IronCat is aware that the security of your private information from the use of our website is an important concern. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously; therefore, we would like you to know what data we maintain and what data we discard.
Collection of data
You can use our website without disclosing your personal data. You are not required to provide personal information as a condition of using our site, except as may be necessary to provide you a product or service at your request. When you use our website, data may be stored for various security purposes. This data may include the name of your Internet service provider, the website that you used to link to our site, the web sites that you visit from our site and your IP address. This data could possibly lead to your identification, but we do not use it to do so. In cases when personal data is provided to others to provide you products or services you have requested, or for other purposes you have authorized, we rely on technical and organizational means to assure that applicable data security regulations are followed.
Processing of personal data
We collect personal data only when you provide it to us, through registration, completion of forms or e-mails, as part of inquiries or orders for products or services, and similar situations in which you have chosen to provide the information.
The database and its contents remain at our company and stay with data processors or servers acting on our behalf and responsible to us. Your personal data will not be passed on by us or by our agents for use by third parties in any form whatsoever, unless we have obtained your consent or are legally required to do so.
We will retain control of and responsibility for the use of any personal data you disclose to us.
We may also receive information about you from third parties, for example from a friend who wants to tell you about the website.
- What information do we collect?
The types of information collected might include: names, date of birth, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number and fax number.
- How do we use this information?
We will use your personal information to provide you with the services, products or information you have requested and for administration purposes. We may need to share your information with our service providers, associated organisations and agents for these purposes.
We only use your personal information for direct marketing purposes if we are allowed to do this by law or if we have your consent.
IronCat uses technical and organizational security precautions to protect your data from manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our security procedures are continuously revised based on new technological developments.
- Do we use ‘Cookies’?
‘Cookies’ are small pieces of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser. Essentially it takes the form of a small text file deposited on your computer’s hard drive.
If you want to prevent our cookies being stored on your computer in future, you may do so by referring to your internet browser’s instructions. You can do this by clicking on the ‘Help’ menu. Please note however that if you disable our cookies you may not be able to access certain services or facilities on our sites and your use of our sites may be restricted. Further information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at www.AboutCookies.org
We only retain personal data for as long as is necessary for us to render a service you have requested or to which you have given your consent, except where otherwise provided by law (e.g. in connection with pending litigation).
We use a secure server when you purchase via our website. We also take appropriate measures to ensure that the information disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used.
- Your consent:
By providing us with your personal data, including sensitive personal data such as on your health, you consent to the collection and use of any information you provide in accordance with the above purposes and this privacy statement.
You also consent to our transferring your information to countries or jurisdictions which do not provide the same level of data protection as the UK, if necessary for the above purposes. If we do make such a transfer, we will, if appropriate, put a contract in place to ensure your information is protected.
- Withdrawing consent:
You can change or withdraw your consent for us hold or to use your personal data for the purposes set out above by sending an e-mail to the address given in the imprint or contact the Data Protection Officer at the address below.
You have the right to review and amend any personal data stored in our system if you believe it may be out of date or incorrect. Please help us to keep your information up to date by notifying us of any changes.
You can do this by:
posting your changes to IronCat Data Protection Officer.
We reserve the right to amend this privacy statement. If we do so, we will post notice of the change on our website and you will be deemed to have accepted such changes.
This policy has been written in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. If you have any questions regarding our management of your personal data please contact:
Data Protection Officer