Terms and conditions of website use

Please take the time to read the following terms and conditions if you use our website.

Copyright


All content, data and information contained on this website, including without limitation all photographs, images, designs, articles, text and graphics (the "Materials"), belong solely and exclusively to Blind Veterans UK (save as otherwise expressly attributed) and may not be reproduced, republished, distributed, sold, transferred or modified without the express consent of Blind Veterans UK.

All rights and goodwill in any trade marks (whether or not registerd) or logos, and all other intellectual property rights (including without limitation copyright, design rights, database rights and know-how) subsisting in or arising in connection with the Materials and/or the website shall vest solely and exclusively in Blind Veterans UK.
Image / Photograph Copyright


Images and photographs on this website must not be reproduced or copied in any way. If you have any queries or require information regarding images and copy please contact Collections & Archives. Please note that clearance on copyrighted images has been given for Blind Veterans UK use only.

Commercial users identifying an image that they wish to reproduce on a commercial basis should contact the Photograph Archive via the details shown below.
E-mail: archives@blindveterans.org.uk 


The permission to reproduce Blind Veterans UK copyright material does not extend to any material on this site which is identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material would need to be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.


Disclaimer


Blind Veterans UK has tried to ensure that the contents of this website are accurate. However, visitors who use this website and rely on any information do so entirely at their own discretion and risk. Neither Blind Veterans UK nor any of its trustees, officers, employees or advisers makes any representation or warranty (express or implied) as to the information set out on this website being accurate, complete and up to date, or that it will be maintained and accessible at all times, and no liability or responsibility is accepted by any of them.
Limitation of liability


Blind Veterans UK shall not in any circumstances, whether in contract, tort (including without limitation negligence or breach of statutory duty) or otherwise, be liable to any party pursuant to or connection with this website for any loss or damage of any nature whatsoever (including without limitation loss of profits (direct or indirect), loss of business or goodwill, management expenses, or any indirect, special, economic or consequential loss or damage) and whether arising from any use of information on this website, any failure or delay in providing or any unavailability of any part of the website, any termination or suspension of the website or otherwise. This limitation of liability shall not apply in respect of death or personal injury arising from the negligence of Blind Veterans UK or its agents.


Privacy statement


Blind Veterans UK will only collect, process and store information about you that we have openly collected from you or with your consent.


Blind Veterans UK will only use the personal information we receive from you to create or update records held by us and for administration purposes, to provide you with the services, products or information you have requested, and to further our charitable aims.


Your details will be used only by Blind Veterans UK and will not be made available to any third party. We may nevertheless disclose or transfer aggregated or depersonalized data and information including without limitation information in relation to traffic patterns and the number of visitors to this website.


This website uses Blind Veterans UK, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google").  Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.  Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.  You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser or opting at the bottom of any webpage within the site, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.  By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.


If you use standard e-mail for communication with Blind Veterans UK, this will not be protected and you should be aware that Blind Veterans UK cannot guarantee that it remains confidential whilst in transit. We use a secure server when you make a donation via our website. Your credit card details will not be stored on our system.


We are committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information that we collect about you in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.


We aim to ensure that the information we hold will be accurate and up to date. You can check the information that we hold about you by e-mailing us. If you find any inaccuracies we will delete or correct it promptly upon being notified by you.


We will obtain personal information from you when you enquire about our activities, register with us, make a donation to us or otherwise provide us with personal information.


The types of information collected might include names, date of birth, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number, fax number and credit/debit card details, however, we will not store your credit card details.
The personal information which we hold will be held securely in accordance with our internal security policy as adopted and amended from time to time and the Data Protection Act 1998.


This privacy policy only covers the Blind Veterans UK website, links within this site to external websites are not covered by this policy.


Linking to Blind Veterans UK website

If you wish to create a text link from your website to Blind Veterans UK website, you must seek permission by emailing  enquiries@blindveterans.org.uk . Blind Veterans UK reserves the right to require the removal of any link.
Blind Veterans UK takes no responsibility for the contents or any other aspect of linked websites and links should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. Blind Veterans UK has no control over the availability of the linked pages. Any links accessed by you shall be entirely at your own risk.


Amendments


Blind Veterans UK reserves the right to modify or withdraw the website at any time and to amend these Terms and Conditions from time to time, and would advise you to check the Terms and Conditions regularly and always prior to contacting us.


Severability


If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held by any court or other competent authority to be invalid and/or unenforceable in whole or in part the validity of the other provisions of these Terms and Conditions and the remainder of the provision in question shall not be affected thereby.


Governing law


Use of the website and the interpretation, construction, validity and enforceability of these Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of England, and all disputes or other matters arising in connection therewith shall be subject to the non exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

 

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