Disclaimer & Privacy

Newton Mearns is committed to protecting the privacy of its website users and the overall integrity of the internet. We are disclosing any issues related to privacy in the collection of personally identifiable information from users of our website.

Newton Mearns complies with data protection legislation. This legislation regulates the processing of your personal data and gives you rights in respect of any information relating to you.

We will not provide or sell your details to third parties unless you have specifically agreed that we can, in order that these advertisers and/or third parties can offer you information, goods and services that may be of interest to you.

We collect information through you supplying your contact details. This information is used to contact you in relation to any enquiry you have made and for relevant future mailings (either by post or email).

We are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of Web sites to which Newton Mearns link.

Armchair advice use "cookies" to personalise your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is stored in your computer's memory temporarily - a session cookie or placed on your hard drive - a persistent cookie, by a web page server. Cookies are specifically assigned to you and your PC. They can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. If you return to the Newton Mearns website, cookies allow us to retrieve the information you previously provided. For example, in the forum this would allow us to retrieve your username. You can set your computer not to accept cookies but this may impact on your usability and enjoyment of the website.

Disclaimer - Forum guidelines

The Newton Mearns forums are open to anyone with interest in or experience of job loss. Users are allowed to freely (without charge) read or contribute to these forums. However, we request that all users read and adhere to these published guidelines.

Whilst every effort is made to ensure that contributors stay within our published guidelines, Newton Mearns cannot be held responsible for any content posted by a contributor to this forum. Newton Mearns accepts no liability for the results of following advice or information given by any person who posts on this forum; the forum members or the general public. Anyone acting upon advice or information given on this forum does so entirely at their own risk. The opinions expressed by forum users are not necessarily those of Newton Mearns.

Newton Mearns Guidelines

What is the forum for?

The Newton Mearns forum is a place where you can ask any question relating to job loss and receive advice, support and guidance from others who have experience of job loss.

Who can use this forum?

Anyone. It will be especially relevant if you have recently lost your job through redundancy or dismissal.

Are there any rules?

Yes, but they are simple. Respect other forum users, don't be aggressive and don't use bad language. Posts deemed offensive, inappropriate or libellous will be deleted and may result in further action being taken by Newton Mearns which may mean you have limited future use of the forum. If you post porn, spam or advertisements they will be deleted.