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The Hertfordshire Grid for Learning - Terms and Conditions of Use
Information about us
www.thegrid.org.uk is a site operated by Hertfordshire County Council ("We", “us” or “the Council”), a local authority.
1. Intellectual Property Rights
1.1 We are the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in this website and in the materials published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
1.2 All brand names, product names and/or service names used in this website are trademarks, trade names, service marks or copyrights of Hertfordshire County Council. Any use of any such brand name, product name and/or service name without the express, prior, written consent of Hertfordshire County Council may constitute an infringement of those rights and Hertfordshire County Council gives no permission for the use of any such item in any way whatsoever.
3. Links to Other Websites
3.1 www.thegrid.org.uk may provide access via hypertext or other links to resources in other non Hertfordshire County Council websites. These links shall be for browsing only and in so doing Hertfordshire County Council does not endorse any linked entities nor authorise any act which may be in breach of copyright or any other third party rights which are protected in law or by international treaties world-wide. Hertfordshire County Council does not accept any responsibility or liability for privacy practices or the content on any third party website.
4. Links to www.thegrid.org.uk
4.1. Users should not set up links from their own websites to any part of the Grid website (whether by hypertext linking, deep-linking, framing, tagging or otherwise) without the prior written consent of Hertfordshire County Council. Any request for consent to link to the www.thegrid.org.uk website should be sent by email to email@example.com. Hertfordshire County Council may, at its absolute discretion, and without providing a reason, grant or withhold such consent.
5. Information and General Disclaimer
5.2 The material displayed on the site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, the Council, hereby expressly excludes:
for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.
6. Virus Protection
6.1 Hertfordshire County Council makes no warranty that the contents of this website or any other website which may be visited from www.thegrid.org.uk are free from infection by viruses or anything else that has contaminating or destructive properties and users are advised to take all appropriate steps (including the use of up-to-date anti-virus software) to minimise the impact of any such viruses or similar items.
6.2 You must not misuse the site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the site, the server on which the site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the site. You must not attack the site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
6.3 By breaching clause 5.2, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the site will cease immediately.
6.4 The Council will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
7. Changes to Access or Content of the Web Site
8. Material Submitted by Users
9. Access to the Website
10. Information about you and your visits to our site
12. Invalidity of Terms
12.1 If any provision of these terms and conditions shall be unlawful, void or unenforceable for any reason then that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.
13. Changes to these Terms and Conditions
14.2 Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph 12.1 (above), should this website be accessed by anyone outside of England and Wales, it shall be that person's responsibility to ensure compliance with any locals laws to the extent that they do or may apply.
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