Shona Crawford Consultancy intends for shonacrawford.co.uk ("Our Site") to complement the services that the firm provides. This statement, set forth below, is our privacy statement.

Here we describe the practices we follow to respect the privacy of all visitors to Our Site. At Shona Crawford Consultancy, we have focused on implementing fair information practices that are designed to protect your privacy. We believe that everyone benefits from the free flow of information when that information is gathered and used responsibly.

If you have questions or you do not feel that your concerns have been addressed in our privacy statement, contact us at shona@shonacrawford.co.uk

Collection, use, disclosure, choice

Registration is not required for you to use Our Site. If you are merely a visitor, we do not collect any personal information about you, except to the limited extent through the use of cookies, which are described below. However, there may be circumstances in which you choose to register to ongoing updates from Shona Crawford Consultancy.

In these cases, Shona Crawford Consultancy may contact registrants to invite them to special events, provide them with information about our services, publications and products, or for other marketing purposes.

Information collected at registration is protected using industry-standard encryption technology as it is sent over the Internet. For example, you may choose to register for:

1.     Email alerts

Shona Crawford Consultancy offers an email alert service to site visitors, in which we send subscribers email updates when new information is added to Our Site. If you decide to subscribe, we will collect basic contact information about you, such as your name and email address.

2.     Surveys
Shona Crawford Consultancy may conduct surveys via Our Site. Survey participants may be asked for personal information (name, contact information, etc.) in addition to opinions or feedback. The type of information collected in surveys will vary.

3.     Thought leadership registration
Shona Crawford Consultancy occasionally requires registration in exchange for our thought leadership: white papers, articles, studies, reports, survey analyses, booklets, etc. Personal information may be asked for on registration forms and the type of information collected may vary. Shona Crawford Consultancy reserves the right to distribute certain thought leadership materials only to those who supply the requested information.

Sensitive personal data

Shona Crawford Consultancy does not intentionally collect any sensitive information via Our Site. Sensitive personal information includes race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or other beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health, sexual life or criminal records and in some cases social security numbers or financial information. Shona Crawford Consultancy works to protect the confidentiality and security of such information it obtains in the course of business. Access to such information is limited and policies and procedures are in place designed to safeguard the information from loss, misuse and improper disclosure.

Data amendments and retention

Information collected from visitors to Our Site will only be kept in order to provide the required service. Once the service has been completed all information will be destroyed in accordance with Shona Crawford Consultancy’s data retention policies. Should you require your information to be updated, amended or deleted from our records please contact us at shona@shonacrawford.co.uk outlining your requirements.

Third-party links

Please be aware that shonacrawford.co.uk sometimes contains links to other sites that are not governed by this privacy policy. Visitors to Our Site may be directed to third-party sites for more information, such as about our thought leadership, vendor services, government entities, non-profits, and social networks. Shona Crawford Consultancy makes no representations or warranties regarding how user data is stored or used on third-party servers. We recommend reviewing the privacy policy of each third-party site linked from Our Site to determine their use of your personal data.

Cookies

Our Site may use cookies.

What is a cookie?

A "cookie" is technology that allows Our Site to store tokens of information (an 'identifier') in your browser used only by Our Site while you are on Our Site. Cookies are not used to determine the personal identity of anyone who is merely visiting Our Site. They serve to help us track traffic patterns to determine a user's preferred location and language so that we can direct them to the correct country home page when they visit Our Site.

If you do not want to receive a cookie from Our Site or the Webcast Section, you have the option of setting your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, so that you may determine whether to accept it or not. However, please be aware that if you do turn off 'cookies' in your browser, you will not be able to fully experience some of the features of Our Site. 

Social Media Platforms

You may wish to participate in the various blogs, forums, wikis and other social media platforms hosted by Shona Crawford Consultancy (“Social Media Platforms”) which we make available to you. The main aim of these Social Media Platforms is to facilitate and allow you to share content. However, Shona Crawford Consultancy cannot be held responsible if you share personal information on Social Media Platforms that is subsequently used, misused or otherwise appropriated by another user.

Shona Crawford Consultancy may also provide links to other social media platforms maintained on separate servers by individuals or organisations over which Shona Crawford Consultancy has no control. Shona Crawford Consultancy makes no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy or any other aspect of the information located on such servers. A link to a third party’s website should not be construed as an endorsement by either Shona Crawford Consultancy or that third party of the other or its products and services. Shona Crawford Consultancy makes no representations or warranties regarding how user data is stored or used on third-party servers. We recommend reviewing the privacy policy of each third-party site linked from Our Site to determine their use of your personal data.

 

Children

This privacy statement is not intended for use by children. We understand the importance of protecting children's information, especially in an online environment, and we do not knowingly collect or maintain information about children.

Changes to this policy

Shona Crawford Consultancy may change this policy statement as needed. If changes to the statement are made, please note that it may take up to 30 business days before new privacy practices are implemented. Check this page periodically if you would like to monitor changes.

Unsubscribe

Shona Crawford Consultancy gives you choices regarding the collection and usage of your personally identifiable information. If you have registered for any Shona Crawford Consultancy related updates through shonacrawford.co.uk, and do not wish to receive future e-mails, please visit our unsubscribe page within the application you registered.

Further information

For more information on the extent to which this privacy statement applies, please see the terms and conditions. 

Contact

shona@shonacrawford.co.uk

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Tel: 07766 943 125

Scotland, UK

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