JDIM may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st September 2014.
Visitors to our websites
When someone visits our website we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behavior patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting any of our websites. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. Where we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will make it clear where we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. In particular this applies for registered users of the website to provide easy return log in facilities.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to users needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website and some functions may not work. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.
The table below explains the cookies we use, or may use, and why.
|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. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.||Click here for an overview of privacy at Google|
|Content Management System (CMS) session cookies||Randomly Generated Strings - various||These cookies are set by our content management system upon arrival at the website and are essential for its correct operation. The purpose is to store session variables such as login state, current location in site, etc.||These cookies have no other uses and are deleted when a user closes their browser.|
|jpanesliders - various||A variety of cookies are set by our content management system for various functions involved in the control of the picture panel slider positions, click-ons, etc.||These have no other use and are deleted when a user closes their browser.|
|TinyMCE_jform_articletext_size||Set by our content management system editor for control of text sizes||Expires at end of session|
|CMS Cookie - Login 'Remember Me'||Encoded String||Where Registration/Login is enabled, if you select the 'Remember Me' box in the Login form, a cookie will be stored on your computer so that our site will recognise you when you next visit. This cookie contains an encoded string with your login details.||Persistent cookie which expires one year after your last login on the site.|
*To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Social Website Cookies
In common with many other websites we have included sharing buttons on our site relating to popular Social Media Websites like Facebook, Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc so you can easily "Like" or share our content through these services. The privacy implications vary depending on the policies of these social media sites and will depend to some extent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks. It should be noted that Facebook do use 'Like' buttons to record your visits to any website containing them, whether or not you click on these and irrespective of whether you are currently logged in on Facebook. There are software applications available, such Abine's Do Not Track Me plug-ins for for popular web browsers, which can be installed on web browsers to automatically prevent tracking by social Media and many hundreds of other advertising tracking type cookies.
External Web Services
We may, at times, use a number of external web services on our website, mainly to display content within our web pages. For example, to display images we may occasionally use Flickr or similar photo storage sites; to show videos we may use YouTube. This is not an exhaustive or complete list of the services we use, or might use in the future when embedding content, but these are the most common types. We cannot prevent these sites, or external domains, from collecting information on your usage of any embedded content. If you are not logged in to these external services then they will not be able to identify you but they are likely to gather anonymous usage information e.g. in the case of YouTube the number of views, plays, loads, etc. To find out more please visit YouTube's embedding videos information page.
Where we collect personal information
Using enquiry or other response forms
When you use the response forms on our website we may ask for details of your name, position/title, company name, address, email address, telephone numbers, etc. Any information you supply using our response forms will be forwarded to us by secure email so that we can deal with your enquiry in the most effective manner possible. The information is not stored on our web servers and will only be used in connection with your enquiry.
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and to provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping.
- We may use the information to improve our services.
- We may periodically send emails about our products, special events or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
- We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use any information you provide to customise or improve our website and communication systems.
What security measures do we have in place to protect this information?
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. To protect your privacy, where we retain your information this is encrypted and stored securely in our server databases.
We also use our best efforts to protect your information offline - it is only given to those of our employees who genuinely need to have access to it in order to perform their job.
Furthermore, our security procedures for storing and disclosing customer details conform with the Data Protection Act 1998 so as to prevent unauthorised access to it.
Complaints or queries
We try to meet the highest standards when collecting and using personal information. For this reason, we take any complaints we receive about this very seriously. We encourage people to bring it to our attention if they think that our collection or use of information is in any way not correctly handled. We would also welcome any suggestions for improving our procedures.
This privacy notice was drafted with brevity and clarity in mind. It does not provide exhaustive detail of all aspects of our collection and use of personal information. However, we are happy to provide any additional information or explanation needed. Any requests for this should be sent to the email address below.
Links to other websites
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.
Controlling your personal information
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write or email requesting this. Alternatively, if you are a registered user of the website, you may be able access and amend the information we hold online. If we do hold information about you we will:
- give you a description of it;
- tell you why we are holding it;
- tell you who it could be disclosed to; and
- let you have a copy of the information in an intelligible form.
To make a request for any personal information we may hold you need to put the request in writing to the email address provided below.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting or useful.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
By disclosing personal information to us you consent to the collection, storage and processing of information in the manner described in this Policy.
How to contact us