Terms and condition of use

Those individuals representing organisations that are responsible for providing, influencing and commissioning public services will be invited to share community workspace.

These additional terms and conditions apply to those people who sign in and register for workspace access.

Confidentiality and Security Agreement

People Matters Network takes the security and confidentiality of its software (software known as the TogetherWeCan platform for engagement and collaboration), its software users, data and all information held within the software very seriously. Users must treat information and any data contained within or extracted from this site as confidential.

Information and data may only be disclosed if permitted by members of the project specific collaboration or if stated as 'public'. At all times you must preserve the confidentiality of, and not attempt to identify, individuals, households or organisations in the data. If information or data is taken or downloaded from the site, you must ensure that all data confidentiality is maintained and that the information is stored in a physically and electronically secure condition.

All data held on the site is provided without warranty or liability of any kind and all responsibility for accuracy in its use is your own. People Matters Network will not accept any liability of any kind for any use or consequences of use of the data. You must comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and all other applicable codes of practice and security measures appropriate to your business and/or organisation.

You may not modify or copy the software. You may not disassemble, decompile or reverse engineer the software, or otherwise attempt to discover the source code of the software. You shall retain all copyright information and propriety notices found on the software and documentation provided by People Matters Network (PMNet).

You agree to protect the confidentiality of the software, the licence being for you or nominated individuals or organisations only as agreed with People Matters Network. You agree not to translate or to prepare derivative works of the software and to take reasonable steps to prevent others from so doing.

People Matters Network uses all reasonable efforts to ensure that the content of the site is accurate and up to date and that the site and tools are available 24 hours per day. However, the material or data may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors, and People Matters Network makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the material, software or links.

Changes are periodically made to the website and may be made at any time. The site may be unavailable or access may be interrupted from time to time owing to technical failure. People Matters Network does not warrant that the site or its server is free of computer viruses, infection, worms and other harmful codes or properties. If your use of the site or materials or data results in the need for servicing or replacement of equipment or data, People Matters Network is not responsible for those costs.

In no event will People Matters Network be liable to you for any loss of profits, revenue, contracts, business, anticipated savings, data, or for any incidental or consequential damage to your organisation, goodwill or reputation, for any lost opportunities or for any special, indirect or consequential loss arising out of or in connection with this agreement or its subject matter.

By logging into this site for the first time, you are agreeing to use this software and any information contained within this site within the terms of this Confidentiality and Security Agreement.

Breach of these terms and conditions will lead to immediate and future termination of access to the software and data and could result in legal action against you.

People Matters Network and its TogetherWeCan platforms are based in England. People Matters Network, an English company, whose registered office address is 68 Caroline Street, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, West Midlands. B3 1UG.

These terms and your use of the site, the tools and the material and data is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of England and any matter or dispute arising concerning these terms or any other matter related to the site, material or data, shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

People Matters Network agrees to take all reasonable steps to preserve the confidentiality of any information, which comes into its possession through its dealings with the client by its staff, consultants and any other party involved in servicing the client under the Licence Agreement.