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Website Terms and Conditions

Groundwork UK is the operating name of The Federation of Groundwork Trusts, a company limited by guarantee.

We are registered in England and Wales under registration number: 01900511

Charity registration number: 291558

Registered office: Lockside, 5 Scotland Street, Birmingham, B1 2RR

You can contact us by email to info@groundwork.org.uk


(1) Introduction

These terms of use govern your use of our website; by using our website, you agree to these terms of use in full. If you disagree with these terms of use or any part of these terms of use, you must not use our website.


Our website uses cookies. By using our website and agreeing to these terms of use, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of our privacy policy outlined below.

(2) Credit

This document was created using an SEQ Legal template. http://www.website-contracts.co.uk/acatalog/terms_of_use_basic.html


(3) Licence to use website

Unless otherwise stated, we or our licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the licence below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms of use.

You must not:

(a) republish material from this website (including republication on another website);

(b) sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;

(c) show any material from the website in public;

[(d) reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose;

[(e) edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or

[(f) redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution such as our newsletter.


(4) Acceptable use

You must not use our website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including, without limitation, scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent.

You must not use our website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use our website for any purposes related to marketing without our express written consent.

(5) Restricted access

Access to certain areas of our website is restricted. We reserve the right to restrict access to other areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion.

If you generate a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of our website or other content or services, you must ensure that the password is kept confidential.

You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your account or password.

You are responsible for any activity on our website arising out of any failure to keep your password confidential and may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure.

You must not use any other person's user ID and password to access our website.

We may disable your user ID and password at any time in our sole discretion with or without notice or explanation.

(6) User content

In these terms of use, "your content" means material (including, without limitation, text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to our website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your content in any existing or future media. You also grant to us the right to sub-license these rights and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

You warrant and represent that your content will comply with these terms of use.

Your content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or us or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

You must not submit any content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

We reserve the right to edit or remove any material submitted to our website, or stored on our servers, or hosted or published upon our website.

Notwithstanding our rights under these terms of use in relation to your content, we do not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, our website.

(7) Limited warranties

We do not warrant the completeness or accuracy of the information published on this website; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law in respect of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill).

(8) Limitations and exclusions of liability

Nothing in these terms of use will: (a) limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence; (b) limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; (c) limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or (d) exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section and elsewhere in these terms of use: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under these terms of use or in relation to the subject matter of these terms of use, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.

To the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.

(9) Indemnity

You hereby indemnify us and undertake to keep us indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including, without limitation, legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of our legal advisers) incurred or suffered by us arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms of use or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms of use.

(10) Breaches of these terms of use

Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms of use, if you breach these terms of use in any way, we may take such action as we deem appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

(11) Variation

We may revise these terms of use from time to time. Revised terms of use will apply to the use of our website from the date of publication of the revised terms of use on our website.

(12) Assignment

We may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms of use without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms of use.

(13) Severability

If a provision of these terms of use is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

(14) Exclusion of third party rights

These terms of use are for the benefit of you and us, and are not intended to benefit any third party or be enforceable by any third party. The exercise of our and your rights in relation to these terms of use is not subject to the consent of any third party.

(15) Entire agreement

Subject to the first paragraph of Section [8], these terms of use together with our privacy policy constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of our website.

(16) Law and jurisdiction

These terms of use will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to these terms of use will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

(17) Fundraising

Online transactions

Should donations for any particular appeal exceed our target for that appeal then we will use your donation to help other Groundwork projects wherever the need is greatest.

Our online donation facility is provided by CTT. All online transactions take place via a secure server.

Refunds are at the discretion of Groundwork.

When you providing your details or contributions to us you are stating that you are over 18 years of age or are a minor with parental consent. You agree that any information you provide to us about yourself upon registration or at any time will be true and accurate.

By donating to Groundwork via text you agree to have the donation sum and the cost of a standard text message added to your 'pay monthly' mobile phone bill or deducted from your 'pay as you go' mobile phone credit.


Taking part in fundraising activities

You agree that any costs or risks that arise out of your fundraising activities are your responsibility, including liabilities for injury or loss which may occur to you, your helpers or guests.

You are aware that Groundwork’s insurance policy will not cover your fundraising activities.

You will not do anything that threatens Groundwork’s reputation or name. If you do, Groundwork has the right to require you to cease fundraising on its behalf.

You agree to pay all proceeds of any fundraising activity to Groundwork and will not deduct any costs unless prior agreement with Groundwork

Any branded materials and use of logo must have prior approval by Groundwork UK and you agree to use these in accordance with the Groundwork brand guidelines.

You consent that photographs taken during your fundraising activity may be used to publicise the work of Groundwork generally.

Changing your contact details

The accuracy of your individual identifying information is important to Groundwork.

If you change email address or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at: info@groundwork.org.uk

If you have any queries concerning our data protection policies, please write to:
Data Protection Officer, Groundwork UK, Lockside, 5 Scotland Street, Birmingham, B1 2RR


(18) Privacy Policy

Groundwork UK takes the privacy of all its stakeholders and website users very seriously and takes great care with customer and user information. This Privacy Policy outlines how your personal information will be treated.

Our privacy and security statements are periodically reviewed and enhanced and you should check this page to see our most up to date policy.

What information do we collect?

In order to provide you with information about our services, we may collect personal information about you from our website, telephone conversations, emails, application forms and written communications. We may, for example, keep a record of your name, address, email address, telephone number and the nature of our contact.
We may supplement the information that you provide with other information that we receive from third parties.

Please let us know if any of your personal information changes or is inaccurate by email or by writing to us at the address shown below so that we may keep our records up to date.

How do we use your information?

Any personal data relating to you will be used and recorded by us in accordance with current data protection legislation and this Privacy Policy.

We will use the personal information we hold to communicate with you, for example for record keeping purposes, in aggregate for market research and to improve the quality of our service. We would also like to keep you informed about Groundwork and its activities and of particular goods, services, events and special offers that may be of interest to you.

Disclosure of your information

We may pass your information between Groundwork UK and individual Groundwork Trusts. We may also pass it to other carefully selected organisations with whom we have a business relationship. These may include our funding partner organisations or management companies for events that we are supporting.
Each of these organisations would like to keep you informed of goods, services, events and special offers made available by that organisation. In all cases, we will take great care to ensure that your information is only processed in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the law, and we only permit your information to be used for authorised purposes.

Cookies

Like most websites, this site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymous tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics (used to understand how people are using our site to help us improve it).

As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your web browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari etc). We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

Links

This website contains links to other websites. We are only responsible for the privacy practices on this site. We recommend that you check the privacy and security policies and procedures of each and every other website that you visit.

What to do if you do not want to receive marketing information

You have the right to prevent marketing information being sent direct to you. If you prefer not to receive information from us or from any other organisation to which we may disclose your information, you can opt out of further marketing by writing to us by mail or email at the address shown below.

Your rights to access your personal information

You have the right to receive information about the information we hold about you.

Contact us
If you would like any further information or have any comments about our privacy policy or any other aspect of our website or service, please contact our web team by either of the methods shown below:

Email: info@groundwork.org.uk
Mail:

Communications Team
Groundwork UK
Lockside
5 Scotland St
Birmingham B1 2RR

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