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Privacy Statement

General

The B.U.R.R.A. Web Site makes some use of data that only indirectly identifies users. We take great care with practices that affect personal privacy. As a general rule, we do not collect or record data that directly identifies users.

We do not identify individuals on our website except with their permission. We do not identify children or other vunerable people on our website. If you see something on our website that you believe is a breach of these guidelines, please report it to the web manager.

Data Collection

Data that indirectly identifies users is gathered during interactions with the B.U.R.R.A. Web Site in the following circumstances:

  • Computer Information
    It is necessary that your web browser provides your machine's network address, so the web server can address its replies back to the correct machine. In addition, the browser type and operating system information may be recorded.
  • Navigation and Click-Stream Data
    Browsing any web site generates a trail of pages visited, the amount of data transferred and the time of access. This information is recorded against the network address supplied by your web browser.
  • Electronic Mail
    It is a necessary part of electronic mail that a sender and receiver address is supplied. These are recorded as well as a message identifier, amount of data and the time. The address you supply as sender is only a pseudonym and may possibly bear no relation to your real name, so is not considered as directly identifying you.

The data referred to above is generated by the systems you are accessing, and stored in system logs. These logs are preserved and archived for possible future use. The data is used by our hosting providers site software, and only for

  • web site and systems administration, including monitoring as a security measure
  • customisation of the web site to meet your needs
  • evaluation, research and site development.

The data collected will not be disclosed to a third party except where it is legally required, such as in the investigation of a criminal offence, and in compliance with a search warrant or subpoena.

Forms

If you use forms on the site to provide information, register interest, or contact one of the community groups listed on this site, the information you provide is not retained on the web server and will not be used for purposes other than that for which it was provided.

We will only record your e-mail address if you send us a message and ask us to do so. It will only be used for the purpose for which it was provided and will not be added to a mailing list unless that is the purpose of the message. We will not use your email address for any other purpose, and will not disclose it without your consent.

We use contact and feedback forms on our website as a method of preventing the email addresses of individuals who act as contact points for various community groups from being harvested by spammers. We have included some mandatory fields on the contact form so that we can identify who is sending the email and to prevent blank forms being sent. All community groups listed on this website have agreed to the privacy principles outlined in this statement.

If you would prefer not to send your message to B.U.R.R.A. by email, you can send your message by post to the address listed on the B.U.R.R.A. Contact page.

Listing your local community group or local business on our website

When you ask us to list your local community group or business on our website, we will ask you to fill in a form and provide us with some information. The collection of this information is for the purpose of verifying the suitability of the inclusion of your listing and to contact you in the future.

We will not disclose this information to a third party, except where it is legally required, such as in the investigation of a criminal offence, and in compliance with a search warrant or subpoena.

If you wish to remove your listing at any time, please contact the web manager.

Links to other sites

This site contains links to other sites. B.U.R.R.A. is not responsible for the privacy practice or the content of such web sites. If you believe this website has links to inappropriate content, please report it to the web manager.

 
     

Last updated: 26 September, 2007

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