Terms & Conditions
In the context of these terms and conditions, the following words shall have the following meanings:
“American Friends of the Brooke” (AFoB) means the sister organisation of the Brooke Hospital for Animals and it supports the same work/objectives as the Brooke.
"The Brooke" means the Brooke Hospital for Animals, a registered charity with its registered offices at 30 Farringdon Street, London EC4A 4HH. (Registered Charity No: 1085760)
"The Website" means any website under the ownership or control of American Friends of the Brooke from which a link has been created to these terms and conditions.
"The Material" means all of the information, data, text, graphics, links or computer code published on, contained or available on the website;
"User" means the individual, firm, company or organisation accessing this website or making an order.
2. Applicable terms and conditions
This website is owned by AFoB and any use made of this site (including registrations and donations made), are subject to these terms and conditions. AFoB may, at its sole discretion, modify or revise these terms and conditions at any time by updating the text of this page.
3. Use of the Website
Anyone is entitled to view any non-password protected parts of the website and to use for their own purposes the information contained therein, provided:
3.1 it is used for information purposes only, for reproduction for personal use only and not for commercial gain.
3.2 any links created to the website are notified to and approved by the American Friends of the Brooke before they are created.
3.3 no part of the website is copied, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means to any third party without the written permission of AFoB.
4. Copyright and trade marks
4.1 Copyright in the material is owned by AFoB or its content suppliers. Unauthorised use of the material including reproduction, storage, modification, distribution or republication without the prior written consent of AFoB or, where applicable, the respective copyright owner(s) is prohibited.
4.2 The names and logos of AFoB and all related product and service names, designs marks and slogans are the trade names, service marks or trade marks of AFoB and may not be used without the prior consent of the AFoB.
4.3 All works in the nature of databases attract database rights.
The website is intended to provide general information only and, as such, should not be considered as a substitute for advice covering any specific situation. Users should seek appropriate advice before taking or refraining from taking any action in reliance on any information contained in this website. So far as permissible by law, AFoB does not accept any liability to any person relating to the use of any such information.
Whilst AFoB has taken every precaution in compiling this site neither it nor any contributors to the site can be held responsible for any action (or the lack thereof) taken by any person or organisation wherever they shall be based, as a result, direct or otherwise, on information contained in or accessed through this internet site.
6. Target audience
AFoB makes information accessible via the website in good faith, but AFoB does not represent or warrant that it is accurate, complete or correct. AFoB has no liability whatsoever in respect of any use which you make of such information except in the case of personal injury or death caused by the negligence of AFoB.
The information provided on this website has not been written to meet individual requirements. It is your sole responsibility to satisfy yourself, prior to using the information in any way for your purposes. Before making any decisions based on the information contained on the website, you are strongly advised to refer to alternative, independent sources of information to substantiate the basis for your decision.
7. Third party websites
The website contains links to websites operated by parties other than AFoB. Such links are provided for the user's convenience only. AFoB does not control such websites, and is not responsible for their content. AFoB’s inclusion of links to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators. The user is solely responsible for evaluating the accuracy and completeness of any information contained on the third party websites, and also the value and integrity of any goods and services offered by such websites.
Whilst AFoB makes all reasonable attempts to exclude viruses from the website it cannot ensure such exclusion and no liability is accepted for damage caused through the downloading of viruses. Therefore, you are recommended to take all appropriate safeguards before downloading information.
9. On-line Transactions and Refunds policy
AFoB reserves the right to vary event registration fees and the prices of any goods or services listed without notice. All event registrations and orders for goods or services are subject to availability and AFoB reserves the right to refuse to accept any registration and to refuse to supply any goods or services to any individual.
Refunds will be given at the discretion of the management.
Although the website uses encryption security software in areas where online payment details are accepted, the security of information and payments transmitted via the Internet cannot be guaranteed. Any loss incurred or sustained by any user who transmits information by means of e-mail or other Internet links shall be borne solely and exclusively by such user and in no event shall any such loss in whole or part be borne by AFoB or it's agents.
11.1 If any provisions of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid or unenforceable, the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected.
11.2 These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between AFoB and the user and supercede all other (prior or contemporaneous) communications and proposals, whether electronic or written, between the user and AFoB.
11.3 Any failure of AFoB to exercise or enforce any of its rights under these terms and conditions shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any such rights or operate so as to bar the subsequent exercise or enforcement or any such rights.