The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations and requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.
This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.
Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer’s hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.
Contact and Communication
Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk.
This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This may include using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program John Muir Way operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any email. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.
Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links users should always adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.
The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
Resources & Further Information
- Data Protection Act 1998
- Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003
- Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 - The Guide
Cookies are small bits of information that are stored on your computer by websites. These are typically used to remember preferences, the contents of an online "shopping basket" or to track your viewing history to target advertising more effectively.
The anonymous information is collated and reported using Google Analytics. This prevents us from seeing any individual records: we can only see summary and trend information. We will use results to better inform our information provision for you. We are NOT trying to sell you anything and will not sell the data.
We are working on allowing you the choice of opting in or out of this.
The secure part of our website will always need a cookie in order to maintain the security. This cookie only lasts as long as your current session and is not saved on your computer's hard disk. This cookie cannot be made optional without compromising your security.