Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern VIEW‘s relationship with you in relation to this website.

The terms VIEW or us or our or we refer to the owner of the website who may be contacted using the ‘contact us’ form on the website.

The terms you or your refer to the user or viewer of our website.

The term member refers to a member of VIEW

The use of this website is subject to the following terms:

1.0 General

1.1 The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

1.2 Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

1.3 Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

1.4 This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

1.5 All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.

1.6 Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

1.7 From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

1.8 Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England and Wales.

2.0 Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you give us when you use this website.

2.1 We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then we will only use it in accordance with this privacy statement.

2.2 We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 19 August 2016.

2.3 What we collect

2.3.1 We may collect the following information:

  • Name and address;
  • Contact information including email address;
  • Information such as postcode, preferences and interests

2.3.2 We also collect details of attempts to log on to the website, including the IP address of the computer from which the attempt was made.

2.4 We use the information we gather:

  • For internal record keeping.
  • To improve our services.
  • So that we may periodically send email about information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • So that from time to time, we can contact you for research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone or mail.
  • To customise the presentation of information according to your interests.

3.0 Security

3.1 We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

3.2 Our members are provided with unique usernames and passwords to allow access to the appropriate areas of the website. Information posted by members may be marked so that only members can access it, or may be made accessible to non-members.

3.3 Members are responsible for ensuring that their usernames and passwords are kept secure. The website applies an algorithm to ensure that passwords meet a minimum strength requirement. As a guide, passwords must contain the following:

  • At least one capital letter,
  • At least one lower case letter,
  • At least one number,
  • At least one symbol (e.g. £, * etc),
  • At least 8 characters

In addition obvious ‘human’ sequences of numbers (123, 444 etc) are considered weak, as are obvious things like a capital at the start and a ! at the end. Number substitutions (e.g. 0 for o) are also weak.

4.0 How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

5.0 Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

6.0 Controlling your personal information

6.1 We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required to do so by law. We may use your personal information to send you information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

6.2 You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact the Data Controller using the ‘contact us’ form on the website..

6.3 If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

7.0 Copyright

7.1 This website and its content is copyright of VIEW – ©VIEW 2007-2017. All rights reserved.

7.2 Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following:

  • You may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only;
  • You may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material.

7.3 You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.