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Any user who digitally communicated with this website and/or its owners does so at their own discretion. If they provide personal details, whether requested or not, they do so at their own risk. However, any personal or organisational information entering or retained by this website is not used for anything other than the aims of the website in benefitting its community with knowledge. No other use of made of personal or organisational information, and it is not handed to any third party or even other related academic bodies in the University. All information and data is kept private and stored securely, until as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998, it will be destroyed. All efforts will be continually made to ensure that this website is safe and secure for all forms of information (contacts, blogs, unloads, announcements, submissions, etc.). The information stored on this website will be used by the operatives of this website, who are often students of the University. They are briefed and operate supervised, within a code of conduct, and cannot append any device or their own information storage facility. Regular checks on operative conduct are made and recorded. The information is used to identify its users, and to contact or provide them with material or other information relevant to their express interests in the subject and aims of the project.
External Links: this website will provide information on other related projects and organisations, and will often do so through external links. Users of this website are advised to adopt a policy of caution before activating an external link. This Journal website cannot guarantee that the content of all provided external links are in the explicit interests of its users, or will not at times be entirely beneficial or safe. This website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications generated by unsafe links. However, all links are subject to routine checking for live functionality, authenticity and safety.
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Social Media Platforms: various communications, actions and engagements undertaken through external social media platforms used by this website and its owners, are based on the same terms and conditions of use and privacy policies stated here. Users are advised to use such social media platforms with discretion, as the website and its owners cannot in any way be responsible for the implications or effects of the social media activity of its users. Users must understand that an engagement with social media platforms through this website might result in the social media platform obtaining personal data and information on the user. This website cannot police this activity, as much of this is internal to the technology of internet and social media. Furthermore, this website or its owners will never request personal or particular information through any social media platform — other than validated sources of communication (such as institutional e-mail).
This website may also use social sharing facilities — buttons that activate a sharing of web content directly from web pages to social media platforms. Users must understand that using such social sharing buttons is at their own risk, and the social media platform in question may retain data from this activity and track your further activity.
Shortened Links for Social Media platforms and devices: this website and its owners may often use their own individual or corporate social media platform accounts to chare content (such as disseminate the content of an abstract, or argument, or may share web links to relevant web pages). By default, some social media platforms can shorten lengthy URLs or even titles given to published research material. Users must take caution before activating shortened URLs, as these are often exploited and link to other, non-relevant or alien, website or media platforms. Social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking: this website and its owners will not be liable for any any damage or adverse implications generated by activating shortened links, or mistaken or bogus imitations of shortened links.
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