Terms & Conditions

Last Updated : 30/11/2016

These terms and conditions (together with the documents referred to in them) (Terms) apply to your use of the website www.appsforgood.org (the Website).

Please read these Terms carefully before you start to use the Website. We recommend that you print a copy of these Terms for future reference. By using the Website, you confirm that you accept these Terms (and any changes we make to these Terms) and that you agree to comply with them.

We may change these Terms at any time by amending this page without notice to you. Please check this page regularly to take notice of any changes we make because they will apply to your use of the Website.

  1. Who we are

    Apps for Good (“Apps for Good”, “we” or “us”) is a company incorporated and registered in England and Wales with company number 06560779, and a UK registered charity with charity number 1133656, whose registered office is at White Bear Yard, 144a Clerkenwell Road, London EC1R 5DF.

    Apps for Good’s mission is to empower young people through technology, so that they can improve their own lives and the communities around them. We are responsible for the operation of this Website.

  2. Our use of your personal information

    These Terms incorporate the Apps for Good privacy policy and cookie policy, set out in detail at Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy , which describes (amongst other things) how we will use any personal information we collect from you, or that you provide to us.

  3. Changes to the Website

    We may update the Website from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.

    We do not guarantee that the Website, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.

  4. Accessing the Website

    We do not guarantee that the Website, or any content on them, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We will not be liable to you if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

    You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website.

    You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms, and that they comply with them.

  5. Access and Usage of the Content

    Your access to and usage of the site are strictly for educational and non-commercial purposes and you acknowledge that Apps for Good is the legal and beneficial owner of the site and its content.

    Apps for Good hereby grants you a non-exclusive, royalty free, non-assignable licence to use Apps for Good for the purposes described in this agreement and under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial-Share alike. You are not permitted to grant sub-licences to the site.

    You shall be responsible for ensuring that all Intellectual Property in any works produced by the Participants during or through the Apps for Good Course is licensed under the Creative Commons Licence.

  6. Your account and password

    If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password, student access code or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.
    If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at data-controller@appsforgood.org .

    You are responsible for anything that happens through your account unless you have closed it or report misuse.

    We reserve the right to limit your use of the Website and to restrict, suspend or terminate your account if we believe that you may be in breach of these Terms or the law. We also have the right to disclose your identity to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.

  7. Uploading content to the Website

    Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to the Website, or to communicate with users of the Website, you must comply with the content standards set out in Section 6 below (Acceptable use).

    You warrant that any such content or communication does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.

    Any content you upload to the Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us and users of the Website a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties. The rights you license to us are described in Section 9 below (Intellectual property rights).

    We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to the Website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

    We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of the Website.

    We are not obliged to publish any information or content on the Website and can remove it at our sole discretion, with or without notice.

    We have the right to remove any posting you make on the Website if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in Section 8 below (Acceptable use).

    You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.

  8. Acceptable use
    1. Prohibited uses
      You may use the Website only for lawful purposes. You may not use the Website:

      • In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
      • In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
      • For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
      • For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
      • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
      • To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

      You also agree:

      • Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of the Website in contravention of the provisions of these Terms.
      • Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt any part of the Website, any equipment or network on which the Website is stored, any software used in the provision of the Website, or any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

    2. Content Standards
      These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to the Website. You must comply with the spirit and the letter of the following standards. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.

      Contributions must:

      • Be accurate (where they state facts).
      • Be genuinely held (where they state opinions).
      • Comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.

      Contributions must not:

      • Contain any material which is defamatory of any person.
      • Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory.
      • Promote sexually explicit material.
      • Promote violence.
      • Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
      • Infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person.
      • Be likely to deceive any person.
      • Be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.
      • Promote any illegal activity.
      • Be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.
      • Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person.
      • Be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person.
      • Give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case.
      • Advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.

  9. Data Protection, Privacy and Fair Usage

    Please see our Privacy Policy for details of how personally identifiable information is collected and may be processed or shared with others.

  10. Limitation of our liability

    To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to the Website or any content on it, whether express or implied.

    We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage arising under or in connection with your use of, or inability to use, the Website or your use (including downloading) of, or reliance on, any content displayed on, or downloaded from, the Website.

    In particular we will not be liable for loss of profits, sales, business or revenue, business interruption, loss of anticipated savings, loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation, or any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

    We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

    Nothing in these Terms excludes or limits any liability for death or personal injury arising from negligence, fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

  11. Viruses

    We do not guarantee that the Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

    You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access the Website. You should use your own virus protection software.

    You must not misuse the Website 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 the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. You must not attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Website will cease immediately.

  12. Linking to the Website

    You may link to our website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

    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.

    You must not establish a link to the Website in any website that is not owned by you.

    The Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Website other than the home page.

    We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

    The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in Section 8.2 above.

  13. Indemnity

    You agree to indemnify us against all liabilities, costs, expenses, damages and losses suffered or incurred by us arising out of or in connection with your breach of these Terms or any law.

  14. General

    You agree that we may provide notices to you by means of a banner notice on the Website, an email sent to an address provided by you, or through any other means. You agree to keep your contact information up to date.

    We may transfer our rights and obligations under these Terms to a third party but this will not affect your rights.

    If we do not enforce our rights against you, or if we delay in doing so, that will not mean that we have waived our rights against you and will not mean that you do not have to comply with those obligations in the future. If we do waive a default by you, we will only do so in writing, and that will not mean that we will automatically waive any later default by you.

    Each of the provisions of these Terms operates separately. If any court or competent authority decides that any of them are unlawful or unenforceable, the remaining conditions will remain in full force and effect and will be construed as far as possible to give effect to the parties' intentions as originally expressed in these Terms.

    These Terms and any dispute arising in connection with them or your use of the Website shall be governed by English law and any such dispute shall be decided by the English courts.

  15. Contact

    To contact us please email contact@appsforgood.org .

    Thank you for visiting the website.