Terms of use

This website, www.halotrust.org (‘the website’) is operated by The HALO Trust, a charity registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales (number 101813) and with The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (number SC037870). The HALO Trust is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (number 02228587) (collectively, “The HALO Trust”, ‘we’, ‘our’, ‘us’).

1. Acceptance

1.1 These Terms of Use together with The HALO Trust’s Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy govern your access and use of the website. Access or use of the website includes but is not limited to browsing, navigating, reading content, purchasing goods or services, donating, downloading, reproducing, modifying, distributing, transmitting, or broadcasting website in whole or in part.

1.2 By accessing or using our website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and accepted without reserve these Terms of Use as varied or replaced from time to time by us. If you do not agree with the Terms of Use you must not use this website.

1.3 If we vary or replace these Terms of Use we will post a new dated version on our website. You must consult these Terms of Use from time to time to make yourself aware of any changes.

1.4 These Terms apply to any individual, body corporate or any other type of entity that uses this website (collectively, ‘your’, ‘you’).


2. Copyright and Intellectual Property

2.1 The HALO Trust logo is the UK registered trade mark of The HALO Trust.

2.2 The HALO Trustis the owner or licensee of the intellectual property rights in all of the material incorporated in the website, including but not limited to the texts, marks, logos, diagrams, photographs, videos, sounds, music, layout, designs, know-how, technologies, products, and processes.


3. Use of the Website

3.1 The HALO Trust grants the user of this site a limited license to access and make personal use of the website. You must not make commercial use of any part of the website.

3.2 We do not guarantee that the website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to the website is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of the website without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason the website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

3.3 You may print off only one copy, and may download extracts, of any pages of the website solely for personal use. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.

3.4 You must not use any device such as an automated device, tool, software, algorithm, procedure or internet bot to mine or collect data from this site.

3.5 The HALO Trustneither warrants nor represents that your use of any content displayed on its websites will not infringe any rights of third parties.

3.6 The content on the website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely.

3.7 We reserve the right to make changes, corrections and/or improvements to the website any time without prior notice but we do not assume any responsibility to do so.


4. Information Deemed Non-Confidential

4.1 Any personal data that you may send to us via our website is processed according to our Privacy Policy.

4.2 Any information or material sent to us via our website, via email or through any interactive portions of the site which are not personal data will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary and become the property of The HALO Trustand may be freely used for any purpose. Specifically, The HALO Trustis free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any such communication you send to the website for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, advertising and marketing products using such information. Any such use is without compensation to those providing the information, nor anyone else.

4.3 By submitting information or material to us, you are warranting that you own the information or material submitted, that it is not defamatory, and that The HALO Trust’s use will not violate any third party’s rights.

4.4 The HALO Trustis under no obligation to use the information or material you provide.


5. Links

5.1 Our website may contain links leading to other websites that are not operated or controlled by The HALO Trust. The HALO Trustis not responsible for these sites and accepts no responsibility or liability in relation to any aspect of them.

5.2 You may link to the home page of the website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

5.3 You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

5.4 You must not establish a link to the website in any website that is not owned by you.

5.5 You must not frame the website on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the website other than the home page.

5.6 We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.


6. Miscellaneous

6.1 These Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy and our Cookies Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and The HALO Trust in relation to your access and the use of the website.

6.2 In the event that any section of these Terms of Use is considered to be illegal by law or regulation, existing or future, or by a court ruling, then such provision shall be deemed to be severed, all other provisions of the Terms of Use maintaining full force and effect between you and us.

6.3 The headings are for reference only and do not form part of this agreement.

6.4 If you are a consumer, please note that these terms of use, its subject matter and its formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree to that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction. However, if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

6.5 If you are a business, these terms of use, its subject matter and its formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales

6.6 In this contract, the singular includes the plural and vice versa, and another part of speech or grammatical form of an expression has a corresponding meaning.


7. Limitation of Liability

7.1 Nothing in these terms of use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

7.2 To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to the website or any content on it, whether express or implied.

7.3 We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

7.3.1 use of, or inability to use, the website; or

7.3.2 use of or reliance on any content displayed on the website.

7.4 If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:

7.4.1 loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;

7.4.2 business interruption;

7.4.3 loss of anticipated savings;

7.4.4 loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or

7.4.5 any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

7.5 If you are a consumer user, please note that we only provide the for domestic and private use. You agree not to use the website for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

7.6 We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the website or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

7.7 We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on the website. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.


Last modified February 2016