Your Card & Modulr Account Terms & Conditions

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Your Card Terms & Conditions

Last updated: July 2020

These terms and conditions apply to your card.

SWAPX Card Terms and Conditions

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please read this Agreement carefully before activating your Account. This Agreement becomes effective and binding on you upon your activation or use of your Card and for the entire period of validity of your Card.

 

1. Definitions & Interpretation:

 

Account: The electronic money account associated with your Card.

Additional Card:  Any additional Card which is issued to a person any time after the successful registration of an Account.

Additional Cardholder:  A person who you have authorised to hold an Additional Card.

Agreement: These terms and conditions relating to the use of your Card(s) as amended from time to time.

Available Balance:  The value of unspent funds loaded onto your Account and available for your use.

Business Day: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm CET, excluding bank and public holidays in Gibraltar.

Card: Any Card issued to you in accordance with this Agreement.

Customer Services:

The contact centre for dealing with queries about your Card.  You can contact Customer Services by:

  1. calling 0203 422 9144 (your network provider may charge a fee for calling this number);

  2. e-mailing support@lerextech.com from the email address registered to your Online Account; or

  3. writing to 67 High Street, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 8AH.

 

EEA: European Economic Area.

Expiry Date: The expiry date showing on your Card.

 

Fee: Any fee payable by you as referenced in the Fees & Limits Schedule.

Fees & Limits Schedule: The schedule contained in this Agreement.

KYC: Means “Know Your Customer” and constitutes our verification of your Personal Details.

Merchant: A retailer or any other person that accepts e-money.

Online Portal: The area on the Website that allows you to access your Account, perform Account-related functions and view Card and Transaction-related information.

Personal Data: The registered personal identity details relating to the use of your Card and Online Account including (but not limited to) your: name, date of birth, home address, email address and telephone (landline and/or mobile) number. Full details of the Personal Data which we process are set out in our Privacy Policy.

Physical Card: A physical/plastic Card that can be used to carry out Transactions.

PIN: Personal Identification Number; that is, the security number provided for use with your Card.

Primary Card: The first Card issued to you following your registration for a Card in accordance with this Agreement.

Primary Cardholder: The person who has been issued with the Primary Card and who is responsible for the use of all other Additional Cards in accordance with this Agreement.

Program Manager: Lerex Technology with registration number 09829039 and registered address Abacus House, Caxton Place, Cardiff, CF23 8HA.

Scheme: Mastercard; Mastercard is a registered trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated.

SWAPX App: The SWAPX mobile application that allows you to access your Account, perform Account-related activities and view Card and Transaction related information.

Transaction: The use of your Card to make (i) a payment, or a purchase of goods or services from a Merchant where payment is made (in whole or in part) by use of your Card including where payment is made over the internet, by phone or mail order or (ii) a cash withdrawal made from an ATM or bank using your Card.

Username and Password: A set of personal codes selected by you in order to access your Online Account;

Virtual Card: A non-physical Card, the use of which is limited to online, phone or mail order purchases.  For the avoidance of doubt, a Virtual Card cannot be used to make a cash withdrawal from an ATM or bank and any reference to such withdrawals or to a Physical Card in this Agreement excludes the Virtual Card.

Website: https://portal.swapx.co.uk/

we, us or our:  Transact Payments Limited (“TPL”) a company incorporated in Gibraltar with registered address 6.20 World Trade Center, 6 Bayside Road, Gibraltar, GX11 1AA company registration number 108217, and authorised by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission as an electronic money institution or the Program Manager acting on its behalf.

you or your: You, the person who has entered into this Agreement with us by virtue of your use of the Card and any other person you have authorised to use any Cards in accordance with this Agreement.

2. Your Agreement and Card

2.1 Your Card is issued by us pursuant to a licence from the Scheme and your rights and obligations relating to the use of the Card are subject to this Agreement.

2.2 You can download or print the latest version of this Agreement at any time from the Website and/or request a paper copy from Customer Services.

3. Purchase and activation of your Card

3.1 To apply for, and use, a Card you must be at least 18 and a resident of the United Kingdom.

3.2 Cards may be obtained and activated via the SWAPX App or the Online Portal after registration and successful KYC checks.   

3.3 When you receive your Physical Card, you must sign it immediately and then log onto the SWAPX APP or Online Portal to activate it using your activation code sent to you by email when you ordered your card.  You must register your Card within the SWAPX APP or Online Portal by loading a minimum of £10.

3.4 Regardless of the number of Cards you have, you are permitted to have only one Account where your Available Balance is located.  If we discover that you do have more than one Account, we may block your Card and terminate this Agreement.

3.5 Provided we have been able to undertake KYC, you shall receive an activation confirmation by email or on your Online Account and you will be able to use the Card.

4. Personal Details

4.1 When entering into Transactions over the internet, some websites may require you to enter your Personal Details and, in such instances, you should supply the most recent Personal Details that you have provided us with.

4.2 You must notify us of any change in your Personal Details as soon as possible by contacting Customer Services or updating the details in your Online Account or SWAPX APP. You will be liable for any loss that directly results from any failure to notify us of a change in your Personal Details as a result of undue delay, your gross negligence or fraud. We will need to verify your new Personal Details and may request relevant KYC information/documents from you as applicable.

4.3 We reserve the right at any time to satisfy ourselves as to your Personal Details (for example, by requesting relevant original documents) including for the purposes of preventing fraud and/or money laundering. In addition, at the time of your application or at any time in the future, in connection with your Card, you authorise us to undertake electronic identity verification checks on you either directly or using relevant third parties.

5. Loading your Card

5.1Funds may be added to your Account by any of the permitted methods set out in the “Card Load Fees” section of the Fees and Limits Schedule.

5.2To load your Card by debit card, you must use a debit card that has been issued by a regulated financial institution in the EEA and registered in the same name and address as your Card.

5.3We reserve the right to request KYC documents and verification of your source of funds at any point.

5.4Fund loading limits may vary according to the type of Card and as set out in the Fees & Limits Schedule.

5.5 If enabled, you will have the option to transfer your Available Balance or part balance from your Card or Account to other Accounts that may be held with us (i.e. a “Card-to-Card” transfer). If you instruct us to make a transfer from your Account to another person’s Account, the requested amount will be debited from your Account and credited to the other person’s Account in accordance with your instructions. You may incur a Card-to-Card Transfer Fee for this transaction.

 

 

6. Using your Card

6.1 Your use of the Card is subject to the fees and limits detailed in the Fees & Limits Schedule, which shall be deducted from the Available Balance. Fees and limits may vary according to the type of Card.

6.2 Unless we inform you otherwise, you can use the Card at any Merchant who accepts the Scheme to carry out Transactions.

6.3 You must always ensure that you have sufficient Available Balance for each Transaction you authorise (including value added tax and other taxes, duties and applicable fees). If the Available Balance is insufficient to pay for a Transaction, some Merchants may not permit you to combine the use of your Card with other payment methods.

6.4If for any reason a Transaction is carried out but its amount exceeds the Available Balance, you must pay us the deficit immediately, and if you fail to do so after receiving a notification from us, we reserve the right to take all necessary steps, including legal action, to recover this deficit.

6.5 There are certain circumstances where a Merchant may require you to have an Available Balance greater than the value of the Transaction you wish to make and you will only be charged for the actual and final value of the Transaction. Merchants may request this as they may need to access more funds than you initially planned to spend for example, when making hotel or rental car reservations. In the event that a Merchant has prior authorization on your Card, you will not have access to the relevant funds until the Transaction is completed or, if sooner, up to a period of 30 days. We will only block access to the exact amount of funds authorised by you.

6.6 Your Card cannot be used where such Merchants are unable to obtain online authorisation that you have sufficient Available Balance for the Transaction (for example, Transactions made on trains, ships, some in-flight purchases and tollbooths). We accept no liability if a Merchant refuses to accept payment using the Card.

