User Agreement for Models

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS PORTAL

Introduction

We are a platform for models, photographers, agencies, make-up artists and other professionals in the modelling business. We allow models and potential clients to get in touch and do business.


Definitions

“Website”: GO-MODELS.COM

“Portal/Platform”: the area of the Website accessible only with valid credentials and through which registered Professionals/Clients are able to book a Model for a certain job (see Scope of Services);

“Model”: models visiting the Website or using the Platform. Hereinafter also referred to as “you”;

“Professionals/Clients”: agents/agencies, photographers, makeup artists, stylists and other professionals using the Platform;

“User”: Model or Professional/Client.


These Terms

These terms and conditions cover the terms on which we make our Platform (including digital content) available to you. Please read these terms carefully before you submit your order to us. These terms tell you who we are, how we will provide the services on the Platform and digital content to you, how you and we may change or end the contract, what to do if there is a problem and other important changes. If you think there is a mistake in these terms, please contact us to discuss.


How to Contact Us

  • We are Go-models International Limited (registered in England and Wales under company number 11754288 of Berkeley Square, Berkeley Square House, London, W1J6BD, with a trading name of go-models (hereinafter referred to as “go-models” or “we”).
  • You can contact us by telephoning our International Support Team at +44-203-31 88 224 or by writing to us at support@go-models.com.

Contract with You

You agree that by clicking on the button "Apply now" or "Apply for free" you will complete your application with go-models and at this point, a contract will come into existence between you and us. This agreement includes this user agreement, the privacy notice as well as other agreements, which are presented when ordering services on our Website or Platform - for example the purchase of annual memberships, which you complete when you select the relevant option on the Website or Platform and/or by clicking the button “Order in Obligation”. Once we have sent you your personal login, you can use the Platform as part of your membership.

We assume that you are over the age of 18 years old at the time of registration for the Platform, and if the application is made on behalf of a child, you have confirmed that you are his or her legal guardian and have the status of parental responsibility. Should any of the aforementioned be incorrect, we reserve our rights to immediately terminate this agreement (in which case we will refund the membership fees you have paid to date).


Access to Services and Benefits

  • Your profile will be activated immediately after your subscription contract has been concluded and you will receive access to your profile (login and password) after we have received payment from you.
  • You may only have ONE go-models account on the Platform and you warrant to us that you have created it with your real name and that your data is authentic.
  • We may suspend your profile or delete your profile from the Platform if you are in breach of your agreement with us or in breach of any acceptable website use policy published on the Platform from time to time.
  • We do not guarantee that the Platform, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted (we may, for example, need to suspend access to the Platform to carry out necessary maintenance). We will try and give you reasonable notice of any suspension.
  • You must keep your account details safe.
  • If 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. You must not disclose it to any third party.
  • We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any terms of use.
  • You may not make publicly available or otherwise disclose to third parties content from the Platform which contains content uploaded by other Users or otherwise includes personal data of other Users (i.e. no screenshots, printouts, photos, etc. of lists, conversations, profiles, details, etc.) or perform any action which may negatively affect the operability of the Platform or our infrastructure.
  • If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly change your password and notify us at support@go-models.com.

Please note that go-models cannot guarantee that you will be approached or booked by any of the Professionals/Clients who use the Platform.


Notifications and Personal Data

  • We will only use your personal data as set out in privacy notice and as provided by you in your profile.
  • You authorise us to contact and notify you through the following communication channels: email, Skype, telephone (including SMS/WhatsApp) and postal services as well as through social media channels (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, etc). We will use the information you provide. You undertake to keep your data updated and to inform us promptly of any changes. Should you wish to no longer receive such information please notify us of this at support@go-models.com.
  • When we use the words “writing” or “written” in these terms, this includes emails and digital messages.

Information you provide & Content you upload to the Platform

During your registration and subscription, you may upload content to the Platform (such as text, images, audio, videos, etc.) and share information with us. You represent and warrant that the information you provide in your profile is accurate and that your content does not violate any law or morality or any third party’s intellectual property rights and that any necessary consents required under data protection laws have been obtained and remain in force.

Whenever you upload content to the Platform, you grant us the right to use such content in the course of providing our subscription services to you. You will at all times remain the legal owner of uploaded content, however, by uploading the content to the Platform, you grant go-models a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, and worldwide licence to host, use, modify, copy or display and create derivative works of your content on the Platform. Please note that the Portal is not accessible to the general public but your content will be visible to approved Professionals/Clients of the Portal (e.g. partners, photographers, advertising agencies or make-up artists). Our licence to use your content will terminate when you either individually delete your content from the Platform or your subscription has expired or been otherwise terminated in accordance with the terms of the agreement.

As you are the owner of your own content and we only have a non-exclusive right to use it in accordance with the terms of the agreement, you may make your content available to others at your will.

Please note that your surname, telephone number and email address will not be made available to other Users on the Platform although the Portal is not publicly accessible.

