Privacy Policy

JDC Communications Limited is firmly committed to privacy, the responsible use of information, the need to safeguard the privacy of our clients and visitors to our Website, and to maintaining compliance with privacy legislation worldwide.

This statement sets out JDC Communications Limited's privacy policy for the use and holding of personal information that is provided to it by you.

What information do we gather?

The type of client information JDC Communications Limited collects generally includes a name, work address, telephone numbers, e-mail address and any other relevant contact details which you have communicated to us by whatever means whether by e-mail, through this Website or otherwise. We may also collect information about the use of our products and services, any preferences that we are told about, or information that is submitted voluntarily to us, such as requests for further information in a specific area of interest, an on-line survey or registration for a conference or event.

Information may also be indirectly collected through JDC Communications Limited Internet access logs or cookies. This occurs automatically when you access ravenswoodconsultancy.com. This information is used to enhance your visit to our site. It does not personally identify you and we do not collect sensitive information, such as your political or religious beliefs, ethnic background or sexual preference.

What are 'cookies'?

Cookies are the tools that give Websites a sense of memory, allowing them to recognize one user's computer session from another.

Use of cookies on this site

A cookie is a text-only string of information that a Web site transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer's hard disk, so that the Web site can remember which computer you are using to visit the site. A cookie typically contains the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the 'lifetime' of the cookie, and a value - usually a randomly generated unique number.

  • open 'Windows Explorer'
  • type 'cookie' into the search box for 'Folders and Files'
  • select 'My Computer' in the 'Look In' box
  • click 'Search Now'
  • double click on the open 'Windows Explorer'
  • folders that are found
  • 'Select' the relevant cookie file
  • press the 'Delete' button on your keyboard.

If you are not using Microsoft's Internet Explorer, then you should select 'cookies' in your browser's 'Help' function for information on where to find your cookie folder. If you do not wish to accept cookies sent from this site, but are unable to delete them from your browser, you should leave this site immediately.

Why does JDC Communications Limited collect this information? How do we use it?

The personal information that is provided by or obtained from you is used and/or held by us for maintaining our records and in order that we can communicate with you.

We need to communicate with you to respond to any requests for information you make and to provide any specific service you request. We may also use the information you provide to send you information which we believe may be useful to you, including newsletters, briefing notes and updates, and invitations to our seminars and other events.

By providing personal information through this site, such as forms requesting publications or additional information, you are indicating your consent to our obtaining personal information from you and to the holding and use of the personal information that is provided by or obtained from you in accordance with this policy. All personal information is processed in accordance with the principles of data protection contained in the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and Directive 95/46/EC.

If, at any time, you receive unsolicited material and no longer wish to receive such material or you wish to change, update or remove all or any of your personal information, please see 'Correcting and updating your profile' below.

Disclosure of personal information

JDC Communications Limited will not sell, rent, trade or otherwise supply to third parties any personal information obtained from clients.

We will not disclose any personal information provided unless you have authorized us to so do, or if we are required to do so by law. Please note that if at any time JDC Communications Limited is required by law to release information about you or your organization, JDC Communications Limited will co-operate fully with the relevant authorities.

Keeping your personal information secure

JDC Communications Limited has security measures designed to protect against the loss, misuse and/or alteration of the information under its control. These include:

a) Secure computer storage facilities

b) Firewalls. JDC Communications Limited has its own firewalls to provide security. These are designed to prevent others from accessing confidential data.

Correcting and updating your profile

To help us keep our databases up-to-date we would be grateful if you would let us know as soon as any of your contact details change or if you notice any inaccuracies in them.

We will not charge for responding to any such request to access the information that JDC Communications Limited has collected about you, unless we incur costs in providing the information, in which case we will tell you what the fee is in advance of providing the information.

Scope of the policy

Please note, this Privacy Statement does not apply to actions, processes or policies of JDC Communications Limited that are directly related to employee records of current or former employees.

Changes to the policy

JDC Communications Limited will update this privacy statement as required. If changes to our policy do occur, they will be posted on JDC Communications Limited's Website so that those affected are always aware of the type of information collected, how the information may be used, and under what circumstances and to whom it may be disclosed by JDC Communications Limited.

LEGAL

The registered owner of this site is JDC Communications Limited.

The principal place of business of JDC Communications Limited is the United Kingdom.

This document and our Privacy Policy govern your use of the site and you should leave the site immediately if you do not agree with these provisions. JDC Communications Limited reserves the right to update these documents at any time without notice.

Privacy policy and protection of personal information

N.B. Please see our Privacy Policy for information regarding our treatment of personal data supplied by you.

Links to this site

You may not create any links to this site without our express written permission. Any such links must not use any framing techniques or in any other way represent the site or the content as being connected with your organization. You may not use any logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of any link without written express permission.

You may not use any meta tags or hidden text in your own sites which incorporate JDC Communications Limited name or products without our express written permission.

Liability

The information on this site is of a general nature only and does not address particular circumstances or requirements. It is provided on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis without any warranty, condition or representation of any kind, whether express or implied. JDC Communications Limited does not assume any liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of the information disclosed or accessed through this site. Suitable professional advice should always be taken in relation to any particular circumstances.

In no event will JDC Communications Limited be liable for any indirect, special or consequential loss arising out of or in any way relating to the use or performance or the use or misuse of the information accessed through this site.

Site information

Information on this site may not be accurate or current. JDC Communications Limited may change any information on this site at any time without notice.

Third party information

JDC Communications Limited asks that no unsolicited proprietary or other confidential information be sent to it. Any such information will be deemed to be non-confidential.

JDC Communications Limited's responsibilities regarding its services are governed solely by the agreements under which they are supplied.

JDC Communications Limited makes no representation concerning, or endorsement of, any other Website which may be accessed through this one.