Terms and conditions

Introduction

Welcome to Mission Aviation Fellowship UK (MAF UK) website www.maf-uk.org. The website is operated by MAF UK. By using the MAF UK website you accept and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (the 'Terms of Service'). Where applicable under law, these Terms constitute a 'writing signed by you.'

 

Changes to MAF UK's website and the terms of service

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or delete portions of these Terms of Service at any time without further notice. If we do this, we will post the changes to these Terms of Service on this page and will indicate at the top of this page the Terms of Service's effective date. Your continued use of the website after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms of Service. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms of Service so that you will be apprised of any changes.

 

Terms of website use

This page together with the documents referred to on it tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our website. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the website. By using our website, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE, PLEASE DO NOT USE OUR WEBSITE.

 

Information about us

MAF UK is registered in England, and Wales, Number 3437446. Registered charity in England and Wales, Number 1064598 and in Scotland (SC039107) Registered address: 1st Floor, Castle House, Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2TN. Scottish office: 29 Canal Street, Glasgow G4 0AD.

 

Accessing our website

Access to our website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the type of service we provide on our website without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our website, or our entire website, to users.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our website through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

 

Intellectual property rights

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 copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our website for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our website.

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.
OUR STATUS (AND THAT OF ANY IDENTIFIED CONTRIBUTORS) AS THE AUTHORS OF MATERIAL ON OUR WEBSITE MUST ALWAYS BE ACKNOWLEDGED.

You must not use any part of the materials on our website for commercial purposes without obtaining agreement to do so from us or our licensors.
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.

 

Reliance on information posted

Commentary and other materials posted on our website are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

 

Our website changes regularly

We aim to update our website regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our website, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

 

Our liability

The material displayed on our website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we and any third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
• all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity;
• any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our website, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:
• loss of income or revenue;
• loss of business;
• loss of profits or contracts;
• loss of anticipated savings;
• loss of data;
• loss of goodwill;
• wasted management or office time; and
• for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.

 

Information about your visits to our website

We may process information about your visits to the website, the extent to which is governed by MAF UK’s Privacy Policy. By using our website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

 

Privacy policy

We take your privacy very seriously and collection and use of personal information is governed by our Privacy Policy. Click here to review the MAF UK Privacy Policy.

 

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which 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.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

 

Linking to our website

You may link to our pages, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but 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 from any website that is not owned by you. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
If you wish to make any use of material on our website other than that set out above, please address your request to supporter.relations@maf-uk.org

 

Links from our website

Where our website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

 

Conduct

The MAF UK website service is made available for your personal, non-commercial use only. You may not use the MAF UK website for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. International users agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct, including laws regulating the export of data from the UK and United States or your country of residence.

 

Conditions for use

You agree to abide by all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations and are solely responsible for all acts or omissions that occur under your account made by you including the content of your transmissions through the MAF UK Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree NOT to:

1. Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others identified via this website.
2. Publish, distribute and/ or disseminate any harmful, obscene, indecent, unlawful, libellous, profane, defamatory, infringing, inappropriate, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material or information.
3. Create a false or misleading identity of, including, but not limited to, a MAF UK employee, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity, for the purpose of misleading others as to the identity of the sender or the origin of a message or to harvest or otherwise collect information about others.
4. Transmit, email or post any material to the website that contains in any form software viruses or such programs as including but not limited to, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancel-bots, computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment.
5. Use this website service in any unlawful manner or in any other manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the performance of this website.
6. Attempt to gain unauthorized access to the MAF UK website service, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the MAF UK website, through password mining or any other means.
7. Modify, adapt, translate, or reverse engineer any portion of the MAF UK website service, or use any robot, spider, website search/retrieval application, or other device to retrieve or index any portion or this website.
8. Reformat or frame any portion of the web pages that are part of the website.
9. Disseminate content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, rights of privacy or publicity, or other proprietary right of any party or infringes any intellectual property law or any other applicable law.
10. Remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices contained in or on the MAF UK website.
11. Disseminate any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, 'junk mail', 'spam', 'chain letters', 'pyramid schemes', or any other form of such solicitation.
12. Harvest or collect email addresses or other contact information, including usernames, of members from the website by electronic or other means.

