By Using Our Site You Accept These Terms and Conditions
These Terms and Conditions were last updated on 10th October 2022.
Your agreement to comply with these Terms and Conditions is indicated by your use of Our Site. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you must stop using Our Site immediately.
The following document[s] also apply to your use of Our Site:
Definitions and Interpretation
In these Terms and Conditions, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:
means any and all text, images, audio, video, scripts, code, software, databases, and any other form of information capable of being stored on a computer that appears on, or forms part of, Our Site; and
means Little Acorns CIO.
Information About Us
Our Site is operated by Cyan Distribution, a limited company registered in England under company number 5650735 whose registered office and trading address is Philpot House, Station Road, Rayleigh Essex SS6 7HH.
We are a charitable incorporated organisation registered in England and Wales under charity number 1199902. Our registered address is 34 Norwich Crescent, Rayleigh SS6 9QR
We are regulated by the Charity Commission.
How to Contact Us
To contact Us, please email Us at email@example.com or telephone Us on + 44 (0)7717 435 341.
Access to Our Site
Access to Our Site is free of charge.
It is your responsibility to make the arrangements necessary in order to access Our Site.
Access to Our Site is provided on an “as is” and on an “as available” basis. We may suspend or discontinue Our Site (or any part of it) at any time. We do not guarantee that Our Site will always be available or that access to it will be uninterrupted.
Changes to Our Site
We may alter and update Our Site (or any part of it) at any time to provide updated information about our activities.
Changes to these Terms and Conditions
We may alter these Terms and Conditions at any time. If We do so, details of the changes will be highlighted at the top of this page. As explained above, your use of Our Site constitutes your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. Consequently, any changes made to these Terms and Conditions will apply to your use of Our Site the first time you use it after the changes have been implemented. You are therefore advised to check this page every time you use Our Site.
If any part of the current version of these Terms and Conditions conflicts with any previous version(s), the current version shall prevail unless We explicitly state otherwise.
Our Site is intended for users in the United Kingdom and overseas but we do not warrant or represent that Our Site or its Content are always available in other locations or are suitable for use in other locations.
How You May Use Our Site and Content (Intellectual Property Rights)
All Content included on Our Site and the copyright and other intellectual property rights in that Content belongs to or has been licensed by Us, unless specifically labelled otherwise. All Content is protected by applicable United Kingdom and international intellectual property laws and treaties.
You may access, view, and use Our Site in a web browser (including any web browsing capability built into other types of software or app) and you may download Our Site (or any part of it) for caching (this usually occurs automatically).
You may print one copy and download extracts of any page(s) from Our Site for personal use only.
You may not modify the printed copies or downloaded extracts in any way. Images, video, audio, or any other Content downloaded from Our Site must not be used separately from accompanying text.
Our status as the owner and author of the Content on Our Site (or that of identified licensors, as applicable) must always be acknowledged.
You may not use any Content [saved or downloaded] from Our Site for commercial purposes without first obtaining a licence from Us (or our licensors, as applicable). This does not prevent the normal access, viewing, and use of Our Site for general information purposes by business users or consumers.
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, non-confidential and non-proprietary information.
Offensive or inappropriate content placed on the Little Acorns website:
If you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content to or anywhere on the Little Acorns website or otherwise engage in any disruptive behaviour on any Little Acorns service, we may use your personal information to stop such behaviour.
Where Little Acorns 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.
Links to Our Site
You may only link to the homepage of Our Site, www.little-acorns.org.uk. Linking to other pages on Our Site requires our express written permission.
Links to Our Site must be fair and lawful. You must not take unfair advantage of Our reputation or attempt to damage Our reputation.
You must not link to Our Site in a manner that suggests any association with Us (where there is none) or any endorsement or approval from Us (where there is none).
Your link should not use any logos or trade marks displayed on Our Site without Our express written permission.
You must not frame or embed Our Site on another website without Our express written permission.
You may not link to Our Site from another website the main content of which is unlawful; obscene; offensive; inappropriate; dishonest; defamatory; threatening; racist, sexist, or otherwise discriminatory; that promotes violence, racial hatred, or terrorism; that infringes intellectual property rights; or that We deem to be otherwise objectionable.
Links to Other Sites
Links to other websites may be included on Our Site. Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under Our control. We accept no responsibility or liability for the content of third-party websites.
The inclusion of a link to another website on Our Site is for information purposes only and does not imply any endorsement of that website or of its owners, operators, or any other parties involved with it.
