The Legal Stuff

Felixstowe Town T & Cs, for website


The media rates we quote are do not include VAT as we are currently not VAT registered. Unless otherwise agreed, we require payment up-front, in advance of publication.

Artwork for advertisements must be submitted no later than seven days prior to print and is subject to approval.

If you ask us to change an advertisement after it has been submitted, you accept that we will charge you for any extra work and expenses incurred. (The charge is a minimum of £35)

If you wish to cancel a booking for advertising, you must notify us in writing or via email at least 30 days prior to the print deadline for the next issue in which the advertisement is scheduled to appear. (Please see Terms and Conditions doc here, for full details).

When you place an order for advertising, your company agree not just to these conditions, but those relating to copyright (below).

Acceptance of our work

We are not experts in your line of business and do not necessarily have a detailed understanding of any specific regulations that apply or of the marketplace in which you operate. Therefore, we will always ask you to check any text you commission us to write and/or designs you ask us to create. In confirming your satisfaction with our work, you accept full responsibility for the accuracy of its content and all statements made.

If you do not notify us by writing (in email or letter form) of any errors by the date by which we have asked for your response, we will consider the work to be complete and correct as supplied for review.


When you provide us with recipes, text, images or other source material for publication in our magazines and/or on our websites, it is your responsibility to make sure that:

1. You already own the copyright and all other rights in the work; or
2. You have the necessary licence or other legal permission to use and reproduce it; and
3. Our use of it, online or in print, will not infringe any third party rights.
4. In addition, you grant us a licence, sub-licence or other legal permission to use and reproduce whatever you supply.

Artwork made by Birdy Publications Ltd or its subcontractors remains the property of Birdy Publicaton Ltd unless th artwork has been paid in full.


The views expressed by individuals in any letter or article included at the discretion of the publishers are not necessarily the views of the Editor or the publishers. Articles sent to us may be edited to suit the personality of the magazine. Whilst every care has been taken in compliling this magazine and the statements contained herein are believed to be correct, the publishers of the publication will not hold themeselves responsible for any inaccuracies. No part of the publication may be reproduced in any form or by any means without the prior permission of the publishers and contributors.

Data Protection

What information do We collect?

We collect the personal data that You volunteer on forms You submit to Us (for example in registering for membership services, contacting us via Our website etc), and in emails You send to Us, or that You verbally tell us.

Where You can book advertising We will collect Your name, contact and billing information, transaction and credit card information.

Connecting via Social Networking

If You choose to connect with us via a Social Network (twitter, facebook etc.), You acknowledge consent to Our use of tagging, sharing and posting with links to You as necessary.

What do We do with the information We gather?

We require this information to understand Your needs and provide You with a better service. We will also use it to send You the information You have requested – for example confirmation of advert bookings, gaining proof approvals, marketing of our services or news, sending Your invoices, and so on.

We may contact You for market research purposes or to give You information about new features on the website or in our publications. You will only be contacted if we have had previous communications, in which case it is assumed that You have given Us authority to communicate with You, or if We have not yet made any communications to You and wish to open discussion about our services. You can ask to be taken off Our data base so You do not receive any correspondence by email, letter, verbal or otherwise.

Do We disclose Your personal data to third parties?

We will ensure that Your personal data will not be disclosed to third parties except insofar as:

1. You have consented to such disclosure; or
2. We are required to do so by law; or
3. We receive a court order requesting or directing Us to so; or
4. We reasonably believe that You may be in breach of any applicable law (such as but not limited to posting content that is defamatory), when We may provide Your personal data to the relevant third party or their legal representative.
5. Your personal data may be disclosed to other companies within the staff of Birdy Publications Ltd, or any of our contracted team who use the data to perform their job role.

Can I see the information You hold about me? And can I amend it?

You may request details of personal information which We hold about You under the Data Protection Act 1998. If You would like a copy of the information, please write to Data Protection, Birdy Publications Ltd, 11A Sunray Avenue, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 9QG, or email A £10 fee is payable for all requests made under the Data Protection Act.

If You believe that any information We are holding on You is incorrect, please write or e-mail Us to the above address. We will correct any information which was found to be incorrect within 28 days and without charge.

If You have agreed to the disclosure of personal information and to receiving marketing and promotional information, but no longer wish to do so, then please contact Us at 07929 979 073.

If You are unhappy with Our response, You can ask the Information Commissioner to assess whether the requirements of the Data Protection Act have been met. Write to The Information Commissioner at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

Is the information You hold on me secure?

We are committed to ensuring that information You have volunteered to Us, which is not otherwise available, is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure We have put in place physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information We collect on-line. All employees who have access to Your personal data are contractually obliged to respect Your confidentiality. We have put in place technology measures and security policies and procedures to protect personal information from unauthorised access, improper use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction or accidental loss.

Website disclaimer

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Birdy Publiations Ltd, or members of the public, community goups or advertisers, and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

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Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Birdy Publicatons Ltd takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.