Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions of Weizmann UK website usage


Welcome to the Weizmann UK website https://www.weizmann.org.uk/  (the “Website”). These Terms and Conditions govern your use of the Website and your relationship with Weizmann UK (“we”, “our” or “us”). Please read them carefully as they affect your rights and liabilities under the law.

If you continue to browse and use this Website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

These Terms and Conditions refer to the following additional terms which also apply to your use of the Website: 

This Website is owned and operated by The Weizmann  Institute Foundation (Weizmann UK), a registered charity (no. 232666) and a company registered in England and Wales (no. 483123), whose registered address is Weizmann UK, 9 Hampstead Gate, 1a Frognal, London, NW3 6AL. Weizmann UK is regulated by The Charity Commission. If you have any questions, please contact us at post@weizmann.org.uk


Weizmann UK may modify these Terms and Conditions from time to time for legal or regulatory reasons or to allow for the proper operation of the Website. The terms may be updated from time to time without prior notice. The changes will apply to the use of the Website after we have given notice. If you do not wish to accept the new Terms and Conditions you should not continue to use the Website. If you continue to use the Website after the date on which the change comes into effect, your use of the Website indicates your agreement to be bound by the new Terms and Conditions.


3.1 The Website does not contain an online booking function. Tickets can be booked via e-mail or through a third party event organiser or website e.g. Eventbrite. Ticket payments are processed by Worldpay or other third parties. In some cases payments are taken directly by Weizmann UK by cheque or bank transfer. Weizmann UK takes no responsibility for the functionality, content or terms and conditions of these third parties and external Internet sites (see clause 8). Please refer to Worldpay, Eventbrite, or another third party’s website terms and conditions for more information. 

3.2 Where tickets for events are issued to you, for security purposes, you may not re-sell or transfer the tickets. If you lose your ticket or it is stolen, entry to the event will be at our discretion. 

3.3 Once you have received or purchased the ticket(s), you will not be able to return them or claim any refund. Your purchase (where applicable) will be treated as a contribution to the cost of the event. 

3.4 We will only offer you a refund if an event is cancelled and is not rescheduled within a reasonable time or you are unable to attend the rescheduled event. Any refunds payable will be paid to the person who purchased the ticket. 

3.5 Due to the nature of the events, if a guest speaker is unable to attend an event (for example, as a result of illness) or the event must otherwise be altered as a result of circumstances beyond Weizmann UK’s control, Weizmann UK will not provide you with a refund of the price paid for your ticket. 

3.6 You consent to the filming, photography or otherwise recording of your attendance at the event and to our use of such material in future publicity. 


The content of this Website is protected by copyright, trade marks, database right and other intellectual property rights. This Website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance, graphics, information, photographs, logos and names.

You may retrieve and display the content of the Website on a computer screen, store such content in electronic form on disk (but not any server or other storage device connected to a network) or print one copy of such content for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all and any copyright and proprietary notices.

Text from the Website may be reproduced for the purpose of reporting in news publications provided that the text is reproduced accurately and fairly and not in a manner that could confuse or mislead others or cause damage to Weizmann or its reputation and provided that the Website is acknowledged as the source of the information.

You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy or distribute or use for commercial purposes any of the materials or content on the Website without written permission from Weizmann UK. All trademarks reproduced in this Website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the Website. 


5.1 You agree to comply with the following terms of use of the Website at all times: 

5.1.1 You must not use the Website in a way that breaches any law.

5.1.2 You must not use the Website in a way that is malicious, offensive, threatening, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, harassing, false, misleading or unreliable, or that brings or is likely to bring the Website or Weizmann UK into disrepute.  

5.1.3 You understand and agree that any liability, loss or damage that occurs as a result of your use of the Website is solely your responsibility. At our discretion, we, or technology we employ, may monitor and/or record your interactions via the Website.

5.1.4 You will indemnify the Charity against all losses, damages, proceedings, actions, legal costs (including but not limited to legal costs and disbursements on a solicitor and client basis) expenses and any other losses or liabilities arising from your use of the Website or your breach of these terms and conditions.

