Terms of Use

These terms and conditions were last updated on: 14th August 2023

What are these terms?

These terms apply to your use of the Volunteer It Yourself website namely https://volunteerityourself.org (the website).

These terms should be read in conjunction with the Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy for the website which tells you how we collect and use personal data you provide to us or which we collect.

By accessing or using the website you confirm you have read, understood and agree to be legally bound by these terms and our Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy in their entirety each time you access the website. If you do not agree to these terms and/or the Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy, please do not use the website.

Who we are

This website is operated by Volunteer It Yourself Community Interest Company (CIC) (we, us, our).

We are registered in England & Wales under company number 09537026 and our registered office is at VIY, c/o TWP Accounting, The Old Rectory, Church St, Weybridge, KT13 8DE.

Our VAT number is 271327612.

To contact us, please email info@teamviy.com.

Use of the website

You may use this website for lawful purposes only. You must not use the website in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation or which is in any way unlawful or fraudulent.

You are allowed to download and print the materials on this site for your own personal, non-commercial use only.

You must not:

  • print any or all parts of the website for any commercial purpose;
  • copy (including storing and downloading), distribute, publish, alter, adapt, create derivative works from, or otherwise use the material on this website, either in whole or in part;
  • No part of this website, including information, images, logos, photos, and overall appearance of the site, may be copied, republished, broadcast or reproduced without the prior written permission of the copyright holders, except for your own personal or non-commercial use
  • remove any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property notices;
  • use the website to transmit or procure the sending of any unsolicited or unauthorised spam or advertising material;
  • seek to interfere or damage the website or its content;
  • frame, embed, harvest, scrape data from or link to this website or its content or use the material on this website, or any part of it, on any other website or social media platform;

in each case without first obtaining express written consent from us.


The website is intended to provide general information only.

We endeavour to ensure that the material contained on the website is accurate and complete at the date first published. However, we cannot guarantee this, and you should recognise that information contained on this website may become out of date over time.

We reserve the right to alter, remove or update materials and information on the website at any time without notice.

The website and the information contained in it is provided for your use “as is” without any warranty (whether express or implied) of any kind.

Availability of the website

We reserve the right to suspend access to all or part of the website or close it indefinitely without notice. Access may be terminated or suspended either in relation to specific users or to all users.

To the extent permitted by law we accept no liability if the website becomes either temporarily or permanently unavailable.

In addition, we do not warrant that the functions or materials on, or accessed from, this website shall be uninterrupted or free from errors.

Changes to these terms

We reserve the right to change these terms at any time without notice.

It is your responsibility to check the terms regularly in order to be aware of any changes which are made to them.

By continuing to access this website after the terms have changed, you are agreeing that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the updated terms.

Ownership of the website

We are the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the website and in the materials which appear on this website. This includes but is not limited to the text, photographs, images, graphics, illustrations, designs, written and other material including the program and code. Our rights include trade marks, copyright, design rights and all other intellectual property rights and all our rights are reserved.

If you acquire any rights in or to the website or materials on it, you agree to assign those rights, on a worldwide basis, to us and unconditionally and irrevocably to waive all moral rights you may have acquired.

User-generated content

Some of the content on this website may have been originally created by others (for example, social media posts, photos, quotes and testimonials), also known as user-generated content, then shared by us as VIY with consent from the original creator. The purpose of this is to help us tell our story through the eyes of our stakeholders.

  • The name associated with your online or social media account may be associated with your user-generated content.
  • If you post content or submit material, unless indicated otherwise you:
  • Grant VIY the right to use the content and the name that you submit in connection with such content, via all of our relevant channels (such as social media, on email and on our website);

Agree that the rights you grant above are irrevocable during the period of protection of your intellectual property rights associated with such content and material. You agree to waive your right to be identified as the author of such content and your right to object to derogatory treatment of such content;

You confirm that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post; that, as at the date that the content or material is submitted to VIY, the content and material is accurate; use of the content and material you supply does not breach any VIY policies or guidelines and will not cause injury to any person or entity (including that the content or material is not defamatory).

Viruses and hacking

We do not warrant that the website, its content or the server(s) that make it available are error or virus free or free of other harmful components or that your use of this website will be uninterrupted. You are accessing this website at your own risk and to the extent permitted by law. We will not be liable for any loss or damage suffered by you as a result of viruses or other harmful material which you access from this website.
You are solely responsible for ensuring that you have suitable equipment and security and virus protection in place before using the website.

You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the website, the server on which the website is stored or any server computer or database connected to the website.

You must not introduce viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, spyware, adware or other harmful materials to this website which may adversely affect the operation of any computer or program or this website.

Links to other websites

Our website does contain links to other websites of interest, including our social media pages and trusted partner websites. However, once you leave our site via these links, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites. Such sites are out of our control and are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.