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Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions for Grants

Offer of Grant

Grants are made to your organisation (you) for the amount notified to you separately in your grant letter based on the terms and conditions set out in this document (the Terms), subject to any variations contained in your grant letter.

  1. Grants
    1. Your grant may only be used for the charitable purpose described by you in your grant application (the Purpose). If you are unable to use the grant for the Purpose or there are any changes made to the Purpose, you must inform us immediately to obtain our approval for any deviations
    2. We reserve the right to withhold a grant or require repayment if: we find that any false information is supplied to us deliberately; the grant is used for purposes other than set out in the grant application and we have not approved any changes; or your organisation ceases normal operations.
    3. You have taken all reasonable steps to ensure that any information provided to us through the application process is both complete and accurate and has been provided with the explicit consent of the individual(s) concerned.
    4. You must comply with all laws and legal requirements applicable to the Purpose, including but not limited to: requirements relating to data protection; safeguarding of children and vulnerable people; and equality of opportunity.
    5. You will keep appropriate records: how the grant has been spent, including keeping copies of invoices and receipts; evidence of any work, items or equipment funded by the grant. These records must be available for inspection at any reasonable time.
    6. You will acknowledge receipt of the Grant in an appropriate and timely way and will confirm that the grant has or will be spent for the Purpose.
    7. You will refund to us any part of the grant that is not required for the Purpose, or not spent within the agreed timescale.
  1. Disclosure

2.1 We will use the information you give us during the application process and during and after the lifetime of any Grant for administration, analysis and research purposes.

2.2 You may include MARGARET’S FUND name in your organisation’s accounts, donor lists and in any newsletters or updates you may produce, including on your website. If you would like to highlight MARGARET’S FUND in any other way, we request that you obtain our prior approval.

2.3 We reserve the right to make public the name of your organisation and the broad nature of any offers and grants, but we will not disclose any detail, except in confidence to any advisers and as required by law and/or by regulators, such as the Charity Commission.


Welcome to Margaret’s Fund Website (the “Website”). The following Terms of Use & Conditions (“Terms”) govern your use of the Margaret’s Fund Website, located at www.margaretsfund.org.uk

By accessing or using this Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms. Please read the Terms in full before using our Website. By accepting these Terms or using this Website you agree that you are legally bound by these Terms and our Privacy Notice. To access our Privacy Notice, click here. If you object to any of these Terms, please do not use our Website.

You can access our Website without having to register any details with us.

In order for you to sign up for a user account, you must be at least 18 years old. We are not liable for any damages that may result from a user’s misrepresentation of age.

You agree that you will not use, reproduce, modify, transmit, display, publish, sell, create derivative works, or distribute by any means, or process whatsoever, now known or hereafter developed, any content of this Website. We hold all rights to content on this Website.


The Website may provide interactive areas. Margaret’s Fund may, at its sole discretion, terminate your access to interactive areas at any time, with or without notice. You are solely responsible for your use of the interactive areas, including:

  • your own actions and communications and the consequences of those actions, including the consequences that result from posting communications on the Website and the content of your postings;
  • compliance with all rules and procedures of this Website;
  • ensuring that you provide accurate and complete information when creating a user account or filling in details on behalf of a person in your care; and
  • ensuring that all content that you submit does not contain third party copyrighted material or that you are otherwise legally entitled to post the content and grant Margaret’s Fund the licenses set forth herein.

Margaret’s Fund does not assume any responsibility for content, including any material, data, communications, text, images, video, sound, and interactive features (collectively, the “content”) you may view on this Website, access through this Website or that is posted on the interactive areas, including the truthfulness, accuracy, quality, completeness or reliability of any such content. Margaret’s Fund does not endorse any content submitted to the Website by any user, or any opinion or recommendation or advice expressed therein.

You retain your right to any Content you submit to any part of this Website. By submitting content to the Website, you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such content has expressly granted) to Margaret’s Fund (and its successors and affiliates) a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, nonexclusive, fully-transferable license and right to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication (or any derivative work based thereon) either alone or as part of other works in any form, whether now known or hereafter developed, for any purpose. Such license will be fully transferable by assignment, sublicense (including multiple tiers of sublicenses) or any other means. Except as described here, any content which you post on the Website is considered to be non-exclusive.


By submitting your email address to the Website, and clicking the data permission box, you consent to being placed on Margaret’s Fund’s mailing lists and thereby receiving e-mail correspondence from Margaret’s Fund, including newsletters and Website updates. You may remove your e-mail address from the applicable mailing list at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in any e-mail from Margaret’s Fund. Although Margaret’s Fund will promptly remove your e-mail address from its mailing list, you may still receive any e-mails that are initiated before your e-mail address is removed from the list.


