Terms of site usage

Please note that in agreeing to our terms and conditions you have not forfeited your rights as prescribed under the UK Data Protection Act and we will use all reasonable care to protect your privacy.

Terms of site usage


Neither content of this web site nor any element thereof, including without limitation text, graphics, images, or any other materials, may be copied, re-purposed, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or redistributed, unless otherwise stated, or written agreement between OFTEC and you.

The materials on this site are copyrighted and any unauthoriSed use of any materials it contains may violate copyright laws.

All rights, title, and interest in and to this Web Site are owned by OFTEC. The web site is protected by relevant copyright legislation.

Any material, information or other communication you transmit or post to this site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary and may be reproduced by OFTEC to further its cause, unless you tell us otherwise in writing.

OFTEC does not take any responsibility for materials on those websites this site links to.

Your Privacy

What information do we collect?

We may ask you to register your name and email address. We may also want to collect information from you if you complete specific forms on our site or if you contact us by phone with a comment or specific requests..

What do we use personal information for?

If you choose to complete any of our on-line forms, we may use the personal information you provided to us for statistical purposes unless you tell us otherwise. .

Email Messages

If you have provided your email address to us, you may receive occasional e-mail messages from OFTEC on matters that we consider to be of interest to you..

Use of cookies

Some of our web pages use cookies. A cookie is a text-only string of information that a Website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer's hard disk so that the Website can remember who you are..

A session cookie is a temporary cookie that only remains in the cookie file of your web browser until you leave the site. This cookie contains no personal data until you log in and is used to inform us that you are using the site, but not logged in..

If you log in to our Website we update the above session cookie with your log in data. This cookie is still encrypted and the site uses this along with an additional session cookie to validate your access to privileged parts of the site. These cookies remain temporary and will only stay in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site. If you log out of the Website the log in data is removed from the cookie..

When a visitor requests pages from the oftec.org / oftec.co.uk site, our web servers automatically log the browser's domain name, and IP address. This information is collected solely for statistical purposes and is not used to identify individuals.

Disclosure of personal information

OFTEC may disclose personal data to the following:.

a) employees and third-party service providers who perform services on behalf of OFTEC.

b) to persons as required by law or other court order.