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Website Terms of Use

These are the Terms and Conditions under which you may use the Stoneygate Conservation Area Society (SCAS) website. Please read them carefully. By using the site you agree to comply with them.


  • “We/Us” means the Stoneygate Conservation Area Society.
  • “Our Site” means the website
  • “Content” means any and all text, images, audio, video, scripts, code, software, databases and any other form of information capable of being stored on a computer that appears on, or forms part of, Our Site.

About Us

We are a non-commercial, non-profit-making organisation which exists to help protect, preserve and increase awareness and understanding of the Stoneygate Conservation Area in the city of Leicester, England. We are made up of subscribing members and run by an elected committee of volunteers bound by a formal constitution. Our Site is wholly owned and operated by Us.

Your Responsibilities as a User of Our Site

General: Acceptable Usage

You may only use Our Site in a manner that complies fully with local, national or international laws and/or regulations. You must not use Our Site in any way, or for any purpose, that is unlawful or fraudulent, that is intended to harm any person or persons in any way. You must not use Our Site to knowingly send, upload, or in any other way transmit data that contains any form of virus or other malware, or any other code designed to adversely affect computer hardware, software, or data of any kind.

We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to Our Site if you materially breach any of these Terms and Conditions.

Respect for Intellectual Property

The copyright to all written content on Our Site (including in our Newsletters) resides with Us. We have endeavoured to take all reasonable steps to identify the copyright holders and owners of visual images and photographs (including in our Newsletters) which do not belong to Us. However, if there are any inadvertent omissions or wrong attributions, please contact us and we will correct them.

All Content on Our Site and the copyright and other intellectual property rights subsisting in that Content, unless specifically labelled otherwise, belongs to or has been licensed by Us. All Content is protected by applicable United Kingdom and international intellectual property laws and treaties.

You may use, save or download Content from Our Site (under the terms of ‘fair use’) for personal study or the purposes of learning, education or scholarship. Where published in any form, our status as the owner and author of the Content (or that of the identified owners or licensors, as appropriate) must always be acknowledged.

You may not use any Content saved or downloaded from Our Site for commercial, business or any other money-making purposes without first obtaining a licence from Us or the identified owners or licensors.

Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limits or excludes the provisions of Chapter III of the Copyrights, Designs and Patents Act 1988 ‘Acts Permitted in Relation to Copyright Works’, covering in particular the making of temporary copies; research and private study; the making of copies for text and data analysis for non-commercial research; criticism, review, quotation and news reporting; caricature, parody or pastiche; and the incidental inclusion of copyright material.

Linking to Our Site

You may link to Our Site (or any page of our site) but the link must not suggest any form of association or endorsement . Similarly, framing or embedding of Our Site is only permitted with Our express written permission.

You may not link to Our Site in a way that, in our opinion, damages Our reputation. If you are in any doubt, you must first seek Our permission.
You may not link to Our Site from a site whose main content is sexually explicit, obscene, deliberately offensive, hateful or otherwise inflammatory or which promotes or assists in any form of violence, unlawful activity or discrimination against, or is in any way defamatory of, any person, group or class of persons, race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age.

The restrictions above do not apply to content (such as comments) submitted to sites by other users, provided that the primary purpose of the site meets Our requirements. You are not, for example, prohibited from posting links to Our Site on social networking sites such as Twitter because another user may post such restricted content. You are, however, prohibited from posting links on websites which encourage the submission of such content from users.

Viruses, Malware and Security

You must not deliberately introduce viruses or other malware, or any other material which is malicious or technologically harmful either to or via Our Site.
You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to any part of Our Site, the server on which Our Site is stored, or any other server, computer, or database connected to Our Site.

You must not attack Our Site by means of a denial of service attack, a distributed denial of service attack, or by any other means.
By breaching the above three provisions you may be committing a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. All such breaches will be reported to the relevant law enforcement authorities and We will cooperate fully with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. Your right to use Our Site will cease immediately in the event of such a breach.

Our Responsibilities to Users of Our Site

Communications from Us

You will never receive unsolicited emails or other personal correspondence – either from ourselves or others – as a result of visiting our website.

Data Protection and Privacy

All personal information that We collect from you will be held in accordance with the provisions of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and your rights under the GDPR. Please refer to Our Privacy Policy.


Use of Our Site is also governed by Our Cookie Policy.

Continuity and Quality of Service

We work hard to ensure that your visit to Our Site will be both enjoyable and useful. However, we make no guarantees as to its content or the quality of your visitor experience. The site is evolving and may also, from time to time, be inaccessible.

We reserve the right to alter, suspend or discontinue Our Site (or any part of it) at any time without notice or liability to you. We neither assume nor accept responsibility or liability arising out of any disruption or non-availability of Our Site resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, natural events, acts of war, or legal restrictions and censorship.

Our Liabilities: Disclaimers

Nothing on Our Site constitutes advice on which you should rely. It is provided for general information purposes only.

Insofar as is permitted by law, We make no representation, warranty, or guarantee that Our Site will meet your requirements, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all software and hardware, or that it will be secure.

To the fullest extent permissible by law, We accept no liability to any user for any loss or damage, whether foreseeable or otherwise, in contract, tort (including negligence), for breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the use of (or inability to use) Our Site or the use of or reliance upon any Content included on Our Site.

To the fullest extent permissible by law, We exclude all representations, warranties, and guarantees (whether express or implied) that may apply to Our Site or any Content included on Our Site.

Our Site is intended for non-commercial use only. If you are a business user, We accept no liability for loss of profits, sales, business or revenue; loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; loss of anticipated savings; business interruption; or for any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

You are responsible for protecting your hardware, software, data and other material from viruses, malware, and other internet security risks. We exercise all reasonable skill and care to ensure that Our Site is free from viruses and other malware. We accept no liability for any loss or damage resulting from a virus or other malware, a distributed denial of service attack, or other harmful material or event that may adversely affect your hardware, software, data or other material that occurs as a result of your use of Our Site (including the downloading of any Content from it) or any other site referred to on Our Site.

Our Site contains links to other sites. While we endeavour to ensure that these sites embrace similar values to our own, they are not under Our control and we cannot accept responsibility or liability for their content. The inclusion of a link to another site does not imply our endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.

Changes to these Terms and Conditions

We may alter these Terms and Conditions at any time. Any such changes will become binding on you upon your first use of Our Site after the changes have been implemented. You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.

In the event of any conflict between the current version of these Terms and Conditions and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

These Terms and Conditions, and the relationship between you and Us, is governed by, and interpreted in accordance with the law of England & Wales.

Any dispute, controversy, proceedings or claim between you and Us relating to these Terms and Conditions, or the relationship between you and Us shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England, Wales, Scotland, or Northern Ireland, as determined by your residency.


If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions, please do not hesitate to Contact Us.