DPA & GDPR
We and this website comply with the existing DPA and with the GDPR, which comes into affect on 25th May 2018. If applicable, this Policy shall be updated accordingly after the completion of the UK’s exit from the European Union.
What are cookies? Cookies are small files saved to a user’s computer or device hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of a website. This allows a website, through its server, to provide each user with a tailored experience during website browsing.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computer or device hard drive, that they should take necessary steps within their web browser security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors, or use the cookie control system available on this website.
Website Visitor Tracking
This website uses tracking software to monitor visitors in order to better understand how they use it. This software will save a cookie to the visitor’s computer or device hard drive in order to track and monitor visitor engagement and usage of the site. This tracking software does not collect, save or store any personal information.
Adverts and Sponsored Links
This website may from time to time display sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, who will operate their own detailed Privacy Policies relating directly to the adverts they run.
Downloads & Media Files
Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are made available to users at their own risk. Whilst all precautions have been undertaken to ensure that only genuine downloads are made available, users are advised to verify their authenticity by using third party anti-virus software or similar applications.
We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third party websites and advise users to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications.
Contact & Communication With Us
Users contacting us do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until such time it is no longer required or has no use.
Where we have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where you have given your express permission, we may use your details to send you information about products or services through a mailing list system. This is done in accordance with the regulations specified in this Policy.
Email Lists & Marketing Messages
We operate an email mailing list program, used to inform subscribers about news, products and services that we recommend, publish or supply directly. Our mailing lists are entirely optional and, should they choose to, users can subscribe through an automated online opt-in process after giving their explicit permission. Once a user has subscribed to a mailing list, their personal details are collected, processed, managed and stored in accordance with the regulations specified in this Policy. Subscribers may unsubscribe at any time, either by requesting that their details be removed, or by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ link found at the bottom of each subscriber email.
The type and content of marketing messages that subscribers will receive, as well as the inclusion of third party content (if applicable), is clearly detailed beneath each and every opt-in form on the website.
Email marketing messages may contain tracking beacons, tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of subscriber data relating to engagement, geographic location and other specific demographics.
External Website Links & Third Parties
External links are clickable text, banners or images that link to other websites. They may also take the form of shortened URL’s (Uniform Resource Locators), a common system for shortening long URL’s to a length that is more visually pleasing.
Occasionally our website may include external links. Although we take every care to ensure that these external links are relevant, secure and appropriate to our audience, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links included in this website. Users should also take caution before clicking on shortened URL links in order to verify their authenticity before proceeding. Although we undertake due diligence before including external links on this website, we cannot guarantee or verify the content of any externally linked website. Users should, therefore, be aware that they click on external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting these links.
Social Media Policy & Usage
We adopt a Social Media Policy to ensure that our business and our staff conduct themselves professionally and responsibly online. Whilst we may have official profiles on social media platforms, users are advised to verify the authenticity of such profiles before engaging with, or sharing information with, these profiles.
We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms. Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media.
There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help users share web content from web pages directly to their own social media platforms. You use social sharing buttons at your own discretion and accept that in doing so you will publish content to your own social media page(s). To learn more about how individual social media platforms collect, store and use your personal information and other data, we recommend that you read the Privacy Policies published by each respective social media platform.