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Acorns Copyright Statement

Here at Acorns, we put a lot of effort into creating unique and interesting content about our hospice, charitable work and the families we care for. It is therefore really important to us that this content remains on our website only. To help ensure this is the case, we’ve created a copyright statement for our website. Please take a few moments to read through it and see what we’ve got to say. Providing you understand and agree with the points we’ve made, you can continue using our website to find out more about the services we offer.

Ownership of copyright (What belongs to Acorns)

Acorns is the owner and copyright holder of https://www.acorns.org.uk/ and all of its contents, which include but are not limited to text, images, audio clips, video clips and website coding. We ask that you do not use our website or any of its copyrighted content for commercial purposes. This includes modifying, adapting, publishing and distributing our content.

Personal use of our copyrighted content

We welcome users to visit our website and read through our content – after all, that’s what it’s there for! You have our permission to use it for personal use, so if you want to download a copy to your desktop or mobile browser, you are free to do so. We’re even happy for you to print off a single copy of our website and its content, if you are using it personally.

As a charity, we’re all about spreading the word and reaching new audiences, so we’re more than happy for you to share the Acorns website and its content with your peers. All that we ask is that you include a link to the Acorns homepage, so people know it’s the original source.

Getting our permission

Whilst we’re happy for the Acorns website to be used for personal reasons, if you want or need to use it for something else, we ask that you get in touch with us first. All you need to do is write to:

Acorns Children's Hospice Trust

Drakes Court

Alcester Road

Wythall

Birmingham

B47 6JR

Or drop us an email info@acorns.org.uk explaining what you would like to use our content for. We’ll then get back to you and let you know if we are happy for you to proceed. We reserve the right to decline permission to use our copyrighted content if we do not think it is appropriate or beneficial to our charity.

Legal action for breach of copyright

As we mentioned before, our team put a lot of effort into this website and its content, so if our copyright is breached, we will reserve the right to take legal action.

Our first step is to give people the benefit of the doubt and allow them chance to make amends. We’ll send them an email asking for them to remove our copyrighted content from their website or publication and providing they oblige, no further action will be necessary.

Unfortunately, if our polite request is declined or ignored, we will reserve the right to take legal action and may choose to seek an injunction to prevent the third party from continuing to use our content.

Have you spotted our content elsewhere?

If you notice the Acorns website or its content (without a credited link to our homepage) anywhere else, we ask that you get in touch and let us know. We will then be able to take the necessary steps to ensure our content is either credited to us, the original source or removed.

Have we breached your copyright?

Our team makes every effort to ensure that this website and its content are 100% unique. If however you believe we make have infringed your copyright, we ask that you let us know, so we can resolve the issue with you immediately.

Thank you for taking the time to read through the Acorns copyright statement. If you want to find out more about our charity and the work we do with life limited children and their families, pop on over to our about us page.

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