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Terms & Conditions

This website is operated by Osney Lock Hydro. By entering and using this website, you accept the terms and conditions of use. Continued access and use of the website will amount to your acceptance of these terms of use. This policy applies to all the pages hosted on this site. It does not apply to pages hosted by linked organisations, partners, or to other organisations to which we may provide a link and whose privacy policies may differ.


Osney Lock Hydro owns the copyright, database rights and other intellectual property rights in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of content, as well as in the content original to it. All of the content, intellectual or otherwise, is owned by Osney Lock Hydro and is protected by UK and international copyright laws. Our content includes any ideas and concepts, text, images, databases, graphics, software and all other features of Osney Lock Hydro site. Unless stated otherwise on particular documents, you may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part, without the express written permission of the copyright owners. Contact us for more information.

The logos on this website are owned by Osney Lock Hydro.

Where stated, Osney Lock Hydro resources on this site are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 Unported licence. This means you can adapt these materials as long as you:

  • credit the original author as appropriate and as stated in particular documents, e.g. Osney Lock Hydro for the original creation;
  • distribute the resulting material under the same or similar license as this one.

A full explanation of the terms and conditions can be found here.


All content and advice given on this website is as accurate and up-to-date as possible. While we have made every attempt to ensure the accuracy of these materials, the information provided by the Hub team is based on personal experience and does not in any way constitute legal or professional advice. Osney Lock Hydro cannot be held liable for actions arising from use of information on this website and excludes liability for any claims, losses, demands, or damages of any kind whatsoever with regard to any information, content, or services provided on our website, including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, or consequential loss or damages, compensatory damages, loss of profits, or data, or otherwise.

Osney Lock Hydro will aim to ensure that materials are as accurate as possible but is under no obligation to do so. If you do find any inaccurate information on the website or materials, please do contact us and we will correct it, where we agree, as soon as is practicable.

Osney Lock Hydro reserves the right to withdraw or amend the site without notice and cannot be held liable if the site is not available at any time for any period. In addition, Osney Lock Hydro cannot be held responsible for the contents of any externally-linked pages.

Virus protection

We will make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production but it is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system that may occur while using material derived from this website.

You must not misuse the website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs, or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the website, the server on which the website is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the website. You must not attack the website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We reserve the right to report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and in such an event we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the website will cease immediately.

Email alerts & RSS feeds

If you sign up to receive email alerts or an RSS feed, we will use your information only to provide the service you have requested. We may occasionally contact email alert subscribers to help us evaluate and improve the service we offer. If you inform us that you wish to cancel alerts or an RSS feed, we will remove you from the service and your details will be deleted from our records.

Linking to & from the website

You may link your website to the home page of Osney Lock Hydro, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal, and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such away as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. Osney Lock Hydro reserves the right on demand, as it thinks fit, to direct you to remove any links to the website from your website, and you shall promptly comply with such direction or any other lawful direction that we may give you in relation to placing of any such link on your website. You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you. Our website (or any part or content on it) must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the website other than the home page. You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.


Any personal information with which you provide us with (e.g. name, email address etc) will only be used in the course of providing a service to you. Your personal details will not normally be disclosed to third parties. In some circumstances, however, we may need to disclose your personal details to a third party so that they can provide a service you have requested, or fulfill a request for information. Any information about you that we pass to a third party will be held securely by that party and used only to provide the services or information you have requested. You have a right to request a copy of your personal details at any time to check the accuracy of the information held. We will not sell, rent, lend, or in any other way release your email address to other organisations.


Osney Lock Hydro reserves the right to change the terms and conditions at any time. You should review these terms and conditions of use on a regular basis to ensure that you are aware of any changes made, as you will be legally bound by any amended terms.

Governing law

This agreement is governed by English law, notwithstanding the jurisdiction where you are based. You irrevocably agree that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute that may arise out of, under, or in connection with these terms of use and for those purposes irrevocably submit all disputes to the jurisdiction of the English courts. The place of performance shall be England.

Please do contact us if you have any concerns in relation to the terms or material on the site.

Osney Lock Hydro Limited is a registered society under the Co-operative & Community Benefit Societies Act 2014, registered in England and Wales, registration no. 31983R, VAT Registration no. 165 3322 22.
Registered address: c/o SPX Oxford Ltd Peace House Paradise Street Oxford OX1 1LD