Terms and Conditions

Please read this document carefully. By accessing or using any part of www.genderaction.co.uk (referred to in these Terms and Conditions as “this website”), you are agreeing to be bound by all of these Terms and Conditions. If you have any questions, e-mail info@genderaction.co.uk. These Terms and Conditions were last updated on 29 October 2018. As the context permits, references to Gender Action means all the founders (https://www.genderaction.co.uk/founders) collectively and/or each of them individually.

Using this website

This website is maintained by the Institute of Physics, on behalf of all the founders of Gender Action, for personal viewing and use. The Institute of Physics is a charity registered in England and Wales (no. 293851) and Scotland (no. SC040092). For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, all references to the "user" are to any person who accesses or uses this website or any of the services provided by it, whether on their own behalf or on behalf of an organisation or institution that they represent.

User responsibilities

1. User names and passwords are not transferable and the user must keep them strictly confidential and secure.

2. The user will use this website only in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and only for lawful purposes and in a lawful manner.

3. If the user submits information for display on this website then they are responsible for ensuring that it is true, accurate, complete and up to date, and for updating it whenever necessary. The user is also responsible for ensuring that no data are uploaded or submitted that are defamatory, obscene, abusive or otherwise objectionable or in breach of any applicable laws or third-party rights.

4. By submitting data for display on this website, the user warrants that they have taken all reasonable precautions to ensure that they are free from viruses and anything else that might have a contaminating or destructive effect on any part of this website or any other technology.

5. The user will make no attempt to undermine the integrity of this website or any of its content, and will not adapt or circumvent the systems in place in connection with this website nor access it other than through normal operations.

6. Systematic downloading of files is prohibited.

Privacy policy

7. Gender Action takes the privacy of its users very seriously and is committed to safeguarding that privacy. Refer to Gender Action’s Privacy and cookies Policy for more details.


8. The terms of Gender Action’s Disclaimer are incorporated within these Terms and Conditions.


9. Unless otherwise stated, any and all competitions offered by Gender Action from this website ("competitions") are open to qualifying participants who are aged 18 or over and are based in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, except for employees (and their families) of any of the founders of Gender Action or any company in the same group as any of the founders or anyone else connected with running competitions. As not all countries in the world accept the legality of competitions, it is the sole responsibility of each entrant to ensure that they are not breaching any laws of their country of residence by submitting an entry. Gender Action will not be held responsible for any entrant entering any competitions unlawfully. If in any doubt, the entrant should check with the relevant authorities in their country. All entrants must register for competitions by giving their correct name and postal address, together with their e-mail address. By registering for competitions, users acknowledge that they have read and agree to the provisions contained in Gender Action’s Privacy Policy, as referred to in clause 8 above. All competitions will be subject to the Terms and Conditions as displayed on this website.

10. Any information submitted by the user, other than personal data that are covered by Gender Action’s Privacy Policy, will be treated by Gender Action as non-confidential and Gender Action shall be entitled to reproduce, distribute and communicate that information to others without restriction and without obligation.

11. Without limiting its rights to seek other remedies, Gender Action reserves the right to change, alter or remove all or part of this website, temporarily or permanently, and without notice and without liability. This includes the right, but not the obligation, to remove offending material placed on this website by the user that Gender Action considers to constitute misuse of this website or to be potentially harmful to other users.

12. These Terms and Conditions are in addition to, and supplement, any other Terms and Conditions that the user is required to accept in order to access any of Gender Action’s specific goods or services on this website.

13. Gender Action will use its reasonable endeavours to allow uninterrupted access to this website but access may be suspended, restricted or terminated at any time.

14. Gender Action has the right to amend these Terms and Conditions at any time and continued use of this website after the change will be deemed as acceptance of the changed Terms and Conditions. It is the responsibility of the user to check the Terms and Conditions frequently for changes and to discontinue use if the user is unhappy with the changes.

15. Gender Action reserves the right to prohibit access by persons to all or part of this website or the services provided on it at its sole discretion.

16. Each provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be construed separately and independently of each other and the invalidity of any one part shall not affect the validity of any other part.

17. English law governs these Terms and Conditions and the English courts have exclusive jurisdiction to determine any disputes.

Contact information

If the user has any questions or comments about these Terms and Conditions, they should contact:

Group Legal Adviser
Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
N1 9BU

Tel +44 (0)20 7470 4800
E-mail legal@iop.org

The Institute of Physics is a charity registered in England and Wales (no. 293851) and Scotland (no. SC040092).