Whenever you visit the Matthew Smith Prosthetics Limited website we want to assure you that we make every effort to respect your personal privacy. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998).
(a) Ownership of Information; Confidentiality
We are committed to protecting the confidentiality of your information and delivering high quality services. Any information you provide via this website will be used to identify your service needs and enable us to properly serve you. We will store the information you provide on secure servers, and access to it will be restricted to Matthew Smith Prosthetics Limited employees and agents.
Matthew Smith Prosthetics Limited is the sole owner of any information collected, and we will not rent, sell or trade your personal or organisational information to others unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
We may use a ‘cookie’ (i.e., a small text file stored by a user’s web browser) to record previously established interests and preferences (via data submitted to us) so as to enhance the experience whilst using our website. For example, we may use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
(c) IP Address Information
Each time you access information then we record what you access and the IP address you use to access the data. An IP address is a unique identifier given to you by your Internet provider when you connect to the Internet. This may differ each time you connect or be permanently assigned depending on your arrangements. We use these addresses to track your movements, analyse broad trends such a geographical location and by such improve our quality of service. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. We may from time to time share information gathered in this way with our partners. This information is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.
(d) Links to Other External Websites
This website may contain hypertext links to other external or third party websites. Such third party websites are not under the control of Matthew Smith Prosthetics Limited, and Matthew Smith Prosthetics Limited is not responsible for any of these third party resources, nor can it be held responsible for the privacy practices of other such websites. Please do not assume that other sites abide by our privacy standards.
The third party hypertext links presented on this site are provided for your convenience only. The inclusion of any hypertext link on this site does not imply any recommendation, approval, or endorsement of that website by Matthew Smith Prosthetics Limited. These hypertext links are not intended to state or imply that Matthew Smith Prosthetics Limited, affiliates, or associates are legally authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyrighted symbol that may be reflected in the hypertext links.
(e) Site and Service Updates
We may use information collected to periodically send our readers announcements and product updates via e-mail or by posting them on our website.
(f) Notification of Changes