Terms and conditions

Our terms and conditions agreement sets out the right and responsibilities of anyone using the Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council website

1.Our contract

By using Our Site, You are entering into a legally binding contract with Us on the  terms and conditions as set out on this page.

2.Our Promises

We will permit You to access, use and interact with Our Site subject to these terms and conditions.

We will:

  • exercise reasonable care in compiling Our Site
  • use Our reasonable efforts to make Our Site available to You at most times
  • take the steps set out in Our privacy policy to endeavour to secure any personal data You give to Us.

3.Your obligations

You must not use Our Site to send or receive any material including :

  • any threatening, defamatory, racist, offensive, abusive, indecent or obscene material, or any material that is in breach of any law, statutory requirement, regulation, or other legal authority
  • any corrupt files, viruses, worms or other harmful or contaminating feature intended to disrupt, alter or otherwise adversely affect the operation of any equipment or services including but not limited to Our Site
  • anything that is in contravention of any requirement or instruction issued to You by Us
  • an advertisement of any kind, junk mail, a pyramid marketing scheme, spamming or flaming

Furthermore, You must not:

  • attempt to gain unauthorised access to any part of Our Site or other computerised facility operated by Us
  • attempt to impersonate any individual, legal entity or otherwise whilst using Our Site.

4.Exclusions and limitations

We do not represent or warrant that access to Our Site, or any part of it will be uninterrupted, reliable or fault free.

We do not represent or warrant to You that Our Site or any of its contents will be accurate, complete, up-to-date, or reliable.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, We exclude all liability (whether arising in contract, tort or otherwise and whether or not due to Our negligence) which We may otherwise owe to You as a result of:

  • any technical, factual, textual or typographical inaccuracies, errors or omissions on or relating to Our Site or any information available on Our Site;
  • the unavailability of Our Site (or any part of it), goods or services;
  • any delay in providing, or failure to provide or make available, goods or services or any negligent provision of goods or services;
  • any misrepresentation included on or relating to Our Site, the goods or the services (other than a fraudulent misrepresentation made by Us or on Our behalf).

You agree that We shall have no liability for any;

  • indirect or consequential loss;
  • loss of any data, income or profits; or
  • damages for any loss of property, or damage to property.

You agree that all limitations imposed in this clause 4 are reasonable, having regard for the nature of Our Site.

None of the exclusions or limitations included in this clause 4 shall exclude or restrict Our liability in the event of any death or personal injury caused by Our negligence.

None of the  exclusions in this clause 4 shall affect any statutory rights which are not capable of being excluded by law. 

Each of the  exclusions or limitations in this clause 4 shall be construed as a separate and severable provision of these terms and conditions.

5.Links to other sites

Certain links, including hypertext links, contained within Our Site will take You outside of Our Site. Links are provided for Your convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply any endorsement or approval by Us of the linked site, its operator, or its content. We are not responsible for the content of any website outside of Our Site.

6.No commercial use

You agree that you shall use Our Site only for Your own personal purposes and that You shall not exploit Our site or any of its contents for any commercial purpose.

7.General

Variations

We reserve the right at any time, without notice, to revise the content of Our Site and these terms and conditions (including the services offered by Us) . Any changes to these terms and conditions will be provided for  on Our Site and by continuing to use Our Site following any such changes, You  signify that You agree to be bound by the revised terms and conditions of use of Our Site.

The use of Your information

You agree that We may collect, store, and use information about You in accordance with Our privacy policy. You acknowledge and agree to be bound by the terms of Our privacy policy.

Copyright

All rights in the design, text, graphics and other material on Our Site and the selection or arrangement thereof are the copyright of Us or other third parties. Permission is granted to You to electronically copy and print in hard copy portions of Our Site solely for Your own personal purposes. Any other use of materials on Our Site (including reproduction for purposes other than those noted above and any alteration, modification, distribution, or republication) without Our prior written permission is strictly prohibited.

Trademarks

Any trademarks, product names and company names or logos used in Our site are Our property or that of their respective owners. No permission is given by Us to You in respect of the use of any such trademarks, get-up, product names, company names, logos, or titles and any such use shall  constitute an infringement of the holder’s rights.

Access

We reserve the right at Our sole discretion to deny You access to Our Site, or any part of Our Site, without notice and to decline to provide  services to any user that is in breach of these terms and conditions of use of Our Site.

Events beyond Our control

We shall not be liable to You for any breach of these terms and conditions, or any failure to provide or delay in providing Our services through Our Site, where any such failure results  from any event or circumstance beyond Our reasonable control including, without limitation, strikes, lock-outs and other industrial disputes, breakdown of systems or network access, fire, explosion or accident.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions (and any dispute, controversy, proceedings or claim of whatever nature arising out of or in any way relating to them or their formation) shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with English law and, for these purposes,  shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Unenforceability

If any provision of these terms and conditions shall become or shall be declared by any English court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable in any way, such invalidity shall not impair or affect any other provision all of which shall remain in full force and effect.

Indemnity

You agree that You shall indemnify Us and keep Us fully indemnified against any and all loss, damage or liability (whether criminal or civil) suffered and any legal costs incurred by Us resulting from any use of Our Site or from any breach of these terms and conditions by You.

8. Definitions

In these terms and conditions:

'Our Site' means our presence on the Internet;

'Our', 'We' and 'Us' means Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council and, where applicable, its officers, employees and authorised agents; and

'You' and 'Your' include any business with which you are associated with and on behalf of which you use Our Site ('Your business').