Our policy is to respect and protect the privacy of anyone who visits the ECA (Electrical Contractors' Association Ltd) website.
Personal information collected via online forms
Where we ask you for personal information via an online form, this information will only be used for the purpose indicated and will be held in a secure manner. It will not be used for any other purpose without your permission, and will not be kept for longer than necessary.
Use of IP addresses
We collect IP addresses for the purposes of system administration and to audit the use of our site. Your IP addresses may be used to identify the organisation or company that you are employed by however this will not be linked to anything personally identifiable, which means that while your user session will be logged you will remain anonymous to us as an individual.
We use information from cookies for purposes which may include:
• identifying returning users, registrants and subscribers and to allow subscribers to be presented with a personalised version of the site
• enabling you to move more easily around our site
• tracking your use of our site to better develop our sites in accordance with your requirements
• Building up a demographic profile
You can delete cookies from your hard drive at any time however this will mean that any settings such as your stored username and password will have to be reset. You can set your internet browser so that it will not allow cookies to be stored on your computer. This may reduce functionality of the site, prevent access to subscriber-only areas of the site and mean that certain features or content will not be available to you.
From time to time we may permit 3rd party companies to set cookies on eca.co.uk for purposes which may include market research, serving advertisements, revenue tracking or to improve functionality of the site.
We like to keep track of what pages and links are popular and which ones don't get used so much to help us keep our sites relevant and up to date. It's also very useful to be able to identify trends of how people navigate (find their way through) our sites and if they get 'error messages' from web pages.
This group of cookies, often called 'analytics cookies' are used to gather this information. These cookies don't collect information that identifies you. The information collected is anonymous and is grouped with the information from everyone else’s cookies. We can then see the overall patterns of usage rather than any one person’s activity. Analytics cookies only record activity on the site you are on and they are only used to improve how a website works.
This site contains links to other sites. ECA (Electrical Contractors' Association Ltd) is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these sites nor do we endorse any externally linked sites.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. We commit to regularly review the security measures in place to ensure they adhere to reasonably expected standards.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, data protection issues generally, or if you have any comments about the accuracy of information on this site please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.