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Copyright, Legal, Privacy Notices & Conditions of Use

Hirst, Kidd and Rennie Limited are publishers of the Oldham Evening Chronicle (the publication) and all references to the publication include the trading company.

The Oldham Evening Chronicle makes information, images and products available on this web site, subject to the following terms and conditions. By accessing this site, you agree to these terms and conditions. The right to change these terms and conditions, and the products, services, and prices mentioned in this site at any time, with sole discretion, without notice is reserved by the Oldham Evening Chronicle. The Oldham Evening Chronicle reserves the right to seek all remedies available by law and in equity for any violation of these terms and conditions. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Copyright: The images and information on this web site are protected by copyright. Except as specifically permitted, no portion of this web site may be distributed or reproduced by any means, or in any form, without the Oldham Evening Chronicle's prior written permission.

COPYRIGHT NOTICE: © Oldham Evening Chronicle.
All rights reserved.

Use of Web Site, Images & Information

If you use any part of the website you agree to these conditions. If you do not want to agree to these conditions, do not use this website.

The website may be used solely for informational, personal, non-commercial purposes; any use for commercial or promotional purposes must be agreed in advance in writing. You are hereby granted a nonexclusive, nontransferable, limited licence to access the data and information available on the website, provided that such access and use is not for the purpose of or in the course of any business.

Except as otherwise indicated on this site, you may therefore view, print, copy, data and information on this site subject to the following terms and conditions:

You are expressly prohibited from using the website/data:

For any unlawful purpose.

To harm, threaten, abuse or harass another person, or in a way that invades someone's privacy or is (in our reasonable opinion) offensive or is unacceptable or damaging to Oldham Evening Chronicle.

To use, extract, distribute or match the data for the purposes of compiling databases, directories or lists or to create, check, confirm, update or to amend your own or someone else's databases, records, directories, customer lists, mailing or prospecting lists.

For sales, direct marketing, telemarketing, electronic marketing or promotional purposes.

To use the data to issue questionnaires, response forms or cards or anything similar for the purpose of data capture or verification.

To send unsolicited commercial emails.

To tamper with, update or change any part of the data.

To modify the data or merge it with any other data.

To sell or trade in materials copied from the data.

In a way that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionably large burden on the Oldham Evening Chronicle communications and technical systems as determined by us.

Using any automated means to monitor or copy the website or its content, or to interfere with or attempt to interfere with how the website works.

Failure to do so will result in liability for fees charged at a minimum of £1,000+VAT per infringement and potential legal action. Any copy of the website data or portion thereof must include all copyright and proprietary notices in the same form and manner as on the original; The information may not be modified in any way; and the Oldham Evening Chronicle reserves the right to revoke such authorisation at any time, and any such use shall be discontinued immediately upon notice from the Oldham Evening Chronicle.

Website data specified above does not include the layout or design of this web site. Elements of this site are protected by other copyrights (indicated) and may not be imitated or reproduced in whole or in part. Information specified above does not include logos, graphics, sounds or images on this web site, which may be reproduced or distributed only when expressly permitted by the Oldham Evening Chronicle.

Warranties and Disclaimers


Liability Limitations

EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE IN AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND the Oldham Evening Chronicle, ALL INFORMATION ON THIS WEB SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. The Oldham Evening Chronicle ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE INFORMATION OR OTHER DOCUMENTS WHICH ARE REFERENCED BY OR LINKED TO THIS WEB SITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL Oldham Evening Chronicle BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM:

(1) RELIANCE ON THE MATERIALS PRESENTED,
(2) COSTS OF REPLACEMENT GOODS,
(3) LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS,
(4) DELAYS OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTIONS,
(5) FAILURE OF AN ADVERTISER TO HONOUR THE TERMS AND DISCOUNTS OFFERED,
(6) AND ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF PRODUCTS OR INFORMATION) WHETHER OR NOT the Oldham Evening Chronicle HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS WEB SITE COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL OR OTHER INACCURACIES. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY MADE TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. HOWEVER, Oldham Evening Chronicle MAKE NO
COMMITMENT TO UPDATE MATERIALS ON THIS SITE.

