Terms & Conditions

Site Terms of Use

These Terms and Conditions govern your use of this Site, eif.org.uk (the “Site”) and your relationship with the Early Intervention Foundation (“we”, “us” or “EIF”) through this Site. Please read these terms carefully as they affect your rights and liabilities under the law.

If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, please do not use this Site.

Please also see our Privacy and Data Protection Policy for information about how we collect and use your personal data.


The Early Intervention Foundation is a registered charity in England and Wales (registered number 1152605), and is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (company number 0866785) our registered office is at Local Government House, Smith Square, London, England SW1P 3HZ.

This Site provides information, materials and tools relating to early childhood intervention. Written, video and audio resources may be available. Any materials, publications or information made available by EIF through the Site or otherwise are referred to as “Materials” in these Terms and Conditions.

These terms will apply to all users who view the Site or download any materials or publications (“you”). Please note that these terms govern both your use of the Site and your use of any publications or materials which you obtain from EIF, whether from the Site or otherwise.

By using the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

You are responsible for ensuring that all persons who access or use our Site or Materials via your internet connection or as part of their employment or engagement with you are aware of these Terms and Conditions, and that they comply with them.

Please note that these terms and conditions may be amended from time to time. Notification of any changes will be made by us posting new terms onto the Site. In continuing to use the Site you confirm that you accept the then current terms and conditions in full at the time you use the Site.


You can browse the Site without registering or subscribing but if you wish to view certain content on the Site or access certain services, you may be required to register with the Site.

If you register to use the Site you will be asked to create a password. In order to prevent fraud, you must keep this password confidential and must not disclose it or share it with anyone. If you know or suspect that someone else knows your password you should notify us by contacting info@eif.org.uk immediately.

If we have reason to believe that there is likely to be a breach of security or misuse of the Site through your account or the use of your password, we may require you to change your password or we may suspend your account. Until you have changed your password or we have reactivated your account you will not be able to access your registration profile.

You agree that all personal information that you supply to us will be accurate, complete and kept up to date at all times. We may use the information provided to us to contact you.

You may not have more than one registration.  We reserve the right at our discretion to delete or cancel the registration of any person who in our opinion possesses more than one profile at any time.

We reserve the right to cancel your registration at any time and for any reason.


Various Materials will be available through the Site, either as pages on the Site or as downloadable documents.

All Materials published or distributed by EIF are made available for the purposes of general information.

The Materials should never be regarded as or relied upon as being a comprehensive opinion concerning the matters discussed in such Materials. The Materials are prepared on the basis of information, data and materials which available at the time of writing.  Accordingly any conclusions, opinions or judgements made in our Materials should not be regarded as definitive or relied upon to the exclusion of other information, opinions and judgements.

Any rankings or ratings have been prepared in good faith on the basis of evidence and information available to us. Such ratings or rankings rely on information available and are not entirely objective. Decisions about which information and evidence to include in such ratings or rankings or the weight to be attached to any such information and evidence are a matter of judgement. Other organisations or individuals may reach different conclusions on the basis of the same available information.

Any decisions made by you, or by any organisation, agency or person who has read, received or been provided with information contained in the Materials (“you” or “the Recipient”) are decisions of the Recipient and we will not make, or be deemed to make, any decisions on behalf of any Recipient. We will not be liable for the consequences of any such decisions.

Any Recipient must take into account any other factors apart from the Materials of which they and their experts and advisers are or should be aware.

The information, data, conclusions, opinions and judgements set out in the Materials may relate to certain contexts and may not be suitable in other contexts. It is your responsibility to ensure that you do not use the information we provide in the wrong context.

Reasonable efforts will be made to ensure that the information and data contained within the Materials is accurate and up-to-date at the time of publication but we cannot guarantee that the Report will be error-free. The data, conclusions and judgements contained in our Materials may be superseded following publication.

Use and Abuse of the Site

We grant you a limited licence to access and make personal use of the Site, but not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with our express written consent.

