The information that we collect
If you register to access areas of the website we will collect your name and e-mail address and certain other personal details.
How we may use such information
We use these details to operate features of the website, to enable us to contact you in the event of queries.
We will use these details to provide interactive services, including email. Some of these services will be activated by default while for others you may be invited to receive future e-mail communications and for these we will give you the option of opting out of receiving these e-mails when the invitation is first made. For all email based services you will be able to opt out of receiving them.
We will use your details to enable you to access various parts of our website.
Please be aware that we may need to disclose content provided by users to the police or other enforcement or regulatory agencies in order to assist with their investigations and that we will be required to disclose your details to third parties where we are required to do so by court order or by law.
We will not use your details for any other purpose.
We take reasonable precautions to ensure that any personal information which you provide is used only for the purposes set out in this policy. However, the internet is not a completely secure network and we cannot guarantee that such information will not be intercepted by other parties.
Our website uses “cookies” (small pieces of information stored on your computer’s hard drive by your browser) which enable us to personalise your use of the website (for example by automatically filling in your password). Most browsers allow users to turn off the cookie function – this will not prevent you from using most features of our website.
The cookie contains simple information about your identity but no personal information.
Monitoring pages visited
We monitor visits to our website to administer the website and to track and analyse general trends in user movements. we use this aggregate information to help us to develop our website and our services.
Our records in this regard do not contain any personal information about users.
Notification of changes
Updating your details
If any of the information that you have provided to us changes (for example you move house, change your name or change your e-mail address), then please log in and update your profile.
How to contact us
You have a right of access to personal data that is held about you. To obtain a copy of such information, please contact us. We are entitled to charge a reasonable fee for this service.
Freedom of Information
We are not currently legally required to comply with the Freedom of Information Act and guidance and codes of practice issued under it (“FOIA legislation”). This means that we are not required to consider requests for information which we might or might not hold, whether such requests relate to content posted on the website or not. However, users need to be aware that if their content is downloaded or stored locally by other users who are subject to the FOIA legislation, their content may be considered for disclosure.