This policy explains how your personal information will be treated when you access the DebtManagementPlanForum.co.uk website.
We will process and utilise the personal information that you provide in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
Other than in the circumstances described below we will not supply your information to any third party without your consent except where required to do so by law.
The information that we collect
When you visit this website we do not collect any personal identifying information without your knowledge.
If you register as a member (for example to use the forum) we will collect whatever information that you choose to enter as part of the registration.
If you complete one of the contact forms on the website we will collect whatever information that you choose to enter onto the contact form.
If you telephone us notes of the telephone call may be kept and the call may be recorded.
What we do with this information
The information provided by you, on a contact form, is used to contact you by email or telephone. It is also used to inform the person contacting you about your circumstances as you have described them.
The information provided by you when registering as a member is used to contact you or identify you in the event that we consider this to be necessary.
If you choose to contact an external expert using the relevant contact form you have agreed that a member of the website support team may make initial contact with you. The purpose of this contact may be to fact-find in order to prepare the external expert on your situation, to answer questions that you have posed, to deal with matters that the external experts are not in a position to discuss, or for any other purpose that we deem to be reasonable.
Safeguard of Information
We monitor our security procedures and standards to help prevent unauthorised access to personal information, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification and unlawful desturction or accidental loss.
We take data security very seriously and have numerous safeguards in place. However we cannot guarantee that these safeguards are, or will remain, adequate. We will use all reasonable endeavours to protect the integrity of the information that you provide.
Telephone Call Recording
Any calls with us may be recorded for the purposes of training, compliance and security.
Access to Personal Information
You have the right to request a copy of the personal information that we hold about you and have inaccuracies corrected.
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If you choose to register for our forum, cookies are used to store the following information: the last time you logged in, your Username and your Encrypted Password. These cookies are stored on your hard drive. Forum cookies are not used to track your movement or perform any function other than to enhance your use of these forums. If you have not enabled cookies in your browser, many of these time-saving features will not work properly. You need to have cookies enabled if you want to enter a private forum or post a topic/reply. You may delete all cookies set by these forums in selecting the "logout" button at the top of any page.
Links to Other Websites
Links to other websites may be available on our website. We have no control over the privacy policies operated by such linked sites. We therefore accept no liability for the privacy polices of other sites or for the treatment of information provided by you to or on other sites.