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Terms and Conditions and Privacy - Ethical Much
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Terms and Conditions and Privacy

Privacy Policy 

Here’s the plain English bit. We don’t sell data, and we don’t track people for the purposes of selling advertsing. It’s not how we roll. We do things differently to all those automated services. 

Here’s our legally compliant policy explained.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

We will add to this points as and when it becomes necessary. Thank you.

Terms and conditions of usage of the EthicalMuch website/s.

These Terms & Conditions apply for guests and registered users. Use of site includes accessing, browsing, registering, sharing, and other activities. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use our site.

By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must not use our site.

We also suggest you read our Membership Policy, relating to membership of EthicalMuch.

Information About Us

We are Ethical Much. We are a news, views, and opinions platform, free to read and enjoy by those who consider themselves ‘ethically minded.’ We allow third parties to become ‘members’ of Ethical Much, and in doing so, they have author access to the Ethical Much website. This means some or all of the content of this website is provided by third parties in the form of registered members. In the context of this website, the word ‘Ethical’ has no legal definition and is not to be seen as endorsement of qualities. We understand ethical to be in accordance with the interests of life.

Information About the Content

Content is submitted by members. We read submitted content to ensure it complies with our membership guidelines, and to correct any spelling and grammatical errors. We do our best to maintain the highest possible standards. However we do not make any claims regarding the truth or accuracy of any information or content on the site.

Information About the Members

Membership is open to any individual, business, or organisation. Our membership process requires a monthly fee. We make no claims regarding the ethical nature of any of the members, our Membership Policy details the process and rules for membership.

Changes to these Terms

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. Please revisit these pages on each visit to take notice of any changes made.   

Using the site

The website is free of charge to access, unless stated otherwise on the website. We make no guarantees of accessibility or availability. Usage is considered to be on a temporary basis at the sole discretion of The Company. We may suspend, withdraw, cease or change all or any part of the site services or content without notice.

Your Reponsibilities

You the user are responsible enabling yourself to have access to the site. You are responsible for ensuring persons accessing through your internet connection are aware of these terms and conditions. You are responsible for all actions and outcomes resulting from using this site. The information on this site is not intended as advice. You should obtain qualified professional advice before taking or abstaining from taking any actions based on any information on this website.

Advertising and third party links

You may see adverts on from third parties on the site. We only allow MEMBERS to submit adverts. We cannot take responsibility for the imagery or text of these submitted adverts. Nor can we take responsibility for the content or sites they link to. We have no control over the contents of those sites do not suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement by including the adverts.

Third Party Links

You will see links in articles linking to third party sites. These links are provided to provide additional sources of information. We have no control over the content of the sites linked to. We do not suggest any form of association, recommendation, approval, endorsement or otherwise as a result of such links.

Sponsored Content

We only permit members to provide content. If any of that content is deemed to be additionally sponsored it will be clearly identified as such.

Linking to Our Site

You may link to our homepage, should you wish to, in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You may not link in any way that may or does suggest or imply approval or endorsement or any association. Our site must not be framed on any other site. We reserve the right to withdraw any or part of linking permission without notice.

Sharing Policy

You may share content on the site via third-party social media sites. We reserve the right to request certain or specific websites or social media not be used for sharing of our content.

Limitation of our Liability

We care about you but cannot accept liability for any losses, injuries, or other misfortunes arising in connection with usage of this site and services, including from third party advertisers, links, members, and any other associations. This includes but is not limited to personal injury, damage to technology, including by malware, financial loses of any sort, loss of business or goodwill or any consequential damages whatsoever and howsoever caused.

Copyright Infringement

EthicalMuch will never deliberately or knowingly infringe copyright. We are not responsible for members submitted and uploaded content. We will act to remove content if copyright is challenged. Content on this site may not be copied or reproduced without the permission of the member who provided it.

Complaints

Any complaints will be addressed promptly and with appropriate care and diligence. Please use the email address hello@EthicalMuch.com

Contact Information

We may be contacted at: hello@ethicalmuch.com.

Post: Ethical Much Limited, registered office 1st Floor 10 – 16 Scrutton Street, London, EC2A 4RU. 

Registered in England, company number 11856732

Law and Jurisdiction

These terms and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it (including non-contractual disputes or claims) will be governed by English law and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales