1.1 CIIM/ACS are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; in this policy we explain how we will treat your personal information.
2.1 This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal.
3. Collecting personal information
3.1 CIIM/ACS may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
(a) information about your visits to and use of this website (including your geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths);
(b) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters (including your email address);
(c) information that you provide to us when using the services on our website, or that is generated in the course of the use of those services (including the timing, download frequency and pattern of service use);
(d) information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us or send through our website (including the communication content and metadata associated with the communication); and
(e) any other personal information that you choose to send to us.
3.2 Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person’s consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with this policy.
4. Using personal information
4.1 Personal information submitted to us through our website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy.
4.2 We may use your personal information to:
(a) administer our website;
(b) improve our website for users;
(c) enable your use of the services available on our website;
(d) send you general communications regarding the CIMI;
(e) send you email communications that you have specifically requested (including our CIMI newsletter or CIMI updates);
(f) keep our website secure and prevent corruption; and
(g) verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of our website.
4.3 We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party’s direct use.
5. Disclosing your personal information
5.1 We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group of companies (including ACS CIIM staff and its agents) insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
5.2 We may disclose your personal information:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b) in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
5.3 Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.
6. Retaining personal information
6.1 Personal information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
7. Security of personal information
7.1 We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
8.1 We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
9. Third party websites
9.1 Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.
9.2 We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.
10. Updating information
10.1 Please let us know if the personal information that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
11. 2 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
11.3 Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
11.4 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
11.5 We use only persistent cookies on our website.
11.6 The names of the cookies that we use on our website, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:
CIMI website will use PHPSESSID, _ga, _gat, ici_current_language to recognize a computer when a user visits our website, track users as they navigate the website and validate authenticated users sessions.
11.7 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:
(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”;
(b) in Firefox (version 44) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and
(c) in Chrome (version 48), you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.
11.8 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
11.9 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
11.10 You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:
(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at https://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11);
(b) in Firefox (version 44), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”, then selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, clicking “Show Cookies”, and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”; and
(c) in Chrome (version 48), you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customize and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”, and then selecting “Cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data”.
11.11 Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.