This copyright notice contains important information specifically about your use of the Swindon Borough Council website (www.swindon.gov.uk). Please read it carefully.
All text, images, artwork, layout and other such artistic and graphical works on this website (the "Website Works") are (unless stated otherwise) copyright material owned by Swindon Borough Council. The copyright in the Website Works is protected by the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988. If you are in any doubt as to the protection that this act gives to the Website Works then you should take appropriate legal advice.
Swindon Borough Council licences you to download the "Website Works" on to your computer in order to view the website. Save additionally, that Swindon Borough Council has no objection to the use of the text of the website for purpose of personal, educational and/or private research (where such use is non-commercial and clearly acknowledges the Borough Council as the owner of the copyright in the Works), you may not copy, modify or use (or do any other act which would offend against the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988) without the express written consent of Swindon Borough Council.
Copyright Relating Specifically to Map Data
The Ordnance Survey map data included within this web site is provided by Swindon Borough Council under licence from the Ordnance Survey in order to fulfil its public function to act as a local authority. Persons viewing this mapping should contact Ordnance Survey copyright for advice where they wish to licence Ordnance Survey map data for their own use.
This disclaimer contains important information specifically about your use of the Swindon Borough Council website (www.swindon.gov.uk). Please read it carefully.
This website contains general information about Swindon Borough Council. Although the Council takes great care to ensure the accuracy of the information presented on this website, its accuracy, or relevancy to you, cannot be guaranteed.
In particular, the data and information on the website is provided without any warranty as to its accuracy and or suitability for any particular purpose. You should assume that there may be errors in the data and/or that it may not be suitable for the purpose for which you wish to use it.
You should not rely upon the information presented on this website as a substitute for formal advice from the Council or, where appropriate, for independent and/or legal advice. Such advice should be taken before acting on any of the information presented in, or accessible via, this website.
This website may from time to time operate chat rooms, forums, or other methods by which members of the public can express their views publicly. The publication on this website of such views does not in any way suggest that the Council supports or condones them. Because such chat room or forum services are public, the Council cannot guarantee that from time to time views will not be expressed on them which will be found by other members of the public to be offensive. However, the Council will take all reasonable steps to remove material which it believes to be offensive in accordance with its policy on such matters.
Should any person enter into correspondence with the Council regarding the content of this website (whether by letter, e-mail, telephone or howsoever otherwise), or make any correspondence through or via the services (including chat room or forum services) offered on this website, then any such correspondence shall be deemed not to be confidential and Swindon Borough Council shall be free (without infringing any copyright or like rights in such correspondence) to publish, reproduce, and or howsoever otherwise distribute all or a part of such correspondence for whatever purpose the Council shall deem fit. If the said correspondence should contain any ideas (of whatever nature), Swindon Borough Council shall be free to use those ideas for whatever purpose (and whatever period) it shall deem fit, and such use shall be free of any payment (or any other form of compensation) to the author(s) of the correspondence.
The website may from time to time contain links to websites which are not controlled by Swindon Borough Council. The Council has no control over these external websites. Unless specifically stated otherwise, the Council does not approve, recommend or endorse the content of, opinions expressed in, or any products or services offered via, such third party websites. Furthermore, the Council does not in any way guarantee the accuracy of the information contained in such websites nor does it guarantee that such websites will be free of objectionable content or free of content which is unsuitable for minors.
Swindon Borough Council does not guarantee that this website, or any website accessed via this website, is free of viruses. You should take all appropriate safeguards to prevent virus infection before accessing any part, or any information contained in, or downloadable from, this website.
The content of this website is particularly directed to the residents of Swindon Borough Council. Whilst the website is accessible to persons resident outside the council boundaries, this does not imply that the Council will provide any service mentioned on the website to such persons.
Swindon Borough Council, its employees, and/or agents, will not be liable for any damage caused by use of, or reliance upon, information and/or data published on, or arising out of use of, this website.
Data Protection Act
Whenever you apply to Swindon Borough Council for a service or benefit, the information you provide will be used to administer and process the application.
Swindon Borough Council is, however, under a duty to protect the public funds it administers and to this end may use the information you have provided as part of this application for the prevention and detection of fraud. It may also share this information with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds for these purposes.
For further information please see: National Fraud Initiative or contact
Internal Audit Section
Swindon Borough Council
Under the Data Protection Act you can see your own personal information. For more information please see: Access to Your Personal Information.
For any other queries about Data Protection, please contact:
The Data Protection Officer
Swindon Borough Council