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All images, video content, website design, graphics, text, the selection and arrangement thereof, underlying source code, software and all other material on this website are the copyright of The Margate Caves Community Education Trust (TMCCET), and its affiliates, or their content and technology providers – and other copyright owners as specified wherever possible. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Any commercial use of materials on this website – including reproduction, modification, distribution, or re-publication – without the prior written permission of TMCCET is strictly prohibited.


Rights granted and rights reserved

You may freely access and store the majority of the websites’ contents on a temporary basis for the purposes of personal or private viewing, interaction or listening.

Some non-commercial use may be covered by a copyright exception under the UK Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. For all uses, a sufficient acknowledgement must be made to the copyright holder of work. It is your responsibility to make sure you comply with the copyright exceptions before using in-copyright content. For further information please refer to the UK Intellectual Property website.

Any right reserved not expressly granted herein are reserved.



The User acknowledges the following:

  • that it is technically impossible to provide the website free of faults and that TMCCET does not undertake to do so;
  • that faults may lead to temporary unavailability of the website;
  • that the operation of the website may be adversely affected by conditions and performances outside TMCCET’s control.


Use of the website

The User undertakes:

  • not to use the information for any unlawful purpose;
  • not to use the website for the transmission or posting of any computer viruses or any material which is defamatory, offensive or menacing character or in such a way so to cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;
  • not to use the website to transmit any material for the purpose of publicity, promotion and/or advertising without the prior consent of TMCCET;
  • not to use the website for any violation or infringement of any person including but not limited to rights of copyright or confidentiality.
  • the User will indemnify and defend TMCCET against all claims, liability, damages, costs and expenses, including legal fees, arising out of a breach of this contract or any use of the information or the website by the User.


Third party information and links to third party sites

The User acknowledges that some of the information, for example software, is supplied to TMCCET (directly or indirectly) by third parties, and accordingly TMCCET can offer no warranty of whatever nature in relation to such information. The website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by third parties other than TMCCET; such hyperlinks are provided for your reference only. TMCCET does not control such websites and therefore can accept no responsibility whatsoever for the content or material of such websites which the User may access through the website.



Neither TMCCET nor any of its Trustees, employees, volunteers or other representatives will be liable to any loss or damage whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use of this site. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties. Not withstanding the foregoing, none of the exclusions and limitations in the clause are intended to limit any rights you may have as a consumer under local law or other statutory rights which may not be excluded nor in any way to exclude or limit TMCCET liability to you for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or that of our employees or agents.


Changes to the terms and conditions


TMCCET reserves the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time by placing a note of such change on this page and the User’s continued use of the website following notice of such change shall be deemed to be the User’s acceptance of such change. It is the User’s responsibility to check this page regularly to determine whether the terms and conditions of this Website have been changed. If the User does not agree to any change to the terms and conditions of this Website then the User must immediately stop using this Website.


Governing Law and enforcement

The laws of England govern this agreement. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in all disputes arising out of or in connection to the use of this website. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.



All product and company names mentioned on this website may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.


Disclaimer and Warranty

The Margate Caves Community Education Trust registered office is at The Shell Grotto, Grotto Hill, Margate, Kent CT9 2BU. Charity Number 1155904 is providing this site on an ‘as is’ basis and makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this site or its contents and disclaims all such representations and warranties. In addition, TMCCET makes no representations or warranties about the accuracy, completeness, or suitability for any purpose of the information and related video published on this site. The information contained in this site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. All liability of TMCCET howsoever arising for any such inaccuracies or errors is expressly excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

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