Terms and Conditions

www.womentalkrealestate.org and www.diversitytalksrealestate.org are websites operated by Women Talk Real Estate Limited (the “Company” or "We" or “Us”). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 10538314 and have our registered office at 26 Webster Road, London, United Kingdom SE16 4DF.

Welcome to www.diversitytalksrealestate.org (the “Site”). We are a not-for-profit company (limited by guarantee) with a mission to further diversity and inclusion in the built environment professions by raising the visibility of under-represented groups.

The Company aims to realise its mission by connecting under-represented real estate professionals subscribed to the Site (the “Speakers”) with event organisers and journalists subscribed to the Site (the “Users”) for speaking opportunities (the “Services”). The Users and Speakers are collectively referred to as the “Subscribers”.
Our services are provided free of charge thanks to the generous support of industry sponsors (the “Sponsors”).

To contact us, please email viktorija@diversitytalks-re.org.

By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them. We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our site:

  • Our Privacy Policy, which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.
  • Our Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on our site.

1. Types of Subscriber and criteria

1.1. The Site is open to use for three types of Subscriber fulfilling the below criteria:
a. Real estate and built environment professionals from under-represented groups or Speakers will be prepared to speak at English speaking events across Europe. Speakers will need to be able to present in English.
b. Event organisers including commercial conference companies, industry associations, corporate marketing departments organising client events, university alumni organising commercial real estate (CRE) events, and universities looking for speakers and guest lecturers.
c. Media representatives (editorial) covering local as well as pan-European markets looking for a contribution to their media outlets by professionals from under-represented groups.

2. Your use of the Site and the Services

2.1. You will be required to subscribe and/or log in to use the Services. Through the subscription and log in process, you will be asked to provide information about yourself (such as name, address, email address and other contact details) as well as other information about you and/or your business and the name under which you do business. You agree that all information provided is done so at your own discretion. You agree, however, that any information you give to us will always be accurate, correct and up to date. The Company may reject any potential subscription for any reason at the Company’s sole discretion.
2.2. You represent that you are of legal age to form a binding contract. You also represent and warrant that you are authorised to act on behalf of the business that you are representing in subscribing to the Services.
2.3. The Users cannot solicit sponsorship or use the Database for any other purpose then to identify and invite real estate professionals to speak at their events or contribute to their media articles.
2.4. The Users may not extract or use data from the site for marketing purposes save as specified in this Agreement.
2.5. You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation. 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. You must not establish a link to our Site in any website that is not owned by you. Our Site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our Site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in this Agreement. If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our Site other than that set out above, please contact us.

3. Your Obligations

3.1. The Services are designed to help Speakers and Users connect. To that end, the Company provides online database (“Database”) to enable you to use the Service. The Database may provide a way to help Speakers and Users connect. It is your responsibility to use the Database in compliance with this Agreement.
3.2. You agree to use the Services only for purposes that are permitted by (a) this Agreement; and (b) any applicable law, regulation or generally accepted practices or guidelines in the relevant jurisdiction.
3.3. The Company hereby grants you a limited, restricted license to use the Database solely in connection with the Services. You may not use the Database for any other purpose. You may not: (i) rent, lease, loan, resell, sublicense, distribute or otherwise transfer or allow access to the Database to any third party or use the Database for the benefit of or to provide similar services for any third party.
3.4. If you subscribe as a Speaker, you agree to i) receive invitations to speak at English speaking events taking place across Europe, ii) receive invitations to speak at events in languages you stated under the “other languages” section, iii) actively think about whether you would like to opt out of receiving media enquiries and, should you choose to not opt out of receiving media enquiries, decide who will receive those within your company, iv) keep your profile up to date, v) allow Users to download your photo and biography for use in their promotional materials and media outlets, and vi) allow the Company to use information posted on your profile for marketing purposes.
3.5. You agree not to access (or attempt to access) any of the Services by any means other than through the web site or our applications and, if required, through logging in with your user name and password as intended through your use of the Services. You specifically agree not to access (or attempt to access) any of the Services through any automated means (including but not limited to use of scripts or web crawlers).
3.6. You agree that you will not engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the Services (or the servers and networks which may be connected to the Services).
3.7. You agree that you will not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade or resell the Services or any portion thereof.
3.8. You agree that you are solely responsible (and that we have no responsibility to you or to any third party) for any breach of your obligations under this Agreement and for the consequences (including any loss or damage which we may suffer) of any such breach.

