Terms and conditions


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To create your own album of resources, you need to register and create an account for this website. You are required to submit an email address, a password and a reminder question. This information will be used to enable you to access the album that you have created. All information that you submit will remain confidential and will not be passed to any other organisation.


A large number of organisations and private individuals have kindly made their collections available for everyone to share and enjoy through this project. Copyrights to all of the resources on this web site are retained by the individual rights holders. They have allowed use of their collections under a special licence that permits Educational, or personal non-commercial use only, as defined within the full Terms & Conditions statement.

We urge all site users to please respect copyright to help ensure the continued support of our content donors.

If you wish to use any of the resources for purposes outside those permitted within the Terms and Conditions (such as displaying them on another website or commercial use etc), please contact us directly and we will endeavour to answer your query as quickly as possible.

Contact details:

Archives & Heritage
Staffordshire County Council
Unit G, Beacon Business Park,
Weston Road,
Stafford ST18 0WL
Tel. (01889) 869137

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Terms and Conditions

User Agreement

1. General
This Agreement governs your use of the Staffordshire PastTrack website. Staffordshire PastTrack reserves the right, to change or modify all or any part of this Agreement at any time, effective immediately upon notice published on this web site. Your continued use of the web site constitutes your binding acceptance of these terms and conditions, including any changes or modifications made by Staffordshire PastTrack as permitted above. If at any time the terms and conditions of this Agreement are no longer acceptable to you, you should immediately cease all use of this web site.

2. Use of Content
2.1. You acknowledge that the web site contains information and other material (collectively, the “Content”) that is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights of Staffordshire PastTrack and third parties. All Content on the web site is copyrighted as a collective work of Staffordshire PastTrack pursuant to applicable copyright law. You agree to comply with any additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any Content available on or accessed through the Staffordshire PastTrack web site. Users of the web site may use the Content only for educational, or personal, non-commercial use.
2.2. You may not modify, publish, transmit, transfer or sell, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit any of the Content, in whole or in part, except as expressly permitted in this Agreement.
2.3. You may only download or copy the Content for educational or personal non-commercial use. You shall not store electronically any significant portion of the Content, except as expressly permitted by the copyright laws. No copying, storage, redistribution or publication of any Content is permitted without the express permission of Staffordshire PastTrack or the owners of such Content or their authorised persons, if other than Staffordshire PastTrack. Educational establishments may copy and re-publish Content electronically, provided that the Content is published only on the establishment’s official network or web site and the source is acknowledged.

3. External sites
The web site may contain links to sites on the Internet, which are owned and operated by third parties (the “External Sites”). You acknowledge that Staffordshire PastTrack is not responsible for the availability of, or the Content located on or through, any External Site. You should contact the site administrator or Webmaster for those External Sites if you have any concerns regarding such links or the Content located on such External Sites.

4. Termination of Service
Staffordshire PastTrack reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to restrict, suspend or terminate access to all or any part of the web site, at any time for any reason without prior notice or liability. Staffordshire PastTrack may change, suspend or discontinue all or any aspect of the web site at any time, including the availability of any feature, database, or content, without prior notice or liability.

5. Disclaimer of warranties; limitation of liability
5.1. Neither Staffordshire PastTrack nor any provider of third party content or their respective agents warrants that the service will be uninterrupted or error free; nor does Staffordshire PastTrack, any third party content provider, or their respective agents make any warranty as to the results to be obtained from use of the service or the content. The service and the content are distributed on an “as is, as available” basis. None of Staffordshire PastTrack, third party content providers and their respective agents make any warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to the service. Neither Staffordshire PastTrack nor any third party content provider warrants that any files available for downloading through the service will be free of viruses or similar contamination or destructive features. You expressly agree that the entire risk as to the quality and performance of the service and the accuracy or completeness of the content is assumed solely by you.
5.2. Neither Staffordshire PastTrack, any third party content provider nor their respective agents shall be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of the use of or inability to use the web site, even if such party has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

6. Miscellaneous
This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the United Kingdom, and the parties irrevocably consent to bring any action to enforce this Agreement in the English courts. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersedes all previous written or oral agreements between the parties with respect to such subject matter. If any inconsistency exists between the terms of this agreement and any additional terms and conditions posted on the web site, such terms shall be interpreted as to eliminate any inconsistency, if possible, and otherwise, the additional terms and conditions shall control.

Created 03/12/02 revised 10/05/2015
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  • 18th May, 2015