1.1.1 These Terms and Conditions apply to and govern your use of our website and services provided therein; in addition to any specific terms that we may draw to your attention prior to your purchase of any of our products or services from our website.
1.2.1 "You" or "Your" or "You're" or "Consumer" shall have the meaning as prescribed by section 12 of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977.
1.2.2 "General Terms and Conditions" means these terms and conditions.
1.2.3 "Specific Terms and Conditions" means the terms and conditions assigned to any product or service which we draw to your attention prior to your purchase of that product or service on our website. The specific terms and conditions will take precedence over our general terms and conditions should a conflict between them arise.
1.2.4 "Website" or "Web Site" or "Site" means the website you are browsing when you clicked on a link to these terms and conditions, including all subsidiary pages.
1.2.5 "We" or "Us" or "Ourselves" refers to 1 Click 2 Start A Company Ltd, a company registered in England under company number 8504888, registered office The Plaza, 100 Old Hall Street, Liverpool, L3 9QJ.
1.2.6 "Services" means the company formation services and other ancillary services offered on our site and where relevant includes any goods supplied by us.
1.2.7 "Materials" means all intellectual property, designs, logo, textures, text or information supplied and produced on our Site.
1.2.8 "the Anti Money Laundering Legislation" means the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, the Terrorism Act 2000 and the Anti Money Laundering Regulations 2007 and any regulations or other statutory provisions replacing, modifying or amending them from time to time.
1.2.9 "Services" means the company formation service and other ancillary services offered on our site and where relevant includes any goods supplied by us.
1.3.1 While we shall take all reasonable care to ensure that the information contained on the Website is accurate and up to date, we make no representations, warranties or undertakings about any of the information content or materials provided on the Website (including, without limitation, any as to quality, accuracy, completeness or reliability).
1.3.2 All material on the Website is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute legal, accounting or other professional advice, and it must therefore not be relied upon as such. You should arrange your own advice from a qualified party before acting in reliance on any of the information, or purchasing any of the products or services, available on or from the Web Site.
1.4.1 The Website is being updated and improved on an ongoing basis. We reserve the right to change or remove (temporarily or permanently) the Website or any part of it without notice and you confirm that we shall not be liable to you for any such change or removal; and
1.4.2 Changes to these General Terms and Conditions or to the Specific Terms and Conditions may be made at any time and your use of the Website, or the purchase of products or services, are subject to any such changes. You agree to check to see if any changes have been made to the General or the relevant Specific terms each time you visit the Website or purchase products or services from it.
1.5.1 The Website is provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
1.5.2 Any and all liability to you that may arise from your access to and use of the Web Site, whether due to negligence, breach of duty or otherwise, is excluded to the maximum extent permitted by law.
1.5.3 No warranty is given that the functionality of the Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that the Website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or anything else which may be harmful or destructive.
1.5.4 We are not responsible for the content of other Websites that link to or from the Website. Links to other sites are provided simply for your information and do not imply that we approve of those sites or their content.
1.5.5 Nothing in these General Terms and Conditions shall be construed so as to exclude or limit the liability of ourselves for death or personal injury as a result of our negligence or that of its employees or agents.
1.6.1 The materials and services on this site are protected by copyright and/or other intellectual property laws and any unauthorised use of the materials or services at this site may violate such laws.
1.6.2 Except whereby express authority is granted, we and our suppliers do not grant any express or implied right to you under any patents, copyrights, trademarks, or trade secret information with respect to the Materials and Services. No portion of the information or documents on this Site may be reproduced in any way, form or by means without prior written permission of 1 Click 2 Start A Company Ltd.
1.7.1 In connection with the supply of any goods or services ordered by you through the Website, we shall not be liable for any delay or failure to perform any of our obligations if the delay or failure results from events or circumstances outside our reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of God, strikes, lock outs, accidents, war, fire or failure of any communications, telecommunications or computer system, and we shall be entitled to a reasonable extension of our obligations to you (to the extent we owe any such obligations) should a force Majeure event occur.
