Poynton Ancient Egypt Society

Bringing Egyptology to Cheshire

The Poynton Egypt Group (PEG) is committed to respecting the personal privacy of our website visitors. The following statement summarizes the privacy practices of the PEG’s website, informing visitors of why and how the PEG collects personal information online and how the PEG uses this information.

This policy applies to the PEG's website only. We are not responsible in any way for the privacy practices of other websites, which may be linked to the PEG's website.

What is personal information?
Personal information is any information that can be used to identify a specific individual, and includes such information as a name, a home address, home telephone number and e-mail address.

The PEG may collect information in a non-identifying and aggregate form to enhance our website design and to share with external groups for any PEG related business purpose. This information cannot be personally identified with a specific individual.

Personal Information
The PEG does not automatically gather your personal information. You may anonymously access our website. Personal information is only obtained if you supply it voluntarily when using our website, i.e. contacting us via e-mail, entering a contest, making a purchase, or subscribing to any e-newsletters that we might produce and include on the website, now or at any future date. In general, it will be obvious when the PEG is collecting your personal information because you will have to fill out an online form.

The PEG would only use personal information in a limited number of ways, foremost to respond to questions or comments. The PEG will not sell or rent your personal information.

In certain circumstances, the PEG may use your contact information to inform you of other PEG products and services. In addition, you may be provided the opportunity to be informed of the products and services of affiliated organisations and other carefully selected cultural institutions. You will have an opportunity at the time we collect the information to indicate your preference for receiving additional information from the PEG and/or affiliated organisations, and where applicable, for inclusion in information exchanges with other cultural institutions. If you do not wish to have your information used for these or other identified purposes, tell us and we will respect your wishes. The PEG will seek to require that such affiliated organisations and/or cultural organisations maintain appropriate privacy policies.

The PEG employs reasonable administrative and technical measures to ensure the security of personal information.

Children should use the PEG's website with the approval of a parent or guardian. Where appropriate, the PEG will specifically instruct children not to submit personal information on our website.

Information collected by technology
The nature of the Internet requires specific information to be exchanged between a Web visitor/user and the PEG's website. The information collected does not identify you personally and includes:

* Your IP (Internet protocol) address, a number automatically assigned to your computer when you visit the website.
* Your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
* Your type of operating system (Windows, Macintosh etc).
* Your Web browser (Netscape, Internet Explorer etc.).

This information is used by the PEG as an administrative tool for identifying system problems and monitoring network traffic. The PEG does not attempt to link this information with the identity of the individual visiting our website, except when necessary to protect our service, site, visitors, or others.

Parts of the PEG's website use cookies. Cookies facilitate the exchange of information from your Web browser to our Web server. Cookies can tell us how you navigate within our site, which facilitates the improvement of the site based on user-activity trends. The PEG does not use cookies to obtain any personal information about you, including contact information. Your Web browser can be set to detect or reject cookies. However, note that some parts of the PEG website will not function properly or may be slower if you refuse cookies.

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