4. Your Password and Account Security

4.1. You agree and understand that you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your login ID and any passwords associated with any account you use to access the Services. Accordingly, you agree that you will be solely responsible for all activities that occur under your account. You must receive permission from the owner of the account to log in to the Services using another person’s account and equally, if you are the owner, you must give permission to authorise others to access your account (and use all available functions available to your subscriber type). You can change your password at any time.
4.2. If you become aware of any unauthorised use of your password or of your account, you agree to change your password to prevent further unauthorised access, and notify us immediately.
4.3. Neither we nor any of our owners, employees, agents or affiliates will have any liability to you for any unauthorised activity using your password that occurs before you have notified us of the unauthorised use of your password and we have had a reasonable opportunity to act on that notice.
4.4. We may, without notice, suspend or cancel your account at any time and for any reason including without limitation, if we believe, in our sole discretion, that your password is being used without your authorization or otherwise in a fraudulent manner.

5. Profile Content

5.1. You understand that Speakers’ Profile Content to which you may have access to as part of the Services are the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated. All such information is referred to herein as the “Profile Content” and includes, but is not limited to, content that the Speaker Posts to their Speaker profile. "Post", “Posted” or “Posting” means to upload, post, transmit, share, store, link to or otherwise make available on or through the Services.
5.2. If you subscribe as a Speaker, you should be aware that content you Post as part of your Profile Content may be seen by the general public. You should not Post any information that you do not want the general public to know including, without limitation, personally identifiable information. You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that we have no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any content that you post to your Profile while using the Services and for the consequences of your actions (including any loss or damage which we may suffer) by doing so.
5.3. We reserve the right (but shall have no obligation) to pre-screen, review, flag, filter, modify, refuse or remove any or all Profile Content from any Service.
5.5. Speakers are responsible for Posting their own Profile Content. In addition to the other obligations in this Agreement, as a Speaker, you agree that all Profile Content that you post is truthful. All Profile Content you post must comply with all applicable laws rules and regulations and be owned by you or you have the right to Post it.
5.6. You hereby grant to the Company a worldwide, perpetual, royalty free license, to use all Profile Content provided by you for the purposes of hosting such Profile Content as part of the Services and for marketing purposes.
5.7. You may not distribute, transmit, copy, download or otherwise make available any Profile Content or other material from the Site, including any text, sound or images, for public or commercial or any other use, without the prior written permission of the Company with the exception of clause 5.8 and your own Profile Content. You also may not distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, modify, rewrite, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any Profile Content or other material contained on the Site without our prior written permission.
5.8. You the Speaker agree that the Users can download your photograph and biography from your profile as part of the Services and use it in their promotional materials and in the media.

6. Speakers and Users Inviting Speakers

6.1. You specifically acknowledge and agree that the Company is only a conduit that allows for individuals and businesses to browse and invite Speakers for their events or media outlets. The Company takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any actions, non-actions, speeches or content attributable to the Speaker. As a Speaker, you agree that you are solely responsible for the content of and performance of your speech. As a Speaker or as a User inviting a Speaker, you agree that neither the Company, nor its Sponsors, has any liability or obligation to you regarding the quality of a Speaker’s speech or the performance or non-performance of a speech.
6.2. Users and Speakers will work directly together regarding any disputes, issues or disagreements related to the Services. The Company is not responsible, and has no obligation, to mediate or otherwise intercede in any such disagreement. The Company may, but is not obligated to, forward to you any complaints or concerns it receives.

