Terms & Conditions

THE GOOD DEEDS ORGANISATION (“the Organisation”)

This is an impartial website run by volunteers and does not publish the names of individuals or organisations.
The Good Deeds Organisation has the single minded intention of sharing and propogating good deeds of genuine interest.
All entries are published in good faith.

Privacy Statement

We respect the privacy of all individuals who use this website. We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. This statement does not apply to any websites which may be linked to this website and which are not under our control. We recommend that you check the privacy statements of each linked site you visit.

Except as otherwise set out in these terms and conditions, we will not, without your permission, disclose any information which can be traced to you unless we are entitled or required to do so by law, or if we believe that such action is necessary to protect and/or defend our rights, property or personal safety and those of other users of this website.

Information collected

We may collect the following data from you:

  • information that you provide to us by filling in any online registration form on our site;
  • information which you voluntarily disclose to us by email or other means;
  • information about your computer including, where available, your IP address, operating system and browser type;
  • information about your internet usage obtained using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer.
  • We will only collect personal information when you specifically and knowingly provide it to us.

If you are [16] or under, please get your parent/guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide personal information to the Organisation’s website. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.

Contributions to the Organisation

By sharing any contribution (including any text, photographs, graphics, video or audio) with the Organisation, you agree to grant to the Organisation, free of charge, permission to use the material in any way it wants (including modifying and adapting it for operational and editorial reasons) in any media worldwide (including on the Organisation’s site accessed by international users).

Copyright in your contribution will remain with you and this permission is not exclusive, so you can continue to use the material in any way including allowing others to use it.

In order that the Organisation can use your contribution, you confirm that your contribution is your own original work, is not defamatory and does not infringe any laws, that you have the right to give the Organisation permission to use it for the purposes specified above, and that you have the consent of anyone who is identifiable in your contribution.

You shall not post to www.thegooddeedsorganisation.com any message or material that is unlawful, harassing, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, profane, threatening, racially or sexually or otherwise discriminatory, offensive, inaccurate, in breach of confidence or a third party’s intellectual property rights or which otherwise includes objectionable material of any kind or nature, that encourages or engages in conduct that could constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.

You alone are responsible for the content of your messages and your use of www.thegooddeedsorganisation.com and the consequences of such messages and agree to indemnify and keep us indemnified in respect of any and all loss (including but not limited to loss of profits), claims, actions, damage, expense (including but not limited to legal and other advisers’ expenses) suffered or incurred by the Organisation as a result of or in connection with the posting of your messages on the website.

We will not normally show your full name with your contribution, unless this is necessary. The Organisation may need to contact you for administrative or verification purposes in relation to your contribution.

If you do not want to grant the Organisation the permission set out above of these terms, please do not submit or share your contribution to or with www.thegooddeedsorganisation.com.

Use of www.thegooddeedsorganisation.com

The Organisation does not accept any liability in respect of the accuracy of the information posted on this website. By using www.thegooddeedsorganisation.com you agree to comply with the following guidelines:

(a) www.thegooddeedsorganisation.com is to be for your personal use only and use of the site for commercial purposes or to obtain financial gain are strictly prohibited;

(b) www.thegooddeedsorganisation.com may not be used to send chain letters, solicitations or bulk communications of any kind;

(c) The Organisation reserves the right in its absolute discretion at any time to edit, alter, delete or move any material whatsoever posted to or appearing on www.thegooddeedsorganisation.com. We also reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to terminate a user’s access to the website.

Intellectual Property

Subject to the second paragraph of the section headed “Contributions to the Organisation”, all copyright, trade marks, design rights, patents and other intellectual property rights (registered or unregistered) in and on www.thegooddeedsorganisation.com and all content (including all applications) located on the site shall remain vested in the Organisation or its licensors. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use www.thegooddeedsorganisation.com content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any www.thegooddeedsorganisation.com content except for your own personal, non-commercial use. Any other use of www.thegooddeedsorganisation.com content requires the prior written permission of the Organisation.

The names, images and logos identifying the Organisation are subject to copyright, design rights and trade marks. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring any licence or right to use any trade mark, design right or copyright of the Organisation.

Cookies

During the course of any visit to our website, the pages you see together with a cookie are downloaded to your computer. Cookies are text files which identify your computer to us. These cookies will enable us to improve our knowledge of your use of our website and to identify whether or not all of the pages which you request are successfully received. Whilst these cookies are anonymous, they do allow us to improve our website. By altering the settings of your internet browser, you have the opportunity to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is used, or not to receive cookies at all. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. If you set your browser to reject all cookies you may be unable to access certain parts of our website.

For the avoidance of doubt, this information is used to monitor use of the website and will not contain information that can identify you as an individual.

Security & Confidentiality

We take security seriously and use industry standard security measures to prevent unauthorised access to your information except where a criminal act is written about which we will report to the authorities.

Limitation of Liability

The Organisation does not guarantee that access to this website will be uninterrupted, that this website will be free from viruses or that this website cannot be tampered with by third parties. Use of this website and the information posted on this website is entirely at the user’s sole risk. Nothing in these terms limits or excludes the Organisation’s liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence. Subject to the previous statement, in no event will the Organisation be liable for any damages, actions, costs, claims, proceedings, losses or awards whatsoever arising out of or related to this website. Your sole and exclusive remedy for dissatisfaction with this website and/or the information contained on the website is to stop using the site.

The contributions are made by the general public and the views expressed are theirs. The Organisation does not necessarily endorse the views expressed by users of the website, nor is the Organisation responsible for any content posted by members of the public or for the content of any third party sites that are accessible through www.thegooddeedsorganisation.com.

General Matters

This site is provided and managed by The Good Deeds Organisation.

We may update these terms and conditions from time to time. We encourage you to read this statement each time you visit the website so that you are satisfied with the privacy and other conditions which govern the use of this website and under which you provide us with your information. By using this website you consent to the collection and use of your personal information by us in accordance with the terms of our privacy statement.

If any of these terms are determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these terms are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction in which that term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these terms and the remaining terms shall survive and continue to be binding and enforceable.

Although this site is for use by persons who access it anywhere in the world, the use of this website is governed by English law and you irrevocably submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.