1) The Digital Culture Compass website is owned by Arts Council England working in partnership with National Lottery Heritage Foundation

Arts Council England is the trading name of the Arts Council of England, registered charity no: 1036733

2) Use of site

a. By using and/or visiting the Digital Culture Compass website you signify your agreement to these terms and conditions

b. Arts Council England may, in its sole discretion, modify or revise these terms and conditions and any related policies at any time, and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. Nothing in this agreement shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.

c. Arts Council England reserves the right to cease the service offered by this website at any time at its absolute discretion. Arts Council England will not be liable for any loss or detriment incurred by you as a result of ceasing the service offered by the website.

3) Links

http://www.digitalculturecompass.org.uk may have links to other websites. Arts Council England is not responsible for the contents, nor does it warrant the accuracy or reliability of any linked website. Arts Council England, to the extent permissible by law, excludes all liability which may arise from your use or reliance on the information or contents contained in the linked site.

4) Copyright

The copyright in the contents of this website is owned by Arts Council England or its licensors.  The data and information available through www.digitalculturecompass.org.uk are owned by the Arts Council England and unless otherwise noted this is operated under the Open Government Licence.

5) Data Protection

Arts Council England is committed to protecting your privacy. 

The text below describes the ways in which we collect information from you when you use the service, and what we may use it for. It should be read in conjunction with the other terms and conditions of use and data privacy notice.

Arts Council England is a registered charity (number 1036733). Our head office is located at 21 Bloomsbury Street, London, WC1B 3HF. If you have any other questions about this policy you can write to us at our head office or email [email protected]

a. What data do we collect from you?

We collect data from you when you register to use this website and use its functions. This data contains personal data about individuals (name and email address), to which UK data protection laws apply.

These terms and conditions and our data privacy notice describe Arts Council England's approach to fulfilling its obligations under those data protection laws.

b. Our use of personal data

We will use personal data we collect from you only to provide service updates to you. We will use personal data to provide and improve our service to you, to notify you of any changes to our terms and conditions of use.

c. Our use of other data collected by this website

Other data collected by this website is generated by responses to survey questions. This data contains categorisation information on organisations including size, area of activity and geographical location as well as answers to questions on digital maturity.

i.  We will not use this information to identify individual organisations and it will not affect funding agreements or grant applications.

ii. We may in the future use anonymised, aggregated data to improve the service offered by this website and to generate insight reports and benchmarks, which we will share with users of the website and the wider sector

d. Analytics

The Arts Council England has implemented Google Analytics Universal including demographics and interest reporting.  Any demographic reports produced using this data will be used to determine a better understand of our website traffic and improve user experience. Find out more about our use of Google Analytics in the Arts Council cookies policy

6) Disclaimer:

Arts Council England has tried to ensure that the contents and information it provides in this website is accurate at the time of posting. Unfortunately, it cannot guarantee the accuracy of contents or information contained in its pages and any person using information contained in them does so entirely at their own risk.  Within this website, there may be links to external and third-party advice that may be of use to our users. We are not responsible for the advice given by the third-party organisations.

a. When using the site, you may gain access to other websites through use of links or hypertext. You agree that Arts Council England is not responsible for the content or operation of such third-party websites and that Arts Council England shall have no liability to you or any other person or entity for the use of such third party websites.

b. Arts Council England disclaims all liability to you arising out of your use of the service.

7) Virus protection

Although care is taken to check and test material at all stages of production, Arts Council England cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.

8) Governing Law

a. These terms and conditions of use and your use of the services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and the English Courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction in connection with all matters relating to these terms and conditions of use.