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These Terms and Conditions govern the use of the www.bigissueconnect.com by you (whether or not you choose to register with us) and your relationship with the owner of bigissueconnect.com The Big Issue Limited (company registration number 02612480).

Please read them carefully as they affect your rights and liabilities under the law.
If you do not agree to these Terms & Conditions, please do not register for or use www.bigissueconnect.com. If you have any questions on the Terms & Conditions, please contact help@bigissueconnect.com

1. Definitions and Interpretation

1.1 www.bigissueconnect.com refers to the Big Issue Connect website operated and owned by the Big Issue Ltd

1.2 ‘Organisation’ means companies, social enterprises, charities and community groups whether operating as companies, partnerships and any unincorporated organisations that enter information on bigissueconnect.com about their activities that create social benefit

1.3 'Organisation Webpages' means the webpages an Organisation may create within bigissueconnect.com

1.4 ‘Organisation Website’ means a website owned and operated directly by an Organisation

1.5 'User' means the individual or organisation who uses bigissueconnect.com to find information about and links to your organisation

1.6 'BIC Site' means the webpages housed under the parent domain www.bigissueconnect.org

1.7 'You' or 'you' means the Organisation acting by its management committee by whatever name called

2. Our terms of business – please read carefully

2.1 bigissueconnect.com is provided in order to promote, increase awareness of the social benefit created by Organisations and to provide links to facilitate users to visit your Organisation’s Website.

2.2 In order to appear on bigissueconnect.com all Organisations have to comply with bigissueconnect.com Terms and conditions for Organisations entering webpages on our site. However, neither bigissueconnect.com or The Big Issue Ltd can accept any liability in respect of information provided by your Organisations on the site or for the activities you undertake.

2.3 bigissueconnect.com or The Big Issue can accept no responsibility for any action taken by a user as a result of making contact directly with your Organisation by whatever means

3. Creating your Organisation Web Page

3.1 You must ensure that the details provided by you (on registration or at any time subsequently) are correct and complete. We are not liable to you or any third party under any circumstances for data entered incorrectly by you.

3.2 You must inform us immediately of any changes to the information that you provided when registering. In particular you must keep your contact details up to date.

3.3 You must ensure the content of your Organisation Web Page reflects the activities that you undertake, is not misleading and that it remains up to date, complete and accurate in all material respects. Content on your Organisation Web Page is entirely your responsibility and you must ensure it is truthful, honest and legal. Any use of copyright material must have the consent of the copyright owner. If your graphics include children or vulnerable adults, you must ensure you have the appropriate written permissions for such material to be used.

3.4 Your submission of content to your Organisation Webpages is accepted on the basis that you have complied with the provisions of this clause, that any applicable legal compliance issues pertaining to your Organisation Webpages have been satisfied (such as ensuring the appropriate permissions have been given by people who appear in images you want to use) and that we are authorised to post such material on bigissueconnect.com without infringing third party rights or relevant law or regulations.

3.6 Each time you submit information onto bigissueconnect.com or make a change to your Organisation Webpages, you must click on the Submit for Approval button. bigissueconnect.com and The Big issue Ltd will review each submission before making them available to the general public and we may correct typographical and grammatical errors and make minor adjustments to the content you submit.

3.7 The Big issue Limited will determine the length of time that your Organisation Webpages are approved for and the date by which you should next update your Organisation Webpages. These dates will be sent to you via email (to the contact address that you provide us as part of your bigissueconnect.com Site registration) when your Charity Webpages are first approved by The Big Issue Ltd.

4. Information, security and privacy

4.1 When you register to use bigissueconnect.com, you will be given login details that you can change. In order to prevent fraud, you must keep these login details confidential and must not disclose them or share them with anyone. If you know or suspect that someone else knows your login details, you should notify us by contacting help@bigissueconnect.com

4.2 If bigissueconnect.com has reason to believe that there is likely to be a breach of security or misuse of bigissueconnect.com or any Organisation Webpage, you may be required to change your login details. Your account may also be suspended.

