Legal Dislcaimer

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Last updated: 1 April 2015

This website is owned by John Lyon’s Charity. A reference to ‘John Lyon’s Charity’, the ‘Charity’, ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’ mean or refer to John Lyon’s Charity as the context requires.

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using this website.

These Terms of Use (together with the policies and terms referred to in it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our website, whether as a guest or a registered user. Use of our website includes accessing, browsing, or registering to use our website.

By using our website, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them.

If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must not use our website.

John Lyon’s Charity (charity number: 237725) is a charity registered with the UK Charities Commission.

The trustee of John Lyon’s Charity is the separate Charter Corporation, known as “The Keepers and Governors of the Possessions, Revenues and Goods of the Free Grammar School of John Lyon” (charity number: 310033) which includes Harrow School and The John Lyon School.

John Lyon’s Charity and the Charter Corporation, together with the Charter Corporation’s subsidiary companies and associated bodies are known collectively as John Lyon’s Foundation.

The John Lyon’s Foundation strategy which includes a diagram depicting the relationships between each of the Foundation’s entities can be found here.

The website, including the content of it, is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our website.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our website is accurate, complete or up-to-date.

Our Privacy Policy sets out the terms on which we process any information or personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using our website, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the terms of our Privacy Policy and that you agree to it. You also consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Our Cookie Policy sets out information about the cookies on our website. By using our website, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the terms of our Cookie Policy and that you agree to it.

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page.

Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.

We may update our website from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.

We do not guarantee that our website, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.

Our website is made available free of charge.

We do not guarantee that our website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our website is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our website or its contents without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our website.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our website through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

The Charity processes personal data in compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018.  The Charity obtains and uses information, including personal data, as part of the process of assessing grant applications and monitoring use of grants. The information, including personal data, which you provide on the grant application forms, or in supporting documentation, may be made public as part of the assessment of applications.  Information, including personal data, may be assessed and monitored by external evaluators contracted to John Lyon’s Charity.  In order to process your application for a grant, you must consent to the processing of personal data in this way, as specified on the grant application form. Personal data will not be used for any additional purposes or disclosed to any third parties without your permission, except for the purpose of determining, preventing or detecting crime, validating the bona fides of contracts or where this is otherwise required by law.

See our Privacy Policy for further information.

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our website, and in the material published on it, including the names, images and logos identifying us. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our website for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our website.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials (including our logo and name and any other branding) you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our website must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on our website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our website in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Nothing in these terms of 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 website or any content on it, whether express or implied.

We will not be liable for any inconvenience, loss or damage whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with your use of, or inability to use, our website or use of, or reliance on, any content displayed on the website or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our website. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

We do not guarantee that our website will be secure or free from any malicious or other technologically harmful material.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our website. You should use your own virus protection software.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack or other technologically harmful material that they may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the website or to your downloading of any content from it or any website linked to it.

You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. Breach of this provision is a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them.

You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our website, the server on which our website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our website.

In the event of any such breach, your right to use the website will cease immediately.

If you link to our home page then you agree to be bound by these terms.

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link to our website in any website that is not owned by you or which contains distasteful, obscene, offensive, defamatory or otherwise illegal content.

Our website must not be framed on any other website. You may not create a link to any part of our website other than the home page except with our express consent.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Where our website contains links or references to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.

We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources and we are not responsible for and nor do we endorse or approve the contents of those websites.

Your use of this website will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and any disputes will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

To contact us, please email [email protected].

Thank you for visiting our website.