Under the Data Protection Act 1998, we have a legal duty to inform you about and protect any information we collect from you. The following information is our policy at this time. This policy may be subject to change and any changes will be made as an update to this page. You can remain aware of how we apply our policy to ensure your personal data is managed properly by regularly reviewing this page.
This website is managed by the UK Environmental Law Association, registered charity in England and Wales 299498; company registered in England number 2133283, registered office: One Glass Wharf, Bristol, BS2 0ZX. Postal address: PO Box 487, Dorking, RH4 9BH. The data controller is the UK Environmental Law Association and the registration number with the Information Commissioner's Office is Z949205X.
Providing users with anonymous access
You can access our website without disclosing your personal data.
Collection of data
The only data that will be collected is if you choose to fill out feedback form and return it to us. The data collected will only be used for the purpose of answering your query, or acknowledging your feedback. It will not be passed onto a third party.
UKELA websites use hosted web analytics software. These are hosted services provided and managed by third party companies. UKELA’s main supplier of hosted web analytics is Google. This means that when you visit our website, a Google cookie is also issued.
The service 'Google Analytics' helps analyse how users navigate our websites. The information generated by the cookie regarding our websites (including IP addresses) will be transmitted to and stored by Google, on servers that may be hosted in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other related services to UKELA.
How we use Google analytics data
The result is aggregate data that tells us how many users looked at certain pages for example. We also use in-depth analysis of how users find the website, for example, what keywords were used to bring you here. Again, this information is presented to as in an anonymous and aggregated format.
No data you enter on any form on this website is sent to Google.
Web server log files
UKELA maintains continuous logs of its web server activity. These log files include the details of web site users’ IP address, browser type and page last visited etc. The log files are used to analyse how the web site is being used by visitors and may be kept in an anonymised form for historical records.
A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer, mobile phone or other device by a website that you visit. Your web browser will access the cookie file as you navigate or when you return to the website that created it. The
The information in the cookie is typically used to:
- provide interactive and personalised features such as polls, surveys and links to social networking site
- help the site owner to gather anonymous website statistics
- improve accessibility and usability by allowing you to change contrast and font size when you navigate through the site without having to do it on every page site registration
- keep track of your shopping basket on an e-commerce website
- provide ease of login to your account if the site uses registration or subscription services
The cookie is only useful in the context of the website that created it. It cannot be used by other websites. Websites that set cookies do not have access to other information on your computer – they can only access the cookie(s) they create.
Cookies used on www.ukela.org
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|ident||In the run up to our annual conference, we provide a password protected area for conference delegates to access more information about the event. We also provide a dedicated area for Council delegates.
If you choose to register or login to one of these areas, we will issue this cookie to keep you logged in as you navigate from page to page
|identu||If you are a registered user, this cookie makes it easier for you to login on return visits to our website. Your username will automatically appear in the login box and you just need to enter your password to login.
|nf-[number]||Sometimes we may draw your attention to important information on our website using a pop-up newsflash. If you select 'do not show again', this cookie simply stores your preference to prevent the pop-up newsflash from reappearing.|
|polls||Sometimes we may have polls on our website. If you decide to vote in a poll, then this cookie is used to remember which polls you have voted in and in some cases, show you poll results.|
Third party cookies
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|We use Google Analytics on our website to collect information about how our visitors use our site. These cookies do not store personal information about you, but are used to anonymously track the number of visitors, where they come from and the pages they visit on this website. This information helps us to improve the online service we provide.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
To improve user experience, we allow you to share pages of our website via social networking sites, such as Facebook. We may also display content from other websites, such as YouTube or Google maps, on our web pages. Please note that you may be sent cookies from these other websites. We do not control these cookies and advise you to check the relevant third-party privacy policies to find out more about the cookies they use and how to manage them.
How can I manage cookies?
Our cookies do not store information that could be used to identify you personally. As outlined above, they simply help us to improve your experience of our website.
Most browsers allow you to view the cookies that websites have placed on your computer. You can also delete all or selected cookies or to block all cookies or block third party cookies only or block cookies from a given website. Check the browser’s Help menu to learn more.
AllAboutCookies.org also provides information about cookies and useful advice on how to manage cookies.
Please note, if you choose to restrict or block cookies on our website, this will affect the functionality we are able to offer you.
All material contained within the UKELA website (www.ukela.org) is covered by a disclaimer and protected by copyright laws. Access to the UKELA website is subject to the following conditions and the conditions contained in:
Information about us
www.ukela.org is a site operated by The United Kingdom Environmental Law Association (UKELA). UKELA is registered in England and Wales under company number 02133283. It has its registered office at c/o Simon Tilling, 1 Glass Wharf, Bristol, England, BS2 0ZX. UKELA’s main operating address is PO Box 487, Dorking, RH4 9BH. UKELA’s Charities Commission number is 299498.
Nothing on this site constitutes legal advice. Specialist legal advice should be taken in relation to specific circumstances. The contents of this site are for general information purposes only. Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on this site is correct, no warranty, express or implied, is given as to its accuracy and we do not accept any liability for error or omission. We shall not be liable for any damage (including, without limitation, damage for loss of business or loss of profits) arising in contract, tort or otherwise from the use of, or inability to use, this site or any material contained in it, or from any action or decision taken as a result of using this site or any such material.
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You may not copy any part of this site or do any other act in relation to any part of this site which is prohibited by copyright other than the following:
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- In material issued to third parties, you may quote from this site so long as you give due accreditation.
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UKELA reserves the right to update the UKELA website from time to time, and may change the content at any time. UKELA does not guarantee that access to this website will be uninterrupted, that this website will be free from viruses or that this website cannot be tampered with by third parties. This website and the information are provided on an "as is" basis, with no warranties of any kind whatsoever, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, any warranties or any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Use of this website and the information is entirely at the user's sole risk. In no event will UKELA be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or related to this website.
Where the UKELA website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
Your sole and exclusive remedy for dissatisfaction with this website and/or information is to stop using the site and the information.
By accessing any part of this site, you shall be deemed to have accepted these terms in full.
These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law.
Changes to these conditions
We reserve the right to change this statement at any time by posting revisions on the site.