Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Fera Science Ltd is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of those who entrust us with their personal information. We strive to comply with all applicable privacy legislation in the jurisdictions where we carry on our business.

This privacy policy sets forth how Fera Science handles the collection of personal data.

The Fera website (www.fera.co.uk) and any subsidiary websites in the domain fera.co.uk are owned and operated by Fera Science Ltd. Fera Science does not automatically collect personal information from visitors to this site, unless it is voluntarily provided. Cases where this may happen include, but are not limited to, the following:

(i) registration for marketing communications

(ii) subscription to parts of the site

(iii) submission of general enquiries

(iii) placing an order for work to be carried out


Fera may use such information for the purpose of communicating with the user in the future (to the extent that is explained when visitors provide the information). If you contact us with an enquiry, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

We will never share, sell or rent individual personal information with any third parties without your advance permission or in order to comply with a legal obligation.

'Opting out' of marketing communications

All marketing communications (e.g. email newsletter, brochure, newsletter, etc.) sent by Fera contain easy ways for you to 'Opt out' of further communications. Alternatively, if you wish to unsubscribe at any time, simply email marketing@fera.co.uk

Access to Your Personal Data

The Data Protection Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Should you wish to exercise this right you should send your request to ccu@fera.co.uk.

Collection of Non-Personal Data

Some non-personal information is collected by the Fera webserver, in order to continually improve the site and tailor it to the needs of visitors to the site.

Information tracked includes the type of browser being used by the visitor (e.g. Netscape©, Microsoft Internet Explorer©), the type of operating system (e.g. Apple Macintosh©, Microsoft Windows©) in use by the visitor and the domain name of the visitor's Internet Service Provider (e.g. AOL©) or corporate domain.

By having this information, Fera is able to review the number of visitors to the site but only in an aggregate and non-personally identifiable form.

Email addresses and other personally identifiable data about visitors to this site are known to Fera only when voluntarily submitted.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual's hard drive for record keeping purposes. Cookies make web surfing easier by saving basic contact information whilst at the Fera site. The use of cookies is an industry standard - they can be found at most major websites.

By showing how and when guests use the site, cookies help Fera see which areas are popular and which are not. Many improvements and updates to the site are based on data such as total number of visitors and pages viewed. This information is most easily tracked with cookies. If you accept a cookie from www.fera.co.uk, it will not only help avoid having to fill out multiple forms as the site is traversed, but it will also help Fera to learn how to continue improving the site based on the experiences of the users.

Examples of how www.fera.co.uk uses cookies:

A cookie lets the site remember that you have registered for any given site visit, which allows Fera to speed up additional activities at the site during that visit.

How www.fera.co.uk does not use cookies:

www.fera.co.uk never uses cookies to retrieve information from your computer that was not originally sent in a cookie

Except as described below, www.fera.co.uk does not use information transferred through cookies for any promotional or marketing purposes, nor is the information shared with any third parties whatsoever

www.fera.co.uk does not use cookies to identify specific individuals, except in cases such as demo registration (where a cookie allows you to register once to download a demo without registering again each time you download subsequent demos in the same session)

Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you would prefer, you can set your browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent. However, it is possible that some parts of the site will not function properly if you do so.

By using this site, you signify your acceptance of the Fera Privacy Policy. Fera reserves the right to make updates to its privacy statement at its sole discretion, and you are advised to check these conditions regularly.

Contact

Questions or comments regarding this privacy policy should be addressed to info@fera.co.uk.