Privacy and Security

Introduction

This Privacy Policy sets out the principles governing our use of your Personal Data.

We take our obligations for the security and management of your Personal data, as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998 and all related regulations, very seriously and take necessary steps to ensure compliance with such regulations.

By registering and using our websites (the "Site"), you implicitly agree to the principles set out below.

Personal Data

When registering to use the Site, we may request certain data, such as your contact details and demographic information, to enable facilitation of the services provided by the Site.

We do not store, or request, unnecessary data, nor do we solicit financial information except for the payment of agreed fees and in this case usage and storage is managed by our payment management service providers.

In summary we process and store your Personal Data :

  • to enable site security to be implemented, where appropriate.
  • to allow you to personalise services provided via the Site.
  • to monitor, improve and administer services delivered on the Site.
  • to enable marketing activities, including emailing, surveys and prize draws.
  • to provide information on selected products and services that may be of interest (if authorised by you).
  • to enable compliance with our legal and regulatory obligations.

Cookies

To enhance, monitor and improve the Site, we may gather certain information about you, including details of your operating system, browser version, domain name and IP address, the details of the web site you linked from to the Site.

Cookies are only used for storing information, such as your User name, to enhance your experience of the site. We do not use cookies for marketing activities.

If third party advertising cookies are used as generated by some site advertisements they may generate their own "anonymous cookies" for there own marketing activities.

Security of Data

Our best endeavours are taken to all reasonable steps to protect your Personal Data including the use of encryption technology, but cannot guarantee the security of any Personal Data you disclose online. You accept the inherent security implications of dealing online over the internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless we have been negligent or in wilful default.

Communications

We will never request personal data from you by email and you should note that as emails are not currently encrypted (and may therefore be intercepted by third parties) and as the identity of the sender cannot be confirmed you must NOT provide your security details by email and should avoid providing any Personal Data to us by email.

Termination

Upon termination of any contract we will delete any Personal Data relating to you in accordance with our legal obligations.