It is the policy of Public Sector Information, the owner of this site, to act in accordance with current legislation and to meet the current best practice on the Internet. Our aim is to be responsible, relevant and secure when using your data.
In order for you to use certain PSI sites and to enable us to provide you with the best possible experience we ask you to "Register". We ask you to submit contact information such as your name, postcode, email address and (optional) phone number. This is all that is required to become a member of our sites. Site registration may go on to ask for more personal data. This is entirely optional and is clearly flagged as such.
Basic registration allows you to sign up for newsletters, enter competitions, and take part in our forums without having to login each time. Whenever you provide such personal information, we will treat that information in accordance with this policy. We endeavour at all times to keep your data accurate and secure, and to honour your data preferences with regard to receipt of email, mobile messaging and mobile telephone calls.
Our web sites allow you to view the personal information you have provided to us and amend/delete it and your data preferences at any time. In addition every communication from us to you will include an option for you to stop receiving that form of communication.
We collect data for the following purposes: Technical administration of the web site, to enhance your experience of the site, research and development, customer service, marketing, ad targeting and trading in personal data to selected partners. All of the above are subject to your stated preferences. If we wish to use your personal data for new purposes, we will ask for your consent to such use in advance.
Disclosure and Visitor Choice
From time to time, we may send you information about our products that we think may interest you, by email, mobile messaging, postal mail or direct telephone contact. In order for you to receive such information you will have chosen not to opt out of such communications at the point where we collected your data.
We may also share your data with carefully selected partners who may also send you information about products they believe will be of interest to you. In order to receive information from these partners you will have chosen to opt in to our third party email and/or mobile phone lists. You can change your preferences with regard to these various types of communication at any time, as indicated below. We may disclose our visitors' personal data to our subsidiaries or other organisations inside the European Union for the purposes of direct marketing.
Confidentiality / Security
All our employees and data processors that have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are legally obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors' personal data.
Access to Personal Data
If you wish, you can obtain a copy of any personal data we have about you by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will endeavour to provide you, at no charge, with a readable copy of the personal data that we keep about you, within 30 days. We may require proof of your identity. If you consider that the information that we hold about you is incorrect, where appropriate, you may have the data erased, amended or completed.