Website Terms and Conditions


Welcome to the Shingle Street Community & Conservation website. These terms of use govern your use of the website.


It is not necessary to register with us in order to use most parts of this website. However, particular areas of this website will only be accessible if you have registered.


2.1 Please read these terms in full before you use this website. If you do not accept these terms of use, please do not use this website. Your continued use of this site confirms your acceptance of these terms.

2.2 This website is the official website of Shingle Street Settlement Limited, a non-profit company jointly owned by the residents of Shingle Street, set up to safeguard the character and natural environment of Shingle Street. The intended purpose of this website is to provide information about the Shingle Street community, conservation and the Shingle Street biodiversity survey. You may not use this web site for any purpose not related to Shingle Street. The content of this website is subject to change without notice.

2.3 This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the Content, the website design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with a written agreement with Shingle Street Settlement Limited.

2.4 You are prohibited from:

  • downloading, copying, or re-transmitting any or all of the Web site or the Content without prior Agreement with Shingle Street Settlement Limited.
  • using the website or the Content for any purpose except for its intended one.


3.1 All reasonable measures are taken by us to ensure that this website is operational all day, every day. However, occasionally technical issues may result in some downtime and accordingly we will not be liable if this website is unavailable at any time.

3.2 Where possible we always try to give advance warning of maintenance issues that may result in website down time but we shall not be obliged to provide such notice.


4.1 Any material that a visitor to this website sends or posts to this website shall be considered non-proprietary and non confidential. We shall be entitled to copy, disclose, distribute or use for such other purpose as we deem appropriate all material provided to us, with the exception of personal information, the use of which is covered under our Privacy Policy.

4.2 When using this website you shall not post or send to or from this website any material:

  • for which you have not obtained all necessary consents;
  • that is discriminatory, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, liable to incite racial hatred, in breach of confidentiality or privacy, which may cause annoyance or inconvenience to others, which encourages or constitutes conduct that would be deemed a criminal offence, give rise to a civil liability, or otherwise is contrary to the law in the United Kingdom;
  • which is harmful in nature including, and without limitation, computer viruses, Trojan horses, corrupted data, or other potentially harmful software or data.

4.3 We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requiring us to disclose the identity or other details of any person posting material to this website in breach of the law in the United Kingdom.


The Shingle Street Community & Conservation website is committed to respecting the privacy of the personal information of visitors to this website.

Please see our Privacy Policy for further details.


6.1 This website may be linked to third party websites not under the control of the Shingle Street Community & Conservation website. The provision of a link to such a website does not mean that we endorse that website. If you visit any website via a link on this website you do so at your own risk.

6.2 Any party wishing to link to this website is entitled to do so provided that the conditions below are observed:

  • you do not seek to imply that we are endorsing the services or products of another party unless this has been agreed with us in writing;
  • you do not misrepresent your relationship with this website; and
  • the website from which you link to this website does not contain offensive or otherwise controversial content or content that infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of a third party.

6.3 By linking to this website in breach of clause 6.2 you shall indemnify us for any loss or damage suffered to this website as a result of such linking.


Due to technical difficulties with the internet, internet software or transmission problems could produce inaccurate or incomplete copies of information contained on this website. Computer viruses or other destructive programs could also be inadvertently downloaded from this website.

The Shingle Street Community & Conservation website shall not be responsible or liable for any software, computer viruses or other destructive, harmful or disruptive files or programs that may infect or otherwise impact your use of your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing on this website or your downloading of any of the Content from this website. The Shingle Street Community & Conservation website recommends that you install appropriate anti-virus or other protective software.


8.1 Whilst we do take all reasonable steps to make sure that the information on this website is up to date and accurate at all times we do not guarantee that all material is accurate and/or up to date.

8.2 All material contained on this Website is provided without any warranty of any kind. You use the material on this website at your own discretion.


9.1 We do not accept liability for any loss or damage that you suffer as a result of using this website.

9.2 Nothing in these Terms of Use shall exclude or limit liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence which cannot be excluded or under the law of the United Kingdom.


These terms of use are governed by English law. Any dispute arising in connection with these terms of use shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.


The Shingle Street Community & Conservation website is owned by the Shingle Street Settlement Limited (Company No. 03370625, Registered Address: Oxley House, Shingle Street, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 3BE)

You can contact us by clicking here.