6.7 We do not recommend using a Virtual Card to purchase an item over the internet that subsequently would require the presentation of a physical reference device in order to obtain that item. Examples include certain theatre ticket purchases, hotel stays, car rentals, and online purchases picked up in person.

6.8 You must not use the Card for any illegal purposes.

7. Authorising Transactions

7.1You will need to give your consent to each Transaction so that we can check it is genuine by, where applicable, a) using your PIN or other security code personal to you; b) providing the Card details and/or providing any other details personal to you and/or your Card. Once you have given such consent to the Transaction, it will be deemed to be authorised.

7.2The time of receipt of a Transaction order is when we receive it. If a Transaction order is received after 4pm on a Business Day then it will be deemed to have been received on the next Business day.

7.3Once a Transaction has been authorised by you and received by us, it cannot be revoked.

7.4Where a Merchant’s payment service provider is located within the EEA and the payment services being carried out are in the currency of an EEA Member State, we shall ensure the cash transfer to the Merchant’s payment service provider within 4 Business Days following the day on which the Transaction order is received. 

7.5Certain Merchants may not accept payments made through the Card and we accept no liability for this: it is your responsibility to check the restrictions of each Merchant.

7.6Your ability to use or access the Card may occasionally be interrupted, for example if we need to carry out maintenance on our systems or websites. Please contact Customer Services to notify us of any problems you are experiencing using your Card and we will try to resolve these as soon as possible.

 

8. Additional Cards

8.1 At our sole discretion and provided we have received sufficient KYC information/documents (in accordance with condition 5.3), you may be eligible to apply for an Additional Card for use by an Additional Cardholder by contacting Customer Services or accessing the relevant area in your Online Account.

8.2 Additional Cardholders must be at least 18 years old or, provided that you are legally responsible for them, at least 13 years old.  Transactions by persons under 18 years of age may not be allowed by some Merchants but in all cases, you shall be responsible for any use of any Additional Cards by such persons. We may request KYC for each Additional Cardholder as required.

8.3 If your Additional Card application is successful, we will send you an Additional Card, which will be subject to a Fee and which you may give to the nominated Additional Cardholder for their exclusive use, provided that:

  1. you provide the Additional Cardholder with a copy of these terms and conditions (which will then bind use by both of you);

  2. the Additional Card is used only by that Additional Cardholder;

  3. you retain the Primary Card for your sole and exclusive use in accordance with this Agreement;

  4. all Transactions made on the Additional Card shall be considered as having been authorised directly by the Primary Cardholder, who shall be responsible for such Transactions and any applicable Fees.

8.4 Funds cannot be loaded directly on to any Additional Cards, which will be connected to the same Account as the Primary Card.  The Account may only be loaded by Primary Cardholder in accordance with condition 5.

8.5 You must ensure that any Additional Cardholders under 18 years of age do not use a Card for any purpose for which the minimum age is at least 18 e.g. purchase of alcohol, adult entertainment or gambling.

8.6 Additional Cards cannot be issued in or mailed to India.

 

9. Managing & Protecting Your Card

9.1 You can retrieve your PIN from your Online Portal or SWAPX APP when you activate your Card. You will need this PIN in order to make cash withdrawals from an ATM (permitted for Physical Cards only).

9.2 If you forget your PIN, you can retrieve a reminder from your Online Portal or SWAPX APP.

9.3 When ordering a Primary Card, you will be prompted to create a Username and Password. You will need this Username and Password to access your Online Portal or SWAPX APP and to perform the following functions (as well as any other functions which may be added from time to time) in relation to your Card online:

  1. change your telephone number;

  2. check your Available Balance;

  3. check your Transaction Details; and

  4. change your Password.

9.4 Other than in relation to an Additional Cardholder, you must not give your Card to any other person or allow any other person to use it. 

9.5 You are responsible for your Card, PIN, Online Portal, SWAPX APP and any related security details and must take all possible measures to keep them safe and entirely confidential.  Such measures include (but are not limited to):

  1. memorising your PIN as soon as you retrieve it;

  2. never writing your PIN on your Card or on anything you usually keep with your Card;

  3. keeping your PIN secret at all times for example, by not using your PIN if anyone else is watching.

9.6 Failure to comply with this condition 9 may affect your ability to claim any losses in the event that we can show that you have intentionally failed to keep the information safe or you have acted fraudulently, with undue delay or with gross negligence. In all other circumstances, your maximum liability shall be as set out below at condition 13.

9.7 If you believe that someone else knows your Online Portal, SWAPX APP, PIN or Card security details, you must notify us by contacting Customer Services immediately.

9.8 In the event that we suspect or believe that your Card may be subject to any fraud or security threats, we will notify you securely via telephone or email during which we will ask you to answer security questions.

9.9 Once your Card has expired or if it is found after you have reported it as lost or stolen you must destroy it by cutting it in two through the magnetic strip.

 

10.0 Cancellation

10.1 If you have ordered your Card online, you may cancel it free of charge before activating and using it, and up to 14 calendar days after the date of activation (the Cancellation Period) by writing to Customer Services.  This does not apply to replacement Cards where the cancellation period for the original Card has expired.

10.2 You may also terminate your Card at any time by contacting Customer Services and exercising your redemption rights under condition 11

10.3 Once we have received all necessary information from you (including KYC) and all Transactions and applicable fees and charges have been processed and deducted, in the event that any funds remain on the Card, we will refund such funds to you provided that:

  1. you have not acted fraudulently or with gross negligence or in such a way as to give rise to reasonable suspicion of fraud or gross negligence; and

  2. we are not required to withhold such funds by law or regulation, or at the request of the police, a court or any regulatory authority.

10.4 Once your Card has been cancelled, it will be your responsibility to destroy your Physical Card(s).

10.5 If, following reimbursement of any funds on your Card, any further Transactions are found to have been made or charges or Fees incurred using the Card(s) or we receive a reversal of any prior funding Transaction, we will notify you of the amount and you must immediately repay to us such amount on demand.

11.00 Expiry & Redemption

11.1 This Agreement shall terminate on the Expiry Date unless you are issued with a replacement card.  Upon expiry of your Card, you will still be able to obtain a refund of any funds that remain on the Card in accordance with condition 11.2 or, with our agreement, you may choose to transfer any such remaining funds to a replacement Card by contacting Customer Services.

11.2 In the event that any funds remain on the card, you may redeem those funds by contacting Customer Services at any time.  When we process your redemption request, we may require you to provide us with KYC information and/or documents in order to verify your Personal Details in accordance with legal requirements. We may charge a Redemption Fee if you request redemption of those funds before, or 12 months after, expiry of this Agreement. Any such Redemption Fee is set out in the Fees and Limits Schedule.

11.3 We shall have the absolute right to set-off, transfer, or apply sums held on your Cards in or towards satisfaction of all or any liabilities and fees owed to us that have not been paid or satisfied when due.

 

12.0 Termination or Suspension of your Card

12.1 We may terminate this Agreement at any time:

  1. by giving you two months’ advance notice (provided that you have provided us with an up-to-date email address);

  2. with immediate effect if: 

  • we discover any of the information that you provided to us when you applied for the Card was incorrect or false;

  • you fail to provide the Personal Data necessary for us to comply with our legal obligations as an e-money issuer and to fulfil this Agreement; or

  •  you have breached this Agreement or we have reason to believe that you have used, or intend to use the Card in a grossly negligent manner or for fraudulent or other unlawful purposes or if we cannot process your Transactions due to the actions of third parties.

12.2 We can suspend your Card at any time with immediate effect (and until your default has been remedied or the Agreement terminated) if:

  1. we discover any of the information that you provided to us when you applied for your Card was incorrect; or

  2. a Transaction has been declined because of a lack of Available Balance; or

  3. we reasonably suspect that the security of the Card has been compromised or that you, or any third party, have used, or intend to use the Card in a grossly negligent manner or for fraudulent or other unlawful purposes; or

  4. we cannot process your Transactions due to the actions of third parties; or

  5. you have breached this Agreement.

