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Privacy Policy

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.
Our website uses cookies. By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.
 
(1) What information do we collect?
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
(a) information about your computer and 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 navigation);
(b) information that you provide to us to subscribe to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters;
(c) any other information that you choose to send to us
 
(2) Cookies
A cookie consists of a piece of text sent by a web server to a web browser and stored by the browser. The information is 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 use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on the website. We will use the session cookies to keep track of you while navigating 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.
We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use using cookies, which are stored on the users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.
Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, while some 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, harm the usability of many websites.
 
(3) Using your personal information
Personal information submitted to us via our website is used for the purposes described 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 you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;
(e) send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
(f) provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information is not used to identify any individual user;
(g) deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website.
 
Without your express consent, we will not provide your personal information to any third parties for direct marketing.
 
(4) Disclosures
We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy.
In addition, 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) to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
Except for this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.
 
(5) International data transfers
Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate to enable us to use the information per this privacy policy.
The information which you provide may be transferred to countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area.
You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.
 
(6) Security of your personal information
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.
 
(7) 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.
 
(8) 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. In practice, you will either agree to the use of your personal information, or we will offer you the opportunity to opt-out of using your data for marketing purposes.
 
(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.
 
(11) Contact
If you have questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal information, please email or write to us by post. Details on the contact page.
 
(12) Data controller
Stuart Vaughan is the data controller responsible for the information collected on this website.

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