Your privacy is important
We are committed to safekeeping the privacy of our website visitors; this policy explains how we will treat your personal information.
1) 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;
Cookies are in use on our website. A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information 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" cookies and "persistent" cookies on the website. We will use the session cookies to keep track of you whilst you navigate the website. We will use the persistent cookies to enable our website to recognise you when you visit. Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.
3) What kinds of cookies do we use?
There are many different types of cookies:
- Third Party Cookies: These cookies are used to share information with third parties such as social media platforms.
- Session Cookies: These cookies remain active on your user’s browser until closed.
- Persistent Cookies: A user’s browser stores these cookies for a specific amount of time before the cookies expire. These are used to perform functions such as keeping a user logged in or for web analytics purposes.
- Secure or HTTP-only Cookies: These cookies help prevent malicious cross-site attacks.
4) Using your personal data
We may use your personal information to:
(a) administer the website;
(b) improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;
(c) enable your hiring the services available on 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 our newsletter and other marketing communications relating to our business 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;
We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.
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.
6) International data transfers
7) 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 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 your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password.
8) Policy amendments
9) Your rights
You may instruct us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes by email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.)
10) Third party websites
The 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 the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
12) Google and Bing specific
Google Analytics and Google and Bing Ads tracking features have been implemented.
We use the Google Analytics cookie on this website. If you wish to prevent your data being used by Google Analytics please visit Google Analytics opt-outs for the web at Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
You can opt out of tailored internet-based advertising for example via the NAI's consumer opt out, or if you have a Google account you can adjust your Ad Settings preferences. However, neither of these options block adverts completely.
There are many options available to individuals to block all advertising, for example, you can do this by changing your specific browser settings or using adblocking extensions such as AdBlock Plus for Firefox, or installing anti-virus software with adblocking capabilities.