Please let us know immediately by contacting us at post@weizmann.org.uk if you have any concerns about material appearing on the Website.


Although every effort is made to keep the Website up and running smoothly, we cannot guarantee that the service will be fault-free. Weizmann UK accepts no responsibility for and will not be liable for the Website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.


7.1 The information contained in this Website is intended for information purposes only. The information is provided by Weizmann UK and whilst we endeavour to keep the information up-to-date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the Website or the information, services, or related graphics contained on the Website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. 

7.2 From time to time this Website may also include links to other websites or resources which are beyond our control. These links are provided for your convenience only. We cannot make any warranties or guarantees in relation to such content. 

7.3 If we are in breach of these Terms & Conditions, we will only be responsible for any losses that you suffer as a result to the extent that they are a foreseeable consequence to both of us at the time you make the relevant order. Our liability shall not in any event include business losses such as lost data, lost profits or business interruption.

 7.4 It is your responsibility to ensure that (as applicable) your computer or mobile operating system (including, but not limited to, your hardware, software and data) is not damaged by your use of the Website.

7.5 In circumstances where you suffer loss or damage arising out of or in connection with your use or viewing of the Website, we accept no liability.

7.6 You will be assumed to have obtained permission from the owners of any mobile device that are controlled, by not owned, by you and are used by you to view or access the Website, or download anything from it.  You and they may be charged by your and their service provider for internet access on that device, and you accept responsibility in accordance with these terms and conditions for the use of the Website on or in relation to any device, whether or not it is owned by you.

7.7 The limitations and exclusions above only apply to the extent permitted by law.


Weizmann UK takes no responsibility for the content of external Internet sites.  Other websites that we link to are owned by third parties and Weizmann UK has no control over them.  We accept no liability for any statements, information, material, products and services that are published on or are accessible through any websites owned or operated by third parties.


 Whilst Weizmann UK makes all reasonable attempts to exclude viruses from the website it cannot ensure such exclusion and no liability is accepted for damage caused through the downloading of viruses.  Therefore, the user is recommended to take all appropriate safeguards before downloading information from the website.


 Part of the Website may contain advertising and sponsorship. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Website complies with relevant laws and codes. We will not be responsible to you for any error or inaccuracy in advertising and sponsorship material. 


Whilst we welcome all visitors to this website, we make no promise that materials on the Website are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom. Accessing the Website from territories where its contents are illegal or unlawful is prohibited. If you choose to access the Website from locations outside the United Kingdom, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.  


12.1 Your use of this Website and any dispute arising out of such use of the Website is subject to the laws of England and Wales. 

12.2 You may not transfer any of your rights under these Terms and Conditions to any other person. We may transfer our rights under these Terms and Conditions to another business where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected. 

12.3 If you breach these Terms and Conditions and Weizmann UK chooses to ignore this, Weizmann UK will still be entitled to use its rights and remedies at a later date or in any other situation where you breach the Terms and Conditions. 

12.4 Weizmann UK shall not be responsible for any breach of these Terms and Conditions caused by circumstances beyond its reasonable control.

12.5 English law and the jurisdiction of the English Courts will apply to these terms and conditions, save where you live in any other part of the United Kingdom, in which case the law and courts of that place shall apply.


13.1 Weizmann UK strives to ensure that the information provided on the website is accurate at the time of publication, timely, unbiased and useful.

 13.2 The information contained on the Website is intended to provide general information and should not be considered medical guidance or professional or other advice.  Weizmann UK is not responsible for errors or omissions in any information provided or any actions resulting from the use of such information.


Please contact us if you have any questions about these terms and conditions:

By emailing us at: post@weizmann.org.uk

Or write to us at: 9 Hampstead Gate, 1a Frognal, London, NW3 6AL

If you contact us or we contact you in relation to the Website, we will do so in accordance with our Privacy Policy (accessible through the footer on the Website).

Last updated: February 2018

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