Welcome to the Wise on Waste site. Here are some general guidelines to help make sure everyone gets the best out of the site:
Comments should generate thoughtful, civil conversations
Try to back up any strong opinions or assertions with facts and or insightful rationale
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Do respect other peoples' views
Do stay on theme and be relevant to the debate
Do be honest – we want to hear both the good and the bad
Do be responsible in your comments – think about how your comments will effect others and remember children use the site
Do be patient – respect other's abilities
Do write in English – it’s important to make sure that everyone can understand the debate
Don't be afraid to take part in the discussion
Don't be abusive – personal insults will not be tolerated
Don't use bad language or offensive content – if you are not sure then don't post it!
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Don't reveal any personal information about yourself or about other people
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General safety advice
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Please remember to be cautious when agreeing to meet people from the website – they may not be who they say they are.
Please take a moment to read the Internet Safety Guidelines provided by Directgov.
About the law
You may not submit any defamatory or illegal material of any nature in wiseonwaste.co.uk. This includes text, graphics, video, programs or audio.
Contributing material with the intention of committing or promoting an illegal act is strictly prohibited.
If you fail to abide by Wise on Waste terms and conditions, you will be sent an email that informs you why your contribution has been rejected and / or why your account has been suspended / deleted.
If you post or send offensive or inappropriate content anywhere on or to wiseonwaste.co.uk then we may notify relevant third parties about your content. We reserve the right to delete any contribution, or take action against any account, at any time, for any reason and without notice.
The views expressed in wiseonwaste.org.uk are those of members of the public.
These terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.
Data Protection Statement
This statement covers the personal data you give us when you register to use the service.
Your personal data you give us on the registration form will be held and used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Information on the Act can be found here: Data Protection Guide.