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The UK Government has revised the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR), which comes into force in the UK on 26 May 2012, to address new EU requirements. We have now amended our Privacy and Cookies policies to reflect these changes.

 

The following statement explains our policy regarding the personal information we collect about you.

 

This policy covers Pregem Computing Ltd’s use of personal information that is collected from Pregem Computing Limited websites.

 

From time to time, you may be asked to submit personal information about yourself (e.g. name and email address) in order to receive or use services on our website. By entering your details in the fields requested, you enable Pregem Computing Ltd and its authorised third party providers to supply you with the services you select. Whenever you provide such personal information, we will treat that information in accordance with this policy. When using your personal information Pregem Computing Ltd will act in accordance with current legislation and aim to meet current Internet best practice. Use and storage of your personal informationAny information you provide to us will only be used within Pregem Computing Limited We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

 

Email

Where you contact us by email, your data is transmitted via a publicly accessible network. Should you use personal information online you need to be aware that this is done at your own risk. We accept no liability for any damages to you or others as a result of the loss of confidentiality of any such information.

 

Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a website computer and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browsers preferences allow it but, depending on how your browser is set up to protect your privacy, it may only permit a web site to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites.

 

There are two main types of cookies:

 

1. Session cookies – these only exist for the duration of your site visit and are deleted on exit. These cookies help to maintain security when you access your online account.

 

2. Persistent (or permanent) cookies – these stay on your machine until they expire or are deleted. These cookies often store information meaning that you don’t need to remember membership details. We do not store your login user name and password as cookies.

 

Cookies can also be:

 

1. First party cookies – these are owned and created by this website 2. Third party cookies – these are owned and created by an independent company, usually a company providing a service to the website owners, such as Google.

 

We use both types of cookies.

 

Your consent to use of cookies

 

We are required to tell you about cookies and to give you the choice as to which of your online activities are monitored in this way.

 

The cookies we use do not in themselves identify the individual, they only record which areas of the website have been visited by the computer and for how long. They are read only by the server that placed them and are unable to execute any code or virus. What we use cookies for.

 

We use cookies to: monitor and manage website traffic identify you when you visit the website analyse how our site is used through recording site traffic data via Google Analytics (please see below)

 

We use both our own (first party) and partner company’s (third party) cookies to support these activities. We don’t use cookies to track people’s Internet usage after leaving our sites and we don’t store personal information in them others could read and understand. We will not sell or distribute cookie information without your prior consent.

 

Block or disable cookies

 

If you don’t want us to capture information about your use of our website, most internet browsers allow you to disable cookies, block all cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored.

 

You may prevent the use of cookies by changing the setting on your browser but please note that this may hinder some of the website functionality, such as secure areas of this website.

 

If you choose to delete cookies form your computer, follow the information provided by your browser which is usually located within the ‘Help’, ‘Tools’ or ‘Edit’ facility or follow the steps below. Alternatively, an external resource is available at www.allaboutcookies.org/manage- cookies providing specific information about cookies and how to manage them to suit your preferences.

 

Microsoft Internet Explorer v6

 

Select Tools Select Internet Options Select the Privacy tab and choose Advanced Options button Check the Override Automatic Cookie Handling tick box Disable the First Party cookies by choosing the Block option.

 

Disable the Third Party cookies by choosing the Block option Uncheck the option to ‘Always allow session cookies’ Select OK to confirm changes.

 

Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 7 and 8

 

On the menu bar at the top of the window, click on the Tools menu and select Internet Options Select the Privacy tab Move the slider to Block All Cookies Click OK to close the Internet Options window.

 

Firefox version 3 and above

 

At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Tools menu, and select Options Select the Privacy panel Set Firefox will: to Use custom settings for history Uncheck mark Accept cookies from sites to disable Cookies Click OK to close the Options window.

 

Google Analytics

 

In addition, we use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google’s privacy policy is available at: www.google.com/ privacypolicy.html.

 

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of:

 

Evaluating your use of the website compiling reports on website activity for website operators providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

 

Please view the Google Privacy statement (please see the link above) for more information. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.