Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions 2017-03-24T10:56:06+00:00

Using our website

The Focal Point website is maintained for your personal use and viewing. Please read our conditions of use carefully. Accessing and using this website constitutes acceptance by you of these conditions.

We reserve the right to change the conditions of use at any times. We advise you to review the conditions of use on a regular basis. Accessing and using this website after such changes have been posted constitutes acceptance by you of these conditions.

Disclaimer

Focal Point will take every care and precaution to ensure that the contents and information it publishes on its website is accurate and up to date. Unfortunately it cannot guarantee the accuracy of contents or information contained in its pages and any person using information contained in them does so entirely at their own risk.

Please be advised that you should verify the accuracy of any information before acting upon it. Focal Point also reserves the right to change information at any time without notice

Data Protection and confidentiality

Some services on this website require us to collect personal information from you. To comply with the Data Protection Act, we have a duty to tell you how we store the information we collect and how it is used.

Any information you do submit will be stored securely and will never be passed on or sold to any third party.

User anonymity and personal information.

Log files are maintained and analysed of all requests for files on this website’s web servers. Log files do not capture personal information but do capture the user’s IP address, which is automatically recognised by our web servers.

Aggregated analysis of these log files is used to monitor website usage. These analyses may be made to available to Focal Point staff to allow them to measure, for example, overall popularity of the site and typical user paths through the site.

Except as stated already, Focal Point will make no attempt to identify individual users. You should be aware, however, that access to web pages will generally create log entries in the systems of your ISP or network service provider. These entities may be in a position to identify the client computer equipment used to access a page. Such monitoring would be done by the provider of network services and is beyond the responsibility or control of Focal Point.

Focal Point will make no attempt to track or identify individual users, except where there is a reasonable suspicion that unauthorised access to systems is being attempted. In the case of all users, Focal Point reserves the right to attempt to identify and track any individual who is reasonably suspected of trying to gain unauthorised access to computer systems or resources operating as part of Focal Point web services.

As a condition of use of this site, all users must give permission for Focal Point to use its access logs to attempt to track users who are reasonably suspected of gaining, or attempting to gain, unauthorised access.

All log file information collected by Focal Point is kept secure and no access to raw log files is given to any third party.

Use of cookies

This website does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any cookies that may be used by this website are used either solely on a per session basis or to maintain user preferences. Cookies are not shared with any third parties.