Terms & Conditions


  • Conditions means these terms and conditions as amended from time to time;
  • Links means a button or address that can take you outside of our services;
  • We/us means Fix the Fells, a partnership between Nurture Lakeland, The National Trust and The Lake District National Park Authority working together to raise funds for upland footpath repair in the Lake District;
  • Website means the site www.fixthefells.co.uk;
  • You/User means a person using the Website;
  • Donation means monetary value given by the user to support upland footpath repair in The Lake District.

Use of the Website

You are permitted to access this Website in accordance with these Conditions and any donations must be made strictly in accordance with these Conditions. By continuing to browse through any part of the Website you are deemed to have accepted these Conditions. You may only use the Website for lawful purposes and in a lawful manner.

Reserved Rights

We reserve the right to change the Conditions at any time without notice and your use of any part of the Website after any change shall be deemed as acceptance of the changed Conditions.

We reserve the right to amend or suspend (whether temporarily or permanently) all or part of the Website at any time without notice, and without liability to you or any third party.

We may decline or refuse a donation (including refusing to complete the processing of a donation) for any User, at an time, at our discretion without liability to you or any third party.

Intellectual Property

You acknowledge and agree that all copyright material, trademarks and any other intellectual property rights in all material and content of our Website shall, at all times, remain the property of us or our licensors. You acknowledge and agree that all material and content of the Website shall only be used for personal and non-commercial use, accordingly material and content may (if necessary to make a Donation) be downloaded onto a computer hard drive.

Except as permitted in this paragraph, any other use of the material and content of the Website is strictly forbidden.

You shall not (whether alone or with the assistance of any third party) copy, modify, adapt, transmit, publish, distribute, commercially exploit or create derivative works of such material and content.


We may provide Links to other websites which we believe may be of interest to you. Such other websites are not under our control and consequently we make no representation regarding their content, nor do we review or endorse any of these sites.

Specifically, we disclaim responsibility and liability for the privacy practices of such sites, the advertising, goods and services and software made available there on.

Should you contract with third parties via such sites, we shall not be involved in or have any responsibility under such an agreement.

You may not create a link to any page of our Website without our prior written permission.

How we use cookies

Changes in the law mean that from 26 May 2011, we need your permission to save cookies on your machine.

Cookies are small files which are sent to your browser for example Internet Explorer or Firefox. They are stored on your computer's hard disk. They only identify your computer and not you personally. The cookies we use are: Google Analytics web analytics cookies.

Google Analytic cookies are used to help record your use of this website. They are used to collect statistics about site usage such as when you last visited the site. This information is then used to improve the user experience on our website. The Google Analytics cookies contain randomly generated IDs used to recognise your browser when you read a page. The cookies contain no personal information and are used only for web analytics.

The Google Analytics cookies are called _utma, _utmb, _umtc and _utmz. They will appear in the list of cookies under fixthefells.co.uk.

  • _utma tracks whether you have visited the website before. It is set to expire 2 years after your last visit.
  • _utmb establishes a ‘user session’ and tracks which pages you look at on this visit to the website. It is set to expire 30 minutes after your last visit.
  • _utmc is connected with _utmb and expires when you closed your browser, rather than just visit another website.
  • _utmz tracks whether you have come to the website from a search engine, another website or have typed the web address directly into your browser. It is set to expire 6 months after it was last set.

We encourage you to accept the cookies our website uses as they help us to improve the user experience for you and many others.

To delete cookies or reject cookies

If you do not want to receive cookies from this website, select cookie settings under the privacy settings in your browser options, then add our domain to the list of websites you do not want to accept cookies from. Under settings you can also delete individual cookies or any cookies that your browser has stored. You can find more information on how to delete and control cookies at About Cookies. You can read more details on Cookies and Google Analytic's.


To donate money on this Website you must:

  • be over 18 years of age
  • provide your real name, email address and other order information required by us
  • provide payment details for a valid Credit or Switch/Debit Card issued in your name by a bank acceptable to us.

All monies are passed to Nurture Lakeland, a not-for-profit organisation limited by guarantee. All proceeds are then forwarded to the Upland Footpath Restoration Project.


By offering to make a Donation, you authorise us to transmit to and obtain information about you from third parties for the purposes of authentication of identity, validating your credit or switch/debit card, initial credit authorisation and authorisation of specific transactions. To protect the security of your credit card information, we employ the services of RBS WorldPay.

When submitting your donation you will be transferred from our site to a secure server of RBS WorldPay, who will authorise your credit card and take your payment. RBS WorldPay do not provide us with your credit card details.

All credit/debit card Donations are subject to validation checks and authorisation by the card issuer. In the event of refusal of authorisation by the card issuer, we will not be liable for any delay in the collection of your Donation. We will contact you as soon as possible if a Donation cannot proceed due to any problems with payment.


As payments from this website are donations only, refunds will be considered exceptionally at the discretion of the management. Please contact us by emailing info@fixthefells.co.uk or by telephoning (015394) 34630 during office hours.

Privacy Policy

We take every precaution to ensure your personal details are safe and will not disclose any personal information that we receive to any organisation outside Fix the Fells for marketing purposes.

We will hold your personal information on our server and will use it as set out in these Conditions. Unless we are negligent, we shall not be held liable for any losses caused by authorised access to information provided by you.

Personal information will only be used:

  • to process your Donation
  • to improve our service
  • subject to your consent* to keep you up-to-date with the Fix the Fells project.

*If, having chosen to join our Mailing List, you later change your mind, you may unsubscribe by unsubscribing on the Mailing List page, by emailing info@fixthefells.co.uk or by telephoning (015394) 34630 during office hours.


These Conditions are governed by the laws of England. All disputes arising out of your access to this Website shall be subject to the sole and exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. If any of the terms in these Conditions are deemed invalid or unenforceable for any reason then the invalid or unenforceable provisions shall be severed from these Conditions and the remainder shall continue to apply.

Entire Agreement

These Conditions constitute the whole agreement between You and Us and there are no promises, terms, conditions, obligations, representations or warranties, oral or written, expressed or implied, other than those contained herein. Save that this term shall not exclude liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or affect any statutory rights that you have as a consumer.


You shall indemnify and hold us harmless from all claims, liability, damages, losses, costs and expenses (including reasonable legal fees), arising out of your breach of these Conditions or any other liability arising from your use of the Website or the use by any third party accessing the Website and using your personal information.

Limitation of Liability

Whilst we have taken every precaution in compiling this Website, it is intended to provide general information only and, as such, should not be considered as a substitute for advice covering any specific situation. Users, wherever they shall be based, should seek appropriate advice before taking, or refraining from taking, any action in reliance on any information contained in, or accessed through this Website.

Under no circumstances, including without limitation negligence, shall we, key partners or any contributors to the Website be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that may result from the use of, or the inability to use, our Website or any materials or functions thereon, even if we shall have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

The above exclusions apply only to the extent permitted by law. None of your statutory rights as a consumer are affected.