The OGIS website will not store or capture personal data (e.g. name, email address) without the prior knowledge and consent of users.
In the event that you are asked to provide personal information to the website. OGIS will make sure all personal data that is supplied is held as securely as possible, in accordance with the Data Protection Law.
OGIS does not sell or otherwise transfer any personal data to commercial companies or other organisations, with the exception of web statistics (see below) which is hosted and managed by a third party company (Google, Inc). We collect this information to help us understand how the website is used in order to maintain and improve it.
You may opt out of receiving marketing material or other information from us. You have the right to see any information about yourself and the right to have any information about yourself corrected or deleted. To exercise these rights send an email to OGIS.
Cookies are used to compile general (not personal) site usage statistics and to remember user sessions when logged into the members area.
OGIS maintains continuous logs of its web server activity. These log files include the details of website users’ IP address, browser type and page last visited etc. The log files are used to analyse how the website is being used by visitors and may be kept in an anonymised form for historical records. The OGIS website uses hosted web analytics software. This hosted service is provided and managed by a third party company (Google, Inc). The service ‘Google Analytics’ uses ‘cookies’ (a text file sent to users’ computers as they browse our websites) to help analyze how users navigate our website. The information generated by the cookie regarding our websites (including IP addresses) will be transmitted to and stored by Google, Inc. on servers that may be hosted in the United States. Google, Inc. will use this information for the purpose of evaluating use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other related services to OGIS.