Terms and conditions of use

1. Introduction

1.1 These terms and conditions shall govern your use of our website. References to the terms ‘we’ ‘our’ ‘us’ refer to Ape Action Africa

1.2 By using our website, you accept these terms and conditions in full; accordingly, if you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use our website.

1.3 If you register with our website, submit any material to our website or use any of our website services, we will ask you to expressly agree to these terms and conditions.

1.4 You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of anyone else, nor restrict or inhibit their use and enjoyment of it.

2. Copyright

2.1 All content on this website is owned and controlled by Ape Action Africa, unless specifically stated otherwise.

2.2 Subject to the express provisions of these terms and conditions:

  1. we, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website; and
  2. all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website are reserved.

    3. Permission to use website

    3.1 You may:

    1. view pages from our website in a web browser;
    2. download pages from our website for caching in a web browser;
    3. print pages from our website for your own personal and non-commercial use, providing that such printing is not systematic or excessive; and
    4. stream audio and video files from our website[ using the media player on our website.

    3.2 Except as expressly permitted by Section 3.1 or the other provisions of these terms and conditions, you must not download any material from our website or save any such material to your computer.

    3.3 You may only use our website for your own personal purposes.

    3.4 Except as expressly permitted by these terms and conditions, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our website.

    3.5 Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:

    1. republish material from our website (including republication on another website);
    2. sell, rent or sub-license material from our website;
    3. show any material from our website in public;
    4. exploit material from our website for a commercial purpose; or
    5. redistribute material from our website.

    3.6 Notwithstanding Section 3.5, you may redistribute our newsletter in print and electronic form to any person

    3.7 We reserve the right to suspend or restrict access to our website, to areas of our website and/or to functionality upon our website. We may, for example, suspend access to the website during server maintenance or when we update the website. You must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on the website.

    4. Accessing the website

    Before accessing the website you should obtain permission to do so from the telephone/internet bill payer.

    5. Registration and accounts

    5.1 You may need to register for an account with our website to obtain some of our services.

    5.2 You must not allow any other person to use your account to access the website.

    5.3 You must not use any other person's account to access the website unless you have that person's express permission to do so.

    6. User login details

    If you register for an account with our website, you will be asked to choose a user ID and password.

    7. Cancellation and suspension of account

    7.1 We may suspend your account, cancel your account and/or edit your account details, at any time in our sole discretion with or without notice to you.

    7.2    You may cancel your account on our website at any time.

    8. Third-party links

    8.1 Our website contains links to third party websites. Such links are provided for the benefit of both parties. We do not necessarily have control over such websites and are not responsible for their content.

    8.2 If you decide to visit these third-party websites you will be bound by the terms and conditions of their website.

    8.3 If you have a complaint about the third-party website in relation to goods or services they have provided in the first instance the third party should be contacted in line with their terms and conditions. In the event of a dissatisfactory outcome from the said third-party, Ape Action Africa may be contacted.

    9. Misuse of website

    9.1  You must not:

    1. use our website in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the performance, availability, accessibility, integrity or security of the website;
    2. use our website in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;
    3. hack or otherwise tamper with our website;
    4. probe, scan or test the vulnerability of our website without our permission;
    5. circumvent any authentication or security systems or processes on or relating to our website;
    6. use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

    9.2 You must not use data collected from our website to contact individuals, companies or other persons or entities.

    9.3 You must ensure that all the information you supply to us through our website, or in relation to our website, is true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading.

    10. Our rights to use your content

    10.1 In these terms and conditions, "your content" means all works and materials (including without limitation text, graphics, images, audio material, video material, audio-visual material, scripts, software and files) that you submit to us or our website for storage or publication on, processing by, or transmission via, our website.

    10.2 You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, store, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your content in any existing or future media OR reproduce, store and publish your content on and in relation to this website and any successor website OR reproduce, store and, with your specific consent, publish your content on and in relation to this website.

    10.3 You grant to us the right to sub-license the rights licensed under Section 10.2.

    10.4 You grant to us the right to bring an action for infringement of the rights licensed under Section 10.2.

    10.5 You hereby waive all your moral rights in your content to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law; and you warrant and represent that all other moral rights in your content have been waived to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.

    10.6 You may edit your content to the extent permitted using the editing functionality made available on our website.

    10.7 Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach any provision of these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may delete, unpublish or edit any or all of your content.

    11. Limited warranties

    11.1 We do not warrant or represent:

    1. the completeness or accuracy of the information published on our website;
    2. that the material on the website is up to date;
    3. that the website will operate without fault; or
    4. that the website or any service on the website will remain available.

    11.2 We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our website services, and to stop publishing our website, at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation; and save to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions, you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any website services, or if we stop publishing the website.

    11.3  To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to Section 12.1, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, our website and the use of our website.

    12. Limitations and exclusions of liability

    12.1 Nothing in these terms and conditions will:

    1. limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
    2. limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
    3. limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
    4. exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

    12.2 The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section 12 and elsewhere in these terms and conditions:

    1. are subject to Section 12.1; and
    2. govern all liabilities arising under these terms and conditions or relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty, except to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions.

    12.3 To the extent that our website and the information and services on our website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

    12.4 We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.

    12.5 We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.

    12.6 We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.

    12.7 We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.

    12.8 You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a charitable cause; you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website or these terms and conditions (this will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the charitable cause itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees).

    13. Breaches of these terms and conditions

    13.1 Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may:

    1. send you one or more formal warnings;
    2. temporarily suspend your access to our website;
    3. permanently prohibit you from accessing our website;

    14. Variation

    14.1 We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time.

    14.2 The revised terms and conditions shall apply to the use of our website from the date of publication of the revised terms and conditions on the website. If you continue to use our website, you will be bound by the latest terms.

    15. Third-party rights

    15.1 A contract under these terms and conditions is for our benefit and your benefit and is not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party.

    15.2 The exercise of the parties' rights under a contract under these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.

    16. Events beyond our control

    We will not be liable to you for any delay in delivering any services or products 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 or any other reason beyond our control. This does not affect your statutory rights.

    17. Entire agreement

    These terms and conditions, together with our privacy and cookies policy, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website.

    18. Law and jurisdiction

    These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.

    19. Advertisers and sponsors

    We may from time to time allow companies to advertise good and services on our website. While we will not knowingly run an untrue advert which relates to goods or services, we are not responsible for the accuracy of any advertising material or for any advertised product or service.

    20. Our details

    20.1 This website is owned and operated by Ape Action Africa.

    20.2 We are a registered charity in England and Wales under registration number 1057061 and our registered office is at Guthrie Rd, Bristol, BS8 3HA.

    20.3  You can contact us via email on [email protected]