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Terms and conditions and privacy

Terms and conditions

Please read these terms & conditions carefully as you agree to be bound by them while using the North British Railway Study Group website.


Please review our privacy policy below as it describes the NBR Study Group’s privacy practices.

Website availability

We will do our best to ensure the site is available at all times, but we cannot guarantee this due to the nature of the internet and our need to maintain and update the site.


All materials used in this website, including images, graphics and text, are the copyright of the North British Railway Study Group or its individual members or contributors. You may use materials downloaded or otherwise originating from this site for your own private study or personal research. Any unauthorised use of the materials on this site, including (but not limited to) commercial use, is strictly prohibited.

Links to other sites

The North British Railway Study Group cannot accept responsibility for the availability and/or content of other websites. Links are provided for your convenience and you use them at your own risk.


Last update: April 2018

The NBR Study Group appreciates how much you care about the way your personal information is used and we strive to protect its confidentiality and integrity. This privacy policy has been drawn up to advise you how we use your information and how it is collected, in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998. By visiting our website, you are consenting to the procedures described below.

Who controls the personal information collected?

All personal information collected is in the control of the North British Railway Study Group which is a non-incorporated private association of individuals sharing a common interest in the North British Railway and whose current contact address is:

How do we collect your personal information?

We do not collect any personal information through use of the main pages of the website except your email address, which will be retained for a period after you send us an email using the form on this site. We do not use cookies to gather usage information or any information regarding your computer and its internet connection.

Should you decide to apply for membership of the Study Group using the downloadable form available on this website and forward it to us by post, we will extract your personal details from the form and store it on a secure membership database.

If you are a member and register to use the Forum, that use will be subject to terms of registration which you will be required to accept as part of the registration process. You should review these terms regularly.

What is your personal information used for?

We use members’ personal information for the purposes of membership and general administration. In addition, a very limited set of data is used, with members’ permission, to control access to the mebers’ area of this website.

Do we share your information?

The NBR Study Group will not share personal information with third parties without your permission

How can you gain access to your personal information?

Through the annual subscription process, members are provided with the means to ensure that their personal information is correct and current and they may review and update this information at any time by writing to us.

Members may also write to us at the above address at any time to contain details of the personal information that we hold about them.

How secure is your personal information?

Members’ personal details are held in a protected database which can only be accessed by selected office-bearers.


This section was added on 25 March 2014 and was last updated on 25 August 2016.

What cookies does this website set?

This website uses cookies to allow the Forum to operate correctly. A cookie is also used to prevent the warning message from displaying repeatedly if you have signified acceptance of cookies by clicking the checkbox and ‘continue’ button.

This website tracks page visits using Google Analytics which places cookies.

You can find out more about cookies at www.aboutcookies.org


What happens if we change this statement?

The NBR Study Group may occasionally update this privacy statement and, when this happens, we will also revise the ‘last update’ date at the top of the privacy statement.