We are committed to providing you with an Internet experience that respects and protects your personal privacy and choices. Our privacy policy and practices are detailed below.

Helpful definitions:

Personally identifiable information – is information, such as your name, birth date, e-mail address or mailing address, that can be used to uniquely identify you.

Anonymous information – is not personally identifiable information. It is information about how you use our site. Typically anonymous information may include your domain name, I.P. addresses, your type of internet browser or the time of day you visited.

Collecting and using personally identifiable information:

You can visit our site and use many of our services without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself to us. It is only when you enter details to contact us that you will be asked to provide us with personally identifiable information.

We only use this information to respond to your request or for internal marketing purposes.

We do not share cookies with third parties and we do not use third party supplied information about you to customise your browsing experience on our website.

Disclosure of your identity:

We do not disclose the identities of our users unless we are legally required to do so.

Anonymous information:

We collect anonymous information when people use our site, even if they have not entered their personal details.


Cookies are used us to improve your experience when using our website and to track usage (for example what pages are being viewed) to help us understand how the site is being used. We do not use personal information in the cookies and do not track you personally, only the computer you are using. These can be session cookies which are deleted when you close your browser and/or persistent cookies which remain on your computer for a longer period of time.

To delete or stop cookies being placed on your computer refer to the help menu on your internet browser. In a few cases blocking cookies may reduce the functionality of our sites or prevent access to them depending on your chosen browser options.

From May 2012 there are a number of regulations being enforced by the UK Government as part of an EU Directive around the capture, use and sharing of website usage information. We feel that our use of cookies is at the minimum level to give you a great user experience without modifying your experience based upon your usage or the type of user we think you are.

For more information about your rights visit the UK Information Commissioners Office – ico.org.uk


We operate secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection. We have security measures in place to attempt to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your user data under our control. Only certain employees have access to the information you provide us. While we cannot guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration to data will not occur, we try to prevent such unfortunate occurrences.

Information we collect on this website

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being visited. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to control your cookies

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of this and many other websites. Although the Wider website functions correctly if you have cookies turned off, you may potentially remove support for essential functionality resulting in many third-party websites malfunctioning.

If you’d like to find out how to change your web browser software settings and manage cookies for all websites you visit, please follow the guides below: