The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the web site and web site owners. Furthermore the way this web site processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.
The Web site
This web site and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This web site complies with all US national laws and requirements for user privacy.
(What is a cookie? Cookies are small files saved to the users computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the users interactions and usage of the web site This allows the web site, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this web site)
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this web site on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this web site and its external serving vendors.
Other cookies may be stored to your computers hard drive by external vendors when this web site uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.
Contact & Communication
Users contacting this web site and/or its owners 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 a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form of communication. However users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.
This web site and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the web site operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Or whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or inquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.
This web site may operate an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this web site Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior agreement with the user.
Subscriptions are taken in compliance with US Anti Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this web site Under the Data Protection Act you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this web site's program. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information we hold about you please write to the business address at the bottom of this policy.
Email marketing campaigns published by this web site or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity [this is by no means a comprehensive list].
This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.
In compliance with US Anti Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations subscribers are given the opportunity to UN-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated UN-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to UN-subscribe will by detailed instead.
Although this web site only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links users should always adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this web site
The owners of this web site cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked web site despite our best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this web site and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links.
Adverts and Sponsored Links
This web site may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.
Social Media Platforms
Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this web site and its owners participate in are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.
Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This web site nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.
This web site may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.
Shortened Links in Social Media
This web site and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy url's [web addresses] (this is an example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo).
Users are advised to take caution and good judgment before clicking any shortened url's published on social media platforms by this web site and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine url's are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this web site and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.
Resources & Further Information
U.S. Federal Privacy and Data Protection Laws