Website Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Thank you for visiting the Big Steps of Hope website.

By using this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use that may change at any time.

1. Definitions

1.1 “The website” means

1.2 “You”, “user”, “yours” and “your” mean the person(s), firm, company or organisation accessing the website.

1.3 “Us”, “our” and “we” means Big Steps of Hope.

1.4 “Material” and “content” means information, data, text, graphics, video, audio, images, links or programming code contained or available on our website.

1.5 “Terms and Conditions” means the terms and conditions set out below.

1.6 “Contribution” includes any material, comments or information that users of the website contribute to the website.

2. Information about us

2.1 Big Steps of Hope is an independently organised fundraising event in support of the Motor Neurone Disease Assocation.

2.2 Big Steps of Hope maintains this website to provide information about the event and to allow customers to register to participate.

3. Access and use of our web services

3.1 Website use

You may not alter the website in any way or do anything that might or will damage or disrupt the good working order of the website or our equipment or software.

You agree that we may at any time and without prior notice to you replace or amend these Terms and Conditions. Your continued use of this Website after amendments are made means you accept the Terms and Conditions as updated. You should therefore visit this page regularly to review the Terms and Conditions.

You agree to use the website only for lawful purposes. You may not use it:

(a) in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;

(b) to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (including spam or junk messages) to other users of the website;

(c) to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware, malware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware;

(d) in any way which is likely to, or does, damage our reputation;

(e) to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of the website in contravention of these terms and conditions or the Rules;

(f) to gather information for surveys and research studies, or similar, unless prior permission has been given by Big Steps of Hope;

(g) to access without authority, interfere with, alter, damage or disrupt any part of the website, or any equipment or network on which the website is stored;

3.2 Liability

In no event will we be liable for any damages, including indirect or consequential damages, or loss of profits arising from or in connection with the use or loss of use of our website.

We do not claim that this website or any of the content will be uninterrupted or error free, or that this website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses and bugs. You are responsible for ensuring that your computer is suitable for using the website.

3.3 Accuracy

The material and information made available on the website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. We accept no liability for your use or reliance on information on this website.

Any reference to third party organisations, their product/s or service/s does not imply endorsement by Big Steps of Hope.

3.4 Other websites

We take no responsibility for the content of any external websites we link to. The existence of a link from any organisation’s site to the Big Steps of Hope website does not imply that we endorse the activities or views of that organisation. Big Steps of Hope will not be liable for any content or any of the goods or services on any third party website or websites.

The Website may also include links to other websites which will be subject to their own terms of use and privacy policies which you should make yourself aware of prior to accessing or using them.

4. Intellectual Property Rights

Big Steps of Hope is the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights on the website.

4.1 By submitting a Contribution to the website you agree to grant Big Steps of Hope a non-exclusive worldwide royalty-free perpetual non-revocable licence to use your Contributions. Although you will still own the copyright in your Contribution, Big Steps of Hope will have the right to distribute, adapt, modify, display, reproduce and transmit such information in any and all media without any duty to account to you. You also grant Big Steps of Hope the right to grant licences to users of the website to view and copy such information for personal use and to grant any other sub-licences.

4.2 You agree that you will not submit any Contribution protected by copyright, trade mark, patent, trade secret, moral right, or other intellectual property, personal, contractual, proprietary or other right owned by a third party without the express permission of the owner of the respective right. You are solely responsible for any damage resulting from your failure to obtain such permission or from any other harm resulting from any Contribution that you submit.

4.3 If you are not in a position to grant the licence described in clause 5.2 please do not submit any Contributions to the website.

4.4 You must not publish or use for commercial purposes any part of the materials on the website without obtaining written consent from us.

5. General

We may assign, transfer, replace or subcontract any or all of our rights and obligations under these Terms and Conditions at any time.

If any term of these Terms and Conditions is illegal, invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining terms shall continue to be valid.

These Terms and Conditions and your use of the website are governed by English law and you are subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Except in respect of a payment obligation to Big Steps of Hope, neither you nor Big Steps of Hope will be held liable for any failure to perform any obligation to the other due to causes beyond your reasonable control.

Failure or delay by either party to enforce an obligation or exercise a right under these Terms and Conditions shall not be a waiver of that obligation or right.

Mug Giveaway Terms and Conditions

Mug Giveaway (until 23:59 20/06/2020)

How to enter: Any person who signs up for the Big Steps of Hope Virtual Walk before 23:59 BST on 20/06/2020 will automatically be entered for the mug giveaway. All persons who have signed up for the event prior to the publication of the giveaway will automatically be entered into the draw.

The winner of the mug will be announced on 21/06/2020, and the mug will be posted to the winner at no additional cost using the shipping address provided at the time of entering the event.

Additional Terms: PURCHASE NECESSARY. Must be 18 years or oklder to enter. Winners must live in the United Kingdom. The Mug Giveaway is not affiliated with any social media platforms on which the giveaway might appears, including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. There is no prize alternative.