Privacy Policy


At Somerset Ornithological Society we are committed to respecting and protecting your online privacy. We have established this Online Privacy Policy in order for you to understand our policies with regard to your personal information.

Gathering and Use of Information

Somerset Ornithological Society will only collect your personal information when you voluntarily sign-up for a membership account in order to access certain areas of our site, or when you sign-up for Society Membership. Access to our web site is generally unrestricted, and you may browse it anonymously. Such information will be retained by the Society only as long as you are a member of this site or a paid-up Member of the Society.

Information we collect from you will never be sold, rented, or shared with third-parties.


Our website utilizes “cookies”. A “cookie” is a small text file that permits us to recognize your browser in order to customize your experience, or permit you to access restricted areas. Cookies do not contain personal information. You can disable cookies using the controls on this page but this will adversely affect website performance and may mean you cannot use some of the website features or access certain areas.

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Your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address is usually associated with the place from which you enter the Internet, like your Internet Service Provider, your company or your university. We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, gather broad demographic information, and administer our Web site.

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