A) Consent – By using this website, you signify your consent to us collecting and using personal data about you as specified below in accordance with this policy statement. Should we choose to change these terms for any reason, the changes will be posted here so that you are always kept informed about the collection and use of your personal information, and when we disclose it.
B) How we may collect personal information about you, including ‘Cookies’ You may provide personal information when communicating with us.You may use our services and give your name and e-mail address to make a comment about our services or web site.If you enter a competition or promotion we will ask your name, address and e-mail address.
We will collect information about your interest in the site when you tell us and by analysis of customer traffic, including using “cookies”.
A cookie is a piece of information that is stored on your computer’s hard drive. It is normally sent by a web server to you and enables the server to collect information back from your site visit. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies, such as Google Analytics, to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. For example, if visitors do not spend much time on a webpage, we may add more information so that it is more useful to the reader. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. To have an optimal web experience, most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.
To learn how to disable cookies, you can visit: http://www.aboutcookies.org/
C) Traffic data – We may provide aggregate statistics about sales, customers, traffic patterns and information to third parties, but these statistics will not include any information that identifies you.
D) Disclosure policy – Your personal information will never to passed onto a third party. However, we reserve the right to access and disclose individually identifiable information to enable us to comply with applicable laws and lawful Government requests to operate its systems and to protect itself or its users.
E) How do we protect your information? We have strict security procedures covering the storage of your information in order to prevent unauthorised access and to comply with the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998. This means that sometimes we may ask you for proof of identity or for other personal information before we can process your enquiry further.
If you have any questions regarding this policy please contact us using our enquiry form above.
IRM have been impressed by the professionalism, high quality of service and helpful nature of QMS. The assistance we received made the process of ISO 9001 certification much simpler and less daunting – which is to the credit of your staff and their ability to explain the process required and follow it through concisely.
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Myn Cotterill, Finance Controller – Information Risk Management plc