Ownership of the Site

These Terms of Use (“Terms of Use”) apply to the Ashford Lions Club (CIO), registered in England with charity number 1178583, website located at ashfordlions.org.uk, and all associated sites linked to ashfordlions.org.uk by Ashford Lions Club, as well as all mobile sites, applications and features (collectively “the Site”). The Site is owned by Ashford Lions Club (“ALC”, “us,” “we”). Access to and use of the Site is subject to these Terms of Use and all applicable laws.

Agreement to Terms of Use

By accessing, using, or browsing the Site, you (“you,” “User,” or “Users”) agree to be bound by these Terms of Use provided herein. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, do not use or access this Site.

Privacy Policy and Other Terms and Conditions

ALC is committed to protecting your privacy. ALC’s Privacy Policy applies to use of this Site, and its terms are incorporated into these Terms of Use by reference.

Unless otherwise indicated, all of the site content, including, but not limited to, the design, structure, expression, “look and feel,” selection and arrangement of such Site Content is owned and/or controlled by Ashford Lions Club and is legally protected, without limitation, under U.K., and foreign laws, regulations, and treaties, including copyright, trademark, patent, and other laws relating to the protection of intellectual property and unfair competition.

No use of Site Content in a publication or for commercial purposes is permitted. Please see Lions Clubs International’s Trademark Policy for information regarding Lions Club International names, emblems, logos, seals, registered trademarks and other trademark interests.

Third-Party Websites and Content

This Site may contain links to third-party websites, including advertisers and social networking websites in which ALC maintains a profile (“Linked Site”). ALC makes no claim or representations regarding and accepts no responsibility directly or indirectly for the security, quality, content, nature, or reliability of any Linked Site. You should review any terms and policies of any Linked Site before interacting with the Linked Site.

User Forums

This Site may include social networking tools, discussion forums, blogs, bulletin boards, message boards, contact forms and other interactive areas or services in which you can post messages, comments, etc. (collectively, “User Forums”).

Users should be aware that the ideas you post and information you share may be seen and used by others. Voluntarily-disclosed personal information and ideas on the User Forums can be collected and used by others. ALC is not responsible for another person or entity’s misuse or misappropriation of any content, ideas or information you post on the Site and/or in User Forums.

The information and opinions expressed in the User Forums are not those of ALC or its affiliates. You are entirely responsible for your use of any User Forums and use the User Forums at your own risk.

Third Party Content

ALC is not responsible for and does not endorse any parties posting the Third-Party Materials, or the accuracy, availability, timeliness, or reliability of any of the Third-Party Materials. Any reliance upon any Third-Party Materials is at your own risk.

Your Representations and Warranties

Each time you access any associated site of ALC, you confirm your acceptance of and agreement to be bound by these Terms of Use. You are solely responsible for content that you post or provide on the Site and on third-party social networking websites in which ALC maintains a profile.

By placing, submitting, displaying, transmitting, and/or posting User Content on or through the Site or Services, you represent and warrant that: 1) you own all of the rights to any content that you post or otherwise have all necessary rights to post such content and grant ALC the rights set forth in these Terms of Use to use such content; 2) User Content and other materials submitted by you does not violate the rights of any third party; 3) User Content will not cause injury to any person or entity and does not contain libelous or otherwise unlawful material; and 4) use and posting of User Content and other materials does not violate these Terms of Use.

Your Use of the Site

When using the User Forums and submitting any User Content you must comply with all applicable laws and these Terms of Use. Be respectful and protect yourself – do not reveal personal/confidential or proprietary information.

You shall NOT submit, upload, or post to the Site or User Forums any User Content that violates the rights of another person or entity; Contains viruses, corrupted files, or other materials that may cause damage to another’s computer; Advertises or otherwise solicits funds, or promotes or offers for sale or trade any goods or services; Interferes with any third party’s use of this Site; Is or contains political campaigning, junk mail, spam, repetitive messaging chain letters, pyramid schemes, or solicitations; Is inaccurate, false, misleading, or fraudulent; and Contains any contact information or private information of any third party.

In using the Site, you shall not violate any law or advocate the performance of any illegal activity, collect contact information of other Users of the Site by electronic or other means for any purpose whatsoever, or use or attempt to use another User’s account or password. Impersonating any person or entity, or otherwise misrepresent yourself, your age, or your affiliation with ALC.

Any use of the User Forums or the Site in violation of these Terms of Use may result, in termination or suspension of your rights to use the User Forums and/or the Site. Any decision as to whether User Content violates these Terms of Use or ALC’s posting rules will be made in ALC’s sole discretion.

Disclaimer and Limitations of Liability

In no event shall ALC be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special consequential damages or any damages whatsoever, arising out of or in anyway connected with the use or performance of the web site, or for any information, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through this web site whether based in contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if ALC or any of its suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages. Some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages. Therefore, the above limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages may not apply to you. You are solely responsible for all equipment, software and connections to the Internet required to gain access to the ALC web site.

You warrant that you will not use the ALC web site or the data therein for commercial purposes or solicitation. You represent and warrant to ALC that you have the capacity to understand and accept these terms. Furthermore, you represent and warrant that you are not accessing the ALC web site under misrepresentation or false identification.


You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless ALC, including their respective directors, trustees, officers, committee members, employees, agents, and representatives from and against all claims demands, actions, damages, losses, costs, liabilities, expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and other legal expenses), awards, fines, and judgments asserted against or recovered from Ashford Lions Club due to, arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site and any User Content you post. ALC shall not be liable in any way for injuries to persons or damages to property incurred or suffered by you or any of your subcontractors, agents, heirs, successors or assigns, or any person related to you in any way.

International Users

This Site is controlled, operated, and administered by ALC from within the United Kingdom. If you access this Site from a location outside the United Kingdom, you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws. If the Site and Site Content are available outside the United Kingdom, your access, use, and download thereof and participation in any promotion is at your own risk.

Change in the Terms of Use

ALC may change, add, modify or remove portions of these Terms of Use at any time, which shall become effective immediately upon posting. By continuing to use this Site, you agree to any changes in the Terms of Use.

Discontinuation of Service

ALC may change, suspend, interrupt, terminate operation or access to, or discontinue the Site or any portion of the Site at any time, without notice, including the availability of Site Content, User Forums and any other services. ALC may also impose limits on the Site or restrict your access to parts of or the entire Site and Site Content without notice or liability.

Violation of These Terms of Use

ALC reserves the right to terminate your access to the Site and/or block your access to the Site if we determine that you have violated these Terms of Use or other agreements or terms which may be associated with your use of the Site. If ALC does take legal action against you as a result of your violation of these Terms of Use, ALC will be entitled to recover from you all reasonable fees and costs of such action, in addition to any other relief ALC may have at law or in equity.


The website is only for private, informational and organizational purposes. The Website may be used only for lawful purposes. If you become aware of misuse of the Website by any person, please contact us directly.

If any questions arise about the meaning or interpretation of this policy, the English-language version of this policy is the official text.