Information that we collect from you
When you visit or register with our site, you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including name and contact details. We may also collect information about your usage of our site as well as information about you from messages that you post to the site or from e-mails and letters that you send to us. We do not intend to collect any personal data that may be sensitive such as that relating to ethnic origin, health, criminal convictions or personal financial information.
We use this information to respond to any request that you have made of us and we may also analyse the information in order to administer, support, improve and develop our site and wider business. We may use information to contact you for views on our site and occasionally to notify you about important changes or developments to our site. We will not contact you to directly market other products and services unless you have given your consent.
Other than as required to do so by law, we will not disclose, sell or distribute any of the information that you provide without your consent.
Cookies are small amounts of code that we may store on your computer to be used for record keeping purposes. Unless you have indicated your objection when disclosing your details to us, we will issue cookies to your computer when you log on to the site. Cookies make it easier for you to log on to and use the site during future visits. They also allow us to monitor site traffic and to personalise the content of the site for you. By going to the help function of the menu on your browser you should be able to configure your browser preferences to:
- Accept all cookies
- Reject all cookies
- Notify you when a cookie is sent.
Security and data protection
We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires. We will ensure full compliance with the Data Protection Act.
Accessing and updating
You are entitled to see the information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact us. We are entitled by law to charge a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with this information.
All comments, queries and requests relating to our use of information are welcomed, please contact us.