Terms & Conditions

The Amicus Trust website is subject to these terms and conditions. Using this website constitutes acceptance by you of these terms and conditions.

This website may be used for your own private purposes only in accordance with these terms, and may not be used for any purpose which is unlawful.

These terms and conditions are to be read in conjunction with any other terms, conditions and disclaimers provided within this website or any linked Amicus Trust policies. In the event that there is a conflict, the terms, conditions and disclaimers or linked polices will prevail over the terms and conditions listed here.

Amicus Trust reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time without notification; therefore it is the responsibility of the User to regularly read these terms in case of any changes.


Amicus Trust or its licensors own the copyright to any material on this website except when the material is accessed via a link to a third party site or consists of embedded third party content.

You may print and download information content form this website provided this it is for personal non-commercial use and that you do not reproduce or modify any of the materials without explicit written consent.

You must not reproduce or store any part of this website within an electronic retrieval system or digitally on any electronic media without explicit written consent.

You agree not to submit any copyrighted material unless the copyright is owned by you. By submitting material you are indicating that you are the original author of the work and that any use of other people’s work within its content has been appropriately referenced or otherwise cleared and approved by the relevant copyright holder.

Amicus Trust are not responsible for copyright infringements made by any third party or those using this website.

Trade Marks

This website displays many valuable trademarks, logos, names, designs, titles, copyrights and other proprietary material (collectively referred to here as “Trademarks”). Such material whether registered or unregistered is the intellectual property of Amicus Trust, its associates and/or other third parties.

All such Trademarks and such intellectual property may not be copied, modified or adapted to something identified as is similar without written consent of the owner.

Nothing within these terms and conditions may be seen as giving or inferring any licence, right or permission to these Trademarks.

Our use of Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to individual needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

We use two types of cookie:

  • Session cookies – these expire when you close your browser and do not remain on your computer.
  • Persistent cookies – these are stored in the longer term on your computer. They are normally used to make sure the site remembers your preferences.

For more information about cookies, including how to enable or disable them, how to change your browser settings and find and delete cookies on your hard drive, please refer to your web browser’s help menu or visit www.aboutcookies.org .

Data Protection and Privacy Policy

Amicus Trust is committed to maintaining the privacy of any users of this website, and to protecting the privacy of any personal information for which it is a data processor.

Any personal information collected or disclosed via this website is processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Full details are included within the Amicus Trust Online Privacy Policy.

Service Availability

Every effort is made to ensure that this Website is continuously available. However, occasionally technical issues may result in some downtime and accordingly we will not be liable if this website is unavailable at any time. Where possible we always try to give advance warning of maintenance issues that may result in Website down time but we shall not be obliged to provide such notice.

Link to external websites

This Website contains links to third party websites. The provision of any link to an external website does not mean that we recommend that website. If you visit any website via a link on this Website you do so at your own risk.

Content Provided by Others

Whilst all reasonable efforts are made to ensure that content posted by others is accurate and in compliance with the requirements of Section 8 , Amicus Trust will not be liable for the accuracy, legal compliance or appropriateness of the content or liable in any other way for any material posted or provided by others.

Content Provided by You

Any material that a visitor to this Website sends or posts to this Website shall be considered non-proprietary and non-confidential. We shall be entitled to copy, disclose, distribute or use for such other purpose as we deem appropriate all material provided to us, with the exception of personal information, the use of which is covered under the Amicus Trust Online Privacy Policy.

You must ensure the accuracy, lawfulness and decency of content within any emails or other material you send to Amicus Trust or which you post to this website.

When using this website you shall not post or send to or from this Website any material:

  • for which you have not obtained all necessary consents;
  • that is discriminator or liable to incite racial hatred on the basis of race, colour, national origin, age, marital status, sex, political affiliation, religion, disability or sexual preference; content that may reasonably be considered offensive, threatening or intimidating; defamatory statements, rumours, and gossip, about individuals or organisations; obscene, pornographic; content that may reasonably be considered offensive, threatening or intimidating; defamatory statements, rumours, and gossip, about individuals or organisations; in breach of confidentiality or privacy.
  • which may cause annoyance or inconvenience to others, which encourages or constitutes conduct that would be deemed a criminal offence, give rise to a civil liability, or otherwise is contrary to the law in the United Kingdom;
  • which is harmful in nature including, and without limitation, computer viruses, Trojan horses, corrupted data, or other potentially harmful software or data.

Amicus Trust reserves the right to edit, refuse, delete or filter any material whether posted to this website or sent via email or other means which is considered

We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order which requires us to disclose the identity or other details of any person posting material to this website in breach of the above.


Whilst we do take all reasonable steps to make sure that the information on this website is up to date and accurate at all times we do not guarantee that all material is accurate and ,or up to date.

Amicus Trust reserves the full right to edit, remove, add to or change any material within this website without notice.

All material contained on this Website is provided without warranty of any kind.

We do not accept liability for any loss or damage, without limitation, whether direct, indirect or consequential that you suffer as a result of using this Website or as a result of any inability to use this website (or any hyperlinks and/or imbedded content to or from this website). The Inherent insecurity of the Internet means that the security, authenticity and confidentiality of any information within this website cannot be guaranteed.

Amicus Trust may transfer its rights and responsibilities regarding any matter relating to this website to a third party. You may not transfer your rights and responsibilities which you have under these terms and conditions.

Governing law

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.