The Bigger Picture

Bigger Picture Website Conditions


These Terms and Conditions shall apply to your use of the Bigger Picture website located at (opens in a new window) (the ‘website’) and its supporting websites or respective websites.
By using the website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy set out below. If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy, you should not use the website.
This contract is with British Sky Broadcasting Limited. Where we refer to ‘we/us’ in these terms it means British Sky Broadcasting Limited of Grant Way, Isleworth, Middlesex TW7 5QD and ‘our’ shall be interpreted accordingly. ‘you’ means you, the user of the website and ‘your’ shall be interpreted accordingly. ‘Users’ means the users of the website collectively and/or individually as the context admits.
Sky may change these Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy from time to time and so you should check these regularly on the website. Your use of the website will be deemed an acceptance of the terms existing at that time.


You agree that any use by you of the website shall be in accordance with the following conditions:
1.1 You will not post or transmit through the website any defamatory, threatening, obscene, harmful, pornographic or otherwise illegal material or material which would violate or infringe in any way upon our rights or those of others (including intellectual property rights, rights of confidentiality, or rights of privacy) or cause distress or inconvenience. You must not express opinions that are vulgar, crude, sexist, racist or otherwise offensive. Always treat other users with respect.
1.2 You will not post or otherwise make available on the website any material which you do not own without the express permission of the owner of the material. By posting material to the site you warrant that you have obtained all the necessary consents to do so and to make it available to us for the purposes set out in these Terms and Conditions (This includes, for example, getting the consent of any person identified in a photo. Where the photo identifies a pupil you must have the consent of their parent or legal guardian.)
1.3 You will not copy, download, reproduce, republish, frame, broadcast, transmit in any manner whatsoever, any material on the website except as is strictly necessary for your professional use within your school environment (or otherwise as explicitly allowed on the website). You must only use the website with permission of your school. By registering your school on the website you warrant that you have this permission and you are acting in the course of your employment.
1.4 You will abide by the specific rules of any competition or promotion that you participate in on or via the website.
1.5 You will not do anything that affects the operability or security of the website or causes unreasonable inconvenience or offence or disruption to our staff.


2.1 You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of any third party websites or material you access through the website.
2.2 We do not endorse and shall not be held responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or services on or available from such websites or material.
2.3 Any dealings between you and any third party advertisers or merchants found on or via the website, including payment for and delivery of products, services and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are made between you and the relevant advertiser or merchant. Therefore, we are not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as the result of any such dealings.


3.1 All copyright, trade marks and all other intellectual property rights in all material or content supplied as part of the website shall remain at all times vested in us or our licensors. You are permitted to use this material or content only as expressly authorised in writing by us or our licensors. You will not, and you will not assist or facilitate, any third party to copy, reproduce, transmit, distribute, frame, commercially exploit or create derivative works of such material or content.
3.2 If you become aware of any such distribution or commercial exploitation, you agree to notify us immediately.
3.3 You acknowledge that by posting materials on the website, you grant to us and our licensors and assigns an irrevocable, perpetual, royalty free, worldwide licence to use the materials both within the website and in any other manner. The licence extends to copying, distributing, broadcasting, and otherwise transmitting, and adapting and editing the materials.


4.1 Material which is posted on any message or bulletin boards or chat forums is written by users and we are not responsible for and do not endorse such material. We reserve the right to monitor the contributions made and may respond to or comment upon communications made by you and edit, refuse to post, or remove any content from the bulletin boards and chat forums at our absolute discretion. No failure to remove particular material constitutes an endorsement or acceptance of it by us.
4.2 We will not be held responsible or liable for the content, accuracy, timing or reliability of any information or statements contained within the website, or for statements, advice and/or opinions made or given by users on the bulletin boards and chat forums (except as required by law). If you have any claim arising from the actions or statements of another user, you agree to pursue such a claim only against that user and not from us.
4.3 We will endeavour to provide the website using all reasonable care. Except as required by law, we will not be responsible or liable for the quality, accuracy or fitness for a particular purpose of the website and do not promise that the material contained in the website, or any of the functions contained in the website or its server will operate without interruption or delay or will be error free, free of viruses or bugs, or is compatible with any other software or material.
4.4 We will be liable for any fraudulent misrepresentations we make and for any death or personal injury caused by our negligence. We will not be responsible or liable to you for any other loss or damage that you or any third party may suffer as a result of using or in connection with your use of the website.


