Website Terms & Conditions


Dyslexia Lincs is an information and advice service about dyslexia and other specific learning difficulties.

1. Our Contract

1.1. By using our site you agree to the following terms and conditions which take effect from the date of your first use.

2. Our promises

2.1. We will permit you to access, use and interact with our site subject to these terms and conditions.

2.2. We will:

  • Exercise reasonable care in compiling our site;
  • Use reasonable efforts to make our site available to you at all times; and
  • Take the steps set out in our Privacy Policy to endeavour to secure any personal data you give us.

3. Exclusions and limitations

3.1. We do not represent or warrant that access to our site, or any part of it will be uninterrupted, reliable, fault free or continually available.

3.2. We are providing this site on an ‘as is’ basis and make no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this site or its contents and disclaim all such representations and warranties. In addition we make no representations or warranties about the accuracy, completeness, or suitability for any purpose of the information and related graphics published on this site. All liability of us howsoever arising from any inaccuracies or errors is expressly excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

3.3. Neither we nor any of our contributors or other representatives will be liable for loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the use of this site. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including [without limitation] compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties.

3.4. We make no warranty that the site is free of computer viruses or anything else that may adversely affect your computer or software.

3.5. You agree that this limitation is reasonable having regard to the free nature of our site.

3.6. Each of the above exclusions or limitations shall be construed as a separate, and severable, provision of these terms and conditions.

4. Disclaimer

4.1 All questions, answers, groups and debates on the Dyslexia Lincs community forums are written by users of the Dyslexia Lincs community. The majority of individuals who provide the content are not experts in the matters being discussed, and Dyslexia Lincs makes no claims and offers no guarantees whatsoever as to the accuracy of any information or advice given.

4.2 You use Dyslexia Lincs community forums entirely at your own risk and Dyslexia Lincs cannot accept responsibility for any inaccurate or misleading information given in questions, answers or other content. In particular, you are warned that advice given in one country or area may not be applicable in another. It is your responsibility to decide how far, if at all, any advice you receive is applicable in the country or area where you wish to use it.

4.3 By asking a question or posting other content, you agree not to hold Dyslexia Lincs, its members, employees or representatives responsible for any loss, damage or other consequences resulting to you from acting or not acting on advice or other information seen within the Dyslexia Lincs community forums. Opinions expressed in the community forums are those of individuals and do not necessarily reflect those of Dyslexia Lincs.

5. Site subscription

There is no subscription payable for access to our site.

6. Links to other sites

6.1 Copying the Dyslexia Lincs logo for use on another web site is permitted without asking specific permission provided that you link to the home page of our web site at http://www.dyslexialincs.org.uk. For web site use, you must include an Alt tag with the image, stating that “Dyslexia Lincs – information and advice about dyslexia in Lincolnshire”.

You are free to link directly to the web site, preferably to the home page at http://www.dyslexialincs.org.uk.

6.2 Certain links, including hypertext links, in our site will take you outside our site. Links are provided for your convenience and inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement or approval by us of the linked site, its operator or its content. We are not responsible for the content of any website outside our site.

7.No commercial use

7.1. You agree that you will not exploit our site or any of its contents for any commercial purpose but only for personal educational purposes. Permission for any other use must be obtained from admin@dyslexialincs.org.uk.

8. Variations

8.1. We reserve the right at any time without notice to revise the content of our site and these terms and conditions. Any changes to these terms and conditions will be posted on our site and by continuing to use our site following any such change you will signify that you agree to be bound by the revised terms and conditions of use.

9. Copyright

9.1 All images and text are copyright of their original owners, unless otherwise indicated. Duplication or sale of the materials contained within this web site is not permitted, except that material may be duplicated by you for research or educational purposes in electronic or print form. Electronic or print copies may not be offered for sale to any third party.

9.2 You hereby grant to us a perpetual royalty-free, irrevocable licence to copy, issue copies, communicate to the public and make publicly available any material you up-load or post to our site [whether to a forum, chat room, bulletin board or otherwise]. You acknowledge and agree that such material is not up-loaded or posted subject to any obligation of confidence.

10. Access

10.1. We reserve the right in our sole discretion to deny users access to our site or any part of our site without notice or reason and to decline to provide the service to any user that is in breach of these terms and conditions of use.

11. Events beyond our control

11.1. We shall not be liable to you for any breach of these terms and conditions of use or any failure to provide or delay in providing our site resulting from any event or circumstance beyond our reasonable control.

12. Waiver

12.1. Failure by us to exercise any right or remedy under these terms and conditions does not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy.

13. Rights of Third Parties

13.1. A person who is not a party to this Agreement shall have no right under the Contracts [Rights of Third Parties] Act 1999 to enforce any of its terms.

14. Applicable law and jurisdiction

14.1. These terms and conditions [and any dispute, controversy, proceedings or claim of whatever nature arising out of or in any way relating to them or their formation] shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with English law and, for these purposes, the parties irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of English courts.

15. Unenforceability

15.1. The enforceability or otherwise of any provisions of these terms and conditions shall not affect the enforceability of these terms and conditions.

16. Definitions

In these terms and conditions:

16.1 ‘our site’ means our presence on the Internet;

16.2 ‘our’, ‘we’ and ‘us’ means Dyslexia Lincs operating on behalf of itself and any partner organisations.

Dyslexia Lincs can be contacted at admin@dyslexialincs.org.uk.