Thank you for visiting the My Pickle website. This page tells you the terms on which you may use our website: mypickle.org. Please read these carefully before use.
1.6 You must be 16 or over or have consent from a parent or guardian to view or use the Website.
1.7 Our Website is directed to people living in the United Kingdom. We do not represent that material available on or through our Website is appropriate for use or available in other locations.
3. CHANGES TO THIS WEBSITE
3.1 We frequently update the Website and make changes to the Content (as defined in clause 7.1) at any time. However, please note that any of the Content on our Website may be out of date at any given time and we are under no obligation to update it.
3.2 Although we use our reasonable efforts to update the Content, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied that the Content is free from errors or omissions, accurate, complete or up-to-date.
4. USE OF OUR WEBSITE
4.1 Access to our Website is made available free of charge. We do not guarantee that the Website, or any Content or other information on it will always be available or uninterrupted.
4.2 You have permission for temporary use of our Website, but we can withdraw, suspend, restrict, discontinue or change all or any part of our Website at any time without telling you and without being legally responsible to you.
5.1 The Website may include content provided by other users of the Website, including but not limited to:
5.1.1 a Listing as further defined in clause 6.2;
5.1.2 stories of personal journeys of users (“Stories”); and
5.1.3 Any other materials or information provided by other users of the Websites for use on our Website (“Information”)
6. PROVIDING SUBMISSIONS TO MY PICKLE
6.1 Users may provide a Submission to us via the “Contribute” button on our Website.
6.2 Any third-party support service or resource suggested by a user for use by other users is considered a “Listing”. In order to qualify as a Listing, the suggested service or resource must meet our criteria, including that it: (a) helps with any big life challenge; (b) is available nationally across England, Scotland, Wales and/or Northern Ireland (not just in a limited number of local locations); and (c) is relevant to a UK audience.
6.3 A Listing can include but is not limited to: (a) an online or offline service. For example, a helpline or national network of local support groups; (b) a product like a book or gadget; or (c) a service, resource or offering that is free or that costs money.
6.6 We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any Submission by you to our Website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
6.9 We reserve the right to delete, edit, remove or not publish Submissions without prior notice.
6.10 You understand that when you provide Submissions in any form to our Website we may authorise the Submissions to be distributed or syndicated to or published on: (i) our Website; (ii) other “My Pickle” branded environments (including but not limited to social media and/or promotional materials) and; (iii) other third party websites.
6.11 If you are a copyright owner or agent thereof and believe that any of our Content infringes upon your copyright, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
6.12 If you would like your Submission removed from our Website, please contact us at: email@example.com.
7. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
7.1 We are the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Website, and in the material we publish on it (the “Content”). This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance, Submissions and graphics. Our material is protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved and unless otherwise specified, the authors of such works asserts their moral right under Chapter 4 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 to be identified as the author of the relevant works.
7.2 We own or licence the Content of our Website and provide it to you for your informational purposes only. You must not use or exploit any part of the Content on our Website for commercial purposes without notifying us of your intentions and obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
7.4 Nothing on this Website should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any licence or right in or to our intellectual property rights without our express written permission.
7.5 We make no representations or warranties of any kind as to the accuracy, reliability, currency, or completeness of Content or that the provision of services through our Website meets your requirements or expectations. Inclusion of Content does not mean that we support or recommend a specific service or other information. We are not responsible or liable for any decisions you may make in reliance on the Content. Your use of our services is at your sole risk.
7.6 If you are a copyright owner or agent thereof and believe that any of our Content infringes upon your copyright, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
7.7 If you wish to complain about Content on our Website please contact us at: email@example.com.
8. DONATE FUNCTION
8.2 We will process your Donation via the payment method used at the time of donating.
8.3 Subject to the requirements of applicable laws, we will not provide a refund for any Donations received for any reason.
9. OUR LEGAL RESPONSIBILITY TO YOU
9.1 My Pickle provides general information only. As such, Content is not intended to be and is not a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment. Nothing on our Website (including but not limited to third party links from our Website) should be construed as the giving of advice or the making of a recommendation regarding any decision or action relating to your health and wellbeing, or the health and wellbeing of others.
9.2 It is up to you to contact a professional if you are concerned about the health and wellbeing of yourself or someone else. You should consult a qualified professional regarding questions or decision relating to your health or wellbeing. If you or anyone you know is in immediate danger, you should contact the emergency services (dial 999 in the UK).
9.4 Subject to clause 9.3, we:
9.4.1 exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our Website or any Content on it; and
9.4.2 will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
(a) use of or inability to use our Website; or
(b) use of or reliance on any Content displayed on our Website.
In particular, we will not be liable for:
(c) loss of profits, sales, business or revenue;
(d) business interruption;
(e) loss of anticipated savings;
(f) loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
(g) any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
11. VIRUSES, HACKING AND OTHER OFFENCES
11.1 We use reasonable endeavours to ensure that our Website does not contain or disseminate any viruses or material which is malicious or technologically harmful. However, we do not guarantee that our Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses and we are not liable for any loss or damage caused by viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your device, equipment, software, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website.
11.2 You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Website, including configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our Website. You should use your own virus protection software.
11.3.1 attempt to copy, modify, duplicate, create derivative works from, frame, mirror, republish, download, display, transmit or distribute all or any portion of the Website or its Content in any form or media or by any means;
11.3.2 attempt to de-compile, reverse compile, disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise reduce to human-perceivable form all or any part of the Website;
11.3.4 access all or any part of the Website in order to build a product or service which competes with the Website;
11.3.5 use the Website to provide services to third parties; or
11.3.6 misuse our Website, including by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Website, the server on which our Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Website. You must not attack our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
11.4 If you do anything which is a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990, your right to use the Website will end straight-away. We will report you to the relevant authorities and give them your identity.
12. LINKS TO OUR WEBSITE
12.1 You are allowed to make a legal link to our Website’s homepage from your website provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
12.2 You must not establish a link from any websites that are not owned by you.
12.3 You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
12.4 Our Website must not be framed on any other website. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
13. LINKS FROM OUR WEBSITE
13.1 Links from our Website to other websites are only for information. Although specific links provided on our Website (such as Listings and other Submissions) are vetted in accordance with clause 6, any Links on our Website should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. We don’t accept responsibility for the information provided by other websites or any loss you suffer from using them.
14. DATA PROTECTION
16. GOVERNING LAW
16.1 These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England. You hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.