Site Terms and Conditions

Welcome to our website, owned and operated by the Oxford Mindfulness Centre. 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 governs the Oxford Mindfulness Centre’s relationship with you in relation to this website. Please read these Terms carefully.

Definitions

The Term Oxford Mindfulness Centre, ‘OMC’ or, ‘our’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is: POWIC Building, University of Oxford, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford. OX3 7JX. Our company registration number is 06144314. The Oxford Mindfulness Centre works on behalf of the Oxford Mindfulness Foundation charity number 1122517. The Term ‘you’ or ‘your’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

  1. Although the Oxford Mindfulness Centre attempts to ensure that the Information contained in this Website is accurate and up-to-date, we accept no liability for the results of any action taken on the basis of the Information it contains and all implied warranties, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy are excluded from these Terms to the extent that they may be excluded as a matter of law.
  2. The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  3. We have tried to ensure that all the Information provided on the Website is correct at the time of publication. Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  4. Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
  5. This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  6. All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.
  7. Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
  8. In no event will Oxford Mindfulness Centre be liable for any loss including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss, or any damages arising from loss of use, data or profits, whether in contract, tort or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the use of this Website or any of the Information.
  9. From time to time, this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s). We accept no responsibility for the content of such websites or web pages, nor do we accept responsibility for any losses or penalties incurred as a result of your use of any links or reliance on the content of any website to which this site is linked. Oxford Mindfulness Centre does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of external websites that link to this site or contained in this site.
  10. You may not frame, or embed this Website in any other website without our prior written consent
  11. Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Computer Viruses, Worms and Trojan Horses

  1. Whilst we use reasonable endeavours to protect this Website from computer viruses, worms, Trojan Horses and similar detrimental code, we do not warrant that the Website is free from such Destructive Features and accept no liability for any damage that may result from the transmission of any Destructive Feature via this Website or via any files which are available for you to download from the Website.
  2. You may not in any circumstance transfer or use any computer viruses, Trojan horses, worms or anything else designed or intended to interfere with or interrupt or disrupt any computer or other systems or to secretly or covertly access, use or appropriate any data or other information or impair the functionality, interoperability of performance of this site.

Intellectual Property, Copyright and Reproduction

  1. All contents on this Site (including text, graphics and any other material) are protected by copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property rights which are owned or controlled by OMC, its licensees or authorised contributors. You agree to comply with all copyright notices, information or restrictions contained in any information accessed through this Site.
  2. You are not permitted (except where you have been given express permission to do so) to adapt or modify the Information on this Website or any part of it and the Information or any part of it may not be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, posted, broadcast or transmitted in any other way to any third parties for commercial gain. The products, processes, software and other technology described in this Site may be the subject of patents and/or other intellectual property rights owned by OMC or third parties.

Data Protection and the Oxford Mindfulness Centre Privacy Policy

  1. The OMC is fully committed to ensuring full compliance with all aspects of the Data Protection Act 1998 and only keeps information about Site users that is required to process orders and provide an appropriate informative service.
  2. We may require basic information which identifies you as an individual (“Personal Information”), such as your name, email address and phone number, in order to enable you to take advantage of particular services that we offer, for example when you send us a question/request from our “contact us” page, or subscribe to our newsletter. We will only use such Personal Information for the purposes of providing information which you have requested, or for other purposes set out in these Terms.
  3. We may on occasion make use of Personal Information that we collect in order to help us administer the Website and/or for marketing purposes. We may for instance send you information about our services that we feel might be of particular interest to you. If you do not wish us to make use of your Personal Information in this way, please emailomcadmin@psych.ox.ac.uk. We will also give you the opportunity to opt out of future marketing whenever we send you marketing material.
  4. Except (i) to the extent that we are required to do so by law, (ii) in connection with any legal proceedings (including prospective legal proceedings), or (iii) in order to establish, exercise or defend the legal rights of Oxford Mindfulness Centre, we will not disclose your Personal Information to any other party without first obtaining your permission.
  5. When you visit our Website a small amount of data known as a “cookie” may be stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies include information concerning for example the type of web-browser you are using. We use cookies to help us monitor the way in which the Website is used, which in turn helps us to ensure that the Website is relevant to its users. The OMC does not use cookie technology to collect Personal Information. Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored on your hard drive. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to do this. You may also wish to refer to www.allaboutcookies.org.
  6. OMC may share visitor trends and other generic information collected on this Site with third parties but will not pass on any personal details or personally identifiable information without Your specific consent.
  7. Employees, contractors and agents of Oxford Mindfulness Centre may be given access to any Personal Information which we collect, but their use shall be limited to the performance of their duties. Our employees, contractors and agents who have access to your Personal Information are required to keep that information confidential and are not permitted to use it for any purposes other than to enable you to use the Website or to deal with requests which you submit to us.
  8. The website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policy of such websites.
  9. The Internet is a global environment and using the Internet to collect and process data can involve the transmission of data on an international basis. Therefore, by browsing our Website and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge our processing of data in this way. However, we will endeavour to protect all Personal Information collected through our Website in accordance with strict data protection standards.
  10. For more information or to obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you please contact OMCadmin@psych.ox.ac.uk
  11. Any queries or concerns about privacy on this website should be sent to the Data Protection Officer:Data Protection Officer,
    University Offices,
    Wellington Square,
    Oxford,
    OX1 2JD,
    UKemail: data.protection@admin.ox.ac.uk

Security

All payment transactions for OMC products and services are processed and handled through Secure Trading Limited. Secure Trading delivers secure, reliable, fully PCI DSS compliant online payment processing to organisations worldwide.

Under no circumstances does the OMC hold sensitive payment details such as credit card numbers.

Cancellation and changes policy

By law, customers in the European Union have the right to withdraw from the purchase of an item within seven working days of the day after the date the item is delivered. This applies to all of our products. We regret that we also cannot accept cancellations of contracts for the purchase of DVD, CD, products and software products where the item has been unsealed. We reserve the right to refuse returns or to charge you our fees and expenses if the product is received otherwise than in accordance with these requirements.

Changes to the Terms

Oxford Mindfulness Centre reserves the right, at its discretion, to make changes to any part of the Website, the Information or these Terms. Should these Terms be amended, Oxford Mindfulness Centre will publish details of the amendments on the Website. By continuing to use the Website you agree to be bound by these Terms as amended.

Disclaimers

OMC shall not be liable if for any reason this Site is unavailable at any time or for any period. Access may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance, repair, for reasons beyond the control of OMC or for any commercial or other reasons of OMC.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless OMC and its affiliates from and against any and all claims, proceedings, damages, injuries, losses, costs and expenses relating to or arising from Your use of the Site or any breach by You of these terms of use.