Terms and conditions

Thank you for visiting the voicefortheplanet.com / voicefortheplanet.org website. Please read these terms and conditions ('Terms') carefully before using this site.


What's in these terms?

These Terms apply to your access to and use of our website voicefortheplanet.com / voicefortheplanet.org (our 'site'), any downloaded content and any correspondence by e-mail between us and you. If you do not accept these Terms please do not use this site.
If you use the site (including downloading content from the website) you will be bound by these Terms whether or not you have signed up to add your voice to the Voice for the Planet, and they will form a contract between you and us.


Who we are and how to contact us

Access and use of this site is provided by WWF-UK, 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. References in these Terms to 'we' or 'us' are to WWF-UK.


By using our site, you accept these terms

By using our site, you confirm that you accept these Terms and that you agree to comply with them. You agree to only use the site 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 or enjoyment of the site.We amend these Terms from time to time if we believe it is reasonably necessary to do so (including for security, legal, or regulatory reasons), in which case the amended Terms will be posted on the site and will apply from the date we post them. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. These terms were most recently updated on: December 2018.
If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our site.


There are other documents which are relevant to your use of the site

These Terms refer to our Privacy Notice, which explains how we use personal information about you that we collect when you provide it to us or which we collect as you use the site.


Accessing the site

Before accessing the site, you should obtain permission to do so from the telephone / internet service bill payer, where relevant.
We reserve the right in our sole discretion to deny any user access to the site or any part of it without prior notice.
You may choose to access the site 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.


We may make changes to our site

Our site is made available free of charge.
We may update and change our site from time to time. You should refresh your browser each time you visit the site to ensure that you access the most up to date version.
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. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.


On cancellation of the agreement under these Terms for any reason:

all rights granted to you under these Terms shall cease; you must immediately cease all activities authorised by these Terms including your use of our site; The sections of these Terms entitled 'Our Right to Use Contributions' and 'Our Responsibility for Loss or Damage Suffered by You' will continue to apply after these Terms are terminated.


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 copies, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site only for your personal use and non-commercial 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. Where you use such material, our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.


Do not rely on information on this site

The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.
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.


We are not responsible for websites we link to

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.
We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.


How we use your personal information

We will only use your personal information as set out in our Privacy Notice.


Intellectual Property Rights

You acknowledge that all copyright, trade marks and other intellectual property rights in the site 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 ('WWF Material') are owned by us or our licensors. You are permitted to use the website and WWF Material only as expressly authorised by us.
Provided you use the website and WWF Materials in accordance with these Terms you are permitted to print, download and receive extracts of WWF Material ('Extracts') ONLY for your personal non-commercial use and for private study or teaching purposes, provided in each case that:
copyright and source indications are also printed and copied and/or stored in association with the Extracts;no modifications are made to the Extracts and Extracts are not used as part of any other publication or derivative work; and 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 WWF-UK, its agents or employees.
The rights in this paragraph are not transferable and no other use of WWF 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: incorporate any WWF Material in any other work, broadcast or publication, whether in hard copy or electronic form; or make any commercial use or publish any WWF Material (other than as necessary for the purpose of viewing or listening to the website in the course of business); or perform, broadcast or otherwise transmit, post, share or make available to the public any WWF Material.
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.

The Panda device and the initials WWF are registered trade marks of WWF International. You are not permitted to use them without prior written approval.
Other logos and names used on the website may also be the trade marks of WWF or their respective owners. No permission is given by us in respect of the use of any such trade marks, names or logos and such use may constitute an infringement of the holder's rights.
Whilst we encourage our supporters to campaign on the issues referred to on our websites, please do not imply that you are taking action on behalf of WWF and in particular do not state that WWF is taking, or proposes or is considering taking, action against individuals or organisations, for example, a boycott of a company's products.Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved.
We may terminate your rights to use or receive Extracts at any time at our complete discretion.


