Terms and Conditions

Information about us

Creative and Cultural Industries Limited is a company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales.

  • Registered offices: Third Floor, Priory Place, New London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0PP
  • Company no. 05122855
  • VAT no. GB987725455
  • Creative and Cultural Industries Ltd is registered in England as Charity no. 1105974
  • Creative and Cultural Industries Ltd is registered in Scotland as Charity no. SC042165
  • Creative and Cultural Industries Ltd is registered with the Information Commissioners Office, registration no. Z9353021

Information about our website

These terms and conditions govern your use of and access to our website www.ccskills.org.uk (“Our Site”).

Creative & Cultural Skills works to create fair and inclusive opportunities within the creative and cultural sectors by raising awareness and shaping skills, education and employment best practice. Our website hosts information, resources, news and opportunities for the sector, educators, careers advisors, training providers and policy makers, in order to fulfil our mission.

In these Terms, we refer to any individuals and organisations that use the Creative & Cultural Skills website as “Users”.

Some of the resources and guides hosted on this website are created by us (on our behalf and on behalf of project partners). Others are created or co-created with third parties.

Some of the information and guidance on Our Site originates from other Users, you are advised to check the accuracy before relying on any information or guidance on Our Site.

The Creative & Cultural Skills website is created, maintained and operated by us (or on our behalf) from (or via) our facilities in the United Kingdom. We cannot promise that Our Website is appropriate for use in any other country.

Access to Our Website is permitted on a temporary basis and we reserve the right to withdraw or modify any part of Our Website with or without notice. At our discretion, we may notify you at your email address as supplied to us.

When using Our Website, you must at all times comply with these Terms. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to Our Website and for all connection and other charges incurred in using the Our Website.  You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access Our Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms, and that they comply with them.

Safeguarding

The safety and privacy of young people is important to us. If you are a parent or guardian of a child using Our Website, please read these Terms carefully together with our Privacy Policy.

Parents and guardians should pay special attention to the online activities of their children and supervise their use of Our Website.

Intellectual property rights

In these Terms:

“Content” means any and all creative material (including text, software, code, applications, video and/or audio recordings, music, graphics, designs, photographs, artwork, trademarks, data, statistics, information, blogs, communications, ideas, adverts, links, compilations and other material, as well as the selection and arrangement of any of the same);

“Intellectual Property Rights” includes, amongst other things, any copyright, trademarks and other proprietary rights in relation to code, software, logos, designs, images, photographs, animations, videos, text and other material or Content;

The Intellectual Property Rights in all Content and Digital Content made available to you on or through Our Website remain the property of Creative & Cultural Skills and/or the applicable third parties. Your use of Our Website and its contents grants no rights (and in particular no Intellectual Property Rights) to you in relation to Our Website or the content displayed on it.

You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, record, transmit, commercially exploit, edit, communicate to the public or distribute in any way any of the Content, services, web pages or materials on Our Website (including the computer code of any elements comprising Our Website) other than for your own personal use, or with prior consent of the Our Website.

Any use of items or Content that are the subject of our (or any third party’s) Intellectual Property Rights other than that permitted under may only be undertaken with express, prior, written authorisation.

Links to and from other websites

Our Website may include links to third party websites as well as advertising and other Content hosted by third parties.  These links are provided for your ease of reference and convenience only.  We do not control such third party websites and Content and are not responsible for their contents. Our inclusion of links does not imply any endorsement of the material contained on third party websites or any association with their operators.

You acknowledge that we will not be party to any transaction or contract with a third party that you may enter into via a link from Our Website and we shall not be liable to you in respect of any loss or damage which you may suffer by using third party websites or entering into any such third party transactions or contracts.  You agree that you will not involve us in any dispute between you and any such third party.

We are not responsible or liable for any products, advertisements, content or services provided by or for third parties via or in connection with Our Website (or any technical or other issues that may arise from such provision).  We have no control over third-party products, content or services and make no assurances of any kind about them.

Your use of the website

In using Our Website, you agree and promise that you will not:

(a)           use Our Website in any way that may lead to the encouragement, procurement or carrying out of any criminal activity;

(b)           access Our Website for any purpose other than for your genuine use of Our Website in accordance with these Terms, as a person (or organisation) that works, employs, educates or is otherwise involved, in the creative and cultural sector in the UK;

(c)           use Our Website in any way that may cause you or us to breach any applicable laws;

(d)           email, transmit or otherwise disseminate any material which is defamatory, obscene, vulgar or indecent or may have the effect of being harassing, threatening, abusive or hateful or that otherwise discriminates against, degrades or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age or disability, or which breaches the rights of others (including copyright and other Intellectual Property Rights);

(e)           distribute unsolicited communications including ‘spam’ email;

(f)            transfer files that contain viruses or other harmful programs or use Our Website in any way that may damage or disrupt another’s computer; or

(g)           penetrate or attempt to penetrate Our Website’s security measures.

Our legal obligations and limits on liability

Nothing in these Terms shall exclude or limit our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or the negligence of our employees or agents.  Also, nothing in these terms affects your rights as a consumer under law. If you would like information on such rights, you should contact your local trading standards service or citizen’s advice bureau.

We do not accept any liability for damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from your use of Our Website and we cannot guarantee that any files that you download are free from viruses, contamination or destructive features.

Whilst we will try to correct any errors or omissions as soon as we can once they have been brought to our attention, we do not promise that the information on Our Website itself will be free from errors or omissions.

We do not promise that Our Website will be available uninterrupted and in a fully operating condition.

Access to Our Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our reasonable control.

We do not make any promises in respect of Our Website or its content, including, without limitation, any advice given and statements made by us, other users or advertisers (if any).

Any decisions or action taken by you on the basis of information provided on or via Our Website are at your sole discretion and risk.

We accept no liability for any failure to remove (or delay in removing) any Content. You may, however, make complaints by emailing info@ccskills.org.uk

If we breach these Terms we will only be liable for losses which are a reasonably foreseeable result of our breach. This means losses which could be contemplated by you and us at the time of entering into an agreement on these Terms.

You agree and acknowledge that we shall not be responsible or liable for:

indirect losses which are a side effect of the main loss or damage and which are not reasonably foreseeable by you and us at the time of entering into the agreement on these Terms, including loss of profits and loss of opportunity; or

failure to provide Our Website or to meet any of our obligations under these Terms where such failure is due to any cause or event beyond our reasonable control.

Security and privacy

You must read our Privacy Policy. This contains important information about our use of your personal information and other information regarding your privacy and our security processes and policies.

We will co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of, or locate, anyone breaching our agreed use of Our Website by Users, otherwise for the prevention or detection of crime or the apprehension or prosecution of offenders. There may be other circumstances in which we may be required by law to disclose information about you or your use of Our Website and you agree that, in such circumstances, we are entitled to disclose such information.

We are registered as a data controller for the purposes of the UK General Data Protection Regulations 2021 (UK-GDPR). Our registration number on the register of data controllers maintained by the Information Commissioner is Z9353021.

 These Terms and Conditions were updated in March 2022.