Copyright and privacy policy

Copyright statement

Unless otherwise noted, all materials contained in this site are copyrighted and may not be used except as provided in these terms and conditions or in the copyright notice or other proprietary notice provided with the relevant materials.

The materials contained in the site may be downloaded or copied provided that ALL copies retain the copyright and any other proprietary notices contained on the materials. No material may be modified, edited or taken out of context such that its use creates a false or misleading statement or impression as to the positions, statements or actions of Equilibrium – The Bipolar Foundation.

Privacy policy

At Equilibrium, we respect the privacy of people who use our web sites, and when personal information is used we do so in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. In order to administer our website, provide email alert services and consult on our work, Equilibrium occasionally captures personal data. This is done in two ways:

eNewsletter

The Equilibrium web site has an optional electronic newsletter service which keeps people informed about our work. If you register for the newsletter service your email address and other information given when registering will be held on the system for the purpose of providing this service. It will not be passed on to third parties. If you wish to discontinue with the email notification service please contact us.

Site access

The Equilibrium web site monitors access to the site for the purpose of system administration of the web server and statistical monitoring of web site usage. This may include ‘cookies’. A cookie is a message given to a web browser by a web server. The message is then stored by the browser in a text file called cookie.txt. Every time the browser obtains a page from the server this cookie message is sent back. A cookie can be used to identify users and personalise their visit by customising web pages for them.

This privacy policy covers the Equilibrium web site at www.bipolar-foundation.org. Any links from these sites to other web sites are not covered by this policy.