The aboutDereham Partnership

aboutDereham website

Terms of Use

This website is owned, operated and maintained by the aboutDereham Partnership, an unincorporated not-for-profit voluntary association working to provide accessible information about Dereham town.

The use of this website is subject to these terms and conditions of use which explain how the website works and how you can use the services we provide through it.

Your continued use of this website is considered to be acceptance of the terms and conditions of use of the site.

Use of the website

You may be required to register with us to use all or part of the services provided on our website including the upload and posting of comments (including, but not limited to, any text, computer script, code, photographs, graphics, video or audio or web links to the same) – your “Contribution”.

From time to time we may restrict access to some parts of the website, or our entire website, to users who have registered with us.

If you are uploading a Contribution to the website you agree to grant us, free of charge, permission to use the material and give consent that the Contribution and your organisation profile will be published on the website, and will be able to be seen, shared amongst and accessible by any users of the site. If the Contribution includes another person, you warrant that the other person has consented to be in your Contribution and to putting your Contribution on the website.

Your Contribution must:

Your Contribution must not:

You agree that we can use your Contribution as part of the website, including making it available to any other users of the website for download. You will retain the copyright of your Contribution. All trade marks, titles and copyrights used in this website relating to third party publications and materials are owned by their respective holders. Any other intellectual property rights relating to this website (unless otherwise stated) are owned by us.

You warrant to us that your Contribution does not breach copyright or any other intellectual property rights and that you have not included or copied another person’s material without their consent or licence, and you indemnify us against any loss they may suffer as a result of a claim that the Contribution contains any third party’s intellectual property rights. If you have used another person’s material, you undertake to ensure that the original creator has given you permission in advance to use it and to have it published by us on the website, without any payment and that the original creator has waived any moral rights they may have in the Contributions.

Your participation in the services offered by the website is at your own risk. We are not liable for any loss, damage or injury which results directly or indirectly from your participation in the website and associated events (including downloading other users’ Contributions) unless such loss, damage or injury is caused by our breach or negligence. We will not be liable for any loss, damage or injury caused by you, or your failure to make proper and reasonable efforts to mitigate your loss, or if such loss, damage or injury is due to events outside our reasonable control. We accept no liability for viruses. You are recommended to take all appropriate safeguards before downloading information or images from any website as well as the website.

Whilst we have taken all reasonable steps to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information on this website, it is provided on an “as is” basis and we give no warranty and make no representation regarding the accuracy or completeness of the content of this website.

Prohibited Activities

When using this website you will observe the following provisions and restrictions (which apply in respect of the use of the website and (where relevant) in respect of any Contributions also):

You will only use the website for lawful purposes. You may not use the website in any way which violates any applicable local, national or international law or regulation or common standards of decency (including, but not limited to, defamatory statements, libel, slander, invasion of privacy, breach of data protection, breach of confidentiality, financial laws, harassment, obscenity, pornography, promoting violence, export laws and regulations, and infringement or misappropriation of another party’s copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets or other intellectual property rights).

You will not send or cause to be sent unsolicited commercial messages or communications in any form (spam).

You will not use the website in such a way as to risk or cause loss, damage or destruction of data.

You will not use the website in such a way that brings or could bring the aboutDereham Partnership and its members or any user of the website into disrepute.

You will not knowingly transmit any material (including through uploading Contributions) which threatens the integrity and/or security of any network or computer system (including, but not limited to, transmission of worms, viruses, trojans and other malicious codes and accessing any device or data without proper authorisation).

You will not reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of the website except as permitted by these Terms of Use.

You will not interfere with, damage or disrupt any part of the website, any equipment or network used for the storage of the website or any software used in the provision of the website. For the avoidance of doubt, this provision applies to any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

You will not attempt to obtain unauthorised access to the website, such as attempting to circumvent or circumventing any authentication, registration or other security feature of any system, network or account. This includes accessing any data not intended for the user, logging into a server or account the user is not authorised to access, or probing the security of any system, network or account.

You will not promote any discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.

