Terms and Conditions

Please read through these Terms and Conditions carefully, as they are legally binding. Your use of the Cardiff Institute for the Blind website means that you accept these Terms and Conditions as they apply on the date of your first use of this site.

Definitions

“Cardiff Institute for the Blind”, also referred to as “CIB”, is a charity registered under number 214131. We are a member of the RNIB group of charities.

“RNIB” refers to the Royal National Institute of Blind People, a charity registered under number 225227 in England and Wales, and SCO39316 in Scotland. RNIB is a company incorporated by Royal Charter in England and Wales under the number RC000500. Its registered office is at 105 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NE.

“Website” means www.cibi.co.uk or any of the pages contained on that domain.

“You”, “your” and “yours” means the person or persons accessing this website.

“We”, “us” and “our” means the Cardiff Institute for the Blind, but can also refer to the fact that we work with the RNIB as a member of their group of charities.

“Material” means any information, text, graphics, photographs, links, programming code, data, or other material published, contained or available on this website.

 

Governing law

The Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising from these Terms and Conditions or your use of the website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of English and Welsh courts.

 

Material on this website

The material on this website has been provided for information purposes only. Every care is taken in collating this information, but we do not make any warranties or representations to its accuracy or reliability.

We may make changes to the material on this website at any time, without notice. Material on this website may contain typographical or other errors and it may be out of date, and we make no commitment to update such information.

The Cardiff Institute for the Blind, the RNIB and any other third parties referred to on this website can assume no responsibility for how you use the information provided on the website.

 

No medical advice

Though we are a support organisation for a number of medical conditions, nothing on this website is intended to constitute professional advice for medical diagnosis or treatment.

No material on this website is intended to advocate or recommend the purchase of any product, use of any service, or guarantee the credentials or appropriateness of any healthcare provider.

We strongly advise you to consult with an appropriate professional for advice that responds to you and your medical situation.

 

External links policy

Where we provide links to other websites, we do so for information purposes only. We are not responsible for the content or accessibility of any other website or pages that link to or from our website and social media accounts. We have not verified the content of any such websites, so links to other websites do not imply any endorsement of the material on those websites.

In choosing to follow links to other websites, you do so at your own risk. It is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses, destructive elements or upsetting material on other websites.

 

External links and accessibility

While the Cardiff Institute for the Blind as a charity work to improve accessibility to the internet for visually-impaired people, we unfortunately cannot guarantee that any external websites that we link to from our website or social media accounts follow our recommended accessibility standards.

If you think that a website is not accessible, we recommend that you contact Fix the Web to let them know. Fix the Web are an organisation who work to improve poor standards of web accessibility that exclude disabled people from using the internet. It takes under a minute to report any issues, and the Fix the Web volunteers will take these issues forward with the owners of the problematic websites.

 

Linking to your site

If you would like to request a link from our website to your website, email us on cibpostmaster@cibi.co.uk. If we feel that your link is suitable, we will be in touch.

 

Use of the website and copyright

You may view, access and download copies of material contained on this websites as long as you comply with these Terms and Conditions and:

  • you use the material for information purposes and for your personal, non-commercial use only;
  • all copyright, trademarks and other proprietary notices are kept on the material that you download;
  • you do not modify, reproduce, display, distribute or perform the material for any public use without our prior written consent.

For further information, please see our copyright and permissions information.

 

Users

This website has been intended for people accessing it from within the United Kingdom, so we cannot guarantee that this site or the information it contains will be in compliance with or appropriate for use in other countries and jurisdictions.

If you are under 18 years old, you must comply with our terms and have permission from your parent to use this website.

 

Service access

Whilst we try to ensure that the website is normally available 24 hours a day, we shall not be liable if, for any reason, the website is unavailable at any time for any period. Access to the website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance, repair, or other reasons beyond our control.

 

Liability

Neither we, nor any other party involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering the website accept liability for

  • any amount or kind of loss or damage (including without limitation any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damage)
  • any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption

whether in tort (including without limitation negligence, contract or otherwise) in connection with your use, inability to use or the results of use of the website, any websites linked to the website or the material on such websites.

This includes, but is not limited to,

  • loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property
  • any other such loss or damages that arise on account of your access to, use of, or browsing the website or your downloading of any material from the website or any websites linked to the website.

If your use of the website results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of your equipment, software or data, you assume all costs of this.

Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence (as such term is defined by the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977), fraud, or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter.

 

Privacy and data protection

We are committed to protecting your privacy online. For further information about how we do this, please read through our Privacy Policy and cookies information.

 

Changes to the Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right to alter these Terms and Conditions at any time. Please check back regularly, as any amended Terms and Conditions will apply to your continued use of this website. Certain provisions of these Terms and Conditions may be superseded or extended by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages of the website.

If you have any queries about anything in these Terms and Conditions, please contact us on cibpostmaster@cibi.co.uk