Legal

Legal

 

 

Copyright Notice

Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and any other rights in all material on this site are owned by VisitBritain, a statutory body incorporated under The Development of Tourism Act 1969 as the British Tourist Authority. You are permitted to print and download extracts from this site on the following conditions:

a. Use of documents and related graphics on this site is for information and/or personal, non-commercial use only;

b. Any copies of these pages saved on to disk or to any other storage medium may only be used for subsequent viewing purposes or to print extracts for personal, non-commercial use;

c. No documents or related graphics on this site are to be modified in any way;

d. Graphics on this site are not to be used separately from the accompanying text;

e. VisitBritain copyright notice (© British Tourist Authority 2003) must appear in all copies;

f. No part of this site may be reproduced or stored in any other website without VisitBritain’s prior written consent.

Privacy Policy

VisitBritain* is committed to protecting your privacy as a user of our website www.visitbritain.com(“the Site”), and the confidentiality of any personal information that you may provide us with during your visit to the Site.

VisitBritain abides by the Data Protection Act of 1998 (see www.dataprotection.gov.uk) and complies with its provisions to ensure that any data you provide is treated accordingly.

Information is gathered automatically by the web server, through the use of cookies on the Site, and also from your interaction through online requests for brochures as well as the submissions of online forms.

General information that is collected by the web server and which does not require any input on your part, apart from to log on to the Site, is data such as:

type of browser
operating system
IP address
domain name

Cookies and You
A cookie is a text-only string that is entered into the memory of your browser by our web server. The use of cookies enables our website to store information on your machine so that it can be retrieved at a later date. This is done so that we can monitor the number of people visiting our Site and to determine the country of origin of specific users. It also gives us the ability to personalise the site according to your requirements so when you next log on, you will be able to enter a user ID and continue planning your trip to Britain without having to state your preferences each time you visit.

If you do not wish to accept new cookies or wish to disable cookies altogether, you can set your browser accordingly using its menu bar. However the Site will then be unable to offer you a personalised service.

Online Forms
Any information that you provide online, should it be a request for brochures or an email query, is captured into our database.

Primarily, the information provided is used to fulfil any queries and requests that have been sent to us, and also to keep you updated with news and promotions concerning Britain as your holiday destination, should you opt-in to receiving information from us. The gathered information also helps us to improve our website, by making it more personal for each individual user.

This information is confidential and is not passed on to our selected partners without your consent.

This privacy statement only applies to www.visitbritain.com. Third party sites that are linked to from this site, are not covered by this statement. You should check the privacy policy for the site in question to determine how your information will be used when visiting that site.

* A statutory body incorporated under The Development of Tourism Act 1969 as the British Tourist Authority.

Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions These are the Terms and Conditions for use of www.visitbritain.com, the website of VisitBritain, a statutory body incorporated under The Development of Tourism Act 1969 as the British Tourist Authority. 

1. Use of www.visitbritain.com 

All access and use of this Site is subject to acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to these conditions, you should cease use of the Site immediately.

We reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any given time on the Site.

Access to the Site may be suspended temporarily or permanently and without notice at our discretion. Whilst we shall endeavour to ensure that the Site is available 24 hours a day, we will not be liable if for any reason the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period of time.

2. Accuracy of Information

Whilst we shall endeavour to ensure that all information on the Site is accurate, we cannot vouch that all information will be accurate and up-to-date at all times. The Site contains a large amount of data, and errors are likely to occur in tracking changes - for example, changes in dates and times of events. We therefore do not accept any liability for error or omission with regards to content of the Site. 

Should you find any inaccurate information on the Site, please inform us and we shall correct it, where we agree, as soon as it is practicable to do so.

Part of this Site contains materials submitted to VisitBritain by Third Parties. It is the responsibility of these Third Parties to ensure that the materials submitted for inclusion on this Site comply with national and relevant foreign laws.   We cannot guarantee the accuracy or reliability of this material and hereby disclaim any responsibility for error, omission or inaccuracy in the material or for any misinterpretation, loss, disappointment, negligence or damage caused by reliance on any material contained within the Site. We also cannot accept responsibility for any failure, or alleged failure in the delivery of the services referred to herein, or in the   event of bankruptcy, liquidation or cessation of trade of any company, individual or firm referred to herein. You are advised to check with the establishment concerned.

We accept no responsibility for the content of any Site to which a hypertext link from this Site exists. Such links are provided for your convenience on an ‘as is’ basis.

3. Our Liability

We shall not be liable for any damages arising in contract, tort, or otherwise from the use of or inability to use this Site, or any material contained in it, or from any action or decision taken as a result of using this Site or any such material.

4. Legal Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions are governed by English law.

If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined as illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these terms and conditions are intended to be effective, then within that jurisdiction in which that term is deemed to be illegal, invalid or enforceable, it shall be deleted from the clause concerned and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall continue to remain in force.

5. Further Information

Terms used mean the following:

The/this Site = www.visitbritain.com

We/us = VisitBritain

You = User of www.visitbritain.com

Contact details:

VisitBritain
1 Palace Street
London SW1E 5HX

T:+44 (0) 20 7578 1000

VAT Registration Number:GB 446 0885 32