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Terms of use

Before you start to use this website, please read carefully the following text together with the documents to which it refers. They will tell you the terms on which you may make use of the website.

Before you start to use this website, please carefully read this page, which explains the terms on which you may make use of this website, and any of its content.

Who we are

This website (the “Website” or the “Hub”) is maintained by CIFE Limited on behalf of the Council for Investing in Female Entrepreneurs, a voluntary collective established to encourage and support women in business (referred to below as “we”, “our”, “us” or “CIFE Limited”). We are a company registered in England and Wales, with our registered address at 82 Eaton Place, London SW1X 8AU and company registration number 13276805.

Throughout these terms of use (the “Terms”), “you”, “your” and “yours” means any person accessing or using the Website, and any organisation or person using the Website on an organisation’s behalf.

If you would like these Terms in another format (for example: accessible PDF, audio, large print, easy read, or braille), please contact us using the contact details in the “Contact” section found on our Website.

Acceptance of terms of use

These Terms apply between us and you. By using our Website, you confirm that you accept these Terms and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to the Terms, please stop using our Website immediately.

If you have (or enter into) a contract with us, separate terms and conditions will apply to that relationship.


We may withdraw, restrict or suspend the availability of some or all parts of our Website, or make changes to the information on the Website or these Terms from time to time without notice, for example to comply with new or updated laws or regulations, or for business and operational reasons. Please note we are under no obligation to make any changes.

If these Terms are updated, the new version will come into force, and will be enforceable, from the date and time it is uploaded on this Website. It is your responsibility to check and read these Terms whenever you access the Website to ensure you understand the version of the Terms that applies to you at that time. We recommend that you save a copy of these Terms for future reference.

Information not recommendation or offer

The Website, including content provided by third parties and published on the Website, does not constitute any form of advice, recommendation, representation, endorsement, solicitation, arrangement, offer to buy or sell any investment, securities, funds, financial instruments, products or services, or to engage in any other transaction by CIFE Limited and is not intended to be, and should not be relied upon by you in making (or refraining from making), any specific business, investment or other decisions. Appropriate independent professional advice should be obtained before making any such decision or taking (or refraining from) any action (including among other things to purchase a product, solution or service, enter a contract for the same, or make any decision after you have entered such a contract) on the basis of the information on this Website.

We may refuse any applications or requests for further information we receive.

Any opinions expressed on this Website, whether in general or both in relation to any funding resources and/or solutions and in a wider economic context, represent the views of the contributor at the time of preparation and are provided for general information purposes only. These opinions may change from time to time. As above, they should not be interpreted as advice or as a recommendation.

Country restrictions

The information contained on this Website is directed only at persons or entities in any jurisdiction or country where access to that information and the use of it is not contrary to or in breach of local law or regulation. Please ensure that you comply with all applicable laws and regulations of any relevant jurisdiction which apply to your use and access of the information contained on this Website.

No liability for third party websites

The Website may contain links to third party websites or resources. These links are provided for your information and convenience only, and do not amount to a recommendation or endorsement by us of that third party or its website. Please note that we have no control over the content of a third party website or resource, and we have not verified the accuracy of any content on such third party website. Accordingly, we are not liable for the content or availability (or lack of availability) of such third party websites or resources.

About cookies

Accessing the Website will create a “Cookie”. A cookie is a small amount of data which is transferred to your browser by a web server. Cookies may be used to remember your activities and facilitate navigation as well as being used to track your visits to this Website. For more information about how we use cookies, please read our Cookies Policy (available at the link in the “Additional Links” section below).

About your data

You can contact us via the “Contact us” section found on our Website. Should you choose to contact us, you may be asked to provide information about yourself including, among other things, your name and/or other identification details. Your privacy and personal information are important to us. Any personal information that you provide to us will be dealt with in line with our Privacy Policy. For information about how we use your personal data, please read our Privacy Policy (available at the link in the “Additional Links” section below).

Our intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Website and the material published on it, including, among other things, all trademarks, trade names, copyright works, designs, invention, whether they are registered or not. These works are protected by, among other things, copyright laws and treaties around the world. We reserve all such rights.

You may copy and download extracts of any page(s) from our Website for your own personal, non-commercial reference only.

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

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our Website must always be acknowledged. You must not in any way use any part of the materials on our Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence from us to do so.

No liability

These Terms exclude and limit, as far as the law permits us to do so, our legal liability for losses or damages arising out of or in connection with your use of, or reliance on, the information on the Website, or for your inability to access or use the Website for any period of time. We do not exclude or limit our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. To the extent permitted by law, no responsibility is accepted by or on behalf of CIFE Limited for any errors, omissions, or misleading statements contained on the Website.

This Website is made available free of charge, and is provided to give you general information only, and is not intended to address any particular requirements. The content of this Website is based on information available to CIFE Limited as at the time of editing and has not been verified by CIFE Limited. Although we have taken reasonable steps to ensure that the information on the Website is accurate, we do not give or make any warranty, guarantee or representation (whether express or implied) that any such information is accurate, timely, reliable, complete or available.

We use reasonable efforts to ensure that our Website is free from viruses and other malicious or harmful content. However, we do not represent or warrant that your use of this Website (including any content on it or any third party website accessible from it) will be error free, delay free, or will not cause damage to your computer or other device. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have the necessary equipment (including up to date antivirus software) to use the Website safely and to screen out anything that may damage or harm your computer or other device. Except where required by applicable law, we will not be liable to you for any loss or damage you suffer as a result of using the Website.

Any reliance that you may place on the information on this Website is at your own risk, as well as any agreements, transactions or other arrangements made by you, including with any third parties named on (or linked from) this Website.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms, the Website and any information contained in it will be governed by English law, and the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction to hear any dispute arising from these.