5.1 You must be a registered user to access certain parts of website. When you register you will be asked to provide a password. We would recommend that you do not use your real name or any part of it as your password for your own protection. We may ask you to change your password in our absolute discretion.
5.2 After registration, access to the restricted areas of the website will require you to enter your username (which may be your Sky Employee ID if you are a Sky employee) and password. Your password is secret and personal to you and must not be disclosed to any third party in any circumstances. You are responsible for keeping your password secure and confidential. You must take all precautions to prevent your details being used by anyone else to access the restricted areas.
5.3 If we reasonably believe that your login details are being used in any way which is not permitted or acceptable to us, we may cancel your account immediately without giving you any notice.
5.4 You may change your password at any time and should you become aware that a person knows your password you should change it immediately. You must not store your username or password on your computer and we would recommend that you do not keep it anywhere that is accessible by any other person.
5.5 When registering on the website you must provide us with accurate, true and correct information about you and, where applicable, you must keep this information up-to-date. By registering on the website you warrant that you have provided information that is true, accurate and correct.


If you are a business user, you agree to indemnify us, and/or any of our affiliates and our and their officers, directors and employees, immediately on demand, against all claims, liability, damages, costs and expenses, including legal fees, arising out of any breach of these terms and conditions by you or any other liabilities arising out of your use of the Sky site.


We may immediately terminate your use of the website (including your registration if applicable) if you breach, or we have reasonable grounds to believe that you are likely to breach these terms and conditions, or you otherwise engage in conduct which we determine in our sole discretion to be unacceptable.


8.1 Your registration is personal to you and you may not transfer either it or your rights or obligations under these terms to anyone else.
8.2 All or any part of any term of this agreement that is found to be unfair or unenforceable will be treated as deleted and the remainder of the terms will continue to govern each of our respective obligations going forward.
8.3 Your use of the website is governed by the law of the country in which you live. These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of England and Wales and any disputes can be dealt with by any UK court that can lawfully deal with the case. If your address is in the Republic of Ireland, any disputes can be dealt with by the courts in England and Wales or in the Republic of Ireland.


For the purposes of the following information in respect of your privacy, "we / us / our" means Sky.
We are committed to protecting your privacy in relation to the website. This Privacy Policy explains how we use the information we collect about you, how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of that information and procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy.
You can visit the website without disclosing any personally identifiable information about yourself.
By using the website or submitting information to us through or in connection with this website, you signify your consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy; data you provide us with will be transferred outside the European Economic Area (EEA).


We will use, store or otherwise process any personal information that relates to and identifies you, including but not limited to your name, date of birth, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, and any other information collected on registration and through surveys to the extent reasonably necessary to provide the services that are available through our website to you by us. If you are a Sky employee who has registered for the "Joining In" section of the website, then we may also process personal information that Sky’s HR Department holds about you to administer these benefits. This may include your salary and payroll information.
Your information may be processed for the purpose of:
? Dealing with your inquiries and requests;
? Providing and personalising our services;
? Compiling your profile;
? Match funding and fund raising (for Sky employees);
? Allowing you to complete any activity within the Bigger Picture portal or related websites including volunteering opportunities;
? Maintaining information as a reference tool or general resource.
We also gather this information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring website usage and may provide such aggregate information to third parties. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify you.
If you choose to post messages in our forum or other message areas, we will collect that information you provide to us. We retain this information as necessary to resolve disputes, provide user support and troubleshoot problems as permitted by law.
You may from time to time wish us to provide you with information about our website or any other service or products including those of third parties which we think may be of interest to you. Please go to our Contact Us page to request this information.
Alternatively, you may ask us to provide you with information about our services or services offered jointly with or on behalf of other organisations by sending us an e-mail at or writing to us at the address below.
If you stop using the website or your permission to use the website is terminated, we may continue to use and disclose your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy (as amended from time to time) and as permitted by law. However, if you wish us to stop e-mailing you with information in connection with the website, please contact us.


