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Privacy Statement

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

CCESD 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.

CCESD 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 January 2013.

What we collect

We collect the following information:
  • name and company name
  • e-mail address and password

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to provide you with a customised service, and also for the following reasons:
  • keeping internal records
  • occasional contact to make announcements regarding the website such as upgrades, offline periods for maintenance etc.
  • occasional contact to ask for feedback, suggestions for new features etc.
We will not use this information for direct-marketing purposes; nor will we distribute any of your details to third parties.

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.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. These are used automatically when you register for access to our sites, and are required in order for the site to work. For more information, click here.

Links to other websites

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.

Controlling your personal information

You can update your personal information and site preferences at any time by clicking the my account link in the top menu bar.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee may be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact us via the links above. If you believe that any information we are holding is incorrect or incomplete, please tell us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

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