co2balance Ltd is committed to protecting your privacy. We are required by law to protect personal information.
Whenever we collect, handle, store, use or disclose information about you at our website, we aim to comply with all legal requirements that apply to privacy, particularly the Data Protection Act 1998.
In this Policy, “personal information” means information about an individual whose identity is apparent or can reasonably be ascertained.
Our website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the content or security of any external sites.
Security of electronic transmissions
co2balance Ltd implements security measures and policies to protect any personal information you may transmit to our website. However, while co2balance Ltd makes all attempts to secure the information you may transmit to this site, the nature of electronic transmissions is such that there is a possibility that a third party may observe this information whilst it is in transit.
When you visit our website, software on our server records certain information about your visit:
- your server address;
- your top level domain name (for example, .com, .gov, .uk, etc);
- the date and time of of your visit;
- the pages you accessed and documents you downloaded;
- the type of browser you are using;
- the address of the referring site (that is, the previous site you visited).
This information is collected for statistical purposes, which enables us to assess the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, determine what information is used most and least and help us make our site more useful to you, our visitors.
We do not make any attempt to identify individual visitors or their browsing activities.
If you use our Contact page, a cookie will be generated to temporarily record the information you enter. This is used only to automatically enter these details into the form on subsequent use of the Contact page. Your browser will have a facility to disable this.
A cookie is a small piece of text information which a web server can place temporarily on your hard drive or web browser. A cookie can be read only by the server that gave it to you.
Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or other personal information unless you previously chose to provide this information to us by, for example, registering at our site. However, once you choose to provide the site with personal information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie. Cookies cannot be used to read any information from anywhere else on your hard disk.
E-mail - collection of personal information
We only record personal information that you provide directly to us. Generally, we only collect personal information about you in the following situations:
you send us an email;
you use one of our online forms;
you register as a member of co2balance Ltd.
We will record your e-mail address if you send us an e-mail message or provide your email address when you register. We will not disclose your e-mail address to any third-party without your consent.
We will record your personal information only if you provide it when subscribing to co2balance Ltd. Your information will be stored on a secure database and will be completely confidential.