Privacy policy

Introduction

Hot Spots Movement is committed to providing our community and visitors with websites (sites) and services that respect their privacy. This privacy statement applies to all Hot Spots Movement sites and services. This privacy statement explains to users of our sites and services:

  • The information which we collect about you when you visit our sites and services
  • How we use this information
  • Occasions when we may share information
  • How you can contact us or find out more about privacy and data protection
This statement only applies to those sites and services directly managed by Hot Spots Movement.

Reference or links may be made to external sites but the we accept no responsibility for their management and recommend that you read and take note of any terms and conditions applicable to these sites.

Please note that our sites and services may use session cookies, which are deleted from your computer when you close your browser. No personal information is collected or stored within these session cookies. See the section 'Cookies' for an explanation of cookies and information on how to control them.

What information do we collect?

Besides information about the Hot Spots movement our sites collect a range of information. Much of this is automatic and anonymous such as: Requested URL (Uniform Resource Locator), IP (Internet Protocol) address (this may or may not identify a specific computer) and Software (browser / operating system) used to access a page. We will only collect personally identifiable information when we have specifically received your consent to do so. All personal data will be managed in accordance with our obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998.

Cookies

This website does not use cookies or sessions to collect any form of data.

What do we do with the information we collect?

Automatically collected data will only be used to measure the effectiveness of our website and plan for new developments. This data is processed anonymously. Personal information will only be used to provide the information or service you have requested. If you have not given consent for us to use your personal information, we will only use it to respond to your enquiry.

Security

We are committed to protecting your data from unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction and against accidental loss or destruction. To meet these obligations we have implemented a number of technical, physical and administrative solutions and procedures. These are periodically reviewed to ensure they remain effective and meet current best practice.

While we are protected by SSL (secure socket layer) technology we cannot guarantee the security of personal information, in an email or an online form, whilst it is being transmitted to us across the Internet.

When do we share information?

Hot Spots Movement does not rent, lease or sell your personal information to third parties. We may need to disclose your information if required to do so by law.

How do you inform us about privacy issues?

We welcome your comments regarding this privacy statement. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us at enquiries@hotspotsmovement.com

We reserve the right to amend or update this privacy statement to reflect customer feedback and new legal obligations or developments. We encourage you to periodically review this statement to stay informed of how we are protecting your privacy.

Further information on privacy and data protection can be obtained from:

Information Commissioner's Office

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is the UK's independent public body set up to promote access to official information and to protect personal information.

The ICO regulates and enforces the Data Protection Act, the Freedom of Information Act, the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations and the Environmental Information Regulations.

The ICO provides guidance to organisations and individuals, rules on complaints and can take action when the law is broken.

Contact details:
Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF
Tel: +44 (0)1625 545 700
Fax: +44 (0)1625 524 510