Terms of use

This page and any pages it links to explains girlseducationchallenge.org terms of use.

Who we are

The Girls’ Education Challenge (GEC) was launched by the UK in 2012 as a 12 year commitment to reach the most marginalised girls in the world and is the largest global fund dedicated to girls’ education.


Using girlseducationchallenge.org

You agree to use girlseducationchallenge.org only for lawful purposes. You must also use it in a way that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of, this site by anyone else.

We update girlseducationchallenge.org all the time. We can change or remove content at any time without notice.

You must contact us for permission if you want to either:

  • charge your website’s users to click on a link to any page on girlseducationchallenge.org
  • say your website is associated with or endorsed by girlseducationchallenge.org



Linking from girlseducationchallenge.org

girlseducationchallenge.org links to websites that are managed by other organisations. We do not have any control over the content on these websites. We are not responsible for:

  • the protection of any information you give to these websites
  • any loss or damage that may come from your use of these websites, or any other websites they link to


You agree to release us from any claims or disputes that may come from using these websites. You should read all terms and conditions, privacy policies and end user licences that relate to these websites before you use them.



While we make every effort to keep girlseducationchallenge.org up to date, we do not provide any guarantees, conditions or warranties that the information will be:

  • current
  • secure
  • accurate
  • complete
  • free from bugs or viruses


We do not publish advice on girlseducationchallenge.org. You should get professional or specialist advice before doing anything on the basis of the content.

We are not liable for any loss or damage that may come from using girlseducationchallenge.org. This includes:

  • any direct, indirect or consequential losses
  • any loss or damage caused by civil wrongs (‘tort’, including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise
  • the use of girlseducationchallenge.org and any websites that are linked to or from it
  • the inability to use girlseducationchallenge.org and any websites that are linked to or from it


This applies if the loss or damage was foreseeable, arose in the normal course of things or you advised us that it might happen. This includes (but is not limited to) the loss of your:

  • income or revenue
  • salary, benefits or other payments
  • business
  • profits or contracts
  • opportunity
  • anticipated savings
  • data
  • goodwill or reputation
  • tangible property
  • intangible property, including loss, corruption or damage to data or any computer system
  • wasted management or office time


We may still be liable for:

  • death or personal injury arising from our negligence
  • fraudulent misrepresentation
  • any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law



Requests to remove content

You can ask for content to be removed from girlseducationchallenge.org. We will remove content:

  • in order to comply with data protection legislation covering the rights and freedoms of individuals
  • if it breaches copyright laws, contains sensitive personal data or material that may be considered obscene or defamatory


Contact us to ask for content to be removed. You will need to send us the web address (URL) of the content and explain why you think it should be removed. We will reply to let you know whether we will remove it.

We remove content at our discretion in discussion with the department or agency responsible for it. You can still request information under the Freedom of Information Act and the Data Protection Act.


Information about you and your visits to girlseducationchallenge.org

We collect information about you in accordance with our privacy policy and our cookie policy. By using girlseducationchallenge.org, you agree to us collecting this information and confirm that any data you provide is accurate.


Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test girlseducationchallenge.org for viruses at every stage of production. You must make sure that the way you use girlseducationchallenge.org does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which can damage your computer system.

We are not responsible for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or computer system that might happen when you use girlseducationchallenge.org.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

When using girlseducationchallenge.org, you must not introduce viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or any other material that’s malicious or technologically harmful.

You must not try to gain unauthorised access to girlseducationchallenge.org, the server on which it’s stored or any server, computer or database connected to it.

You must not attack girlseducationchallenge.org in any way. This includes denial-of-service attacks.

We will report any attacks or attempts to gain unauthorised access to girlseducationchallenge.org to the relevant law enforcement authorities and share information about you with them.


Governing law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

Any dispute you have which relates to these terms and conditions, or your use of girlseducationchallenge.org (whether it be contractual or non-contractual), will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.



There may be legal notices elsewhere on girlseducationchallenge.org that relate to how you use the site.

We are not liable if we fail to comply with these terms and conditions because of circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

We might decide not to exercise or enforce any right available to us under these terms and conditions. We can always decide to exercise or enforce that right at a later date.

Doing this once will not mean we automatically waive the right on any other occasion. If any of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining terms and conditions will still apply.


Changes to these terms and conditions

Please check these terms and conditions regularly. We can update them at any time without notice.
You will agree to any changes if you continue to use girlseducationchallenge.org after the terms and conditions have been updated.

Last updated 11 October 2018