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Terms & Conditions

Last update: 10/09/2020

Overview

This page sets out the terms on which you may access and make use of our website albir.org.uk Please read these terms and conditions carefully before you start to use the site. By using the Site, you agree to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use the Site.

Clauses

In these terms and conditions the following terms shall have the following meanings:- (a) References to ‘Al-Bir’, ‘our’, ‘we’ or ‘us’ are references to Al-Bir described in more detail in clause 1 below. (b) References to “the privacy policy” are references to our privacy policy which you can access here. (c) References to “the terms and conditions” are references to these terms and conditions as updated or amended from time to time. (d) References to “the Site” are references to this website: albir.org.uk.

  1. Information about us

albir.org.uk is a site operated by Al-Bir. We are registered charity in Scotland under charity number SC047070, and have our registered office at 19 Lipton Gardens, Glasgow, G5 0XE.

Accessing the site:

2.1 If you are under 16 please check with your parent or guardian before using the Site.

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

2.3 From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Site, or the entire site.

2.4 We do not guarantee that the functions or materials accessible from our or contained in the Site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or faults. You are responsible for ensuring that your computer system meets all technical specifications necessary to use the Site and is compatible with the Site.

  1. Intellectual property rights

3.1 We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Site, and in the material published on it. All such rights are reserved.

3.2 You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from the Site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others to material posted on the Site.

3.3 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.

3.4 Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on the Site must always be acknowledged.

3.5 You must not use any part of the materials on the Site for commercial purposes without obtaining written consent from us or our licensors. Please send any written requests to use content from the Site using our general enquiry contact form or email info@albir.org.uk.

3.6 If you print off, copy or download any part of the Site in breach of these terms and conditions, your right to use the Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

  1. The site changes regularly

We aim to update the Site regularly and may change the content at any time. However, any of the material on the Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

  1. Our liability

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

5.1.1 all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity;

5.1.2 any liability for any loss or damage whether direct, indirect or consequential incurred by any user in connection with the Site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the Site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it.

5.1.3 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.

5.2 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.

5.3 Notwithstanding clause 5.1, if we are liable to you for any reason, our liability will be limited to £200. This limit does not apply to any liability we may have under Clause 5.2 above.

5.4 You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and virus checks to satisfy your requirements.

  1. Prohibited uses

6.1 You may use the Site only for lawful purposes.

You may not use the Site: 6.1.1 in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;

6.1.2 in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;

6.1.3 in any way which harms or has significant risk of harming children or vulnerable adults in any way;

6.1.4 to send, receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards below;

6.1.5 to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam); or

6.1.6 to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses or any other harmful programs or computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

6.2 You also agree:

6.2.1 not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of the Site.

6.2.2 not to access without authority, interfere with, alter, damage or disrupt: (a) any part of the Site; (b) any equipment (including telecommunications equipment) or network on which the Site is stored; (c) any software used in the provision of the Site; or (d) any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

  1. Suspension and termination

7.1 We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of these terms and conditions through your use of the Site. When a breach of these terms and conditions has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.

7.2 Failure to comply with these terms and conditions constitutes a material breach of these terms and conditions and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:

7.2.1 immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use the Site;

7.2.2 legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs resulting from the breach;

7.2.3 further legal action against you; or

7.2.4 disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.

  1. Information about you and your visits to the site

8.1 We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using the Site, you consent to such processing.

8.2 The Al-Bir websites provide an international facility for donations to be made in multiple currencies. This allows supporters from any country to make a donation to Al-Bir on any of our websites, and for that donation to automatically be made to, and managed by, the relevant local Al-Bir Member organisation (if you’re not from a country that has a Al-Bir Member office then your donation, and ongoing relationship, will be managed by the Al-Bir Member organisation with responsibility for supporters in your country). The Al-Bir Member who is responsible for your relationship will be identified on the donation confirmation page that you will see and in the transaction confirmation email that you will receive.

  1. Linking to the site

9.1 You may link to our web pages, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but 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.

9.2 The Site must not be framed on any other site. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. If you wish to make any use of material on the Site other than that set out above, please send your request to us using our general enquiry contact form or email info@albir.org.uk.

  1. Links from the site

Where the Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents or availability of those sites or any products or services offered through such sites. We do not endorse and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. Any concerns regarding an external link should be sent to us using our general enquiry contact form or email info@albir.org.uk.

  1. Jurisdiction and applicable law

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

11.2 These terms and conditions 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 laws of Scotland.

11.3 We have used reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Site complies with UK law, but cannot ensure that it is appropriate or available for use in every territory outside the UK. Those who visit the Site from other territories are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws. If use of the Site and/or viewing of it, or use of any material or content on the Site or services, are contrary to or infringe any applicable law in your jurisdiction(s), you are not authorised to view or use the Site and you must exit immediately.

  1. Variations

We may revise these terms and conditions at any time and without prior notice by amending this page or posting a new set of terms and conditions on the Site. You are expected to check this page frequently to take notice of any changes we made. Your continued use of the Site after amendments or a new set of terms and conditions are posted constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions as modified. Some of the provisions contained in these terms and conditions may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on the Site.

  1. General

13.1 We may transfer or subcontract any or all of our rights and obligations under these terms and conditions at any time.

13.2 If any provision or term of these terms and conditions shall become or be declared illegal, invalid or unenforceable for any reason whatsoever, such term or provision shall be separated from the other terms and conditions and shall be deemed to be deleted from them.

13.3 All notices shall be given:

13.3.1 to us via email to info@albir.org.uk; or

13.3.2 to you at the email address you provide when using the Site.

13.4 Please note – your donations may be reallocated to where the need is greatest.

  1. Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on the Site, please contact us using our General Enquiry Contact Form or email info@albir.org.uk

Thank you for visiting the site.

Terms of Use

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using this site.

albir.org.uk is a site operated by Al-Bir (“We”). We are a registered charity in Scotland registered under SC047070, and have our registered office at 19 Lipton Gardens, Glasgow, G5 0XE.

We are authorised and regulated by the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) . Al-Bir follow the ‘Scottish Governance Code’ this is fundamental to our success and achieving our vision, more information is available through the following link: https://goodgovernance.scot/

To contact us, please email info@albir.org.uk

By using our site you accept these terms

By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them.

If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our site.

We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.

There are other terms that may apply to you

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our site:

Our Privacy Policy, which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Our Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on our site.

Contracts, payments and refunds

We do not enter into contracts with clients or suppliers via our site, however payments may be made by clients using an invoice number or other reference provided by us. Payments on our website will only be accepted in GB Pounds Sterling. If a client sends us money on account via our website payment facility (Stripe) and requests a return of the money, we will offer them a refund minus any costs incurred by us to Stripe or our bankers and after taking into account any time costs and disbursements incurred in relation to the matter to that time in accordance with the engagement letter and terms of business agreed with that client. No refunds will be due where an invoice is paid via our website payment facility, save as required by our regulatory obligations. We can provide refund to donations within 30 days with same exceptions as above.

We may make changes to these terms

We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.

We may suspend or withdraw our site

Our site is made available free of charge.

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site for business and operational reasons.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

You must keep your account details safe

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code or a username, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.

We have the right to disable any user identification code, username or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at info@albir.org.uk.

How you may use material on our site

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.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others to content posted on our site.

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.

Please note – your donations may be reallocated to where the need is greatest.