Any material you send or post to our Website shall be considered non-proprietary and non-confidential.  We do not collect or store any personally identifiable information about you while using our Website unless you voluntarily submit such information. See also our Privacy Notice.

You agree that you will not engage in any actions, or submit any Content, that is defamatory, offensive, objectionable, prohibited, or illegal, as determined by Margaret’s Fund at its sole discretion. Without limitation, actions or content that shall be considered defamatory, offensive, objectionable, prohibited or illegal include the following:

  • Use of any of the interactive areas that could expose Margaret’s Fund to any liability or detriment, or for any purpose in violation of local, state, national, or international laws;
  • Posting or otherwise disseminating material that violates or infringes on any third party’s intellectual property rights, proprietary or contractual rights, or privacy or publicity rights;
  • Posting or otherwise disseminating material that is objectionable to Margaret’s Fund or the Website including, but not limited to, material that is unlawful, fraudulent, obscene, defamatory, threatening, abusive, hateful, pornographic, harmful to minors, promoting illegal activity, or embarrassing to another person or entity, as determined by Margaret’s Fund at its sole discretion;
  • Posting or otherwise disseminating personal or identifying information about another person without that person’s explicit consent;
  • Posting spam or comments that are not related to the topic being discussed (unless it is clear the discussion is free form) or that otherwise disrupt the normal flow of dialogue;
  • Posting or otherwise disseminating advertisements or solicitations, chain letters, pyramid schemes, unsolicited bulk e-mail to users or individuals that have not agreed to receive such mailings, or other advertising or marketing that violates these Terms, or any applicable laws, regulations, or generally accepted advertising industry guidelines;
  • Allowing any other person or entity to use your identification to post or view comments;
  • Accessing the Website with another user’s account, service, or system without authorization from Margaret’s Fund, impersonating another person, falsely stating or otherwise misrepresenting an affiliation with any person or entity, or creating or using a false identity on the Website;
  • Disclosing your own or another user’s identification or password to third parties, or using your own or any other user’s identification or passwords for any unauthorized purpose;
  • Attempting to obtain unauthorized access to, posting to, or tampering with restricted areas of the Website;
  • Disrupting or interfering with the security or proper working of, or otherwise abusing (including vulnerability scans), this Website, or any services, system resources, accounts, servers, or networks connected or accessible through this Website or affiliated or linked sites;
  • Disrupting or interfering with any other user’s enjoyment of the Website or affiliated or linked sites; or
  • Taking any action that imposes an unreasonable or large load on the Website’s infrastructure.

We will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requiring us to disclose the identity or other details of any person posting materials to our Website in breach of this section.

Margaret’s Fund reserves the right to monitor, record, edit, or remove any content on the interactive areas for any reason.

You should access our Website only with due regard for your own safety and the safety of others.


This Website and all information, products, and services available through this Website is provided on an “as is” basis. You agree that use of this Website or any associated information, products, and services is at your sole risk. To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, Margaret’s Fund and successors and its affiliates disclaim all representations and warranties, whether express or implied, including any warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, or obtained from Margaret’s Fund or through this site shall create any warranty. You acknowledge that any reliance on any information, products, or services appearing on this Website shall be at your sole risk, and you hereby waive any rights you may have had regarding any representation or warranty, express or implied, on the part of Margaret’s Fund and its affiliates regarding the functioning and use of this Website.


Under no circumstances, including negligence, shall Margaret’s Fund or its successors and affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, or consequential damages whatsoever and howsoever arising, including any such damages resulting from a claim by any party relating to the use of this Website or any associated information, products, and services, or your use of or inability to use this site. Furthermore, Margaret’s Fund and its successors and affiliates shall not be liable for damages relating to the use of third-party sites linked to the Website.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation of certain warranties or the limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages. In such jurisdictions, the liability of Margaret’s Fund will be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.


To the fullest extent permitted by law, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Margaret’s Fund and its successors and affiliates, as well as its officers, trustees, employees, licensors and suppliers, from and against any damages or claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements, including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, regardless of whether they are attributable to any act or omission of Margaret’s Fund and its successors and affiliates, in connection with (1) your use of the Website, (2) your breach of these Terms, (3) your negligent or wrongful conduct, (4) your access to or use of any third party websites linked to the Website, (5) content posted by you, (6) your violation of these Terms or your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any trademark, copyright or other proprietary or privacy right, or (7) the infringement by you of any right of any person or entity. This indemnification provision shall apply to third-party claims as well as claims between the parties to these Terms.


