IFR is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
- Information that you provide by filling in forms, polls and surveys on this blog. This includes information provided at the time of subscribing to any services we may offer, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our blog.
- If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
- Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, and the resources that you access.
When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, your computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.
These pieces of information are used to improve services for you, for example, by:
- enabling a service to recognise your device so you don’t have to give the same information several times during one task
- recognising that you may already have given a username and password so you don’t need to do it for every web page requested
- measuring how many people are using our services, so they can be made easier to use and there is enough capacity to ensure they are fast
For more information on deleting and controlling cookies visit AboutCookies.org.
Cookies for improving service
Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and volumes of usage. This is to ensure that we provide a fast service that is available when you want it. You may wish to visit Google’s Privacy Center.
Cookies for sharing our content
We use AddThis on many of our pages to enable you to socially bookmark content from the site. The selection of buttons displayed is tailored to each visitor’s past use of social media sites to enable you to quickly post a link to a page on our site from the services you use most frequently.
Cookies for commenting
WordPress sets cookies so that you don’t have to fill in your name and email address every time you want to comment on our blog, and so you can see your comments that are awaiting moderation. Our WordPress spam filter also sets cookies to ensure spam comments from automated bots are caught before they appear on the blog.
Cookie for voting in our polls
We use Polldaddy to run our online polls. It sets a cookie to restrict multiple voting from any single device.