What information do we collect?
When you register on our site for online membership we collect information about you. The sort of information that we may ask you for is your name and email address. You may visit our site anonymously but you will not be able to leave comments on our site without providing personal information.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
To personalise your experience (for instance if you sign up to follow one of our blogs, we will email these to you directly).
To improve our website (your feedback is important to us and we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information we receive from you).
To process transactions. If you to subscribe to our print publication, you may be required to provide us with additional personal information so that we can deliver this product to you.
To send periodic emails. We may occasionally use your email address to send you relevant information, offerings and updates. Note: If any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include that option at the bottom of each email.
To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. A copy of the Act can be found at: http://www.opsi.gov.uk/Acts/Acts1998/ukpga_19980029_en_1
Yes, we use small cookies as explained here: http://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Cookies
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other users.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.