We may collect and process the following data about you:
- Information that you provide by filling in forms on the SHS website (our ‘Site’).
- If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
- Details of your visits to our Site and the resources that you access.
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our Site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. Some of the cookies we use are essential for the Site to operate.
The cookies used on our site are classified as ‘performance cookies’ (ie not advertising cookies).
To find out more about cookies and Google Analytics visit their website here.
Controlling cookies on your computer
This can be achieved by using your browser settings to selectivly allow or restrict either all cookies, or by individual website. Internet browsers such as Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari, etc. all vary in the way in which this is activated but the ‘help’ function within your browser should tell you how to do this.
Where we store your personal data
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Our hosting company
Our website is hosted by wordpress.com, an Automattic company. It uses encrypted protocols (HTTPS) where possible.