Terms and Conditions

parallelparliament.co.uk is a service operated by PARALLEL POLITICAL TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED ("we","us", or "our"), a limited company registered in England and Wales.

Registered address: 2nd Floor Gadd House, Arcadia Avenue, London, N3 2JU. Company number: 14345483. UK VAT number: 424 8437 87.

These terms are effective as of 31st January 2023.

1. About these Terms

This document contains the terms and conditions (“Terms”) on which you (“You”) use our website, including any features or services (“Services”, “Website” or “Subscription”).

Read these Terms carefully and ensure that you understand them before purchasing any Subscription. You must accept these Terms when purchasing a Subscription.

If you do not agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms, you will not be able to purchase a Subscription.

The Terms will be deemed to be accepted when you agree to them during the purchasing process, or when using this Service.

Modification of Terms

We may update these Terms for legal or regulatory reasons, or to reflect changes in our services or business practices. We will provide notice of any significant changes. You should regularly check this section to see if any changes have been made.

If you have a paid Subscription, any changes to our terms and conditions will become effective from the date of your next payment following the change unless we notify you otherwise.

If you do not have a paid Subscription, any changes will become effective as soon as we post them on parallelparliament.co.uk.

2. Subscription and Services

General

We offer a range of Subscriptions through the Website. The terms for charging, payment and termination of Subscriptions are detailed in the sections below.

If you already have a Subscription, details of your access rights can be found at Your Account. We may vary or cancel the access rights of non-paying users at any time.

Unless otherwise indicated, prices stated are exclusive of any applicable value added tax (VAT) or other sales taxes. The breakdown of any VAT will be indicated on the relevant invoice.

Order

By placing your order for a Subscription ("Order") subject to these Terms, you agree that we may start your Subscription immediately upon our acceptance of your Order and that you waive your statutory right to cancel our contract within 14 days of our confirmation email.

This means that you lose your right to cancel this contract once we have provided confirmation via email of your Subscription and that any notice of cancellation that you provide (whether before or after the 14-day period) will only take effect at the end of your current Subscription period.

When placing an Order, You confirm that your sign up and payment details are complete and accurate, and that you are entitled to purchase a Subscription using those sign up and payment details. It is your responsibility to update and maintain changes to your sign up details on My Account.

If we do not receive payment authorisation or any authorisation is subsequently cancelled, we may immediately terminate or suspend your Subscription.

We reserve the right to make any changes to the Subscription which are necessary to comply with any applicable law or safety requirement, or which do not materially affect the nature or quality of the Subscription. We will notify you of any material changes to the Subscription.

We will try to process your Order promptly but cannot guarantee activation by any specified time. We may reject any Order at our discretion.

Trial Periods

If your Subscription includes a trial period, we will inform you of the full Subscription price payable at the start of the trial period, and the length of any trial period.

At the conclusion of a trial period, your Subscription will renew automatically at the full Subscription price unless you cancel your Subscription renewal before the end of the trial period.

To cancel your Subscription renewal during the trial period please go to My Account and follow the cancellation instructions.

Discounts

Any applicable discounts or special offers are as stated on your Order. We reserve the right to withdraw any applicable discounts applied to any subscription at any time. We reserve the right to amend or remove any applicable discount or free trial at any time and to add, alter, or remove discounts or special offers from time to time.

Changes to Subscription

We reserve the right to amend the scope of your Subscription from time to time. We will give you at least 30 days notice of any significant reduction in the scope of your Subscription. Any change will take effect from the date of your next payment following that 30-day period.

Subscription Obligations

You agree to pay the Subscription fees at the rate, frequency and currency displayed during the Order process.

If we incorrectly state a price online or otherwise, we are not obliged to provide you with a Subscription at that price, even if we have mistakenly accepted your offer to buy a Subscription.

If we notify you of a pricing error, you may cancel the Subscription and we will refund you any money paid, or you may pay the correct price.

If you do neither, we may cancel your Subscription and refund any money you have paid.

Charges

We will charge the Subscription using the payment method that you supply. We will send you a reminder notice at least 3 days before the renewal date stating the rate that will apply for the renewal period.