1.7.2 If a Force Majeure event to which this clause applies does occur, we agree to notify you as soon as practicable. If the Force Majeure event continues for more than 14 days, either party shall have the right to cancel the agreement. Where services have been paid for in advance but have not been rendered, you will be entitled to a refund from the date of cancellation for all such services.
1.8.1 The website may provide the facility to register in order to gain enhanced access privileges or in order to purchase products or services. If you register, it is your responsibility to maintain the confidentiality of your password. On no account should you disclose your password to anyone else. You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless for any loss or damage we may incur resulting from breach of this clause.
1.9.1 As a registered data controller under the Information Commissioner's office, we take the use and protection of your personal data extremely seriously. Therefore we shall not sell or make your data available to any third party without your prior consent, except for the following limited purposes:
1.9.2 Your data may be passed on to other companies, partnerships or organisations in the same or associated management or control as ourselves for marketing purposes or to provide you with new product information that we think may benefit you. You agree that we or our associates may communicate with you by telephone, email, fax, or by post to advise you of new products or services that we or our associates may offer. You understand that your data may be transmitted and stored overseas (including outside the European Union) as part of these processes.
1.9.3 You may alter or update any personal information provided to us as part of registration on the Website at any time.
1.11.1 We reserve the right to withdraw or suspend your right to access or use the Website at any time, without prior notice and without detailing our reason for doing so.
1.13.1 If any provision of these General Terms and Conditions is held to be unlawful, invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severed and the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected.
1.13.2 In the event of there being any conflict between these General Terms and Conditions and the Specific Terms and Conditions that apply specifically to the purchase of certain goods or services through the Website, the Specific terms and Conditions shall prevail.
1.13.3 No person who is not a direct a party to any agreement covered by these General Terms and Conditions shall have any right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of the Agreement.
1.13.4 As a consumer, you have the right to cancel a contract for the provision of goods or services, by notice in writing, at any time before seven working days have passed from the day after the contract was made. If we have already started fulfilling our side of the contract before you exercise your right to cancel, the right to cancel is lost.
1.14.1 This clause applies where these General Terms and Conditions or the Specific Terms and Conditions provide expressly or by implication for the service of notices.
1.14.2 Any notice required to be given under our Agreement with you or in connection with the matters contemplated by it shall, except where otherwise specifically provided, be written in the English language.
1.14.3 Any such notice shall be addressed to the usual business address of the other party and may be:
1.14.4 personally delivered,
1.14.5 if within the United Kingdom, sent by first class pre-paid post,
1.14.6 if from or to any place outside the United Kingdom, sent by pre-paid airmail, or by air courier,
1.14.7 sent by facsimile,
1.14.8 sent by electronic mail,
1.14.9 in all cases, it shall be deemed to be given when received.
1.15.1 Your use of the Website and the purchase of any products or services from it are governed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.
1.15.2 The English and Welsh courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute or difference whatsoever arising out of or in connection with your use of the web site or the purchase of any products or services from it.
2.1 These Specific Terms and Conditions are applicable to transactions made through the 1 Click 2 Start A Company's website at http://www.1click2startacompany.co.uk and subsidiary pages.
2.2.1 "1 Click 2 Start A Company", "www.1click2startacompany.co.uk", "we", "us" or "ourselves" means 1 Click 2 Start A Company, The Plaza, 100 Old Hall Street, Liverpool, L3 9QJ.
2.2.2 "Third Parties" means credit reference agencies who have access to public and private databases which are used to verify the identity of a person or persons.
2.3.2 "Registered User" means the person or persons who have a member account on the 1 Click 2 Start A Company Ltd's website who may be incorporating their own company or acting as an authorised agent on behalf of a third party to incorporate a company for them.
2.3.1 All orders that you place through this Website are deemed to be an offer by you to purchase the products or services that we supply subject to these Terms and are subject to acceptance of the order by ourselves. We may choose to reject any order without providing a reason beforehand.
2.3.2 You are presented with a range of choices during the ordering process. It is your responsibility to ensure that you read and fully understand these choices before you proceed with any purchase. In the event that you have any queries regarding any aspect of your order or our products and/or services we strongly recommend that you contact us using our contact details contained on the 'Contact Us' page of our Website prior to proceeding with a purchase. Please note, although we endeavour to provide a prompt response to your enquiry, we cannot guarantee to do so in every instance. It therefore remains your responsibility to elicit further information from us regarding the product you intend to order before the order is placed.
