Terms and Conditions

Schools Membership of The British Gas "Generation Green" programme (the "Programme") is restricted to schools in mainland Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland) only. A participant is anyone eligible to take part aged 18 years or over who is a legal resident of England, Wales or Scotland.

 

By participating in the Programme, all Generation Green Schools and/or participants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by these Terms and Conditions and any requirements set out in any Programme related promotional materials.

 

Schools can participate in the Programme by (a) registering to join the Programme via www.generationgreen.co.uk to receive email confirmation that it is now an activated ‘Generation Green School’ and contains their unique username and password linked to their school (b) Participation by pupils in competitions/prize draws as per the promoter’s terms and conditions.

 

By participating in the Programme, (i) Generation Green Schools consent to the Promoter using their details in press and/or publicity materials to promote the Programme, and (ii) Participants agree to take part on reasonable request  in unpaid promotional related publicity regarding the Programme including photographic shoots and interviews for a period of 3 years after the Programme ends.

 

In the event that the Promoter believes there has been a breach of these Terms and Conditions or any attempt by any participant in the Programme to deliberately hack into or damage the www.generationgreen.co.uk website or to undermine or subvert in any way the legitimate operation of the Programme by deception or wilful unlawful activity or otherwise, the Promoter may disqualify the relevant Generation Green School from the Programme immediately.

 

Educators who are not affiliated with a School will not be eligible to participate in any School or teacher prize draws or competitions. Upon request, a generic log-on can be provided for the purposes of accessing resources, but such users will not be eligible to participate in Generation Green competitions or prize draws.

 

For efficient and smooth running of the Programme, Generation Green Schools agrees  to co-operate in full with any reasonable request from the Promoter or its auditor or the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) to provide documents or data relating to the operation of the Programme.  In particular, the Promoter and/or any auditor or Ofgem shall be allowed to access and copy (on  7 days written notice), documentation, data, or any other materials relevant to the Programme as required.

 

Subject to each Generation Green School’s statutory rights, the Promoter shall not be liable for any damages, claims or costs, however incurred (other than death or personal injury caused by negligence) arising from the Programme or the failure by any school to follow these Terms and Conditions or any other instructions for participants published in relation to the Programme.

 

The Promoter reserves the right to cancel the Programme at any time due to unforeseen circumstances arising beyond its control.

 

The Promoter is not responsible for any failure of any hardware and/or software and/or any Programme related submissions that are lost, delayed, corrupted, illegible, incomplete or damaged.  Proof of emailing does not constitute proof of delivery.

 

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England. Any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales, unless you live in Scotland in which case the laws of Scotland apply.

 

The Promoter is British Gas Trading company number: 03078711, a Centrica Plc business. Registered office Millstream, Maidenhead Road, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 5GD.

 

For Programme related enquiries, email generationgreen@britishgas.co.uk

 

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We welcome feedback on the accessibility and usability of our website. If you have had any problems or any issues while using our site, please contact us.

Generation Green website Terms and Conditions

A school is defined as a local council recognised primary or secondary educational institution, typically consisting of several year groups and incorporates any other additional support units such as Special Education Needs centres.

Whenever we ask you to give us information about your school, you agree to provide complete and accurate information.  Please note that the number of pupils registered at a school must include all year groups and any Special Education Needs centres.  It is your responsibility to ensure that the information provided by you on registration or at any other time is correct and complete. You must inform us immediately in writing of any changes to the information that you provided when registering by updating your school's details.

Registering Your School

We will only allow you to log on and access your school's account details if you use your email address and password. If we block your school's account you will need to contact us via email at generationgreen@britishgas.co.uk so that we can reactivate it. You must make sure that you do not disclose your password to individuals who are not authorised to access your school's account details, even to a member of our Generation Green team.  If you believe that somebody may know your school's password, you may change your password immediately through the Website or by emailing our team. 

Security

When your school has registered on the Website and you are logged in, you may contact us via the Website by visiting the Contact Us section, which you can access from most pages of the Website.

If you would prefer to phone us about your school's online account, you may call us on 0845 070 2415

Contacting us

When your school has registered on the Website and you are logged in, you may contact us via the Website by visiting the Contact Us section, which you can access from most pages of the Website.

If you would prefer to phone us about your school's online account, you may call us on 0845 070 2415

Unused, lapsed and duplicate accounts:

If a school:

Has registered more than once for the Programme;

Has not used its account for longer than 12 months; and/or

Has not provided accurate contact details when registering for the Programme.

Where possible we will contact you by email giving 1 month’s notice when we disable or delete a school's account.

