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Terms and conditions

Acceptance of terms

By accessing and using this site provided by The Chewing Gum Action Group ("CGAG"), you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions. Please read them carefully. If you do not agree, please exit this site.

Links

This site may contain links to other sites which are not maintained or operated by CGAG. Such links are provided for your convenience only. CGAG does not endorse nor control these sites and is not responsible for the content, privacy policy or security of such other sites. The use of such sites shall be at your own risk. Furthermore we cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.

Terms of use

This site may offer communication or message facilities that are granted under the following conditions. You may not:

  • defame, abuse, harass, or otherwise infringe legal rights of others, particularly of minors
  • upload, email, publish or distribute any infringing, obscene, indecent, defamatory or unlawful material
  • upload, email or attach any material containing a virus or any other software or code designated to damage data or to interrupt, limit or destroy the functionality of any computer software or hardware
  • upload, post, email or otherwise transmit unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, chain letters or any other form of solicitation or requests to participate in snowball systems, lotteries or similar actions; or upload, post or email any content that infringes proprietary rights of any party

CGAG reserves the right to deny access to the site or portions thereof at any time without prior notice in the case you disregard these Terms of Use.

Cookies

Like most websites, this site sometimes makes use of cookies. CGAG does not save personally identifiable information in cookies but we may link the cookie to any other information we collect. In addition, we may use cookies in connection with our advertisements. For example, cookies may be used to control the number of times a user sees a particular advertisement or to target an advertisement to those users that will be likely to be the most interested in it. We do not have access to cookies set by third parties or the information that they may contain.

Ownership of contents and of submissions

The entire contents of this site (text and images) and their arrangement are copyrighted and may not be copied, modified, distributed, reposted or otherwise used without the prior written consent of CGAG.

Any information, including but not limited to remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics or other submissions submitted or communicated to CGAG through this site are deemed non-confidential and are the exclusive property of CGAG. CGAG is entitled to use any information submitted for any purpose without restriction and without compensation to, or acknowledgement of, its source. This does not apply to personal data as this is processed as laid down in our Privacy notice.

Trademarks

All names, logos, and marks appearing in this site are owned trademarks. The use or misuse of these trademarks or any other content of this site is strictly prohibited, except as otherwise permitted herein.

Disclaimer

ALL INFORMATION ON THIS SITE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS.

While CGAG has used its best efforts to provide accurate and timely information on this site, it makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy or completeness. CGAG shall not be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, special, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of access to, the use of or inability to use any content or material of this site, including, but not limited to, any damages that may result from downloading any information or materials from this site or that may result from loss of use, of data or of profits. In addition, CGAG shall not be liable for any damages or injury caused by, including but not limited to, any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation of transmission, computer virus or line failure.

In addition, CGAG cannot be held liable should any User take part in any event either organised by, or in association with CGAG, or for any conduct of any User and any potentially resulting damage thereof.

Interruptions and omissions

We will ensure that the Website operates properly at all times, but we make no warranties as to the availability or accessibility of the Website, and we will not be liable for any damages, loss, costs or expenses incurred by you as a result of any lack of availability or accessibility of the Website.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless CGAG, its partner agencies, officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to legal fees) arising from: (a) your use of and access to the Website; (b) your violation of any term of these terms and conditions; (c) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or (d) any claim that one of your Video Uploads caused damage to a third party. This defence and indemnification obligation will survive these terms and conditions and your use of the Website.

 

Privacy notice

Thank you for visiting www.chewinggumactiongroup.org.uk, a website operated by The Chewing Gum Action Group ("CGAG"). We understand that you, our visitor, are concerned about how we handle the information that you may choose to provide us with. We have developed this Privacy Notice to inform you of the ways in which we define, gather and utilise any information that is provided and to explain choices you can make about the manner in which your information is collected and used.

Personal data which is collected from visitors to our website is stored, processed and administered in the U.K. by third party agents. Both The Chewing Gum Action Group. and its third party agents do not share, sell or otherwise transfer to any third parties any personal data other than for the purpose indicated in these terms and conditions. Both The Chewing Gum Action Group and its third party agents are fully compliant with applicable data protection legislation.

Web beacons

Certain pages on our site contain 'web beacons' (also known as Internet tags, pixel tags and clear GIFs). These web beacons allow third parties to obtain information such as the IP address of the computer that downloaded the page on which the beacon appears, the URL of the page on which the beacon appears, the time the page containing the beacon was viewed, the type of browser used to view the page, and the information in cookies set by the third party.

Cookies

Like most websites, this site sometimes makes use of cookies. We do not save personally identifiable information in cookies but we may link the cookie to any other information we collect. In addition, we may use cookies in connection with our advertisements. For example, cookies may be used to control the number of times a user sees a particular advertisement or to target an advertisement to those users that will be likely to be the most interested in it. We do not have access to cookies set by third parties or the information that they may contain.

Links

This site may contain links to other sites which are not maintained or operated by CGAG. Such links are provided for your convenience only. We do not endorse nor control these sites and is not responsible for the content, privacy policy or security of such other sites. The use of such sites shall be at your own risk.

Security

To prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. The security and confidentiality of your information is extremely important to us. We have implemented technical, administrative, and physical security measures to protect information from unauthorised access and improper use. From time to time, we review our security procedures in order to consider appropriate new technology and methods. Please be aware though that, despite our best efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable.