Privacy policy

At Beacon, we respect your right to privacy and are committed to protecting the personal information that we ask you to supply to us. We and our associated companies may use your personal information to inform you about the latest changes to the site and products or services that you may find of interest but if you prefer not to receive this you can tell us either by sending an e-mail message to [email protected] or contacting our support team on +44(0)1243 790879.

What information do we ask for?

We will only collect personally identifiable information to the extent reasonably necessary to serve our legitimate business purposes, and we will maintain appropriate safeguards to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of the information you have provided. In addition, we will take reasonable steps to ensure that third parties to whom we transfer any data will provide sufficient protection of that personal information.

No personal data will be passed outside of the EEA (European Economic Area).

As required by the UK Data Protection Acts of 1984 and 1998, we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information that you have given to us, to prevent unauthorized access.

Will Beacon disclose the information it collects to outside parties?

Beacon does not supply your personal information to others. We may choose to do so in the future with trustworthy third parties, in order that they can send you information that they think will be of interest to you but you can tell us not to by e-mailing us at [email protected]

Also, Beacon may provide aggregate statistics about our sales, traffic patterns and related site information to reputable third-party vendors, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information.

From time to time Beacon may employ third parties who may collect personal information on Beaconís behalf. In such cases, such third parties will be instructed by Beacon to comply with the Beacon Privacy Policy as set forth herein.

Review, correction or deletion of information from our records

If for any reason you are concerned that the personal information maintained by Beacon is not correct, or it changes or if you no longer desire our service we will endeavour to provide a way to correct, update or remove the data you have provided us with. This can usually be done by e-mailing us at [email protected] or contacting our support team on +44(0)1243 790879

Cookies

Beacon uses only session cookies

Session cookies are only temporary and are erased when your browser leaves a website.

How to disable cookies:

Here is some information on how to disable cookies in some of the most popular browsers. If you use a browser which is not featured below you should be able to access information on how to disable cookies by going to the "Help" section of that browser.

Microsoft Internet Explorer v.6 - In your browser click on "Tools" then choose "Internet options". Click on the "Privacy" tab. On the privacy tab, click on the "Advanced" button. A window will pop open where you can modify the settings that your browser uses to handle cookies. Check the box next to "Override automatic cookie handling". This will activate the options below where you can manually change the cookie handling settings.

Microsoft Internet Explorer v.5 and v.5.5 - In your browser window click on "Tools" then choose "Internet options". Click the "Security" button. A window will pop up and then you should choose "Custom level". Scroll down the list of options until you find options under the "Cookies" heading. Here you can change the settings of how your browser should handle cookies.

Netscape Navigator v.4.75 - In the browser window, click "Edit" and choose "Preferences". A window will pop open where you can modify many of the browser settings. Click on the "Advanced" option to highlight it. The advanced option screen will appear on the right where you can modify the way the browser should handle cookies.

For as much information about cookies as you could reasonably expect to find in one place go to www.allaboutcookies.org.

Your consent

By using the site, you signify your assent to the Beacon Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use this site. We reserve the right to make changes to our Privacy Policy. Any change to the policy will be published on this page so that you are always aware of it. Your continued use of the site will signify your acceptance of these changes.

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Last updated: 7 September 2006