St. Lawrence’s Church Website Terms & Conditions of use

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Last Update: May 31, 2014.


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TERMS OF USE FOR THIS WEBSITE AND BLOG

Terms and Conditions for www.crosbyravensworthchurch.org and crosbychurch.wordpress.com henceforth referred to on this page as ‘our terms’.


Thank you for visiting  the website of  St. Lawrence’s Church, Crosby Ravensworth and its associated weblog, henceforth referred to here collectively as ‘this site’ and ‘our site’.  Please read this entire page before using our site as all users are legally bound to abide by this site’s terms and conditions of use as described on this page.  Please also read our Privacy Policy.


INFORMATION ABOUT US

Our site is run by Crosby Ravensworth Parochial Church Council (referred to on this page as the PCC),  via its webmaster, Charles Paxton of  The WebCat (www.thewebcat.biz) as a joint administrative body henceforth referred to in this document collectively as ‘us’ or ‘we’. All visitors and users of our site are henceforth referred to on this page as ‘you’.

 Interested parties can find out more about the Church by clicking the ‘Our Church’ button.


CHANGES TO THIS PAGE

We may revise and amend the contents of this page at any time. Users are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes that we make, as they are legally binding on you. The date of our last update should be indicative of revisions that may be new to you, but be advised that some provisions on this page may be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site or on our blog if they post-date this document.

Thank you for visiting. Any and all use of this website is only permitted upon the basis of the user agreeing to be bound by its terms and conditions of use , please read the details as outlined below. They are not unreasonable or negotiable. If you disagree to abide by these terms and conditions then please do not use this website.


The webmaster is Charles Paxton of www.thewebcat.biz.


Thank you for visiting. We hope that you enjoy using this site within the parameters of our terms and conditions as set out below.


Any comments or complaints about the site design, function, its content or external links should be addressed to:


Charles Paxton,


1209 West Port Union Road, Farmerville, LA, 71241, USA

or by phone at (1) 318 538 8203 on weekdays, between the hours of 09:00 and 16:30 GMT


or by email any time.



THIS WEBSITE’S TERMS & CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTABLE USE


This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our main site and it’s news blog henceforth referred to here collectively as “our site” “this web site” or “this site”) and our Privacy Policy and use of Cookie files by our third party service providers. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use our site.   These terms, conditions, disclaimers and policies (henceforth referred to in this document collectively as “these terms”) apply to all users of and visitors to our site.  Use of our site indicates that the user accepts these terms set out below and that the user agrees to abide by them. You can use this site without accepting Cookies if you so wish, click here for information.


 If you do not agree to these terms, please refrain from using our site.

 

All prospective and actual visitors of this site are referred to on this site as ‘you’. Using this web site indicates that you accept these terms, conditions and disclaimers (henceforth referred to collectively as terms). If you do not accept these terms, please do not use this web site. All use of this site must conform to our terms of acceptable use. In case of disagreement with these terms your sole recourse is to discontinue using this site. Any failure to comply with these terms indemnifies us against any related complaint, grievance or suit to the maximum extent permissible by English law, this doesn’t affect our possible liability for death or injury caused by any proven negligence on our part or for damages related to fraud.


This web site and its use is subject to and governed by the applicable laws of England and Wales, is informational only and is provided by us, for your optional, free use, on an as-is basis with no warranties attached of any sort, express or implied. You use it entirely at your own risk.


We make no representations, endorsements or warranties of any kind with respect to the site, its contents or any other site linked to this web site. Neither the website manager nor PCC  will be liable for any damages whatsoever arising from or in connection with the use of this site, including and without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits, from delay or inability to use the site, the provision of or failure to provide services from the site, or for any information, products, services, media and graphics obtained through the site or any site linked to this one. In any case of any perceived grievance, complaint or suit, your first recourse should be to cease using the site and to contact the webmaster requesting a perceived course of remedial action. Regardless of the circumstances, any legal case brought in relation to this site can only be conducted within the provisions of the laws of England and Wales, and under the jurisdiction of English Courts. In the case of any perceived grievance we insist that you contact us for remedy in the first instance prior to any legal action.


Parameters of acceptable use of this website.

This site and all materials accessible from it are made available for temporary reference via online browsing for personal use in real-time. Unless expressly stated otherwise on pdf documents accessible from our web pages we do not allow copying or printing of any of our media material except for the purpose of promoting Church activities with our express permission.


We forbid any form of electronic or physical interference with this website or any of the equipment that enables its publication or related data storage. The deliberate introduction of malicious software and/or spyware to any of our systems is expressly prohibited and we will report any such attacks to the relevant authorities and assist where we can in any offenders’ prosecution.


Any one of the following behaviours would also constitute a breach of our terms of use for this website: illegal access to the site (hacking), any deliberate presentation of false information with the intention to mislead, the use of a false identity, any attempt to defraud us, or our Parishioners, any attempt to defame or misrepresent us or our Parishioners.


