Terms and Conditions

Please read this document carefully. By accessing or using any part of www.genderequalityinschools.org.uk (referred to in these Terms and Conditions as “this website”), you are agreeing to be bound by all of these Terms and Conditions. If you have any questions, e-mail: info@decsy.org.uk These Terms and Conditions were last updated on 18 December 2020.

Using this Website

This website is maintained by DECSY on behalf of nine partner organisations listed on the website. These will be referred to as ‘DECSY and partners’ in these Terms and Conditions. DECSY is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, number 1153377, registered office at Scotia Works, Leadmill Road, Sheffield, S1 4SE. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, all references to the “user” are to any person who accesses or uses this website or any of the services provided by it, whether on their own behalf or on behalf of an organisation or institution that they represent.

User Responsibilities

  1. The user will use this website only in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and only for lawful purposes and in a lawful manner.
  2. If the user submits information for display on this website then they are responsible for ensuring that it is true, accurate, complete and up to date, and for updating it whenever necessary. The user is also responsible for ensuring that no data are uploaded or submitted that are defamatory, obscene, abusive or otherwise objectionable or in breach of any applicable laws or third-party rights.
  3. By submitting data for display on this website, the user warrants that they have taken all reasonable precautions to ensure that they are free from viruses and anything else that might have a contaminating or destructive effect on any part of this website or any other technology.
  4. The user will make no attempt to undermine the integrity of this website or any of its content, and will not adapt or circumvent the systems in place in connection with this website nor access it other than through normal operations.
  5. Systematic downloading of files is prohibited.

Privacy Policy

  1. DECSY and partners takes the privacy of its users very seriously and is committed to safeguarding that privacy. Refer to Gender Equality in Schools’ Privacy and Cookies Policy for more details.


  1. The terms of DECSY and partners Disclaimer are incorporated within these Terms and Conditions.


  1. Any information submitted by the user, other than personal data that are covered by Gender Equality in Schools’ Privacy Policy, will be treated by DECSY and partners as non-confidential and DECSY and partners shall be entitled to reproduce, distribute and communicate that information to others without restriction and without obligation.
  2. Without limiting its rights to seek other remedies, DECSY and partners reserves the right to change, alter or remove all or part of this website, temporarily or permanently, and without notice and without liability. This includes the right, but not the obligation, to remove offending material placed on this website by the user that DECSY and partners considers to constitute misuse of this website or to be potentially harmful to other users.
  3. These Terms and Conditions are in addition to, and supplement, any other Terms and Conditions that the user is required to accept in order to access any of Gender Equality in Schools specific goods or services on this website.
  4. DECSY and partners will use its reasonable endeavours to allow uninterrupted access to this website but access may be suspended, restricted or terminated at any time.
  5. DECSY and partners do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or represents the full functionality, accuracy and reliability of the materials.
  6. DECSY and partners take no responsibility for the content of external Internet sites. Other websites that we link to are owned and operated by third parties and DECSY and partners have no control over them. The fact that we include links to other websites does not mean that DECSY and partners approve of or endorse any other third party website or the content of that website. We accept no liability for any statements, information, products or services that are published on or are accessible through any websites owned or operated by third parties.
  7. DECSY and partners has the right to amend these Terms and Conditions at any time and continued use of this website after the change will be deemed as acceptance of the changed Terms and Conditions. It is the responsibility of the user to check the Terms and Conditions frequently for changes and to discontinue use if the user is unhappy with the changes.
  8. DECSY and partners reserves the right to prohibit access by persons to all or part of this website or the services provided on it at its sole discretion.
  9. Each provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be construed separately and independently of each other and the invalidity of any one part shall not affect the validity of any other part.
  10. English law governs these Terms and Conditions and the English courts have exclusive jurisdiction to determine any disputes.

Contact Information

If the user has any questions or comments about these Terms and Conditions, they should contact:

DECSY Chair of Trustees, Scotia Works, Leadmill Road, Sheffield, S1 4SE

By Email: info@decsy.org.uk

DECSY is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, number 1153377, registered office at Scotia Works, Leadmill Road, Sheffield, S1 4SE.