Terms of use

These terms apply to the entire content of this website. If you do not accept these terms, please do not use this web site. Varysian Ltd ("Varysian") updates these terms from time to time and any changes will be effective immediately on being set out here. You further agree that these terms are also enforceable by our supplier, Aluminati Network Group Ltd ("Aluminati"), who host these pages on our behalf. Aluminati are acting under instruction as Varysian's Data Processor under UK data protection legislation. Aluminati will process personal data strictly for the purposes of operating this service. Aluminati is registered with the Information Commissioner under membership number Z8393842. Aluminati are a trusted third party partner of Varysian and contractually bound to provide this service to Varysian and our users. The Varysian Network allows users to update their details online, access a directory of all users, and, subject to an individual registrant's authorisation, participate in online connection programmes (to name a few features) To enable us to offer this service some of your personal information will be stored in The Varysian Network. Both Varysian and Aluminati undertake to handle your personal information responsibly and in accordance with their respective duties under the most up to date UK legislation.

Please ensure you are aware of the current terms for the service, below. Please note that these terms are applicable in conjunction with The Varysian Network Privacy Policy: https://www.network.varysian.com/content/misc/privacyPolicy.php

Use of the web site

Please note that some areas of this website are available only to Varysian staff and other authorised users. The use of this website by members is bound by certain rules and codes of conduct; you must not use this website or any facilities or information which are available through it to: Commit or encourage unlawful acts or acts which breach of these terms of use; Misrepresent your identity; Hack, or attempt to hack, any part of the web site or any system used to run it; Store personal data derived from the web site; Post material that is obscene, offensive, or otherwise unlawful; Technically harm the web site and/or its systems (including, without limitation, computer viruses or malicious software or harmful data). While Varysian tries to make this web site available 24 hours a day, it reserves the right to suspend or withdraw access, without notice, to either the whole or part of the web site, for any reason.

Accessing our site

Your user password and any other piece of information provided as part of our security procedures is confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the site through your internet connection are aware of these conditions and comply with them. Access to the site is always at Varysian's discretion and Varysian may withdraw or amend the services provided on the site without notice. From time to time Varysian may restrict access to some or all users to some or all parts of the site and sometimes the site may be unavailable. You use the site and the internet in general at your own risk. We use reasonable efforts to ensure the continuous operation and availability of the site and we use technologies to keep users' data safe and accurate but we cannot and do not guarantee these things. Where possible we will post advance notice on the site where downtime is scheduled for maintenance. As is normal, you note the need to maintain backup copies of any important data. Whilst Varysian aims to update its site regularly the content on the site may be out of date at any given time. If Varysian determines that you have breached any of these conditions, it may take such action as it deems appropriate, including disabling your password whether chosen by you or allocated by us. You agree to indemnify us for all claims brought by a third party against us arising out of or in connection with any breach by you of any warranty set out in the conditions.

Information about you and your visits to our site

The Varysian Network contains a directory of members which contains their name, organisation and other relevant information. Through using the service and creating an online profile, certain information provided by you (including your name, job title, organisation, personal headline, biography, professional history, education details, email address and LinkedIn profile etc.) will be accessible by other individuals who have registered for The Varysian Network (depending on what information you choose to share). If Varysian holds an email address for you users will also be able to send you messages within the system, regardless of whether you choose to share your email address. The reason for this is to allow users of The Varysian Network to make relevant connections. The Network acts as a messaging forwarding service but your email address itself will remain anonymous to other users unless you choose to share it.

Any information you submit to this website will also be visible to authorised Varysian staff users (for the purpose of managing the service), as well as Aluminati employees. Varysian processes information about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy [link], which forms part of these conditions. By using our site, you consent to such processing which is required to provide the service and warrant that all data you provide is true and accurate. If you partake in any connection programmes offered as part of The Varysian Network, additional terms and conditions apply. You will be presented with these upon accessing the connections area of the service and must agree to these before you can continue.

The Varysian Network is one aspect of Varysian's stakeholder engagement programme. As such, Varysian will also process information collected as part of users' interactions with the Network to pursue its legitimate interest in:

  • Communicating with members, sponsors and partners
  • Providing benefits and services to members, sponsors and partners
  • Enabling Varysian to achieve its strategic and operational goals.

For any queries relating to these terms and conditions, please contact us at support@varysian.com.


While Varysian tries to ensure that the information on this website is accurate at the time of publication, it does not warrant that this is the case. To the fullest extent permitted by law, the material on this web site is provided "as is", and without warranties, conditions or other terms of any kind. Nothing on this web site constitutes any part of a contract unless otherwise expressly stated. This website contains links to many external web sites which are not affiliated with Varysian. Varysian is not responsible for and has no control over these sites, and links to external sites should not be taken as a recommendation or endorsement of the external site's information, products or services.

The presence of platform members working for organisations featured on any element of the system does not infer an endorsement of that organisation by Varysian..


To the fullest extent permitted by law, Varysian excludes all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party in connection with the use of this web site in any way. Every effort is made to ensure downloadable content is free from viruses, but Varysian accepts no liability for damages resulting from virus infection.

Copyright notice

Material published by Varysian on this web site is copyright of Varysian and may not be reproduced without permission.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These terms of use are governed by English law. Disputes arising in connection with them shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.


No waiver by Varysian of any breach of these terms by you shall be considered as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the same or of any other provision. If, at any time, any provision of these terms is or becomes invalid or illegal in any respect, such provision shall be deemed to be severed from the terms, but the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected as a result.