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Disclaimer and privacy policy

Disclaimer

Whilst Starcross Yacht Club makes every effort to keep the information on this web site accurate, we disclaim any warranty or representation, express or implied about its accuracy, completeness or appropriateness for a particular purpose. Thus you assume full responsibility for using the information at this web site, and you understand and agree that neither Starcross Yacht Club nor any of its officers or employees is responsible or liable for any claim, loss or damage resulting from its use.

Starcross Yacht Club is not responsible for the contents or reliability of linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listing shall not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over availability of the linked pages.

We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on this website and you do not need permission to do so.

Copyright

We will take reasonable efforts to ensure that copyright material is not included in the Starcross Yacht Club unless agreement has been received from the Copyright holder. If we have inadvertently included information for which you have Copyright, please contact the webmaster and we will remove the material immediately.

Privacy

Starcross Yacht Club is committed to protecting your privacy in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you either through this website or through membership application/ renewal forms. We take appropriate security measures to safeguard your data and prevent any unauthorised access to it.

Website

When you visit our website, your IP address, browser and version, operating system and the site you came from are stored in a log file. This information is only used for statistical purposes to help improve this site. Log files do not contain any personal information.

We do not use cookies for collecting personal information but do use cookies for logon session management and to enable "remember me" type functionality for website logon. We do not use 3rd party cookie based analytics. With the current uncertainty (as of mid 2011) as to how the EU cookies laws are meant to be implemented, this site currently assumes that you will use your client (e.g. you web browser's "Do not track" functionality) to provide consent for this site's use of cookies.

If you send an e-mail message or complete an on-line form which is directed to a club official, we will use your e-mail/postal address and any information you provide to deal with and respond to your query or comments. It will not be used for any other purpose and will not be retained.

We may collect information that you give to us in online surveys, competitions or questionnaires. Whenever we do this we will inform you of what your information will be used for and to whom it will be disclosed. We may share non-personal statistical, or summary information with organisations working in partnership with us, such as the Royal Yachting Association. Personal information will never be divulged to any external organization.

Website membership

Any person with an interest in Starcross Yacht Club can register on the SYC website. While it is expected that a large majority of users registered on the website will be SYC members, it is highlighted that this is NOT a pre-requisite for registering on the SYC website. Registering on the SYC website also gives access to the "forums" part of the website.

Website forum

We provide forums / message boards which have areas for public use and areas that are restricted to logged on members of the SYC website. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in the forums becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose information about yourself.

When posting on one of the Starcross Yacht Club website forums, you are accepting that there are moderators of the forums who can and will delete any posts that they deem unacceptable based on their judgement of what is appropriate for a sailing club discussion. The decision of the current SYC Commodore will be final on what is an acceptable post to an SYC website forum.

Scope

This privacy statement applies only to websites belonging to and operated by Starcross Yacht Club. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of third party web sites that may be linked to our web pages.

Membership Application/Renewal Forms

Starcross Yacht Club collects personal information as part of its Membership Application and annual renewal of membership process. This information may be stored in a computer database. Access to this database will be password protected and will be limited to officers of Starcross Yacht Club.

The information stored will only be used to support the administration of the club and will never be divulged to an external organization (i.e. to anyone other than a club member who needs the information in relation to a club activity). We may share non-personal statistical, or summary information with organisations working in partnership with us, such as the Royal Yachting Association.

If you resign from the club or let your membership lapse your personal details will be retained for up to six months. After this period we will only retain your name and the starting date and ending date of your membership for our historical records.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 September 2011 19:17