Read this carefully because it sets out the terms of a legally binding agreement between you and The Accessible Friends Network (“TAFN”).
If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use our live audio stream.
This page sets out the terms and conditions on which you may use the audio stream, mobile and other related online services (“the audio stream”).
2. Who we are
TAFN is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting people with vision impairments. TAFN is a Registered UK Charity: #1108043 www.tafn.org.uk
3. Access and service
Access to the radio is provided as a free resource to both registered members (“Members”) and non-registered users (“Users”). This does mean, however that TAFN has no obligation whatsoever to provide the audio stream or individual resources included therein.
Members and Users are responsible for making any arrangements necessary for their own access to the audio stream. You are are also responsible for ensuring that any persons who access the audio streams through your internet connection are aware of these Terms and comply with them
While TAFN tries to ensure that the our audio stream is available 24 hours a day, we do not guarantee that they will be.
We reserve the right to suspend access without notice, either temporarily or permanently, to all or part of the sites. We will not be held liable for any such suspension.
Furthermore TAFN reserves the right to amend any part of the audio streams at any time.
The audio streams include links to other sites not owned by TAFN. We do not control these linked sites and we take no responsibility for their content, service or privacy policies. If you use our links to access the other sites you are advised to consult their terms and conditions of use.
4. Responsible Use
Members and Users of the audio streams and the services available within them (including but not limited to content submitted by them) must only be for lawful purposes. You must not use all or any part of the audio streams:-
(i) in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
(ii) in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect or promotes such purposes;
(iii) for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way;
(iv) to send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which is in breach of these terms and conditions; or
(v) to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (“Spam”).
5. Accuracy, advice and data
The content (including any information we publish regarding Third Party Products) on the audio streams is only for your general information and entertainment purposes and is not intended to address your particular requirements.
TAFN will attempt to maintain its own content with reasonable diligence but it does not make any promises in respect of that content, the services and functions available on or through the audio streams or of the quality, completeness or accuracy of the information published on them or linked to them.
For the avoidance of doubt, no content on the audio streams or broadcast on TAFN Radio themselves shall constitute financial advice. TAFN accepts no liability for any decisions taken on the basis of information or comments provided on the audio streams.
If you require financial advice you should consult a recognised independent financial advisor.
Any information that you receive via the audio streams, whether or not it is classified as ”real time”, may have stopped being current by the time it reaches you. Financial data may be rounded up/down and therefore may not be entirely accurate.
6. Third party sites and services
The audio stream may contain links to other Internet audio streams or online and mobile services provided by independent third parties, including audio streams of our advertisers and sponsors (what we call “Third Party Sites”).
TAFN is not responsible for the availability or content of Third Party Sites and will not be a party to, or in any way responsible for, any transaction concerning goods or services available from such Third Party Sites. All such transactions are entered into at your own risk.
If you use links from the Sites to a connected site not operated by TAFN to download software from the Sites or any other material, files, images or data, you acknowledge and agree that TAFN has no responsibility or liability in connection therewith, and does not transfer title to you.
Do not install or use any software unless you agree to the terms of the suppliers’ licence agreement. TAFN is not responsible for any technical or other issues that may happen if you download third party software.
The audio streams may contain advertising and sponsorship from third parties. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the audio streams complies with international and national law. TAFN is not responsible for any error or inaccuracy in advertising or sponsorship material. It is your decision whether you purchase or use any third party products or services made available on or via Third Party Sites.
To the full extent permitted by law you acknowledge and agree that our third party content and data suppliers have no liability whatsoever to you in respect of any of their data supplied to you as part of the audio streams.
7. Copyright and intellectual property
Unless otherwise indicated, all content (including text, graphics, audio, whether music and speech, photos and software code etc) on the audio stream is owned by TAFN or its licensors.
You must not attempt to modify any TAFN content on the site in any way.
No Content may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way, and may only be used for your personal, non-commercial use.
You may not reproduce for, or otherwise distribute to, any third party, all or any part of the site, whether modified or not.
We try to ensure that our information is accurate and up-to-date but we shall not be held responsible for any omissions or for any inaccurate information displayed on the site.
Third Party Copyright
Some of the content used on our audio streams (such as, but not limited to, images and/or audio-visual material) are copyrighted works which belong to and are supplied by third parties, who reserve all their rights in such content. All such third parties shall be entitled to enter the benefit of these Terms in respect of their content as if they were TAFN and shall be bound accordingly.
You may not license or transfer any of your rights under these terms and conditions.
To the fullest extent allowed by applicable law, you agree that TAFN will not be liable to you and/or any third party for (i) any consequential or incidental damages; (ii) loss of business; (iii) loss of income or revenue; (iv) lost profits or contracts; (v) loss of data; (vi) loss of privacy; (vii) loss of goodwill; (viii) failure to meet any duty including but not limited to any duty of good faith; or (vi) for any indirect, special, or punitive damages whatsoever that arise out of or in connection with the use of the audio streams or services or any breach of these Terms by TAFN, even if TAFN has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, TAFN’s liabilities will not be limited in the case of death or personal injury directly caused by TAFN’s negligence, for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or for any liability that cannot be excluded or limited by law.
TAFN does not control third party communications networks (including your internet service provider), the internet, acts of god or the acts of third parties and cannot be held liable for the failure of any such third parties to provide access to an uncorrupted version of the audio streams.
If any provision of these terms and conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these terms and conditions, which will remain in full force and effect.
Failure by either party to exercise any right or remedy under these terms and conditions does not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy. Headings in these terms and conditions are for convenience only and will have no legal meaning or effect.
These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and TAFN in relation of the audio stream. They supersede all previous communications, representations and arrangements, either written or oral.
9. Choice of law & jurisdiction
These Terms shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, English Law. You irrevocably agree that the courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with these Terms or the legal relationship established by them, and for those purposes irrevocably submit all disputes to the jurisdiction of the English courts.
10. Changes to Terms and Conditions
These terms and conditions were published in their original form with The Accessible Friends Network (TAFN) 2022
TAFN may update these terms and conditions for legal or regulatory reasons, or to reflect changes in our services or business practices. We will provide notice of any significant changes to all users and notice to our registered members of all changes affecting them.