Terms of use

These Terms of Use (together with our Privacy Policy inform you of the terms and conditions which you must agree to before you can may make use of our website http://www.orwellmencap.co.uk (“our site”), whether as a guest or a registered user.

You should read our Terms of Use of Website carefully before you use our site. Your use of our site constitutes your acceptance of our Terms of Use and you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not use our site.

Information about Us

http://www.orwellmencap.co.uk is a site operated by the Orwell Mencap. (Referred to as “We, Us Our”).

Orwell Mencap is a company limited by guarantee, company number 05984331, incorporated 31 October 2006, and a registered charity - charity number 1117888

Our principal address and registered office is at 6 Wright Road, Ipswich IP3 9JG.

We reserve the right to change these Terms of Use at any time. Please check our terms of use on a regular basis for changes. Your continued use of our site after changes to our terms of use have been posted will mean that you accept the Terms of Use as modified by the posted changes.

Access to our site

Access is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the services that we provide on our site without giving advance notice. We will not be liable if our site is unavailable for any reason. You must only use our site for lawful purposes in a way that does not infringe the rights, or restrict and inhibit the use and enjoyment of our site by any third party.

You have responsibility for making all arrangements required to have access to our website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and for ensuring that they comply with them.

Privacy and data protection

We may process information about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Intellectual Property Rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights on our site, and in the material published on it, which is also protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. Our website and its contents are for information purposes only. You may only reproduce our website content for personal use and must not for commercial gain without obtaining our permission.

Links to other websites

This site contains links to external websites. Any external links are provided as a source of additional information on subjects such as learning disabilities and related issues.

Please note that we have no control over external websites and we are not responsible for the contents of these sites or the availability of any linked pages.

We cannot guarantee that any information contained on such websites is accurate or correct.   

We cannot accept any liability whatsoever arising from your use of such third party websites.

Links to our website

If you wish to create a link to our site you must seek our prior approval. Ple ase contact info@orwellmencap.co.uk

Any link must be provided in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our

You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.


Whilst we attempt to provide high quality information and to ensure that this information is accurate we are unable to give any guarantee as to the accuracy of that information and cannot accept liability for any loss, damage or inconvenience which may be caused by relying on any such information.

You should seek appropriate advice before taking or refraining from taking any action in reliance upon any information contained in this site.

The material on our site is provided “as is”. We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material 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.

You are advised to make your own appropriate safeguards before downloading information from our site.

So far as is permissible by law, we expressly exclude:

All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.

Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any material posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for loss of income or revenue, business, contracts or data and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising.

Nothing in these Terms of Use affects our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Viruses, Hacking and Other Offences

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site 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 we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

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

General provisions

If any provisions of these Terms of Use are held to be invalid or unenforceable this shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions.

These Terms of Use and the use of this site shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and any dispute arising out of or relating to our site or any transaction made via this site will be determined within the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Your Concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact us.