Terms and Conditions

Welcome to our website. By using this website you agree to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Team's relationship with you in relation to this website.

The term "us" "our" or "we" refers to the owner of the website which is the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Team. The term "you" refers to the user or viewer of our website.

Although we have no objection to you using material on this site for personal or educational use or private research, we do not authorise your use of any material for commercial purposes unless you have permission in writing from the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Team. Any use of any material must contain an acknowledgement to the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Team, and you must inform us by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

We aim to make sure that the information available on this website is accurate, but we disclaim any warranty or representation, express or implied about its accuracy, completeness or appropriateness for a particular purpose. Thus you assume full responsibility for using the information at this website, and you understand that 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 damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of this website.


These pages, unless otherwise stated, are copyright protected under national laws and international treaties worldwide. All rights reserved.

External Links

This website links to external websites, which will open in a new browser window. Links are provided for your convenience and inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement or approval by us of any linked site, its operator or its content. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over availability of the linked pages. We do not accept any responsibility arising from reliance on any such information and, in using this website, you agree that the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Team nor any of its associated organisations are responsible for any warranty or representation, express or implied, completeness or appropriateness for a particular purpose of any information accessed.

We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on this website and you do not need permission to do so.

We do not represent or warrant that access to our website or any part of it will be uninterrupted, reliable or fault free. We reserve the right to remove, alter, make changes and corrections to any part of the content of this website at any time without notice.

Virus Protection

Whilst we make every effort to check material hosted on this website, it is always wise to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use is governed by the laws of England.

The Jurassic Coast World Heritage Team is hosted at Dorset County Council and abides by its codes of conduct. The Jurassic Coast World Heritage Team is supported by Dorset and Devon County Councils and the South West Regional Development Agency, and works to a programme led by the Dorset and East Devon Coast World Heritage Steering Group - a partnership of Local Authorities, public organisations and representatives of the Private Sector.

Privacy Statement

This page explains how the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Team uses any information you give to us, and the ways in which we protect your privacy. We are committed to protecting your privacy in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We take appropriate security measures to safeguard your data and apply security standards & controls to prevent any unauthorised access to it.

When you visit this website, your IP address, browser and version, operating system and the site you came from are stored in a log file. This information is only used for statistical purposes to help improve this site. Log files do not contain any personal information

We do not use cookies for collecting personal information and we will not collect any information about you except that required for administration of the web server.

If you send us an e-mail message or complete an on-line form, we will use your e-mail/postal address and any information you provide to deal with and respond to your query or comments. This information may be disclosed to the appropriate office of Jurassic Coast Team in order to deal with or respond to your message.

We may collect information that you give to us in consultations, surveys, competitions or questionnaires. Whenever we do this we will inform you of what your information will be used for and to whom it will be disclosed. We may share non-personal statistical, or summary information with organisations working in partnership with us, such as other local councils.

This privacy statement applies only to websites belonging to the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Team. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of third party websites that may be linked to our web pages and we cannot therefore be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting other websites.

The Jurassic Coast World Heritage Team's (JCWHT) Jurassiccoast.com Linking Policy

The Jurassic Coast World Heritage Team reserves the right to change this linking policy at any time at its discretion.? This may lead to any external links being removed, under which circumstances we will endeavour, but not guarantee, to contact the owner of the link.?? We will publish any revised versions of the linking policy on the website news page.

Current version: v1. 18/12/06.

External Links from Jurassiccoast.com

Linked sites must offer users additional information that is directly relevant to the content held on this site. This site will only link to organisations, groups or establishments which support the aims of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site and offer a service or product which complements the visitor experience to the Jurassic Coast and is in no way detrimental to its conservation.

Organisations should take a sustainable approach within their field of operation, and be non-commercial, with the exception of accredited Jurassic Coast Quality Business Scheme (QBS) businesses, artists signed up to the Jurassic Coast Arts Programme and certain individual boat operators.

Please note that QBS business websites must feature the correct Jurassic Coast Quality Business logo, Arts Programme artists must feature the correct Jurassic Coast logo as per their instructions, and both must reference the Jurassic Coast appropriately. Final approval is to be given by the Jurassic Coast Marketing & Communications Officer.

Charitable Organisations:
Promotion of charitable events, and subsequent links to their official websites, can be considered and will be decided on a case by case basis depending on relevence of the Jurassic Coast to the event/charity and locality of the event/charity, and the impact on the Team's time and resources as well as the environmental impact of the event on the Jurassic Coast.

External sites should openly provide the user with information about their organisation's funding and any commercial interest they may have.

Sites must offer users free access, and aim to exceed current DDA standards in being fully accessible to all users.

To request an external link:

If you would like your site's link to be considered for inclusion on the jurassiccoast.com website please contact the Jurassic Coast Marketing & Communications Officer This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Team reserves the right to exclude or remove links without prior notice.

Links to Jurassiccoast.com

We are pleased for other sites to offer their users a link to jurassiccoast.com and request that the following terms and conditions of use are adhered to.

Terms and Conditions of use:

Please clearly label the link ‘Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site' and use the ammonite graphic with the web link as follows:

jurassiccoast.com ammonite icon Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site

The link must not be presented in a way which suggests affiliation with, or endorsement of, your site unless written agreement is drawn up between your organisation and the JCWHT.

If you wish to replicate any content contained in our web site to inform visitors to your site about the Jurassic Coast, you will have to obtain permission from the JCWHT (contact details above).

Once the necessary permission has been obtained, please ensure that the information replicated

  1. remains in context;
  2. retains its original content; and
  3. jurassiccoast.com is identified as the source of your information

Emblems, logos or design features may not be copied unless written agreement is drawn up between your organisation and the JCWHT.

Every effort must be made not to present false information about the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.

*In those circumstances where permission has been given for an external link to a commercial web site, the JCWHT reserves the right to review income generated as a result of the link for the company concerned. Where income has been generated, an appropriate donation to the Jurassic Coast Trust will be expected.

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