Website Terms of Use

Please read these terms carefully before using Macc’s website ( Using this web site indicates that you accept these terms. If you do not accept these terms, do not use this website.

Macc reserves the right to make changes to the site and these disclaimers, terms, and conditions at any time.

1. Privacy
This section explains how Macc uses any information visitors give to us on the MACC website, and the ways in which we protect visitors’ privacy.

The Data Protection Act
Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We use appropriate technology to safeguard your data, and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it. We do not pass on your details to any third party unless you give us permission to do so or if we are required to do so by law. We do not send you subsequent communications unless you give us permission to do so. Click here to download Macc's Data Protection Policy and Procedures.

Information we collect
We use contact information from the “contact us” form to send visitors information or materials as requested – it is used exclusively for the purpose of contact between and its visitors.
Online surveys and campaign forms may ask visitors for contact information (like their email address) and demographic information (like their zip or post code, organisation, age, or income level).
Other than this, the site does not knowingly gather private information.

Use of “cookies”
Cookies are pieces of data created when users visit a website. They do not contain any personal information about users – they are used to record preferences and settings for a particular site. Visitors can set their computer not to accept cookies. The website does not use cookies
We collect information about usage of the site: such as which pages receive the most visits. This information is not specific about individual visitors but is broad, statistical data. It helps us to develop the layout and content of the site, based on the way visitors move around it.

Links to other sites
MACC’s website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy applies only to our site. We do not pass on any personal information about our visitors to any other site.

Your information
The information we hold will be accurate and up to date. Visitors can check the information that we hold about them by emailing us. If visitors find any inaccuracies we will delete or correct it promptly.

Users age 16 and under
If you are aged 16 or under, please get your parent/guardian's permission beforehand whenever you provide personal information to the Macc website. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.

2. Copyright
The names, images and logos identifying and owned by Macc or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright and design rights of Macc and/or third parties. Where third party material has been directly included or used as a source, Macc acknowledges the copyright of third parties in such material.
Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any licence or right to use any trademark, patent, design right or copyright of Macc, or any other third party.

Use of the site
Macc authorizes you to view and download the materials at this web site ("site") only for your personal, non-commercial use. Other than those circumstances expressly specified below, any use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display, or performance of the content on this site is strictly prohibited. Some material, which is clearly indicated, may be downloaded and printed or stored for reasonable personal use. It may not otherwise be copied, sold, broadcast or altered in whole or in part without the express permission of the copyright owners.

Permission for other uses
Other non-profit-making organisations wishing to use Macc materials on websites or for other uses such as public events should contact us for our express permission. In the vast majority of cases, subject to the conditions that you cite Maccas the source and reproduce materials in full, permission will not be unreasonably withheld. Please contact us at: [email protected]

Photographs taken by Macc staff at public meetings and events are taken with the permission of those depicted in them. We have tried where possible to seek permission from anyone shown in these pictures but if you have any objection to the use of your image, please contact us at: [email protected]

3. Disclaimer
Macc provides this site "as is" without any warranties of any kind. Macc accepts no responsibility for any errors or defects on the website. You should not assume that this website is error-free or that it would be suitable for the particular purpose which you have in mind when using it. The materials at this site may be out of date, and Macc makes no commitment to update the materials at this site.

4. Liability
In no event will Macc be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special or other consequential damages for any use of this website, or on any other hyperlinked website, including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs, or other data on your information handling system or otherwise, even if we are expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.

The website may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed.
Information on this website may be changed or updated without notice.

5. Applicable laws
This site is administered by Macc from its offices in Manchester. Macc makes no representation that materials at this site are appropriate or available for use outside the United Kingdom, and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. You may not use or export or re-export the materials at this site or any copy or adaptation in violation of any applicable laws or regulations including without limitation UK export laws and regulations. If you choose to access this site from outside the UK, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. These terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws.

6. Links
Links to other websites
Links to third party web sites on this site are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave this site. Macc has not reviewed all of these third party sites and is not responsible for the content of any external sites. Listing shall 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.
If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this site, you do this entirely at your own risk.

Links to this website
You are welcome to link to this site.
We ask that you use the proper name and URL for the link:
Name: Macc
Anyone linking to Macc web site must comply with all applicable laws.