Terms and conditions
This website is provided as a public service by the State Accountability and Voice Initiative (SAVI) subject to the following terms and conditions. Your use of the site is subject to these terms – if you do not agree to them, please leave the site.
Your use of this site
Content on this site is licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 License unless otherwise stated or where a photograph or image is credited http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
OUR RESPONSIBILITY TO YOU
Accuracy of content. We take reasonable care to ensure that the information appearing on this site is accurate and up-to-date. However, errors and omissions do occur, and you should not take the accuracy of the information for granted, but should check directly with us using the contact details provided on this site. We therefore disclaim all liability for your use of the information on this site.
EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY
This site is provided on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis. We are not liable for any loss or damage arising directly or indirectly from use of this site. Examples of loss or damage for which we are not liable include (but are not limited to) any loss or damage resulting from:
- your reliance on or use of any information or material obtained either directly or indirectly from the use of this site.
- the transmission, reception or use by any person of information by, about or to you; any inaccuracies in any information on this site; the unavailability of this site.
Changes to these terms. We reserve the right to change these terms at any time. The terms displayed on the site when you visit will be the terms that apply to you for that visit.
Any dispute or claim concerning or arising from this website is to be determined in accordance with the law of England and Wales, and the courts of England and Wales are to have exclusive jurisdiction in determining such disputes or claims.
Disclaimer of liability
In the preparation of this website, every effort has been made to offer the most current, correct, and clearly expressed information possible. Nevertheless, inadvertent errors may occur. In particular, but without limiting anything here, SAVI also reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice.
The information and data included on SAVI web pages has been compiled from a variety of sources.
The opinions expressed are those of SAVI and do not necessarily reflect the views of the UK government’s official policies or the views of the GRM-FUTURES Group. Further, SAVI makes no warranties or representations whatsoever regarding the quality, content, completeness, or adequacy of such information and data. In any situation where printed publications differ from the text contained in this system, the printed documents take precedence.
Use of images
Verbal consent was sought from all subjects at the time these photographs were taken. All the photographs on this site belong to SAVI and can be used subject to our permission. All photographs should be credited as SAVI/George Osodi. To gain permission, please contact SAVI by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
You must not use any part of the website for any purpose which is illegal, immoral, offensive to others or in breach of others’ rights, or submit any content of that nature. This includes, but is not limited to any content or purpose which is discriminatory or harassing on the grounds of race, gender, religion, age or any other personal attribute, foul language, inciting hatred, sexually explicit, abusive, defamatory, in breach of copyright or other rights and such other activity as SAVI may from time to time determine is unacceptable. SAVI may remove or block access to any content for any purpose. If you feel that your rights are infringed by anything on this site, please contact SAVI by emailing email@example.com giving a full description of the offending items and reasons. SAVI will investigate and, if it agrees, remove such content.
Disclaimer of reliability
While every effort is made to ensure that this website operates reliably, SAVI makes no representations or warranties regarding the condition or functionality of this website, its suitability for use, or that the service it provides will be uninterrupted or error-free.
Disclaimer of damages
By using this website, you assume all risks associated with its use, including any risk to your computer, software or data being damaged by any virus, software, or any other file which might be transmitted or activated via this website. SAVI shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages, including, without limitation, lost revenues or lost profits, resulting from the use or misuse of this website or the information contained in this website.
Disclaimer of endorsement
Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favouring by SAVI. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.
WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW
WHAT WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION
Any personal information we collect from this website will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and other applicable laws. The details we collect will be used:
- To comply with legal requirements.
- To ensure accessibility onto our site.
- To send you information about the way we work. In such a case, you will be offered the option to opt in/out of this service.
We do not pass the information we collect to external companies. We do however utilise a third party, Google, to track the usage and volume of users on our site. The information they collect is not in any way associated with the details we hold about you online.
You can ask us to update or remove your personal information. You also have the right to request a copy of any personal information we hold about you. To do this, simply write to us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can send us your comments or lodge a complaint by contacting us at the afore-mentioned address. An inquiry will be held into each complaint, and the appropriate action will be taken. If the problem raised by your complaint requires a change in our policies and procedures, we will act accordingly.
This website has been designed to ensure that users can experience all content on the site, regardless of their browser and operating systems. Our aim is to provide easy access to all users, particularly for elderly visitors and visitors with special needs. Partially-sighted users should be able to experience the site using screen-reading web browsers. This website aims to comply with the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act. If you would like to suggest changes to this site that would make it easier to use, please contact us.
Scroll down this page for further advice on the following areas:
- Changing text sizes
- Changing screen resolution
- Adjusting mouse and keyboard settings
CHANGING TEXT SIZE
In addition to using the on-site controls, you can make the text larger or smaller by changing the settings on your browser. To do so, follow the instructions below:
Internet Explorer: Go to the ‘View’ menu at the top of the browser window. Select ‘Text size’ and select your desired text size setting e.g. select larger, smaller. Alternatively, if you have a mouse with a scroll-wheel, hold down the ‘Control’ key (Ctrl) on your keyboard and use the mouse scroll-wheel to change the text size.
Mozilla Firefox: Go to the ‘View’ menu at the top of the browser window. Select ‘Text size’ and select ‘Increase’ or ‘Decrease’ to go one size up or down.
Other browsers: For other browsers, please check the menus at the top of your browser window to find the text size controls.
CHANGING SCREEN RESOLUTION
You can also enlarge or reduce the size of everything on your computer screen by changing the screen resolution:
On PCs (running Windows 95 and upwards operating system): Go to the ‘Start’ button, then select ‘Settings’, then ‘Control Panel’, then ‘Display’, then ‘Settings’. Select to change the desktop area by using the resolution sliding bar. We recommend a resolution of 1024 by 768 pixels or greater. We suggest a minimum resolution of no less than 800 by 600 pixels.
On Apple Macs: Use the Monitor & Sound Control Panel to change the resolution.
ADJUSTING MOUSE AND KEYBOARD SETTINGS
You can fine tune your mouse and keyboard settings (for example, to change the number of mouse clicks required to open a new window):
On PCs (running Windows 9598/NT/2000/XP and above): Click on the ‘Start’ button for your computer, then select ‘Settings’, followed by ‘Control Panel’, and then ‘Accessibility’.
On Apple Macs: Click on the ‘System Preferences’ button the toolbar at the bottom of the screen, then select ‘Keyboard & Mouse.