Who manages this website?
This website is managed by Southern
IT Ltd. on behalf of Wigg & Co.
Changes to this policy
changes, we will place an updated version on this page. Regularly
reviewing this page ensures that you are always aware of what
information we collect, how we use it and under what
circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties. You
even if you have visited it in the past. This ensures that you
affect information we already hold about you. This statement was
last updated on 5th Feb 2005.
The Data Protection Act
Under the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998, we have a
legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. See
here for further details.
What information do we collect?
Depending on which site facilities you use, we collect several
different types of information:
- Website usage information - see below.
- Information that you provide for specific purposes eg email
addresses, publication mailing address, and contact
We keep to strict security standards to
prevent any unauthorised access to your details.
Website usage information
We collect Website usage information
- to help us assess the effectiveness of marketing campaigns
to help us improve the usage of the website
to improve the design of the website and make it more
usable for you.
We collect website usage from a number of sources:
Our web server.
URLs passed to us when you enter our site.
- A selection of Internet Service Providers.
A selection of Search Engine Companies.
In all cases, website usage information excludes any
information that can be traced back to you, so is non-personal in
the meaning of the Data Protection Act.
We use IP addresses to analyse trends, track users' movement,
and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP
addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Cookies are small files that are often created when you visit a
website, and which are stored in the cookie directory of your
computer. A cookie often includes an anonymous unique identifier.
Cookies do not damage your computer. Each website can send its own
cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it, but
(to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to
access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies
sent to you by other sites. You can decide if you want to accept
cookies by changing the settings on your browser to either accept
all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is
There are two types of cookie. Persistent cookies remain on
your compmay uter for a specified time, like six or 12 months. We use
persistent cookies to collect website usage information for use as
described above. These cookies contain no personal information and
cannot be used to identify you.
Session-specific cookies are deleted when you leave the
website. We use session cookies for the following purposes:
to hold the information given while using an interactive
tool on the website
to hold your details when you are logged into the site
to hold your search criteria while you are doing a search of
to collect website usage information for use as described
above. Website usage information cookies contain no personal
information and cannot be used to identify you.
interaction with users. We also employ it to collect anonymous web
be used to launch java applets.
We may use java applets, which are small programs, to collect
anonymous web usage information for the purposes described above.
You can disable this technology by turning off java support in
your browser, with no ill effect on your use of the website.
Information collected from our website via any of the
mechanisms described above is processed solely for the purposes of
Wigg & Co, and is used solely for the purposes of
improving the quality of the website and reporting general
statistical information. None of the information above can be
related to an individual user of the website.
In some cases, we do use personal information about you, but
only information that you provide. There are two types of personal
information that we use; transitory information (which is used
briefly for a specific purpose) and stored information (which is
kept for future visits).
You will be asked for contact details when you use any of the
following site facilities:
Email this page - in this case, the email address you type
is not retained by us.
Feedback - the purpose of this is to enable you to give us
comments or raise issues about the website. You are asked to
give an email address only if you want a reply. This address
is forwarded with your feedback and is not retained on the
Linking to other websites
responsible for the privacy practices within any other websites.
You should always be aware of this when you leave the Wigg &
Co website and we encourage you to read the privacy statement on
any other website which collects personal information.
Right to request information
You have a right to request a copy of any personal data held by
Wigg & co at any time (for which we charge a small fee), in order to check its
accuracy. If you wish to do this, please write to:
Our contact details
[Please note our new telephone number:]
Tel: +44 (0)1892 534925
Tel: +44 (0)1892 529518
Web Site: www.wigg.co.uk
22 Ashdown Close
Kent TN4 8DU