Privacy Policy and Legal Statement

Privacy Policy

Digital Archives Association is committed to protecting your privacy online. Our policy explains how we will do this.

What information do we collect?

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small files which many web sites transfer to your hard disk. They can inform the web site what pages you visit, and your preferences, which enable web sites to provide you with a more personalized service. You can set your browser to refuse cookies, or to warn you before accepting them.

We use cookies, but most parts of our site can be accessed even if your cookies are turned off. But you may find there are parts of the site which you cannot access if your cookies are turned off.

How do we use your information?

We use the information to help us understand more about how our web site is used, to improve our site, and to send you information about us and our products which we think may be of interest to you, both electronically or otherwise.

In the case of our online publications available through subscription, your personal information may be used to enable us to verify you are a subscriber and to deliver the online publication to you.

Unless you have informed us that you do not wish to receive further information about our products and those of our affiliates and partners, we and they may send you direct mail.

When do we share information?

We do not sell your personal information to others.

A number of other web sitesmay have links from our site. If you click a link to their sites, they may collect information. Such sites are not within our control and are not covered by this privacy statement.

If we believe that your use of the site is unlawful or damaging to others, we reserve the right to disclose the information we have obtained through the site about you to the extent that it is reasonably necessary in our opinion to prevent, remedy or take action in relation to such conduct.

Security

All personal and credit card information is encoded using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology before being sent over the Internet. To protect your data further, your information is always stored in encrypted form in a database that is away from our Web site database, so it isn't connected to the Internet. Credit card transactions are issued a digital certificate, ensuring that your data can only be read by our transaction system as long as your browser shows its secure mode symbol (such as a key or closed lock).

To make the most of the security on our site, we recommend using either Firefox® or Microsoft® Internet Explorer™ version 7.0 or higher, both of which enable SSL. We also recommend setting your browser's preferences to accept cookies and enable JavaScript™.

Children

Our pages are not specially designed for children, but should not have subject matter that would be found bjectionable. Children under 16 should ask a parent, guardian or teacher for permission before sending us information online.

Legal Notice

Your use of this web site hosted by Digital Archives Association and/or its various affiliates or subsidiaries (collectively referred to as "Digital Archives Association") is subject to the following terms and conditions:

Copyright and Trade Marks

All materials on this web site are the copyright of Digital Archives Association or are reproduced with permission from other copyright owners. All rights are reserved. The materials on this web site may be retrieved and downloaded solely for personal use. No materials may otherwise be copied, modified, published, broadcast or otherwise distributed without the prior written permission of Digital Archives Association.

Digital Archives Association and/or any other names of products or services provided by Digital Archives Association and referred to on this web site are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Digital Archives Association.

For information on obtaining permission to reproduce or translate Digital Archives Association's copyright material, contact us.

Disclaimer

Digital Archives Association makes no warranties or representations of any kind concerning the accuracy or suitability of the information contained on this web site for any purpose. All such information is provided "as is" and with specific disclaimer of any warranties of merchantability, fitness for purpose, title and/or non-infringement. Digital Archives Association makes no warranties or representations of any kind that the services provided by this web site will be uninterrupted , error-free or that the web site or the server that hosts the web site are free from viruses or other forms of harmful computer code. In no event shall Digital Archives Association, its employees or agents be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential damages resulting from the use of this web site. This exclusion and limitation only applies to the extent permitted by law and is without prejudice to any express provisions to the contrary in any written licence or subscription agreement from Digital Archives Association in respect of the use of any online service provided via this web site.

Links

Links to other web sites are provided by Digital Archives Association in good faith and for information only. Digital Archives Association disclaims any responsibility for the materials contained in any web site linked to this site.

Interactive material

Portions of this site may allow users to post their own material, generally sign-up information and postal address's. Materials posted by users do not necessarily reflect the views of Digital Archives Association. By posting details into this site, you represent that you have all necessary rights in and to such materials and that such materials will not infringe any personal or proprietary rights of any third parties, nor will such materials be defamatory, unlawful, threatening, obscene or otherwise objectionable.

Digital Archives Association reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to review, edit or delete any material posted by users which Digital Archives Association deems defamatory, unlawful, threatening, obscene or otherwise objectionable. Not-withstanding the foregoing, Digital Archives Association expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for any material communicated by third parties through this web site.

We will review this policy in the light of comments we receive so please check the latest version. If you have any questions specifically about Privacy please contact us.