Terms of use

Web­site Terms and Conditions

SOFII is a free ser­vice, how­ev­er, please be aware of the fol­low­ing terms and con­di­tions when using this site.

This is the SOFII web­site. Your use of this web­site is sub­ject to the fol­low­ing terms and con­di­tions, which you are deemed to accept each time you use the website.

we” means The SOFII Foun­da­tion, and our” shall be con­strued accord­ing­ly. you” means the person/​firm/​company or organ­i­sa­tion brows­ing and/​or using the SOFII web­site, and your” shall be con­strued accordingly.

Inter­rup­tions and Omis­sions in Service

Whilst we try to ensure that the stan­dard of this web­site remains high and to main­tain the con­ti­nu­ity of it, the inter­net is not an inher­ent­ly sta­ble medi­um. Errors, omis­sions, inter­rup­tions of ser­vice and delays may occur at any time. We do not accept any lia­bil­i­ty aris­ing from any such errors, omis­sions, inter­rup­tions or delays. Nei­ther do we accept any ongo­ing oblig­a­tion or respon­si­bil­i­ty to oper­ate this web­site (or any par­tic­u­lar part of it) or to pro­vide the ser­vice offered on this web­site. We may vary the spec­i­fi­ca­tion of this site from time to time with­out notice.

1. Links to oth­er Sites

On this site you will be offered auto­mat­ic links to oth­er sites which we hope will be of inter­est to you. We do not accept any respon­si­bil­i­ty for or lia­bil­i­ty in respect of the con­tent of those sites, the own­ers of which do not nec­es­sar­i­ly have any con­nec­tion, com­mer­cial or oth­er­wise, with us. Using auto­mat­ic links to gain access to such sites is entire­ly at your own risk.

2. Infor­ma­tion on this Site

Whilst we make every effort to ensure that the infor­ma­tion on this site is accu­rate and com­plete, some of the infor­ma­tion is sup­plied to us by third par­ties and we are not able to check the accu­ra­cy or com­plete­ness of that infor­ma­tion. We do not accept any lia­bil­i­ty aris­ing from any inac­cu­ra­cy or omis­sion in any of the infor­ma­tion on this site or any lia­bil­i­ty in respect of infor­ma­tion on this site sup­plied by you, any oth­er site user or any oth­er person.

3. Your Use of this Site

You may only use this Site for law­ful pur­pos­es. You must not under any cir­cum­stances seek to under­mine the secu­ri­ty of the Site or any infor­ma­tion sub­mit­ted to or avail­able through it. In par­tic­u­lar, but with­out lim­i­ta­tion, you must not seek to access, alter or delete any infor­ma­tion to which you do not have autho­rised access, seek to over­load the sys­tem via spam­ming or flood­ing, take any action or use any device, rou­tine or soft­ware to crash, delay, dam­age or oth­er­wise inter­fere with the oper­a­tion of this Site or attempt to deci­pher, dis­as­sem­ble or mod­i­fy any of the soft­ware, cod­ing or infor­ma­tion com­prised in the Site.

You are sole­ly respon­si­ble for any infor­ma­tion sub­mit­ted by you to this site. You are respon­si­ble for ensur­ing that all infor­ma­tion sup­plied by you is true, accu­rate, up-to-date and not mis­lead­ing or like­ly to mis­lead or deceive and that it is not dis­crim­i­na­to­ry, obscene, offen­sive, defam­a­to­ry or oth­er­wise ille­gal, unlaw­ful or in breach of any applic­a­ble leg­is­la­tion, reg­u­la­tions, guide­lines or codes of prac­tice or the copy­right, trade mark or oth­er intel­lec­tu­al prop­er­ty rights of any per­son in any juris­dic­tion. You are also respon­si­ble for ensur­ing that all infor­ma­tion, data and files are free of virus­es or oth­er rou­tines or engines that may dam­age or inter­fere with any sys­tem or data pri­or to being sub­mit­ted to this site. We reserve the right to remove any infor­ma­tion sup­plied by you from the web­site at our sole dis­cre­tion, at any time and for any rea­son with­out being required to give any explanation.

4. Infor­ma­tion Sub­mit­ted by You

We will use infor­ma­tion sup­plied by you (includ­ing, with­out lim­i­ta­tion, sen­si­tive per­son­al data) to achieve the goals of the web­site and asso­ci­at­ed admin­is­tra­tive func­tions. This involves us, amongst oth­er things, pro­cess­ing and stor­ing infor­ma­tion (includ­ing, with­out lim­i­ta­tion, sen­si­tive per­son­al data) and pass­ing or mak­ing avail­able online such infor­ma­tion to prospec­tive donors and advi­sors; infor­ma­tion about projects and char­i­ties will be passed to donors and may be post­ed direct­ly onto the web­site. We may col­lect and aggre­gate data from the infor­ma­tion sup­plied by you to help us to under­stand our users as a group so that we can pro­vide you with a bet­ter ser­vice. We may also share infor­ma­tion with select­ed third par­ties where it is deemed ben­e­fi­cial to the reg­is­tered char­i­ties. You con­sent to us using infor­ma­tion pro­vid­ed by you (includ­ing, with­out lim­i­ta­tion, sen­si­tive per­son­al data) in each of these ways.

