Terms & Conditions
The Abbeyfield Society is a registered charity and also a registered company limited by guarantee, (registered charity number 200719 and registered company number 574816).
Registered office: St Peter’s House, 2 Bricket Road, St Albans, AL1 3JW
You can contact The Abbeyfield Society at its registered office (above) of by one of the following methods:
Online form, which can be found on the Contact Us page
Telephone: 01727 857536
Fax: 01727 846168
The Abbeyfield Society provides each of its Membership Societies with a website hosting service. This means that House and contact information for individual Membership Societies are hosted on a server owned by The Abbeyfield Society for use by those Membership Societies.
Terms and Conditions
These terms and conditions apply to your use of this website (“Site”) and your continued use of the Site constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.
The Abbeyfield Society reserves the right to change these terms and conditions by posting the changes online. Your continued use of this Site after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of this agreement as modified. It is strongly advised to re-visit these terms on a regular basis to ensure any changes or updates are understood and noted. The Abbeyfield Society accepts no liability or responsibility whatsoever for any loss or damage howsoever arising as a result of any changes to this Site, or any failure to observe changes to this Site or these terms and conditions.
These terms and conditions apply to any site under the control of The Abbeyfield Society and from which a link has been created to these terms and conditions.
Copyright in the material is owned by The Abbeyfield Society, its Membership Societies and/or its content suppliers. The Abbeyfield Society and its Membership Societies have made every effort to gain copyright for all written material on this Site. Any person who owns the copyright for material published on this Site, please contact us.
Unauthorised use of the material including reproduction, storage, modification, distribution or publication without the prior written consent of The Abbeyfield Society and/or its Membership Societies or, where applicable, the respective copyright owner(s) is prohibited. Documents (including information, images, photos, logos, names and icons without the prior written permission of the copyright holders on this Site may not be downloaded, altered or adapted for any purpose except for personal, non-commercial use. Should The Abbeyfield Society and/or its Membership Societies receive any complaint with regard to third party material on this Site, it will review the matter and remove material at its sole discretion. The Abbeyfield Society and/or its Membership Societies will have no further liability to either party in such instance.
The photographs of adults or children used within this Site to illustrate the work of The Abbeyfield Society and its Membership Societies are either posed by models or people otherwise affiliated with The Abbeyfield Society and/or its Membership Societies with permission from the same strictly for their use on this Site. As such, no photographs of any person ought to be downloaded or copied from this Site without the express permission of The Abbeyfield Society and/or its Membership Societies as appropriate.
Materials on this Site are provided for the purposes of information or reporting only and should not be relied upon. Independent advice should be sought on financial, legal and medical matters.
A licence is required to use the Intellectual Property of The Abbeyfield Society or its Membership Societies. The Abbeyfield Society and its Membership Societies shall consider such requests at its sole discretion. To request a licence contact us
Links to third party websites on this Site are provided solely as a convenience to you. Neither The Abbeyfield Society or its Membership Societies are responsible for the contents or the reliability of linked third-party websites, either to or from The Abbeyfield Society Site, and The Abbeyfield Society does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this Site, you do so entirely at your own risk. Any website wanting to create a link to any of The Abbeyfield Society or Membership Society’s Site, or to request a link to be created to them, must contact us
You agree to use this Site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of, restrict, or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this Site by any third party. Such restriction and inhibition includes, without limitation, conduct which is unlawful or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person, the transmission of obscene or offensive material or disruption of normal flow of dialogue within this Site.
Unless otherwise requested, by posting messages on any of The Abbeyfield Society or Membership Society’s Site discussion board you are granting a licence to The Abbeyfield Society and its Membership Societies to reproduce these comments on any other part of the Site and in any other publications.
Where you are able to submit any contribution to this Site you agree, by submitting your contribution, to grant The Abbeyfield Society and its Membership Societies a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub-licensable right and licence to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, play, and exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to your contribution worldwide and/or to incorporate your contribution in other works in any media now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in your contribution. If you do not want to grant The Abbeyfield Society the rights set out above, please do not submit your contribution to The Abbeyfield Society and its Membership Societies.
By submitting your contribution to The Abbeyfield Society and its Membership Societies you warrant that your contribution is your own original work and that you have the right to make it available to The Abbeyfield Society and its Membership Societies for any or all of the purposes specified above. Furthermore, you warrant your contribution is not defamatory, does not infringe any law, you indemnify The Abbeyfield Society and its Membership Societies against all legal fees, damages and other expenses that may be incurred by The Abbeyfield Society and its Membership Societies as a result of your breach of the above warranty and waive any moral rights in your contribution for the purposes of its submission to and publication on the Site and the purposes specified above.
The Abbeyfield Society and its Membership Societies has the right to remove any material or posting you make on this Site at its discretion.
If these Terms and Conditions are not accepted in full, the use of this Site must be terminated immediately.
The Abbeyfield Society and its Membership Societies do not accept liability for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, indirect or consequential damages, loss of profits, or any damages whatsoever arising out of, or in connection with the use or loss of use of this Site.
While The Abbeyfield Society endeavours to ensure that the Site is available 24 hours a day, this is not guaranteed. The Abbeyfield Society does 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. The Abbeyfield Society and its Membership Societies may make changes to the materials on this Site, or to the information, products and prices described in them, at any time without notice. The materials on this Site may be out of date, and The Abbeyfield Society and its Membership Societies make no commitment to update the Materials on this Site.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any disputes arising in relation to these terms shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
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