Submissions

You grant the Oldham Evening Chronicle and its agents an unrestricted, irrevocable licence to display, use, modify, perform, reproduce, transmit, and distribute any information you submit, for any and all commercial and non-commercial purposes.

You also agree that the Oldham Evening Chronicle and its agents are free to use any ideas, concepts, or techniques that you send Oldham Evening Chronicle and its agents for any purpose, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, and marketing products that incorporate such ideas, concepts, or techniques. The Oldham Evening Chronicle and its agents may, but are not obligated to, review or monitor areas on the site where users may transmit or post communications.

The Oldham Evening Chronicle and its agents are not responsible for the accuracy of any information, data, opinions, advice, or statements transmitted or posted. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this web site any libellous, obscene, defamatory, pornographic, or other materials that would violate any laws. However, if such communications do occur, the Oldham Evening Chronicle and its agents will have no liability related to the content of any such communications.

Comments on News Stories

Messages will be deleted if they: 

Please make sure your comments are in line with these House Rules. Repeatedly posting personal or offensive comments about individual members of the public or people in the public eye may be considered harassment. We reserve the right to remove such messages.

Third-Party Web Sites

The Oldham Evening Chronicle site provides links to third-party web sites that are not under the control of the Oldham Evening Chronicle. The Oldham Evening Chronicle makes no representations about third-party web sites. When you access a non-Oldham Evening Chronicle web site, you do so at your own risk. The Oldham Evening Chronicle is not responsible for the reliability of any data, opinions, advice, or statements made on third-party sites. The Oldham Evening Chronicle provides these links merely as a convenience. The inclusion of such links does not imply that Oldham Evening Chronicle endorses, recommends, or accepts any responsibility for the content of such sites.

Third-Party Products and Services

The Oldham Evening Chronicle web site contains mention of third-party products and services for informational purposes. Oldham Evening Chronicle make no recommendations or endorsements about third-party products and services. References to third-party services and products are provided by Oldham Evening Chronicle "as is", without warranty of any kind, either express or implied.

Privacy Policy

We want visitors to be aware of the information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. The information we collect is used to aid the functionality of the site, improve the content of the site, used to notify site visitors of improvements and updates, and assist us, our partners and our agents with our own and third party marketing initiatives. Registration is not required to enter or view the public sections of the site. We run a membership scheme and publish a monthly opt-in email newsletter. We never sell the email addresses of our subscribers. 

The site uses cookies (meaning of cookies). However, we do not use cookies to identify you.

We use two types of cookies:

Session cookies - we may use sessions cookies on the Oldham Chronicle web site to remember details you have already entered and to make using the site easier.

Persistent cookies - we may use persistent cookies to track the number of unique, anonymous users to the Oldham Chronicle site.

If you don't want a cookie to be created on your PC, web browsers like Microsoft Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator provide the option to disable them. However, you might not be able to take advantage of the full functionality of our web site if you do. You can manage the cookies in the cookie folder of your browser. You can either delete cookies from your cookie folder once you have left our site, or you can set your preferences before you enter our site. Deleting or rejecting cookies may impair your experience of our site. You may not be able to access some pages.

Sites linked to the Oldham Chronicle web site may also use cookies. Please check the individual privacy policies of such sites to find out more. If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy or the use of cookies on the Oldham Chronicle web site please email our Data Controller at: editorial@oldham-chronicle.co.uk

Compliance with Laws


Governing Law and Jurisdiction

You agree that all matters relating to your access to, or use of, this web site shall be governed by the laws of England & Wales. You agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the Courts of England & Wales, with respect to such matters. The Oldham Evening Chronicle makes no representation that images and information on this web site are appropriate or available for use in all countries, and prohibits accessing materials from territories where contents are illegal. Those who access this site do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws.