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Terms and conditions 

We hope you enjoy using the Beanstalk website (the Website). Before you start using the Website, please read these terms and conditions carefully. By accessing the Website, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions whenever you access the Website, on any device. Your continued use of the Website indicates your continued acceptance of these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please refrain from using our Website.

About us

The Website <www.beanstalkcharity.org.uk> is operated and owned by Beanstalk (“Beanstalk”).  Beanstalk is a Registered Charity (No. 296454). We are registered as a company limited by guarantee in England and Wales under company number 2101719 and have our registered office at Third Floor, 6 Middle Street, London EC1A 7JA . 

Beanstalk reserves the right to modify or revise these terms and conditions at any time by posting changes on this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any updates we make, as they are legally binding on you. 

Use of the Website

You may access and use the Website without registering your details with us. However, in order to make a donation, complete an application form, receive e-newsletters, tweets, Facebook or Vimeo updates or other notifications, or take part in any other event or activity related to the Website you will need to become a registered member of the Website by creating an account with us. Beanstalk will use and process the information you provide in accordance with its Privacy Policy. By using the Website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

As a registered user, you represent and warrant that the personal information you provide us is complete and accurate to the best of your knowledge and that you will be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any user identification codes or password used as part of our security processes. You must not disclose these to any third party or assist anyone who is not a registered user to gain access to the Website. You agree to notify Beanstalk immediately if you become aware of or suspect any unauthorised use of your password or account by other third parties. Beanstalk reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disable any user identification code or password, at any time, if in its opinion you have failed to comply with these terms and conditions.

Whether you are a registered user or simply a visitor to the Website, you agree to only use the Website in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of any other Website user, nor restrict or inhibit their use and enjoyment of the Website. Beanstalk reserves the right to restrict any access to the Website without prior notice.

Website and user-generated content

We aim to update the Website regularly, and may change the content at any time. Beanstalk reserves the right to withdraw or amend any aspect, service or feature of the Website without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. Beanstalk may also restrict access to parts of or the entire Website to users who have registered with us.

If you post or submit any user-generated content on the Website such as videos, photos, text, images, messages or other materials or participate in Beanstalk or associated discussion forums, e-bulletin boards, or other activities, events or interactive features on or in connection with the Website, you agree to abide by the following rules of conduct:

(a) You agree not to upload post or transmit any content that encourages conduct that constitutes a criminal offence, results in civil liability or otherwise breaches any relevant laws, regulations or code of practice, is knowingly misleading or violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including any statements which may defame, harass, stalk or threaten others, or any offensive material including but not limited to obscene, pornographic, indecent or abusive material, expressions of bigotry, racism, or other discriminatory objectionable content. 

(b) You agree not to upload post or transmit any content which is not your own original work or for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or third party consents.

(c) You agree not to impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity.

(d) You will not transmit any material that encourages conduct constituting a criminal offence or giving rise to civil liability or support or provide instruction on illegal activity or discuss illegal activities with the intent to commit them.

(e) You agree not to interfere with any other user's right to privacy, including but not limited to the collection of personally-identifiable information about users of the Website or posting private information about a third party.

(f) You agree not to upload post or transmit any content, software or other materials which contain computer viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or corrupted data or other harmful or disruptive components which may interrupt, destroy or otherwise impair the operability of the Website or any related software or telecommunications equipment. 

(g) You agree not to upload, post, e-mail or otherwise transmit any unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, or materials characterised as "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," or "pyramid schemes," or similar material, or any other material containing advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services.

(h) You must not post or transmit to the Website any other material that is or may be in breach of Beanstalk policies.

Any messages or materials posted, submitted or otherwise made available to users of the Website or other content which does not originate from Beanstalk is the sole responsibility of the person who makes such content available on the Website. Beanstalk is not liable or responsible in any way for commentary or content generated by you or a third party using the Website.

By submitting material you are granting Beanstalk a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive licence to reproduce, modify, translate, make available, distribute and sublicense the material in whole or in part and in any form.

If you do upload post or transmit any user-generated content in breach of the above rules of conduct Beanstalk reserves the right, in its sole discretion to remove or edit messages or any content submitted by you and, if you are a registered user, to disable or terminate your account for any reason. 

You agree to indemnify and hold Beanstalk, its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents harmless from and against any claims, costs, expenses, liability or losses incurred by Beanstalk as a result of your use of the Website or, for registered users, the use of your Website account and any content that you upload or that is uploaded using your Website account. 

Beanstalk will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website or to your downloading of any objectionable material posted on the Website, or on any third party website linked to it.

If you have a complaint about any content on the Website, please notify us immediately by sending an email to the following address: info@beanstalkcharity.org.uk, providing us with details of the exact content complained of.