Information we Contribute to the Platform

  • By using go-models, you may be confronted with content from other Users. Since we do not verify the content of our Users, we assume no liability for any damages or liability arising as a result of third party content.
  • go-models reserves the right to restrict your access if we believe that you have violated one or more of the terms of this agreement.
  • We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights that we have contributed to the Platform. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
  • Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content we have contributed (excluding the data you have published) on the Platform must always be acknowledged.
  • Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on the Platform, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Platform is accurate, complete, up to date, or serves any particular purpose.
  • We are not responsible for any websites we link to.
  • Where the Platform contains links to other websites 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 websites or resources.
  • User-generated content is not approved by us.
  • We would like to ask that you report other Users’ behaviour which violates these terms and/or any applicable laws by contacting us at support@go-models.com.

Scope of Services and Costs

Through the Platform, Models and Professionals/Clients will be able to connect in a login-protected area. go-models provides the following functions and scope:

  • Your profile (photos, talents, data such as height, etc.) will be visible to Professionals/Clients.
  • You can get job enquiries in your area or internationally.
  • Professional/Client information: Learn more about the client in particular.
  • Model portfolio: You can upload photos and update previous experiences, personal information, talents, etc. at any time.
  • Favourite: You can mark Professionals/Clients directly as favourites.
  • Job application: You can apply directly for jobs in your personal job list.
  • TFP details: You can see if a job is on TFP (Time-For-Prints) basis.
  • Online PDF Comp card: Create your own Comp card
  • You can upload up to 30 photos to your profile/photos are automatically optimized for screen display.

Please note that any modelling jobs offered by Professionals/Clients are strictly arrangements between the Model and the Professionals/Clients. Any jobs or other arrangements for work will be strictly arrangements between you and the Professionals/Clients.


Your Subscription and Fees

Your annual membership costs £169.00 including VAT for a 12-month period. The cost of your subscription shall be payable in advance, with the first subscription payment falling due on the day you place your order and the contract with us is made. We will send you a payment link by e-mail so that you can arrange payment via your preferred method and, once received, we will e-mail you your login credentials for the Platform.

Your subscription will automatically renew on the anniversary of the date on which you first placed your order and we will send you a payment link by e-mail on such renewal date so that you can arrange payment via your preferred method for the next subscription year.

If you have any queries about how our subscriptions work, please contact our International Support Team.


Payment

Services requiring payment may be subject to fees, taxes and an exchange rate and will be charged upon ordering via providers of payment services (i.e. (non-exhaustive) PayPal, Stripe, Klarna, Visa, Mastercard etc.). Payments are due promptly without deductions. You agree to receive invoices electronically. As a means of payment, go-models offers bank transfer and, depending on availability, means of payment such as PayPal, Credit Card, Klarna (Sofort), etc.


Changes to the Platform

We may make changes to the Platform or the services we provide from time to time to reflect changes to our users' needs or to reflect changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements or to implement minor technical adjustments and improvements, for example, to address a security threat. If we intend to make more significant changes to the services or the Portal, we will try to give you reasonable notice of any major changes and you may then contact us to end the contract before the changes take effect and receive a refund for any services paid for but not received.


Liability

  • go-models is under no circumstances liable for the content, correctness and completeness etc. of data transmitted or retrieved and for data which is accessible via go-models. In particular, go-models is not obliged to verify the contents for possible violations of the applicable law. This also applies to content and/or documents exchanged between Users on the Platform.
  • Should content uploaded by you to the Platform infringe any rights of any third party, we may delete such content without notice, unless you provide reasonable evidence of your having obtained the right to use said content.
  • You shall indemnify and hold harmless go-models from and against any and all claims of third-parties against go-models arising from an infringement of their rights by any content uploaded by you to the Platform or otherwise provided to us. You assume all reasonable costs incurred by go-models due to an infringement of such third-party rights, including all reasonable legal-defence costs.
  • Go-models is neither responsible for the job arranged between Users on the Platform, nor will go-models be held responsible for any job-related issues arising between the Users, including breaches of agreements entered into between the Users. You agree and acknowledge that go-models is not party to any jobs or other arrangements entered into between Users and go-models is not therefore responsible for any failure of a User to comply with the agreed terms of such job or arrangements and neither is go-models responsible for expenses (e.g. travelling expenses) incurred by a User in connection with such job or arrangement.
  • We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
  • We have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
  • If any employee of go-models comments on a Model’s suitability for a certain job or content uploaded to the Platform by you in any means of communication, these comments will be considered personal opinions, for which go-models will not be held responsible.

Right to Cancel your Subscription during Cooling-Off Period (Your right to change your mind)

If you have just changed your mind about a service you have ordered from us or you wish to cancel your order for any other reason, you have a legal right to change your mind within 14 days (i.e. 14 days after the day the contract came into force) and receive a refund without giving any reason.

To meet the cancellation deadline, it is sufficient for you to send your communication concerning your exercise of the right to cancel before the cancellation period has expired.

