T&C (Terms and Conditions)

Eynsham Lockdown logo: shelter with key and sun on green background (copyright J.R. Medina)

Who we are

Our website address is: http://eynshamlockdown.org

Acceptance of Terms and Conditions

– You must accept these Terms and Conditions in order to use the Eynsham Lockdown website http://eynshamlockdown.org.

– If you do not accept the Terms and Conditions, or disagree with any part of them, you cannot contribute to the website

Our right to change Terms and Conditions

– The right is reserved to change these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice.

Privacy policy

– All private user data will be transmitted from contributors to eynshamlockdown.org by: using the website’s Contact page, which will send an email to the website editors; or sending emails containing blog posts to the website editors via email, once the process of user acceptance of Terms and Conditions has been accepted by the editors of this website.


– Website editors may blacklist users who provide content that does not follow the website Terms and Conditions.

– Users are entitled to request data they may have provided to website editors to be deleted at any time.

Who can contribute to Eynsham Lockdown

– Eynsham Lockdown is open to Eynsham residents only.

– You must accept these Terms and Conditions in order to contribute to the Eynsham Lockdown website. If you do not accept them, you cannot contribute to the website.

– You will email your blog posts to one of the website editors. In doing so, you give permission for the editor to contact you in relation to Eynsham Lockdown. The website editors will not contact you for anything other than purposes relating to Eynsham Lockdown.

– Blog posts will be read by the website editor to check that they meet these Terms and Conditions. 

– If your first blog post meets these Terms and Conditions, the website editor will, in the first instance, email you to:
– acknowledge receipt of your blog post;
– ask you to state that you agree with the Terms and Conditions;
– ask you what name you would like to be used on your blog post: your real name, anonymous or a nickname/pseudonym you provide;
– ask you whether you agree for your blog post(s) to be used in print form as part of a print version of Eynsham Lockdown to be kept by the village for people to see, and for posterity.

– When the website editor receives your answers to these questions, your first blog post will be uploaded onto the website for everyone to read.

– You can send as many blog posts as you like to website editors. For first blog posts, the process above will be followed. For second and subsequent blog posts, the website editor will simply email you to acknowledge receipt before uploading, provided the blog post meets the Terms and Conditions; or email you to advise you if the blog post does not meet the Terms and Conditions.

– If blog posts do not meet these Terms and Conditions, the website editor will email you to let you know, and will refer you back to Terms and Conditions. You can then change your blog post and resubmit it.

Terms and Conditions for contributions

– Contributions must be legal, honest, decent and civil. They must not contain any false or misleading facts, nor be libellous or defamatory.  Nor should they be political.

– They should not be obscene, offensive, indecent, nor contain swear words.  They should not be abusive, threatening, harassing nor promote violence. They should not cause alarm, upset or embarrassment.

– They should not promote discrimination of any kind, specifically, based on religion, race, sexual orientation, nationality, disability or age.

– Contributors must not impersonate someone else nor misrepresent their identity.

– Posts must not contain information which identifies another person without their consent.

– In the case of someone under 16, the approval of a parent or guardian must have been obtained either for their post or if they have consented to be identified in a post.

– Posts must not infringe the rights of others. They should not plagiarise nor infringe any copyright or trademark rights.  Text and images posted must be the intellectual property of the poster or, where they are not, the posting of them must have the permission of the owner, or, where they are copyrighted or trademarked, their use must be permitted, and the copyright or trademark must be acknowledged.

– Posts must not breach any legal duty to another person or body such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.

– Posts must not contain any virus, malware or harmful programs.

– The team administering the website will refer to the appropriate authorities any contribution which causes concern under the regulations safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, Prevent Regulations or any other legislation.

What personal data we collect

Comments on blog posts

Comments on blog posts are disabled in this website. We do not collect comments data.


All image media on this website are sent by end users to a website editor via email. If approved, they will be uploaded by a small group of trusted editors without any embedded metadata that could disclose their source.

All image media will include text descriptions to ensure that they are accessible to people with visual impairment or people who, for other reasons, cannot view them. These descriptions will be readable by screen reader software.


This website does not store any cookies with contributor’s data.

Who we share your data with

This website does not share data with any external agencies.
Contributors may contact this website using the Contact page. In this case, the details sent by the contributor using the Contact page will be available to the website editors using secure email.
Names and email addresses of contributors will be stored securely on the website, and will also be stored securely on website editors’ devices. They will never be shared with any third party, and they will not be used to contact you outside the scope of this project.

How long we retain your data

As per the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), ‘any personal data must not be kept any longer than it is necessary for the purpose for which the personal data is processed’. Therefore, emails sent using the Contact page, and emails sent to website editors containing blog posts, will be stored for the duration of the project, which is estimated to be a minimum of one year and maximum of two years (subject to agreement with contributors to this website). End users may request to have emails deleted at anytime. The email store where these messages are stored is a secure store run by ionos.co.uk.

What rights you have over your data

You can request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.


If you have any queries regarding these Terms and Conditions, please contact lucybadger@eynshamlockdown.org