Terms of website use

The Moredun Foundation Equine Grass Sickness Fund – Terms of Website Use

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) sets out the terms upon which you may make use of the Equine Grass Sickness Fund website at www.grasssickness.org.uk  (“our site”). Please read these terms carefully. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these Terms of Use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

Please note that these terms of use apply to adults. You may not use the website and may not accept the Terms of Use if you are under 16 years of age. If you are over the age of 16 but under 18, you should review these Terms of Use with your parent or guardian to make sure that you both understand them.

This website is operated by The Equine Grass Sickness Fund which is administrated within, and is a division of, The Moredun Foundation. The Moredun Foundation is registered in Scotland under company number SC151865 and has its registered office at Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Penicuik EH26 0PZ. The VAT registration number of the Moredun Foundation is GB 663 8239 11.

The Moredun Foundation is a limited company.

Intellectual Property Rights

© 2010 The Moredun Foundation. All rights reserved.

The intellectual property rights of the names and logos and the contents of our site are owned by The Moredun Foundation. Reproduction of the contents of our website www.grasssickness.org.uk  is permitted only in accordance with the following terms:

You may view the contents of our site on screen. You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference or private study. In addition, any page or section of our site may be reproduced for teaching or study purposes without obtaining our prior consent. You may print and copy these pages for your private study or for teaching purposes in schools, colleges or universities, provided that the relevant document is printed and copied entirely and is not used in a derogatory or misleading context, and that a maximum of 30 copies are made.

You must not modify in any way the paper or digital copies of any materials or information which you have printed off or downloaded from our site, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or graphics separately from any accompanying text. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

If you are unsure whether or not any material can be printed or copied without first obtaining our permission or if you wish to use any material from our site other than in accordance with these terms, then please email your request to email@grasssickness.org.uk . We regret that we are unable to supply photographs to private individuals.

Acceptable Use

You must not use our site in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to our site or impairment of the availability or accessibility of our site; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

Reliance on Information

The information and other materials displayed on our site are not intended to amount to advice upon which reliance should be placed. To the extent permitted by law, The Moredun Foundation therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

The information and materials displayed on our site are provided without any conditions, warranties or guarantees as to their accuracy. We may change or update the content of our site at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Our Liability

To the extent permitted by law, The Moredun Foundation hereby expressly exclude (i) any warranties, terms or conditions which may be implied by statute, common law or otherwise; and (ii) any liability or responsibility whatsoever for any loss or damage suffered by any user of the information contained in our site or the material downloaded from it, or from any material contained on any third party websites linked to our site, or from any internet software used in connection with our site, computer viruses or other destructive programs encountered as a result of using our site. This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.


We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Transactions Concluded on our Site

Contracts for the purchase of merchandise or other goods made via our site or as a result of visits made by you are governed by our terms and conditions of supply.

Links from our Site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Please obtain our permission before linking to our site.

Uploading Material to Our Site

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.

Any material you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site.

We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy.

General and Governing Law

If any of these terms are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.

These terms, our website terms of supply, privacy policy, acceptable use policy and any document expressly referred to in any of them represent the entire agreement between us in relation to your use of our site and supersede any prior agreement, whether oral or in writing.

These terms of use and any matter arising out of or in connection with them shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Scots law. The Scottish courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, our site.

Queries If you have any queries regarding our site, please contact email@grasssickness.org.uk