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Terms and conditions

The website's terms and conditions.

What are the terms and conditions for council website use?

The terms and conditions for the council's websites are detailed in the 'read more' panel below:

Terms and conditions 

When you use this website you are agreeing to accept the terms of use set out below, and any additional terms that may be located on other pages within the www.eastriding.gov.uk website. East Riding of Yorkshire Council may change these terms without notice at any time, so you should revisit these and any other relevant pages from time to time to see what terms of use you are agreeing to. 

Copyright

The content of this site including but not limited to the text and images herein and their arrangements are Copyright © 2017 East Riding of Yorkshire Council. All rights reserved.

Usage

Personal, non-commercial use

East Riding of Yorkshire Council authorises you to view and download the material on this website only for your personal, non-commercial use. You must keep any copyright or other notices contained in the original material on any of the material you download.

Educational use

Educational organisations may use documents on the website for distribution in the classroom, without permission from East Riding of Yorkshire Council, so long as:

  • no changes are made to any documents
  • no documents are broadcast in any way or copied or posted to any network computer
  • an acknowledgment is included to East Riding of Yorkshire Council.  

Written permission

Any other use of the material on this website, including distribution outside the classroom, requires express written permission from East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

Video conferencing

East Riding of Yorkshire Council (“council”) use third-party video conferencing platforms in order to facilitate virtual meetings, seminars, and webinars. The council uses a variety of platforms including Zoom and Microsoft Teams. These products are external, third-party platforms and, as such, security cannot be assured. The council does not directly host these platforms nor does it exercise control over their infrastructure or privacy protocols. It is the responsibility of the participant to be aware of the risks involved in using these, or similar platforms, and to satisfy themselves that the security of any platform they elect to use is sufficient for their needs. Each participant should read the relevant privacy policy of the platform provider and should exercise adequate caution, including using appropriate anti-virus/malware/spyware software and device encryption.

The council does not accept responsibility or liability for any damage caused or loss suffered howsoever arising out of the use of external video conferencing platforms. In using these platforms, the participants acknowledge that they are aware of, and accept, any risk associated with their use.

Other websites and networked computers

You may not use this website or any part of this website for any purpose on any other website or networked computer.

Disclaimer

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has taken every care in compiling information and material for this website. However, we will not be held responsible for any loss, damage, or inconvenience caused as a result of an inaccuracy or error contained in these web pages.

Quality of information - how you can help

If you think there are any mistakes or out of date information on any part of the website, please let us know by sending us your website feedback and telling us which page or pages you think need changing.

Your feedback and comments

East Riding of Yorkshire Council welcomes your website feedback and comments about East Riding of Yorkshire Council and about this site.

We consider any feedback, comments, or other material you post on this site, or send us through this site, as non-confidential. East Riding of Yorkshire Council will be free to use this material, your feedback and comments, and any data transmitted with them in any way it requires.

You are prohibited from posting or sending any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic material to or from this site, or any other material that would break any law.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council may monitor or review any areas of the site where users send or post communications, feedback, comments, or other material, but East Riding of Yorkshire Council has no liability related to these communications, feedback, comments or materials.

Monitoring

 The Telecommunications (Lawful Business Practice) (Interception of Communications) Regulations 2000 give us the right to monitor communications on our own network. Under the Regulations, we may legally record communications on our network that occur as part of lawful business practice. Interception is lawful for the purposes of monitoring or recording if doing so:

  • allows the business to comply with other regulation
  • establishes the existence of facts
  • acts as a means of verification that the person being monitored is performing his or her work to standards
  • is in the interests of UK security
  • may prevent or detect criminal activity
  • ensures the communication system operates effectively
  • allows the business to detect unauthorised use of the system

Limitation of liability

East Riding of Yorkshire Council, its suppliers or other third parties mentioned on this site will not be liable for any damages arising out of the use, inability to use, or results of the use of this site, any websites linked to this site, or any material or information contained on this site.

Surveys

On occasion, we may conduct online surveys. These may be used to determine our services and collect information that we may find useful. These surveys are optional. We may share non-personal, aggregated information with third parties.

Third parties and external links

Many of our pages contain links to sites operated by third parties. The content on these sites is not under our control. If you have any questions concerning these sites and the usage of them we suggest that you contact the webmaster of the site directly.

Links to external websites are provided only for your convenience. East Riding of Yorkshire Council does not endorse any external linked websites. The sites are not under the control of East Riding of Yorkshire Council and we are not responsible for their content.

Some of our services are provided through partnerships with other organisations. We may, on occasion, share non-personal aggregated information to these third parties.

Policy changes

By using our site you agree to accept the council's privacy policy and are aware that our policy may change with time. Any changes to this policy will appear on this web page.

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