Terms of Service

Before you begin using Your-Councillor.com products, you must read and agree to these Terms of Service, including any future amendments (collectively, the “Agreement”) as well as the Privacy Policy and Content Policy.

Although we may attempt to notify you of changes to these Terms of Service, you should check and review for the most up to date version.

Your-Councillor, in its sole discretion, can modify or revise these Terms of Service and policies at any time and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. If you do not accept and abide by this Agreement, you may not use the Your-Councillor.com products services. In the event of an inconsistency between the Terms of Service and either the Privacy Policy or Content Policy, the Terms of Service shall control. Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.

1. Description of Service

Your-Councillor.com products are web publishing services (the “Service”). You will be responsible for all activities occurring under your username and for keeping your password secure. If you become aware of any unauthorised use of your password or of your account, you agree to notify Your- Councillor immediately.

2. Proper Use

You agree that you are responsible for your own use of the Service, for any posts you make, any comments you approve, and for any consequences thereof. You agree that you will use the Service in compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. Violation of any of the foregoing, including the Content Policy, may result in immediate termination of this Agreement and may subject you to legal penalties and consequences.

You agree to abide by the Your-Councillor.com and Your-Linked products Content Policy and the rules and restrictions therein. Although we may attempt to notify you when changes are made to the Content Policy, you should occasionally review the most up-to-date version. Your-Linked may, in its sole discretion, modify or revise the Content Policy at any time, and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions.

Violation of any of the following, including the Content Policy, may result in immediate termination of this Agreement, and may subject you to legal consequences. Your-Councillor.com products reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to investigate your use of the Service in order to (a) determine whether a violation of the Agreement has occurred or (b) comply with any applicable law, regulation, or legal process.

All of the content of Your-Councillor.com products - including the contents of specific postings and uploading of any images, is provided by and is the responsibility of the person or people who made such postings. Your- Councillor.com does not monitor the content of Your-Councillor.com site products and takes no responsibility for such content.

Your-Councillor.com does not endorse, support, represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any communications you post or anyone using your site posts nor endorses any opinions expressed by you.

3. Privacy

As a condition of use, you agree to the terms of Your-Councillor.com Privacy Policy, which may be updated from time to time, as expressed in the most recent version that exists at the time of your use. You agree that Your-Councillor management may access or disclose your personal information, including the content of your communications, if required to do so in order to comply with the law or any valid legal process or requirement as otherwise provided in these Terms of Service and/or Privacy Policy.

4. General Practices Regarding Use and Storage

You agree that Your-Councillor.com has no responsibility or liability for the deletion of or the failure to store or to transmit, any content and other communications maintained by the Service. There will be limits on the maximum storage of data to ensure Your-Councillor products remain fast, simple, and fresh appealing to the public viewer.

5. Content of the Service

Your-Councillor.com takes no responsibility for third-party content (including, without limitation, any viruses or other disabling features), nor does Your-Councillor.com have any obligation to monitor such third-party content. Your-Councillor.com reserves the right at all times to remove or refuse to distribute any content on the Service, such as content which violates the terms of this Agreement. Your-Councillor.com also reserves the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any information as it reasonably believes is necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, (b) enforce this Agreement, including investigation of potential violations hereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, (d) respond to user support requests, or (e) protect the rights, property or safety of Your-Councillor.com products, its users and the public. Your-Councillor.com will not be responsible or liable for the exercise or non-exercise of its rights under this Agreement.

The website platform which you use may automatically download and install updates from time to time. These updates are designed to improve, enhance and further develop the Services and may take the form of bug fixes, enhanced functions, new software modules and completely new versions. You agree to receive such updates.

6. Intellectual Property Rights

The Rights of Your-Councillor.com software rights. You acknowledge that Your- Councillor.com (as developed with Cobweb media) owns all right, title and interest in and to the designs and themes (both as code, concepts and visual renderings) available on the sites (except party logos where used). Accordingly, you agree that you will not copy, reproduce, alter, modify or create derivative works from the sites. You also agree that you will not use any automated device, or manual process to monitor or copy any content.

