Terms and conditions

Terms and Conditions of use

King’s College London is a university with charitable status, established under royal charter and having its registered office at Strand, London WC2R 2LS, United Kingdom.

By accessing this website you accept and agree to the following terms and conditions and agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to the Terms, then you must not use the site or otherwise use the services. The services are offered subject to your acceptance of the Terms which also incorporates the Privacy Policy.

King’s College London gives no warranty as to the accuracy of the information or guidance for any specific purpose. The information and guidance contained on the website does not constitute legal or professional advice. All implied warranties and conditions are excluded, to the maximum extent permitted by law.

King’s College London is in no way responsible or liable for any damage or loss whatsoever arising from viewing or downloading information from this website and from the use of, or reliance on, the information and guidance on this website, although this does not affect claims in respect of death or personal injury caused by negligence.

King's College London’s website is provided by King's College London’s third party service provider, Sponsorcraft Ltd, on behalf of King's College London, and these terms and conditions operate between you and King's College London only. Sponsorcraft Ltd has no contractual relationship with you, except in relation to any third party rights which Sponsorcraft Ltd may enforce under this contract.

Your use of any other services or websites which are similar to the Services and which are provided by a third party, including any third party services or websites which King's College London’s website links to (including other services or websites operated by Sponsorcraft Ltd), is subject to the legal terms which govern usage of those other services, and King's College London has no responsibility whatsoever for such usage.

Changes to the Terms

King’s College London reserves the right at all times to vary, change, alter, amend or remove any of these terms. By browsing the website you accept that you are bound by the current terms and conditions and notices, and we therefore recommend that you check these each time you revisit the site.

Conduct

You must not use this website, and/or any interactive facilities which are available through it to:

  • commit or encourage unlawful acts or in breach of these terms of use;
  • misrepresent your identity;
  • hack, or attempt to hack, any part of the website or any system used to run it;
  • store personal data derived from the website;
  • post material that is obscene, offensive, or otherwise unlawful;
  • technically harm the website and/or its systems (including, without limitation, computer viruses or malicious software or harmful data).

Additionally, you agree not to:

  • take any action that imposes or may impose (as determined by King's College London in its sole discretion) an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on Sponsorcraft Ltd’s infrastructure;
  • engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the Services (or the servers and networks which are connected to the Services), including (but not limited to) attacking the Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack;
  • access (or attempt to access) any of the Services by any means other than through the interface that is provided by King's College London via Sponsorcraft Ltd, unless you have been specifically allowed to do so in a separate agreement with King's College London. You specifically agree not to access (or attempt to access) any of the Services through any automated means (including use of scripts or web crawlers) and agree not to run any form of spam or auto-responder on the Services.
  • Use this site if you are under the age of 18

If you breach this provision, you may be committing a criminal offence. King's College London will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and King's College London will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Site will cease immediately.

King's College London does not guarantee that any Content will be made available on or through the Services. King's College London has no obligation to monitor the Services or content. However, King's College London reserves the right to remove, edit or modify any Content in its sole discretion from the Services at any time, without notice to you and for any reason (including, but not limited to, upon receipt of claims or allegations from third parties or authorities relating to such content or if King's College London is concerned that you may have violated the Terms).

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

Copyright

This site and its content are protected by copyright. The content of this website may be viewed, printed or downloaded for personal, non-commercial use only. It is not to be modified, reproduced, transmitted, published or otherwise made available in whole or in part without the prior written consent of the King’s College London. In no event shall any user of this website use the name or logo of King’s College London or any of its trademarks, other than with the express written consent of an authorised representative of King’s College London.

Donations

All funds are collected for donations via Stripe. Neither King's College London nor Sponsorcraft Ltd is responsible for the performance or fairness of Stripe, and neither King's College London nor Sponsorcraft Ltd is responsible for any Stripe fees.

Sponsorcraft does not charge processing fees for projects on hubbub.net. If your Project does not reach its funding target no fees are charged by either Sponsorcraft or Stripe. Stripe apply a fee to the funds raised. This fee is dependent on the size of donations and may change over time. Please visit Stripe's Fees page for more information on their costs.

