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Terms and Conditions

Welcome to our website. By using this website you agree to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern the South West’s World Heritage Sites relationship with you in relation to this website.

The term "us" "our" or "we" refers to the owner of the website which is a joint partnership between the South West World Heritage Sites (Dorset and East Devon Coast, Stonehenge and Avebury, City of Bath and Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape). The term "you" refers to the user or viewer of our website.

Although we have no objection to you using material on this site for personal or educational use or private research, we do not authorise your use of any material for commercial purposes unless you have permission in writing from the owner. Any use of any material must contain an acknowledgement to the owner, and you must inform us by email using the address  [email protected]

We aim to make sure that the information available on this website is accurate, but we disclaim any warranty or representation, express or implied about its accuracy, completeness or appropriateness for a particular purpose. Thus you assume full responsibility for using the information at this website, and you understand that in no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of this website.

Copyright

These pages, unless otherwise stated, are copyright protected under national laws and international treaties worldwide. All rights reserved.

External Links

This website links to external websites, which will open in a new browser window. Links are provided for your convenience and inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement or approval by us of any linked site, its operator or its content. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over availability of the linked pages. We do not accept any responsibility arising from reliance on any such information and, in using this website, you agree that the South West World Heritage Sites nor any of its associated organisations are responsible for any warranty or representation, express or implied, completeness or appropriateness for a particular purpose of any information accessed.

We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on this website and you do not need permission to do so.

We do not represent or warrant that access to our website or any part of it will be uninterrupted, reliable or fault free. We reserve the right to remove, alter, make changes and corrections to any part of the content of this website at any time without notice.

Virus Protection

Whilst we make every effort to check material hosted on this website, it is always wise to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use is governed by the laws of England.

The group, South West World Heritage Sites are hosted by the partner organisations and local authorities and abide by their codes of conduct. For example, the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Team is supported by Dorset and Devon County Councils and the South West Regional Development Agency, and works to a programme led by the Dorset and East Devon Coast World Heritage Steering Group - a partnership of Local Authorities, public organisations and representatives of the Private Sector.

Privacy Statement

This page explains how the South West World Heritage Sites group uses any information you give to us, and the ways in which we protect your privacy. We are committed to protecting your privacy in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We take appropriate security measures to safeguard your data and apply security standards & controls to prevent any unauthorised access to it.

When you visit this website, your IP address, browser and version, operating system and the site you came from are stored in a log file. This information is only used for statistical purposes to help improve this site. Log files do not contain any personal information

We do not use cookies for collecting personal information and we will not collect any information about you except that required for administration of the web server.

If you send us an e-mail message or complete an on-line form, we will use your e-mail/postal address and any information you provide to deal with and respond to your query or comments. This information may be disclosed to the appropriate office of the partners in order to deal with or respond to your message.

We may collect information that you give to us in consultations, surveys, competitions or questionnaires. Whenever we do this we will inform you of what your information will be used for and to whom it will be disclosed. We may share non-personal statistical, or summary information with organisations working in partnership with us, such as other local councils.

This privacy statement applies only to websites belonging to the South West World Heritage Sites group. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of third party websites that may be linked to our web pages and we cannot therefore be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting other websites.

Linking Policy

The South West World Heritage Sites group reserves the right to change this linking policy at any time at its discretion.  This may lead to any external links being removed, under which circumstances we will endeavour, but not guarantee, to contact the owner of the link.   We will publish any revised versions of the linking policy on the website news page.

Current version: v1. 18/12/06. 

External links from worldheritagesouthwest.org.uk

Linked sites must offer users additional information that is directly relevant to the content held on this site.

This site will only link to organisations, groups or establishments which support the aims of the World Heritage Convention and offer a service or product which is in no way detrimental to the  conservation and protection of the Sites.  Organisations should be non-commercial and take a sustainable approach within their field of operation.

External sites should openly provide the user with information about their organisation's funding and any commercial interest they may have.

Sites must offer users free access and comply with DDA regulations being fully accessible to all users.

Links to worldheritagesouthwest.org.uk

We are pleased for other sites to offer their users a link to worldheritagesouthwest.org.uk and request that the following terms and conditions of use are adhered to.

Terms and Conditions of use:

Please clearly label the link ‘South West World Heritage Sites' and use the ‘South West England’ logo with the web link.

The link must not be presented in a way which suggests affiliation with, or endorsement of, your site unless written agreement is drawn up between your organisation and the South West World Heritage Sites group.

If you wish to replicate any content contained in our web site to inform visitors to your site about the South West World Heritage Sites, you will have to obtain permission from [email protected]

Once the necessary permission has been obtained, please ensure that the information replicated

    • remains in context;
    • retains its original content; and
    • worldheritagesouthwest.org.uk is identified as the source of your information

      Emblems, logos or design features may not be copied unless written agreement is drawn up between your organisation and the South West World Heritage Sites group.

      Every effort must be made not to present false information about the South West World Heritage Sites.