12.3 In the event that we do suspend or terminate your Card then, where lawfully permitted, we shall notify you in advance or as soon as possible afterwards. We may advise anyone involved in the Transaction if a suspension has taken place.

12.4 Unless or until you or we terminate this Agreement, this Agreement will remain in force.

 

13.0 Loss or Theft of your Card.

13.1 You are responsible for protecting your Card as if it were cash in your wallet.

13.2 You must contact us without delay by calling us on 0203 422 9144 or reporting your card lost/stolen within the SWAPX APP or Online Portal. if you know or suspect that a Card is lost, stolen, misappropriated or subject to unauthorised use or that the PIN or any Card related security details is known to an unauthorised person or you think that a Transaction has been incorrectly executed.

13.3 If our investigations reveal that you authorised a disputed Transaction or that you acted fraudulently or that you negligently or with intent breached the terms of this Agreement (for example, by not keeping your Card or PIN safe), you may be liable for any loss we suffer due to use of the Card.

13.4 Once a loss, theft or unauthorised use of your Card is reported, use of the Card shall be blocked to avoid further losses.

13.5 Replacement Cards will be sent to the most recent address you have provided and will be subject to a Fee.

13.6 You agree to cooperate with our agents, any supervisory authority, the police and us if your Card is lost, stolen or if we suspect fraudulent use of the Card.

13.7 In the event that you inform us of an unauthorised or incorrectly executed Transaction without undue delay, and in any event no later than 13 months after the debit date, we will refund the amount immediately unless we have any reason to believe that the incident may have been caused by a breach of this Agreement, through gross negligence or we have reasonable grounds to suspect fraud.

13.8 In the event of a non-executed or defectively executed Transaction, we will make immediate efforts to trace the Transaction and will notify you of the outcome. We will not charge you for such efforts. In the event that we are liable for such Transaction, we will refund the amount, together with the amount of any resulting charges to which you may be subject, without undue delay.

13.9 In the event that a Transaction that was executed within the EEA arrived later than it should have according to the terms of this Agreement, you may request that we contact the receiving payment institution to ask them to treat it as if it was made on time.

13.10 In the event that a Transaction is made which is initiated by a Payee, we will provide a refund of that amount, subject to clause 13.11, only in circumstances where you can prove that:

13.10.1  the exact Transaction amount was not specified when you authorised the payment; and

13.10.2  the amount of the Transaction exceeds the amount that you could have reasonably expected, taking into account your previous spending pattern, the terms of this Agreement and the relevant circumstances of the case.

13.11     The refund referred to in 13.10 will not be provided if:

13.11.1  the amount relates to currency exchange fluctuations; or

13.11.2  you have given your consent to execute the Transaction directly to us; or

13.11.3  information on the Transaction was provided or made available in an agreed manner to you at least 4 weeks prior to the due date of the Transaction; or

13.11.4 you request the refund from us later than 8 weeks from the date on which it was debited.

 

14.0  Payment Disputes

14.1 If you dispute a Transaction that you have authorised and which has been processed on your Card, you should settle this with the person you bought the goods or services from; we are not responsible for the quality, safety, legality or any other aspect of goods or services purchased with your Card. 

14.2 If your dispute with a Merchant relating to a Transaction cannot be resolved you should contact us at Customer Services, and we will attempt to assist you as far as is reasonably practicable.

14.3 If you have reason to believe that a Transaction was carried out without your consent or in error, you may ask us to investigate the Transaction.  If we investigate the Transaction, the disputed amount will be unavailable to spend until our investigation is complete and if we receive information that proves the Transaction was genuine, this will be deducted from your Available Balance and we may charge you an investigation fee. If you do not have sufficient Available Balance, you must repay us the amount immediately on demand.

 

15.0 Foreign Exchange

15.1       If you use your Card in a currency other than the currency in which your Card is denominated, the amount deducted from your Available Balance will be the amount of the Transaction converted to your Card currency using a rate set by the Scheme on the date the Transaction is processed.  You may also be charged a foreign exchange Fee as set out in the Fees & Limits Schedule. In order to allow you to compare charges for currency conversion, you can view the real-time percentage difference between the amount that will be charged on your Card for a foreign currency transaction (consisting of the mark-up applied by the Scheme as well as any other charges) and the latest available euro foreign exchange reference rates issued by the European Central Bank.  You can view this information on the Online Portal and App.

16. Our Liability

16.1 We shall not be liable for any loss arising:

  1. from any default resulting directly or indirectly from any cause beyond our control, including but not limited to, a lack of funds and/or failure of network services at ATMs, maximum withdrawal limits set by ATM operators and failure of data processing systems;

  2. from any loss of profits, loss of business, or any indirect, consequential, special or punitive losses;

  3. from any use of this Card that is contrary to this Agreement;

  4. for goods or services that are purchased with the Card; and

  5. for any damages due to loss, fraud or theft that you have reported to us 13 months after the event.

16.2 We will not be liable to you if your contact details have changed and you have not told us.

16.3 Where the Card is faulty due to our default, our liability shall be limited to replacement of the Card.

16.4 Where sums are incorrectly deducted from your Available Balance due to our default, our liability shall be limited to payment to you of an equivalent amount.

16.5 Nothing in this Agreement shall exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or fraud.

16.6 To the extent permitted by law, all conditions or warranties implied by law, statute or otherwise are expressly excluded.

16.7 The above exclusions and limitations set out in this paragraph shall apply to any liability of our affiliates such as the Schemes, and other suppliers, contractors, distributors and any of their respective affiliates (if any), to you, which may arise in connection with this Agreement.

16.8 For all other matters not expressly covered in this condition 16, and to the extent permitted by applicable law, our total aggregate liability shall be limited to the total amount of money that you have deposited into your Account over the 12-month period prior to the claim.

 

 

17.0 Complaints

17.1 Should you wish to make a complaint about your Card, you may contact Customer Service support@lerextech.com to submit details of such complaint.

17.2 Upon our receipt of your emailed complaint, we shall endeavour to respond to you as quickly as possible but in any event we shall reply to you by return email within 15 Business Days.

17.3 If, having received a response from our Customer Services team, you are unhappy with the outcome, you can escalate your complaint to TPL’s Complaints Department by writing to complaints@transactpaymentslimited.com

17.4 If TPL’s Complaints Department is unable to respond to your complaint immediately, you will receive confirmation that your complaint has been received and a formal investigation will be conducted.  You will receive a formal response of their findings within 35 Business Days of receipt of your complaint.

17.5 We will make every effort to reach a resolution to your complaint and will fully explain the reasoning behind our decision. 

17.6 In the unlikely event that we are unable to resolve your issue to your satisfaction you have the right to refer your complaint to the Financial Services Commission at: Payment Services Team, Financial Services Commission, PO Box 940, Suite 3 Ground Floor, Atlantic Suites, Europort Avenue, Gibraltar or email psdcomplaints@fsc.gi.

18.0 General Communication

18.1       Any communication from us to you will be given by notification on your Online Portal and/or by email or via the SWAPX APP (using the latest contact details with which you have provided us).

18.2       You may contact us via Customer Service, the details of which are set out in clause 1.

19.0 Personal Data

19.1 TPL is the Data Controller of your Personal Data associated with the application for and use of this Card and will collect certain information about the purchaser and the users of the Card in order to operate the Card program.  Your provision of your Personal Data and our processing of that data is necessary for each of us to carry out our obligations under this Agreement. At times, the processing may be necessary so that we can take certain steps, at your request, prior to entering into this Agreement. If you fail to provide the personal data which we request, we will take steps to terminate this Agreement in accordance with clause 12.1 (ii) (b) above.

19.2 We will manage and protect your personal data in accordance with all applicable data protection laws. For full and comprehensive information about when and why we collect personal information about you, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it and how we keep it secure, please refer to our Privacy Policy which is provided to you at the time we collect your personal data.

 

20.0 Changes to the Terms and Conditions

20.1 We may update or amend this Agreement at any time on at least 2 months’ advance notice, which shall be given, by e-mail (using the latest contact details you have you have provided us with).

