1. Guiding privacy principles
IPS is committed to upholding your privacy as a customer, prospective customer or user of this website. This Policy explains how we use the information we collect about you (Data), how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of your Data and procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy.
Use of this website is subject to the following terms and conditions which you are deemed to accept by continuing to browse these pages. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please leave this site now.
By submitting your information you consent to the use of your Data as set out in this Policy. Any information that you give us is held with the utmost care and security. It will not be used in ways to which you have not consented.
2. What personal data do we collect?
If you visit the IPS website, your Internet Protocol (IP) address and other information relating to your visit will be tracked using a cookie, see Section 5 for details.
3. Disclosure of information
IPS's use of your Data for any of the purposes disclosed in this Policy, or any other purposes disclosed in any separate communication, may involve IPS sharing it with third party suppliers such as contractors, agents or professional advisers appointed by IPS to assist us in providing IPS products and services.
In no other case, unless obliged to do so by law, will IPS sell, rent, lease or otherwise share your Data with third parties, unless you have provided your specific, positive and unambiguous consent.
4. Monitoring and Analysis
We use aggregate information and statistics collected via the Internet to carry out analysis that will allow us to monitor the success of our service and plan future site content and activity and may provide such aggregate information to third parties. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual.
Data may also be used to allow us to profile our customers to understand their requirements better and to help us improve our service.
6. Your rights
In addition to the safeguards set out in this Policy, your personal data is protected in the UK by the Data Protection Act. This provides, amongst other things, that the data we hold about you should be processed lawfully and fairly. It should be accurate, relevant and not excessive. The information should, where necessary, be kept up to date and not retained for longer than is needed. It should be kept securely to prevent unauthorised access by other people. You have the right to see what is held about you and correct any inaccuracies.
7. Links to external websites
As a convenience to you, our website may provide links to third party sites. You are under no obligation to use these sites, but if you choose to do so, please note that we are not responsible for and have no control over, information that is submitted to or collected by these third parties. The sites will have different content, privacy and data collection policies. Since we do not control these websites, IPSS accepts no responsibility for the content of any site to which a hypertext link from this site exists. Such links are provided for your convenience on an \"as is\" basis with no warranty, express or implied, for the information provide within them.
The Internet is not a secure medium. IPS treats all the data held with the utmost care and security. Any details you give will remain completely confidential. Firewalls are used to block unauthorised traffic to the servers and the actual servers are located in a secure location that can only be accessed by authorised personnel.
Whilst we strive to protect your Data, we cannot warrant the absolute security of any Data that you transmit to us online.
You must not use any computers, computer equipment, network resources or any services provided by us for any illegal purpose, or for accessing, receiving or transmitting any material deemed illegal, indecent, offensive or otherwise unacceptable under UK law.
You must not use any false identity in email or other network communications.
You must not use the services and/or network systems or any part thereof for fraudulent activities, or to breach another organisation\'s security (cross-network hacking). This is an illegal act and prosecution under criminal law may result.
9. Policy changes