Terms & Conditions

International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI) – United Kingdom (UK) Branch – Updated 3rd January 2014

Terms & Conditions of Website Usage

If you continue to browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern IAATI UKs  relationship with you in relation to this website.

The term “IAATI UK” or “us” or “we” refers to the owner of the website. The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  • Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  • All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.
  • Unauthorised use of this website may give to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
  • From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
  • You may create a link to this website from another website or document without IAATI UK’s prior written consent. However correct accreditation much be used and use does not imply in any manner that IAATI UK is part of, or supports, or affiliated or endorses  your website, document, organisation, company or body etc.
  • Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England and Wales.

Privacy Policy

Your Privacy is important to us.

The International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI) – United Kingdom Branch (IAATI UK) is publishing these terms and conditions in order to demonstrate its firm commitment to privacy and compliance.

IAATI UK reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. If it is changed, the changes will be posted on the IAATI UK website www.iaati.org.uk so that you are always aware of the sort of information collected, how the information may be used, and under what circumstances it may be disclosed by IAATI UK.

If at any time IAATI UK is required by law to release information about you or your organisation, IAATI UK must cooperate fully.

What sort of information does IAATI UK collect?

The type of information that IAATI UK collects and holds includes (but is not limited to) personal information about:

  • Members’ official and preferred names, titles, private and business address details, telephone contact details both private and business, email address;
  • Members’ occupation, employer, skills, areas of practise, details of any branch disciplinary action;
  • Financial details including credit card numbers (re membership, seminar, merchandise payments), financial status of membership and details of Training Seminar attended.

How does IAATI UK collect your personal information

IAATI UK collects personal information about you in the following ways:

  • When you apply to become a member, register for a Training Seminar, request certain services or products, or otherwise contact or do business with IAATI UK.
  • Other personal information may be collected telephone calls, faxes, e-mails, letters sent by students, members and other contacts of IAATI UK and from renewal forms.

What happens if you do not provide the information?

If you do not provide the personal information required, you may not be able to become a member or you may not be able to receive the information or service you requested by the method you have requested.

How we use your personal information

We will use personal information we collect for the primary purpose for which it is collected and for such other secondary purposes that are related to the primary purpose and are reasonably expected, or for which consent has been given. For example, we may use the information you provide us to:

Process your membership application, process your membership renewal, update your details and profile information or fulfil an order or request for information.

  • Send you information on relevant IAATI services, training and events.
  • Send your membership renewal, APB magazine, voting papers or other information required under the Constitution or By-laws.
  • Communicate with you on any issues relevant to your membership or transactions with IAATI UK.

We may also use your personal information for purposes related or ancillary to the main reason we collect it, such as:

  • Internal accounting and administration
  • Regulatory reporting and compliance

If at any time you receive material that you do not wish to receive, please see “Correcting and Updating Your Personal Information” below.

Who does IAATI UK disclose personal information to?

  • IAATI UK will not disclose, sell, rent, trade or otherwise supply to third parties or to any unauthorised person any personal information obtained from you without your consent.
  • IAATI UK may disclose your name, title, employer, phone number, facsimile or email business to other IAATI members (including members of other IAATI Branches and Chapters) but not without your consent.
  • IAATI UK will provide only such information as is required to suppliers and business partners to enable a particular service to be fulfilled (eg distribution companies for the mailing of APB, Newsletter, Seminar coordinators, etc.)
  • The Association develops aggregate (i.e. not individual) reports, which incorporate some of the Information. The reports are for use by the IAATI UK to review statistics or analyse trends. However, these reports do not include any personally identifiable information.

How will IAATI UK keep your personal information secure?

IAATI UK protects any personal information that we hold about you from misuse and loss. We protect your privacy by restricting access to your personal information to those authorised office bearers who need it, either to process information or to provide you with services.

Your personal information may be stored in hardcopy documents, as electronic data, or in our software or systems. We maintain security over our paper and electronic data stores and premises.

IAATI UK will keep your information for as long as it is need to provide you with the products and services that you have requested from us. We will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify personal information when we no longer need it.

Correcting and updating your personal information.

If we have accurate personal information about you, it enables us to provide you with the best possible service. We take reasonable steps to ensure that your personal information is accurate, complete and up-to-date whenever we collect or use it. If you find that current personal information we hold about you is incorrect, incomplete or out of date please contact us immediately.

The Branch gives you the following options for accessing and modifying personal information previously provided:

  • You may gain access to personal information that IAATI UK has collected about you, by contacting the person named below. We will not charge you for responding to such a request.
  • You can change or update personal information via telephone, email or letter.
  • Each year members are invited to update their personal information when they renew their membership.

Membership Secretary – Brian Whittaker – 23 Hill Brow, Bearsted, Maidstone, Kent ME14 4AW Tel: 01622 736128 E-Mail: membership@iaati.org.uk

Your privacy when visiting the IAATI UK website

When you visit the website of IAATI UK (www.iaati.org.uk), we may make a record of your visit and record or log some or all of the following information for statistical purposes:

  • Your server or IP address (the name or number which uniquely identifies the computer through which you are connected to the Internet);
  • The address of the referring site;
  • The date and time of your visit;
  • Your top level domain name (eg .gov., .org., .uk, .com etc.)
  • The address of the pages access and the documents you downloaded;
  • The type of browser that you used.

No attempt will be made to identify individual users or their browsing activities except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect our Internet Service Provider’s logs.

Some web sites use ‘cookies’ to record information about an individual access to a site. 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.

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.

Please be aware that the ICO is 3rd party website and as such IAATI UK excepst no liability for the instructions given on this site.

Your email address will only be recorded if you send us a message. It will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it and it will not be added to a mailing list, nor disclosed, without your consent.

There are risks associated with the use of the Internet for the transmission of information . If we use electronic forms to collect information, we will provide you with optional alternative means of providing it, such as a mailing address or telephone contact number.


The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only.

The information is provided by IAATI UK and whilst we endeavour to keep the information up-to-date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information,  products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose.

Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of IAATI UK.

We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any link does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them. Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly.

However, IAATI UK takes no responsibility for and will not be liable for the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Content – Images

All original content and images that are on this web site are a consequence of our hard work and may not be reproduced for commercial purposes without permission.

However you can use our pictures but these must be accredited properly to this site and or the subject matter in the pictures.

We have either sought permission or have accredited all other pictures – however if you feel we have used your picture without permission or your picture is not accredited and you kindly gave permission for its use, please contact us.

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 us the web site owners or host.

Statements of personal opinion should not be mistaken for advocacy of a cause.

Copyright Notice

This website and its content is copyright of IAATI UK – © IAATI UK 2010. All rights reserved.  Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following: you may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only; you may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material; you may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

Contacting IAATI UK

If you have any questions or complaints about the contents of this page, please contact the relevant person.

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