We do not require our visitors to register for accounts or to provide any personal information whatsoever. However we are contacted from time to time by people who wish to comment about our website or even have a chat and they provided us with personal information such as their email addresses, their names and sometimes other information.
This is information which we term 'capable of personal identification'.
This is information which we term 'incapable of personal identification'.
Information which is capable of personal identification can only come straight to his us a direct result of an action by yourself. This information is stored on our computer systems.
Information which is incapable of personal identification comes to us automatically via our web server, and this is where it is stored.
Information which is capable of personal identification is used only for replying to queries or responding directly to visitors who have passed comments about our website.
Information which is incapable of personal identification is used by as to:
1) ensure that our website is operating correctly
2) help us decide on potential improvements to our website
3) analyse visits in order to maintain the effectiveness of our website
4) track and mitigate any abusive use of our website.
We do not voluntarily share any information at all about our visitors to any other person. It may be that some time in the future we are legally obliged to do so in which case we will have no choice but to comply with our legal obligations. However this is an extremely unlikely possibility.
We will not transfer, sell, lease, or otherwise allow any other unauthorised person to access any of our data voluntarily.
Maintenance of our security systems is an ongoing project, since the Internet itself is changing so rapidly. We make every reasonable effort to ensure that our systems incorporate the latest security patches but it should always be borne in mind that the Internet itself is an extremely insecure medium.
If we have any data about you which is capable of personal identification we shall happily delete it if you ask us to do so.