4.3 We will process personal data that you provide to us for the purposes set out on bigissueconnect.com, in strict accordance with our Privacy Policy and in compliance with prevailing UK data protection law and regulation.

5. Intellectual property

5.1 Your Organisation Webpage content is yours and we encourage you to develop it as a marketing platform and to use the webpage as part of your marketing.

5.2 All other content on bigissueconnect.com is owned by The Big Issue (or in the case of other Organisation Webpages those Organisations) and is protected by copyright, trademarks, database and other intellectual property rights. You may retrieve and display the content of bigissueconnect.com on a computer screen, store such content in electronic form on disk (but not any server or other storage device connected to a network) or print one copy of such content for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided all copyright and proprietary notices are abided by. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy or distribute, or use for commercial purposes, any of the materials or content on bigissueconnect.com (not contained within your Organisation Webpages) without written permission from bigissueconnect.com and, where applicable, the copyright holder.

6. Your use of the bigissueconnect.com

6.1 You may not use bigissueconnect.com for any of the following purposes:

6.1.1 dissemination of anything unlawful, harassing, libellous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, or otherwise objectionable or use of any material that could result in any of these;

6.1.2 transmission of any material that encourages conduct constituting a criminal offence, or otherwise breaches any applicable laws, regulations or code of practice;

6.1.3 interfering with any other's use or enjoyment of bigissueconnect.com;

6.1.4 making, transmitting or storing electronic copies of materials protected by another's intellectual property rights without the permission of the owner; or

6.1.5 any other purpose which is unlawful or likely to harm or bring bigissueconnect.com into disrepute.

7. Availability of bigissueconnect.com

7.1 bigissueconnect.com shall take reasonable efforts to ensure a continuous service for its users, but reserves the right to modify, suspend or cease all or any part of the website at any time without any prior notice. If a fault occurs with bigissueconnect.com or the Organisation Website, you should report it to help@ bigissueconnect.com and we will attempt to correct the fault as soon as we reasonably can.

7.2 Access to bigissueconnect.com may be occasionally restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities or services.

7.3 If bigissueconnect.com is informed of any inaccuracies in the material on bigissueconnect.com it shall attempt to correct the inaccuracies within a reasonable timeframe.

8. Suspension or termination

8.1 By notifying us at help@bigissueconnect.com, you may at any time request your Organisation Webpages be taken offline. You may also request that all your details be deleted from our databases. Any request to remove your data from our systems will be expedited as soon as practically possible, however some removed and deleted information may persist in backup copies for so long as is required to comply with laws and regulations and to facilitate, in rare instances, the refunding of donations. No information in backup copies is publically visible. These Terms and Conditions will continue to apply to past use of bigissueconnect.com by you

8.2 We may immediately, at our reasonable discretion, and without liability, suspend or terminate your Organisation Webpages if you breach any of your obligations under these Terms and Conditions.

8.3 You may discontinue use of bigissueconnect.com and terminate its services at any time by writing to us at help@bigissueconnect.com

8.4 We may terminate the agreement between you and us immediately if you are in breach of any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions. bigissueconnect.com shall be under no obligations to renew a Organisation's subscription on expiry.

9. Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

9.1 Nothing in these Terms & Conditions shall exclude liability for death or personal injury resulting from bigissueconnect.com, or The Big Issue Ltd’s, fraud or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by law.

9.2 Except in relation to clause 9.1 above, bigissueconnect.com, or The Big Issue Ltd’s liability in respect of your use of this Site shall not in any event include any form of special, indirect or consequential losses, business losses such as lost data, damage to goodwill or reputation, lost profits or business interruption and shall be limited to £1.

10. Amendments
bigissueconnect.com may update these Terms & Conditions from time to time for legal or regulatory reasons or to allow the proper operation of bigissueconnect.com. Any changes we may make to these will be posted on this page.

