Terms of Use

This page (together with our Privacy Policy and any other documents referred to on it) tells you the terms on which you may make use of our website ethicalbranddirectory.com (the “Website”), whether as a guest or a registered user. Please also refer to our Terms of Service.

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the Website as a guest, or sign up for our paid membership services – you must also agree to the Membership Terms & Conditions. By using the Website, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using the Website.

Information about The Ethical Brand Network

The Website is operated by The Fit Consultancy Ltd (“We” or “Us”) operating under the business trading name Roberta Style Lee. We are a limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 09559925 and have our registered office at 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU on 24 April 2015. These Terms of Use cover all the services provided under the Ethical Brand Network, which are not limited to Ethical Brand Directory (brand directory), Ethical Brand Academy (private members-only self-service learning zone) Ethical Brand Boutique (a small selection of products sold via drop shipping and available to purchase directly via the ethicalbranddirectory.com website) Consulting and Content Creation Services (a simple content writing and promotion service offered to Ethical Brand Directory & Ethical Brand Academy Pro + Plus Members).

1. Accessing the Ethical Brand Directory Website

1.1 Access to public content on ethicalbranddirectory.com is free. Payment is only required to become a member and access Members-only services that are hosted within our ZOHO applications or within the Ethical Brand Academy section of our website. We reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on either the website or ZOHO platforms.

For the freely accessible content on the website, we are not required to give any notice (see below). We will not be liable if, for any reason, any of the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. The Ethical Brand Network services have their own set of Membership Terms and Conditions [read them here].

1.2 From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Website, or all sites, to users who have registered with us.

1.3 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, and you must not disclose it to any third party. 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 opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

1.4 You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are aware of these terms and that they comply with them.

2. Ethical Brand Network Intellectual property rights

2.1 We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights on the Website, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

2.2 You may print off one copy and may download extracts, of any page(s) from the Website for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on the Website.

2.3 You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any content which includes: illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences, or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

2.4 Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on the Website must always be acknowledged.

2.5 You must not use any part of the materials on the Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from us or our licensors.

2.6 If you print off, copy or download any part of the Website in breach of these terms of use, your right to use the Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

3. Ethical Brand Network Health Disclaimer

The Website(s) and associated social media profiles provide motivational, life, business management, personal development, and fashion styling information.

All of the information applications and content published over the Internet and are intended only to assist users with their goals. The Ethical Brand Network is not a medical organization and our staff cannot give you medical advice or diagnosis. Nothing contained in this Website should be construed as such advice or diagnosis. The information, plans, consultations, and reports generated by us should not be interpreted as a substitute for a specialist consultation, evaluation, or treatment.

You are urged and advised to seek advice before beginning any life-changing regimes. This Website is intended for use only by healthy adult individuals over the age of 18. The Website is not intended for use by minors, or individuals with any type of physical or psychological health conditions. Individuals that suffer from depression and extreme anxiety are specifically warned to seek professional medical advice prior to initiating any form of dramatic changes to their life – the impact of ‘change’ whether it is in your own business, your style and identity, and choice of fashion, or how you live your lifestyle cannot be determined prior to commencing – therefore no responsibility can be held by Roberta Style Lee for any physical, phycological or financial implications. You participate at your own risk.

4. Our Ethical Brand Directory website changes regularly

We aim to update the Website regularly and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to the Website, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

5. Our liability

5.1 The material displayed on the Website is provided without any guarantees, conditions, or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies, and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:

5.1.1 all conditions, warranties, and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law, or the law of equity.

5.1.2 any liability for any direct, indirect, or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with the Website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the Website, any website linked to it, and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:
loss of income or revenue;
loss of business;
loss of profits or contracts;
loss of anticipated savings;
loss of data;
loss of goodwill;
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.

5.1.3 This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

6. Information about you and your visits to the Website

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using the Website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

7. Uploading material to the Website & Private Members Community

7.1 Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to the Website(s), or to make contact with other users of the Website, you must comply with the content standards set out in our onboarding instructions. You warrant that any such contribution shall comply with those standards, and you agree to indemnify us against any loss that we suffer arising from any breach of that warranty.

7.2 Any material you upload to our Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to the Website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, their right to privacy, or any other right of such third party.

7.3 We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of the Website.

7.4 We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on the Website if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out in our onboarding instructions.

8. Viruses, hacking, and other offenses

8.1 You must not misuse the Website(s) by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs, or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored, or any server, computer, or database connected to the Website. You must not attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.

8.2 By breaching the provision in paragraph 8.1 above, you would commit a criminal offense under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We may report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and, if so, we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Website will cease immediately.

8.3 Whilst we will not intentionally allow the Website to be used for such purposes, we will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

9. Linking to the Website(s)

9.1 You may link to our Ethical Brand Directory home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

9.2 You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

9.3 Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Website(s) other than the home page without our explicit consent. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Forum Policy.

9.4 If you wish to make any use of material on the website or associated materials other than that set out above, please CONTACT US

10. Links from the website

Where the website(s) contains links, plug-ins, or similar to other sites and resources hosted and/or controlled by third parties, this content is provided for your information only and is governed by separate terms of use and other applicable policies, which you should read carefully. We accept no responsibility for any third-party content or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of it. If you have any concerns about any third-party linked content, please contact the relevant third-party website operator or an administrator.

11. Jurisdiction and applicable law

11.1 If you are a consumer, please note that these terms of use, their subject matter, and their formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction. However, if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are a resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

11.2 If you are a business, these terms of use, its subject matter, and its 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.

12. Trademarks

Roberta Style Lee and combinations/translations thereof, as well as any other marks shown on this website in relation to our products and services, are trademarks and must not be used without permission. We refer to Ethical Brand Network as a group of services – they are fully owned by Roberta Style Lee. Any other marks used on the website(s) or associated materials are the property of their owners and must not be used without permission.

13. Variations

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on the website.

14. Severance

14.1 If any provision of these terms of use (or part of any provision) is found by any court or other body of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, unenforceable, or illegal, the other provisions shall remain in force.

14.2 If any invalid, unenforceable or illegal provision would be valid, enforceable, and legal if some part of it were deleted, the provision shall apply with whatever modification is necessary to give effect to the commercial intention of the parties.

15. Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material that appears on the website, please immediately CONTACT US

Thank you for visiting the Ethical Brand Directory website

By continuing to use this site you are indicating that you accept the above Terms of Use and that you have read the Membership Terms & Conditions (if applying for membership).

Last updated 01 November 2021

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