Nothing on Our Site constitutes professional advice on which you should rely. It is provided for general information purposes only.
We make reasonable efforts to ensure that the Content on Our Site is complete, accurate, and up to date, but We make no warranties, representations, or guarantees (express or implied) that this will always be the case.
If you are a business user, We exclude all implied representations, warranties, conditions, and other terms that may apply to Our Site and Content.
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes or restricts Our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, for death or personal injury resulting from negligence, or for any other forms of liability which cannot be lawfully excluded or restricted.
If you are a business user (i.e. you are using Our Site in the course of business or for commercial purposes), to the fullest extent permissible by law, We accept no liability for any loss or damage, whether foreseeable or otherwise, in contract, tort (including negligence), for breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the use of (or inability to use) Our Site or the use of or reliance upon any Content included on Our Site.
If you are a business user, We accept no liability for loss of profit, sales, business, or revenue; loss of business opportunity, goodwill, or reputation; loss of anticipated savings; business interruption; or for any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
Our Site is intended for non-commercial use only. If you are a consumer, you agree that We shall have no liability to you for any business losses as set out above.
Viruses, Malware, and Security
We exercise reasonable skill and care to ensure that Our Site is secure and free from viruses and malware; however, We do not guarantee that this is the case.
You are responsible for protecting your hardware, software, data, and other material from viruses, malware, and other internet security risks.
You must not deliberately introduce viruses or other malware, or any other material which is malicious or technologically harmful either to or via Our Site.
You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to any part of Our Site, the server on which Our Site is stored, or any other server, computer, or database connected to Our Site.
You must not attack Our Site by means of a denial of service attack, a distributed denial of service attack, or by any other means.
By breaching the provisions of Parts 13.3 to 13.5, you may be committing a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. Any and all such breaches will be reported to the relevant law enforcement authorities and We will cooperate fully with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. Your right to use Our Site will cease immediately in the event of such a breach.
Acceptable Usage of Our Site
You may only use Our Site in a lawful manner:
You must ensure that you comply fully with any and all local, national, or international laws and regulations that apply;
You must not use Our site in any way, or for any purpose, that is unlawful or fraudulent; and
You must not use Our Site to knowingly send, upload, or in any other way transmit data that contains any form of virus or other malware or any other code designed to adversely affect computer hardware, software, or data of any kind.
If you fail to comply with the provisions of this Part 14, you will be in breach of these Terms and Conditions. We may take one or more of the following actions in response:
Suspend or terminate your right to use Our Site;
Issue you with a written warning;
Take legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of any and all relevant costs on an indemnity basis resulting from your breach;
Take further legal action against you, as appropriate;
Disclose such information to law enforcement authorities as required or as We deem reasonably necessary; and/or
Any other actions which We deem reasonably appropriate (and lawful).
We hereby exclude any and all liability arising out of any actions that We may take (including, but not limited to those set out above in Part 14.2) in response to your breach.
How We Use Your Personal Information
Communications from Us
If We have your contact details, We may send you important notices by email from time to time. Such notices may relate to matters including, but not limited to, changes to Our Site or to these Terms and Conditions.
We will not send you marketing emails without your express consent. If you do consent to marketing, you may opt out at any time. All marketing emails from Us include an unsubscribe link. If you opt out of emails from Us, it may take up to 28 days for your request to take effect and you may continue to receive emails during that time.
For questions or complaints about communications from Us, please contact Us using the details above in Part 3.
Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms and Conditions, and the relationship between you and Us (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, English law.
If you are a consumer, you will benefit from any mandatory provisions of the law in your country of residence. Nothing in Part 17.1 takes away from or reduces your legal rights as a consumer.
If you are a consumer, any dispute, controversy, proceedings, or claim between you and Us relating to these Terms and Conditions or to the relationship between you and Us (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England, Wales, Scotland, or Northern Ireland, as determined by your residency.
If you are a business user, any dispute, controversy, proceedings, or claim between you and Us relating to these Terms and Conditions or to the relationship between you and Us (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
At Little Acorns, we understand that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website www.little-acorns.org.uk and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under the law.
Information About Us
Our website is operated by Cyan Distribution, a limited company registered in England under company number 5650735, whose registered address is Philpot House, Station Road, Rayleigh, Essex SS6 7HH and whose main trading address is the same.
