This web site (the "Site") is operated by the Painting & Decorating Association (the "Company"), an employer and trade association with its offices at 32 Coton Road, Nuneaton, Warwickshire CV11 5TW.
Access to the Site, and use of its contents, is at the user's sole discretion and risk. Whilst the Company has taken reasonable measures to ensure that the contents of the Site are accurate and up to date, it accepts no responsibility for any action taken by any person or organisation as a result, direct or otherwise, of information contained in, or accessed through, the Site, whether provided by the Company or a third party. The contents of the Site are provided "AS IS" and the Company makes no warranties or representations about any of those contents (including the timeliness, currency, accuracy, completeness, reliability, continued availability or fitness for any particular purpose of those contents or that the use of the Site will be error free or reliable). To the greatest extent permissible by applicable laws, the Company excludes any such warranties and representations that may otherwise be implied and excludes all liability with respect to the Site, its contents or the use any user of the Site makes of it or those contents.
Third party websites:
The Site may contain hypertext links to third party owned websites. The Company provides such links for the convenience of the users of the Site and has no control over any websites which may be accessed or available through them. The Company does not endorse, sponsor, recommend or otherwise accept any responsibility for such third party websites or their content or availability. In particular, the Company does not accept any liability for any infringement of any person's intellectual property rights by, or liability arising out of any information or opinion contained on, any such third party website.
The PDA is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
The PDA may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 06/02/12
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
• name and job title
• contact information including email address
• demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
• other information relevant to the vetting process of the association
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
• Internal record keeping.
• We may use the information to improve our products and services.
• We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
• From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
• We may also want to provide your information to carefully selected third parties, which we think may be of interest of you. If you would rather not receive this information, please send an e-mail entitles 'NO RELATED INFORMATION' to email@example.com.
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 the information we collect online.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page 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.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following
• whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
• if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information tosend you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to 32 Coton Road, Nuneaton, CV11 5TW.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.