Knitted Knockers UK (KKUK) Terms and Conditions
Knitted Knockers UK is a nonprofit organisation that provides services to women only who have undergone mastectomy and or lumpectomy operations. Knitted knockers are supplied FREE of charge to the recipient and are not for resale or personal gain. All parcels by or on behalf of Knitted knockers UK will have a return address label on as follows. PO Box 779 SOUTHPORT PR8 9QJ. This is in case of non delivery or returns. All information supplied within this website, are the property of Knitted Knockers UK and its information may not be shared by persons for personal gain. Any persons found to be in breach of this will be accountable by law and all incidents of exploitation/fraud will be reported to the Action Fraud in addition to the police. All such matters will be taken seriously and civil action may be taken against persons for all incidents of fraudulent behaviour. Knitted Knockers UK does not wish to be affiliated with any business that intends to use the knitted knockers for profit in any form.
Terms of Website Use
COVID-19 NOTICE FOR KNOCKER RECIPIENTS
Please note that Knitted Knockers are handmade by a volunteer in their home. We have introduced additional procedures to mitigate the risk of transfer of Covid-19.
Volunteers will not knit knockers if they, or any member of their household, are self-isolating or in quarantine.
The volunteers are washing their hands with soap for 20 seconds (or using unscented 60% or above alcohol hand sanitiser) every time prior to handling the wool/knockers.
Any work-in-progress is stored in a sealed bag
Once completed, the knockers are packaged and the date and time that the parcel was sealed is noted on the parcel. Government guidance is that any risk of COVID-19 is significantly reduced by storing goods in a sealed container for 48 hours.
The knockers will not be taken to the post office until at least 48 hours have elapsed since the parcel was sealed. The parcel will then be in the postal system for 2-3 days.
Upon receipt of the knockers you may wish to wait longer before opening the parcel to further mitigate any risk. You may also wish to wash the knockers before wearing them. The knockers come with washing instructions.
Reliance On Information Posted & Disclaimer
The materials contained on our site are provided for general information purposes only and do not claim to be or constitute legal or other professional advice and shall not be relied upon as such.
We do not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from accessing or reliance on the information on this site and to the fullest extent permitted by English law, we exclude all liability for loss or damages direct or indirect arising from use of this site.
Information about us
www.knittedknockersuk.com is a site operated by Knitted Knockers UK ("We"); we are a Foundation CIO Registered Charity Organisation. Registration number 1161125.
Accessing our site
Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period. Intellectual property rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute,
common law or the law of equity.
Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user
in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the
use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without
limitation any liability for:
loss of income or revenue;
loss of business;
loss of profits or contracts;
loss of anticipated savings;
loss of data;
loss of goodwill;
wasted management or office time; and
for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by
tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable,
provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your
tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded
by any of the categories set out above.
This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
Information about you and your visits to our site
By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.
Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
Links from our site
Jurisdiction and applicable law
The English courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site.
All newspapers wishing to produce media articles must have the prior permission of the Trustees board. All media articles regarding Knitted Knockers UK must be legal, decent, honest and truthful, and ensuring that the article is not defamatory and does not infringe the copyright, moral rights or any other rights of Knitted Knockers UK. In the event of any error, misprint or omission in an article, Knitted Knockers UK will retain the right to request a retraction and or reprint of the article with no costs incurred. Knitted Knockers does not permit any persons to print any articles in newspapers without the express permission of the Trustee board. No persons are to sign any contracts with regards to Knitted Knockers UK.
Any person wishing to appear in a local newspaper must seek and gain permission from the Trustees. Once permission has been granted we would advise that the guidance document situated in the files of the Knitted Knockers UK Facebook Knitting Group is used to arrange their intended article and then submit the outline to the Trustees, where further guidance can be given in required and permission granted once approved.
If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please click on the contact us button.
Knitted Knockers UK ("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Knitted Knockers UK.
This policy only applies to our site. If you leave our site via a link or otherwise, you will be subject to the policy of that website provider. We have no control over that policy or the terms of the website and you should check their policy before continuing to access the site.
Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.knittedknockersuk.com (our
site). This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site,
subscribing to our service or requesting further services. We may also ask you for
information when you report a problem with our site.
If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you
do not have to respond to them.
Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data,
weblogs, operating system, browser usage and other communication data, whether this is
required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.
IP Addresses and Cookies
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address,
operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate
information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and
patterns, and does not identify any individual and we will not collect personal information in this
We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is
stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to
your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more
personalised service. They enable us:
To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site
according to your individual interests.
To speed up your searches.
To recognise you when you return to our site.
You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to
refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access
certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse
cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.
Where we store your personal data
The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination other then
the headquarters of Knitted Knockers UK. It may also be processed by persons who complete
work for us. Such persons maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order,
the processing of donations and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal
data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure computers.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure.
Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of
your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received
your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent
Uses made of the information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and
for your computer.
To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we
feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
To notify you about changes to our service.
We may also use your data, to provide you with information about events which may be of
interest to you and we may contact you about these by post, email or telephone.
If you do not want us to use your data in this way, please tick the relevant box situated on the
form on which we collect your data.
Disclosure of your information
We will never disclose your personal information to third parties:
If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any
legal obligation. This includes exchanging information with other companies and
organisations for the purposes of fraud protection.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will
usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes.
You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms
we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of advertisers and
affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their
own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.
Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Access to information
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be
exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet
our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. However, we advise that you check this page
regularly to keep up to date with any necessary changes.
addressed to Trustees, Knitted Knockers UK, PO Box 779 SOUTHPORT PR8 9QJ