NetworkReeds Data Protection Statement

Reed’s School makes no representations or warranties, either express or implied, as to the accuracy of the information in these pages or its fitness for any purpose whatsoever. Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information in these pages, their content is naturally subject to change. In no event will Reed’s School be held liable for any direct, indirect, special incidental or consequential damages arising out of the use of the information held on this server.

Unless otherwise explicitly stated, all information is copyright Reed’s School, irrespective of whether a copyright symbol and statement is present.

NetworkReeds Online Service - Terms & Conditions

1.  Information gathered on registration

When you register for the NetworkReeds Online Service, you provide your name, your previous name (if applicable) and some optional notes about yourself. Your profile will be populated based on the School’s record of your data. Your profile is available to you, and capable of being changed, through the 'Editing my contact details' page. You have the option to select 'Confidential' or 'visible to members' at each stage of entering your personal details, and such an option is capable of being changed by you at any time. Data will be used by the School for a full range of alumni activities, including the sending of School publications, promotion of benefits and services available to alumni (including those being made available by external organisations), notification of alumni activities and fund raising programmes (which might include an element of direct marketing). It is intended that old members' contact details will be made available to other current and old members of Reed’s School, recognised alumni societies in the UK and overseas, to sports and other clubs associated with the Reed’s School, and to agents contracted by the Reed’s School for particular alumni-related activities. If an individual has an objection to aspects of the processing of their data for alumni or fundraising purposes, then written notice should be given to the Development Director.

2.  Place of processing

The personal information held by us is held on and processed by computers situated in the United Kingdom.

3.  Security

We have security measures in place to protect our Alumni database and access to this database is restricted internally. However, it remains each Member's responsibility to protect against unauthorised access to you:

  • To ensure against use by anyone else of the NetworkReeds Online Service through the machine that Member uses while they are 'logged on' to the NetworkReeds Online Service
  • To log off or exit from the NetworkReeds Online Service when not using it;
  • To keep his/her password secret.

4.  Opt-out policy

You may have your registration details removed at any time. To remove yourself written notice should be given to the Development Director.

5.  Disclosure for legal reasons

We reserve the right to communicate such of a Member's personal information as we hold to third parties which seek the disclosure of it, and which make a legally-compliant request for its disclosure.

6.  Privacy policy

Please note, given the global nature of the World Wide Web, any posting on the NetworkReeds Online Service (including any which contain personal information) is, of course, accessible to internet users around the world. Reed’s School has a Data Protection Policy document, containing further details on our privacy policy.

7.  The role of the NetworkReeds Online Service

Members acknowledge that we are not and cannot be responsible for the behaviour of Members. We only provide a venue where the NetworkReeds Online Service can be accessed. In particular, you should note that the NetworkReeds Online Service does not pre-screen or monitor the material contributed by Members.

8.  Misuse of Reed’s School Online Service

We reserve the right (a) to suspend or terminate any Member's access to the NetworkReeds Online Service, or parts of it, and/or (b) to edit, or require the Member to edit, material posted on the NetworkReeds Online Service, if the relevant Member or material appears to us to be in breach of any provision of this Agreement. Any person whose access has been suspended or terminated must not re-register for, or re-access, the NetworkReeds Online Service without our prior consent. You are responsible for everything which is done on or through the NetworkReeds Online Service, while your Membership account is logged on to the NetworkReeds Online Service, or through your email address(es).

9.  Prohibitions

You are responsible for ensuring that no material you post, or which is posted through a machine on which you access the NetworkReeds Online Service, nor any activity or communication you make in connection with any NetworkReeds Online Service, will be capable of (a) infringing the intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity, (b) breaching any applicable law, whether criminal, tortuous or otherwise, or (c) appearing to be offensive, threatening, obscene, pornographic, false, unreliable or misleading.

10. Alerting Reed’s School

If you see anything on the NetworkReeds Online Service which appears to infringe this Agreement, then please contact us to inform us of it by using the "Report Abuse" function, or by emailing us here. We do not generally monitor material contributed by Members before it is placed on the NetworkReeds Online Service, and so we are reliant upon users to point out any which infringes this Agreement.

11. Withdrawal of material and Termination of Membership

Each Member acknowledges that we are entitled to withdraw any material on the NetworkReeds Online Service which appears whether based on information received from Members or others, or our own determination to be capable of breaching any part of this Agreement, or to bring the NetworkReeds Online Service into disrepute. However, each user acknowledges that we do not monitor material which appears on the NetworkReeds Online Service, and that we are reliant upon you and all users to notify us of anything you see here which appears likely to breach this Agreement, using the notification techniques which are made available on the NetworkReeds Online Service.

