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You agree that you shall not use the Website for illegal purposes, and will respect all applicable laws and regulations. You agree not to use the website in a way that may impair the performance, corrupt the content or otherwise reduce the overall functionality of the Website. You also agree not to compromise the security of the Website or attempt to gain access to secured areas or sensitive information.
You agree to be fully responsible for any claim, expense, liability, losses, costs including legal fees incurred by us arising from any infringement of the terms and conditions set out in this agreement.
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies and Bishop’s Stortford Museum reserve the right to change any part of this agreement without notice and your use of the Website will be deemed as acceptance of this agreement. We advise users to regularly check the Terms and Conditions of this agreement.
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies have complete discretion to modify or remove any part of this site without warning or liability arising from such action.
Limitation of liability
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies and Bishop’s Stortford Museum will under no circumstance be liable for indirect, special, or consequential damages including any loss of business, revenue, profits, or data in relation to your use of the Website.
Nothing within this Agreement will operate to exclude any liability for death or personal injury arising as result of the negligence of Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies, its employees or agents.
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By using the Website you agree to respect the intellectual property rights of Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies, Bishop’s Stortford Museum and other contributors to the Website (which are identified in the photo captions and credit lines for each article) and will refrain from copying, downloading, transmitting, reproducing, printing, or exploiting for commercial purpose any material contained within the Website.
Copyright in the digital images of the police records archive (HPF) created for the On The Beat project, is owned jointly by Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies and Bishop’s Stortford Museum. Both copyright owners should be acknowledged. For permission to reproduce material from the Past Policing website, including images of the digitised police records, please contact Hertfordshire Archives & Local Studies in the first instance for permission and advice.
You must obtain permission from the relevant copyright owner to republish the material on a public web site or within a work for publication in any medium. Such use may be subject to reproduction fees and the source of the material and its copyright status must be acknowledged.
Anyone republishing material from the Website without permission is liable for any resulting infringement of copyright.
The information is provided on the understanding that the website is not engaged in rendering advice and should not be wholly relied upon when making any related decision.
The information contained with the Website is provided on an “as is” basis with no warranties expressed or otherwise implied relating to the accuracy, fitness for purpose, compatibility or security of any components of the Website.
We do not guarantee uninterrupted availability of the Website and cannot provide any representation that using the Website will be error free.
The Website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by other parties. We do not control such websites and we take no responsibility for, and will not incur any liability in respect of, their content. Our inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of views, statements or information contained in such websites.
If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck out and the remaining provisions shall remain in force.
Governing law and jurisdiction
This Agreement will be governed by the laws of England and any user of the Website hereby agrees to be bound exclusively by the jurisdiction of English courts without reference to rules governing choice of laws.