TRADEMARK POLICY & TERMS OF USE

[Effective as of 6th June 2022]

TRADEMARK POLICY

SCOPE OF APPLICATION

This Trademark Policy governs the use of the trademarks and brand of Virtual Internship Partners Ltd (VI) by external third parties such as VI partners (universities, high schools, education institutions, education pathway providers, education agents, etc., together, the “VI Partners”), media outlets, vendors, etc. This document contains general information regarding the VI trademarks and sets out the rules implemented to safeguard the VI Trademarks, including the approval process for use of VI Trademarks by third parties. 

THE VI TRADEMARKS

VI has registered the following trademarks:

Type of Trademark Trademark
Logo VIRTUAL INTERNSHIP logo series of 2 reg cert
Logo VIRTUAL INTERNSHIP logo series of 2 reg cert
Name/logo VIRTUAL INTERNSHIPS logo cert
Name/logo VIRTUAL INTERNSHIPS logo cert

(together, the “VI Trademarks”)

For any inquiries regarding the registration of the VI Trademarks, please contact legal@virtualinternships.com.

USE OF VI TRADEMARKS BY THIRD PARTIES

Any third party who wishes to use the VI Trademarks must comply with the following requirements. 

Media

Any media outlet wishing to use the VI Trademarks in any kind of media publication must obtain VI’s prior written approval.

VI Partners

VI Partners may use the VI Trademarks without receiving prior written approval from VI only if they signed a contract with VI authorising them to do so. 

Vendors and other third parties

Vendors and other third parties may only use VI Trademarks with the prior written approval of VI.

*VI reserves the right to grant or deny any approval required below at its sole discretion. Any use of the VI Trademarks must be for the sole purpose(s) expressly authorized by Virtual Internships

TERMS OF USE

By using the VI Trademarks, you agree to follow the VI Brand Guidelines, the VI Trademark Policy, these VI Terms of Use, and other relevant VI policies as may be communicated by VI from time to time.

DEFINITIONS

“VI”, “We”, “Us” or “Our” mean Virtual Internships Partners Ltd.

“VI Brand Guidelines” means the brand guidelines applicable to the use of VI Trademarks by third parties, as updated and communicated by VI from time to time.

“VI Partner” means any university, high school, education institution education pathway providers, education agents or partner having signed a contract with VI;

“VI Trademarks” means the VI trademarks as identified in the VI Trademark Policy.

“VI Trademark Policy” means the trademark policy set out above;

“You” or “Your” means any person who agrees to these Terms of Use, including without limitation VI Partners, individuals, media outlets, vendors or other third parties. 

GRANT OF LICENSE

VI hereby grants you a limited, royalty-free, worldwide, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the VI Trademarks for the sole purpose of identifying VI as a recognised provider of online internships. You will use the VI Trademarks without modification. Transfer of the license or sublicensing are not permitted.

STANDARDS OF USE

You must display the VI Trademarks solely as indicated in the Brand Guidelines.

You must not use the VI Trademarks to disparage VI or its services, or in a manner which, in VI’s sole discretion, is misleading, unfair, defamatory, infringing, libelous, disparaging, obscene, or may diminish or otherwise damage or tarnish VI’s goodwill in the VI Trademarks. 

You must not use the VI Trademarks in any advertising or material in violation of any applicable law, ordinance, or regulation of any country.

You must immediately comply if VI requests that you discontinue the use, or alter the use, of the VI Trademarks. 

You will promptly give notice to VI by email at legal@virtualinternships.com, specifying the particulars of any infringement or unauthorised use, actual or suspected, of any VI Trademark.

OWNERSHIP

You acknowledge that intellectual property rights in the VI Trademarks are the exclusive property of VI, and all goodwill generated through your use of the VI will insure solely to the benefit of VI. You will not take any action that is in conflict with VI’s rights in, or ownership of, the VI Trademarks. 

TERMINATION

While VI endeavors to give you the opportunity to use the VI Trademarks if you meet expectations, VI may choose to revoke your permission to use at any time in our discretion by notifying you. VI may suspend or discontinue your permission to use at any time if you fail to comply with the Brand Guidelines or any portion of it, or if VI determines that you are acting in a way that has or may negatively reflect on or affect VI, our participants, and our partners.

MISCELLANEOUS

  1. Governing Law. These Terms of Use are governed by and constructed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales (without regard to the conflict of laws provisions thereof). 
  2. Dispute resolution. All disputes arising out of or in relating to these Terms of Use will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales. 
  3. Severability. Nothing in these Terms of Use, express or implied, is intended to or shall confer upon any benefit, right or remedy to anyone other than you and VI. If any of these Terms of Use is held to be unenforceable, the unenforceable portion will not affect the remainder of these Terms of Use, the Terms of Use will be construed as if the unenforceable provision was not present, and the parties will negotiate in good faith to replace the unenforceable provision with an enforceable provision with effect nearest to that of the provision being replaced.
  4. Revisions. VI may update and change any part or all of the VI Brand Guidelines, the VI Trademark Policy, and these Terms of Use from time to time. VI will endeavor to give you advance notification of any material change. All updates shall be published on this page. We encourage you to visit our website and check these terms periodically. 
  5. Entire Agreement. These Terms of Use represent the complete understanding between you and VI concerning the subject matter hereof, and supersedes any previous or contemporaneous understandings between the parties, whether written or oral.
  6. Assignment. You shall not assign, transfer or otherwise delegate any right, interest or obligation under these Terms of Use without the prior written approval of VI. VI may, in its discretion, assign, transfer or otherwise delegate any right, interest, or obligations under these Terms of Use.