Terms of Use

This page brings together our policies, terms and conditions of use, and other information about using our website. We want you to feel secure in using our website. We are aware that some of these points contain language which is expressed in a legal manner. If you have any questions about this section, or require further information, please contact us.

If you wish to print pages from this website (subject to the Terms of Use below) you will achieve best results by selecting portrait paper size.

Use of this site is subject to these Terms of Use. Your use of this site constitutes acceptance of these Terms of Use. Users who do not accept these Terms of Use are not authorised to use or continue using this site. The Bell Educational Trust Limited (“The Bell Foundation”) may amend these Terms of Use and any revised version will be effective immediately upon display on this site.

  • The Bell Foundation reserves the right to change these Terms of Use at any time by posting changes online. Use of this site is subject to these Terms of Use. Your use of this site constitutes acceptance of these Terms of Use. Users who do not accept these Terms of Use are not authorised to use or continue using this site. The Bell Foundation may amend these Terms of Use and any revised version will be effective immediately that it is displayed on this site.
  • You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes and in a manner which does not infringe the rights or restrict, or inhibit the use of the site by any third party.
  • 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.
  • If there is any conflict between these Terms of Use and rules and/or specific terms of use appearing on this site relating to specific material then the latter shall prevail.
  • These Terms of Use shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

The Bell Foundation website includes links to external websites. We receive many link requests and only link to sites which we believe provide useful information that will be of interest to our users. We will contact you if we decide to add a link to your site. All requests will be either granted or refused at the discretion of The Bell Foundation. We will not enter into any correspondence about decisions. If you would like to request a link to your site please contact us. Any questions regarding this site should be sent to:

The Bell Foundation
Red Cross Lane
Tel: 01223 275500


Material contained on this site may be downloaded, viewed and printed for personal use [or internal circulation within your organisation] provided that no trade mark, copyright or other proprietary notices contained in or appearing on such material are removed in whole or in part. This permission to reproduce material does not extend to material identified as belonging to one or more third party. All other rights are reserved and you must ask permission from The Bell Foundation before making any other use of material contained on this site.

Links policy

This document sets out our policy with regard to linking both to and from our site.

Linking to our website

You do not need to ask permission to link directly to the home page of our site at www.bell-foundation.org.uk provided the link is not used in a misleading or defamatory context.

However, if you wish to link to pages deeper in our site than the home page, we would ask you to contact us first.

Linking to our website using our logo

The Bell Educational Trust Limited owns all intellectual property right in and to The Bell Foundation logo.

Links from our website

We link to other sites from our own site. Although we look at all sites carefully to assess the quality and reliability of content, we are not responsible for them. Linking should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. Although we try to keep these up to date we cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time, and we have no control over the availability of linked pages.


The Bell Foundation website is maintained for your personal use and viewing.

Although care has been taken in preparing the information contained on this site, we do not guarantee its accuracy, and The Bell Foundation is not responsible for any errors or omissions or for any loss or damage suffered by users of any of the information published on these pages.

If you believe any content on these pages to be inaccurate or out of date, please contact us.

All information on this site is provided 'as is', with no guarantee of completeness, accuracy or timeliness or of the results obtained from the use of this information, and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

Owing to the nature of the internet, we cannot and do not warrant that the functions contained in the site material will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials. We exclude all liability, to the fullest extent permitted by law, in respect of any loss or damage resulting or arising from any non-availability or use of this site or of any other website linked to it, or from reliance on the contents of this site or any material accessed through it.


This website is fully compliant with W3C accessibility requirements, as well as the Data Protection Act 2018, the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations and the Equality Act 2010.

We have designed this site to be easy to use and accessible for everyone, regardless of age, impairments or means of access. It supports standards-compliant web browsers and alternate devices such as audio browsers and PDAs. This section provides information about site accessibility and highlights some features.


The site has been developed using standards-compliant XHTML 1.0 and CSS 2 and conforms to the Web Accessibility Initiatives Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0, level AA.

Recommended browsers

Although this site should be fully accessible from any web browser or device, only browsers that support modern web standards will receive a fully styled version.

To gain the full benefit of this and other websites, we recommend you use the latest version of your preferred browser, as this is more likely to be standards-compliant. You can choose from one of the following:

  • Mozilla Firefox (for Windows, Mac or Linux)
  • Opera (for Windows, Mac or Linux)
  • Internet Explorer (for Windows)
  • Safari (for Mac)
  • Netscape (for Windows)

We want to make our services and material as accessible as possible. Please contact us if you:

  • need our material in a different format;
  • experience problems accessing our material;
  • would like to comment on the accessibility of our website.