Terms and conditions
Thank you for visiting this RNLI website. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using this site.
Who we are and how to contact us
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is a charity registered in England and Wales (209603), Scotland (SC037736), the Republic of Ireland (20003326), the Bailiwick of Jersey (14), the Isle of Man (Charity Registration number 1308 and Foreign Company Number 006329F), the Bailiwick of Guernsey and Alderney of West Quay Road, Poole, Dorset BH15 1HZ ("RNLI").
The Amateur Swimming Association (Swim England) Limited; is a charity registered in England and Wales (1175603), with Company Number 10931571 whose registered office is at Pavilion 3, SportPark, 3 Oakwood Drive, Loughborough, LE11 3QF. References in these Terms to 'We' or 'Us' are to both the RNLI and Swim England.
- Our Safeguarding Policy, which sets out information about the Safeguarding procedures.
We may make changes to these terms
We reserve the right to amend these terms. Every time you visit our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand them.
We may make changes to our site
We may update and change our site from time to time. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any major changes.
We may suspend or withdraw our site
Our site is made available free of charge. We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.
You must keep your account details safe
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.
How you may use material on our site
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it.; Those works are protected by trade mark, copyright and other relevant IP laws around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.
Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you
We do not exclude or limit in any 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 employees, agents or volunteers and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
How we may use your personal information
We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them
We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site.
You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site 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 such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.