The Internet is not a secure medium. However, we have put in place various security procedures as set out in this policy. The restricted areas of the website are protected by your username and password, which you should never divulge to anyone else.
Please be aware that communications over the Internet, such as emails/webmails are not secure unless they have been encrypted. Your communications may route through a number of countries before being delivered - this is the nature of the World Wide Web/Internet. We cannot accept responsibility for any unauthorised access or loss of personal information that is beyond our control.
We believe that we have appropriate policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control (having regard to the type and amount of that data) from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification, unlawful destruction or accidental loss.
All of our employees and data processors that have access to, and are associated with, the processing of your personal information are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors’ information.


We may disclose your information to the following for processing for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy:
? Our employees;
? Our affiliates;
? Successors in title to our organisation;
? Third party consultants, contractors or other service providers who may access your personal information when providing services (including but not limited to IT support services) to us;
? Third parties that we use to provider services via the website, for example, those business partners which provide volunteering opportunities or CAF which administers the match-funding benefits.
? Government bodies and law enforcement agencies and in response to other legal and regulatory requests; and
? Auditors or contractors or other advisers auditing, assisting with or advising on any of our business purposes, in any jurisdiction where we operate.
Some of the persons / entities may not be based in the country in which you live, or where we have our principal place of business, and so may not be subject to the same legal or regulatory controls and protections in respect of the processing of personal data as those which you, and we, are subject to.


You can write to us at any time to obtain a copy of your information and to have any inaccuracies corrected. Where appropriate, you may have your personal information erased, rectified, amended or completed. Please write to The Bigger Picture, BSkyB, NHC4, 1st Floor, Harlequin Avenue, Isleworth, TW7 5QD. Please quote your name and address. We should be grateful if you would also provide brief details of the information of which you would like a copy or which you would like to be corrected (this helps us to more readily locate your data).
We will require proof of your identity before providing you with details of any personal information we may hold about you. We will charge £10 to cover the administration costs involved in providing you with a copy of your information.


Pieces of information transferred to your computer’s hard disk from a website are known as cookies. They allow our website to store information about your browsing patterns, making the website more useful to you. Many major sites use cookies: in fact, they are commonly used throughout the Internet to offer personalised services. Most browsers are automatically set to accept cookies. Each time you use our website, the cookie is accessed. This way, we can track the features you use and the pages and content that you view on the website to help personalise your experience. If you choose, the use of a cookie also lets you automatically login to the website so that you do not have to re-enter your username and/or password each time you visit.

You may disable cookie support on your browser but be aware that by doing so, you will lose certain features that require a cookie to work properly. We may use the information collected by the cookie to provide us with various statistics without identifying any individual.

Please contact us at if you require information about disabling any cookies on the website.

CAF’s system will issue what is known as a "persistent" cookie to your computer. A "persistent" cookie remembers your computer and, by doing so, allows us to identify specific information about your visits to the site. If you block the use of cookies, you may not be able to use some of the features on the CAF website.

If you do opt out in this way you will be able to browse and make use of CAF’s website anonymously. However, you may not be able to undertake any transactions with CAF.

CAF’s system also uses what are known as "session" cookies for the transactional areas of the CAF website. This type of cookie does not save or store, but merely accesses and uses some of the personal information you have previously given CAF to remember log-in details and facilitate your transactions with CAF. "Session" cookies are deleted once you log out from the transactional area you entered.


We are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other websites even if you accessed the third party website using links from our website.
We recommend that you check the policy of each website you visit and contact the owner or operator of such website if you have concerns or questions.We are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other websites even if you accessed the third party website using links from our website.
We recommend that you check the policy of each website you visit and contact the owner or operator of such website if you have concerns or questions.


For further information from us on data protection and privacy or any requests concerning your personal information, please write to Sky at The Bigger Picture, BSkyB, NHC4, 1st Floor, Harlequin Avenue, Isleworth, TW7 5QD or email Sky at ;


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