Updated 23rd May 2018

Privacy Policy

Cookies

We may gather information about your computer with the use of cookie files. A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual, tailoring operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

All computers have the ability to automatically accept or decline cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which determines how to deal with cookies.

If you want to know more visit this website: http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk

Cookie Data
Depending on how you’re accessing our website, we may use “cookies” (small text files sent by your computer each time you visit our website, unique to your computer or your browser) or similar technologies to record log data. When we use cookies, we may use “session” cookies (that last until you close your browser) or “persistent” cookies (that last until you or your browser deletes them). For example, we may use cookies to store your previous visits, preferences or other settings so you don‘t have to set them up every time you visit this website. Some of the cookies we use are associated with this website (including personal information about you, such as the email address you gave us) and other cookies are not.

In addition to log data, we may also collect information about the device you’re using, including what type of device it is, what operating system you’re using, device settings, unique device identifiers and crash data. Whether we collect some or all of this information often depends on what type of device you’re using and its settings. For example, different types of information are available depending on whether you’re using a Mac or a PC, or an iPhone or Android phone. To learn more about what information your device makes available to us, please also check the policies of your device manufacturer or software provider.

Other online systems such as: social media, website plug-ins and function providers may well use cookies and collect user data. These providers / companies will have their own control systems and policies, and they should be consulted directly. Please get in touch if you have any questions regarding these and we will do our best to satisfy your queries.

Google Analytics
This website makes use of Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer to help analyse the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is transmitted to a server by Google in the U.S. and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other website activity and internet related services. In addition, Google may also transfer this information to third parties unless required by law or if third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by changing the settings on your browser, we would point out, however, that you can use in this case not all the features of this website. By using this site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner described and for the aforementioned purpose.

Transparency of Storage
We only hold any of your data for reasons that will support: email communication, newsletter publication, Google Analytics and Social media purposes. We hold your information on third party systems that will be situated outside of the EU.

Policy Changes
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it. We will also maintain our adherence to current and future policy requirements. Please get in touch with us if you require any further clarification.

Notice of Breach of Security
If a security breach causes an unauthorised intrusion into our system that materially affects you, then we will notify you as soon as possible and later report the action we took in response.

Access to Information
If you want to know the details of the information that we hold on you please feel free to get in touch with us directly.

Right to be Forgotten
In accordance to GDPR we respect the right to be forgotten. Where possible we will add the option for you to remove yourself from our databases, website tools and marketing systems. Where this isn’t possible or feasible you can always get in touch directly and we will remove your information manually and confirm its deletion.

Consent
Through using this website, you consent to the collection and use of information as outlined.

Related Links

Information Commissioner’s Office: https://ico.org.uk