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Hardy Owners Club (HOC) website privacy, terms and conditions

General

By accessing the Hardy Owners Club (HOC) website you are agreeing to be bound by our website terms and conditions. If you do not agree then please immeditaely cease using this website.

Privacy

Membership information records for the Hardy Owners Club are held by our Membership Secretary on a computer using only the information derived from that provided by the member on their application form when joining, or subsequently, and is only that nescessary to service your membership of the HOC. No other personal information is held. Your telephone number is only used to enable us to contact you if nescessary.

The HOC has a valid lawful basis for the retention of this information.  Access to and use of this information and the membership list is strictly limited to bona-fide members of the HOC and is used only for communicating with members by post or e-mail, for the distribution of our publications (which may be undertaken by a contractor) and for access to our website. It is not used for any other purpose whatsoever.  By supplying this information and continuing to subscribe to the HOC you are confirming your consent to its use for this purpose.

If you do not wish your information to be held in this way, to make any enquiries about the information held, make any changes, or do not wish to make all or any of this information available, then please advise our  Membership Secretary   who will amend your records.

Messages or images which you enter in or on our Message Board, Marine Market or Gallery pages are visible to ALL visitors to our website.  The submitter of any data or images to this site must be the copyright holder of those images or data. Copy and images used on our Marine Market pages is derived from the form filled in when submitting the advertisement. Your address details are for administration only.

We take all reasonable care to protect and ensure the security of any information you provide, but any data transmitted over the internet is never 100% secure and we cannot therefore be responsible for its security, corruption or subsequent misuse.

Accuracy of Information

Every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained on this website is both accurate and up-to-date. However neither The Hardy Owners Club and/or its Officers can be held accountable to any person, organisation, or company for any consequential direct or indirect loss, damage, description, expenses or inconvenience incurred by dependence on any of the information on this website, in any HOC publication, or through any omission or errors, howsoever caused.

Links to external websites

Upon following any links to external sites you will be leaving our website privacy policy. The Hardy Owners Club and/or its Officers are unable to verify or be accountable for the content or use of any website, pages or service linked to or from this site.

Cookies

The HOC website uses cookies solely to retain your log in details on your computer to enable access to the Message Board and Members pages for this and future visits, and until you log out. Logging out at the end of a browsing session will delete your HOC website cookie. You will be unable to log in to our website correctly if cookies are disabled on your computer.

HOC Message Board

The HOC Message Board is provided on our site for the use and convenience of our members and visitors. However any views, opinions, advice or content expressed thereupon are not necessarily the views or opinions of the Hardy Owners Club and/or its Officers and they cannot be held accountable for such views, opinions, advice or content. We reserve the right to edit or delete any entry.
Any messages, images or information entered by members on our Message Board are stored on the HOC server and  are visible to ALL visitors to our website.

HOC Social Members List and Message Board mailing list

Any page content entered onto these lists, which are stored on the HOC server, is controlled and edited by the members themselves, and any entries may be added or deleted directly at any time  by the members themselves.

Trading

We do not verify and cannot accept liability for the contents or accuracy of any advertisement placed on this site or in our publications. Purchasers are advised to verify the title to any item offered for sale, and for the accuracy of its description. We advise appropriate professional advice relating to any transaction.

Copyrights

All the content of this website and 'The Hardy Owner' remain with the Hardy Owners Club and reproduction of any part or whole is prohibited without permission of the Hardy Owners Club.