This privacy statement applies to this website.
Links within these sites to other websites are not covered by the policy.
This statement outlines how we will use and protect information that you provide to us about yourself under the following headings:
We may collect personal information about you if, for example, you take part in a consultation or survey, use any online forms or questionnaires, or when you email us your details in relation to a query. We also collect information if you apply to register with us as a new customer/client.
We have contracts with other organisations (or third parties) to carry out certain activities or services on our behalf. If we need to pass any of your personal data to them we will make sure that:
We also have agreements with third parties in relation to data sharing. For information in relation to those agreements please contact us.
We may also from time to time disclose information to third parties such as government bodies, educational establishments or law enforcement agencies for research purposes, or to produce anonymised statistics. In such cases we would ensure completion of an agreed contract which will ensure that any personal data passed to them is protected in that:
You may obtain confirmation of the basic information that we hold about you at any time. If it is incorrect we will promptly correct it when we have received the appropriate notice or evidence from you in writing.
You are also able to make a request for all information that we hold about you under section 7 of the Data Protection Act 1998. This request must be made in writing and any charge applicable at the time will be notified to you on receipt of the request. Please contact us.
If you do not want cookies to be created on your computer, modern web browsers give you the option to disable them. Please bear in mind that some personalised services on our website may not be available if you choose to disable cookies.
We are careful to guard the security of your personal data and the details of any transactions you make with us over the Internet.
We do this by putting in place and carefully administering a secure IT infrastructure in accordance with industry standards and good practice. We also arrange for audit of our systems by independent experts.
When you use our website to make payments, for example to pay fees online, we use a secure server. Any data you enter is encrypted using a 'Secure Socket Layer' (SSL) session. SSL is an industry standard security device and a way to ensure Internet messages are not intercepted.