The privacy of visitors to this site and registered users of the site is very important. We therefore only gather information and/or data detailed in this policy. We also only use this information and data in ways, or for the purposes, outlined in this policy.
We have some very ambitious objectives and we want to demonstrate to everyone involved, or interested in the project , that progress is being made. We also want to make sure that our initiatives are working as effectively as possible and identify where opportunities for improvement may exist.
What We Gather
Name – We are going to need this so we can communicate with you. We like to be as personal as possible.
UserID – If you register with the site you will need this to help us confirm that you are who you say you are before gaining access to the web site content.
Password – If you register with the site you will need this to help us confirm that you are who you say you are. Keep it unique, strong and do not share it.
Registration with the site requires us to send you confirmation that you are registered, what your user name and password is. We do this through email.
Re-setting a password requires us to send you an email.
We may send email’s updating you on activities or events, delivered by our strategic partners, which share the same mission and goals of The Analogies Projects.
Job Title – We would like to understand the projects appeal to people at various points in their career.
We need to demonstrate the nature of those registering and engaging with the project to help us secure funding from potential sponsors.
Company – This will help us to demonstrate the profile of organisations whose employees are most interested in the project. It will also help us demonstrate the projects awareness and engagement across industry sectors and company sizes.
City / Country – We would like to be able to demonstrate, both publically and privately, awareness and support of the project and its engagement across continents, cultures, countries and cities.
This will not include making public registered users city location.
Content – We would like to be able to tell what content, both in terms of pages and analogies, that appeal most to registered users of the site and/or site visitors. We therefore track where visitors and registered users navigate across the web site.
Platform / OS – We would like to know how people access the site. Do you do this whilst sat at your desk, on a laptop, or on the commute into work, during lunch from your phone? We can then deliver updates to you when they best suit as many of our supporters and contributors as possible.
Cookies – To help us continue to develop our engagement with visitors and registered users through the internet and website we are going to need to gather, and analyse, data including when visitors and registered users access the web site, for how long, what pages they access, in what order, where they are coming to the site from, what pages are they landing on and which pages they are leaving the site from.
You can of course ask to see what information we hold about you. This can be done be making a request , by email, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by sending a letter, addressed to: The Analogies Project, Data Protection Officer, Gothic House, Barker Gate, Nottingham, NG1 1JU; requesting this information. There will be a £10 processing fee to cover our administrative overheads. We will need to ask for the payment in advance of conducting the enquiry. We will respond to the enquiry within 30 days of receiving payment of the administration fee.
What are cookies?
If you do not accept the cookies you will still be able to browse our site but some parts of the site will not work.
Which cookies do we use on this site and why?
The table below sets out the main cookies that we use on this site and what we use them for.
Type of Cookie Cookie name Expires after Purpose
Google Analytics __utma Doesn’t expire Analytics
Google Analytics __utmb Doesn’t expire Analytics
Google Analytics __utmc Doesn’t expire Analytics
Google Analytics __utmz Doesn’t expire Analytics
Cookie Control (core site) cc_analytics Doesn’t expire Cookie Control Statistics
Cookie Control (core site) cc_necessary Doesn’t expire Cookie Control Preferences
WordPress login/preferences wordpress_* Doesn’t expire Keeping track of user login
. & preferences
WordPress login/preferences wp* Doesn’t expire Keeping track of user login
. & preferences
Enabling and disabling cookies
The Analogies Project is registered as a data processor with the UK’s information commissioner’s office.
We take the confidentiality of personal data very seriously. We take reasonable measures, based on an assessment of risk, including the implementation of organisational policies, processes, procedures, technical controls, monitoring and reporting, to secure the confidentiality of personally identifiable data.
All registered users of the web site are required to ensure that they follow best practise with regards to the security of their own devices which connect to this web site and to the creation and use of their personal user name and password. As a minimum we require registered users to create passwords of at least 7 characters, using a mixture of alpha, numeric, lower and upper case and symbols like ! ” ? $ % ^ &. User names and passwords are not to be shared with colleagues, friends, suppliers or any other third party.
For further information about our Data Security & Data Protection policies please email email@example.com
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
If The Analogies Project is acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.