Company: Shanks Group plc (the "Company" or "Shanks")
Registered Office: 16 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4DF.
Incorporated and registered in Scotland No: SC077438.
Corporate Head Office: Dunedin House, Auckland Park, Mount Farm, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England MK1 1BU
Tel: +44 (0)1908 650 580
Fax: +44 (0)1908 650 651
Contact us online: email@example.com
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, Shanks is a data controller Registration Number: Z6411565
Investis Limited (a company incorporated in England No. 03930926) whose registered office is at 24 Fashion Street, London E1 6PX (“Investis”) act as agent on behalf of Shanks to publish and maintain the Website.
Conditional use of this Site
The information Shanks collect
Shanks will not collect any personal information about individuals (i.e. information which may identify you in some way, such as your name, address, age, occupation and other contact details such as telephone number, email address etc. and passwords) except where it is specifically and knowingly provided by the user through this Site. For example, the information you provide when you register on the Site, sign up to receive Email Alerts, when you ask us a question or email us with feedback or maybe when you complete a survey.
When you visit our website, our web server collects some basic information as outlined below in the section “Collection of additional information“. We use this information only to analyse the use of our website to help guide improvements.
Transfer of Personal Information
Sharing and Retaining Personal Information
Shanks will only disclose your personal information to third parties to comply with the law or regulatory authorities, enforce or apply our terms of business, protect our rights and those of our users, or with your consent. In such cases appropriate steps will be taken to protect your personal information.
Shanks may also share your personal information with third parties hired to perform support services for us. These third parties are required to use the personal information shared with them only to perform services on our behalf and to treat your personal information as strictly confidential.
Shanks retain the personal information collected on the Site only as long as necessary for the purposes for which it was collected, or as permitted by applicable law.
Access to Special Content and Services
Some areas and content on the Site, such as Shanks Email Alerts require you to register with Shanks. If you choose not to register and provide personal information, you may still use most of the Site. For Email Alerts, customer information may be changed by the registered user at any time by accessing the Shanks Email Alerts section of the Site.
Checking your personal information
If you wish to verify, correct, or update any of your personal information collected through this Site, contact us at the above address or e-mail.
Collection of additional information
When you visit this Site, our server will automatically record your domain and IP address, the date, time and duration of your visit. Shanks may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address operating system and browser type. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information and are only used to analyse trends, administer the Site, track general user movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
How to disable cookies in your browser
In addition to Shanks’s own security safeguards, your personal data is protected in the UK by the Data Protection Act 1998, which Shanks fully complies with. This covers the storage and disclosure of any information you have provided, and the prevention of unauthorised access to such information. This provides amongst other things that the data Shanks holds about you should be processed lawfully and fairly. It should be accurate, relevant and not excessive.
The information should be kept up to date, where necessary, and not retained for longer than is necessary. It should be kept securely to prevent unauthorised access by other people. You have the right to see what is held about you and can correct any inaccuracies.
Transfer of assets
During the course of our business, Shanks may sell or purchase assets. If another entity acquires us or all or substantially all of our assets, personal and non-personal identifiable information Shanks has collected about the users of the Site may be transferred to such entity. Also, if any bankruptcy or reorganisation proceedings are brought by or against us, such information may be considered an asset of ours and may be sold or transferred to third parties.
Shanks use certain reasonable security measures to help protect information you send to this Site. However, Shanks cannot guarantee the security of such information. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Shanks disclaim all liability and responsibility for any damages you may suffer due to any loss, unauthorised access, misuse or alteration of any information you submit to this Site.
If you have any questions or comments about privacy issues or the use of your personal information please contact us at the above address, telephone number or e-mail.
Last update: 31 May 2012