Terms of use

This website (“Website”) and its contents are owned by the Parish of Romsey (” we”, “our”, us”), Hampshire.

1. Website use

1.1 By using this Website, you are deemed to have accepted the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use the Website.

1.2 We reserve the right to amend the terms of use at any time and recommend that you review them regularly so that you are aware of any changes.

2. Disclaimer and limitation of liability

2.1 Whilst every effort is made to ensure the content of this website is current and accurate, we make no representation or warranty (including liability towards third parties), express or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of the information published on this website.

2.2 We accept no liability for any loss or damage whatsoever (including but not limited to any indirect, consequential, special, exemplary or similar damages) arising as a result of any decision or action taken or refrained from as a result of information contained on the website or other sites to which it may be linked, or as a result of your use or misuse of the Website.

2.3 You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Parish of Romsey against any claim, liability, cost, damage, or loss we may incur (including without limitation legal fees) as a result of any violation by you of your obligations under these terms and conditions.

3. Intellectual property

3.1 Copyright and all intellectual property rights in the content of the Website are owned by the Parish of Romsey and reserved, unless indicated otherwise.

3.2 Any copies or downloads of any content from the Website must include a notice that the Parish of Romsey owns the copyright in the relevant material.

4. Privacy policy

4.1 You do not need to register personal information to view information pages on the Website.

4.2 We may from time to time invite registration via the Website for events, newsletters and other voluntary activities and promotional purposes. The personal information collected may include but not be limited to your name, email address, full postal address and telephone number. Such personal information will only be used by us for the purposes stated at the time of collection.

4.3 Your IP address, which indicates the location of your computer on the Internet, is logged for adminstrative purposes. We cannot identify you personally from your IP address. This information may be aggregated to provide statistical information about the users of our Web site.

4.4 We may use cookies (small text files stored in your browser), Web beacons (electronic images to count visitors who have accessed a particular page) or the services of a website analytics service provider to collect aggregate data that helps us improve the user experience. We may use cookies to:

4.4.1 Identify individual users when they log in to the Web site and enable us to provide a more personalised experience on the Website.

4.4.2 Track information on our systems and identify categories of users by items such as country of origin, browser type and pages visited.

4.4.3 Analyse the number of visitors to different areas of the Website and to make sure that our Web site is serving as a useful, effective information source.

4.5 We will only use your personal information for the specific purpose for which it was provided, except where you have indicated you would like to receive other information from the Parish of Romsey. When requesting material or asking someone to contact you, you might be offered further information from us which may be of interest. If you accept this offer, we will use your personal information to contact you with information about the Parish of Romsey that we believe may be of interest to you.

4.6 If you wish to unsubscribe from communications sent by us, you may do so at any time by replying to the communication with the word “unsubscribe” as your message heading or by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link if provided.

4.7  Although we may provide the personal information to service providers that handle information, under a data processor agreement, on our behalf, we do not share, sell or distribute personal data to or with third parties unless the transfer of your data to third parties is necessary for the performance of the purpose for which it was provided.

4.8 Information is not provided to third parties for their own marketing purposes and mailings are not undertaken by us for third parties.

4.9 Information is only kept for the period required for fulfilling your request and for a reasonable period of time thereafter for our administrative purposes.

4.10 Whilst we will always use reasonable endeavours to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee that any information you submit to us will be free from unauthorised third party use or intrusion.  Therefore, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information, or your use of the Website.

4.11 We cannot guarantee that the Web site is free from viruses or malicious codes.  You agree that it is your responsibility to satisfy yourself that your own hardware and software used to access the Web site is protected against such viruses and/or codes.

4.12 You may ask to review the personal information we hold about you and ask us to change or delete any of this information.

4.13 The data controller collecting the information described in this statement is the Parish of Romsey, Hampshire.

4.14 From time to time we may vary this privacy policy without prior notice. We advise you to regularly review this policy when you visit the Web site.

5. Third party web sites

5.1 This Website contains links to websites maintained by third parties. The Parish of Romsey accepts no responsibility or liability in respect of the accuracy, timeliness, suitability or lawfulness of the information contained on such third party Web sites.

6. Governing law and jurisdiction

6.1 These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

6.2 Given that the Website can be visited from locations around the world with different laws from those of England, when you access the Web site you agree that the laws of England will apply to all matters relating to your use of the Web site. You and we also agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts with respect to such matters.

7. Severability

7.1 If any of these terms are determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these terms are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction in which that term is illegal, it shall be severed and deleted from these terms and the remaining terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.