Terms & Conditions

How and when we update

We work hard to make sure the content on our website is accurate and up to date. However please be aware we can’t accept any responsibility or liability for any loss or claim arising directly or indirectly from any inaccuracy in any of the material on leeds.gov.uk. We are aware that the footer across our website still says copyright 2013 and are in the process of getting this updated.

If you find any inaccurate information on our site please get in touch by emailing webmaster@leeds.gov.uk

How we use social media

Leeds City Council has social media accounts for Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. In addition some services in the council, such as libraries, have their own more specific accounts. You can find links to Leeds City Council’s main social media pages on the homepage of Leeds.gov.uk. Where individual services have their own social media presence you can find links on the relevant pages. In the news and events section you can share content on social media sites.

Using leeds.gov content

In general any reproduction, transmission or storage of any text, graphics, images, film or sound files, code, design or logos on this website is forbidden without written permission from Leeds City Council. Our copyright and other intellectual property rights are protected by UK laws and by international treaties.

You may download content from this website to file or print without our permission, provided this is not re-used or re-published in any way. If you want to re-publish information from this website or use it for something other than your own personal use, please contact us to ask for permission.

The name ‘Leeds City Council’, any historic names of the council, the common seal, our official logo and the coat of arms are protected by UK laws. This means that none of these can be used without prior written permission from Leeds City Council. Requests to use the name, historic names, common seal, or coat of arms should be made to the Lord Mayor’s secretary, Civic Hall, Leeds LS1 1UR.

Requests to use the official logo of Leeds City Council should be made to the corporate communications team, Civic Hall, Leeds LS1 1UR or email communicationsteam@leeds.gov.uk

Using Google Translate

Translations on Leeds City Council’s website are performed by Google Translate. Google Translate is a free translation service that provides instant translations between different languages. Please note that not all text may be translated accurately or be translated at all. Leeds City Council is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate translations. Leeds City Council will not be responsible for any damage, loss, claim or liability, whether arising directly or indirectly through the use of Google Translate. If you have any questions about Google Translate, please go to the Google Translate website.

Using RSS feeds from Leeds.gov

RSS stands for ‘Really Simple Syndication’. RSS feeds allow you to stay up to date with the latest news and events . To subscribe to it, you will need a feed reader or other similar device.

How can I use RSS?

To make use of an RSS feed you will need to use a feed reader. Feed readers can be websites, or they can be a program that you download to your computer. Most modern browsers automatically check for feeds when you visit the site and display an icon when they find one.


The government has promised to open up data across the public sector to increase public accountability as part of their transparency agenda.

We will publish data openly to demonstrate transparency in operations, and we will allow access to it free of charge (subject to copyright and licence permission).

Links with other websites

Our site contains links to and from other web sites. The council does not necessarily endorse or support the organisations that are linked to or from our website. We cannot guarantee that links will work all of the time, and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages on other websites.

We welcome other websites to link to the information that is hosted on these pages. You do not have to ask permission to link but we can provide wording and linking graphics.

Virus and malware protection

We make every effort to check and test the material on our site for malicious software or ‘malware’. However, Leeds City Council cannot accept any responsibility or liability for any loss, disruption or damage to your computer system or information contained on it, which may occur as a result of using material from our site. It is always advisable to run an anti-virus program on any material downloaded from the internet.

If an email infected with malicious software is sent to us, it will be deleted automatically before it reaches our email system. If you don’t receive acknowledgement of your email within 10 working days, please contact us.