Links from this website

This site carries links to third party sites, such as Google Maps and Google Calendar. We are not responsible for the quality of any sites linked to from this website, their quality is the sole responsibility of their creators and all such sites are governed by their own terms of use and privacy policies.


Links to this website

Other websites may link to this site with our permission and provided that they make no false claims of relationship or endorsement.


 PRIVACY POLICY

We take privacy issues seriously and this section details what kind of information we may collect from you and how we store it or may share it. The provisions of the Data Protection Act (DPA) require that personal data in  physical and electronic form is stored securely at all times and handled with due diligence. Contact details provided via the contact form, through the blog, by phone or word of mouth may be used by us for the purpose of communication.

  

Visitor Statistics

In addition we may compare visitor statistics over time from information provided by our server 100webspace (view website) via a service called webalizer.

To improve this site’s function as a publicity and communication organ for the PCC we may collect, store, and analyse data from visitors. In addition to viewing visitor numbers, we may also collect, store and analyse such simple, aggregated visitors’ statistics that are made available to us via our server’s use of webalizer, webalizer.org, such as frequency and dates of visits to this site (the options including I.P. Addresses, browser types and referring links where relevant though we don’t use these to identify any individual) and we may use this data to attempt to improve our page popularity.


In addition to the above uses, we may supply any information to law enforcement agencies that we are obliged to provide them by law. We may use the information in any situation where it could constitute evidence useful in our defence in case of a dispute.


Cookies

This website uses Flash cookies in  the display of  images in the SlideShowPro image galleries and html cookies in the operation of it’s associated news blog and Google Map. These Cookies are small files stored on your computer to allow communication between your computer and the third party service providers’ web servers. They enable various features of our website and blog to work.

You may control the storage of these Cookies on your computer by different methods if you wish. Note that such control may affect your user experience of our website and blog.


Flash Cookies for image galleries

This website uses Adobe’s Flash technology to display some images via the  Adobe SlideShowPro Director service and SlideShowPro media player and uses Flash Cookies in its proper operation. Acceptance of these Cookies is optional but options aren’t controlled through your browsers’ preferences settings, controls are available from Macromedia’s website to block their operation if you wish, though such action may affect your user experience of this site. Click here for Adobe’s Website Storage Settings control panel.

Html Cookies

 Our Blog is provided by Automattic via Wordpress.com free of charge with the proviso that they may run advertisements on our blog when it suits them. The blog uses html Cookies to provide its interactive functions to anonymously count visitors and in association with placed advertisements. Click here to view Automattic’s Privacy Policy .


You may choose to use this website without html Cookies by selecting to block your browser’s acceptance of Cookies via your browser’s preference settings if you wish. Seek instructions on how to do this via your  chosen browser’s ‘Help’ facility as the method to block Cookie files varies by browser type.  If you need more help, please see  aboutcookies.org for help with changing settings on different browsers and if you want to learn more about Cookies generally.


Interactive elements of this site

Google Map

We use a Google Map to show our Church’s location and link to a Google Calendar to show when events will happen.  View Google’s Privacy Policy here.

We will never ask you to email your banking or credit card details to us.

We ask you not to submit any sensitive or illegal data through any interactive elements on our site, for example: email, interactive forms and blog. All postings to the blog are subject to moderation prior to publishing, but we are not obliged to publish anything submitted via the blog.

Email to us via the form on our contact page is facilitated by Serif Web Services, you may view their privacy policy here.

Submission of Data to this Site

This entire site is copyright © 2012 Crosby Ravensworth Church Parochial Church Council and Licensors. The PCC and the contributing artists and authors retain and assert copyright of all their original works. All original materials on this site, including, and not limited to, design, text, graphics, logos, images, audio and video, are rights managed, and may only be downloaded for your personal use. Any further distribution for sale or any other use is expressly prohibited. Modifying, distributing, re-publishing, publicly performing or broadcasting any of the recordings, text, graphics or images included on this site without express written consent from us is also prohibited.


All material submitted to the site is for publication unless expressly stated otherwise, and must comply with applicable English laws and current social and political correctness, including, but not limited to not infringing copyright, not defaming any persons, not presenting danger to minors and other vulnerable persons and not promoting discrimination, hatred or violence. Please don’t submit material to the site or blog that you do not want published.


Though we try to make sure that all information published is true and correct at time of publication we accept no liability for any errors or omissions and reserve the right to change information at any time without notice. It is the visitors’ responsibility to be aware of changes to these terms, the last updated notice at the top of this page is indicative of whether or not alterations have taken place since you last visited.


Accessing Data That We May Hold About You


The provisions of the Data Protection Act (DPA) allow that you may see the full extent of the personal data that we hold about you within 20 days of our receipt of your request for it, provided that you pay an acceptable fee and provide proof of genuine identity. We will provide this service for a fee of £10.


If you wish to contact us for any reason related to this website please email Charles at contact@thewebcat.biz



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