Minerva recognises that personal privacy is an important issue, and we support the protection of internet privacy as required by UK legislation.
This page explains what types of personal information will be gathered when you visit Minerva’s web site and how this information will be used. Please note that although Minerva’s web site provides links to other web sites, this policy only applies to Minerva’s web pages (ie. including minerva.uk.net).
Personal information is neither captured nor stored through the Minerva web site without the prior consent of users. Where we ask you for some personal information (eg. if you fill in an online form to give us feedback, or ask us to send you some information, etc.), we will tell you what we intend to do with the information you’ve given us. Any personal information that you provide to us will be used only for the purpose stated at the time we request it. We will not sell, license or trade your personal information to others. We do not provide your personal information to direct marketing companies or other such organisations.
We maintain logs of our web servers’ activity. These log files include the IP address of every computer used to access the Minerva web site, and we use them to help us analyse usage of the Minerva web site.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
- Name, company
- Contact information including email address
- Preferences and interests information to allow us to correctly answer your enquiries
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping.
- We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate whether or not you wish to receive future contact from us.
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to: Minerva, The Venture Centre, University of Warwick Science Park, Sir William Lyons Road, Coventry, CV4 7EZ
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.