Terms and conditions

These terms and conditions cover https://themanchestercarnival.com. When you use this website you are agreeing to accept these terms and conditions, and any additional terms on individual pages within the sites.

This information may be changed without notice, so you should revisit this page and any other relevant pages from time to time.

Who we are

The Manchester Caribbean Carnival is a committee of like minded individuals working towards common community goals. The official website address is: https://themanchestercarnival.com. You can meet the committee members through the website.

Copyright and use of content

All content is owned by the original author, except where otherwise stated. All Rights Reserved.


When visitors leave comments on the site we may collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


Images on the website are owned under copyright. All rights reserved. Only download or use images from this website with the permission of the copyright owner. If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF & GPS) included. Visitors to the website could be able to download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit a user login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select ‘Remember Me’, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

External links

The site includes links to other ‘external’ websites. We do not control or endorse these websites and are not responsible for their content.

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.

The Manchester Caribbean Carnival, 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.

Your feedback and comments

We welcome your feedback and comments about this site. If you think there are any mistakes or out-of-date information on the site, please let us know. Use the website feedback form, to tell us which page or pages you think need changing. We consider this sort of feedback, or anything you post on this site, or send us through this site, as non-confidential. We can use this material in any way.

Do not post or send any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, or pornographic material to or from this site. We can monitor or review any areas of the site where users send or post communications, feedback, or comments. But we have no liability for this material.

Your contact information

Contact form information is not stored in the website. The contact form delivers your message via email to The Manchester Caribbean Carnival’s inbox where your details will be stored by the committee so your enquiry can be processed.


We use Google Analytics data to count the number of visitors to this site. This data is collected and maintained by Google. Please see Google’s terms and conditions for more information.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

If you make an enquiry through the contact form, details might be retained indefinitely in the committee email inbox appropriate to the enquiry.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.