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Privacy Policy

About Us

This is a privacy policy for Imaginative Technologies Limited. Our homepage on the Web is located at http://www.government-auctions.co.uk. The full text of our privacy policy is available on the Web at http://www.government-auctions.co.uk/privacy_policy.htm Users may go to http://www.government-auctions/login.asp for information on how to opt-in or opt-out of use of their information.

We invite you to contact us if you have questions about this policy. You may contact us by mail at the following address:

Imaginative Technologies Limited
ITL House
School Lane
Leyland, Lancashire PR25 2TU 
United Kingdom

You may contact us by e-mail at . You may call us at 01772 621909.

Dispute Resolution and Privacy Seals

We have the following privacy seals and/or dispute resolution mechanisms. If you think we have not followed our privacy policy in some way, they can help you resolve your concern.

  • ITL Customer Care: This page contains the complete contact details and company information required by users of our site.
  • Data Protection: Data Protection: ITL is registered with the Data Protection Registrar to ensure complete privacy of any personal information provided to us by our clients or customers. Our registration number is Z7227921

Additional Information

This policy is valid for 1 day from the time that it is loaded by a client.

Data Collection

P3P policies declare the data they collect in groups (also referred to as "statements"). This policy contains 3 data groups. The data practices of each group will be explained separately.


Group "Basic information"

We collect the following information:

  • Search terms
  • Click-stream data
  • HTTP protocol elements

This data will be used for the following purposes:

  • Completion and support of the current activity.

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.

The data in this group has been marked as non-identifiable. This means that there is no reasonable way for the site to identify the individual person this data was collected from.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

Data collected from all Web users: access logs, and search strings (if entered).

Group "Cookies"

We collect the following information:

  • HTTP cookies

This data will be used for the following purposes:

  • Completion and support of the current activity.

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.

The data in this group has been marked as non-identifiable. This means that there is no reasonable way for the site to identify the individual person this data was collected from.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

Cookies are used to identify you as a valid member of the Government Auctions service. Your email address and password are only used to match with our database of users to allow you access to the Subscriber area of the site. Session cookies are used to ensure that only you as a current member can enjoy continued access to the service. If the site detects no use after 15 minutes the session will expire and no cookie will be written to your computer.

Group "Subscriber Information"

We collect the following information:

  • Unique identifiers

This data will be used for the following purposes:

  • Completion and support of the current activity.

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.

The data in this group has been marked as non-identifiable. This means that there is no reasonable way for the site to identify the individual person this data was collected from.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

When you become a Subscriber of our service we utilise your email address, a password specified by you, and your name for the following purposes. 1. Logging In - Your email address and your specified password are required each time you visit our site. This is matched with our database of valid subscribers to ensure that only current members are allowed access to the service. 2. Your email address and your name are used to advise you of any change in the service, or to advise you when your subscription is due for renewal/will expire. This information is only held by ourselves for the duration of your subscription and is not passed to any third party. You may amend your details at any time using the request facility on the Login page of the site.

Cookies

Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a Web site. A cookie is an element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.

Our site makes use of cookies. Cookies are used for the following purposes:

  • Completing the user's current activity

Compact Policy Summary

The compact policy which corresponds to this policy is:

    CP="NOI DSP COR LAW NID CURa OUR NOR UNI COM NAV INT"

The following table explains the meaning of each field in the compact policy.

Field Meaning
CP= This is the compact policy header; it indicates that what follows is a P3P compact policy.
NOI No identifiable information is collected, so no access is possible.
DSP The policy contains at least one dispute-resolution mechanism.
COR Violations of this policy will be corrected.
LAW Privacy law specifies penalties for a violation of this policy.
NID The information collected is not personally identifiable.
CURa The data is used for completion of the current activity.
OUR The data is given to ourselves and our agents.
NOR The data is not kept beyond the current transaction.
UNI Unique identifiers are collected.
COM Computer information is collected.
NAV Navigation and clickstream data is collected.
INT Interactive data is collected.

The compact policy is sent by the Web server along with the cookies it describes. For more information, see the P3P deployment guide at http://www.w3.org/TR/p3pdeployment.


Policy Evaluation

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 will evaluate this policy's compact policy whenever it is used with a cookie. The actions IE will take depend on what privacy level the user has selected in their browser (Low, Medium, Medium High, or High; the default is Medium. In addition, IE will examine whether the cookie's policy is considered satisfactory or unsatisfactory, whether the cookie is a session cookie or a persistent cookie, and whether the cookie is used in a first-party or third-party context. This section will attempt to evaluate this policy's compact policy against Microsoft's stated behavior for IE6.

Note: this evaluation is currently experimental and should not be considered a substitute for testing with a real Web browser.

Satisfactory policy: this compact policy is considered satisfactory according to the rules defined by Internet Explorer 6. IE6 will accept cookies accompanied by this policy under the High, Medium High, Medium, Low, and Accept All Cookies settings.