1.1 Geoff is committed to safeguarding the privacy of his website visitors; in this policy he explains how your personal information will be treated.
2. Collecting personal information
2.1 Geoff may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
(a) Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths);
(b) Information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to Geoff or send through the website;
3. Using personal information
3.1 Personal information submitted through the website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website.
3.2 Your personal information may be used to:
(a) To contact and communicate with you;
(b) For internal record keeping;
(c) For marketing.
(d) To provide legal advice or representation.
4. Disclosing personal information
4.1 Geoff may disclose your personal information to any of his employees, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
4.2 Except as provided in this policy, Geoff will not provide your personal information to third parties.
5. Security of personal information
5.1 Geoff will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
5.2 You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and Geoff cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
6.1 Geoff may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on the website.
6.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
7. Your rights
7.1 You may instruct Geoff to provide you with any personal information he holds about you; provision of such information will be subject to:
(a) the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, Geoff will usually accept a photocopy of your passport or licence certified by a justice of the peace (JP) plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).
8. Third party websites
8.1 The website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.
8.2 Geoff has no control over, and is not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.
9. Updating information
9.1 Please let Geoff know if the personal information that he holds about you needs to be corrected or updated.
10. About cookies
10.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
10.2 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
10.3 Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.
11. Analytics cookies
11.1 Geoff uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of the website.
11.2 His analytics service provider generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies.
12. Blocking cookies
12.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:
(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”;
(b) in Firefox (version 39) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and
(c) in Chrome (version 44), you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.
12.2 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
12.3 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on this website.
13. Deleting cookies
13.1 You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:
(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11);
(b) in Firefox (version 39), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”, then selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, clicking “Show Cookies”, and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”; and
(c) in Chrome (version 44), you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”, and then selecting “Cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data”.
13.2 Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
14. AdWords Remarketing
14.1 Remarketing is a feature in AdWords that allows Geoff to advertise to people who have previously visited the website.
14.2 AdWords remarketing will display ads to you based on what parts of the website you have viewed by placing a cookie on your web browser.
14.3 This cookie does not in any way personally identify you or give access to your computer or mobile device. The cookie is used to indicate to other websites that “This person visited a particular page, so show them ads relating to that page.”
14.4 If you do not wish to see remarketing ads from us, you can: