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All material contained on the SafetyWorks! website (including any text, graphics, photographs, logos, video material, audio material or downloadable documents) is the copyright of Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service, falls under crown copyright or alternative copyright is explicitly stated.

Any material under copyright of Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service may be freely reproduced for non-commercial purposes providing that:

  • The source (i.e. www.safetyworks.org.uk) and copyright status of the material is explicitly stated as shown in the box below.

  • The material reproduced from the site is not modified in any way without prior permission from The E-Communications Officer, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Nissan Way, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR5 3QY.

  • No graphics, photographs, audio or video available on the site may be copied or distributed separate from the copyright text shown in the box below.

  • No graphics, photographs, audio or video may be modified in an way without prior permission from The E-Communications Officer, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Nissan Way, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR5 3QY.

  • The material is reproduced accurately, is not used in a derogatory manner or in a misleading context.

 

Any other proposed use of material, other than that permitted above is subject to request and approval of Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service.  Applications to use any material from this site for commercial purposes or for any other purpose not permitted above must be made in writing to The E-Communications Officer, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Nissan Way, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR5 3QY stating how and why you would like to use this information and how widely it will be distributed.

The permission to reproduce material subject to copyright of Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service does not extend to any material on this site identified as being copyright of a third part.

Any material or suggestions volunteered to Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service via any consultation, web forms or to any ‘@twfire.gov.uk’ email addresses may be used freely by Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service in line with our privacy statement.

© Copyright (2008) of Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service, Nissan Way, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR5 3QY.

 

Access to Information

The public have the right to access certain categories of information held by Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service under the Data Protection Act 1998 (personal information) and the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (non personal information).

To request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please complete the Freedom of Information Act request form or provide it in writing to The Information Officer, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Nissan Way, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR5 3QY.

To request information under the Data Protection Act 1998 please provide it in writing via the Data Protection page on this site, or in writing to The Information Officer, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Nissan Way, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR5 3QY.

Privacy

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service respects and protects the privacy of individuals that use any of its websites that it operates and will only use your personal information in accordance with the guidelines outlined below.

  • Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service provides anonymous access to all pages on its site and does not capture or store any personal information unless you volunteer it via an email form, quiz, mailing list subscription or direct email to an ‘@twfire.gov.uk’ email account.

  • Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service does log a users IP address provided by your Internet Service Provider.  This information is recorded solely to collect anonymous information about website use (such as page views and browser version etc).  This information is collected in order to ensure that we can provide a better service to you as a citizen of Tyne and Wear and to assist us in analysing the profile of our visitors and the areas of our site which are most and least visited.

  • Personal data volunteered by any user of this site will not be shared with any individual or organisation outside of Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service except where explicitly stated by the user or exemplified by the Data Protection Act 1998.

  • Whilst third parties may occasionally be granted access to our site and its associated databases for maintenance purposes, all must confirm that they will not copy nor make use of any personal data collected and stored by Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service.

  • All personal data submitted to Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service for use in a website based mailing list (e.g. firefighter recruitment) will be kept indefinitely, or as long as the mailing list exists unless you delete your account or request for your account to be removed in writing to The E-Communications Officer, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Nissan Way, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR5 3QY stating your full name, username and email address used to register with us.

  • We will only collect information that you volunteer to us via our website or any email address within the twfire.gov.uk domain.  Such information will be solely used for the purpose and intent in which it was submitted.

 

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

A European Union Directive has enforeced website visitors to opt-in to any non-essential cookies on websites.

The following is a list of cookies used by our website. Please contact webmaster@twfire.gov.uk if you require any more information about cookies.

Tabs

Our website uses, a cookie to identify which tab is selected and open on a page. The data stored is just the page ID and the tab ID, therefore the EU Directive does not apply to this cookie.

 

ASP.NET Session Cookie (ASP.NET_SessionId)

This cookie is used in order to track you during your visit. It expires when you exit our website, and does not store personal information. This cookie is, therefore, not relevant to the EU Directive.

YouTube Videos

To comply with the legislation we have provided all our embedded YouTube videos without cookies.

Each of the points outlined above only cover pages and sites belonging to and maintained by Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service. Any third party sites linked from our site are not covered by any of the above points and we advise you to contact the owners of these sites should you have any queries regarding privacy and use of personal information.

Should you have any questions or enquiries about any of the information outlined above or uses of personal data within Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service, please use the main contact form on our website or write to The E-Communications Officer, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Nissan Way, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR5 3QY.

Each of the points outlined above only cover pages and sites belonging to and maintained by Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service.  Any third party sites linked from our site are not covered by any of the above points and we advise you to contact the owners of these sites should you have any queries regarding privacy and use of personal information.

Should you have any questions or enquiries about any of the information outlined above or uses of personal data within Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service, please use the main contact form on our website or write to The E-Communications Officer, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Nissan Way, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR5 3QY

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