These are the terms and conditions for the use of The Safer and Stronger North Somerset Website
The site is owned and operated by North Somerset Council.
Using our site
In entering our site you are accepting our terms and conditions. The access and use of the site featuring these terms and conditions constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions. They take effect from the date on which you first use this website.
The website is maintained for your personal use and viewing. You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of, this site by any third party.
Such restriction or inhibition includes, without limitation, conduct which is unlawful or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person and the transmission of obscene or offensive content or disruption of normal flow of dialogue within this site.
You are prohibited from posting or transmitting via this website any unlawful, defamatory, obscene, offensive or scandalous material or any material that constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, likely to give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violates any law.
We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order lawfully requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials on this website.
Links to external websites
There are links on our website which lead to other websites over which we have no control. Therefore, we are not responsible for the content of any linked site.
Listing and linking of websites does not constitute endorsement of any kind and we accept no liability in respect of the content.
We cannot guarantee these links will work all of the time and have no control over the availability of the linked pages.
Our site and material relating to government information, products and services (or to third party information, products and services), is provided as is without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security, completeness and accuracy.
We do not warrant or represent that the functions contained in the material available on this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy or reliability of the materials.
In no event will we be liable for any expense, loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any expense, loss or damage whatsoever arising from use, or loss of use, of data, or loss of profits, arising out of or in connection with the use of our site or reliance on its content.
No data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed as totally secure.
Whilst we strive to protect such information, we do not warrant and cannot ensure the security of any information which you transmit to us.
Accordingly, any information which you transmit to us is transmitted at your own risk.
Our site is not a substitute for independent professional advice and users should obtain any appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.
The material on our site may include the views or recommendations of third parties, which do not necessarily reflect the views of HM Government or indicate its commitment to a particular course of action.
We assume no responsibility or liability arising in respect of any such third party material.
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.
Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
You must take your own precautions to ensure that the process you use to access our site does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage your computer system.
It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the internet.
We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production but we cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from our site.
We reserve the right to revise these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice and therefore you should check them regularly.
By continuing to use our site after a change has been made, you are accepting the change.
We accept no liability for any failure to comply with these terms and conditions where such failure is due to circumstance beyond our reasonable control.
If we waive any rights available to us under these terms and conditions on one occasion this does not means that those rights will automatically be waived on any other occasion.
If any of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason the remaining terms and conditions shall nevertheless continue in full force.