Privacy and Cookies

Privacy policy - Purpose

The purpose of this Online Privacy Policy is to inform you about the types of information we gather online about you when you visit the The DTMS Group, THE DTMS GROUP site ("dtmsgroup.co.uk"), how we may use that information, whether we disclose it to anyone, THE DTMS GROUP and the choices you have regarding our use of, and your ability to correct, that information.

The DTMS Group ("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
Information gathering

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter a competition or promotion, and when you report a problem with our site
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence
  • We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them
  • Details of transactions you carry out through our site and of the fulfilment of your orders
  • Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access

IP Addresses

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.


Cookies - The DTMS Group (www.dtmsgroup.co.uk)

The DTMS Group website uses cookies, which is standard practice on most websites. Without them we cannot deliver a high quality online experience. Some cookies collect anonymous information about your visit, which we use for monitoring purposes and to help us with future developments by understanding how our visitors use our website.

By using the DTMS Group website you consent to cookies being used. If you do not consent you must disable cookies but accept that your visit will be restricted to only browsing the public pages, and certain features will not work correctly.

Cookies set by the DTMS Group

We also use this type of cookie to understand how visitors use our online services and look for ways to improve them. We use Google Analytics to tell us how our website is accessed and which pages are most viewed which gives us valuable information to help improve our website. 

Helping us make our website more relevant to you 

Enabling us to customise your online experience based upon your individual circumstances. 

These cookies are used to ensure that we present you information relevant to you. 

If you have any questions about cookies and why we use them, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a text file stored on your computer which contains information that can be used to track your movement between pages on a website. Without them, every page you visit would behave as if it was your first time on the website and not take into consideration any actions on previous pages.

Cookies fall into four categories:

  • Strictly necessary
  • Performance
  • Functionality
  • Targeting/Advertising


The DTMS Group uses [list types used  here].

For more information on the different types of cookies please see: www.international-chamber.co.uk/blog/2012/04/02/launch-of-icc-uk-cookie-guide/


Disabling cookies

You can choose to disable cookies in your browser options. Below are instructions on how to do this in the most popular browsers.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

1) Click “Tools” and then “Internet Options” (If you don’t see “Tools”, press the “Alt” key on your keyboard and it will show)

2) Click on the “Privacy” tab

3) Select the appropriate setting

Mozilla Firefox

1) Click “Tools” and then “Options” (If you don’t see “Tools”, press the “Alt” key on your keyboard and it will show; on a Mac you need to click “Firefox” and then “Preferences”)

2) Click on the “Privacy” tab

3) Next to “Firefox will:” choose  “use custom settings for history”

4) Select the appropriate setting

Safari

1) Click “Edit” and then “Preferences” (If you don’t see “Edit”, press the “Alt” key on your keyboard and it will show; on a Mac you need to click “Safari” and then “Preferences”)

2) Click on the “Privacy” tab

3) Select the appropriate setting

Google Chrome

1) In the address bar type: chrome://chrome/settings/content

2) Select the appropriate setting

Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.


Uses made of the information

We use information held about you in the following ways:

  • To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer
  • To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so
  • To notify you about changes to our service
  • If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.

If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this.

If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data.

Disclosure of your information

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets
  • If The DTMS Group or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use [and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of The DTMS Group , our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction


Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at altogetherbetter@dtmsgroup.co.uk. Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Changes to our privacy policy
Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.

Contact
Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to altogetherbetter@dtmsgroup.co.uk