Terms and Conditions

Last updated: 18th May 2021

This is the compulsory Terms and Conditions legalese. ☹ Translation: We we own the content on H&W and you mustn’t steal it. We will monitor our social media to keep conversations civilised.

Please read our Terms and Conditions carefully. Your access to and use of the www.howandwhy.com website is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with our terms. They apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the service.

Intellectual Property

The service and its original content, features and functionality are and will remain the exclusive property of How&Why (and any licensors).

How&Why (henceforth H&W)  owns, solely and exclusively, all rights, title and interest in and to the site, all the content (including illustrations, graphics, other visuals, audio, video, copy, software, etc unless otherwise stated), code, data, the look and feel, design and organisation of the site, and the compilation of the content, code, data and materials on the site, including but not limited to any copyrights, trademark rights, patent rights, database rights, moral rights, and other intellectual property and proprietary rights .

Your use of the site does not grant  you ownership of any content, code, data or materials you may access on the site.

Limited License

You may access and view the content on the site on your computer, mobile phone, or other Internet compatible device, and make single copies or prints of the content on the H&W website for personal use only. The H&W website and the services offered on or through the site, including any content and materials, are for personal, non-commercial use only.

Prohibited Use 

Any commercial distribution, publishing or exploitation of the H&W website, or any content, code, data or materials on the H&W website, is strictly prohibited unless you have received the express written prior permission of H&W. You may not otherwise download, display, copy, reproduce, distribute, modify, perform, transfer, create derivative works from, sell or otherwise exploit any content, code, data or materials on the H&W website.

If you make other use of the H&W website, content, code, data or materials on it, except as otherwise provided above, you may violate copyright law and other laws of the UK, other countries, and may be subject to liability for unauthorised use. 

User Privacy 

H&W’s information collection and use policies with respect to the user privacy are in our Privacy Policy.

Right to Monitor

H&W reserves the right to monitor and/or review materials, in whole or in part, posted to social media accounts linked to H&W. H&W is not responsible for any material posted by users.

H&W reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any legal or government request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials that we find objectionable or in violation of our Terms of Use or against the law.

We may also impose limits on certain features of the forums or restrict your access to part or all of the forums without notice or penalty if we believe you are in breach of these guidelines.


When you create a newsletter account with H&W, you must provide us information that is accurate, complete, and current. Failure to do so constitutes a breach of the Terms, which may result in immediate termination of your account on the H&W website.

You are responsible for safeguarding any passwords that may be required at any time to access the service and for any activities or actions under your password, whether your password is with our service or a third-party service.

You agree not to disclose any passwords to any third party. You must notify us immediately upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorised use of your account.

Links to other Websites 

Our Service may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by H&W. H&W has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services. 

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the United Kingdom.

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by  any revised terms. 

Contact us by email if you have any questions.