Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Please read the following Terms and Conditions carefully as they govern the use of The Jolly Dollies Social Network for Widows website. All of these terms and conditions apply to www.thejollydollies.com, later referred to as our website or The Jolly Dollies website. You must be a widow to use our website and your use of this website means you accept these terms and conditions, from the date of your first use of this website.

Website Content

While we take all responsible efforts to ensure the accuracy of content, we cannot take any responsibility for errors or omissions. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from any part of our website shall create any warranty not expressly in these terms of service or imposed by law.

The Jolly Dollies Social Network for Widows may provide links to or information regarding external websites or discounts or special offers which are provided or operated by third parties. Please check third party websites and individual offers and promotions for the providers own terms and conditions which we urge you to review. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for any third party website or offers or promotions and your access to or use of such websites, offers, or promotions is at your own risk.


While we make all reasonable attempts to exclude viruses from the website, we cannot ensure such exclusion and no liability can be accepted for damages caused through downloading of viruses from this site. It is essential that you use up-to- date virus checking software on any computer from which you access the internet.

Limitation of liability

The Jolly Dollies Social Network for Widows does not guarantee that access to this website will be uninterrupted, that this website will be free from viruses or that this website cannot be tampered with by third parties. Use of this website and the information is entirely at the user’s risk and The Jolly Dollies Social Network for Widows will not be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or related to this website.


Certain areas of our website are available to you only if you register with us a Jolly Dollies member. To register you need to provide a verifiable email address, choose a password, pay your annual Direct Debit or recurring membership fee which will be automatically taken from your Bank account or Paypal account (the annual Direct Debit or recurring membership fee, once paid, will not be refundable). Complete the required fields on the ‘BECOME A MEMBER’ page and read and accept these Terms and Conditions. Once you have done this we will send you a confirmation e.mail that your  Jolly Dollies membership application was successful.

Password and Personal Data

When you login to our website as a JD member you will be asked to enter your e.mail address and password, you must keep your password confidential and must not disclose it or share it with anyone. You must not share any JD members personal data with outside organisations or any person or persons who are not members of The Jolly Dollies Social Network for Widows without their consent. You will be deemed responsible for all the activities that occur under your email address and password. If you know or suspect that someone else knows your password or personal details you should notify us immediately at contact@thejollydollies.com 

Changes to terms and Conditions

The Jolly Dollies Social Network for Widows may make changes to the terms of this agreement on this site. You agree to periodically review this agreement to be aware of such revisions. Should any revision be unacceptable to you, you agree to stop accessing this site and cease to be a member of The Jolly Dollies Social Network for Widows.

Privacy policy

The Jolly Dollies Social Network for Widows is committed to protecting your privacy. We protect any personal information you give us while you use our website.

  • We will ask you before collecting any personal information about you.
  • We will not share any information about you without your consent.
  • We will abide by any Data Protection laws.

If you have any questions about this policy please contact us at contact@thejollydollies.com

What do we collect?

Personal information is any information that can be used to identify you.

During your visit we may ask for personal information about you, including contact details and demographic information about you. Times when we do this include when you ask about our activities, register with us as a member, order products or services or complete an online survey.

We may also collect statistical information about your visit to our website, including the pages you view, the links you click on and other actions taken within our website. We also collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring website addresses.

Why do we collect information

We use your personal information to give you the information, support, services, or products you ask for. We may also use your information to let you know about changes to our services or policies.

Who do we share your information with?

We will not sell your details to any third parties but we may sometimes share your information with people who are authorised to act on The Jolly Dollies Social Network for Widows behalf, for example in processing payments.

In addition we may exchange your personal information with other organisations for the purposes of fraud and credit risk reduction. In these circumstances we always require strict compliance from these organisations with our instructions and, in the case of third party organisations, require that your personal information is not used for their own business purposes.

We will always seek your consent to the use of your personal information, either by giving you the option to say no to its use or, in the case of sensitive personal information, by asking you to tick a box agreeing that we can use this information, we will tell you what we want to use it for and, other than as described in this policy, we won’t use it for any other purpose.

The Jolly Dollies Social Network for Widows is responsible for collecting your personal information. Any information we collect is stored and processed in the UK.  Other than as set out in this policy or as required by law, your personal information is not shared with third parties or used in any other way, unless you agree.

Control of your personal information

You can ask us what information we hold about you at contact@thejollydollies.com  Please keep your information up to date by letting us know of any changes.

Security of your personal information

When we collect your personal information, we use strict procedures and security features to prevent unauthorised access (as required by the UK Data Protection Act 1998). However, no data transmission over the internet is 100% secure. As a result, while we do try to protect your personal information, The Jolly Dollies Social Network for Widows cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk.

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes here so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it.

Safety and Security when accessing all forums on this website.

Use by members of any forum on this website is entirely at their own risk. Members are responsible for the content of all messages posted and any consequences that flow from such postings.

As a Jolly Dollies member you are advised not to assume that any member content is accurate, a person may not be who they claim to be. You should at all times exercise the same caution you would normally do when you meet people. We cannot be liable for false or misleading statements by members.

As a Jolly Dollies member you at all times remain solely responsible (and liable) for the use of your identification information.

The aim of our forums is to provide a safe and friendly environment where users can share information.

We reserve the right to irretrievably delete messages and other member content at any time.


A cookie is a small text file we may pass to your computer’s hard disk through your web browser, so that the website remembers who you are and when you return.

We use cookies to help us monitor our online traffic and to identify which pages are being used. This helps us to analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to our users needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis and then the data is removed from the system.

We also use sharing tools on this website to help you share information with Facebook and Twitter. The Jolly Dollies Social Network for Widows does not control this functionality. Check with the relevant third party for information on their cookie policy to find out more.

Linking policy

Linking to The Jolly Dollies Social Network for Widows website

We are happy for a website to link to The Jolly Dollies Social Network for Widows under the following conditions:

  • Please request permission for a text link to our website.
  • When linking to our website please make sure you do not replicate any of our content, nor distort or otherwise alter the appearance of our logos.
  • The link must not be used to imply The Jolly Dollies Social Network for Widowsendorsement of a site, its content or any related products and services.

Links from The Jolly Dollies Social Network for Widows website

We receive many link requests and take all of them into consideration. We only signpost to organisations identified by our information team as being of use to widows.

Links to external (third party) websites are beyond our control and we provide them for your convenience only. We cannot take any responsibility for the content on such websites and if you decide to access them, you do so entirely at your own risk.

Although we check availability of linked pages on a regular basis, we cannot guarantee these links work at all times.