These Terms of Use apply in respect of your use of The Cedar Foundation’s Website. Your access to and use of Cedar’s Website is subject to these Terms of Use and all applicable laws.

Your use of Cedar’s Website constitutes your unqualified agreement to accept and comply with these Terms of use and to not breach, or to encourage or assist any other person to breach, these Terms of Use.

Terms of Use - The Detail

1. Use of Cedar’s Website

Cedar’s Website is offered as a free information service for anyone who wishes to find out more about Cedar, our aims and the services we offer and is directed primarily at those who access Cedar’s Website from within the United Kingdom.

Whilst we use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on Cedar’s Website, errors may occur.  We provide Cedar’s Website and its contents on an “as is” basis and cannot give any warranty or representation as to the accuracy of the information on Cedar’s Website or that access to Cedar 's Website will be uninterrupted or error-free.  We do not accept liability for errors or omissions or for any action or decision based on the information displayed on Cedar’s Website.

You agree to use Cedar’s Website only for lawful and ethical purposes in accordance with these Terms of Use.  In particular, you agree that you will not use Cedar’s Website in connection with any surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk email (spam) or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise).

2.         Links and Social Media Websites

Hypertext links are links by which visitors can move from one website to another or from one page to another within the same website.  Cedar’s Website contains hypertext links and banner advertising links to third parties’ websites.  Any links between Cedar’s Website and any third party website are provided for your convenience only and we accept no liability whatsoever for the contents of any such third party website. The inclusion of any link to a third party website does not imply endorsement by Cedar of the website or its operator.  We exclude to the fullest extent permitted by law all liability that may arise in connection with or as a result of third party website material or the third party website operator causing any damage, costs, injury or loss of any kind.

Cedar’s Website contains links to pages maintained by us on third party social media websites.  The terms specified on those websites will apply to your use of those websites in addition to these Terms of Use. 

3.         Trade Marks, Logos and Service Marks

The trade marks, logos and service marks (collectively “the Trade Marks”) displayed on Cedar’s Website (whether registered or unregistered) are and shall remain the property of their respective owners.  Unless otherwise stated, nothing contained in Cedar’s Website shall be construed as granting any licence or right to use any Trade Mark displayed on Cedar’s Website without the prior written consent of the relevant Trade Mark owner.  Your misuse or infringement of any of the Trade Marks displayed on Cedar’s Website is strictly prohibited.

4.         Copyright

The copyright in all aspects of Cedar’s Website is owned by us or our content and technology providers.  All content is protected by copyright and may not be used without our prior written consent except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use.  We do not warrant or represent that your use of materials displayed on Cedar’s Website will not infringe the rights of third parties.

Unless we expressly agree otherwise, you must not copy, adapt, download, exploit or otherwise use information and/or images contained in Cedar’s Website in any way, save for the purpose of (1) enquiring about or requesting information relating to Cedar and our services, (2) downloading and temporarily storing one or more of the pages of Cedar’s Website for the purpose of viewing, for your personal use only, on a personal computer or terminal or (3) conducting private or non-commercial academic research.  If you use any material displayed on Cedar’s Website for any of the above purposes you must ensure that no documents or related graphics on Cedar’s Website are modified in any way, no graphics on Cedar’s Website are used separately from the accompanying text and our copyright and trade mark notices appear on all permitted copies.  If you wish to refer to such material in any publication associated with your private or academic research you must quote the source of the material and include our copyright legend “© Copyright Cedar 2010.  All rights reserved.” 

For the avoidance of doubt you shall not be entitled to publish, reproduce, permanently store, or retransmit any of the contents of Cedar’s Website without our prior written consent except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use.

5.         Viruses

Whilst we try to keep our anti-virus software up-to-date we do not warrant that Cedar’s Website, its servers, downloadable files or emails which may be sent by us, are free from viruses or other harmful components.

You must not introduce or attempt to introduce any virus or other contaminant to Cedar’s Website or any of its software or systems or in any way attempt to access, alter, de-compile, reverse engineer, destroy or otherwise tamper with any part of Cedar’s Website, its software or our systems.  You must not interfere with anybody else’s use of Cedar’s Website or attempt to impair the proper functioning of Cedar’s Website whether by assisting in the organisation of, or participating in, a denial of service attack or otherwise.

6.       Provision of Services

These Terms of Use do not deal with the terms upon which we will provide any service advertised on Cedar’s Website.  We will tell you the terms upon which a service will be provided at the time you ask us to provide it.  If the service is to be provided by a third party, the third party’s terms will apply to that service.

7.       Liability

Your use of Cedar’s Website is at your risk.  Action should not be taken without first obtaining specific advice.  The information and materials provided on Cedar’s Website are of a general nature only and cannot be regarded as constituting advice or recommendations (professional or otherwise).  We do not accept any liability for any direct, indirect, special or consequential losses or damages of whatever nature, including but not limited to loss of anticipated savings, data, goodwill or contracts arising out of Cedar’s Website, its availability or lack of availability or your use of any information contained in Cedar’s Website.

We exclude all warranties, express or implied, relating to the information and materials on Cedar’s Website to the fullest extent permitted by law.

8.       Connection and Charges

You are responsible for obtaining an appropriate connection with a telecommunications provider in order to access Cedar’s Website and for the costs of all charges you incur in accessing and using Cedar’s Website.

9.       Changes to these Terms of Use

We may amend these Terms of Use from time to time.  By continuing to use Cedar’s Website you are confirming that you agree to be bound by any changes we make to these Terms of Use: you can view the current version of these Terms of Use at any time by clicking on the Terms & Conditions link on Cedar’s Website.