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This cookie and privacy policy sets out how the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) family of websites ("agi.org.uk", "geobig5.com") whose registered address is at Association for Geographic Information, 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR . ("AGI", "we", "us" or "our") handle the data which identifies users of its website ("user", "you", "your"). This Privacy Policy should be read in conjunction with the Terms and Conditions, of which this Privacy Policy forms part.

If you have any concerns regarding our Cookie and Privacy Policy then you can contact us either by writing to us at AGI, 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR, emailing us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephoning us on 020 7591 3190. You can also use these contact details if you wish to request from the AGI a copy of the personal data that we hold about you. Please note that we are entitled to charge you a small sum of money for supplying such information. AGI complies with the requirements set out in the Data Protection Act 1998. You can obtain further information about the Data Protection Act 1998 by visiting the Information Commissioner's website at www.ico.gov.uk.

Information collection and use

You do not have to give us any personal information in order to use most of the website. However, in order to use certain functions on the website or receive certain information from us, you must register and provide information about yourself.

This information enables us to provide you with information in which you have expressed an interest. We may use your information to contact you either to fulfil a specific request or to verify any information supplied by you. We will only contact you on unrelated matters if you consent to us doing so when you register. You may withdraw this consent by following the instructions at the bottom of each email communication or by using a self-service facility if available.

Cookies

We use small files known as “cookies” to enhance your experience of our websites as follows: cookies are small text files that are set on your computer if you use specific facilities on our websites to help us recognise you or your preferences every time you visit our websites. Through being able to recognise you we are able to provide you with information that's tailored to your preferences.

Most web browsers accept cookies by default but you can change your browser settings to choose not to receive them. You can learn about cookies, how to view what cookies have been set on your computer and how you can manage them at http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/.

You may also delete existing cookies such as the ones used by our websites. If you set your browser to reject cookies, you may still use our websites, however certain features may not function correctly, an example being the Login facility.

Sharing information

We will not sell, share or rent your information to a third party other than as described in this Privacy Policy.

We may provide to third parties aggregated demographic information such as website visitor totals and the average length of website visits. This information is not linked to any personally-identifiable information.

We may share your information with our suppliers and agents relating to the website you are visiting, but only for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy.

If all of the assets which AGI uses to operate its business (or substantially all of them) are acquired by a third party, or are transferred by statute, we may transfer your information to that party.

Finally, AGI reserves the right to disclose any personal information to a third party where there is a legal duty or requirement to do so.

Third party websites

The website may refer to or contain links to other websites. Please note that each company, organisation or public body operates its own policy regarding the use of personal information and cookies. If you have a particular interest in, or concern regarding the way this will be used then you are advised to read the policy on the relevant website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites and this Privacy Policy applies solely to the personal information collected by AGI.

Security

AGI takes every precaution to protect your information. When users submit personal information to one of the websites, this information is protected both on-line and off-line. However, it remains your responsibility to protect any passwords and protect against unauthorised access.

Amending / updating personal data

If a user's personal information is incorrect or requires updating, we will amend or delete that information as necessary, upon request. In order to make such a request, you can contact us either by writing to us at Association for Geographic Information, 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR, emailing us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephoning us on 020 7591 3190.  If the website offers a self-service facility, you can use that too.

Place of processing

All personal information or data which is held by AGI is held on and processed by computers situated in the European Economic Area.

Changes to this policy

We keep this Privacy Policy under regular review and any changes shall be posted on this page.  This policy was last updated on 24 November 2014.

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1 Kensington Gore,
London, 
SW7 2AR

Tel: +44 (0)20 7591 3116
Email: info@agi.org.uk