Cookie and Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Get Elected will use and protect any information that you give us when you use this website. You can be assured that any information you give us about yourself will be used in accordance with this statement. From time to time Get Elected may be legally obliged to update this policy, as a result of legislative changes, or may decide to do so.  You should check this page from time to time to check that you are happy with the changes.

Cookies

We use cookies to make sure that our website functions correctly.   A cookie is a small amount of data which is transferred to your browser by a web server and can only be read by the server which gave it to you. It does not give access to your computer or any information about you. The only information we would hold about you would be that which you choose to share with us (please see our Privacy Policy). A cookie cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses.

Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it.   They function as your identification card and make it easier for you to use our site.  You may delete or block all cookies from this site but you may find that some parts of the site will not work.

We use, as do many websites, Google Analytics cookies to help us to analyse web traffic and to ascertain how users use the site.  These cookies do not hold personally identifiable information.  More information here: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html?rd=1.

The website uses the following cookies:

Cookie Types Cookie Names Essential to site’s operation Purpose
WordPress wp-settings-1 wp-settings-time-1 Yes These cookies are required by the site’s software and hold no personally identifiable information
Website PHPSESSID Yes Identifies your current web session to the server. It is set upon your arrival to the site and is deleted when you leave. It holds no personally identifiable information.
Google Analytics _utma _utmb _utmc _utmz _utmt _utmd _ga No These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use the site. We use this information to improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including, for example, the numbers of visitors to the site, where visitors have come from and the pages they have visited.

Privacy Policy

If you have registered for our courses, teleseminars or other services, or submitted a blog comment or asked to be notified of updates we request your name and email address and potentially other information, for example, your location and interests. We do this in order to understand your needs, provide you with a better service and products and for our internal record keeping.  New EU legislation, which came into effect on January 1st, 2015, means that we may need confirmation of your country of residency when you buy any digital products.

We may periodically send you promotional email about new services, products, blogs or other information which we think you may find interesting and relevant. We will use the email address you have provided. We may use your information to customise the website to your interests and, very occasionally, to contact you for market research purposes

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. We have in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect online.

Controlling your personal information

We will not under any circumstances sell, distribute, lease or share your personal information with any third party unless required to do so by law. That is our personal commitment to you as a visitor to our website and potential, or actual, client.

If you wish your personal information to be removed from this site simply contact us at peter@getelected.co.uk and we will do this at the earliest opportunity. Note that in removing your personal details all your associated content will be deleted, such as any blog comments you have made.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites. However, you should note that we do not have any control over these websites. Any information collected by those sites will be governed by their privacy policies and are not governed by this privacy policy. You should exercise caution and look at the statements applicable to the website in question.

Updated January, 2015