Cookies & Privacy

Cookie Policy

We are committed to protecting your rights during your time on this website. We make use of cookies in order to enhance your visit to our website. By accessing this website, you are consenting to the way information is collected and used, as described within this policy document. If you are not happy with this, then you should: a) not use this website; b) set your browser to ‘private’ mode; or c) delete any cookies created as a result of your visit.

We use several different types of cookie on this site. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.

We may use Google Analytics on some or all pages of this website, so that we can access anonymous usage data in order that we can enhance the visitor experience. This data cannot be used to identify who you are. You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/privacyoverview.html. We may also use third party cookies to faciliate social media sharing by you of our content, namely via platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Google+ (and any other platforms we may choose). You should consult the individual platform’s cookie policy for information about how they may use your personal data.

 

Privacy Policy

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors. This policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.

What information do we collect?

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:

(a)    information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views);

(b)    information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of our goods or services;

(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 newsletters;

(e)    any other information that you choose to send to us

 

Your personal data

Personal data submitted on 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 the website;

(b)    improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;

(c)    enable your use of the services available on the website;

(d)    send to you goods purchased via the website, and supply to you services purchased via the website;

(e)    send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you;

(f)    send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;

(g)    send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;

(h)    send to you marketing communications relating to our which we think may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);

(i)    provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;

(j)    deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website

Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.

We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

 

Disclosures

We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy.

In addition, we may disclose information about you:

(a)    to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

(b)    in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;

(c)    in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk); and

(d)    to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling.

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

 

Security of your personal data

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall- protected) servers.  All electronic transactions you make to or receive from us will be encrypted using SSL technology.

Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

You are responsible for keeping any passwords and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password.

 

Policy amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website.  You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.

We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.

 

Your rights

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you.  Provision of such information may be subject to the payment of a fee.

You may instruct us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes by email at any time.  (In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal data for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal data for marketing purposes.)

 

Third party websites

The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

 

Updating information

Please let us know if any personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.