they exercise caution.

Abusing NI Influencers

NI Influencers and the NI Influencers community work together to keep NI Influencers working properly and the community safe. Please report users, problems, offensive content and breaches of terms and conditions and or policy to us using any of our up to date contact methods. Up to date contact details for NI Influencers can be found at www.niinfluencers.co.uk/contact-us/

We may issue warnings, limit or terminate our service, remove content and take technical and legal steps to keep users off NI Influencers if we think that they are creating problems, infringing the rights of third parties or acting inconsistently with the letter or spirit of our policies (including, without limitation, circumventing temporary or permanent suspensions or harassing the NI Influencers employees or other users). However, whether we decide to take any of these steps, remove hosted content or keep a user off NI Influencers or not, we do not have any obligation to monitor the information transmitted or stored on NI Influencers and we do not accept any liability for unauthorised or unlawful content on NI Influencers or the use of NI Influencers by others.

Charges for Services

Using NI Influencers is generally free, but we sometimes charge a fee for certain services. If the service you use has an associated charge, you’ll be able to review and accept terms that will be clearly disclosed at the time you choose your service. Our charges are quoted in Pounds Sterling, and we may change them from time to time. We’ll notify you of changes to service charges by posting such changes on NI Influencers. We may choose to temporarily change our charging structure for promotional events or new services; these changes are effective when we announce the promotional event or new service.

You are responsible for paying the NI Influencers charges when they’re due. If you don’t, without prejudice to any other right or remedy we may be entitled to under these Terms of Service, the Advertising Terms and Conditions or by law, we may limit your ability to use our services. If your payment method fails or your account is past due, we may collect charges owed using other collection mechanisms.

You acknowledge that your advertisement may be deleted from NI Influencers in case we believe these Terms of Service; Our Advertising Terms and Conditions; Our Privacy Policy are breached, either directly or indirectly. In case you would have paid a charge for the display of such advertisement, you may be entitled to a refund of such charge. However, we reserve the right not to refund NI Influencers users for any charges paid through use of NI Influencers in the following cases:

  • If you breach, in our opinion, these Terms of Service; Our Advertising Terms and Conditions; Our Privacy Policy
  • If you have removed the advertisement(s) yourself;
  • If you post duplicate advertisements.

Display and placement of user ads

We strive to create a community where users can find Influencers that represent their voice and values. Therefore, the appearance or placement of advertisements in search and browse results will depend on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to:

  • Category / Location / Interest Type / Platforms / Community Following / Management Type / Rating;
  • Date Published;
  • If the ad has a paid-for promotion.

Content

NI Influencers contains content from us, you, and other users. By using NI Influencers, you agree not to copy, distribute, or modify content from NI Influencers without our express written consent. You may not disassemble or decompile, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to discover any source code contained in NI Influencers. Without limiting the foregoing, you agree not to reproduce, copy, sell, resell, or exploit for any purposes any aspect of NI Influencers (other than your own content). When you give us content, you grant us and represent that you have the right to grant us, a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable (through multiple tiers) right to exercise any and all copyright, publicity, trademarks, design, database and intellectual property rights to that content, in any media whether now known or to be discovered in the future including, without limitation, on any third party Platforms and media channels. In particular, by giving us content, you grant us the right to display such content on Platforms that are part of the NI Influencers group, and on other social media channels, blogs, in all types of marketing communications and on all other Platforms. In addition, you waive all moral rights you have in the content to the fullest extent permitted by law.

NI Influencers is not responsible for the accuracy of any third party supplied supplemental data. You continue to be responsible for ensuring that your advertisements are accurate, do not include misleading information and fully comply with these Terms of Service; our advertising terms and conditions; our privacy policy. If you notice inaccuracies in this data after your advertisement appears on our site please get in touch with us.

Infringement

By using NI Influencers, you agree not post content that infringes the rights of third parties. This includes, but is not limited to, content that infringes on identity and intellectual property rights such as copyright, design, and trademark. Entitled parties can report any advertisement which may infringe on their rights and submit a request to us for such advertisement to be removed. If a legal representative of the entitled party reports this to us in the correct manner, advertisements infringing on the identity and or intellectual property rights will be removed by NI Influencers.

Reporting an infringement:

To report advertisements which may infringe on your rights, please contact NI Influencers using the contact details supplied on www.niinfluencers.co.uk/contact-us/ . The information you provide must enable NI Influencers to identify the advertisement to be removed, the report must also contain your contact details so we can investigate the claim appropriately.

Liability

Nothing in these terms shall limit our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, or for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or the negligence of our agents or employees. You agree not to hold us responsible for things other users post or do.

We do not endorse advertisements listed on NI Influencers nor do we guarantee the accuracy of information provided on users’ advertisements, this includes in a quality, safety, or legal capacity.

In no event do we accept liability of any description for contacts from users that contain any unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene or indecent information, or material of any kind which violates or infringes upon the rights of any other person, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable law.

NI Influencers is not involved in the actual transactions between users and are not responsible for any transactions that take place between users as a result of using our platform.  

You acknowledge that we cannot guarantee continuous, error-free or secure access to our services or that defects in the service will be corrected. While we will use reasonable efforts to maintain an uninterrupted service, we cannot guarantee this and we do not give any promises or warranties (whether express or implied) about the operation and availability of our sites, services, applications or tools.

Accordingly, to the extent legally permitted we expressly disclaim all warranties, representations and conditions, express or implied for a particular purpose and those arising by statute. We are not liable for any loss, whether of money (including profit), goodwill, or reputation, or any special, indirect, or consequential damages arising out of your use of, or inability to use NI Influencers, even if you advise us or we could reasonably foresee the possibility of any such damage occurring.

Release

If you have a dispute with one or more NI Influencers users, you release us (and our officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees) from any and all claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known or unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.

Third party rights

A person who is not a party to this Agreement has no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any Terms of Use but this does not affect any right or remedy of a third party specified in this Agreement or which exists or is available apart from that Act.

Data Protection and Privacy

By using NI Influencers, you agree to the collection, transfer, storage and use of your personal information by NI Influencers as further described in our Privacy Policy. www.niinfluencers.co.uk/privacy-policy/

Resolution of disputes

If a dispute arises between you and NI Influencers, we strongly encourage you to first contact us directly to seek a resolution. We will consider reasonable requests to resolve the dispute through alternative dispute resolution procedures, such as mediation or arbitration, as alternatives to litigation.

General

These terms and the other policies, terms and conditions posted on NI Influencers constitute the entire agreement between NI Influencers and you, superseding any prior agreements. No agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this Agreement.

This Agreement shall be governed and construed in all respects by the laws of Northern Ireland. You agree that any claim or dispute you may have against NI Influencers must be resolved by the courts of Northern Ireland. You and NI Influencers both agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Northern Irish Courts.

This document was last updated on 01 September 2022