Terms and Conditions

Welcome to the RCUK website (www.rcuk.org.uk) and its affiliated pages. By accessing these platforms, you agree to abide by the following terms and conditions. RCUK retains the right to pursue legal action for any breaches, including unlawful use of RCUK’s name, logo, or content.

We have endeavoured to create our website to be informative, helpful, honest, and engaging. If you have any suggestions for improvements or alterations that could enhance your browsing experience, please don’t hesitate to let us know.

By using our site, you automatically agree to adhere to the following Terms and Conditions. Please take a moment to review them. If you do not agree, kindly refrain from using the site. We retain the right to make any necessary modifications at any time. Please revisit these terms periodically to stay informed of any changes. Your continued use of RCUK website indicates your acceptance of these terms.

Use of Our Materials

All materials available on RCUK website, including but not limited to text, names, logos, trade names, photos, and video clips, are protected by copyright laws. All usage rights are owned and controlled by RCUK. Visitors may download online materials for personal, educational and non-commercial use only, provided that they: retain all copyright, trademark, and proprietary notices; refrain from making modifications to the materials; do not use the materials in a manner that implies association with any RCUK products, services, events, or brands; and do not download quantities of materials for commercial reuse. Copying, reproducing, republishing, uploading, posting, transmitting, or distributing online materials in any way or for any other purpose without prior written permission is prohibited. Any attempts to modify online materials or to bypass our security features are prohibited.

Any materials downloaded from our site are licensed for personal, non-commercial use only. We retain full title and intellectual property rights to the software and associated materials. Redistribution, sale, reverse-engineering, disassembly, or conversion of the software is prohibited.

Submission of Online Material

Any remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, comments, or other information submitted to RCUK through our site become our property, even if this agreement is terminated. Submission of such materials does not confer confidentiality, and we are not liable for their use. We retain exclusive ownership and rights to all submissions and may use them for any purpose without compensation. You acknowledge responsibility for any submissions made, including their legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright.

Limitation of Liability

RCUK will not be liable for any damages or injuries resulting from your use of our site, including but not limited to: use of or inability to use the site; use of or inability to use any linked sites; errors or omissions on our site; interruption or availability issues with our site; defects or viruses on our site; or computer malfunctions. We are not liable for direct, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages, even if negligence is involved or if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Certain state laws may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages.

Links to Other Sites

We may provide links to third-party websites, but we do not endorse or control the content or practices of these sites. RCUK is not responsible for the information or resources offered on linked sites. When accessing external sites, please verify the URL to ensure you are still on the RCUK site. No inference should be made regarding our association with, operation of, or control over linked sites.

Termination of Agreement

This agreement remains effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate it by destroying all materials obtained from our site. We may terminate this agreement at any time without notice if you breach its terms. Upon termination, all materials must be destroyed. We do not guarantee continued availability of materials on our site and may terminate or modify the site without notice.

Jurisdiction and Dispute Resolution

If you access our site from locations outside the United Kingdom, you are responsible for compliance with local laws. Any disputes will be resolved through mediation and, if necessary, arbitration, following the procedures outlined in this agreement.

Modifications to Terms of Use

RCUK reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time without notice. Continued use of our site signifies acceptance of any changes.

This agreement constitutes the entire understanding between the parties regarding the matters discussed herein.