Privacy & Cookie Policy

What is the privacy policy for?

This privacy policy is for this Website, www.kession.com, and is served by Kession Capital Limited (“Our” or “Us”). It governs the privacy of the users (“You”) who choose to use this website.
To use this website you explicitly agree to allow us to use cookies (see below) and also agree to this privacy policy.

If you do not agree to this policy you should leave the Website immediately.

The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the Website and Website owners. It also outlines the website processes and how it copystores and protects user data and information.

The Website

This Website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This Website complies with all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small files saved to a user’s device (such as a PC, laptop, tablet, smartphone) that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions.

Like most websites, this Website uses cookies to enable the site to work properly and to enhance the user experience while visiting the Website. If you would like to continue using the Website you explicitly agree to us using cookies. If you do not wish to use cookies, you can disable the cookies using your browser options. A good resource detailing how to do this can be found at http://www.aboutcookies.org.

If you do turn off cookies, we cannot guarantee that the Website will work as designed.

Our policy complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s device.

This Website uses tracking software to monitor visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by StatCounter which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your device in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the Website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.

This Website uses statcounter.com for statistical purposes (see http://statcounter.com/about/cookies/ for their cookie policy) and bit.ly for shortening very long URLs e.g Google Doc names (see https://bitly.com/pages/privacy for their cookie policy).

No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

Contact & Communication

Users contacting this Website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but we advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.

This Website and its owners may use information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services it offers or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the Website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process or if you have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties without your express permission.

Email Newsletter

Subscriptions are taken in compliance with UK Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this Website. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this Website’s email newsletter program. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to the business address at the bottom of this policy.

Email marketing campaigns published by this Website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity (this is by no far a comprehensive list).

This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.

In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 subscribers are given the opportunity to unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions on the email.

External Links

Although this Website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users should always adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this Website.

The owners of this Website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked Website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Adverts and Sponsored Links

This Website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners who may have their own detailed privacy policies.

Clicking on any such adverts will send you to the advertiser’s Website through a referral program which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from this Website. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your device’s hard drive. Users should therefore note they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this Website and its owners participate on are subject to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. Neither this Website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This Website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

This Website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy url’s (web addresses).

Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this Website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this Website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

Resources & Further Information can found searching on these:

Data Protection Act 1998

Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003

Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 – The Guide

Twitter Privacy Policy

Facebook Privacy Policy

Google Privacy Policy

Linkedin Privacy Policy

We follow the ICO policy guidelines.

Last updated April 2014. Any complaints on privacy should be addressed to info@kession.com.