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Terms and Disclaimer

The terms of use of the South East London Green Chain website and legal disclaimers are set out on this page.

General disclaimers and statements

The South East London Green Chain is committed to ensure that the information on this website is of the highest standard being of good quality, accurate and up to date. However:


All express or implied warranties including but not limited to those of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy are excluded. There is no warranty that the functions contained or referred to in the material within the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected or that the site or the relevant server are free of viruses or have adequate functionality, accuracy and reliability.


The South East London Green Chain accepts no liability for any loss, damage, inconvenience or otherwise caused as a result of reliance on such information including without limitation all indirect and consequential losses and/or damages.

Information from third parties

Although the South East London Green Chain takes all reasonable measures to ensure that the information provided to it from third parties is not defamatory or offensive, unlawful or otherwise inappropriate, the Green Chain cannot control the content or take responsibility for pages maintained by external providers or any linked sites.  Existence of such information supplied or introduced by third parties does not indicate the Green Chain's endorsement of the content or providers.

Linking policy

You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on this site. However, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. Our pages must load into the user's entire window.

We only link to organisations that offer non-commercial services to the residents of the five partner boroughs and other governmental and statutory agencies.

The South East London Green Chain is not responsible for the contents or reliability of any site to which it is linked and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Linking to or from this site should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages.

Log files

Log files allow the Green Chain to record the use of the site. Information collected from visitors is kept within the log file and used to make changes to the layout and the contents. Log files contain no personal information or information about other sites having been visited.


Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are requested by the Green Chain website to support cooperation with your browser during a session. The names and details of these cookies are shown below.


This cookie:

  • Contains: A randomly generated number
  • Expires: When you close your browser
  • Notes: This is used to maintain continuity as a browser moves around the site, it enables the site to keep a browser logged in or submit online forms.

This cookie:

  • Contains: The word 'Test'
  • Expires: When you close your browser
  • Notes: This cookie checks whether you have allowed cookies to be used for logging in, accessing online forms and choosing text and colour preferences.
Performance cookies

These cookies are used to measure how many users visit the Green Chain website and for how long, what pages are visited, and which links are used (for example, activated or clicked on). We interpret these measures to monitor how well online services are performing.

They contain no personal information, and are evaluated in terms of pages visited, not the people visiting them.

The following cookies are requested by this website for use by two external performance monitoring services: SiteImprove and Google Analytics. We do not allow these providers to use or share these cookie figures, they are for our own use. We also set a cookie by User Voice to enable usage analytics of the interactive map technology by Leaflet.

Cookies requested for SiteImprove

This cookie:

  • Contains: A randomly generated number
  • Expires: When you close your browser
  • Notes: This cookie is used to help remember the browser's use of the website. It is used to collect statistics about site usage such as when the browser last visited the site. This information is then used to evaluate and improve the way the website is used.
Cookies requested for Google Analytics

This cookie: 

  • Contains: A randomly generated number
  • Expires: Two years
  • Notes: A persistent cookie that remains on a computer unless it expires or the cookie cache is cleared. It tracks visitors within the site. Metrics associated with the Google __utma cookie include: first visit (unique visit) and last visit (returning visit).

This cookie:

  • Contains: A randomly generated number
  • Expires: Thirty minutes
  • Notes: This cookie works with __utmc. It notes the browser's arrival time, and __utmc notes the exit time from the site. A timestamp of 30 minutes must pass before __utmb expires, and if no new page view is sent in thirty minutes the cookie is expired.

This cookie:

  • Contains: A randomly generated number
  • Expires: When you close your browser
  • Notes: This cookie works with __utmb to record how long a browser spends on the site. See notes on the __utmb cookie.

This cookie:

  • Contains: A randomly generated number and information about how the browser arrived, e.g.: 105385856.1335534567.1.1.utmcsr=(direct)|utmccn=(direct)|utmcmd=(none)
  • Expires: Six months
  • Notes: Cookie __utmz notes where a visit arrived from, with the referrer shown as type (direct, social, search engine (organic or cpc), or unaccounted). The __utmz Cookie also registers what keyword(s) generated the visit if it came from search, plus the approximate location of the browser.
Cookies requested for maps plotted with Leaflet

This cookie:

  • Contains: Randomly generated identifier, e.g.: lbzps92dxjbvOyg
  • Expires: One year
  • Notes: Leaflet set a cookie by which tracks user usage analytics.

For further information on cookie management, please visit aboutcookies.


It must be noted that sending an e-mail or submitting information via online cannot be made totally secure and despite the Green Chain using all reasonable endeavours to protect personal data and/or information the Green Chain does not warrant any degree of security.

Advertised items

The Green Chain does not accept responsibility for any advertised events or any other items in terms of quality or availability or in any other way and accepts no related liability.

Copyright etc

© The South East London Green Chain. All intellectual property (including without limitation copyright) to the material on this website belongs to the Green Chain unless otherwise stated.

Text of which copyright is vested in the Green Chain can be downloaded by non-commercial users of the site to file or printer without permission, provided that it is reproduced accurately and is not further reproduced or published. Otherwise reproduction, transmission or storage in retrieval system, in each case in any form and by any means, of any text, graphics, image, film or sound file, code design, logo or other material or medium is prohibited without the prior written consent from the Green Chain. Permission referred to in this paragraph does not cover material in respect of which intellectual property is owned by parties other than the Green Chain.