Like most website operators, Abda Ltd collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Abda Ltd purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Abda Ltd visitors use its website. From time to time, Abda Ltd may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Abda Ltd also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on abdas.co.uk blogs/sites. Abda Ltd only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Abda Ltd websites choose to interact with Abda Ltd in ways that require Abda Ltd to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Abda Ltd gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at abdas.co.uk to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Abda Ltd are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Abda Ltd collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Abda Ltd. Abda Ltd does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Abda Ltd may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. Abda Ltd may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Abda Ltd does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Abda Ltd discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organisations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Abda Ltd behalf or to provide services available at Abda Ltd websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organisations may be located outside of your home country; by using Abda Ltd websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Abda Ltd will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organisations, as described above, Abda Ltd discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Abda Ltd believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Abda Ltd, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Abda Ltd website and have supplied your email address, Abda Ltd may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Abda Ltd and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Abda Ltd takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorised access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
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.
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.
If Abda Ltd, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Abda Ltd goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Abda Ltd may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. 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.