The DPA & GDPR May 2018
We and this website comply with the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which comes into affect from May 2018. We will update this policy accordingly after the completion of the UK’s exit from the European Union.
What are cookies? Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system if available upon their first visit.
Website Visitor Tracking
This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use our website. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect any personal information.
Adverts and Sponsored Links
This website does not contain any sponsored links or adverts.
Downloads & Media Files
We take all precautions to ensure only genuine downloads are available, however users are advised to verify authenticity using a third party anti virus software or similar application. Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to users at your own risk. We cannot accept responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third party websites and advise users to verify their authenticity using third party anti virus software or similar applications.
Contact & Communication With us
Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use. Users contacting us through this website do so at their own discretion and provide personal details when requested at their own choice. Where we have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where you have given your express permission, we will then only use your details to send you products/services and information you requested through a mailing list system. This is all done in accordance with the regulations named in ‘The policy’ above.
Email Mailing List & Marketing Messages
We operate an email mailing list program, used to inform you and our subscribers about products, services and any news relating to your areas of interest. Users can subscribe through an online automated process where they have given their explicit permission. Subscriber personal details are collected, processed, managed and stored in accordance with the regulations named in ‘The policy’ above. Subscribers can unsubscribe at any time through our automated online service, as detailed in the footer of all emails sent to you. The type of content you will receive is clearly outlined at the point of subscription.
To serve you better, email messages may contain clickable links or similar server technologies that monitor activity within the email messages. Where used, such messages may record a range of subscriber data relating to engagement, geographic, demographics and already stored subscriber data.
External Website Links & Third Parties
Although we only include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking external web links. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to websites.
Social Media Policy & Usage
We adopt a Social Media Policy to ensure our business and our staff conduct themselves accordingly online. While we may have official profiles on social media platforms users are advised to verify authenticity of such profiles before engaging with, or sharing information with such profiles. We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms. Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media.
There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social media platforms. You use social sharing buttons at your own discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your social media profile feed or page. You can find further information about some social media privacy and usage policies in the resources section below.
Resources & Further Information
- Overview of the GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation
- Data Protection Act 1998
- Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003
- The Guide to the PECR 2003
April 2018 Edited & customised by:
Caroline Shola Arewa for Inner Vision