Website Terms

Website Terms of Use

These terms explain how you may use this website. Please read them carefully.

These terms were most recently updated on 22 Mary 2019

  1. Who we are and how to contact us
    • We are Sycamore Roman Catholic Charity, a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, Number 1182843 (“Sycamore”, “we”, “us”, “our”). Our address is Newman House, 111 Gower Street, London WC1E 6AR. We are not VAT registered.
    • If you have any questions about this website, or if you would like to contact us for any reason please do so using the following details:
      • Address: Sycamore, Newman House, 111 Gower Street, London WC1E 6AR
      • Email:
  1. By using our website you accept these terms
    • By using our website, 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 website. We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.
    • We may prevent or suspend your access to this website if you do not comply with any part of these terms, any terms or policies to which they refer, or any applicable law.
  2. There are other terms that may apply to you

Your use of this website will also be governed by our Subscription Terms and Conditions, which are available at here.

  1. How we use your personal information

Any personal information that we collect from you as you browse and use this website will be used in accordance with our privacy policy. To find out more about the data we collect from you and how we use it, please read our privacy policy, which is available on the website here.

  1. We may make changes to these terms

We may amend these terms from time to time. We recommend that you check and read through the terms regularly so that you can be sure that you are aware of any changes that may apply and that you understand the terms that apply at that time.

  1. We may suspend or withdraw our website
    • We do not guarantee that our website, 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 website at any times as we see fit. If possible, we will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.
    • You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our website through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.
  2. How you may use our website
    • We permit you to use the website only for personal, non-commercial purposes. Use of the website in any other way, including in contravention of any restriction on use set out in these terms, is not permitted.
    • As a condition of your use of the website, you agree:
      • not to use the website for any purpose that is unlawful under any applicable law or prohibited by these terms;
      • not to use the website to commit any act of fraud;
      • not to use the website for purposes of promoting unsolicited advertising or sending spam;
      • not to use the website to simulate communications from us or another service or entity in order to collect identity information, authentication credentials, or other information (‘phishing’);
      • not to use the website in any manner that disrupts our operations or the operation of our website;
      • not to use the website in any manner that harms minors;
      • not to promote any unlawful activity;
      • not to represent or suggest that we endorse any other organisations, products, or services unless we have separately agreed to do so in writing;
      • not to use the website to gain unauthorised access to or use of computers, data, systems, accounts, or networks; and
      • not to attempt to circumvent passwords or user authentication methods.
  1. You must keep your account details safe
    • If you choose, or you are provided with, 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 or terminate any account, 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 account details, username, or password, you must promptly notify us by email here:
  2. How you may use material on our website
    • We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our website, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by intellectual property rights (such as copyright). All such rights are reserved. This means, for example, that we, and our licensors, remain owners of such rights and are free to use them as we and they see fit.
    • Nothing in these terms grants you any legal rights in the website and the material published on it other than as necessary to enable you to access the website. You agree not to try to delete any notices contained on the website (including any intellectual property notices) or circumvent any security technology embedded or contained within the website.
    • You may only download videos and other content from our website, and may only use and/or modify materials you have downloaded, in accordance with these terms and our Subscription Terms and Conditions.
    • Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our website must always be acknowledged.
    • You may download extracts, of any page(s) from the website, provided that:
      • the material shall not be reproduced or included in any other work or publication in any medium (including digitally or physically);
      • the material may not be modified or altered in any way;
      • you may only use the material for personal, non-commercial purposes;
      • the material may not be distributed or sold to any third party; and
      • you do not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in the material.
    • If you print off, copy, or download any part of our website in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
  3. Do not rely on information on this website

While we try to make sure that the website and its content is accurate, up-to-date, and free from bugs, we do not promise or guarantee that it will be. Furthermore, we cannot promise that the website and its content will be fit or suitable for any purpose. Any reliance that you may place on the information on this website is at your own risk.

  1. We are not responsible for websites we link to
    • Where our website contains links to other websites 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 websites or resources, and accept no legal responsibility for any content, material, or information contained in them.
  2. User-generated content is not approved by us
    • Our website includes information and materials uploaded by other users of the website. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us. Any views expressed by other users on our website do not represent our views or values.
    • If you wish to complain about information and materials uploaded by other users please contact us on
  3. Rules about submitting content to our website
    • Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to submit or upload content to our website, you warrant that it is:
      • your own original content and lawfully submitted;
      • factually accurate or your own genuinely held belief;
      • provided with the necessary consent of any third party;
      • not in breach of any intellectual property rights of any third party;
      • not defamatory or likely to give rise to an allegation of defamation;
      • not in violation of any data protection or privacy laws;
      • not offensive, obscene, sexually explicit, discriminatory or deceptive; and
      • unlikely to cause offence, embarrassment or annoyance to others.
    • When you upload content to the website, you agree to indemnify us, and our employees and agents against any claim, demand, injury, direct or indirect damage, loss or cost, liability, right of action or claim for compensation in contract, under statute or in tort (including negligence) arising, in whole or in part, as a result of the content you upload, or any activity that is expressed in these terms to be your responsibility.
  4. Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you
    • 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.
    • We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our website or any content on it.
    • We will not be liable to you for any breach of these terms caused by any event or circumstance beyond our reasonable control including, but not limited to, strikes, lock-outs or other industrial disputes; breakdown of systems or network access; or flood, fire, explosion or accident.
    • 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 website or the services provide via our website; or
      • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our website.
    • 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.
  1. Your responsibility for loss or damage suffered by us

You shall indemnify us in the event that we incur any claims, costs, damages, losses, or other liability as result of any your actions or omissions associated with your use of this website or content published on it.

  1. We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them
    • We do not guarantee that our website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
    • You are responsible for configuring your computer, device and system to access our website. You should use your own virus protection software.
    • You must not misuse our website 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 website, the server on which our website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our website. You must not attack our website 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 website will cease immediately.
  2. Rules about linking to our website
    • You may link to any page on our website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or 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.
    • We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
    • If you wish to make any use of content on our website other than that set out above, please contact
  3. Which country’s laws apply to any disputes?
    • We will try to resolve any disputes with you quickly and efficiently.
    • If you are unhappy with us please contact us as soon as possible.
    • If you and we cannot resolve a dispute using our complaint handling procedure, we will:
      • let you know that we cannot settle the dispute with you; and
      • give you certain information about our alternative dispute resolution provider. You may also use the online dispute resolution (ODR) platform to resolve the dispute with us. For more details, please visit the website on the ‘Your Europe’ portal:
    • 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 exclusive jurisdiction except that 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.
    • 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.
  4. General provisions
  5. These terms do not create or infer any rights that are enforceable by any person who is not a party to them.
  6. We may transfer our rights and obligations under these terms to another organisation, but this will not affect your rights or our obligations under these terms. You may only transfer your rights or obligations under these terms to another person if we agree in writing.
  7. If we decide not to exercise or enforce any right that we have against you at a particular time, then this does not prevent us from later deciding to exercise or enforce that right.
  8. Each of the conditions of these terms operates separately. If any court or competent authority decides that any of them are unlawful or unenforceable, the remaining conditions will remain in full force and effect.

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