Welcome to www.rabbisacks.org (the “Site“), a website operated in the United Kingdom by The Covenant & Conversation Trust (“The Trust“, “we“, “us” or “our“).

This Terms of Website Use (together with the documents and notices referred to in it) sets out the terms on which you may make use of this Site. Use of our Site includes accessing or browsing it, or registering for our newsletter. By using our Site, you confirm that you accept this Terms of Website Use and that you agree to comply with it. If you do not agree to this Terms of Website Use, you must not use our Site.

You have chosen to visit the Site in the United Kingdom and, as a consequence, irrespective of your place of residence, your use of the Site is occurring in the United Kingdom and will be governed by this Terms of Website Use and the laws of England and Wales.

We also like to interact with you on third party sites where we post content or invite your feedback, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube (“Third Party Sites“). We do not control these Third Party Sites and this Terms of Website Use does not apply to entities that The Trust does not own or control, or to the actions of individuals that The Trust does not employ or manage. You should always check the Terms of Website Use posted on Third Party Sites.

1.              Ownership of rights

All rights in this Site, including copyright, are owned by or licensed to The Trust. Any use of this Site or its contents, including copying or storing it or them in whole or part, other than for your own personal, non-commercial use is prohibited without our permission. You may not modify, delete, distribute or post anything on this Site for any purpose.

2.              Accuracy of content

We do not guarantee that our Site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions. To the extent permitted by applicable law, The Trust disclaims all warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy of the information contained in any of the materials on this Site. We are not responsible for the content of Third Party Sites or any other websites linked to or from this Site. Links appearing on this Site are for your convenience only and are not an endorsement by us of the content, products, services or suppliers connected therewith. We shall not be liable to any person for any loss or damage which may arise from the use of any of the information contained in any of the materials on this Site, in any Third Party Sites, or in any linked websites.

3.              Accessing our Site

Our Site is made available free of charge. We do not guarantee that our Site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our Site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our Site is unavailable at any time or for any period. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Site.

Our Site is directed to people residing in the United Kingdom. We do not represent that content available on or through our Site is appropriate or available for or in other locations. We may limit the availability of our Site or any service described on our Site (including our newsletter subscription service) to any person or geographic area at any time. If you choose to access our Site from outside the United Kingdom, you do so at your own risk.

4.              Damage to your computer

We make every effort to ensure that this Site is free from viruses or defects. However, we cannot guarantee that your use of this Site or any websites accessible through it will not cause damage to your computer. It is your responsibility to ensure that the right equipment is available to use the Site and screen out anything that may damage it. We will not be liable to any person for any loss or damage which may arise to computer equipment as a result of using this Site.

5.              Limitation of liability

The provisions of this clause relate to the use of this Site only and do not affect the statutory rights of users.

Nothing in this Terms of Website Use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our Site or any content on it, whether express or implied.

We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • use of or inability to use our Site; or
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Site.

If you are a business user, please note that we will not be liable for:

  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
  • business interruption;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

If you are a consumer user, please note that we only provide our Site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our Site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

6.              Prohibited uses

You may use our Site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our Site:

  • in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
  • in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
  • to send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards set out below;
  • to transmit or procure the sending of any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (‘spam’); or
  • to knowingly transmit any data, or to send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

You also agree:

  • not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our Site in contravention of the provisions of these terms of website use; and
  • not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
    • any part of our Site;
    • any equipment or network on which our Site is stored;
    • any software used in the provision of our Site; or
    • any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

7.              Intellectual Property

All copyright works, works of authorship, data, databases, designs, brands, trademarks, logos, signs, service marks, and other information or works of a proprietary nature, whether registered or unregistered, and which are created under, exist or are protected pursuant to, the laws of any applicable jurisdiction (“Intellectual Property“) and displayed on, contained on, included, accessed via, or underlying our Site are the legal and beneficial property of The Trust, our affiliates, our licensors and/or our suppliers. You may not use, reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, modify or otherwise exploit our Intellectual Property or that of our suppliers without our or their prior written consent.

8.              Mobile services

If you access this Site via your mobile phone, we do not charge for this access. Please be aware that your carrier’s normal rates and fees, such as data charges, will still apply.

9.              Non-waiver

No failure to exercise and no delay on the part of The Trust in exercising any right, remedy, power or privilege of The Trust under this Terms of Website Use and no course of dealing between us shall be construed or operate as a waiver, nor shall any single or partial exercise of any right, remedy, power or privilege preclude any other or further exercise thereof or the exercise of any other right, remedy, power or privilege on the part of The Trust.

10.            Transfer of rights

We may transfer our rights and obligations under this Terms of Website Use to another organisation, and we will always notify you in writing if this happens, but this will not affect your rights or your obligations under this Terms of Website Use. You may only transfer your rights or obligations under this Terms of Website Use to another person if we agree in writing.

11.            Other legal notices

There may be legal notices on other areas of this Site which relate to your use of this Site, all of which will, together with this Terms of Website Use, govern your use of this Site.

12.            Questions

If you have any questions regarding this Terms of Website Use please contact us by e-mail at info@rabbisacks.org or by post at The Office of Rabbi Sacks, P.O. Box 72007, London NW6 6RW.

13.            Changes to legal notices

We reserve the right to change this Terms of Website Use from time to time and we encourage you to review it as often as possible. Any changes are effective immediately upon posting to the Site.

14.            Law, jurisdiction and language

This Site, any content contained herein, and any contracts entered into as a result of usage of this Site are governed by English law. The parties to any such contract agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.