Pledge Website Terms of Use

1. By using our site you agree to accept these terms

1.1. These are our website terms of use relating to

1.2. It is important that you read these terms before you use the site. By using the site, you are agreeing to these terms.  If you do not agree with the terms, do not use the site.

1.3. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, our Privacy Policy and our Cookie Policy, and that they comply with them.

1.4. We can make changes to these terms at any time.  You are responsible for reviewing any changes and your ongoing use of the site following any changes constitutes your acceptance of the change

2. Our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy also applies to you when you use the site

Our Privacy Policy explains how we will use and protect any personal information which we collect from you through your use of the site. Our Cookie Policy explains how our site uses cookies.

3. About us and how to contact us

3.1. is a site operated by Pledge Earth Technologies Limited (trading as “Pledge”), a company registered in England and Wales with company number 13236799 (VAT number 383 0732 00) ("We"). 

3.2. To contact us, please email or telephone our customer service line on +44 (0) 2039848908

3.3. If we need to contact you, we will do so using any contact information which you provide to us, such as your email address

4. You are not allowed to use our name or the website other than as set out in these terms

4.1. We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material and functions published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

4.2. You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site.

4.3. 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.

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

4.5. You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

4.6. If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms, 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.

5. We may change, suspend or withdraw our site

5.1. Our site is made available free of charge.

5.2. We make no guarantee about the availability of the site.    

5.3. We may update and change our site from time to time.

5.4. 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. 

5.5. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on the site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on the site is accurate, complete or up to date.

6. No reliance on information & links to third party sites

6.1. The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action based on the content on our site.

6.2. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether expressed or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.

6.3. Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.

6.4. We have no control over the contents of those third-party sites or resources.

7. Linking to our site

7.1. You may 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.

7.2. 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.

7.3. You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.

7.4. Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.

7.5. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

7.6. If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact

8. Prohibited uses

8.1. You may not use the site:

8.1.1. In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.

8.1.2. Attempt to gain unauthorised access to the site, computer systems or networks connected to the site through hacking, password mining or any other means.

8.1.3. Use the site to violate the security of any computer network, crack passwords or security encryption codes; disrupt or interfere with the security of, or otherwise cause harm to the site.

8.1.4. You shall not conduct, facilitate, authorise or permit any text or data mining or web scraping in relation to our site or any services provided via, or in relation to, our site. This includes using (or permitting, authorising or attempting the use of):

a) Any "robot", "bot", "spider", "scraper" or other automated device, program, tool, algorithm, code, process or methodology to access, obtain, copy, monitor or republish any portion of the site or any data, content, information or services accessed via the same.

b) Any automated analytical technique aimed at analysing text and data in digital form to generate information which includes but is not limited to patterns, trends and correlations.

c) The provisions in this clause 8.1.4 should be treated as an express reservation of our rights in this regard, including for the purposes of Article 4(3) of Digital Copyright Directive ((EU) 2019/790).

d) This clause 8.1.4 shall not apply insofar as (but only to the extent that) we are unable to exclude or limit text or data mining or web scraping activity by contract under the laws which are applicable to us.

8.2 You shall not:

8.2.1 attempt to copy, modify, duplicate, create derivative works from, frame, mirror, republish, download, display, transmit, or distribute all or any portion of the site in any form or media or by any means; or

8.2.2 attempt to de-compile, reverse compile, disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise reduce to human-perceivable form all or any part of the site; or

8.2.3 access all or any part of the site in order to build a product or service which competes with the tools, functionality or applications available on the site; or

8.2.4 use any part of the site to provide services to third parties or

8.2.5 license, sell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, distribute, display, disclose, or otherwise commercially exploit, any part of the site.

8.3 The use of our site and any tools, applications or functionality on the site is subject to fair usage, such fair usage to be determined in the reasonable opinion of Pledge.

8.4 Your right to use our site and any tools, applications or functionality on the site will cease immediately upon a breach of these terms.

9. Viruses

9.1. We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

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

9.3. 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

10. Responsibility for loss or damage

10.1. The site is provided on an “as is” basis and without any kind of warranty, express or implied (to the extent permitted by law), about the site, the accuracy of any information posted on the site or any services made available through it.

10.2. We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

a) use of, or inability to use, our site; or

b) use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.

Your sole remedy is to discontinue using the site.  

10.3. We will not be liable for:

a) loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;

b) business interruption;

c) loss of anticipated savings;

d) loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or

e) any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

11. A few final important points to note

11.1. Pledge is a UK registered trademark of Pledge. You are not permitted to use them without our approval, unless they are part of material you are using as permitted under section 4, above.

11.2. We may transfer our rights and obligations under these terms to another organisation. We will always tell you in writing if this happens and we will ensure that the transfer will not affect your rights under these terms.

11.3. If any provision or part-provision of these terms is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable, it shall be deemed modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal and enforceable. If such modification is not possible, the relevant provision or part-provision shall be deemed deleted. Any modification to or deletion of a provision or part-provision under this clause shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the rest of these terms.  

11.4. Our site is directed to people residing in the United Kingdom. We do not represent that content available on or through our site is appropriate for use or available in other locations.

11.5. These terms, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.   

11.6. This is a contract between us, and only you and us can enforce its terms.

Last updated date: 3.11.2022