This is the website of Hitchin and District Scouts

(1) Agreement
These terms and conditions govern your use of Hitchin and District Scouts Website. This website is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms and conditions contained herein. By using our website, whether registered or not, you agree to these terms and conditions in full.

(2) Intellectual property rights
Unless otherwise stated, we or our licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the licence below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.
Licensors include (but are not limited to) members of Hitchin and District Scouts in respect of their own contributions to the website.

(3) Licence to use this website
You may view, download and print from the website for bona fide Scouting use, subject to the restrictions below.
You must not:
(a) republish material from this website (including republication on another website) without prior permission of Hitchin and District Scouts or the respective licensors;
(b) sell, rent or otherwise sub-license material on the website;
(c) exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose;
(d) redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution. Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed within Scouting.

(4) Material posted on the website by members
We do not pre-screen or moderate all of the material contributed by members to this website. We do from time to time monitor that published material is suitable, however we cannot monitor every published article. If you find any material that you think would cause offence, is inappropriate or you feel infringes this Agreement, then please inform us by email to the contact below.

You must not use our website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the website.
You must not use our website in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.
You must not use our website to copy, publish or send material which is illegal or unlawful, or material which could give rise to legal action under English and other applicable law. All material you copy, publish or send via our website must not be defamatory, obscene, indecent, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; such material must not infringe any person’s intellectual property rights or rights of confidence, impinge upon any person’s privacy, or constitute incitement to commit a crime.
You must not use our website to copy, publish or send material which could bring Hitchin and District Scouts or The UK Scout Association into disrepute.
You must not use our website to copy, publish or send mass mailings or spam.
You must not use our website for any purposes related to marketing without our express written consent.
We reserve the right to edit or remove any material posted upon our website.
We may take such action as we deem appropriate to deal with the posting of unsuitable material.

(5) Restricted access
Access to certain areas of our website is restricted. We reserve the right to restrict access to other areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion.
If we provide you with a username and password to enable you to access restricted areas of our website or other content or services, you must ensure that that username and password is kept confidential. You accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your username or password. We may require you to change your username and/or password from time to time.
You must not obtain or attempt to obtain material or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided by the website.
At our sole discretion we may suspend or terminate your username and password if we consider that you are in breach of this Agreement or any of the terms or policies governing your use of our website.

(6) Indemnity and limitation of liability
The information on this website is provided free-of-charge, by volunteers, and you acknowledge that it would be unreasonable to hold us liable in respect of this website and the information on this website, whether provided by us or others.
Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up-to-date.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill).
Our liability is limited and excluded to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law. We will not be liable for any direct or indirect loss or damage or consequential loss arising under these terms and conditions or in connection with this website, howsoever caused, whether arising out of any negligence or breach of this Agreement or otherwise. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing exclusion, we will not be liable for any loss of profit, contracts, business, goodwill, data, income, revenue or anticipated savings arising under terms and conditions or in connection with this website.
However, nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude or limit any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

(7) Variation
We may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time by posting a new version on the website.

(8) Entire agreement
These terms and conditions, together with our privacy statement and our disclaimer constitute the entire Agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

(9) Law and jurisdiction
This notice will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to this notice shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

(10) Severability
In the event that any term of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of this Agreement shall remain valid and enforceable.

(11) Affiliation
Hitchin and District Scouts are affiliated to The UK Scout Association.

(12) Disclaimers
The views expressed in this website are those of contributors and unless specifically stated are not those of Hitchin and District Scouts nor The UK Scout Association.

Hitchin and District Scouts are not responsible for the availability, content or policies of any third party sites that are accessible through this website. Any links to third party websites from ths website do not amount to any endorsement of that site and any use of that site by you is at your own risk.

(13) Contact
You can contact us here: Contact us


These terms and conditions are based on a template created by SEQ Legal


These terms and conditions were last updated on 11 February 2014