Terms & Conditions
Purpose of our terms and conditions statement
This statement tells you how Ortu will collect and process your personal data when you access this website.
Notice: Except where otherwise stated, copyright of all material resides with Ortu. No material may be altered to any degree and no one is permitted to copy, broadcast, download, store (in any medium), transmit, show or play in public, any content of the Ortu website without Ortu’s prior written consent.
At times Ortu may take photographs to be used for internal and external purposes.
If you wish for your image not to be used you must make the photographer aware of this at the time.
Automated collection of personal information
As with most other web servers, when you access these web pages certain information you provide will automatically be recorded by the Institute. This will include your IP address, browser type, and information relating to the page you last visited. This information is needed to estimate how much usage of the server is made by different categories of users and in the event of a breach of security may be used to aid detection.
Your data is only used to administer your enquiry or applications and your data will be passed on to the appropriate department for this purpose, after this time our system will automatically hard delete your stored information within six months that you have submitted via our website (https://ortuhome.com).
If you wish to contact us before the six months automated deletion, please contact us via [email protected] and request the deletion of your data that’s currently held on our website at (https://ortuhome.com).
Where you are required under this website to provide personal data this data will be used for the following purposes:
Maintaining up-to-date lists of current news – all information is for reference and internal marketing purposes and is not shared with third parties.
The search engine on our website is designed to be as powerful and easy to use as the popular search engine google. The search is made possible by a piece of hardware (a search ‘appliance’) supplied by google that is plugged into our server and continuously indexes the content on our site. All search requests are handled by the appliance and the information is not passed on to any third party, including google.
Advertising Banners and Links to other websites
Banner ads on the Ortu website may be advertising third party services and you may be directed to servers belonging to the third party. Users are encouraged to review the privacy statement of each linked site before sharing personal information. Inclusion of the other sites by links does not imply any endorsement of the material or information on the other sites.
Security of communications
We recognise that many people are concerned about the privacy and protection of information as it is transmitted over the Internet. You should keep in mind that the possibility exists for unauthorised individuals to intercept any e-mail message you send over the Internet. In some cases, information can be encrypted (scrambled or encoded) to make it very difficult to read if it is intercepted during communication.
Certain technology and practices allow websites to provide an increased level of security for your personal information when appropriate. We are not responsible for the privacy of e-mail messages except those stored in our system.
We use the following practices on our website to enhance the level of security for communication and the transmission of personal information:
We have taken reasonable steps to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of personally identifiable information that you may provide.
We use e-mail forms to allow our customers to ask questions about our services and programmes. The possibility exists that unauthorised individuals may intercept email messages.
We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site.
Offensive or inappropriate content on the Ortu website
If you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content anywhere on or to *.ortuhome.com, the Ortu may use your personal information to stop such behaviour. Where Ortu reasonably believes that you are or may be in breach of any of the laws of England or Wales (e.g. because content you have posted may be defamatory), Ortu may use your personal information to inform relevant third parties such as your employer, school e-mail/Internet provider or law enforcement agencies about the content and your behaviour.
Every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained on our website is correct at the time of publication and when information becomes incorrect is amended within a reasonable period. Ortu makes no representation about the information contained in the documents and related graphics published on this site. All such documents and related graphics are provided “as is,” without guarantee or warranty of any kind and all implied guarantees or warranties are excluded to the maximum extent permitted by applicable UK law. You must check any information on the site before taking any decisions based on that information.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable UK law, the Institute shall not be liable, in any event, for any claims for damages or any other remedy in whatever jurisdiction whatsoever, whether in an action in contract, tort (including negligence and strict liability) or any other theory of liability, whether in law or equity including, without limitation, claims for damages or any other remedy in whatever jurisdiction arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of software, documents or other information available from this server or the documents or pages that reside upon it.