1.    Introduction

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of visitors to this website. This policy sets out how your personal information will be treated.

This website uses cookies – see our separate policy on cookies . You will be asked to consent to the use of cookies as set out in this policy when you first visit this website.

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;

Before you disclose to us personal information on another person, you must that person’s consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy policy.

3.    Cookies

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.

This website uses Google analytics to analyse use of this website. Google analytics generates statistical and other information about use of this website by using cookes, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated is used to create reports on how this website is used. Google stores this information and a copy of their privacy policy is available at http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html

We publish Google AdSense internet based advertisements on this website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. Google will track your behaviour on this website and on other websites across the web using the DART cookie. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google Ads Preference Manager available at http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/ You can opt of the AdSense partner network cookie at http://google.com/privacy/ads/ or by using the Network Advertising Initiative (NAIs) multi cookie opt out mechanism at http://www.networkadvertising.org_out.asp/ These opt out mechanisms use cookies and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt out is maintained you should use the Google browser plug in available at http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin/

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

Personal information submitted to us via this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.

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).

5.    Disclosures

We may disclose your personal information  to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or sub-contractors if it is considerd reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy.

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.

As already stated in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

6.   International data transfers

Information that we collect for this website may be stored, processed and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

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

We may update this privacy policy from time to time by posting a new version on this website. You should check the page occasionally to note any changes.

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.

12.   Contact

We can be contacted by email: admin@arsenalwatch.com