iii) Decipha 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 14th August 2010.
iv) For the purpose of the Data Protection Act of 1998, Nick Catlin is our data handler.
1. What we collect
Operation of the Decipha website and/or other Decipha programmes may require collection and processing of the following data:
1.0.1 Visit details to our site or any resources used on our site, not limited to just location and traffic data, weblogs or other communication information.
1.0.2 Information given to us when you contact us for any reason.
1.0.3 Data offered by filled out forms on our site, like a registration or payment.
1.0.4 Such information may include: Your IP Address, your name and job title, contact information including email address, demographic information such as postcode and preferences. The name, school and contact information of the child to be assessed or registered. We do not store financial information such as credit or debit card numbers.
1.1 If you register to A DECIPHA PROGRAMME OR ANY OTHER Decipha SERVICE:
1.4.1 Ensure the password chosen cannot be guessed by anyone else. Never use your name or the child’s name for example. Also avoid using your favourite team name or friends or family’s names.
1.4.2 Make your password at least eight characters long and include numbers as well as lower and upper case letters.
2. What we do with the information we gather?
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 we collect online.
3.1.2 A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
3.1.3 We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
3.1.4 Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, so we can look at which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
3.1.5 You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
3.2 Links to other websites
3.3 Controlling your personal information
3.3.1 You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
3.3.2 Decipha will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We will not use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties.
3.3.3 You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee of £10 will be payable to cover our administration costs. If you would like a copy of this information please contact us at Decipha:
3.3.4 If you believe that any information we are holding on you 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.
3.3.5 If necessary, we may share personal information to our group members including such entities as subsidiaries, holding companies and their subsidiaries.
3.3.6 Third party disclosure may be necessary in regards to personal information in the following cases:
3.4 Storage of Personal Data
3.4.2 Information submitted by you is stored on secure servers. Any payment or transaction details will be encrypted for full safety measures to be in use.
3.4.3 As you know, transmission of data on the internet is never guaranteed regarding safety. It is impossible to guarantee your safety with electronic data and transmission. You are therefore at your own risk if you elect to transmit any data. This is why if offered a password, as you are responsible for keeping it confidential, we recommend you using a non-identifiable eight character alphanumeric password.