You agree to the following rules/restrictions and acknowledge that violation of any of them constitutes grounds for immediate termination of your access to the Website without further notice, in our sole discretion:
Although reasonable efforts are made to ensure woodland owners, managers, tradesmen, suppliers and companies listed on the Website's directories are legitimate and reputable. The Sylva Foundation cannot be held responsible for any work carried out or goods supplied nor do we control or are held responsible for prices of such services, products and goods, availability, competency, suitability of woodland owners, managers, tradesmen, companies and suppliers listed on or linking to www.myForest.org.uk.
The Sylva Foundation accepts no liability for any transactions which take place between you and any parties listed on the Website.
The Sylva Foundation will have no liability to you for any losses, damages or expenses arising from your use or inability to use or access the Website or from any action taken (or refrained from being taken) as a result of using the Website.
We use the information we collect to provide the Services and to communicate with you. We do not rent or sell personal information and will only share your information in the following circumstances:
We may share with third parties aggregate information. This will only be forest resource statistical information and WILL NOT identify any individual's, name, address or land holdings (please see categories of information below).
If you prefer not to receive emails about our Services, you may opt out of such communications by following the instructions at the bottom of any of our emails, or by amending your preferences in your user account.
Personal information is processed and stored in our databases and we have taken reasonable steps to secure and protect the information under our control, including establishing processes to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure of this information. However, whilst we make every effort to ensure the security of your information, we are unable to guarantee the protection of the information from misuse, accidental disclosure or unauthorised acts by others.
The Sylva Foundation will collect and securely store two principle categories of information:
Personal information will not be passed onto any third party and will be solely stored and managed by the Sylva Foundation. Should an individual choose to close their user account this information will no longer be held by the Sylva Foundation and deleted or destroyed in a manner that complies with the Data Protection Act 1998.
Resource information that will not in any way relate to or be linked with personal data, may be used to compile statistics on the tree and woodland resource in the UK. Statistics may be published or passed onto third parties. These statistics will not be specific to a local area and will present information at a minimum granularity of the district or county level.