UK Pitch Day Terms & Conditions

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before applying to the Pitch Day

1. WHO WE ARE AND HOW TO CONTACT US

1.1. We are THE ALLBRIGHT GROUP LIMITED (“we” and “us”). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 10154770 and have our registered office at 100 Cannon Street, London, England, EC4N 6EU.

2. WHAT IS THE ALLBRIGHT PITCH DAY

2.1. The AllBright Pitch Day (“PD”) hosted in partnership with HSBC Private Banking, is a series of events committed to supporting early-stage female founders of private enterprises.

2.2. Each PD we invite female-founded businesses looking to raise capital (“Applicants”) to present to our network of experienced investors, high-net-worth individuals and business leaders (the “Panel”) in front of an audience of spectators (the “Audience”).

2.3. On any PD, successful Applicants may receive constructive feedback from our Panel, as well as introductions that may lead to real opportunities to grow their business. However, we cannot guarantee genuine or actual investment into an Applicant’s business following a PD.

3. WHAT’S IN THESE TERMS?

3.1. These terms tell you the rules for applying to, pitching and attending the PD and governs the relationship between you and us.

3.2. To contact us, please email academy@allbright.co or telephone our customer service line on 0203817 3340.

4. BY COMPLETING THE PD APPLICATION FORM YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS

4.1. By using or inputting information into an application form for the PD (the “PD Application Form”) via the following URL https://www.allbrightcollective.com/pitch_series_application/ (the “Site”) you confirm that you accept these terms and conditions and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these terms, you must not fill in a PD Application Form or let us know as soon as possible that you do not agree with them. In any event you must confirm that you do not agree with these terms and conditions before any PD.

4.2. We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.

5. THERE ARE OTHER TERMS THAT MAY APPLY TO YOU

5. 1. These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our Site including:

5.1.1. our Privacy Policy which sets out how we deal with personal data;

5.1.2. our Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on our Site; and

5.1.3. our Acceptable Use Policy, which sets out the permitted uses and prohibited uses of Communications which may be shared by us or communicated, broadcast, or used during, before or after any PD.

6. WE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THESE TERMS

6.1 We may amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to fill in a PD Application Form, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. These terms were most recently updated on 27 June 2019.

7. WE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THE PD APPLICATION FORM

7.1 We may update and change our PD Application Form from time to time to reflect changes to the PD.

8. WE MAY SUSPEND OR CANCEL ANY PD EVENT

8.1. We do not guarantee that any PD will always go ahead or take place on any specified date. We will try to give reasonable notice of any suspension or cancellation of any PD.

8.2. We will not be liable for any costs, fees, expenses or losses associated with your attendance or non-attendance at any PD, including where a PD has been cancelled or suspended.

9. YOU MUST KEEP YOUR ACCOUNT DETAILS SAFE

9.1. If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.

9.2. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

9.3. If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us via email or telephone.

10. HOW WE MAY USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION AND BUSINESS DATA

10.1. We will only use your personal information as set out in our privacy policy.

10.2. You agree that by uploading or providing content or information relating to your business, including investment decks, sensitive or financial, or private or business information (the “Material”), that this Material can be freely shared to the Panel and the Audience at the PD and that this Material is at risk of being shared to third parties by the Panel and/or the Audience..

11. OUR RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE SUFFERED BY YOU

11.1. By completing a PD Application Form, you agree that you are a business user and not a consumer in any way. We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

11.2. Since you are a business user:

11.2.1. we exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our relationship whatsoever.

11.2.2. we will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

11.2.2.1 any PD, sharing or broadcasting of any Materials; or

11.2.2.2 use of or reliance on any Materials displayed before, during or after any PD, and

11.2.3. in particular we will not be liable for:

11.2.3.1. loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;

11.2.3.2. business interruption;

11.2.3.3. loss of anticipated savings;

11.2.3.4. loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or

11.2.3.5. any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

12. COMMUNICATION

12.1 Whenever you upload any content to our PD Application Form, share any Material or communicate with the Panel or Audience (a “Communication”), you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use

12.2. You warrant that any such Communication does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.

12.3. Any Communication will be considered and you agree is non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your Communication, but you may be required to grant us a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties.

12.4. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any Communication constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

12.5. We have the right to remove any Communication, where possible, if, in our opinion, that Communication not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

12.6. You are solely responsible for securing and backing up any Material.

13. GRANT OF Rights

13.1. When you upload or post content to our PD Application Form, you grant us the right to use that content:

13.1.1. for considering your application in applying to a PD;

13.1.2. statistical purposes; and

13.1.3. for any other purpose required to further the PD or us.

14. The pd application form

14.1. To become a successful Applicant, you must fill in a PD Application Form via the Site. Following this, we can consider whether you will then become a successful Applicant and appear at a PD in front of the Panel.

14.2. You must fill out each box and/or question, inputting all information required. We cannot consider an incomplete PD Application Form, and you cannot become a successful Applicant without filling out all required information on the PD Application Form.

14.3. Submitting a PD Application Form does not guarantee, and we reserve the right to reject any PD Application Form or Applicant without the need for any further explanation.

14.4. In order to be considered as an Applicant, your business must meet the following requirements:

14.4.1. to have received £150,000 in funding or revenue to date of the PD Application Form (although this figure is at our discretion);

14.4.2. to be a business with a minimum viable product;

14.4.3. to have at least one female co-founder who is willing to pitch to the Panel on a PD;

14.4.4. be EIS/SEIS eligible; and

14.4.5. be headquartered in the UK.

15. POST PD OBLIGATIONS

15.1 Following a PD, a successful Applicant must, within one month of receiving such investment, inform us whether they and or their business: (i) secured any investment directly or indirectly through its appearance at a PD; or (ii) attended or secured any follow up meetings with an investor as a result of its appearance at a PD.

16. OUR TRADE MARKS ARE REGISTERED

16.1. THE ALLBRIGHT GROUP LIMITED (with trade mark number 016004053) is an EU registered work mark owned by THE ALLBRIGHT GROUP LIMITED (the “Trade Mark”). You are not permitted to use the Trade Mark without our written approval.

16.2. We shall pursue any individual for any unauthorised use of the Trade Mark or any of our intellectual property.

17. WHICH COUNTRY’S LAWS APPLY TO ANY DISPUTES?

17.1. As you are a business, these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.