Privacy Policy

Terms & Cookies Policy

At we aim to provide you with a high quality news and information service about air quality and emissions. To help protect our hard work and our business activities we provide this service to you under the following terms and conditions which, by your use of this site, you are deemed to accept. (See below for our policy on Cookies)


We always welcome feedback on any of our news items, information or other activities. Please send an email to and we will aim to reply to your comment within five working days. We also try to give advice in response to enquiries wherever possible although this make take at least a week to do.


All material on this website is the copyright of which is part of the Environment Media Group Ltd save from where permission has been sought by us from others. All rights are reserved and owned by or the material is included with the permission of the owner of the rights.

Reproduction of this website in whole or in part, in any form or medium, without the express written permission of ltd is prohibited. Use of this website is subject to our legal terms and conditions shown below. Should you believe there has been a breach of these terms and conditions, please email us at


We always aim to ensure that the information on this site is accurate and complete. However, we do not accept any liability arising from any inaccuracy or omission in the information provided and we advise you to verify the accuracy of any information and take appropriate professional advice before relying on it. If you believe any of the information to be inaccurate please contact us at or in urgent situation please call our switchboard on Tel: 020 7633 4500.


On this site you are offered links to other sites which may be of interest. These could be on an information basis with regards to information or on a commercial basis. does not accept any responsibility for the content of these sites.

We welcome links to and request you to notify us of such links. But, please note content cannot be reproduced without our express permission.


By using this site we request that you accept the use of some cookies. A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are.

A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.

Two types of cookies are used on this website:

Session Cookies which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site

Persistent cookies. These remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie). Cookies can help a website to arrange content to match your preferred interests more quickly. Most major websites use cookies.

How we use Cookies on our Site and what Information we collect:

Session Cookies

  • To allow you to carry information across pages of our site and avoid having to re-enter information.
  • To see which parts of the site are proving of interest and from which area you are visiting.

Persistent Cookies

  • To help us recognise you as a unique visitor (just a number) when you return to our website and to allow us to tailor content or advertisements to match your preferred interests or to avoid showing you the same adverts repeatedly.
  • To compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use our site and to help us improve the structure of our website. We cannot identify you personally in this way.

Third Party Cookies

Third parties serve cookies via this site. These are or may be used for the following purposes:

  • To count the number of anonymous users of our site.

Disabling/Enabling Cookies

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled.


We collect personal data, only with your consent, such as the details offered when signing up to receive the weekly newsletter.

We will only use your personal data where we have a legal ground to do so, for example where your consent has been provided. You can withdraw your consent at any time.

Sometimes our site may contain links to third party sites and services. These sites and services have their own privacy policies. If you follow a link to a third party, you should read the privacy policy shown on their site.

Mail monitor

To provide for monitoring and avoidance of any abuse of a copy of basic information about the sending of news stories from is generated. This information is confidential and comes under the terms of the Data Protection Act.

The use of this site activity is also monitored as an indicator of the volume of users of