Terms & Conditions

The terms and conditions stated here contains the contract between you (The customer/subscriber) and Search a Subby (“Us”, “We”, etc).

On this website the terms ‘We’, ‘Us’ and ‘Our’ refer to the Search a Subby ltd person/persons (employed by or owners of) who have the authority to act on behalf of the businesses interest.

I / We are Search a Subby Ltd, a company registered in the UK, number 10649458. Our address is 146, Big Barn Lane, Mansfield, Notts, NG18 3LJ.

We are a UK based company and our business shall be conducted from the United Kingdom.

Please read this agreement carefully and save it.

By visiting or using Our Website, you agree to and are to be bound by the terms and conditions found within, confirming that you accept our terms of use (including our privacy and cookies policy) and you agree to comply with them. If you do not accept these terms of use you should navigate away from this website now. Our companies Terms and conditions are set out to protect both parties, you our subscriber and Us (Search a Subby Ltd).

  • You are: (Anyone) A person who uses Our Website; whether acting as a Self employed person who is registered to work as a Sole trader, or an individual acting on behalf of their a registered business.
  • You are: (Anyone) A person or persons (Director/Owner/Employee) given instruction to act on behalf of a registered business; you shall/must have permission from the account holder (The customer/subscriber) to make adjustments to the businesses (account/profile) public persona.

The terms stated ‘You’ and ‘Your’ refer to you the User/Consumer/Customer/Subscriber (authorised person/persons) any individual who, in connection with this agreement, is acting for a purpose which is beneficial for the Users business.

In this agreement, the following words shall have the following meanings, unless the context requires otherwise:

Sole trader/Registered business: Person registered with the HMRC and who has a valid Unique Taxpayer Reference number (UTR). Trading under a company name or trading using their own name.

“Registered businesses” are also defined under other types of companies, including but not limited to:

  • Public limited company (PLC)
  • Private company limited by shares (Ltd, Limited)
  • Private company limited by guarantee, typically a non-commercial membership body which may, or may not, be charitable
  • Private unlimited company (either with or without a share capital)
  • Limited liability partnership (LLP)
  • Limited partnership (LP)
  • Societas Europaea (SE): European Union-wide company structure
  • Companies incorporated by Royal Charter (RC)
  • Community interest company
  • Charitable incorporated organisation (CIO): a charity with limited liability.

The United Kingdom company law regulates corporations formed under the Companies Act 2006. Also governed by the Insolvency Act 1986, the UK Corporate Governance Code, European Union Directives and court cases, the company is the primary legal vehicle to organise and run business.

Companies House is the United Kingdom’s registrar of companies and is an executive agency and trading fund of Her Majesty's Government. It falls under the remit of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and is also a member of the Public Data Group. All forms of companies (as permitted by the United Kingdom Companies Act) are incorporated and registered with Companies House as required by the current Companies Act 2006, and or any new updated acts of parliament concerning the governance of businesses operating within the United Kingdom.

  • Definition “Content”, meaning any written words text or video content (aural/visual) sound clips; drawn images or photographic images or animations that may be seen or heard upon the site. Content is including posts shared from social media (other websites) and content added by others (You) and/or other businesses who have an agreement with Search a Subby Ltd for advertising space be it physical or digital.
  • Definition “Search a Subby Membership”, this means any and all service’s we provide, whether through Our Website or in the form of advertising space on the web or physical materials. It is to include the membership service we provide as set out here in this contract and also found on Our Website.
  • Definition of “Post”, means display, exhibit, publish, distribute, transmit and/or disclose information, Content and/or other material on Our Website, and the phrases "Posted" and "Posting" shall be interpreted accordingly.
  • Definition of “Services”, services are by definition intangible. They are not manufactured, transported or stocked. Services cannot be stored for a future use; they are produced and consumed simultaneously. The service provider “Us” must deliver the service at the time of service consumption and continue to provide the service for the agreed duration of the contract you might be bound under. We will provide a bespoke search facility enabling You the user to find profiles of subcontractors or companies held within the Search a Subby site, these shall be created by the subscribers to Our site. Other services available from Our Website will be either articles on subjects relating to various industries or product reviews on a variety of products (these might not have any relevance to your business or interest to you) we might choose to give links to other sites that might offer “their services” money off purchases or loyalty points that might provide you the User or other Users benefits and desirable products whether they be free or charged.
  • Definition of “Our Website”, means any website owned by Search a Subby Ltd, or service provided by Us this has been designed for electronic access via mobile devices and/or fixed devices (laptop/computer/servers) that are owned or operated by Search a Subby any employee or director of the Search a Subby ltd team & any other companies controlled in conjunction with Search a Subby. It also includes all web pages controlled by us.

