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Terms & conditions
1) Terms and conditions for Igniter users
2) Terms and conditions for volunteers and potential volunteers
Terms and conditions for Igniter users
Acceptance of terms
The www.vinspired.com (and name variations including but not limited to www.vinspired.com www.vinspired.org www.vinspired.co.uk) (hereafter referred to as ‘the website’ or ‘this website’) is provided by vInspired.
We reserve the right to change or modify these terms at any time and will amend this page accordingly. It is your responsibility to periodically check this page for changes. By using this website you agree to accept any changes we may make whether you have read them or not.
The website is intended solely for users who are thirteen (13) years of age or older.
To use or register for the website you must either be
18 years old or over
over 13 but under 18 years old and possess parental or legal guardian consent
If we discover or have any reason to suspect that you are under 18 years of age or that you do not have parental or legal guardian consent, then we reserve the right to suspend or terminate your account immediately and without notice. Any registration by, use of or access to the Website by anyone under 13 is a violation of these Terms Conditions. By using the website, you affirm and warrant that you are either 18 or older, or else are 13 or older and have parental or legal guardian consent, and that you agree to and to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
Use of website
vInspired grants you permission to use the website as detailed in these Terms Conditions provided that your use of the website is for your own personal, non- commercial use
You are welcome to use or download any of the material for your own personal, non-commercial use on these terms:
You accept all risks from using, downloading, installing or using the material.
vInspired is not responsible for damage (including damage caused by viruses) to your computer or software or any losses suffered by you as a result of using, downloading, installing or using the material.
You will not, without vInspired's prior written agreement:
alter any of the material; or
￼alter or remove vInspired's copyright notices on the material.
You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any vInspired content except for your own personal, non-commercial use. Any other use of vInspired content requires the prior written permission
Links to Third Party Websites
This website provides links to sites including but not limited to those of government agencies and other organisations maintained by third parties. A link does not constitute an endorsement of the content, viewpoint, accuracy, opinions, policies, products, services, or accessibility of that website. Links to third-party websites are provided as a convenience to the user; vInspired does not control, endorse or recommend their content. Once you link to another website from this website you are subject to their terms and conditions of that website. You agree to indemnify vInspired, its Trustees, employees, contractors or content providers against liability, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage resulting from your use or access to, or otherwise in connection with, any third party website linked or referred to on the website.
Intellectual Property Rights
With the exception of user contributed content (see below), all content including but not limited to text, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos and interactive features and the trademarks and logos contained therein are owned by or licensed to vInspired.
Content on the website is provided to you as is for your information and personal use only and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners. vInspired reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the website and the Content. You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Content other than expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of User Contributed Content of third parties obtained through the website for any commercial purposes. If you download or print a copy of the Content for personal use, you must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained therein. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security related features of the website or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the website or the Content therein.
User contributed content
The website may invite/permit you to submit content including any text or communications (including private as well as publicly accessible communications), images, video or audio. You agree by submitting content, to grant vInspired in perpetuity a non-exclusive (meaning you are free to publish the content in its present version or future versions elsewhere) royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable right to store, use, reproduce, distribute, publish, modify, translate, make derivative works from, perform, display and make available to the public your submitted content in any media formats and through any media channels. vInspired is not under any obligation to reproduce or display the content in the same formats or resolutions in which it was originally deposited.
￼If you do not want to grant to vInspired the rights set out above, please do not submit your content.
Warrant that your submitted content:
is not material subject to copyright or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights unless you own such rights or have permission from the owner of these rights to publish via this website the content and to grant vInspired all of the license rights granted herein
does not contain misrepresentations that could damage vInspired or any third party
is not defamatory, libelous, obscene, racially offensive, ageist, sexist, threatening, hateful, harassing, pornographic, or otherwise unlawful
Agree that you will not:
Impersonate another person
You agree to indemnify vInspired against all legal fees, damages and other expenses that may be incurred as a result of your breach of the above; and
Waive any moral rights in relation to your submission to the website.
vInspired does not hold any obligation to take legal action on behalf of the submitter, or other rights holders, in the event of breach of intellectual property rights, or any other right, in the submitted content.
vInspired are not responsible for and disclaim any liability for any user contributions to the website. We reserve the right to remove any material we deem may cause offence or infringes another’s copyright or intellectual property rights, or has been reported to us as offensive or an infringement of copyright, at any time, without notice. vInspired also reserves the right to suspend or terminate a user’s access and/or use of the website if they are deemed by vInspired to be an infringer of the Terms and Conditions of service. Except relating to copyright infringement vInspired reserves the right to decide whether content is appropriate and complies with these Terms and Conditions.
