(1) We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy
sets out how we will treat your personal information.
(2) What information do we collect?
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
(a) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website
(including [your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version,
operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, and website
(b) information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us (c)
information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website
services, email notifications and/or newsletters;
(d) any other information that you choose to send to us;
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 “session” cookies on the website. We
will use the session cookies to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the website;
Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser.
We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics
generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies,
which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our
website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this
http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html. Most browsers allow you to reject all
cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For
example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet
Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.
Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many
(4) Using your personal information
Personal information submitted to us via this website will be used for the purposes
We may use your personal information to:
(a) administer the website;
(b) improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;
(c) send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;
(d) send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
(e) 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.
We may disclose information about you to any of our employees insofar as
we may disclose your personal information:
(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);
(d) to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we
are (or are contemplating) selling; and
(e) to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other
competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our
reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order
disclosure of that personal information.
(7) Security of your personal information
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 information will be stores in an Advanced Encryption
Standard (AES) encrypted database accessible by no more than two nominated
employees. The AES specifies a Federal information Processing Standards (FIPS) -
approved cryptographic algorithm that can be used to protect electronic data.
Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot
guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
(8) Policy amendments
website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any
(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 fixed at £10.00); and
(b) the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will
usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an
original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).
We may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law.
You may instruct us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes
by email at any time. In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance
to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide
you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal information for
(11) Updating information
Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be
corrected or updated.
information, please contact us