1. Introduction 

This statement of terms and conditions govern your use of our websites. By using our websites, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our websites.

This statement applies to all websites owned by:

  • Soil Association Limited. Registered as a charity in England and Wales no. 206862 and as a charity in Scotland no. SC039168. Registered as a company no. 00409726.
  • Soil Association Certification Limited. Registered as a company no.00726903
  • SA Sales and Services Limited. Registered as a company no. 02313146
  • Soil Association Land Trust Limited. Registered as a charity in England and Wales no. 1121011. Registered as a company no. 06259578.

You can use most of the features of our websites without disclosing any personal information.  A few optional features on the sites ask you to provide some personal information (e.g. name and address, email address). In respect of personal information this statement should be read in conjunction with our Privacy Policy.

2. Accuracy of website content

The information provided in our websites is intended to provide general information only and, as such, should not be considered as a substitute for advice covering any specific situation. Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on our websites is correct, we do not warrant the accuracy and completeness of that information and we will not be held liable for any errors or omissions. The material on our websites may be out of date, and we make no commitment to update such material.

3. Website cookies and tracking

Our websites use cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you browse websites.

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks
  • Make our marketing more efficient


We use cookies to compile statistics such as how many people have visited our website and what pages they look at. This helps us to continuously improve our website. We use analytics programs to compile this data anonymously.

If the settings on your browser that you are using to view the website are adjusted to accept cookies we take this and your continued use of our website to mean that you are happy with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our sites you can adjust your browser settings. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our website and a large proportion of other websites you may visit.

4. Intellectual property

Unless otherwise stated, we or our partners own the intellectual property rights in our websites and the content on them. Subject to the licence below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions below. You must not:

  • Republish material from this website (including republication on another website)
  • Sell, rent or otherwise sub-license material on the website
  • Reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose
  • Edit or otherwise modify any material on the website
  • Redistribute material from this website - except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution (such as our newsletter)

5. Links to third party websites

Our websites and communications may contain links to many other websites. This information is supplied in good faith, in case it is of interest, or use, to you. We are not responsible for the content or functionality of any external website.

If an external website requests personal information from you this information is supplied to, stored and used by the organisation concerned and it is not covered by this statement. We advise you to read the privacy policies of other organisations before providing any personal data.

In purchasing goods or services from any of the partners to which we provide links, you are forming a contract with the organisation(s) concerned and are subject to their terms and conditions and not ours.

6. Notification of changes to this statement

We reserve the right to amend this statement at any time. Notice of any change will be posted on our website and will be deemed effective on publication.

7. Governing law

This statement will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. All claims or disputes arising out of or in connection with this statement shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

8. How to contact us about matters covered in this statement

If you wish to talk to us about any aspect of this statement, please contact us.