How we handle the information from visitors to this site
- To provide assurance of our recognition and respect for your privacy and personal data when visiting our site; and
- To explain what personal information we collect from our website and how we protect it.
We use up-to-date industry procedures to keep personal data as safe and secure as possible and to protect against loss, unauthorised disclosure or access. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
The Act gives you the right to access details that we hold about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. A small fee may be payable in respect of any access request.
This privacy notice tells you what to expect when Red Goat collects personal information. It applies to information we collect about:
- Visitors to our website
- People who use our services or who request a publication or brochure from us; and
- Job applicants and our current and former employees.
Visitors to our website
When someone visits www.red-goat.com we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will detail the purpose of such collection before you furnish us with that information. We will always make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.
Security and performance
We use a third party service to help maintain the security and performance of our website. To deliver this service it processes the IP addresses of visitors to our website.
Keeping your data secure
Sending information over the internet is generally not completely secure, and we can’t guarantee the security of your data while it’s in transit.
Any data you send is at your own risk.
We have procedures and security features in place to keep your data secure once we receive it.
People who contact us via social media
If you send us a private or direct message via social media the message will not be shared with any other organisations.
All of the information you provide during the application process will only be used for the purpose of progressing your application, or to fulfil legal or regulatory requirements if necessary.
We will not share any of the information you provide during the recruitment process with any third parties for marketing purposes. The information you provide will be held securely by us whether the information is in electronic or physical format.
We may collect:
- Questions, queries or feedback you leave, including your email address if you contact Red Goat;
- Your Internet Protocol (IP) address, and details of which version of web browser you used; and
- Information on how you use the site, using cookies and page tagging techniques
This data can be viewed by authorised people within Red Goat to:
- Improve the site by monitoring how you use it;
- Gather feedback to improve our services; and
- Respond to feedback or enquiries you send us.
Where your data is stored
We store your data in the European Economic Area (EEA).
Disclosing your information
We won’t share your information with any other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes, and we don’t pass on your details to other websites.
Links to other websites
By using the Website, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information in the manner set out above.
The Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partners and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
What cookies do we use?
Cookies In Use on This Site
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are downloaded to your device when you visit our websites. Cookies do lots of useful things from remembering your preferences to allowing us to monitor the performance of our website.
Cookies and Personal information
Types of cookies used on our websites
Session cookies are stored on your device and remain on it for the duration of your visit to our websites. When you close your browser, any session cookies that have been set will be automatically removed from your computer’s memory. An example would be to remember the progress of an application or inputs in a tool or calculator.
Persistent cookies are stored on your device and remain there until they reach the expiration date or you choose to delete them. At this point, the browser will delete the cookie from your computer’s hard drive. Whilst the persistent cookie is present, the website that created it will have access to that cookie each time you return to that particular website. Persistent cookies are used to remember your preferences and tailor our services to your requirements.
First and third party cookies - whether a cookie is 'first' or 'third-party’ refers to the website/service placing the cookie. First-party cookies are those set by us. Third-party cookies are cookies that are authorised by us but provided by one of our suppliers. In some limited cases, we may use our suppliers to manage some of these cookies for us, but we never allow any third party to use these cookies for their own purposes.
How can you manage your cookie preferences?