These terms of use (“Terms”) apply to the use of the MapStand website and its data and intelligence platform which provides users with access to commercial, market and location data, information and analytical tools or functionalities relating to the oil and gas industry along with the details and expertise of professionals working in such industry (collectively, the “Platform”).

These Terms shall apply and shall be a legally binding contract between users of the Platform (“you”) and MapStand Limited, a private limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 09648878. Our registered office is at 2nd Floor Regis House, 45 King William Street, London, United Kingdom, EC4R 9AN. (“MapStand/we/us”).

By accessing and using the Platform you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you are using the Platform on behalf of an organisation, you are agreeing to these Terms on behalf of your organisation. In that case, references to “you” and “your” will refer to that organisation. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Platform through your Internet connection or your mobile device are aware of these Terms and that they comply with them.


1) PURPOSE OF THE PLATFORM

The Platform is provided to you for the purpose of understanding and acquiring insight into business activity, professional details and history, geographic developments and market trends and statistics in the natural resources sector and to support projects and decision making within such sector. You are permitted to access and use the Platform to assist in developing business strategies, projects, marketing and planning in good faith. The use of the Platform for purposes which are inconsistent with the foregoing is not permitted.

Commentary, data, illustrations and other materials (such as news reports, analysis and reports on current events along with other metrics and reports) posted on the Platform (“Content”) is not intended as advice on which reliance should be placed. Nor is any of the Content an offer by MapStand to sell or supply our products or services (“Products”) to you. Our Platform is provided for information purposes only.

You may create, post and share information, data or content relating to your professional history and work life as well as your connections in the natural resources sector which may include personal data should your choose to provide it (“Subscriber Content”) on creation and ongoing management of your account to access the Platform.

You are responsible to ensure that any of our Products that you purchase or any Subscriber Content posted on the Platform are suitable for your purposes.

The Platform is not intended for use by a person under 16 years of age. If you are under 16, please stop using the Platform.

Should you have any questions as regards the Platform, the Content, the Subscriber Content or our Products, please contact us directly.


2) ACCESSING AND CHANGES TO THE PLATFORM

Access to the Platform is permitted on a temporary basis only. We may withdraw or revise the Content, the Subscriber Content or any part of the Platform at any time, without notice. We will not be liable to you or any person if for any reason the Platform is unavailable.

From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our Platform or the entire Platform to users who have registered with us or to paying users. This may be done without prior notice. We may also remove any Content (including Subscriber Content) at our discretion.

We may occasionally update the Content (including Subscriber Content) on the Platform, however, the Content (including Subscriber Content) on the Platform may be out of date at any given time and we are under no obligation to update it.


3) ACCOUNTS AND PASSWORDS

You may create an account to enable access to enhanced Content on the Platform (“Account”). User names, passwords and other log-in credentials chosen by you (“Account Credentials”) are personal and must not be shared. Account Credentials must be kept secure and confidential. If you lose or suspect unauthorised access to your Account, you must immediately inform us to allow us to revoke those Accounts Credentials and issue replacements. You warrant that all data provided by you to the Platform and us is true, accurate and not misleading.


4) RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF THE PLATFORM

You must not:

For the purposes of these Terms, “Inappropriate Content” means unlawful, defamatory, offensive, misleading, obscene, discriminatory or racist content, content which is otherwise contrary to generally acceptable ethical or moral standards or contrary to any applicable advertising code or industry code or otherwise objectionable and any materials or content that infringe third party rights or which is disclosed or disseminated in breach of any duty (including confidentiality duties) to third parties, or which is otherwise likely to give rise to third party liability.


5) CONTENT ON THE PLATFORM

As between you and us, Content (except for Subscriber Content) posted on the Platform belongs either to MapStand or the relevant contributor and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights. You are not permitted, save to the extent that the functionality of the Platform allows, to reproduce, distribute or communicate the Content or the Platform to the public or to third parties or otherwise exploit it (other than by viewing or sharing the Content as enabled and permitted by the functionality of the Platform) and any such act may infringe the copyright in the Content and a breach of these Terms.

The Platform, including the Content, must not be framed or copied onto any other website or online portal or digital service. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you may post a link or share the Platform online or through social media to the extent permitted by the functionality of the Platform, provided that any Content so shared includes an acknowledgement as to the source of such Content.

Copyright notices or indications of ownership of trade marks or other intellectual property displayed in the Content must be retained where the Content is shared with others. You are not permitted to modify the Content or, save as permitted by the functionality of the Platform, to incorporate any portion of it into other commentary, materials or content.

The Content may be used only for information. Except as expressly permitted above, the Content may not be reproduced, printed off, distributed or communicated for any purposes including for the gathering or processing of commercial intelligence, statistics, competitor analysis, patent analysis or other intellectual property investigations or other purposes. Content may not be scraped from the Platform and may not be collected, reproduced, communicated or distributed using automatic means or using any software (other than standard browser operated by a living individual).

