Terms and Conditions of Use

The Leadership Board is a community participation and engagement tool. In entering our Site, you are accepting our Terms and Conditions of Use. The Leadership Board is an associated trade name of Strategy Insights.


 (i)            These Terms and Conditions of Use apply to all legal relationships of The Leadership Board to the users of The Leadership Board Community at https://theleadershipboard.hivebrite.com and all sub-pages as well as applications. As a user, anyone who visits the website, registers on the website, downloads the app and / or concludes an agreement with The Leadership Board to use the website or app.

(ii)          Deviating user regulations do not apply, unless The Leadership Board has expressly confirmed this in writing. Individual agreements always have priority.

(iii)         The business relations between The Leadership Board and the user are subject to the law of England and Wales.

(iv)         The Leadership Board respects your privacy and is dedicated to protecting the privacy of those persons who use The Leadership Board services. The Leadership Board collects and processes personal data in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the applicable legal regulations.


Using the Community and Services of The Leadership Board

The Leadership Board endeavours to adapt the community to current market developments. The Leadership Board therefore reserves the right to change the agreed services.

The access and use of The Leadership Board Community portal, featuring these Terms and Conditions, constitutes your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions which take effect from the date on which you first use The Leadership Board Community.

In consideration of Your use of the Service, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Service’s registration form and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.

The Leadership Board reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice. We may at any time revise these Terms and Conditions without notice. It is the users responsibility to regularly review the Terms and Conditions in case there are any changes. Continued use of The Leadership Board Community after a change has been made is your acceptance of the change.

Any material found on The Leadership Board Community, including text or images, may not be printed, copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, posted, displayed, modified, reused, broadcast or transmitted in any way, except for your own personal use.


Registration Requirements

Visiting the website is free and possible without registration. For the active use of the community the user has to register on the website. The use of the app requires downloading and installation of the app.

After the initial registration, the user will receive an e-mail with a confirmation link. Only after confirming (double opt-in) will the customer account be activated. A customer account that is not confirmed within one week by the user clicking on the activation link can be deleted by The Leadership Board.

With the confirmation of the registration, a contract for the use of the community is concluded between The Leadership Board and the user (hereinafter: “User Agreement”).

The registration is only permitted to legally competent natural persons. Each user may only have one access; a transfer of access is not possible. Companies cannot register themselves.

The data requested by The Leadership Board upon registration must be complete and correct. Users must keep their access data secret. If the data changes subsequently, the users are obliged to correct the information immediately.


Account, Security and Password

Upon completing the Service’s registration process, you will receive a password and account designation. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account.

You agree to (a) immediately notify The Leadership Board Community of any unauthorised use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. The Leadership Board Community cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section.


Using the Community

We will grant You, as a Registered User, a non-exclusive limited license to use the software tools for the purpose specified in these Terms and Conditions of Use. For the avoidance of doubt, this software license may be terminated at any time in our absolute and sole discretion. We will not be liable for any loss of damage that you may suffer as a consequence of such termination.

Without limiting anything in any other rights or limitations in these Terms and Conditions of Use, for the avoidance of doubt the software tools are provided on ‘as is’ basis. We will not be responsible, whether in tort (including negligence), contract or otherwise for any breach whatsoever, so however caused.

We do not guarantee that the Service will be provided, nor do we guarantee its quality. We do not guarantee that The Leadership Board Community will be provided and then discontinued or terminated at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever. We do not provide any back-up facilities upon the creation of your User account and cannot be responsible for any loss or damage, including loss of data, whatsoever.


In participating in The Leadership Board Community you must not:

1.     Sell, lend or otherwise allow any other person to use the software tools who is not a registered user;

2.     Notify, sell of otherwise inform any third party of the email addresses or other personal information for any commercial purposes whatsoever;

3.     Send unsolicited emails, sometimes referred to as ‘Spam’, to any persons whatsoever;

4.     Distribute any material on the website that:

·      infringes any intellectual property rights or is in breach of law, statute or regulation;

·      is defamatory, libellous, unlawfully threatening, harassing, obscene, pornographic or indecent; or

·      contains any viruses or other computer programmes intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any personal information.

We will have no liability for the contents of, any communications transmitted by virtue of the Services. You will dully indemnify Us from any breach by You whether it be contact, tort or otherwise, including any breach of any third party intellectual property rights. We provide no guarantee whatsoever as to quality of the service or whether a service be provided at all.


Intellectual Property

The names, images and logos identifying The Leadership Board Community, third parties and their information, products and services are proprietary marks of The Leadership Board Community, and/or third parties. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication or otherwise any license or right under any trademark or patent of The Leadership Board Community or any other third party.

The copying and use of The Leadership Board Community logo, or any other third-party logos accessed via The Leadership Board Community are not permitted without prior approval from the copyright owner.



All rights (copyright, trademarks and other proprietary rights) to the database, the database and the content, data and other elements are exclusively owned by The Leadership Board; any rights of users to the content they have posted remain unaffected.

No user may use the data obtained via The Leadership Board in whole or in part:

i)              to build up your own database in any media form,

ii)             for a commercial exploitation or disclosure of information or

iii)           for any other commercial use.


General Conduct Obligation of Users

(i)            The information provided by users on the website is occasionally checked by The Leadership Board. Should The Leadership Board become aware that a user is violating these Terms and Conditions of Use or any legal requirements, the illegal content will be removed immediately and / or access will be blocked.

(ii)          The user alone is responsible for ensuring that they have all rights with regard to the content they publish and that no rights of third parties are thereby infringed. Each user grants The Leadership Board irrevocably and gratuitously the right to use and exploit the content provided by him / her on the website by posting content and photos in terms of space, time and content.

