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Legal statement

Updated July 2012

This is the website of the City of London Corporation’s Bridge House Estates Trust Fund and City Bridge Trust ("the City Bridge Trust") of PO Box 270 Guildhall London EC2P 2EJ. Telephone 020 7332 3710. Email citybridgetrust@cityoflondon.gov.uk.

Definitions

"Website" means the City Bridge Trust’s website currently located at www.citybridgetrust.org.uk.
"We / us / our" means the City Bridge Trust
"You / your / yours" means a user of the Website
"Users" means collectively users of the Website
"Special Conditions" means specific conditions relating to a product or service on relevant webpage of the Website.

Terms and Conditions of Use and General Conditions of Sale

By using the Website you agree to be bound by the "Terms and Conditions of Use".

If you are uncertain as to your rights or require any explanation about them please email citybridgetrust@cityoflondon.gov.uk or telephone 020 7332 3710.

Disclaimer

The City Bridge Trust is committed to the highest standard and quality of information and every attempt has been made to present up-to-date accurate information. However, the City Bridge Trust gives no warranty as to the accuracy of the information on the Website. The City Bridge Trust shall not be liable for any losses or damages arising from your use of the Website, including reliance on information contained on the Website, other than in respect of death or personal injury caused by our negligence or in respect of fraud.

The information provided on the Website has not been written to meet the individual requirements of Users and it is the responsibility of Users to satisfy themselves prior to using this information in any way that it is suitable for their purposes. Before making any decisions based on any information contained on this Website, Users are strongly advised to refer to alternative independent sources of information to confirm the basis of their decision.

Although the City Bridge Trust takes all reasonable measures to ensure that the information provided to it from third parties is accurate and not defamatory or offensive it cannot control the content or take responsibility for pages maintained by external providers or linked pages.

Terms & Conditions of Use

of the Website of the City of London Corporation’s Bridge House Estates Trust Fund and City Bridge Trust ("the City Bridge Trust") " About Us".

1. General

1.1 In accessing information from the Website you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use as set out below.

1.2 These Terms and Conditions of Use may change from time to time. Please check our Website frequently to see recent changes. The date when these Terms and Conditions of Use were last updated will be displayed. If you do not agree to any change you should not continue to use the Website.

1.3 The Website contains proprietary notices and copyright information the terms of which you agree to observe and follow.

1.4 In the event that the City Bridge Trust opens a prize draw to Users*:-

(a) only one entry per User will be accepted;

(b) an eligible entrant must be an individual aged 18 or over;

(c) by entering, all entrants agree to abide by these Terms and Conditions of Use;

(d) all prizes are subject to availability, not exchangeable for cash, and the City Bridge Trust may at its absolute discretion alter or substitute any prize for an alternative of the same or comparable value; and

(e) the City Bridge Trust does not endorse, guarantee or accept liability arising from any products or services of a third party offered as a prize in any prize draw.

2. Security

2.1 You assume full responsibility for the protection of your computer system (including but not limited to any form of computer, PDA, mobile phone, or other web browsing equipment) including hardware, software and stored data on your computer system including hardware, software and stored data of third parties who may access or be otherwise connected to your computer system. You will assume the responsibility of ensuring that programs or other data downloaded or otherwise received from this Website are free from viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other items of a destructive nature. We would advise you to run an up-to-date anti-virus program on anything you download from the Internet.

2.2 You must take reasonable precautions to prevent the fraudulent use of your security details including password and must notify the City Bridge Trust in the event that you suspect a third party has obtained your security details.

2.3 In accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 the City Bridge Trust will take reasonable steps to ensure that data transmitted electronically to the City Bridge Trust via the Website or otherwise and stored by the City Bridge Trust is not accessed by unauthorised third parties. You accept the risk that data transmitted electronically to the City Bridge Trust via the Website or otherwise may be intercepted before reaching the City Bridge Trust or accessed from the City Bridge Trust's data storage by third parties not authorised by the City Bridge Trust and may be exploited unlawfully by such unauthorised third parties.

2.4 The City Bridge Trust makes no representations as to the security, quality or propriety of any website which may be accessed through the Website and accepts no liability for the content or for any loss or damage caused or alleged to have been caused by the use of or reliance on information contained in such websites or goods or services purchased from them. Connected websites accessed through the Website are independent websites over which the City Bridge Trust does not exercise any control whether financial, editorial or of any other kind and are not in any way endorsed by the City Bridge Trust.

3. Errors

3.1 Information contained in the Website may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical mistakes and should not be relied on as totally accurate. Information may be changed or updated without notice and any queries relating to the information including queries as to its currency and accuracy should be addressed to the person or persons stipulated in the Special Conditions on the appropriate web pages relevant to the goods or services sought. For general content queries relating to the Website email us at citybridgetrust@cityoflondon.gov.uk.

4. Warranty and Liability

4.1 All information made available from within the Website is provided "as is" for information purposes only and should not be relied on as totally accurate. See Disclaimer above.

