Welcome to Launchpad!
A subsidiary of Honeycombers Pte Ltd and Honeycombers Hong Kong Limited.
Please read these Terms of Service (the “Terms”) carefully because they govern your use of our website and our services accessible via our website. To make these Terms easier to read, the website and our services are collectively called the “Services.”
Who May Use the Services
You may use the Services only if you are 18 years or older and capable of forming a binding contract with Launchpad and are not barred from using the Services under applicable law.
Registration and Your Information
If you want to use certain features of the Services, including making a membership purchase via the Site, you’ll have to create an account ( “Account” ). You can do this via the Site when you first check out. It’s important that you provide us with accurate, complete and up-to-date information for your Account and you agree to update such information, as needed, to keep it accurate, complete and up-to-date. If you don’t, we reserve the right to suspend or terminate your Account. You agree that you won’t disclose your Account password to anyone and you’ll notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your Account. You’re responsible for all activities that occur under your Account, whether or not you know about them.
Membership Terms & Conditions
The name of the membership is “The Launchpad” (the “Membership”), conducted at the relevant Premises (as defined below). The Membership is a proprietary Membership, owned and operated by Honeycombers Pte Ltd (the “Proprietor”).
These Membership rules (the “Rules”) set out the terms and conditions of membership and have been created to safeguard the use and enjoyment of the Membership by its Members and their guests.
- Objectives of the Membership
The objective of the Membership is the provision of facilities and amenities of a Membership for the purpose of: allowing like minded women and men to network in a social space, for both business and pleasure; assist in the promotion of, and to host The Launchpad Masterclasses, an online learning events and community to assist Members and non-Members in achieving their career goals; and hosting live events for Members and guests.
- Our Responsibility
Whether you are a consumer or a business user 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.
If you are a business user:
- we exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our site or any content on it.
- we will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
- use of, or inability to use, our site; or
- use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.
In particular we will not be liable for:
- loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
- business interruption;
- loss of anticipated savings;
- loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
Becoming a Member
Every candidate for Membership must be at least 18 years of age. Those applying for Membership (a “Candidate”) will be required to fill out a form (a “Proposal”) and pay an “Annual Membership Fee” (the “Fees”), which is due every year on the day before the anniversary the payment was made the previous year. For more information on these fees please contact us via email on [email protected]
A Member shall be entitled to all the rights and privileges of the Membership and shall be bound by these Rules but shall have no proprietary rights in any of the premises or in respect of property of the Membership and the Proprietor.
A successful Candidate shall be notified of her election and shall become a Member of the Membership and shall thereafter be entitled to all the benefits and privileges of such Membership. All Members agree to be bound by, and to observe at all times, these Rules.
Membership benefits, including use of equipment and facilities (for example member events and Masterclasses) within the Premises and those provided by fellow Members or Membership partners, are accessible for all fully paid up and active Members and can be amended and/or withdrawn at any time without notice.
Annual Membership Fees must be paid via our online system using a credit or/ debit card or alternatively by direct debit. Annual Membership Fees must be paid in one of the following ways: by making a one off annual payment, by making monthly payments (a payment every month for 12 months (this option may be subject to a surcharge).
All payment details will be kept confidential and the payment will only be taken should the Proposal for Membership be successful. Please note that no Proposal for Membership will be considered by the The Membership Team until valid payment details are provided. Candidates for Membership shall only become Members once full payment of Fees have been made to the Proprietor.
Any omission from, or inaccuracy in, the particulars relating to, or the description of, any candidate for Membership may render the candidate’s election void at the discretion of the Membership Support Team. The Membership Support Team shall have sole discretion as to who shall become a Member of the Membership and shall have the right to refuse any application for Membership for any reason without giving any explanation.
Changes to the Membership
We may update and change our membership offering and website from time to time to reflect changes to our services, our users’ needs and our business priorities.
Control and Management
The Membership Support Team shall have all administrative powers necessary to carry out the Objectives of the Membership in accordance with these Rules.
Membership is non-transferable.
Nomination of a Member
Members shall have the right to propose potential Candidates for the Membership Support Team’s consideration. The Membership Support Team’s decision shall be final and binding and the Membership Support Team will not enter into any correspondence or consider any appeals.
PDPA and Personal Information
Should there be any issues please contact a member from the membership team on [email protected]
Cancelling a Membership
A Candidate for Membership may withdraw her application at any time prior to it being accepted.