(iii)         Should The Leadership Board learn of a violation of the above provisions, The Leadership board reserves the right to change or delete the published content. Each user is obliged to inform The Leadership Board immediately if there are indications that their access has been abused. Each user is basically liable for all activities that are carried out using his access and indemnifies The Leadership Board from any claims for damages from third parties, unless the user is not responsible for the abuse.

Duration of the Contract of Use & Termination

The duration of registration is dependant on a users subscription. A user may terminate their subscription at any time. Each termination must be in text form (e-mail).

The Leadership Board is entitled to delete inactive users. A user is considered inactive if they have not visited or used the website for more than three months and does not react to the subsequent announcement of the deletion by e-mail within one week.

We allow you onto The Leadership Board Community in return for you agreeing not to adapt, alter or create any derivate work from any of the material contained in this site.

You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner, that does not infringe the right of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by any third party. Such restriction or inhibition includes, without limitation, conduct which is unlawful, or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person, and the transmission of obscene or offensive content or disruption of normal flow of dialog within this site.

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, defamatory, obscene, offensive or scandalous material, or any material that constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, likely to give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violates any law. We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials on The Leadership Board Community.

Your authorisation to use The Leadership Board Community automatically terminates without notice if, at our sole discretion, you fail to comply with any of the Terms and Conditions. On termination, you must cease all use of The Leadership Board Community and destroy all materials copied directly or indirectly from The Leadership Board Community. This does not limit our right to terminate at any time for any reason whatsoever.

You are responsible for obtaining access to the Service and that access may involve third party fees (such as Internet service provider or airtime charges). In addition, you must provide and are responsible for all equipment necessary to access the Service.

Virus Protection

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material off The Leadership Board Community.

Supply of Information


Any communication or information transmitted by you as a registered user (registered means personal information entered by you for security and registrations purposes) on The Leadership Board Community by electronic mail or otherwise shall be treated as proprietary and confidential.

Any communication or information transmitted by you as a user with general public access and/or anonymous access to The Leadership Board Community by electronic mail or otherwise will be treated as non-proprietary and non-confidential. Anything transmitted by you may be used by us for any purpose, including, without limitation, broadcast, transmission, publication, reproduction, disclosure, posting and any other use whatsoever.

The Leadership Board Community web server may automatically recognise the domain name and e-mail address (where possible) of users of our websites. We may collect the domain name and e-mail address of visitors to The Leadership Board Community, the e-mail address of those who post messages to our bulletin boards, the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail, e-mail addresses of those who make postings to The Leadership Board Community chat areas, aggregate information on what pages users access or visit and information volunteered by the user, such as survey information and/or site registrations.

Information collected by us is used for internal review, used to improve the content of The Leadership Board Community, used to customise the content and/or layout of The Leadership Board Community for each individual user, used to notify users about updates to The Leadership Board Community, used by The Leadership Board Community to contact users for marketing purposes and is not shared with other organisations for commercial purposes.


System Disruption and Integrity of the Website

i.                Users may not use any mechanisms, software or other scripts in connection with the use of the website that may interfere with the functioning of the website.

ii.              Users may not take any action that may result in an unreasonable or excessive burden on the infrastructure.

iii.             Users may not block, overwrite or modify content generated by The Leadership Board or interfere with the website in any other way.

iv.             The Leadership Board may restrict access to its own services as long as the security of the network operation, the maintenance of network integrity, in particular the avoidance of serious disturbances of the network, the software or stored data so require. Claims for damages are excluded in this case. The same applies to the loss of services due to necessary business interruptions.

Blocking Users


The Leadership Board may take the following measures if there are concrete indications that a user is violating legal regulations, third-party rights or these terms of use, or if The Leadership Board has another legitimate interest:

·      Warning of users,

·      Provisional, partial or final locking

The Leadership Board can definitively exclude a user from the active use of the community even if it has given false information at the time of registration, if it causes significant harm to other users or The Leadership Board or if another important reason is present.

As soon as a user has been provisionally or permanently blocked, he may no longer us the website with other user accounts and may not re-register. A permanently suspended account cannot be restored; there is no claim to recovery.

The Leadership Board reserves the right to take criminal action in any case.



Without limiting any other provision in these Terms and Conditions of Use, The Leadership Board Community and material relating to third party information, products and services, is provided ‘as is’, without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of The Leadership Board Community.

Links contained in The Leadership Board Community will lead to other websites not under our control, and we are not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. Links provided on The Leadership Board Community are provided to you only as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply reliability and endorsement by us of, and we accept no liability in respect of, the content.

Although we make every effort to monitor and review discussions, chat, postings, transmissions and the like on The Leadership Board Community, we are under no obligation to do so and assume no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such locations nor for any error, omission, infringement, defamation, obscenity, or inaccuracy contained in any information across The Leadership Board Community.

The Leadership Board assumes no responsibility for ensuring that the information provided by the users in the community is complete and correct.

The Leadership Board endeavours to keep the website up and running, but The Leadership Board accepts no liability for damages incurred by a user in the event of temporary unavailability of the website or in the event of other technical problems.

The Leadership Board reserves the right to discontinue the website as a whole. The Leadership Board will inform users of this by e-mail at least 4 weeks in advance. The right to extraordinary termination remains unaffected.

Contact Us

If you have an enquiry or concern about our Terms and Conditions of Use, please contact:

Registered Address:

46 Shenley Pavilions
Chalkdell Drive
Milton Keynes
United Kingdom