11. Third Party Websites
bigissueconnect.com includes links to other pages on the worldwide web. Inclusion of a link to another website does not imply endorsement of its content or opinions. bigissueconnect.com does not make any warranty or guarantee in relation to the content on other such websites.

11. Advertising and Sponsorship
Part of bigissueconnect.com may contain advertising and sponsorship. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on bigissueconnect.com complies with relevant laws and codes. bigissueconnect.com shall not be responsible for any error or inaccuracy in advertising and sponsorship material.

12. Applicable Law
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the law of England and Wales and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

13. International Use
bigissueconnect.com makes no promise that materials on bigissueconnect.com are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom, and accessing bigissueconnect.com from territories where its contents are illegal or unlawful is prohibited. If you choose to access this site from locations outside the United Kingdom, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

14. Miscellaneous

14.1 You may not transfer your rights under these Terms and Conditions to any other person or organisation. We may however transfer our rights under these to another business where we feel your rights will not be adversely affected.

14.2 bigissueconnect.com shall not be responsible for any breach of these Terms and Conditions caused by circumstances beyond its reasonable control.

14.3 bigissueconnect.com is owned and operated by

THE BIG ISSUE LIMITED
Registered Office:

THE BIG ISSUE LIMITED
Registered Office:
1-5 Wandsworth Road
London
SW8 2LN

Company No. 02612480
If you have any queries please contact help@ bigissueconnect.com.

BIG ISSUE CONNECT USER TERMS AND CONDITIONS
General Terms & Conditions for Users
These Terms and Conditions govern the use of the Big Issue Connect (BIC Site) by you (whether or not you choose to register with us) and your relationship with The Big Issue Limited (company registration number 02612480 ).
Please read them carefully as they affect your rights and liabilities under the law.
If you do not agree to these Terms & Conditions, please do not register for or use the BIC Site. If you have any questions on the Terms & Conditions, please contact help@bic.com

1. Definitions and Interpretation

1.1 'BIC Site' refers to Big Issue Connect website operated and owned by the Big Issue Ltd

1.2 ‘Organisation’ means companies, social enterprises, charities and community groups and includes companies, partnerships and any unincorporated organisations that enters
information on the BIC site about their activities that create social benefit

1.3 'Organisation Webpages' means the webpages an Organisation may create within the BIC Site

1.4 ‘Organisation Website’ means a website owned and operated directly by an Organisation

1.5 'BIC Site' means the webpages housed under the parent domain www.bigissueconnect.com

1.6 'You' or 'you' means the individual using bigissueconnect.com to view the information of or make connection directly with an organisation who has entered their details on the BIC site.

2. Our terms of business – please read carefully

2.1 The BIC Site is provided in order to promote, increase awareness of the social benefit created by Organisations and provide links for you to visit the Organisation Website.

2.2 In order to appear on the BIC Site all Organisations have had to comply with bigissueconnect.com Terms and conditions for Organisations entering webpages on our site. However, neither bigissueconnect.com or the Big Issue Ltd can accept any liability in respect of information provided by the Organisations on the site or for the activities they undertake.

2.3 You may choose to remain anonymous or register with us.

3. Information security and privacy

3.1 Where you have registered with us and we have given you, or you have chosen login details, enabling you to access certain parts of bigissueconnect.com, you are responsible for keeping this information confidential.

3.2 We will process personal data that you provide to us for the purposes set out on bigissueconnect.com, in strict accordance with our Privacy Policy and in compliance with prevailing UK data protection law and regulation.

4. Intellectual property
All bigissueconnect.com content (including, for the avoidance of doubt, Organisation Website content) is owned by The Big Issue Ltd, and any other providers and is protected by copyright, trade marks, database and other intellectual property rights. You may retrieve and display the content of the bigissueconnect.com on a computer screen, store such content in electronic form on disk (but not any server or other storage device connected to a network) or print one copy of such content for personal, non-commercial use, provided copyright and proprietary notices are abided by. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy or distribute any of the other materials or content on the bigissueconnect.com without written permission from the Big Issue Ltd and, where applicable, the copyright holder.

