We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.
This document was created using an SEQ Legal template.
(2) What Information Do We Collect?
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
(a) Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation);
(b) Information that you provide to us for the purpose of signing up to our newsletter (including name and email address);
A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.
We may use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on the website. Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.
We will use the session cookies to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the website; prevent fraud and increase website security; and determine if your browser can accept cookies, record the logged-in status of administrators and site users, store your user authentication details and store the tab details. We will use the persistent cookies to: enable our website to recognise you when you visit; keep track of your preferences in relation to your use of our website; and to customise your view of the site, admin interface and possibly the main site interface, for the Cookie Warning Popup and to store information about the number of visits, duration of browsing, referring sites and other analytical data and compile reports for site activity.
Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer (version 9) you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block All Cookies” using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one. You can take look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers on disabling cookies.
(4) Using Your Personal Information
We may use your personal information to:
(a) Administer the website;
(b) Improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;
(c) Enable your use of the services available on the website;
(d) Send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;
(e) Send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
(f) Send you our newsletter subscription and other 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 (and you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);
(g) Provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;
(h) Deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website;
(i) Keep the website secure and prevent fraud;
(j) Verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of the website;
We will not, without your express consent, provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.
In addition, we may disclose your personal information:
(a) To the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b) In connection with any ongoing 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);
(d) To the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that we are (or are contemplating) selling; and
(e) To any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.
(6) International Data Transfers
In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.
You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.
(7) Security of Your Personal Information
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers.
You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
You are responsible for keeping your password [and other login details] confidential. We will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to the website).
(8) Policy Amendments
(9) Third Party Websites
The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.
(10) Updating Information
Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.