PRIVACY & COOKIES
THE BIG SCUBA IS COMMITTED TO PROTECTING YOUR PRIVACY WHEN USING THIS WEBSITE.
This statement explains how The BiG Scuba Podcast use information you give us and how we protect your privacy. The BiG Scuba Podcast may be required to change it from time to time so we recommend checking this statement occasionally.
This privacy statement applies only to our web site. Wherever The BiG Scuba Podcast link to other sites not covered by this privacy statement we will title links appropriately so the user is aware that they are being forwarded to a third-party site.
THE DATA PROTECTION ACT OF 1988
The BiG Scuba Podcast treats all personal information (which means any data from which you can be identified, including your name, address, e-mail address etc.) that you provide to us, or that we obtain from you, by the provisions of the Data Protection Act. Under this Act, The BiG Scuba Podcast has a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We use leading technologies and encryption software to safeguard your data and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it.
The BiG Scuba Podcast also maintains log files that allow us to record visitors’ use of the site. Log files provide us with statistical information on how people use the site and what content people are viewing. Log files do not contain any personal information and they are not used to identify any individual patterns of use of the site.
Any amendments to this policy will continue to be by the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. The Data Protection Act 1998 can be reviewed at The Information Commissioner’s Office web site at http://www.ico.gov.uk
THE INFORMATION THE BIG SCUBA PODCAST COLLECT AND HOW IT IS USED
The BiG Scuba Podcast collects personal data from any e-mails which you send to us. The personal data we collect will in most instances be specifically used to respond to an enquiry or information request or to provide you with goods or services. Occasionally it may be used to allow us to develop our site to enhance the on-line experience of our users.
The BiG Scuba Podcast never passes your personal information to any other parties unless we have first obtained your express permission to do so. If this is the case, we will state who these carefully selected third parties are so you can make an informed decision before granting your permission. You will always be offered the choice to opt-out.
Your personal information will be used only to communicate with you concerning our goods or services, to enable us to review, develop and improve the services The BiG Scuba Podcast offer, or for any other purposes to which you have given your consent.
A cookie is a small file which is stored on your computer or mobile device. Cookies are commonly used by websites to store things such as user preferences. We only use essential cookies and anonymous web analytics cookies, provided by Google, Inc, to evaluate how visitors use our site to help us provide you with a better online experience. This information is used for internal purposes only and we do not collect any personal data.
Because of the non-obtrusive nature of the types of cookies we use this means that we do not require your express opt-in before setting them on your computer.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
To opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
DISCLOSURE OF USERS’ PERSONAL DATA TO THIRD PARTIES
The BiG Scuba Podcast does not disclose your personal data to any third parties without your permission except in so far as you have consented to such disclosure or we are required to do so by law for information such as a court order, witness summons, or complaint from governmental authorities.
KEEPING YOUR DATA SECURE
The BiG Scuba Podcast has put in place appropriate physical and electronic measures, security policies and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the personal data that we have under our control from unauthorised access, improper use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction or accidental loss.
Only authorised employees will have access to your personal information. All employees who have access to your personal data are contractually obliged to respect the confidentiality of your personal data.
While The BiG Scuba Podcast strives to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of the information you transmit to us. In this regard, we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data while you are on the Internet.
CONTACTING THE BIG SCUBA PODCAST AND ACCESS TO PERSONAL DATA
You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold on you. You may also request amendments to any personal data that we are holding about you which is factually inaccurate.
To request a copy of your personal information, contact us using the contacts page. There may be a fee involved in providing this data and you will be expected to provide proof of identity. In so far as the law permits, however, The BiG Scuba Podcast reserve the right to refuse to provide you with information. In this eventuality, we will give you reasons for this refusal.
If you have any other questions or concerns about our privacy statement and practices please contact us using the contact page.