Origin is strongly committed to privacy issues, and this privacy statement details our approach on such issues. By using our site or submitting any personal data, you agree to the use by Origin of such data in accordance with this privacy statement. If you have questions on privacy issues, please email us at email@example.com
At Origin privacy and confidentiality of personal information is protected, whether provided through paper based, electronic communication or on the telephone. We are committed to protecting your privacy and providing a secure online experience. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to transmit and store information about you. When you enter personal information online, we encrypt that information using Secure Socket Layer technology (SSL), thereby offering the highest level of encryption or security possible for particularly sensitive data.
Origin is the data controller of any personal data collected through this website, and will process such data in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
We only collect identifiable personal data or information that is specifically and voluntarily provided. For example, a visitor to our site may choose to provide information such as name, title, address, email address and telephone number in order to:
Visitors are also able to send email to us through the site. Their messages will contain the user’s screen name and email address, as well as any additional information the user may wish to include in the message.
Use of Data
When an individual provides personal data to us, we use it solely for the purposes for which it was provided as stated at the point of collection (or as is obvious from the context of collection). Examples of the types of use are given in the ‘data collection’ section above.
We do not collect or compile personally identifying information for dissemination or sale to outside parties. However, we may email you regarding relevant third party products, services and events where you have consented for us to do so.
Sensitive personal data includes data relating to: race or ethnic origin; political opinions; religious or other similar beliefs; physical or mental health; sexual life or criminal record. In some circumstances, we may be required to request certain sensitive personal data, and if you choose to submit sensitive personal data for any reason we will obtain your explicit consent to the collection and the relevant use of such data.
Disclosure to Third Parties
Our policy is not to share personally identifiable information with any third parties, unless required by law, or unless explicitly requested by you or otherwise as set out in this section. We recognise that your information is valuable and we take all reasonable measures to protect your information while it is in our care.
Personal data which has been submitted to Origin may be disclosed to other parties where this is necessary to meet the purpose for which the individual has submitted the information.
This data is not shared with any secondary or unrelated purposes, or shared with any third party, unless otherwise disclosed at the point of collection. If there is an instance where such information may be shared, you will be asked for permission beforehand.
We have implemented accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally identifiable data and information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. In particular, we ensure that all appropriate confidentiality obligations and technical and organisational security measures are in place to prevent any unauthorised or unlawful disclosure or processing of such information and data and the accidental loss or destruction of or damage to such information and data. Only authorised personnel are provided access to personally identifiable information and these employees have agreed to ensure confidentiality of this information. Origin’s policy is to use secure socket layer technology for the protection of information and sensitive information submitted through web forms.
Access to Information
If you would like to update any personal data you have submitted to us, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like details of the information which you have submitted to us through this site, you have a right of access to such information and you may contact us at email@example.com
Should you subsequently choose to unsubscribe from mailing lists or any registrations, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The personal data you submit to us will only be retained for as long as is required for the purposes for which it was collected or as required by law.
Our website offers the opportunity to share or follow information about Origin using third party social networking in order to generate interest in Origin among the members of your social networks.
Please note we do not endorse or control the policies or practices of any third party social network whose functionality you may access through our website.
Cookies and Log Files
When accessing our web sites we use small text files called ‘cookies’ which are automatically placed on your hard drive to provide more convenient use of our site.
Third Party Links
Third party cookies – Google Analytics
In addition to our own cookies, we use Google Analytics to measure how visitors use our website. This information is used to ensure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.
Google Analytics stores the following anonymous visit information:
We do not collect or store your personal information (eg your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.
Additionally, we do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
In order to properly manage our website we may record information anonymously on our operational systems, and identify categories of visitors by items such as domains and browser types. These statistics are only available for analysis and do not contain any information that identifies individual users of the website. This is to ensure that our website presents the best web experience for visitors and is an effective information resource.