Privacy Statement

This policy covers the treatment of any personal identifiable information the PDA collects on its web site

Information collection and use.

You can visit our web site and browse without logging-on. We will not be able to derive any personal identifiable information as a result of this activity. Only members will have the facility to log on.

It is only when you complete a form that requests personal information or e-mail us that you can be identified. When completing forms you may be asked for personal information, which will be necessary for the purpose of delivering the appropriate service. This may include name address and contact details.

Information from your browser, including your IP address and the page you requested may be automatically received and recorded on server logs.

We may use the information for:
  1. Fulfilling your request for information or services
  2. As input to improving our site and services
  3. To inform you about improvements to our site or latest relevant news stories or issues.

Information sharing and disclosure

We intend to manage any information learned about you in an ethical manner. It will only be used for our internal purposes. We will not sell or rent your personal identifiable information to third parties.

We will only send your personal identifiable information about you to others when we have your consent or when required or permitted to do so in response to court orders or under Data Protection legislation.

Cookies

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers downloaded on to a device when the user accesses certain websites. Cookies allow a website to recognise a user's device.

Session Cookies

In order to enhance your use of the website you may be given a session cookie which will only last for the duration of that visit to the website. Each time you visit the Website you will have a different session cookie. You may refuse the session cookie by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser however you may find that some parts of the website may not function as expected.

Third Party Cookies

In addition to a session cookie the website also uses "Google Analytics", a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "persistent cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. 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. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. By accepting these cookies you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

For more information about cookies see: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

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