2.3.3. By accepting these terms and conditions, you are granting us, 1 Click 2 Start A Company Ltd, authorisation to file with Companies House, as an authorised person for and on behalf of the Company, the statutory forms required to implement the services you are agreeing to take under this agreement for the term of the agreement and, if said services are cancelled, terminated or shall expire for failure to make payment, the statutory forms required to terminate them.The statutory forms that we reserve the right to file shall include, but not be limited to, the following: AP01, AP02, AP03, AP04, TM01, TM02, SH01, AD01, AD02, CH01 and CH02.
2.3.4 For renewable services, fees due will be processed on the card originally used to purchase the service (or an alternative if supplied) on the date of expiry. Notice will always be given in advance of expiry date of our intention to take payment, and you will have the right to cancel the service. For mail forwarding services, the cost of postage and handling fees will again be taken on the card used to purchase the service (or an alternative if supplied) but will be processed automatically on a monthly basis. We will always detail these charges on VAT Invoices at least 14 days prior to payment being taken by card.
2.3.5 We do not accept any liability should the Company be struck off and/or removed from the Register following the cancellation or the expiry of the services you are agreeing to take under this agreement should the Company fail to meet statutory requirements following our actions to file the requisite forms to notify the termination of such services.
2.3.6 If you have taken any services that mean we have 'an ongoing business relationship', ie services renewable on an annual basis, your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions means you are granting us, 1 Click 2 Start A Company Ltd authorisation to undertake a searches with Third Parties for the purposes of verifying your identity. To do so the Third Parties may check the details you supply against any particulars on any database (public or otherwise) to which they have access. They may also use your details in the future to assist other companies for verification purposes. A record of the search will be retained by such Third Parties.
2.4.1 1 Click 2 Start A Company Ltd are an online companies formation agency and we make use of electronic filing facilities available from the Registrar of Companies.
2.4.2 Provided you have complied with the formalities necessary to purchase a company from us (as explained in more detail in the FAQ's) the Registrar of Companies will generally complete the incorporation within approximately 3 hours during normal working hours. However, we have no control over this process, which may take longer.
2.4.3 In addition to the formation of the company and company documents described above, you may optionally order additional products depending upon the package you chose - Basic, Essentials, Complete and Ultimate with any associated products.
2.5.1 Our products do not include any of the following in respect of any of the packages we offer for sale online:
2.5.2 Legal advice, financial product advice, accountancy advisory services, tax advice, auditing of your books or other services not expressly mentioned. Please note some of these services are provided by our affiliates which we can introduce you to. We accept no liability for any of the advice that our affiliates may provide to you and any action on that advice that you wish to undertake must be taken against the affiliate individual or organisation who provided you with that advice.
2.5.3 Any advice regarding the suitability or adequacy of any company you may purchase from us for your intended purposes.
2.5.4 You are strongly advised to seek independent advice before you purchase a company from us. We assume that you have done so. If you have not yet taken such advice, please do not proceed with any purchase until you have done so.
2.5.5 Any guarantee of a banking facility for your company.
2.6.1 The price for any goods or services that you purchase from us is as set out under the option you select are exclusive of VAT.
2.6.2 The total purchase price, including VAT, if any is required to be paid, will be displayed in your shopping cart prior to confirming the order.
2.6.3 We reserve the right periodically to update the prices on the Website and to add to, amend, or withdraw the products and services that we offer, without prior notice. Every effort is made to ensure that the prices are correct, but in the event of serious error, any transaction shall be voidable by us and you would then be entitled to a full refund.
2.6.4 We shall not be liable to anyone for withdrawing or amending any of the products we sell, or for refusing or failing to process an order.
2.7.1 If payment for renewal of the Service has not been received on or before the anniversary of the date on which the previous payment was received you will be deemed irrevocably to have authorised us (and to have irrevocably consented to our so doing) to automatically renew this service. If automatic payments are declined we reserve the right to change, with immediate effect, the registered office of the Company to your residential address or to such other address previously notified to us by you for this purpose.
