The following legal information has been provided to ensure you are aware of any matters which may affect your browsing. Please ensure you read these pages before using the facilities we have provided.
Website privacy and data protection
Information which you send to us through this website, either by email or through electronic forms, will be treated in line with our privacy notice.
A cookie is a small piece of text that can be stored on your computer, phone or whatever you use to surf the Internet by the websites you visit. Cookies have many uses, which may include storing information about you. You can find out more information about cookies at AboutCookies.org and Information Commissioner: cookies.
Google Analytics is the program we use to collect statistics from our website to show us how visitors use our site. We use the information to create reports and to help us to improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, information like the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and which pages they visited, but we don’t get personal information, and can’t track who you are. Google offer a Google ‘opt-out’ plugin if you don’t want their cookies to be used on your browser.
YouTube is used to run our videos. If you play the video, it will add a cookie to your computer. YouTube provides more information about privacy on its website.
Copyright relating to databases and navigational graphics, including Digital Durham branding and logo(s) belongs to Durham County Council, all rights reserved. It is unlawful to duplicate or distribute any element of this, without expressed written permission. All other text and images (content) are copyright protected by Durham County Council.
Please note that links to other sites are monitored but we cannot be held responsible for information contained in them. We provide the links for your convenience and do not endorse the content. Please refer to individual websites for more information on their own legal statements.
Every effort is made to ensure that all the material on this site is up to date and accurate. However, Digital Durham does not guarantee the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of this website or the content. Changes are periodically made to the website and may be made at any time. We cannot accept any liability, nor in any other way be held responsible, for any damage, disruption or corruption of any user’s computer software, hardware or network which may arise as a result of the viewing of this website or its contents.
Linking to our site
You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on our website. We do not object to you linking directly to our information. Please be aware that changes to pages and content may cause broken links. In order to avoid this, you may instead wish to link to our homepage by using: http://digitaldurham.org/
You should not seek to associate Digital Durham with your site, product or any other content without our express permission. Nor should you suggest any endorsement or approval by Digital Durham of you, your website, product or content.
Framing and context
We do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. Our pages must load into a user’s entire window. Nor should you insert any graphic into, or play audio content over Digital Durham content, nor allow a pop-up to appear simultaneously with Digital Durham content.
We do not permit a website to link to Digital Durham if it contains material which is libellous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene, or is in any way a breach of the laws of England and Wales or infringes any third party intellectual property rights.
Monitoring of social media accounts
The accounts are monitored during office hours Monday to Friday. Due to the volume of requests we may be unable to give you a personal response.
Social media moderation
We welcome discussion about the programme and/or related topics, however, we reserve the right to delete posts that feature any of the following:
- Offensive material such as swearing, sexism, racism or homophobia
- Posts that libel or defame someone
- Messages that name or identify specific employees
- Posts that contain incorrect information that could mislead others
- Posts containing personal information that it would be unwise to share in public
- Posts or comments which seek to publicise campaigns by individuals, groups or organisations
- Spam, advertising or phishing/scam messages
- Copyrighted material from other sites without permission
- Messages of a political nature
- Anything else we consider upsetting/misleading or sensitive
If someone repeatedly posts such material on any of our social media outlets we may block them from posting anything further to protect other users. We may also reserve the right to report those posting inappropriate material to the relevant authorities.
If you wish to complain about material on our social media feeds which features any of the above, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Terms and conditions
Together with the content held within the privacy notice, this page forms the terms and conditions under which you may use and link to this website. Note that, by using this website, you are indicating your acceptance to be bound by these terms and conditions.
These terms may be varied from time to time. Please ensure that you review them regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use this website after it has been posted. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, please cease to use this website.
For the purposes of this agreement, ‘content’ means material including, without limitation, text, graphics, video and audio material, published on this website.
This site is designed and maintained by Digital Durham (Durham County Council).