We are regulated by the Charity commission for England and Wales
Charity number: 1199902
What This Policy Covers
Equally, if you linked to our website from a third-party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third-party site and recommend that you check the policy of that site as well as our site.
As a data subject, you have the following rights under EU Regulation 2016/679 – the General Data Protection Regulation (“the GDPR”), which this policy and our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:
The right to be informed about our collection and use of personal data
The right of access to the personal data we hold about you
The right to rectification if any personal data we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete (please contact us using the details in the section below entitled ‘How You Can Access And Update Your Information’)
The right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask us to delete any personal data we hold about you (we only hold your personal data for a limited time, as explained below, but if you would like us to delete it sooner, please contact us using the details in the section below entitled ‘How You Can Access And Update Your Information’)
The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data
The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to re-use with another service or organisation)
The right to object to us using your personal data for particular purposes (e.g. direct marketing – please see section below entitled ‘Your Direct Marketing Choices’)
If you have any cause for complaint about our use of your personal data, please contact us using the details provided in the section entitled ‘How You Can Access And Update Your Information’ and we will do our best to solve the problem for you. If we are unable to help, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK’s supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office.
How Do We Collect Information From You?
We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example, when you contact us about products and services or if you register for an event, request to receive marketing communications or make an online purchase.
What Type Of Information Is Collected From You?
Depending on your use of the site, the personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, IP address, company name, telephone number, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when.
How Is Your Information Used?
All personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary. We will comply with our obligations and safeguard your rights under the GDPR.
Our use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, either because it is necessary for our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to our use of your personal data (e.g. by subscribing to emails), or because it is in our legitimate interests.
Specifically, we may use your data for the following purposes:
providing and managing your access to our website
to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into by you and us;
seeking your views or comments on the services we provide;
replying to emails from you
notifying you of changes to our services;
We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.
With your prior consent and/or request, and where permitted by law, we may also use your data for marketing purposes, which may include contacting you by email and/or telephone and/or text message and/or post with information and news
We will not send you any unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that we fully protect your rights and comply with our obligations under the GDPR.
Who Has Access To Your Information?
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
We may sometimes contract with third parties to supply products and services to you on our behalf. These may include payment processing, delivery of goods, search engine facilities, advertising, and marketing. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law.
We may compile statistics about the use of our website including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, sales, and other information. All such data will be anonymised and will not include any personally identifying data, or any anonymised data that can be combined with other data and used to identify you. We may from time to time share such data with third parties such as prospective investors, affiliates, partners, and advertisers. Data will only be shared and used within the bounds of the law.
We may sometimes use third-party data processors that are located outside of the European Economic Area (“the EEA”) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein). Where we transfer any personal data outside the EEA, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated as safely and securely as it would be within the UK and under the GDPR.
What Happens If Our Business Changes Hands?
Your Direct Marketing Choices.
When you submit personal data via our website, you may be given options to restrict our use of your data. In particular, we aim to provide strong controls over our use of your data for direct marketing purposes.
You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us. If you do wish to receive direct marketing communications from us, then you can select your choices by ticking the relevant boxes situated on the form on which we collect your information.
We will not contact individuals for marketing purposes by email, phone or text message unless you have given your prior consent. We will not contact you for marketing purposes by post if you have indicated that you do not wish to be contacted in this way. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by contacting us by email: www.little-acorns.org.uk or by telephone on + 44 (0)7717 435 341.
How You Can Access And Update Your Information.
The accuracy of your information is important to us. We’re constantly reviewing ways to keep our data fresh and make it easier for you to correct the information that we hold about you. In the meantime, if you change your email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out-of-date, please email us at: www.little-acorns.org.uk, or write to us at: 34 Norwich Crescent, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 9QR. Alternatively, you can telephone + 44 (0)7717 435 341.
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information Little Acorns holds about you.
Security precautions are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information.
When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that it’s treated securely. We have installed an SSL certificate on our website to ensure our pages are secure and a padlock icon is displayed in web browsers such as Google Chrome to confirm this security measure.
Non-sensitive details are transmitted normally over the Internet, and this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.
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16 or Under.
We are committed to protecting the privacy of children aged 16 and under. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent or guardian’s permission before providing us with any of your personal information.
Transferring Your Information Outside Of Europe.
As part of the services offered to you through this website, the information which you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the European Union (“EU”). By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EU. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK. By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing.
If we transfer your information outside of the EU in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Policy.
If you use our services while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.