Use of Cookies & Privacy

Colour Engine Ltd - Privacy Statement

Colour Engine Ltd will:

  1. respect your privacy and confidentiality;
  2. only record your personal details in the manner and for the purposes set out in this Privacy Statement;
  3. keep your personal details secure from unauthorised access, use or disclosure; and
  4. not sell, rent, trade or otherwise knowingly share or provide your personal information to any third party except insofar as legally obliged to do so.
  5. only use your information in accordance with the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998.

Information Collected

1. Indirect collection

Cookies

Cookies are small electronic files which a website can transfer to a user's hard drive to identify a user and personalise their use of that website.  The Colour Engine Ltd web server automatically collects standard information such as a user's IP address, browser type, operating system, access times, etc.  Colour Engine Ltd does not use cookies to customise web page content.

Google Analytics Cookies

Colour Engine Ltd uses Google Analytics software which places cookies on a user's device to provide us with aggregated usage data of the Colour Engine Ltd website.

Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions.  These cookies are used to store information, such as what time the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before, and what site referred the visitor to the web page.  These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor.  Browsers do not share first-party cookies across domains.

Analytical cookies allow us to count the number of visitors to our website, and to see how users move around the site when they are using it.  This helps us to improve the quality of the delivery of our web materials.  No personal information is collected or retained by means of the cookies used to generate this statistical information.

Cookies Set By Google Analytics

Analytical cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our website, and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it.  This helps us to improve your website experience and the services we provide.  No personal information is collected about you or about your computer.

Information on the cookies used by the default configuration and use of Google Analytics is available here https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies#cookiesSet.

Any information collected indirectly will be used by Colour Engine Ltd only to:

• monitor the volume, type and pattern of traffic using this website

• develop the design and layout of the website and

• for other administrative and planning purposes.

How to Control How Others use Cookies on your Computer

The cookies for Google Analytics are created automatically unless the user’s browser is set to refuse them.  Users can set their browsers to accept or reject all, or certain, cookies.  All recent versions of popular browsers give users a level of control over cookies.  Further detail on how to control how webservers use cookies on your computer (including Google Analytics cookies) is available on the AboutCookies.org website, which contains a guide to deleting and controlling cookies.

Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA)

As a user you can prevent Google Analytics collecting traffic log data.  To provide website visitors with more choice on how their data is collected Google Analytics has developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.  The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) to indicate that information about the website visit should not be sent to Google Analytics.

If you want to opt out, download and install the add-on for your current web browser.   To do so please visit the following site which provides a browser add-on that enables a user to opt out https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on is available for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla FireFox, Apple Safari and Opera.

2. Direct collection:

Colour Engine Ltd collects personal information, such as a user's name and email address, which is provided voluntarily by a user (usually by means of an online form) when requesting any of the services provided by Colour Engine Ltd. Colour Engine Ltd retains such information in a user database.

All enquiries to Colour Engine Ltd, whether by email, telephone, facsimile or otherwise may be recorded for the purposes of quality control. Colour Engine Ltd will use such information as provided by you to answer enquiries and otherwise communicate with you. All communications from you and subsequent correspondence from Colour Engine Ltd will be recorded and securely retained by Colour Engine Ltd. Colour Engine Ltd shall not retain the contents of any communications from you and subsequent correspondence for longer than is necessary having regard to the content and nature of such communications and correspondence. Contact details including your email address may be retained for the purposes of generally improving the services offered by Colour Engine Ltd. This includes evaluation of the services provided by Colour Engine Ltd.

Any information collected directly from users or visitors may be used by Colour Engine Ltd for generally improving this website and the services offered by Colour Engine Ltd.

Where you have provided your email address, Colour Engine Ltd may occasionally send you, via email, information which Colour Engine Ltd considers would be of use or interest to you. Such information may include details of changes or updates to the services provided by Colour Engine Ltd via this website or otherwise. In any such email Colour Engine Ltd will provide instructions on how to discontinue this service if you would prefer not to receive any future information from Colour Engine Ltd.

Links

This website contains hypertext links. Colour Engine Ltd is not responsible for the privacy policies operated by the owners of those sites and does not accept responsibility for any information obtained by third parties as a result of use by you of such hypertext links.