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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.

(1) What information do we collect?

We may collect, store and use for the purpose of monitoring website use the following kinds of technical data: information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your computer's IP address, its geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views). This information-gathering is automated by website-monitoring software and is statistical information that is not identified with individual visitors to our website.

(2) Cookies

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 your computer whilst you navigate the website. We will use the persistent cookies to: enable our website to recognise your computer 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 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 information. Google's privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept 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.) This will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

As per European Union law effective in the United Kingdom as of 26 May 2012, we have implemented a dedicated "cookie policy” separate from this privacy policy. Our cookie policy has its own menu item on this website, which links to our Cookie Policy document; this document explains cookies and how this website uses cookies in more detail.

(3) 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.

(4) Third party websites

The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy or other policies or practices of third-party websites.

(5) Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of data gathered during visits to our website, please write to us by email via our contact page.

 

This privacy policy is based on a precedent available at Website Contracts and Website Law