Collection of information
Some information provided to us by individuals with whom we do business, contractors, visitors to and users of our website and other third parties might be considered private or personal. Without these details we would not be able to carry on our business. We will only collect such personal information if it is necessary for one of our functions or activities.
Personal information is obtained in many ways including via correspondence, by telephone and facsimile, by email, via our website, from media and publications, from other publicly available sources, from cookies and in some circumstances, from third parties.
Use of information collected and disclosure of personal information to others
Security and storage
We place great importance on the security of all information associated with our customers, clients and contractors. We have security measures in place to attempt to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of personal information under our control. Personal information is de-identified or destroyed securely when no longer required by us, subject to any legal obligation to keep the personal information for any required period of time.
Access to and correction of personal information
We are committed to maintaining accurate, timely, relevant and appropriate information about individuals with whom we do business, contractors, visitors to and users of our Website. So long as your request for your personal information is in accordance with relevant privacy legislation, then we will give you access to that information.
Inaccurate information will be corrected upon receiving advice to this effect from you. To ensure confidentiality, details of your personal information will be passed on to you only if we are satisfied that the information relates to you.
If we refuse to provide you with access or correct the personal information held about you by us, then we will provide reasons for such refusal.
Each person’s computer uses an IP (Internet Protocol) address when they are online, which is logged by our server. We use your IP address to identify your website use and to gather broad statistical information such as visitor numbers.
Allowing a website to create a cookie does not give us or any other website access to the rest of your computer, and only the website that created the cookie can read it. If you prefer, you can set your web browser (such as Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox) to notify you when a site is using a cookie and/or to refuse it.