Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions When Using This Website

These terms are posted here by Gloucestershire Deaf Association ("Gloucestershire Deaf Association", "GDA", "we", "our", or "us"). Gloucestershire Deaf Association is the owner of the site, located at http://www.glosdeaf.org.uk/ ("website") and these terms apply to the entire contents of this website. You, the website visitor ("you" or "your") and your use of this website are subject to these terms, so please read them carefully. Your continued use of this website indicates that you accept these terms in full.


This website is intended for use in the United Kingdom only and we do not claim that this website or any part of it is appropriate for use outside of the United Kingdom.    By accessing any part of this website, you shall be deemed to have accepted these terms in full. If you do not accept these terms in full, then you must leave this website immediately.   


We try to keep this website available 24 hours a day: however we will not be liable if for any reason this website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

We may revise these terms at any time by updating them and re-posting them here. You should check to see if these terms have been revised from time to time because they are binding on you in their current form and in any revised form once posted here. Other terms relating to the use of specific parts of this website may be posted at other locations ("specific terms"); for example, terms that apply to the Gloucestershire Deaf Association's online shopping facility. If there is any conflict between specific terms ad these more general terms then the specific terms will take precedence over these terms.
You will be able to access most areas of this website without registering any of your details with us; however , in order to receive certain services or to enable you to fully interact with this website you may be required to register certain information with us. You agree to provide us with accurate information when registering. You also agree to notify us of any changes to that information, to ensure that it remains accurate at all times. We reserve the right to refuse you access to this website if any information provided by you proves to be inaccurate.      


The information (videos, images and copy/text) contained in this website is copyrights and may not be copied, distributed, modified, reproduced in whole or in part without the prior written permission of Gloucstershire Deaf Association. The images from this site may not be reproduced in any form without the prior advance written consent of Gloucestershire Deaf Association. 
Private use and non-commercial use
When visiting this website you are welcome to print hard copies of the material found on it for non-commercial teaching and educational purposes, and for your own lawful, personal, non-commercial use. All other copying, whether in electronic, hard copy or other format, is not allowed. We allow you to access this website on the condition that you do not reproduce, transmit, publicly perform, distribute, adapt, translate, modify, bundle, merge, share or make available to any person, or create derivative works of any material located on this website, or use it for commercial purposes, without our prior written consent.   

Any use of material found on this website other than in accordance with these terms is not allowed and will be in breach of these terms. If you are in breach of these terms then your permission to use this website will automatically terminate and you must immediately leave this website and destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from this website.   

All rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved to Gloucestershire Deaf Association (GDA).



Incorrect information

While we try to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on this website. We may make changes to the material on this website, or to any products, services or any prices displayed, at any time and without notice. The material on this website may be out of date, and we make no commitment to update such material. The material contained at this website is provided 'as is' without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, we provide you with this website on the basis that we exclude all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill) which, but for these terms, might have effect in relation to this website.  


Medical information

Any medical information referred to in or through this website is presented for information purposes only. None of the materials on this website are intended to constitute professional medical advice, nor are they intended to replace consultation with a qualified medical practitioner. We do not reommend or endorse any specific test, product, procedure, service or information that may be mentioned, linked or referred to. Gloucestershire Deaf Association and those posting or otherwise providing information, services or material on this website are not responsible or liable for any consequenes relating directly or indirectly to any action or inaction you take based on the information, services or other material posted to this website. 

Important notice  

You should always seek independent legal advice from a qualified legal practitioner before making any decision based on the disability discrimination information contained on this website.  

Important notice

You should have your needs properly assessed before making any decision on the products reviewed on this website. 


From time to time we may post information and reviews for products on this website and share our views on those products with you. Product reviews posted to this website are provided as a guide to assist you in making your own informed choice. We will not be responsible or liable for any consequences relating directly or indirectly to any action or inaction you take based on the produt reviews found on this website.   


Links to third party websites on this website are provided solely for your convenience. If you decide to use these links, you leave this website. We have not reviewed any of these third party websites and we do not control and are not responsible for these websites or their content. We therefore do not endorse or make any reprsentations about them, or any material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this website, you do so entirely at your own risk.

If you would like to link to this website, you may only do so, unless otherwise agreed with us in writing, on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, the home page of this website, and subject to the following conditions:

  • You do not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of any GDA logos, including those for GDYZ, GDKZ and CDCC, appearing on this website.
  • You do not create a frame or any other browser or border environment around this website.
  • You do not in any way imply that we are endorsing any products or services. You do not misrepresent your relationship with us nor present any other false information about us.  
  • You do not misrepresent your relationship with us nor present any other false information about us.
  • You do not otherwise use any of our logos or any other intellectual property displayed on this website without express written permission from us.
  • You do not link from a website that is not owned by you unless you have the written permission/authority of the owner of that website to do so.
  • Your website does not contain content that is distasteful, offensive or controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations. 


Gloucestershire Deaf Association (GDA), any other party (whether or not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering this website) and any of its officers, directors, employees, or agents exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party (including without limitation any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise in connection with this website in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of this website, any websites linked to this website or the material on such websites, including but not lmited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browing this website or your downloading of any material from this website or any websites linked to this website. In so far as we are able to do so we exclude liability for any and all direct, indirect or consequential loss or damages that result from your use of this website. Nothing in these terms shall exclude or limit our liability for:
  • death or personal injury caused by our negligence
  • fraud
  • miserepresentation as to a fundamental matter
  • any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

If your use of material on this website results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment, software or data, you assume all costs thereof.


As a responsible organisation, we comply fully with the Data Protection Act 1998 ("Act"). We are registered under the Act with registration number Z9351631.

We are committed to a policy of protecting the rights and privacy of individuals in accoddance with the Act. Any personal information that we collect from you is collected and used fairly, stored safely and securely and not disclosed to any third party unlawfully.

To see our Privacy Policy in full click here.


When you vist the Gloucestershire Deaf Association website you can navigate the site anonymously and  access information  without revealing your identify. Gloucestershire Deaf Association does not use cookies to track your visit to the glosdeaf.org.uk website although our web servers automatically log the IP/Internet address of your computer. This information does not identify you personally and you remain anonymous unless you have otherwise provided glosdeaf.org.uk with personal information.


These terms constitute the whole agreement and understanding between Gloucestershire Deaf Association (GDA) and you in relation to your use of this website and they supersede any previous written or oral agreements made between you and Gloucestershire Deaf Association with respect to this website.

We may assign, transfer or otherwise sub-contract any of our obligations, benefits or rights under these terms to any third party but you may not.

Any person who is not a party to these terms has no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any of these terms.

If any provision of these terms is found by a court to be invalid, you agree that such provision shall be deemed substituted by an alternative provision so as to give effect to the original intentions of Gloucestershire Deaf Association and you and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and any disputes arising in connection with these terms shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.