Terms and conditions

www.assembly.wales, www.cynulliad.cymru, www.yourassembly.org, www.dygynulliad.org and senedd.tv are websites published and managed by the National Assembly for Wales Commission, henceforth referred to as ‘We’. In entering our site you the user (‘You’) are accepting our Terms and Conditions.

The National Assembly for Wales website and its associated sites are maintained for your personal use and viewing. Access and use by you of this site constitutes acceptance by you of these Terms and Conditions, which take effect from the date of first use.

Copyright statement

Most of the material featured on this site has been made under the direction or control of the National Assembly for Wales Commission and therefore is subject to Commission copyright. National Assembly for Wales Commission copyright protected material may be reproduced free of charge in any format or medium without requiring specific permission. This is subject to the material being reproduced accurately and not in a misleading context. Where any of the Parliamentary copyright items on this site are being republished or copied to others, the source of the material must be identified and the copyright status acknowledged. The National Assembly for Wales Commission is also content for users to establish hypertext links to this site.

Some of the material featured on this site reproduces material submitted to the Assembly by third parties in relation to Assembly business and is subject to the copyright of those third parties. The permission to reproduce Commission copyright material does not extend to third party copyright material. Before reproducing the third party copyright material you must satisfy yourself that you have a right to do so without infringing copyright. Where you do not have a right to reproduce such material, authorization must be obtained from the copyright holder(s) concerned before reproducing the material.

Logos

The names, images and logos identifying The National Assembly for Wales are proprietary marks of the National Assembly for Wales Commission. Copying or use of the National Assembly for Wales logo and/or other third party logos accessed via this website is not permitted without prior approval from the copyright owner. Requests for permission to use the National Assembly for Wales logo should made by:

Email: contact@assembly.wales

Phone: 0300 200 6565, or by writing to:

Communications
National Assembly for Wales
Cardiff Bay
CF99 1NA

Tell us how and why you wish to use our logos. Please include your contact details (name, address, telephone number, and email).

Hyperlinking

You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on this site. We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on our site. However, we would prefer it if our pages were not to be loaded into frames on your site. National Assembly for Wales web pages should load into the user’s entire window. We do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site.

If you wish to include National Assembly for Wales web pages within a portal site, then please contact us via email. Please include your contact details (name, address, telephone number, and email) and a description of your portal site

Links from this website

We are not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked websites. Listing should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of 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 the National Assembly for Wales website.

Disclaimer

The National Assembly for Wales website, information, products and services (or third party information, products and services), are 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 make 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 damage whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data, or profits, arising out of or in connection with the use of National Assembly for Wales websites.

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.

The National Assembly for Wales – Social Media Acceptable Use Policy

The National Assembly for Wales use a variety of social media outlets, which we invite and encourage the public to engage with us on.

Our intention is to create an environment where people are able to contribute their views without fear of abuse, harassment or exposure to offensive or otherwise inappropriate content.

When contributing your views please ensure that you:

  • protect your personal privacy and that of others by not including personal information in your public posts (such as email addresses, private addresses or phone numbers);
  • make your posts relevant to the issues being discussed;
  • represent your own views and not impersonate or falsely represent any other person;
  • do not swear
  • do not post comments that are unlawful, harassing, abusive, threatening, harmful, obscene, profane, sexually orientated or racially offensive;
  • do not make defamatory or libellous comments (comments that are untrue and capable of damaging the reputation of a person or organisation);
  • do not condone illegal activity or incite people to commit any crime;
    do not submit comments that could prejudice on-going or forthcoming court proceedings or break a court injunction;
  • do not advertise or promote products or services.
  • do not post content copied from elsewhere, for which you do not own the copyright.
  • only submit a comment once. Do not resubmit the same or similar comments (also called “spamming”).

Most online communities have their own rules and guidelines, which we will always follow. We reserve the right to remove any contribution that breaks the rules or guidelines of the relevant community or does not comply with this policy.

We welcome feedback and ideas from all users, and endeavour to join the conversation where possible. However, we may not be able to reply individually to all messages received.

We read all direct messages and replies to posts and ensure that any emerging themes or helpful suggestions are passed to the relevant people at the National Assembly for Wales.

We cannot comment on issues of party politics.

Please note our social media accounts are not monitored on weekends or during the evenings. The usual ways of contacting the Assembly for official correspondence are detailed in the Contact Us section of our website.

You may want to Contact Your Assembly Member or call us on 0300 200 6565.