Privacy policy

This privacy statement describes the privacy practices for www.wcpt.org. It applies solely to information collected via this website.

Email address collection and use

When you register with the WCPT website (for example by signing up to mailing lists, e-alerts or registering for events) we will ask for personal information such as your name, email address and country of residence.

The WCPT website does not collect any personal information, including email addresses, unless it is voluntarily provided by you.

Any email addresses given to WCPT via this site will be used for the purpose for which they have been provided. This data will not be passed on or sold to any other organisation without prior approval.

Cookies

Session cookies

Whenever you login to the WCPT website, it stores your unique session id as a cookie in your browser to ensure you don't have to keep logging in each time you visit a new page.  This cookie is generated whenever you login to the site and terminated once you logout.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a popular web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help us analyse how users use the site. It counts the number of visitors, and tells us things about their overall behaviour - such as the typical length of stay on the site, or the average number of pages a user views.  

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

To instruct the Google Analytics JavaScript running on websites not to send any information about your website visits to Google Analytics install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.

Log files

We use our records of the pages users have visited on www.wcpt.org to analyse trends, adminster the site and track users' movements. Our records do not contain any personal information about users.

Keeping your details private

This website provides the option for you to comment on certain pages/news articles. You are encouraged to exercise caution when posting any information, including personal information via the comments feature of this website.

Links

This website contains links to websites owned and operated by third parties. Please be aware that WCPT is not responsible for the privacy practices of these sites. We encourage users to read the privacy policies of other websites. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.

Notification of changes

This privacy policy is subject to change. Details of any changes will be posted to this page.