Farmoor Website Site Policies

The information placed on this website is provided for general information purposes only and does not claim to be or constitute legal or other professional advice and should not be relied upon as such.

We do not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from accessing or reliance on the information on this website.

We aim to update our website regularly, and may change the content at any time.  If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely.  We make every effort to maintain the accuracy of the information.  However, we can give no warranty or guarantee with regard to the information provided on this website.

We are the owner of the material published on this website.  Those works are protected by copyright laws:

  1. You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others to material posted on our website.
  2. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
  3. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our website must always be acknowledged.
  4. You must not use any part of the materials on our website for commercial purposes.

From time to time this website may also include links to other websites.  These links are provided for further information.  They do not signify that we endorse the website(s).  We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
We welcome material for inclusion on this website in machine readable form (word, rtf, jpg), subject to the following:

  1. Check for copyright issues when using third party content such as images and text, obtain permission to use and credit sources where necessary.
  2. When using images of people, you should obtain their consent first, especially if you are going to be using a caption identifying them.  This may be by a generic announcement that the images may appear on the website unless requested otherwise.
  3. The copyright of a photographic image belongs to the photographer. If he/she has been commissioned to take private or domestic photos then the person who commissioned them has the right to print copies being issued to the public.  You may find you need clearance from the photographer and/or the person who commissioned the image.
  4. Do not use photographs identifying children without permission.
  5. All information posted to the site other than by the Web Administrators must be attributable to a named and identifiable individual. ‘Anonymous’ contributions are not permitted.
  6. Any statements, advice or opinions expressed by contributors to this site are solely the responsibility of the contributor and do not imply any endorsement by the administrators or management of this site. While we do not exercise editorial control over any content posted to the website, we reserve the right at our sole discretion to remove any content which is objectionable, defamatory, obscene, offensive, unlawful or threatening.  Anyone objecting to information posted on this site are encouraged to contact the management of the site (see ‘Contact us’).
  7. Contributors should keep records, preferably with written evidence, of permissions granted in order to protect themselves from any subsequent complaint.

Privacy issues

All access to the website is recorded for statistical purposes but as most access will be users who have not logged onto the site, such accesses will be recorded as ‘anonymous’. However, access by users who have registered under their own name and logged on with that name (these will normally only be contributors) will be logged under their name.  Any such logging information will not be passed to third parties except as required in law.  Summary statistics of website access may be made available generally, but those that are will not include information from which individuals could be identified.
Website administrators will also be able to see which users are logged on at any particular time.

Data Protection

The rules set out in the Data Protection Act 1998 for processing personal information states that personal data must be processed following these principles so that data are:

  • Processed fairly and lawfully
  • Obtained for specified and lawful purposes
  • Adequate, relevant and not excessive
  • Accurate and, where necessary, kept up-to-date
  • Not kept for longer than necessary
  • Processed in accordance with the subject’s rights
  • Kept secure
  • Not transformed abroad without adequate protection

Whilst this site is not primarily intended to hold personal information, any such information held will be subject to the provisions of this Act.