Terms and Conditions (including the Privacy Statement)

Liverpool City Council (‘Council’) warmly welcomes you as a visitor (’Visitor’) to the www.fitforme.info website (‘Website’)

1.     Owner and operator of this Website

The Council.

2.     Purpose of these terms and conditions (‘Terms and Conditions’)

To set out the terms and conditions applying to the use of the Website by each Visitor.

3.     Acknowledgements by the Visitor

By using this Website, each Visitor acknowledges and agrees that:

  • The Visitor has read and understood these Terms and Conditions.
  • These Terms and Conditions (and no others) will apply to such use.

4.     Purposes of the Website

  • To provide each Visitor with information for educational and other purposes.
  • To enable each Visitor to provide contact details (if he/she wishes to do so) to enable the Council to send him/her newsletters or the like from time to time if the Council wishes to do so.

5.     Whether the Visitor should rely on anything on the Website or any newsletters or the like connected with it as professional advice

  • The contents of the Website are for information purposes only.
  • Nothing in this Website should be read as a substitute for professional advice.
  • The Council recommends that the Visitor obtains suitable professional advice where appropriate.

6.     Extent of the Council’s liability to the Visitor for the Visitor’s losses, damage or costs in relation to the following

(a)   Any inaccurate, incomplete and/or out-of-date information indicated on the Website and/or in any newsletter or the like sent in connection with the Website

The Council’s liability is excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

(b)   Non-availability or discontinuation of the Website

The Council’s liability is excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

(c)   Any links to third party websites indicated on the Website from time to time

The Council’s liability to the Visitor is excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law, particularly in relation to the following:

  • The content of such third party websites.
  • Any goods and/or services etc. offered by the operators of such third party websites.
  • Whether such links work.

7.     Nature of advice given by the Council on the Website and/or in any connected newsletter or the like

It is only intended to be a general guide.

Such advice is not intended to be exhaustive, nor tailored to any specific circumstances.

8.     Ownership of copyright and other intellectual property relating to the Website (e.g. URL, written content, artwork, logos, software etc.) and in any connected newsletter or the like

Such intellectual property belongs to the Council or its third party licensors and not to the Visitor.

The Visitor shall not have any proprietary interest in, or any right to use such intellectual property. Exception: to the extent otherwise indicated in item 9, or to the extent otherwise permitted in writing by the Council or the third party licensor.

9.     Right of the Visitor to copy, print out or otherwise use intellectual property described in item 8

Only as follows:

  • To display content of the Website on an electronic screen.
  • To print out pages (and/or to make copies of them), but only for personal, non-commercial purposes.

10.  Specific restrictions on the right of the Visitor to copy, print out or otherwise use intellectual property described in item 8

The Website may not do the following (without limiting the Visitor’s restrictions under intellectual property law and regardless of item 9):

  • Publish any content of the Website and/or any connected newsletter or the like in any way.
  • Use any trademarks or logos of the Council for any commercial purpose.

11.  Privacy statement

  • The Council collects personal data of Visitors only for the purpose of sending them newsletters or the like which the Council may wish to send from time to time.
  • The Council may pass the personal data to third party contractors to process that personal data for the above purposes on the Council’s behalf. The Council shall retain responsibility to the Visitor as the data controller.
  • The Council shall not use that personal data for any other purpose.

12.  Cookies

  • The Council may use cookies in the public interface to allow it to personalise the Website to meet your requirements.
  • If a Visitor does not wish to receive a cookie, then he/she must set his/her web browser to reject or deny it.
  • In Internet Explorer this can be done by adjusting the privacy settings within “Internet Options” from the “Tools” menu. However, if cookies are turned off it will disable some of the functionality including ‘favourites’ and ’shortlisting’.

13.  Information the Council collects automatically to improve the Website

The Council may from time to time collect and store the following information in relation to a visit to the Website that is automatically recognised.

  • Date and time
  • Originating IP
  • Type of browser
  • Operating system used
  • URL of the referring page
  • Object requested
  • Completion status of the request

Visitors remain anonymous as the Council does not seek to link any of the data collected to any individual.

The information only allows the Council to assess the popularity of the pages on the website, so that continual improvements can be made to the site.

14.  Discontinuation of the Website

The Council may discontinue the Website at any time, without requiring notice to (or permission of) any Visitor.

15.  Amendment of these Terms and Conditions

The Council may do so at any time by publishing such changes on the Website.

The Council is not required to give notice to (or obtain the permission of) any Visitor.

16.  Acknowledgements of the Council and each Visitor in relation to these Terms and Conditions

  • These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between the Council and each Visitor on the relevant subject matter.
  • No Visitor relies on any warranty or representation regarding the Website except as expressly indicated in these Terms and Conditions.

17.  Governing law

These Terms and Conditions shall be construed according to English Law.

18.  Resolution of disputes between the Council and any Visitor

Disputes between the Council and each Visitor regarding the Website (and the Visitor’s use of it) and these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

19.  Waiver

No waiver of any rights or powers of the Council under these Terms and Conditions is valid unless made in writing, and clearly indicating that it is a waiver of a right or power.

20.  Severability

  • If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held by any court or similar body to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the relevant provision shall be modified by removing or altering those parts of that provision that create the invalidity or unenforceability to the minimum extent necessary to allow the provision to be held to be valid and enforceable.
  • If this is not possible, the entire provision shall be severed from these Terms and Conditions, and the remaining provision shall remain in full force and effect. This item has no effect to the extent any modification, removal or severance is inconsistent with public policy or materially alters the fundamental nature of this Agreement.