Accessibility & Disclaimer

Adobe Acrobat
Our site has been built with consideration for people accessing it in a range of different ways. If you have experienced a problem accessing or reading our material, please let us know and we will try and provide the information in a format that is useful to you. We would also welcome feedback and ideas regarding the accessibility of our site.

Some documents, such as reports, are in Adobe PDF format (Portable Document Format). To view these files you will need Adobe Acrobat reader – you can download this free software from Adobe’s website:

Download Adobe Acrobat Reader

Adobe has a service which enables PDF files to be converted into html or text files – you can access this service from:

Microsoft Word
Some documents on the site may be in Microsoft Word format.

If you do not own a copy of Microsoft Word, you can download the free Open Office suite in order to open these files. You can download OpenOffice from here

We are continuing to develop our site to make it more accessible for blind and partially sighted people. There are many ways in which computers can be adapted to make on-screen information easier to read if you have a visual impairment.

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) offers information, support and advice to people with sight loss. We recommend you read their guidance (clicking on this link will open a new browser window).

Internet Browsers
If you are having difficulty viewing the website pages it maybe that you do not have the most upto date software.It is vitally important that these updates are installed not only to enhance your web browsing experience but also the security of your machine.

To update Firefox:

1 . Open the browser

2. Click on the ‘help’ tab

3. When this drops down click on the ‘check for updates’ link and Firefox will install the latest browser.

4.  Firefox will close and then reopen once finished

To update IE7:

1. Open your browser

2. Click the help tab and then internet explorer help

3. Into the search bar type update IE and press enter

4. Click the top link in the window that states update internet explorer

5. Follow the instructions in the window and your updates will be installed.


This website is non-transactional and can not be used to conclude a contract with The Copeland Community Fund.  Any information provided on this site is subject to change and is provided for information purposes only.

To the extent permitted by law, The Copeland Community Fund is providing this website and its content on an “as is” basis and makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this website or its content including but not limited to warranties of satisfactory quality, merchantability, fitness for purpose, title, non-infringement of any intellectual property right, or any implied warranties.

Due to the changing nature of the information contained in this website The Copeland Community Fund shall have no liability whatsoever for any damages or losses arising directly or indirectly as a result of any of the information accessible via the site not being accurate, complete or up to date.

Due to the nature of communications over the internet and the inherent risks of the transfer of data over the internet, The Copeland Community Fund shall have no liability whatsoever for any damages or losses resulting from viruses or the corruption or loss of data or any damage to software or hardware.

Whilst The Copeland Community Fund will use all reasonable endeavours to minimise any amount of downtime on the site, due to the fact that  does not have direct control over the servers used to hold data or information on the site and due to the intrinsic nature of websites, The Copeland Community Fund shall have no liability whatsoever for any damages or losses arising directly or indirectly as a result of you being unable to access the site.