Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

Summary of Terms

  • The info on this website is for guidance only -we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the content submitted by users.
  • You use this website at your own risk -we are not liable for any damage howsoever caused through the use of this website.
  • If we feature any event, organisation, brand, or their respective website addresses on this site, that does not mean that we endorse or recommend it.
  • By adding your content to Voice you retain ownership but give us the right to use all or part of any of it to help promote, evaluate and operate the website, Arts Award, Upstart Projects or our partners. You confirm that you have the right to publish any and all content and media to the site, we cannot be liable for copyright of items uploaded by users.
  • We interview various individuals and organisations, create guides and support material for your career & qualifications - this is general advice and we are not liable for any action you take based on it.  Always seek professional and appropriate advice suited to your own circumstances.  These support materials may appear on partner websites too.
  • The website is operated by Upstart Projects in association with Trinity College London and is governed by the laws of England.

Terms relating to Portfolios showcased on our website

Trinity Disclaimer on the portfolio videos available on Voice: The content of the videos on this site are produced by young people to share how they made their portfolios and the different formats you could use. The content is not designed to show how to meet the criteria and pass an Arts Award. If you have any questions about meeting the criteria please speak to your adviser and they can get in touch with Trinity College London directly.

Take down or copyright requests

We encourage users and all those adding content to our website to have full ownership or licensing/permissions in place for anything that is used.  If you feel anything on the website is being used without proper permission then you can get in touch with us on [email protected] with details of your concern and proof of ownership.  You can also login and report any post which will automatically remove that post from public view on the website, pending moderation by our team.  When reporting, you can provide details of why you are reporting the post.  We cannot accept any liability for any item posted on the website and do our best to keep the site free of any illegal or immoral content, and will take action as soon as reasonably practicable upon any notification of an issue; usually within 1 week.

By using this website and/or any of the services available through it, you agree to be legally bound by the Terms of Use set out below. Please read them carefully and keep a paper/electronic copy for your records. If you do not accept these Terms of Use, please refrain from using this website.

1. About the Terms of Use

1.1 These Terms of Use apply to your use of voicemag.uk and our social channels such as Twitter Feed & Facebook page/groups. Any reference to the "Website" in these Terms of Use is a reference to this site & our social channels.

1.2 We reserve the right to update these Terms of Use at any time. If we do so, we will publish the amended version here. The amended Terms of Use will take effect from the time they are first published on the Website, and from then on will govern the relationship between you and us in respect of your use of the Website. If you do not agree with the amended Terms of Use, you may not continue to use the Website after the time on which the amended Terms of Use are published on the Website.

1.3 The Privacy Policy forms part of these Terms of Use and should be read by all users.

2. About us

2.1 We are Upstart Projects, a Charitably Incorporated Organisation in England & Wales with registration number 1157864. You can contact us at 59 Trinity Street, Shrewsbury, SY3 7PQ.

2.2 If you have any questions, complaints or comments concerning the Website or if you require any support in relation to your use of the Website, you can contact us using the following e-mail address: [email protected]

3. Use of the Website

3.1 The Website supports the engagement of young people in the arts and cultural sector and with qualifications offered by Trinity College London.

3.2 Subject to your compliance with these Terms of Use, you may use the Website together with any information and material we offer through it.

3.3 You hereby acknowledge and agree that we (or our suppliers/licensors) own all rights, title and interest in the Website. Nothing in these Terms of Use shall confer on you any right of ownership or licence in the Website or its contents thereof unless expressly stated.

4. Your use of the Website

4.1 To assess and/or enter certain content on the Website, you must register with us and create an account. To do so you will need to give us certain personal information requested on the registration page, and you must agree to our processing of your personal information, in accordance with our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms of the Privacy Policy, you should not create an account with us and may not access such content through the Website.

4.2 Please ensure that the personal information you provide when you register is correct and complete and inform us immediately of any changes to that personal information. You can access and update the information you provide to us by accessing your account on the Website.

4.3 You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, user name and log-in details. You may not share these account details with anyone and you are responsible for all activities that are carried out under them. We do not have the means to check the identities of people using the Website and will not be liable where your password or user name is used by someone else. You agree to notify us immediately by email to hello@voicemag.uk of any unauthorised use of your password, user name or account of which you become aware. If you fail to comply with the above obligations, we will not be responsible for any losses you suffer as a result.

4.4 You hereby warrant, represent and undertake to use the Website in accordance with these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy.

4.5 You agree that you will not: (a) use the Website for the posting, storage or transmission of any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material of any kind; or (b) upload material that contains viruses, "Trojan Horses", worms, cancelbots, corrupted files or other such similarly destructive features or otherwise in any way damage, disable or impair the operation of the Website, or attempt to do any of the same, or gain or attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, or to networks connected to it, or to content delivered through it, by any means, including by hacking, spoofing or seeking to circumvent or defeat any firewalls or other technological or other protections or security measures.

