Opcare® is a registered trademark of Opcare Limited, which is a company registered in England and Wales. Registration number – 02905086. VAT registration number – GB 607 2513 65. Registered address – Ability House, Nuffield Way, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 1RL. Opcare is a part of Ability Matters Group. The purpose of this statement is to set out how we use personal informaiton that we may obtain about you. By either browsing or registering on our website at www.opcare.co.uk (“The Website”) and by using the Website you agree to this policy.
We use information held about you in the following ways:
2.1. To fulfil any agreement we have entered into with you.
2.2. We may supplement the information that you provide to us with information that we receive from third parties.
We may give information about you to the following, who may use it for the same purposes as set out above:
3.1. Agents who (on our behalf) profile your data so that we may tailor the goods/services we offer to your specific needs.
3.2. To anyone to whom we transfer or may transfer our rights and duties under our agreement with you.
3.3. If we have a duty to do so or if the law allows us to do so.
4.1. In carrying out the activities specified in this section, we may transfer data to reputable companies outside the European Economic Area. We take steps to ensure that your information will be afforded the same level of protection as that required of us under applicable UK data protection legislation.
4.2. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
4.3. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
5.2. Cookies allow us to understand better the pages and advertisements that have been read, to determine how frequently particular pages are visited and to determine the most popular areas of our web site.
5.3. Depending on the type of cookie we use, cookies also allow us to make our web site more user friendly, for example, permanent cookies allow us to save your password so that you do not have to re-enter it every time you visit our web site.
5.4. If you wish, you can usually adjust your browser so that your computer does not accept cookies.
5.5. Alternatively you can adjust your browser to tell you when a website tries to put a cookie on your computer. How you adjust your browser to stop it accepting cookies or to notify you of them, will depend on the type of internet browser programme your computer uses.
5.6. Please remember, cookies do not contain confidential information such as your home address, telephone number or credit card details. We do not exchange cookies with any third party websites or external data suppliers.
5.7. Your browser also generates other information, including which language the site is displayed in, and your Internet Protocol address (“IP address”). An IP address is a set of numbers which is assigned to your computer during a browsing session whenever you log on to the Internet via your internet service provider or your network (if you access the Internet from, for example, a computer at work). Your IP address is automatically logged by our servers and used to collect traffic data about visitors to our web sites. We do not use your IP address to identify you personally.
5.8. We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information. However, we cannot guarantee the security of any data you disclose on-line. You accept the inherent security risks of providing information and dealing on-line over the Internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or wilful default.