Copyright / Disclaimer
In the following statement Author means David Young
All parts of this site are subject to copyright by the Author – except where specifically stated otherwise. The Author will not be liable for any violation of copyright within this web site or other web sites. If, unknown to the Author, any item or image is deemed to be copyright, and permission has not been granted for use in this site, please contact the Author a.s.a.p. so that it can be removed. No liability is accepted.
All photographs and images are presented either marked Author – where taken, created or owned by the Author or are declared exempt from copyright by their owner and free to be published. All other images are believed to be copyright of their respective owners as identified.
Contributions to the site were voluntarily given in response to questions posed by the Author at the time of compiling the Comet thesis 1989-1999 – and are acknowledged as such.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the material produced – but the Author does not accept any legal responsibility for any errors, omissions, or mistakes contained therein. Nor will the owner be liable for any losses or damages resulting in the unauthorized use of material from this site – irrespective of copyright considerations.
The author is happy to grant permission for material in this site – when not subject to third party copyright – to be used by others provided certain conditions are complied with. Contact the author.
The DPA & GDPR May 2018
We and this website complies to the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and already complies to the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which comes into effect from May 2018. We will update this policy accordingly after the completion of the UK’s exit from the European Union.
What are cookies? Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer’s hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from a website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system if available upon their first visit.
Website Visitor Tracking
This website does not use tracking software to monitor its visitors
Adverts and Sponsored Links
This website does not contain sponsored links and adverts. Links will typically be served through link partners, whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to them
Downloads & Media Files
Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available users are advised to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications.
We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third-party websites and advise users to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications.
Contact & Communication With us
Users contacting this us through this website do so at their own discretion and provide any personal details at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use.
The Welcome Centre do not use information you have provided to us to send you products/services information through a mailing list system.
Email Mailing List & Marketing Messages
We do not operate an email mailing list program.
External Website Links & Third Parties
Although we only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.
We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite our best efforts. Users should therefore note that they click on external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
Social Media Policy & Usage
We adopt a Social Media Policy to ensure our business and our staff conduct themselves accordingly online. While we may have official profiles on social media platforms users are advised to verify authenticity of such profiles before engaging with, or sharing information with, such profiles. We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms. Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media.
There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social media platforms. You use social sharing buttons at your own discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your social media profile feed or page. You can find further information about some social media privacy and usage policies in the resources section below.
External Resources & Further Information
- Overview of the GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation
- Data Protection Act 1998
- Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003
- The Guide to the PECR 2003
v.3.0 Oct2018 Edited by: cometra.uk