Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of Material Focus’s website, https://www.materialfocus.org.uk/ and materials and the Material Focus brand. Material Focus is a not-for-profit organisation. Our vision is a world where materials are never wasted. Recycle Your Electricals is our UK-wide campaign to stop the nation throwing away or hoarding unwanted old electricals.

The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and all Agreements: “User”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing this website and subject to these terms and conditions. “The Organisation”, “Ourselves”, “We”, “Our” and “Us”, refers to Material Focus. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the User and Ourselves. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the User in the most appropriate manner for the express purpose of meeting the User’s needs in respect of provision of the Company’s stated services, in accordance with and subject to, applicable law of England and Wales. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalisation and/or he/she or they, is taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.

1. Terms

By accessing the website at https://www.materialfocus.org.uk/, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

2. Use of Materials and Branding

2.1 Unless otherwise indicated the contents of this website, including the names, images and logos identifying Material Focus and its products and services, and any branding associated with Material Focus including names, images and logos identifying us (“the Branding”), are the property of Us and are protected, without limitation, as copyright works, and/or registered and unregistered trade marks, and may only be used in accordance with 2.3 below.

2.2 You, and the business/organisation you represent, must obtain our prior written consent before using any Branding by emailing us at branding@materialfocus.org.uk setting out all relevant materials you intend to use, the reason for their use and any other information we reasonably require. You may not use any Branding before such time as we have provided our written consent.

2.3 Subject always to 2.2, all material produced by us including on this website (which for the avoidance of doubt does not include material on any linked website of a third party) and the Branding, may be copied or downloaded for your own use within the United Kingdom provided

 (i) that all use of Branding must be strictly in accordance with the applicable brand guidelines, which will be provided on written request by you to us at branding@materialfocus.org.uk

(ii) you may not host any material or Branding or a variation of it on any website

(iii) you may not adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any of the material or Branding;

(iv) you may not use the material or Branding in any commercial manner including incorporating any of our Branding on any merchandise or promotional items .

2.4 These Terms and Conditions permit use of the materials and the Branding only within the United Kingdom. If you wish to use the materials or Branding for other purposes or outside the United Kingdom please contact us to arrange a specific licence for use.

2.5 If you download software from our website, the software including any files, images incorporated in or generated by the software and data accompanying the software (together, the “Software”) will be subject to a specific license to be issued to you by us. We do not transfer title to the Software to you. We will retain full and complete title to the Software and all intellectual property rights therein. You may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse-engineer or disassemble the Software.

3. Use licence

3.1 Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Material Focus’s website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a licence, not a transfer of title, and under this licence you may not:

(i) modify or copy the materials;

(ii) use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);

(iii) attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Material Focus’s website;

(iv) remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or

(v) transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.

3.2 This licence shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Material Focus at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this licence, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

4. Disclaimer

4.1 The materials on Material Focus’s website are provided on an ‘as is’ basis. Material Focus makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.

4.2 Further, Material Focus does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

5. Limitations

In no event shall Material Focus or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Material Focus’s website, even if Material Focus or a Material Focus authorised representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage.

6. Accuracy of materials

The materials appearing on Material Focus’s website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Material Focus does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete or current. Material Focus may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. However, Material Focus does not make any commitment to update the materials.

7. Links

Material Focus has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Material Focus of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user’s own risk.

8. Modifications

Material Focus may revise these terms of service for its website at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these terms of service.

9. Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England & Wales.