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Terms & Conditions

Welcome to the Green Flag Award website which is run and hosted by Keep Britain Tidy. By using this website you are agreeing to comply and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy, govern Keep Britain Tidy's relationship with you in relation to this website.

The terms "we" or "us" refer to Keep Britain Tidy as the owner of the site.  Keep Britain Tidy is a company incorporated under the laws of England with company registration number 3496361 and is a charity registered under number 1071737. Our registered office address is Elizabeth House, The Pier, Wigan, WN3 4EX. The term "you" refers to the user or viewer of our website.

Since 2012 The scheme is managed in the UK in partnership with Keep Wales Tidy, Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful and Keep Scotland Beautiful any questions regarding the Green Flag Award scheme should be directed to the orgainsation managing the award in that country.

The scheme is managed on behalf of The Department for Communities and Local Government 

1. Basis of Agreement

By using this Website you are deemed to accept these Conditions without modification by you. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please refrain from using our website.


2. Use of the Website

2.1 The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only.  It is subject to change without notice.

2.2 You acknowledge that your use of the Website and submittal of an enquiry reply form does not constitute a contract or other agreement between you and us.

2.3 We grant you the right to access the Website for your personal and non-commercial use. You may for your own use only, view, copy and print out materials included on it (except for any source codes).  Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including without limitation compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property, and claims of third parties. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

2.4 Subject to clause 2.3, you may not modify, copy, distribute, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the Website, its contents and any related software.

2.5 You warrant to us that you will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited, or not authorised, by these Conditions.

2.6 You acknowledge that the inclusion of hyperlinks on the Website does not imply any endorsement by us of the material on such websites or any association with their operators and that if you use these hyperlinks you will be leaving the Website.

2.7 Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.


3. Intellectual Property Rights

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.


4. Viruses

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus programme on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur while using material derived from our site.


5. Our Obligations and Disclaimer

5.1 We may at any time and for any reason correct without liability any typographical, clerical or other error or omission in the information contained on the Website, and we reserve the right to make amendments and/or improvements of or to the Website at any time.

5.2 The material featured on the Website is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. The park descriptions given on the Website are based on inspections made on our behalf and on information passed to us. Inspections can take place several months before the information appears on the Website. Descriptions given are therefore descriptions of what normally exists at a given destination or venue. Further, the available facilities and amenities may be affected by local conditions, such as inclement weather, or the season: for example, but without limitation, entertainment is often sporadic or non-existent in low season. Accordingly we do not give any warranty (express or implied) or make any representation that:

5.2.1 the material will be suitable for any particular requirement of yours or use by you;
5.2.2 our online service will operate error free or without interruption or that any errors will be corrected; or
5.2.3 the material is complete, accurate or up to date.

5.3 This website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. Keep Britain Tidy is not responsible for the content or the reliability of any linked websites. Inclusion of a link within our website does not signify that we endorse the website(s) and the views expressed within. We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s). We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages. The terms and conditions provided here apply to the Keep Britain Tidy website only. If you exit this site via a link to an external website, please check the specific terms of use for that particular website.

5.4 All trade marks reproduced on this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, the operator are acknowledged on the website.


6. Liability

6.1 Subject to clauses 6.2 and 6.3, our liability, and the liability of our agents, employees and sub-contractors, to you or any other party for any loss or damage whatsoever arising in connection with the Website, its contents or any use of it or them (whether under these Conditions or any contract or in consequence of misrepresentation, mis-statement or tortious act or omission, or otherwise, including, without limitation, liability for negligence or breach of statutory duty) is limited as follows:

6.1.1   no liability is accepted for any financial loss or loss of anticipated savings, profits or otherwise;
6.1.2   no liability is accepted for any consequential loss or damage, costs, expenses or other claims for consequential compensation whatsoever (whether or not we have been advised of the possibility of such loss occurring); and/or
6.1.3 all other liability is limited as per the booking conditions that are supplied with each booking and which are available separately on request.

6.2 Nothing in these Conditions shall exclude our liability for death or personal injury as a result of negligence.
6.3 In accordance with the Consumer Transactions (Restrictions on Statements) Order 1976 nothing in these Conditions shall affect your statutory rights as a consumer.


7. Matters Beyond Our Reasonable Control

If we cannot provide you with access to the Website and/or the on-line services in accordance with these Conditions because of something beyond our reasonable control, including (without limitation) act of God, lightning, flood, exceptionally severe weather, fire, explosion, war, civil disorder, industrial disputes, acts or omissions of persons for whom we are not responsible (including telecommunications and internet service providers) or acts of local or central Government or other competent authorities, we will not be liable to you as a result.


8. General

8.1 These Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and us relating to your use of the Website, supersede any previous agreement or understanding and may not be varied by you. All other terms and conditions, express or implied by statute or otherwise, but subject to clauses 1 above and 8.2 below, are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

8.2 You acknowledge that we may modify these Conditions at any time for any reason.

8.3 In these Conditions words importing gender include each other gender; references to persons include bodies corporate, firms and unincorporated associations; and the singular includes the plural and vice versa.

8.4 The headings in these Conditions are included for convenience only and shall not affect their interpretation.

8.5 Nothing in these Conditions is expressly or impliedly intended to confer on any third party any right to enforce any of its provisions pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 except our agents, employees and sub-contractors as provided for by clause 6.1.

8.6 Any notice required or permitted to be given by either of us to the other under these Conditions shall be in writing and in the English language and addressed to us at our registered office and to you at the address given on the [enquiry reply form] or to such other address as may at the relevant time have been notified to the other by giving notice pursuant to this clause. Any such notice shall be sufficiently given if forwarded by first class pre-paid mail (if both of us are situated within the United Kingdom) or sent by air mail (in all other circumstances) and shall be deemed to have been received and given (a) in the case of first class pre-paid mail, two days after the date of mailing and (b) in the case of pre-paid air mail, 7 days after the date of mailing.

8.7 No delay or failure by us to exercise any of our powers, rights and remedies under these Conditions shall operate as a waiver of them, nor shall any single or partial exercise of any such powers, rights or remedies preclude any other or further exercise of them. No waiver by us of any breach of these Conditions by you shall be considered as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the same or any other provision.

8.8 In the event that a provision is rendered void or unenforceable it shall be ineffective to the extent of such invalidity or unenforceability without invalidating or rendering unenforceable the remaining provisions of these Conditions, and any such invalidity or unenforceability in any jurisdiction shall not invalidate or render unenforceable that provision or those other provisions in any other jurisdiction.

8.9 These Conditions are subject to the laws of England and Wales and you agree for our benefit to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

8.10 Use of the Website is unauthorised in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to any provisions of these Conditions, including (without limitation) clause 8.9.