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Terms and Disclaimer

This page (together with any documents referred to on it) explains to you the terms on which you may use the website (www.wandsworth.gov.uk/wscb) ("the Website"). Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the Website. By using this Website, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using the Website. 

Information about us

The Website is hosted by Wandsworth Borough Council whose address is at The Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street , London SW18 2PU (Council Licence Number LA 1000019270) ("the Council").

Accessing our site

Access to the Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and the Board  reserves the right to withdraw or amend the service provided on the Website without notice. The Board shall not be liable if for any reason the Website is not available at any time or for any period.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website and for ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and that they comply with them.

Our site changes regularly

The Board aims to update the Website regularly and may change the content at any time. From time to time, the Board may restrict access to some parts of the Website, or the entire Website, if required. The Board does not guarantee that the information displayed on the Website is accurate. Any of the material on the Website may be out of date at any given time and the Board is under no obligation to update such material.

Where the Board publishes and controls information on the Website, it will use all reasonable endeavours to correct errors or omissions as quickly as practicable after being notified of them. However, because of the complex technology that is required in operating the Website there may be times when obvious errors occur. For example, this may result in a service or other detail displayed being incorrect.

 Intellectual property rights

All rights in the Website, including copyright, the content and design of the Website, are owned by the Board or used under license from third party owners. You are prohibited from copying, modifying, transmitting, distributing, selling, displaying, licensing or reproducing any content, including images and other media on this Website, in whole or in part for any commercial purpose without the prior written permission of the Board and can only use this Website and its content for your personal or non-commercial use.

Ordnance survey statement

The mapping on this Website has been extracted from Ordnance Survey material. Ordnance Survey maps, and maps created from Ordnance Survey material are subject to Crown copyright. The use of the mapping is limited to an allowance to view and download it onto your system for private and non-commercial purposes only. The mapping may not be further sub-licensed, sold, demonstrated, lent, or otherwise transferred or exploited without prior written permission of Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey shall not be held liable for the Map Material not being fit for your purposes or applications. Further details about Ordnance Survey products and services can be found on their website at https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/.

Reliance on information posted

Commentary and other materials posted on the Website are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. The Board therefore disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to the Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

The Board shall not be liable for and accepts no responsibility for any information presented by a third party.

Our liability

To the maximum extent permitted by law, the Board disclaims all liability, representations, warranties, whether express or implied by statute, custom or usage relating to the information contained in or services offered on this Website. This does not affect your statutory rights under English law. The Board does not limit or exclude its liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence, or in respect of any fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability which it cannot exclude by law. The Board shall not be liable for any losses or damages (whether direct, indirect or consequential) whatsoever, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), or otherwise arising from this Website, or from any interruption or delay in accessing this Website.

Information about you and your visits to our site

The Board processes information about you in accordance with the DATA PROTECTION ACT. By using the Website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Links

The Board takes a proactive approach to developing links to other sites. In selecting sites to link to the Board looks at:

Relevance - is there an obvious connection to the information on the Website?

Currency - is the site regularly updated?

Content - does the site have generally adequate and useful content?

Suitability - is the site responsibly managed?

Linking to our site

You must not establish a link to this Website from any other site without the Board's prior explicit written consent.

Links from our site

It is the Board's policy to obtain permission to link to other sites. Where the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. The Board has no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. Any links provided on the Website to other sites are not intended to provide an endorsement by the Board. The Board cannot guarantee that links to external sites will work all of the time.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse the Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. You must not attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. The Board will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and the Board will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Website will cease immediately.

All downloadable material on the Website is carefully checked for viruses before being uploaded onto the Website, however the Board recommends that, as an extra precaution you run your own virus check on each document you download before saving it to your disk or hard drive. The Board will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any site linked to it.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

These terms of use and any disputes that may arise between you and the Board will be governed by the laws of England and Wales and the parties shall submit to the jurisdiction of the English courts.

Variations

The Board may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes made. By using this Website you accept that you are bound by the terms and conditions in force at that time and displayed on this page.

These terms of use and any documents or policies referred to herein shall govern the entire relationship between the parties to the exclusion of any other terms.

Severance

If any part of these terms of use or any document referred to herein is illegal or unenforceable, such portion(s) shall be excluded from these terms of use and any relevant document to the minimum extent required and the balance of these terms of use and any relevant document shall remain in full force and effect and enforceable.

Third party rights

It is not the intention of the parties to confer any rights on any third parties by virtue of these terms of use and accordingly the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 shall not apply to these terms of use.

Breach of our terms of use

If you breach the provisions of these terms of use, the Board shall suspend or permanently terminate your access to the Website.

Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on the Website, please contact webmanager@wandsworth.gov.uk

Thank you for visiting the Website.

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