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Terms of Use

Copyright©eccds.org.uk 2015. All rights reserved. Registered in England & Wales. Charity No. 1115300. Company No. 5735054


These Terms of Use apply in respect of your use of ECCDS Website (www.eccds.org.uk).This website is operated by ECCDS and is referred to in these Terms of Use as "ECCDS's Website". Please refer to our Privacy Policy for more information about ECCDS.

Your access to and use of ECCDS's Website is subject to these Terms of Use, ECCDS's Website's Privacy Policy, which forms part of these Terms of Use

Your use of ECCDS's Website constitutes your unqualified agreement to accept and comply with these Terms of Use and to not breach, or to encourage or assist any other person to breach, these Terms of Use.

Terms of Use - The Detail

1. Use of ECCDS’s Website

ECCDS’s Website is offered as a free information service for anyone who wishes to find out more about ECCDS, our aims and the services we offer and is directed primarily at those who access ECCDS’s Website from within the United Kingdom.

Whilst we use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on ECCDS’s Website, errors may occur. We provide ECCDS’s Website and its contents on an “as is” basis and cannot give any warranty or representation as to the accuracy of the information on ECCDS’s Website or that access to ECCDS's Website will be uninterrupted or error-free. We do not accept liability for errors or omissions or for any action or decision based on the information displayed on ECCDS’s Website.

You agree to use ECCDS’s Website only for lawful and ethical purposes in accordance with these Terms of Use. In particular, you agree that you will not use ECCDS’s Website in connection with any surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk email (spam) or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise).

2. Links and Social Media Websites

Hypertext links are links by which visitors can move from one website to another or from one page to another within the same website. ECCDS’s Website contains hypertext links and banner advertising links to third parties’ websites. Any links between ECCDS’s Website and any third party website are provided for your convenience only and we accept no liability whatsoever for the contents of any such third party website. The inclusion of any link to a third party website does not imply endorsement by ECCDS of the website or its operator. We exclude to the fullest extent permitted by law all liability that may arise in connection with or as a result of third party website material or the third party website operator causing any damage, costs, injury or loss of any kind.

ECCDS’s Website contains links to pages maintained by us on third party social media websites. The terms specified on those websites will apply to your use of those websites in addition to these Terms of Use.

You agree that if you wish to create any links between ECCDS’s Website and any other website you will do so only in accordance with our terms of use (go to linking with us for information on link text).

3. Trade Marks, Logos and Service Marks

The trade marks, logos and service marks (collectively “the Trade Marks”) displayed on ECCDS’s Website (whether registered or unregistered) are and shall remain the property of their respective owners. Unless otherwise stated, nothing contained in ECCDS’s Website shall be construed as granting any licence or right to use any Trade Mark displayed on ECCDS’s Website without the prior written consent of the relevant Trade Mark owner. Your misuse or infringement of any of the Trade Marks displayed on ECCDS’s Website is strictly prohibited.

4. Copyright

The copyright in all aspects of ECCDS’s Website is owned by us or our content and technology providers. All content is protected by copyright and may not be used without our prior written consent except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use. We do not warrant or represent that your use of materials displayed on ECCDS’s Website will not infringe the rights of third parties.

Unless we expressly agree otherwise, you must not copy, adapt, download, exploit or otherwise use information and/or images contained in ECCDS’s Website in any way, save for the purpose of (1) enquiring about or requesting information relating to ECCDS and our services, (2) downloading and temporarily storing one or more of the pages of ECCDS’s Website for the purpose of viewing, for your personal use only, on a personal computer or terminal or (3) conducting private or non-commercial academic research. If you use any material displayed on ECCDS’s Website for any of the above purposes you must ensure that no documents or related graphics on ECCDS’s Website are modified in any way, no graphics on ECCDS’s Website are used separately from the accompanying text and our copyright and trade mark notices appear on all permitted copies. If you wish to refer to such material in any publication associated with your private or academic research you must quote the source of the material and include our copyright legend “© Copyright ECCDS 2013. All rights reserved.”

If you wish to use any material displayed on ECCDS’s Website for any purpose other than those described above, please write to The Office Manager at ECCDS, Pioneering Care Centre, Carers Way, Newtin Ayclifee  DL5 4SF, England or email admin@eccds.org.uk with details of your request.

For the avoidance of doubt you shall not be entitled to publish, reproduce, permanently store, or retransmit any of the contents of ECCDS’s Website without our prior written consent except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use.

5. Viruses

Whilst we try to keep our anti-virus software up-to-date we do not warrant that ECCDS’s Website, its servers, downloadable files or emails which may be sent by us, are free from viruses or other harmful components.

You must not introduce or attempt to introduce any virus or other contaminant to ECCDS’s Website or any of its software or systems or in any way attempt to access, alter, de-compile, reverse engineer, destroy or otherwise tamper with any part of ECCDS’s Website, its software or our systems. You must not interfere with anybody else’s use of ECCDS’s Website or attempt to impair the proper functioning of ECCDS’s Website whether by assisting in the organisation of, or participating in, a denial of service attack or otherwise.

6. Donations and Gift Aid

If you make a donation using ECCDS’s Website you may be able to take advantage of the United Kingdom Government’s Gift Aid scheme. Please refer to the Get Involved page of this website for further information.

7. Provision of Services

These Terms of Use do not deal with the terms upon which we will provide any service advertised on ECCDS’s Website. We will tell you the terms upon which a service will be provided at the time you ask us to provide it. If the service is to be provided by a third party, the third party’s terms will apply to that service.

8. Liability

Your use of ECCDS’s Website is at your risk. Action should not be taken without first obtaining specific advice. The information and materials provided on ECCDS’s Website are of a general nature only and cannot be regarded as constituting advice or recommendations (professional or otherwise). We do not accept any liability for any direct, indirect, special or consequential losses or damages of whatever nature, including but not limited to loss of anticipated savings, data, goodwill or contracts arising out of ECCDS’s Website, its availability or lack of availability or your use of any information contained in ECCDS’s Website.

We exclude all warranties, express or implied, relating to the information and materials on ECCDS’s Website to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Nothing in these Terms of Use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence, fraud, fraudulent misrepresentation or any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

9. Feedback and Complaints

We welcome your comments about ECCDS’s Website. Please email admin@eccds.org.uk with your views or if you find any links which do not work correctly.

If you have any further questions please go to the Contact us page to find the most appropriate email or postal address or telephone number for your enquiry.

10. Changes to these Terms of Use

We may amend these Terms of Use from time to time. If we make any substantial changes we will notify you by posting a notice on the homepages of the various websites incorporated in ECCDS’s Website. By continuing to use ECCDS’s Website you are confirming that you agree to be bound by any changes we make to these Terms of Use: you can view the current version of these Terms of Use at any time by clicking on the Terms of Use link on any page of ECCDS’s Website.

11. General

If any of these Terms of Use are unenforceable it shall not affect the enforceability of the rest of them.

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. The English Courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear disputes between us.