Website terms and conditions
Terms and conditions for using this website.
The FCDO Services website is maintained for your personal use and viewing. Access and use by you of this site constitutes acceptance by you of these terms and conditions, which take effect from the date of first use.
Throughout this document the terms ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ refer to FCDO Services and the terms ‘you’ and ‘your’ refer to you the user.
The names, images and logos identifying FCDO Services are proprietary marks of FCDO Services. Copying our logos and/or any other third-party logos accessed via this website is not permitted without prior approval from the relevant copyright owner.
Requests for permission to use our graphics should be sent via our contact us page. Tell us how and why you wish to use our logo(s). Please include your contact details.
Material featured on this site is subject to Crown copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. The Crown copyright protected material may be reproduced free of charge in any format or medium provided it is reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context, except the designs, graphics, logos, FCDO Services logo and photographic images. Where any of the Crown copyright items on this site are republished or copied to others, the source of the material must be identified and the copyright status acknowledged.
The permission to reproduce Crown-protected material does not extend to any material on this site which is identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.
For further information on Crown copyright policy and licensing arrangements, see HMSO’s Crown Copyright policy.
Hyperlinking to and from this site
You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on this site. However, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. The FCDO Services pages must load into the user’s entire window.
We are not responsible for the content or reliability of websites to which we link, nor should listing be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of linked pages.
We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.
The FCDO Services website and material relating to government information, products and services (or to third-party information, products and services), is provided ‘as is’, without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of the FCDO Services website.
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales. Please direct any queries via our contact us page.