We collect personal information in a number of different ways, including:
- If we are formally engaged in work with you or your company
- If you leave a business card with one of our staff members
- If you write, phone, fax or email us and leave your details
- If you are already on one of our staff members' or company contact lists.
Handling and use
When directly providing us with information – this information will be retained only for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which the information was collected or as required by law. We do not share personal information with third parties except as necessary to carry out our business or as required by law. If information is to be shared with a third party we will ask you for permission before you submit this information. We will never sell your personal information. We only use personal information we collect for the purpose of contacting you if we are engaged by you, or wish to provide you with information we think might interest you.
We make every attempt to store your personal information securely and to keep the information we collect from you as current as possible. Our computer networks are password-protected, our internal network is protected by a firewall and we deploy standard security operating procedures. You should understand however that the open nature of the Internet is such that data may flow over networks without security measures and may be accessed and used by people other than those for whom the data is intended.