Privacy Statement

Use of Information

We will not collect any information about individuals, except where it is specifically and knowingly provided by them. Examples of such information are:

The information collected will be used to send you the information you have requested and to provide information that may be useful to you.

We may share non-personal aggregate statistics (group) data about our site visitors' traffic patterns with partners or other parties. However, we do not sell or share any information about individual users.

IP Addresses

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

Cookies

For the same reasons above, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. Some of the cookies we use are essential for the site to operate.

Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

If you register with us or if you continue to use our site, you agree to our use of cookies.

Please note that any third party websites you may visit by hyperlink from our site may also use cookies, over which we have no control.

If you choose to, you may block cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon you visit our site.

Cookie Name Purpose
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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site.

We use the information to compile reports and improve our site. Teh cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors, where visitors have come to the site and which pages they've visited.
Umbraco UMB_UCONTEXT This stores an 'id' which is required by the CMS. It doesn't store anything personally identifiable about the user.
Umbraco UMB_UPDCHK Is another cookie that stores configuration information. If required this particular one can be disabled in 'umbracoSettings' as all it does is let the system know the next time to check for updates.

Your rights

In addition to the company's safeguards, your personal data is protected in the UK by the Data Protection Act. This provides amongst other things that the data we hold about you should be processed lawfully and fairly. It should be accurate, relevant and not excessive. The information should be kept up to date, where necessary, and not retained for longer than is necessary. It should be kept securely to prevent unauthorised access by other people. You have the right to see what is held about you and correct any inaccuracies online. You can do this by using the "login" link at the beginning of the Alerting Service page.

Policy changes

Any changes to this policy will be posted here.