By agreeing to our Terms and providing your payment information to us, you authorise us to charge your payment method the amount and frequency specified in the Order.

You consent to any price changes for such Services.

The charges for the Subscription will be as set out at the point of payment. If no price is quoted, the price is as set out on the Website at the time the order is placed.

If there are any discrepancies between prices published on our Website and prices appearing in an order, the prices in the order will prevail.

All invoices, outstanding or not, can be accessed from the 'My Account' section of our Website. Any invoices will be emailed to you prior to deducting the amount from your payment source.

3. Payment

You must pay all amounts due under the Subscription in full without any set-off, counterclaim, deduction or withholding (except for any deduction or withholding required by law). We may at any time, without limiting our other rights or remedies, set off any amount owing to us by you against any amount payable by You to Us.

All payments from you will be processed by Stripe. By agreeing to the Terms, you consent to their processing your payment information in line with their terms of business. For further information on their terms, please follow the link provided.

All prices and fees payable by the Subscriber are inclusive of value added tax, which shall be added and payable by the Subscriber in accordance with applicable law from time to time.

Changes to Subscriptions

In the event that an existing Subscription is altered during an applicable billing period, You shall be entitled to a pro-rated invoice credit of any changes made to a subscription during a billing cycle.

Failure to make payment

If your payment method is denied and you do not make payment or provide us with the information of a new payment method within 10 days, we may suspend the Subscription.

Automatic Renewal

Unless you cancel your Subscription before the end of your current Subscription period, your Subscription will continue to renew for further equivalent periods and will be subject to these Terms and Conditions.

4. Termination

In the event you elect to cancel your Subscription renewal, any existing Subscription will remain active until the end of the Subscription period.

You may cancel your monthly Subscription renewal at any time through the Website.

In the event of Subscription cancellation, any accrued invoice credit balance will be retained by Us.

We shall have the right to disable account access immediately upon termination of the Subscription for any reason, or if you fail to pay the Subscription charges when due.

We may terminate your Subscription immediately on giving written notice if:

(a) You commit a breach of any term of this Agreement;

(b) where You are a body corporate or a partnership, if You presents a petition or have a petition presented by a creditor for winding up, or convenes a meeting to pass a resolution for voluntary winding up, or enters into any liquidation (other than for the purposes of a bona fide reconstruction or amalgamation), or has a receiver or administrator appointed over all or any of its undertaking or assets; and/or where the Subscriber is an individual, if he or she dies or if he or she commits any act of bankruptcy or insolvency, or makes or negotiates any composition or arrangement for the benefit of its creditors.

Termination shall not relieve you of obligations to make any payments due to us, which are outstanding as at the date of termination. Termination of the Subscription, however arising, will not affect any of the parties’ rights, remedies, obligations and liabilities that have accrued as at termination.

5. Our Obligations

We will be ensure you are able to access the Subscription through the account you created during the registration process. The only times when we will be exempt from this are:

a Force Majeure Event (as defined below);

any breach of the Terms by you;

any internet service provider failures;

any failure of your computer systems; or

planned downtime carried out in accordance with this Agreement.

Force Majeure

For the purposes of these Terms, “Force Majeure Event” means an event beyond Our reasonable control including but not limited to strikes, lock-outs or other industrial disputes (whether involving Our workforce or any other party), failure of a utility service or transport network, act of God, war, riot, civil commotion, malicious damage, compliance with any law or governmental order, rule, regulation or direction, accident, breakdown of plant or machinery, fire, flood, storm or default of suppliers or subcontractors.

We will not be liable to you as a result of any delay or failure to perform our obligations under these Terms as a result of a Force Majeure Event.

If the Force Majeure Event prevents us from providing any of the Services for more than 14 days, we will, without limiting our other rights or remedies, have the right to terminate this Agreement immediately by giving written notice to the Customer.

6. Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy is part of our Terms, and can be read here

We will not sell or make personal data available to any third party without the prior consent of the data subject except for the following limited purposes.

