This privacy policy relates to the website www.acacia-avenue.com. Acacia Avenue International Limited are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy details how we use any personal information collected about you when you visit the site.

Cookies

Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide you with a tailored experience within this website. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. Your browser security setting can be modified to decline cookies.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website.

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information and usually expire after 30 days.

Security and confidentiality

Acacia Avenue International Limited is committed to providing a secure environment for your personal information. We have in place security measures to protect our systems and prevent unauthorised access.

Contact details you supply, information uploaded and any direct correspondence will be treated as confidential unless permissions have been given. In the event we request permission to use information that is identifiable to you personally, we will ensure that this information is used only for the purposes stated.

We are registered as a data controller in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and comply both with UK data protection and privacy law and The Market Research Society’s Code of Conduct on data protection.

Email Newsletter

Our website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform you about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this website. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this website’s email newsletter program. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email info@acacia-avenue.com

In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign.

Data Transfer

The information we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA“), including any destination where the privacy laws of the country concerned may be different and less protective than those of EEA countries. It may also be processed by personnel operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Visitors to our site are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. We will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

We may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Shortened Links in Social Media

Through our social media platform accounts we may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses] (this is an example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo).

Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

General

We may from time to time make changes to this policy and will update this page accordingly. This policy is currently effective from November 2015.

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