1. Our contract

In these terms and conditions we have set them out to protect and regulate the business relationship between You and Us.

When purchasing your Search a Subby Membership or utilising Our Websites “basic” features free of charge, you agree to and are to be bound by them. By visiting our site you agree you shall NOT misrepresent yourself to others; this is including and not limited too:

A. The creation of a profile (using an unregistered business name).

B. The creation of a profile (using a name other than the name you have on your bank

statement/driving licence/credit cards).

C. The creation of a profile and using/uploading content (for example pictures of previous works completed or profile pictures), where a copyright for the content exists, or you are not the owner of the images. You or anybody with permission to use the associated account must not be deceitful and claim credit for completed works that were not completed by You or Your company.

D. You will not claim affiliation with any person/people and businesses if you do not have authority to do so.

E. You must act appropriately; while using Our services You/Your business will comport yourself's with respect for the opinions of others, detailed below are restrictions You will comply with.Content restrictions for our Website/social media pages:

At our discretion we will, read, assess, review or moderate any Content Posted on Our Website/social media pages. We do not need to notify you or give you a reason for this as it is our right to control content sharing associated with Us.

You will not, nor will you permit others using your account to:

  • Be obscene, offensive, threatening or violent and or be malicious or defamatory.
  • Post and share sexually explicit or pornographic content.
  • Contact other users/members paid or free, trying to solicit passwords or personal information.
  • Post excessive or repeated off-topic messages to any forum or group, this includes links to other sites that are not connected to Search a Subby Ltd; you will not give the impression that it emanates from us or that You are connected with our business. You will not imply or claim that we have endorsed you or your business, this will be viewed as spam and will be deleted and your membership terminated without refund.
  • You will not send age-inappropriate communications or Content to anyone under the age of [18];we do not have a lower age limit for users as we understand employees of companies may need to access our services from time to time.
  • You will not link to any of the material specified above, in these paragraphs.

D. Definition “Profile”, a users profile is a visual display of their personal/business data associated with a specific user. A profile refers therefore to the explicit digital representation of a person’s identity.

E. Definition “Account”, an arrangement by which a company (Search a Subby) holds personal business data, in any form be it media/print/physical or digital on behalf of a client or supplies goods or services to them. An arrangement by which a “user” You is given personalised access to a computer, website, or application, by entering a username and password.

F. Definition “Contact account”, once a paid subscription is active usernames and passwords can be entered, the user will be able to view their messages from other companies/users and to contact them also.

2. Contractual payments.

A. Here in these terms and conditions, we at Search a Subby agree to provide to you our members/subscribers with the Services described on our Website. All services will be under review and we (Search a Subby) reserve the right to alter any of the services we provide to ensure the optimal customer experience.

These services will be charged at the prices we have set out detailed bellow.

  • Option 1. Yearly subscription charge, payment divided monthly £9. Total annual cost £108
  • Option 2. Yearly subscription charge, single payment of £96. Payment divided at £8 per month.

The basic account option giving the users the ability to create one profile and have one contact account; these are set up for smaller businesses that do not require multiple managers and multiple contact accounts.

B. For larger companies/businesses that have multiple jobs sites or contracts can purchase additional Profiles or the option of just buying further contact accounts.

Please contact us here at Search a Subby via the email contact address supplied on the website “info@searchasubby.com” We will be able to create a bespoke payment plan for your companies needs. All our prices are inclusive of any applicable value added tax or other sales tax.

3. Contractual details.

A. The contract between you and us; comes into existence when we receive payment from you for our services; failure to comply with all of the information set out within this agreement will mean we will reserve the right to terminate your account and you will be entitled to no refunds.

