Thomas Murray® and your Privacy
We respect your right to privacy.
Thomas Murray Limited, a company registered in England and Wales (Registration number 3313014) whose registered office is at Horatio House, 77-85 Fulham Palace Road, Hammersmith, London W6 8JC ("Thomas Murray®") collects personal information about you through the web site which it operates from the URL "www.thomasmurray.com" ("Web Site").
If you submit personal information through the Web Site and tick the opt-in boxes then you give consent to the use of your personal information by Thomas Murray® and other companies for the purpose of direct marketing of their products and services to you.
How is Information Collected?
We may collect personal information about you from the following sources:
- Personal details registered by yourself;
- Analysis of your visits to the Web Site and the preferences you make using cookies;
What Information is Collected and How Long is it Retained?
If you use certain of the services available on the Web Site ("Service(s)"). Thomas Murray® may collect any of the following personal information; your name, the name of the company or organisation you represent in subscribing for the Service(s), your contact telephone number, your work address including country and postal code, your email address, and your company/ organisation credit card and/or account details.
We only collect information that is necessary for us to operate the Web Site and provide the Services to you. We use the information for authentication and credit checks and to provide you with a user name and password access to the Services. Unless you indicate otherwise, we will not keep your personal information for longer than necessary to provide the Services or as required by law.
Accessing and Amending Your Personal Information
You may request a copy of the personal information which Thomas Murray® holds about you by contacting Mr Peter Sturdy - Personal Information Controller at Horatio House, 77-85 Fulham Palace Road, Hammersmith, London W6 8JC, firstname.lastname@example.org, +44 (0) 20 8600 2300. We charge a £10 administration fee for providing the copies.
If you need to modify, update and/or correct your personal information at any time please contact Mr Peter Sturdy - Personal Information Controller, whose contact details are set out above. Unless you indicate otherwise, we will remove your personal information from our records when the Service is no longer required subject to any legal requirements to retain such information.
How is the Information Used?
We use the personal information that we collect to provide the Service(s) to you as follows:
Provision of User Names and Passwords
We use your personal information to allocate you a user name and password to enable you to access databases and information which we may ask you to complete or have rights to access.
Credit Reference Purposes
If you select to pay for the Service(s) by credit card we transfer your personal information to our credit card intermediary so that they can verify credit card details and complete the on-line payment process.
If you do not agree to Thomas Murray® using your personal information for the purposes set out above, Thomas Murray® will not be able to provide the services to you.
Disclosure to Third Parties
We will not disclose your personal information to any third parties except where you have given us your consent to do so. You consent to the following:
We may disclose your personal information to other companies in the Thomas Murray® group (being for this purpose companies controlling, controlled by or under the common control of Thomas Murray® from time to time and companies sharing substantially the same shareholders as the ultimate holding company of Thomas Murray®) but such use will be limited to the use which Thomas Murray® makes of your personal information.
We may provide sales, traffic and demographic statistics and other related information to third parties but these statistics will not contain any information that could be used to identify any individual.
We may access and disclose to third parties your personal information to comply with applicable laws and lawful authority requests, to safeguard the proper operation of our systems and to protect ourselves and our clients.
We may transfer or allow access to your personal information outside the European Economic Area in providing the Service(s) to you or in the event that Thomas Murray® or its business or any parent company of Thomas Murray® is sold.
Third Parties who may Collect Personal Information
If you are introduced to the Thomas Murray® Web Site via one of our business partners they may collect personal information from you when you visit their web site to access the Thomas Murray® Web Site. Your personal information will be subject to the separate privacy statement, if any, of that business partner.
Links to Other Sites
This Web Site contains links to third party web sites. Thomas Murray® is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. You should read the privacy statements of each web site that you visit when leaving our Web Site.
Data Security Policies
Technical Security Measures
Thomas Murray® uses software and hardware tools to protect its computers against unauthorised access. Encryption technologies are employed to ensure that your personal information including credit card details are secure when transmitted to or from the Web Site. Although we use industry standard encryption techniques encryption technologies may fail and as yet the Internet is not a perfectly secure environment.
We may issue you with passwords to protect your personal information from misuse. Only you, and people to whom you disclose your account ID and password can access your personal information. You should not disclose your password to anyone.
A "cookie" is a quantity of data which is stored on your computer. Each time your web browser requests a page from Thomas Murray®'s web server it is identified by the cookie. The cookie records the choices and preferences you make when using the Web Site, making the Web Site quicker and easier for you to use. You can disable or refuse these cookies by selecting the cookie option in your browser. If you do so, you will not be able to use the Web Site properly. Cookies do not hold information such as your email address or any other information which might disclose the identity of the user.
Useful URLs Regarding Privacy
You can obtain further information about privacy by visiting the following web sites:
The UK Information Commissioner: www.ico.gov.uk
Electronic Frontier Foundation: www.eff.org
Electronic Privacy Information Centre: www.epic.org