Your Intellectual Property Rights. Your-Councillor.com claims no ownership or control over any Content submitted, posted or displayed by you. You retain all copyright to any Content you submit, post or display on or through the sites and you are responsible for protecting those rights, as appropriate. By submitting, posting or displaying Content on or through the sites which are intended to be available to the members of the public, you grant the Your-Councillor.com a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to reproduce, publish and distribute such Content on Your-Councillor.com for the purpose of displaying, distributing, and marketing Your- Councillor.com products and services. Your-Councillor.com furthermore reserves the right to refuse to accept, post, display or transmit any Content in its sole discretion if contravenes our Content Policy.

You represent and warrant that you have all the rights, power and authority necessary to grant the rights granted herein to any Content submitted.

7. Resale of the Service

Unless expressly authorised in writing by the Your-Councillor.com, you agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes (a) any portion of the Service, (b) use of the Service or (c) access to the Service.

8. Termination; Suspension

Your-Councillor.com may, in its sole discretion, at any time terminate your account if you cease to be using the site for any other purpose other than for the sole purpose as a political figure.

9. Indemnification

You agree to hold harmless and indemnify Your-Councillor.com, and its employees from and against any third-party claim arising from or in any way related to your use of the site and products, including any liability or expense arising from all claims, losses, damages (actual and consequential), and legal costs.

10. Entire Agreement

This Agreement, along with the Your-Councillor.com products Privacy Policy and the Your-Councillor.com Content Policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and Your-Councillor.com and governs your use of the site and products, superseding any prior agreements between you and Your- Councillor.com.

11. Copyright Information

It is our policy to respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement. You agree that you are solely responsible for and that the Your-Councillor.com has no responsibility to you or to any third party for any breach of your obligations under the Terms and for the consequences of any such breach.

12. Cancellation

Your-Councillor.com requires a 60 day cancellation notice if you decide to terminate your subscription. Any set up fees incurred are non-refundable if you change your mind after paying for a site to be made live.

Content Policy

There are some boundaries on the type of content that can be hosted with Your-Councillor.com products. The boundaries we have defined are those that both comply with legal requirements and that serve to enhance the service as a whole. Please respect these guidelines. From time to time, we may change our content policies so you should ensure you are aware by checking regularly.

Pornography and Obscenity

Your-Councillor.com has a zero-tolerance policy against the following: Image and video content that contains nudity; sexually graphic material or material that is otherwise deemed explicit by Your-Councillor.com; any material written or image or video content that promotes paedophilia, incest and bestiality; child pornography, pornographic content or that which drives traffic to a pornography site.

Hateful Content

Users may not publish material that promotes hatred towards groups based on race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, veteran status and sexual orientation/gender identity.

Violent Content

Users may not publish direct threats of violence against any person or group of people.

Monitoring Comments

One of the features of Your-Councillor.com products and services is that members of the public can make comments, and comment on user’s material and share with facebook for example. Users are solely responsible for monitoring these comments, in line with Your-Councillor.com Content Policy.

Copyright

Users, and not Your-Councillor.com, will be liable for such infringements of copyright material. Your-Councillor. com may sanction by and include removing or disabling access to material claimed to be the subject of infringing activity and/or terminating subscribers. If we remove or disable access in response to such a notice, we will make a good-faith attempt to contact the administrator of the affected site or content so that they may make a counter notification.

For the purposes of copyright, images are considered under the term Artistic works. These can be: photographs; charts; diagrams; maps; graphs; cartoons; decorative graphics; illustrations; building plans; sculptures; drawings; paintings; logos; engravings; sketches; blueprints; moving images (films and TV broadcasts); and any other media which we deem as such from time to time.

Before you include any of these on Your-Councillor.com products and services you must have the permission of the rights-owner - unless you know the image is out of copyright or covered by a licence held by you or permitting third party.

