Website Terms and Conditions

Information about us and these Terms and Conditions
Changes to these terms or our site
Accessing our Site
Grant Applications
Intellectual Property Rights
No Reliance on Information
Limitation of Liability
Linking to Our Site
Third party links
Suspension and Termination
Applicable Law
Contact Us

Information about Us and these Terms and Conditions
These terms and conditions (terms) (together with any documents referred to) tell you how you may make use of our website (our site). Use of our site includes accessing, browsing or contacting us via our site. Our site is operated by The Dixon Foundation (TDF, we, our or us).

The Dixon Foundation is a charity registered with the Charities Commission (Charity number: 1189898). It is also registered as a data controller at the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The Dixon Foundation’s registered office is at Oxygen House, Grenadier Road, Exeter, EX1 3LH.

Please read these terms carefully before you start to use our site, as these will apply to your use of our site. This version of our terms was published in November 2020.

By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our site.

These terms refer to our Privacy Notice which sets out generally the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us.

Changes to these terms or our site
We may revise these terms at any time by amending this page. Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are binding on you.

We may update our site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.

Accessing our site
We do not guarantee that access to our site, or any content on it, will always be available or uninterrupted. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. Our site is directed to persons residing in the UK.

Grant Applications
We try to respond to all Grant Applications and Concept Note submissions but do not guarantee that this will always be possible or that this will be within a certain time.

Any Concept Note submissions or Grant Applications you submit via our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your submission/application, but you grant us a worldwide, royalty free licence to use, store, modify and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties and on our website.

You are responsible for making sure you Concept Submission or Grant Application is complete and accurate and that you have the permission of those persons mentioned in the application to name them.

Submission of a Concept Note or Grant Application via our website does not guarantee a grant will be made. All grant decisions are at the sole discretion of our trustees. We will not be liable to you if your Concept Note or grant application is rejected or unsuccessful.

Intellectual property rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on them. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may download extracts of any pages from our site for your personal use. You must not modify the digital copies of any content you have downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not remove, modify or hide any branding or copyright or trade mark statements on any content downloaded from our site.

You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes.

No reliance on information
The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date or regarding the suitability or operation of our site.

Limitation of our liability
Nothing in these terms excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on them, whether express or implied.

We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
● use of, or inability to use, our site; or
● use of or reliance on any information or content displayed on our site.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the servers on which our site is stored or any servers, computers or databases connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.

By breaching these provisions, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

Linking to our site
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

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. You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.

Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with our content standards.
If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out in these terms, please contact

Information about how we use cookies
Our site uses cookies. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we put on your computer if you agree. These cookies collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of our site and monitor website activity. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our site and also allows us to improve our site. These cookies are place by Google Analytics.

For further information about cookies and how to delete or control cookies stored on your computer visit or Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.

Suspension and termination
We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a failure to comply with these terms. When such a failure has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate, including:

● immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site;
● issue of a warning to you;
● legal proceedings against you for any costs or damages we may suffer or to claim any other remedy to which we may be entitled to as a result of such failure; or
● disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.

We exclude liability for any actions taken in response to breaches of these terms. The responses described above are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

Applicable law
These terms, their subject matter and formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Contact us
To contact us, please send an email to Alternatively, you can write to us at: The Dixon Foundation, Oxygen House, Grenadier Road, Exeter, EX1 3LH.

Thank you for visiting our site.