What it covers
This policy covers the treatment of personally identifiable information (personal data) that we collect when you register via our website www.rainhilltrials.com. Links within this domain to other web sites are not covered by this policy and we have no liability or responsibility for any content on such sites.
You can visit our site and use many of the services without telling us who you are or giving us any personal data. Cookies may be used on some interactive pages to provide additional functionality or when it is totally necessary to maintain a unique ‘id.’ on your browser whilst you use those pages. Where cookies are used their purpose will be made clear. It is only when you complete a form that requests personal data or email that you can be identified. When completing forms you may be asked for a variety of personal data such as name, address, post code etc. We automatically receive and record information on server logs from your Browser. Results Consultancy/Winning Business only monitors the IP addresses of visitors to assess which pages are the most popular. These IP addresses are not linked to any personal data so all visitors to our site remain anonymous.
Where you voluntarily choose to give us your personal details the personal data you give will be used exclusively for providing you with the information or service you have requested.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
We will not sell or rent your personal data to anyone. We will only send personal data about you to other organisations when we have your consent. This is only necessary when we need to share your information in order to provide the information or service requested. However, we may disclose your personal data where we are required to do so by law or a court order.
While we strive to keep the information that you supply secure, please be aware that the Internet is not a fully secure medium.
Summary of terms
Browser: Used to locate and display Web pages via a software application. The most popular ones are Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Cookie: Message given to a web browser by a web server. The message is then stored by the browser in a text file called cookie.txt. Each time the browser requests a page from the server, this message is sent back. A cookie’s main objective is to identify users and personalise their visit by customising web pages for them for example by welcoming them by name next time they visit the same site. A site using cookies will usually invite you to provide personal information such as your name, email address and interests.
IP (Internet Protocol): All networks connected to the internet speak IP, the technical standard which allows data to be transmitted between two devices. TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) is responsible for making sure messages get from one host to another and that the messages are understood.
IP address: If you are connected to the Internet you have one, for example it may look something like this 22.214.171.124
Web Server: Delivers (serves up) web pages to your computer.