The following policy statements are on this page:

© Crown copyright 2009

The material featured on this website is subject to Crown copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. You may re-use the Crown copyright protected material (not including the Royal Arms and other departmental or agency logos) free of charge in any format for non-commercial research, private study or internal circulation within your organisation. The material must be acknowledged as Crown copyright and you must give the title of the source document/publication.

For any other proposed use of the material please apply for a Click-Use Licence for core material from the Office of Public Sector Information:

Office of Public Sector Information,
Information Policy Team,
St Clements House
2-16 ColegateNorwich
Fax: 01603 723000

For further information on Crown copyright policy and licensing arrangements, see the guidance featured on the Link to external site OPSI website.

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Links to other websites

Please note that the Office of the Public Guardian takes no responsibility for the content of any of the external websites we link to from this website.

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Links from other websites to the Office of the Public Guardian website

We encourage you to add links to the Office of the Public Guardian website, however please ensure you comply with the conditions below:

  • The link to us must not imply explicitly by description or implicitly by location of the link or logo on the page that the services/products/etc your organisation supplies are endorsed by the Office of the Public Guardian;
  • If you use the Office of the Public Guardian logo it must be used unamended - it must not be edited;
  • If you use the logo you must always include an alt tag;
  • If the logo itself is used as a hyperlink, it must only link to the Office of the Public Guardian home page - ;
  • The link to the Office of the Public Guardian site must not load the page into frames - the page must load into the user's entire window.

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Data Protection Act 1998 - Fair collection notice

Any personal information provided to the Office of the Public Guardian will be processed in accordance with current data protection legislation.

The information you provide us with may be shared with other organisations such as, other government departments, financial and social care organisations. At any time, you may ask for further details as to how we process and share your information.

Under data protection legislation you may ask for a copy of the personal information we hold about you, for this there may be a small charge. You may also request that we amend any inaccurate data we hold about you. To do so please contact us.

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While the information contained in this site is believed to be correct at the time of publishing, the Office of the Public Guardian does not accept liability for any errors it may contain.

All information and guidance produced by 3rd parties and published in this site has been produced with the full consent of the 3rd party.

The Office of the Public Guardian does not provide legal advice to Deputies, Attorneys, Donors or any other person, and recommends that you consider seeking your own independent legal advice.

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