1. Definitions
In the context of these terms and conditions, the following words shall have the following meanings:

“THE BLACKPOOL, WYRE AND FYLDE COUNCIL FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE (CVS BWF)” a charity registered under charity registration number: 1057178; having its registered office at: 327 Clifton Drive South, Lytham St. Annes, England, FY8 1HN.

“the Website” means any website under ownership or control of CVS BWF from which a link has been created to these terms and conditions;

“the Material” means all the information, data, text, graphics, links or computer code published on, contained or available on the Website;

“User” means the individual, firm, company or organisation accessing the Website.

2. Applicable terms and conditions
The Website is owned by CVS BWF and any use made of this site (including registrations and donations made via the Website), are subject to these terms and conditions. Empowerment may, at its sole descretion, modify or revise these terms and conditions at any time by updating the text on this page.

3. Use of the Website
Anyone is entitled to view any non-password protected parts of the Website and to use for their own purposes the information contained therein, provided:

3.1 It is used for information purposes only, for reproduction for personal use only, and not for reproduction on any other website or for commercial gain.

3.2 Any links created to the Website are notified to and approved by CVS BWF before they are created.

3.3 No part of the Website is copied, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means to any third party without the written permission of CVS BWF.

4. Copyright and trademarks
4.1 Copyright in the material is owned by CVS BWF or its content suppliers. Unauthorised use of the Material including reproduction, storage, modification, distribution or republication without prior written consent of Empowerment or, where applicable, the respective copyright owner(s) is prohibited.

4.2 The names and logos of CVS BWF and all related product and service names, designs, marks and slogans are the trade names, service marks or trade marks of CVS BWF and may not be used without the prior consent of CVS BWF.

5. Disclaimer
The Website is intended to provide general information only and as such should not be considered as a substitute for advice covering any specific situation. Users should seek appropriate advice before taking or refraining from taking any action in reliance on any information contained in this Website. So far as permissible by law, CVS BWF does not accept any liability to any person relating to the use of any such information. Whilst CVS BWF has taken every precaution in compiling this site neither it nor any contributors to the site can be held responsible for any action (or the lack thereof) taken by any person or organisation wherever they shall be based, as a result, direct or otherwise, on information contained in or accessed through this internet site.

6. Target audience
The Website is intended for use by UK residents and only in relation to their activities within the UK. It may be dangerous to apply any of the information on the Website to activities outside the UK. CVS BWF does not represent or warrant that the information accessible via the Website is accurate, complete or correct. CVS BWF has no liability whatsoever in respect of any use which you make of such information except in the case of personal injury or death caused by the negligence of CVS BWF. The information provided on this Website has not been written to meet individual requirements and it is your sole responsibility to satisfy yourself prior to using the information in any way for your purposes. Before making any decisions based on the information contained on the Website, you are strongly advised to refer to alternative, independent sources of information to substantiate the basis for your decision.

7. Warranty and indemnity
The User warrants to CVS BWF that it will not use the Website, the Material or any part thereof for any purpose that is in contravention of any applicable law or regulation or in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademarks, service marks or other intellectual property rights of third parties or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others or in any defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful manner. The User shall indemnify CVS BWF, its employees and agents, harmless against all claims, liability, losses, damages and expenses including without limitation, legal fees and costs arising out of or incurred as a result of any claims made, or litigation brought, against CVS BWF, its employees and agents, as a result of the use by the Use of the Website, the Material or any part thereof for whatever purpose, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

8. Limitation of liability
In no event shall CVS BWF be liable for any indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages whatsoever even if Empowerment has been advised of the possibility of damages including, without limitation, damage for loss of use, data or profits arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the Website, interruptions or delays to the Website, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, Material and services obtained through the Website or otherwise arising out of the use of the Website, whether based on contract, tort or otherwise to the fullest extent permitted by law.

9. Third party websites
The Website contains links to websites operated by parties other than Empowerment. Such links are provided for the User’s convenience only. Empowerment does not control such websites, and is not responsible for their content. Empowerment’s inclusion of links to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators. The User is solely responsible for evaluating the accuracy and completeness of any information contained on the third party websites, and also the value and integrity of any goods and services offered by such websites.

10. Privacy and data protection
Read our Privacy Statement in full.

11. Viruses
Whilst CVS BWF makes all reasonable attempts to exclude viruses from the Website it cannot ensure such exclusion and no liability is accepted for damage caused through the downloading of viruses. Therefore you are recommended to take all appropriate safeguards before downloading information from the Website.

12. Encryption
The security of information and payments transmitted via the Internet cannot be guaranteed. Any loss incurred or sustained by any User who transmits information by means of email or other Internet links shall be borne solely and exclusively by such User and in no event shall any such loss in whole or part be borne by CVS BWF or its agents.

13. General
13.1 If any provisions of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid or unenforceable, the validity or enforce-ability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected.

13.2 These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between CVS BWF and the User and supersede all other (prior to contemporaneous) communications and proposals, whether electronic or written, between the User and CVS BWF.

13.3 Any failure of CVS BWF to exercise or enforce any of its rights under these terms and conditions shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any such rights or operate so as to bar the subsequent exercise or enforcement of any such rights.

14. Jurisdiction
The terms and conditions and the use by the User of the Website shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and the parties hereto submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in all disputes arising out of relating to the Website or these terms and conditions.