If you cancel this agreement within the cooling-off period, we shall reimburse you without delay and no later than 14 days from the date of receipt of notice of your cancellation for all payments we have received from you. Such refund will be made using the same means of payment that you used in the original transaction unless expressly agreed otherwise with you and in no event, will you be charged for such a refund. If you had chosen to start receiving the subscription services during the cooling-off period, we may deduct from any refund an amount for the supply of the service for the period for which it was supplied, ending with the time when you told us you had changed your mind. The amount will be in proportion to what has been supplied, in comparison with the full coverage of the contract.


Your right to terminate your Contract (outside of the Cooling-Off Period)

Your rights to end the contract with us are as follows:

(a) If what you have bought is faulty or misdescribed you may have a legal right to end the contract (or to get the service re-performed or to get some or all of your money back) – we are under a legal duty to supply services that are in conformity with this contract. Nothing in these terms will affect your legal rights.

(b) Ending the contract because of something we have done or are going to do. If you are ending a contract for a reason set out at (a) to (e) below the contract will end immediately and we will refund you in full for any services which have not been provided and you may also be entitled to compensation. The reasons are:

  1. we have told you about an upcoming change to the services or these terms which you do not agree to;
  2. we have told you about an error in the price or description of the services you have ordered and you do not wish to proceed;
  3. we have suspended the provisions of the services for technical reasons, or notify you we are going to suspend them for technical reasons, in each case for a period of more than 1 month; or
  4. you have a legal right to end the contract because of something we have done wrong.

(c) In all other cases (if we are not at fault) - in order to terminate your contract with us, you must give us at least 3 months’ before the annual renewal date (as referred to in the section Your Subscription and Fees above).


How To End The Contract With Us (Including If You Have Changed Your Mind)

To end the contract with us, please give us your notice by doing one of the following:

(a) Phone or email. Call customer services on +44-203-31 88 224 or email us at support@go-models.com. Please provide your go-code, name, home address, details of the order and, where available, your phone number and email address.

(b) By post. Print off the https://go-models.com/legal/model_cancellation_form.pdf and post it to us at the address on the form. Or simply write to us at Go-models International Limited London Berkeley Square, Berkeley Square House, London, W1J6BD, including details of what you bought, when you ordered or received it and your name and address.

On termination of your contract with us, your access to the Platform will cease. Any content you may have uploaded to the Platform will remain subject to the licence granted to us in these terms.


Our Right To Cancel Your Contract

  • We may end the contract at any time by writing to you if:
  • you do not make any payment to us when it is due and you still do not make payment within 14 days of us reminding you that payment is due;
  • you do not, within a reasonable time of us asking for it, provide us with information that is necessary for us to provide the services;
  • you repeatedly breach or have committed a material breach of these terms or any acceptable website use policy published on the Platform from time to time;
  • you use the Platform in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation, in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect, for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm any person, to bully, insult, intimidate or humiliate any person, or to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).

in which case (subject to any other express provision of these terms) we will refund your subscription fee for the current billing period on a pro-rata basis (in proportion to what has been supplied in the subscription period).


General Provisions

  • You may not assign, transfer, mortgage, charge, sub-contract, declare a trust over or deal in any manner with all or any of its rights or obligations under this agreement without go-models prior written consent.
  • go-models may at any time assign, transfer, mortgage, charge, subcontract, or deal in any other manner with all or any of its rights of obligations under this agreement to itellico internet solution ltd. We will always tell you in writing if this happens.
  • go-models reserves the right to amend the terms of this agreement, without giving reasons, unless an amendment is unreasonable to you. Go-models shall give due notice of any amendments of these terms to you. If you do not object to the applicability of the revised terms within (6) weeks after receipt of said notice, the terms shall be deemed accepted and approved by you. go-models shall inform you about your right to object (and your right to terminate) and of the relevance of the objection deadline in said notice.
  • Unless otherwise stated in these terms, you may submit all notices to go-models by sending an e-mail to support@go-models.com.
  • Statements and information about services or fee-based memberships on the Website or Platform or other advertising materials are intended solely as a description of quality and do not constitute a guarantee or warranty of any quality.
  • Should provisions of this agreement be or become invalid, void or unenforceable, it shall be deemed deleted, but that shall not affect the validity, legality or enforceability of the rest of this agreement. The parties agree to replace an invalid and/or unenforceable provision with a valid and/or enforceable provision which comes as close as possible to the intent and economic purpose of the invalid and/or unenforceable provision. This also applies to regulatory gaps in the terms of this agreement.
  • All agreements, subsequent changes, supplements, subsidiary agreements etc. must be in writing with written confirmation by go-models for their validity.
  • These terms are governed by English law and you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the services we provide in the English courts. However, note that as a consumer you may benefit from mandatory provisions of the law of the country in which you are resident. Nothing in these user terms affects your rights as a consumer to rely on such mandatory provisions of local law. For example, as a resident of an EU member state, you may be able to commence proceedings in the courts of that member state.

Details of Our International Support Team

If at any time you have any queries about these terms or about our services, please contact our International Support Team below:

go-models.com

Telephone number (opening hours: 11:00 to 17:00 on workdays):
+44-203-31 88 224

Postal Address:
Go-models International Ltd
Berkeley Square House
London Berkeley Square
London W1J 6BD

Email Address:
support@go-models.com

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