Thank you for visiting this website. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using this site.
If you do not accept these Terms you must not use this website. If you use the website (including downloading or streaming from the website) you will be bound by these Terms and they will form a contract between you and us.
1. Who we are
Access and use of this website is provided by:
WWF-UK , a registered charity no. 1081247 (in England) and no. SC039593 (in Scotland) and a company limited by guarantee registered in England no. 4016725, whose registered address is at The Living Planet Centre, Brewery Road, Woking, Surrey, GU21 4LL. VAT no. 733 761821(“WWF-UK”).
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds registered under numbers 207076 (England and Wales) and SC037654 (Scotland) with registered offices at The Lodge, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 2DL (“RSPB”)
The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, a charity registered in England and Wales under number 205846, whose registered office is at Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 2NA (“National Trust”)
References in these Terms to 'we' or 'us' are to all three charities.
2.1. We may change these Terms at any time, in which case the amended Terms will be posted on the website and will apply from the date we post them. Please check these Terms on each occasion you use the website. If you continue to use the website you will be bound by the latest Terms.
2.2. The format and content of the website changes constantly. You should refresh your browser each time you visit the website to ensure that you access the most up to date version.
3. Accessing the website
3.1 Our site is made available free of charge.
3.3 We reserve the right in our sole discretion to deny any user access to the website or any part of it without prior notice.
4. Using the website
4.1. You agree to only use the website in a manner that complies with all applicable laws and regulations and is consistent with these Terms and does not infringe the rights of anyone else, nor restrict or inhibit their use and enjoyment of the website (including, without limitation, by hacking).
4.2 You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You 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. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you 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 your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
4.3 You must not use this website for any purpose:-
6. Intellectual Property Rights
6.1. You acknowledge that all copyright, trade marks and other intellectual property rights in the website and all photographs, designs, images, text, software, data, audio, video, files and other material in the website or material generated by or transmitted from the website (“Materials") are owned by us or our licensors. You are permitted to use the website and Materials only as expressly authorised by us.
6.2. Provided you use the website and Materials in accordance with these Terms you are permitted to print, download and receive extracts of Materials ("Extracts") ONLY for your personal non-commercial use and for private study or teaching purposes, provided in each case that:-
6.2.1. copyright and source indications are also printed and copied and/or stored in association with the Extracts;
6.2.2. no modifications are made to the Extracts and Extracts are not used as part of any other publication or derivative work; and
6.2.3. any Extract is retained, printed and/or copied entirely and is not used in a derogatory or misleading context and in particular may not be used for the purpose of promoting, advertising, endorsing or implying a connection with you (or any third party) and the charities, their agents or employees.
6.3. The rights in term 6.2 are not transferable and no other use of Material may be made without first obtaining our written permission. In particular, you must not do the following unless you have first obtained our written permission:-
6.3.1. incorporate any Material in any other work, broadcast or publication, whether in hard copy or electronic form; or
6.3.2. make any commercial use or publish any Material (other than as necessary for the purpose of viewing or listening to the website in the course of business); or
6.3.3. perform, broadcast or otherwise transmit, post, share or make available to the public any Material.
6.4. If you wish to use any Material other than in accordance with Terms 6.2 and 6.3 above you must contact us for permission. We may terminate your rights to use or receive Extracts at any time at our complete discretion.
6.5. The photographic, text, graphic images, audio and video material within any products or publications supplied to you are copyright works and none of them may be copied, reproduced, licensed, broadcast, transmitted or otherwise exploited except as permitted by these Terms.
6.6. The WWF name and logo are registered trade marks of WWF. The RSPB name and logo are registered trade marks of RSPB. The National Trust name and logo are registered trade marks of National Trust. No permission is given by us in respect of the use of any such trade marks, names or logos unless they are part of Materials you are using in accordance with this clause 6. Any other use may constitute an infringement of the holder's rights.
6.7. Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved.
7.1. The information provided in our websites 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 our website. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.
7.2. Our site is directed to people residing in the United Kingdom. You may not access the website from countries where its contents are illegal or unlawful. If you do access the website from locations outside the United Kingdom, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
7.3. We do not warrant that the functions contained in the website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the website or the server that makes it available is free of viruses or bugs or represents full functionality, accuracy or reliability of the materials.
8.1. We do not limit in any way our liability by law for fraud or death or personal injury caused by our negligence or breach of statutory duty or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
8.2. Subject to clause 8.1, you agree that we will not be liable for:-
8.2.1. Any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system; or
8.2.2. Any other loss or damages whatsoever (including, but not limited to, loss of profit or loss of use, direct, indirect or incidental loss)
arising out of your use or inability to use our websites (including downloading or streaming from the website), their content, any information on or from the websites or any link to another website and whether such loss or damage arises in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise.
9.1. Our website may contain links to third party websites. Such links are provided for your convenience only. We do not necessarily control such websites and are not responsible for their contents. The mere inclusion of such links does not imply any endorsement of the material on those websites or any association with their operators. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to from this website, you do so entirely at your own risk. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages.
9.2. If you wish to link from your website to our website you may do so only for non-commercial purposes and on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate or frame, the home page, and subject to the following conditions:-
9.2.1. The linking text must simply consist of the website address;
9.2.2. You do not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of any logos on the website;
9.2.3. You do not in any way imply that we are endorsing any products or services;
9.2.4. You do not misrepresent your relationship with us nor present any other false information about it;
9.2.5. You do not otherwise use any trade marks displayed on our website without our express written permission;
9.2.6. You do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and
9.2.7. Your website does not contain content that is distasteful, pornographic, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
9.3. At any time and at our complete discretion we reserve the right to withdraw the permission to make website links to our websites.
If any of these Terms should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country which apply to these Terms, then to the extent and within that jurisdiction in which that Term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these Terms and the remaining Terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.
12. Events Beyond our Control
We will not be liable to you for any delay or breach of our obligations, if the delay or breach is due to acts of God, civil commotion, riots, malicious damage, floods, drought, fire, legislation, failure of ISP or telecommunications provider or other cause beyond our reasonable control. This does not affect your statutory rights.
13. Law, Courts and Language
These Terms, use of our websites and the supply of products and services by us are governed by and to be interpreted in accordance with English law. In the event of any dispute arising in relation to these Terms, use of our websites or in relation to the supply of any products or services by us the English courts will have jurisdiction over the dispute. These Terms and this website are provided in the English language only.
This document was last updated March 2023.