Privacy policy

This page explains how www.gravitatehr.co.uk uses any information you give to us, and the ways in which we protect your privacy.

The Data Protection Act

Under the Data Protection Act 1998, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We use leading technologies to safeguard your data, and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it. We will not pass on your details to any third party unless you give us permission to do so.

What information do we collect?

We collect three kinds of information from visitors to this site: Personal details for enquiries and email updates and site usage information from session cookies and log files.

Personal details for enquiries

If you send us an email enquiry, the information we collect is your name and email address. These details will be used to respond to your enquiry.

A copy of this information is kept securely on computer by Gravitate HR and our technology suppliers, Whitespace and Lumison and will be held until such time you inform Gravitate HR otherwise. This information is also stored on back-up tapes to avoid loss of data.

Personal details for email updates

If you subscribe to email updates, the information we collect is your name and email address. These details will be used to send you email updates from Gravitate HR.

A copy of this information is kept securely on computer by our technology suppliers, Campaign Monitor and will be held until such time you unsubscribe or inform Gravitate HR otherwise. This information is also stored on back-up tapes to avoid loss of data.

Site usage information – Log files and Google Analytics

This website uses log files and Google Analytics to tack visits to the website in order to inform changes to the layout of the site and to the information on it, based on the way that visitors move around it.

Log files do not contain any personal information but may record the IP address and type of web browser and operating system used during a visit to the website. This information will be kept securely on computer by Whitespace and Lumison, the technology providers for the website.

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies 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) and 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.

Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of information sent by a web server to a web browser that enables the server to collect information from the web browser. Cookies in this website have been used for Google Analytics.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. For more information about cookies visit: www.wikipedia.org.

Changes to this privacy policy

If this privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.

July 2010