Valleyarm supports your data privacy and will take reasonable steps to ensure that any personal information you provide to us via the Valleyarm website is handled responsibly.
When you use the Valleyarm website we may collect the following information:
- Information that we ask you to supply to us when you register with Valleyarm by creating your Valleyarm profile.
- Information that is collected automatically (such as through “cookies”) when you use the Valleyarm website.
This is discussed in more detail below.
When you register with Valleyarm, we ask you to create a username and password which you can then use to access your Valleyarm profile via our website. This information is stored in our secure database as your unique identifier, and allows you to re-access the services and tools Valleyarm provide on our website without losing your previously supplied information.
If you are interested in signing up for our newsletters, we ask that you supply us with a valid email address in order to guarantee delivery of your copy of the newsletter. Note: You may opt-out of receiving future mailings at ANY time by unsubscribing from the selected email list.
When registering with Valleyarm, we ask for certain personal details as well as additional demographic and contact information. This information shall only be used by us to fulfil our obligations under the Valleyarm Digital Distribution Agreement as well as to learn more about the types of users accessing the site and to help us provide you with services and products you may find valuable.
As with most websites, we use session cookies to automatically collect information about your IP address and web browser each time you navigate through the Valleyarm website. A “cookie” is a small data file that’s stored on your web browser when you access the Valleyarm website.
Cookies can be either “persistent” or “session” based. Persistent cookies are stored on your computer, contain an expiration date, and may be used to track your browsing behaviour upon return to the issuing website. Session cookies are short-lived, are used only during a browsing session, and expire when you quit your browser. Upon closing your browser the session cookie set by the Valleyarm website is destroyed and no personal information is maintained which might identify you should you visit our site at a later date. We only use session cookies.
When you look at the Valleyarm website, our web server makes a record of your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes:
- your server address
- your top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc)
- the pages you accessed and documents downloaded
- the previous site you have visited
- the type of browser you are using
We use this data to help track user trends and behaviours in order to better serve you and provide a meaningful and beneficial user experience as well as design new products and services that are of value to you.
Valleyarm will take reasonable technical precautions to safeguard your personal information and limit it from unauthorised access. However, we cannot guarantee that such systems are fail proof or that they will always operate as intended or at all times. You therefore agree that your use of the Valleyarm website is at your own risk and that we will not be responsible if our safeguards and systems do not operate (through negligence or otherwise) as intended.