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Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 24 April 2006

takes its data protection obligations very seriously. The aim of this privacy statement is to provide you with all the information you need about our practices in this area. In particular it deals with the following.

  • Who is collecting information about you
  • What information is being collected from you through this web site
  • When will we collect information from you
  • For what purposes do we collect information
  • With whom the information may be shared
  • Security of the information
  • Your rights

Who is collecting information about you?

This web site is operated on behalf of . All information collected from this web site is collected by or on behalf of .

Personal data collected on may be used for administration purposes.

This web site is hosted under a written contract and on terms that ensure that all data collected from this web site remains the property of .

What information is being collected from you through this web site?

Two kinds of information may be collected from our visitors:

Statistical Information

This is information about all of our visitors collectively such as what areas of our web site visitors most frequently visit and which of the services that we offer they prefer to use.

Personal Information

This is more particular information about our visitors and may include (by way of example only) any or all of the following: name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, credit card number and company.

When will we collect information from you?

We may collect information from our visitors at various points on our web site. The following are the main ones.

Contact forms and order forms

Primarily will collect information from you when you request further details regarding any of our products and services. If an online order is placed, PayPal also collect information about you. Please review their privacy policy. We will typically request such personal information as your name and address. However, different information may be required at different times.


To enhance your experience of this web site we sometimes use a feature on your Internet browser called a "cookie" that will identify visitors to our web site. Cookies are small files that your Web browser places on your computer's hard drive. Because of our use of cookies, we can deliver a faster service, consistent, updated results, and a more personalized site experience. You have the option of setting your browser to reject cookies. However, doing this may hinder performance and negatively impact your experience on our site.

Log Files

We may use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track visitor's movement, and gather broad demographic information and other Statistical information.

For what purposes do we collect information?

The main purpose of our collecting information on you is to identify the areas of the site visitors tend to use the most, to enable us to enhance features.

In addition we may use the information we collect for accounting, audit, statistical and research purposes. On an opt-in basis, we may also use this information to market and promote to individuals, activities, products and services that we feel may be of interest to you.

With whom will we share Statistical Information?

We may share Statistical Information with with our web site developers, so that they too may understand how visitors use our site, so that a better overall experience for you can be created.

With whom will we share Personal Information?

We will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to others. We may share your personal information with business entities and business partners and with companies working on our behalf, but only as described above in “For what purposes do we collect information".

We may partner with another party to provide specific services. When the visitor signs up for these services, we may share Personal Information necessary for the third party to provide these services. These parties are not allowed to use Personal Information except for the purpose of providing these services. At the time of (or before) applying for those services the visitor will be told of the intention to share that Personal Information.

We may share Personal Information with other people without the consent of the individual in situations such as the following:

we are legally obliged to do so (such as to the Inland Revenue)

to prevent or detect crime (such as to prosecuting or investigating authorities or to other members of the Association of British Insurers).


Our web site contains links to other sites that are beyond the control of . Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those other sites. We encourage our visitors to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.

Security of the information

We take all reasonable precautions to protect our visitors' information. Off-line, your information is protected by a number of strictly regulated processes and measures.

Your rights

Correcting / Updating Personal Information:

If a visitor's Personal Information changes, we provide a way to correct, update or remove any Personal Information that we hold on that visitor on our active databases. We may, however, need to retain archive copies of that Personal Information for legal or audit purposes.


Our visitors are given the opportunity to 'opt-in' for having their information used for purposes not directly related to our site at the point where we ask for the information.

Visitors who no longer wish to receive any newsletters or promotional materials from us may opt-out of receiving these communications in the manner shown on those communications.

Contact Us

If you wish to contact us regarding any aspect of this Privacy Statement, please e-mail us at

Notification of Changes

We may change our privacy policy from time to time. We will include a "last updated" date at the top of our privacy statement and we will amend this date when we make any changes.

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