5. Linked Websites

We do not endorse and are not responsible for the contents or privacy practices of any third party websites which may be linked to on the Website. We shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damages caused by use of or reliance on any content, goods or services available on such websites.

6. Your use of content on the Website

Whenever you view content or resources on our Website you will normally be notified on the same web page of the specific terms and conditions under which this content or resources may be used, copied, or modified, whether under a Creative Commons Licence or otherwise if a specific term applies. Unless expressly identified on a page, You undertake not to modify, copy or use any content in any manner or for any purpose other than as expressly permitted or granted to you under any lawful statutory exemption. You undertake not to do anything which may breach our and others' copyright, privacy and other proprietary rights.

7. Third party content and software

Where content, information, software, and any other material or services are supplied by third parties, you acknowledge and agree that we cannot control and do not purport to endorse such content, software or services in any way. All third party content, software or services that are made available through the Website are offered in good faith but we do not (to the extent permitted by applicable law) accept any responsibility for the accuracy, reliability, timeliness, or otherwise of such content, software or other material or services (whether published on or offline) or for the use, download and/or installation of such content, software, or other material or services.

8. Our liability to you

8.1 Nothing in these Terms of Use excludes, restricts or affects your statutory rights.

8.2 To the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, we exclude all express or implied conditions, warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever with regard to any content, information, material, software or other items or services provided through the Website including those as to availability, quality, timeliness, performance, or fitness for a particular purpose.

8.3 We shall not be liable for any loss or damage resulting from the illegal, incorrect or inappropriate use of any content, information, material, software or other item by you or anyone else whilst the content is in your possession.

8.4 We do not accept liability for any loss which is not a direct and reasonably foreseeable consequence of the relevant breach of these Terms of Use or which is consequential, even if we have previously been advised of the possibility of such loss.

8.5 You are responsible for ensuring that your computer system meets all relevant technical specifications necessary to use, and is compatible with the Website. We do not make any warranty that the Website or its servers are free from viruses, worms, cancelbots, "Trojan Horses" or anything else that has contaminating or destructive properties. We shall not be liable for any damage to, or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property following your access to, use of, the Website or accessing of any content, information, material, software or other item or service. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output.

8.6 Save in the case of death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, or where we have acted fraudulently, our total liability to you under these Terms of Use for any losses suffered by you will never exceed £100.

8.7 We aim to update our Website regularly and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our Website or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

9. Your further obligations to us

9.1 You agree that you will not use the content, information, material, software or other item or service available on this Website for any illegal purpose or for any other purpose prohibited by these Terms of Use or in any notice contained within any content, information, material, software or other item.

9.2 You shall compensate us in full in respect of any losses, liabilities, damages, expenses or costs (including legal fees and expenses), arising from or in connection with any third party claim, suit or proceeding brought against us which arises out of, results from or is related to any breach by you of these Terms of Use.

10. General

10.1 Neither party will be liable for any failure to perform any obligation owed to the other due to reasons beyond its reasonable control, for example, industrial disputes, technical difficulties, failure of or delays in communications networks, acts of terrorism or power failure.

10.2 Save as otherwise expressly stated, these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy contain the entire agreement between us and you relating to your use of the Website and supersede any previous agreements, arrangements, undertakings or proposals, written or oral, between us and you. No party shall have any claim for innocent or negligent misrepresentation based upon any statement in these Terms of Use. Nothing in this provision shall limit or exclude any liability for fraud.

10.3 In the event that any provision of these Terms of Use is held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, such provision will be severed and the remainder of these Terms of Use shall continue in full force and effect.

10.4 If you breach these Terms of Use and we take no action against you, we will still be entitled to enforce our rights against you in relation to that breach and to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach these Terms of Use.

10.5 English is the only language offered for the conclusion of this contract.

10.6 Names and logos used on this website remain the property of their respective owners and may be registered as trademarks.

10.7 We reserve the right to assign or sub-contract any or all of our rights and obligations under these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use are personal to you and entered into by you for your own benefit and not for the benefit of any third party.

10.8 These Terms of Use are governed by and are to be construed in accordance with English law.

10.9 You agree that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of or in connection with these Terms of Use.

11. Our use of your content

11.1 By submitting content to this website in any format you assign us and our partners the right to use all or part of any such material for our own evaluation & promotional purposes.

11.2 Our usage of your material may include, but is not limited to, print publications, social media channels, as features on the website and in online advertising campaigns.

11.3 We will always credit material wherever practicable using your submitted profile name and never pass off any material as being created by us, but in the context of material submitted by users.

11.4 Where we have created content based on the information you provide us in an interview or through similar means, we may well publish this on other partner websites and social media to promote Voice, your experience and creative careers.

Last updated: 20 December 2018