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1. About The Terms

These Terms is a legal document which sets out your rights and obligations and those of '1st Stanstead Abbotts and St Margaret's Scout Group' (a charity registered in England under registration no. 302583), 'stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk', 'we' or 'us', in relation to this site and the services offered through the 'stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk' service. By using stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk you agree to be bound by these terms, which shall take effect immediately on your first use of stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk. If you do not agree to be bound by all of the following terms please do not access, use and/or contribute to stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk.

Visitors to stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk who do not register (see clause 4 below) also agree that they are bound by these Terms each time they access stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk. these Terms may change as specified in clause 15 of these Terms. In order to use stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk, you must have Internet access and all the software and ability to use the web and email.

'User' refers to either the member, any visitor to the web site or persons permitted to use the service.

2. Personal Information and Data Protection

The Personal Information and Data Protection Statement forms part of these Terms and must be construed in conjunction with these Terms. stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk will take every precaution to avoid personal data being used for improper purposes.

3. Types of membership

People who sign up to stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk must be "members".

4. Operation of the service

stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk reserves the right to withdraw or modify one or more aspects of the stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk where we have legal or technical reasons to do so.

stansteadabbottsscouts.org.ukis intended to be used by its members for the purposes referred to in Clauses 3 and 4. Accordingly, members must not use the access to stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk, or information gathered from it, for the sending of unsolicited bulk email (known as spaming).

There may also be times when stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk becomes unavailable, (on a planned or unplanned basis). For security or other reasons, we may require you to change your password or other information, which facilitates access to stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk.

5. Information posted on the site by members

The User should be aware that stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk does not pre-screen or monitor all of the material contributed by members. However we do randomly monitor the site to support the Child Protection Policy of The Scout Association.

We reserve the right, if a member appears to us to be in breach of any provision of these Terms: (a) to suspend or terminate any member's access to stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk , or parts of it, (b) to edit, or require the member to edit material posted on stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk .

Any person whose access has been suspended or terminated must not re-register for, or re-access, stansteadabbottsscouts.org.ukwithout our prior consent. Each member is responsible for everything which is done on or through stansteadabbottsscouts.org.ukwhile their membership account is logged on to stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk , or through their email address(es).

6. Withdrawal of material and termination of membership

Each member acknowledges that stansteadabbottsscouts.org.ukare entitled to withdraw any material on the site which appears whether based on information received from members or others, or our own determination to be capable of breaching any part of these Terms, or to bring stansteadabbottsscouts.org.ukinto disrepute. Each user acknowledges that stansteadabbottsscouts.org.ukdoes not monitor all material, which appears on the site.

The User is held responsible for ensuring that no material used on this service will:

Cause offence or be of a threatening or obscene nature.
Infringe the Intellectual Rights of a third party.
Breach the laws of this Country or the Country where message is destined.
If you see anything on scouts.org.uk which you think would cause offence, appears inappropriate or you feels infringes these Terms, then please contact us by the General Enquiries page.

7. New Products and services

stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk may in the future offer new services through stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk from time to time. Your use of these services may be subject to additional terms and conditions or rules of use. These terms or rules will be notified to you in an appropriate manner (as determined by stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk in its reasonable discretion). Any failure by you to comply with a material provision of the terms or rules governing those services will constitute a breach of these Terms.

8. Disclaimer

stansteadabbottsscouts.org.ukhas no control over or responsibility for the accuracy of any material available on the site, whether provided by members or others.

If any third party sites are linked to or from stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk , this does not mean that we endorse or have any responsibility for the site in question or anything which appears on it. Even though members are prohibited from doing so, people may provide information, or otherwise behave, in a way that is misleading or even illegal. Contributors may not necessarily be who they say they are. Your use of stansteadabbottsscouts.org.ukis entirely at your own risk.

Accordingly, to the extent that the law permits, you release The Scout Association and stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk paid contractors, volunteers and employees from all liability arising out of or in connection with stansteadabbottsscouts.org.ukand the material included.

9. Ownership of Intellectual Property

The User acknowledges that all copyright, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights in and relating to stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk(including the material, which is contributed by members) are owned by The Scout Association. There is no permission granted or implied to distribute or copy any information or derivative works herein contained without the express permission of The Scout Association.

There is an implied consent that all material submitted to stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk will be treated as the sole property of stansteadabbottsscouts.org.ukand will not be subject to royalties, licence or any form of control.

10. Indirect or Consequential Loss and Indemnity

stansteadabbottsscouts.org.ukor The Scout Association will not be liable to the User or any third party for any indirect or consequential loss or damage, or for any loss of data, profit, revenue or business, howsoever caused (whether arising out of any negligence or breach of these Terms or otherwise). stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk or The Scout Association will also not be liable for any failure to perform of its obligations under these Terms caused by matters beyond its reasonable control.

The User will hold harmless any claims that arise against stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk or The Scout Association from a breach of these Terms by themselves or any third party he or she authorises to use the service.

11. Limitation on Liability

The total liability of stansteadabbottsscouts.org.ukand The Scout Association is limited to the total subscription by the User over a twelve month period.

12. Statutory Rights of the Consumer

Nothing in these Terms limits stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk's liability for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence, or any other liability, which may not by law be excluded. Any statutory rights you may have as a consumer remain unaffected.

13. Assignment

We reserve the right to assign these Terms, and to assign or subcontract any or all of our rights and obligations under these Terms. You may not without the written consent of stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk assign or dispose of these Terms.

14. Changes to these Terms

stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk reserves the right to change these Terms from time to time, and post the new version on stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk website. When we do so, we will notify you that that there are changed terms and conditions by placing a note on the site (stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk). The new version of these terms and conditions will then take effect, and will govern all stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk services and your relationship with stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk:

eight weeks after the date of posting on the site or on a date that stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk indicates in the relevant posting if any of the changes is to an operative provision of these Terms which is capable of adversely affecting you. If you do not wish to be governed by the new version of the Agreement, you may notify us on or before the date when the new version of the Agreement is to take effect, and from that date you must cease to use stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk; or
immediately upon the date of posting (or such later date as stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk indicates in the relevant posting), if the changes are not capable of adversely affecting you - examples of which would include, without limitation, changes to one or more of stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk's addresses or email addresses referred to in these Terms.

15. Severability

In the event that any term of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by judicial decree or decision, the remainder of these Terms shall remain valid and enforceable.

16. Legal Jurisdiction

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

17. Entire Agreement

These Terms includes the stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk Privacy Policy. Together they contain the whole of the Agreement between us and members concerning stansteadabbottsscouts.org.uk and they replace all earlier agreements and understandings with members, except for any fraud or fraudulent representation by either of us. A person who is not a party to these Terms has no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to rely upon or enforce any term of these Terms.