We recognize and value the protection of your personal information.
This policy applies only to information that we collect via this Website.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOLD
Wherever possible, you can elect to remain anonymous or use a pseudonym in interacting with us e.g. when making an enquiry.
From time to time, we may ask you to supply personal information such as your name, address, date of birth, telephone number or e-mail address.
If you don’t want to provide us with personal data, you don’t have to, but it might mean you can’t use some parts of our websites or services.
PERSONAL INFORMATION VIA THE WEBSITE
We collect some information about you automatically when you visit our websites or use our services, like your IP address and device type. We also collect information when you navigate through our websites and services, including what pages you looked at and what links you clicked on. This information is useful for us as it helps us get a better understanding of how you’re using our websites and services so that we can continue to provide the best experience possible (e.g., by personalizing the content you see).
Some of this information is collected automatically by cookies or similar tracking technologies. ‘Cookies’ are pieces of information that websites send to the browser and are stored in the computer hard-drive. Cookies make using the Website easier by storing information about your preferences on the Website. This allows the Website to be tailored to you for any of your return visits. Cookies will not identify you personally.
If you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter your security settings on your web browser to disable cookies or to warn you when cookies are being used. However, by disabling the cookie function in your web browser you may impede your ability to use parts of the Website.
YOUR OPTION NOT TO PROVIDE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
USE AND DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
When we hold your personal information, it will be used for the following primary purposes:
• to ensure the proper functioning of the Website;
• to ensure the proper functioning of the business; and
First and foremost, we use your personal data to operate our websites and provide you with any services you’ve requested, and to manage our relationship with you
SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
In our business, personal information may be stored both electronically and in hard-copy form. We are committed to keeping your personal information secure regardless of the format in which we hold it and we take all reasonable steps to protect your information from misuse, interference, loss, and unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. However, you use the Website at your own risk and we accept no responsibility, whether we are deemed to have been negligent or not, in the event of a security that affects your privacy.
Note that no information transmitted over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. However, we will endeavour to protect your personal information as best as possible but we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to us, or receive from us. The transmission and exchange of information is carried out at your own risk.
ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
In most cases, you have the right to access the personal information that we hold about you.
We will deal with all requests for access to personal information as quickly as possible. Requests for alarge amount of information, or information which is not currently in use, may require further time before a response can be given.
CORRECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
The accuracy of the personal information we have requested from you is important to us. Should you suspect, or become aware of, that your personal information we hold is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete or misleading, please contact our Privacy Officer.
We will deal with all requests for correction of personal information as quickly as possible. Requests relating to a large amount of information, or information which is not currently in use, may require further time before a response can be given.
If we refuse to change the personal information as you request, we will provide you with reasons for our refusal, unless doing so would be unreasonable in the circumstances.
In the case we have corrected personal information about you, you may request that we take reasonable steps to give notice of the correction to any third party to which we have disclosed the inaccurate, out of date, incomplete or misleading personal information.
These mechanisms for correcting your personal information operate alongside, and do not replace, other informal or legal procedures by which you may be provided correction of your personal information.
CONCERNS AND COMPLAINTS ABOUT BREACHES
If you have concerns about how we handle your personal information, it is important that you notify us as soon as possible, so that we can address your concerns appropriately as the circumstances require.
DISPOSAL OF PERSONAL INFORMATION NOT REQUIRED
If we hold personal information about you, and we do not need that information for any purpose for which the information may be used or disclosed, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or de-identify that information unless we are prevented from doing so by law.