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Legal message on copyright and privacy

Connect - the communication disability network is the registered name of Connect. Our charity number is 1081740. We are also a company limited by guarantee (number 3897534). Our registered office is 16-18 Marshalsea Road, London SE1 1HL. We are registered in England and Wales. Our VAT number is GB835 9513 05.

We are registered with the Data Protection Act 1998 in respect of the personal information to which this privacy policy applies.

When using this website:
We, Us or Our means Connect
You or Your means the user of this website

Ownership of copyright in website materials
All materials (including without limitation all articles, text, images, logos, etc.) are Copyright © 2010 Connect - the communication disability network with the exception of some photos which are Copyright © Diem Photography.

Disclaimer of liability for accuracy of website materials
Connect endeavours to ensure that the contents of its website are accurate and up to date. However, it will not accept liability for any loss or damage or inconvenience caused by either the use of or the inability to use its website information. No warranty is given as to the completeness of the information given.

We take no responsibility for the contents of linked websites and links should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind. It has no control over the availability of the linked pages. Any references on this website to third party goods or services do not constitute or imply endorsement by Connect unless expressly so stated.

Privacy statement relating to the use of data collected directly through the website
We collect information from you if you choose to contact us with an enquiry or if you fill in one of the forms displayed on our website. The information we collect includes your contact details (such as name, postal address and email address) together with other information that you provide to enable us to respond to your enquiry. You warrant that any information you supply to us is accurate and up-to-date, that you will inform us if any such information requires updating and that if you submit personal information about a third party to us you have that third party's permission to do so.

As well as dealing with your enquiries, we may use your personal information to provide you with details of the services and products we offer, fundraising and other campaigns we are running and other information about Connect and its activities which we think you may find of interest. We may send you this information by post or email. We will always give you the opportunity of opting out of receiving such communications from us each time we contact you. If you do not wish to receive this information please email us at [email protected] or write to the Communications and Marketing Manager at Connect, 16-18 Marshalsea Road, London SE1 1HL with details of your request.

We will only share personal information about you with third parties where we are legally required to do so. If we enter into a joint venture with or merge with another organisation, your information may be disclosed to our new partners.

We will not otherwise sell, trade or rent your personal information to third parties. We may disclose aggregate statistics about those who use our website and related information to third parties but these statistics do not include information which could enable you to be identified.

To obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you please write to the Communications and Marketing Manager at Connect, 16-18 Marshalsea Road, London SE1 1HL with details of your request. As soon as we are satisfied as to your identity we will send you a copy of the personal information requested which we hold about you and which we are legally required to disclose. We may ask you to pay a fee, which we will ask for as soon as practicable following receipt of your request. Please contact us at the same address if you have any reason to believe that information we hold about you is inaccurate.

If you use standard e-mail for communication with Connect, this will not be protected and you should be aware that Connect cannot guarantee that it remains confidential whilst in transit. All e-mail sent to Connect will be monitored and checked to ensure our systems operate effectively.

This privacy statement only covers the Connect website - links within this site to external websites are not covered by this policy.

Linking to Connect's website and other use of materials from our website
If you would like to link to our website, use a graphic or logo alongside a link, you must request permission. Connect may decline to link or request the removal of any link.

Users are permitted to copy material on the website (unless stated otherwise) for their personal use as private individuals.

Users must not reproduce or republish any part of the data either on another website, or in any other medium (print, electronic or otherwise) or as part of any commercial service without the prior written permission of Connect.

You may use screen shots of the Connect website in print only with our permission. Screen shots must appear without any alteration to the copy or graphical images. When using a screen shot, you must include the URL (website address) of our website and give credit as follows:

Reprinted with permission from Connect – the communication disability network

For further information about any of the above please contact [email protected].