What is this Privacy Policy for?

This privacy policy is for this website www.fieldscopeint.com/ and served by Field Scope International and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.

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. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

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 comply’s to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This 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 computer / device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website. Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.

Other cookies may be stored to your computers hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. 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 advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.

This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer 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 whereby you the consumer 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.

Email Newsletter

This website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.

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 through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated unsubscribing system is unavailable, clear instructions on how to unsubscribe will by detailed instead.

External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised 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, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.

Clicking on any such adverts will send you to the advertisers 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 computers 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 custom 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. 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.

Shortened Links in Social Media

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 urls (this is an example: https://goo.gl/Wz7UHE).

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.

Respondent Sign Up

Field Scope International supports and strictly adheres to the standards and guidelines set out by the BHBIA. Field Scope in committed to maintaining the privacy of its’ panel members. Field Scope International only collects personal information directly from panel members who have decided to give certain information in order to participate in market research surveys. Field Scope International panelists join voluntarily to share their experience and opinions regarding products and services. To conduct surveys with panelists, Field Scope International send e-mail invitations clearly stating the purpose of the contact, an option to decline the invitation and a further option to remove your information from our panel.

We only use panelist’s data for the following purposes:

1. To invite panelists to participate in market research surveys, focus groups and interviews.
2. To conduct survey profiles to obtain further information.
3. To respond to a panellist’s support issues
4. To validate the panelists personal information

On occasion Field Scope International may contact a panellist for other reasons such as:

1. To obtain information regarding the payment of an incentive
2. To ask a panel member for his/her permission to use their personal information for any other purpose than
previously notified at the time they entered their personal information.

When a panellist participates in any of our surveys they may be asked for their personal opinions, as well as demographic information such as their age and gender, and type of household. A panellist may refuse to answer certain questions or discontinue participation in a study at any time. A panellist may terminate their memberships at any time by following the opt-out instructions.

Field Scope International do not give, sell or otherwise your personal information to any third parties with your prior consent except as set out below:

Survey Responses: You responses to survey questions are anonymous and responses cannot be identified with you personally. Responses you give to surveys may be added to your personal information in order to allow Field Scope International to select the most appropriate panellists to invite to individual surveys however this information remains completely confidential.

Sale or Transfer of Business: We may transfer any information we have about you as an asset in connection with a merger or sale (including transfers made as part of any insolvency or bankrupt proceedings) involving all or part of a corporate reorganization or other change in corporate control.

Legal: Field Scope may provide your information in response to a search warrant other legally valid enquiry or order, or to an investigative body in case of a breach of an agreement or contravention of law, or as otherwise required by law. We may also disclose personal information to assist us in collecting a debt owed by you, or otherwise where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

Field Scope International is committed to protecting the online privacy of children and encourages parents and/or guardians to spend time online with their children to participate and monitor their Internet activities. Field Scope International will never process personal data of children without parental consent and Field Scope International complies with applicable Laws and Codes pertaining to the protection of children’s privacy. For research purposes, Field Scope complies with all applicable international and country specific laws regarding obtaining consent from parents and/or guardians for a child’s participation in such research. Parents and/or guardians are encouraged to contact Field Scope International to discuss the personal information collected from their child or children.

Contact Information

All correspondence should be directed to our support team at Field Scope International, 207 Regent Street, London, W1B 3HH, UK.

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