We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Please read the following important information about how we protect your personal data, prior to providing us with any of your details.
You may provide us with any personal information either via the site or the submission of online forms, and we will hold and process such data for our own internal business purposes. Information that you send via the recruitment part of the site, for example, may be used for lawful purposes related to the recruitment process. At no point will we sell or otherwise pass on online personal information to a third party. It may be necessary in certain cases, however, for us to pass information onto our pension or share administrators, while we may also share information within our organisation. Data may be shared, for example, with our employees, contractors, sub-contractors and agents. Please note that your sending of such personal information to us constitutes explicit consent to this manner of processing and transferring this information.
We may collect not only the information that you use the Site to submit to us, but also information about visits to the Site. We use information that we collect on page browser access to improve our sites’ design and layout, while information is also gathered on each page’s relative popularity, the average number of pages that each visitor accesses, the number of files downloaded or electronic mails sent, and the average amount of time that users spend browsing the site. We do not link any of this information back to you as an individual.
As well as collecting information about site visits, we may build up demographic profiles of visitors to the site by using “cookies” to identify them. A cookie is a small piece of text that does not access your hard drive, but that is nonetheless attached to it, and that can store and sometimes track information on how a web site is used by you. Cookies are automatically accepted by most browsers, but you can also alter your browser settings so that you are notified before one is sent – which gives you the option of accepting or rejecting it.
We make use of 128-bit encryption technology across those areas of the Site that require you to submit personal or account information, such as when you are placing an online order. Industry-standard firewalls and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technologies are utilized so that potentially sensitive personal information, such as your name, address and credit card number, is encrypted. We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.
You may find hyperlinks on the site to third party websites, in which case you are advised to remember that only our own site’s content is subject to this privacy statement. It does not apply to those sites to which you may find links on our site.
It is possible to send us a written request for details of any personal information that has been provided to us, as well as for us to cease making use of your personal information for the above described purposes. We may not be able to disclose such information unless we receive proof of identity from you. This ensures that your information remains secure. We have listed the relevant email address to contact in the below paragraph.
Please contact us if you have any queries about this privacy statement, or if there is any information with which we have been provided that has become inaccurate or out of date.