Privacy Policy

User privacy is taken seriously at The following statement discloses our privacy and data-protection practices.

Types of user information gathered

We gather two types of user information through automatically by our web server (eg.via the user’s internet protocol (IP) address, the user’s browser / operating system type and version used to connect to the Internet, the URL address that referred you to our site) and information provided directly by the user ( filling in our feedback forms and registering for access to the site and e-newsletters).

Use and sharing of user information

The personally-identifiable information collected from and about users by will not be sold, shared or rented to any other company or third parties in ways different from that which is disclosed in this statement. This information serves solely to improve our services and inform users about additional products or services that may be of interest. We reserve the right however to share aggregated demographic information with partners and advertisers. This information will not be linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person. digital newsletters sector-specific e-newsletters are offered to users at point of website registration however may be declined simply by ticking the corresponding opt-out field(s). Registrants may unsubscribe at any time from these newsletters, links for which are provided in each issue sent out. technical document download service

A document download service is provided free of charge to users. However in order to provide this facility at no cost, user data is shared, exceptionally, with the document owners who may wish to contact the user to clarify his/her interest in their products (or services). Please note that we decline all responsibility for resulting communication between parties.


This website contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites therefore please read the privacy statements of each website that collects identifiable information.

Correction/Updating Personal Information

Should a user's personally-identifiable information change, or if a user no longer desires our service, we will provide a way to correct, update or remove that user's personal data.


Should our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to and also notify users of these changes. The possibility of opting-out of these new information uses will also be clearly provided.

Questions & Comments

If you have any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy or the practices of, please contact us either by telephone / fax on +44 (0) 1527 835 437 or by email at

Policy effective date: September 2012

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