From time to time, you will be asked to submit personal information about yourself (e.g. name, address, e-mail address, etc.) in order to be able to use some of the services on offer (e.g. competitions, information requests).
As well as for the purpose of offering the service in question to the user, personal details may be used for other purposes, for example for direct marketing purposes or for statistical analysis to determine site usage.
To enable us to monitor and improve the site, we may gather certain information about you when you use it, including details of your operating system, browser version, domain name and IP address, and the details of the web site you came from. This information will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to the Exchange's Web Server. If there is a security breach the relevant IP Address will be identified by the Internet Service Provider and the user may be contacted.
We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal Data including the use of encryption technology, but cannot guarantee the security of any Data you disclose online. You accept the inherent security implications of sending information over the Internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless we have been negligent.
North Hire & Sales is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998. We therefore have legal obligations in terms of the collection and use of personal data made available to us. Each time you provide us with personal information we will let you know how we intend to use it and whether we will pass the information on to a third party. We will hold your personal information securely and will only keep it for as long as you use the service that you have requested, unless you have provided us with your consent to use the data for any additional purposes.