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The Wyre Council Websites

enable information about the Council to be made available via the Internet. Please take the time to read through the terms and conditions of use of the websites.

These websites are maintained by Wyre Council for your personal use and viewing.

Access and use by you of these sites constitutes acceptance by you of the Council's terms and conditions with effect from the date on which you first used these web sites. The Council may at any time revise these terms and conditions without notice. The changes will be effective and binding from when they appear on the websites.

Accuracy of Information 

Wyre Council takes all reasonable care to ensure that the information contained within the websites is correct. However, the Council makes no warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, or representations as to its accuracy.

The Council accepts no liability or responsibility for any loss, damage or inconvenience due to any errors or omissions in the content of the sites or caused by reliance on this information or any other information accessed via these sites. It is advised that users check any information before acting or relying on it.

Copyright

All material on the Council's websites, including text is copyright © 2011 Wyre Council and subject to other intellectual property rights unless otherwise stated.

The Council has no objection to the use of this material for the purpose of any personal or educational use or private research. All other use of this material may only be made with the express written permission of an authorised officer of the Council.

No part of this site may be distributed or copied for commercial purposes.

Privacy Policy

The Council's websites do not store or capture personal information. The Council monitors the IP addresses of visitors in order to assess which pages are the most popular. IP addresses are not linked to any personal data so all site visitors remain anonymous.

Users may choose to volunteer personal information (ie data from which you can be identified - your name and address or e-mail address) to enable the Council to provide services or for correspondence. In accordance with our responsibilities under the Data Protection Act, this information is used exclusively for the purpose for which it is given. We will only hold your information for as long as necessary for these purposes and will not pass it to any other parties unless this is made clear to you.

The Council's websites use cookies. Cookies are small pieces of data created on your machine when you access the Council's websites. Cookies do not contain any personal information and are used by the Council for statistical purposes as stated above.

The Council's Responsibility

Users browsing the Council's websites do so at their own risk. No warranty is given that access to the Council's websites or any part of them will not suffer from interruption from time to time without notice.

The Council is not liable for any loss whether in contract, or tort, arising out of the users access to, or inability to access the sites.

The Council cannot accept responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to, or viruses that may infect, user's data or computer system or other property on account of users access to the sites or the downloading of any material from the sites.

Links to Other Websites

On the Wyre Council website(s) we try to include links to relevant organisations that you may find useful. With numerous websites around the world though we do need guidelines to help ensure we are fair and consistent.

We have two types of links:

Internal links

Internal links are links to another part of the Wyre Council website. These might be referred to as related pages.

External links

External links are links to sites that we do not own, or have any control over, but that we think you might find useful.

As a general rule we try to link to Government websites, partners or not-for-profit/non-commercial websites.

We tend not to link to commercial websites. The reason for not linking to commercial websites is simply that we are trying to be fair to everyone. If we add a link for one commercial website in a specific sector then we need to include all relevant links and that is not the core purpose of the Wyre Council website. We do accept though that, despite trying to enforce this rule, there may be occasions where we do include commercial website links but this is not normal or regular.

We do not normally link to sites which are not free to access.

We do not link to external sites in return for cash, services or any other consideration in kind.

We are not responsible for the content, reliability or availability of external web sites and do not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listing should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind.

Links may be made to our website from personal and organisational websites. We request that you link to our site rather than downloading portions of it to another web server, so that viewers will see the most up-to-date information.

If you notice a link that you feel should not be on the Wyre Council website please email mailroom@wyre.gov.uk. Likewise, if you would like to request a link from our website please contact us but we will apply the above criteria.

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