Last updated: 8 February 2019

Before using the Shark Trust website please ensure you agree to our terms and conditions below.

The Shark Trust is a charity registered in the United Kingdom. And so our terms are governed by the appropriate laws in the United Kingdom.

By using our website you agree to the following:


Our website provides information, images, graphics, logos and video content. The purpose of this information is to promote sharks and our work to conserve them. We take a great deal of care to ensure all our content is accurate and relevant. But we cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies that may occur on our site. Or on any third party websites that we link to.

This includes but isn't limited to:

  1. Any liability for damage to your computer hardware, data, information, materials and business resulting from the information, or the lack of information, available.

  2. Any errors, omissions or inaccuracies in the information.

  3. Any decision made or action taken (or not taken) in reliance upon the information.

We're not liable for any losses or damages caused as a result of using or relying on the information we provide. This also includes any damage to reputation.

All content (including images and illustrations) remains the property of the Shark Trust. Unless otherwise attributed. And is protected by copyright laws.

Copyrighted material cannot be used without the express permission of the copyright holder. So, if you'd like to use content on this website you must have our express permission to do so. And the Shark Trust should always be credited.

The Shark Trust name and logo are registered trademarks. They may not be used in association with any product or service without the prior written consent of the Shark Trust.


Our website links to our online shop. This is a separate ecommerce platform provided by Shopify and operated by the Shark Trust. Click here to view terms for using our Shark Shop.

When you buy something from our shop you'll be asked to supply certain information relevant to your order. This includes your name, address and payment details. This information is required so we can process and deliver your order.

Personal information is handled by the Shark Trust in accordance with GDPR as described in our Privacy Policy.


If you subscribe or make a donation through our website, you'll be asked to supply certain relevant information. Such as your name, address, payment details, and Gift Aid declaration.

Personal information is handled by the Shark Trust in accordance with GDPR as described in our Privacy Policy.


Our website enables you to create your own fundraising pages, post, comment, link, store, share and otherwise make available certain information, text, graphics, videos, or other material.

As a condition of use, you promise not to use our website for any purpose that is unlawful, prohibited by these terms, or for any other purpose that's not reasonably intended by the Shark Trust.

This includes, without limitation, using our website to:

  1. Threaten, abuse, harass, impersonate, intimidate or embarrass any person;

  2. Transfer any user content that is libellous, defamatory, illegal, abusive, offensive or profane;

  3. Communicate with Shark Trust representatives, or other users, in an abusive or offensive manner;

  4. Post copyrighted content that doesn’t belong to you unless appropriately attributed.

The Shark Trust reserves the right to remove any user content without notice.


Subject to moderation you can register for an account. When you register for an account you may be asked to supply certain relevant information. This includes your name, address and email contact details.

Personal information is handled by the Shark Trust in accordance with GDPR as described in our Privacy Policy.


We hold the right to terminate or suspend access to your account immediately and without prior notice or liability. We can do so for any reason, including without limitation, if you breach these terms.


Our website contains links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by the Shark Trust.

We have no control over these websites, and assume no responsibility for their content, privacy policies, or practices. You further acknowledge and agree that the Shark Trust will not be responsible or liable (directly or indirectly) for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.


We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these terms at any time. If a revision is material we'll try to provide at least 15 days' notice before any new terms take effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.


If you have any questions about these terms, please contact us.