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:
- information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website, such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views
- information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website
- information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us (including your name, username, password and email address)
- information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters
- any other information that you choose to send to us.
If you don't want Google Analytics to track your website usage you can install a browser plugin: Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
This website sets a session cookie that is used to monitor visitor numbers and mange the session for logged in users. It is also used to remember your preferences for font size and text colour. This cookie is discarded when you leave the site.
Google Analytics also sets a number of cookies that are used to collect anonymous usage statistics: Cookies set by Google Analytics.
By using this website you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your computer.
You can change your browser settings to block cookies. However, you may find that this has a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. In the case of this site it will mean that you will not be able to use the accessibility settings to change the font size and text colour.
Using your personal data
We may use your personal information to:
administer the website
improve your browsing experience by personalising the website
enable your use of the services available on the website
send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications
send you email notifications which you have specifically requested
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
- deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website.
to the extent that we are required to do so by law
in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings
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).
Security of your personal data
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. 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.
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 (currently fixed at £25.00).
You may instruct us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes via our contact form 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.
Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.