Terms of Use & Copyright


The legal notice below explains what you have to agree to before you use the website and what you can and cannot do with its contents. It is written in the sort of verbal spaghetti that lawyers love. Translated into language that ordinary human beings can understand, it means:

  1. The poems, text and design which make up the pages of the website are either owned the author or have been used with the owner's permission.
  2. You may not steal things from this site to use on another website, nor publish them elsewhere, nor pretend that you wrote/designed them yourself.
  3. You may print out individual poems or sections of the website provided that they are for your personal use. You may not make further copies of them.
  4. You may ask to borrow a poem to use on a website, in a magazine, for a school project or whatever. You must not use a poem before you have received permission.
  5. If something goes wrong with the website, or the information on it is incorrect or misleading, the author might say sorry but he won't pay you any money.
  6. The author thinks that the contents of the website will not offend, embarrass or upset children. If you follow a link from this website, the author cannot be held responsible for what you may find on the website it links to.

Legal Notice

Access to and use of 'the website' (funny-poems.co.uk) is provided by Patrick Winstanley ('the author') subject to the following terms and conditions.

By using funny-poems.co.uk you agree to be legally bound by these terms and conditions, which shall take effect immediately on your first use of the website. If you do not agree to be legally bound by all the following terms and conditions, you must not access or use the website.

The author may alter these terms and conditions at any time by publishing changes on the website. Please review the terms and conditions regularly to ensure that you are aware of any changes. Your continued use of funny-poems.co.uk after changes are published means you agree to be legally bound by these terms as amended.

  1. The author shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or cumulative losses or damages arising out of the use or inability to use these pages, any errors, misrepresentations or omissions on the material contained on them.
  2. The information on these web pages has been prepared with reasonable care and is believed by us to be legal, honest, decent and truthful as at the date of its preparation.
  3. You agree that the material downloaded or otherwise accessed through the use of our web pages is obtained entirely at your own risk and that you will be entirely responsible for any resulting damage to software or computer systems and/or any resulting loss of data even if we have been advised of the possibility of any such damage.
  4. We do not accept any liability in connection with any third party web sites which may be linked or accessible through our own Web site and we do not endorse or approve the contents of any such site.
  5. In relation to a dispute arising out of this Web site you the user and I, Patrick Winstanley, agree to submit exclusively to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
  6. Except where expressly stated to the contrary, the poems, text and graphics contained in 'the website' (funny-poems.co.uk) are the copyright of Patrick Winstanley.
  7. You may download or print out individual selections of these web pages only if they are explicitly for your own personal use and are not to be publicly reproduced.
  8. Permanent copying or storage of whole or part of this Web site or the information contained in it, or reproduction or incorporation of any part of it in any other work or publication, whether on paper or electronic media or any other form, is expressly prohibited.
  9. The entire contents of the website remains the property of Patrick Winstanley and is copyright with all rights reserved.

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