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Disability Rights UK privacy policy, disclaimer and copyright information

1. Privacy policy

Disability Rights UK takes the privacy of our users very seriously and gives the following undertakings:

Disability Rights UK collects the following information on our website:

  • statistics regarding visitors to our website (including logging a user's Internet Protocol (or IP) address and session information such as pages viewed, the duration of their visit, the type of browser and platform they use).
  • information volunteered by you for the purposes of web surveys, reviews, suggested links and frequently asked questions.

Disability Rights UK uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website when gathering statistics.  Google Analytics does this by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. You have the choice of opting out of cookies when you enter our website.

Disability Rights UK uses the information generated to create reports about the use of our website as an aid to site development to ensure we target our information as usefully and accurately as possible.

We do not hold any financial information on visitors to our website.

Information about you collected and held by Disability Rights UK, its employees and agents will not be shown, sold, exchanged, transferred or given to any other organisation or individual for any reason whatsoever. This information will be treated as proprietary and confidential.

If you do not wish cookies to be placed on your computer or wish to restrict the type of cookies you accept you can adjust the privacy settings of your web browser. For more information on this see any of the following:

Note: This privacy statement only covers http://disabilityrightsuk.orghttp://disabilityrightsuk.org contains links to other websites. You should always be aware when you are moving to another site and read the privacy statement of any site which collects personal information.

Changes to our privacy policy

If our privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page.

Further information

If you have any queries about how we collect and store data about you, please feel free to contact us at webmaster@disabilityrightsuk.org.

Data Protection

For more information on data protection, please visit the Office of the Information Commissioner website, www.ico.gov.uk.

2. Disclaimer

Disability Rights UK makes every effort to ensure that the information on our website is accurate and up to date. However Disability Rights UK will not accept liability for any loss or damage or inconvenience arising as a consequence of any use of or the inability to use any information on this website. Visitors who use this website and rely on any information do so at their own risk.

Disability Rights UK does not represent or warrant that the information accessible via the website is accurate, complete or up to date, and will not be liable (to the fullest extent permitted at law) for any loss, damage or inconvenience arising as a consequence of any use of or the inability to use any information on this site.

Note: This disclaimer only covers http://disabilityrightsuk.orghttp://disabilityrightsuk.org contains links to other websites. You should always be aware when you are moving to another site and read the disclaimer of any site which provides information.

3. Copyright

Material on this site is protected by copyright. Unless otherwise stated no part of this website may be reproduced or used for any purpose other than private personal use without the prior written consent of the copyright holder. Copyright in all materials and/or works comprising or contained within this website remains with Disability Rights UK and other copyright owners as specified.

All photographs, films and other multimedia presentations on the Disability Rights UK website are copyright and use by any other organisation or individual, without permission, is strictly forbidden.

If you think that any of the information on our website, including photographs or multimedia items, offends the copyright of a person or organisation or you have any other queries please email webmaster@disabilityrightsuk.org.

4. Copyright for Disability Rights UK member organisations

As a Disability Rights UK member, we are pleased to make our web and factsheet content available to you to support those with whom you work. Below is a short guide on use:

  • Please always credit Disability Rights UK when using our content – something like ‘reproduced with kind permission of Disability Rights UK’ will suffice;
  • Our web content is regularly updated. When using our content in electronic form, it is good practice to also provide a link to the relevant page or factsheet on the Disability Rights UK website, to ensure readers always have access to the most up to date information;
  • For reproduction in paper format, rather than printing lengthy web links, we would appreciate if you could state something like ‘reproduced with kind permission of Disability Rights UK. Please visit disabilityrightsuk.org for the most up to date information’;

Copyright in all materials and/or works comprising or contained within this website still remains with Disability Rights UK and other copyright owners as specified.

5. Links to and from other sites via the Disability Rights UK website

No specific permission is needed to link to the Disability Rights UK website with the following exceptions:

  • links to content within the Disability Rights UK website (as opposed to the home page) should clearly state that the material belongs to Disability Rights UK
  • links should be made direct to Disability Rights UK web content and should not be 'framed' within the external website

Disability Rights UK links to member organisations. Other organisations may apply to have Disability Rights UK link to their site, by contacting webmaster@disabilityrightsuk.org with the following provisos:

  • we usually only link to sites relevant to our work
  • we do not link to sites selling or endorsing services or products of which we have no knowledge

6. Storage of personal information policy

Please contact us for details of the information Disability Rights UK may collect, what we might use it for, and how you can obtain it.

enquiries@disabilityrightsuk.org

0207 250 8181

7. Complaints and suggestions

For more information see our complaints and suggestions policy.