Privacy Policy

1.1 This policy sets out how we use and protect any personal information that you may give us in connection with your use of www.IMICPLC.com (the "Website").

1.2 We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should therefore check this page from time to time. "We/our/us" refers to IMIC plc (Registered Number 5143779) with our registered office at 2nd floor, 40 New Bond Street, London W1S 2RX.

2. INFORMATION COLLECTION

2.1 You may use this Website without giving us any personal information. From time to time you may provide us with your name and contact information ("Information"), which may include your email address, geographical address and company details. We will only collect personal Information when it is provided by you voluntarily for a specified purpose or purposes ("Purpose(s)"). By using this Website and providing us with any Information you consent to our collection and use of this Information in accordance with this policy.

3. USE OF INFORMATION

3.1 We will only use the Information provided by you for the specified Purpose(s).

3.2 The specified Purpose(s) may include:

  1. providing answers to your questions asked via the Website;
  2. sending you email alerts after we make a news release; or
  3. sending you specifically requested information about us.

3.3 With your consent, we may also use your Information to send you information about our organisation and companies within our group which we feel may be of interest to you. You will only be provided with this information if you indicate as such when you provide us with your Information. We will not use your Information to send you unsolicited marketing communications by email or otherwise without your consent.

3.4 We will not transfer, disclose, sell, distribute or lease your personal Information to third parties other than our subsidiaries, parent company, or group companies without your permission unless this is necessary for the Purpose(s) or where we are required to do so by law.

3.5 We may appoint third party organisations to assist us in providing you with the information, goods, products and services you request. In these circumstances, we will take steps to ensure that your personal information is held in strict accordance with our Privacy Policy and is only used for the purpose of fulfilling your request.

3.6 Your Information will be held for the lifetime your subscription is active for the purposes of contacting you effectively after which time it is depersonalized and non-identifiable. We do not collect any additional Information about you other than that outlined above.

4. COPIES OR AMENDMENT OF INFORMATION

4.1 You may request details of personal Information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. Please contact us at info@IMICPLC.com for further information.

4.2 If you think any Information incorrect or incomplete, please contact us by e-mail at info@IMICPLC.com as soon as possible. We will correct or update any such Information as soon as possible.

4.3 If you would like to remove or change your consent to our use of your Information for the specified Purpose(s) please email us at info@IMICPLC.com, stating "Unsubscribe" in the subject line.

5. SECURITY

5.1 We are committed to ensuring that your Information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure your Information.

5.2 We are committed to protecting the privacy needs of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children's online activities and interests. We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 18 and we do not target our Website to children under 18.

6. LINKING

This Website may include links to other websites which are not within our control. We cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide to the operators of any such websites. We recommend you check the privacy policies of any such websites. Some third party companies may chose to share their personal data with us and such sharing is governed by that third party company's privacy policy.

7. COOKIES

We may use cookies for certain areas of our Website. Cookies are files that store information on your hard drive or browser that means that our Website can recognise that you have visited our Website before. They make it easier for you to maintain your preferences on the Website, and by seeing how you use the Website we can tailor the Website around your preferences and measure usability of the Website. You can, should you choose, disable the cookies from your browser and delete all cookies currently stored on your computer. You should refer to your specific internet browser for instructions. On Microsoft Internet Explorer, this can be done by selecting 'Tools/Internet Options' and reviewing your privacy settings or selecting 'delete cookies'.

8. PRIVACY COMPLIANCE

Our privacy policy is compliant with the following instruments: UK Data Protection Act 1998, the EU Directive on Data Protection 95/46/EC and the EU Directive on Personal Data in Electronic Communications 02/58/EC.