We may collect, store and use information about your visits to and use of this website.
We may collect information about your computer and your visits to this website such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views. We may use this information in the administration of this website, to improve the website’s usability, and for marketing purposes.
We may send a cookie which may be stored on by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. We may use the information we obtain from the cookie in the administration of this website, to improve the website’s usability and for marketing purposes. We may also use that information to recognise your computer when you visit our website, and to personalise our website for you. Our advertisers may also send you cookies.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. (For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.) This will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.
(a) improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;
(b) send information (other than marketing communications) to you which we think may be of interest to you by post or by email or similar technology;
(c) send to you 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 (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications to be sent by emailing us).
(d) provide other companies with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user. We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b) in connection with any legal proceedings 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); and
(d) to the purchaser or seller (or prospective purchaser or seller) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling or purchasing.
We will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies (or content) of third party websites.
You can contact us by email.
We use Google analytics cookies to research certain usage and activities on our website. No personal data about you is shared. However, in the course of conducting this research Google analytics may place a unique "cookie" on your browser.
A cookie is a small file which is sent to your browser and stored on your computers hard disc and helps us understand and track your use of the site and where it can improve the information and services provided.
The table below lists the cookies we use, describes them and the reason we use them:
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To enable or disable cookies, you will have to follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the ‘Help’, ‘Tools’ or ‘Edit’ facility of your browser’s menu). You may also wish to refer to the website www.allaboutcookies.org.
To disable Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Following the revision of the EU E-privacy Directive and the new legal requirements on cookies, we are closely following the Information Commissioner’s Office guidance and ensure we are in line with it.