Terms and conditions upon which the
VT Charity templates are supplied.
‘SORPaid’ is a trade mark of Undershot
‘Peter Brown & Co’ is a trading name
of Undershot Ltd
The ‘licensor’ is Undershot Ltd, a limited
company registered in England, company number 4114468,
whose registered office is Acomb Grange, Grange Lane,
York YO23 3QZ
The ‘licensee’ is the legal person with
whom the licensor has contracted under these terms
and conditions, or offers to so contract.
The ‘templates’ also referred to as
‘programmes’ are those templates designed
to assist in producing charity accounts in conjunction
with Excel, the industry standard spreadsheet programme
published by Microsoft Inc, and VT, the addon to Excel,
published by VT Software Ltd.
The 'contract' is any contract for the supply of
templates and other documentation either by sale or
licence arising either from an order in the standard
form transmitted electronically from the web site
of SORPaid, or in other written or verbal form communicated
to the licensor by the licensee.
‘Use' means to load, execute, store transmit,
display or otherwise utilise the templates for legitimate
Any phrase or word such as ‘He’ shall
include the female or plural equivalent.
Regardless of where the purchaser may be located
any contract between the licensor and the licensee
in relation to the templates is governed by the laws
of England and is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction
of the English Courts.
Contractual terms and conditions
1. A contract shall be created when an offer in the
form of an order is communicated by the licensee,
electronically, in writing or verbally, to the licensor
and has been accepted by the licensor, such acceptance
to be indicated by the supply to the licensee of instructions
for downloading the templates from the internet, or
the placing in the post a CD addressed to the licensee
at the address communicated to the licensor.
2. The licensor shall be under no obligation to accept
the offer from the licensee.
3. The contract shall incorporate all these terms
and conditions, except where specifically modified
by a written consent by the licensor. The licensee
warrants that before communicating the order to the
licensee he has examined these terms and conditions
on the website of the licensee or in the manual of
procedures which was supplied by download and has
consented to them.
4. If the licensee does not agree with these terms
and conditions, then the templates must be removed
from the licensee’s computer and all passwords
etc destroyed, and licensor should be notified in
writing of the position, and any monies paid shall
be refunded. If such written notice is not received
within seven days of delivery of the templates, then
the user will be deemed to have agreed to those terms
5. Any payments due under the contract shall be paid
to the licensor by cheque or bank transfer within
one working day of the creation of the contract.
6. All disks, documents and other physical material
supplied to the licensee by the licensor remain the
property of the licensor
7. If the licensor does not accept the offer by the
licensee, then any monies paid by the licensee shall
be returned forthwith.
8. All contents of this software are suggestive and
are no substitute for the exercise of professional
skill by the user, and no warranty is given either
explicitly or by implication that any accounts produced
by this software will comply with any legislative
requirement, SORP, Accounting or Auditing Standard
without the application of such professional skill
by the user.
9. The licensor reserves the right to charge the licensee
on a fair time basis for any time spent in assisting
the licensee with understanding or operating any aspects
of third party software, including Microsoft Windows,
Microsoft Excel or VT software
10. The manual and the templates are to be read together
as one document, and using the templates for any purpose
is deemed to be acknowledgement that any user has
assented to these terms and conditions.
11. Copyright in Excel vests in Microsoft Inc. on
their usual terms and conditions.
12. Copyright in VT vests in VT Software Ltd on their
usual terms and conditions.
13. Copyright in the Charity templates vests in Undershot
Ltd, Acomb Grange, Grange Lane, York YO23 3QZ. The
templates are supplied on the basis that while every
care and effort has gone into their development, they
are supplied to professional persons who will be expected
to use their own skill and judgment, based on their
experience, when they use these templates. Accordingly,
no liability can be accepted howsoever arising to
any person for any loss arising from the use of these
14. The templates are licensed for use on one computer
only, with permission to make and store a backup copy.
If copies are made for use on additional computers
then an additional license fee is payable in accordance
with the current schedule on the wesbsite www.sorpaid.com.
15. In consideration of the acceptance by the licensee
of these terms and conditions, and payment of the
licence fee, the licensor grants a none exclusive,
non assignable right to use the templates .
16. The licensee may use the templates on single personal
computers or laptops to the maximum number for which
a licence fee has been paid.
17. The licensee may transfer the templates from one
computer to another owned by the licensee, provided
they are not used on more than the number of computers
at any one time that the licence permits.
18. Other than permitted under this agreement or by
law, the licensee shall not
(a) use,copy, transfer, sell, sub licence, lease,
mortgage, rent, loan, publish or distribute this programme
to any other person
(b) alter, adapt, merge, modify, translate or create
derivative works from the templates.
(c) Remove, change or obscure any of our or any third
party proprietary notices, labels or marks
19. The licensee acknowledges that the licensor retains
ownership of all intellectual property rights in and
to the templates and any amendments made to it by
us, regardless of form, including any back up copies
the licensee shall make, and subject to this licence
you shall not have any right to use them.
20. The licensee may use the templates without time
limit, and shall be entitled to such free upgrades
as the licensor may issue for the period up to 30th
June or 31st December in the following the first anniversary
of the date of the contract.
21. After the first anniversary of the date of the
contract, the licensee shall be entitled to such upgrades
from time to time as the licensor shall determine,
provided that the licensee has paid an annual maintenance
charge at the standard rate of the licensor then prevailing.
22. The licensee acknowledges that the allocation
of risk in this agreement reflects the price paid
for the templates and also the fact that it is not
in the licensor’s control how, and for what
purpose, the programme is used. In no circumstances,
therefore, will the licensor be liable for any indirect,
consequential, incidental or special damage, or loss
of any kind (including loss of profits, business,
chargeable time, anticipated savings, goodwill, any
business interruption or loss or corruption of data)
however caused and whether arising under contract,
tort or otherwise.
23. The contract between the licensor and the licensee
of the templates specifically excludes any liability
arising to third parties under the Contracts (Rights
of Third Parties) Act 1999.