We are committed to the privacy of our visitors. We collect no personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information to us.
Here is how we handle information about your visit to www.raistrick.co.uk:
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the website, read pages or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store information such as the following concerning your visit:
- The Internet domain (for example, “xcompany.com” if you use a private Internet access account, or “yourschool.edu” if you connect from a university’s domain);
- Your IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website.
- The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
- The date and time you access our site;
- The pages you visit; and
- If you linked to our website from another website, the address of that website.
We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors – to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use.
Information that you voluntarily provide
We do not collect personally-identifiable information unless you choose to provide it to us. If you provide us with personally identifiable information (e.g., by sending an e-mail or by filling out a form and submitting it through our website), we use that information only to respond to your message and to help us provide you with the information and services that you request.
Submitting voluntary information constitutes your consent to the use of the information for the stated purpose. When users click the “Submit” button on any of the Web forms found on our site, they are indicating voluntary consent to use of the information they submit for the stated purpose. We do not pass information over to third parties for commercial marketing.
How information is used
The information we collect is used for a variety of purposes. We make every effort to disclose clearly how information is used at the point where it is collected, so that our users can determine for themselves whether they wish to provide the information.
Links to other sites
“Cookies” are small bits of text that are either used for the duration of a session (session cookies) or saved on a user’s hard drive in order to identify that user or information about that user the next time she/he logs onto a website (persistent cookies). This website does not use persistent cookies or any other persistent tracking technology. One or more of our component sites may use session cookies to provide streamlined navigation. These session cookies are deleted from the component’s server after your session ends, and information from them is not collected or saved.
Third-party social media tools
Duncan Raistrick maintains official pages or accounts on several third-party websites in order to better engage with the public and promote awareness of our activities, events, news and information.
Your activity on these third-party sites is governed by the security and privacy policies of the third-party sites. Users of third-party sites are often sharing information with the general public, user community and/or the third-party operating the third-party site. You should review the privacy policies of third-party sites before using them to ensure that you understand how your information may be used. You should also adjust privacy settings on your account on any third-party site to match your preferences.
Some of these sites include Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube.
www.raistrick.co.uk uses Google Analytics, a third-party web measurement and customisation technology.
Here’s how it works: Google Analytics places a small file on your computer, commonly called a “cookie,” so that it can recognise your computer if you visit our www.raistrick.co.uk website in the future. This cookie does not collect personal identifying information.
Visitors who choose to disable this web measurement tool will still have full access to www.raistrick.co.uk. While the details vary from browser to browser, most modern browsers can be set up to accept, reject or request user intervention when a site asks to set a cookie. Google Analytics uses a cookie that begins with: _utm.
Google Earth™ & Google Maps™
Google Maps and Google Earth map information and photographic imagery are used under license by Google. Duncan Raistrick data presented using Google Maps/Google Earth are in the public domain and made available in open standard KML/KMZ format. The map information and photographic imagery contain trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, domain names and other distinctive brand features. This does not imply a Duncan Raistrick endorsement of Google, Google Maps or Google Earth products or services.