7. Termination and Suspension

7.1. Either party can terminate this Agreement at any time and for any reason including its own convenience. Termination does not relieve you of your obligations as defined in this Agreement. You may also choose to suspend your account by making it “hidden” from the public, without terminating the Agreement altogether. For accounts that are suspended for a continuous period of 6 months, however, the Company may choose, at its sole discretion, to terminate the Agreement and proceed as per clause 7.2 below.
7.2. Upon termination for any reason, the Company may, but is not obligated to, delete all of your information and the content you Posted. The Company shall not be liable to you for damages in connection with your use of the Service, or any termination or suspension of the Service or deletion of your information or other content. You will lose access to your account upon termination and any data or other content may not be able to be recovered once your account is terminated and the content and/or other data is deleted. Re-subscribing at a later date will NOT result in the content and/or data being restored.
7.3. The Company may terminate or restrict your use of the Service, without notice if you are, or if the Company suspects that you are: (i) in violation of any term of this Agreement (ii) engaged in illegal or improper use of the Service.
7.4. We do not guarantee that the Site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of the Site for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.
7.5. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

8. Disclaimer

8.1. The content on the Site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. The Company and the Company’s Sponsors listed on the Site shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of the Services under this Agreement including, but not limited to, damages for lost profits, lost savings, or lost data, or for any damage related to the use of, or inability to use, the Site or the Services even if the Company has been advised of the possibility of any such damages.
8.2. Where the Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
8.3. This Site may include information and materials uploaded by other Subscribers of the Site, including to profiles. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other Subscribers on our site do not represent our views or values. If you wish to complain about information and materials uploaded by other Subscribers please contact us.

9. Changes to Site and terms

9.1. We may update and change the Site from time to time. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any major changes.
9.2. We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use the Site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.

10. Warranty

The service is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. Without limiting the foregoing, the Company, its partners, Sponsors and licensors, disclaim any warranties, whether express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. We do not warrant: i) that the content (whether posted or stated by us, speaker or anyone else) is accurate, reliable or correct; or ii) that the site, services or speakers will meet your requirements; or iii) that the site will be available at any particular time or location, uninterrupted or secure; or iv) that any defects or errors will be corrected; or v) that the site or services are free of viruses or other harmful components. Any content downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the service is downloaded at your own risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from such download.

11. Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Company and its subsidiaries, agents, managers, partners (including, without limitation, its wireless carrier partners), and other affiliated companies, and their employees, contractors, agents, investors, officers and directors, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the Service, including any content transmitted or received by you; (ii) your violation of any term of this Agreement; (iii) your violation of any third-party right, including without limitation any right of privacy, publicity rights or intellectual property rights; (iv) your violation of any law, rule or regulation of any country; (v) any claim for damages that arise as a result of any message or offer made by you or other content that is submitted via your account; (vi) any other party's access and use of the Service with your username, password or other appropriate security code; or (vii) your use of the Service for any reason not contemplated by this Agreement.

12. Confidentiality/Publicity

12.1 If you subscribe as a Speaker, you agree to allow the Company to list you as a Speaker, including, but not limited to, listing your name, photo and/or the name of your business, and/or any other information you made publicly available on your Speaker profile, to be displayed on the Company’s web site. Unless you opt out by an email request, the Company can use the above content in its advertising material and promotional messages through its partners and 3rd parties.
12.2 If you are given or otherwise have access to consumers names, email address and/or other contact information, you agree to keep such information confidential and to not use the name, email address or other contact information for any purpose other than that contemplated by this Agreement. You agree to abide by all laws including, but not limited to, all applicable privacy laws.

13. Relationship of the Parties

This Agreement does not create a joint venture or partnership between Speakers or Users and the Company, and each will act independently of the other. Neither you nor the Company is empowered to bind or commit the other to any other contract or other obligation. You and the Company agree that there are no third party beneficiaries to this Agreement.

14. Assignment

This Agreement, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you without the written permission of the Company. The Company is free to assign this Agreement to any third party.

15. Governing Law; Consent to Jurisdiction

This Agreement and the rights and obligations of both parties shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of England and Wales, the parties irrevocably agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.