Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions (the “Terms”) apply to your purchase of a Friends of the Cotswolds (“Friends of the Cotswolds”) membership. Please read these Terms carefully before completing the purchase of your membership of the Friends of the Cotswolds (“Membership”) as they will form the basis of the contract between you and the Friends of the Cotswolds.

For information requests, or in the event of a complaint, please contact us at Fosse Way, Northleach, Gloucestershire, GL54 3JH or info@friendsofthecotswolds.org or by telephone at T: +44 (0)1451 862000

1. Friends

Friends of the Cotswolds is a registered charity (Charity Number 1115119) and is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (Company Number 03650374). Its registered address is: Friends of the Cotswolds, Courtyard Cottage Bell Bank, Blockley, Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire, GL56 9BB.

2. Prices and information 

All prices for Membership are annual payments in £ sterling

As a member of the Friends of the Cotswolds you will receive a range of benefits including:

• Regular updates on the Charity’s progress;

• Special events held for the Friends of the Cotswolds from time to time;

• And, the first 100 members to join will also be able to receive a copy of a book “The Old Prison”. This is available for collection from The Old Prison in Northleach or can be posted subject to payment of postage and packaging expenses.

3. Payment 

You can pay for your Membership by:

• Direct debit online or

• by direct debit by requesting a Membership form via email [info@friendsofthecotswolds.org] and sending it to Fosse Way, Northleach, Gloucestershire, GL54 3JH.

4. Membership 

Membership of the Friends of the Cotswolds shall last for one year, unless otherwise stated. After that you may renew your Membership for subsequent periods of one year and you acknowledge that the price for Membership may increase and the terms change.

Your Membership is non-transferable so that only you will be able to use it.

5. Gift Aid 

Using Gift Aid means that for every £1 you give we can currently claim an extra 25p from HM Revenues & Customs, helping your donation to go further. In signing up to Gift Aid, you are confirming that: 31516/1/110117110427.docx VN 3 110117 14-54-00

  • • You are a UK tax payer and understand that if you pay less Income Tax and or Capital Gains Tax, than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all your donations in that tax year (6 April – 5 April), it is your responsibility to pay any difference. The Friends of the Cotswolds will claim 25p of tax on every £1 you donate.
  • • You wish the Friends of the Cotswolds to claim tax on all donations for the dates that you have specified until you notify us otherwise.

6. Amendments 

Friends of the Cotswolds reserve the right to amend or revise these Terms at any time without notice. Any changes to the Terms apply with immediate effect from the date of publication on the Website. By continuing to use this Website after any changes are made you accept those changes and they are binding on you.

7. Limitation of Liability 

Friends of the Cotswolds liability to you is limited to refunding the price of the Membership. Friends of the Cotswolds is not responsible to you to any greater extent and in particular is not liable to you for any indirect or consequential loss (including without limitation financial loss such as loss of profit, loss of expenses or otherwise) that you may incur as a consequence of its failure to comply with these Terms. This clause does not operate to exclude or limit Friends of the Cotswolds’s liability in respect of death or personal injury caused by its negligence or caused by its fraud.

8. Third Parties 

No third party shall have any rights under or in relation to the Terms.

9. Force Majeure 

For the purposes of these Terms, Force Majeure Event means an event beyond the reasonable control of Friends of the Cotswolds including but not limited to strikes, failure of a utility service or transport network, act of God, war, riot, civil commotion, malicious damage, compliance with any law or governmental order, rule, regulation or direction, accident, breakdown of plant or machinery, fire, flood, storm or default of suppliers or subcontractors.

Friends of the Cotswolds shall not be liable to you as a result of any delay or failure to perform its obligations under these Terms as a result of a Force Majeure Event.



Your Privacy 

The Friends of the Cotswolds has a firm commitment to data privacy, particularly as it relates to visitors to friendsofthecotswolds.org. To learn more, read our privacy policy.





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