If we disable or delete your school's account, you can ask us for a new online account at any time provided you are eligible to participate in the Programme.

Copyright and other Intellectual Property Rights

You may only make a copy for your school's non-commercial use.

The copies must keep all copyright and other proprietary notices intact.

Images, text and teaching materials on this Website are protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights and you must not reproduce them or use them in any way without the owner's written permission.

Changes to these Terms

We have the right to change these Terms at any time by putting the changes on this Website. It is your responsibility to read the Terms regularly to make sure you are aware of any changes. If you use this Website after we have made a change to the Terms, we will take this to mean you have accepted the revised Terms. We recommend that, from time to time, you print off and keep a copy of these Terms, and a copy of any other terms and conditions relating to the Programme.

Disclaimers

Although we have taken care in preparing of the contents of this Website, we do not provide warranties of any kind about the information in this Website.

As far as the law allows, we will exclude all warranties in respect of any materials or products referred to on this Website. We will not, under any circumstances, be responsible for any losses you suffer as a result of any use (or inability to use) this Website including by way of example loss of profits, loss of data or loss of goodwill, whether these losses are direct or indirect, nor any indirect financial (or monetary) losses, losses that are not a direct consequence of our behaviour and losses that we could not have been expected to foresee.

We do not warrant that the functions or materials on this Website, or which you can access from this Website, will be uninterrupted or free from errors, that we will correct any errors, or that this Website or the server that makes it available are virus-or bug-free or represent the full functionality (range), accuracy and reliability of the materials. We are not responsible if you cannot access or use the Website due to the failure of any machine, data-processing system or transmission link, any period of maintenance, change, repairs, alteration to or failure of computer systems, any industrial dispute or anything beyond our reasonable control or beyond that of our agents or sub-contractors.

If any of these Terms (or any terms and conditions referred to on this Website) should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable under the laws of any state or country in which the terms and conditions are meant to be effective, we will delete the relevant terms (only in the state or country where they are illegal, invalid or unenforceable) and the remaining terms and conditions will continue to be effective, binding and enforceable. Nothing in these terms and conditions excludes our liability for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence.

Headings

The headings used in these terms and conditions are for convenience only and do not affect the meaning of the Terms.

Jurisdiction and law

Unless we tell you otherwise, the Programme is only available to schools in mainland England, Scotland and Wales.  The information on this Website is only aimed at British schools and, unless we tell you otherwise, we will not accept applications from schools based elsewhere. We make no representation that any product or service referred to on the Website is appropriate for use, or available, in other countries. The information and other materials on this Website may not meet the laws of any other country. If you access this Website from another country, you are responsible for making sure you meet any local laws. The phone numbers provided only apply to phone calls made from within Great Britain.

The laws of England and Wales apply to these Terms and any terms and conditions relating to the Programme. If there is a dispute about these Terms, this will be dealt with in the courts of England and Wales, unless you live in Scotland in which case the laws of Scotland apply.

Links to other Websites

Certain hypertext links on this Website will take you to websites that are not under our control. When you click on any of these links, you will leave our Website. We have no control over, and will accept no responsibility or liability for, the material on any other website.

We will not accept any responsibility or liability for websites we frame.

Monitoring phone calls and emails

We may monitor and record phone calls and e-mails. This will help us to improve our service and make sure we keep to our practices and procedures. Also, by recording phone calls and e-mails, we can provide evidence of any contracts you enter into over the phone or by e-mail.

Ownership of Website

GenerationGreen.co.uk is a British Gas website and belongs to Centrica Plc.
Registered office: Millstream, Maidenhead Road, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 5GD.
Centrica Plc company number: 3033654.

Trade Marks

The images, logos and names on this Website which identify us, a British Gas company or any other organisations and their products and services are our trade marks, used under license or the trade marks of the other organisations. Nothing on this Website gives anyone any licence or right to any image, logo or name

Using the Website

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These terms and conditions and any issues or disputes which may arise out of or in connection with these terms and conditions (whether such disputes or issues are contractual or non-contractual in nature, such as claims in tort, for breach of statute or regulation or otherwise) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Entrants hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts to settle any such dispute or issues.

Promoter and Data Controller: British Gas Trading Ltd (Reg. No 3078711) C/o Kate Lemon, Brand Team, Orbis 1, Lovett Road, Staines, Middlesex, TW18 3AR.

Promoter and Data Controller: British Gas Trading Ltd (Reg. No 3078711) C/o Kate Lemon, Brand Team, Orbis 1, Lovett Road, Staines, Middlesex, TW18 3AR.