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By using the Site, you agree to terms of use stated here. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use the Site. 

In these terms of use the following terms shall have the following meanings:- 

(a) References to ‘Galapagos Conservation Trust’, ‘GCT’, ‘our’, ‘we’ or ‘us’ are references to the Galapagos Conservation Trust, registered charity no. 1043470. Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England No. 3004112. 

(b) References to “the privacy policy” are references to our privacy policy which you can access here. 

(c) References to “the terms of use” are references to these terms of use as updated or amended from time to time. 

(d) References to “the Site” are references to this website: 


  1. Accessing the site

Access to the Site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on the Site without prior notice. We will not be responsible if for any reason the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period. At any time we reserve the right to restrict access to some parts of the Site, or the entire site. We do not guarantee that the functions or materials accessible from our Site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or faults. You are responsible for ensuring that your computer system meets all technical specifications necessary to use the Site, is compatible with the Site and is suitably protected against viruses. 

  1. Ownership of material

Unless otherwise stated, we are the owner of, or have permission to use, all materials available on this Site. 

You may print or download any page(s) from the Site for personal reference and you may draw the attention of others to material available on this Site. You must not modify extracts which you have downloaded or printed from the Site and you may not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio files out of context and without accompanying content. 

You must not use any part of the Site, or the materials contained on the Site, for commercial purposes without obtaining written consent from us. Please send any written requests to use content by using our contact form. 

If you print off, copy or download any part of the Site in breach of these terms and conditions, your right to use the Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. 

  1. GCT Logo

You must not download the Galapagos Conservation Trust logo and use it in any context without obtaining written consent from us. 

  1. Copyright

Content on this site is licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 License unless otherwise stated or where a photograph or image is credited.

  1. Site changes

We aim to update the Site regularly, and may change the content at any time. However, any of the material on the Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material. 

  1. Linking to the site

You may link to our web pages, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. The Site must not be framed on any other site. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. 

  1. Links from the site

Where the Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents or availability of those sites or any products or services offered through such sites. We do not endorse and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. Any concerns regarding an external link should be sent to us using our contact form. 

  1. Exclusion of liability

This site is provided on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis. We are not liable for any loss or damage arising directly or indirectly from use of this site, except death or personal injury to the extent this is caused by our negligence. Examples of loss or damage for which we are not liable include (but are not limited to) any loss or damage resulting from: 

  • Your reliance on or use of any information or material obtained either directly or indirectly from the use of this site. 
  • The transmission, reception or use by any person of information by about or to you; any inaccuracies in any information on this site; the unavailability of this site. 

Governing Law: Any dispute or claim concerning or arising from this website is to be determined in accordance with the law of England and Wales, and the courts of England and Wales are to have exclusive jurisdiction in determining such disputes or claims. 


Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained on this website is accurate and updated, because of the nature of this medium Galapagos Conservation Trust does not accept responsibility for the accuracy or validity of any of the information contained in or accessed from this website and accepts no liability for errors, loss or damages suffered by use of or reliance on any information published here. Similarly, we do not endorse any product or information accessed through this website, or intend to create any contractual or other legal relation with any person using this website. 

Thank you for visiting the Site. 

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