Terms & conditions

Terms and conditions for use of the For the Arts website. Please note that by accessing and interacting with the For the Arts website you are agreeing to the terms and conditions of use set out here.

Terms & Conditions

1. Ownership

This website is owned and operated by National Campaign for the Arts (Charity) Ltd (“NCA”), a company incorporated in England (company no. 03853716, and charity no. 1079313) whose registered office is at The Old Wesleyan Chapel, Bridge Street, Kings Cliffe, Peterborough, England, PE8 6XH. If you would like to contact us or complain about anything contained on the website, please use the following details.

Email: hello@forthearts.org.uk

The National Campaign for the Arts’ (NCA) website is accessible to everyone.

Your personal data is only used by NCA and organisations it contracts for activities related to its work and will never be passed to other third parties.

You have a right to access the personal information we hold about you at any time. If you wish to do this, please put your request in writing.

2. General

All Intellectual Property Rights in and to the website and all content and materials contained therein are owned by and shall remain owned by us or our licensors. You may view, download and print any materials and information made available to you through the website subject to the following conditions:

(a) the material and information may only be used for your personal and non-commercial purposes;

(b) the material and information shall not be reproduced or included in any other work or publication in any medium;

(c) the material and information may not be modified or altered in any way;

(d) the material and information may not be distributed or sold to any third party;

(e) you may not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in the material or the information.

For the avoidance of doubt, these Terms of Use are not intended to prevent you recording in manual form any individual item of information, or disclosing any individual item of information, free of charge, to friends or relations for non-commercial purposes provided that you take all reasonable steps to ensure that any person to whom you may disclose that information complies with these.

This website contains links to websites and microsites operated by third parties that are not under our control and are provided to you for your convenience only. We make no warranties or representations whatsoever about any other website which you may access through this website or any services that they may provide. Without limiting the foregoing, these sites are in no way approved, vetted, checked or endorsed by us and you agree that we shall not be responsible or in any way liable for the content, accuracy, compliance with relevant laws or accessibility of any information, data, advice or statements or for the quality of any products or services available on such sites. If you choose to access a website beyond our control, you do so at your own risk. In addition, use of any such third party website or microsite may be subject to your acceptance of additional terms and conditions.

While we endeavour to ensure that the information on the website is correct, we do not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on the website. Commentary and information is not intended to amount to advice and you should not rely on it without seeking independent advice for your circumstances. We may make changes to the material on the website, or to the products and prices described in it, at any time without notice. The material on the website may be out of date, and we make no commitment to update such material.

3. Disclaimer

We will exercise all reasonable skill and care in providing the website. Some materials and information on the website are provided by third parties and therefore we are not able to guarantee the accuracy, completeness, currency or reliability of any such materials or information.

Therefore, except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use, the website and all materials and information provided through it are provided on an “as is” basis without warranty of any kind, either express or implied (whether by common law, custom, statute or otherwise) and all other conditions, statements and warranties (including, but not limited to, any implied warranty of the fitness for a particular purpose of the website or that your use of the website will not infringe the rights of any third party) are hereby excluded to the fullest amount permissible by law. Without limiting the foregoing, we make no warranty that the website and all materials and information provided through it will meet your requirements. Therefore, we advise you to check any materials or information provided to you through the website as any reliance that you place on the accuracy, completeness, currency or reliability of that information is at your own risk.

4. Liability

Nothing in these Terms of Use shall exclude or limit our liability for:

(a) death or personal injury caused by negligence; or

(b) any loss suffered by you as a result of your reliance on any fraudulent misrepresentation made by us to you; or

Subject to above you agree that we shall not be liable for: (a) any direct loss, claim or damage; (b) any indirect loss, claim or damage, or any punitive, special, incidental or consequential damages of any kind; or (c) any loss of profit or loss of savings or loss or corruption of data (in each case whether direct or indirect), in each case whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability, or otherwise, which arises out of or is in any way connected with (i) any use of this website or its contents including any User Generated Content on the website; (ii) any failure or delay in the use of any component of the website or any service including, without limitation, any unavailability of the website or the services irrespective of the duration of any period of unavailability; or (iii) any use of or reliance upon any information, material, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through the website, in all cases even if we have been forewarned of the possibility of such loss or damage.

Without limiting the effect of clauses above, due to the inherent risks of using the internet, we cannot be liable for any damage to, or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or any other property when using or browsing the website. The downloading or other acquisition of any materials or information through the website is done at your own discretion and risk and with your agreement that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the downloading or acquisition of any such materials.

We will notify you of any such claims or proceedings and keep you informed as to the progress of such claims or proceedings.

5. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold NCA, its affiliates, and each of their directors, officers, agents, contractors, partners and employees, harmless from and against any loss, liability, claim, demand, damages, costs and expenses, including legal fees incurred, arising out of or in connection with any User Generated Content you post or share on or through the website, your use of the website or the services provided through the website, your conduct in connection with the website or services provided or with other users of the website, or any violation of these Terms of Use or of any law or the rights of any third party.

6. Data Protection and Privacy Policy

We will only use any personal information that we may collect about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Please also read our Cookies Usage Policy to see how we use cookies on this website. This Privacy Policy and the Cookies Usage Policy form an essential part of these Terms of Use and it is important that you read them. By accepting these Terms of Use you also accept and consent to our Privacy Policy and Cookies Usage Policy.

