Terms and Conditions

These terms apply to your use of the Future Steps Apps and Platform. Please note that our Platform is intended to be used by those who live in the UK and who are 18 and over.

Definitions

"Apps" means the mobile applications we may make available from time to time via Google Playstore, Apple App Store or otherwise.

"Challenge" means the Future Steps fundraising challenge.

"Platforms" means the Site and the Apps are collectively referred to in these terms as the "Platforms".

“Site” means our site, https://www.princes-trust.org.uk/Futuresteps.

Who we are

The Prince’s Trust is a charity that operates throughout the UK to aid young people aged 11 to 30 to get into jobs, education and training. The Prince’s Trust is comprised of both a charity and a trading company. In this policy wherever you see the words ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’, it refers to both our charity and our trading company.

Our trading company is wholly owned and controlled by our charity. Any information we collect may be used by both our entities. Our trading company exists so that we can run our online shop, our Tomorrow's Store and enter into commercial agreements such as sponsorship.

Our charity is The Prince’s Trust, incorporated by Royal Charter (RC000772), with registered company number (1079675) in England and Wales and (SC041198) in Scotland. Our trading company is Prince’s Trust Trading Limited with registered company number (03161821). The principal office of both is The Prince’s Trust, Prince's Trust South London Centre, 8 Glade Path, London, SE1 8EG.

Our agreement

By using the Platforms you accept and agree to comply with these terms. The Prince’s Trust may amend these terms at any time by updating the text of this page, so please check back regularly.

Your privacy

Future Steps is sponsored by Utilita Energy Limited. These terms also refer to our Privacy Policy, which also applies to your use of the Platforms.

If you opt in to Utilita’s marketing emails when registering, you will be subject to Utilita’s Privacy Policy

The Platforms

The Platforms are made available free of charge, and we do not guarantee that our Platforms will be secure, free from bugs or viruses, available or uninterrupted, or that information presented on our Platforms is accurate, complete or up to date. We may update and change our Platforms from time to time. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of the Platforms for business and operational reasons.

The Platforms will sync with your FitBit, Google Fit or other app on your phone which counts your steps, via an application programming interface (API). The information transferred via this API shall be the number of steps recorded on the relevant app and potentially the model of phone.

Limitation of liability

The Prince’s Trust (and its group companies, officers, trustees, employees and agents) shall not be liable or responsible for any claim, loss, damage, costs and expenses of any nature (including without limitation for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, or consequential damages whether resulting from breach of contract, negligence or any other cause of action) arising in connection with our Platforms or your use of them (including, without limitation, for any viruses, bugs, trojan horses or other contamination resulting from use of our Platforms, for any interruption or delays to the use of our Platforms, or for any errors, omissions or inaccuracies in any information presented on our Platforms). Nothing in these terms of use shall exclude or limit any liability for death or personal injury arising from negligence, our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited by law.

You agree that you are solely responsible for your use of our Platforms, and that to the fullest extent permitted at law, The Prince’s Trust, its officers, trustees, employees and agents do not make any representations and do not give any warranties, express or implied, concerning our Platforms and the Content. In particular, The Prince’s Trust does not warrant or represent that the Platforms is virus-free.

No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore, The Prince's Trust cannot guarantee that personal or sensitive information remains confidential during transmission over the Internet.

The personal information we collect from you online is stored by us on databases protected through access controls, firewall technology and other appropriate security measures. However, such security measures cannot prevent all loss, misuse or alteration of personal information and we are not responsible for any damage or liability relating to such incidents.

Updates

In order to keep the Apps up-to-date, we may offer automatic or manual updates at any time and without notice to you. Continued use of the Apps may be conditional on installing updates from time to time.

Accuracy of our App

We are not responsible for the accuracy, reliability, availability, effectiveness, or correct use of information you receive through the Apps.

Links to and from the Future Steps Apps and Platforms

The Prince's Trust cannot take any responsibility and makes no warranties, representations or undertakings about the content of any other website accessed by hypertext link. The Prince's Trust has no control over the availability of the linked pages.

If you click on a link found on our website or on any other website you can check the location bar within your browser to find out whether you have been linked to a different website.

Competition

The Challenge begins on 1 February 2021.

You can either participate as an individual, or as part of a team (maximum 6 members per team).

If you are part of a team, your personal FutureSteps screen will display your total steps, each member’s steps, the team’s total steps and the team’s total amount raised.

Your team will be able to appear under a pseudonymised nickname on the team leaderboard, which will display your team’s total number of steps and amount of money raised.

If your company is taking part in the Challenge, the company leaderboard will display your company’s total steps and money raised, along with a breakdown of each team’s contribution towards these totals.

If you are participating as an individual, the individual leaderboard will display your total steps and money raised, under a pseudonymised nickname.

Intellectual Property

The name The Prince’s Trust and all Prince’s Trust logos, slogans, programme names and designs are the trademarks, service marks, trade names and design rights of The Prince’s Trust and cannot be reproduced without the prior written consent of the Prince’s Trust. Where the names, logos and trademarks of third parties are displayed these are used with the permission of the owners. Copyright in the material contained on this website is owned by The Prince’s Trust or its content suppliers or licensors, as applicable.

Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any licence by The Prince's Trust to use any material displayed. Permission to reproduce any material on the Future Steps Apps and Platforms must be obtained from the copyright holder concerned.

The Prince's Trust endeavors to ensure that the information on this website is correct but does not accept any liability for error or omission.

Appropriate Use and Participation

You will engage with the Challenge and the Platforms in a manner which is appropriate and respectful in light of The Prince’s Trust’s role as a young persons’ charity, including but not limited to social media use and fundraising activity.

The Prince’s Trust reserves the right to terminate your participation in the Challenge and to remove all public affiliation with us if, in our reasonable opinion, continuing a relationship with you is likely to damage or otherwise adversely impact our good name, image, reputation, or intellectual property rights, or bring HRH The Prince of Wales or any other member(s) or employee(s) of the Royal Household or The Prince’s Trust into disrepute.

You will only participate in the Challenge if you are fit and healthy enough to safely do so. If you have injury or illness which means that you may not be able to take part safely, you should withdraw from the Challenge. This may mean asking your GP whether or not you should continue with the Challenge.

Fundraising

You shall comply with the terms of Fundraising Regulator’s Code of Fundraising Practice (https://www.fundraisingregulator.org.uk/code) in connection with the Challenge. You will not carry out any behaviour which would be considered unreasonable behaviour by the Fundraising Regulator.

Your fundraising activity will:

You shall provide, as and when required, any information The Prince’s Trust reasonably requires to allow us to assess that you have complied with this clause.

Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and any disputes arising hereunder shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.