Terms and Conditions

This website (the ‘Site’) is published and maintained by Spin Up Science and the website administrator can be contacted at hello@spin-up.science.

Please note that when you access, browse or use this Site you accept, without qualification or limitation, the terms and conditions below.  If you do not agree to this policy, you may wish to cease in viewing/using this website and/or refrain from submitting your personal data to us.

This site is for your personal use only.  You may not distribute, exchange, modify, sell or transmit anything copied from this Site, including, but not limited to any text, images, audio or video for any business, commercial or public purposes.  In complying with these Terms and Conditions of Use, Spin Up Science grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable limited right to enter and use this Site. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of this Site.

Your use of this site is at your own risk. This site is provided “as is.” (including all content and functions made available on or accessed through this site) to the fullest extent permissible by law, with regard to the content on this site, Spin Up Science makes no representations or warranties of any kind whatsoever (1) for the accuracy, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement of any content published on or available through the site, (2) that the server that makes this site available is free of viruses or other components that may infect, harm or cause damage to your computer equipment or any property when you access, browse, download from or otherwise use the site. Under no circumstances, including but not limited to Spin Up Science negligence, shall Spin Up Science be liable for any consequential, direct, incidental, indirect, punitive or special damages related to (a) the use of, (b) the inability to use or (c) errors or omissions in the contents and functions of this site, even if Spin Up Science or an authorised representative thereof has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

All materials included on this site are protected by copyright under UK copyright and other copyright laws.  This includes, but is not limited to, images, software and text (the ‘Content’). You agree to follow all instructions on the Site regarding the way you may use the Content.  Any unauthorised use of the Content may violate copyright laws, laws of privacy and publicity and civil and criminal statutes. Any downloaded Content must retain copyright notices or other notices that go with it. Spin Up Science may add, change, remove or suspend any other Content posted on this Site, including features and products/services described or depicted on the Site.  This may occur at any time, both temporarily or permanently, without notice and without liability.

At any time, Spin Up Science may add to, change or remove any part of these Terms and Conditions of Use, without notice.  Any of these changes posted on this Site apply immediately when they are posted. In continuing to use this Site after any changes are posted, you indicate your acceptance of those changes.  

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold the ‘Indemnified Parties’ (Spin Up Science and all directors, employees, associates, information providers) harmless from and against all liability costs incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claims arising out of any breach by you of the Terms and Conditions or Use or the foregoing representations, warranties and covenants.  You will cooperate as fully as reasonably required in defence to any claim. Spin Up Science reserves the right, at it’s own expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you. You shall not in any event settle any matter without the written consent of Spin Up Science.

These Terms & Conditions of Use and any additional terms posted on this Site together constitute the entire agreement between Spin Up Science and you with respect to your use of this Site. Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of the Site must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim of action arises. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of the Terms & Conditions of Use, or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of this agreement, and the remainder of these Terms & Conditions of Use shall continue in full force and effect. These Terms & conditions of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United Kingdom.

Privacy policy

Spin Up Science takes the privacy of its users seriously.  We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our users and we ensure that our practices in relation to the collection and use of personal data meet all existing legal requirements.  As regulatory guidance on new legal requirements becomes available, we’ll make any necessary updates as may be required to meet the standards to remain GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliant. This Privacy Policy statement explains the data processing practices of Spin Up Science.  If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to these practices please contact us by email.. You can read more about your rights in details here under the GDPR.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

Spin Up Science collects personal information from you through the use of enquiry and registration forms and every time you email us your details.  Spin Up Science will use the information provided to contact you with information about Spin Up Science related news and events. Spin up Science does not sell, share, or rent information to third parties. Any use of information not disclosed here will only be made with your express permission. You can change your mind at any time by contacting us at awards@spin-up.science

Information about your visit to our site is automatically collected. This visit information, which includes demographic data and browsing patterns, is only used in aggregate form.

We process personal information collected via the Spin Up Science site for the following purposes:

  • To provide a personalised service

  • To provide you with relevant information about products and services we offer

If you do not wish to receive information about products and services on offer, then you can opt out using the appropriate box on any form you submit. We will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists. We do not share your information with third parties.

Information collected in aggregate form (so that no individual user may be identified) is used for the following purposes:

  • Building marketing profiles

  • Aiding in strategic development

  • Auditing usage of the site

Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to our newsletter.  Email messages that we send may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email messages. Such marketing messages may record a range of data such as, but not limited to,; times, dates, I.P addresses, opens, clicks, forwards, geographic and demographic data. Such data, within its limitations, will show the activity each subscriber made for that email campaign.

Any email messages we send are in accordance with the GDPR and the PECR (Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulation). We provide you with an easy method to withdraw your consent (unsubscribe) at any time.

Links to other sites

The Spin Up Science website contains links to other sites.  Please be aware that Spin Up Science takes no responsibility for the privacy practices or content of these sites.  This statement applies solely to the information collected on this website.

Use of cookies

Spin Up Science uses cookies on the Site and by continuing to browse and use the Site you consent to the use of cookies.

Cookies are small files placed on your web browser when you visit a website.  They help with the content of the site displaying correctly and running more efficiently while also tracking the way that you interact with the website to improve your next visit and make the website more useful to you.  Most of the data that cookies track is anonymous, though some are developed to track interaction patterns on the Site including approximate geographical location.

When you access the Site, some cookies may be placed in your web browser.  These cookies will remember the pages visited and actions completed on the Site, but will not give us access to your computer or any identifiable information, other than that which you choose to share with us.  


Some further information about the cookies we use and why is given below:

 
 
Name Storage Time Purpose Used by
_ga, _git, _gad Up to 2 years Collates information on site activity such as pages visited, the browser and operating system you are using, enabling us to improve our website Google Analytics
ss_cid, ss_cvr, ss_cvisit, ss_cvt, ss_cpvisit, Up to 2 years Used by Squarespace to gather usage information such as pages visited, the browser and operating system you are using enabling them to improve their service and us to improve our website Squarespace Analytics
ss_cookieAllowed, 30 days If a site is restricting the placement of cookies, remembers if a visitor agreed to placing Analytics cookies on their browser Squarespace Analytics
PHPSESSID 30 days Used to distinguish users as you move between pages on a website Web Server
Crumb Session Prevents cross site request forgery (CSRF) Web Server
 
 

Managing cookies

All internet browsers provide you with the option to delete or refuse cookies.  For more information please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, that deleting or refusing cookies may result in reduced functionality of the Site. If you object to the cookies being used on Spin Up Science, please get in touch. hello@spin-up.science