Last modified: April 02, 2017
When you interact with the URWI we sometimes receive or collect personal information about you.
For example, if you write to us or sign up to a newsletter, you might tell us who you are, how we can contact you and what you think of the URWI and its services.
URWI appreciates feedback and suggestions. Any feedback data such as questions, comments and suggestions regarding our services or the content of our Site is considered non-confidential. URWI has no obligation regarding such information and is free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute the information or without limitation and without liability. URWI shall be free to use any ideas, inventions, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such information for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing services incorporating such information.
- what data we collect
- how we use the information
We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.
2. What information will URWI collect about me?
We collect information in the following ways:
Information you give us. When you participate in, access or sign up to any activities or online content, such as newsletters we may receive personal information about you. This can consist of information such as your name and email address.
3. How will URWI use the information it collects about me?
The URWI will use your personal information for a number of purposes including the following:
- to contact you, for example, to respond to your requests and enquiries;
- to provide our services, activities or online content, to provide you with information about them, for example, to send you a newsletter, if you have asked for it;
- to improve our services, activities or online content
Where URWI proposes using your personal information for any other uses we will ensure that we notify you first. You will also be given the opportunity to withhold or withdraw your consent for the use of your personal information for purposes other than those listed above.
We will keep your information confidential and generally we will only use your information within the URWI .
4. When will URWI contact me?
URWI may contact you:
- in relation to any service, activity or online content you have signed up for in order to ensure that BLWI can deliver the services to you;
- in relation to any correspondence we receive from you or any comment or complaint you make about URWI services;
- to invite you to participate in surveys about the URWI services (participation is always voluntary); and
- for marketing purposes, where you have agreed to this
5. Will I be contacted for marketing purposes?
The URWI will only send you emails or otherwise contact you for marketing purposes, or to promote new services, activities or content where you have agreed to this. Where you have agreed to receive these communications, we may personalise the message content based upon any information you have provided to us.
6. Will URWI share my personal information with anyone else?
We will keep your information confidential except where disclosure is required or permitted by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies) or as described in this section and section 7 below.
7. Offensive or inappropriate content on URWI website
If you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content anywhere on URWI Site or otherwise engage in any disruptive behaviour, URWI may use your personal information to stop such behaviour.
Where URWI reasonably believes that you are or may be in breach of any applicable laws (e.g. because content you have posted may be defamatory), URWI may use your personal information to inform relevant third parties such as your email/internet provider or law enforcement agencies about the content and your behaviour.
8. How long will URWI keep my personal information?
We will hold your personal information on our system for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity.
9. Can I find out what personal information URWI holds about me?
You have the right to request a copy of the personal information URWI holds about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. After receiving proof of your identity, we will provide the information to you. We will use reasonable efforts to supply, correct or delete personal information about you on our files. We will respond to your request to access within thirty (30) days.
Please address requests and questions about this using our contact page.
10. What if I am accessing URWI website outside the USA?
11. Cookies and similar technologies
a. What is a Cookie?
A Cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer, tablet or mobile phone (referred to here as a “Device”) web browser from a website’s computer and is stored on your Device’s hard drive. Each website can send its own Cookie to your web browser if your browser’s preferences allow it. Many websites do this whenever a user visits their website in order to track online traffic flows. Similar technologies are also often used within emails to understand whether the email has been read or if any links have been clicked. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all Cookies on the URWI Site. However, you can change your Cookie settings at any time.
We use performance Cookies and similar technologies across URWI Site for internal purposes to help us to provide you with a better user experience. Data supplied by Cookies helps us to understand how our visitors use URWI Site, so that we can improve how we present our content to you. They also allow us to test different design ideas for particular pages, such as the URWI homepage.
We generally contract with independent measurement companies to perform these services for us. The URWI uses a web analytics service – Google Analytics, provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a Cookie in order to evaluate use of URWI’s Site and compile a report for us. The data provided by web analysis service will not be matched with any individual’s data from other sources, and we will not share the data provided by the web analysis service with third parties. Data collected by this service would normally include information about your visits including: geographical location, referral source, length of visit, page views, search engine type, search channel.
c. Other information collected from web browsers
Your web browser may also provide the URWI with information about your Device, such an IP address and details about the browser that you are using. We use information provided by your browser or by the link that you have clicked to understand the webpage that directed you to URWI and this may be captured by performance Cookies.
d. How can I control Cookies?
If you wish to restrict or block web browser Cookies which are set on your device then you can do this through your browser settings; the Help function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers.
Most websites do work without Cookies, but you may lose some features and functionality if you choose to disable Cookies.