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Privacy Statement

This privacy policy sets out how IWE uses and protects any information that you give IWE when you use this website.

IWE is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

IWE may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st December 2011.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

• name

• contact information including email addres

• telephone number

• demographic information such as postcode

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

• Internal record keeping.

• We may periodically send information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.  

• We may contact you by email or phone

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Important information regarding our use of cookies

By using our websites you agree that we can place certain types of cookies on your device, however you can block them by using your browser settings. Please be aware that some of our services, may not function if your browser does not accept these cookies.  However, you can allow cookies from specific websites by making them “trusted websites” in your internet browser.

Your personal details are never shared with any third party and you may opt out of any follow up marketing that we may, from time to time, provide.

What are Cookies
Cookies are files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer when you visit a website.  Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit. Cookies can be useful, such as remembering your preferences, and generally improving your online experience.  There are different types of cookies.

Session cookies
Session cookies last only for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser.  These allow a website to identify that a user of a particular device is navigating from page to page, supporting website security and basic functionality.  Most of the cookies we use are session cookies.

Persistent cookies
Persistent cookies stay on your computer after you have closed your browser, and allow a website to remember your actions and preferences.  Sometimes persistent cookies are used by websites to provide targeted advertising based upon the browsing history of the device.

First and third party cookies
Whether a cookie is a first or third party cookie depends on which website the cookie comes from.  First party cookies are those sent by this website.  All other cookies are third party cookies and come from other sources. For example this site incorporates a Google map to indicate our location. This will require an external cookie to assist in providing the information you require.

Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are required to enable you to navigate our website and use its features. Without these cookies the site would not function correctly. These cookies don’t gather information about you for the purposes of marketing.

Performance cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a web site, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages.  These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor and any information these cookies collect is anonymous. By using this websites you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device, however you can block them by using your browser settings.

Functionality cookies
These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make (such as your user name).  They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as watching a video. The information these cookies collect is anonymous. By using our websites you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device, however you can block them by using your browser settings.

Targeting cookies
These cookies collect several pieces of information about your browsing habits.  For example they remember that you have visited our website. Our policy is never to share this information with any other organization outside of ourselves. We may occasionally email you helpful or useful information but you may opt out of this at any time. By using our websites you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device, however you can block them by using your browser settings.

External links
From time to time, we may embed external content from third party websites (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Google Maps, YouTube etc). These third parties may use cookies, you can find out about their policy to cookies from their individual websites.

What if I don't want to accept cookies
If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by any website - including ours, you should do this through the browser settings for each browser you use, on each device you use to access the internet. Please be aware that some of our services, may not function if your browser does not accept cookies.  However, you can allow cookies from specific websites by making them “trusted websites” in your internet browser. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.allaboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wider variety of browsers.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

• We will not allow information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes

• We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to IWE, 150, Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4AB

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Links to other web sites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

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