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Website Terms and Conditions 

Date of last review: 31/01/2024 

UK Wild Otter Trust (UKWOT) means UK Wild Otter Trust, a charity registered under the number 1167746 in England and Wales and a private limited company registered under the number 15368551 and the name UKWOT LTD, in England and Wales. 

“Website” means https://ukwildottertrust.org/ or any other website under UKWOT’s ownership or control from which a link has been created to these Terms and Conditions. 

“You”, “your” and “yours” means the person(s) accessing the Website. 

“We”, “us” and “our” means UKWOT. 

“Material” means any information, data, text, graphics, links, programming code or other material published, contained or available on the Website. 

“Terms and Conditions” means the terms and conditions set out below, including where applicable, the Registration Terms and Conditions (defined below). 


Changes to the Terms and Conditions 

We reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time. Please check back regularly because the amended Terms and Conditions will apply to your continued use of the Website.  Certain provisions may be extended or superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages of the Website. 

Contacting us about our Terms and Conditions 

If you are uncertain about anything in these Terms and Conditions, please send an email to info@ukwot.org.  


The Website is intended for people accessing it from within the United Kingdom. We cannot guarantee the site or the information it contains complies with or is appropriate for use in other countries. 

Material on the Website 

Material on the Website is provided “as is” and for information purposes only.  Whilst every care is taken in compiling the information on the Website, we do not make any warranties or representations as to its accuracy or reliability. We may make changes to the Material on the Website at any time without notice. Certain information on the Website may contain typographical or other errors or be out of date, and we make no commitment to update such information.  We and any third parties referred to on the Website assume no responsibility for how you use the information provided through the Website. 

The material on this site is provided for general information only and is not intended as specific advice. If you have any concerns about an otter’s health or welfare, please contact us directly. Whilst we try to ensure that the information on the site is accurate, we can accept no responsibility for the accuracy of the site content. Users who rely on the information in the site do so at their own risk. This site is made available for public viewing solely on the basis that the UK Wild Otter Trust excludes to the extent lawfully permitted all liability whatsoever for any loss or damage arising out of use of this site, or reliance upon its contents. 


Where we provide hypertext links to other websites, we do so for information purposes only. We are not responsible for the content of any other websites or pages linking to or from our website. We have not verified the content of any such websites and links to other websites do not imply any endorsement of the material on those Websites. If you choose to follow links to other websites, you do so at your own risk.  It is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements. 

If you would like to establish a link to our website, please ask our permission before you do so.  You can request permission from us by sending an email to info@ukwot.org 

Use of the Website and Copyright 

You may access, view and print copies of Material contained on the Website as long as you comply with these Terms and Conditions and: 

  • you use the Material for information purposes and for your non-commercial, personal use only; 
  • all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices are kept on the Material; and 
  • You do not modify, reproduce, display, distribute the Material or perform the Material for any public use without prior written consent from UKWOT. 

Service Access 

Whilst we try to ensure that the Website is normally available 24 hours a day, we shall not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to the Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our control. 


Neither we, nor any other party involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering the Website, will be liable for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party including without limitation any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, whether in tort, contract or otherwise (including without limitation negligence) in connection with: your use, inability to use or the results of use of the Website, any websites linked to the Website or the material on such websites; or any amount or kind of loss or damage including without limitation any loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data, or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing the Website or your downloading of any Material from the Website or any websites linked to the Website. 

In so far as we are able, we exclude all liability for all direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damage which arises out of or in connection with the use of the Website. 

Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence (as such term is defined by the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977, fraud, or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter). 

If your use of the Website results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of your equipment, software or data, you assume all costs of this. 

Privacy and Data Protection 

We are committed to protecting your privacy online. For more information on this please see our Privacy Policy. 

Governing Law 

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of England and any dispute arising from these Terms and Conditions or your use of the Website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.