A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
We use the following cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart, or make use of e-billing services.
Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users find what they are looking for easily.
Functional cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name, and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited, and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below.
First-party (IT Governance Ltd) cookies
This website will set some cookies that are essential for the website to operate correctly. These cookies, none of which capture personally identifiable information, are as follows:
Visitor ID–this cookie is a numeric value that identifies unique visitors and provides coherence and consistency to a site visit;
Page Number–this cookie identifies the page you are on;
Session ID–this cookie identifies your website session;
Test–this cookie checks whether your browser supports cookies;
Order–this cookie ensures that your shopping basket works correctly.
Our websites will set several types of third-party cookies, and we do not control their operation. The third-party cookies that may be set include:
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
Collection of Information
Information You Provide to Us
We collect the information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you create an account, participate in any interactive features of the services, subscribe to a newsletter or email list, participate in an event, survey, contest, or promotion, make a purchase, communicate with us via third-party social media sites, request customer support or otherwise communicate with us.
The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, password, postal address, phone number, gender, date of birth, occupation, employer information, photo, payment information (such as your credit or debit card and billing address), preference or interest data, and any other information you choose to provide.
Information We Collect Automatically
When you access or use our Services, we may automatically collect information about you, including:
We collect log information about your use of the services, including your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, web request, access times, pages viewed, web browser, links clicked, and the page you visited before navigating to the services.
Mobile Device Information
We collect information about the mobile device you used to access our services. This includes the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers, mobile network information, and information about your use of our mobile applications.
Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
We and our service providers use various technologies to collect information, including cookies and web beacons.
Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory. These files help us improve our services and your experience, see which areas and features of our services are popular, and count visits. Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in our services or emails and help us deliver cookies, count visits, and understand usage and campaign effectiveness. For more information about cookies, and how to disable them, please see “Your Choices” below.
Information We Collect From Other Sources
We may also obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect through our services. For example, if you create or log into your account through a third-party social media site, we will have access to certain information from that site, such as your name, account information, and friends lists, in accordance with the authorisation procedures determined by such social media site; we may also collect information about you when you post content to our pages/feeds on third-party social media sites.
Use of Information
We may use information about you for various purposes, including:
Provide, maintain, improve, and promote our products and services;
Provide and deliver the information, products, and services you request, process transactions and send you related information, including confirmations and receipts;
Send you technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages;
Respond to your comments, questions, and requests, and provide customer service;
Communicate with you about products, services, surveys, offers, promotions, rewards, and events offered by the company and others, and provide news and information we think will be of interest to you;
Monitor and analyse trends, usage, and activities in connection with our services;
Personalise and improve the services and provide advertisements, content, or features that match user profiles or interests;
Facilitate contests, sweepstakes, and promotions, and process and deliver entries and rewards;
Link or combine with information we get from others to help understand your needs and provide you with better service; and
Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.
Sharing of Information
With vendors, consultants, and other service providers who need access to such information to carry out work or perform services on our behalf;
When you participate in the interactive areas of our services, certain information you provide may be displayed to other users. This includes your name, photo, comments, and other information you choose to provide.
In response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with, or required by, any applicable law, regulation, or legal process;
If we believe your actions are inconsistent with our user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of the Company or others;
In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business by another company; and
With your consent or at your direction.
Social Sharing Features
The services may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the Facebook “Like” button), which let you share actions you take on our services with other media, and vice versa. Your use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public. This is depending on the settings you establish with the entity that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the entities that provide these features.
Advertising and Analytics Services Provided by Others
Tania Meacher takes reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse, and unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.
You may review, correct or modify information maintained in your online account at any time by logging into your account and updating your profile information. You may also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you wish to delete or deactivate your account, please email us at email@example.com, but note that some information you provide through the services may continue to be accessible (e.g., comments you submit through the services) and that we may continue to store information about you as required by law or for legitimate business purposes. We may also retain cached or archived copies of information about you for a certain period.
Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability or functionality of our services and promotional communications.
You may opt out of receiving promotional communications from us by following the instructions in those communications or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you opt-out, we may still send you non-promotional communications, such as those about your account or our ongoing business relations.
With your consent, we may send push notifications or alerts to your mobile device. You can deactivate these messages at any time by changing the notification settings on your mobile device.