Terms and conditions of site usage
By using the Hospice of the Valleys website, you signify your agreement to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
In the context of these terms and conditions, the following words shall have the following meanings:
- “Hospice of the Valleys” means the Hospice of the Valleys a charity registered under number 517724 located at Festival Drive, Ebbw Vale, NP23 8XF.
- “the Website” means any website under the ownership or control of Hospice of the Valleys from which a link has been created to these terms and conditions;
- “the Material” means all of the information, data, text, graphics, video and/or audio clips, photographs, images, links, software or computer code published on, contained or available on the Website;
- “User” means the individual, firm, company or organisation accessing the Website.
Applicable terms and conditions
The Website is owned by Hospice of the Valleys and any access to or use made of the Website (including registrations and donations made via the Website) is subject to these Terms and Conditions. Hospice of the Valleys may, at its sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating the text of this page. You will be subject to the terms and conditions in force at the time you access or use the Website.
Access to and/or use of the Website
Anyone is entitled to view any non-password protected parts of the Website and to use for their own purposes the information contained therein, provided:
a) it is used for information purposes only, for reproduction for personal use only and not for reproduction on any other website or for commercial gain.
b) any links created to the Website are notified to and approved in writing by Hospice of the Valleys before they are created.
c) no part of the Website is copied, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means to any third party without the prior written permission of Hospice of the Valleys.
Copyright and trade marks
The Material is owned by Hospice of the Valleys or its content suppliers and is protected by copyright, authors’ rights and database right laws. Unauthorised use of the Material including reproduction, storage, modification, distribution or republication without the prior written consent of Hospice of the Valleys or, where applicable, the respective copyright owner(s) is prohibited.
The name Hospice of the Valleys and the logo are trademarks of Hospice of the Valleys. Our trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not ours, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion, or in any manner that disparages or discredits The Hospice of the Valleys. Any other trademarks not owned by us which appear on the Website are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with or connected to us.
The website is intended to provide general information only and, as such, should not be considered as a substitute for advice covering any specific situation. Users should seek appropriate advice before taking or refraining from taking any action in reliance on any information contained in this website. So far as permissible by law, Hospice of the Valleys does not accept any liability to any person relating to the use of any such information.
Whilst Hospice of the Valleys has taken every precaution in compiling this site neither it nor any contributors to the site can be held responsible for any action (or the lack thereof) taken by any person or organisation wherever they shall be based, as a result, direct or otherwise, on information contained in or accessed through this internet site.
Hospice of the Valleys will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that availability of the Website will be uninterrupted and that transmissions will be error-free. However, due to the nature of the Internet, this cannot be guaranteed.
The Website is intended for use by UK residents and only in relation to their activities within the UK. It may be dangerous to apply any of the information on the Website to activities outside the UK. Hospice of the Valleys does not represent or warrant that the information accessible via the Website is accurate, complete or correct. Hospice of the Valleys has no liability whatsoever in respect of any use which you make of such information except in the case of personal injury or death caused by the negligence of Hospice of the Valleys.
The information provided on this Website has not been written to meet individual requirements and it is your sole responsibility to satisfy yourself prior to using the information in any way for your purposes. Before making any decisions based on the information contained on the Website, you are strongly advised to refer to alternative, independent sources of information to substantiate the basis for your decision.
Warranty and indemnity
The User warrants to Hospice of the Valleys that it will not use the Website, the Material or any part thereof for any purpose that is in contravention of any applicable law or regulation or in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademarks, service marks or other intellectual property rights of third parties or violate the confidence, privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others or in any defamatory, obscene, threatening or abusive manner or any other manner injurious to third parties. The User shall indemnify Hospice of the Valleys, its employees and agents, harmless against all claims, liability, losses, damages and expenses including, without limitation, legal fees and costs arising out of or incurred as a result of any claims made, or litigation brought, against Hospice of the Valleys, its employees and agents, as a result of the use by the User of the Website, the Material or any part thereof for whatever purpose, to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Limitation of liability
Hospice of the Valleys hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to the Material and any goods or services supplied in relation to the Website, whether express or implied or statutory (including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose). In no event shall Hospice of the Valleys be liable for any indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages whatsoever even if Hospice of the Valleys has been advised of the possibility of damages including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the Website, interruptions or delays to the Website, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, Material, goods and services obtained through the Website or otherwise arising out of the use of the Website, whether based on contract, tort or otherwise to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Third party websites
The Website contains links to websites operated by parties other than Hospice of the Valleys. Such links are provided for the User’s convenience only. Hospice of the Valleys does not control such websites and is not responsible for their content. Hospice of the Valleys does not warrant or endorse the material on such websites and the inclusion of links does not imply any association with their operators. The User is solely responsible for evaluating the accuracy and completeness of any information contained on the third-party websites, and also the value and integrity of any goods and services offered by such websites.
Whilst Hospice of the Valleys makes all reasonable attempts to exclude viruses from the website it cannot ensure such exclusion and no liability is accepted for damage caused through the downloading of viruses. Therefore, you are recommended to take all appropriate safeguards before downloading information from the Website.
Hospice of the Valleys reserves the right to vary event registration fees and the prices of any goods or services listed without notice. If said varied fees or prices are higher than stated, we will, at our discretion, either contact the User for instructions or cancel and notify the User of such cancellation. All event registrations and orders for goods or services are subject to availability and Hospice of the Valleys reserves the right to refuse to accept any registration and to refuse to supply any goods or services to any individual. All prices are inclusive of VAT unless stated otherwise.
Although the Website uses encryption security software in areas where on line payment details are accepted, the security of information and payments transmitted via the Internet cannot be guaranteed. Any loss incurred or sustained by any User who transmits information by means of e-mail or other Internet links shall be borne solely and exclusively by such User and in no event shall any such loss in whole or part be borne by Hospice of the Valleys or its agents.
Hospice of the Valleys shall not be held to be in breach of its obligations hereunder nor liable to the User for any loss or damage which may be suffered by another party due to any cause beyond its reasonable control including without limitation any act of God, fire, storm, flood, lightening, disease, strike, trade dispute, act of terrorism, any act or omission of government or regulatory bodies or communications operators.
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held to be invalid, void or unenforceable, that provision will be deemed severable and the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected.
These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between Hospice of the Valleys and the User and supercede all other (prior or contemporaneous) communications and proposals, whether electronic or written, between the User and Hospice of the Valleys. Any failure of Hospice of the Valleys to exercise or enforce any of its rights under these terms and conditions shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any such rights or operate so as to bar the subsequent exercise or enforcement or any such rights.
The terms and conditions and the use by the User of the Website shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and the parties hereto submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in all disputes arising out of or relating to the Website and/or any transactions made on the Website, or these terms and conditions.