Terms of Use

The People’s Project website (“Website”) is owned and operated by Big Lottery Fund of 1 Plough Place, London EC4A 1DE (“We/Us”). 

1. Using the site

You may use this Website subject to the Terms and Conditions set out on this page. Access and use by you of this site constitutes acceptance by you of the Terms and Conditions in force at the time of use.

2. Voting

Users of this Website may vote for the organisation they want to receive a grant of up to £50,000. Votes are subject to the Voting Terms and Conditions contained in this Website.

3. Intellectual property/ copyright

All web content including but not limited to the text, images, audio, video and animation placed directly onto this Website by the Big Lottery Fund is the copyright of or is licensed to the Big Lottery Fund (the Fund’s Material). You may not republish, retransmit, redistribute or otherwise make the Fund’s Material available to any other party or in any other media without prior and appropriate written authorisation.

The names, images and logos identifying Big Lottery Fund are proprietary marks of the Big Lottery Fund and may not be reproduced without the prior written authorisation from the Big Lottery Fund.

Requests for such approval should be directed to:

Big Lottery Fund
1 Plough Place
London
EC4A 1DE

Telephone: 020 7211 1800
Fax: 020 7211 1750

Email: webmaster@biglotteryfund.org.uk

The Website and the Big Lottery Fund are not responsible for copyright infringements made by any third party resulting from the publication of your content on the Website.

4. Linking policy

You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on this site. However, We do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. Our pages must load into the user’s entire window.

We only link to our grant recipients, partners and websites which provide useful information which supplements our own information services. Any links or frames which connect the Website to other websites are provided by the Big Lottery Fund for convenience only, and by accessing those linked sites you agree to any terms of access or use imposed by those linked websites.

For avoidance of any doubt, We may require you to remove any link to this Website in circumstances where your use constitutes inappropriate and/or unauthorised activity, such as but not limited to, using this site to promote third party profit making organisations.

We are not responsible for the contents, accuracy, opinions or links from these websites and We do not provide any warranty, or assume any responsibility, regarding the quality, accuracy, source or any other aspect of the material on the linked Websites.

5. Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet.

We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website

6. Liability

To the extent permitted by law, the Big Lottery Fund will not be liable (including in negligence) for any loss of profits, loss of revenue, loss of data, loss of use of data; or any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage, incurred by or awarded against you or any other person arising directly or indirectly from your access to or use of the Website (or any linked website); or any cost, loss, liability or expense arising from death, personal injury or damage to property (including damage to your software, hardware or data) resulting directly or indirectly from you access to or use of the Website (or any linked website). 

You indemnify and hold the Big Lottery Fund, its employees, officers and agents harmless from and against any claims, liability, expenses, losses, damages and costs (including legal costs and expenses) (Loss) incurred by any of those indemnified where such Loss was caused directly or indirectly by:

a. your access to or use of the Website; or

b. any contributions made by you (or on your behalf) to the Website (including, without limitation, Loss caused by a claim that your contribution infringes the intellectual property or other rights of any person).

7. Disclaimer

  • You acknowledge that you use the Website at your entire risk.
  • All Material is provided on an "AS IS" basis only. We cannot warrant that the Website or any Material provided will meet any of your needs or requirements or that it will be complete, error free, accurate or that it will be delivered without interruption, fault or error. Accordingly and to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, We hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions, whether express, implied or statutory, regarding the Website and the Material, including, but not limited to, any warranty of satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement of third party rights.
  • We will aim to correct any errors or omissions as soon as possible after being notified of them.
  • You agree that you will comply with all applicable laws and regulations and will not knowingly use the Website for any improper or unlawful purposes (including infringing any Intellectual Property Rights).

8. Variations

These terms may be varied from time to time. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use this site after any variation has been posted.

9. Contact details and further information

For a hard copy set of these terms and conditions please send a stamped self addressed envelope to the Legal Department, Big Lottery Fund, 1 Plough Place, London EC4A 1DE.

The Big Lottery Fund reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions from time to time therefore you should check these terms regularly.

10. Reporting issues or making a complaint

You may report any comments or complaints about this Website by: e-mail webmaster@biglotteryfund.org.uk or call the Big Lottery Fund customer service line on 0345 4 10 20 30

11. Privacy & data protection

Big Lottery Fund is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy statement only applies to our Website. You can view a separate privacy policy on how We collect and use your information.

We may store your browsing information in a cookie, in line with our cookie policy. This helps Us for a number of reasons including customising your experience of Our Website to give you a better experience.

We will collect data from you when you register to use our Website.

This data can sometimes comprise personal data, to which UK data protection laws apply. All personal data gathered will be held securely by the Big Lottery Fund in line with the Data Protection Act 1998. All such data will not be shared by Big Lottery Fund with any third party unless required to do so by law.

Please see Privacy Policy for more details