Website Terms and Conditions

Website Terms and Conditions

Privacy Statement and Terms & Conditions of Website Use

 Introduction

This privacy statement sets out the schools’s current policies and demonstrates our commitment to your privacy.

We may change the content or services found on our website at any time without notice, and consequently our privacy policy may change at any time in the future. Your use of this website will constitute your agreement to the following terms and conditions.

Public areas

When using the a public portion of the website you are not required to provide any personal information and we do not monitor or collect any personally identifiable information from you.

We may track the number of users who visit areas of the Website, but this tracking will not identify you. Information of a personal nature will only be required where requests are made by those browsing the website to have information sent to them in person. This information may be collected by the school or by a contracted third party on its behalf.

You must not forward or transmit any; unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful, unethical or otherwise objectionable material which may or would constitute a criminal offence and give rise to civil actions.

The copyrights of material, which staff (and/or others) create as part of their duties as employee of the school belongs to the school. Unless staff have express permission to do so, they must not distribute such material, as such actions would breach the school’s copyright.

Contributing to the website (school staff only)

If you become a named contributor to the website whether as an article author or recipient addressee for information your personal details will be limited to first name, surname, job title and internal school address. It is reasonable to expect such information from you in order to establish legitimacy and furthermore to ensure those accessing the website know who to contact. The website will not accept anonymous literature contributions.

Although the use of personal information is limited the school has ensured that the purposes for using personal information on the website have undergone legal justification under the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998. The school maintains strict security standards and procedures with a view to preventing unauthorised access to school Information. We may use leading technologies such as (but not limited to) anti virus software, fire walls and server authentication to protect the security of data.

Cookies

Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer’s hard disc for record keeping purposes. Cookies can make the web more useful by storing information about your preferences on particular websites, thus enabling website owners to provide more useful features for their users. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you would prefer, you can set your browser to refuse cookies. However, given that we may sometimes use cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of our website if you do so.

Terms of use

Please read the details set out below carefully before using this website (the “website”). By accessing this website, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions and disclaimers (the “Terms”).

References to ‘you’, ‘your’ and ‘yours’ are references to the person(s) accessing the Website. References to ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ are references to Britannia Primary School.

Terms

These Terms are to be read by you together with any terms, conditions and disclaimers provided in the pages of the Website. In the event of any conflict, the terms, conditions and disclaimers provided in the pages of the Website shall prevail over these Terms.

The information, material and content provided in the pages of the Website may be changed at any time without notice. Changes may be made to the Terms at any time without notice by updating this posting. You agree to review the Terms regularly and your continued access to or use of the Website will mean that you agree to any changes.

Users

You are wholly responsible for use of the Website by any person using your computer and you must ensure that any such person complies with these Terms.

Whilst we have taken reasonable steps to ensure the accuracy, currency, availability, correctness and completeness of the information contained on the Website, whether provided by the Trust or a contracted third party, information is provided on an “as is”, “as available” basis and we do not make any warranty of any kind, whether express or implied. The use of the Website is at your sole risk. We shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever and whosoever arising as a result of your use or reliance on the information contained on the Website to the maximum extent permitted by law.

We do not represent or warrant that the Website will be available and meet your requirements. We cannot guarantee that access will be uninterrupted, that there will be no delays, failures, errors or omissions or loss of transmitted information. We cannot also guarantee that viruses or other contaminating or destructive properties will not be transmitted or that damage will not occur to your computer system.

You have sole responsibility for adequate protection and back up of data and/or equipment on your PC. You must undertake reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses or other destructive properties.

We make no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy, functionality or performance of any third party software that may be used in connection with the Website.

Third party websites and warranties

Where we provide hypertext links to other locations on the Internet, we do so for information purposes only. We are not responsible for the content of any other websites or pages linked to or linking to this Website. We have not verified the content of any such websites. Following links to any other websites or pages shall be at your own risk and we shall not be responsible or liable for any damage, harm or distress caused in connection with linking.

Links to downloadable software websites are for convenience only and we are not responsible or liable for any difficulties or consequences associated with downloading the software. Use of any downloaded software is governed by the terms of the licence agreement, if any, which accompanies or is provided with the software.

No endorsement or approval of any third parties or their advice, opinions, information, products or services is expressed or implied by any information on our Website.

Internet email

Messages sent over the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be completely secure as they are subject to possible interception or loss or possible alteration. We are not responsible for them and will not be liable to you or anyone else for any damages or otherwise in connection with any message sent by you to Britannia Primary School or any message sent by the school to you over the Internet.

Trade marks and copyright

Copyright in the pages screens, information and material in their arrangement included in this Website is owned by or licensed to Britannia Primary School unless otherwise noted. You may imprint, copy, download or temporarily store extracts from our Website for your personal information. You must not alter anything. Any other use is prohibited unless you first get our written permission. In particular no one may use a part of our Website on any other website, or link any other website to our Website, without our prior written permission.

The terms and conditions are governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and the courts of the above jurisdiction will have non-exclusive jurisdiction in respect of any dispute, which may arise.