Terms and Conditions

Use of this website is provided by Somerset Council and is subject to the following terms and conditions:

This disclaimer governs your use of the Visit South Somerset website. By using our website you accept this disclaimer in full. If you disagree with any part of this disclaimer, please do not access, use and/or contribute to our website.

You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit anyone else's use and enjoyment of the site.


SC (Somerset Council) reserves the right to modify these terms at any time. Revised terms will apply from the date of publication on the website, you should therefore check periodically for changes. By using this site after we post changes, you agree to accept those changes, whether or not you have reviewed them. SC may at any time modify these Terms and Conditions and the new version will be posted on the website. Your continued use of the website constitutes your agreement to these terms and conditions. This disclaimer supersedes all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.


This website and materials on it are protected by copyright and intellectual property laws and are the property of SC, or its licensors, unless otherwise stated. Unless stated otherwise, you may access and download the materials located on www.visitsouthsomerset.com only for personal, non-commercial use providing all original sources are indicated on the documents. You must not edit or otherwise modify any material on the website, sell, rent or otherwise sub-licence material from the website or republish material from the website (including republication on another website) without written permission from SC. To seek permission, please visit www.Somerset.gov.uk

The images and logos identifying Visit South Somerset, SC or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights or trade marks of SC and/or the third parties. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring any licence or right to use any trade mark, design right or copyright of Visit South Somerset, SC or any third party. The Visit South Somerset logo may only be used where express permission is granted. 

Website content

(quality, accuracy and use)

Information provided on this website is for information purposes only and is not intended to constitute professional advice as circumstances can vary from person to person. Information provided on this website will not always be up to date and cannot necessarily be relied upon; we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy. Visitors who use this website and rely on any information do so at their own risk. SC does not commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the website is kept up to date.

External links

SC is not responsible for the contents or reliability of any other websites to which we provide a link and SC does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. SC has no control over the nature, content or availability of those sites.

No responsibility or liability for the privacy of personal information is accepted for linked-to websites, as these are beyond SC's control.

SC's rights to remove or reproduce material uploaded or posted to our website

By sharing any contribution with SC you agree to grant SC, free of charge, permission to use the material in any way it wants (including modifying or deleting it). In order that we can use your contribution, you confirm that your contribution is: your own original work; is not defamatory and does not infringe any UK laws; that you have the right to give us permission to use it for the purposes specified above, and that you have the consent of anyone who is identifiable in your contribution or the consent of their parent / guardian if they are under 18. All information posted on the website is and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary information. We aim to remove the name of any school or person criticised on the message boards so that they cannot be identified, but we will not guarantee their removal.

Liability for actions of users of the website

You must not use the Visit South Somerset website in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity. The majority of content posted in the Visit South Somerset message boards is created by members of the public. The views expressed are theirs and unless specifically stated are not those of Visit South Somerset or SC, and cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information, which may be incomplete or condensed. We accept no responsibility for any loss or harm incurred.


SC is committed to protecting the privacy of it website users. Any information gathered from users is confidential and will be used for the purposes expressed and in line with the Data Protection Act 1998.


This site downloads a cookie on to your computer. Cookies help us to find out how many people have visited the site and which pages they have visited. Information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at www.AboutCookies.org Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.

Limiting liability for viruses, damage and availability

We do not warrant that functions available on this website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the server that makes it available is free of viruses or bugs. You acknowledge that it is your responsibility to implement sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy you particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output.

Legal jurisdiction

The laws of England and Wales shall govern your use of this site and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.


Except for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, SC, its employees, contractors or content providers shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from or otherwise in connection with your use of www.visitsouthsomerset.com or any information, services or content on www.visitsouthsomerset.com