Privacy Statement

If you are a user with general publish and anonymous access upstart Publishing’s web site does not store or capture personal information, but merely logs the user’s IP address that is automatically recognised by the web server.


upstart Publishing’s website uses cookies (A cookie is a file created by an Internet site to store information on your computer, such as your preferences when visiting that site as well as helping the site customise the view for you the next time you visit.) in order to enhance your visit to the site – you may however choose to disable cookies on your browser by which means no trace of your visit will be left on our site.

Personal Information

Certain information in relation to web usage is revealed to upstart Publishing. The information we receive depends upon what you do when visiting our site. We record some of the following data:

  1. The IP address of the server you are using.
  2. The date and time you access our site.
  3. The pages you have accessed.

This information is used to find out how many people are visiting our site and for statistical purposeSeand also to allow us to improve the information we are supplying to you our readers. Some of the the above information is used to create summary statistics which allow us to assess the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, discover what information is most and least used, inform us on future design and layout specifications, and help us make our site more user friendly.

Except for the use of cookies upstart Publishing’s website does not automatically gather any other personal information unless it is personally submitted by you in the course of an enquiry, competition entry or other form of data gathering.

Data Protection

upstart Publishing is a privacy conscious organisation and is committed to your privacy rights.

The Data Protection Act 1998 came into force on 1 March 2000. The Act sets rules for processing personal information and applies to data held on paper as well as on computers to which upstart Publishing have signed a declaration to abide by the Act.

The Act states that organisations which process data as part of their business must be open about how the information is used and therefore have to follow eight basic principles laid out in the Act in terms of data handling:

  • Fairly and lawfully processed Processed for specified purposes
  • Adequate, relevant and not excessive
  • Accurate, and where necessary, kept up to date Not kept for longer than is necessary
  • Processed in line with the rights of the individual
  • Kept secure

Not transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area unless there is adequate protection for the information.

upstart Publishing is also committed to the principles of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations of 2003 whereby permission will be sought before electronic marketing communications are sent out to individuals from upstart Publishing however if the individual has consented to receiving electronic communications from the upstart Publishing by giving us their e-mail address upstart Publishing will from time to time send out relevant information to the recipient (e-newsletters, news, competitions etc.)

Website disclaimer

upstart Publishing’s web site and material relating to information, productSeand services (or to third party information, productSeand 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 site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or 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 upstart Publishing’s web site.

If any of these TermSeand Conditions should be determined to be illegal, invalid, or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these TermSeand Conditions are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction which that Term or Condition is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from this clause and the remaining termSeand conditions shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

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

If these TermSeand Conditions are not accepted in full, you do not have permission to access the contents of this website and therefore should cease using this website immediately.

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