While Butterfly Conservation Dorset Branch do actively endeavour to ensure the accuracy of the contents of these pages, we cannot guarantee it, and opinions expressed by authors of individual pages do not necessarily reflect those of Butterfly Conservation.

We therefore do not accept any responsibility for losses or otherwise incurred by the reliance on the material contained on the site.

We virus-check our material before publication, but the responsibility remains with the viewer so that they have adequate anti-virus protection to ensure the safety of their computer equipment and data.

Data policy

Regarding butterfly or moth records sent in via hard copy, electronic means, or reported on-line, or by any other means:

By submitting information, you agree that it may be collated and disseminated manually or electronically, including via the Internet, for conservation, environmental decision-making, education, research and other public benefit uses in accordance with Butterfly Conservation’s data access policy. Names and contact details of data suppliers will be used for administration and verification purposes only. Your contact details will not be passed to other parties without the consent of the data supplier, whilst your name will form part of the record that is collated and disseminated in accordance with Butterfy Conservation’s privacy policy.

The policies of Butterfly Conservation (the national organisation) apply to us. If you wish to see details of:

  • Complaints Policy
  • Data Protection Policy
  • Our Fundraising Promise
  • Our Supporter Guarantee

Please see them at www.butterfly-conservation.org