Terms and Conditions

These general terms and conditions of use (the “T&Cs”) govern the terms and conditions of use of the www.oxforduniversitykilns.org website (the “Website”) published by Oxford University Kilns ("OU Kilns"), a part of the University of Oxford, having its office at 68 Hightown Road, Banbury, Oxford OX16 9BS, United Kingdom, as well as the offer and sale of products and services available on the Website. Together with the Privacy, PaymentDelivery and Returns policies, these constitute the whole terms and conditions of use.

T&C agreement and modification 

By browsing the Website, the User (the “User”) agrees to the T&Cs of the Website and its documentation. If the User does not agree to the T&Cs, he should not use the Website. These T&Cs may be amended by OU Kilns at any time, without prior notice, to take into account Website developments and changes to applicable regulations. The new version of the T&Cs will be published on the Website. The User is encouraged to regularly view them.

The Website

The purpose of the Website is to provide information about OU Kilns' activities, products and services. The Website offers interactive functionalities such as newsletters, a blog and a forum (the “Forum”).

Conditions of use

The use of the Website is free of charges. Certain Website features are only available once the forms asking for personal details are completed. The same applies to the various Website contact forms. Mandatory details are marked with an asterisk (*). If those details are not provided, OU Kilns reserves the right not to provide the service. Users agree to provide accurate, complete and up to date information only. Users cannot contribute or post to the Forum unless they have already created their account. Users acknowledge and agree that their contributions to the Forum are public and all other Website Users may access them. Users acknowledge that Forum posts reflect the opinions of their authors. As such, OU Kilns shall not, under any circumstances, be held liable for the content of those posts. Similarly, Users agree not to (i) threaten, defame, insult or intimidate a person or entity, (ii) take part in or contribute to illegal activities or those that violate the rights of others, particularly their copyright or trademark rights, (iii) publish, post online, download to a server, distribute or circulate any topic, name, element or information that is inappropriate, insulting to religious or ethical beliefs, defamatory, obscene, indecent or illicit, (iv) supply false, misleading or incorrect information, or (v) denigrate or harm the reputation of OU Kilns or any other user. Users agree not to use the services available on the Website for the purpose of causing harm to OU Kilns or any other internet user, or to gain unauthorised access to any service, account, network or database. Users agree to use the Website’s content and services in a proper, appropriate and fair manner, in accordance with these T&Cs. All illegal and illicit actions and/or those that are contrary to public order or good moral standards are strictly prohibited.

Intellectual Property

All Website elements and their design, selection, presentation and organisation are protected by intellectual property rights owned by OU Kilns.  The logos, domain names, acronyms, logos, drawings and other elements that appear on the Website are the exclusive property of OU Kilns. Using the Website does not transfer any intellectual property rights, including those relating to its content.

Personal data

To find out more about the personal data we collect and use, User is encouraged to read the Privacy Policy on using the Website.


The Website may contain hyperlinks to redirect User to third party websites, including to agency or partner websites, or social networks. OU Kilns accepts no liability for the websites to which these links lead as it has no control over the various third party websites. Websites linking to pages on our Website may not reproduce its pages in any way.

OU Kilns' Liability and Guarantees

OU Kilns will do its best to ensure the Website is accessible 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, without however being bound by an obligation to achieve specific results. However, OU Kilns may suspend, restrict or interrupt access to the Website or certain pages on it at any time in order to carry out updates, content modification and any other action deemed necessary for the Website to operate correctly. As such, OU Kilns in no way guarantees the availability, access to or continuity of the Website. Should it become unavailable for any reason, this will not give rise to any compensation for the User. OU Kilns is only responsible for the content it has published itself. OU Kilns shall not be held liable for any damage or loss suffered by the User in accessing and using the Website. More generally, OU Kilns shall not be held liable for:

  • The use made by the User of the Website,
  • Any activity that constitutes a breach of these T&Cs by the User,
  • Any damage caused to the User’s equipment by a virus contracted while browsing the Website or any other damage caused by the User’s browsing.

The User is solely liable for all property or consequential financial loss or damage resulting from the use of the Website.

Applicable law

These T&Cs are subject to English law.