B. Our contract with you and licence to you will last for either a month by month; or for one year from the date of payment depending on subscription type. Any continuation by us or by you after the expiry date of either the one year anniversary or the anniversary date of your last months payment shall be taken as a new rolling contract and you will be bound under the terms and conditions posted here on Our Website. Your continued use of our Services after either shall be deemed acceptance by you of the changed Service, system and/or terms. We under the terms and conditions of your bank/direct debit agreement will request a payment from your named account as payment for your new rolling contract. Should you not require another contract with us you will have 14 days to request a cancelation, we will suspend your account/s that have associated with the payment reverting your account back to a “basic” account

C. “Basic accounts” We give you free access to view our members or some other features on Our Website, which is normally a charged feature some of these shall be obscured in a way to prevent non paying members from fully benefiting from Our services without payment.

D. We may change this agreement in any way at any time. The version applicable to your contract is the version which was posted on Our Website at the time that the contract was made.

E. When you visit Our Website, you accept responsibility for any action done by any person/persons in your name or under your account or password. You should take all necessary steps to ensure that the password is kept confidential and secure should there be a security breach it is Your responsibility to inform us immediately if you have any reason to believe that your password has become available to anyone else, or if the password is being, or is likely to be, used in an unauthorised manner.

F. You agree that you will provided Us an accurate and up to date record with complete personal/business information about Yourself or your company. We are not responsible for any errors made as a result of such information being inaccurate.

G. Details of the cost and benefits of Search a Subby Membership are as set out on Our Website. You may subscribe to any Search a Subby Membership service at any time.

H. Once you subscribe to Search a Subby Membership as a consumer, the law states that You can opt out of Your right to the 14 day cancellation period We will not accept Your subscription request unless you agree to lose Your cancellation right. This does NOT apply to rolling contracts You will have the right to cancel a subscription within a standard 14 day time period.

I. Our basic Service is free of charge. You may use it subject to Your compliance detailed within the terms of this agreement.

J. Once payment is received You instruct us to provide a subscription immediately, or as soon as we can. If you do that, we will give You Search a Subby Membership immediately and You lose Your right to cancel Your order.

K. By accepting these terms and conditions, You now agree that You are instructing Us to give you a Search a Subby Membership immediately and You understand that, in doing so, you lose Your right to cancel Your order within the permitted 14 days.

L. Card payments are not processed on a page controlled by Us. We use one or more online payment service providers who will encrypt Your card or bank account details in a secure environment. The payment details will not be stored on Our website these will be the responsibility of the external company that process Your payments, Search a Subby LTD will not accept any responsibility or liability for this as it is deemed as factors out of our control should anything happen to them.

M. Your Search a Subby Membership is non transferable.

N. We reserve the right to alter the Search a Subby Membership rules or system and to change the details of Our terms and conditions of this agreement at any time, without notice. Your continued usage of the Search a Subby Membership after such modifications will be deemed as compliance and a acceptance by you, and will be bound by the terms of the modified agreement. The terms that apply to you are those posted here on Our Website on the day You join as a member.

O. All banking charges by the receiving bank on payments to Us will be borne by Us. All other charges relating to any payments in a currency other than pounds Sterling will be borne by You.

P. At any time during Your Search a Subby Membership, You may use the “My Account” tab on Our Website to access your personal information and change/edit your requirements for services or cancel a renewal.

Q. On the anniversary date and expiry of your Search a Subby Membership we shall automatically take payment from Your credit card/debit card or bank account of the sum specified on the website or that had been previously agreed between both parties (you and Us) when the original contract was set up. We shall confirm the renewal of Your Search a Subby Membership for a further period by sending you an email message, it is Your responsibility to check the email preferences of Your email provider to ensure You receive this email and it is not hidden in the junk folder (or equivalent) should You request a refund after the 14 day cancelation period of Your rolling contract, there will be no refunds given.

R. As set out above Search a Subby Membership is non-refundable and non-transferable.

S. As set out above Search a Subby Memberships under the rolling contract is non-transferable but the ability to receive a refund for cancelation is only within the 14 day period. We do not have to forward any emails that might be in Your account after Your cancelation and you have no legal right to access them without a active subscription.

4. Disclaimers and miscellaneous.

A. We at Search a Subby will be under no obligation to monitor or record the activity of any customer for any purpose, but we do reserve the right to do so, nor do we assume any responsibility to monitor or police Internet-related activities. However, we may do so without notice to you and without giving you a reason.