Third party websites

The Services may contain links to other websites or resources on the Internet, and other websites or resources may contain links to the Site. You acknowledge that King's College London is not responsible or liable for the content or any aspect of such third party websites and you use them at your own risk. The fact that King's College London provides links to certain third party websites does not in any way constitute endorsement of or association with such websites by King's College London. Furthermore, you acknowledge and agree that King's College London shall not be responsible or liable for any damage or loss caused by your use of any such website or resource.

Linking to the Site

You may link to any page of the Site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage King's College London’s 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 King's College London’s part where none exists. You must not establish a link to the Site in any website that is not owned by you. The Site must not be framed on any other site. King's College London reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content requirements set out in these Terms. If you wish to make any use of content on the Site other than that set out above, please contact giving@kcl.ac.uk.

Content

You acknowledge that all Content which you may have access to as part of, or through your use of, the Services are the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated.

You should be aware that Content presented to you as part of the Services may be protected by intellectual property rights which are owned by those who provide Content to King's College London (or by other persons or companies on their behalf). You may not modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on this Content (either in whole or in part) unless you have been specifically told that you may do so by Sponsorcraft Ltd or by the owners of that Content, in a separate agreement.

King's College London reserves the right (but shall have no obligation) to pre-screen, review, flag, filter, modify, refuse or remove any or all Content from any part of the Services. You understand that by using the Services you may be exposed to Content that you may find offensive, indecent or objectionable and that, in this respect, you use the Services at your own risk. You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that King's College London has no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any Content that you create, transmit or display while using the Services and for the consequences of your actions (including any loss or damage which Sponsorcraft Ltd may suffer) by doing so. In particular, King's College London 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 Site. Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to the Site, or to make contact with other users of the Site, you must comply with the Terms. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with the Terms, and you will be liable to King's College London and indemnify King's College London for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage which King's College London suffers as a result of your breach of warranty. No Content is intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the Content on the Site.The views expressed by other users on the Site do not represent King's College London's views or values.

Warranty Disclaimer

You agree and acknowledge that King's College London has no special relationship with or fiduciary duty to you. You acknowledge that Sponsorcraft Ltd cannot control, nor has it any obligation to act in relation to:

  • the way in which you utilise the Content;
  • what Content you access via the Site;
  • the impact the Content may or may not have on you;
  • which users gains access to the Site; or
  • what actions you may take as a result of having been exposed to the Content.

You agree that King's College London is not liable for you having acquired or not acquired Content through the Site. King's College London does not guarantee that the Site, or any Content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to the Site is permitted on a temporary basis. King's College London may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of the Site without notice. King's College London will not be liable to you if for any reason the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period. The Services are provided "as is" and "as available" and are without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of title, non-infringement and fitness for a particular purpose, and any warranties implied by any course of performance or usage of trade, all of which are expressly disclaimed. King's College London, and its directors, employees, agents, suppliers, partners and content providers do not warrant that: (a) the Services will be secure or available at any particular time or location; (b) the Site, or any Content on it, will be free from errors or omissions; (c) the Content on the Site is accurate, complete or up-to-date; (d) any defects or errors will be corrected; (e) any content or software available at or through the Services is free of viruses or other harmful components; or (f) the results of using the Services will meet your requirements. Your use of the Services is solely at your own risk.

Governing Law

The Terms, and your relationship with King's College London under the Terms (including the subject-matter of the Terms and the formation of the contract, and any contractual or non-contractual dispute associated with your use of the Services), are governed by English law. You and King's College London agree that the courts of England and Wales shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any such dispute. Notwithstanding this, you agree that King's College London shall still be allowed to apply for injunctive remedies (or an equivalent type of urgent legal relief) in any jurisdiction.

Complaints

Any complaint made about any material available on King’s website or information relating to the Fundraising Team contained on external Internet sites will be addressed as soon as possible.





Please contact our Supporter Care team by email at giving@kcl.ac.uk.

These terms and condition represent the entire agreement between the parties in regard to the website.

King’s College London in its sole discretion is entitled to alter or amend the website and the terms and conditions without notice. English law governs these terms and your use of this website and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Effective Date: 02 April 2020