Controlling your personal information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission unless one of the following exceptions applies: a) The company is legally required to disclose; b) The company have a public duty to disclose; or c) A company procedure requires disclosure (e.g. passing of details to Credit Reference Agencies).
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
We take your privacy very seriously and comply with the recent UK and EU law on handling cookies and provide (you) the user with means to remove such cookies or prevent your computer from accepting them in the future.
The following cookies are used on this website:
exp_tracker - Contains the last 5 pages viewed. Typically used for form or error message returns.
exp_last_visit - Date of the user’s last visit. Can be shown as a statistic for members and used by the forum to show unread topics for both members and guests.
exp_last_activity - Records the time of the last page load. Used in conjunction with the last_visit cookie.
exp_cookies_allowed - Indicates whether the user has given consent for cookies to be set.
_ga - Used to distinguish site visitors
__utmc - End of browser session Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the__utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
__utmv - Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the_setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated_setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
Disabling and deleting cookies
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Date of Issue: 17/02/2014.
This issue supersedes all previously dated issues.