Whilst every care has been taken in the compilation of information Bolton Council cannot guarantee its accuracy and will not be liable for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of using these pages. The information and material provided by this website has been done so with the consent of the appropriate governing board, trust board or organisation.
These pages also contain links to other sites which are not in any way endorsed by Bolton Council. Bolton Council will not be liable for any loss damage or inconvenience caused as a result of using these links.
In using the Bolton Council website, you will be deemed to accept these terms
We do not collect personal data about people who browse this website, unless you voluntarily submit your personal details to us via a form or email. If so:
Terms and Conditions
These terms and conditions govern your use of the Bolton Governance Gateway. Please read through them carefully as they affect your rights and liabilities under the law. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not register for, purchase from, or use the website.
The websites are provided to you free of charge for your personal use subject to the terms and conditions. By using the websites of Bolton Council ('Bolton Council', 'we' or 'us') you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
These terms and conditions do not affect your statutory rights.
All rights reserved. No material may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, including printing, photocopying, recording, or other electronic or mechanical methods, without the prior written permission of Bolton Council, relevant governing board, academy trust or organisation.
Material may be viewed or downloaded by the specified user only by means of access via a secure password. The material should only be used for the intended purpose of facilitating formal governing or trust board meetings of the relevant school or academy.
Confidentiality of all material should be maintained at all times. Failure to ensure the security of all material provided via the Bolton Governance Gateway, may result in suspension or removal from a relevant board or organisation.
Intellectual property / trademarks
The content of Bolton Council’s Bolton Governance Gateway website is protected by copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property rights. All these rights in the material contained in these websites belong to Bolton Council or the relevant governing or trust board.
Bolton Council’s websites are provided by Bolton Council without any warranties or guarantees. You must bear the risks associated with the use of the internet.
The Bolton Council’s Bolton Governance Gateway website may provide content from other Internet sites or resources and while the Council tries to ensure that material included on the website is correct, reputable and of high quality, it cannot accept responsibility if this is not the case.
Bolton Council will not be responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information or for any technical problems you may experience with our websites. If Bolton Council is informed of any inaccuracies in the material on our websites we will attempt to correct the inaccuracies as soon as we reasonably can.
In particular, we disclaim all liabilities in connection with the following:
Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude Bolton Council for liability for personal injury or death caused by its negligence.
You must not use the website in any way that causes, or is likely to cause, the website or access to it to be interrupted, damaged or impaired in any way.
You understand that you, and not our websites, are responsible for all electronic communications and content sent from your computer to us and you must use the website for lawful purposes only.
You must not use the website for any of the following:
Links to other websites
Third party contributions
This site contains material provided by third party authors - any views or opinions presented are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of Bolton Council.
Bolton Council has in place and maintains physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your information and our websites. We arrange for our network traffic to be monitored, to investigate or detect unauthorised users and attacks on the websites. We have taken precautions to minimise the risk of transmitting software viruses, but we strongly advise that you carry out your own virus checks on downloadable files available on the site. We cannot accept liability for any loss or damage caused by software viruses that may have been encountered during use of this site, or any related site.
When registering to the site you must be aware that the information you submit will be insecure and could be observed by a third party while in transit. Do not submit information you would like to keep private.
This agreement is deemed to be made in England and is subject to English law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. Any disputes that arise will be decided only by the English courts.
Bolton Council makes no promises that materials on its websites are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom, and accessing the websites from territories where its content are illegal or unlawful is prohibited. If you choose to access this site from locations outside the United Kingdom, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
Matters beyond our control
Neither party is liable for any breach of this agreement that is caused by a matter beyond its reasonable control, including acts of God, fire, lightning, explosion, war, flood, industrial disputes, sabotage, extremely severe weather or act of local or central government or other competent authorities.
Changes to the privacy statement
If you use the Bolton Governance Gateway website, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer to prevent unauthorised access to your account. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password.
You should take all necessary steps to ensure that the password is kept confidential and secure and should inform us immediately if you have any reason to believe that your password has become known to anyone else, or if the password is being, or is likely to be, used in an unauthorised manner.
Please ensure that the details you provide us with are correct and complete and inform us immediately of any changes to the information that you provided when registering. You can access and update much of the information you provided us with in the login area of the website.
We reserve the right to refuse access to the website, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders at our discretion. If we cancel an order, it will be without charge to you.
You must not publish, post, distribute, disseminate, or otherwise transmit anything that: offends common standards of courtesy or decency; is reasonably likely to breach technology export restrictions or financial services laws or to be invasive of privacy; is defamatory, obscene, pornographic, blasphemous, seditious, objectionable; or is unlawful, offensive, or regarded as such for racial, ethnic, or sexual reasons.
Comments or feedback
We welcome your comments or feedback on our website. Please either use the ‘Contact Us’ page on the site or contact John Ashworth, Governor Services Manager on firstname.lastname@example.org.