This document outlines the terms and conditions for this website. These terms and conditions cover:

Please take the time to read these terms and conditions carefully. In using this website you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

1. General

1.1 This website is owned and operated jointly by Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary.

1.2 Information published on this website is intended as a guide to the information and services provided by Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary. While every effort is taken to ensure information on this website is correct and current, we cannot guarantee its accuracy or completeness. You accept full responsibility for the use of this website. We will not accept liability for any expense, damage or loss you may incur as a result of using, or relying upon, information contained in, or omitted from this website. We do not guarantee a level of performance, quality, or fitness for purpose in relation to this website or the information and services contained within it.

1.3 This website is protected by copyrights, database rights, trademark and other ownership rights. All individual articles, reports, graphics, and other elements contained within this website may be copyright works. In using this website you have no rights in relation to copyrights, database, trademark or other ownership rights. Material published on this website is the property of Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary. Your use of material on this website is limited to use in accordance with these terms and conditions. You agree to abide by all other copyright notices and restrictions contained within, and on this website.

1.4 The downloading of any material from this website must be done in accordance with these terms and conditions. The downloading of material is only permissible if you: 1. Use the material downloaded for your personal use only, or for the internal use of your business or employer. 2. When downloading material, or making print copies of downloaded material, you shall preserve, and remain bound by the terms and conditions of these copyright notices. No modification or further reproduction of content from this site is permitted.

2. Our obligations to you

2.1 We will endeavour to maintain this website to the highest standard we can attain, but we cannot guarantee a level of standard at any time. We reserve the right to suspend or restrict your use of, or access to, this website at any time, without prior notice, for security, maintenance, or any other reason. Care should be taken to ensure that the service you are using is operating at the time of use, and alternative means of contacting the police remain available to users of this website. Safety of the public is paramount and in an emergency you should always call 999.

2.2 Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary are not responsible for the content of any website linked to, or from this website. Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary do not endorse the content of any external website linked to, or from this website, and links are provided for your convenience alone.

2.3 Any dealings with third parties that are found on, or via this website are not, unless categorically expressed by Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary, the responsibility of, or endorsed by Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary. As such Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary shall not take responsibility for any losses or damages incurred in dealings with these third party organisations or individuals.

2.4 In order to provide online services to users, personal details may be requested in order to best service your needs, for example with contact details for an online crime report. Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary reserves the right to forward details about any user of this website to our Internet Service Provider (ISP), other Regulatory Authorities, or third parties if a complaint arises about your use of this website which contravenes these terms and conditions.

3. Your obligations to us

3.1 You agree to use this website in accordance with the terms and conditions laid out here, and in such a way that is compliant with all relevant laws and other regulations. You will not use this website to publish obscene, offensive, slanderous, discriminatory or threatening material, or material that, in Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary’s opinion, may cause irritation, inconvenience or anxiety to any individual. You agree to not post viruses, corrupted files, or take any action that would or could alter or damage this website.

3.2 Any content which is found to be offensive, abusive or in breach of any of these terms and conditions should be reported to Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary via email in order for consideration to be given to remedial action.

3.3 You agree not use this website for the purpose of damaging, corrupting or interrupting information or services provided on and by this website. You agree that by using this website you will not impair its content or performance in any way, by any means.

3.4 You agree not to use this website to threaten, harass, or intimidate members of Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary.

3.5 You agree that information provided by you to Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary via this website will be accurate, truthful and not misleading, and that any false reports or abusive content could result in a criminal investigation or other appropriate action being taken.

4. Other conditions of use

Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary retain the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time. These terms and conditions may be extended to cover other conditions that apply to specific information or services offered by Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary, or by other agencies through this website.

5. Communications

You accept responsibility and liability for the accuracy and entirety of any communications you send to Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary. We will not be liable for any incomplete or inaccurate communication.

6. Limitation of liability

6.1 You accept that this website is provided only on the basis set out in these terms and conditions. Your unbroken access or use of this website, or the information and services available may, at times, be affected by factors outside our control. This may include, without restriction, the unavailability, interruption or inoperability of the internet or other telecommunications service as a result of maintenance or any other work carried out on this or the Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary websites.

6.2 Except where categorically expressed in these terms and conditions Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary will not be liable for any damages, losses, costs or expenses of any kind, direct, indirect, incidental or punitive, however caused, even if we have been advised of their potentiality.

6.3 We accept liability without restriction for fraud or for death or injury to the extent it results from our negligence or the negligence of our employees, police officers, or representatives.

7. Governing laws and regulations

These terms and conditions are governed by, and shall be, construed in accordance with the laws in England and Wales, and any disputes shall be heard before the English Courts.

8. Termination - We withhold the right to terminate your access to, and use of, this website and Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary websites should we believe that you have breached the terms and conditions of use set out herein.

9. Changes to the site

You accept that Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary retain the right to change the content or technical specifications of any aspect of this website, at any time, at our discretion. You accept that these changes may result in your inability to access the website, or any information and services it offers.

10. Copyright

10.1 The content of this website is jointly owned and operated by Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary and is protected by world-wide copyright laws. You may download the content for your personal use for non-commercial purposes, but no modification or further reproduction of the content is permitted. The content may not otherwise be copied or used in any way. These conditions may be waived only by the prior, written authorisation of Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary which may be requested as indicated below.

10.2 As set out in our terms and conditions, Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary will use all reasonable efforts to include up-to-date information in this website, but makes no representations, warranties or assurances as to the accuracy, currency or completeness of the information provided. Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary will not be liable for any damages or injury resulting from your access to, or inability to access, this website, or from your reliance on any information provided at this website.

10.3 This website provides links or references to other sites which are not controlled by BBedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary. Accordingly Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary assume no responsibility for the content of such other sites and will not be liable for any damages or injury arising from your use or reliance upon such content or your access to, or inability to access, such sites. Any links to other sites are provided merely as a convenience to the users of this website.

10.4 The trademarks, service marks, and trade names in this website are protected. No use of any of these may be made without the prior, written authorisation of Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary. To request such permission, please send your written request to:

Corporate Communications, Bedfordshire Police Headquarters, Woburn Rd, Kempston, Beds, MK43 9AX

Corporate Communications, Cambridgeshire Constabulary, Headquarters, Hinchingbrooke Park, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 6NP

Corporate Communications, Hertfordshire Constabulary Headquarters, Stanborough Rd, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL8 6FX

10.5 Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary are under no obligation to refrain from reproducing, publishing or otherwise using the content of any communications via this website, in any way or for any purpose. Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary will be free to use the content of any such communications, including any ideas, inventions, concepts, techniques or know-how disclosed therein, for any purpose without any obligation to compensate the originator of such communications.

10.6 The sender of any communications to this website or otherwise to Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary will be responsible for the content and information contained therein, including its truthfulness and accuracy.

10.7 This website is provided as a service to its visitors. Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and Hertfordshire Constabulary reserve the rights to delete, modify, supplement or discontinue any content on this site or included at this site at any time for any reason without prior notice.