Terms and Conditions

This site is owned and run by the Mental Health Foundation. Registered Charity no. (England) 801130, (Scotland) SC 039714. Company Registration no: 2350846

Although every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that the information on this website was accurate at the time of publication, we accept no responsibility for any errors, omissions or misleading statements on this site or on any site which you may be able to access through a link on this site.

We exclude to the fullest extent permitted by law all representations or warranties with respect to the content of this site whether express or implied including but not limited to any warranty or representation that the server from which the site is available is free of viruses or bugs.

We exclude all liability to any third party anywhere in the world for any injury, damage, direct or indirect loss, consequential or economic loss or any other loss suffered as a result of the use of or reliance upon the information contained in this website to the maximum extent permitted by law. For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in this paragraph shall restrict or exclude our liability for fraud or for death or personal injury caused by our negligence.

All content is copyright of the Mental Health Foundation. We reserve the right to edit, amend or delete all content.

None of the materials produced by the Mental Health Foundation may be used for any other purpose and/or for any commercial purposes without prior consent from the Mental Health Foundation, for which you may be required to pay a licence fee. Please email mindfulness@mentalhealth.org.uk

The permission to reproduce Mental Health Foundation protected materials does not extend to any material on this site which is identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders.

We recognise and respect the right to privacy of all visitors to this site. If we receive or require personal information from you for a particular purpose, we will not use this information for any purpose other than that stated, or pass it on to anyone else, except with your consent or as required by law.

If you wish to sign up to the Be Mindful campaign and to receive email updates, it is important that, to protect your privacy, you register yourself rather than ask a third party to register on your behalf. Please register only in your own name.

Data protection
In relation to personal information on this site, we comply with the requirements of the UK’s Data Protection Act 1988 governing the obtaining, use, retention, security and transfer of personal information. However, we cannot accept responsibility for the use of personal information once transferred or on linked sites.

Personal information
Personal information submitted to us via this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website. We may use your personal information to:

• administer the website;
• improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;
• enable your use of the services available on the website
• send you general non-commercial communications;
• send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
• deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website;
• keep the website secure and prevent fraud;
• google analytics

The medical information published on this site is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between you and your GP or medical advisor and does not constitute medical advice.

Always consult a suitably qualified doctor on any specific medical problem or matter. If you need someone to talk to urgently and in confidence – the Samaritans offer emotional support 24 hours a day on 08457 90 90 90 or email the Samaritans at jo@samaritans.org.

Linking to the BeMindful site
We positively encourage you to link to this website to raise awareness of mindfulness. You do not need to ask our prior permission to link to this site, but we would really appreciate an email to notify us of any such link. We reserve the right at our discretion to require the removal of any link established by a third party between our site and any third party website.
Linking from the BeMindful site
We do not accept responsibility for the content of the sites we link to. We do not sponsor, endorse or otherwise approve of any information or statements appearing in a linked site (nor in sites referred to in or linked to a linked site) and we are not responsible if a linked site is not working properly. It is your responsibility to enter into and comply with any software or other licences required to access or use any linked sites and any material they contain or link to.

The mindfulness teachers listed are for information only and including them does not mean the Mental Health Foundation endorses any services they may provide. We recommend you always do your own research and ensure that any practitioners you work with or courses you attend are certified by the relevant bodies.

We reserve the right to suspend or delete any of the details of courses or practitioners for whatever reason without being required to justify this. We will not be liable for any lost earnings that are caused by suspending or deleting details of courses or practitioners.

Contact us
If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal information, please write to us by email to mindfulness@mentalhealth.org.uk.