4.2 Goods supplied from the Website should only be used for their approved uses and in accordance with their accompanying instructions for use, servicing and maintenance. You are strongly advised not to use goods supplied for any non-approved or abnormal uses.

4.3 No employee or agent of the City Bridge Trust is authorised to recommend non-approved uses and you should not rely on any such recommendations.

4.4 The City Bridge Trust will only be liable to you for any losses resulting from the use of the Website in the following circumstances:-

(a) where the losses are suffered as a result of the City Bridge Trust breaking any term of the Conditions of Use and/or General Conditions of Sale / Special Conditions; or

(b) where there is a breach of a legal duty of care owed to you by the City Bridge Trust or any employees or agents of the City Bridge Trust; and

(c) provided the losses are a foreseeable consequence of the City Bridge Trust breaking the Conditions of Use and/or General Conditions of Sale / Special Conditions; Losses are foreseeable where they could be contemplated by the User and the City Bridge Trust at the time the Website is made available to the User.

4.5 The City Bridge Trust will not be liable for:

(a) indirect losses which happen as a side effect of the main loss or damage and which are not foreseeable;

(b) any increase in loss or damage resulting from breach by you of any term of the Conditions of Use and General Conditions of Sale / Special Conditions;

(c) any loss or damage resulting from the use of any other website connected to the Website by means of a hypertext link or any other link;

(d) any loss of profits or other economic loss resulting from the use of the Website for business purposes

4.6 The City Bridge Trust accepts no responsibility whatsoever for any data corruption, interception or delay or any inaccuracies or errors that may occur except in consumer sales to the extent that the City Bridge Trust or its employees or agents is in breach of its agreement with you, negligent or in breach of its statutory duty when the provisions of Clauses 4.4 and 4.5 above will apply.

4.7 Nothing in these terms shall exclude the City Bridge Trust's liability for death or personal injury arising from the negligence of the City Bridge Trust, its employees, agents or contractors resulting from the use of the Website.

4.8 The City Bridge Trust publishes the images and information on the Website in good faith. The City Bridge Trust will use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that all intellectual property rights are respected and that the information and images are accurate and neither defamatory nor offensive.

5. Copyright and Linking Policy

5.1 The Website belongs in all respects to the City Bridge Trust.

5.2 All intellectual property rights including copyright, Database Right, First Publication Rights, patents, Registered Trade Marks, know-how, intellectual or industrial property rights including format, art direction, look and feel of the Website and its content subsisting throughout the World shall vest in the City Bridge Trust.

5.3 Users may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, reproduce, publish, licence or create derivative works from data or other content found on the Website or sell any information or images obtained from the Website. Users may download information or images for private non-commercial viewing purposes only unless permitted for the purpose of making an offer appropriate to the goods or services required. Any information or images attributed to a third party and not in copyright and downloaded by you may only be used in compliance with this clause and must be properly attributed to the owner.

5.4 Linking to other websites is permitted in accordance with the following Linking Policy:-

The City Bridge Trust is keen to promote e-government and access to online public services by encouraging other reputable websites to create links to our Website. It therefore grants a limited, revocable and non-exclusive right to create a link / s to web pages on the Website subject to the following conditions:-

1. Links to content / web pages are permitted provided you do not represent the City Bridge Trust Website or content as your own or otherwise misinform Users about the origin of the content of the City Bridge Trust Website.

2. Content (including but not limited to text, graphics, photographs, databases) on the Website must not be copied in isolation or presented to give the impression that the content is owned by you. Content should not be loaded into frames or a border environment. City Bridge Trust pages must load into the User’s entire window.

3. Links to the Website must not be used for commercial or private gain or to imply endorsement of your website, product or service by the City Bridge Trust without our express written approval (email citybridgetrust@cityoflondon.gov.uk).

4. The City Bridge Trust will not support links to the City Bridge Trust Website by political pressure groups.

5. Your website must not contain distasteful, obscene, offensive, defamatory or otherwise illegal content or portray the Trust in a false, misleading, derogatory or offensive manner. You must not bring the City Bridge Trust into disrepute by associating us with undesirable products, services or opinions.

6. Any trade mark, logo, crest or other identifiable emblem of the City Bridge Trust shall remain the property of the City Bridge Trust at all times and no licence or right to use any of the same shall be granted or implied in any way.

7. If you wish to link to any part of the Website you will be bound by the City Bridge Trust Legal Notices including but not limited to copyright restrictions and our disclaimer.

8. Any breach of these conditions will result in the termination of your limited licence to link to content on the Website.

6. Availability of Website

6.1 The City Bridge Trust will use its reasonable endeavours to ensure the availability of the Website and that transmissions are error free. However, due to the nature of the Internet it is not technically possible for the City Bridge Trust to provide a completely fault free service and the City Bridge Trust gives no guarantees or warranties express or implied as to the quality or reliability of access to this site

6.2 The City Bridge Trust reserves the right to suspend or cancel the Website or refuse access to it immediately and without notice in order to maintain, repair or update the Website or if it is necessary for legal reasons. However, the City Bridge Trust will where possible give notice of any suspension or cancellation on the Website.

