When you use our sites, there are a number of ways in which you provide information and other data to us. By using the sites, you consent to us processing and collecting this data, on the terms and for the reasons which are explained below.
HOW YOUR INFORMATION IS USED
We may use your information to:
send you our newsletters from time to time.
ensure that content from our sites are presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
notify you about changes to our service.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may disclose your personal information to any of our group companies (which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 736 of the UK Companies Act 1985) and also to third parties in the following circumstances: -
to any prospective seller or buyer of all (or part of) our business or assets;
if we are required to do so by law, any applicable regulation or to protect the rights, property, or safety of ourselves or others. This may include disclosing to other companies and organizations in connection with fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
You have the right under the Data Protection Act to access the information which we hold about you. If you wish to exercise this right, please send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org In order to meet our costs in responding, we will charge you a fee of £10.
ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
PROHIBITED USES OF OUR SITE
any fraudulent activity;
any activity which breaches any applicable law or regulation, whether national or international;
any activity which may cause or result in harm to a child under 18 years of age;
sending unsolicited advertising or other content (spam), or entering into any arrangement for such material to be sent;
reproducing, selling or otherwise handling our site or its contents in breach of our terms of website use;
knowingly introducing to our site, or transmitor attempt to transmit to any other site, computer or network, viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material, code or program which is malicious or technologically harmful;
attempting to gain unauthorized access to our site, our software, our server, or any server, computer or database connected to our site; or
attacking our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack
CONTRIBUTING AND INTERACTING
Our sites may offer users the facilities to upload or contribute content or other material, or to interact with other users. When making use of these facilities, it is your responsibility to ensure that any contribution or interaction is, as far as you are aware, factually correct, represents your honest opinion, and does not breach any applicable law or regulation. In addition, any contribution or interaction must not include any material which (without limitation):-
is defamatory, obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;
is, or refers to material which is, sexually explicit;
promotes violence, illegal activity or any form of discrimination;
infringes any other person’s copyright, database right or trade mark;
threatens, harasses, upsets, embarrasses, alarms or annoys any other person, or is likely to do so;
advocates, promotes or assists any illegal activity;
is likely to deceive any person or is made in breach of a legal duty owed to a third party (such as a duty of confidence);
invades another’s privacy or cause inconvenience or anxiety to any person;
is used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person; or
gives the impression that the material emanates from us, if this is not the case.
If we at any time use our site to provide users with any interactive service, the following moderation provisions will apply:-
we will notify users if moderation is in place, and, if so, whether the moderation is provided by a person or is automated;
if moderation is in place, we will give you a means to contact the moderator;
although we will do our best to assess any risks which such interactive service may pose, we will be under no obligation to moderate it, and we expressly exclude any liability for any loss or damage to any person caused by use of it; and
children should at all times be supervised when using the interactive services on our site, whether such services are moderated or not.
BREACHES OF THIS POLICY
Please check this page regularly, as we may revise this acceptable use policy at any time. We may also change or update our acceptable use policy at any time by means of notices published anywhere on our site.