7. Cookies Usage Policy

When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example:

  • enabling a service to recognise your device so you don’t have to give the same information several times during one task
  • recognising that you may already have given a username and password so you don’t need to do it for every web page requested
  • measuring how people use the site, what pages they visit and how long they spend so that we can improve services to members

8. Third Party Cookies

We use Google Analytics to track behaviour patterns on the site. This data is completely anonymised and does not store any personal data. For more info please read the Google Privacy Policy https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

NCA currently allows the organisations listed below to place targeting cookies. For information please view the links below:

Google http://www.google.com/intl/en-GB/policies/technologies/cookies/ 

Facebook http://en-gb.facebook.com/help/cookies/

WordPress https://wordpress.org/about/privacy/ 

YouTube https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/

Twitter https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=en

Please note that if you delete, block or otherwise restrict cookies, or if you use a different device or Internet browser, you may need to renew your opt-out choice. Alternatively, you can also delete these cookies directly within your browser options.

We may occasionally drop re-targeting cookies. We currently allow

Google AdWords http://www.google.com/intl/en-GB/policies/technologies/cookies/

9. Privacy Policy

NCA is committed to safeguarding the privacy of all visitors to ww.forthearts.org.uk (the “website”). This Privacy Policy (together with our Terms of Use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following Privacy Policy to understand how we use and protect the information that you provide to us.

By visiting and remaining on this website you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

9.1. Contacting NCA

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”), the data controller is the National Campaign for the Arts (Charity) Ltd. If you want to know what information we hold about you or if you have any other queries in relation to this Privacy Policy, our contact details are as follows:

Email: hello@forthearts.org.uk

9.2. Information that we collect from you

9.2.1 If you use the website to register to the NCA, purchase items or make a donation you will be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name, contact details and payment details and we will collect and keep this information. By making a donation via the website, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of such information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

9.2.2 If you decide to register website you will be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name and contact details and we will collect and keep this information. By registering with the website, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of such information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

9.2.3 We may collect information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email newsletters and other communications.

9.2.4 We may collect information that you provide to us by filling in other forms on the website, including information provided at the time of subscribing for a particular service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with the website.

9.2.5 We may collect generic information about your visits to and use of the website such as your IP addresses, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views. Individual users will not be identifiable from this information and we may use this information for a number of purposes such as optimising the use of the website, disclosing to third party contributors or for security purposes. In particular, we may use an analytics service provider for website traffic analysis and reporting and to track information such as which browser, screen resolution and IP address you are using to access our website, in addition to tracking your movements around our website.

9.2.6 We may also collect information about your usage of the website, as well as information about you, from e-mails or letters that you send to us. For example, if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence. We will only use any such information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

9.2.7 Any materials or information that you post to the website may be visible to other users of the website and is stored on our secure cloud-based storage for the purposes of making the website available. We do not collect any personal information contained in any such post or store it for any other purpose. We advise you to be selective about what information you post on the website or that you provide to other users.

9.2.8 We may receive some information that you submit to any third party website that you access from a link contained in the website. Both us and the owner or operator of that third party site will be the data controller in respect of any such information and you should check the privacy policy of that website to find out how they will use your data. We will only use that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

9.3 Use of your information

9.3.1 We will only use your information for the following purposes:

(a) to ensure that content from the website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your device;

(b) to provide you with information and news that you request from us or which we feel may interest you;

(c) to provide you with information about third parties’ products, services and events that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;

(d) to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;

(e) to administer, support, improve and develop our website.

9.4 Disclosure of your information

9.4.1 Other than as expressly set out in this Privacy Policy or as otherwise required or permitted by law, we will not share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.

9.4.2 We may disclose your personal information to (i) to any third party to whom disclosure is necessary to enable us to provide you with any service to which you have subscribed via the website and (ii) any person to whom disclosure is necessary to enable us to enforce our rights under this Privacy Policy or under the Terms of Use.

9.5 Third Party websites and Contributors

9.1 Advertisements contained on our website operate as links to that advertiser’s website(s) and as such any information they collect by virtue of your clicking on that link will be collected and used in accordance with the privacy policy of that advertiser.

9.6 Security and Data Retention

9.6.1 We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. We will retain your information for the duration of your membership of the website and for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires or permits.

9.6.2 We will store all the personal information you provide, including login details, on our secure cloud-based storage. All electronic transactions you make to or receive from us will be encrypted using SSL technology.

9.6.3 Data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

9.7 International Data Transfers 

9.7.1 Our servers are situated in the UK, however we collect data from wherever users are situated. The information that we collect will therefore be transferred to the UK from any other country in which you may be located and will be subject to UK data protection laws rather than the laws of the country in which you are resident.

9.7.2 We do not transfer personal data outside the European Economic Area.

9.8 Your Rights

9.8.1 You are entitled to see the information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact us using the information provided above. We are entitled by law to charge a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

9.8.2 You may request us to cease sending you any marketing information at any time by notifying us in writing or alternatively each marketing email sent to you will contain an easy, automated way for you to cease receiving marketing emails from us, or to change your marketing permissions. If you wish to do this, simply follow the instructions at the end of any email. You may request us to cease processing your data at any time but if you withdraw your consent to certain types of processing described above we may be unable to maintain your membership of the website.

9.8.3 If you have received unwanted, unsolicited emails sent via this system or purporting to be sent via this system, please forward a copy of that email with your comments to hello@forthearts.org.uk for review.

9.9 Updating Information

Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated at any time.

9.10 Changes to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to make changes to the Privacy Policy from time to time. Any such changes to our Privacy Policy will be posted to the website and, where appropriate, through e-mail notification.

Updated September 2016