This statement explains what information we gather when you visit our website and informs you how this information is used and protected.
Our web pages link to external websites: Atlas Computer Systems Limited has no responsibility for privacy or other legal issues relating to these external sites.
This policy was last reviewed on 4th September 2017.
It is standard practice for webservers to collect data automatically about all requests for files (web pages, images, etc). Data gathered by Atlas Computer Systems Limited webservers include:
This information is also gathered by Google Analytics to provide web traffic reporting for Atlas Computer Systems Limited.
If you visit our pages via a proxy server, some of the logged data will be obscured; for instance, the IP address collected will be that of the proxy server rather than that of your computer.
All personal data is collected and stored in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
Under the Data Protection Act 1998, any individuals about whom Atlas Computer Systems Limited may be holding personal data has the right to access the data that is being held about them.
Cookies are small text files stored on your computer. They relate to a specific website, and can be used to enhance that site's functionality and your interaction with it; they may also be used for usage tracking, research, targeting, etc.
For more information about cookies please see www.allaboutcookies.org
Data relating to webserver requests are used for completion of the current activity (e.g. a request to view a web page), and are subsequently stored in log files, which are later processed to provide statistical information about usage, load on servers, traffic patterns, troubleshooting, incident investigation, etc. This data is also recorded by Google Analytics which is used by Atlas Computer Systems Limited to report on web traffic on its sites. Analysis of web usage may be used for: systems and performance monitoring; research; marketing (e.g. analysis of demographic information and user behaviour).
Personal data will not be passed on to third parties and will remain confidential, unless explicitly stated (e.g. if a web form is gathering data to be passed on to an external partner). The four exceptions to this are:
Where data is passed to third parties, it is done so in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
Anonymised usage data may be provided in publicly-available web statistics; any such data cannot be traced to individual users.