Teign Valley History Centre

Preserving our common cultural and historical heritage

The Teign Valley Museum and Archive Trust,
also known as The Teign Valley History Centre. Updated: 1st December 2020

Here you can find information about who we are, our Legal Structure, our Terms and Conditions, our Privacy Statement and our Cookie Policy.

Legal Structure

Teign Valley History Centre is a body set up by and owned by the Trustees of the Teign Valley Museum and Archive Trust to work to establish a centre for local history in the area; to develop an archive of documents which can be accessed free of charge on the internet or inspected physically when premises are available; to promote events to explore our heritage and to educate people of all ages about the history of the Teign Valley.

Teign Valley Books is a body set up and owned by the Trustees to publish books and other material relating to the history of the Teign Valley.

We work closely with, but are separate from, the Teign Valley History Group which has its own committee, funds and a separate website. A link to their site is on the resources page of this website.

The current Trustees of the Teign Valley Museum and Archive Trust are:

Graham Thompson
Jan Deane
Tony Cook
Tony Griffin
Kerry Hawkins
Nick Kirkland

A copy of the Trust Deed can be seen here.

We are a charity registered with The Charities Commission under number 1179146.

Terms and Conditions: updated 01/12/2020

You agree that your use of Teign Valley History Centre’s website or any part of it is subject to the following terms. You are deemed to have agreed to and accepted the following terms if you continue to browse and use Teign Valley History Centre's website or any part of it. In these terms the use of "us", "our" or "we" means Teign Valley History Centre who can be contacted at email address griffins@lockhouse.eclipse.co.uk or on telephone number 01647 252348.


1.1 The content of Teign Valley History Centre's Website is only for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
1.2 Neither we nor any persons representing this Trust provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on our 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.
1.3 Your use of any information or materials on our 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 Teign Valley History Centre's Website meet your specific requirements.
1.4 This Website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. It is protected by intellectual property laws including, but not limited to, copyright.
1.5 All trademarks or copyright material reproduced by permission in this Website, which are not the property of, or licensed to us, are acknowledged on the Website.
1.6 You may view, and use the material on our Website for personal research use only. Commercial use is not permitted. You may not download for storage material from our Website unless specifically directed to do by Teign Valley History Centre. The re-distribution, re-publication, or otherwise making available of the material on this Website to third parties is prohibited.
1.7 Unauthorised use of this Website may give to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.


2.1 You may find that Teign Valley History Centre's Website is linked to or from other website(s) through hypertext or any other computer links. We have no control over and shall not be responsible for the content of such linked website(s). These links are provided for your convenience.
2.2 Any purchase of goods and services made through third parties' websites shall be subject to those third parties' terms and conditions.
2.3 You may not create a link to this Website from another website or document without our prior written consent.


3.1 You may find that there are facilities and areas on Teign Valley History Centre's Website which allow you and/or third parties to communicate, post, transfer or store information, data and material. We are not responsible for such information, data or material communicated, posted, transferred or stored on this Website. In particular, we do not warrant the quality or accuracy of such information, data or material and are not liable if it contains any Offending Material (defined below). Your use of such information, data and material is solely at your own risk and is subject to all applicable laws, regulations and codes of practice. "Offending Material" means any material, data, images or information which is:
    3.1.1 in breach of any law, regulation, code of practice or acceptable use policy; or
    3.1.2 false, inaccurate, abusive, indecent, defamatory, obscene or menacing or otherwise offensive; or
    3.1.3 in breach of confidence, copyright or other intellectual property rights, privacy or any other right of any third party.
3.2 You agree not to use and not to let any other person use such facilities and areas to communicate, post, transfer or store any Offending Material. It shall be irrelevant whether you are aware of such Offending Material.


4.1 You may find that we may advertise or promote goods and services. Your offer to purchase or acquire such goods or services shall be subject to the relevant terms and conditions.
4.2 Any and all descriptions and representations made in relation to third parties' goods and services on our Website have been provided based on information and materials supplied by the respective third parties or on an "as-is" basis. We may have not tested nor used such goods or services and all purchases or dealings carried out with such third parties are at your own risk and we have no responsibility or liability for any loss or damage that you suffer as a consequence thereof.


5.1 We do not guarantee that use of this Website will be compatible with all hardware and software which may be used by visitors to the site.
5.2 Except as set out in clause 5.3, we will be under no liability to you whatsoever whether in contractor, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, restitution or otherwise for any injury, death, damage or direct, indirect or consequential loss (all three of which terms include, without limitation, pure economic loss, loss of profits, loss of business, depletion of goodwill and like loss) howsoever caused arising out of or in connection with the use of this Website or the use, accessing, downloading or relying on any information or the materials contained in this Website, including, without limitation, as a result of any computer virus.
5.3 These terms and conditions do not exclude our liability (if any) to you for personal injury or death resulting from our negligence, for fraud or for any matter which it would be illegal for us to exclude or to attempt to exclude our liability.


6.1 Our privacy policy is viewable below. This privacy policy forms part of these terms and conditions.


7.1 This Website is controlled and operated by us in England. The formation, existence, construction, performance, validity in all aspects whatsoever of these terms and conditions or of any term of these terms and conditions or any dispute in relation to the materials contained in this Website shall be governed by English law. The English and Welsh courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any disputes which may arise out of or in connection with these terms and conditions or use of the Website.
7.2 Your continued use of this Website indicates your acceptance of these terms and conditions.

Privacy Notice: updated 01/12/2020

This Privacy Statement sets out how Teign Valley History Centre complies with relevant data protection requirements. This applies to the entire website and any other computer systems used by us, as well as any manually held records. We take your privacy very seriously.

Teign Valley History Centre is committed to respecting your privacy. Once you choose to provide information to us it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. We do reserve the right to change this privacy statement at any time. The date it was last updated is clearly shown at the top of this section.


We collect the following information about supporters of the Teign Valley History Centre:
• Name and address
• Age and date of birth, or an indication that you are an adult supporter
• Contact information including email address, telephone numbers and postal address
• Demographic information such as location, preferences and interests
• Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
• Photographic images from time to time
• Payment information is held by The Charities Aid Foundation during the processing of a donation.

We collect the following information about all users of the Teign Valley History Centre Website:
• We record information about key activities performed on our website, e.g. page views, referring sites and technical information about operating systems and browsers used. This information, which is not personally identifiable, is used for site usage data analysis in order to deliver a better service to the users of this website.


We require the information we collect to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular, for the following reasons:
• To run the History Centre and communicate with supporters or prospective supporters about activities. This information is not held on the website but is held in separate computer software and in paper records.
• Internal record keeping.
• To improve our products and services, and
• To maintain the website and publicise the History Centre.

We do not retain any information on prospective supporters and do not market to prospective supporters.

We will not sell, distribute or release any information to third parties unless we are required to by law.


You may request details of personal information, which we hold about you. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to:
Tony Griffin

or email: griffins@lockhouse.eclipse.co.uk

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write or e-mail us as soon as possible to the above address. We will promptly correct any information that is found to be incorrect.

Cookie Policy: updated 01/12/2020

We do not store nor read any cookies on your computer system.

(c) Teign Valley Museum and Archive Trust, 2022