20.1 If you do not agree with the changes to the Agreement, you may at any time within the 2-month notice period terminate your Agreement in accordance with condition 11 and can redeem any funds remaining on your Card without incurring a Fee. You will be deemed to have accepted any change to this Agreement unless you notify us before the proposed date of the change.

20.3 If any part of this Agreement is inconsistent with any regulatory requirements then we will not rely on that part but treat it as if it did actually reflect the relevant regulatory requirement. If we need to make operational changes before we can fully comply with the new regulatory requirement, we will make those changes as soon as reasonably practical.

 

21.0 Language

21.1 The English language version of this Agreement and of any communications and Website content will prevail over any other language version which we may issue from time to time.

22.0 Miscellaneous

22.1 This Agreement is governed by Gibraltar law.

22.2 You agree to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Gibraltar.

22.3 Any delay or failure to exercise any right or remedy under this Agreement by us shall not be construed as a waiver of that right or remedy or preclude its exercise at any subsequent time.

22.4 The Card is a payment service product and not a deposit or credit or banking product and, as such is not governed by the Deposit Security Scheme of Gibraltar.  However, we will safeguard your funds so that they are protected in accordance with applicable law if we become insolvent.

22.5 If any provision of this Agreement is deemed unenforceable or illegal, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect.

22.6 You may not assign or transfer any of your rights and/or benefits under this Agreement and you shall be the sole party to the contract between us. You will remain liable until all Cards issued to you are cancelled or have expired and all sums due under this Agreement have been paid by you in full. We may assign our rights and benefits under this Agreement to a third party and may subcontract any of our obligations under this Agreement.

 

Fees and Limits Schedule

                                                                     

                                                                    Domestic/International
Card Issuing Fees 

                                 

Card Order Fee                                        £2.50 / €2.50 
Card lost/stolen replacement           £7.50 / €7.50
Card to card transfer                             1% / 1%


Card Transaction Fees        
ATM Withdrawal                                       £1.50 / €1.50
POS                                                                  FREE / FREE
ATM Balance enquiry                             £0.30 / €0.30
ATM Decline                                               £0.30 / €0.30
POS Decline                                                £0.30 / €0.30
Foreign Exchange Charge                    3% / 3%


Card Load Fees        
Card load by Debit Card                       1% / 1%
Card load by Bank Transfer                 1% /  1%


Miscellaneous Fees        


Account closure balance return         3% / 3%

(Redemption Fee)
    
Account Dormancy Fee

(applies after 6 months of no usage)  £2 p/month / €2 p/month

 

 

Limits

 

Card Load Values:

Max per year:    £20,000

Max per month:    £5,000

Min per load:    £10

Max per load:    £500


Card maximum balance: £12,000


ATM Withdrawals    

Max per day:    £300
Max no. per day:    2


POS Transactions    

Max per month:    £6,000
Max per day:    £1,500
Max no. per day:    10
 

Your Modulr Account Terms & Conditions

 

MODULR INTRODUCED CLIENT TERMS OF BUSINESS

BACKGROUND

Modulr is a provider of Modulr Products (as described in the Introduced Client Application Form), which includes the provision of an electronic account for businesses. These Introduced Client Terms of Business govern the Modulr Products that Modulr agrees to provide to the Introduced Client (named in the Introduced Client Application Form).

These Introduced Client Terms of Business, together with the Introduced Client Application Form and the Modulr Account Terms and Conditions set out the terms on which the Modulr Products are provided and constitute the Agreement between Modulr and the Introduced Client.

 

THE PARTIES AGREE AS FOLLOWS:

  1. Interpretation

    1. In these Introduced Client Terms of Business: (a) a reference to a clause is a reference to a clause in these Introduced Client Terms; (b) headings are for reference only and shall not affect the interpretation of these Introduced Client Terms of Business; (c) the singular shall include the plural and vice versa; (d) a reference to a person includes a natural person, corporate or unincorporated body (whether or not having separate legal personality) and that person's personal representatives, successors and permitted assigns; (e) a reference to a party shall include its personal representatives, successors and permitted assigns; (f) reference to a statute or statutory provision is a reference to it as amended, extended or re-enacted from time to time.

 

  1. Modulr Products

    1. Modulr will make available to the Introduced Client such products that are described in the Introduced Client Application Form.

    2. The Account is provided by Modulr FS to the Introduced Client in accordance with the Modulr Account Terms and Conditions. Modulr Products provided to the Introduced Client under this Agreement are for the sole use by the Introduced Client.  

    3. The Introduced Client can use the Account to make Transactions on the terms and conditions set out in the Modulr Account Terms and Conditions. A record of all Transactions relating to the Account can viewed on the Website or accessed via the Partner Platform (as applicable). 

    4. The Introduced Client shall promptly notify Customer Services as soon as it becomes aware login and security information enabling access to its Modulr Products have been lost, stolen or compromised.

    5. From time to time Modulr may carry out additional checks on the Introduced Client, including the identity of its directors, beneficial owners and the nature of its business in accordance with its Due Diligence Procedure and as required by law.  Modulr may contact the Introduced Client or the Partner Platform (as applicable) for such purposes.  The Introduced Client agrees to provide such information as necessary.

    6. The Introduced Client shall comply with all legislation and regulation as it applies to the Introduced Client. Any failure to comply with relevant legislation or regulation shall be considered a material breach of the Agreement.

    7. The Introduced Client shall implement as appropriate Modulr’s reasonable security recommendations it notifies to the Introduced Client from time to time.

  2. Authorised Users

    1. Access to the Modulr Products is restricted to individuals that have been designated by the Introduced Client as Authorised Users.  

    2. The Introduced Client must notify Modulr of all individuals it wishes to be an Authorised User.

    3. Each Authorised User is permitted to access and use the Modulr Products in accordance with these Introduced Client Terms of Business. 

    4. The Introduced Client will be responsible for training its Authorised Users in the appropriate use of Modulr Products.

    5. The Introduced Client shall ensure its Authorised Users;

      1. take all reasonable care to ensure Modulr Product access credentials, including login details to the Website, where applicable, are kept confidential to each Authorised User; and

      2. do not share any information that would enable another party to access the Introduced Client’s Modulr Account.

    6. The Introduced Client acknowledges and agrees that each Authorised User is authorised by the Introduced Client to act on its behalf. Modulr shall deem any instruction given by an Authorised User is an instruction given by the Introduced Client.

    7. The Introduced Client will be responsible for timely notification to Modulr of any revocation of Authorised User access and will be liable for Transactions made, Fees incurred and use of Modulr Products by an Authorised User until Modulr has had one full business day to act on any received notice. This clause shall not apply to Introduced Clients accessing Modulr Products via the Partner Platform.  

    8. Where the Introduced Client accesses Modulr Products through a Partner Platform, such Partner Platform will be considered the Authorised User.  In this instance if additional Authorised Users are required they must be requested by the Partner Platform. The use of a Partner Platform to access the Modulr Products by the Introduced Client are set out in further detail below.

 

  1. Accessing Modulr Products through a Partner Platform

    1. In the event the Introduced Client utilizes a Partner Platform to access Modulr Products, the Introduced Client agrees and authorises the Partner Platform to instruct Modulr to access and use the Modulr Products on behalf of the Introduced Client, which shall include but not be limited to making Transactions, viewing and retrieving Transaction data, initiating refunds and closing the Account.

    2. The Introduced Client acknowledges and agrees that Modulr shall have no liability whatsoever with respect to the performance, availability or quality of any Partner Platform.