Contributions to our site

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to provide content to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with these Terms. All content posted or submitted by users of the site including to personal details provided to add your voice to the Call to Action for Nature in 2020 map, images, and pledges ('Contributions') must comply with the Terms.
You are solely responsible for Contributions which you post, transmit, publish or otherwise make available through the site. By uploading, posting, transmitting, publishing, displaying, or otherwise making available Contributions to our site, you agree that: you are the owner of all rights in such Contributions; you have waived all 'moral rights' that you may have in such Contributions, including but not limited to the right to be identified as the author of such Contributions; you have the right to allow our use of such Contributions under these Terms;all Contributions that you post are accurate; do not violate these Terms; will not result in a breach or violation of any terms of any contract or agreement to which you are currently bound or will become bound in the future, does not and will not violate any applicable law, and will not cause injury to any person or entity; andyou are at least 13 years old.
You warrant that any such Contribution does comply with the standards set out in these Terms, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless WWF and its trustees, directors, officers and employees, from and against all liabilities, claims, demands and expenses arising out of any of your Contributions which breach these Terms.
If you wish to complain about Contributions from other users please contact us at dataprotection@wwf.org.uk.


Our Right to Use Contributions

Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us and other users of our site a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties.
We have the right to remove any Contributions if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in these Terms.
You grant us a non-exclusive, perpetual, non-terminable, worldwide, sub licensable and royalty-free license to copy, modify, distribute, show in public and create derivative works form that material in any form and anywhere for all commercial or non-commercial purposes related to our work. You further authorise us to adapt the relevant material in the course of doing so and waive all moral rights you have in your Contribution to the fullest extent permitted by law.


Rules on use of our site

You agree to comply with all laws, rules, and regulations applicable to your access to and use of our site. In addition, you agree not to: forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Contributions; take any action that interferes with the proper working of our site, compromises the security of our site, or otherwise damages our site or any information available via our site; attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of our site, to any other systems or networks connected to our site, to any of our or our service providers’ servers, or to any of the services offered on or through our site, including but not limited to by hacking, password “mining”, or any other unauthorized means; probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of our site or any network connected to our site or bypass the authentication measures on our site or any network connected to our site; harvest or otherwise collect and store information about other users of our site, including e-mail addresses; install any software, file, or code that is not authorized by the user of a computer or device or that assumes control of all or any part of the processing performed by a computer or device without the authorization of the user of the computer or device; or interfere with or disrupt the operation of our site or server networks connected to our site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of networks connected to our site.


Rules about linking to our site

If you wish to link from your website to our website you may do so only on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, the home page, and subject to the following conditions:
The linking text must simply consist of the website address;
You do not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of any logos on the website;
You do not in any way imply that WWF is endorsing any products or services;
You do not misrepresent your relationship with WWF nor present any other false information about it;
You do not otherwise use any WWF trade marks displayed on our websites without our express written permission;
You do not use any trade marks displayed on our websites without the express written permission of the proprietor;
You do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and
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.At any time and at our complete discretion we reserve the right to withdraw the permission to make website links to our websites.
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage the reputation of us or any of our partners, nor take advantage of it.
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.
You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in these Terms.


Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you

Whether you are an individual or a business user, we do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
If you are a business user, we exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our site or any content on it. Furthermore, we will not be liable to you 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:
use of, or inability to use, our site; or
use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.
In particular, we will not be liable for:
loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
business interruption;
loss of anticipated savings;
loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
If you are an individual user, please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site 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.
If defective digital content that we have supplied, damages a device or digital content belonging to you and this is caused by our failure to use reasonable care and skill, we will either repair the damage or pay you compensation. However, we will not be liable for damage that you could have avoided by following our advice to apply an update offered to you free of charge or for damage that was caused by you failing to correctly follow installation instructions or to have in place the minimum system requirements advised by us.


Severance

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.


Events outside our control

Neither you or WWF shall be responsible for damages or for delays or failures in performance resulting from acts or occurrences beyond their reasonable control, including, but not limited to: fire, lightning, explosion, power surge or failure, water, acts of God, war, revolution, civil commotion, or acts of civil or military authorities or public enemies; any law, order, regulation, ordinance, or requirement of any government or legal body or any representative of any such government or legal body; labor unrest, including but not limited to, strikes, slowdowns, picketing, or boycotts; or inability to secure raw materials, transportation facilities, fuel or energy shortages, or acts or omissions of other common carriers.


Which Country's laws apply to disputes

If you are a consumer, please note that these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have jurisdiction. 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, and if you are a resident of any other country, you can bring proceedings in the courts of your country of residence.
If you are a business, these terms of use, their subject matter and their 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.

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