Privacy and Cookie Policy

Privacy and Cookie Policy 2018-06-26T12:36:01+00:00

OUR PRIVACY POLICY

This is the privacy policy for HyStool and governs the privacy of the users who choose to use it. The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

Privacy Data

We consider Internet user privacy / data protection very seriously.

All data subjects whose personal data is collected, in line with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 (The Act) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) guidelines from May 2018.

It is the policy of us to maintain the privacy and confidentiality of any personal information, such as your name, address, email address, or telephone number that you provide to us. Because your privacy is important to us, we maintain this website privacy policy to protect your personal information. By using this site, you consent to the terms of this website privacy policy. We do not collect, use or disclose your personal information for any purpose other than those identified below, except with your consent or as required by law.

Each time you visit our website our web server collects and logs certain information. We keep these access logs for a reasonable period of time. These logs include, but are not restricted to: your computer’s TCP/IP address, your username (if applicable), date, time and files accessed. These logs also contain information about referrer information if you clicked on an external link in order to access our website. We use these logs solely for performance, site administration and security reviews.

We do not sell or share this information with any third party.

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

COOKIES

Cookies are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your viewing experience. As is common practice with almost all websites this site uses cookies. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

Cookies Usage

Cookies are used on this website to make the site easier to use and to track the traffic patterns of visitors. We are operating “implied consent” policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy with this, then you should adjust your web browser settings to disallow cookies. Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this website. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable them.

The Cookies We Set

Forms related cookies When you submit data to us through a form such as those found on our contact page cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

WEBSITE DISCLAIMER

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Forthweb and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Forthweb takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

COPYRIGHT NOTICE

This website and its content is copyright of East Lothian Web Design – Forthweb – © 2018. All rights are reserved.

Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents of this website in any form whatsoever is prohibited.

You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit any of the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

POLICY UPDATES

Any changes to this website privacy policy will be promptly communicated on this website. Any such change will be prospective only and will not affect how we handle personal information submitted to us before the change occurs.

CONTACT

If you have any questions about our Website or this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at info@hystool.co.uk . Please ensure that your enquiry is clear, particularly if it is a request for information about the data we hold about you.