Terms & Conditions

1. Overview

This page and any pages it links to explain our website’s terms of use. To use our website you must agree and abide by these to use our website.

2. Who we are

The website is managed by Bexley S.H.I.E.L.D.

3. Using our website

You agree to use our website only for lawful purposes. You must also use it in a way that doesn’t violate the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of, this site by anyone else.

We update our website on a regular basis. If we see fit, we can change or remove content at any time without notice.

4. Services

Our website can be used to access other online services for example, booking onto training..

5. Linking to our website

We welcome and encourage other websites to link to our website.

  • You must not: charge your website’s users to click on a link to any page on our website
  • say your website is associated with or endorsed by our website.

We do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames or iframes on your site. Our pages must load into the user’s entire window.

6. Linking from our website

Our website links to websites that are managed by other government and public sector bodies, service providers or other orgnisations. We don’t have any control over the content on these websites.

We’re not responsible for:

  • the protection of any information you give to these websites
  • any loss or damage that may come from your use of these websites, or any other websites they link to.

You agree to release us from any claims or disputes that may come from using these websites.

You should read all terms and conditions, privacy policies and end user licences that relate to these websites before you use them.

7. Using our website’s content

Most content on our website is copyright of Bexley S.H.I.E.L.D.

Use may be made of this content by educational organisations provided an acknowledgement of Bexley S.H.I.E.L.D is included. All other use of our content is subject to our prior express written permission.

The names, images and logos identifying Bexley Shield are proprietary marks of our team. Copying of our logos and/or any third party logos accessed via this website is not permitted without prior approval from the relevant copyright owner.

Please contact Shield@bexley.gov.uk for further assistance.

We may make content on our website available through feeds for other websites and applications to use. The websites and applications that may use our feeds aren’t our products, and they might use versions of our content that have been edited and stored for later use (‘cached’).

We don’t give any guarantees, conditions or warranties about the accuracy or completeness of any content used by these products. We’re not liable for any loss or damage that may come from your use of these products.

The most up to date version of our content will always be on our website.

8. Disclaimer

While we make every effort to keep our website up to date, we don’t provide any guarantees, conditions or warranties that the information will be:

  • current
  • secure
  • accurate
  • complete
  • free from bugs or viruses.

We’re not liable for any loss or damage that may come from using our website. This includes:

  • any direct, indirect or consequential losses
  • any loss or damage caused by civil wrongs (‘tort’, including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise
  • the use of our website and any websites that are linked to or from it
  • the inability to use our website and any websites that are linked to or from it.

This applies if the loss or damage was foreseeable, arose in the normal course of things or you advised us that it might happen.

This includes (but isn’t limited to) the loss of your:

  • income or revenue
  • salary, benefits or other payments
  • business
  • profits or contracts
  • opportunity
  • anticipated savings
  • data
  • goodwill or reputation
  • tangible property
  • intangible property, including loss, corruption or damage to data or any computer system
  • wasted management or office time.

9. Requests to remove content

You can ask for content to be removed from our website. We’ll only do this in certain cases, for example, if it breaches copyright laws, contains sensitive personal data or material that may be considered obscene or defamatory.

Contact Shield@bexley.gov.uk to ask for content to be removed. You’ll need to send us the web address (URL) of the content and explain why you think it should be removed. We’ll reply to let you know whether we’ll remove it.

We remove content at our discretion in discussion with the department responsible for it. You can still request information under the Data Protection Act.

10. Information about you and your visits to our website

We collect information about you in accordance with our Privacy Note and our Cookie Policy By using our website, you agree to us collecting this information and confirm that any data you provide is accurate.

11. Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test our website for viruses at every stage of production. You must make sure that the way you use our website doesn’t expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which can damage your computer system.

We’re not responsible for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or computer system that might happen when you use our website.

12. Viruses, hacking and other offences

When using our website, you must not introduce viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or any other material that’s malicious or technologically harmful.

You must not try to gain unauthorised access to our website, the server on which it’s stored or any server, computer or database connected to it.

You must not attack our website in any way. This includes denial-of-service attacks.

We’ll report any attacks or attempts to gain unauthorised access to our website to the relevant law enforcement authorities and share information about you with them.

13. Governing law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

Any dispute you have which relates to these terms and conditions, or your use of our website (whether it be contractual or non-contractual), will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

14. General

There may be legal notices elsewhere on our website that relate to how you use the site.

We’re not liable if we fail to comply with these terms and conditions because of circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

We might decide not to exercise or enforce any right available to us under these terms and conditions. We can always decide to exercise or enforce that right at a later date.

Doing this once won’t mean we automatically waive the right on any other occasion.

If any of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining terms and conditions will still apply.

15. Changes to these terms and conditions

Please check these terms and conditions regularly. We can update them at any time without notice.

You’ll agree to any changes if you continue to use our website after the terms and conditions have been updated.