Overview:

We have a legal duty to protect the privacy of all personal and business data obtained from you while you are using this website. This privacy policy explains what information we may collect from you and the purposes for which it will be used. By using this website you give your agreement to the data practices described in this policy.

This website only collects personal and business data from you with your permission, for example if you register or fill in a form. No personal or business data is collected from you without you knowing about it.

Some web usage and technical information is collected by this website to help us improve our service to you, but this does not contain any personal data.

Changes to this policy:

We may make changes to this privacy policy at any time. Changes will be posted here and are effective immediately. Regularly reviewing this page ensures that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.

Who manages this website?

The website owner Mr G G Smith

What information do we collect and how do we use it?

Depending on which services you use on this website, you may be asked to provide information, or we may collect information from you as explained below.

Information that you provide to us:

We collect and process data that you provide for specific purposes. You will be asked to provide information about yourself when you use certain site facilities, in order to complete your request to join our site. This may include personal information such as your name, email addresses, mailing address and telephone number. We use this data to provide you with the information, that you request from us and to communicate with you. We may keep a record of any contacts you have with us. We may use the information that you provide for record keeping, statistical, or research purposes.

We only retain this information where required to do so by law - for the length of time needed to provide the service or information you have requested (including any retention period specified by law ), or for the length of time that you choose to store information or permit us to contact you if you have registered with our website.

If you are a registered user, we may use your details to offer personalised or local services, to notify you of changes to our service, to ask your opinions and to help us to improve our services.

Cookies:

Cookies are small files that are often created when you visit a website, and which are stored in the cookie directory of your computer. A cookie often includes an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies do not damage your computer. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it, but to protect your privacy your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites. You do not have to accept cookies. You can decide if you want to accept cookies by changing the settings on your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set.

There are two types of cookie. Persistent cookies remain on your computer for a specified time. We use persistent cookies to:

identify that a registered user has returned
collect information on website usage as described above.
Session-specific cookies are deleted when you leave the website. We use session-specific cookies to:

hold the information given while using an interactive tool on the website
hold your details when you are logged into the site
collect information on website usage as described above

Information sharing and disclosure:

We will only disclose your information to others where there is a lawful basis to do so. We will not disclose your information except where:

this is necessary to provide or complete a relevant service to you.
this is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy.
this is required by applicable laws or court orders (for example to prevent or detect crime).
you give us permission to do so.

We will not sell, rent or disclose your information to any third parties other than those set out in this privacy policy without your consent. We do not transfer your personal information outside of the European Economic Area.

Linking to other websites:

This website contains links to many other websites. Anonymous visit or session information may be passed to other websites for the web usage information purposes described above. None of this information can be related to an individual user of the website. The operators of other sites may collect information from you, which will be used by them in accordance with their own terms and conditions, and privacy policies.

This privacy policy applies only to our website. We are not responsible for privacy practices within any other websites. You should always be aware of this when you leave this website and we encourage you to read the privacy statement on any other website that you visit.

Security:

We use leading technologies and security measures to safeguard your information and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it.

Your access to your information:

You have a right to request a copy of any personal information that we hold about you.