This website is owned and operated by Co-operative Councils’ Innovation Network – also referred to as “we”, “us” and “our”. Before accessing and using our site we respectfully ask you to review our terms and conditions. Should you disagree with any of our terms, you may not access our site.
1. Information About Co-operative Councils’ Innovation Network
This site https://www.councils.coop/ is owned and made available by Co-operative Councils’ Innovation Network,. Should you require any further information about the material on our site, please do not hesitate to contact us.
All resources within our site are made available for general information purposes only. They are not to be seen or relied upon as legal advice. Co-operative Councils’ Innovation Network do not accept any responsibility for any loss or damages that may arise from use of this site either directly or indirectly. This is regardless of how you use this site and to the maximum possibility in accordance with English law.
Any access to our site is purely on a short-term basis. We reserve the right to adjust or remove any service on our site at any time. We hold no responsibility should our site become unavailable.
4. Intellectual Property Rights
Co-operative Councils’ Innovation Network own all intellectual property rights for this site and any resources within it. All material is protected by copyright laws and treaties throughout the World – all rights are reserved.
You are permitted to print off one copy and download extracts of any pages for personal use only. Should you use or print any of our site without permission, your right to use the site will end immediately. You must also return or destroy any copies made. We do accept that that you may share our information with third parties.
Any of our information may not be modified; we also do not permit the use of any of our images, graphics or video. We reserve the right to request that our title as authors must always be acknowledged. You may only use any part of this site for commercial use following strict permission from us.
5. Site Amendments
We reserve the right to amend the content of our site at any time. We also retain the right to suspend or close our site as necessary. Should any resources within our pages become out of date, we are not under any obligation to keep these details updated.
6. Our Liability
We do not hold a guarantee or warranty for the accuracy of any resources within our site. To the extent permitted by law, Co-operative Councils’ Innovation Network and any third parties connected to us exclude:
All conditions, warranties and other terms that might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
We do not hold any liability for any loss or damage of any kind encountered in connection with our site or linked websites whether direct or indirectly however caused, even if foreseeable. This also applies to any loss of income or revenue, profits, contracts, predicted savings, data, goodwill or lost time.
Provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.
This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
7. Information About You
You must not knowingly access or gain unauthorised access to our site or server with the purpose of introducing any viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs or any other malicious or technologically harmful material.
Should you fail to comply, you will commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 and will be reported to the relevant law enforcement agencies. We will consequently disclose your identity to them and your right to access to our site will immediately cease. We hold no liability for any loss or damage received as a result of a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
Where we provide links to other sites and third parties, we hold no control for the contents of these sites. We respectfully ask you to check their terms and conditions and privacy policies with regards to usage and use of your information.
10. Jurisdiction and Applicable Law
We reserve the right to revise these terms and conditions at any time. It is recommended that you regularly check for any changes made as they are binding on you. Some alterations may also be superseded by notices published in other areas of our site.