Cookie & Privacy Policy

Overview

We have a legal duty to protect the privacy of all personal and business data obtained from you while you are using this website.

This privacy policy explains what information we may collect from you and the purposes for which it will be used. By using this website you give your agreement to the data practices described in this policy.

Some web usage and technical information is collected by this website to help us improve our service to you, but this does not contain any personal data.

Changes to this policy

We may make changes to this privacy policy at any time. Changes will be posted here and are effective immediately. Regularly reviewing this page ensures that you are always aware of what information we collect and how we use it.

Website usage information

We receive and store a range of website usage information whenever you use this website. We use this to:

assess the effectiveness of marketing campaigns.

develop and deliver services and information that better meet your needs.

Web usage information is collected by our web server and from other sources including page tagging techniques using JavaScript and cookies. We use IP addresses and cookies to analyse website usage trends, understand user journeys and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses and our cookies are not linked to personally identifiable information.

The type of website usage information that we collect during your visits to our site includes, for example, the date and time, pages viewed or searched for. We may also use web usage information to create statistical data regarding the use of our website, however, no individual identities will or can be identified in such statistical data.

Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of data given to your browser by a website which may be stored as text files in the cookie directory of your computer. Cookies are not programs and cannot collect information from your computer. They do not damage your computer and are defined as "a piece of text stored on a user's computer by their web browser. A cookie can be used for authentication, storing site preferences, shopping cart contents, the identifier for a server-based session, or anything else that can be accomplished through storing text data" (source: Wikipedia, 2011).

Each website may send cookie data to your browser which may save it if your browser's preferences allow it to do so. To protect your privacy your browser only returns a cookie to the website that sent you the cookie and does not send it to any other website. A website cannot access your cookie directory or information on your computer, instead relevant cookies are included by your browser within each request you make to the website. A website can only obtain cookie data that your browser sends to it.

The majority of browsers allow you to control cookies through the browser’s settings.  For more information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org or to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Cookies used on this website

_utma, _utmb, _utmc and _utmz – used for our Google Analytics for us to measure how visitors use our site, all information is completely anonymous and we cannot track who the user is.  _utmc is a temporary cookie and is deleted once your browser is shut.

This policy, in line with the new legislation is currently under review and should you require further information in the way we use this data, please contact us.

Albany Place is not responsible for the content on external websites that are linked to / from our site. We do not link to external sites in return for cash, services or any other payment in kind – links are selected purely based on the relevance of their content for our audience.

The internet and use of e-mail are not secure and by using these methods to communicate with us you accept that there are risks associated with sending information via this method.