Privacy and Cookie use Policy
(1) What information do we collect?
We do collect, store and use some or all of the following kinds of information:
(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) any other information that you choose to send to us
What is a Cookie?
A cookie (web cookie, or browser cookie) is a small file which is stored on your computer by a website when you visit. Only the website storing the cookie is able to retrieve it.The cookie enables the website to “remember” you during your visit or between visits to remember your preferences. Further information can be found about cookies on Wikipedia.
We use 2 main types of cookies, “session” and “persistent” cookies on the website. 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.
What Cookies do we use?
The following table identifies the cookies that we set:
|Google Analytics||Tracks website usage. Information received includes:||__utma|
|First Party Cookie|
|Comments Cookie||Reduce the risk of bots using the comments and contact forms||32 character random string||First Party Cookie|
Other ways your information may be tracked.
For more information on these cookies you should view the respective privacy polices for each of these sites:
If you are unhappy about cookies being set on your computer please use the following instructions to change your browsers’ cookie permissions.
(3) Using your personal data
We may use your personal information to:
(a) administer the website
(b) enable your use of the services available on the website
(c) provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user
(d) 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 licence 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.
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
(5) International data transfers
If you are in the European Economic Area (EEA), information which you provide may be transferred to countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the EEA.
In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available, via the internet, around the world.
You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.
(6) 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.
Data transmission over the internet is insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
(7) Policy amendments
(8) 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 currently fixed at £10.00.
(9) Third party websites
The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.
(10) Updating information
Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.