About this website

Below you will find information and terms and conditions for this website.

There is separate information on data protection and freedom of information at The Guinness Partnership Limited.

Terms and conditions for this website

The Guinness Partnership Limited website is maintained for your personal use and viewing and is intended for general information only. Though we try to ensure the accuracy of the information placed on this website we do not warrant or guarantee the accuracy or correctness of such information, or of any other content, description or material placed on or referred to on this website. We cannot accept any liability whatsoever for any loss or damage (direct or indirect) caused as a result of any error or omission, and we do not warrant that your use of this website will be uninterrupted. Neither shall we be liable for any damage caused by any decision or action taken as a result of the use of this website, or in reliance upon the information it contains.

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

This website is operated by The Guinness Partnership but processing is carried out on our behalf by The Roundhouse, who host the site.

Access and use of this site constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions, which take effect from the date of first use.

Intellectual property

The names, images and logos identifying The Guinness Partnership are proprietary marks of The Guinness Partnership. Copying of our logos and/or any other third party logos accessed via this website is not permitted without prior approval from the relevant copyright owner.

Requests for permission to use our logo should be directed to our Communications team at communications@guinness.org.uk

Please include your contact details and details of how and why you wish to use our logo.

Copyright clauses on government websites

The copyright in all material on this website is vested in The Guinness Partnership. You may not copy any part of this site or do any other act in relation to any part of this site which is prohibited by copyright other than the following:

  • You may print any page or download it to a local hard disk for your personal use only.
  • In material issued to third parties, you may quote from this site so long as you give due accreditation.
  • You may provide a link to this site from any other business information or business service website, but not (unless with our prior written agreement) in any way that gives the impression that we are associated with or have approved such other site. Apart from this you may not reproduce or store any part of this site on any other website without our prior consent.

The above consents do not authorise you to incorporate any part of this site in any commercial document or in any material sold or otherwise made available for profit without our prior consent.

Where we have identified any third party copyright material you will need to obtain permission from the copyright holders concerned.

Hyperlinking to us

You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on this site. We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on our site. However, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. The Guinness Partnership pages must load into the user’s entire window.

Hyperlinking by us

The website provides links to other external websites, the content of which is not in our control. We cannot accept responsibility for the content or reliability of these sites, and links to these sites should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of linked pages.

Virus protection

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 that may occur whilst using material derived from this website.

Website privacy statement

The Guinness Partnership takes information security issues relating to users of our website very seriously and will protect the privacy of any personally identifiable information you share with us. All personal information will be held and processed as required by current data protection legislation.

By using this website you agree to us collecting and using your personal information on the terms set out below. We may update this privacy statement from time to time, so please read it regularly.

What information do we collect?

The Guinness Partnership will only collect personal information, such as name and contact details, that you provide voluntarily. If you do not want this information to be collected please do not complete any of the online contact or registration forms. We will not hold the personal information longer than is necessary for the purpose of its collection and in line with our retention and disposal policy.

The website also automatically collects information related to your website visit (eg, which pages you visit, how often you visit). These are called cookies and many websites automatically collect this sort of information. Find out more about cookies and how we use them on our site below.

How will we use your information?

The Guinness Partnership will use the information that is provided through our site to help us improve our site. We will not share your information with third parties.

We may use the personal information we collect to contact you and provide you with news and other information that you may have requested.

While accessing our site, any online user may, at any time, decline to participate in any information-gathering activity (eg, contact us form, registration form). Your choice not to participate will not affect your ability to use other features on our website.

Please be aware that if we are requested by the police or any regulatory or government authority investigating suspected illegal activities to provide your personal details and/or information concerning your activities whilst visiting this site, we shall do so.

This privacy statement only covers The Guinness Partnership website at www.guinnesspartnership.com. This statement does not cover links within this site to other websites.

Cookies

A cookie (also known as a web cookie, browser cookie or HTTP cookie) is a piece of text stored on your computer by your web browser. Cookies are used by lots of websites for authentication, storing site preferences, and shopping cart items.

On our site a cookie of your postcode is saved so that you don’t have to select it each time you come to the site.

Cookies are not a danger to your computer; they are not viruses and will not generate spam.

Most modern browsers allow users to decide whether to accept cookies, and the time frame to keep them. For help disabling or deleting cookies please see our page on disabling cookies or visit www.allaboutcookies.org

Contact us

If you have any concerns or comments about our website please email communications@guinness.org.uk