Under the Data Protection Act 1998 our data controller is Irish Management Consortium Limited. Our data protection registration number is Z3202639.
1. Collection of Information
We automatically collect and process statistical data about usage patterns on our website. This information contains some of your personal information but is not used to identify any specific individual. This data is only collected to provide us with an understanding of areas of interest on our website.
The types of personal information include (but are not limited to) details about your computer, visits to our website and the resources you access. For example your IP address, geographical location, browser type and versions, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, website navigation, etc. We also look at information relating to your registration, your subscription to website services, email notifications and any other information you may send us.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and are used by most websites in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
|cookiesapproved||This cookie is used to record if a user has approved cookie usage.|
These cookies are using a service provided by Google Analytics which allows us to analyse the use of this website so we can measure and improve the performance. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information.
|site_login||These cookie are used to allow members to log into the members section of the website.|
3. Use of your Personal Information
The main purpose of our collecting and storing information is to enable us to provide and improve our services to you. We may use your personal data to inform you about products and services which we feel may be of interest to you, but only where you have agreed to receive this information. Where necessary we will provide third parties with information about our users but this will not include any individuals’ personal details.
Using data in this manner allows us to provide you with details of any changes to our website and it also ensures we meet our own terms and conditions.
4. Security of your Personal Information.
We will take all reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
We cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet because such transmission is not completely secure and could be intercepted by a third party.
5. Disclosure of Information
We may also disclose your personal information where required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings, to exercise or defend our own legal rights, to assist fraud protection and to minimise credit risk.
6. Third Party Websites
Our website contains links to third party websites on our website and we cannot be held responsible for the Privacy Policies or practices of these other organisations.
9. Access to Information
You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you and the provision of such information will be subject to your payment of a fee of £10.00 and to your supplying appropriate evidence of your identity. We reserve the right to withhold personal information to the extent permitted by law.