Our Privacy Statement
To ensure that your credit, debit or charge card is not being used without your consent, we will validate name, address and other personal information supplied by you during the order process against appropriate third party databases. By accepting these terms and conditions you consent to such checks being made. In performing these checks personal information provided by you may be disclosed to a registered Credit Reference Agency which may keep a record of that information. You can rest assured that this is done only to confirm your identity, that a credit check is not performed and that your credit rating will be unaffected. All information provided by you will be treated securely and strictly in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
We gather this information to allow us to process your request. The relevant information is then used by us, our agents and sub-contractors to provide you with the service you have requested and to communicate with you on any matter relating to the provision of the service in general.
We may also use aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring website usage in order to help us develop the website and our service and may provide such aggregate information to third parties. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual.
We may also wish to provide you with information about special features of our website or any special service or products which we think may be of interest to you. If you would rather not receive this information, please send e-mail entitled "NO MAIL" to email@example.com.
We may also want to provide you with related information from third parties, which we think, may be of interest to you. If you would rather not receive this information, please send e-mail entitled "NO RELATED INFORMATION" to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may also provide your information to carefully selected third parties whose products or services we believe may be of interest to you. If you do not wish us to disclose your information in this way, please send e-mail entitled "NO INFORMATION DISCLOSURE" to email@example.com.
If, at any time, you wish to have your information removed from our active databases, please send an e-mail entitled "REMOVE FROM DATABASE" to firstname.lastname@example.org We will take steps to ensure that the information is deleted as soon as reasonably practicable.
Cookies are small text files on you computer. A cookie contains identifying information. The cookie is used to make the link between you and the information you have provided to the website. This allows your shopping basket to be kept separate from other users and enables us to automatically complete some of the forms when you subsequently use them.
The creation of a cookie on your computer does not give the website any access to other information such as your e-mail address.
We endeavour to protect the information you provide and there are various security procedures that have been put in place, as set out in this policy.
We have installed a mechanism that uses digital server identities so that you can be sure that the website you access is martinandpartners.com. This is done using one of the internet Trusted Certification Authorities. When you access the secure pages of our site your browser will be provided with an electronic certificate confirming that you have accessed our site and all communications will encrypted. When you create an online order, request or feedback that is then passed on to the relevant destination using the same level of encryption, this includes credit card verification. Firewalls are used to block unauthorised traffic to the servers and the actual servers are located in a secure location which can only be accessed by authorised personnel.
If any of the information that you have provided to Martin & Partners Ltd changes, for example if you change your e-mail address, name or payment details or if you wish to cancel your registration, please let us know the correct details by sending an e-mail entitled "CHANGE OF DETAILS" to email@example.com or by sending a letter to The Website Editor, Martin & Partners Ltd, Gladstone Close, Northampton, NN5 7AY.