Copyright and privacy
This page explains how we use any information you give to us, and the ways in which we protect your privacy.
The Data Protection Act
Under the Data Protection Act 1998, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect about you. We will only use your information for the purpose we have described and we will not pass on your details to any third party or government department unless you give us permission to do so. We use leading technologies to safeguard your data, and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it.
Comments and questions
If you send us a query, asking for information, we may need to contact other organisations to find that information. If your question is technical, we may need to pass it to our ICT Department. We do not pass on any of your personal information when dealing with your enquiry, unless you have given us permission to do so.
Site usage information
Cookies are pieces of data created when you visit a website. The cookies our site uses are "session cookies", which means that your "preferences" are stored temporarily while you move around the site. You can set your computer not to accept cookies. However, if you do this, you may not be able to use some site features because we need to record your preferences in order to give you the information you need during your visit.
Session cookies are deleted when you leave the site. They do not contain any personal information about you, and do not hold any information about which sites you visited before
Log files allow us to record visitors' use of the site. They enable us to make changes to the layout of the site and to the information in it, based on the way that visitors move around it.
Log files do not contain any personal information or information about which other sites you have visited.
What happens when I link to another site?
We do not pass on any personal information you have given us to any other site.