1.1 Welcome to the Science Warehouse Website and Blog (“Site”). The Site is controlled and administered by Science Warehouse Limited, (“SWL”), a company registered in England and Wales whose registered office is at Birmingham Road, Henley in Arden, West Midlands B95 5QA. Science Warehouse Limited’s registration number is 02890957.
1.3 SWL 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 the Site, then You can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
1.4 SWL 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 (1 September 2010).
2 What information we collect and what we use it for:
2.1 If You choose not to subscribe to the Site then the information we collect from You is limited. We may log Your IP address to help us administer the Site and track usage statistics. If You reach the Site by clicking on a link or advertisement in an email or on another website then we may log that information. We make no attempt to identify You.
2.2 If You choose to subscribe to the Site then we will collect more detailed information about You. This information will include (a) full name, (b) email address, (c) address, (d) telephone numbers, (e) any other free text notes which You choose to enter. We use this information to (a) communicate with You regarding Your subscription, (b) email You information in accordance with Your wishes, (c) improve our products and services (information used for this purpose is anonymised so that it is not personally identifiable), (d) advertise our products and services (information used for this purpose is anonymised so that it is not personally identifiable), (e) comply with any relevant laws.
2.3 If You cancel Your subscription to the Site subscription we may retain Your information for business, operational and administrative purposes in accordance with applicable laws.
3.1 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.
4.1 A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on Your computer’s hard drive. Once You agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets You know when You visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to You as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to Your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about Your preferences. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve the Site in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide You with a better Site, by enabling us to monitor which pages You find useful and which You do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to Your computer or any information about You, other than the data You choose to share with us.
4.2 You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but You can usually modify Your browser setting to decline cookies if You prefer. This may prevent You from taking full advantage of the Site.
5 Links to other websites
5.1 The Site including the Blog may contain links to other websites. Once You have used these links to leave the 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.
6 Controlling Your personal information
6.1 We will not sell, distribute or lease Your personal information to third parties unless we have Your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use Your personal information to send You promotional information about third parties which we think You may find interesting if You tell us that You wish this to happen.
6.2 We reserve the right to report any activity which we suspect violates any relevant laws or regulations to the appropriate authority. If we are requested by such authority for the information we reserve the right to disclose it to them.
6.3 If You believe that any information we are holding on You is incorrect or incomplete You may be able to edit it Yourself once You have signed into Your account. You can also email us at (email@example.com).
6.4 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 email us at (firstname.lastname@example.org) or write to us at our registered office address: Science Warehouse Limited, Birmingham Road, Henley in Arden, West Midlands B95 5QA.