    3. The Introduced Client acknowledges and agrees to the following:

      1. it must satisfy itself that its Platform Partner Agreement grants the Partner Platform all permission necessary to operate the Account on the Introduced Client’s behalf;

      2. the Platform Partner will be granted full access to operate the Introduced Client’s Account as an Authorised User of the Introduced Client;

      3. it is responsible for monitoring Partner Platform activities on its Account.  Any queries relating to such activities will be raised with the Partner Platform directly and settled between Partner Platform and the Introduced Client;

      4. the Introduced Client has no recourse against Modulr for any act or omission of the Partner Platform with respect to its Account;

      5. the Introduced Client understands it can only access its Account to make Transactions, review Transactions made or otherwise use Modulr Products through the service provided by the Partner Platform; and

      6. it will only use the Account for the purpose set out in the Partner Platform Agreement.  

    4. On receipt of notification by Modulr from the Partner Platform that it wishes to terminate this Agreement, this Agreement shall terminate.  Any funds in the Introduced Client’s Account will be returned in accordance with the terms of the Modulr Account Terms and Conditions.

    5. If the Introduced Client has any complaint or concern relating to the Modulr Account or other Modulr Products, such complaint or concern shall be raised directly to the Partner Platform, who shall deal with it in accordance with Modulr’s Complaints Policy, a copy of which is available on request from the Partner Platform and on the Website.

 

  1. Customer Services

    1. The Introduced Client can contact Customer Services if it has any queries about the Modulr Products. Information may be requested from the Introduced Client, including but not limited to, its Authorised Users or Transaction information so that it can verify the identity of an Authorised User and/or the Modulr Products provided to such Introduced Client.

    2. Any information shared by the Introduced Client will be kept strictly confidential.  Where such information is provided in connection to a service provided by a third party, for example, the Account, then the Introduced Client’s information will only be used in accordance with instructions of such third party and only for the purpose of providing Customer Services to the Introduced Client on behalf of such third party.

    3. As part of Modulr’s commitment to providing a quality customer service, its managers periodically monitor telephone communications between its employees and Introduced Clients to ensure that Modulr’s high quality service standards are maintained. The Introduced Client consents to such monitoring and recording of telephone communications and agrees to make its Authorised Users aware of such practice.  

 

  1. Fee Payment

    1. The Introduced Client agrees to pay the Fees as set out in the Introduced Client Application Form.

 

  1. Term and Termination

    1. This Agreement shall commence on the date the Introduced Client receives confirmation from Modulr or the Partner Platform (where applicable) of its successful application for Modulr Products and shall continue until terminated by the Introduced Client, Partner Platform (if acting on behalf of the Introduced Client) or Modulr.

    2. The Introduced Client or the Partner Platform (where applicable) may terminate this Agreement immediately by notifying Customer Services in writing by post or email.

    3. Modulr may terminate this Agreement and close the Introduced Client’s Account(s) by providing the Introduced Client with at least two months’ notice. 

    4. Modulr may terminate this Agreement immediately if, for any reason, the Introduced Client is unable to satisfy the Due Diligence Procedures.

    5. This Agreement will automatically terminate when all Accounts of the Introduced Client are closed (for any reason).

    6. On termination of this Agreement for any reason, any balance remaining in the Introduced Client’s Account(s) shall be returned to the Introduced Client in accordance with the Modulr Account Terms and Conditions.  The Introduced Client shall pay immediately all outstanding Fees due (where applicable) under this Agreement and in the event of a negative balance in an Account, shall reimburse Modulr FS such amount equal to the negative balance.

 

  1. Intellectual Property

    1. The Introduced Client acknowledges all Intellectual Property Rights in the Modulr Products are owned by or provided under licence to Modulr.  Modulr grants the Introduced Client a non-exclusive, royalty-free licence for the duration of this Agreement to access and use the Modulr Products only for the purpose contemplated by this Agreement.

    2. Nothing in this Agreement shall operate to create or transfer any Intellectual Property Right to the Introduced Client.

 

  1. Force Majeure

    1. Modulr will not be liable for the non-performance or failure to provide any  part of the Modulr Products occurring as a result of any events that are beyond the reasonable control of Modulr, for example, but not limited to, fire, telecommunications or internet failure, utility failure, power failure, equipment failure, employment strife, riot, war, terrorist attack, non-performance of  third party suppliers, acts of God such as storm or lightening damage, or other causes over which Modulr has no reasonable control.

 

  1. Assignment Transfer and Subcontracting

    1. The Modulr Products provided to the Introduced Client are personal to the Introduced Client.  The Introduced Client may not novate, assign or otherwise transfer this Agreement, any interest or right under this Agreement (in whole or in part) without the prior written consent of Modulr. 

    2. The Introduced Client agrees Modulr may, in its sole discretion, assign, or transfer some or all of its rights and obligations or delegate any duty of performance set out in the documents forming this Agreement. Modulr may subcontract any of its obligations under this Agreement.

    3. In the event of any transfer of this Agreement by Modulr to another service provider; if the Introduced Client does not want to transfer to the new provider, the Introduced Client must notify Modulr of its objection in writing to Customer Services.  On receipt of such notification, Modulr it will terminate this Agreement.  Any balance remaining in the Introduced Client’s Account(s) will be returned to the Introduced Client in accordance with the redemption procedure set out in the Modulr Account Terms and Conditions.

 

  1. Liability

    1. Nothing in this Agreement will operate to limit either party’s liability with respect to fraud or for death or personal injury resulting from negligence, in either case whether committed by that party or its employees, agents or subcontractors.

    2. Modulr makes no warranty that access to and use of the Modulr Products will be uninterrupted or error free.

    3. The Introduced Client acknowledges and agrees that Modulr is not liable to the Introduced Client for any loss, liability or damages the Introduced Client suffers which result from, are related to, or in any way are connected with any fraud control or restriction measures implemented from time to time, unless such loss, liability or damage is a direct result of Modulr’s fraud, gross negligence or willful misconduct in procuring the implementation of fraud control or purchase restriction measures that Modulr has expressly agreed in writing to procure for the Introduced Client.

    4. Modulr shall not be liable to the Introduced Client for any loss or damage the Introduced Client may suffer as a result of any act or omission of an Authorised User or an Authorised User’s use or inability to use of the Modulr Products.

    5. The Introduced Client agrees to indemnify Modulr against any and all actions, claims, costs, damages, demands, expenses, liabilities, losses and proceedings Modulr directly or indirectly incurs or which are brought against Modulr if the Introduced Client, or an Authorised User, has acted fraudulently, been negligent or has misused a Modulr Product or any of the services provided under this Agreement.

    6. Modulr shall not be responsible in any way for any interest or claims of any third parties in respect of the Modulr Products, except as required by law or regulation.

 

  1. Reports

    1. Modulr may make available certain management or other reporting or business administration functionality via the Website. 

    2. Modulr may from time to time amend, modify, replace or withdraw in whole or in part such reporting it provides without further notice.

 

  1. Data Privacy

    1. Modulr will collect and retain personal information about the Introduced Client and each Authorised User to enable Modulr to deliver the Modulr Products, the services linked to it and deal with any enquiries that the Introduced Client may have about it. Modulr is the data controller of the personal information gathered by Modulr for such purpose. If Modulr uses a third party to provide a part of the Modulr Product then that provider will be the owner and controller of the personal information they require to collect in order to operate the relevant service. The use of personal information by third-party service providers will be set out in their service terms and conditions of use. Modulr will, at such third-party provider’s direction, process personal data on its behalf, for example, to enable Modulr to provide Customer Services to the Introduced Client.

    2. Modulr processes personal information in accordance with relevant laws on the protection of personal data. 

    3. If Modulr transfers the Introduced Client’s information to a third party in a country outside of the European Economic Area Modulr will ensure that the third party agrees to apply the same levels of protection that Modulr is legally obliged to have in place when Modulr processes personal data.

    4. Further information about how Modulr uses personal information can be found in Modulr’s Privacy Policy; please contact Customer Services for a copy of this.

 

  1. Changes to the Agreement

    1. Modulr may amend or modify this Agreement by giving sixty (60) days’ notice to the Introduced Client unless Modulr is required to make such a change sooner by law. All proposed changes will be posted on the Website and communicated to the Introduced Client by such other means that Modulr agreed with the Introduced Client, for example by email.  If the Introduced Client is accessing Modulr Products via a Partner Platform, all notifications will be communicated via such Partner Platform. 