7. Waiver

7.1 The failure by the City Bridge Trust to enforce any term or condition hereof or of the Conditions of Sale or Special Conditions (if applicable) shall not be deemed as a waiver of the right to enforce such term or condition.

8. Jurisdiction

8.1 The Website is situated in London England and all the Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and subject to the jurisdiction of the English Courts.

9. Contact

In the event of any queries about how to use the Website, please email us at citybridgetrust@cityoflondon.gov.uk.

Privacy and data protection statement

This is the current Privacy and Data Protection Statement for the City Bridge Trust Website. If this Privacy Statement is revised an updated version will be placed on the Website.

1. Policy and personal data

1.1 The City Bridge Trust will use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that your privacy is protected. When you register with any part of the Website, the City Bridge Trust will require to know personal information about you - including your name, address, email address and telephone number. This information allows the City Bridge Trust to fulfil your request for information or services

1.2 The City Bridge Trust would like to use your information for the purpose of providing you with material about any special areas of the City Bridge Trust which it is believed may be of interest to you and for related marketing purposes. If you do not wish to receive this material, please inform us at citybridgetrust@cityoflondon.org.uk.

1.3 The personal data collected by the City Bridge Trust will be evaluated periodically to determine whether it should continue to hold such data. Subject to any legal retention requirements, eg VAT regulations require appropriate financial records to be retained for six years, you may notify the City Bridge Trust if you do not wish data to be continually held by the City Bridge Trust. You may also request details of your Personal Data held by the City Bridge Trust.

1.6 Please click here for Enquiries under the Data Protection Act 1998.

2. Statistics

2.1 The City Bridge Trust may provide aggregate statistics about traffic patterns and related site information on the Website and also provide statistics to Central Government, Government agencies and other public bodies, but these will not include any personally identifying information. Please note in particular that statistical records are maintained of pages visited by Users whether or not they have registered.

2.2 The City Bridge Trust may monitor user traffic on an aggregate basis in order to help it develop and improve the Website for the benefit of all Users.

3. Security

3.1 You are advised that the Internet is not a secure medium. The City Bridge Trust will use reasonable endeavours to keep your information confidential and store it on a secure server which is password protected and hidden behind a firewall from the outside world. Internal procedures cover the storage access and disclosure of your information. The City Bridge Trust will not sell or pass your information on to any third parties without first obtaining your consent.

4. Transmission and transfer of data outside the EU

4.1 Because the Internet infrastructure is global and it is not possible to predict the routes that information sent over the Internet will take, the information you provide may be transmitted temporarily via a route which takes it outside the European Economic Area (EEA) as it passes between you and the City Bridge Trust. By submitting your information you consent to such transmission.

The City Bridge Trust shall not transfer User data outside the EEA except where it is necessary to fulfil an order for goods or services placed by a User in a country or territory outside the EEA. The City Bridge Trust will only be storing the information supplied together with details of the activities you have undertaken with the City Bridge Trust and mailings that have been sent. You acknowledge that countries or territories outside the EEA do not provide the same level of data protection as the EEA. By submitting an order for goods or services with the City Bridge Trust you consent to such transfer

5. Disclosure

5.1 The City Bridge Trust may disclose personal information if required to do so by Law or in good faith believes it is required to do so by any order of the Courts or other competent body or agency or may do so to protect or defend the rights or property of the City Bridge Trust or to protect the personal safety of the City Bridge Trust's employees or the public at large.

6. Links

6.1 The City Bridge Trust Website has links to other websites which will have different privacy, trading and use policies and conditions and you should familiarise yourself with the same.

7. Data protection

7.1 The City Bridge Trust uses all reasonable endeavours to comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the following principles:

(a) Personal data should be processed fairly and lawfully This means that individuals should not be deceived or misled into supplying information.

(b) Data should only be obtained for a specified purpose and should not be used for any other purpose.

(c) Personal data should be adequate relevant and not excessive in relation to its purpose.

(d) Personal data should be accurate and up to date where necessary.

(e) Personal data should not be kept longer than is needed for its intended purpose.

(f) Personal data should be processed in accordance with the rights of the individual which the information concerns.

(g) Appropriate measures should be taken against unlawful processing or destruction of records. Computer systems should have back up facilities and security provisions.

(h) Personal data should not be transferred outside the European Economic Area (the EU states plus Lichtenstein, Iceland and Norway).

See the City of London's Access to Information Page which provides Users with guidance about their rights of access to information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Data Protection Act 1998.

For more information on the Data Protection Act 1998, you can call (UK) 01625 545 700.

8. Cookies

8.1 A cookie is a small file which stores information that a website puts on your hard disk so that it can remember something about you at a later time. Typically, a cookie records your preferences when using a particular site.

View the City Bridge Trust's guide to cookies.

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