These terms and conditions govern your use of our website; by using our website, you accept these terms and conditions in
full. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, do not use our website.
- Intellectual property rights
Unless otherwise stated, we or our licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website.
Subject to the licence below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.
- Licence to use website
You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to
the restrictions below.
- You must not:
- republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
- sell, rent or otherwise sub-license material on the website;
- reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose;
- redistribute material from this website.
- Limitations of liability
Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy;
nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up-to-date.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions (including,
without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable
care and skill).
Our liability is limited and excluded to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law. We will not be liable for any
direct or indirect loss or damage arising under these terms and conditions or in connection with our website, whether arising
in tort, contract, or otherwise. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing exclusion, we will not be liable for any
loss of profit, contracts, business, goodwill, data, income, revenue or anticipated savings arising under terms and conditions
or in connection with our website, whether direct or indirect, and whether arising in tort, contract, or otherwise.
However, nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude or limit our liability for fraud, for death or personal injury
caused by our negligence, or for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
- Restricted access
Access to certain areas of our website is restricted. We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our website, or
indeed our whole website, at our discretion.
You must ensure that your user ID and password to access restricted areas is kept confidential. You accept responsibility
for all activities that occur under your user ID or password.
We may disable your user ID and password at our sole discretion or if you breach any of the policies or terms governing
your use of our website or any other contractual obligation you owe to us.
- Forum / comments
You must not use our website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability
or accessibility of the website.
You must not use our website in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful,
illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.
You must not use our website for any purposes related to marketing without our express written consent.
You must not use our website to copy, publish or send mass mailings or spam.
You must not use our website to copy, publish or send material which is illegal or unlawful, or material which could give
rise to legal action under English and other applicable law. All material you copy, publish or send via our website must
not be defamatory, obscene, indecent, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; such material must not infringe any person’s
intellectual property rights or rights of confidence, impinge upon any person’s privacy, or constitute incitement to commit
a crime; further, material must not be misleading, deceptive, sexually explicit, threatening, abusive, harassing or menacing.
We reserve the right to edit or remove any material posted upon our website.
We may take such action as we deem appropriate to deal with the posting of unsuitable material, including suspending or
cancelling your account, restricting your access to our website, or commencing legal proceedings against you.
In respect of all material that you post on our website, you grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free
licence to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute such material in any media, together with the right to
sub-licence such rights.
We may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar
with the current version.
- Entire agreement
to your use of our website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.
- Law and jurisdiction
This notice will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to this notice shall
be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.
Last updated: 6th June 2007
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We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal
- What information do we collect?
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:
- information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website, such as your IP address, geographical
location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views;
- information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information
relating to any purchases you make of our goods or services;
- information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us;
- information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters;
The text file is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web
server to identify and track the web browser.
We may send a cookie which may be stored on by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. We may use the information we
obtain from the cookie in the administration of this website, to improve the website’s usability and for marketing purposes.
We may also use that information to recognise your computer when you visit our website, and to personalise our website for
Our third parties advertisers may also send and read cookies from your browser, or use web beacons to collect information
in the course of ads being served on the site.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. (For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking
“Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.) This will, however,
have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.
- DoubleClick DART cookies
We may also use DART cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you
are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This
cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests (”interest based targeting”). The ads served will be targeted
based on your previous browsing history (For example, if you have been viewing sites about visiting Las Vegas, you may see
Las Vegas hotel advertisements when viewing a non-related site, such as on a site about hockey). DART uses “non personally
identifiable information”. It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address,
telephone number, national insurance/social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers. You can opt-out
of this ad serving on all sites using this advertising by visiting http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/dart_adserving.aspx
- Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information
about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website
- Using your personal data
of the website.
We may use your personal information to:
- administer the website;
- improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;
- enable your use of the services available on the website;
- supply to you services purchased via the website;
- send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;
- send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
- send to you our newsletter and other marketing communications (relating to our business or the businesses of carefully-selected
third parties which we think may be of interest to you by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you
no longer require marketing communications to be sent by changing your preferences once logged into your profile.
- provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any
- deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website;
We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct
- Other disclosures
disclose information about you:
- to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
- in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
- in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of
fraud prevention and reducing credit risk); and
- to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling.
- International data transfers
Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate
If you are in the European Union, information which you provide may be transferred to countries (including the United States)
which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Union. You expressly agree to such transfers.
- Security of your personal data
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal
We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure servers.
Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent
over the internet.
You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential.
- Policy amendments
occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.
- Your rights
You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. Provision of such information may be
subject to the payment of a fee (currently fixed at £10.00).
You may instruct us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes by updating your profile at any time after
- Third party websites
The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party
- Updating information
Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
Last updated: 4th April 2009