Terms and conditions

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

1. Reliance on information posted & disclaimer

The materials contained on our site are provided for general information purposes only and do not claim to be or constitute legal or other professional advice and shall not be relied upon as such.

We do not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from accessing or reliance on the information on this site and to the fullest extent permitted by English law, we exclude all liability for loss or damages direct or indirect arising from use of this site.

We try to insure that everything you read on this site is of a high quality, but we can't be held responsible if it turns out to be incorrect.

2. Definitions

http://www.riders.org is a website operated by Riders for Health; a charity registered in England and Wales under registration number 1054565 501 and in the USA under number 501c3 and name ‘Riders for Health II’. Our registered office is Riders for Health, The Drummonds, Spring Hill, Pitsford, Northampton, NN6 9AA. Riders for Health is a registered charity in England and Wales. Our registered charity number is 1054565 501.

"Website" and "site" means www.riders.org, or any other website under Riders for Health's ownership or control from which a link has been created to these terms and conditions.

"You", "your", "yours" and "user(s)" means the person(s) accessing the Website.

"We", "us" and "our" means Riders for Health.

"Material" means any information, data, text, graphics, links, programming code or other material published, contained or available on the Website.

“Terms and conditions” means the terms and conditions on this page.

Translation: This document uses common terms to refer to the website, us and you - rather than using the full legal title every time.

3. Accessing our site

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

We are not obliged to keep this website live 24/7.

4. Intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. Users may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for personal reference and users may draw the attention of others within their organisation to material posted on our site.

Users must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials they have printed off or downloaded in any way, and users 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 material on our site must always be acknowledged.

Users must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us.

If users print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, their right to use our site will cease immediately and they must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials they have made.

You're not allowed to steal words, photos or graphics from this site.

5. Our site changes regularly

We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Some things on the site may be out of date.

6. Our liability

The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:

  • All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
  • Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:
  • loss of income or revenue;
  • loss of business;
  • loss of profits or contracts;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of data;
  • loss of goodwill;
  • wasted management or office time; and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

We aren't responsible if relying on our site's content leads you in to trouble. We are responsible if our website turns out to be legally fraudulent.

7. Information about you and your visits to our site

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using our site, users consent to such processing and warrant that all data provided by themselves is accurate.

We have a privacy policy that explains how we use information about you as you use our site.

8. Viruses, hacking and other offences

Users must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. Users must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. Users must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

By breaching this provision, users would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing users' identities to them. In the event of such a breach, the user's right to use our site will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect users' computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to users' use of our site or from downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

It's against the law to hack this website or try to access administration areas without authorisation.

9. Links from our site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for users' information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from users' use of them. When accessing a site via our website we advise that users check their terms of use and privacy policies to ensure compliance and determine how they may use personal information.

These T&Cs do not extend to any external websites we may link to from this site.

10. Jurisdiction and applicable law

The English courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site.

These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

Our head offices are based in England. Any legal proceedings regarding this site will be conducted in an English court.

11. Variations

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. Users are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on our site's users. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

We may rarely update this page as our website develops. Unless we make dramatic changes to our terms & conditions, we won't contact our users. You can track the date of the latest change at the bottom of this page.

12. Contacting us

If you have any questions about these terms & conditions, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:

Riders for Health
The Drummonds
Spring Hill

+44 (0)1604 889 570

The easiest way to discuss this page is to email us.

This document was last updated on October 29, 2012