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We are committed to the privacy of our visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information. We collect no personal information about you when you visit our group websites unless you choose to provide that information to us.
What information do we collect?
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:
· information about your visits to and use of this website;
· information about any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of our goods or services;
· information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us and/or subscribing to our website services and/or email notifications.
· We may collect, store and use non-personal data about your visits to and use of this website.
Information about website visits
We may collect information about your computer and your visits to our group websites such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views. We may use this information in the administration of our group websites, to improve the group website’s usability, and for marketing purposes.
We may send a cookie which may be stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. We may use the information we obtain from the cookie in the administration of this website, to improve the website’s usability and for marketing purposes. We may also use that information to recognize your computer when you visit our group websites, and to personalize our websites for you.
We may use anonymous cookies to record non-personal information such as website activity, date and time of visit, and domain type. We may use this information for retargeting purposes.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. (For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.)
This will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including our group websites.
Information You Voluntarily Provide
We do not collect personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide it to us. If you provide us with personally identifiable information, for example by sending an e-mail or by filling out a form and submitting it through our website, we use that information to respond to your message, to help us provide you with the information and services you request, as well as provide you with relevant information in the future.
We do not collect or use information gathered for third party marketing.
Publically available information
We may gather publically available information about yourself (on websites such as Linkedin, Facebook, phone directories etc.) which will assist us in enhancing the knowledge profile.
How We Use Information
We use the information we collect for a variety of purposes (e.g., to respond to requests for information about our products and services analytics, marketing strategies, product development etc).
Retention of Information
Data gathered on our system is maintained in a secure environment for an unlimited period of time, and is not shared with third parties outside of our group.
Links to Other Sites
Our group websites may have links to external websites.
We do not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of information contained in a linked site.
We also do not endorse the organizations or individuals maintaining sites that we link to, any views they express, or any products or services they offer.
Third-party Social Media Tools
Constant Contact is a contact management system that allows us to easily share updates and announcements through a newsletter that we periodically distribute. We also distribute news releases and other targeted information through Constant Contact, and any member of the public has the option to subscribe. Constant Contact allows subscribers to manage which updates they receive, and to easily unsubscribe. After signing up from our website, the subscriber is automatically provided options for subscription lists.
Please be advised that our group sites do use Google Analytics, which is a tool that provides basic information about website visitors.
Please note that our group websites do use Pardot, which is a digital marketing platform.
Security of your personal data
We will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. Of course, data transmission over the Internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the Internet.
· to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
· in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
· in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).