Terms and conditions

These terms and conditions cover www.stockport.gov.uk and all other websites/sub-domains that include ‘stockport.gov.uk’ in the address.

When you visit websites that include ‘stockport.gov.uk’ in the address you are agreeing to accept these terms and conditions, and depending on the service being provided, any additional terms on individual pages within these websites.

We may change this information without notice, so you should re-visit this page and any other relevant pages from time to time.

Disclaimer and limitation of liability

We have taken all reasonable care to compile information and material on this website.

But we are not responsible for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused by any inaccuracy or error.

Stockport Council, our suppliers and any third-parties mentioned on the site are not liable for any damages arising from the use of, or inability to use, this site, or any websites linked to this site.


If you send us an email, complete an online form, or interact with our web chat service from our website - www.stockport.gov.uk and all other websites/sub-domains that include ‘stockport.gov.uk’ in the address we will use your contact details and any information you provide to deal with or respond to your enquiry or service request, and for any other necessary correspondence.

If you contact the council in relation to a service provided on the council's behalf by an external organisation, your details may be passed to that organisation in order to deal with your enquiry or complaint.

We use cookies on the website to help us to improve the user experience.

Please visit our data protection pages for further information our how we manage personal data and what your rights are relating to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Stockport Local

We do not pre-screen groups, services or organisations and we cannot guarantee that the account is being operated by the group, service or organisation that is being claimed.

We are not responsible for the content posted by the user, or any transactions you enter into or other actions taken on or in connection with any group, service or organisation. This includes how the group, club or charity collects, handles, uses and/or shares any personal information it may collect from you.

We do not endorse the groups, services or organisations included in Stockport Local.

We strongly recommend that you make your own enquiries and satisfy yourself as to the suitability of these groups, services or organisations. We would always suggest you make an initial enquiry with the relevant organisation prior to using them.

Group, service, organisation guidelines

You are solely responsible for the content that you publish or display on Stockport Local.

All content submitted by you is accurate, true and up to date. If your content contains opinions, these are your own and genuinely and truly held by you.

All content is original to you and you are fully entitled and have all necessary consents) to submit the content. You may not post content on Stockport Local that you did not create or that you do not have permission to post.

Content may be rejected, edited, moderated, removed or deleted at our absolute discretion.

Your content will not infringe the copyright or any other right of any person, breach any contract or duty of confidence, be defamatory, obscene, offensive, indecent, harassing, threatening, breach anyone’s privacy or be calculated to bring any person into disrepute.

If we discover or have any reason to suspect you have breached these terms we reserve the right to suspend or terminate your account immediately and without notice.

We are not responsible for the contents or reliability of the linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listing should not be taken as endorsement of any kind.

Although we check regularly for broken links we cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and have no control over the availability of the linked pages.

All content is available under the Open Government Licence, except where otherwise stated.