Legal - Concerning this Web Site
This website as a whole is intended primarily as a resource for local residents. It is published and promoted by and on behalf of the Thames Ditton and Weston Green Residents' Association ("the Association"), the names and addresses of whose officers appear on the contacts page, and is hosted by:
91 Brick Lane
Material on this website may represent the views and input of individuals and does not necessarily reflect the views and opinion of the Association.
The Thames Ditton and Weston Green Residents' Association maintains this site in the United Kingdom and you agree that any legal action or proceeding relating to this site shall be governed by the laws of the United Kingdom. You are responsible for complying with the laws of the jurisdiction from which you are accessing this site and you agree that you will not access or use the information on this site in violation of such laws. It is your sole responsibility to ensure that you have the lawful right to submit such information as you may choose to communicate via this site to the Association..
You agree that you will not misuse this site or its host server to harvest email addresses and send unwanted emails ("spam"), and that you will not attempt to procure private coding or data, or interfere with the operation of this site or its server in any way without the explicit authorisation of the Association. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Association, its officers, members and associates from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including, but not limited to, reasonable fees for legal advice and representation and court costs, arising from or related to your use of this site.
Rights and copyrights
All material on this site, is subject to copyight and other intellectual property rights. Unless otherwise stated, the contents of this site are the property of the Association. All trademarks that may be used or referenced to in this website are the property of their respective owners. Nothing contained in this site shall be construed as conferring by any means licence or right to any copyright or other proprietary interest of the Association or any third party. This site and the content provided in this site may be copied, reproduced, or distributed, provided that you keep intact all copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices.
The information provided on this site is for informational purposes only and does not create a business or professional services relationship between you and the Association. Links on this site may lead to sites not operated by the Association. No judgment or warranty is made with respect to such other sites and the Association takes no responsibility for them. Any use you make of the information provided on this site, or any site or service linked to by this site, is at your own risk. This site and the contents of this site are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. the Association makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of title or freedom from malicious programs (such as viruses, worms or trojan horses) or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to this site or its contents and expressly disclaims any representations and warranties. the Association does not represent or warrant that the information contained in this site is accurate, complete or up-to-date, that this site is free of defects or that any defects will be remedied. Material in this site may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. the Association shall not be liable or responsible for any loss or damage caused by or arising from any user's reliance on information obtained from or through this site. Any views or opinions expressed on this site are attributed to the Association or to named individual authors, who shall not be held liable for any inaccuracies.
You agree that all comments, messages, postings, or other communications submitted or offered to the Association through or in connection with this site ("Submissions"), shall be treated as non-confidential and not proprietary. You warrant that no Submission by you will violate any right of any third party. By making any Submission through, in connection with or related to this site, you agree that the Association has the right (but not the obligation) to copy, publish, distribute or use such Submission, or any part or parts thereof, for any purpose, without compensation to you or to any other person. You agree not to upload, post, distribute or otherwise publish on this site any material that (i) is libelous, defamatory, obscene, abusive, pornographic, threatening or an invasion of privacy; (ii) infringes the intellectual property rights, including, but not limited to, any copyright, patent, trade secret or trademarks, of any person or entity; or (iii) is illegal in any way or advocates illegal activity. You are and shall remain solely responsible for the content of any Submission you make.
Concerning cookies and your use of this site
A cookie is a short unique string of characters which is retained in your internet browser for a length of time. It can be used to identify your computer during a visit to a website, or from one visit to the next, and can enable other data you may provide wittingly or unwittingly to be linked to the same computer. A cookie is given an expiry time by the application which sets the cookie. The Association does not set permanent cookies nor marketing software on your local computer for the purposes of tracking visitors to this site between visits, but may set an ephemeral cookie to enable use of parts of this site during a visit or "session." If you elect to log in automatically to the Forum, an ephemeral cookie will be placed on your computer to enable this.
Also in the forum, your Internet Protocol address, which is the identifier that enables a web page to be served to your computer on request, will be recorded. This is to help counter potential abuse of the Forum facilities
Concerning the Data Protection Act 1998
Information that you volunteer to the Thames Ditton and Weston Green Residents' Association is handled in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, the principles of which are that personal information should be:
- fairly and lawfully processed
- processed for limited purposes
- adequate, relevant and not excessive
- not kept longer than necessary
- processed in accordance with the data subjects’ rights
- not transferred to countries outside the EEA without adequate protection
Data that you volunteer are processed and stored solely for the purposes of:
- Public relations
- Accounts and records
- Communications between the Association and you
Under the Data Protection Act you are entitled to a copy of any information held about you.
Data will be made available only to authorised personnel within the Association who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information and will not be given to other parties except as may be required by law.