The policy also gives you information about cookies, how they are used on this site and how you may reject cookies.
Your use of this web site signifies your consent to us collecting and using personal information about you as specified below in accordance with this Policy. If you are a registered user, this policy will be applied subject to any particular limitations or choices you express in your user profile. Where information about you is held in cookies, we will not store cookies without your explicit consent. If you have been using the site prior to June 2012 you may have cookies set by the site. You can remove these following the instructions in the About Cookies section below.
What information is collected and how it is used
We monitor individual use of the website in order to provide personally tailored features and information. One of the ways of doing this is by using cookies (see below). In addition we will collect information about your preferences when you tell us what these are.
Registered users are required to provide their email address and name and may provide other personal details or preferences. If you are a registered user, this policy will be applied subject to any particular limitations or choices you express in your preferences, including whether your details should be available to other registered users of the site. The default disclosure level for the data you have supplied is that it is available to all other registered users.
We may use personal information collected about you to let you know about functionality changes to our web site, or changes to our terms and conditions of use; we may also send you information about relevant meetings, events and publications.
We monitor individual use of the website in order to provide personally tailored features and information. Cookies are used to store the preferences for all users. A cookie is a small piece of information that is stored on your computer by your web browser. It can hold information such as the search preferences made during your last visit so that you do not need to specify these when you return to the site.
Most web browsers will accept cookies automatically but you can alter the settings of your browser to reject cookies. If you do this then you may not be able to make full use of all of the features of the site. If your browser is set to block session cookies you will not be able to log onto and use the site. If your browser is set to block permanent cookies as well, certain settings will not be remembered between visits.
Managing web browser settings for cookies varies between browsers. The following instructions on how to find cookie settings apply to the most common browsers and versions of these.
From the menu choose Tools then Options, select the Privacy icon then click the 'remove individual cookies' link.
From the menu choose Tools then Internet Options. Click the Privacy tab then the Advanced button. Check the 'override automatic cookie handing' box.
From the menu choose Tools then 'Clear browsing data...'.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Cookies used in this website
The table below sets out the cookies used in this website:
|Performance cookies: These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.||These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site.||
Click here for an overview of privacy at Google.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Site usage data
We collect site usage statistics in order to manage and evaluate the website. Site usage statistics contain no personal information.
We reserve the right to access and disclose individually identifiable information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests, to operate its systems properly or to protect itself or its users.
Last updated: May 2012