Terms & Conditions


Globe Alpha - Terms of use of the globe use site


Globe Alpha Ltd ("Globe Alpha" or "we" or "our" or "us") are committed to providing you a good user experience and service.


This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the Terms of Use on which you may make use of our website www.globealpha.com or https://globealpha.com including .co.uk (our site), whether as a guest or a registered user. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By using and accessing our site, you indicate that you accept and be bound by 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 our site.


These Terms of Use take effective from 1st June 2014.

These Terms of Use are in addition to the Privacy Policy. Please ensure that you have read the terms of the Privacy Policy.

1. Information about us

www.globealpha.com is a site operated and owned by Globe Alpha Ltd.  We are registered in England and Wales under company number 3934849 and have our registered office at 3rd Floor, Vyman House, 104 College Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 1BQ, United Kingdom. 

2. Accessing our site

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

From time to time, with or without prior notice, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us or to the general public.

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.

When using our site, you must comply with the provisions of these Terms of Use.

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

It is your responsibility to check any information posted on our site and any detrimental effects or consequences from your posting on our site.

Globe Alpha may remove, delete or amend your post in part or whole at any time with or without prior written notice to you if your post is considered by Globe Alpha to be unsuitable or inappropriate or in breach of any the Globe Alpha policies. 

If you post anything on our site, you are granting and representing to Globe Alpha that you have the right to grant Globe Alpha a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty free, perpetual, global sub-licensable right to post the content and exercise copyright and database rights to that content.

3. Intellectual property rights

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

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

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 illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

You are not permitted to dissemble or de-compile, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to discover any source code contained on the Globe Alpha site.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of materials on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a prior written licence to do so from us or our licensors.

You must not post content on this site that may infringe the rights of any third party. Globe Alpha reverses the right to remove any content/posting from our site if any complaints are received. If you wish to lodge a complaint of a breach of these Terms of Use or other policies or guidelines on this site, please send us an e-mail with all relevant details.

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

4. Reliance on information posted

Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed.  We therefore disclaim and exclude all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

5. Our site changes regularly

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

6. Our liability

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

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

·           Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:

·           loss of income or revenue or profit;

·           loss of business;

·           loss of profits or contracts;

·           loss of anticipated savings;

·           loss of data;

·           loss of goodwill;

·           wasted management or office time or otherwise; 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.

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

Globe Alpha excludes and shall not be liable for posting which is obscene, indecent, unlawful, abusive, threatening, and defamatory or in violation of any applicable laws.

Globe Alpha does not accept liability for monitoring the globealpha.com site or for content posted by users. All liability in this regard is excluded to the maximum permitted by law. Globe Alpha do not review posting and do not take responsibility for transactions between users of our site.

Globe Alpha excludes all warranties, representations and conditions express or implied to the maximum extent permitted by law. In the event Globe Alpha is held responsible, Globe Alpha liability is limited to a maximum of (a) £50.00 (pound sterling); (b) the total changes paid by you to Globe Alpha in the last 90 days prior to the date of the issue complained of; whichever is higher. 

7. Information about you and your visits to our site

We process information about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy.  By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

8. Transactions concluded through our site

Globe Alpha is not responsible for or liable to any user for any transactions between users. All liability in this regard is excluded by Globe Alpha.

9. Uploading material to our site

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in these Terms of Use. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. 

Any material you upload to our site 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 our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

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

We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our site if, in our sole opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out in our in these Terms of Use.

As a condition of using our site, you are agreeing that you will not:

•               violate any Globe Alpha policies;

•               post any false or misleading information;

•               post any defamatory, abusive, threatening, indecent, obscene or other material that Globe Alpha considers unsuitable;

•               post any materials which are in breach of any applicable laws, regulations, rules or standards;

•               post any material which may infringe any third party rights or rights or interests of Globe Alpha or other users of our site;

•               breach the copyright or intellectual property of third parties without their written consent (this includes copying, amending/modifying or distribution third party content);

•               distribute viruses, any spam and chain letters via our site;

•               use any scraper, robot spider or other technical methods or automated means to access Globe Alpha or our users data, content or information for any purpose whatsoever;

•               employ any technical methods that have the effect of bypassing measures or technology used by Globe Alpha to prevent or restrict access to Globe Alpha or intended to cause damage to the Globe Alpha infrastructure or interfere in any way with the operation of our site.


If you submit or post anything on our site, you are solely responsible for the contents and the accuracy of the information contained in the posting. You are also responsible for any action or consequence which may result from you posting.          

10. Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our site 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 our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.


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 our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

11. Linking to our site

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 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.

Globe Alpha does not guarantee an error-free, continuous or secure access to the site.

You must not establish a link from 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 from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in these Terms of Use.

If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please address your request to Globe Alpha Ltd at 3rd Floor, Vyman House, 104 College Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 1BQ, United Kingdom.

12. Links from our site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.  We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. 

13. Fees


The posting services on our site are currently free. However we reserve the right to introduce a fee/charge for this service at any time with 7 days’ notice which shall be by way of updating the provisions of the Terms of Use. Unfortunately it is not possible to send individual notices to users (registered or otherwise). It is therefore your responsibility to check this site’s Terms of Use from time to time or during the use of this for updating. 

Globe Alpha frees are quoted in pound sterling. But we reserve the right to change this with 14 days notice (by way of an update to these Terms of Use).

14. Jurisdiction and applicable law

The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country. 

These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed exclusively by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

15. Variations and general

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 our site.

Failure to enforce any provisions of these Terms of Use or other policies on our site shall not be considered as a waiver our right to do so later.

16. Dealing with complaints

Should you have a compliant relating to our site, we ask that you send us details of your compliant. We will consider your compliant and endeavour to deal with it asap.

17. Your concerns

Globe Alpha seeks to prevent all postings which are offensive or in breach of policies or applicable laws. This may include any postings which are offensive or are in breach of our policies or other law. Globe Alpha will seek to consider any reported complaints and where suitable take steps to remove the posting, issue warnings, terminate or remove all services and where necessary take legal action. Globe Alpha will make the final decision as to what action it considers suitable in all the circumstances.

Please feel free to report any problems to us in writing.

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact Globe Alpha Ltd 3rd Floor, Vyman House, 104 College Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 1BQ, United Kingdom. Alternatively send us an e-mail via the Contact Use page.

Thank you for visiting www.globealpha.com


Updated 1st June 2014