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Terms and Conditions

By using The Hospice of St Francis website, you signify your agreement to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

Please review our Privacy Statement which also governs your visit to this website, to understand our practices.

© Hospice of St. Francis (Berkhamsted) Limited 2012. All rights reserved.


In the context of these terms and conditions, the following words shall have the following meanings:

"The Hospice of St. Francis" means Hospice of St. Francis (Berkhamsted) Ltd, a charity registered under number 280825, and a limited company registered in England and Wales under number 1507474 having its registered office at Spring Garden Lane, Berkhamsted, Herts, HP4 3GW

“the Website” means any website under the ownership or control of The Hospice of St. Francis from which a link has been created to these terms and conditions;

“the Material” means all of the information, data, text, graphics, video and/or audio clips, photographs, images, links, software or computer code published on, contained or available on the Website;

"User" means the individual, firm, company or organisation accessing the Website.

Applicable terms and conditions

The Website is owned by The Hospice of St. Francis and any access to or use made of the Website (including registrations and donations made via the Website) is subject to these Terms and Conditions. The Hospice of St. Francis may, at its sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating the text of this page. You will be subject to the terms and conditions in force at the time you access or use the Website.

Access to and/or use of the Website

Anyone is entitled to view any non-password protected parts of the Website and to use for their own purposes the information contained therein, provided:

a) it is used for information purposes only, for reproduction for personal use only and not for reproduction on any other website or for commercial gain.

b) any links created to the Website are notified to and approved in writing by The Hospice of St. Francis before they are created.

c) no part of the Website is copied, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means to any third party without the prior written permission of The Hospice of St. Francis.

Copyright and trade marks

The Material is owned by The Hospice of St. Francis or its content suppliers and is protected by copyright, authors’ rights and database right laws. Unauthorised use of the Material including reproduction, storage, modification, distribution or republication without the prior written consent of The Hospice of St. Francis or, where applicable, the respective copyright owner(s) is prohibited.

The name The Hospice of St. Francis, the Hospice logo and the Number Twenty logo are trademarks of The Hospice of St. Francis. Our trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not ours, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion, or in any manner that disparages or discredits The Hospice of St Francis. Any other trademarks not owned by us which appear on the Website are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with or connected to us.


The website is intended to provide general information only and, as such, should not be considered as a substitute for advice covering any specific situation. Users should seek appropriate advice before taking or refraining from taking any action in reliance on any information contained in this website. So far as permissible by law, The Hospice of St. Francis does not accept any liability to any person relating to the use of any such information.

Whilst The Hospice of St. Francis has taken every precaution in compiling this site neither it nor any contributors to the site can be held responsible for any action (or the lack thereof) taken by any person or organisation wherever they shall be based, as a result, direct or otherwise, on information contained in or accessed through this internet site.

The Hospice of St. Francis will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that availability of the Website will be uninterrupted and that transmissions will be error-free. However, due to the nature of the Internet, this cannot be guaranteed.

Target audience

The Website is intended for use by UK residents and only in relation to their activities within the UK. It may be dangerous to apply any of the information on the Website to activities outside the UK.

The Hospice of St. Francis does not represent or warrant that the information accessible via the Website is accurate, complete or correct. The Hospice of St. Francis has no liability whatsoever in respect of any use which you make of such information except in the case of personal injury or death caused by the negligence of The Hospice of St. Francis.

The information provided on this Website has not been written to meet individual requirements and it is your sole responsibility to satisfy yourself prior to using the information in any way for your purposes. Before making any decisions based on the information contained on the Website, you are strongly advised to refer to alternative, independent sources of information to substantiate the basis for your decision.

Warranty and indemnity

The User warrants to The Hospice of St. Francis that it will not use the Website, the Material or any part thereof for any purpose that is in contravention of any applicable law or regulation or in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademarks, service marks or other intellectual property rights of third parties or violate the confidence, privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others or in any defamatory, obscene, threatening or abusive manner or any other manner injurious to third parties. The User shall indemnify The Hospice of St. Francis, its employees and agents, harmless against all claims, liability, losses, damages and expenses including, without limitation, legal fees and costs arising out of or incurred as a result of any claims made, or litigation brought, against The Hospice of St. Francis, its employees and agents, as a result of the use by the User of the Website, the Material or any part thereof for whatever purpose, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Limitation of liability

The Hospice of St. Francis hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to the Material and any goods or services supplied in relation to the Website, whether express or implied or statutory (including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose). In no event shall The Hospice of St. Francis be liable for any indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages whatsoever even if The Hospice of St. Francis has been advised of the possibility of damages including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the Website, interruptions or delays to the Website, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, Material, goods and services obtained through the Website or otherwise arising out of the use of the Website, whether based on contract, tort or otherwise to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Third party websites

The Website contains links to websites operated by parties other than The Hospice of St. Francis. Such links are provided for the User’s convenience only. The Hospice of St. Francis does not control such websites, and is not responsible for their content. The Hospice of St. Francis' does not warrant or endorse the material on such websites and the inclusion of links does not imply any association with their operators. The User is solely responsible for evaluating the accuracy and completeness of any information contained on the third party websites, and also the value and integrity of any goods and services offered by such websites.

Privacy and Data Protection

Our Privacy Statement can be read in full here.


Whilst The Hospice of St. Francis makes all reasonable attempts to exclude viruses from the website it cannot ensure such exclusion and no liability is accepted for damage caused through the downloading of viruses. Therefore, you are recommended to take all appropriate safeguards before downloading information from the Website.

On-line Transactions

The Hospice of St. Francis reserves the right to vary event registration fees and the prices of any goods or services listed without notice. If said varied fees or prices are higher than stated, we will, at our discretion, either contact the User for instructions or cancel and notify the User of such cancellation. All event registrations and orders for goods or services are subject to availability and The Hospice of St. Francis reserves the right to refuse to accept any registration and to refuse to supply any goods or services to any individual.

All prices are inclusive of VAT unless stated otherwise.


Although the Website uses encryption security software in areas where on line payment details are accepted, the security of information and payments transmitted via the Internet cannot be guaranteed. Any loss incurred or sustained by any User who transmits information by means of e-mail or other Internet links shall be borne solely and exclusively by such User and in no event shall any such loss in whole or part be borne by The Hospice of St. Francis or it’s agents.

Force majeure

The Hospice of St. Francis shall not be held to be in breach of its obligations hereunder nor liable to the User for any loss or damage which may be suffered by another party due to any cause beyond its reasonable control including without limitation any act of God, fire, storm, flood, lightening, disease, strike, trade dispute, act of terrorism, any act or omission of government or regulatory bodies or communications operators.


If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held to be invalid, void or unenforceable, that provision will be deemed severable and the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected.

These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between The Hospice of St. Francis and the User and supercede all other (prior or contemporaneous) communications and proposals, whether electronic or written, between the User and The Hospice of St. Francis.

Any failure of The Hospice of St. Francis to exercise or enforce any of its rights under these terms and conditions shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any such rights or operate so as to bar the subsequent exercise or enforcement or any such rights.


The terms and conditions and the use by the User of the Website shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and the parties hereto submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in all disputes arising out of or relating to the Website and/or any transactions made on the Website, or these terms and conditions.

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