www.whiteribboncampaign.co.uk is the official website of White Ribbon UK, White Ribbon House, 1 New Road, Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, HX7 5DZ, charity number 1123874.
2. Application of these terms
These Terms govern your use of the White Ribbon UK site www.whiteribboncampaign.co.uk. You can print off these Terms, or store them in your computer, for future reference. Please read them carefully. If you do not wish to accept these Terms, then please do not use the Site.
3. Description of the service
The Service is designed to provide men in the UK with information and resources about violence against women and encourage them to sign the pledge against violence and participate in actions to challenge violence against women.
The site is aimed at people who are aged 14 years old and over. If you are aged 14 to 18, we advise you to inform your parent or legal guardian that you are registering on and/or using the Site. If you are under the age of 14, you may not register on and/or use the site.
We also strongly recommend that if you are between the ages of 14 and 18, you should read one or all of the safety guides listed below before you Post Your Content to any of the Sites: www.thinkuknow.co.uk; and/or www.internetsafetyzone.co.uk.
5. General Rules for Use of the Service
5.1 You must not:
5.1.1 permit or create unauthorised framing of, or deep linking to, the site from another website under your management or control;
5.1.2 copy, adapt, modify, reverse engineer, disassemble or decompile any of the software underlying the site; or
5.1.3 create or maintain any unauthorised connection to the site
5.2 We strongly recommend that when using the Site you do not disclose your personal contact details such as phone numbers, postal or email addresses;
5.3 The Content provided on the Site is protected by Intellectual Property owned by us or others. Except as expressly permitted by these Terms, you may not copy, download or distribute any Content from any of the Site, other than Your Content.
6. © White Ribbon UK 2010. All rights reserved
All material on this website is copyright of White Ribbon UK or to third parties who have contributed material. You may view the contents on screen and are permitted to print copies of or save reasonable extracts to your local hard disk from this website for your personal use or private study. You can use the content of this website as long as the content is clearly attributed to White Ribbon UK or to the third party contributor and you have obtained permission from White Ribbon UK to use the materials.
7. External links
8. Our liability to you
8.1 We will not have any liability arising out of your use of or inability to use the Service or any of the Site for: any business losses (including loss of profit, business, contracts or goodwill); or any unforeseeable losses or damages.
8.2 Please note that you are responsible for Your Content and you will be responsible for any costs and/or losses which White Ribbon UK suffers as a result of Your Content including legal fees and damages.
8.3 In certain circumstances, we may have a legal obligation to disclose your contact/registration details and other material. Should we do this you agree to take no action against White Ribbon UK.
8.4 We are not responsible for and do not endorse the Content or any views Posted by any User on the Site or the accuracy or reliability of such content. We do not accept any responsibility for the publication of any Defamatory material/content or any loss which you may sustain as a result of any Defamatory or otherwise harmful material/content being Posted by any person on the Site. We reserve the right to remove from the Site any such Content of which we may become aware. We set out below how to draw material to our attention if you have any complaint.
8.5 We do not seek to exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence, or for fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability which may not be excluded by law.
8.6 Nothing in these Terms will exclude or limit any of your rights as a consumer.
8.7 We shall not have any liability to you for any delay in performance of the Service or any other matters to the extent that such events or matters are due to any events outside our reasonable control.
8.9 We will have no liability arising from any link being placed on the Site to another website which we are not responsible for.
8.10 The Site is accessed via the World Wide Web, which is independent of us. Your use of the World Wide Web is solely at your own risk and subject to all applicable national and international laws and regulations. We do not represent that the Site are appropriate or available for use in any jurisdiction other than the United Kingdom. We shall have no responsibility for any information or service obtained by you on the World Wide Web.
8.11 If you breach any of these Terms, you will be responsible for our losses and costs resulting from your breach.
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10 . Availability of the Service
10.1 The Service is provided as it is in its current form. While we use reasonable skill and care in providing the Service, we do not guarantee that the Site or the Service or any part of it will meet your requirements or expectations.
10.2 We make reasonable efforts to ensure that the information and material provided on the Site is accurate and up-to-date, however errors or conflicts in the data may occur, and may not be correctable.
10.3 We reserve the right to interrupt the Service on a regularly scheduled basis or otherwise, with or without giving prior notice, in order to perform maintenance. However, we will use reasonable efforts to schedule maintenance during low-usage times of day.
10.4 You acknowledge that the Service may be interrupted for reasons beyond our control, and we cannot guarantee that you will be able to access the Service or your Account whenever you may wish to do so. We will not be liable for any interruptions to the Service, or any inability to access the Site, resulting from any causes beyond our reasonable control, such as the quality of your Internet connection or the operation of payment systems on the Sites.
10.5 You are responsible for obtaining Internet access to the Site from where you are in order to use Service. We cannot be held responsible for your failure to access the Site or use the Service from any location or browser. Any access fees incurred in reaching the Site(e.g. dial up charges) and any equipment necessary to access the Service are your responsibility.
11. Duration and Termination
11.1 We reserve the right to send you one or more written warnings or immediately suspend or terminate your registration with or your use of the Sites if you breach these Terms (repeatedly or otherwise).
12.1 These Terms are governed by English law, and you and we agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. If you live in Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales, the laws and courts of that country will apply, if you so wish.
13. Complaints and Customer Care
13.1 If you have a complaint about the Content Posted by any User on any of the Site please contact us using the contact form provided on the 'Contact Us' page.
13.2 If you are unhappy with any aspect of the Service, you may write to us using the contact details given on the contact page.
14. Alteration of terms and conditions
We reserve the right to alter these terms and conditions when updating this website.
Many thanks to Steve Shaw, a Prison Officer currently attached to Safer Leeds Domestic Violence Team, working with perpetrators of domestic violence. On the 26th May 2013 he will be taking part in the Edinburgh Marathon, running to stop violence against women and raising funds for the White Ribbon Campaign. He invites you all to support him in this extremely worthwhile campaign by visiting my just giving page @ http://www.justgiving.com/Stephen-Shaw1
On Wednesday 7th November, representatives of the White Ribbon Campaign, Chris Green and Joan Taylor, attended a parliamentary photo call in London. The event was attended by many Labour MPs including Harriet Harmon and Yvette Cooper.
Around 85% of forced marriage victims are women in the UK.