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Privacy and Cookies Policy
We do update this Policy from time to time so please do review it regularly.
Information That We Collect
In running and maintaining our website we may collect and process the following data about you:
- Information about your use of our site including details of your visits such as pages viewed and the resources that you access. Such information includes traffic data, location data and other communication data.
- Information provided voluntarily by you. For example, when you register for information, like when you subscribe to our mailing list.
- Information that you provide when you communicate with us by any means.
How we collect information
We collect information from you when you use the site i.e. when you comment or sign up to our mailing list.
We may gather information about your general internet use by using cookies. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer and stored on the computers hard drive. Such information will not identify you personally; it is statistical data which does not identify any personal details whatsoever. We may use this data to compile aggregates about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
As well as the information we collect personally we also use certain third party services which we permit to collect information and serve cookies to visitors.
You can adjust the settings on your browser to decline any cookies if you wish. For information on how to do this please read the advice which can be found here: CIVIC UK browser settings and follow the link for your browser.
We recommend that you you read the privacy policies of the third party services linked above carefully.
Cookies that we currently use on this site
The information in this section has been collected from a cookie audit of our website using Attacat Google Chrome cookie tool.
We use our own cookies which allow you to comment; these remember your search settings. In using our site you agree to use these cookies.
Use of Your Information
We use the information that we collect from you to provide our services to you. In addition to this we may use the information for one or more of the following purposes:
- To provide information to you that you request from us relating to our products or services.
- To provide information to you relating to other products that may be of interest to you. Such additional information will only be provided where you have consented to receive such information.
- To inform you of any changes to our website, services or goods and products.
Except in the cases of the third parties stated above, we never give your details to third parties to use your data to enable them to provide you with information regarding unrelated goods or services.
Storing Your Personal Data
In operating our website it may become necessary to transfer data that we collect from you to locations outside of the European Union for processing and storing. By providing your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing. We do our utmost to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data is stored securely.
Unfortunately the sending of information via the internet is not totally secure and on occasion such information can be intercepted. We cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send us electronically; sending such information is entirely at your own risk.
Disclosing Your Information
- In the event that we sell any or all of our website to the buyer.
- Where we are legally required by law to disclose your personal information.
- To further fraud protection and reduce the risk of fraud.
We will never send you spam and will never sell your details to anyone. You are free to unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time by following the unsubscribe link on any of our emails.
Third Party Links
Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any matter relating to this Privacy and Cookies Policy via email at email@example.com.