Terms & Conditions

 

Part 1.

General Terms and Conditions for users and/or tradespersons, suppliers and companies advertising on the Mytradefinder website.

Part 2. 

Terms and conditions for users of the Mytradefinder website.

Part 3.

Terms and conditions for tradespersons, suppliers or companies advertising on the Mytradefinder website.

 

Part 1. - General Terms and Conditions for users and/or tradespersons, suppliers and companies advertising on the Mytradefinder website.

General

www.mytradefinder.co.uk is a website owned, operated and controlled by MJ Training Solutions UK Ltd (company No. 11349893) Registered address: Regency Close, Burnham on Sea, Somerset TA8 2PB.

www.mytradefinder.co.uk is referred to throughout these Terms and Conditions as Mytradefinder. When referring to Mytradefinder we also include without limitation MJ Training Solutions UK Ltd and its directors, shareholders and stakeholders. 

The use of the word ‘user’ within these Terms and Conditions applies to all persons using the Mytradefinder website for the purpose of finding a tradesperson, supplier or company that may be advertising their business activity on the Mytradefinder website.

The use of the word ‘advertiser(s)’ within these Terms and Conditions applies to all tradespersons, suppliers or companies that advertise on the Mytradefinder website with either a free or paid listing. 

The use of the word ‘profile’ and/or ‘listing’ within these Terms and Conditions means the advertisers listing or profile they have created to be able to advertise their services, business or company on the Mytradefinder website. 

The use of the word ‘free listing’ within these Terms and Conditions means the advertisers listing or profile is free, Mytradefinder has NOT received any monies, goods or services for the listing.

The use of the word ‘Approved’ within these Terms and Conditions means the advertisers listing or profile has been paid for, Mytradefinder has received monies for the listing.

Acceptance of terms

By accessing or using any part of the website Mytradefinder you agree to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions of use. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions, you must immediately stop using the website and the service.

Mytradefinder reserves the right to update or amend these Terms and Conditions at any time, your use of the website and/or services following any changes shall be seen as your acceptance of these changes. Therefore, it is your responsibility to check the Terms and Conditions regularly and before use.

Copyright and trademarks

The website Mytradefinder and its content (including the website design, text, graphics, software and source codes) are protected by copyright, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights and laws. 

Users by visiting the Mytradefinder website, agree that they will access the contents and information solely for their personal use.

Advertisers visiting the Mytradefinder website, agree that they will access the contents and information solely for their personal use and/or to update, amend or renew their listing.

None of the content contained on Mytradefinder may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed without the prior written consent of Mytradefinder.

 

Part 2. - Terms and conditions for users of the Mytradefinder website

Users of the Mytradefinder website are recommended to have read and understood the following Terms and Conditions prior to using the Mytradefinder website for the benefit of searching for an advertiser:

Before listings are made available for users to view, listings will be pre-screened by a member of the Mytradefinder team. This process is NOT to confirm the validity of the listing but to check for suspicious, misleading or inappropriate content before being available for users to view. Advertisers have the ability to upload, change and amend their listing throughout their time advertising on Mytradefinder, these updates and changes will not be screened.

Listings are randomly sampled at an approximate volume of 10% annually. This sampling may involve researching and investigation into the validity of free or approved listing.

Free and approved listings have NOT undergone any checks before the listing has been made available for users to view although Mytradefinder makes a practicable effort based on the service it provides to ensure that advertisers listed on Mytradefinder are legitimate, reputable, have the appropriate qualifications, member/approval from trade-related bodies or associations. 

These practicable measures include ONLY the following:

  • Pre-screening of their listing before making the listing live.
  • Advertisers have agreed to the Mytradefinder Terms and Conditions. 
  • Approximately 10% of listings are sampled annually.
  • Approved listings have received an introduction call by Mytradefinder.

Mytradefinder approved listings have NOT undergone any additional checks, the term approved means that the advertiser has:

  • Paid a fee for the approved position - the use of the word approved and the Mytradefinder tick next to their listing is an inclusive part of this paid package.
  • Received an introduction call from Mytradefinder to confirm their listing.
  • Has included their trade memberships and/or affiliations.
  • Has the ability to included images of their previous work or business activity. 

Mytradefinder mitigates any liability and cannot be held responsible for any works completed or goods supplied and/or for the pricing of services, availability, competency, suitability of any advertiser, advertising or linking to Mytradefinder.

Mytradefinder welcomes any feedback or concerns relating to any advertiser using the Mytradefinder website. This can be completed by emailing us at:

enquiry.mytradefinder@gmail.com 

Any listing or advertisement on the Mytradefinder website, including free and approved listings, do not imply that Mytradefinder is in any way recommending or endorsing the advertiser. 

The information displayed by advertisers on Mytradefinder does not represent the views of Mytradefinder and Mytradefinder cannot be held responsible or liable for any omissions, inaccuracies or false claims that may appear. 

We accept no liability for any transaction which takes place between you and any advertiser that advertises on the Mytradefinder website. 

It is recommended that any consumer looking to use an advertised, advertiser (tradesperson, supplier or company) listing on Mytradefinder should undertake their own due diligence before allowing any works, contracts, agreements or the parting of any monies. 