    2. The Introduced Client has no obligation to accept such amendments proposed by Modulr.

    3. The Introduced Client will be taken to have accepted any change to this Agreement that Modulr notifies to the Introduced Client unless the Introduced Client tells Modulr otherwise before the relevant change takes effect.  In such circumstance, Modulr will treat notice of objection by the Introduced Client as notification that the Introduced Client wishes to terminate this Agreement and the use of all Modulr Products immediately. All Accounts of the Introduced Client will be closed and any balance remaining in the Introduced Client’s Account will be returned to the Introduced Client in accordance with the redemption procedure set out in the Modulr Account Terms and Conditions.   In this circumstance the Introduced Client will not be charged a fee for the Account closure and return of any balance.

 

 

  1. General

    1. In these Introduced Client Terms of Business, headings are for convenience only and shall not affect the interpretation of these Introduced Client Terms of Business. 

    2. Any delay or failure by Modulr to exercise any right or remedy under this Agreement shall not be interpreted as a waiver of that right or remedy or stop Modulr from exercising its rights at any subsequent time.

    3. In the event that any part of this Agreement is held not to be enforceable, this shall not affect the remainder of the Agreement which shall remain in full force and effect.

    4. The Introduced Client shall remain responsible for complying with this Agreement until its Account(s) are closed (for whatever reason) and all sums due under this Agreement have been paid in full.

    5. This Agreement is written and available only in English and all correspondence with the Introduced Client shall be in English. 

    6. This Agreement is governed by the laws of England and the Introduced Client agree to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

The Modulr Account Terms and Conditions

The Partner Platform Account Terms and Conditions

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before you agree to use a Partner Platform Account or any related services provided by or through us.

These Partner Platform Account Terms and Conditions, together with the Partner Platform Terms of Business and the Partner Platform Application Form constitute the entire Agreement between Modulr and the Partner Platform.

By signing the Partner Platform Application Form, or by agreeing to open an Account you accept these Terms and Conditions. If there is anything you do not understand, please contact Customer Services using the contact details in the Partner Platform Application Form.

 

 

1. DEFINITIONS

Account - The electronic account, also known as Modulr Account provided by us in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.

Account Information Service Provider – means a third party payment service provider who is authorised by or registered with the Financial Conduct Authority or another European regulator to provide online account information services, who, with your permission will be able to access certain online account information on one or more payment accounts held by you to give you a consolidated view of your payment accounts.

Account Limits – Maximum limits you can have in relation to your Account, such as account maximum balance, and limits on receiving and sending payments from your Account as referred in paragraph 2.

Account Manager - The individuals elected by the Account Owner to be responsible for the management of the Account, also known as an “Authorised User”.

Account Owner – The entity legally responsible for an Account.

Agreement - The agreement for your Account made up of these Terms and Conditions, together with the Introduced Client Terms of Business and the Introduced Client Application Form, which constitute the entire agreement between you and Modulr.

Application Programming Interface (API) – means the interfaces provided by Modulr to the Introduced Client (and the Partner Platform on the Introduced Client’s behalf) to directly instruct Modulr Accounts via the Introduced Client’s or the Partner Platform’s own application.

AML Policy - Modulr’s written policy on anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing as may be amended from time to time by Modulr.

Applicant – A customer of the Partner Platform who applies for Modulr Products but is yet to be accepted by the Modulr as an Introduced Client.

Available Balance - The value of funds available on your Account.

Bacs Credit – Means Bacs Direct Credit. A service enabling organisations to make payments to an account which takes 3 Business Days for the funds to be cleared.

Business Days - Monday to Friday between the hours of 9am-5pm but does not include bank holidays, or public holidays in the United Kingdom.

CHAPS – the Clearing House Automated Payment System, a service enabling organisations to make same-day payments to an account within the UK, within the CHAPS operating days and times.

Commencement Date – the date set out in the Introduced Client Application Form.

Confidential Information - any information (whether or not recorded in documentary form, or stored on any magnetic or optical disk or memory) relating to: the business, products, affairs, strategy, contracts, customer relationships, commercial pipelines, business contacts, prospective customers, existing customers, business models, customer pricing, management systems, business methods, corporate plans, maturing new business opportunities, research and development projects, marketing and sales information, sales targets and statistics, discount structures, suppliers and potential suppliers, source codes, computer programs inventions, know-how, technical specifications and other technical information relating to products and services.

Customer Services - The contact centre for dealing with queries about your Account. Contact details for Customer Services can be found in the Introduced Client Application Form.

Data Protection Laws – the following, to the extent they are applicable to a Party: the Data Protection Act 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679, the Electronic Communications Data Protection Directive 2002/58/EC, the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and all applicable laws and regulations relating to processing of personal data and privacy (as amended or replaced from time to time), including where applicable the guidance and codes of practice issued by the Information Commissioner (in the United Kingdom) or other applicable supervisory authority;

Due Diligence Procedure - Modulr’s procedures for carrying out due diligence on Introduced Clients in order to comply with its policies and regulatory obligations.

Faster Payment – A service allowing you to make and receive electronic payments in the UK which is received by the recipient bank within 2 hours provided that the receiving organisation or bank is part of Faster Payments Scheme.

Fees – those fees payable by the Introduced Client and set out in the Introduced Client Application Form.

Information – Means any information related to the organisation, and any personal information related to Account Manager.

Intellectual Property Rights – all patents, trademarks, service marks, trade names, domain names, business names, copyrights, design rights, database rights, rights to or in computer software, know-how, trade secrets, rights to or in confidential information and all other intellectual property rights and rights or forms of protection of a similar nature or effect which may subsist anywhere in the world whether or not registered or capable of registration, together with all applications for registration of, and any licence to use, any of the foregoing and "Intellectual Property" shall be construed accordingly;

Introduced Client Application Form – The application form identifying the parties, Modulr Products to be provided and commercial terms that forms part of the Agreement between an Introduced Client and Modulr.

Introduced Client – Any client of Modulr which has been introduced by the Partner Platform and whose account is operated by the Partner Platform based on instructions the Partner Platform receives from the Introduced Client (where relevant).

Introduced Client Terms of Business - The terms on which Modulr provides Modulr Products to the Introduced Client.

Modulr – Modulr Finance Ltd, a company registered in England and Wales with number 09897957 and whose registered office is at 1 Hammersmith Broadway, London, W6 9DL.  Modulr Finance Ltd (FRN: 900699) is a registered agent of Modulr FS Ltd.

Modulr Account Terms and Conditions - This agreement, between Modulr FS and the Introduced Client which governs the terms on which the Introduced Client may use its Account.

Modulr Products – those products, including but not limited to the Account referred to in the Introduced Client Application Form.

Online Portal – means the interface provided by Modulr for the Introduced Client to access via the public internet, subject to applicability based on the Introduced Client’s relationship with the Partner Platform.

Payment Initiation Service Provider – means a third party payment service provider authorised by or registered with by the Financial Conduct Authority or another European regulator to provide an online service to initiate a Transaction at your request on your Account.

Partner Platform – A third party that is permitted by Modulr and Modulr FS to introduce and act on behalf of Introduced Clients, and permitted by you to act as an Authorised User.

Partner Platform Agreement - an agreement between the Account Owner and the Partner Platform for the provision of various services, under the terms of which the Introduced Client wishes to open an Account with Modulr to be used for the purpose and in accordance with the terms set out in the Partner Platform Agreement.

Regulator – the Financial Conduct Authority, located at 12 Endeavour Square, London, E20 1JN or any authority, body or person having, or who has had, responsibility for the supervision or regulation of any regulated activities or other financial services in the United Kingdom.

Transaction – any debit, credit or other adjustment to an Account that affects the balance of monies held in it.

