TERMS & CONDITIONS
THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY TO ALL USE OF THE
WEBSITE. IF YOU PROCEED TO USE THE
WEBSITE, YOU WILL BE DEEMED TO HAVE ACCEPTED THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND WILL
BE BOUND BY ITS TERMS.
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE
USING THIS WEBSITE
Please read these Terms and Conditions
carefully before you start to use the Website as they represent a binding legal
agreement and you will be bound by them. If you do not agree to these Terms and
Conditions, you must not use the Website.
Other applicable terms & policies
The following additional terms also
apply to your use of the Website:
Our Cookies Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on the Website.
Information about the owner of the Website
The Website is operated by Ed Davey
MP for Kingston & Surbiton.
Davey MP employs staff in his Parliamentary Office to operate the Website on
his behalf, henceforth known as (“the Office”,
“we”, “us” or “our”).
Ed Davey MP
is a member of the Liberal Democratic Party and is running for leadership of
that party (the “Campaign”).
Changes to these Terms and Conditions
Please note that we reserve the
right to revise or amend these terms at any time to reflect changes in law or
the Office’s affairs. Where these changes are significant, we will endeavour to
e-mail you to make sure that they are informed of such changes. However, it is your responsibility to
check these Terms and Conditions before each use of the Website.
We may suspend or withdraw the Website
Our Website is made available free
We do not guarantee that our
Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We
may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our
Website for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you
reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.
You are also responsible for
ensuring that all persons who access the Website though your internet
connection are aware of the Terms and Conditions, and that they comply with
Donations to Ed Davey MP are regulated by the
Political Parties Elections and Referendums Act 2000.
Donations include a gift of money or property,
sponsorship of an event or publication, or free use or specially discounted use
of property, facilities or services.
Donations over £500 can only be accepted if
they are from permissible sources.
Permissible sources include: an individual
registered on a UK electoral register, including overseas electors and
bequests, a Great Britain registered political party, most UK-registered
companies, a UK-registered trade union, a UK-registered building society, a
UK-registered limited liability partnership (LLP) that carries on business in
the UK, a UK-registered friendly society or registered society or a Northern
Ireland registered Industrial and provident Society and a UK-based
unincorporated association that is based in and carries on business or other
activities in the UK.
It is essential that we are able to identify the
source of all donations. Otherwise, we may not be able to accept the donation.
You therefore accept and acknowledge that you must provide us with your name
and any other information we may request in order to identify the source of the
When you make a donation, you understand and
accept that you are not entering into any contract for the provision of goods
or services and that your donation will be used for the Campaign.
using this Website, or contacting us, including by e-mail and/or any enquiry
forms that we may offer users or add in the future on this Website you agree:
- any information you submit is up-to-date, accurate
- not to use any other user’s identity to make any
donations via the Website;
- not to impersonate other people;
- not to submit information
or content that is unlawful or otherwise objectionable including, but not
limited to, content that is defamatory, abusive, offensive, racist,
sexist, homophobic, threatening, vulgar, obscene, hateful, content which
promotes or incites violence or is otherwise inappropriate or to post
comments which will constitute a criminal offence or give rise to civil
liability on this Website;
- to refrain from using our Website and online
communications systems for unauthorised mass-communication such as “spam” or
“junk email”; and
- to only use this Website
for lawful purposes.
We are not responsible for viruses and you must not
We do not guarantee that the Website will be secure
or free from bugs or viruses.
You are responsible for configuring your
information technology, computer programmes and platforms to access the Website.
You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our site by knowingly
introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that 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.
Our intellectual property rights
We are the owners
and/or the licensees of all intellectual property rights inherent in the
Website, and in the material published on it including, but not limited to,
text, graphics, logos, icons, images, sound clips, video clips, data
compilations, page layout, underlying code and software. Unless specifically stated otherwise, nothing
in these terms or on the Website shall give effect to any transfer of such
intellectual property rights from us to you.
right to use the intellectual property inherent in the Website is a
non-exclusive licence to make use of such content only as is strictly necessary
to enable you to access the Website and to peruse its contents.
print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from the Website
for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your
organisation to content posted on the Website.
You must not
modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or
downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs,
video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
(and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on the
Website must always be acknowledged.
You must not
use any part of the content on the Website for commercial purposes without
obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
If you print
off, copy or download any part of the Website in breach of these Terms and Conditions,
your right to use the Website will cease immediately and you must, at our
option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
How we may use your personal information
Do not rely on information on the Website
The content on our Website is provided for general information only. It
is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain
professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action
on the basis of the content on our Website.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Website,
we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or
implied, that the content on our Website is accurate, complete or up to date.
You acknowledge that you must comply with the
responsibilities set out herein and that if you breach any of these Terms and
Conditions you may be personally liable to us or any third party that suffers
harm as a result.
agree to indemnify and keep indemnified us, our successors and assignors, our
directors, trustees, offices, employees and agents from and against all
liabilities, claims, losses, costs, damages and expenses including legal fees
which are reasonably incurred by us should you breach any of these Terms and Conditions.
Limitation of our liability
Nothing in these Terms and
Conditions excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury
arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or
any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by law.
To the extent permitted by law, we
exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may
apply to the Website or any content on it, whether express or implied.
We will not be liable, under any
circumstances, for the following types of loss or damage whether in contract,
tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if
of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
of anticipated savings;
of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation;
or damage to data; or
indirect or consequential loss or damage.
accept and acknowledge that we are not responsible for nor are we liable for
any loss or damage whether
in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or
otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
- your use, or inability to us, the Website; or
- the accuracy, veracity or reliability of any content,
opinion, advice or statement made or provided via this Website.
We will not be liable for any loss
or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other
technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment,
computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the
Website or to your downloading of any content from it, or from any website
linked to it.
Events outside our control
We will not be liable or responsible
for any failure to perform, or delay in performance or, any of our obligations
under these Terms and Conditions that is caused by an Event Outside Our Control
(as defined in the paragraph below).
An Event Outside Our Control means
any act or event beyond our reasonable control, including without limitation
strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action by third parties, civil
commotion, riot, invasion, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war
(whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war, fire, explosion,
storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic, or other natural disaster, or
failure of public or private telecommunications.
If an Event Out Our Control takes
place that affects the performance of our obligations under these Terms and
time for performance of our obligations will be extended for the duration of
the Even Outside Our Control.
Linking to the Website
You may link to our home page,
provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our
reputation or take advantage of it.
You must not establish a link in
such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on
our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link to the
Website in any website that is not owned by you.
The Website must not be framed on
any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Website other than
the home page.
We reserve the right to withdraw
linking permission without notice and you agree to take all necessary steps to
remove any links to the Website following a request from us to do so.
Third party website links & resources in the
Where the Website contains links to
other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided
for your information only.
We have no control over the contents
of those sites or resources.
We assume no responsibility for the
content of websites linked to from the Website. Such links should not be
interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be
liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Please note that the Terms and
Conditions, and its subject matter are governed by English law. You and we both
agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction
over any disputes.
If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions or your use of the Website, you can contact us, by e-mailing: contact [at] edforleader [dot] org