1.5 All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions between you and the Company will be encrypted. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. Your password must not be shared with anyone.
1.6 Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
1.8 The Company complies with data protection legislation which regulates and grants you certain rights in relation to your personal information and data. We are committed to providing you with recruitment and search services in a way that safeguards privacy in a safe, confidential and secure environment.
1.9 When we obtain personal information from you, you can choose not to receive information from us [about other services such as marketing communications by checking an opt-out box on the screen]. You may change your decision at any time by logging onto www.into-gardens.com. Some of the personal information that we hold about you may be sensitive personal data within the meaning of the Data Protection Act 1998.
1.10 The Publications will contain links to third party websites over which we have no control and we are not responsible for privacy and data protection policies on those websites. We encourage you to review their privacy policies so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information.
2. What information do we collect?
2.1 We may collect the following types of information, some or all of which may be personal information about you:-
(a) Personal details which are submitted by you on registration to validate your identity, for example name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, contact information, date of birth.
(b) Information which you volunteer and submit to the Site either about yourself or your interest in the subject matter of the Publications.
(c) Information that we receive from other Users or third parties who are permitted to give information about you.
(d) Where you make payments to us, we and/or our payment providers may store your payment card information.
(e) Information about your computer hardware and software which we may use to help diagnose problems with our server and/or to administer our web site and which may include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring web site addresses.
(f) Other information about your use of our Publications, such as what areas you visit and what services you access, your requests or enquiries about our services, or any information which we may request from you to improve the Publications, including for example information derived from your use of forums, tweets, blogs and any other services on the Site.
3. How will we use the Personal Information?
3.1 We may use personal information about you for the following purposes:
(a) to administer and manage your registration, identify you when you contact us or access the Publications, respond to any queries you may have and/or to help us operate and improve the Site and/or any features of the Publications;
(b) where feedback has been volunteered or submitted by you about our Publications we may contact you for further information and with your permission, attach your identity to, collect and with your permission publish testimonies and recommendations about the Publications for promotional and publicity purposes.
(c) to help detect fraud or loss or in response to a verified request by law enforcement or other government officials such as a Section 29 (3) Data Protection Act 1998 form relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity, or other activity that may expose us or you to legal liability.
(d) to compile, aggregate and disclose to third parties general demographic information – this information may relate to age, gender, location etc. but will not specifically identify you or your computer personally.
(e) to send your reminders about forthcoming Publications or other Into Gardens products or Content or to invite you to re-post, disseminate or tweet Content or submit User Content.
3.2 As well as Content, we may make certain services available on the Site, such as tweets, chat functionality and blogs, to which you are able to post comments, information and/ or materials. You hereby acknowledge that any material or information you submit or disclose through such services or otherwise on the Site becomes public information, and may be available to Users of the Site and/or to the general public. In addition, when you choose to make a posting on such services, certain personal data may be available for other users to view. We urge you to exercise discretion and caution when deciding to disclose personal data about yourself, or any other information, on the Site.
3.4 As a User, you may choose to contact other Users or to disclose or exchange Content and/or personal or other information with other Users. You hereby acknowledge that you do so entirely at your own risk and the Company accepts no liability for your making contact with such Users or for the disclosure of such information by you when using any of the services or functionality within the Publications. We strongly recommend that you do not connect with anyone you do not know and trust.
3.6 In addition to the above uses, we may disclose, sell and/ or transfer the Publications or any part thereof including the Content and/or all data we collect thereon either to a third party who acquires all or a substantial portion of the Company’s business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets, or as part of any insolvency of the Company where such a transaction has been approved by the court. In the event of a sale, transfer, reorganization or other disposal of the Company, in whole or in part, your details may form part of the transferred business assets and as such may be shared with our advisors and any prospective purchasers and their advisors.
4.1 We have implemented appropriate technical measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorised access, use, alteration or disclosure. Notwithstanding such measures, the Internet is an open system and we cannot guarantee that unauthorised third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.
4.2 We will use an appropriate level of security to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information you provide to us. However, we cannot guarantee that all of your communications with the Publications, the Site and/or the Company and other personally identifiable information will never be disclosed in other ways, including for example, where third parties may unlawfully access the Site and intercept or access private communications, or other users may abuse or misuse your information that they collect from the Site. Therefore, although we will endeavour to protect your privacy, we cannot not promise that your personally identifiable information or communications with the Company will always remain private.
5. Access to/ Changing Personal Information
5.1 You may request access to all your personal data stored and processed by the Company and may correct, update or delete such information by contacting us at email@example.com
5.3 The capture, storage and use of your data is governed by the Data Protection Act 1998. Register of Data Controllers on the www.ico.gov.uk website.
6.1 A “cookie” is a piece of information that is stored on your computer’s hard drive and which records your navigation of a web site so that, when you revisit that web site it can present tailored options to you based upon the stored information about your last visit.
On visiting the Site, a cookie will be placed on your computer automatically.
6.2 If you do not want us to deploy cookies in your browser, you can set your browser to reject cookies or to notify you when the Site tries to put a cookie on your computer. However, rejecting cookies may affect your ability to use some of the Services on our Site. For further information about cookies and how to disable them please visit: www.aboutcookies.org.
We may monitor and record any communications we receive from Users. This may be done to improve the Publications or to ensure compliance with our practices and procedures.