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The website www.heathfield.net is owned by The Heathfield Partnership Trust Ltd but operated on its behalf by the 21st Century Internet Ltd, Heathfield, East Sussex TN21 OZJ, with proprietary code.

 

The Heathfield Partnership Trust Ltd - Privacy Policy
Your privacy on the Internet is important to us. As part of the operation and customization feature of The Heathfield Partnership's web site ("www.heathfield.net"), we gather certain types of information from users, and we would like to explain the types of information we gather, what we do with them, and how to correct or change the information.

 

Information Collected By www.heathfield.net
www.heathfield.net collects only aggregated data such as information about traffic patterns on www.heathfield.net (for example, how many users log on to www.heathfield.net on a daily basis). Personal data such as post code, email address and demographic information is not collected.

 

Aggregated Information
Aggregated information, such as which pages users visit, is collected through various means. This website uses sessions from the exchanges, and once a user logs off all identifying information about that user is cancelled.

Please note that when you request a linked website from a page in www.heathfield.net, that website’s servers may log your IP address, a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web. Web servers, the computers that "serve up" Web pages, automatically identify your computer by its IP address. www.heathfield.net does not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable, so although your session will be logged, your session will remain anonymous to us.

 

Use of Cookies
www.heathfield.net does not use cookies to automate the process of logging on to certain areas of the site. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but no resetting is required for your browser when using www.heathfield.net.

 

"Cookies" are small pieces of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser. Epony uses cookies for a number of purposes, for instance to enable us to simplify the logging on process for registered users, to provide the mechanisms for online shopping and to enable traffic monitoring.

 

Non-registered visitors of the site are sent anonymous cookies to keep track of their browsing patterns and build up a demographic profile.

Whilst you do not need to allow your browser to accept cookies in order to browse much of the epony web site, you must have cookies enabled if you wish the site to function as intended.

 

Most browsers allow you to turn off the cookie function. If you want to know how to do this please look at the help menu on your browser. As described above this will restrict curtain functions of the site.

 

To find out more about Cookies and how to disable them, you can use this website www.allaboutcookies.org

 

Use of Information Collected by www.heathfield.net


www.heathfield.net uses the aggregated information that we collect for multiple purposes. The information is used to improve the content of the site, to provide information services by establishing the usage of linked pages and, if requested, to provide information by email to the user. The Heathfield Partnership will never disclose your personally identifiable information to a third party unless required to do so by court order or other legal measures.

 

Information Security at www.heathfield.net
The Directors and Trustees of The Heathfield Partnership Trust Ltd understand the need for user privacy . However, although we check the system regularly, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our servers, nor can we guarantee that information that users supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted over the Internet. The Internet is not secure and transmission of data is entirely at your own risk.

 

Children and Privacy
The Heathfield Partnership Trust Ltd encourages parents and guardians to spend time with their children online and to be fully familiar with the sites visited by their children. In general, www.heathfield.net will not contain content that is reasonably considered unsuitable for children.

 

Links to Other Sites
It is important to note that www.heathfield.net contains links to other sites, and that those sites may not follow the same privacy and other policies as www.heathfield.net. For instance, a link in the "Business Links" section of www.heathfield.net will take you away from www.heathfield.net to an entirely different site. We can accept no responsibility for the content of other web sites or for the activities or performance of businesses listed on or linking to this site.

 

Changes to the Privacy Policy
The Heathfield Partnership Trust Ltd reserves the right to change the policy on use of information collected. Any changes in policy will be noted in a revised privacy policy statement and will be posted at least 30 days prior to implementation. You may direct any privacy policy questions to coordinator@heathfield.net

 

Issued September 2010