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Terms & Conditions

Please read the following Terms & Conditions, thoroughly, before using our website:


Welcome to The Active Pregnancy Foundation website. By browsing this website, you accept and agree to comply with, and be legally bound by, the following Terms and Conditions of use, which together with our Privacy Policy govern The Active Pregnancy Foundation’s relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these Terms and Conditions, or the Privacy Policy, please do not use our website.


What do these Terms & Conditions cover?


These Terms & Conditions (T&Cs) tell you the rules for using our website (Site) along with the T&Cs on which we supply digital based content (Services). The terms contain provisions dealing with access to, and use of, our site. These include information about the website owner, rights to modify or withdraw the website, disclaimers for material published on it or linked to or from it, rules about how such materials may be used, and about unacceptable user behaviour.


These T&Cs also tell you who we are as an organisation, how we will provide Services to you, what to do if there is a problem, and other important information.


Terms of Reference


The term 'The Active Pregnancy Foundation' or ‘us’ or ‘we’ or 'The APF', refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is Community Stadium, Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park, Workshop Road, Sheffield, S9 3TL.  The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

Other Policies


There are other policies that may apply to you which also apply to your use of our site, and are therefore worth reading.





We amend these T&Cs from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these T&Cs to ensure you understand the version extant at that time.


We may update and change our site from time to time to reflect changes to our services, our users' needs, and our business priorities.


We may suspend or withdraw our site. We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.


You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable T&Cs, and that they comply with them.



Our site is only intended for users and viewers in the United Kingdom (UK), therefore our site is directed to people residing in the UK. We do not represent that content available on or through our site is appropriate for use or available in other locations or jurisdictions.


Limitations of Liability


We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.


By engaging in physical activities, you agree that you voluntarily participate with full knowledge that there is an inherent risk of personal injury or illness arising from such engagement.

Generally, women do not need permission to move or engage in low to moderate intensity physical activities, however, you need to understand that:

(1) the guidance for being active during pregnancy applies to uncomplicated pregnancies: and (2) the guidance for being active following childbirth advocates a gradual return to moderate intensity activities and that higher intensity activities should only proceed in the absence of any signs or symptoms of abdominal wall and/or pelvic floor dysfunction.


You are responsible for your own health and wellbeing and it is up to you to ensure that you are well enough to participate in physical activities. We are not in a position to express an opinion that you are able to participate safely in any activity. You must obtain professional or specialist advice from your medical team (e.g. midwife, GP, physiotherapist) if you have any concerns on this matter. 


Furthermore, you should not use this website (or any external site which we list or link to) as a means of diagnosis.  The Active Pregnancy Foundation is not responsible or liable for any diagnosis which you might derive based on the content of this website, nor are we liable for the contents of any external Internet sites listed.


While we endeavour to keep the information on this site up to date, relevant and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk.




We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published through 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 and non-commercial use, and you may draw the attention of others to content 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.


Therefore, you must not:


(a) republish material from this website (including republication on another website);

(b) sell, rent or otherwise sub-license material on the website;


(c) reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose;


(c) edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or


(d) redistribute material from this website, except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution.


Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed to the extent agreed by us.


Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.


If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.


Websites We Link To


Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of The Active Pregnancy Foundation. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.


Your Legal Rights


We are under a legal duty to ensure the Services conform with this contract. The information below is a summary of your key legal rights. These are subject to certain exceptions.


For detailed information please visit the Citizens Advice website or call 03454 04 05 06.


Personal Information


We will only use your personal information as set out in our Privacy Policy.


We are not responsible for viruses affecting technology devices and you must not introduce them. We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.


You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that 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.


Force Majeure


Whilst we will do our best to ensure that our service is fully operational at all times, we are not responsible for and shall not be liable to you for any problems or temporary interruptions in using our services arising from factors outside of our control (e.g. technical problems from traffic congestion on the internet).


Linking To Our Site


You may without our consent link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it – commercially or otherwise. If you wish to provide links to any other areas of our site you must obtain our express written consent.


You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.




Please note that these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction except that if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

If you are a business, these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by the laws of England and Wales. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales in matters of dispute.


Third Party Rights


This contract is between you and us. No other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its T&Cs.


Severance of Terms


Each of the paragraphs of these T&Cs operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful, the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.



If we do not insist immediately that you do anything you are required to do under these T&Cs, or if we delay in taking steps against you in respect of your breaking this contract, that will not mean that you do not have to do those things and it will not prevent us taking steps against you at a later date.




We may revise these T&Cs from time-to-time. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.


Entire Agreement


These T&Cs, together with our Privacy Policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.


Registrations & Authorisations


Our Registered Charity Number with the Charity Commission for England & Wales is: 1190780


Contact Details


Our registered address is The Active Pregnancy Foundation, Community Stadium, Sheffield Olympic Park, Worksop Road, Sheffield, S9 3TL.

You can contact us by email 

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