This page explains how we protect and respect the data we collect from you.

The Data Protection Act

Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We do not pass on your details to any third party or Government Department unless you give us permission to do so.

What information do we collect?

We collect two kinds of information from visitors to NPLD Website: feedback (through emails to the Editorial team) and site usage information, from cookies and log files.

1. Feedback

We welcome your feedback. You can contact us by following the link 'Contact Us' at the top of the page.

i) Comments and questions

We may need to contact other Government departments in order to answer questions sent to us. If your question is technical, we may need to pass it to our technology suppliers. We do not pass on any of your personal information when dealing with your enquiry, unless you have given us permission to do so.

2. Website usage information

i) Cookies

Cookies are pieces of data that are created when you visit a website, and which are stored on your computer. The contain no personal information about you, and they cannot be used to identify individual users.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies but this may create problems on using the website.

What happens when I link to another website?

NPLD Website contains links to other websites, both those of Government departments and of other organisations. This privacy policy applies only to our site, so you should always be aware when you are moving to another website and read the privacy statement of any website which collects personal information.
We do not pass on any personal information you have given us to any other website.

If you wish to see our records of any correspondence you have sent to us, or if you have a query or complaint about this privacy policy or about the website, you can contact us by following the link 'Contact Us' at the top of the page.

Changes to this privacy policy

If this privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.
This version: 31 January 2003

Intellectual property and © NPLD copyright 2002

If you wish to copy or use the NPLD’s logo, you must get prior approval from the copyright owner. Requests for permission to use the logo should be directed to the NPLD's marketing team, you can contact us by following the link 'Contact Us' at the top of the page.

Tell us how and why you wish to use our logos. Please include your contact details: name, address, telephone number, fax number and email.

The material featured on this site is subject to NPLD copyright protection unless otherwise indicated.

The NPLD copyright protected material (other than the Royal Arms and departmental or agency logos) may be reproduced free of charge in any format or medium provided it is reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context.

Where any of the NPLD copyright items on this site are being republished or copied to others, the source of the material must be identified and the copyright status acknowledged.

The permission to reproduce NPLD protected material does not extend to any material on this site that is identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.

For further information on NPLD copyright policy and licensing arrangements, see the guidance featured on HMSO’s website at: .

Terms and conditions

The use of the NPLD website depends upon the following terms and conditions:

The NPLD is a Public Body sponsored by the Welsh Assembly Government. By visiting our website, users (‘you’) accept our terms and conditions.

Use of the NPLD’s website

The NPLD’s website is maintained for your personal use and viewing. The access and use of The NPLD’s website featuring these terms and conditions constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions. They take effect from the date on which you first use this website.

You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by any third party. Such restriction or inhibition includes, without limitation, conduct which is unlawful, or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person, and the transmission of obscene or offensive content or disruption of normal flow of dialogue within this website.

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, defamatory, obscene, offensive or scandalous material, or any material that constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, likely to give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violates any law.

We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials on the NPLD website.

Information collected by us is used for internal review, to improve the content of the NPLD's website, to customise the content and/or layout of the NPLD's website, to notify users about updates to the website, and to contact users for marketing purposes and is not shared with other organisations for commercial purposes.

Linking to the NPLD's website

Please let us know if you wish to link directly to pages on the NPLD's website by following the link 'Contact Us' at the top of the page.

We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on our website. We do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your website; NPLD pages must load into the user’s entire window.


The NPLD website and material relating to Government information, products and services (or to third party information, products and services), is provided 'as is', without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of the NPLD website.

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Links to external website

Links contained in the NPLD website will lead to other websites which are not under our control. We are not responsible for the content of any linked site.

Listing and linking should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind and we accept no liability in respect of the content. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and have no control over the availability of the linked pages.

Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet.

We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.

Privacy policy

Our privacy policy explains how we protect and respect the data we collect from you.

We may at any time revise these terms and conditions without notice. Please check regularly.

Continued use of the NPLD's website after a change has been made is your acceptance of the change.




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