Privacy Policy and Disclaimer

The contents of this website, also described as the "UK Town Twinning Portal", presented by the Sandy Twinning Association (and hereafter referred to as "the Portal"), the sites accessed through it and linked to or from it (in this disclaimer / privacy policy referred to together as "the Portal"), are in large parts provided by third parties, not by the Sandy Twinning Association. We do not represent or warrant that the information accessible via external site links is accurate, complete or current (though every effort is made to clarify the data). The fact that a link appears on "the Portal" does not amount to an endorsement or approval of that product, service or otherwise by us and is merely provided as a source of information..

...We promise you

Sandy Twinning Association respect your privacy. Accordingly we do not sell, rent or loan any identifiable information regarding our customers to any third party without your consent. Any information that you give to us is held with the utmost care and security. It will not be used in ways to which you have not consented. Use of Information - "The Portal" will not collect any information about individuals, except where it is specifically and knowingly provided by you. Examples of such information are: Name Address Telephone number E mail address 'Cookies' are currently not used on this site.

...links to other sites

Whilst "the Portal" make every effort to provide you with links to high quality, reputable sites, they are not under the day to day control of "the Portal" When you click through to these sites you leave the area controlled by us. We cannot therefore accept responsibility for any issues arising in connection with either their use of your data, the site content or the services offered to our visitors by these sites. Your rights - In addition to "the Portal" safeguards, your personal data is protected in the UK by the Data Protection Act. This provides amongst other things that the data "the Portal" holds about you should be processed lawfully and fairly . It should be accurate, relevant and not excessive. The information should be kept up to date, where necessary and not retained for longer than is necessary. It should be kept securely to prevent unauthorised access by other people. You have the right to see what is held about you and correct any inaccuracies. Policy Changes - Any changes to this policy will be posted here.

"The Portal" treat all the data held with the utmost care and security. Any details you give will remain completely confidential. If you have any concerns or questions regarding the "the Portal" privacy policy please don't hesitate to contact us. The copyright in the contents of the Portal belongs to Sandy Twinning Association with the exception of third party contributors listed within the portal (who retain their own full copyright). Even where no statement is made as to copyright, it should not be assumed that the material is not copyright protected. Intellectual property (including names, trademarks and logos) belonging to Sandy Twinning Association and others appearing on "the Portal", are to be respected and may not be used without the prior written consent of the intellectual property owners. All copyright and trademark notices, marks and disclaimers must be preserved and upheld at all times. Users must also be aware of and comply with any specific disclaimers and terms and conditions applying to particular sites participating in "the Portal".