These terms and conditions shall govern your use of our website.
By using our website, you accept these terms and conditions in full; accordingly, if you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use our website.
If you register with our website, submit any material to our website or use any of our website services, we will ask you to expressly agree to these terms and conditions.
Subject to the express provisions of these terms and conditions:
(a)we, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website; and
(b)all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website are reserved.
Licence to use website
(a)view pages from our website in a web browser;
(b)download pages from our website for caching in a web browser;
(c)print pages from our website;
(d)access the services via our API [Registered users only],
(e)use our website services by means of a web browser,
subject to the other provisions of these terms and conditions.
Except as expressly permitted by Section 4.1 or the other provisions of these terms and conditions, you must not download any material from our website or save any such material to your computer.
You may only use our website for your own personal and business purposes, and you must not use our website for any other purposes.
Except as expressly permitted by these terms and conditions, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our website.
Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:
(a)republish material from our website (including republication on another website);
(b)sell, rent or sub-license material from our website;
(c)show any material from our website in public;
(d)exploit material from our website for a commercial purpose; or
(e)redistribute material from our website.
We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion; you must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on our website.
You must not:
(a)use our website in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the website;
(b)use our website in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;
(c)use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software;
(d)conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent;
(e)access or otherwise interact with our website using any robot, spider or other automated means, except for the purpose of search engine indexing;
(f)violate the directives set out in the robots.txt file for our website; or
(g)use data collected from our website for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation email marketing, SMS marketing, telemarketing and direct mailing).
You must not use data collected from our website to contact individuals, companies or other persons or entities.
You must ensure that all the information you supply to us through our website, or in relation to our website, is true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading.
Registration and accounts
To be eligible for a company account on our website under this Section 6, you must be a company formed within the United Kingdom.
You may register for an account with our website by completing and submitting the account registration form on our website, and clicking on the verification link in the email that the website will send to you.
You must not allow any other person to use your account to access the website.
You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your account.
You must not use any other person’s account to access the website, unless you have that person’s express permission to do so.
User login details
If you register for an account with our website, you will be asked to choose an email address and password.
You must not use your account in connection with the impersonation of any person.
You must keep your password confidential.
You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any disclosure of your password.
You are responsible for any activity on our website arising out of any failure to keep your password confidential, and may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure.
Cancellation and suspension of account
(a)suspend your account;
(b)cancel your account; and/or
(c)edit your account details,
at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation if the terms and conditions have been breached – see section 14.
You may cancel your account by notifying us in writing.
If we cancel your account due to a breach of these conditions then unused credits will not be refunded to you.
Your content: rules
You warrant and represent that your content will comply with these terms and conditions.
Your content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any person’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action against any person (in each case in any jurisdiction and under any applicable law).
Your content, and the use of your content by us in accordance with these terms and conditions, must not:
(a)be libellous or maliciously false;
(b)be obscene or indecent;
(c)infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right;
(d)infringe any right of confidence, right of privacy or right under data protection legislation;
(e)constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement;
(f)constitute an incitement to commit a crime[, instructions for the commission of a crime or the promotion of criminal activity];
(g)be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order;
(h)be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation;
(j)be in breach of official secrets legislation;
(k)be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person;
(l)depict violence in an explicit, graphic or gratuitous manner;
(m)be pornographic, lewd, suggestive or sexually explicit;
(n)be untrue, false, inaccurate or misleading;
(o)consist of or contain any instructions, advice or other information which may be acted upon and could, if acted upon, cause illness, injury or death, or any other loss or damage;
(q)be offensive, deceptive, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, harassing, anti-social, menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; or
(r)cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person.
We do not warrant or represent:
(a)the completeness or accuracy of the information published on our website;
(b)that the material on the website is up to date; or
(c)that the website or any service on the website will remain available.
We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our website services, and to stop publishing our website, at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation; and save to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions, you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any website services, or if we stop publishing the website.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to Section 12.1, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, our website and the use of our website.
This website contains general information about [the law and legal practice]. This information is not advice and should not be treated as such.
You must not rely on the information on our website as an alternative to legal advice from your lawyer or other professional legal services provider.
If you have any specific questions about any legal matter, you should consult your lawyer or other professional legal services provider.
You should never delay seeking legal advice, disregard legal advice, or commence or discontinue any legal action because of information on our website.
Our website includes interactive features that allow users to communicate with us. You acknowledge that, because of the limited nature of such communication, any legal assistance you may receive using any such facility is likely to be incomplete and may be misleading. Any legal assistance you may receive using any such facility does not constitute legal advice and accordingly should not be relied upon.
No lawyer-client, solicitor-client or attorney-client relationship shall be created through the use of our website.
You warrant that when completing the IR35 Assessment you will provide accurate and truthful information, inform us of any changes in information provided which may reasonably affect the IR35 Status Determination Statement and any certificate and keep the IR35 Status Determination Statement safe for 6 years following completion of the relevant contract.