Personal data may be used to provide the data subject with product information that We believe may be of interest to the data subject.

You understand that if we use overseas servers this may result in personal data being transmitted and stored overseas. You consent to this.

7. Limited Warranty

You are supplied Services which may contain data, information, and other materials, including public sources ("Content").

The Content does not constitute technical, financial or legal advice or any other type of advice and should not be relied on for any purposes.

To the extent permitted by law, the Content will be provided without warranty of any kind. Our Content is provided “as is”. We expressly disclaim all other warranties, representations and/or guarantees with respect to the Content, whether express or implied, oral or written, including without limitation all implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for purpose, and all warranties implied by any course of dealing, course of performance, usage or trade.

We make no representation or warranty as to the reliability, accuracy, completeness or validity of any information presented or contained in the Content. It is for you to evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content (including, but not limited to, risks relating to the infringement or potential infringement of the Intellectual Property rights of third parties). You acknowledge that you may not rely on said Content, and that under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any Content or for any loss or damage incurred as a result of the use of any Content.

To the extent permitted by law, we expressly disclaim any warranty that the operation of the Services will be uninterrupted, continued or error free, or that you will be able to use, operate, obtain or sustain a certain level of performance or satisfaction with the Service. The Service may be subject to limitations, delays and other problems including, but not limited to, those arising from networks and connectivity. To the extent permitted by law, we will not be liable for any delays, errors, downtime, Service interruption, Service performance, delivery failures and/or any other loss or damage for you resulting directly or indirectly from use of the Service.

To the extent permitted by law, we expressly disclaim any warranty that the Services or the servers or networks through which our website is made available are secure or free of software viruses, computer code or trojan horses designed to destroy, erase, interrupt, invade or limit the capabilities of any computer device.

You may not license or transfer any of your rights under these Terms and Conditions.

We will do all that we reasonably can to ensure that all of the information you give us when paying is secure by using an encrypted secure payment mechanism. However, in the absence of negligence on our part, any failure by us to comply with this contract or our Privacy Policy or breach by us of our duties under applicable laws, we will not be legally responsible to you for any loss that you may suffer if a third party gains unauthorised access to any information that you give us.

8. Website

The Website is being updated and improved on an ongoing basis. We reserve the right to change or remove (temporarily or permanently) the Website or any part of it without notice and the Subscriber acknowledges and confirms that We shall not be liable to the you for any such change or removal save for a pro rata refund of fees paid in advance in the event that the Website is permanently removed.

Cookies are small data files that are stored locally on computers used to access the Website and which enable Us to learn from and tailor the experience of all users of the Website. Accounts and password information may be stored in cookies. The Website uses cookies, and You are deemed to consent to the use of cookies by their continued use of the Website. Cookies can usually be turned off by the user.

9. Intellectual Property Rights

All Intellectual Property Rights in or arising out of or in connection with the Services, including our trademarks, logos, taglines, trade names, copyrighted material, patents, trade secrets or confidential information will be owned by us. Nothing in these Terms conveys any right or interest, including an assignment or waiver, in our Intellectual Property Rights under any law whatsoever.

10. General Provisions

No waiver by Us (whether express or implied) in enforcing any of Our rights shall prejudice Our ability to enforce such rights in the future.

We may assign all or any of our rights and transfer all or any of its obligations under this Agreement subject to written notice of transfer being given to the Subscriber.

If any provision of the Terms is held to be unlawful, invalid or unenforceable to any extent, then the remainder of such provision and all other provisions of the Agreement shall continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.

No person who is not a direct party to any agreement covered by the Terms shall have any right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of the Terms.

The Terms represent the entire agreement of the parties in relation to the Subscription and supersedes any previous agreement between the parties in relation thereto.

The Terms may be executed in any number of counterparts and by the parties on separate counterparts. Each counterpart shall constitute an original of these Terms but all the counterparts shall together constitute one and the same instrument.

11. Jurisdiction and Governing Law

Governing Law

These Terms, and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims), will be governed by, and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

Jurisdiction

Each party irrevocably agrees that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with the Terms or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims).