Usage & Privacy

The following terms and conditions relate to the use of

Use of Material
Use of material appearing on

For the purposes of this agreement, “material” means material including, without limitation, text, video, graphics and sound material, published on, whether copyright of ISAN or a third party.

You may download and print extracts from the material and make copies of these for personal and non-commercial use only. You must not reproduce any part of or the material or transmit it to or store it in any other website or disseminate any part of the material in any other form, unless we have indicated that you may do so.

Disclaimer of liability
You can access other sites via links from These sites are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for any of their contents.

We give no warranties of any kind concerning or the material. In particular, we do not warrant that or any of its contents is virus free. You must take your own precautions in this respect as we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination or by anything which has destructive properties.

Opinions expressed through ISAN commissioned articles are those of the respective contributing writer only. These views do not represent those of ISAN, its management or employees. ISAN is not responsible for and disclaims all liability for content in ISAN articles by ISAN commissioned writers.

Writers of ISAN commissioned articles agree that any text will not defame, compromise the trade secrets or violate the copyright or other intellectual property rights of any third party. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold ISAN harmless from any claims, losses or liabilities based on a violation of the foregoing representation.

By being commissioned by ISAN to produce an article, you agree to allow the content to be re-used or quoted by ISAN without notification.

Article writers may sometimes include references to other webites beyond the control of ISAN. As such ISAN cannot be held responsible for the content of such websites.

We will delete any advertising posts. The system is not designed as a means for advertisers to promote their websites or products. ISAN editors will decide what is acceptable or not on a case-by-case basis.

Data protection
Please see our privacy policy (below) for details of how personal data may be processed.

ISAN reserves the right to vary these terms and conditions at any time.

Governing law & jurisdiction
This agreement is governed by English law and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Privacy Policy
ISAN is committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors to the website. Please read the following privacy policy to understand how we use and protect the information that you provide to us.

Comments and queries relating to our use of your information should be addressed to our general enquiry email

Information that we collect from you
When you visit this website, choose to join ISAN or register for our general mailing list, you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name and contact details.

We may also collect information about your usage of our website as well as information about you from messages you post to the website and e-mails or letters you send to us.

Use of your information
Your information will enable us to provide you with access to all parts of our website and to supply the goods or services you have requested. It will also enable us to contact you where necessary. We will also use and analyse the information we collect so that we can administer, support, improve and develop our business.

In particular, we may use your information to contact you for your views on our services and to notify you occasionally about important changes or developments to the website or our services. Further, where you have consented, we might also use your information to let you know about other products and services which we offer which may be of interest to you. If you change your mind about being contacted in the future, please let us know.

Disclosure of your information
We are committed to preserving your privacy. Any information we collect about you will only be used lawfully in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. At no time will ISAN pass information onto third parties, unless you give us prior permission.

When you register you will be given the option of being placed on a mailing list to receive further information about ISAN activities, events and product promotions.

Unless required to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.

Security & Data Retention
We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires.

Accessing & Updating
You are entitled to see the information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact us. We are entitled by law to charge a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Changes to our Privacy Policy
Any changes to our privacy policy in the future will be posted to the website and, where appropriate, through email notification.