|We are committed
to protecting your privacy. This policy explains how
and for what purposes we use the information collected
about you via
(referred to below as "this Site"). Please read this
By using this Site and any
services we offer via this Site, you are agreeing to
be bound by this policy in respect of the information
collected about you via this Site.
If you have any queries or comments about the
policy or our use of your personal information, please
get in touch with us by emailing us at
In general, we use the information we collect about
- help our members provide more personalised
services to you
- provide information services to relevant third
- improve the features and services we offer
- support our own marketing and promotion efforts.
When you visit, register or use the services on
this Site, you may be asked to provide certain
information about yourself, including your name and
your contact details. We may also collect information
from any correspondence that you have with us.
Who has access to the information you
We retain access to all personal information that
we have collected from you.
When our service is available via the websites of
our partners, those partners may have access to your
information. Their use of your personal information is
governed by their privacy policies. We are not
responsible for the privacy policies and practices of
any other websites, even if you access them using
links from this Site or if you can access this Site or
use our services from them. We therefore recommend
that you check the policy of each site that you visit
and make sure that you are comfortable with the terms
of such policies before providing any personal
If we offer a service to you from the Site that is
provided by a third party we may have to pass your
information to them in order to deliver the service.
By using such services you consent to us providing
your information to the third party. We may also use
third parties to provide services on our behalf which
may include processing (but not using themselves) your
information e.g. to complete partial addresses or to
augment the information we hold about you. In either
case, we will not pass your data to anyone who is not
also registered with the Data Protection Act or is not
subject to these or similar provisions in our contract
with them and we will not allow the third party to use
your information commercially without your consent.
We will not otherwise disclose, sell or distribute
your information to any third party without your
permission unless we are required to do so by law.
Security, storage and transfer of
We follow strict security procedures to ensure that
your personal information is not damaged, destroyed,
or disclosed to a third party without your permission
(unless they are providing services as outlined in the
'who has access to your information' section above)
and to prevent unauthorised access to it. The
computers that store the information are kept in a
secure facility with restricted physical access and we
use secure firewalls and other measures to restrict
electronic access. If we are working with third
parties we will require them to have in place similar
measures to protect your information.
All of the information we collect or record is
restricted to our offices. Only employees who need the
information to perform a specific job are granted
access to personally identifiable information. We will
explicitly ask you when we need information to
identify you. We may require you to co-operate with
our security checks before we disclose information to
We will retain your information for a reasonable
period or for as long as is required by law.
Changes to the policy
We may change this policy from time to time as we
add new services or features or in response to changes
in the law or our commercial arrangements. Any changes
to this policy will be posted on this Site.