Terms and conditions of use

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The Council may use anonymised content of communications in order to review & improve the content of the Your voice website and our overall service to the public.

If you believe that the content located on, or linked to this site, is offensive or violates these Terms of Use, please contact the Council at communityplanning@edinburgh.gov.uk.

The Council takes no responsibility for comments or views expressed by individuals on this website.

  Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using the Service. By continuing to use this website and the Service you accept and agree to abide by these Terms of Use.

Responsibility of Service Visitors

The Council will not be held responsible for any loss, damage, harm or inconvenience arising in any way whatsoever from your use of the Service or from material made available through, or downloaded from the Service or through any websites to which the Service links or that link to the Service.

The listing of sites and links to them should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind by the Council. The Council does not accept responsibility for the contents or reliability of the linked websites nor does it accept any liability for their accuracy or content. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content.

Responsibility of Contributions You are responsible for any Content which you post and are entirely responsible for any harm resulting from that Content.  Content means links, audio, video, text, images, software or any other content.  You should not post Content unless you hold the copyright for it or have obtained permission from the copyright holder.

By making Content available, you confirm that your contribution is your original work and does not:

•    contain spam, is not machine- or randomly-generated, and does not contain unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third party sites or boost the search engine rankings of third party sites, or to further unlawful acts (such as phishing) or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing); •    contain pornographic or defamatory content; •    contain threats or incite violence towards individuals or entities; •    contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content; or •    violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party.

When you submit your contribution, you allow the Council to use the Content in any way it may reasonably choose, worldwide and on a free of charge basis without any credit to you.

The Council retains the right to remove Content which is offensive, threatening, defamatory or which may breach copyright. The Council also has the right to terminate or deny access to and use of the Service where the Council believes that you have not complied with these Terms of Use.

You should also be aware that the posting of inappropriate Content may give rise to civil or criminal legal action against you, depending on the nature of the Content.


The Council may revise these Terms of Use at any time by amending this page.  You should check this page periodically for changes as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the Service after such change has been posted. The Council may in the future also offer new services, tools, features or resources which shall be subject to these Terms of Use.