The Information We Collect:
Our Website uses software features known as “cookies”, which are small pieces of data that are stored on your hard drive when accessing a website. They are akin to identity cards, and we may use them as follows: to allow us to know when users return to our Website and which pages or services you access while there; and to gather information on an aggregate basis in order to identify the most popular areas of our Website and make it easier for users to access them. You are encouraged to visit our Website and make use of all facilities.
Where you submit any registration details to us, you may be required to submit to us your name, e-mail address, contact telephone number, address) (together referred to as “Personal Information”). We store your details securely. This information is only used to keep you informed of changes and updates to the UK Skills Partnership Website.
All Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of all users of any part of this website are recorded at all times. The IP address is your computers ‘digital finger print’ consisting of usually a ten digit number or there abouts. The IP address allows the source of each user to be tracked if required – through their internet service provider to the actual computer location. This information is used by UK Skills Partnership for the identification of users that breach these terms and conditions of use and for security lock outs. Your IP address may also be supplied to relevant authorities for the purpose of investigating any illegal activities if requested.
Disclosure of Information
We want you to feel free to use and explore our Website without worrying about whether your visit will generate unwanted sales or marketing activity such as junk mail or spam. All our staff maintain a responsibility to keep your Personal Information confidential and will only use it to keep you informed and updated regarding any content updates and technical changes. Whilst any Personal Information that we use to provide or promote our services to you will not be passed to any third party organisation for marketing purposes, we reserve the right to disclose personal data to any third party which has a legal right to request such information.
Security of Data
We will provide the same protections in respect of any electronic communications received from you as those employed in respect of information received by post and telephone – to protect the confidentiality and integrity of your information from unauthorised access and disclosure.