We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of visitors to this website. This policy sets out how your personal information will be treated.
2. What information will be collected?
The following types of personal information may be collected, stored and used.
a) Information about your computer, your visits to this website and how you use this website. This may include information on; your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation;
b) Information relating to any transactions between us and you on/or in relation to this website;
c) Information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us;
d) Information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletter;
e) any other information that you may provide to us in relation to use of this website;
A cookie is a file that contains an identifier (e.g. a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.
We may use both “session” and “persistent” cookies on this website. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.
Session cookies can track how you navigate this website, prevent fraud and increase website security. Persistent cookies can allow this website to recognise you when you visit, and keep track of your preferences in relation to your use of this website.
Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, which some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. Such as in Internet Explorer (version 9) you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies may have a negative effect upon the usability of many websites.
4. Using your personal information
We may use your personal information to:
a) administer this website;
b) improve your browsing experience by personalising this website;
c) enable your use of the various services on this website;
d) send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
e) send you our newsletter and other communications relating to this website;
f) provide third parties with statistical information about users of this website. This information will not identify any individual user;
g) deal with any enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to this website;
h) verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of this website (including monitoring private messages sent through this website by users who are part of any user or discussion group established through this website;
Where you submit personal information for publication on this website, we will publish and use that information in accordance with the licence you grant us.
Your privacy settings will be set to limit the publication of your information on this website.
We will not without your consent provide your personal information to any third parties (e.g. for the purposes of direct marketing).
In addition we disclose your information:
a) to the extent that we are required to by law;
b) in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purpose of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
d) to the purchaser, or prospective purchaser, of any business or asset we are selling;
e) any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information, which in our reasonable opinion, such a court or authority would be reasonably be likely to order disclosure of that personal information.
6. International data transfers
Information which you provide may be transferred to countries (including the United States) which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area.
In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on this website will be published on the Internet and may be available, via the Internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.
You expressly agree to such transfers of personal nformation.
7. Security of your personal information
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or altercation of your personal information.
We will store all personal information you provide on our secure passwordd and firewall protected servers.
You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the Internet is inherently insecure and we cannot guarantee the security of data over the Internet.
If you are responsible for keeping any password or any log-in details to enter user, or member areas, of this website safe and confidential.
8. Policy amendments
9. Your Rights
You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. Provision of such information will be subject to:
a) the payment of a fee (currently set at GBP 10); and
b) the supply of appropriate evidence to your identity. We will accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a Solicitor, Doctor or Bank Manager plus an original copy of a recent utility bill showing your current address.
We may withhold personal information to the extent permitted by law.
10. Third Party websites
This website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.
11. Updating information
Please let us know if information we hold on you needs to be corrected or updated.
We can be contacted by email: firstname.lastname@example.org