Privacy

The OCTATHALON website is provided subject to the following privacy policy. We process personal data in strict compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 ('the Act') and associated legislation. By using our website, you consent and agree that we may retain your personal information, however it is supplied by you, and store and process it in accordance with this policy. By using this Website you will be deemed to accept the privacy policy existing at the time of use.

OCTATHALON does not track or identify public individual users of this site and no data pertaining to public individual users is held or disclosed for any purpose, except where users are sending emails or entering data in forms or other communications to or via this website. Such communications are subject to general and specific conventions and laws pertaining to abuse, slander, libel & etc and all rights are reserved to remove communications that may breach such conventions and laws.

Use of this website by OCTATHALON subscribers, or those claiming to be subscribers, will be authenticated to confirm subscription by means of password authenticated log in.

HTTP requests are logged, identifying the originating IP address of user agents requesting a URL for the purpose of maintenance and statistical log file analysis which may be used or published.

Our Website uses cookies to save information about your general Internet usage to help improve our Website and deliver a more personalised service, such as remembering your password so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, you can change the setting on your Internet browser, which allows you to refuse cookies.

We will not share our membership or mailing list with any 3rd party. We may on occasion, forward to you newsletters and information relating to local news and issues, other similar campaigns, and details of meetings or information from subject related organisations.  We may also include information and offers from local businesses, but we will not supply your details to any 3rd party.

This Website contains links to external sites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of external websites.

We make every effort to secure data held on this website but OCTATHALON cannot guarantee the security of your data during transmission to or from our Website and such transmission is at your own risk.

The Freedom of Information Act gives you the right to access personal information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a reasonable fee to meet the costs of providing you with details of the information requested. The only personal information that the website and the OCTATHALON holds is the login name, email address and any other address or telephone number you have supplied.

The information on this site is provided without warranty of any kind, either express or implied and neither OCTATHALON nor any of the contributors to this site accept any responsibility or liability for any loss which may arise from any reliance on such information nor for any typographical or other errors or omissions within any web page. The content of this website is for general guidance only and should not be regarded as constituting legal or business advice or opinion. Legal and business advice should be sought and taken in relation to the specific circumstances of each case and nothing appearing on this site is intended to be a substitute for obtaining specific legal and/or business advice from a competent professional.

OCTATHALON makes every effort to ensure the accuracy and truthfulness of material it publishes and will correct mistakes if notified. Personal views expressed in articles on this website are not necessarily those of OCTATHALON. Changes to this privacy and copyright policy will be posted on this page.

All queries concerning any of the above should be referred to us by using the contact form on this website.