We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We are responsible for protecting your personal information as a “data controller” under applicable data protection legislation.
Information we collect and how we use it
We collect personal data as defined by applicable data protection legislation (‘personal information’). This information may include name, email address, postal address, telephone number, credit/debit card details, the company you work for and the industry you work in.
We obtain personal information from you when you enquire about our activities, send or receive an email, ask a question or otherwise provide us with personal information. We may also receive information about you from third parties, for example from a friend who wants to tell you about our websites or the activities we carry out.
We also gather general information about the use of our website, such as which pages users visit most often and which services, events or facilities are of most interest. We may also track which pages users visit when they click on links in emails. We may use this information to personalise the way our websites are presented when users visit them, to make improvements to our websites and to ensure we provide the best service for users.
Wherever possible we use aggregated or anonymous information which does not identify individual visitors to our websites.
We keep your information for no longer than is necessary, as required by data protection law. Where we are not under a legal obligation to retain your information, we will determine what is necessary by reference to the lawful basis for processing set out above and our legitimate interests.
If you have any questions about how long we keep your information, please write to us using our Contact Form.
We protect your information in accordance with our Data Protection Policy.
You should be aware that the use of the Internet is not entirely secure and although we will do our best to protect your personal data we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal information which is transferred from you or to you via the Internet. Any transmission is at your own risk.
We will use your personal information:
- To provide you with the services, products or information you have requested
- To contact you about services we offer and resources we provide and
- For administration purposes.
- We may analyse the personal information we collect to create a profile of your interests and preferences so that we can contact you in the most appropriate way and with the most relevant information.
- We will only use your personal information for electronic marketing purposes if we are allowed to do this by law or if we have your consent. If you agree to us providing you with marketing information, you can always opt out at a later date. If you do not wish to receive such messages please let us know by contacting us using our Contact Form.
You have a choice about whether you want to receive information about our services. We will not use your personal information for marketing purposes if you have indicated that you do not wish to be contacted in this manner. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by contacting us using our Contact Form. We will not share your information with any third party or sell any information about you or your browsing activity.
We may also need to disclose your information if required by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies) or if we have your permission to do so.
We may change the terms of this privacy statement from time to time. If we do so, we will post the changes here, so please check from time to time. By continuing to use our websites you will be deemed to have accepted such changes.