Terms and Conditions

Welcome to our website. Please read the following carefully, as it is legally binding. Please note that your use of this website means you accept these Terms and Conditions from the date you first use this website.


  • ‘Mountain Rescue England and Wales’ means Mountain Rescue England and Wales, a charity registered number 1178090 
  • ‘Website’ means www.mountain.rescue.org.uk
  • ‘You’, ‘your’ and ‘yours’ means the person(s) accessing the website
  • ‘We’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ means Mountain Rescue England and Wales
  • ‘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.

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 Certain provisions may be extended or superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages of the Website.


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 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 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Certain information on the Website may contain typographical or other errors or be out of date, and we make no commitment to update such information.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.

First aid information and guidance in the case of emergency

Any first aid information and guidance in the case of emergency referred to in or through the Website is given for information purposes only. In case of emergency, you are strongly advised to call 999, ask for ‘Police’ then ‘Mountain Rescue’ for specific advice appropriate to your situation.


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 editor@mountain.rescue.org.uk.

Use of the website and copyright

You may access, view and print copies of the material contained in the non-password protected parts of the Website as long as you comply with these Terms and Conditions and that:

  • you use the material for information purposes and for your non-commercial, personal use only
  • any copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices are kept on the material
  • you do not modify, reproduce, display, distribute the material without prior written consent from Mountain Rescue England and Wales.

Service access

Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the Website is 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.

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 privacy and data protection 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.

Written communications

Our principle means of communication with you will be electronic. We will contact you by email or provide you with information by posting notice on the Website. You agree to electronic communications and acknowledge that all contract, notice and other communication that we provide electronically comply with any requirement that they must be in writing. This does not affect your statutory rights.