Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how mpwassociates.com uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from October 2012.

In accordance with EU law on cookies, this site only collects information relevant to your session such as your IP addresss and browser and the pages you visit. This is done to help you us improve your experienceby understanding your needs and provide you with a better service, for the following reasons:

  • to fill in a form to contact us,
  • track your use of our site so we can improve our service
  • identify you should you have a log on.

SECURITY

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information.

WHAT IS A COOKIE?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.

You can find more information about cookies at:

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide.

CATEGORY 1: STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

CATEGORY 2: PERFORMANCE COOKIES

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

By using this website, you agree that we can place these type of cookies on your device.

CATEGORY 3: FUNCTIONALITY COOKIES

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

By using this website, you agree that it can place these type of cookies on your device.

CATEGORY 4: TARGETING COOKIES OR ADVERTISING COOKIES

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organizations.

A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below.

Cookie Name Cookie Category Description Duration
device_type 2 Identifes the device session
TinyMCE_main_text-main_text_size 1 formats text session
civicAllowCookies 1 controls the waring about cookies on this site 1 year
smallbiz_dropdown_show_busines 1 Controls the theme pop ups session
smallbiz_dropdown_show_header 1 Controls text in header session
smallbiz_dropdown_show_layouts 1 Controls home page layout session
WordPress_ 2 WordPress cookie   for a logged in user. session
wordpress_logged_in_ 2 WordPress cookie   for a logged in user session
wordpress_test_ 2 WordPress cookie   for a logged in user session
wordpress_test_cookie 2 WordPress test   cookie session
wp-settings- 1 WordPress also sets   a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual   user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of   admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
wp-settings-time- 2 WordPress also sets   a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your   individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize   your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
PHPSESSID 1 To identify your   unique session on the website session
SESS 1 To ensure that you   are recognised when you move from page to page within the site and that any   information you have entered is remembered. session

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Each cookie has an explanation of what it does and how long it is kept.

CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

  • We will not use your information for direct marketing

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless I have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which is held about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee may be payable.

If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact us.

If you believe that any information held is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.