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In these terms and conditions:
‘Royal Association for Deaf people’, ‘we’ or ‘our’ means Royal Association for Deaf people, a registered charity in England (1081949);
‘Material’ means all of the information, data, text, graphics, links, videos, computer code or other material published on, contained or available on the Website;
‘User’, ‘you’ or ‘your’ means the individual or organisation accessing the Website, registering for events, registering for information or making donations;
‘Website’ means any website under the ownership or control of the Royal Association for Deaf people which links to these terms and conditions.

Your use of the Website

By using the Website, you confirm that you accept these terms and conditions and that you agree to comply to comply with them. If you do not agree, you must not use the Website.
We may amend or revise these terms and conditions at any time by updating the text of this page.
You can view any non-password protected parts of the Website and use the Material contained on the Website for your own purposes provided you:
Use it for information purposes for personal use only, and not for reproduction on any other website or for commercial gain;
Do not copy, store or transmit in any form or by any means to a third party, any part of the Website.
The Website is intended for use by UK residents in relation to their activities within the UK.


The Royal Association for Deaf people is the owner or licensee of the copyright in the Material. Unauthorised use of the Material (including reproduction, storage, modification, distribution or republication) without prior written consent of the copyright holder is not allowed.

Your lawful use of the Website

When you use the Website, you must not:
In any way breach any applicable law or regulation;
Infringe the copyright, trademarks or other intellectual property rights of third parties;
In any way be abusive, vulgar, obscene, unlawful, fraudulent, threatening, defamatory and/or hateful to any person;
Violate the privacy or personal rights of others;
Have the intention of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way;
Knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

Reliance on information on this Website

The content on this Website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely.
Although, we make all reasonable endeavours to update the information on our Website, RAD makes no representations, warranties or guarantees that the content on our Website is accurate, complete or up to date.

Limitation of liability

The Royal Association for Deaf people will not be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential damages (event if foreseeable) whether based on contract, tort or otherwise, to the fullest extent permitted by law. This includes but is not limited to liability for: loss of data or profit; interruptions or delays to the Website; the provision of or failure to provide services; any information or Material obtained through the Website; or otherwise arising out of your use of the Website.

Third party websites

The Website may contain links to websites operated by parties other than the Royal Association for Deaf people. Such links are provided for your convenience only. The Royal Association for Deaf people does not control such websites, and is not responsible for their content. The Royal Association for Deaf people’s inclusion of links to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites. 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.

Other terms that may apply to you

Our Privacy Policy sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us.
Our Cookie Policy provides information about how cookies are used on our Website.


Although the Royal Association for Deaf people makes all reasonable attempts to exclude viruses from the Website, we cannot ensure such exclusion and no liability is accepted for damage caused through the downloading of viruses. Please take all appropriate safeguards before downloading information from the Website.


Although the Website uses encryption security software, the security of information transmitted via the Internet cannot be guaranteed. The Royal Association for Deaf people will not be liable for any loss incurred by any User who transmits information via the Internet.

Force majeure

The Royal Association for Deaf people will not be in breach of its obligations under these terms and conditions, nor be liable to the User for any loss or damage which may be suffered by another party due to any cause beyond its reasonable control. This includes but is not limited to act or omission of government or regulatory bodies, strike, trade dispute, act of terrorism or act of God.


If any provisions set out in these terms and conditions are held to be unenforceable or invalid, this will not affect the enforceability or validity of the remaining provisions.
These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between the User and the Royal Association for Deaf people and supersede all other communications, whether written or electronic.
Any failure by the Royal Association for Deaf people to enforce any of its rights under these terms and conditions shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any such rights.


These terms and conditions are to be construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. In the event of any dispute or claim associated with these terms and conditions, that dispute or claim shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

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