Terms of Use

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1. Applicable terms & conditions

www.herfordmuseum.org (the ‘Website’) is owned and operated by The Trustees of Hertford Museum, Hertford, a charity registered in England (312142) (“Hertford Museum”, “The Trustees”, “we”, “us”, “our”). Any use of the Website is subject to these Terms & Conditions.

The Hertford Museum may, at its sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms & Conditions at any time by updating the text of this page. By using the Website you agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions.

If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use the Website. Every time you wish to use the Website, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

2. Use of the Website

Anyone is entitled to view the Website and to use for their own purposes the information contained in the Website, provided:

  • It is used for information purposes only, for reproduction for personal use only and not for reproduction on any other website or for commercial gain.
  • Any links created to the Website are notified to and approved by the Hertford Museum before they are created.
  • No part of the Website is copied, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means to any third party without the Hertford Museum’s prior written permission.
  • Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on the Website must always be acknowledged.
  • If you print off, copy or download any part of the Website in breach of these terms of use, your right to use the Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

3. Intellectual property

The content of the Website is protected by copyright, trademarks, database and other intellectual property rights. Unauthorized use of the content including reproduction, storage, modification, distribution or republication without the prior written consent of Hertford Museum or, where applicable, the respective copyright owner(s) is prohibited. No licence is granted to you in these Terms & Conditions to use any trademark of the Hertford Museum.

4. Warranty & indemnity

You warrant to Hertford Museum that you will not use the Website, the content or any part of the Website for any purpose that contravenes any applicable law or regulation or in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademarks, service marks or other intellectual property rights of third parties or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others or in any defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful manner.

You will indemnify and hold harmless Hertford Museum, its employees and agents, against all claims, liability, losses, damages and expenses including, without limitation, legal fees and costs arising out of or incurred as a result of any claims made, or litigation brought, against the Hertford Museum, its employees and agents, as a result of your use of the Website, the content or any part of the Website for whatever purpose, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

5. Limitation of liability

The Website is provided by Hertford Museum without any warranties or guarantees with regard to the content of the Website, whether express or implied or statutory.

The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to information or advice on which you should rely.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on the Website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.

In no event will Hertford Museum be liable for any indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages whatsoever even if Hertford Museum has been advised of the possibility of damages including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the Website, interruptions or delays to the Website, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, content, goods and services obtained through the Website or otherwise arising out of the use of the Website, whether based on contract, tort or otherwise to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Nothing in these Terms & Conditions will exclude Hertford Museum’s liability for personal injury or death caused by our negligence.

6. Availability of the Website

Although Hertford Museum aims to offer you the best service possible we make no promises that the Website will meet your requirements or be fault free. If a fault occurs in the service you should report it to us and we will attempt to correct the fault as soon as we reasonably can.

Access to the Website may be occasionally restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities or services. The Hertford Museum will attempt to restore the Website as soon as we reasonably can.

We may update and change the Website from time to time to reflect changes to our exhibitions and events amongst other things.

7. Cookies

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information, which are downloaded to your computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.

The Website only uses ‘performance cookies’ to collect information about how many visitors use the Website, which pages they go to most often and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how the Website works.

By using the Website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

8. Links to other websites

The Website may contain links to websites operated by other parties. Hertford Museum does not control such websites and is not responsible for their content. Hertford Museum’s inclusion of links to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators.

You are solely responsible for evaluating the accuracy and completeness of any information contained on third party websites, and also the value and integrity of any goods and services offered by such websites. The operators of these sites may collect information from you that will be used by them in accordance with their terms & conditions and privacy policy, which may differ from ours.

9. We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them

We do not guarantee that the Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access the Website. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse the Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. You must not attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Website will cease immediately.

10. Applicable law

These Terms & Conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and any disputes will be decided only by the English courts.

11. General

If any provisions of these Terms & Conditions are held to be invalid or unenforceable, the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions will not be affected.

Any failure of Hertford Museum to exercise or enforce any of its rights under these Terms & Conditions will not be deemed to be a waiver of any such rights or operate so as to bar the subsequent exercise or enforcement or any such rights.

A person who is not a party to these Terms & Conditions will have no right under the Contract (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of these Terms & Conditions but this will not affect any right or remedy of a third party which exists or is available apart from that Act.

Last updated: September 2017

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