Legal Notices

Copyright policy

All articles on this website are the copyright of the respective authors. The Orator has obtained written permission by the authors of each and every article to publish the full content of their articles on this website.

Images presented nearby to articles are not the property of the Orator, nor of the authors of articles unless otherwise stated. All images used on this site are used in accordance with their creative commons licences. Some images are not creative commons images, but rather are the copyright of a particular person. All such images are shown on the site either because the Orator has obtained written permission to publish them on this website, or in accordance to copyright law in the England and Wales. Where appropriate, credit is given below an image to the copyright holder of that image.

Privacy Policy

When subscribing to receive emails from The Orator, you are providing your email address, or your email address and full name. Other information (such as your IP address) may be collected, however this is not done by The Orator. All information submitted through the subscription form and collected through the email subscription service is collected by and sent directly to The Rocket Science Group LLC. They may use, collect, store or share your information in accordance to their privacy policy. We may have access to some of your information, but we ourselves do not collect it, store it or share it. We may use the information collected by The Rocket Science Group LLC cumulatively in order to improve email performance and engagement, but do not access individual users’ information.

When commenting on articles, you may submit your email address, username and password. Your IP address is also collected. This information is not handled by The Orator. This information is collected and used by Disqus, Inc. Disqus use your information in accordance to their privacy policy. We have access to your (individual) Disqus username, IP address and email address, which is stored by Disqus, but we ourselves do not collect it, store it or share it. This information is used by us to identify serial offenders who have been banned from commenting on this site because their comments were inappropriate, in order to block them from commenting on our website again and to safeguard our users from inappropriate content that such offenders may wish to publish on our site.

Any personal information provided will not be passed onto any third party unless otherwise stated above (other than the contractors working on our behalf, as stated above) except:

  1. If we believe that you may have committed a crime. In such circumstances, we will pass this information onto the local police service or other relevant law enforcement agencies.
  2. If we are required to do so by law.

Cookies

This website may use cookies in order to collect anonymous usage data about how you use the site. Google Analytics is used by this site to collect anonymous usage data. This data includes your IP address, operating system, internet service provider, load time, among other data, a full list is available through reading Google’s privacy policy. This data is anonymous and our cookies do not collect individual users’ information in a way that means that your information is individually identifiable to us. Google Inc collect your information in accordance to their privacy policy. We use this cumulative data in order to improve engagement to our website. Total number of views for different pages on the website is shared among our writers and may be shared publicly. Any personal information provided, other than total number of views, will not be passed onto any third party unless otherwise stated above (other than the contractors working on our behalf, as stated above) except:

  1. If we believe that you may have committed a crime. In such circumstances, we will pass this information onto the local police service or other relevant law enforcement agencies.
  2. If we are required to do so by law.

Advertising networks that display adverts on this website, which includes Google Inc, use cookies to improve engagement with their adverts. We have no access to the information they collect. To find out about how to opt-out of the Google advertising network’s cookies, visit their page about cookies that they use in advertising.

Social networks that you interact with, such as Facebook, use cookies.

  1. To find out more about how Facebook use your information, read their privacy policy.
  2. To find out more about how Twitter use your information, read their privacy policy.
  3. To find out more about how Pinterest use your information, read their privacy policy.

We do not have access to the information they collect.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about how we use cookies, or about our privacy policy, you can ask us directly by emailing us at accountservices@the-orator.co.uk and we will address your concerns.