We are the data controller for the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998. Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Site. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Site, subscribing to any of our services, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter a competition or promotion sponsored by us, and when you report a problem with our Site.
If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
Details of transactions you carry out through our Site and the fulfilment of your orders.
Details of your visits to our Site and the resources that you access and this may include your IP address, operating system and browser type.
Information about your use of this Site by using a "cookie" file that is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Please refer to the following paragraph 2 for more information regarding cookies.
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. You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of cookies.
Uses made of your personal data
We may use your personal data in the following ways:
To ensure that content from our Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
To notify you about changes to our service.
We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we or they may contact you about these by e-mail, post or telephone.
Storage of your personal data
Disclosure of personal data
We will keep your personal data confidential.
Other than using your personal data as set out above, we will not disclose or sell your personal data outside our corporate group, except to our sub-contractors, agents or suppliers who are under a duty of confidentiality, or in connection with the proposed or actual sale of the whole or part of our business.
We may also have to disclose your personal information:
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. We will take all reasonable technological and organisational measures to protect your personal data, however, we cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted to our Site - any transmission is at your own risk.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at email email@example.com. You have a right to ask us to provide a copy of the personal data we hold about you and, where you do, we are entitled by law to make a small administrative charge for providing such data. General