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Our terms of use...

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Here’s the formal bit - our terms of use. They apply to your use of this site when you access it, browse it or use it as a subscribed member. By using the site, you accept the terms and meet them. Sadly, you can’t use our site if you don’t agree with the terms. These include our privacy policy which you can find right here. It sets out how we’ll use any personal data you give us or that we collect from you. By using this website, you agree to us using your data in the way we’ve set out - and that all the data you give us is accurate.


So here goes…


About us


Somerset cool is a blog and online place to visit for people looking to discover cool things happening in Somerset in the UK – and where you can join our online community. As a visitor to the site, you can read features, watch videos and share content. You can also sign up to become a ‘blog member’ which means you can post comments on the features we write. We reserve the right to monitor and remove comments in accordance with our terms of use.


To get to hear about all our latest plans and to receive our quarterly newsletter, you can also sign up to get emails from us. We love social media and you can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram - @somersetcool.



Accessing our site

This website is free of charge to access and access is permitted on a temporary basis. We don’t guarantee that our site, or any of the content on it, will always be available or uninterrupted and we may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. We won’t be liable to you if, for any reason, our site is unavailable at any time.


You’re responsible for making all arrangements to access our site, as well as for making sure that anyone who accesses our site through your internet connection is aware of these terms of use and complies with them.



Your account, password and communication


If you decide to sign up to Somerset cool, whether to receive emails from us and/or to become a blog member, you agree to provide only accurate and current information. You’re responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your username and password and agree not to disclose it to any third party. We reserve the right to disable any password at any time, if, in our opinion, you’ve failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.


If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your username or password, tell us straight away at You can access your account details via the ‘My account’ page of this website, when you log in on the blog page.  


We’ll send emails to you if you’ve signed up to receive updates. You have the right to opt out at any time by emailing us or by clicking the ‘I’m leaving you!’ button in your ‘My Account’ page.



Profile information

When you sign up to Somerset cool for email updates, we collect your email address. When you join Somerset cool as a blog member, we collect your first name, last name, email address and any profile picture you choose to upload.



Our content and content standards

Our website content is provided for general information and is our opinion. It’s not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.


Content refers to the written word, images and videos and as a visitor of this site, you mustn’t copy, distribute or resell any of our website content. You can share the content on social media, print it out or email it for non-commercial purposes.


We won’t knowingly violate legal rights, promote pornographic or potentially discriminatory content. We will provide information or comment that, to the best of our knowledge, is correct at the time of writing.



Video and audio on demand


Video will be available within our website in accordance with the terms and conditions of We also have a YouTube Channel which we may link to in our features. Content is posted in accordance with YouTube’s terms and conditions. To the best of our knowledge, we won’t infringe copyright or any other intellectual property rights.


Sponsored content

We accept payment to write about some brands, events, products and services, carefully selected by us. Everything we write will be, to the best of our knowledge, correct and honest and we’ll mark a sponsored post. Everything we write about on our website and social channels is intended to let you know about things we think you’ll enjoy. All content is always created and controlled by Somerset cool. There is never any third party approval involved.




There may be limited, carefully selected adverts on Somerset cool. These are chosen by us to be relevant and interesting but we can’t accept responsibility for the copy or imagery created by the advertiser.


If you’d like to advertise with us, please email



Linking to our site and sharing on social media


You can link to our site as long as you do it in a fair and legal way, a way that doesn’t damage or take advantage of us, or in a way that doesn’t aim to establish a link suggesting association, if none exists. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without giving notice.


If we’ve written about you, please do use our ‘Featured on Somerset cool’ button to link to the feature about you. You can get this from us by emailing us at


You can share links to content you discover on Somerset cool via third-party social media sites including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Google plus. If you want to make use of our content in ways other than those we’ve mentioned above, please email us at


Third-party links within our site


Where our website contains links to other third party sites, these links are provided for information only. We’ve no control over the contents of those sites, we don’t suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement by including the links and we assume no responsibility for the content of those websites. We won’t be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.



Limitation of liability

Nothing in these terms of use excludes any liability that can’t be excluded or limited by English law. To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied.

We won’t be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with, use of, or inability to use, our site - or use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.

If you’re a private user, please note that we provide our site for domestic use only and you agree not to use our site for any commercial/business purposes. We’ve no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption or loss of business opportunity.


If you’re a business user, please note that we won’t be liable for loss of profits, sales, business or revenue, business interruption, loss of anticipated savings, loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation or any indirect or consequential loss or damage.


We won’t be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programmes, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or on any website linked to it.


Copyright and Intellectual property rights


We’re committed to respecting copyright and other intellectual property rights. We protect Somerset cool copyright as well as observe copyright in any third party material and we won’t knowingly infringe any copyright agreements with third parties.


We’re the owner of all intellectual property rights in our materials. Our features are protected by copyright laws and treaties and all rights are reserved. You mustn’t use, change or alter the content in any way and our status as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged. You mustn’t use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes, without obtaining agreement from us.



Changes to our site

We may update our site from time to time and change the content at any time. Any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time and we’re under no obligation to update it. We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be completely free from errors or omissions.



Changes to our terms

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page, so do check this page on occasion.



Contact information

For any queries, just email



Phew! That’s it! Thanks for being part of this adventure.

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