Privacy, Cookies & Content Liability

All content featured on TouchingNature.co.uk has been prepared by us. We always strive to ensure that the content is accurate, up-to-date and reliable. However, we do not accept any liability in the event that the information isn’t as listed above, and as a result, we will not be held accountable for any damage experienced when using the site or its contents, unless there is express proof that we have acted with gross negligence or with intent to harm. We reserve the right to change or delete information without any prior notification.

Links
TouchingNature.co.uk uses links to third-party sites. Whilst we try to ensure that no linked sites contain offensive or illegal content, we cannot be held responsible for these third-party sites or their actions. We do not have control of them, and cannot be held accountable if they change their content. We are not linked with any content modification on these third-party sites, nor are we to be held responsible for their accuracy, timeliness or level of quality. As a result, TouchingNature.co.uk is not liable for any damages you may encounter as a result of using these third-party sites.

Copyright
Any trademarks encountered on TouchingNature.co.uk are the property of their respective owners. Unless it’s explicitly stated to the contrary, TouchingNature.co.uk holds all copyrights / rights of use relating to both the company and the site; its components and the overall design. You are not allowed to copy any material contained on this site without our permission in writing, nor are you permitted to make changes to the site. Of course, this does not apply if the content is specifically marked as being available to download.

Google Analytics
TouchingNature.co.uk uses Google Analytics to help monitor visitor habits on the site. This enables us to improve our services and we see it as a vital part of operating the site. This service is provided by Google Inc., and it uses cookies to gather data. Google stores this data via remote servers, but only for the purpose of compiling a report for us to refer to. They may also be asked to pass on information when required to by law, or if they are using a third-party provider to help with the service. You have the right to reject the use of cookies, and this can be done by adjusting the settings on your browser. However, this may have an adverse impact on your experience when on the site. When you use TouchingNature.co.uk, you agree to your data being processed by Google in this way.

Personal Information
You can use Touching Nature’s site anonymously. However, if you register to receive our newsletter, or if you complete one of the forms on the site, you then agree to let us collect and store the information that you provide. Such information may include your name, email address, phone number or postal address. We take your security very seriously indeed, and we’ve undertaken a number of measures to help protect your personal information. Your information will only be used to:

  • Improve the quality of service. All information provided helps us to respond more effectively to your individual requests.
  • Send emails to you. Occasionally, you may receive emails from us, which will either contain information relating to our services or a response to your support requests.

Personal Information and Third Parties
We take your personal security very seriously and we will never sell, trade or transfer your information to any other third-party agent. However, occasions may arise where we may need to use third-party service providers to help with the operation of our site, or in the general running of our business. This will only take place if the third-party provider agrees to keep all information confidential. We are obliged to release information if required to do so by law, and we will also do so if we feel that the information impedes the rights of others, or the policies on our site. Non-personal visitor information may be given to third-parties for marketing or advertising purposes, in addition to other uses.

Cookies
TouchingNature.co.uk, like most other sites, uses cookies. These are small files, which are transferred from our site to your computer, via your browser. They enable us to recognise you as a user and better tailor your experience when you use the site in the future. We also use cookies to track data relating to how you use our site, for the purpose of monitoring site activity. This helps us to improve our site in the future. If you do not wish to use cookies, you are able to reject them by adjusting the settings on your browser.

Third-Party Links
You may encounter links to third-party services or products on our site. These third-party linked sites operate completely independently of TouchingNature.co.uk and have their own privacy policies. As a result, we cannot be held accountable for any of the content on these sites, nor are we responsible for their activities. If you have any helpful feedback on these third-party sites, don’t hesitate to let us know.

Changes to our Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to change or amend this privacy policy at any time, without prior notice. In the event that we make changes, we will alert all users via this page.

Last update: July 2015