You hereby expressly agree NOT to hold Mytradefinder (we also include without limitation MJ Training Solutions UK Ltd and its directors, shareholders and stakeholders) liable for any instruction, advice or services delivered which originated through the website or associated services of Mytradefinder. 

Mytradefinder expressly disclaims any liability whatsoever for any damage, lawsuits, claims, and/or controversies that have arisen or may arise, whether known or unknown.

 

Part 3. - Terms and conditions for advertisers (tradespersons, suppliers or companies) advertising on the Mytradefinder website.

Advertisers on Mytradefinder are permitted to upload content and images within their listing. Where you upload content to Mytradefinder, you must ensure that all content uploaded is:

  • Accurate, factual, up to date and not misleading. 
  • Relevant and appropriate.
  • Complies with UK law.
  • Complies with the privacy notice and does not disclose any personal or confidential information that is not relevant to Mytradefinder users.
  • It does not contain any material that is offence, aggressive, hateful, racist, rude, obscene. 
  • Does not promote any discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
  • Must only relate to the services advertised by Mytradefinder.
  • Links to your website must also comply with the above.
  • Links to your social media must only be for business-related social media accounts and must comply with the above. 
  • Trade memberships and/or affiliations must be accurate and correct.

Mytradefinder will screen your listing before making your listing appear live. Should Mytradefinder find any of the information you wish to publish does not comply with our content standards or requires clarification, Mytradefinder will contact you for clarity before the listing will be made available for users to view.

Mytradefinder reserves the right to edit content to amend spelling, grammar, punctuation and length of text. Additionally, remove or request new images should they be non-appropriate, offensive, poor quality or not in keeping with our content standards. 

Mytradefinder reserves the right to use images and content from your social media posts to promote your business through the Mytradefinder website, our associated websites and our social media accounts. 

Mytradefinder will determine at its discretion whether you have failed to comply with these Terms and Conditions. Failure to comply with these Terms and Conditions constitutes a material breach and may result in Mytradefinder:

  • Temporarily or permanently withdrawing your access to the Mytradefinder website.
  • Commence legal proceedings against you for your actions.
  • Disclose necessary information to law enforcement authorities.
  • Report you and/or your company to local trading standards for misleading information. 
  • Report you and/or your company to the trade membership and/or affiliation you claim to be affiliated to.

Should you have breached any of the Terms and Conditions partway through an annual subscription for an approved listing on Mytradefinder, no refund shall be given.

Free Listings on Mytradefinder

Free listings mean free, and no charge has been made for this service. Mytradefinder withholds the right to:

  • Cancel and remove your listing at any time without notice, should you have breached any of these Terms and Conditions.
  • At approximately 12-month intervals, contact you to confirm your details and adjust your listing if necessary.
  • Contact you periodically via SMS, telephone or email to see if you would like to upgrade to a paid listing.
  • Contact you periodically via SMS, telephone or email to see if you would like other services we offer.

Free listings include the following:

  • The ability to advertise your trade, service or company using one of the given fields. 
  • Add your contact information, including a link directly to your website.
  • Include a short profile outlining additional information about you, your business, the areas you cover, areas of expertise.
  • Include any other relevant details that Mytradefinder users may find relevant.

Approved listings on Mytradefinder

Payment for an approved listing will grant advertisers additional benefits, these will include:

  • Mytradefinder approved status in searches. Your listing will appear in the top 3 positions for searches in your chosen postcode. Mytradefinder withholds the right to advertise your listing as an approved listing in other postcode areas. 
  • Profile will have the Mytradefinder approved tick.
  • Include your trade memberships and/or affiliations.
  • Include links to your social media.
  • Add profile pictures and examples of your work.
  • Regular shout outs in our social media feeds.
  • Possibility of inclusion in the Mytradefinder ‘Trade of the Moment’ posts.
  • Use of Mytradefinder logo and imagery on your website, social media, company stationery and vehicle signage.  

Approved listings are paid for 12 months from the date of subscription at the cost of £50.00 inc. VAT. 

All subscriptions are automatically enrolled into an auto-renew option which at the end of your 12-month period will automatically renew your listing for a further 12-month period.

There is no fixed contract with your subscription, and the auto-renew option can be adjusted at any point in the users account settings.

Mytradefinder withholds the right to:

  • Cancel and remove your listing at any time without notice, should you have breached any of these Terms and Conditions.
  • At approximately 12-month intervals, contact you to confirm your details and adjust your listing if necessary.
  • Contact you periodically via SMS, Telephone or email to see if you would like other services we offer.

Cooling-off period

From completing/purchasing your approved listing, you will have 14 days (cooling-off period) to reconsider your membership to Mytradefinder. This 14-day cooling-off period will entitle you to:

  • Your monies returned in full.
  • Your profile changed to a free listing.

Should you wish to cancel within the 14-day cooling-off period, please email:

enquiry.mytradefinder@gmail.com 

You must include the following information:

  • Your Name
  • Your Company/Business name
  • Invoice Number 

Should your subscription auto-renew after the initial 12-month period, there is no cooling-off period. 

Should you have queries or need clarification around any of the above, please don't hesitate in contacting us.

enquiry.mytradefinder@gmail.com