Copyright Statement

1. All content on this Internet site is owned or herein controlled by Edinburgh Association of Community Councils (EACC), and is protected by the principles of UK copyright laws. You may download content only for your personal use for non-commercial purposes. No modification of the content is permitted. The content may be shared with other parties but not for commercial purposes. EACC must be credited as the source of the material. 

2. The owners of this internet site will use reasonable efforts to include up-to-date and accurate information in the. They make no representations, warranties, or assurances as to the accuracy, currency, or completeness of the information provided. The owners of this site will not be liable for any damages or injury resulting from any access, or failed access, to this Internet site, or from any  reliance on any information provided within it. 

3. This Internet site may provide links or references to other sites but the owners of this site have no responsibility for, and offer no warranty on, the content of such other sites and shall not be liable for any damages or injury arising from such content. Any links to other sites are provided simply as a convenience to the users of this Internet site.

4. The trademarks, service marks, trade names, trade dress and products in this Internet site are legally protected in the United Kingdom. No use of any of these may be made without the prior, written authorisation of the owners of this site, other than to identify the products or services of the provider. 

6. Any personally identifiable information in electronic communications to this Internet site is governed by this site's Privacy Policy (below). Subject to UK copywright law, the owners of this site shall be free to use or copy all other information in any such communications, including any ideas, inventions, concepts, techniques or know-how disclosed therein, for any purposes. Such purposes may include disclosure to third parties and/or developing, manufacturing and/or marketing goods or services.

7. The sender of any communications to this Internet site or otherwise to the owners of this site shall be responsible for the content and information contained therein, including its truthfulness, accuracy and compliance with protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. 

8. This internet site is governed by the laws of the UK. 

Privacy Policy

9. Our privacy policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect and use the personal information that may be collected when you visit this website. This policy gives you information about cookies and how you may reject such cookies.

10. You may be asked to submit personal information about yourself (e.g. your name and email address) so that we can provide you with certain services such as an e-newsletter. Whenever you provide us with such information we will treat that information in accordance with this policy and Edinburgh Association of Community Councils (EACC) will act in accordance with current legislation and aim to meet current Internet best practice.

11. EACC will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Where you are in correspondence with EACC, this means that your personal details may be held on record and shared with other parties in the course of EACC business. The use of the information is governed by the data protection principles set out by the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). Any information you provide to the Edinburgh Association of Community Councils will only be used within the aegis of legitimate business of Edinburgh Community Councils. Your information will be disclosed where we are obliged or permitted by law.

12. During the course of any visit to this site the pages you see, along with a short text file called a 'cookie', are downloaded to your computer. Many websites do this, because cookies enable website publishers to do useful things like find out whether the computer has visited the website before. This is done on a repeat visit by checking for, and identifying, the cookie left there on the last visit.

13. A cookie is a small amount of data (which frequently includes an anonymous unique identifier) that is sent to your browser from a website's computer when you visit that website. This data is stored on your computer's hard drive. The purpose is to allow the website to track online traffic flows. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it. Your browser only permits a web site to access the cookies it itself has already sent to you; that excludes the cookies sent to you by other sites.

14. Cookies record information about your online preferences. Users have the opportunity to set their computers to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

15. Finally, if you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content anywhere on or to the EACC website (or facilitate such action) the Edinburgh Association of Community Councils will use whatever information about you that is available to put a halt to such actions.This may involve informing relevant third-parties such as your employer, school, college and personal E-mail and Internet Provider, along with law enforcement agencies about the content and your behaviour.

This page was last updated on 9 June 2023 but may be subject to correction.

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