How do we collect your data?
i) When you visit our website
You can visit our website without giving away your personal information.
When you first visit our website, we have a visible banner that makes it clear that cookies are used and gives you the opportunity to read more about the cookies we use and why we use them.
Attached to this banner is a button that allows you to consent to these cookies being stored on the device used to access our website. If you click the ‘I Consent’ button or by continuing to use our site, we take it that you consent to this.
You can choose to disallow cookies by changing your browser settings. However, by doing so, you may hinder your user experience on this and other websites. You can read more about cookies and how to disallow them here: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
We use Google Analytics to help us understand how you interact with our website by collecting and reporting information anonymously. Aside from the approximate location (IP address), the information collected by Google Analytics is anonymous traffic data including browser information, device information, language. You can read more about Google Analytics Data privacy and security here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245
Social sharing cookies
We use AddThis sharing buttons and tools so you can easily like or share our content on Facebook, Twitter and other social networks. Some of these social networks set their own cookies for statistical and/or marketing purposes. The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.
AddThis uses DoubleClick cookies which will track your browsing on any website where those cookies are in place. Those cookies can then be used to serve you interest-based advertising on websites that use DoubleClick advertising systems. We do not serve any advertising of any kind to you on our site, but you do need to be aware that your browsing on our site may contribute to any interest-based advertising that could be served to you on other sites, whilst this cookie is in place in your browser.
You can opt out from using the AddThis/DoubleClick cookie on this page here: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/opt-out
If you would like more information about what other sites might be tracking your browsing to serve interest-based advertising, you can find out more here: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices
ii) When you submit your personal information via our website