Privacy policy

This web site is owned and operated by the Organisation for Responsible Businesses (ORB). ORB respects your privacy and this statement details our commitments to you as a user, member, advertiser and / or submitter of articles and information for publication on the sites.

ORB is registered with the Information Commission`s Office, Registration number Z2036594

Please read this statement carefully. By using the ORB websites and services you will be agreeing that you are happy for ORB to gather and use your information in the ways stated.

Use of Your Information

ORB will not disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent, unless required to do by law, but it may be used by other companies within and associated with the ORB group for marketing purposes.

We may collect information about the usage of this site for statistical purposes.

If you register on the site or otherwise contact us, this information may be collected and analysed to help ORB support, improve and develop its business model. Additionally, information may be used for statistical purposes for use both within the business and to provide information to other bodies to generally enhance the development of responsible business practices throughout the world. If statistical information is supplied to a third party, that information will be anonymous unless otherwise agreed with the person or business concerned

Where you have consented, we might also let you know about other products and services that we offer that may be of interest to you and we may contact you by post, telephone or fax, as well as by e-mail. If you change your mind about being contacted in the future, please let us know.

Advertising on the ORB website.

By agreeing to place an advertisement with ORB you give ORB unconditional permission to use this information regardless of any moral rights, copyright, service mark, trademark or patent law. Furthermore, you are also agreeing that ORB may modify, edit, translate, distribute, publish and otherwise reproduce the information as appropriate on their websites. The information may be deleted without notice if deemed inappropriate.

Entries in the Members` directory.

By placing an entry in the ORB online members` directory (www.TheResponsibleBusinessDirectory.co.uk ) you give ORB unconditional permission to use this information regardless of any moral rights, copyright, service mark, trademark or patent law. Furthermore, you are also agreeing that ORB may modify, edit, translate, distribute, publish and otherwise reproduce the information as appropriate on their websites. The information may be deleted without notice if deemed inappropriate.

Submission of articles and information

By submitting articles and information for inclusion on the ORB web site, you give ORB unconditional permission to use this information regardless of any moral rights, copyright, service mark, trademark or patent law. Furthermore, you are also agreeing that ORB may modify, edit, translate, distribute, publish and otherwise reproduce the information as appropriate on their websites. The information may be deleted without notice if deemed inappropriate.

Browsing the site

In order to meet the demands of our users and advertisers, we monitor site traffic and collate and analyse information relating to browsing activity on the site. In doing so, we may collect anonymous information on your browsing activity while logged into ORB such as IP address browser type or referring URL. You cannot be identified personally as a result of the information we collect while you browse the ORB site.

Cookies

Cookies are small amounts of information which we store on your computer. Cookies make it easier for you to log on to and use the site during future visits. They also allow us to monitor website traffic and to personalise the content of the site for you. Our system will issue cookies to your computer when you log on to the site. However, you can set your web browser to refuse cookies.

Third Party Links

ORB contains links to other web sites but ORB cannot assume responsibility for any other site`s content or information handling practices.

Access to information

Registered users and members are able to access and amend most aspects of the information that is held about them at any time via the ORB web site. You are entitled to request to see any other personal information we hold about you. If you wish to do this, please contact us. By law, we are entitled to charge a fee of ?10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Confidentiality and Security

Employees of ORB may have access to personal information in order to carry out their duties. We have safeguards in place that comply with regulations relating to personal data held by ORB.

Your consent

By using the ORB sites you are agreeing to the terms of our Privacy Policy. If you have any concerns or specific requests about the way in which your data can be used, please contact us.

Changes to our policy

Any changes to our privacy policy in the future will be posted to this web site. Any significant changes in the way we treat your personal information will be notified to the primary e-mail address held by us, or by a prominent notice on our web sites.