Intellectual property rights

All material on the Website is owned or licensed by Beanstalk or third party content suppliers. You acknowledge that Beanstalk is the owner or the licensee of all copyright, design rights, trade marks and other intellectual property rights in the Website, and all images, text, photographs, designs, software, data and other material published on it.  All such rights are reserved.

You agree that you will not copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, download or otherwise use any Website content protected by copyright, design rights, trade marks, trade secrets, rights of publicity or other proprietary rights without the express permission of Beanstalk or the relevant third party content supplier which owns such copyright, design rights, trade marks, trade secrets, rights of publicity or other proprietary rights. You shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of these intellectual property rights or any other harm resulting from this. Any person determined by Beanstalk, in its sole discretion, to have violated the intellectual property or other rights of others shall be prevented from submitting any further material on the Website.

You may print off and/or download extracts of any web page from the Website for your personal reference only and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on the Website provided that:

(a) You acknowledge that any printed or downloaded extract, or work derived from content on the Website is for your non-commercial personal use only. The commercial use or publication of all or any item displayed on the Website is strictly prohibited unless expressly authorised by Beanstalk. Contact info@beanstalkcharity.org.uk for authorisation.

(b) You acknowledge that the Website is the source of such material and specifically state that Beanstalk (and/or any third party contributors) are the authors of material on the Website.

(c) You do not modify or manipulate paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded from the Website, and you do not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text or in any other publication without the express permission of Beanstalk.

(d) Any extract of a web page printed or downloaded shall not be used in a misleading context or in a derogatory manner which may damage the reputation of Beanstalk or otherwise be harmful to us.

If you wish to make any use of material on our Website, other than as set out above, please address your request to info@beanstalkcharity.org.uk. No other use of material from the Website may be made without obtaining our written permission.

If you print off, copy or download any part of the Website in breach of these terms and conditions, your right to use the Website will cease immediately and it is within our discretion to ask that you return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Beanstalk reserves any rights not expressly granted in these terms and conditions.

Our liability

Any material displayed on the Website is intended for general information only. It is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy, veracity or completeness. Beanstalk and its third party contributors do not accept any liability for a Website user’s use or reliance on such material.

You expressly agree that your use of the Website is at your own risk. Neither Beanstalk, its subsidiary Beanstalk Trading Limited or any other of its affiliates, their respective employees, agents, third party providers or licensors 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 enabling the Website is free of viruses or represents the full functionality, accuracy, reliability or content of any materials, service or products provided through the Website. We will not be liable for any loss, disruption or damage to your data, you computer system or any other damages arising out of your use of the Website.

Beanstalk will not be liable for any loss or damage which was not caused by or attributable to Beanstalk, its employees or its agents. For clarity, under no circumstances will Beanstalk be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential damages, including without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits arising out of your use or performance of the Website, the provision or failure to provide certain Website services, information, material, goods or services through the Website or otherwise arising out of your use of the Website.

This does not affect Beanstalk’s liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter or other such liability for breach of a statutory duty under applicable law.

Uploading material to the Website

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to the Website or to make contact with other users of the Website, you warrant that any such contribution complies with the standards required by the feature, and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.

Any material you upload to the Website will be considered non-confidential and Beanstalk is under no obligation to treat the content as proprietary information except as stated in the Privacy Policy. Beanstalk reserves the right to use, copy, edit, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. Beanstalk also has the right to disclose your identity to any third party claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to the Website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights or of their right to privacy.

Beanstalk will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of the Website.

Beanstalk has the right to remove any material or posting you make on the Website if, in its opinion, such material does not comply with these terms and conditions. 

Links to and from the Beanstalk Website

Our Website may contain links to websites operated by third parties. These links are provided for your information and convenience only. Beanstalk does not endorse or control the content of those websites, and accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to or from the Website, you do so entirely at your own risk. Beanstalk cannot confirm the accuracy and completeness of the material provided on these websites or the value and standard of any goods or services offered on the websites.

If you wish to create a link to the Website home page, you may do so only on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate the Website home page, that it is done in a fair and legal way which is not damaging to or takes advantage of our reputation, and that you do not establish a link that in any way implies any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. Beanstalk reserves the right, in its complete discretion, to refuse or withdraw permission to use website links to the Website without notice.

If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect.

Miscellaneous

If you breach these Terms and Conditions and Beanstalk ignores this, Beanstalk will still be entitled to use its rights and remedies at a later date or in any other situation where you breach the Terms and Conditions.

A person who is not a party to these Terms and Conditions shall have no right under the Contract (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of these Terms and Conditions but this shall not affect any right or remedy of a third party which exists or is available apart from that Act.Jurisdiction and applicable law

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

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

Contact us

If you have any concerns about material which appears on the Website, or any further questions relating to the Website, please contact info@beanstalkcharity.org.uk.