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Use of the ASE's website pages constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.

Privacy, copyright and liability

Privacy statement ASE will not collect any information from you except that required for processing your enquires or orders. Read the Privacy Policy for more information.

Copyright notice and permissions Other than as permitted by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, no part of the website materials may be copied without the prior written permission of the ASE or the copyright holder concerned. You may download the content only for your own personal, non-commercial educational purposes, provided that the source is acknowledged.

Liability for Content - The information on this site is provided on an "as is" basis and the ASE cannot guarantee its accuracy. The ASE shall have no responsibility or liability with respect to any loss or damage arising from the information or the use of information contained on these pages or information on pages linked to this site.

The ASE provides links from its site to the sites of other organisations or institutions for informational purposes only. The links in no way imply any endorsement of these sites or views portrayed on these sites.

Privacy Practices

Your right to privacy is important to us. We try hard to ensure a fair balance between your personal privacy and ensuring you obtain full value from our site and learn of things you are likely to be interested in. Read the Data Protection Policy for more information

Registration

When we ask you to provide information it is often (but not only) to enable us to enhance your site visit, or send information on something that we believe will interest you or reply to you after your visit. This would include where you subscribe to any online newsletters or provide feedback to us through a contact form or when you complete any online competition form or survey we may offer from time to time. When you register we ask you the questions set out on that page to obtain your personal information. We may use (and you consent to the use of) your personal data for future email, mailings, phone or other forms of contact, notification of new services, competitions and new versions. In relation to any regular contact, you can unsubscribe at any time. We do not sell your information or disclose it outside our organisation and project partners.

Security

Making sure you can interact safely online is a priority for us and we have made strenuous efforts to ensure that security is one of our highest priorities, using robust technologies to protect potentially sensitive information.

 Cookies

We use cookies (defined below) for collecting user information from the site. You can disable these if you wish by adjusting your browser settings.

Cookies are messages given to a web browser by a web server. The message is then stored by the browser in a text file called cookie.txt. Each time the browser requests a page from the server, this message is sent back. A cookie's main objective is to identify users and personalise their visit by customising web pages for them, for example by welcoming them by name next time they visit the same site. A site using cookies will usually invite you to provide personal information such as your name, email address and related interests.

This website also uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

Forums

The ASE Forum, Regional Forums, Group Forums, and Committee Forums are intended to generate discussion amongst the membership. Any post that is deemed inappropriate, either by reporting to the moderator or by the moderator, will be removed immediately.

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Note the full versions of the Privacy Policy and Data Protection Policy are available on request. This is a summary of that information.

Agreed by ASE Council 24th March 2012

All queries concerning any of the above should be referred to the site administrator.