As required by the Data Protection Act, SVG is committed to treating all personal data collected from this site in a confidential manner and in compliance with the relevant data protection laws. By using the SVG websites you consent to the use of your personal information in accordance with the terms of this policy.
Your personal details, as supplied by you, will only be used to send you the information that you have requested and for any other purposes for which you have given your consent. Collective and anonymous data concerning site visits may be collected and shared with third parties.
SVG will take all reasonable steps to keep your personal information accurate and, where necessary, up to date. If you believe that any of the information that SVG holds about you is incorrect please notify SVG (see “Contacts”).
SVG will take all reasonable steps to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information, but cannot guarantee the security of any data you disclose online. You accept the inherent security risks of providing information online over the Internet and will not hold SVG responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to SVG’s negligence or wilful default.
SVG will take all reasonable steps to retain data only for the duration of the purpose for which it was obtained. When requested to do so, SVG will delete personal information from current operational systems where it is no longer required. SVG may need to continue to hold some details about you after your relationship with SVG has ended, for example for legal and regulatory reasons.
You have the right to receive information about the personal data (as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998) that SVG maintains on you (a fee may be payable). You should also note that, under data protection laws, in certain circumstances you are entitled to object to the processing of your personal data and have certain rights of access, rectification and/or removal of your personal data. To exercise these rights you should write to SVG (see “ Contacts “).
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Last updated in October 2013