Privacy policy

This Privacy Policy ("Policy") demonstrates how August Equity LLP (“August Equity” and “we”) are committed to the privacy of your personal information. The following explains how we handle the personal information you provide to us and what we learn about you from your visit to our website (“Website”).

By using this Website and/or registering with us, you are agreeing to the terms of this Policy. If you have any queries regarding this policy or complaints about our use of your information, please contact our compliance officer at tim.clarke@augustequity.com and we will do our best to deal with your query as soon as possible.

Information which we obtain about you

We ask visitors who register with us ("Users") to supply us with personal information. The types of information collected on these pages are: name, e-mail address and phone number.

August Equity does not gather any more information about Users without their knowledge and active participation and permission than as is set out in this Policy.

What we do with your information

If you are a User of the Website, we may use your personal information supplied via this Website to keep you informed of any activities undertaken by August Equity which we believe may be of interest to you and this use may include sending you e-mail and postal marketing. If you do not wish to receive marketing messages please notify us by e-mail at the address at the end of this Policy. Note that each time we send your marketing information, we will provide an opportunity for you to unsubscribe from receiving this information from us.

If our business enters into a joint venture with or is sold to or merged with another business entity, your information may be disclosed to our new business partners or owners who may then provide you with information on their products or services. You may always opt out of hearing from these parties.

Security of Personal Information

We recognise the need to ensure that personal information gathered via this Website remains secure. Our Website has appropriate security measures. You acknowledge that although we exercise adequate care and security there remains a risk that information transmitted over the Internet and stored by computer may be intercepted or accessed by an unauthorised third party.

Transmission of Personal Information outside EEA

The information you provide to us is not given to areas outside the European Economic Area. Countries outside the European Economic Area may not always have strong data protection laws. However, we will always take steps to ensure that your information is used by third parties in accordance with this Policy and that it is kept secure. If you do not consent to this transfer, then please do not subscribe as a User as we will be unable to provide you with our services.

Legal Disclosure

In some cases we may be required to disclose your personal information to comply with legal requirements.

Cookies

Our Website uses cookies. A "cookie" is a small file of letters and numbers that is sent to your computer by a website and automatically saved on your computer by your web browser (e.g. "Internet Explorer"). Each time you request a page from the Website, your web browser sends this cookie back to the Website server.

The cookies we use are "analytical cookies" sent by Google Analytics. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to recognise and track which parts of our Website you visit when you are using our Website. This helps us to improve the way our Website works, for example by making sure visitors are finding what they need easily.

We may also use the information collected from our use of cookies to estimate our audience size, analyse trends and general usage patterns of our Website, optimise our Website, and for other research and marketing purposes. This is statistical information and does not identify any individual.

An overview of Google Analytics is available at http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html

You are not obliged to accept cookies. If you wish, you can set your browser to notify you before you receive a cookie so you have the chance to accept it and you can also set your browser to refuse to receive or send all cookies. The website www.allaboutcookies.org (run by the Interactive Marketing Bureau) contains step-by-step guidance on how cookies can be switched off by users.

Google Analytics also uses web beacons (also known as web bugs). A "web beacon" is a clear picture file which keeps track of your navigation through the website. Turning off the Website's cookies as detailed above will prevent web beacons from tracking your specific activity. The web beacon may still record an anonymous visit from your IP address but unique information will not be recorded.

If you wish to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you can visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout and download the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

By using our Website without disabling cookies you are consenting to our use of cookies and web beacons as described in this policy.

More information on cookies and web beacons is available at the website www.allaboutcookies.org.

Changes and Information

In accordance with your rights under the Act, you may request the amendment of the personal information held. Should you wish to have your information updated or corrected please contact info@augustequity.com.

Links

Our Website contains links to other websites belonging to third parties. We do not control the privacy practices of these other websites. You should therefore make sure when you leave our Website that you have read that website’s privacy policy.

Updates to our Policy

We may update this Policy at any time without notice - any changes will be notified to you using the e-mail address you have given us and/or by an announcement on this Website. Your continued use of this Website, following the posting of changes to these terms, will mean you accept these changes.