The Small Print
Here we have some common sense terms and conditions for those taking part in the Letchworth Festival:
Letchworth Festival Terms and Conditions
These terms and conditions apply from 18 May 2012
Letchworth Festival - A fortnight of low cost Events in Letchworth, Hertfordshire, England; usually taking place each May/June/July and also at ad hoc times throughout the year as decided by the Committee.
Committee - The group of volunteers responsible for organising and coordinating the Letchworth Festival.
Event - An event organised by the Committee or Third Party as part of the Letchworth Festival.
Festival Printed Publicity - Publicity media such as (but not limited to) the printed Festival Programme, posters or tickets which are produced directly by the Committee.
Festival Website - Web pages placed on the World Wide Web by the Committee or agent appointed by the Committee, which are accessed via the URL (Uniform Resource Locator, or, "web address") http://www.letchworthfestival.org.
Third Party - Any person, organisation or other body outside the Committee.
we, us, our - The Committee
you, your - The person using the Festival Website or organising or participating in any Letchworth Festival Event.
Note that words importing one gender include all other genders, words importing the singular include the plural and vice versa, and any reference to a person includes a reference to a company, authority, board, department or other body.
2.1. YOUR AGREEMENT
By accessing and continuing to use the Festival Website, you acknowledge your understanding of and agreement to these Festival Website Terms and Conditions in full. If you do not agree to these Festival Website Terms and Conditions, you should discontinue your use of the Festival Website immediately.
2.2. ACCURACY & LIABILITY
The information on the Festival Website is provided with the best intentions and goodwill. Every effort will be made to ensure that the contents of the Festival Website are accurate. However, your use of the Festival Website shall be entirely at your own risk and no responsibility or liability will be accepted for inaccuracies of any kind, or for any loss, damage or other consequence arising from your use of information provided on the Festival Website or from your use of the Festival Website itself.
2.3. EVENT CHANGES
Events, dates, times and venues published on the Festival Website may be subject to short notice change or cancellation. We will endeavour to update the Festival Website with details of any changes/cancellations known to us as soon as possible. However, no liability for any loss, claim, expense or distress will be accepted should we fail to update the Festival Website with information relating to any event changes, cancellations or similar consequence.
2.4. LINKS TO EXTERNAL WEBSITES
The Festival Website contains links to other Websites. We are not responsible for the content of external Websites. The inclusion of any link to an external Website should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. Should you decide to visit an external Website from any link included on the Festival Website, you do so at your own discretion and entirely at your own risk. We cannot guarantee that links included on the Festival Website will work all the time and we have no control over the availability of external Websites for which links are provided.
The Festival Website is intended to be an entirely inoffensive, family friendly Website and we will never knowingly link to an external Website which, in our reasonable judgement, falls outside this family friendly aim. However, should you consider that any external Website listed is unsuitable, please do not hesitate to contact us and the link(s) in question will be reviewed for their suitability and continued inclusion on the Festival Website. Please note that our decision on whether to keep or remove the link(s) will be final.
The Festival Website may contain advertising for products, services and events provided by individuals, companies or organisations offering sponsorship or other support to the Letchworth Festival and/or Committee. Please note that we are unable to vet any such products for sale or services offered and cannot vouch for any events outside the Letchworth Festival programme that may be advertised. As such, no responsibility or liability will be accepted for any goods, services or events outside the Letchworth Festival that are advertised on the Festival Website. The inclusion of advertisements should not be taken as endorsement by us of any kind. All advertisements placed on the Festival Website are subject to our Festival Website Advertising Terms and Conditions.
Should you decide to contact us by using any of the letchworthfestival.org domain email addresses, your email address, name and any contact details you provide will be used only for the purpose for which they are provided and will be seen initially only by us. We will not pass on the details you provide to any third party without your consent. We do not store contact information for mailing lists or any other purpose.
Should your reason for contact be likely to require that your details are forwarded to a third party, it would be helpful if you would provide appropriate permission at the outset, which will speed up the process.
Please note that should you agree to have your details passed on to a third party, the security of your details shall be subject to that third party"s privacy policies (where defined). We cannot, therefore, accept any responsibility for the use of your details by any such third party where you have given us your permission to forward your details to that third party.
2.7. COPYRIGHT NOTICE
All material on the Festival Website is Copyright © 2009-2015 Letchworth Festival All Rights Reserved unless stated otherwise.
2.8. AVAILABILITY, VIRUSES/HARMFUL COMPONENTS
We cannot guarantee that the Festival Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Festival Website or the server(s) hosting it are free of viruses or other harmful components. No liability or responsibility will therefore be accepted for any damage, loss or other consequence you may suffer as a result, for example, of service interruption, errors or defects, or from any virus infections / harmful components encountered.
3.1. You are responsible for providing the complete advertisement in the format you require or have negotiated with us.
3.2. Unless related to your sponsorship of a particular Letchworth Festival Event, or agreed specifically by us, the location of your advertisement cannot be guaranteed and will be subject to change without prior notice.
3.3. Advertisements on the Festival Website's Home Page will generally be reserved for sponsors of Letchworth Festival Events or those providing other services to the Committee for the purpose of arranging the Letchworth Festival. Please contact us if you would be interested in offering sponsorship.
3.4. We can offer no guarantee that the Festival Website will be available at all times.
3.5. Advertisements will normally remain on the Festival Website until the end of the Letchworth Festival fortnight for which they were applied but may remain for longer, dependent on maintenance of the Festival Website.
3.6. We will endeavour to link to your Website where available (subject to the suitability aims outlined in the Festival Website Terms and Conditions of Use).
3.7. We will only include advertisements for individuals, companies or organisations who offer products, services or events deemed suitable by us (in line with the suitability aims outlined in the Festival Website Terms and Conditions of Use).
3.8. All advertisements are placed at our discretion and may be removed for any reason at any time.
3.9. Advertisements may be edited for content, length and/or physical dimensions.
3.10. Advertisements provided to us as images (e.g. jpg, gif) must be a maximum of 60 KiloBytes.
3.11. Advertisements provided to us as words may have a length no greater than 50 words unless otherwise agreed. We reserve the right to edit these advertisements if we consider it necessary to do so.
3.12. When your advertisement is posted on the Festival Website, you will be contacted to confirm its posting and allow you to inform us of any errors/omissions or similar.
4.1 In so far as the law permits, the Letchworth Festival Committee shall accept no liability for any loss, claim, expense or distress, howsoever arising, in respect of (but not limited to) event changes or cancellations, publicity, or for personal injury to or death of any person attending an event advertised as part of the Letchworth Festival. Further, no liability shall be accepted for loss or damage to the property of any such person.
4.2 Festival Printed Publicity may contain advertising for products, services and events provided by individuals, companies or organisations. Please note that we are unable to vet any such products for sale or services offered and cannot vouch for any events outside the Letchworth Festival programme that may be advertised. As such, no responsibility or liability will be accepted for any goods, services or events outside the Letchworth Festival that are advertised in Festival Printed Publicity. The inclusion of advertisements should not be taken as endorsement by us of any kind.
4.3 All competitions are subject to the Letchworth Festival Standard Competition Rules unless stated otherwise.
5.1. We reserve the right to alter these Terms and Conditions at any time and you are advised to check for any updates since your last visit. To assist you in determining if any changes have been made, the date of publication of these Terms and Conditions shall be clearly displayed near the heading of this page.
5.2. These Terms and Conditions and any matters arising shall be subject to the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.