B. If you find any “offensive” content please aid us to make a professional website and report your findings to our email address on the home pages your complaint must be submitted to us with all the correct information of what is alleged detailing the persons responsible and any other information to aid a swift resolve. We will endeavour to remove any offensive Content as soon as we are reasonably able we will endeavour to investigate and respond appropriately we may re-instate any content about which you have complained about should it be deemed to be “not offensive”.

Any persons visiting our site reserves the right to be “Offended” by anything for what ever personal reasons, but the idea of what one person finds offensive might differ from another so although it is not the intention to “offend people” all users/visitors must accept that social media posts by some might cause you offence. You now agree that if any complaint is deemed to be made for frivolous or vexation purposes you will repay us the cost of our investigation including legal fees, if any should be levied due to solicitors fees, this would be a “last resort” if any situation escalated to requiring legal representation.

C. Should You be found to alter in anyway by “hacking” Our Website, We shall take legal action against You. You will agree that You will not, and will not allow any other person to: modify, copy, or cause damage or unintended effect to any portion of Our Website, or any software used within it.

You will NOT link to Our Website in any way, You will NOT do anything that would cause the appearance or presentation of the site to be different from what would be seen by a user who has accessed Our site by typing the URL into a standard browser. You are forbidden to download any part of Our Website, without our express written consent; including but not restricted to:

Collecting or using any product listings, descriptions, or prices; collect or use any information obtained from or about Our Website or the Content except as intended by this agreement, You must NOT aggregate, copy or multiplicate in any form any the Content and or/information available from Our Website, anything other than as permitted through this agreement or that is deemed reasonably necessary for Your use of the Our services.

D. Under our terms and agreements above, we now grant You a licence to:

create a hyperlink to Our Website for the purpose of promoting the services of Our Website Search a Subby; You may also create and share a hyperlink promoting an interest common to both of us. You can do this without specific permission. This licence is conditional upon your not portraying us or any product or service in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner.

E. You are prohibited and may not use any logo or any other graphic/trademark of Search a Subby as part of the any link without Our express written consent thus implying a mutual partnership.

F. We claim no expert knowledge in any subject contained within Our site. We may share articles from time to time, these will be sourced from content writers these do not necessarily represent the views of Search a Subby but might be employed to promote a discussion on a topic.

G. We disclaim any liability arising from You directly or indirectly utilising the information viewed on Our Website. We shall not be liable to You for any loss or expense which is an indirect or consequential loss due to using any of the “Subbies””Subby’s” (Subby contractor/self employed person) or company. We disclaim any sort of economic loss (profits, turnover or business), even if a loss of these things was a reasonably foreseeable outcome.

H. We accept no liability for third parties (persons or companies) You find on Our site. We are NOT a “Principal Contractor”. The responsibility for checking and vetting the person/companies You chose to contact or work for You, are the “Principal Contractor” this is solely your responsibility.

All liability for their work, their conduct or reliability and anything connected to them including employees that they have or may sub contract or they directly employ; are the responsibility of You Our user/subscriber.

I. From time to time it will be necessary to update Our site that might cause an interruption to services; If it is necessary for us to interrupt the Services We will endeavour to give You Our subscriber/users reasonable notice whenever this is possible and when we might think the down time is such as to justify telling You. You will acknowledge that it may also be interrupted for other reasons beyond our control.

J. We accept no liability and You agree that any loss foreseeable or not arising from any interruption Our Services shall be unfortunate but You have NO claim to compensation or refund for losses.

K. You agree to indemnify Us Search a Subby against any intentional or unintentional loss, damage or liability, suffered by Us at any time and arising out of:

1.Any acts, neglect or omission of yours in connection with this agreement or Your use of Our Services these include but are not restricted to:

2.Your failure to comply with any laws be international or domestic;

3.Your breach of this agreement; with any contractual claim arising from Your Use of Our services.

4. Search a Subby LTD has a preferred contact method of emails, We make no guarantee to see/hear any correspondences via telephone or via postal service; should You need to send anything via post you must send this recorded delivery and the cost shall be borne by You the sender this cost is not recoverable from Us here at Search a Subby.

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