Following confirmation of a Candidate’s acceptance as a Member and payment of the Fees, Members will have 14 calendar days during which they may withdraw their application without incurring any cost except the banking transaction costs (the “Cooling-Off Period”). During the Cooling-Off Period and following written confirmation of withdrawal for Membership, the Member will be entitled to the return of their Fees.
Where a Member wishes to cancel their Membership following expiry of the Cooling-Off Period the Fees will not be refundable. To cancel or withdraw any Membership, a Member must write to the Membership Support Team at [email protected] Membership will cease upon the second calendar day from the written confirmation as mentioned above. In the case of a monthly fee payment scheme, the balance of the remaining membership fee is due at cancellation.
Renewal and Annual Membership Fee
Membership renewals are automatic, however the Membership Support Team reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to terminate the Membership of any Member.
The Membership Support Team may deny renewals in accordance with the Cancellation Rules.
The Membership Support Team reserves the right to deny a renewal of Membership. Subject to these Rules, the decision of the Membership Support Team is final and without appeal, and no reason will be given for refusal of a Membership renewal at any stage.
The Annual Membership Fee shall be fixed by the Proprietor. The Proprietor may, at its discretion, waive or reduce the subscription of any Member. The Annual Membership Fee is due immediately upon renewal. Candidates can inquire about the Annual Membership Cost or any other Membership question by contacting [email protected]
Termination of Membership
Membership is terminated if Fees or any other debts owed to the Proprietor incurred by a Member are not paid within 30 days. Any monies (including Fees) owed are payable immediately.
The name of a Member whose Membership is terminated will be removed from the list of registered Members and she will immediately cease to be a Member of the Membership on that 30th. The Membership Support Team reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to terminate the Membership of any Member for any reason and at any time without notice. Behaviour as described under paragraph 19 will guarantee suspension or termination of a Membership.
Suspension of Membership
The Membership Support Team may, at its sole discretion, permit a Membership to be suspended (i.e. put ‘on hold’) if a Member suffers a medical condition which is likely to preclude her from using the Membership for a continuous period of at least 3 months, or if there is another reasonable cause to justify putting a Membership on hold.
A Member may be required to provide evidence supporting her request for suspension in order to assess whether to suspend the Membership, and in the case of suspension for a medical condition a Member may be required to provide evidence of a medical condition, such as a doctor’s certificate.
Any agreed period of suspension will run for complete calendar months, and (save in the event of suspension due to a medical condition) may not exceed a period of 3 months in any 12 month period.
Any period of suspension must be notified to and agreed by the Membership Support Team in writing in advance of commencement, and a monthly administration fee may be charged for the duration of the suspension period.
Following recommencement of a Membership that has been suspended, the membership year will be extended by an amount of time that is the same as the duration of the suspension.
Conduct of Members
The Membership Support Team, or any person(s) designated by the Membership Support Team, shall have the right to refuse any Member or guest admission to the Membership. All Members and guests are required to maintain an acceptable standard of behaviour, conducive and appropriate to the Objectives and quality of the Membership.
All bills must be settled in full before leaving the Membership. There are no credit facilities. Members are responsible for their guests’ bills if they are not paid. The Membership Support Team may require any Member infringing these Rules to leave the Membership premises immediately and her Membership may be withdrawn.
If the Membership withdraws a Member’s Membership for any of the reasons set out in these Rules, the Membership will retain Fees already paid.
Expulsion of Members
The Membership Support Team, or any Membership manager/employee so authorised by the Membership Support Team, may expel from the Membership (and subsequently terminate or suspend from Membership for a specific period) any Member whose conduct, in the opinion of the Membership Support Team, or such Membership manager/employee might be injurious to the character or interests of the Membership or render her unfit to associate with Members; or the Membership Support Team, or any Membership manager/employee so authorised by the Membership Support Team, may expel from the Membership (and subsequently terminate or suspend from Membership for a specific period) any Member who wilfully removes, destroys or damages anything belonging to the Membership, another Member, or a guest, whilst being a active member.
