From time to time the policy may be amended or changed and an updated version will be posted on the Investigative Research web site.
Views and Opinions
Investigative Research is respectful of organisations or individual’s independent views and commentary and the freedom to express these views and opinions.
These may not be strictly aligned with Investigative Research own, however Investigative Research value all opinions and will try to point you to these differing presentations of views and opinions and any commentary or presentation of such.
The aim of this is ensure that where you may not have formed an opinion or view you can review these to do so, or read what others are saying on issues – subjects and topics.
These views and opinions are the sole responsibility of the organization or individual concerned, any comments or enquiries regarding these should be directed to the particular organization or individual.
However Investigative Research aim to provide the opportunity that will enable you as an individual or an organization to “Share Your Thoughts, Post A Comment”, this can usually be found at the bottom of each page.
Investigative Research may not always agree, but with respect Investigative Research can and should have the freedom to discuss differences without fear of criticism or condemnation.
Freedom of speech and thought is democracy and is not the preserve of any one individual or organization.
This web site may contain links to other organisations, however, Investigative Research will accept neither responsibility nor liability for the content and use of linked web sites.
Furthermore, Investigative Research make no representations, or warranties, in respect of the accuracy of, or any other aspect relating to, those resources.
Content – Images
All original content and images that are on this web site are a consequence of Investigative Research hard work and may not be reproduced for commercial purposes or personal use without permission.
However you can use Investigative Research pictures but these must be accredited properly to this site and or the subject matter in the pictures.
If in doubt please ask.
Investigative Research has either sought permission or have accredited all other pictures – however if you feel Investigative Research has used your picture without permission or your picture is not accredited and you kindly gave permission for its use please contact Investigative Research.
Investigative Research Logo – Graphics
The Investigative Research logo and associated graphics are the property of Investigative Research.
Investigative Research appreciates the use of the Investigative Research logo on websites to promote Investigative Research.
However Investigative Research reserve the right to ask for removal of the logo and link if we deem your site to be unsuitable, to be contrary to the aims and position of Investigative Research or the logo has been modified or adapted.
Investigative Research appreciate any link you may put on your website or publications in the spirit of good faith.
Unfortunately Investigative Research cannot reciprocate links on our website unless these are offering only information and advice regarding research.
Accreditation and Content
Where an accreditation is given, that content and/or images belong to that person.
Content provided by others and guests is seen as copyright and responsibility of the respective authors.
The opinions of any other contributors to this site are not necessarily shared by Investigative Research the web site owners or host.
Statements of personal opinion should not be mistaken for advocacy of a cause.
Some of the things that are on this web site were intended to be taken sarcastically.
Even although sarcasm has been said to be the lowest form of wit.
These things should not be taken seriously; they were written with humorous and/or possible shocking intent.
If Investigative Research ever do this, this is what happens.
Investigative Research collect limited non-personally identifying information your browser makes available whenever you visit a web site.
This log information includes your Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your query and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.
Investigative Research use this information in order to assist with analysis, administration, and ongoing web site improvements.
Upon your first visit to this site, a cookie stored on your computer to track preferences (your choice of style sheet).
A “cookie” is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a web site.
Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies.
You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.
However, some features or services may not function properly without cookies.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies using your web browser, but please be aware that for some parts of our websites to work you will need to accept cookies. Cookies can be removed or declined by changing your web browser settings.
For more information please visit – The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest – Click Here
Please be aware that the ICO is a 3rd party website and as such Investigative Research except no liability for the instructions given on this site.
Data Collection Information Sharing
Investigative Research do not rent, sell, or pass on your personally identifying information to other companies or individuals.
Investigative Research comply as far as possible with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Agreement, in that Investigative Research include requiring explicit consent before collecting or storing user data, as well as allowing the user to request access to or deletion of that data.
You can view a Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on the ICO – International Commissioner’s Office website – Here
Investigative Research collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use Investigative Research Akismet anti-spam service. The information Investigative Research collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so Investigative Research can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.