In running and maintaining our website we may collect and process the following data about you:
We want to make our website as useful and reliable as possible. In order to make our website a better experience and to provide some of the services we provide we use small files, called cookies, to store small amounts of information on your device (e.g. PC, tablet or smart phone). They cannot be used to identify you personally.
This information is used to improve services for you through, for example:
If you do not wish these cookies to be tracked you can disable them in your browser, but this may negatively effect your experience on the site.
There are two types of cookie you may encounter when using our website:
First party cookies: these are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site.
Third party cookies: these are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site, for example Facebook or Twitter have their own cookies, which are controlled by them.
|exp_last_activity||Allows us to remember the last time you interacted with the site within the current visit|
|exp_last_visit||Allows us to remember the last time you visited the site|
|exp_tracker||Allows us to remember the last 5 pages you viewed|
|Cookies with names prefixed by ‘__utm’||
Stores information used by Google Analytics to track user activity on the site.
We may use the information that we collect from you to provide our services to you.In addition to this we may use the information for one or more of the following purposes:
We do our utmost to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data is treated and stored securely.
Unfortunately the sending of information via the internet is not totally secure and on occasion such information can be intercepted. We cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send us electronically. Sending such information is entirely at your own risk.
In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 you have the right to access any information that we hold relating to you. Please note that we reserve the right to charge a fee of £10 to cover costs incurred by us in providing you with the information.