You will not infringe any copyright or other intellectual property right of any other person, nor breach any other legal duty owed to a third party. This obligation extends to advocating, promoting or assisting any such unlawful act.

Links to third party websites and restrictions

The use of third party websites is entirely at your own risk. Links contained in the website will lead to other websites not under our control, and we accept no liability for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. Links provided on the website are provided to you only as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply reliability and endorsement by us of the content of any third party’s website.

These Terms of Use do not apply to any third party website linked to the website. You should read the terms and conditions of those websites before using them and direct any questions or comments about the linked website’s contents to the relevant website provider.

You are not entitled (nor will you assist others) to set up links from your own websites to the website (whether by hypertext linking, deep-linking, framing, toggling or otherwise) without our prior written consent, which we may grant or withhold at our absolute discretion.

Content / software

All content included on this website, including text, graphics, logos, icons, images, software and source code, and the arrangement and compilation of such content and any databases are the property of the aboutDereham Partnership and its members and is protected by United Kingdom and international intellectual property laws, including copyright laws.

You may print material (including Contributions) from the website for your legitimate, private, educational and research purposes, but you may not charge a fee for any use and commercial use is expressly prohibited. Appropriate acknowledgement of the copyright owner is required if material is re-published in any format and no endorsement should be implied by its use. You must ensure that others to whom you provide these materials in accordance with the above are made aware of these restrictions.


We do not guarantee that this website will be compatible with all or any hardware and software which you may use. We do not guarantee that this website will be available all the time or at any specific time and no liability can be accepted in respect of losses or damages arising out of such unavailability. We reserve the right to withdraw or modify this website at any time.

Due to the changing nature of the information contained in this website, the aboutDereham Partnership shall not be liable for any damage or loss resulting from information accessible via this website not being accurate, complete or current.

Due to the nature of communications over the Internet and the inherent risks of the transfer of data over the Internet, the aboutDereham Partnership shall not be liable for any damage or loss whatsoever resulting from viruses or the corruption or loss of data or damage to software or hardware.

The aboutDereham Partnership shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, special or consequential losses or damages whatsoever, howsoever arising (including but not limited to loss of business, loss of opportunity, loss of sale, loss of goodwill, loss of profits or increased costs).

The disclaimers set out above do not affect or prejudice any other disclaimers or exclusions relating to this website (whether or not contained in these terms) which we have communicated to you or which you have accepted by using this website.

No contracting online

This website is a purely information-only website and does not support any commercial or monetary transactions. Nothing on this website is intended to be nor should be construed as an offer to enter into a contractual relationship with you or anyone else, except for these Terms of Use which govern the relationship between us in relation to your use of the website.

If you make a contract with a third party who is named or referred to on this website, it is your responsibility to ensure that you are comfortable with the terms of that contract and to take legal advice if necessary.


Rules as to use or access to this website are subject to the law of England and Wales and you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the English Courts in relation to any matter or dispute arising out of or in connection with your use of this website.

Any waiver or amendment of any of these Terms of Use will be effective only if signed by us and our failure to exercise or enforce any rule shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

Our Rights and Remedies

We have the absolute discretion to determine whether there has been a breach of these Terms of Use through your use of the website and we may take such action as we deem to be appropriate. We may issue a warning, written or otherwise, to you before taking such action. Further, we reserve the right to immediately suspend your access to the website cancel any accounts and/or registrations, and remove any Contributions you have uploaded to the website. We also have the right to disclose any information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.

We have the right to seek damages from you for any loss, damage or injury which results directly or indirectly from your participation in the website and associated events. Any damages sought will include a claim against you for reimbursement of all costs resulting from the breach.


You and we acknowledge (subject to provisions contained in these Terms of Use allowing disclosure) that where one party (“the Recipient”) is exposed to certain information of the other party (“the Discloser”) and the Discloser considers and treats this information as confidential information that is not generally known to the public, the Recipient will treat this information as confidential information and will take all appropriate steps to protect the confidential information from unauthorised disclosure.

You acknowledge that any personal or commercially sensitive information which you make public by including it in your Contribution will become accessible by any user of the website.


The aboutDereham Partnership, May 2018