Who manages this website? We collect website usage from a number of sources:
This website is managed by Mayflower
Disclosure Services Ltd. (MDS). MDS will be the 'data controller' under
the Data Protection Act 1998 for any personal data you enter. This
the purposes for which it will be used.
Changes to this policy
time to time as we develop the range of services on the website. When
page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures that you are always aware of
what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances
if any, we will share it with other parties. You should always check
in the past. This ensures that you will be aware of any changes. Changes
you. This statement was last updated on 13 November 2006.
The Data Protection Act
Under the terms of the Data
Protection Act 1998, we have a legal duty to protect any information we
collect from you Except as set out in this policy, it will not be
disclosed to any other organisations unless you give explicit
permission, or there is a legal obligation to do so.
What information do we collect?
Depending on which site facilities you use, we collect several different types of information:
We keep to strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to your details.
Website usage information
We collect website usage information to help us:
We use IP addresses to analyse
trends, track users' movement, and gather broad demographic information
for aggregate use IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable
Cookies are small files that are
often created when you visit a website, and which are stored in the
cookie directory of your computer A cookie often includes an anonymous
unique identifier. Cookies do not damage your computer. Each website can
send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow
it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website
to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent
to you by other sites. You can decide if you want to accept cookies by
changing the settings on your browser to accept all cookies, reject all
cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set.
There are two types of cookie.
Persistent cookies remain on your computer for a specified time, like
six or twelve months. We use persistent cookies to collect website
usage information for use as described above. These cookies contain no
personal information and cannot be used to identify you.
Session-specific cookies are deleted when you leave the website. We use session cookies for the following purposes:
scripting language, for interaction with users. We also employ it to
collect anonymous web usage information for the purposes described
We may use java applets, which are
small programs, to collect anonymous web usage information for the
purposes described above. You can disable this technology by turning
off java support in your browser, with no ill effect on your use of the
website. Information collected from our website via any of the
mechanisms described above is used solely for the purposes of
improving the quality of the website and reporting general statistical
information. None of the information above can be related to an
individual user of the website.
In some cases, we do use personal
information about you, but only information that you provide. There are
two types of personal information that we use; transitory information
(which is used briefly for a specific purpose) and stored information
(which is kept for future visits).
You will be asked for contact details when you use any of the following site facilities:
Linking to other websites
This website contains links to many
other websites. None of the personal information described above is
passed to any of these organisations. Anonymous visit or session
information may be passed to other websites for the web usage
information purposes described above. None of this information can be
related to an individual user of the website.
our website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices within any
other websites. You should always be aware of this when you leave
the Mayflower website and we encourage you to read the privacy
statement on any other website which collects personal information.
Right to request information
You have a right to request a copy of
any personal data held by Mayflower Disclosure Services Ltd. at any
time, in order to check its accuracy. If you wish to do this, please
write (explaining that your interest is in personal data maintained by
The Data Protection Officer
Mayflower Disclosure Services Ltd 76 Rollesbrook Gardens Southampton, Hants SO15 5WB
We collect website usage from a number of sources: