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Privacy Policy

We at the Association of Forensic Science Providers respect the privacy of our visitors and are committed to preserving your online safety by preserving your privacy at anytime you visit or communicate with our site.  

Our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy offers you a thorough explanation regarding your personal data provided to us or any data we may collect from you.

This Privacy Policy is updated from time to time; therefore, it should be reviewed occasionally.

1. Collected Information

Data can be collected and processed during the operations of our website. The following are ways we may perform these actions:

1.1 Data regarding your visit(s) to our website and any resources used are collected.  The following is included and not limited to: location data, weblogs, traffic data, and any other communication information.

1.2 Any forms you filled out on our site allows us to collect data such as registering for information or when you complete a purchase.

1.3 If for any reason you communicate with our personnel or site we may collect information. 

2. Cookie Usage

There are instances where we may use cookies to gather information regarding our services in a mathematical collection for our website.

Any information collected will not have any identifying data. It is statistical data about our visitors and how they have used our site.  No personal details will be shared that could identify you.

We may assemble information about your common internet use with a cookie file.  When used, the cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically.  The cookie is stored on the hard drive, with transferred information.  The data sought by the cookie helps us improve our website and any service offered to you. 

Your browser has the ability to decline cookies.  This is done by setting your browser options to decline all cookies.  Note: if you do decline the download of cookies, some aspects of our site may not work or allow you access.

3. Our Use of Your Information

Information stored or collected regarding you helps us improve and offer services you need.  The following list contains how we might use your data:

3.1 Contract Commitments: To meet any Commitment we make to you.

3.2 Changes or Improvements made to the site can warrant use of your information, with regard to notification of such changes.

3.3 We do not allow third parties to use information that is not related to goods or services you may be interested in.  We or third parties contact you only if consent has been provided by you at anytime, based on information we collected.

3.4 Any new registrant can only be contacted by us if consent has been offered via our site.  We only send communications you have consented to.

3.5 Anyone who does not wish to give consent for our site should not register with our site.  Alternatively, once we receive your withhold for consent we will remove your details from any communications. 

3.6 None of the information collected about you will offer identifiable characteristics.   

4. Personal Data Storage

4.1 Locations outside the European Economic Area are not used for storing data we collect about you.  We take all reasonable action to ensure the safety of your personal data in agreement with this Privacy Policy.

4.2 Information we are provided will be stored on secure servers.  

4.3 Please remember that data via online transmission is not completely secure.  We cannot guarantee full protection and security data, only that we take all reasonable action to protect information sent to us electronically.  Transmission of any data by you is at your own risk.  Where applicable you may be given access to sections of our site that require a password.  You are responsible for the passwords safety and confidentiality. 

5. Information Disclosure

5.1 At times we may disclose personal information to individual members of the Association of Forensic Science Providers.  

5.2 To prevent fraud and help in fraud protection we may disclose information. 

6. Third Party Links

Third party links may be discovered on our site.  These third party links have their own privacy policy, which you agree to when you click on the link.  We are not responsible nor do we accept responsibility for third party links.  Our liability covers us only on our site, and thus we do not accept liability for third party links as we have no control over them.  

7. Information Accessibility

We cannot withhold data we collect about you, as per The Data Protection Act 1998. This act provides you with access to any information we may hold on you.  If you wish to have access about our data collection on you please pay our fee of £10.  The fee covers our costs for processing your request and getting the data to you.  Please use the contact details below to formulate your data access request. 

8. Contacting Us

Please feel free to contact us with queries, requests, or comments you may have about our Privacy Policy.  We welcome any communication via the email address supplied here: info@afsp.org.uk