Terms & Conditions, Website Disclaimer, Privacy Policy & Cookies Policy

Effective Date: 11 February 2019

References in the below policies are exclusively relevant to The Speaker. ‘The Speaker’ and ‘speakerpolitics’ refer to the publication and / or any services hosted at speakerpolitics.co.uk (referred to in these terms as the ‘website’). The publisher of the website (referred to in this agreement as “we” or “us”) is The Speaker Media Limited registered in England & Wales under Company Number: 11746949. Our registered office is Mallards 42 Lower Street, Horning, Norwich, England, NR12 8AA

The Speaker - Terms and Conditions

  1. Terms

By accessing the website at speakerpolitics.co.uk, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of the terms, you are prohibited from accessing or using this site and should leave the site immediately.

We reserve the right to make changes to this policy at any time. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the current version of these terms and conditions. These terms were last updated on 4 January 2019.


  1. Website Usage

Contents of the website should not be copied, shared or recreated in any shape or form without prior written permission from us. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, all content is the property of us. This includes content generated by our team, inclusive of columnists. The intellectual property in all design, graphics, text and other material and the selection or arrangement of such material on the website is owned by us.

Contents of the website should only be used for personal, non-commercial use. You should not;

  • modify or copy the materials;
  • use the materials for any commercial purpose, or redistribute any materials in the public domain
  • attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on this website;
  • remove any copyright from the materials; or
  • "mirror" the materials on any other server.

The content of the website may be used for educational purposes. If you are using the content for educational purposes, please email us at hello@speakerpolitics.co.uk.      

  1. Disclaimer

The materials on this website are provided on an 'as is' basis. The Speaker Media Limited makes absolutely no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.

Whilst every effort is made to ensure that content is free from viruses and that that this website runs without any problems or interruptions, we cannot accept any liability for damages resulting from virus infection and will not be liable for, nor take any responsibility for, this website being temporarily unavailable due to technical or other reasons.


  1. Limitations

In no event shall The Speaker Media Limited or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on the website, even if The Speaker Media Limited or a The Speaker Media Limited authorised representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.


  1. Accuracy of materials

We makes all reasonable efforts to ensure that the information contained on the website is accurate at the time of creation and/or modification of the website. However, we cannot guarantee the completeness or accuracy of information contained on the website, in articles or other content and shall not be responsible for any errors, omissions or inaccuracies and accepts no liability whatsoever for any loss or damage howsoever arising. The views expressed in articles represent those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of The Speaker Media Limited or its members. We reserve the right to make changes to, or take down, the website or remove or alter any content at any time without notice. It is the responsibility of the user to check the accuracy of relevant information before entering into any form of commitment inside or outside of the website, and we accept no liability for any loss or damage resulting directly or indirectly from inaccuracies in the information held on the website.


  1. Links

The Site’s web pages may contain links to external websites which are not affiliated to us and we are not responsible for, and have no control over. Links to external sites should not be taken as a recommendation or endorsement of the external site’s information, products or services. We take no responsibility for any loss or damage suffered as a result of browsing such linked websites or as a result of using the information published on any of the pages of linked websites.


  1. Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of United Kingdom and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in that State or location.


The Speaker - Cookies Policy

We use cookies on our website to enhance and improve user’s online experiences. Cookies are small data files which are sent from a website to a web browser. Cookies are stored in your web browser’s cache and allow a website or third party to identify your browser or device.

A cookie may be placed on your device during your visit to the site;

Analytics Cookies - these cookies collect information as you view different areas of the website. These cookies help us to provide meaningful content as they allow us to see which content is most viewed by our users.

Advertising Cookies - These cookies are placed by us and our advertising partners to deliver more relevant advertising to our users on the website. These cookies may gather information about your browsing on our site and others in order to show you related adverts on our website. Your browser may utilise an ad-blocker facility, in which case these cookies may not be relevant.


Google Advertising Cookies

Google is a third party who places advertising on our site. For information on advertising cookies used by Google, please visit https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads


Personalisation and Service Cookies - These cookies remember your device each time you visit the website, so you do not need to re-enter any user credentials.


Third Party Cookies - In addition to the above, cookies may be stored on your device by third parties. The Speaker uses Foxpush to deliver push notifications to subscribed devices. For information on how Foxpush uses cookies, please refer to their Cookies policy at www.foxpush.com. The Speaker uses the Disqus comment system on some pages. Disqus may use cookies to remember your login credentials for their service, allowing you to comment on content on our website. For information on how Disqus uses Cookies, please visit disqus.com

In addition, social widgets, or buttons which allow you to interact with social media from our website, may collect data about your browsing on our website. This data may be received, stored and controlled by the third parties that provided the widget.

By using the site, you are agreeing to cookies and the effects they may implement on you or your device. If you do not agree to cookies, you must either adjust your browser settings or leave the site immediately. We recommend that you take a few minutes now to familiarise yourself with your current cookies settings on your device as The Speaker Media Limited cannot be held responsible for these and has no control over your individual cookie settings.


The Speaker - Privacy Policy


At The Speaker, we take privacy very seriously. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by The Speaker and how we use it.

Queries about our Privacy Policy should be emailed to digital@speakerpolitics.co.uk


General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)


The Speaker Media Limited may collect and use personal information if;

  • We need to perform a contract with you
  • You have given us permission to do so
  • Processing your personal information is in our legitimate interests or if we need to comply with the law

We may collect personally identifiable information through the following methods;

  • Emails
  • Forms on our Website


By emailing us, or completing a form on our website, you agree to your data being held by us for the purposes stated in this privacy policy.

We will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out above, and we will retain and may use your information in order to comply with our legal obligations, to enforce our policies and resolve any disputes that may arise.

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain rights in relation to data protection. You have the right to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and the right to ask for this to be removed from our systems. To express a desire to exert either of the above rights, please contact us by emailing digital@speakerpolitics.co.uk.


If The Speaker Media Limited stores such data, a copy can be provided free of charge on request providing appropriate identification verification can be supplied. All requests will be processed within 20 days.

Additional data protection rights you may have include;

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.
  • The right of rectification.
  • The right to object.
  • The right of restriction.
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to withdraw consent


Log Files

The Speaker is hosted by a third party, who uses log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. Most hosting companies do this as a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks.These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

For information on Cookies, please read our Cookies Policy.

Privacy Policies of Third Parties

The Speaker's Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options. You may find a complete list of these Privacy Policies and their links here: Privacy Policy Links.


Children's Information

We do not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided such information on our website, or by email, we encourage you to contact us in order to allow us to attempt to promptly remove such information from our records.


By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.