Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

DSG respect your right to privacy. The personal information we collect from you will be retained only by us and will not be passed on to anyone outside of DSG.

Should you have "Opted In" to receive mailings from us, we will use the information you have provided to send you newsletters and mailings that we consider relevant to you/your business. You can "Opt Out" of receiving information or request that your details are removed from our systems at any time by e-mailing info@dsg.mod.uk.

DSG is not responsible for the privacy policies of third party sites to which links are provided and you should therefore check the privacy policies on these sites before providing any personal information.

Further details relating to the information gathering and use policies adopted by DSG in connection with this website follow:

Collection Of Information

Cookies

The DSG website uses Google Analytics to monitor visitor usage. Google analytics places small amounts of information files known as cookies on your browsing device such as your computer or mobile phone.  DSG respect your right to privacy, our use of cookies cannot identify you. 

 

The use of cookies is to improve your browsing experience of our website and its uses may include:

 

§         enabling DSG to make improvements to our website

§         enabling DSG measure how many people are using our site

§         enabling DSG to have enough capacity to improve speed of access

§         DSG to understand what visitors want to use and not to use

§         DSG to understand where users may have difficulty in using our site

§         enabling our system to recognise your device so you don't have to give the same information several times during one task

§         DSG to recognise that you may already have given a username and password so you don't need to do it for every web page requested

 

You can view Google cookies policy from:

 

http://code.google.com/apis/analytics/docs/concepts/gaConceptsCookies.html

 

As a Trading Fund of the Ministry of Defence, DSG apply the same cookie policy as other government departments.  You can manage cookies yourself and learn more about them through "Internet browser cookies - what they are and how to manage them.

 

www.direct.gov.uk/managingcookies

IP Addresses

IP addresses (internet protocol addresses) of visitors are logged for administration purposes. (The IP address indicates the location of your computer on the Internet). This information may be used to provide statistical information about the users of our site. No individual user shall be identified from such information. Its purpose is to try to ensure that our site reflects the needs of our users. IP addresses are not used to track your session or linked to anything personally identifiable. We do not use Cookies and DSG do not require you to register to access any part of our website.

Personal information is generally collected for the following purposes:

  • so we can respond to a request to contact you
  • so we can deliver requested materials or information, such as our brochures etc, if you submit an on-line application form

Sensitive information is not sought through the website except where legally required as part of the recruitment process. Sensitive information includes data relating to race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or other similar beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health, sexual life or criminal records. Where you do provide sensitive information, this will be accepted as explicit consent to DSG to use that information in connection with the sole purpose for which it has been provided.

Use Of Information

The information provided will be used only for the purpose for which it was provided, unless you specifically "Opt In" to receive other mailings from DSG.

You can "Opt Out" of receiving such mailings or request that your details be removed from our systems by e-mailing info@dsg.mod.uk.

You have the right to access your personal data that you have submitted through the website.

Accuracy Of Information

DSG assumes responsibility for keeping an accurate record of personal data once you have submitted the information, but not for confirming the on-going accuracy of your personal information. Please advise DSG if your personal data is no longer accurate and it will be amended (where practical).

Provision Of Information To Third Parties

Information will not be provided to a third party under any circumstances. If it is considered that your personal data is required by a third party in order to deal with your enquiry, you will be required to supply your personal data to the third party directly.

Retention And Security Of Information

The data controller collecting the information described in this statement is DSG. Personal data collected by DSG in respect of mailings will be retained by DSG until you decide to "Opt Out" of receiving such mailings.

All DSG employees have signed a confidentiality agreement and only authorised persons will have access to your personal data. Security measures are in place to protect personal information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction.

Links

DSG is independent of the companies or organisations detailed in the links from our website and accepts no responsibility for the content they contain.

Terms & Conditions

The information contained in this website must not be relied on as giving sufficient advice in any specific case.

Disclaimer

The content of this website is for information purposes only and is not a substitute for professional advice. Any opinion given is solely that of DSG and we recommend that you seek professional advice before acting upon anything contained within this site.

We therefore accept no responsibility for loss occasioned by any person acting or refraining from action as a result of the material contained on this site.

Resolving Privacy Policy Disputes

If you think we have not followed our privacy policy in some way, it can be resolved by contacting:

The DSG Web Services Manager
DSG
Building 203
Andover
Hampshire SP11 8HT
UK