The content of the Website, including the content and the trademarks, service marks and logos on this Website, are the property of Margaret’s Fund or third-party licensees. You may not modify or transfer the content, or otherwise make use of the content for any purpose, without Margaret’s Fund’s, and/or the other respective owner’s, prior written permission, except as expressly permitted on the Website.

Any other trademarks or service marks appearing anywhere on our Website are the property of their respective owners.  To the extent any product name or logo does not appear with a trademark does not constitute a waiver of any and all intellectual property rights that Margaret’s Fund or its business has established in any of its products, features, or service names or logos.


The content of the Website is subject to change any time without notice. At any time, Margaret’s Fund may terminate, change, or suspend any aspect of the Website, temporarily or permanently, without notice to you. Margaret’s Fund is not obligated to continue to support or update the Website. Margaret’s Fund may impose limits on certain features or services or restrict your access to parts, or all of, this Website.  While we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that our Website is available 24 hours a day, 365 days per year, Websites do sometimes encounter downtime due to technical issues.  While we make every effort to ensure that all content provided on the Website does not contain computer viruses and /or harmful materials, you should take reasonable precautions to scan for computer viruses or otherwise protect your computer and you should ensure that you have a complete and current backup of applicable items on your computer. We disclaim any liability for the need for services or replacing equipment or data resulting from your use of the site.  While every effort is made to ensure smooth and continuous operation, we do not warrant the site will operate error free.


The Website may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by Margaret’s Fund.  Margaret’s Fund has no control over and assumes no responsibilities for these websites (including any content, terms of use or Privacy Notice). You follow links and use third party websites at your own risk.

Any links furnished through our Website are provided to you for your convenience and any inclusion of a third-party link shall in no way be construed as an endorsement by us of the website(s) or their content.

If you would like to link to our Website, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, any page of our Website or portions of our Website, and subject to the following conditions:

(a) You do not in any way imply that we are endorsing any services or products unless this has been specifically agreed with us;

(b) You do not misrepresent your relationship with us or present any false information about us.

If you choose to link our Website in breach of this Section, you shall fully indemnify us for any loss or damage suffered as a result of your actions.


These Terms and Margaret’s Fund Privacy Notice are the entire agreement between you and Margaret’s Fund regarding use of the Website and supersede and replace any prior understandings, whether oral or written, between you and Margaret’s Fund. Please review Margaret’s Fund’s Privacy Notice to understand Margaret’s Fund’s policies and practices.


These Terms and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you.


We make no representations that the content of the Website is appropriate or that it may be used or downloaded outside of the United Kingdom. Access to the Website and/or content may not be legal in certain countries outside of the United Kingdom.  If you access the Website from outside the United Kingdom, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the local laws and regulations of the jurisdiction of the country from which you access the Website.

Our Website was created and is controlled by Margaret’s Fund in the United Kingdom. The Website and its content, and any disputes arising therefrom, shall be construed and interpreted under the laws of the United Kingdom. Use of our Website constitutes agreement of the user to the jurisdiction of the UK.


Margaret’s Fund may, at any time, amend these Terms by posting the amended Terms to this Website and you agree to be bound by these modifications. Any modifications shall become effective immediately upon posting. You should periodically review the most up-to-date version of these Terms for any changes.


Margaret’s Fund may immediately terminate these Terms or terminate your access to this Website with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time. Such termination shall take effect immediately, unless Margaret’s Fund provides otherwise in any notice. Upon account termination, your right to use this Website immediately ceases and you acknowledge and agree that Margaret’s Fund may immediately delete any files and data relating to your account, and bar any further access to such data or to the Website.


If you would like to make a complaint, please write to the Administrator by letter or e-mail. The contact information is below. The Board of Trustees will monitor any complaint and ensure that each complaint is dealt with professionally, appropriately and promptly. We will acknowledge any e-mailed complaints within 5 working days of receipt. Postal correspondence will receive an answer or acknowledgement within 5 working days. You will receive a full response to your written complaint within 10 working days. If you feel that your complaint has not been dealt with fairly, you can write to the Charity Commission.


Write to the Administrator at:

Margaret’s Fund P.O. Box 135, Buntingford, SGll 2XJ

You may also send an email to info@margaretsfund.org


Date of Policy Approval: June 2022

Approved by Trustees

Next Date of Policy Review: June 2024