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Terms and Conditions

This website is owned and operated by The Ballycastle Community Development Group These Terms set forth the terms and conditions under which you may use our website and services as offered by us. This website offers visitors Information. By accessing or using the website of our service, you approve that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms.

In order to use our website and/or receive our services, you must be at least 16 years of age, or of the legal age of majority in your jurisdiction, and possess the legal authority, right and freedom to enter into these Terms as a binding agreement. You are not allowed to use this website and/or receive services if doing so is prohibited in your country or under any law or regulation applicable to you.


The website is not a substitute for professional advice

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice. We are not responsible for the information found on other websites linked to Ballycastle Connect.

Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.


The website does not capture or store personal information from site visitors without their knowledge. Data is collected on an ongoing basis using Google Analytics which helps us determine total number of visitors and how much visitors and participants use specific parts of our site so that we can improve its operation and appeal. This data is used in aggregate form only.

When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

Google Analytics uses cookies to measure how many people are using the services, links and pages which are popular, time spent on the website etc, this is so that we can continue to improve the website and service for users.

If you do not wish to accept cookies onto your machine you can disable them by adjusting the settings on your browser.

We may, without prior notice, change the services; stop providing the services or any features of the services we offer; or create limits for the services. We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend access to the services without notice and liability for any reason, or for no reason.
You recognize and agree that by uploading any content (including, but not limited to designs, images, animations, videos, audio files, fonts, logos, illustrations, compositions, artworks, interfaces, text and literary works) through any means to the website, you confirm that you own all the relevant rights or received the appropriate license to upload/transfer/send the content. You agree and consent that the uploaded/transferred content may be publicly displayed at the website.

We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend your access to the service without notice and liability for any reason, including if in our sole determination you violate any provision of these Terms or any applicable law or regulations. You may discontinue use and request to cancel your account and/or any services at any time.

You agree to indemnify and hold Ballycastle Community Development Group harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including attorneys’ fees), made against them by any third party due to, or arising out of, or in connection with your use of the website or any of the services offered on the website.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall Ballycastle Community Development Group be liable for any indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including without limitation, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, arising out of or relating to the use of, or inability to use, the service.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Ballycastle Community Development Group assumes no liability or responsibility for any (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content; (ii) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to or use of our service; and (iii) any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information stored therein.

We reserve the right to modify these terms from time to time at our sole discretion. Therefore, you should review these page periodically. When we change the Terms in a material manner, we will notify you that material changes have been made to the Terms. Your continued use of the Website or our service after any such change constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms. If you do not agree to any of these terms or any future version of the Terms, do not use or access (or continue to access) the website or the service.

You agree to receive from time to time promotional messages and materials from us, by mail, email or any other contact form you may provide us with (including your phone number for calls or text messages). If you don't want to receive such promotional materials or notices – please just notify us at any time by contacting us at

These Terms, the rights and remedies provided hereunder, and any and all claims and disputes related hereto and/or to the services, shall be governed by, construed under and enforced in all respects solely and exclusively in accordance with the internal substantive laws of NI without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any and all such claims and disputes shall be brought in, and you hereby consent to them being decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in NI.


Advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes and solicitations are inappropriate and are not permitted. Please seek permission by emailing before using the forum for anything other than its intended purpose.


To post messages on the online community, you must be aged 16 years or over and registered as a member.

Please choose with care what personal information you choose to share online, including your choice of username and profile information. Neither the administrators nor the moderators participating are responsible for the privacy practices of any user. Please remember that all information disclosed in these areas will be publicly available, and that the content of messages may be indexed by search engines such as Google and can appear in search results.


Any message posted on the online community expresses only the views of the author of the message and does not necessarily reflect the views, policy or advice of Ballycastle Community Development Group. Our moderators cannot review every post in real time, and depend on community members to report posts that are harmful or against the rules. We reserve the right to delete any message for any reasons at our discretion, and to take steps that we think will benefit the whole community and its users – including suspending a user’s account without notice or even banning them from using the online community. Decisions of our moderation team are final – please do not make posts complaining about moderators or moderation actions.


Posts may contain links to other web sites and files. We have no control over the content of external sites and cannot ensure that links do not lead to offensive material. We will, however, remove links that we feel are inappropriate as we become aware of them.

If you find another user’s message offensive or in violation of these Terms or of our rules, please report the post. We cannot respond instantly but will make every effort to take action within a reasonable period of time.


Our online community allows members to send private messages to each other, and we do not review the content of these. Please remember that anyone can register an account, and use caution when responding to a private message – especially if you are asked to reveal any personal information.


You agree that you will not post any copyrighted material that you do not own. Ballycastle Community Development Group shall not be held responsible for member posts that may violate copyright law.


You agree that your use of the online community is at your own risk, and that Ballycastle Community Development Group cannot be held responsible for the contents of any material posted on the community or in private messages.


You agree that you will not use the online community to post any material, or links to any material, that could be considered unlawful, defamatory, harassing, explicit, abusive, threatening, harmful, obscene, profane, pornographic, racially offensive or otherwise in violation of any law.

You authorise Ballycastle Community Development group to remove or modify any information you submit to the online community.


To participate in the online community, cookies must be turned on in your browser. Cookies are used to hold your username, password, and viewing options, allowing you to login.

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