By its nature, Content includes approximations, illustrations and estimates and other data that may be imprecise and may not always be error-free. MapStand makes no representations nor give any guarantees that the information contained in the Content will always be error-free, accurate or reliable. You acknowledge and understand that you must not rely on any information contained in the Content without independently verifying it. Insofar as data is collected from third parties (including public and news sources) or from MapStand’s customers, we are not always able to independently verify the data.

You acknowledge and understand that the Content is provided for information only and that in certain cases, in particular in relation to the current news posted on the Platform as part of the Content, we are merely sharing such information received from a third party provider and are in way sponsoring or seeking to advertise the matters covered by such news stories including, without limitation, the purchase of securities.

We disclaim, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any and all liability and responsibility and make no warranty or representation regarding any such Content or arising from any reliance placed on such Content by you or anyone who may be informed of such Content.



6) SUBSCRIBER CONTENT

In respect of any Subscriber Content posted by you on the Platform, your warrant, represent, and confirm to us that:

MapStand does not, and (except as required by law) is not obliged to, monitor the use of the Platform by you and other users and screen, check or approve Subscriber Content. MapStand disclaims to the fullest extent, permitted by law, any warranties in relation to the Subscriber Content and makes no warranties, representations or guarantees that the Subscriber Content is true, accurate and not misleading nor that it will infringe third party intellectual property rights. MapStand reserves the right to block, refuse to upload or remove Subscriber Content from the Platform in response to complaints or at its own initiative at its discretion. In respect of Subscriber Content, you acknowledge and agree that MapStand is merely a host of such Subscriber Content and is not responsible or liable in relation to it subject to any legal obligations falling on MapStand in relation thereto.

MapStand may (but shall not be obliged to) block or delete any such content that it reasonably deems to be Inappropriate Content of which it becomes aware without notice to you and to block access to the Platform to you who uses the Platform to publish or share Inappropriate Content or who breaches any of the warranties or obligations set out in these Terms and to report such activity to the policy, regulators or other public authorities if it is suspected of being unlawful. If you become aware of any Inappropriate Content please follow the process outlined at https://www.mapstand.com/terms/

You hereby grant to: (a) MapStand a perpetual non-exclusive, royalty-free, licence to publish, make available and communicate to the public, reproduce and otherwise exploit the Subscriber Content insofar as necessary to operate the Platform; and (b) to any other user of the Platform (“TP Subscriber”) a perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, non-assignable licence to download Subscriber Content made available on the Platform and to distribute such Subscriber Content for the TP Subscriber’s commercial purposes.



7) OUR MARKS

“MAPSTAND” and the other logos and marks featured on the Platform are trade marks (whether registered or not) of us or our affiliates. These Terms do not grant you any rights to use our name, logos, domain names, other brand features, or any other rights owned by MapStand.


8) THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

The Platform may make references to third party brand names or trade marks or include links to third party sites. Where the Platform contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for convenience and information only. Such sites are not operated or approved by MapStand and we have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and we accept no responsibility for any loss or damage that may arise from their use. These sites remain the sole responsibility of the third parties that operate them.



9) NO SPONSORSHIP

Unless expressly stated otherwise, the Platform, the Content and the Products featured on the Platform are not sponsored or approved by any third party nor offered by any third party.


10) OUR LIABILITY

We disclaim, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any warranty or representation relating to the Platform, the Content or the Products featured on the Platform or any related intellectual property rights, that may be implied by law, by custom or otherwise, and which is not expressly set out in herein, including any implied warranties of quality, merchantability, title or entitlement, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement of third party intellectual property rights.

We will have no responsibility for any harm to your computer system, loss or corruption of data, or other harm that results from your access to or use of the Platform, or to your downloading of any material posted on the Platform, or on any website linked to the Platform including any loss or damage caused by viruses, trojans, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material (which is not knowingly or intentionally introduced by us) that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other material.

To the extent permitted by law, on behalf of MapStand, its affiliates and third parties connected to us hereby expressly disclaim any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by you in connection with our Platform or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our Platform, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation, any liability for loss of income or revenue, business, profits or contracts, anticipated savings, data and goodwill and for wasted management or office time and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.

The foregoing does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for our own fraudulent misrepresentation nor any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by law.


11) JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW

These Terms are governed by English law and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England in relation to any dispute between you and us arising in relation to the Platform including claims on non-contractual grounds. The foregoing shall not restrict any right under mandatory law (if applicable) to bring proceedings in your own jurisdiction if you access the Platform in any country other than the United Kingdom.


12) VARIATIONS

We may revise these Terms at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any such updates. Some of the provisions contained in these Terms may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on the Platform.


13) YOUR COMPLAINTS OR QUESTIONS

If you have any complaints or questions regarding the Platform, please contact us at info@mapstand.com




Updated December 2019