Privacy Policy

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

Alexander Hancock is 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.

Alexander Hancock 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 [date].

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

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 we collect online.

How we use cookies

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.

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.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor 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.

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.

Please see below for a full list of all cookes used on our website:

Name of Cookie What it Collects Why
_ga Google analytic data:

Online identifiers including cookie identifiers

internet protocol addresses and device identifiers

client identifiers

Marketing
_gid Google tag manager data:

Online identifiers including cookie identifiers

internet protocol addresses and device identifiers

client identifiers

Marketing
_gat Google analytic data:

Online identifiers including cookie identifiers

internet protocol addresses and device identifiers

client identifiers

Marketing
PHPSESSID Our website is built using a programming language called PHP. PHPSESSID is a cookie used by PHP to allow us to store a unique session identifier each time you visit our website. It does not contain any identifying information and is deleted once you close the browser window. “i4kqoec2iglvbls9b8lk8ar2n3” is an example of the data stored in this cookie. Without it we wouldn’t be able to provide functionality for logged in users such as your personal account area and files.
bp-activity-

oldestpage

This cookie is used to store information when you are navigating through multiple pages of community “activity.” Remembers what page of activity the “load more” option is on, helping to ensure that you are not presented with activity that you have already viewed.
wordpress_logged_in_ Our site is built using the WordPress platform. After login,

wordpresssets the wordpress_logged_in_[hash] cookie, which indicates when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.

Without it we wouldn’t be able to provide functionality for logged in users such as your personal account area and files.
wordpress_sec Our site is built using the WordPress platform. After login,

wordpresssets the wordpress_sec[hash] cookie, which helps it to manage your login session.

Without it we wouldn’t be able to provide functionality for logged in users such as your personal account area and files.
wordpress_test_cookie WordPress sets this cookie when you navigate to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies.
wp-settings- The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of the site interface according to your settings
wp-settings-time The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of the site interface according to your settings
wp-favorite-posts This cookie is set when a user clicks the “save job” button on one of our job listings. The ID of the job is stored. This allows us to find and show you your saved jobs when you visited the “Saved Jobs” area of our website
bp-message bp-message and bp-message-type are set when you edit details in your personal profile area. They contain a feedback (error/success) message to be displayed after the page reloads. This helps us to show you an appropriate message when updating your details
bp-message-type bp-message and bp-message-type are set when you edit details in your personal profile area. They contain a feedback (error/success) message to be displayed after the page reloads. This helps us to show you an appropriate message when updating your details

Links to other websites

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.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at info@alexanderhancock.co.uk

We 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 may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to 17 Market Street, Altrincham, Manchester, Cheshire. WA14 1QS

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.