Terms and conditions
These are the terms and conditions that relate use to the Changing Places website.
The objective of the website is to provide meaningful information about the Changing Places Consortium and its campaign for making Changing Places toilets accessible for people across the UK, and all information contained in this website is provided for general information purposes only.
This website is jointly owned, managed and operated jointly by the Royal Mencap Society (hereafter referred to as “Mencap”) and The Profound and Multiple Impairment Service (hereafter referred to as “PAMIS”) on behalf of the Changing Places Consortium.
The following organisations are members of the Changing Places Consortium:
· Valuing People Now
Mencap is a registered company under number 550457, whose registered office is 123 Golden Lane, London, EC1Y ORT. It is a charity whose objects are the relief of people with a learning disability, English registered charity number 222377 and Scottish registered charity number SC0041079.
PAMIS is a registered company under number 2717020, whose registered office is 33 Cornelia Street Barnbury Grove Islington London N7 8BA. It is a charity whose objects are to offer help, advice and support for people with profound and multiple learning disabilities, English registered charity number 1011895 and Scottish registered charity number CO38601.
Any use of the site is subject to the following terms and conditions and use of the site constitutes agreement to these terms and conditions from the date of first use.
Mencap and PAMIS reserves the right to vary modify or otherwise change these terms and conditions, and continued use of the site after any modifications or changes have been posted is deemed acceptance of the amended terms and conditions.
You must only use this site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner which does not infringe the rights, or restrict, or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the site by any other third party.
Copyright and reproduction of content
The name and logo of Mencap is a registered trade mark number 2009020 and nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting any licence or right to use the trade mark without the prior written consent of Mencap.
The name and logo of PAMIS is a registered trade mark number 0968952001 and nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting any licence or right to use the trade mark without the prior written consent of PAMIS.
Mencap and PAMIS jointly own all intellectual property rights in the Changing Places name, logo and strap line “Changing Places Changing Lives” and you shall not download copy or reproduce the name, logo or strap line without the explicit prior written consent of Mencap and PAMIS other than to promote and support the Campaign in any manner detailed in this website.
Notwithstanding the condition above, any owner of a venue who installs a Changing Places toilet facility which meets the Changing Places standards as detailed on this website is permitted to display the Changing Places Logo on the toilet facilities solely for the purpose of indicating to the public that the toilet facilities meet the Changing Places standards.
Mencap and PAMIS reserve the right to amend the Changing Places standards at any time, and any owner of venue who has installed a Changing Places toilet facility must comply with any such amended standards as may be published on this website from time to time.
Any manufacturer or supplier of any specialist toilet products may not display the Changing Places name logo or strap line on any of their products or marketing or promotional materials without having applied for and been granted the explicit permission to do so by Mencap and PAMIS.
Mencap and PAMIS reserve the right to withdraw any permission granted to display the Changing Places name, logo and strap line on any toilet facilities if the facilities cease to meet the Changing Places standards as detailed on this website from time to time.
Mencap and PAMIS own or are licensed to use the copyright of all content of this website including all materials, images, videos and real life stories contained on this site.
This site and its content are for information purposes only and you may only reproduce any content for your own personal use and must not reproduce any of the content on any other website or other media or for commercial gain.
Privacy and data protection
This site contains links for your information and convenience to websites operated by third parties. Mencap and PAMIS do not operate or control these sites, and are not responsible for any of their content. Mencap and PAMIS do not endorse any third party websites and do not warrant or represent that any information contained on such websites are accurate or correct.
You are solely responsible for evaluating the accuracy and completeness of any information contained on third party websites, and the value and integrity of any goods and services offered by such websites. Neither Mencap nor PAMIS can accept any liability arising from your use of such third party websites.
If you wish to create a link to this site you must seek the prior approval of Mencap and PAMIS before creating such a link. If you do wish to create such a link, please make such a request by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
Neither Mencap nor PAMIS is responsible for any material submitted by you or others to any public area of this site, including any bulletin boards, or forums, or any other public areas of this site.
You are responsible for the content of any material you submit and Mencap and PAMIS do not approve or endorsed the content.
Mencap and PAMIS reserve the right to remove any material submitted by you in any public area, without notice, if it is considered that the material is inappropriate in any way, for example but not limited to, where in Mencap and PAMIS’ reasonable opinion it is considered that the material is defamatory, obscene, indecent, discriminatory, threatening, breaches any copyright or trade mark, is intended to solicit business, contains viruses or corrupted files or is otherwise unlawful.
Unless you specifically indicate otherwise, by submitting any material on any public area you are granting a licence to Mencap, PAMIS and the Consortium members to reproduce that material in whole or part on any other part of the website on any Consortium members’ websites or any other publications.
This site is for general information only and, should not be considered as a substitute for professional advice on any specific matter. You should seek appropriate advice before taking or refraining from taking any action in reliance upon any information contained in this site.
Neither Mencap nor PAMIS can warrant that the functions contained in the material in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs.
You are therefore advised to make your own appropriate safeguards before downloading information from the site.
So far as permissible by law, Mencap and PAMIS accept no liability for any damages, including, indirect or consequential damages, loss of profits, or any damages howsoever arising out of, or in connection with the use or loss of use of this site or from downloading any virus.
Mencap and PAMIS shall not be held to be in breach of their obligations under these terms and conditions nor liable to you for any loss or damage which may be suffered by you or any third party due to any cause beyond its reasonable control.
These terms and conditions constitute the whole agreement between Mencap and PAMIS and yourself and all prior agreements are excluded.
If any provisions of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid or unenforceable this shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions.
Any failure by Mencap and PAMIS to exercise or enforce any of their rights under these terms and conditions shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any such rights or prevent Mencap and PAMIS exercising or enforcing the same rights again in the future.
These terms and conditions and use of this site shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and any dispute arising out of or relating to this site or any transaction made via this site will be determined within the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.