Terms and Conditions of Website Usage

Welcome to our website. 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 the relationship between you and learnabout-electronics.org in relation to this website. The term "this site " refers to "learnabout-electronics.org". The term "learnabout-electronics.org" or "us " or "we " refers to the owner of the website whose contact address is webmaster@learnabout-electronics.org . 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.

Certain elements of The Site may contain material submitted by users.

www.learnabout-electronics.org accepts no responsibility for the content, accuracy, and conformity to applicable laws of such material.

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 rise to a claim for damages against the user 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 not create a link to this website from another website or document without prior written consent from "learnabout-electronics.org"

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.


The information is provided by "learnabout-electronics.org" 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. The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only, it does not constitute advice and should not be relied upon in making (or refraining from making) any decision. Any content on this site should not be interpreted as advice on any specific action or intended action. 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 "learnabout-electronics.org". We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links 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, "learnabout-electronics.org" takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

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Whilst great care is taken to ensure accuracy, no responsibility can be accepted for errors or inaccuracies in the information provided, but do please email me using our contact page if you notify us of any errors or omissions, they will be corrected or removed as quickly as possible.

Copyright Notice

This website and its content is copyright of "learnabout-electronics.org"

© "learnabout-electronics.org" 2005. 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, those complete files designated as "Downloads" from this website, or extracts from information on this website, in either case such downloads or copying must be 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.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how "learnabout-electronics.org" uses and protects any information that you give "learnabout-electronics.org" when you use this website.

"learnabout-electronics.org" is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

"learnabout-electronics.org" may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy replaces that published on 11th April 2007and is effective from 9th June 2012.

What we collect.

We may collect the following information:

Name and job title.

Contact information including email address.

Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers.

What we do with the information we gather.

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

Internal record keeping.

We may use the information to improve our products and services.

We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

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Many users send comments to either compliment or query various aspects of the site. Where such comments or queries may be considered helpful to other users of the site, these may from time to time be posted on this site, unless you tell us you'd rather the information is not displayed, by including this information in the message text on the contact form. Where such information is used, on the site we will normally credit you by first name, or by initials only. We will never show your email address.

Cookies Policy

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A cookie is a small piece of information automatically sent from a website to your browser for storage on your computer. The cookies should not harm you or your computer, many websites us them in one way or another, usually to track vistor information.

Learnabout-electronics does not itself use cookies on this website, but like many websites, it does include elements that may use cookies, or links to third party sites who may also use cookies, these include services used by learnabout-electronics, to provide anonymous statistical information on visitor numbers and (approximate) locations.

Visitor Statistics and Cookies

Statistical information is provided by ClustrMaps, which is a geographical hit counter widget that shows the locations of visitors to the site. It does not require users to click on the page, just viewing is sufficient. ClustrMaps then provides a thumbnail map and lists of recent user locations that may be viewed by clicking on the map. The ClustrMaps privacy and cookie policies can be viewed at http://www.clustrmaps.com/legal.htm.

Site analytics are also provided to Learnabout-electronics by our web hosting company 1&1.co.uk whose cookie policy is available here.

The Learnabout-electronics site also uses affiliate schemes such as Google Adsense, which provides advertisements targeted to users interests, locations, or browsing history. Google's privacy policy is available at www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

Advertising company cookies

The advertisements provided by Google, link to third-party advertising companies whose advertising fees, collected by Google whenever you click on an advertisement, are shared with Learnabout-electronics. The revenue from these ads also helps fund the Learnabout-electronics the site to provide the information at no cost to you.

Google, and the companies advertising via its service may use anonymous aggregated information that does not include personal information such as your name, address, email address or telephone number, relating to your visits to this and other websites in order to provide adverts about goods and services that are relevant to you.

This is called 'behavioural advertising' and tools are available to allow you to opt out of the tracking processes used to automatically collect information used by these companies, see www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp (although this does not prevent the ads being displayed).


Learnabout-electronics also provides a number of links to web sites operated by commercial electronics companies. These links are provided because they provide relevant information to topics being discussed on particular pages. Learnabout-electronics does not have any affiliation with these companies, we do not necessarily recommend any of the commercial products associated with such links and does not receive any financial benefit from these links. If you have any concerns about cookies or privacy involved in visiting sites linked to by Learnabout-electronics, you are encouraged to visit their individual privacy statements, and/or use one of the plug-in cookie control tools mentioned in this statement.

Controlling cookies

Tools are also available that allow you to see instant information on your browser toolbar about which cookies from which organisations are downloaded when you visit any web page (including Learnabout-electronics). By downloading and installing the free Ghostery plug-in for the browser you use from www.ghostery.com. It instantly informs you of the various organisations that are placing cookies on your computer, and what they use their cookies for. It also provides an option to block cookies from any particular source. Just remember that cookies are an important method in funding the web and providing helpful feedback to website providers and, after reading the information provided by Ghostery, consider what you may gain or lose by blocking any particular cookie or cookies.

Deleting cookies

If you have any concerns about cookies being stored on your computer (they are often designed to stay on your computer even after you have switched it off) for a period of hours, weeks or months, so that the information they have recorded about your preferences etc. is available the next time you return to a particular site. At Learnabout-electronics we cannot ensure that no harm will be caused by using, or linking to any of the sites linked from this web site, however, if you have any concerns about your privacy and cookies on Learnabout- electronics, here is what you should do:

Close Learnabout-electronics and use your browser tools to delete any downloaded cookies, then reject any further cookies when browsing in future. Each different browser has a set of tools to control cookie use. They can usually be found on the browser toolbar under such headings as Tools or Options, where options can be found to clear browsing history or recent history. If in doubt consult the browser’s Help section. You can find more advice on how to delete cookies from your computer using various browsers at www.aboutcookies.org


Links to other websites.

This website may contain links to enable you to easily visit other websites of interest. However, if you choose to use these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question. You should also be aware of the possibilities that the site you are visiting may use cookies and know your rights to control cookies, and the methods avilable to do so as described in our Cookies policy desribed above.

Controlling your personal information.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or we are required by law.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please e-mail webmaster at learnabout.online@gmail.com.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

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