Terms of Website Use

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern The Wilberforce Trust’s relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions please do not use this website.

The terms Wilberforce Trust, YORSIGHT, YORSENSORY or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of this website being The Wilberforce Trust whose registered office is Wilberforce House 49 North Moor Road Huntington York YO32 9QN.

Who we are

The Wilberforce Trust is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales. Our company registration number is 422843. We are a registered charity under registered charity number 1087065.

To contact us please email us at enquiry@wilberforcetrust.org.uk or telephone us on 01904 760037.

Accepting our terms

By using any of our websites, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree these terms, please do not use any of this website.

Other terms that may apply to you

These terms of use refer to the following additional items, which also apply to your use of our websites.

  • Our Privacy Policy which sets out the terms on which we process and personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using our websites you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.
  • Our Cookie Policy which sets out information about the cookies on our websites.

We make changes to these terms

We may amend these terms from time to time. Please check these terms regularly to ensure you understand the terms that apply to you at that time.

We make changes to our websites

We aim to update our websites regularly and may change the content of one or more of them at any time.

We may suspend or withdraw our websites

Our websites are made available free of charge but we do make charges for specific resources and information located in our members site. We do not guarantee that our websites, or any content on them, will always be available or uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict availability of all or any part of our websites for business or operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

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

Our websites are directed to people residing in the UK however content may be appropriate in other countries but we do not guarantee this.   

Keeping account details safe

If you have been provided with a user identification code password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures in order to access our websites or our member site, then you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.

We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms.

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must notify us at gdpr@wilberforcetrust.org.uk

How you may use material on our websites 

We are the owner or the licensee of all the intellectual property rights in our websites and in the material published on our websites. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

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

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, you must not use illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from the accompanying text, unless you have prior written consent from the CEO of The Wilberforce Trust. Our status (and that of identified contributors) as the authors of content on our websites must acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on our websites 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 websites in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our websites will cease immediately and must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Your rights to end the contract

If you are ending a contract for a reason set out below (a) and (b), the contract will end immediately. We will refund all member fees (pro-rata basis for the remaining time on the membership) or individual fees only. No other costs will be compensated for:

  1. we have suspended access of the website portal for technical reasons, or notify you we are going to suspend them for technical reason, in each case for a period of more than 28 days or;
  2. you have a legal right to end the contract because of something we have done wrong.

For most services bought on line you have a legal right to change your mind within 14 days and receive a refund. These rights, under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013

As you are buying access to digital content for viewing, downloading and streaming you have 14 days after the day we email you to confirm we accept your application, or, if earlier, until you access our websites and view, download or stream any of the content.

You do not have the right to change your mind once you have accessed our websites and or used the content.

Even if we are not at fault and you do not have a right to change your mind, you can still end the contract before it is completed, however you will be liable to pay to us any cost incurred by us. A contract for access to sites digital content is completed when you access any of our websites, and paid for access to the member site. If you want to end a contract before it is completed where we are not at fault and you have changed your mind please let us know. The contract will end immediately and we will refund any sums paid by you but will deduct from that reasonable costs incurred as a result of ending your contract.

To end the contract with us, please let us know by doing one of the following;

Phone or email: Call 01904 760037 or email us enquiry@wilberforcetrust.org.uk Please provide your name, home address, details of the application and, where available, your phone number and email address.

We may end the contract at any time by writing to you if;

  1. you do not make payment to us when it is due; or
  2. you do not ,within a reasonable time of us asking for it, provide us with information that is necessary that is necessary for us provide you with access to our website.

If we end the contract in the situations set out above you will have to pay us reasonable compensation for the net costs we will incur as a result of you breaking the contract.

We may withdraw access to our websites and the content and will write to let you know that we are going to stop providing access to our websites. We will let you know at least 28 days in advance of our stopping access and will refund any sums you have paid in advance for access on a pro-rata basis.


The Company does not offer refunds for 12-month subscription payments. To avoid being charged during a free trial promotion, you must cancel your subscription before your 7-day free trial ends.

Your subscription will continue for 12 months and then automatically renew unless and until you cancel your subscription or the subscription is suspended or discontinued by Company.

If you cancel your subscription, you will continue to have access until the end of the 12-month period and will not be billed for the next billing cycle.

Price & Payment

You will need to have paid the relevant access fees to our websites before you are granted access.  The access fees must be paid in full. The applicable access fees are set on our websites.

Do not rely on information on our websites  

The content on our websites and member site 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 websites.

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

We are not responsible for websites we link to

Where our websites contain links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain for them.

We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources.

User generated content is not approved by us

Our websites may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the websites, including bulletin boards. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our websites do not represent our views and values.

If you wish to complain about information and materials uploaded by other users please contact enquiry@wilberforcetrust.org.uk

Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you

We do not exclude or limit in our way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employed, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

If you are a business user

  • We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our websites or any content on them.
  • We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with
  • use of, or inability to use, our websites or;
  • use of reliance on any content displayed on our websites
  • In particular we will not be liable for;
  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenues
  • business interruption
  • loss of anticipated savings
  • loss of business opportunity or goodwill or reputation
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage

If you are a consumer user

Please note that we only provide our websites for domestic or private use. You agree not to use our websites for any commercial or business purposes and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption or loss of business opportunity.

We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them

We do not guarantee that our websites will be secure or free from bugs or viruses

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

You must not misuse our websites by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic or bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our websites, the servers on which our websites are stored or any server, computer or database connected to our websites. You must not attack our websites via a denial–of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will cooperate with those authorities by disclosing identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our websites will cease immediately.

How we may use your personal information

We will use the personal information you provide to us;

  • to allow access to our websites and content;
  • to process payment for access to our websites; or
  • to communicate with you.

Giving out your information to third parties

We will only give your personal information to third parties where the law requires or allows us to do so or as set out in our privacy policy

Other important terms

We may transfer this agreement to someone else. We may transfer our rights and obligations under these terms to another organisation.

You need our consent to transfer your rights to someone else. You may only transfer your rights or your obligations under these terms to another person if we agree to this in writing.

Nobody else has any rights under this contract. This contract is between you and us. No other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its terms.

If a court finds part of this contract illegal, the rest will continue in force. Each of the paragraphs of these terms operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful, the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.

Even if we delay in enforcing this contract, we can still enforce it later. If we do not insist immediately that you do anything you are required to do under these terms, or if we delay in taking steps against you in respect of your breaking this contract, that will not mean that you do not have to do those things and it will not prevent us taking steps against you at a later date. For example, if you miss a payment and we do not chase you but we continue to provide the products, we can still require you to make the payment at a later date.

Which laws apply to this contract and where you may bring legal proceedings. These terms are governed by English law and you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the products in the English courts. If you live in Scotland you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the products in either the Scottish or the English courts. If you live in Northern Ireland you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the products in either the Northern Irish or the English courts.

Rules about linking to our websites

You may link to our home page or other pages available on our websites but not the member site, provided it is does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

You must not 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 websites in any website that is not owned by you.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permissions without notice.

If you wish to link or make any use of content on our websites other than set out above please contact enquiry@wilberforcetrust.org.uk

Our registered trademarks 

Yorsight and Yorsensory are UK registered trademarks of Wilberforce Trust.