2.7.2 If you wish to cancel any services you have ordered then you must inform us via writing (email is acceptable) on or before the expiry date.
2.8.1 Where you request a bank account through The Business Bank Account Referral Service you confirm that you agree to your details being submitted on your behalf to Barclays Bank plc and to being contacted directly by Barclays Bank plc for the purposes of fulfilling the bank account request.
2.8.2 Where you request a bank account through The Business Bank Account Referral Service on behalf of a third party for whom you are making a company formation application, you confirm that the third party has agreed to their details being submitted on their behalf to Barclays Bank plc and to being contacted directly by Barclays Bank plc for the purposes of fulfilling the bank account request.
2.8.3 The Business Bank Accounts are opened by and provided by Barclays Bank plc and subject to the terms and conditions as set forth by Barclays at the time of account opening.
2.8.4 Please note that the introduction to Barclays Business Bank PLC is not applicable to non-UK residents.
2.9.1 Cash back only applies to UK customers who form their company (limited company) through 1 Click 2 Start A Company Ltd and open a Business Bank Account.
2.9.2 Customers must use the 1 Click 2 Start A Company Ltd's referral system to send their details to the chosen banking partner Accounts opened without using our referral system are not entitled to the cash back offer.
2.9.3 Cash back will be paid via cheque or BACS to the Registered User of our Website subject to clause 2.9.4 and 2.9.5.
2.9.4 For cash back to be payable the bank account must be opened within 3 months of the company's date of incorporation and must remain open for at least a total period of 3 months.
2.9.5 Cash back must be claimed by the Registered User using the 'Request Cashback' provided in the user log in area of our site within 30 days of the Bank Referral order.
2.9.6 1 Click 2 Start A Company Ltd will release the cashback cheque or BACS payment to the Registered User at the end of the calender month in which it has been verified that the requirements within clauses 2.9.4 and 2.9.5 have been met.
2.9.7 The amount of cash back payable will be £50.00 GBP to the Registered User for their first ordered incorporation with the Business Bank referral attached to it, and £30.00 GBP for any ordered incorporation with the Business Bank referral attached thereafter.
2.10.1 These Specific Terms and Conditions must be read together with the General Terms and Conditions above. The General Terms and conditions apply to any agreement between us and to your use of the Website generally, including for the avoidance of doubt, Clause 1.16, the jurisdiction and governing law clause.
2.11.1 As company service providers, our ongoing services are subject to client identification legislation including The Money Laundering Regulations 2007; the London Local Authorities Act and Know Your Client rules generally. We may need to ask you to provide proof of identity and the provision of services will be subject to receipt of this information.
2.11.2 Should we make such request, you agree to provide us with the requested information within 28 days of the incorporation of your company. If we are providing your company with ongoing services, such as use of our registered office address, then failure to provide us with the requested information will result in a withdrawal of our ongoing services to your company.
2.12.1 Should you choose to add to your package the registered office address service, the director service address service or the business use address service, please note that we will need to request from you personal identification documents for each director and shareholder of the company, and information about your company so that we may comply with the Money Laundering Regulations 2002 and 2007.
2.12.2 We insist that this information is sent to us prior to processing the attempted registration of your company.
2.12.3 By ordering the business use service, you hereby authorise us to access your company's mail so as to be able to forward the same to you via email in a scanned format. If you do not wish for us to carry out this service in this manner, and instead would like us to forward the mail to you via post, then you must make this request within 14 days of the incorporation of the company by Companies House.
2.13.1 Should you purchase your company and change your mind before submission to Companies House we will refund all monies paid to us except for an administration charge of £10. The charge covers our merchant charges (both on the purchase and the refund) and other incidental expenses. Refunds can not be given once the company has been submitted. Other products will be refunded (subject to the £10 administration charge) provided we are notified within 14 days of the purchase taking place. Company formations ordered by overseas clients will incur an admin charge of up to £150, dependent on efforts undertaken prior to cancellation.
2.13.2 No refunds are available in respect of parts of a package.