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Terms and conditions

Thank you for visiting The Donate a Kidney website was developed for the Robert Dangoor Living Kidney Donor Programme, which was launched by two of the UK’s kidney charities – Kidney Research UK, the country’s leading kidney research charity, and Give a Kidney, a charity devoted to living kidney donation.

These terms and conditions apply to:

  • your use of this website and
  • any interactive services available on this website.

These terms and conditions create a legally binding agreement between Kidney Research UK (the charity) and the individual (you) who intends to use this website. By using this website, you confirm that you understand and agree to these terms and conditions.


Commentary and other materials posted on this Website do not amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. The charity disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or anyone to whom you provide the same. Material displayed on this Website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy.

The Charity will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of this website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Accessing this website

Access to this website is permitted on a temporary basis and the charity reserves the right to withdraw or amend the service provided on some or all parts of this website without notice.

Information about you

The charity processes information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using this website, you consent to such processing, and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Intellectual property

The charity is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights on or relating to this website and in the material published on it and no licence in respect of any such rights is granted to you save as expressly set out in these Terms and Conditions. All materials published on this website are protected by laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from this website for your personal reference only but you must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way. You must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

The status of the charity (and that of any identified contributors) as the author of material on this website must always be acknowledged. You must not use any part of the materials on this website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from the charity or its licensors, as relevant. If you print off, copy or download any part of this website in breach of these Terms and Conditions, your right to use this website will cease immediately and you must, at the option of Kidney Research UK, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse the website 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 the website, the server on which the website is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the website. You must not attack the website 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. The charity will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the website will cease immediately.

Interactive services

The charity may from time to time provide interactive services on this website, including interactive quizzes and checklists. Where any interactive services are provided, the charity will provide information about the kind of service offered, if it is moderated and what form of moderation is used (including whether it is human or technical). However, the charity is under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service provided on this website, and it expressly excludes any liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any such service, whether moderated or not.  You will use any such services responsibly and in accordance with applicable law.

Links from this website

Where this website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. The charity has no control over the contents of those sites or resources and accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

The English courts have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to this website although the charity retains the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these terms and conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country. These terms and conditions and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England.


The charity may revise these terms and conditions at any time without notice by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms and conditions may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on this website.

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