Privacy policy

 Whitley Fund for Nature is totally committed to protecting the privacy of our site visitors and customers. We will not disclose information about our customers to third parties except where it is part of providing a service to you – e.g. carrying out credit and other security checks.

Your Consent
We will not sell your name, address, e-mail address, credit card information or personal information to any third party.

Communication & Marketing
If you have made a donation or purchased tickets from our website we may occasionally update you on latest WFN news, and events via e-mail, post & telephone. You will also be given the opportunity to receive such communications from us when you become a Friend of Whitley Fund for Nature.

You have the option to opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us. If you do not wish to continue to receive communications from us you should opt-out by visiting emailing Whitley Fund for Nature via info@whitleyaward.org.

Transfers of your Information
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. We will do our best to protect your personal data, but cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Disclosures of your information
We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Whitley Fund for Nature, our donors, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Third party sites
Our site may contain links to and from the websites of our partners and grantees, and other third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that they have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Checking your Details
If you wish to verify the details you have submitted to Whitley Fund for Nature you may do so by contacting us via the e-mail address or address given below. Our security procedures mean that we may request proof of identity before we reveal information. This proof of identity will take the form of your e-mail address and information regarding your most recent transaction. You must therefore keep this information safe as you will be responsible for any action which we take in response to a request from someone using your e-mail.

Contacting us
Whitley Fund for Nature, UK registered charity No. 1081455, is the data controller for the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act).

You have the right to access the information which Whitley Fund for Nature holds about you and your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act.

Contact details

Whitley Fund for Nature, 6 Walmer Courtyard, 225 Walmer Road, London, W11 4EY, U.K.

t:   +44 (0) 20 7221 9752, e:  info@whitleyaward.org

Terms and conditions

In General
Access to and use of this Website and the information and services available through this Website (collectively, the “Services”) are subject to the following terms, conditions and notices (the “Terms of Service”). By using the Services, you are agreeing to all of the Terms of Service, as may be updated by us from time to time. You should check this page regularly to take notice of any changes we may have made to the Terms of Service.
Access to this Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the Services without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason this Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts or this entire Website.
This Website also contains links to other websites, which are not operated by Whitley Fund for Nature (the “Linked Sites”). Whitley Fund for Nature has no control over the Linked Sites and accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. Your use of the Linked Sites will be subject to the terms of use and service contained within each such site.

Privacy Policy
By using this Website, you consent to the processing described above  and warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Prohibitions
You must not misuse this Website. You will not: commit or encourage a criminal offence; transmit or distribute a virus, trojan, worm, logic bomb or post any other material which is malicious, technologically harmful, in breach of confidence or in any way offensive or obscene; hack into any aspect of the Service; corrupt data; cause annoyance to other users; infringe upon the rights of any other person’s proprietary rights; send any unsolicited advertising or promotional material, commonly referred to as “spam”; or attempt to affect the performance or functionality of any computer facilities of or accessed through this Website. Breaching this provision would constitute a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. Whitley Fund for Nature will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and disclose your identity to them.

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 this Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

 Intellectual Property, Software and Content
The intellectual property rights in all software and content made available to you on or through this Website remains the property of Whitley Fund for Nature or its licensors and are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved by Whitley Fund for Nature and its licensors. You may store, print and display the content supplied solely for your own personal use. You are not permitted to publish, manipulate, distribute or otherwise reproduce, in any format, any of the content or copies of the content supplied to you or which appears on this Website nor may you use any such content in connection with any business or commercial enterprise. You shall not modify, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or create derivative works based on any software or accompanying documentation supplied by Whitley Fund for Nature or its licensors.

Terms of payment
By making a donation or payment you are subject to the following terms and conditions. All ticket payments are subject to availability. Whitley Fund for Nature retains the right to refuse any request made by you and reserves the right to return any donation received from an unethical or unsuitable source. When making a transaction you undertake that all details you provide to us are true and accurate, that you are an authorised user of the credit or debit card used to place your order and that there are sufficient funds to cover the cost of the donation or payment.  When you make a payment, you will receive an acknowledgement e-mail confirming receipt of your pledge or order:  This email will only be an acknowledgement and will not constitute acceptance of your pledge or order.

Disclaimer of Liability
The material displayed on this Website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. Unless expressly stated to the contrary to the fullest extent permitted by law Whitley Fund for Nature and its content providers hereby expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity and shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever, including but without limitation to any direct, indirect, special, consequential, punitive or incidental damages, or damages for loss of use, profits, data or other intangibles, damage to goodwill or reputation, or the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services, arising out of or related to the use, inability to use, performance or failures of this Website or the Linked Sites and any materials posted thereon, irrespective of whether such damages were foreseeable or arise in contract, tort, equity, restitution, by statute, at common law or otherwise. This does not affect Whitley Fund for Nature liability for death or personal injury arising from its negligence, nor for fraudulent misrepresentation, misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Linking to this Website
You may link to our home page, 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. This Website must not be framed on any other site. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Disclaimer as to ownership of photography, trademarks, images of personalities and third party copyright
All photography shown on this website unless expressly stated to the contrary is owned by Whitley Fund for Nature and may not be used, duplicated, copied or leeched for use in/on any medium without prior written consent.

Except where expressly stated to the contrary all persons (including their names and images), third party trademarks and images of third party products, services and/or locations featured on this Website are in no way associated, linked or affiliated with Whitley Fund for Nature and you should not rely on the existence of such a connection or affiliation. Any trademarks/names featured on this Website are owned by the respective trade mark owners. Where a trade mark or brand name is referred to it is used solely to describe or identify the products and services and is in no way an assertion that such products or services are endorsed by or connected to Whitley Fund for Nature.

Indemnity
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Whitley Fund for Nature, its directors, officers, employees, consultants, agents, and affiliates, from any and all third party claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including, but not limited to, legal fees) arising from your use this Website or your breach of the Terms of Service.

Variation
Whitley Fund for Nature shall have the right in its absolute discretion at any time and without notice to amend, remove or vary the Services and/or any page of this Website.

Invalidity
If any part of the Terms of Service is unenforceable (including any provision in which we exclude our liability to you) the enforceability of any other part of the Terms of Service will not be affected all other clauses remaining in full force and effect. So far as possible where any clause/sub-clause or part of a clause/sub-clause can be severed to render the remaining part valid, the clause shall be interpreted accordingly. Alternatively, you agree that the clause shall be rectified and interpreted in such a way that closely resembles the original meaning of the clause /sub-clause as is permitted by law.

Waiver
If you breach these conditions and we take no action, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach these conditions.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These terms and conditions are to be construed in accordance with the laws of England and in the event of any dispute or claim associated with these terms and conditions, that dispute or claim shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Entire Agreement
The above Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement of the parties and supersede any and all preceding and contemporaneous agreements between you and Whitley Fund for Nature. Any waiver of any provision of the Terms of Service will be effective only if in writing and signed by the Director of Whitley Fund for Nature.