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Terms of Use

By accessing this site you agree with the following terms and conditions of use regarding this site and its contents.

In this document “we” refers to the owners of RURALMUMS LTD. “you” refers to anyone who accesses the website “ruralmums.com”. “User Content” refers to any comment, article, post, blog, vlog, video, photograph, or other material which you have put on our site or submitted to us in any way, shape or form. 

RURALMUMS LTD is a public limited company registration number 07897880 and the registered address is Seaton Grange Offices, Grange Lane, Seaton, Rutland  LE15 9HT

The logo, design, layout and all content, including photographs, on this site belongs to RURALMUMS LTD and is subject to the usual copyright laws. It cannot be copied without our prior written permission. All rights reserved.

Whilst we try to ensure that the content of our site is accurate and up to date RURALMUMS ltd. is in no way responsible for any inaccuracies or errors which may be found on our site including information generated by users on our site or information on third party sites which you have accessed from our site. The inclusion of a link to another site does not imply an endorsement by RUALMUMS LTD.

You use this website (including becoming a member, following any advice given on it by us or submitting User Content) entirely at your own risk. RURALMUMS Ltd. is not responsible for any direct or indirect loss, damage, personal injury or other liability arising from you accessing this website or any information contained within this website.

You agree that all User Content which you submit is wholly and entirely your own i.e. there is no copyright, patent, moral right or other legitimate claim to this material by a third party and any material owned by a third party will not be submitted without first obtaining the express permission of the owner.

You agree that you will not submit any User Content which violates or infringes the rights of others, including but not limited to:-

·         impersonating another,

·         is unlawful, threatening, abusive, libellous, defamatory, intrusive, obscene, harassing or entirely objectionable

·         that which may directly or indirectly through a recipe, instruction or advice given cause harm or injury.

Any photographs, stories, recipes, videos and/or other “User Content” which you submit to us, through any medium, at ruralmums.com will be deemed to have your full permission to include on our website. We have the right to publish, edit or reject this material without payment to you.

Comments in the forums are made in the public domain therefore we advise you to think carefully before posting comments which you might later want to retract.

This site is not intended for use by children under the age of 16.

We reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time and without prior notice so please check for changes to these terms of use on a regular basis.

 

 

Privacy policy

Your privacy really matters to us so we have written this policy to tell you about the information we may collect from you, how this data is used and how we protect this information.

Please be assured that any personal information you give us will only be used as stated in this privacy policy.

The Information We Collect

To undertake certain activities on our site (such as asking a question in the forum) you have to become a member. This means you have to register with us. At registration we collect:-

·         your email address

·         your postcode and IP address

·         your name

Once you are a member you select:-

·         a User name

·         a password

You must not share your password with anyone else. You are responsible for all activity on the site under this password.

 You may also inform us of other personal details by filling in your profile page. These include your date of birth, number and age of children, your general location and your hobbies and interests.

 

How we Use the Information we Gather

Essentially we gather this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service. To this end we use your data for:-

  • Internal record keeping.
  • To improve our products and services.
  • To possibly send you ruralmums news and updates
  • To send, with your permission, emails and/or newsletters from time to time with information which we think you will find useful and interesting.
  • To provide you, through our website, with information which is relevant to your location.

We will never sell your information to a third party.

Neither will we pass on your information to any third party, without your express permission, unless we are required to do so by law.

Security

It is of utmost importance to us that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access, and ensure the correct use of information, we have taken appropriate physical, electronic and managerial measures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Passive Information Collection

As you journey through our site some anonymous information is passively collected by cookies*. Your internet browser automatically transmits to this site some of this anonymous information, such as the url of the website you just came from and the IP address and the browser version your computer is currently using.

This helps us analyse data about our site traffic so we can improve our service and adapt it to our members needs. All information is anonymous and only used for operational purposes.

 *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.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

 

Controlling your personal information

Our Privacy Policy only applies to ruralmums.com. If you visit another website via our site we are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide on such sites. Please take a look at the privacy statement of any other websites you visit.

You may ask us to provide details of the personal information we hold about you, under the Data Protection Act 1998. We are happy to provide this information for a small fee. To request this information, please email us at hello@ruralmums or write to us at 5 Windmill Way, Lyddington, Oakham. Rutland LE15 9LY.

We reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time and without prior notice so please check for changes to this privacy policy on a regular basis.