5. Your use of bigissueconnect.com

5.1 You may not use the bigissueconnect.com for any of the following purposes:

5.1.1 dissemination of anything unlawful, harassing, libellous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, or otherwise objectionable or use of any material that could result in any of these;

5.1.2 transmission of any material that encourages conduct constituting a criminal offence, or otherwise breaches any applicable laws, regulations or code of practice;

5.1.3 interfering with any other's use or enjoyment of the bigissueconnect.com;

5.1.4 making, transmitting or storing electronic copies of materials protected by another's intellectual property rights without the permission of the owner; or

5.1.5 any other purpose which is unlawful or likely to harm or bring bigissueconnect.com into disrepute.

6. Availability of bigissueconnect.com

6.1 bigissueconnect.com shall take reasonable efforts to ensure a continuous service for its users, but reserves the right to modify, suspend or cease all or any part of the website at any time without any prior notice. If a fault occurs with the bigissueconnect.com or the Organisation Website, you should report it to help@ bigissueconnect.com and we will attempt to correct the fault as soon as we reasonably can.

6.2 Access to bigissueconnect.com may be occasionally restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities or services.

6.3 If bigissueconnect.com is informed of any inaccuracies in the material on bigissueconnect.com it shall attempt to correct the inaccuracies within a reasonable timeframe.

7. Termination

7.1 Where you have chosen to register with us you may discontinue use of bigissueconnect.com at any time by writing to us via e-mail to help@ bigissueconnect.com. Any request to remove your data from our systems will be expedited as soon as practically possible, however some removed and deleted information may persist in backup copies for so long as is required to comply with laws and regulations and to facilitate, in rare instances, the refunding of donations. No information in backup copies is publically visible. These Terms & Conditions will continue to apply to past use of the bigissueconnect.com by you.

7.2 If at any time, there is any breach of these Terms & Conditions, bigissueconnect.com reserves the right to immediately terminate your use of bigissueconnect.com.

8. Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

8.1 Nothing in these Terms & Conditions shall exclude liability for death or personal injury resulting from bigissueconnect.com, or the Big Issue Ltd’s, fraud or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by law.

8.2 Except in relation to clause 9.1 above, bigissueconnect.com 's, or the Big Issue Ltd’s liability in respect of your use of this Site shall not in any event include any form of special, indirect or consequential losses, business losses such as lost data, damage to goodwill or reputation, lost profits or business interruption and shall be limited to £1.

9. Amendments
bigissueconnect.com may update these Terms & Conditions from time to time for legal or regulatory reasons or to allow the proper operation of bigissueconnect.com. Any changes we may make to these will be posted on this page.

10. Third Party Websites
bigissueconnect.com includes links to other pages on the worldwide web. Inclusion of a link to another website does not imply endorsement of its content or opinions. bigissueconnect.com does not make any warranty or guarantee in relation to the content on other such websites.

11. Advertising and Sponsorship
Part of bigissueconnect.com may contain advertising and sponsorship. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on bigissueconnect.com complies with relevant laws and codes. bigissueconnect.com shall not be responsible for any error or inaccuracy in advertising and sponsorship material.

12. Applicable Law
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the law of England and Wales and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

13. International Use
bigissueconnect.com makes no promise that materials on bigissueconnect.com are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom, and accessing bigissueconnect.com from territories where its contents are illegal or unlawful is prohibited. If you choose to access this site from locations outside the United Kingdom, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

14. Miscellaneous

14.1 You may not transfer your rights under these Terms and Conditions to any other person or organisation. We may however transfer our rights under these to another business where we feel your rights will not be adversely affected.

14.2 bigissueconnect.com shall not be responsible for any breach of these Terms and Conditions caused by circumstances beyond its reasonable control.

14.3 bigissueconnect.com is owned and operated by

THE BIG ISSUE LIMITED
Registered Office:

1-5 Wandsworth Road
London
SW8 2LN

Company No. 02612480
If you have any queries please contact help@bigissueconnect.com.