Charity Terms and Conditions

Access to and use of or any other website under Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity’s ownership or control, from which a link has been created to these terms and conditions (‘Terms and Conditions’), is subject to these Terms and Conditions.


  • GOSH Charity’ means Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity, a charity registered in England (company no.09338724 and charity no.1160024) with its registered office at 2nd Floor, 40 Bernard Street, London, WC1N 1LE.
  • 'Material' means any information, data, text, graphics, links, programming code or other material published, contained or available on the Website.
  • 'We', 'Us' and 'Our' means GOSH Charity.
  • 'Website' means, or any other website under GOSH Charity’s ownership or control, which links to these Terms and Conditions.
  • 'You', 'Your' and 'Yours' means the person(s) accessing the Website.

Users and third-party websites

The website is intended for people accessing it from within the United Kingdom. We cannot guarantee the website or the material it contains complies with or is appropriate for use in other countries.

By using the website, or any other websites referenced or linked within the website (for example, if you access an embedded link to a video on the website which is hosted by a third-party platform), you immediately agree to be legally bound by these Terms and Conditions and any other website’s terms and conditions as a result of your use.

You further accept that we have no control over any third-party websites, are not responsible for their content and do not attest that any information on that third-party website is accurate, complete or up to date.

Changes to these Terms and Conditions and contacting us

We reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time and without notice. Please review these Terms and Conditions regularly to ensure You are aware of any changes made by us.

If you have any questions about anything in these Terms and Conditions or the website please email or write to us at Great Ormond Street Hospital’s Children’s Charity, 2nd Floor, 40 Bernard Street, London WC1N 1LE.

Service access

Whilst we try to ensure that the website is available 24 hours a day, we shall not be liable if for any reason if the website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

Access to the website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our control.


Material on the website is provided for information purposes only. While every care is taken in compiling the information on the website we do not make any warranties or representations as to its accuracy or reliability. We may make changes to the Material on the Website at any time without notice.

Use of website content

Unless you have received the prior written consent of GOSH Charity, you may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit or otherwise use or adapt, alter or create a derivative work from, any website content except for your own personal, non-commercial use – this includes the names, images and logos identifying Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity, Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and any third parties and/or their products and services that appear on the website, which are subject to copyright.

The exception to the above permission for personal, non-commercial use, is that all photographs of our patients and/or their families appear with their consent, and must not be reproduced in any form, for any reason, without the prior written consent of GOSH Charity.

You agree to use the website only for lawful purposes, and in a way that does not infringe the right of, restrict or inhibit anyone else’s use and enjoyment of the website.

Prohibited behaviour includes harassing or causing distress or inconvenience to any person, transmitting obscene or offensive content or disrupting the normal flow of dialogue within.

Contributions to the website

Where you are invited to submit any contribution the website (including any text, graphics, video or audio) you agree, by submitting your contribution, to waive any rights and grant GOSH Charity a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub-licensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, remove, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, play, and exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to your contribution worldwide and/or to incorporate your contribution in other works in any media now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in your contribution, and in accordance with privacy restrictions set out in the GOSH Charity Privacy Policy.

If you do not want to grant GOSH Charity the rights set out above, please do not submit your contribution to the Website.

By submitting your contribution to the Website you warrant that your contribution:

  • Is your own original work and that you have the right to make it available for all the purposes specified above; and
  • It complies with the requirements imposed by these Terms and Conditions.

Our and your liability

To the extent permitted by applicable law, GOSH Charity does not accept liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by you in connection with your use or inability to use the website or the results of your use of the website.

You agree to pay as a debt on demand an amount equal to all actions, costs, claims, demands, expenses and other liabilities (including all payments, legal and other costs and expenses and any VAT thereon), whether direct or indirect, however remote and whether or not foreseeable incurred by GOSH Charity for your breach of these Terms and Conditions or your use of the website.

Privacy and Data Protection

We are committed to protecting your privacy online. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.


These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement and understanding between us and you and supersedes any previous agreement between us and you.

If any provisions of these Terms and Conditions are held to be invalid or unenforceable, this will not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions.

Any failure or delay in us exercising our rights under these Terms and Conditions does not constitute a waiver of any such rights.

Governing law

These Terms and Conditions and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection these Terms and Conditions or your use or the website (including non-contractual disputes and claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

Any disputes or claims (including non-contractual disputes and claims) arising out of or in connection with these Terms and Conditions or your use of the website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

The charity digital team

  • Managing Editor: Katie Pavid
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Last update

These terms and conditions were last updated on 25 April 2023.