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General terms of use

Please ensure that you read these terms of use.

In accessing this site, whether as a registered user or otherwise, you accept in full and agree to abide by the terms and conditions of j4b relating to your use and the content of this site. j4b is the trading name and a trademark of Idox. References to j4b, j4bGrants, are to Idox plc ("Idox") and its subsidiary undertakings. For a statement of our terms in relation to the security and use of any information we may gather about you as a result of you accessing this site, please refer to our Privacy Policy Statement (below).

This site's purpose is to provide information on grants, assistance in kind and other relevant forms of support for organisations. The site's further purpose is to provide useful links between grant providers and grant recipients or potential recipients, enabling grant providers to promote their services effectively and enabling potential and actual grant recipients to search out grants and assistance that may be available.

Information and material published on this site is gathered from primary sources and checked for accuracy with them. Although Idox endeavours to ensure that all published material is accurate, timely and updated regularly, Idox and its subsidiary undertakings shall not be liable for any inaccuracies and/or omissions in any information or materials provided, nor any interruption or delay to the accessibility of the site. You should note that information and materials published or otherwise provided are for general information only and are not intended to be relied upon as specific advice or recommendations in relation to any transaction you may enter or otherwise. Idox and its subsidiary undertakings shall not be liable in respect for any loss or damage including loss of profit, revenue or contracts or any consequential or special loss or damage arising directly or indirectly from the use of any information or materials contained on this site.

Idox provides no warranties and makes no representations in respect of the website or its contents and to the extent permitted by law excludes all conditions and warranties implied by law. Nothing in these terms shall exclude or limit the liability of Idox and its subsidiary undertakings for any death or personal injury caused by our negligence or for fraudulent misrepresentation.

Please be aware also that Idox shall not be responsible for any sites linked to this site, or any content, services, products or otherwise provided in relation to any such linked site.

All rights in information and materials on this site (the "Content") belong to Idox or its licensors. Content may be downloaded from the site onto a computer screen or mobile telephone, and you may print individual pages on paper (but not on any server or other storage device connected to a network) for your personal, non-commercial use.

Except as expressly set out above, you may not reproduce, modify or in any way commercially exploit any of the Content. In particular, but without limiting the general application of the restrictions contained in the preceding sentence, you may not do any of the following without special arrangement and prior written permission from Idox:

  • Redistribute any of the Content (including by using it as part of any library, archive or similar service);
  • Remove the copyright or trade mark notice from any copies of Content;
  • Create a database in electronic or structural manual form by systematically downloading and storing all or any of the Content.

In the event you wish to republish or redistribute Content in any manner, permission must have first been provided in writing by Idox. Requests should be addressed to:

The Publishing Director,
First Floor, Alderley House,
Alderley Road, Wilmslow,

From time to time we may modify the Disclaimer and Terms of Use. We advise you to check for updated terms each time you use this site, as those updated terms shall apply in respect of any subsequent use you make of this site.

Your use of this site shall be governed by English law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

Subscription to newsletters and third party communications

FREE subscription to newsletters and third party communications provided by Idox is subject to the following terms and conditions:

(a) Upon registration, all new users who choose to take out a FREE subscription to the site agree to automatically receive newsletters and third party communications to a specified email address of their choice as part of this FREE service. By ticking the compulsory box titled ‘I accept the terms of use’, you accept these terms and conditions which will take immediate effect following registration. If you wish to opt out of such communications at any stage, this is at your discretion, and can be done so by unticking the necessary options in the Your Profile section of the site which are as follows:

  • (i) Please send me free Business News by email.
  • (ii) I would like to receive relevant information from Idox on behalf of selected third parties.

(b) Use of your FREE subscription constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions which take effect at the time you first read a bulletin.

(c) If you do not accept these terms and conditions you must not continue this registration.

(d) Idox reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting changes online. It is your responsibility to refer to these terms and conditions on accessing this site.

(e) Continued use of your FREE subscription after such changes to the terms and conditions constitutes acceptance of those posted changes.

(f) Idox reserves the right to make this service unavailable at any time or to restrict access to parts or all of the services without notice.

(g) You acknowledge that all intellectual property rights, including any trademarks or copyright in the content of this site, are owned by Idox or its third party suppliers. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as granting any licence or right to use any of the intellectual property of Idox except as otherwise provided on this site.

(h) Material may not be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, posted, broadcast or transmitted in any way except for your own personal non-commercial use.

(i) You agree to use this service only for lawful purposes and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use of or enjoyment of this site by any third party.

(j) You accept that when you visit links in any of our communications and leave our site (whether knowingly or not) Idox can no longer be responsible in any way for any material that you encounter and Idox excludes (to the fullest extent permitted by law) any liability that may arise with respect to or as a result of such material causing any damage, costs, injury or financial loss of any kind.

(k) These terms and conditions are governed by and will be interpreted in accordance with English law and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

(l) Idox will not be liable for any claims, losses, including but not limited to indirect and consequential loss (including loss of profits), damages, costs, expenses whether in contract, negligence or other tortious action arising out of or in connection with the use of this service.

(m) Idox does not warrant that this service is free of viruses or bugs or that this service is compatible with all computer systems and browsers.

(n) This service includes links to other sites on the World Wide Web. Idox makes no warranties as to the suitability or accuracy of the content of any of those sites.

(o) Idox accepts no liability for any product or service advertised, supplied or otherwise promoted on this site by any third party.

(p) Idox does not warrant that any of the goods or services linked to or advertised in our newsletter comply with data protection or other relevant legislation and Idox accepts no liability whatsoever for any claim arising from such goods or services.

(q) Idox is happy to accept comments or other submissions from its users. Idox is under no obligation to publish any such material and such material shall be considered to be the property of Idox. Idox may dispose of such material at its discretion.

Privacy policy

We understand that you care how information about you is used and shared. This notice describes our privacy policy.

We take the privacy of our users seriously, and will do everything we can to protect that privacy while providing a personalised and valuable service.

Information about our customers is an important part of our business and we will under no circumstances sell it to others. We collect information about users who choose to register with our site to allow us to customise our services to their needs and to improve our overall service.

We use information in aggregate form (so that no individual user is identified) to build up search profiles, to provide feedback to information providers, to manage our relationship with advertisers and to audit usage of the site.

We may send you newsletters or information about our service. However if you'd rather we didn't, simply e-mail us at entering your name and e-mail address in the e-mail.

We may send information or offers to selected groups of users on behalf of other organisations. When we do this, we do not give that organisation your name and address. If you do not wish to receive such information please tick the appropriate box on the Your Profile section of the site.

We use cookies to identify you when you visit the site and to build a profile of your interests. Our use of cookies allows registered users to be presented with a personalised version of the site.

(A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information back from the browser).

This privacy policy only covers the website at Websites we link to from within this site are not covered by this policy.

Cookie Policy

Cookies are small text files that can be used by web sites to make a user's experience more efficient.

The law states that we can store cookies on your machine if they are essential to the operation of this site but that for all others we need your permission to do so.

This site does use some non-essential cookies. We do not do this to track individual users or to identify them, but to gain useful knowledge about how the site is used so that we can keep improving it for our users. Without the knowledge we gain from the systems that use these cookies we would not be able to provide the service we do.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a popular web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to help us to analyse how users use the site. It counts the number of visitors and tells us things about their behaviour overall - such as the typical length of stay on the site or the average number of pages a user views.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google undertakes not to associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

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