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Privacy & Cookie Policy

General

IGas plc wants to protect the privacy of visitors to our website. Please read the following policy; it will help you to understand how we use your personal data. We may change our privacy policy at any time without giving you notice, so please check it each time you visit our website.

Whenever you give us personal data, you are consenting to its collection and use in accordance with this privacy policy, including our use of cookies as explained below.

What personal data do we collect?

We log your Internet Protocol (IP) address in order to receive and send information from and to you over the internet.

When you register with us, visit our website, use our services, make an enquiry, order products or services from us, you may be asked to provide some personal data such as your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. We automatically collect data about visitors to our website (for example on browsing patterns) by using cookies. (See below.) This data is used only in an anonymous form; no individual is identified.

Cookies

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of data or message that is sent from an organisation's web server to your web browser and is then stored on your hard drive. Cookies can't read data off your hard drive or cookie files created by other sites, and do not damage your system.

However, you can reset your browser so as to refuse any cookie or to alert you to when a cookie is being sent. Web browsers allow you to control cookies stored on your hard drive through the web browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

At IGas  plc we only use cookies to monitor the performance of our website and to improve user experience.

If you choose not to accept our cookies, some of the features of our site may not work as well as we intend.

Cookies used by IGas plc website

Cookie type Cookie name Purpose
Google analytics _utmc Takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves a site
Google analytics _utma Tracks the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie
Google analytics _utmb Takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters the site
Google analytics _utmz Keeps track of where the visitor came from
.NET session cookie aspnetsessionid Unique ID that connects the users request with session
Website cookie acceptance cookiepolicy This cookie is used to remember if a user has already seen the cookies message adn it therefore does not need to be displayed again

 

How do we use your personal data?

We may use your personal data to carry out research about our visitors' and clients' demographics, interests and behaviour. We do this to better understand our visitors, clients and potential clients. This research is compiled and analysed on an aggregated and anonymous basis.

We may also use your personal data to provide goods and services to you or your organisation and to let you know about other goods and services in which you may be interested.

When you give us personal data, those data may be sent electronically to servers anywhere in the world and may be used, stored and processed anywhere in the world, including countries outside the European Economic Area. 

Whenever and wherever we collect, process or use personal data, we take steps to ensure that it is treated securely and in accordance with our privacy policy.

To whom might we disclose your personal data?

We may pass your personal data to anyone who needs the data in order to fulfil your order(s) for our goods and services, or process any payment. Some of these may be located outside the European Economic Area.

We may pass your personal data to other IGas plc subsidiaries or to our data processors. Some of these may be located outside the European Economic Area.

Except as set out above, we will not disclose your personal information unless we are obliged to do so or allowed to do so, by law, or where we need to do so in order to run our business (for instance where we outsource services or other people process data for us).

Direct Marketing

You may at any time request us to stop using your personal data for direct marketing purposes. If you wish to do this please contact us.

Links

Our website contains links to other websites, but this Privacy Policy applies only to personal data collected via www.igasplc.com, and to how IGas plc processes personal data. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our visitors to be aware when they leave our website, and to read the privacy policy of other sites that collect or use personal data.

Security

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any other network can be guaranteed as 100% secure, but we take appropriate steps to try to protect the security of your personal data.

Inaccuracies and Corrections

We would like to keep your personal data accurate and up to date. If you become aware of any errors or inaccuracies please let us know by contacting us.