We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.
(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 registering with us (name, email address, newly created password)
(c) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters
(d) any other information that you choose to send to us
A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information 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. We will use the session cookies to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the website; We will use the persistent cookies to: enable our website to recognise you when you visit
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.
Our advertisers/payment services providers may also send you cookies.
We may publish Google Adsense interest-based advertisements on our website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behaviour across the web using cookies. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google’s Ads Preference Manager, available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/. You can opt-out of the Adsense partner network cookie at: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html. However, this opt-out mechanism uses a cookie, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you should use the Google browser plug-in available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin.
We may also publish other internet based advertisements on our website allowing our users to have a wider choice of products and services available to them.
Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party 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. Warning! Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability and function of many websites, including this one.
(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 to you goods purchased via the website, and supply to you services purchased via the website
(e) send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you should these services become available
(f) send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications
(g) send you email notifications which you have specifically requested
(h) send to you [our newsletter and other] marketing communications relating to our business or websites within our business
(i) We may send you newsletter and other marketing communications by selected third party companies 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)
(i) provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user
(j) deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to this website
Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with (Section 2e) this is the license that you grant to us.
We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.
We may also use other payment processing providers including but not limited to Google Checkout and Money bookers.
We do not hold any sensitive credit card information ourselves, all transactional information is entered, processed and held with the payment processors that we use as stated above.
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 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);
[(d) to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling
[(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
Information which you provide will not be transferred to other countries unless we are required to do so for the administration, running and general maintenance of our company e.g. (hosting our website on a server based outside the UK in other countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area.
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 protected) servers.
Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
As the overall security of the internet is inherently insecure (and not guaranteed in any way), and although we do put certain security measures in place again, there is no guaranteed prevention against unauthorised access which includes but is not limited to (hacking, cyber attacks, loss or miss use including “below” statement) of any personal information and data submitted by the user to this website.
Please also be aware that information sent via email is not able to be secured so please do not include particularly sensitive information.
You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential and up to date. We will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to the website).
You expressly agree that this website or any of its associated parties, affiliates, owners or directors cannot be held responsible nor accountable for any loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information which may or may not cause any negative situation, such can include but is not limited to any race related issues, defamation of character, loss of monies or revenue, credibility issues, detriment to good will, unsolicited emails or any such like.
(8) Policy amendments
This website or any of its associated parties, affiliates, owners or directors cannot be held responsible for failure to do so.
(9) Your rights
You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. Provision of such information will be subject to:
(a) the payment of a fee (currently fixed at ￡10.00); and
(b) the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).
We may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law.
You may instruct us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes by email at any time. In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.
(10) Third party websites
The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.
(11) Updating information
Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.