TPP (Third Party Provider) – means an Account Information Service Provider or a Payment Initiation Service Provider.

we, us, our or Modulr FS - Modulr FS Ltd, a company registered in England and Wales with number 09897919 and whose registered office is at 1 Hammersmith Broadway, London, W6 9DL and who is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for issuance of electronic money under FRN 900573, or Modulr acting on Modulr FS Ltd’s behalf.

Website – means the customer portal that Introduced Clients can login to in order to use the Modulr Products.

you, your - The Account Owner, also referred to as an Introduced Client.

 

2. ACCOUNT LIMITS

2.1 Limits may apply to the maximum value of an individual payment Transaction, the maximum aggregate value of all payment Transactions made from your Account in a particular time period e.g. during any one Business Day and the maximum number of payment Transactions made from your Account over a particular timeframe.  ‎

2.2 The limits that apply to your Account will be communicated to you during the Account set-up process.  These limits may also change over time based on your Account usage; any such change will be communicated to you.  You can check the limits at any time by contacting Customer Services.  Any payment Transaction request which exceeds such limits will be rejected.

2.3 To manage our risk, particularly with respect to money laundering, fraud or security concerns, we also apply internal controls, including limits, to certain types of payment. We change these as necessary but for security purposes, we do not disclose them. 

 

3. SCOPE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

3.1 Your Account is an e-money account and the electronic money associated with it is issued to you by us. We are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for the issuance of electronic money (FRN 900573). Your rights and obligations relating to the use of this Account are subject to these Terms and Conditions between you and us.

3.2 This Agreement is written and available only in English and we undertake to communicate with you in English regarding any aspect of your Account.

3.3 You agree that we or the Partner Platform may communicate with you by e-mail or telephone for issuing any notices or information about your Account and therefore it is important that you ensure you keep your e-mail address and mobile phone number updated.

3.4 You can request a copy of these Terms and Conditions at any time by contacting Customer Services.

 

4. OPENING YOUR ACCOUNT

4.1 Your Account will be opened on your behalf by the Partner Platform.  You may only hold an Account so long as you remain an approved client of the Partner Platform that provided you with your account details.

 

5. USING THE ACCOUNT

5.1 Your Account can receive bank transfers and other payment types as added and notified to you by Modulr from time to time. Subject to paragraph 5.3, we will credit your Account when we receive the funds which could be up to three Business Days after the payment being instructed, depending on how the payment was sent.

5.2 Your Account can also receive internal transfers from other Modulr Accounts owned or controlled by the Partner Platform, which apply instantly.

5.3 An incoming payment will not be credited to your Account if:

5.3.1         the Account has reached the Account Maximum Balance or Account Limits; or

5.3.2         the Account is inactive or blocked or terminated; or

5.3.3         the sender has provided incorrect/invalid Account Details for your Account; or

5.3.4         we suspect the payment to be fraudulent.

5.4 If we are unable to credit your Account for any of the reasons in paragraph 5.3 then the funds may be sent back to the sender without a prior notification to you.

5.5 Your Account will be configured and operated by the Partner Platform.  You agree that Modulr and we may take instructions from the Partner Platform regarding the operation of your Account, including the creation of beneficiaries and instruction of payments, on your behalf.  We and Modulr have no liability for actions taken by the Partner Platform.  If you disagree with any actions taken by the Partner Platform these should be discussed with the Partner Platform.

5.6 Your Account can make payments out to external bank accounts via Faster Payments and other methods as added and notified to you by the Partner Platform from time to time.

5.7 A Transaction is deemed to be authorised by you, when you or your Account Manager or Partner Platform enters the security information on the Modulr Online Portal to confirm a Transaction is authorised, or when it is instructed via the Modulr API with the relevant security credentials.  Once the Transaction is confirmed, we cannot revoke the Transaction save for in those circumstances set out in paragraph 5.8 below.   

5.8 The following Transactions may be withdrawn:

5.8.1         any Transaction which is agreed to take place on a date later than the date you authorised it, provided that notice is given no later than close of business on the business day before the Transaction was due to take place; and/or

5.8.2         Transactions due to take place on a future date.

5.9 If we refuse to execute a payment order to or to initiate a Transaction, we will, without undue delay and provided we are legally permitted to do so, notify you or the Partner Platform of the refusal.  If possible, we will provide the reasons for the refusal and where it is possible to provide reasons for the refusal and those reasons relate to factual matters, the procedure of rectifying any factual errors that led to the refusal.

5.10 The Available Balance on your Account will not earn any interest.

5.11 You can check the balance and Transaction history of your Account at any time via the interface provided to you by the Partner Platform or by contacting Customer Services, or the Online Portal if you have relevant access details.

5.12 You will be provided with a monthly statement by the Partner Platform or us (using the details we have associated with your Account).

 

6. THIRD PARTY ACCESS

6.1 You can instruct a TPP to access information on your Account or initiate certain Transactions from your Account provided such TPP has identified itself to us and it has acted in accordance with the relevant regulatory requirements. We will treat any instruction from an TPP as if it was from you or an Account Manager.

6.2 We may deny a TPP access to your Account if we are concerned about unauthorised or fraudulent access by that TPP. setting out the reason for such denial.   Before doing so, we will tell you that we intend to deny access and give our reasons for doing so, unless it is not reasonably practicable, in which case we will immediately inform you afterwards. In either case, we will tell you in the manner in which we consider most appropriate in the circumstances. We will not tell you if doing so would compromise our security measures or would otherwise be unlawful.

6.3 If you have provided consent to a TPP to access the data in your Account to enable them to provide account information services to you or initiate Transactions on your behalf, you consent to us sharing your information with the TPP as is reasonably required for them to provide their services to you.  You must let us know if you withdraw this permission and we recommend you let the TPP know.  On notification from you, we will not provide such TPP access to your Account or the data in it. 

 

7. CLOSING YOUR ACCOUNT

7.1 You may close your Account by contacting Customer Services.  Please refer to your contract with the Partner Platform for any terms relating to your need to maintain your Account. 

7.2 The Account will be closed if the Partner Platform instructs us to close your Account (in which case the Partner Platform will inform you of this instruction).

7.3 Any Available Balance remaining on the Account after Account closure will be transferred to your nominated bank account via Faster Payments based on instructions to us from the Partner Platform.  If for any reason this is not possible, such Available Balance will remain yours for a period of six years from the date of Account closure. Within this period, you may at any time request a refund by contacting Customer Services. You will not have any access to your Account and we will not return any funds remaining on the Account after six years from the date of Account closure and this Agreement will terminate.

 

8. YOUR LIABILITY AND AUTHORISATIONS

8.1 You are responsible for understanding and complying with the Agreement including these Terms and Conditions.

8.2 We may restrict or refuse to authorise any use of your Account if using your Account is causing or could cause a breach of these Terms and Conditions or if we have reasonable grounds for suspecting that you or a third party has committed or is about to commit a crime or other abuse in connection with your Account.

8.3 You or the Account Manager must not:

8.3.1         allow another person to use security information related to the Account,

8.3.2         write down password(s) or any security information unless this is done in a way that would make it impossible for anyone else to recognise any of that information, or
8.3.3         disclose passwords or any security information, or otherwise make them available to any other person, whether verbally or by entering them in a way that allows them to be observed by others.

8.4 You will be liable for all Transactions that take place as a result of you or the Account Manager acting fraudulently or failing to comply with these Terms and Conditions with intent or gross negligence. Any such Transactions and any fees and charges relating to such Transactions will be deducted from the Available Balance on your Account.

8.5 You will be liable for all Transactions that the Partner Platform or any other Account Manager makes on your behalf as per this Agreement, along with those made by a TPP authorised by you to initiate a Transaction.

8.6 You will be liable for all unauthorised Transactions that arise from the use of lost or stolen Account security information such as but not limited to the Online Portal log in details and API security details, if you or the Account Manager fail to keep the security features of the Account safe.

8.7 It is your responsibility to keep us updated of changes to your Information, including e-mail address and mobile numbers. Failure to do so may result in us being unable to contact you regarding your Account or to let you know about changes to these Terms and Conditions.