Disclaimer of Liability
This Website is provided as a public service by vInspired. In providing information on this site, vInspired has attempted to be as accurate as possible. However, vInspired makes no claims, guarantees or promises about the accuracy, currency, or completeness of the information provided. In no event shall vInspired be liable for any errors or omissions with respect to any information on this site.
vInspired does not warrant that any content or function of the website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that www.vInspired.com (or any other name variations) or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs.
Use of the site is governed by the laws of England and Wales and you hereby agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
vInspired complies with the European directive on E-commerce (2000/31/EC) and the UK regulations in the Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002 (SI 2002 No.2013). If we receive notice of an alleged copyright infringement that complies with 2000/31/EC and applicable laws, we may remove or prevent access to material that is claimed to be infringing. We will also attempt to contact the person who submitted the material in question so that they may make a counter notification if they feel appropriate.
Before serving either a Notice of Infringing Material or Counter-Notification, you may wish to contact a solicitor to better understand your rights and obligations under the e-commerce directive and electronic commerce regulations and other applicable laws. The following notice requirements are intended to comply with vInspired’s rights and obligations under these regulations and do not constitute legal advice.
Notice of Infringing Material
To file a notice of infringing material please provide a notification containing the following details:
Reasonably sufficient details to enable us to identify the work claimed to be infringed or, if multiple works are claimed to be infringed, a representative list of such works (for example: title, author, any registration or tracking number, URL);Reasonably sufficient detail to enable us to identify and locate the material that is claimed to be infringing (for example a link to the page that contains the material);
Your contact information so that we can contact you (for example, your full name, address, telephone number, email address);
A statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the material identified in (2) is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or otherwise details of the unlawful nature of the activity or information in question;
A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and that you are the owner of the exclusive right that is alleged to be infringed or are authorized to act on behalf of that owner.
Your physical or electronic signature. Then send this notice to:
5th Floor, Dean Bradley House 52 Horseferry Road
London SW1P 2AF
By Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Counter-Notification
If material that you have posted to The Website has been taken down, you may file a counter-notification that contains the following details:
Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or disabled;
A statement, under penalty of perjury, that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material in question;
Your name, address and telephone number;
Your physical or electronic signature.
Then send this notice to:
5th Floor, Dean Bradley House,
52 Horseferry Road
London SW1P 2AF
By Email: email@example.com
Please note that vInspired’s Counter Notification Procedure is no substitute for legal advice and you should obtain legal advice to better understand your rights and obligations under the directive and applicable laws.
Participating in actions and events posted on vinspired.com
Users expressly acknowledge and agree to take part in vInspired activities at their sole risk.
vInspired shall not be liable for any of the following losses or damage (whether such damage or losses were foreseen, foreseeable, known or otherwise): (a) loss of data; (b) loss of revenue or anticipated profits; (c) loss of business; (d) loss of opportunity; (e) loss of goodwill or injury to reputation; (f) losses suffered by third parties; or (g) any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of vinspired.com regardless of the form of action.vInspired is not suggesting that anyone should take part in or organise any illegal activity including that against public property, public order or opinions held by others.
vInspired is also not suggesting that anyone should use insulting or abusive or threatening words or behaviour that would be likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress.
Terms Conditions for volunteers and potential volunteers
Welcome to vinspired.com.
In these Terms and Conditions the definitions shall have the meaning shown in the glossary.
If you use the Website, you must comply with these Terms and Conditions.
Although you must read these Terms and Conditions in full, we think the most important points for you are:
(a) You must be over 16 or over or have parental consent to view or use the Website. You can only create a Profile and participate in Opportunities if you are between 14-25 (inclusive).
(b) You must comply with our House Rules when you contribute Content to the Website.
(c) The Provider websites are independent from us, and we have no control over the Opportunities they offer. vInspired is therefore not responsible and can accept no liability for the Opportunities.
(d) Just because an Opportunity is shown on the Website, does not mean it is available.
(f) If you do not want the Content you contribute to the Website to be made publicly available on the Website for other users to see, you can select a private Profile.
(a) Except as permitted in these Terms and Conditions, 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.
(b) You agree that vInspired 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.
(c) You must be over 16 or over or have parental consent to view or use the Website. You must be between the ages of 14-25 (inclusive) to create a Profile and/or participate in an Opportunity.
(d) You must keep secret any password you have and not let any other person or organisation use it. You must notify us immediately of any suspected misuse of your password.
(a) vInspired does not guarantee that the information contained in the Website is accurate, verified or complete. v accepts no liability if you or any person or organisation relies on or uses the information.
(b) vInspired does not guarantee that the Website will be uninterrupted or error free, or that the Website or your use of it will be free of viruses or harmful material. You are responsible for ensuring that your computer is suitable to use the Website.