12. Disclaimer and Release

Reed’s School has no control over or responsibility for the truth or accuracy of any material available on the NetworkReeds Online Service, whether provided by Members or others.

If any third party sites are linked to from the NetworkReeds Online Service, this does not mean that we endorse or have any responsibility for the site in question or anything which appears on it.

You should exercise no lesser degree of caution in appraising what you see on the NetworkReeds Online Service than you do offline.

Even though Members are prohibited from doing so, people may provide information, or otherwise behave, in a way that is unreliable, misleading or even illegal. Further, you should note that people may not necessarily be who they say they are.

Your use of the NetworkReeds Online Service is entirely at your own risk.

Accordingly, to the extent that the law permits, you release Reed’s School its trustees, contractors and employees from all liability arising out of or in connection with the Reed’s School Online Service and the material included here by Members and other third parties.

13. Intellectual Property

You acknowledge that all copyright, trade marks, and other intellectual property rights in and relating to the NetworkReeds Online Service are owned by Reed’s School It is easy to copy material which appears on web-sites, but this does not mean it is legal. Therefore, no-one may copy, distribute, show in public or create any derivative work from the NetworkReeds Online Service, or any of the material which is found on the Reed’s School Online Service unless properly licensed to do so by us.

By submitting any material to the content to the NetworkReeds Online Service, you:

  • are representing that you are fully entitled to do so;
  • grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, non-terminable licence right to copy, modify, distribute, show in public and create derivative works from that material in any form, anywhere; and
  • authorise us to adapt the relevant material in the course of doing so, and so waive your moral rights to object to any derogatory treatment, or to be identified as the author, of the material in question.

14. Excluded loss

We will not be liable to you or any third party for any indirect or consequential loss or damage, or for any loss of data, profit, revenue or business, howsoever caused (whether arising out of any negligence or breach of this Agreement or otherwise). Reed’s School will also not be liable for any failure to perform of its obligations under this Agreement caused by matters beyond its reasonable control.

15. Non-excluded Liabilities

Nothing in this Agreement limits Reed’s School liability for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence, or any other liability which may not by law be excluded. Any statutory rights you may have as a consumer remain unaffected.

16. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify us against all liabilities, claims and expenses that may arise from any breach of this Agreement by you or through a machine on which you access the NetworkReeds Online Service.

17. Assignment

We reserve the right to assign this Agreement, and to assign or subcontract any or all of our rights and obligations under this Agreement. You may not without the written consent of Reed’s School assign or dispose of this Agreement.

18. Entire Agreement

This Agreement includes our privacy policy. Together they contain the whole of the agreement between us and you concerning the NetworkReeds Online Service and they replace all earlier agreements and understandings with you, except for any fraud or fraudulent representation by either of us. A person who is not a party to this Agreement has no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to rely upon or enforce any term of this Agreement.

19. Changes to this Agreement

Reed’s School reserves the right to change this Agreement from time to time, and post the new version on the NetworkReeds Online Service. When we do so, we will notify you of the fact that there are changed terms on the main screen, and the new version of these terms and conditions will take effect, and will govern all NetworkReeds Online Services and your relationship with Reed’s School:

commencing four weeks after the date of posting (or such later date as Reed’s School indicates in the relevant posting), if any of the changes is to an operative provision of this Agreement which is capable of adversely affecting you; if you do not wish to be governed by the new version of the Agreement, you may notify us on or before the date when the new version of the Agreement is to take effect, and from that date you must cease to use the NetworkReeds Online Service; or

immediately upon the date of posting (or such later date as Reed’s School indicates in the relevant posting), if the changes are not to operative provisions, or not capable of adversely affecting you - examples of which would include, without limitation, changes to one or more of NetworkReeds Online Service addresses or email addresses referred to in this Agreement.

20. Severability

In the event that any term of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable by judicial decree or decision, the remainder of this Agreement shall remain valid and enforceable.

21. Law

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

22. Keeping this Agreement

We don't separately file the individual Agreements entered into by members when they register for the Reed’s School Online Service. You can access it online. Please make a durable copy of this Agreement by printing and/or saving a downloaded copy on your own computer.

23. Contact

You can contact us by email at: or by post to: The Development Office, Reed’s School, Sandy Lane, Cobham KT11 2EP. Please make sure you include your email address with all correspondence.

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