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Stoke-on-Trent City Council – Terms
Contents from the Site may not be modified, copied or distributed, republished, uploaded, posted, decompiled, or transmitted in any way, without the prior written consent of Stoke-on-Trent City Council, except that you may download one copy of any content on one computer for your personal, non-commercial home or archival use only, provided you do not delete or change any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices contained therein. You may: print copies of the Content for your own personal use; store the files containing the Content on your own computer for your personal use only; and reference hypertext documents on this server from your own documents. The contents on the Site are provided for lawful purposes only. Stoke-on-Trent City Council shall not be responsible for any third party’s use of the contents; however, if such use is deemed to be inappropriate, improper, offensive, a misrepresentation or reproduced for the purpose of commercial means, Stoke-on-Trent City Council may take appropriate legal action and/or take steps to publicly correct the record.
Stoke-on-Trent City Council also assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in this site or your downloading of any Content from this site. Outside Sites and Linking
The Site may contain references and links to other sites on the Internet that are not owned or operated by Stoke-on-Trent City Council, which is not responsible for the availability of, or the content located on any external Site. Any such references or links are being provided to you only as a convenience and are not meant to imply endorsement of the external sites. Stoke-on-Trent City Council permits certain third party links to the home page of its Site, provided that Stoke-on-Trent City Council is provided with notice of such links and does not thereafter object to such linking. Stoke-on-Trent City Council reserves the right to unilaterally revoke any consent that it may at any time have given to any linkage, including linkages to the home page. Intellectual Property
All Site content, design, text, graphics, images, logos, buttons, icons, interfaces, audio and video clips, and the selection and arrangements thereof are the exclusive property of Stoke-on-Trent City Council, or its respective content providers, and are protected by applicable copyright laws.
All software used on the Site is the property of Stoke-on-Trent City Council or its respective software suppliers, and such software is protected by applicable laws. Users of this Site shall not transmit/post any information to this Site that infringes the copyright or other intellectual property rights of others.
You acknowledge that some or all of the content which you post not he website may be published by Stoke-on-Trent City Council on the website for the public to view.
Stoke-on-Trent City Council will be allowed to use, adapt, distribute and publicly display the content you upload on the website for the purposes of providing the website in carrying out our business as a local housing authority.
Stoke-on-Trent City Council reserve the right to consider and respond to requests under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 information which might or may not be held in connection with the website.
Stoke-on-Trent City Council reserve the right to withdraw the website or suspend its operation at any time without notice.
Stoke-on-Trent City Council may transfer this website and all the content you post to agent or sub-contractor we appoint in connection with the provision of our local housing authority functions.
Any conduct by a person that in Stoke-on-Trent City Council’s sole and absolute discretion restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Site, is prohibited. You agree to use the Site only for lawful purposes and in accordance with that prohibition. You agree that you will not post on the Site or transmit any unlawful or otherwise objectionable material of any kind.
Please do not post any content on the website unless you are willing for it to be shared with other users and made public. We recommend that you do not include any sensitive personal information in any posts on the website.
You are not permitted to post content containing personal information of other people without their consent.
To the extent that content which you post contains copyright and other intellectual property rights (IPR), you assign all that IPR to Stoke-on-Trent City Council. You must not upload content in which third parties own IPR unless they are agreeing to assign it to us in this way.
Warranties and Limitation of Liability
In no event shall Stoke-on-Trent City Council be liable for any damages whatsoever, including without limitation any indirect, special, punitive, exemplary, incidental, or consequential damages. In no event shall Stoke-on-Trent City Council, its agents, employees, or officers have any obligations or liabilities to you or any other person for loss of profits, for loss of business or use, or for any damages, whether based on contract, tort (including negligence), or any other theory or form of action, even if Stoke-on-Trent City Council has been advised of the possibility of such damages. No action or proceeding may be brought against Stoke-on-Trent City Council with respect to any claim or dispute arising from the use of this site.
As you navigate through this Site, some of your user information may be collected (which you did not actively provide) including, but not limited to, your browser type, domain name, IP address, pages visited, and the length of your user session using various technologies and means, such as cookies, tags, etc. No such information collected is shared by Stoke-on-Trent City Council with third parties for advertising or other purposes except that it may be disclosed to those of Stoke-on-Trent City Council’s contractors who assist with programming and technical aspects of hosting and operating the Site. Transmissions to and from this Site may not be confidential and consequently, may be read or intercepted by others
Termination of Usage
Stoke-on-Trent City Council may, without incurring any liability to you, terminate access by you or suspend any access to all or part of the Site, without notice, for any conduct that Stoke-on-Trent City Council, in its sole and absolute discretion, believes is in violation of any applicable law or this Agreement, or is harmful to the interests of Stoke-on-Trent City Council or any other party or the Site. Governing Law
You can write to us at our head office:
Stoke-on-Trent City Council
ST4 1HH, UK