The IR35 Status Determination Statement (and any certificate) will cease to be valid if:
(a)any information provided by you in completing the IR35 Assessment is inaccurate or incomplete;
(b)there is any change in law or commercial practice affecting the IR35 Legislation;
(c)you fail to work in accordance with the working practices stated in the IR35 Assessment;
(d)you integrate in any way with your client's or engager's employed workforce, submit to control or otherwise cease to act in the manner of a self-employed professional person; and
(e)the status of your client or engager ceases for any reason to be that of a client or customer of a profession or business undertaking carried on by you.
Limitations and exclusions of liability
Nothing in these terms and conditions will:
(a)limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
(b)limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
(c)limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
(d)exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section 12 and elsewhere in these terms and conditions:
(a)are subject to Section 12.1; and
(b)govern all liabilities arising under these terms and conditions or relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty, except to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions.
To the extent that our website and the information and services on our website are provided free of charge [The information and any commentary on the law contained in this website, IR35 Assessment and/or IR35 Status Determination Statement are
provided free of charge for information purposes only and for the avoidance accordingly does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice to any person in relation to any specific matter], we will not be
liable for any loss or damage of any nature including without limitation any finding, judgment, notice or order giving rise to additional tax liability by HM Revenue & Customs or any
tribunal that the IR35 Legislation applies to a contract which is the subject of an IR35 Status Determination Statement, legal advice provided by third parties to whom we have referred you for advice or any advice
or information provided on a website linked from ours.
We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.
We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities, additional taxes, legal costs or goodwill.
We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.
We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.
You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees
and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a limited liability entity; you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website or these terms and conditions (this will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the limited
liability entity itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees).
Breaches of these terms and conditions
Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may:
(a)send you one or more formal warnings;
(b)temporarily suspend your access to our website;
(c)permanently prohibit you from accessing our website;
(d)block computers using your IP address from accessing our website;
(e)contact any or all of your internet service providers and request that they block your access to our website;
(f)commence legal action against you, whether for breach of contract or otherwise; and/or
(g)suspend or delete your account on our website.
Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to our website or a part of our website, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).
The IR35 Assessment Status Determination Statement is a digital product. Digital products are non-returnable and non-refundable. We regret, therefore, that once the product has been puchased by you, your order may not be cancelled or refunded. If, however, you experience difficulty accessing your purchased product, then help is available - please contact us.
We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time.
We will give you written notice of any revision of these terms and conditions, and the revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of our website from the date that we give you such notice; if you do not agree to the revised terms and conditions, you must stop using our website.
If you have given your express agreement to these terms and conditions, we will ask for your express agreement to any revision of these terms and conditions; and if you do not give your express agreement to the revised terms and conditions within such period as we may specify, we will disable or delete your account on the website, and you must stop using the website.
You hereby agree that we may assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
You may not without our prior written consent assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with any of your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.
If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision of these terms and conditions would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.
Third party rights
A contract under these terms and conditions is for our benefit and your benefit, and is not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party.
The exercise of the parties’ rights under a contract under these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.
Subject to Section 12.1, these terms and conditions, together with our privacy and cookies policy,
shall constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website and shall supersede all
previous agreements between you and us in relation to your use of our website.
Law and jurisdiction
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.
Any disputes relating to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.
Statutory and regulatory disclosures
We are registered with the Data Protection Registrar – #Z9876607.
Our VAT number is 696 855 755.
In this context, “Pass” means an IR35 does not apply (outside IR35) Status Determination.
“Pass Certificate” means an IR35 does not apply (outside IR35) Status Determination Statment (SDS).
“Test” means an the IR35 Shield assessment.
IR35 Shield has arranged an HMRC insurance policy via Blackmore Borley Limited for all
members who receive a Pass Certificate following the successful completion of the IR35 Shield test on or after 1 January 2019.
This policy will insure the legal costs relating to the contract in question of any investigation by HMRC up to an
annual limit of £20,000.
Please note that only those contracts that pass the appropriate IR35 Shield test prior to or during
the contract of work will be covered. It is hoped that you will apply the test to each contract to help safeguard your corporate status
and therefore have the benefit of this insurance.
Provided that you maintain continuous membership then all covered contracts will continue to be covered.
This insurance forms part of the benefit of being a member of IR35 Shield for Contractors who passes the test.
As already stated, if you have any questions regarding this cover or indeed experience an investigation
please contact Blackmore Borley on 0207 929 4616 or email to email@example.com.
This website is owned and operated by Byte-Vision Ltd (trading name ContractorCalculator.co.uk).
We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 3362956, and our registered office is at 67 Colney Lane, Norwich, NR4 7RG.
Our principal place of business is at Oak Lodge Business Centre, Norwich, NR9 3LB.
You can contact us:
(a)using our website contact form;
(b)by email, using the email address published on our website.