There may be other legal protection preventing you from making use of the work (for example a cartoon character may be registered as a trademark, or performance rights in the cases of films or broadcasts).

Private And Confidential Information

We do not allow the unauthorised publishing of people’s private and confidential information, such as private addresses, credit card numbers, driving and other licence numbers. Any details you collect also are governed by this condition.

Impersonation

We do not allow impersonation of others through our services in a manner intended to mislead or does mislead or confuse others.

Unlawful Use Of Services

Our service should not be used for unlawful purposes or for the promotion of dangerous and illegal activities.

Spam, Malicious Codes And Viruses

We do not allow spamming or transmission of malware and viruses.

Privacy Policy

This is a privacy policy for Your-Councillor.com and products and services.

Your-Councillor.com has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for Your-Councillor.com and services.

Information we collect and how we use it

In order to provide you with our service, we may collect the following types of information:

  • Information you provide – When you sign up to Your-Councillor.com products and services, we ask you for personal information (such as your name, email address and telephone number).
  • Log information – When you access Your-Councillor.com services, our servers automatically record
  • information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.
  • User communications – When you send email or other communications to Your-Councillor.com, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services.
  • Gadgets – Your-Councillor.com may make available third party applications through its services. The information collected by Your-Councillor.com when you enable a gadget or other application is processed under this Privacy Policy. Information collected by the application or gadget provider is governed by their privacy policies. Your-Councillor.com accepts no liability for any loss, damage, costs, expenses or claims suffered or incurred by any person or entity as a consequence of using gadgets or plug-ins.
  • Links – Your-Councillor.com may present links in a format that enables us to keep track of whether these links have been followed. We use this information to improve the quality of our search technology and customised content.
  • Your-Councillor.com only processes personal information for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. In addition to the above, such purposes include:
  • Providing our services; - Auditing, research and analysis in order to maintain, protect and improve our services; - Ensuring the technical functioning of our network; - Protecting the rights or property of Your-Councillor.com products and services or our users; and - Developing new services.

Choices for personal information

When you sign up to Your-Councillor.com products and services we ask you to provide personal information. If we use this information in a manner different than the purpose for which it was collected, then we will ask for your consent prior to such use.

Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. This may affect the performance of the service.

Information sharing

Your-Councillor.com does not share any personal information with any other organisations, companies or individuals outside of Your-Councillor.com and Your-Linked except in the following limited circumstances:

  • We provide such information to trusted businesses or persons for the purpose of processing personal information on our behalf. We require that these parties agree to process such information based on our instructions and in compliance with this Privacy Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.
  • We have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, (b) enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations thereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or (d) protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of Your-Councillor.com, its users or the public as required or permitted by law.

Data integrity

Your-Councillor.com processes personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We review our data collection, storage and processing practices to ensure that we only collect, store and process the personal information needed to provide or improve our services or as otherwise permitted under this Policy. We take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we process is accurate, complete, and current, but we depend on our users to update or correct their personal information whenever necessary.

Accessing and updating personal information

When you use Your-Councillor.com products and services, we make good faith efforts to provide you with access to your personal information and either to correct this data if it is inaccurate or to delete such data at your request if it is not otherwise required to be retained by law or for legitimate purposes. We ask individual users to identify themselves and the information requested to be accessed, corrected or removed before processing such requests, and we may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive or systematic, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical (for instance, requests concerning information residing on backup media), or for which access is not otherwise required. In any case where we provide information access and correction, we perform this service for a reasonable charge, except where doing so would require a disproportionate effort in which case the request may refused or charged accordingly.

Enforcement

When we receive formal written complaints, it is Your-Councillor.com’s policy to contact the complaining user regarding his or her concerns. We will co-operate with the appropriate regulatory authorities to resolve any complaints regarding the transfer of personal data that cannot be resolved between Your-Councillor.com and an individual.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Please note that this Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will not reduce your rights under this Privacy Policy without your explicit consent, and we expect most such changes will be minor.