 

Proprietary rights

MAF UK own and retain all rights on the website which contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws, including without limitation all (1) text, (2) software, (3) photographs, (4) graphics, (5) page layout, and (6) design presented through and as part of the MAF UK website. Except as expressly authorized by MAF UK, you may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display or sell any proprietary information.

 

Copyright policy

MAF UK respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement or are aware of any infringing material on the website, please contact us and provide us with the following information: an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the website (including a URL and/or screen shot); your address, telephone number, and email address; a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

 

Internet Access

MAF UK shall not be responsible for any connection or access to the website by you or the quality of the transmission of any information passing between you and the website. You will be responsible for providing your own communications equipment to access the website via the Internet, and the Internet access charges thereon.

 

Termination of the MAF UK service

These Terms of Service will apply to your use of the MAF UK website.

MAF UK may also, in its sole discretion and at any time, discontinue temporarily or permanently providing the MAF UK website, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of access to the MAF UK website under any provision of the Terms of Service may be effected without notice.

Where possible, MAF UK will use reasonable efforts to give fair notice of termination or suspension of the MAF UK website. Further you agree that MAF UK shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination or suspension of access to the MAF UK website or modification of the MAF UK website.

 

Disclaimer of warranties

MAF UK and its licensors, partners, suppliers, employees, consultants and agents disclaim any and all responsibility or liability for the accuracy, content, completeness, legality, reliability, or operability or availability of information or materials displayed on the MAF UK website.

MAF UK further expressly disclaims (1) that the MAF UK website will meet your requirements and will be uninterrupted, error-free, timely, or secure, (2) that defects or errors will be corrected, (3) that the MAF UK website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components, and (4) that the use of or the results of the use of the website or the content made available as part of the MAF UK website will be correct, accurate, timely, or otherwise reliable.

The MAF UK website and all materials, information (including, without limitation, text, graphics, links or any information or materials obtained or accessed through www.maf-uk.org), products and services included therein are provided "as is," with all faults", "as available", with no warranties whatsoever. MAF UK expressly disclaims to the fullest extent permitted by law all express, implied, and statutory warranties, including without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for particular purpose, freedom from computer virus, title, and non-infringement of proprietary right.

You agree that your use of the MAF UK website is entirely at your own risk.

 

Limitation of liability

Your use of the MAF UK website is at your sole risk, under no circumstances will MAF UK, its officers, managers, agents, suppliers and employees, be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, or punitive damages or losses (including without limitation loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses), whether based in contract, tort, strict liability, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with use of, or inability to use, the MAF UK website, whether or not MAF UK has been advised of the possibility of such loss. Such limitation of liability shall apply (1) whether the damages arise from use of misuse of and reliance on the MAF UK service, or from the interruption, suspension, or termination of the website (including such damages incurred by the third parties), notwithstanding any failure of essential purpose of any limited remedy and to the fullest extent permitted by the law. If you are dissatisfied with any part of the MAF UK website, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the MAF UK website and any related website.

 

NOTICES:

Legal compliance

You shall comply with all applicable domestic and international laws, statutes, ordinances, regulations, contracts and applicable licenses regarding your use of the MAF UK website.

 

Miscellaneous

Without limiting the foregoing, under no circumstances shall MAF UK be held liable for any delay or failure in performance resulting directly or indirectly from acts of nature, forces, or causes beyond its reasonable control, including, without limitation, Internet failures, computer equipment failures, telecommunication equipment failures, other equipment failures, electrical power failures, strikes, labour disputes, riots, insurrections, civil disturbances, shortages of labour or materials, fires, floods, storms, explosions, acts of God, war, governmental actions, orders of domestic or foreign courts or tribunals, non-performance of third parties, or loss of or fluctuations in heat, light, or air conditioning.

These Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement between you and MAF UK with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter. Any waiver of any provision of the Terms of Service by a party will be effective only if in writing.

Mission Aviation Fellowship

Castle Hill Avenue, FOLKESTONE, CT20 2TN UK, Tel: 0845 850 9505

Registered Charity Number 1064598 (England & Wales) and SC039107 (Scotland)

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