Terms and Conditions

By using this website, you agree to the following Terms and Conditions which apply to the site and all material contained within the site. We may amend or change these Terms and Conditions without notice so we would ask that you visit this page on a regular basis in order to keep up-to-date. By continuing to use the website following any such change you will signify that you agree to the revised Terms and Conditions of use. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions, you should not continue to use the website.

This website is owned and operated by the Archbishops’ Council which is a body pursuant to section 1 (1) of the National Institutions Measure 1998 whose objects are to co-ordinate, promote, aid and further the work and mission of the Church of England. Pursuant to section 1(2) of the National Institutions Measure 1998 the Archbishops’ Council is established for charitable purposes, charity number 1074857, together with its representatives (“We”). We are located at Church House, Great Smith Street, London, SW1P 3AZ. We are registered with the Information Commissioner, registration number Z6034304.

To learn more about the Archbishops’ Council go to  www.churchofengland.org for more information.


This website is made available for your private or personal use, or otherwise in pursuit of our charitable objects, subject to our Terms. You agree to use this website for lawful purposes and in a manner which does not infringe the rights or restrict or inhibit the use or enjoyment of the site by any third party. 

You must not knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material which contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware, or any other harmful programs which could harm computer software or hardware.

This site, and all material contained within this site, are provided on an “as is” basis. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this site or to the materials contained on this site. Without limitation this means that we do not warrant that the site is fit for any particular purpose; that functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted; that the site, it’s servers or email sent is free from viruses or other harmful components or that the site is error free, accurate or reliable.

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.

Except as specifically set out in these Terms and Conditions, to the fullest extent permissible by law, the Archbishops’s Council will not be liable (whether under contract, tort or statute) for any of the following losses or damage (whether or not such losses were foreseeable):

  • Losses suffered by third parties

  • Loss of data

  • Loss of profit

  • Loss of revenue

  • Loss of business or opportunity

  • Loss of goodwill

  • Any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages

arising from the use of the website, the inability to use the website, the results of the use of the website, any website linked to it or any material contained in the website and for the avoidance of doubt the losses listed immediately above are intended to be severable.

The foregoing does not affect liability for death or personal injury arising from negligence or liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, nor any other liability, which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Any communication or material that you transmit to, or post on, any public area of the site including any data, questions, comments, suggestions or the like, is and will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary information.  

We reserve the right to terminate your access to the website or any part of it or to withdraw any of our services at any time without notice for any reason.

Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.


Our website includes hyperlinks to other websites owned and operated by third parties. These links do not mean that we approve of or endorse any other third party website or content therein. We have no control over the contents of third party websites, and we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.


Copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights on this website are either owned or licensed to the Archbishop’s council, unless otherwise stated. Compliance with copyright law is your liability.

You may reproduce copyright material appearing on this website free of charge without specific permission for private personal use only, as long as the copyright and source indications are also copied, the document is not amended in any way, is copied in its entirety and is not reproduced in a derogatory or misleading manner or context.

Copying or distribution for any commercial or business use is not permitted without prior written consent from the Archbishop’s Council.

You cannot however reproduce copyright material owned by any other person. For example, you cannot reproduce photographs which are the property of a news agency or copy articles which are marked as being owned by a particular newspaper such as The Guardian.

We are happy for some of our materials to be used in church or school publications without specific permission. Where this is the case, it will be clearly indicated. In all other cases, if you wish to reproduce any of the content of our website, please contact us for permission.


You may link to any page on our website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. We reserve the right, at any time and for any reason not prohibited by law, to deny permission to anyone to link to our website and to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the Terms and Conditions.

You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.


Our Privacy Policy also applies to your use of our site and sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, and your data protection obligations together with details about the cookies used by our sites. By using our site, you consent to the processing of your personal data and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate and where necessary will be amended and kept up to date. In addition you warrant where you have supplied personal data of third parties that you have their consent and that you will similarly ensure the personal data you have provided is accurate and kept up to date.


The enforceability or otherwise of any provisions of these terms and conditions shall not affect the enforceability of the rest of these terms and conditions.


Your use of this website is subject to these Terms and Conditions which are governed by the laws of England & Wales. All claims or disputes arising out of matters from or relating to the use and contents of this site shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England & Wales.

If you have any queries please contact us.