Last updated: 18th May 2021
This is the compulsory Terms and Conditions legalese. ☹ Translation: We we own the content on H&W and you mustn’t steal it. We will monitor our social media to keep conversations civilised.
Please read our Terms and Conditions carefully. Your access to and use of the www.howandwhy.com website is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with our terms. They apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the service.
The service and its original content, features and functionality are and will remain the exclusive property of How&Why (and any licensors).
How&Why (henceforth H&W) owns, solely and exclusively, all rights, title and interest in and to the site, all the content (including illustrations, graphics, other visuals, audio, video, copy, software, etc unless otherwise stated), code, data, the look and feel, design and organisation of the site, and the compilation of the content, code, data and materials on the site, including but not limited to any copyrights, trademark rights, patent rights, database rights, moral rights, and other intellectual property and proprietary rights .
Your use of the site does not grant you ownership of any content, code, data or materials you may access on the site.
You may access and view the content on the site on your computer, mobile phone, or other Internet compatible device, and make single copies or prints of the content on the H&W website for personal use only. The H&W website and the services offered on or through the site, including any content and materials, are for personal, non-commercial use only.
Any commercial distribution, publishing or exploitation of the H&W website, or any content, code, data or materials on the H&W website, is strictly prohibited unless you have received the express written prior permission of H&W. You may not otherwise download, display, copy, reproduce, distribute, modify, perform, transfer, create derivative works from, sell or otherwise exploit any content, code, data or materials on the H&W website.
If you make other use of the H&W website, content, code, data or materials on it, except as otherwise provided above, you may violate copyright law and other laws of the UK, other countries, and may be subject to liability for unauthorised use.
H&W reserves the right to monitor and/or review materials, in whole or in part, posted to social media accounts linked to H&W. H&W is not responsible for any material posted by users.
We may also impose limits on certain features of the forums or restrict your access to part or all of the forums without notice or penalty if we believe you are in breach of these guidelines.
When you create a newsletter account with H&W, you must provide us information that is accurate, complete, and current. Failure to do so constitutes a breach of the Terms, which may result in immediate termination of your account on the H&W website.
You are responsible for safeguarding any passwords that may be required at any time to access the service and for any activities or actions under your password, whether your password is with our service or a third-party service.
You agree not to disclose any passwords to any third party. You must notify us immediately upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorised use of your account.
Our Service may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by H&W. H&W has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the United Kingdom.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by any revised terms.
Contact us by email if you have any questions.
TThis is the compulsory Privacy legalese. ☹ Translation: We collect some information about visitors for H&W to function smoothly but will treat it with great discretion and never give it to anybody else.
This website is operated by How&Why. We are committed to protecting and preserving the privacy of our visitors when visiting our site or communicating electronically with us.
This policy sets out how we process any personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us through our website. We confirm that we will keep your information secure and that we will comply fully with all applicable UK Data Protection legislation and regulations.
Please read the following carefully to understand what happens to personal data that you choose to provide to us, or that we collect from you when you visit this site. By visiting our website you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.
Types of information we may collect from you
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information about individuals who visit and use our website:
Information you supply to us. You may supply us with information about you by filling in forms on our website. This includes information you provide when you submit a contact/newsletter signup form . The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and area of interest.
Information our website automatically collects about you. With regard to each of your visits to our website we may automatically collect information including the following:
Technical information, including a truncated and anonymised version of your Internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and version, operating system and platform;
Information about your visit, including what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got to the site (including date and time); page response times, length of visit, what you click on, documents downloaded and download errors.
Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:
To allow us to reply to your contact messages
To allow users to subscribe to our newsletter
We do not share this information with other organisations.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the legal basis we rely on for processing this information is: Your consent. You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting us.
Use of information we collect:
For purely functional reasons so that the site will operate smoothly;
To provide you with information and/or services that you request from us;
To administer our site including troubleshooting and statistical purposes;
To improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
Security and debugging as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure.
This information is collected anonymously and is not linked to information that identifies you as an individual. We use Google Analytics to track this information. Find out how Google uses your data at https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245.
Any information you provide to us will either be emailed directly to us or may be stored on a secure server to facilitate the running and management of this website.
We keep your contact details for one year but are you are totally free to request their removal before then.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the third party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.
Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Under data protection law, you have rights including:
Your right of access - You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
Your right to rectification - You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate.
You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
Your right to erasure - You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to restriction of processing - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to object to processing - You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to data portability - You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.
You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.
You may contact us by email.