We will process any data which you pro­vide in com­plet­ing the online reg­is­tra­tion or appli­ca­tion forms and any fur­ther forms, assess­ments or per­son­al details which you com­plete or pro­vide to us when using this site in accor­dance with UK data pro­tec­tion leg­is­la­tion. We explain more about your per­son­al data in our Pri­va­cy Policy.

5. Con­tent Rights

The rights in mate­r­i­al on this site are pro­tect­ed by inter­na­tion­al copy­right, soft­ware and trade­mark laws and you agree to use this site in a way which does not infringe these rights. You may copy mate­r­i­al on this site for your own pri­vate or domes­tic pur­pos­es, but no copy­ing for any com­mer­cial or busi­ness use is per­mit­ted. For more infor­ma­tion, see our Copy­right Policy.

6. Secu­ri­ty and Passwords

In order to reg­is­ter with this site and to sign in when you vis­it the site, you will need to use a user name and pass­word. You are sole­ly respon­si­ble for the secu­ri­ty and prop­er use of your pass­word, which should be kept con­fi­den­tial at all times and not dis­closed to any oth­er per­son. You must noti­fy us imme­di­ate­ly if you believe that your pass­word is known to some­one else or if it may be used in an unau­tho­rised way. We accept no lia­bil­i­ty for any unau­tho­rised or improp­er use or dis­clo­sure of any password.

7. Ter­mi­na­tion

We may ter­mi­nate your reg­is­tra­tion and/​or deny you access to the site or any part of it (includ­ing any ser­vices, goods or infor­ma­tion avail­able on or through the site) at any time in our absolute dis­cre­tion and with­out any expla­na­tion or notification.

8. Lia­bil­i­ty

We accept no lia­bil­i­ty for any loss (whether direct or indi­rect, for loss of busi­ness, rev­enue or prof­its, wast­ed expen­di­ture, cor­rup­tion or destruc­tion of data or for any oth­er indi­rect or con­se­quen­tial loss what­so­ev­er) aris­ing from your use of the site and we here­by exclude any such lia­bil­i­ty, whether in con­tract, tort (includ­ing for neg­li­gence) or oth­er­wise. We here­by exclude all rep­re­sen­ta­tions, war­ranties and con­di­tions relat­ing to this web­site and your use of it to the max­i­mum extent per­mit­ted by law.

You agree to indem­ni­fy us and keep us indem­ni­fied against all costs, expens­es, claims, loss­es, lia­bil­i­ties or pro­ceed­ings aris­ing from use or mis­use by you of this site.

You must noti­fy us imme­di­ate­ly if any­one makes or threat­ens to make any claim against you relat­ing to your use of this site.

9. Choice of Law and Jurisdiction

The use of this web­site and any agree­ments entered into through this web­site are to be gov­erned by and con­strued in accor­dance with Eng­lish law. The courts of Eng­land are to have exclu­sive juris­dic­tion to set­tle any dis­pute aris­ing out of or in con­nec­tion with the use of this web­site or any agree­ment made through this website.

Some of the goods or ser­vices offered through this web­site may not be law­ful or may oth­er­wise not be per­mit­ted in cer­tain coun­tries out­side the Unit­ed King­dom. If you attempt to order, receive, pur­chase or oth­er­wise ben­e­fit from any such goods or ser­vices, we do not accept any lia­bil­i­ty for any loss­es suf­fered by you in using this web­site which you would not have suf­fered had you been access­ing this web­site as a Unit­ed King­dom res­i­dent (includ­ing as a result of us being pre­vent­ed from deal­ing with any appli­ca­tion or enquiry by any law, reg­u­la­tion or oth­er rul­ing applic­a­ble in any country).

10. Changes to Terms and Con­di­tions and Invalidity

These web­site terms and con­di­tions may be changed by us at any time. You will be deemed to accept the terms and con­di­tions (as amend­ed) when you next use this site fol­low­ing any amendment.

If any pro­vi­sion of these terms and con­di­tions is held to be invalid by a court of com­pe­tent juris­dic­tion, such inva­lid­i­ty shall not affect the valid­i­ty of the remain­ing pro­vi­sions, which shall remain in full force and effect.