We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors. This policy sets out how we will treat your personal information in accordance to the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.
What information do we collect?
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:
Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website, such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views.
Information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us.
Information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, e-mail notifications and/or newsletters.
Any other information that you choose to send to us.
Some cookies are essential to ensure our website works for you in the best possible way. You may delete and block all cookies from the website by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies, but you may then not be able to access all or parts of our website.
You can read more about the individual cookies we use and how to recognise them below.
Cookie Google Analytics Name _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz Purpose These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use this information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. More Information Click here for an overview of privacy at Google Cookie ASP.NET session ID cookie Name ASP.NET_SessionId Purpose This is a standard session cookie (used by the Microsoft .NET framework – on which the Oculus website is built). This does not facilitate tracking. These cookies are deleted when a user closes their browser. More Information Visit the Microsoft website Cookie Content management system cookies Name CMSPreferredCulture, CMSPreferredUICulture, .ASPXFORMSAUTH, CurrentVisitStatus, VisitorStatus Purpose These cookies are set by our content management system (the software we use to update our website) upon arrival at the website. They are not used by Oculus for any purpose. More Information The supplier of our content management system is working to reduce the reliance on cookies.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Using your personal data
Administer the website.
Improve your browsing experience by personalising the website.
Enable your use of the services available on the website.
Send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you.
Send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications.
Send you e-mail notifications that you have specifically requested.
Send to you our newsletter and other marketing communications relating to our business which we think may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by e-mail or similar technology. You can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications to be sent by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user.
Deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website.
We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.
To the extent that we are required to do so by law.
In connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings.
In order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk); and
To the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling.
Security of your personal data
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure servers.
Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. Provision of such information may be subject to the payment of a fee (currently fixed at £10.00).
You may instruct us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes by e-mail to email@example.com at any time. In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal data for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal data for marketing purposes.
The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third-party websites.
Please let us know if the personal information we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.