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 the following kinds of personal data:
a) information about your visits to and use of this website;
b) information about any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of our goods or services;
c) information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us and/or subscribing to our website services and/or email notifications.
2. INFORMATION ABOUT WEBSITE VISITS
We may collect information about your computer and your visits to this website such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views. We may use this information in the administration of this website, to improve the website’s usability, and for marketing purposes.
We may send a cookie which may be stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. We may use the information we obtain from the cookie in the administration of this website, to improve the website’s usability and for marketing purposes. We may also use that information to recognize your computer when you visit our website, and to personalise our website for you. (Our advertisers may also send you cookies).
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 including this one.
This website does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any cookies that may be used by this website are used either solely on a per session basis or to maintain user preferences. Cookies are not shared with any third parties.
Cookies used on this site:
COOKIE NAME: civicAllowCookies civicShowCookieIcon
COOKIE NAME: _utmb _utmc _utma _utmz
COOKIE DESCRIPTION: Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website. Google Analytics stores IP address anonamously on its servers in the US, and neither CIVIC or Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information. These cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to the site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session.
4. USING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
a) improve your browsing experience by personalizing the website;
b) send information (other than marketing communications) to you which we think may be of interest to you by post or by email or similar technology;
c) send to you marketing communications relating to our business (or the businesses of carefully selected third-parties) which we think may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at anytime if you no longer require marketing communications to be sent by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org;
d) provide other companies with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user.
We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.
5. OTHER DISCLOSURES
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); and
d) to the purchaser or seller (or prospective purchaser or seller) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling or purchasing.
6. INTERNATIONAL DATA TRANSFER
If you are in the European Union, information which you provide may be transferred to countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Union. You expressly agree to such transfers.
7. SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We will take reasonable precautions to prevent 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.
We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure servers. All electronic transactions you make to or receive from us will be encrypted using SSL technology.
You are responsible for keeping your password confidential. We will not ask you for your password.
8. POLICY AMENDMENTS
9. YOUR RIGHTS
You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. Provision of such information may be subject to the payment of a fee (currently fixed at £10.00).
You may instruct us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal data for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal data for marketing purposes by email to email@example.com at any time.
10. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies of third party websites.