The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore, the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.
This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.
The cookies in use to deliver Google Analytics service are described in the section below:
We use Google Analytics
These cookies are used to store information, such as what time your visit occurred, whether you have been to the site before, and what site referred you to the web page.
These cookies contain no personally identifiable information but they will use your computer's IP address to know from where in the world you are accessing the Internet.
Google stores the information collected by these cookies on servers in the United States. Google may transfer this information to third-parties where required to do so by law, or where such third-parties process the information on Google's behalf.
For more information on the usage of cookies by Google Analytics please see the Google website. Read privacy advice for this product.
Contact & Communication
Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in data protection legislation. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form of email submission process and advise users using such form of email processes they do so at their own risk.
This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products/services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This would include using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter programme the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights regarding receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitors IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
Use of visual media, such as photographs and videos, will require specific consent prior to publishing them. This will apply to social media and the website (apart from stock photography from a verified supplier).
Any visual media utilised has been reviewed so that any private location data is removed so that extraction of the data by visitors can be avoided.
Social Media Platforms
Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.
Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.
This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons they do so at their own discretion and note the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.
Shortened Links in Social Media
This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default, some social media platforms shorten lengthy URLs [web addresses] using third party apps such as bit.ly.
Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened URLs published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine URLs are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.
How we use your personal information
We utilise contracts as the primary purpose for collating and processing your personal information. We will never share your personal information without your knowledge unless required to because of a vital interest or as a public task. All personal information collated is destroyed securely within the guidelines declared by Argus Business Support from time to time.
While certain information may only be kept for a short while, personal information is generally kept for a period of 7 years. Should the appropriate laws concerning taxation allow it certain information may be kept for up to 25 years.