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We will treat any personal information which means data from which you can be identified, including your name, address, email address and the like, that you provide to us, or that we obtain from you, in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998.
The Island Pulse (Data Controller) is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office. The purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 is to protect the rights and privacy of individuals and to ensure that data about them is processed only with their knowledge and consent.
For this, the Act gives individuals certain rights regarding personal information held about them and places certain obligations in the form of eight principles on those who process the personal information.
The Data Protection Act 1998 is enforced by the Office of the Information Commissioner an independent authority, who have powers to take action against any organisations whether registered or not that misuse information about you.
As such we will not provide your details to any third parties without your permission unless it is in response to a lawful request for information such as a court order, witness summons, or complaint from governmental authorities.
While reasonable care has been taken in the preparation of the website to ensure that the information contained is accurate, the content, names, text and images included are provided ‘as is’ and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied.
To the extent permitted by applicable laws, no liability is accepted for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential loss or damage to any user (whether arising in contract, tort including negligence or otherwise) arising out of or in connection with the use of the Island Pulse website
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News items and articles must appeal in general to the island population and centre on community interest. When submitting articles (copy) please indicate whether it is for Citizen Journalism or Breaking News as in some cases, items may be featured in other categories. Whilst the Island Pulse is not advertiser led Island Businesses may also submit news articles and press releases; however, we will not accept conflicting views on another business as part of any rivalry.
Articles can be submitted via contact form Click HERE: or via email in plain text, please try to include a small headline a brief summary and article content of no more than 350 words.
Images that you may supply to run with the article require a caption naming any people with their position in the picture, be jpeg no larger than 500 pixels on longest side and no bigger than 60kb.
Please include your full name, e-mail address and postcode, if you would prefer to remain anonymous then simply state in your correspondence to the Editor that you do not wish your personal details to be displayed or published. (please read website Terms)
For any article with more than one author, we require the names of everyone who contributed to the article.
If you have written the bulk of your article from other sources e.g. News Items: please prepare along with your submission a small bibliography (named list) of where the information came from such as newspaper, newsletter, website etc.
Ensure that your work is ready to be seen check spellings and proofread prior to sending, better still, have someone else read your article before submission. Please check all facts, sources, and statistics as the Editor reserves the right to select items for inclusion and to edit all items submitted.
Please Note: Island Pulse is a non profit enterprise and as such cannot make payment for articles or images.
In submitting copy and images copyright remains with the individual, as a contributor you are only granting Island Pulse a non exclusive license to publish.
You may exhibit your copy elsewhere if you wish, however, if you submit a work that has already been published on the internet, please provide only the URL and we will link to your article.
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Island Pulse Privacy:
Privacy is an essential issue that Island Pulse takes very seriously, this section outlines how any information submitted or collected via the Island Pulse Website and Editorial is treated, as such forms part of the Terms and Conditions of this site, Island Pulse may modify this Policy as and when relevant legislation dictates.
Island Pulse with guidance of Data Protection Act 1998, will not interfere with the freedom and privacy of those visiting our website, nor provide information about our visitors to third parties, we may however use information that you personally submit via email to us to communicate with you.
As above: The Island Pulse ‘Data Controller’ is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office. The purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 is to protect the rights and privacy of individuals and to ensure that data about them is processed only with their knowledge and consent.
Island Pulse also reserves the right if applicable, to monitor all visits for record keeping purposes and traffic patterns for the future development of the website.
The Island Pulse intention is to accept the majority of articles for publication from members of the Isle of Wight Community ‘on trust’, as such it is the individuals legal and moral duty to ensure any submissions of articles they personally make to the Island Pulse are their own work and not plagiarised from another source.
Copyright of any singular article submitted and published on the Island Pulse website remains with the author/photographer, it is not our policy to knowingly use images and text from other websites or publications. If information is received that relates to transgression of the above Island Pulse will not accept liability, and reserve the right to immediately delete such articles and forward on details of any such individuals to aggrieved or legal parties.
It is Island Pulse policy to take privacy issues very seriously and keeping all information secure is very important to us. Although we will effect all reasonable measures to safeguard legitimate information concerning individuals, please note that we cannot guarantee that any information transmitted over the internet is totally secure.
We encourage visitors to be aware when they leave Island Pulse, to read the privacy policies of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.
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Island Pulse Terms and Conditions:
Island Pulse are non profit Community Website, as such, indemnified from and against any and all losses, damages and costs suffered or incurred in connection with use, provision or distribution of information on any part or the website arising in relation to any breach of these terms and conditions by visitors or contributors to this website.
Members of the Community may send News and Articles for publication on the Island Pulse website. In making available by sending information for inclusion and publication to the Island Pulse, acceptance is given that Island Pulse retains a non-exclusive licence to use copy, distribute, publish and transmit such information in any manner without limit, archiving and making available such information as part of the Island Pulse.
All intellectual property rights whether registered or not on the website shall remain the property of Island Pulse and no other person shall attempt to obtain any title to such rights.
All articles and photographs submitted for Publication will if requested be credited to the Author as such you agree not to send any information or articles which are in breach of any other persons rights including without limit, copyright and confidentiality.
Articles received which are: objectionable, defamatory, obscene, threatening, untrue, in breach of any applicable laws, rules, regulations or market conventions, we then reserve the right to inform and give assistance to the relevant bodies in respect of any legal transgressions.
Under the Data Protection Act 1998, images of living identifiable individuals are classed as personal data, as such individuals may have rights over how their image is used, any unauthorised or misuse of images is a breach of the Act. Personal data collected through this website will be treated as confidential in line with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998.
Please ensure before submitting any Images for inclusion that you have the authorisation and or copyright permissions to do so.
There may be articles within the Island Pulse that contain advertising and sponsorship details. Advertisers and Sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the website complies with all legal and regulatory requirements and does not contain any material which is objectionable Island Pulse will not be responsible for any such material or any error or inaccuracy.
Under terms of the UK Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 Visitors may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, post, transmit or distribute, by any means or in any manner, any material or information on or downloaded from our website and terrestrial business. This restriction including but not limited to data, text, graphics, code and/or software and duplication or use thereof is expressly prohibited.
All contents of the Island Pulse website is protected by copyright laws, intellectual property rights and or other Applicable UK or International Laws. Island Pulse and Website shall retain any and all title, moral rights and similar interests in full ownership being vested in Island Pulse, as with all such product, company names used and mentioned in our website are the logos, trademarks, service marks or trading names of their respective owners.
We have technical and legal solutions available to ascertain any misuse and in all instances any breach or infringements appertaining to any relevant laws will be pursued.
The majority of photographs and images on this site are ©Island Pulse. Please do not use any photo’s, text or images without permission. In doing so you will be in violation of copyright law as all rights of any photography or text on this website are reserved in respect of the individual photographer and author.
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