Privacy Policy

Collection of Information
We collect personal information from you in a number of situations. When you sign up for our mailing list, we ask for your name and e-mail address. We also collect the personal information that you provide when you register to post content on BirdWatching. If you have questions about your personal information or our privacy policy, or if you wish to see any of your personal information which is held by us (and to correct any inaccuracies) or to remove all the personal information we have about you from our records, please contact us at via the details provided on the Contact Us page.

Use of Information
Except as set out below, we will never sell, exchange or divulge your personal information to any third party without your consent. We may disclose your personal information when we believe that it is appropriate in order to comply with the law, or to enforce our terms of use or to protect our rights, property or safety, our users, or other third parties. We will only disclose or share your personal information with agents in order to provide our products or services. In these circumstances, we will only provide them with the information they need to perform their function.
We will use your personal information for the purpose of planning and managing BirdWatching’s business including record keeping, statistical analysis and for tracking activity on BirdWatching. We may also use your personal information to check you are eligible to register for any sections of our web-site to which you have requested access, to provide you with that access and with facilities which you have requested, e.g. the ability to post messages or other content.

The use of Cookies
BirdWatching uses cookies to track and measure user traffic to our web-site. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer hard drive. They can be thought of as an internet user’s identification card which tells a web-site when the user has returned. They are not computer programs and contain no recognisable personal information. We use them to identify you as you travel around our web-site and to provide site usage information, which will further help us improve and develop the site and services we offer. You should be aware that you can set you computer to reject cookies. However, you may not be able to use all of the features of BirdWatching web-site. You can find more information on cookies at

BirdWatching contains links to other web-sites. The BirdWatching privacy policy applies only to BirdWatching, and not to these other web-sites. We are never responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by other web-sites and therefore you should check their privacy policies before submitting your personal information to those web-sites.

Privacy Alert
You should be aware that when you are able to disclose personal information online in some parts of the BirdWatching web-site, for example, in a comment posted on-line, that information will be placed in the public domain. We will hold that personal information in line with this privacy policy but we cannot be responsible for how other users of BirdWatching may use it. Please be cautious about making personal information public through BirdWatching.

Changes to our Privacy
We may periodically change or amend our privacy policy. We encourage you to review our privacy policy whenever you provide information on BirdWatching.

This privacy policy was last updated on 11th August 2010.
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