Legal and Privacy

Terms of use

This site is run and controlled by Groundwork Thames Valley. By accessing and using our website, you agree to be bound by the following terms of use set out below. These terms of use may be updated by us from time to time without specific notice to you. By accessing and using our website you agree to be bound by the latest terms of use posted by our website. You should review the terms of use regularly for this reason. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms of use, please exit this site immediately.


At Groundwork Thames Valley, we are committed to protecting the privacy of users of our site. Set out below is our policy regarding information we receive from the users of our site.

We currently use cookies on this site but only to collect basic user information for the purposes of producing aggregated statistics on the usage of the site.

Unless you have given your consent, none of the data that we obtain will be provided to third party organisations in anything other than aggregate statistical form. It is not our policy to pass on personal information about our users to third parties unless you have given your consent.

All data collected from users is protected against unauthorised access. As required by the Data Protection Act 1998, we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information that you have given to us, in order to prevent, as far as possible, any unauthorised access. However, due to the nature of the medium, we are unable to provide any guarantee that information stored by us will not be subject to unauthorised access.

By using our site you consent to the collection and use of information gathered by Groundwork Thames Valley through the site. Please leave the site immediately if you do not agree to this.

In the event that we decide to change our policy, we will post these changes on this page so that you can be aware of what information we collect, how we use it and when we disclose it.


All content included on this site, including text, graphics, logos, icons, images, software and source code, the arrangement and compilation of such content and any databases are the property of Groundwork Thames Valley or its content suppliers and protected by United Kingdom and international intellectual property laws, including copyright laws. The content and software on this site is to be used solely for providing information relating to Groundwork Thames Valley to users of this site. Subject to the permission granted below, any other use, including the reproduction, reutilisation, extraction, modification, distribution , transmission, republication, display or performance, of the content on this site is strictly prohibited.

© Copyright 2010 Groundwork Thames Valley, Colne Valley Park Centre, Denham Court Drive, Denham, Uxbridge, UB9 5PG. All rights reserved.

Permission to use, copy and distribute documents and related graphics available from this World Wide Web Server ("Server") is granted, provided that

  1. the above copyright notice appears in all copies and that both the copyright notice and this permission notice appear
  2. use of documents and related graphics available from this Server is for informational and non-commercial purposes only
  3. no documents or related graphics available from this Server are modified in any way and,
  4. no graphics available from this Server are used, copied or distributed separate from accompanying text.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by Groundwork Thames Valley.

Third Party Links

Some of the links from our website will link to websites maintained by other organisations. These links are provided purely for your convenience and do not imply that Groundwork Thames Valley endorses or supports those organisations, the information on their sites, or their products or services in any way. Groundwork Thames Valley cannot be held responsible for the content of any external websites that link to or from Groundwork Thames Valley website. As these sites are not controlled by Groundwork, Groundwork Thames Valley shall have no liability whatsoever for the content, advertising, products or other materials available on any such sites.

Any concerns regarding any external link should be directed to the respective website, rather than to Groundwork Thames Valley.

Limitation of Liability

Groundwork London shall have no liability whatsoever for any death or personal injury arising out of use of the site unless such death or personal injury arises as a result of the negligence of Groundwork Thames Valley or its employees.

Subject to the previous paragraph, Groundwork Thames Valley shall have no liability whatsoever for any direct, indirect, special or consequential losses or damages, howsoever arising (including, but not limited to loss of business, loss of opportunity, loss of sale, loss of goodwill, loss of profits or increased costs).

The disclaimer and limitations of liability set out in these terms of use do not affect or prejudice any other Groundwork Thames Valley disclaimers or exclusions relating to this site (whether contained in these terms or any other terms and conditions of Groundwork Thames Valley).

The disclaimers set out above do not affect your statutory rights.


In the event that you breach any of these terms of use, Groundwork Thames Valley may, in addition to any other remedies available to it, deny access to the site to you and disable any user name or password associated with you.

Governing Law

These terms of use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law. You agree that the Courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine any action or proceedings arising from or in connection with the use of this website.

This website is presented solely for the purpose of those accessing the site from the United Kingdom, and the site is controlled and operated from our offices in the UK. Groundwork Thames Valley makes no representation that the content of the website is suitable for use in other locations. If you choose to access the site from another location, you are responsible for doing so and for ensuring compliance with local laws.



This website is non-transactional and can not be used to conclude a contract with Groundwork Thames Valley. Any information provided on this site is subject to change and is provided for information purposes only.

To the extent permitted by law, Groundwork Thames Valley is providing this website and its content on an "as is" basis and makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this website or its content including but not limited to warranties of satisfactory quality, merchantability, fitness for purpose, title, non-infringement of any intellectual property right, or any implied warranties.

Due to the changing nature of the information contained in this website Groundwork Thames Valley shall have no liability whatsoever for any damages or losses arising directly or indirectly as a result of any of the information accessible via the site not being accurate, complete or up to date.

Due to the nature of communications over the internet and the inherent risks of the transfer of data over the internet, Groundwork Thames Valley shall have no liability whatsoever for any damages or losses resulting from viruses or the corruption or loss of data or any damage to software or hardware.

Whilst Groundwork Thames Valley will use all reasonable endeavours to minimise any amount of downtime on the site, due to the fact that Groundwork Thames Valley does not have direct control over the servers used to hold data or information on the site and due to the intrinsic nature of websites, Groundwork Thames Valley shall have no liability whatsoever for any damages or losses arising directly or indirectly as a result of you being unable to access the site.