For the avoidance of doubt, the following (non-exhaustive) list of behaviour or offences will lead to the immediate expulsion of a Member from the Membership premises and may lead to suspension or termination of their Membership: violent, abusive or intimidating conduct; sexual, racial or any other form of discrimination, harassment or bullying towards any other Member or employee of the Membership; rudeness or bad language to a Member or an employee of the Membership; any action likely to bring the Membership into disrepute; any action likely to prejudice the Membership’s premises licence; serious insubordination under the influence of alcohol or drugs; deliberate damage to Membership property; breach our illegal drugs. Substances or items policy at paragraph 21; or any action, within or outside the Membership, likely to cause a disturbance to residents in neighbouring properties.
Before a Member is suspended or her Membership terminated, the alleged offender’s conduct shall be inquired into and the person involved shall be given the opportunity to defend herself and to justify or explain her behaviour. Having inquired into the events, if the Membership Support Team is of the opinion that the Member is guilty of such conduct as mentioned above and has failed to justify or explain it satisfactorily, the Committee may either suspend or terminate the Membership of the offender at its discretion.
Launchpad Trade Mark Rights
All Members and their guests shall not use the names, logos, colours, trade marks, service marks, photographs, trade dress, or other identifying features of the Membership, or those belonging to or licensed by the Proprietor (the “Launchpad Marks”) without obtaining the specific prior written approval of the Proprietor as to the specific use.
Members and their guests expressly recognise that the Launchpad Marks are the valid, unique and exclusive property of the Membership, its parent, affiliates and/or subsidiaries.
Members and their guests may not produce or create, or authorise others to produce or create, the Launchpad Marks for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, in any communications, marketing, advertising or other promotional materials (including, but not limited to, brochures, flyers, invitations, e-mail messages, etc.) that utilise the Launchpad Marks without the Proprietor’s prior written consent.
The Membership and/or Proprietor and/or Membership Support Team and/or any employee or agent of the Membership will not be held liable for any act or omission made by the Proprietor, the Membership, any Member and/or guest and will be held harmless from any direct or indirect loss or damage arising to any Member and/or guest whatsoever, whether in contract or tort, under common law or statute, rule or any legal instrument, and whether for any act or omission occurring prior to, during or following the cessation of Membership.
Nothing in these Rules shall be deemed to exclude the Membership’s or Proprietor’s liability for death and/or personal injury arising out of any negligent or unlawful act by the Membership or Proprietor.
All property brought to any member events by any Member or his/her guest shall be at the sole risk of the person bringing such property onto the Membership premises and neither the Proprietor, the Membership Support Team nor any employee or agent of the Membership shall be liable for any loss or damage to any such article, howsoever occasioned.
Members agree to keep all passwords, user names, and/or any other identifying information used on or in connection with the Membership and/or its website (the “Access Profile”) private and secure. The Access Profile is strictly personal and may not be shared with or disclosed to any other party. Members understand that the Access Profile is confidential and that they will be held responsible for any damage caused through use of the Access Profile by any unauthorised person.
Alteration of Rules
These Rules may be revoked, supplemented or altered by the Membership Support Team or its representatives or employees with authority to do so at any time at its sole discretion. Any such revocation, alteration or addition shall be deemed to have been brought to the notice of Members provided that a copy thereof is prominently displayed on the Membership’s official website.
The Membership may be dissolved by the Proprietor at any time at its sole discretion.
Under these circumstances no return of the Fees shall be due to any Members whatsoever, and all debts owed to the Membership and/or Proprietor become due immediately.
Disputes & Interpretation
Any dispute or difference which may arise in respect of these Rules and/or in relation to Membership or operation of the Membership shall be determined by the Membership Support Team, whose decision shall be final and binding on all Members.
These Rules shall be governed and construed in accordance with English law and Members and guests agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.
Event Cancellation Policy
Paid-for events will not be refunded if cancelled with less than 24 hours notice of the scheduled start time of the event. Any requests submitted after this time will not be refunded.
Please contact [email protected] to manage your paid-for event bookings.
Uploading content to our site
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload any content to our site, including, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with our content standards.
You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.
Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us and other users of our site a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties.
We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.
Rights you are giving us to use material you upload
When you upload or post content to our Site, you grant us the right to use that content:
for educational purposes;
for marketing and advertising purposes; and
for any other purpose required to further Digital.
We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them
We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site and the Messenger. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site or Launchpad. You must not attack our site the Messenger via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will cooperate 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.
Rules about linking to our site
You may link to our home page (https://thelaunchpad.group), provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
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.
You must not frame our site or the Connect on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site or the Connect 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 our Acceptable Use Policy.
If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our site or on the Messenger other than that set out above, please contact [email protected]
We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.