Terms and conditions
These are the terms and conditions for use of the website Invest Preston. The website is maintained by Preston City Council (The Council) for information and communication purposes.
Non-acceptance of the terms and conditions
If you do not accept these terms and conditions in full, you do not have permission to access the contents of the website and therefore should cease using the website immediately.
Accuracy of information
Invest Preston makes every effort to ensure the information published on this website is up to date and accurate.
All information and material on this website are for your general information purposes only and does not constitute any advice or recommendation.
You should not rely upon any information or materials on this website in making or refraining from making any specific decision.
Changes to the website
Invest Preston reserves the right to make changes and corrections to any part of the content of this website at any time without notice. Whilst Invest Preston endeavour to ensure that this site is normally available 24 hours a day, Invest Preston will not be liable if for any reason the site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
Invest Preston cannot accept any legal responsibility for any errors or omissions and reserves the right to make changes without notice. Invest Preston does not accept any liability or responsibility for loss occasioned as a result of reliance placed on any part of its contents.
It is advised that users check any information before acting or relying on it.
Website copyright statement
The material featured on this website and any of our sub-sites, are subject to copyright and database right protection. These rights are owned by Preston City Council unless otherwise indicated.
The material owned by Preston City Council may be reproduced free of charge in any format or medium, unless otherwise stated, under the Open Government Licence for public sector information.
If you use our material, you must ensure it is reproduced accurately, clearly acknowledges the source and is not used in a misleading context.
To request to use our material please contact the communications team by visiting Preston City Council - Media Enquiries.
Images are not available for re-use under the Open Government Licence (OGL) because in most cases copyright is held by a third party.
Preston City Council does not grant anyone any rights to re-use images.
Use of logos
The use of any of Preston City Council's logos on any document or in association with any information, signifies that the document or information has been prepared or approved by Preston City Council.
The logos are used only on materials generated by Preston City Council or where Preston City Council has elected to work in collaboration with another or multiple organisations.
Use of any of Preston City Council's logos without Preston City Council's consent is an infringement of copyright. No permission will be granted for the use of the logos nor will reproduction of the logo in any form be allowed unless Preston City Council determines that:
- the material on which the logos is to be used and
- the use of the logos on such material has been expressly approved by Preston City Council
If you wish to use Preston City Council's logo, you should request permission by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
To submit your event to the Invest Preston team, please complete our add a business event form, giving us as much information as possible. Once your event has been submitted it will be reviewed and either accepted and uploaded or, if we do not feel the event is relevant, we will email you and explain why, we may also ask for additional information.
Please note that event submissions can take up to 2 weeks to process, so please allow for this when submitting.
To help ensure your event is suitable please follow our business event guidelines.
Any material and events you upload to our Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose.
We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our Site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our Site.
Explore our events section to discover up and coming business events.
To contribute to our blog section please email your copy to email@example.com.
Once you have emailed across your blog, it will be reviewed and either accepted and uploaded or, if we do not feel the blog is relevant, we will email you and explain why, we may also ask for additional information.
Please note that blog submissions can take up to 2 weeks to process, so please allow for this when submitting.
To help ensure your blog is suitable, before submitting any copy for consideration please follow our business blog content guidelines.
Any material and blogs uploaded to our website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose.
We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material uploaded to our website which was submitted to us by you constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials submitted by you or any other user of our website.
Explore our blogs section to discover our latest business blogs.
Submission of images to this website is open to all. If you think you have a good business-related image of Preston that you think would be useful for the website please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photos should be submitted by and labelled with the entrant's name and image files, which must be 72 dpi, be at least 750 pixels wide and between 1MB and 3MB.
Entrants should include their own name and email address, we regret we will not be able to use any images supplied to us smaller than the stated size.
All images submitted must be the work of the individual submitting them. It is the responsibility of each person submitting an image to ensure that any images they submit have been taken with the permission of the subject and do not infringe the copyright of any third party or any laws.
The person submitting an image must warrant that the photograph they are submitting is their own work and that they own the copyright for it. Any images submitted overprinted with text such as names or email address will not be published.
You may submit as many images as you like, but Invest Preston reserves the right not to publish any unsuitable material.
The Ordnance Survey mapping included within this website is provided by Preston City Council under licence from the Ordnance Survey in order to fulfil its public function to make available council held public domain information.
Persons viewing this mapping should contact Ordnance Survey copyright for advice where they wish to licence Ordnance Survey mapping/map data for their own use.
Third party websites
Invest Preston website provides links to other external sites we think you may find useful. If you choose to use these sites, you will leave this site, and different privacy protection and other policies will apply according to the site visited.
The user is solely responsible for evaluating the accuracy and completeness of any information contained on the third party websites, and also the value and integrity of any goods and services offered by these websites.
The Council does not control these websites and is not responsible for their content.
The inclusion of links to other websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on these websites or any association with their operators.
Users browsing the website do so at their own risk.
The Council also accepts no responsibility for any damage to, or viruses that may infect, computer equipment, data or other property on account of a users access to the site or the downloading of any material from the site.
Privacy and data protection
You can read Invest Preston's privacy statement and how your information will be dealt with in accordance with the Data Protection Act.
The Invest Preston website makes every effort to virus check information made available for download on this site.
The Council cannot accept responsibility for any loss or damage which may occur from use of downloaded material. We recommend that users check all downloaded materials with their own virus check software.
If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site or are not satisfied with the service provided by Invest Preston, or if you would like to make a complaint, please let us know and we will do everything we can to put things right.
Please email your concerns to email@example.com.
We aim to respond to all emails within one business day, and we will try to resolve any issues as quickly as possible.
Thank you for visiting our website.