8.8 If you request to recall a Transaction due to an error or mistake caused other than by Modulr, we reserve the right to charge you (i) a handling fee of £25 per recall and (ii) any fee payable by Modulr to a third-party bank or institution for handling the recall.

8.9 You agree to indemnify and hold harmless, us, Modulr and our distributors, partners, agents, sponsors, and service providers and their group companies from and against the costs of any legal action taken to enforce this Agreement, including these Terms and Conditions and/or any breach of these Terms and Conditions by you.

 

9. DISPUTES AND INCORRECT TRANSACTIONS

9.1 If you have a reason to believe that a Transaction on your Account was unauthorised or was made incorrectly, you must inform us immediately by contacting Customer Services, but in any event within 13 months of the date of the relevant Transaction.

9.2 If you dispute a Transaction:

9.2.1         subject to 9.2.2 and 9.2.3 we will immediately refund the amount to your Account to the position it would have been in if the unauthorised Transaction had not taken place. We will have no further liability to you. If we subsequently discover that you were not entitled to a refund, we shall treat the refund as a mistake and be entitled to reapply the Transaction.

9.2.2         if there are reasonable grounds for thinking that you may not be entitled to a refund (based on the evidence available to us at the time you report the unauthorised Transaction), we may investigate before giving you a refund and we will provide you with our supporting evidence if we believe you are not entitled to the refund.

9.2.3 if the Transaction was initiated through a TPP, it is for the TPP to prove that, the Transaction was authenticated, accurately recorded and not affected by a technical breakdown or other deficiency linked to the TPP’s payment initiation service.

9.3. If an incorrect Transaction is paid into your Account that should not have, we will, where possible, immediately send the funds back to the bank acting for the person from whose account the Transaction was made. In such circumstance you agree to return the funds to us and provide such assistance that we require in recovering the amount from you.   If we cannot recover the funds, we are required to provide sufficient details about you and the incorrect payment to the bank or institution that sent the payment to enable them to recover the funds.

9.4 You will be liable for all Transactions made from your Account if you have acted fraudulently.

 

10. VARIATION

10.1 We may change these Terms and Conditions by providing you with at least two months’ prior notice by e-mail (provided you have supplied us with an up-to-date e-mail address).

10.2 If you do not agree with the changes to the Terms and Conditions, you may at any time within the two months’ notice period notify us and these Terms and Conditions will be terminated and your Account closed. If you do not notify us to the contrary during this period then you will be deemed to have accepted the change and it will apply to you when it comes into force.

10.3 If any part of these Terms and Conditions are inconsistent with any legal requirements then we will not rely on that part but treat it as if it did actually reflect the relevant legal requirement. If we need to make operational changes before we can fully comply with the new regulatory requirement, we will make those changes as soon as reasonably practical.

 

11. TERMINATION OR SUSPENSION

11.1 We can terminate your Account at any time if we give you two months’ notice and transfer any Available Balance at the time to your nominated bank account without a charge, or

11.2 We can suspend or terminate your Account at any time with immediate effect (and until your default has been remedied or the Agreement terminated) without any prior notice to you if:

11.2.1       we discover any of the Information that we hold for you is materially incorrect; or

11.2.2       if we have reason to believe that you, the Account Manager or a third party has committed or is about to commit a crime or other abuse (including fraud) in connection with your Account; or

11.2.3       if you have reached your Account Limit; or

11.2.4       you or the Account Manager have breached these Terms and Conditions.

11.3 In the event that we do suspend or terminate your Account then if we are able to do so, we will tell you in advance otherwise we will let you know immediately afterwards (to the extent the we are permitted by law).

 

12. OUR LIABILITY

12.1 Our liability in connection with this these Terms and Conditions (whether arising in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty or otherwise) shall be subject to the following exclusions and limitations:

12.1.1       we shall not be liable for any default resulting directly or indirectly from any cause beyond our control, including but not limited to, a lack of funds;

12.1.2       we shall not be liable for any loss of profits, loss of business, or any indirect, consequential, special or punitive losses;

12.1.3       where sums are incorrectly deducted from your Available Balance due to our default, our liability shall be limited to payment to you of an equivalent amount to that which was incorrectly deducted from your Available Balance;

12.1.4       in all other circumstances of our default, our liability will be limited to transferring any Available Balance to your nominated bank account.

12.2 In circumstances where sums are incorrectly deducted from your Available Balance due to our fault, if we require your support to enable us to recover the incorrect deduction, you agree to provide us with all assistance that we reasonably require.

12.3 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or fraud.

12.4 To the extent permitted by law, all conditions or warranties implied by law, statute or otherwise are expressly excluded.

12.5 The above exclusions and limitations set out in this paragraph shall apply to any liability of our affiliates and other suppliers, contractors, agents or distributors and any of their respective affiliates (if any), to you, which may arise in connection with these Terms and Conditions.

 

13. YOUR INFORMATION

13.1 Some personal data will be necessary for us to provide you with the Account and services under this Agreement. Modulr FS is a Data Controller and shall only use your personal data for this purpose. Please see the Privacy Policy (please contact Customer Services for details of where to access this) for full details on the personal data that we and Modulr Finance Ltd hold, how we will use it and how we will keep it safe.

13.2 You must update any changes to your Information by contacting Customer Services.

13.3 If we discover that the Information we hold about you is incorrect, we may have to suspend or cancel your Account until we can establish the correct Information, in order to protect us both.

13.4 If you or the Account Manager allow or give consent to an Authorised Third Party Provider to access your Account to provide their services, you should know that we have no control over how an Authorised Third Party Provider will use your information nor will we be liable for any loss of information after an Authorised Third Party Provider have access to your information. 

 

14. COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE

14.1 Complaints regarding any element of the service provided by us can be sent to Customer Services.

14.2 All complaints will be subject to our complaints procedure. We will provide you with a copy of our complaints procedure upon request and, if we receive a complaint from you, a copy of our complaints procedure will automatically be posted or emailed to you.

14.3 In most cases we will provide a full response by email to your complaint within fifteen business days after the date we receive your complaint.  In exceptional circumstances where we are unable to respond in full to your complaint, we will inform you of this giving our reasons for the delay and the timeframe within which you will receive a full reply, which in any event shall be within thirty-five days of the date we received your complaint. 

14.4 If we fail to resolve your complaint to your satisfaction you may refer your complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service (Exchange Tower, London E14 9SR, phone 0800 023 4567). Details of the service offered by the Financial Ombudsman Service are available at www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk.

 

15. GENERAL

15.1 Any delay or failure to exercise any right or remedy under these Terms and Conditions by us shall not be construed as a waiver of that right or remedy or preclude its exercise at any subsequent time.

15.2 If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is deemed unenforceable or illegal, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect.

15.3 You may not assign or transfer any of your rights and/or benefits under these Terms and Conditions and you shall be the sole party to the contract between us. You will remain liable until the Account issued to you is terminated. We may assign our rights and benefits at any time without prior written notice to you. We may subcontract any of our obligations under these Terms and Conditions.

15.4 Save for Modulr, who acts on our behalf, no third party who is not a party to these Terms and Conditions has a right to enforce any of the provisions in these Terms and Conditions and the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 shall not apply.

15.5 These Terms and Conditions contain the information set out in Schedule 4 of the Payment Service Regulations 2017 and you can obtain a copy of this Agreement at any time by contacting Customer Services.

15.6 These Terms and Conditions are governed by English law and you agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

15.7 The Financial Services Compensation Scheme is not applicable for this Account. No other compensation schemes exist to cover losses claimed in connection with your Account. As a responsible e-money issuer, we will ensure that once we have received your funds they are deposited in a secure account, specifically for the purpose of redeeming Transactions made from your Account. In the event that we or Modulr become insolvent funds that you have loaded which have arrived with and been deposited by us are protected against the claims made by our creditors.

 

16. CONTACTING CUSTOMER SERVICES

16.1 Customer Services are provided by the Partner Platform. The details are available in your Introduced Client Application Form.

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