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Privacy & Cookies

Privacy Policy
The Briggs and Forrester Group Ltd (“we” or “our”) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy (together with our Terms of Use) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before using our websites to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. If you do not agree to be bound by these policies of use you may not use the website.

Data Controller
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”), the data controller is Briggs and Forrester Group Ltd.

Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:

information that you provide by filling in forms on (our website), eg enquiry forms, on-line job applications, or brochure requests;

if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence;

by the use of cookies on our site (summarised below);

Cookies are small files, which your web browser stores on your computer. They can help a website identify that you have visited before. This is useful to remember any settings you may have chosen on a particular website. Website owners also use cookies to see how many visits their site is getting, and which pages are most popular. The information stored is very unlikely to be anything personal or sensitive. The vast majority of ways in which cookies are used is to benefit your user experience, but the law acknowledges that users should be informed to make a choice. You may decide you feel uncomfortable knowing that websites are using even non-personal information to identify you. If this is the case, you can disable cookies in your browser for all websites.

If you wish to turn off cookies please see more information at the end of this Policy.

How we use information
We will use the information held about you for the purposes for which it was provided to us as stated at the point of collection (or as is obvious from the context of collection), examples may include providing you with the brochure you have requested or considering your job application.

We may also process your personal data in order to record and monitor your use of our websites for internal purposes which may include analysis of usage, measurement of site performance and generation of reports.

We do not collect or compile personal data for dissemination or sale to outside parties for consumer marketing purposes or host mailings on behalf of third parties.

Information storage and retention
The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site and any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information it will be stored within the European Economic Area and strict procedures and security features will be used to try and prevent unauthorised access.

The personal data you submit to us will only be retained for as long as is required for the purposes for which it was collected or as required by law.

Where personal data is retained we do not assume responsibility for verifying the on-going accuracy of the content of personal data. When practically possible if we are informed that personal data collected though our websites is no longer accurate we will make appropriate corrections based on the updated information provided by the authorised visitor.

Disclosure of your information
We may disclose your personal data to any member of our group for use in accordance with this privacy policy.

We may disclose your personal data to third parties:

that are engaged by us to provide services to us, in which case we will require those parties to keep that information confidential and secure and to use it solely for the purpose of providing the specified services to us;

if we or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by our site will be one of the transferred assets;

if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with a court order or other legal or regulatory requirement.

Links to other sites
When using our websites you will find links to third party websites, for example Twitter and LinkedIn for the purpose of social media interaction. Such third parties may require you to input personal data in order to use their services. Customers and users should be aware that we are not responsible for the actions, data policies or procedures related to or the content of such third party websites. We recommend that you check the privacy and security policy and procedures of every other site you visit.

What to do if you do not wish to receive marketing information
You have the right to prevent marketing information being sent direct to you. If you prefer not to receive marketing information from us [or any other organisation to which we may disclose your personal data], you can opt out of further marketing by writing to us by mail or e-mail (see below contact details). Please note, however, that if you do opt out we [and/or they] will be unable to keep you informed of new information that may interest you.

Changes to our privacy policy
We reserve the right to change our privacy at any time. Accordingly we recommend that you check this page periodically in order to review.

How to contact us
We welcome questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy which should be addressed to

Please direct any GDPR queries to

I want to turn off cookies - please show me how I can do this
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