WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

1. General

This website is owned and operated by Central Bedfordshire Stop Smoking Service based at Unit 3 Doolittle Mill, Froghall Road, Ampthill, Bedfordshire, MK45 2NX and Bedford Borough Stop Smoking Service based at Borough Hall, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 9AP (“Our,” “Us,” “We”).  These are our addresses for correspondence and notices.  Our telephone number is (0044) 0800 013 0553.
These terms and conditions (“Terms”) apply to the use of Our Website at www.smokefreebedfordshire.co.uk (“Website”).  Please read them carefully with the Website Privacy Policy as they affect your legal rights and liabilities as a visitor and user of the Website. By using the Website you agree to be bound by these Terms. 
                           
2. Amendment
   
We may at any time alter these Terms without notice to you by updating this Website page. Any changes will be notified by a suitable announcement on the Website so please check this Website page from time to time for any changes. Your continued use of the Website will indicate your acceptance of the new Terms.

3. Copyright

All intellectual property rights, including copyright, moral rights, designs (registered or unregistered) in the domain, design content, style and get up of the Website are asserted and owned by us or used by us under licence from a third party. The use of the Website or its contents other than for your own personal and non-commercial use is prohibited without our permission.

In relation to personal use only, you may do the following: 

(a) download and store temporarily one or more of the pages of the Website for the purposes of viewing them;
(b) print one or more pages of the Website

4. Group discussions

Part of the Websites’ activities and aims are to engender and foster supportive discussions and assistance with general advice to encourage and help people give up smoking.  Part of this is achieved through the use of online groups and group discussions and information provision. Whilst we take all reasonable efforts to ensure groups and group discussions are conducted properly in accordance with such aims, you are responsible for your disclosure of information and participation therein. We cannot be held responsible for the actions or omissions of third parties and other visitors, users and group discussions contributors.  If you have any complaints about any visitors to, users of, or contributors to groups in the Website, please contact us at stopsmoking@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk.
No visitor or user of the Website should make, contribute or add any comments or designs (whether in online group discussions or otherwise) which either have the effect or are intended to have the effect of defaming or abusing any legal person; or which are obscene or pornographic; or which contravene law.

5. Liability – IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ

You agree we shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the use by you of the Website. This limit of liability applies to loss and damages of any kind, including (without limitation) (a) compensatory; (b) direct; (c) indirect or consequential; (d) loss of data, income or profit; (e) loss of or damage to property; and (f) claims of third parties. Nothing in this paragraph shall affect our liability in the event of personal injury or death resulting from negligence or fraud by us.

6. Information

Whilst we endeavour to ensure that all information contained on the Website is accurate and justifiable, you agree we shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered as a result of the use by your or third parties of any information contained in or contributed to the Website. We will adhere to our Privacy Policy.

7. Availability

We may change, withdraw or amend any part of the Website at any time and shall not be liable for any loss as a result of any part of the Website being unavailable.

Access to the Website may be occasionally restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities or services. Where this is the case we will attempt to restore the service as soon as reasonably possible.

8. Links

Any electronic linking to the Website without our prior written consent is prohibited. We do not endorse and are not liable for any information or other content contained on any sites linked from the Website.

9. Advertising and Sponsorship

Whilst we will generally not have advertising, the Website may occasionally contain advertising and sponsorship. Advertisers and sponsors are themselves responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Website complies with relevant laws and codes. We are not responsible for any error or inaccuracy in such advertising and sponsorship material. If you believe any advertiser or sponsor has placed illegal or non-compliant material on the Website, please notify us at our correspondence address give above as soon as possible.

10. Jurisdiction

Use of the Website and any dispute arising out of the same is subject to the laws of England and Wales; and the English High Court will have sole jurisdiction in dealing with any disputes.

11. Standard of Content

Any material or information which you contribute to the Website or send to us must be genuine and accurate and comply with any applicable laws, duties of a contractual nature or otherwise and generally accepted principles of morality.

We shall not be liable for any content uploaded by any third party.  We may remove any content uploaded to any of the Website where we determine that it does not comply with these Terms.

12. Suspension and Termination

Where we determine in our sole discretion that you have breached these Terms, we may suspend or terminate your permission to access any or all of the Websites immediately.