Improvement Foundation - website copyright statement

The content (content being images, text, sound and video files and data) of this website is copyright © Improvement Foundation, unless otherwise stated (adjacent to or within the content) as belonging to other specified copyright holders.

The content of this website can be accessed, printed and downloaded in an unaltered form, with copyright acknowledged, on a temporary basis for non-commercial use. Written permission must be obtained from the Improvement Foundation for any other use, including:

  • reproduction in any form
  • transmission by any method
  • storage in any medium, system or programme
  • display in any form
  • performance
  • hire, lease, rental or loan

Requests for permission to reproduce material from this website should be addressed to:

Improvement Foundation
1st Floor, Gateway House
Piccadilly South
Manchester, M60 7LP

Or by email

The Improvement Foundation has made every reasonable effort to locate, contact and acknowledge copyright owners and wishes to be informed by any copyright owners who are not properly identified and acknowledged on this website so that we may make any necessary corrections.

Organisations wishing to make Improvement Foundation content accessible through their websites are encouraged to create hypertext links to the required content on this website.



The Improvement Foundation is not responsible for the contents or reliability of the linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listings should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages.

Privacy policy

Your privacy is important to us. We are fully registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 and ensure we comply with all the protection the Act affords to you. Further information on the Act is available from the Information Commissioner's website.

Information you provide
Any information that you provide to us is treated as strictly confidential and will not be provided to any third party without your prior written consent. In some areas of our website, we ask you to provide information that will enable us to reply to you after your visit. This would include where you register with us to receive further information or to provide feedback to us on our website. In relation to any details that you provide to us you expressly authorise us to store, use or otherwise process any personal information which relates to you and if you subsequently send us personal correspondence then we may collect this information into a file specific to you. It is for you to ensure that the details you provide are accurate and complete.

In the event that we change any of the terms of this privacy policy we shall notify you.

Terms and conditions

1. Use of website on these conditions

All use of the website is subject to the terms and conditions below.

If you do not agree to the terms, please cease use of the site immediately.

You may print and keep a copy of the terms. They are a legal agreement between us and can only be modified with our consent. We reserve the right to change the terms at our discretion by changing them on the website.

2. Accuracy of information and disclaimer

We at the Improvement Foundation do our best to ensure all information on the site is accurate.

If you find any inaccurate information on the site let us know and we will correct it, where we agree, as soon as practicable.

You should independently verify any information before relying upon it.

We make no representations that information on the site is accurate or up to date or complete and accept no liability for any loss or damage caused by inaccurate information. This site gives a large amount of data and inevitably there may be errors in it. Although we hope this site will be of interest to users, we accept no liability and offer no warranties in relation to it and its content; to the fullest extent such liability can be excluded by law.

Any views expressed in messages on the site are not necessarily those of the Improvement Foundation or anyone connected with it.

3. Our liability

In no event shall we be liable to you for any direct, indirect or consequential loss, loss of profit, revenue or good will arising from your use of the site or information on the site. Subject as provided below, all terms implied by law are excluded.

The information on the site is not intended to address your particular requirements. Such information is to be used only as a reference aid and does not constitute any form of advice or recommendation by us and is not intended to be relied upon by you in making (or refraining from making) any specific decisions. You should take your own advice.

If you make an arrangement with anyone named or connected with the site other than an employee of the Improvement Foundation, this is at your sole risk.

We are not responsible for the availability of access to and links from the site and you are expected to ensure that your hardware and software are capable of effectively accessing the site via your Internet Service Provider. You are also advised to use appropriate anti-virus software before and during access to the site.

4. Legal jurisdiction and dispute resolution

English law shall apply to the terms, notwithstanding the jurisdiction where you are based. You irrevocably agree that the courts of England shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with the terms and for those purposes irrevocably submit all disputes to the jurisdiction of the English courts. The place of performance shall be England.

We make no warranty or guarantee that the site or information available over it complies with laws other than those of England.

5. General

Any formal legal notices should be sent to our headquarters. Failure by us to enforce a right does not result in waiver of such right. You may not assign or transfer your rights under this agreement. We may amend the terms at any time by posting a variation on the site.