Terms and conditions

This website is managed by Les Catlin on behalf of the Gosport branch of the Submariners Association, email address: les.catlin@sky.com

By entering or using this site, you accept these terms and conditions.

Modifications and additions

We may make changes to these terms and conditions at any time. Changes will be posted here and are effective immediately. Regularly reviewing this page ensures that you are always aware of the terms and conditions for your use of the site. 

1. About this website

The purpose of this website is to provide access to items of interest, both on this site and through links to other sites, to members of the Gosport branch of the Submariners Association and others to whom the subject matter may be of interest.

The content of this website, including information, tools and links, is provided free of charge and is intended to be helpful to branch members and the wider audience.

We will do our best to ensure that content on this site is accurate and up to date, and to address any errors or omissions as soon as they are identified, however:

         we cannot guarantee that the content is always accurate and up to date 

         the content of this site is for information only

         you should seek the permission of the Gosport branch of the Submariners Association before using any of the photographs or data on the site

2. Acceptable use policy

By accessing this site you agree to use the site for lawful purposes only. You must not use this site for any of the following:

         to send, state, publish, use or reuse any material which is offensive, abusive, defamatory, indecent, obscene, threatening or illegal or in breach of copyright, trade mark, confidence, privacy or any other rights

         to transmit any chain letters, spam letters, or junk e-mail or participate in mischievous or malicious behaviour which causes or may cause damage, annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to this website or any other party

You may not circumvent or attempt to circumvent security measures or try to modify the site content except as expressly permitted.

We reserve the right to exclude a particular user from a service, and/or delete their details, if they abuse it (which could include, but is not limited to, hacking, submission of obscenities, fraud or the spreading of computer viruses). We may also make changes to a service without warning; this may include the removal of a service, including links to other sites, at any time.

In the interests of all our users, we will co-operate with investigations by any law enforcement agency or relevant authority of suspected criminal activity or violation of systems or networks.

3. Links to external websites

We are not responsible for the content of any linked website and cannot take responsibility for the consequences of your using the information or services on linked websites. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time.

Our website does not endorse or favour any specific commercial product or business. Both government and non-government sites linked to from this website are present only because they may be useful additions to the information we provide. A link to a third-party website does not imply endorsement; you must use your own judgement to decide whether the information or service on that website is suitable for your needs. If a website is not linked to ours, this does not mean or imply that it is unsatisfactory. The linked websites are regularly reviewed in the light of customer usage and feedback and where we feel that the subject matter may be of interest.

Websites that we link to may have Terms and Conditions that are different from ours. Do not assume that our Terms and Conditions apply to other websites.

4. Online services, transactions and payments

When using this website you may access or follow links to a number of online services or transactions, for example online services provided by a range of government departments, agencies or authorities. Each of these services may have its own Terms and Conditions or end user licences that apply only to that service. Users of any service should ensure that they read the relevant terms and conditions.

We cannot guarantee the availability of any particular service either provided by us or by another government department or agency.

5. Security and virus protection

No data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. While we strive to protect such information, we do not warrant and cannot ensure the security of any information which you transmit to us. Accordingly, such transmission is at your own risk. We will not be liable for any damages or loss arising out of or resulting from any unauthorised access to, alteration to or modification of information contained on this website.

We make every effort to check and test our website during production. You must take your own precautions to ensure that the process which you employ for accessing this website does not expose you to risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage your computer system. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on anything you download from the internet.

We accept no liability for any loss, disruption or damage to your computer system or your data caused by using this website or arising as a result of having used the website.

When uploading documents to this website you must take every reasonable precaution to prevent the spread or diffusion of any software contamination including computer viruses.

7. Data Protection

Information. For further information please read our privacy policy.

We are not liable for any loss or damage arising from your use of, or reliance upon the information contained on our website, or any failure to comply with these terms and conditions, where such failure is due to circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

If we waive any rights available to us under these terms and conditions on an occasion, this does not mean that those rights will automatically be waived on any other or subsequent occasion.

If any part of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining terms and conditions shall nevertheless continue in full force.

9. Applicable Law

This website and the use of it are governed by the laws of England and Wales. The English and Welsh courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes connected to or arising out of use of the website.

If you use information or services provided on this website from outside the UK, you are responsible for ensuring your use conforms to local laws as well as the laws of England and Wales.