Terms and Conditions

1. Introduction

This website is owned and operated by SUEZ Communities Trust Limited (United Kingdom company no. 03323121) ("us" and "we"). This website aims to provide advice and information for people who wish to apply for funding through the Landfill Communities Fund and Scottish Landfill Communities Fund, as well as people who want to find out how funding has been allocated.

If you use this website, you agree to be legally bound by the following terms and conditions ("Terms"). In particular, we would draw your attention to paragraphs 3 (Content and Operation) and 4 (Limitation of Liability) below. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms, you must not use this website.

2. Access

We are keen for users to visit this website, but linking from other sites is not permitted without our prior written approval. Unless you obtain our prior written approval, the information on this website is made available to you on the condition that you access it through our central server; deep linking or otherwise accessing this website without going through our central server shall be a breach of these Terms.

We reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms.

When using our site, you must comply with the provisions of our Acceptable Use Policy. Please click here to view our Acceptable Use Policy.

3. Content and Operation

We have taken every reasonable precaution and care in compiling this website, but it is possible that errors may occur. We do not give any warranty or make any representation of any kind with respect to the contents or operation of this website. Also, no warranty is given or representation made that this website will be compatible with all operation systems, browsers or computer hardware or software.

We reserve the right to make changes to these Terms and to the other contents of this website at any time without notice. We will amend the Terms by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

4. Limitation of Liability

We do not make any promise that your use of this website will be uninterrupted, reliable or error free or that its contents will be accurate or complete. All liability arising out of or in connection with your use of this website and/or reliance on its content is excluded. We do not accept any liability for losses or damages, whether direct or indirect that you may suffer as a result of your use of this website (including but not limited to computer service or system failure, access delays or interruption, data non-delivery or mis-delivery, computer viruses or other harmful components, breaches of security or unauthorised use of the system arising from "hacking" or otherwise). However, notwithstanding the above, nothing in these Terms shall exclude liability for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or that of our employees, agents or authorised representatives or for fraudulent misrepresentation made by us, our employees, agents or authorised representatives or for any other liability the exclusion of which would not be permitted under English Law.

Each of the exclusions or limitations in these Terms shall be construed as a separate severable provision of these Terms. If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid or unenforceable but would be valid and enforceable if some part of the provision were deleted, the provision in question shall apply with such modification(s) as may be necessary to make it valid.

5. Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms are to be interpreted in accordance with English law and any and all disputes arising out of your use of or in relation to this website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

6. Viruses

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site 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 our site will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by 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.

We use reasonable endeavours to prevent contamination by known viruses and to maintain the security of this website but no warranty is given that this website or its contents or hypertext links are virus free or uncontaminated. Nor can we guarantee that this website will not be affected (or indeed fail or stop altogether) as a consequence of deliberate damage by hackers, failure of computers or other equipment, power failure, failure of telecommunications lines or criminal action.

You should make your own virus checks and implement your own precautions in this respect. All liability for any such damage is hereby expressly excluded to the extent permitted by law.

6. User Generated Content

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy. Click here to view our Acceptable Use Policy. You warrant that any such contribution complies with those standards, and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.

Any material you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site.

We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy. Our Acceptable Use policy is at the foot of these terms and conditions.

7. Protection of Our Property

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site (including, but not limited to designs, text, graphics, copyright in program codes, trade marks, brand names and company names or logos) ("Intellectual Property"), and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

Subject to paragraph 8 below, you may not amend, republish, resend, redistribute or otherwise use or make any of the contents of this website (including the Intellectual Property) available to any other person whether by way of any website, on-line service, bulletin board, hard copy or any other form, without our express prior written consent.

8. Permitted Reproduction

You may download onto your computer, store and use information contained in pages from this web site for your own personal use and research or that of your organisation, provided that the integrity of the material is maintained, we are acknowledged as its source and our website URL is given. Also, if you provide it to other people in your organisation, you should make sure that those people are aware that these terms apply to them and their use of the material.

9. Linking With Other Websites

You are not permitted, except with our prior written consent, to deep link to or to frame any of the content that appears on the website..

This website may include links to other websites that may be of interest to you. We do not endorse or approve and have no responsibility for the content of any website to which this website links. Also, no warranty is given that the links are accurate.10. Privacy Policy

These Terms should be read in conjunction with our Privacy Policy. We will process information about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy. By using our site, you consent to such processing, you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate and you acknowledge and agree to be legally bound by the terms of our Privacy Policy. Please click here to view our Privacy Policy.

11. Further Information

If you have any queries or complaints, or would like to link to this website or request further information, please contact us at:

SUEZ Communities Trust

The Coach House

Eastwood Park

Falfield

South Gloucestershire

GL12 8DA



Telephone: (01454) 262910

Email: info@suezcommunitiestrust.org.uk

© SUEZ Communities Trust 2009.





Acceptable Use Policy

This website is owned and operated by SUEZ Communities Trust Limited (United Kingdom company no. 03323121) ("us" and "we"). This website aims to provide advice and information for people who wish to apply for funding through the Landfill Communities Fund and Scottish Landfill Communities Fund, as well as people who want to find out how funding has been allocated.

This Acceptable Use Policy sets out the terms between you and us under which you may access our website. This Acceptable Use Policy applies to all users of, and visitors to, our site.

Your use of our site means that you accept, and agree to abide by, all the policies in this Acceptable Use Policy, which supplement our terms and conditions of website use.


1. PROHIBITED USES

You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site:

a. In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.

b. In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.

c. For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.

d. To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards in clause 2 below.

e. To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation.

f. To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

You also agree:

a. Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our site in contravention of the provisions of our terms of website use.

b. Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:

c. any part of our site;

d. any equipment or network on which our site is stored;

e. any software used in the provision of our site; or

f. any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

2. CONTENT STANDARDS

These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site, and to any interactive services associated with it.

You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.

Your contributions must:

a. Be accurate (where they state facts).

b. Be genuinely held (where they state opinions).

c. Comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.

Your contributions must not:

a. Contain any material which is defamatory of any person.

b. Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory.

c. Promote sexually explicit material.

d. Promote violence.

e. Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.

f. Infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person.

g. Be likely to deceive any person.

h. Be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.

i. Promote any illegal activity.

j. Be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.

k. Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person.

l. Be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person.

m. Give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case.

n. Advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.

3. SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION

We will determine, in our absolute discretion, whether there has been a breach of this Acceptable Use Policy through your use of our site. When a breach of this policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.

Failure to comply with this Acceptable Use Policy constitutes a material breach of the terms of use upon which you are permitted to use our site, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:

a. Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site.

b. Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to our site.

c. Issue of a warning to you.

d. Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.

e. Further legal action against you.

f. Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.

As far as applicable law permits, we exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of this Acceptable Use Policy, save where such actions result in death or personal injury as a result of our negligence. The responses described in this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

4. CHANGES TO THE ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY

We may revise this Acceptable Use Policy at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are legally binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in this Acceptable Use Policy may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.