Legal Policy

The Blog is managed by the Department of General and Deregulation (General). The Blog is hosted on govspace , which is also managed General.

Your use of the Blog is deemed to be your acceptance of these Terms of Use. Please read them carefully.

Lawful purposes
You agree to use the Blog only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the Blog by any third party. This includes conduct which is unlawful or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person, the transmission of obscene or offensive content or disruption to the Blog.

You must not post or transmit via the Blog any unlawful, defamatory, obscene, offensive or scandalous material, or any material that constitutes or encourages conduct that would contravene any law.

Your use of the Blog does not:

affect or reduce any obligation any Agency owes You;
affect or reduce any obligation You owe to any Agency.
The Blog is not a substitute for independent professional advice and you should obtain any appropriate professional advice relevant to your particular circumstances.

We take reasonable care in linking to other websites but we have no direct control over the content presented in those websites or the availability of those websites.

We make no representation that the material on any linked websites does not infringe the intellectual property rights or any other rights of any person. We do not authorise the reproduction of such material.

We do not endorse or recommend any links to external websites or third party content, including products and services offered by, from or through those websites or their content.

Content and comments
You are responsible for the comments you make on the Blog. If you wish to comment on the blog, you must do so in accordance with our Moderation Policy.