How we Protect your Privacy and Personal Information
Privacy and Cookie Policies
York EMC Services Ltd may change this policy by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01/07/2015.
What we collect
We may collect the following information should you choose to provide it:
Name, job title and employer
Contact information including email address, telephone or fax numbers
Information relating to membership of professional bodies
Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with the our service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Planning and providing training opportunities
- Internal record keeping
- We may use the information to improve our products and services.
- We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
- We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests and requirements.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes or due to technical issues with the website. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Third Party Websites
York EMC Services is not liable for the content of any third party websites.
A cookie is a small file which is placed on your computer's hard drive. If your browser is configured to accept cookies, the file is downloaded and provided to the website to uniquely identify each visitor. No personal data is stored in this file. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual.
The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from accesing certain parts of the website.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit:
This website uses the following cookies:
- First-party session cookies (prefixed by "exp_"): these are cookies that are used by the software that manages our website. They are restricted to this domain and not shared with any third party.
The York EMC Services Ltd website does not use third party cookies.
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties other than our authorised distributor(s) in your geographical region unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to York EMC Services Ltd., Market Square, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at this address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
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