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 server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database 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 this provision, 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 registration and right to use our Site will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by viruses, a 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 material posted on it, or on any Site linked to it.

Availability of the Site

Although we aim to offer you the best service possible, we make no promise that the services at this Site will meet your requirements. We cannot guarantee that the services will be fault-free. If a fault occurs with this Site you should report it to info@eif.org.uk and we will attempt to correct the fault as soon as we reasonably can.

Your access to this Site may be occasionally restricted or interrupted to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities or services. We will attempt to restore the service as soon as we reasonably can. Access to the Site may be restricted whether or not you have registered with us. Any such restrictions or interruptions shall not constitute a breach by us of these terms.

Our Liability

We will operate the Site with the reasonable skill and care of an online service provider no further warranties are provided.

Our Materials are provided for general information only and as a contribution to the relevant debates. We are not providing specific advice to any organisation, agency or person, accordingly we will not be liable or responsible for:

The consequences of any decisions made by any third party in full or partial reliance on the Materials;

Any errors or omissions contained in the Materials;

Any information, data, opinion or judgement contained in the Materials

(save in the event of gross negligence).

We shall not be liable to you by reason of any representation, or any implied warranty, condition or other term or any duty at common law, or under the express terms of these terms or this Agreement, for any consequential loss or damage (whether for lost profit, lost opportunity or lost reputation or otherwise), costs expenses or other claims for consequential compensation whatsoever (and whether caused by our negligence, our employees or agents or otherwise) which arise out of or in connection with the supply of Materials to you, except as expressly provided in these conditions.

Nothing in the this clause 6 or any other of these terms and conditions will exclude or limit our liability in respect of death or personal injury caused by our negligence

Data Protection Policy

We request that all personal information that you provide is accurate, current and complete.

Any content published on the Site including sensitive and personal information is publicly available and by posting any such content you are expressly consenting to its public display.

All notices sent to you will be sent to the email address provided with your registration details (as updated by you). By accepting these terms you give your consent to receive communications from us by email and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you by email satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Any personal information that you provide to us in using the Site or as a member will be handled in accordance with our Privacy and Data Protection Policy.

Intellectual Property

All intellectual property rights including copyright which are capable of existing in the Materials and any other documents, software or other materials created or supplied by us belong to us or our licensors. The Materials produced or supplied by us shall be licensed to you for personal or internal organizational use only. You are not permitted to publish our Materials or make any commercial use of our Materials without our express written consent.

The format and content of this Site is protected by United Kingdom and international copyright and we reserve all rights in relation to our copyright whether owned or licensed to us and all rights are reserved to any of our registered and unregistered trademarks (whether owned or licensed to us) which appear on this Site.

This Site or any portion of this Site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without our express written consent. You may not systematically extract and/or re-utilise parts of the contents of the Site without our express written consent. In particular, you may not utilise any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools to extract (whether once or many times) for re-utilisation of any substantial parts of this Site without our express written consent.

Our Materials and the Site may refer to and incorporate third party material. Where we use such material we will use our reasonable endeavours to ensure that we have a right to use such material. Our right to use such material may arise as a result of specific permissions, fair dealing or fair use exemptions or operation of law or the use may fall outside of the scope of copyright, trademark or other protection.

International Use

We make no promise that materials on this Site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom, and accessing this Site from territories where its contents are illegal or unlawful is prohibited. If you choose to access this site from locations outside the United Kingdom, you do so at your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

You shall comply with all foreign and local laws and regulations which apply to your use of our Site or our simple randomisation service in whatever country you are physically located, including without limitation, consumer law, export control laws and regulations.


These conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. You agree, as we do, to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

If you breach these terms and conditions and we decide to take no action or neglect to do so, then we will still be entitled to take action and enforce our rights and remedies for any other breach.

We will not be responsible for any breach of these Terms and Conditions caused by circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

We may make changes to the format of the Site, services provided or to the Site’s content at any time without notice.