4. Information you provide to us
(a) You agree that any information you provide to us is true.
5. Online materials
Where content on the Website is supplied by others we do not control or endorse such content in any way.
6. Copyright and monitoring
The content of the Website is owned by vInspired or third parties. No content from the Website may be copied, used or reproduced without our written consent, except where it is used for research and non-commercial use where no consent is required. Please send your written requests to use content from the Website to firstname.lastname@example.org.
7. Linked sites and Providers
(a) When you access any other website through the Website (including Provider websites) you understand that it is independent from vInspired and that we have no control over that website, or the services offered through it.
(b) Where an Opportunity is posted on the Website, we cannot guarantee that it will be available and vInspired has no control over its availability.
(a) In circumstances where you suffer loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website, we accept no liability.
(b) vInspired accepts no responsibility for any loss or damage caused or alleged to be caused by your participation in an Opportunity. Any concerns or complaints regarding any Opportunity should be directed to the Provider.
(c) vInspired shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused or alleged to be caused by your use of another website or resource. Any concerns regarding any external link should be directed to email@example.com immediately.
(d) If we are liable to you for any reason, our liability will be limited to £200. (This limit does not apply to any liability we may have for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or fraudulent misrepresentation).
(a) We may assign, transfer, replace vInspired or subcontract any or all of our rights and obligations under these Terms and Conditions at any time.
(b) If any term of these Terms and Conditions is illegal, invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining terms shall continue to be valid.
(c) 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.
(d) Except in respect of a payment obligation to vInspired, neither you nor vInspired will be held liable for any failure to perform any obligation to the other due to causes beyond your reasonable control.
(e) 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.
(f) Except where Providers are provided with rights under these Terms and Conditions, these Terms and Conditions do not confer any rights on any person or party (other than you and/or us) pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.
10.1 All contact or notices to be given in relation to these Terms and Conditions or your use of the Website shall be given:
10.1.1 to us via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org; or
10.1.2 to you, via these Terms and Conditions or at the email address you provide when creating your Profile (or later update).
10.2 Notice will be deemed received when an e-mail is received in full.
If you upload any Content to the Site, you agree to accept the following house rules at all times:
(a) You must not post or upload any Content or use the Website in a way that breaches any law.
(b) You must not post or upload any Content or use the Website in a way that is offensive, threatening, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, harassing, false, misleading or unreliable, or that brings or is likely to bring the Website or vInspired into disrepute.
(c) You agree to not contribute Content that will infringe another user’s, organisation’s or person’s rights (including rights of privacy or publicity).
(d) Neither vInspired nor any Provider moderates any Content posted to the Website. v accepts no responsibility for any Content, but reserves the right to remove/edit any Content at any time.
(e) You are wholly responsible for all Content posted by you on the Website and for materials (including but not limited to emails) sent by you in connection to the Website.
(f) Please let us know immediately by contacting us at email@example.com if any of these rules are broken by you or other users, or if you have any concerns about material posted to the Website.
(g) Using your access to the Website to send unsolicited bulk email or spam is forbidden.
(h) We and/or any Provider reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to the Website immediately at any time.
(i) We and/or any Provider reserve the right to edit, or require you to edit, Content posted to the Website at any time.
(k) If your use of the Website, uploading of Content or breach of these Terms and Conditions creates losses for vInspired, you will compensate vInspired for all its losses (including direct and indirect losses, all costs and damages).
(l) If your access to the Website is terminated or suspended for any reason, you must not access the Website or any other vInspired website or create a new Profile without our prior consent.
(c) “Content” refers to any user generated content posted, attached or added to the Website including but not limited to any commentary, emails, information, screenshots, photographs, pictures, videos, text and artwork.
(d) “House Rules” refers to the house rules that form part of these Terms and Conditions.
(e) “Opportunity” or “Opportunities” refer to any volunteering activities (including but not limited to projects and events) offered to users on the Website through a Provider.
(f) “Providers” refers to organisations volunteering activities to users through the Website.
(h) “Programme” refers to the vInspired programme, a volunteering programme run by vInspired and facilitated through the Website (through which Providers can offer and arrange Opportunities for you).
(i) “Profile” refers to any profile you create during your use of the Website.
(k) “vInspired”, "v" “our”, “we” or “us” refer to vInspired (for details about us please see the end of these Terms and Conditions).
(l) “ vInspired awards” refers to awards that are issued by vInspired. For more information see: vinspired.com/rewards/awards
(m) The “Website” refers to this website: vinspired.com
A company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under number 5639689 and registered charity number: 1113255.
If you would like to contact vInspired: please email firstname.lastname@example.org.