Caithness Web Services very much values the privacy of all clients, visitors and readers.
- We will not use personal information supplied by anyone (including email addresses) for any purpose other than for administration of the site including moderation of comments.
- Registered members will be sent an email of updates to the site when they occur and an option to refuse these will be offered both in the email and on the web site menu.
- No personal information of any kind will be forwarded to third parties unless specifically requested by the correspondent or deemed as the most appropriate response (e.g. under orders of a legal authority).
Official Privacy Statement
This privacy statement applies to the website of:
Administrative Contact, Technical Contact: Barrett, Alex
1a North Murchison Street
Collecting information provides specific benefits to our website visitors:
Collecting your information allows us to contact you with information on updates to the website and let you know of any developments in conservation projects featured on the site.
We collect information for the following purposes:
• Research, analysis, reporting
Who has access to the information we collect?
Of the information we do collect, we allow our visitors the following access to the information:
No access to collected information is given.
The legal regulation that applies to us is regulation 22 of The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003:
“Use of electronic mail for direct marketing purposes
22.—(1) This regulation applies to the transmission of unsolicited communications by means of electronic mail to individual subscribers.
(2) Except in the circumstances referred to in paragraph (3), a person shall neither transmit, nor instigate the transmission of, unsolicited communications for the purposes of direct marketing by means of electronic mail unless the recipient of the electronic mail has previously notified the sender that he consents for the time being to such communications being sent by, or at the instigation of, the sender.
(3) A person may send or instigate the sending of electronic mail for the purposes of direct marketing where—
(a)that person has obtained the contact details of the recipient of that electronic mail in the course of the sale or negotiations for the sale of a product or service to that recipient;
(b)the direct marketing is in respect of that person’s similar products and services only; and
(c)the recipient has been given a simple means of refusing (free of charge except for the costs of the transmission of the refusal) the use of his contact details for the purposes of such direct marketing, at the time that the details were initially collected, and, where he did not initially refuse the use of the details, at the time of each subsequent communication.
(4) A subscriber shall not permit his line to be used in contravention of paragraph (2).”
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