TCA Website Terms and Conditions 

Access to, and use of, this website and its contents is subject to the following Terms and Conditions of Use. By accessing and using this Website by any means, you accept and agree to these Terms and Conditions without any qualification or limitation.

You may view this Website, copy and store information and/or print pages from it for your own personal use.

You may NOT extract information from the website or its contents by any means for commercial purposes without prior written permission. You may request such permission from the Editor by using the “Contact Us” facility. Every such request will be judged in its individual merits.

You may not use the likeness, names and/or other properties of people mentioned on this Website without their express prior permission in writing, which may be obtained via the Editor

You must not send any material to the Website that is unlawful, untrue, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or which infringes the intellectual property rights of any third party or that could constitute or encourage a violation of the laws of the United Kingdom. Any attempt to do so will be referred to the relevant authorities.

You will not attempt to decode, extract, reverse engineer or modify any of the software , program coding or information that comprises this Website.

You must not make excessive demands for bandwidth nor do anything which may affect the ability of other people to use this Website.


By using this Website, you agree to indemnify all members of the TON Class Association from all claims, costs, proceedings, losses, damages and expenses arising out of any breach of these Terms and Conditions by you, or through your fault, negligence or breach of statutory duty, including claims for infringement of intellectual property rights, libel or defamation relating to any materials or communication that you may send to this website.

We take great care to try to ensure that the information displayed on this website is accurate and truthful but the risk of errors and inaccuracies cannot be ignored. Therefore you use this Website at your own risk.

The TON Class Association shall not be responsible or liable any damages due to statements , errors or omissions, content infringing the rights of any third party or viruses that may be transmitted to your computer occasioned by linking to any other website.


Most of the material displayed on this Website is in the Public Domaine, although some information has been contributed from the personal archives of members of the TON Class Association and all narrative has been subjected to Editorial scrutiny.

Copyright in the assemblage of these materials on this Website is claimed by the TON Class Association.

If we discover that you have used our copyright materials, we may bring legal proceedings against you to stop you using those materials. You may also be ordered to pay legal costs.

If you become aware of any use of copyright materials that may contravene, the above Terms and Conditions or if you become aware of any material on this Website that you believe may infringe your own or any other person’s copyright, you should report this to the Editor without delay.

These terms and conditions are effective from 23/9/20 written by PJD

TCA Privacy Policy

The TON Class Association is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. If 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.

Applicable legislation

This website is designed to comply with the following national and international legislation with regards to data protection and user privacy:

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including address, email address, phone number
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

We do not process sensitive information. 

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:

  • To respond to an enquiry.
  • To deliver and facilitate our services.
  • To send administrative information to you. 
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Contact forms

Our website contains information that enables a quick and direct electronic contact to us either by e-mail or via a contact form. Should you use our contact form, the data entered is stored within the website Content Management System (CMS) for a maximum of 12 months. The content of the form is also collated into an email and sent to us over the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) protected by SSL, meaning it is encrypted went sent across the internet and then decrypted once received by our computers and devices. This information is for our use only and not given to any 3rd parties.

The data entered/collected is also sometimes sent via the same SMTP system to a member of Spi-des-ign web & Graphic Solutions Ltd, to ensure the system is working correctly. Our web developer/maintenance/hosting company also have access to the CMS and this information but do not have permission to use/distribute or contact you by any means. They are bound by confidentiality through Data Protection Act 1998 and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR 2018).

Pseudonymisation is a recent requirement of the GDPR which many web application developers are currently working to fully implement. We are committed to keeping it as a high priority and will implement it on this website as soon as we are able to.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used 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.

Third Party Data Processors

We use a number of third parties to process personal data on our behalf. These third parties have been carefully chosen and all of them comply with the legislation set out in section “Applicable legislation”.

Google Services including Analytics

We use various Google services on our site including Analytics (GA) on our site to track user interaction. The information collected is for our own use to interpret and better understand how people use our website. No information personally identifies you to us, GA records your IP address, which could be used to personally identify you but Google do not grant us access to this data. Disabling cookies will prevent GA from tracking your visit. Other Google services we use include; AdWords, AdSense,  Search Console, Youtube, Maps API and Google My Business. 

For more details visit Google’s Privacy Policy &

Facebook/Meta Tracking Pixel

With your permission, our website utilises the Conversion Tracking Pixel service of Facebook Inc. This tool allows us to follow the actions of users after they are redirected to a provider's website by clicking on a Facebook advertisement. We are thus able to record the efficacy of Facebook advertisements for statistical and market research purposes. The collected data remain anonymous. This means that we cannot see the personal data of any individual user. However, the collected data are saved and processed by Facebook. We are informing you on this matter according to our information at this time. Facebook is able to connect the data with your Facebook account and use the data for their own advertising purposes, in accordance with Facebook's Data Use Policy found under: Facebook Conversion Tracking also allows Facebook and its partners to show you advertisements on and outside Facebook In addition, a cookie will be saved onto your computer for these purposes.

Please click here if you would like to revoke your permission:

Website Hosting/Server

This website is hosted on our reseller account with Stable Host, full information about the company can be found by clicking the link. All information between the website server and your browser is encrypted and delivered by HTTPS over SSL.

To view Stable Host’s Privacy policy go to


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Data breaches

In the case of a personal data breach of this website’s database or the database(s) of any of our third party data processors, we will notify all relevant persons and authorities within 72 hours after having become aware of it, if it is apparent that personal data stored in an identifiable manner has been stolen.

About Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. 

Please find the links on how to make changes to your cookie settings on the various browsers available: 

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 2018  and EU General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR). A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact us.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address.

We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 2018, other data protection laws applicable in Member states of the European Union and other provisions related to data protection is:


TON Class Association

39 Anderson Close

Needham Market



Phone: UK +441449 721 235



Data Protection Officer: Peter Down


Any proposed future change to this privacy policy will first be discussed, and have to be approved, by the Committee of the TON Class Association and will be promulgated to all Members via our magazine TON Talk prior to implementation

This Privacy Policy is effective from 1st March 2022.