We recognise the importance of privacy protection. Our policy for dealing with any personal information that you might disclose to us while visiting this website is explained below. The type of personal information that we collect from you will depend on how you use our website. You can be certain that the information we receive about you will be treated as strictly confidential.
We do not collect or use any personal information on visitors to our website, through the use of "cookies" or other software or hardware techniques. We look at the number of hits the site receives and keep track of the domains from which this site is accessed. To determine what our users are interested in, we may also look at the top 20 search words used in connecting you to this site. The names of persons who request information from or about Advantage International by emailing us are added to our database as subscribers. Each subscriber is given a user name and password and can view and update their personal details used by our company. Subscribers can also select their areas of interest, enabling them to control the information they receive from Advantage International. Persons who do not wish to receive these communications should notify us by email and their names will be deleted from our client list.
If you log onto the website and read or download information our Internet Service Provider/Hosting Provider, will record your server address, domain name, the date and time of your visit to our site, the pages viewed and the information downloaded. This information is used for statistical and web site development purposes only. We can also determine if you emailed any articles of interest to a friend using our 'email a friend' functionality. We record the email addresses of these recipients which may be used for our own marketing purposes. The information collected will be used to send you e-mails when content relevant to your areas of interest are added to the site. The information may also be used to inform you of any forthcoming event that might be of interest to you.
The circumstances under which we disclose information about you
It is our policy not to sell or pass on any personal information that you may have provided to us unless we have your express consent to do so. An exception to this is where Advantage International may be required by law to disclose certain information.
How we handle emails
We will preserve the contents of any e-mail message that you send us if we believe that we have a legal requirement to do so. Emails sent to or from Advantage International are routinely monitored for quality control, systems administration and legal compliance purposes.
If you believe that any information that we hold about you is inaccurate or out of date, please contact us and we will review the relevant information.
If you wish to discuss any aspect of this policy please click here for our contact details.
The information provided on this website is for use of a general nature only and is not intended to be relied upon as, nor to be a substitute for, specific professional advice. No responsibility for loss occasioned to any persons acting on or refraining from action as a result of any material in this publication can be accepted.