Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

Legal Terms & Conditions related to Thinking Autism website

We hope you enjoy using the Thinking Autism website, whether you’re exploring stories about transforming lives of children and adults with autism or looking to get informed or involved.

Terms of Use

This website is provided and operated by Thinking Autism, a registered charity in England and Wales (number 202918) and Scotland (SCO 039042) and a company limited by guarantee registered in England No. 5594787, Registered Charity: No. 1113628. Thinking Autism International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London, EC1A 2BN.

The Site is for your personal and non-commercial use only. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with the following website Terms and Conditions, which together with our Privacy Policy Thinking Autism’s relationship with you in relation to this website.

You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner which does not infringe the rights, or restrict, or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the site by any third party. We may prevent or suspend your access to the Site if you do not comply with any part of these Terms, the documents referred to in them or any applicable law.

You agree that you are solely responsible for all costs and expenses you may incur in relation to your use of the Site.

If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website. Thinking Autism reserves the rights to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting changes online. Your continued use of this site after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of this agreement as modified.

If there is any conflict between these terms and conditions and rules and/or specific terms of use appearing on this site relating to specific material then the latter shall prevail.

These terms and conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

Privacy Statement

We are committed to protecting your privacy. Authorized employees within the company on a need to know basis only use any information collected from individual customers. We constantly review our systems and data to ensure the best possible service to our customers.
Your submission of personal information through the store is governed by our Privacy Policy.

Ownership, use, copyright restrictions and intellectual property rights

Commercial use or publication of all or any item displayed is strictly prohibited without prior authorisation from Thinking Autism. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any licence by Thinking Autism to use any item displayed. Documents may be copied for personal use only on the condition that copyright and source indications are also copied, no modifications are made and the document is copied entirely. However, some documents and photos have been published on this site with the permission of the relevant copyright owners (who are not Thinking Autism). All rights are reserved on these documents and permission to copy them must be requested from the copyright owners (the sources are indicated within these documents/photographs).

The following intellectual property rights restrictions apply to your use of this Website:

  • Commercial use or publication of any or all of the Content is strictly prohibited without prior authorisation from us. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any licence to use any item displayed, other than as necessary to enable you to access the Site.
  • Thinking Autism emblems are protected trade marks under international and national laws. Use of these trade marks is strictly prohibited without prior authorisation from us or the relevant trade mark owner.
  • You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) of our Site for your personal private use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to Content posted. However, you must not modify the paper or digital copies of any Content you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Rules about linking to our website

You may link to our Site, 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 our Site on any website that is not owned by you.
Our Site must not be framed on any other site.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Accuracy of information and availability of the website

While we try to make sure that the Site is available, accurate, up-to-date and free from bugs, we do not warrant that provision of the Site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs.

The Site is provided “as is”. We do not promise that the Site will be fit or suitable for any purpose. The Site and the Content are provided for your general information purposes only and to inform you about us and our activities, news, services and other websites that may be of interest. The Content does not constitute technical, financial or legal advice or any other type of advice and neither the Site nor the Content should be relied upon for any purposes.

We may suspend or terminate operation of the Site at any time as we see fit.

We recommend that you take appropriate safeguards to protect against viruses before downloading any Content.

Links from this website

The Site may contain links or references to websites operated by other organisations. Any such links or references are provided for your convenience only. We do not control such websites, and are not responsible for their contents. Our inclusion of links or references to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators. You are responsible for evaluating the security, accuracy and completeness of any information contained on third party websites, and also the value and integrity of any goods and services offered.

Your use of a third party website may be governed by the terms and conditions of that third party site.

Security of the website

Although the Site uses encryption security software in areas where online payment details are accepted, the security of information and payments transmitted via the internet cannot be guaranteed.

Thinking Autism does not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or represents the full functionality, accuracy and reliability of the materials.

Limitation on our liability

Except for any legal responsibility that we cannot exclude at law, we are not legally responsible for any:

  • a) losses that: (i) were not foreseeable to you and us when these Terms were formed; or (ii) that were not caused by any breach on our part;
  • b) business losses; or
  • c) losses to non-consumers.

To the extent permissible under applicable law, we are not legally responsible for any losses or damage incurred or sustained by viruses transmitted via the Site and the Content, or incurred or sustained when transmitting information by email or otherwise over the internet.

Content placed on the Thinking Autism website

Any communication or material that you transmit to, or post on, any public area of the site including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, is, and will be treated as, nonconfidential and nonproprietary information.
If you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content to or anywhere on the Thinking Autism website or otherwise engage in any disruptive behaviour on any Thinking Autism service, we may use your personal information to stop such behaviour.

Where Thinking Autism reasonably believes that you are or may be in breach of any of the laws of England and Wales (or the law of Scotland if you live there) (e.g. because content you have posted may be defamatory), we may use your personal information to inform relevant third parties such as your employer, internet provider or law enforcement agencies about the content and your behaviour.

Site services

We reserve the right to vary any event registration fees and the prices of any goods or services listed without notice. All event registrations and orders for goods and services are subject to availability. We reserve the right to refuse to accept any registration and to refuse to supply any goods or services to any individual.

Notification of changes

You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time on this page. We reserve the right to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and/or changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the website following the posting of any changes constitutes acceptance of those changes.

Contact information

Questions about the Terms and Conditions should be sent to us at mail (@) thinkingautism.org.uk.

DISCLAIMER The purpose of this site is to provide information. No information on this website should be construed as medical advice. Neither article authors, associated charities, nor individual contributors take any responsibility or liability for any decision taken by site visitors as a result of the information contained herein or the external links provided. If you need medical advice, please seek it from a suitably qualified practitioner.

Privacy Policy  |  Terms and Conditions
© 2019 Thinking Autism | All rights reserved | Registered Charity: No. 1113628, Limited Company Registered in England: No. 5594787 | Registered address: International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London, EC1A 2BN | Contact tel. 07518131697