Terms and conditions
What we expect of you
This page outlines the DIVA Bradford Terms and Conditions, and
what we expect of our site users. For what you can expect of
us, please see our Data Protection policy.
Your continued use of this site confirms your acceptance of
Throughout this document the following definitions apply:
- DIVA, or DIVA Bradford
- refers to this website and/or the staff team who administer
VCS refers to the Voluntary and Community
DIVA Partners are the steering group that
maintains DIVA Bradford, and consists of several local
organisations. For more information, please refer to the DIVA Partners page of
Entity is hereby defined as a listing on our
directory (an organisation, a location or a service).
User is defined as any individual who visits
the DIVA Bradford website.
User account is defined as a freely available,
personal login, on the DIVA website.
Registered user is defined as any user who
signs up for a DIVA user account.
Member is defined as any registered user who
represents an entity listed on the DIVA directory.
- It is not necessary to be a registered user in
order to use most parts of this website. However, particular areas
of this website will be accessible only if you are a
Use of website
- You may not harvest or otherwise collect information en-masse
from this website for the purposes of redistributing it . If the information is collected and
published elsewhere by a third party, it is likely to become
inaccurate within a brief time frame, and consequently of detriment
to the overall quality of local VCS listings in our area. DIVA,
however, is committed to making every effort in ensuring that its
listings are up-to-date.
- 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 divabradford.org.uk is unavailable at any
- 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.
Our Entity registration process includes the
purpose of processing personal contact details with the aim of
promoting local groups to as wide an audience as possible,
including to those with access to the Internet.
- By registering an entity with DIVA, you, as a
DIVA member, are giving DIVA
Partners permission to make publicly available the
non-confidential information you have supplied. The main outlet for
information on the DIVA database is a searchable online directory,
which aims to publicise groups to the widest possible
- When using the DIVA 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.
- Any data you do submit is subject to approval and verification
by DIVA administrators. This applies to all information associated
with any of your entities and, in addition, any
related meeting rooms, job vacancies, event listings and any other
data posted in a publicity viewable area on the DIVA website.
- When registering for a user account, you are
not obliged to use your personal name when choosing a username.
However, your user account on the DIVA Bradford
website represents you as an individual, and your username may be
publicly displayed in association with actions you take, such as posting content to the
DIVA Bradford Forum. As a registered user you
agree to be held personally responsible for any action on the DIVA
Bradford website that is attributable to your DIVA user
- You may represent an entity which intends to
register a shared corporate user account which may
be accessed by multiple workers in your team. In such
circumstances, whereby this user account does not
represent a sole registered user, then your use of
this website implicitly agrees that your employer will accept responsibility for this
user account, and for any information posted or
submitted to DIVA using this user account by any
staff or volunteers which are in violation of the stipulations
outlined in our terms and conditions or data protection
- The DIVA admin team may modify the content of listings which
you upload, usually for the purposes of spelling, punctuation and
- It is your responsibility as a DIVA member to
maintain an up-to-date entity listing and to
ensure that you (or the entity you represent) are happy with the
content that appears online. DIVA will provide notification via
email, if possible, when a new listing becomes active or when an
existing listing is updated. DIVA may also contact you to check if
your entity's information is still current and
Links with other websites
- Throughout this website you may find links to third party
websites. The provision of a link to such a website does not mean
that we endorse that website.
- 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
- You do not misrepresent your relationship with DIVA
- Whilst we do take all reasonable steps to make sure that the
information on divabradford.org.uk is up to date and accurate at
all times, we cannot guarantee that all material is accurate and up
- All material contained on DIVA Bradford is provided without
warranty of any kind. You use the material on DIVA Bradford at your
- We do not accept liability for any loss or damage that you
suffer as a result of using this website.
Law and Jurisdiction
the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.
For details of how we treat data provided to DIVA Bradford by
our users, please see our separate Data Protection policy.
Administration address: DIVA admin, Shipley & Bingley
Voluntary Services, Cardigan House, Bingley BD16 2TA
Phone: 01274 781222 (DIVA admin enquiries only)
If you wish to enquire by email, please use the Contact page.
 Please note that this does not prohibit the
copying of small amounts of data from DIVA's listings such as the
type of limited research for publications that may be undertaken by
a non-profit CVS or community organisation. We do, however,
explicitly forbid commercial exploitation of our listings and the
use of any 'harvesting' software which may facilitate such
endeavours. If you are in any way uncertain about these
permissions, we urge you to contact DIVA for more information and
will be happy to provide further clarity.
 An 'action' can be any
function of the DIVA Bradford website which generates
communications (public or or privately with a listed
entity) such as sending an email message or
posting information to the DIVA Bradford Forum.
 'Employer' refers to any
organisation for which you work or volunteer.