Terms and Conditions
These terms and conditions apply to your use and viewing of our website. Your use of our website indicates your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out below. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions you must not use this website. We may update and/or revise these terms and conditions at any time without notice. You are responsible for reviewing these terms on each occasion that you revisit our site and if you continue to use our site after changes are made you are deemed to have accepted them. Certain provisions of these terms and conditions may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages of our site.
1 Intellectual property
The copyright of the design and contents of this website are owned by Visit County Durham or its licensors. All rights are reserved. All other intellectual property rights, including trademarks, shall remain with us or our licensors and nothing in this website should be taken as conferring any licence or right to use any trade mark displayed on our website without our prior written approval for any purpose. In particular, but without limitation, you may not use Visit County Durham name in meta-tags or as a sponsored term in search engines.
1.2 Visit County Durham material
You may print off or download Visit County Durham content on this site as permitted under the fair dealing provisions of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (as amended) (sections 28 to 30) for the purposes of viewing it on your computer, research for non-commercial purposes, private study, criticism, review and news reporting, provided that you do not alter it in any way and acknowledge us as the source of the content and the copyright owners.
Any other use of Visit County Durham material is subject to the prior written approval of Visit County Durham. Applications should be made to the Webmaster or in writing to the Webmaster at our Head Office.
The copying and use of the Visit County Durham logo is not permitted without prior approval of Visit County Durham. Permission requests should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
1.3 Third Party material
The permissions to reproduce Visit County Durham material on this site does not extend to material which is identified as being the copyright or other intellectual property of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained directly from the third party concerned.
1.3.1 Location maps
Location Maps are reproduced on the Visit County Durham website with the permission of Absolute Maps. All rights reserved. Unauthorised reproduction infringes copyright and may lead to prosecution or civil proceeding. When a viewer wishes to reproduce this material, in any way, they will be directly responsible for obtaining prior permission from the originator.
1.4 Software, databases and other tools used on this Site ("software")
Except to the extent and in the circumstances expressly permitted by law, you may not rent, lease, sub-license, loan, copy, modify, adapt, merge, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or create derivative works based on the whole or any part of the software used on this site nor may you use, reproduce or deal in the software in whole or in part in any way.
You may not use any information in the Vacancies section or in any database on this site, for the purpose of incorporating it into any directory or information retrieval system or database. Nor may you disseminate or redistribute that information and/or database via a bulletin board, e-mail, intranet, internet or similar medium or service, nor create any derivative product or service from it.
2 Content of this Site
We have made commercially reasonable efforts to check for viruses on our site. We have also endeavoured to ensure that the information on or available via this website is correct, not misleading and secure. However, it is possible that the information is out of date, incomplete, inaccurate or has been tampered with by third parties and we give no warranties, express or implied as to its integrity, completeness or accuracy. We may make changes to the content of our site at any time without notice.
3 General use of our Site
Use of this website is free and we take steps to ensure it is available 24 hours a day to all permitted users, and that it is accessible. We do not warrant that the site will be continuously available, or that your use of the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that the site and server will be free from attack. It is impossible to provide an exhaustive list of exactly what constitutes acceptable and unacceptable use of this website. In general, we will not tolerate any use of our website which damages or is likely to damage our reputation, the availability or integrity of the website or which causes us or threatens to cause us to incur any legal, tax or regulatory liability.
We therefore ask you to treat our website with respect, and not to use the site for any illegal purpose, or in such a way as to infringe or breach other's rights or to cause or threaten to cause us damage. We also ask you to comply with any relevant notices, policies and terms imposed by third parties whose website you may access through our site.
We reserve the right to suspend the use of our site generally or block your access to any part of the site and/or to suspend or terminate your rights to use the site or any part of it if we suspect misuse. We shall then report any misuse of our site to the relevant enforcement or other authorities and to our advisers. We further reserve the right to disclose any evidence we have which relates directly or indirectly to misuse.
4 Restricted areas of this Site
You will be able to access most of the areas of our site without registering your details with us. Certain areas of our site are, however, only available if you register. Your use of any areas of our site reserved for registered users, such as our knowledge exchange areas, is also subject to the terms of our Acceptable Use Policy.
We exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits or goodwill, loss of data, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise) in connection with our site in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of our site, any websites linked to our site or the content of such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses or other harmful programs that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of or browsing our site or you're downloading of any material from our site or any websites linked to our site. Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury due to our negligence or for fraudulent misrepresentation.
You may not link to this website without our prior written permission, which we may refuse or revoke in our absolute discretion and without the need to provide a reason. If you would like to link to this site, please contact the Webmaster for permission.
This website includes links that allow you to leave this website. Where there is any link from this website to other websites or content or features supplied by third parties, we have no control over and are not responsible for the content, use by you or availability of such websites and the content and the existence of such links does not imply that we in any way endorse the material on such sites or the products or services made available by them.
This website includes areas where you are requested to input information about yourself. Any information you submit to us through this website shall be subject to the terms of our Privacy Code and you grant us a perpetual royalty-free licence to use such information for the purposes set out in that code.
9 Statutory information
We are Visit County Durham with our principal office at:
Visit County Durham,
Durham, DH1 5UL