All details provided by you to us of which we can identify you with are held and processed in accordance Data Protection Act 1998 and the Principles contained within the Act.

UKPE collect data from our website to understand better how people use it, if there are any error messages, how many people are visiting us and the types of platforms and browsers they use.

All personal data we collect will be expressly requested and the purpose described. All personal data we hold can be requested from the owner at any time with proper identification.

Cookies

This website uses cookies.You may choose to block non-essential and unknown cookies through the browser settings on each browser you use, on each device you use to access the Internet. We respect your privacy, but can give you a better site if you allow cookies. We use cookies to aid in improving and maintaining our website.

What are cookies?

Cookies are are small, sometimes encrypted text files, located in browser directories and used by us to help our website users perform certain functions and navigate our website efficiently. As they enhance and enable usability, disabling these cookies may prevent users from using certain parts of this website.

Use of cookies

This website does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any cookies that may be used by this website are used either solely on a per session basis for Google Analytics or to maintain user preferences. Cookies are not shared with any third parties. By continuing to use this website, you agree to the use of these cookies. The following website provides more information about cookies and how to remove them http://www.allaboutcookies.org Google has also created their own opt-out plugin which you can get from: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Google Analytics

This site uses Google Analytics, which employs a number of cookies to evaluate your use of the site and compile reports for us on activity on the site. Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. However, Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. To find out more about Google Analytics cookies please visit: http://code.google.com/apis/analytics/docs/concepts/gaConceptsCookies.html

User anonymity and personal privacy

Log files are maintained for files on this website’s web servers. Log files do not capture personal information but do capture the user’s IP address, which is automatically recognised by our web servers. We will make no attempt to track or identify individual users except where there is a reasonable suspicion that unauthorised access to systems is being attempted. Proteus Virtual reserves the right to attempt to identify and track any individual who is reasonably suspected of trying to gain unauthorised access to computer systems or resources operating as part of our web services. Access to web pages will generally create log entries in the systems of your ISP or network service provider. These entities may be in a position to identify the client computer equipment used to access a page. This monitoring would be done by the provider of network services and is beyond the responsibility or control of Proteus Virtual.

Data protection and confidentiality

Some services on this website require us to collect personal information from you. To comply with the Data Protection Act, we have a duty to tell you how we store the information we collect and how it is used. However, any information you do submit will be stored securely and will never be passed on or sold to any third party.