Terms and Conditions

This website (www.attorneygeneral.gov.uk) is managed by the Attorney General's Office (referred to as 'We' below).

By entering our site, you as a user ('You') are accepting our terms and conditions.

Using this website

The AGO website is maintained for your personal use and viewing. Access and use of this by you constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions. They take effect from the date on which you first use this website.

You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by any third party. Such restriction or inhibition includes, without limitation, conduct which is unlawful or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person, and the transmission of obscene or offensive content or disruption of normal flow of dialogue within this site.

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting (or attempting to do so) any unlawful, defamatory, obscene, offensive or scandalous material, or any material that constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, likely to give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violates any law. We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials on this website.

Information collected from users of this website is not shared with other organisations for commercial purposes. Please see our privacy policy for more details.
Information published on this website is subject to copyright protection. Please see our Crown Copyright statement for more details.

Linking to the AGO

You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on this website provided that the page does not load into a frame on another site. You agree only to create links to our site in such a manner that our web pages will load into an entire existing or new browser window.
Links to external websites

Some links on this website will lead to other websites that are not under our control. We are not responsible for the content of any linked site. Listing and linking should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind and we accept no liability in respect of the content. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and have no control over the availability of the linked pages.

Virus protection

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.

Disclaimer

This 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 www.attorneygeneral.gov.uk.

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.

These terms and conditions were last updated in August 2009.