About this site
All material on the Wise Guys website is the copyright
of East Sussex County Councils Trading Standards Service unless
otherwise stated. It may be used only with the written permission
of the Council.
if you have any questions about copyright material on our website.
The Council does not object to the use of material
which is included on the website for personal or educational use,
or private research. Use for commercial purposes is not authorised
unless a licence is first obtained from East Sussex County Council.
Material includes but is not limited to text, photographs, icons
and art work.
Copyright for contribution
Where you submit any contribution to East Sussex
County Council (including but not limited to photographs or text)
you agree to grant East Sussex County Council a royalty-free, non-exclusive
licence to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create
derivative work from, distribute, perform, play and exercise all
copyright with respect to your contribution worldwide.
East Sussex County Council is also granted the
right to incorporate your contribution in any other works in any
media known or later developed for the full term of any rights that
may exist and in accordance with privacy restrictions set out in
to grant to East Sussex County Council the rights set out above,
please do not submit your contribution to East Sussex County Council.
By submitting your contribution to East Sussex
County Council, you guarantee that your contribution is:
- your own original work and that you have the right to make it
available to East Sussex County Council for all purposes specified
- not defamatory and does not infringe any law.
You will indemnify East Sussex County Council against all legal
fees, damages and other expenses that may be incurred by East
Sussex County Council as a result of your breach of the above
Our policy is to respect and protect the privacy
of anyone who visits the East Sussex County Council website.
Personal information collected via online forms
Where we ask you for personal information through
an online form, this information will only be used for the purpose
indicated and it will be held in a secure manner. Information sent
in this way is encrypted.
It will not be used for any other purpose without your permission
and will not be kept for longer than necessary. If you are concerned
about providing your personal information online please email us
and we will arrange alternative means for you to provide this information.
Email is not a secure method of communication
because the text may be intercepted by third parties. Please do
not include any sensitive or private information in your email correspondence
Use of IP addresses
Every computer has its own individual IP address,
identifying it in the same way as a telephone number identifies
your phone line.
We collect IP addresses only for the purposes
of system administration and to audit the use of our site. We do
not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This
means that while your use of the website will be logged you will
remain anonymous to us.
A cookie refers to a text file which is stored
on a user’s hard drive and is used to identify that user when
entered into a form so it does not need to be re-entered on subsequent
our site. We will always ask your permission before doing this and
we will give you an opportunity to reject our cookies.
This site contains links to other sites. East
Sussex County Council is not responsible for the privacy practices
or the content of these sites. See our links policy for further
This site has security measures in place to protect
the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.
If you have any comments or questions about the
accuracy of information on this site please contact Wise.Guys@eastsussex.gov.uk
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In accessing the East Sussex County Council website
you agree not to:
- get or attempt to get unauthorised access, in any way, to the
website or computer systems of our or any of our partners' networks
- access, change or spread internal data which you have accessed
through our network
- upload or distribute, in any way, material or files containing
viruses, ‘trojan horses’, ‘worms’ or other
- upload files that contain data, information or software not
licensed to or owned by you, or collect information about others
without their agreement (such as names and addresses)
- publish, post or otherwise spread false, infringing, offensive,
indecent, obscene or other unlawful or objectionable material
- use a false or unauthorised name, identity or email address,
impersonate another person or try to mislead others as to the
identity or origin of any documents or messages
- sell or make any commercial use of the content of the website
- interfere with the website or do anything which may affect its
- make false claims as to the origin or ownership of material
contained in files made available through the website
- use the website or material taken from the website to harass,
threaten, stalk, abuse, or otherwise violate the rights of others,
including rights of privacy.
East Sussex County Council has the right to prevent
you from accessing the website where we consider that you are not
following the above conditions.
East Sussex County Council uses reasonable efforts
to include and update information on this website but it is unable
to confirm its accuracy or completeness. You should not assume that
this website is error-free. East Sussex County Council will not
be responsible for errors or omissions in this website or other
documents which are referenced by, or linked to, this website.
This information should not be relied upon as
sole substitute for formal advice from the originating bodies or
departments of East Sussex County Council and its partners.
East Sussex County Council will not be held liable
for any special, incidental, indirect or consequential damages of
any kind including those resulting from loss of use, data or profits,
whether or not advised of the possibility of damage and on any theory
of liability arising out or in connection with the use of or performance
of this website or other documents which are referenced by or linked
to this website.
East Sussex County Council attempts to ensure
the accuracy of material and to test it on various platforms. But
East Sussex County Council does not guarantee that any of its contents
is virus-free. You must take your own precautions as we accept no
responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination
or by anything which has destructive properties.
Linking to our site
You are welcome to link to the Wise Guys website.
We would appreciate being informed of any link to our site. Please
East Sussex County Council receives many such
requests, and retains the right to withdraw this permission without
explanation or notice if in our judgement use of such links is excessive
Links made to the Wise Guys website should not
infer any endorsement or partnership by the Council of that site
and its services or products, where such an agreement is not applicable.
Reciprocal links cannot be guaranteed due to the
number of requests we receive to link to external websites.
East Sussex County Council does not allow use
of its logo without prior written agreement from the Council.
Linking from our site
East Sussex County Council’s site contains
links to websites operated by other parties. Although we look at
all sites carefully to assess their reliability and content, the
Council is not responsible for the reliability or content of the
websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within
the websites or any association with their operators.
We are not responsible for updating the websites.
We cannot guarantee that the links will work all the time, and we
do not have any control over the availability of the linked pages.
East Sussex County Council usually includes links
to other websites that conform to one or more of the following criteria:
- being directly related to the work we do
- belonging to partner organisations
- government websites
- specific page or pages of information or a document that offers
more detail relating to content on our website.
In relation to requests for links, the editor’s
decision will be final.