DDL Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

1.1. In this policy “DDL” means Derivatives Documentation Limited whose registered office is at C/o Blanche & Co, 3B The Lanterns, 16 Melbourn Street, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 7BX.

1.2. DDL is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This privacy policy explains how we use the information we collect about you, how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of that information and procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy.

1.3. By submitting your information to DDL by email, use of the DDL website or otherwise, you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. DDL may from time to time modify the terms of this policy and any changes will be posted on this page.

2. Information Collection and Use

2.1. Should you provide DDL with your contact information (such as name, company, address, and email address) this information will only be used to contact you for the purpose for which you have expressed an interest such as, for example, the services of DDL.

2.2. Where your contact information has been provided to DDL for the purpose of third party recruitment or placement under contract, this information will be made available to third parties for this purpose. To ensure your contact information is kept up to date you are advised to review your contact information every six months and advise DDL of any changes.

3. Cookies

3.1. A cookie is a piece of data sent to a website user’s browser and stored on a user’s hard drive tied to session information about the user. On the DDL website, cookies are used only as an aid to the user experience to enable a user’s browser to remember pages on the DDL website that have already been accessed. No personally identifiable information is stored in the cookie and once a browser is closed, the cookie terminates.

Session Cookies

We use a session cookie to remember your site preferences and interests. More information on session cookies and what they are often used for can be found at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/session-cookies-used-for.html

Persistent Cookies for Site Analytics and Performance

We use Google Analytics to understand how our site is being used in order to improve the user experience. All user data remain anonymous. You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy with regard to its analytics service at http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html

How to Change Your Cookie Settings

If you wish to restrict or block web browser cookies then you can do this through your browser settings; the Help function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you can visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains information on how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers.

4. Security

4.1. Whilst DDL takes all reasonable precautions to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction and complies with the Data Protection Act, data transmission over the internet may not be adequately secured by the sender. As a result, DDL cannot ensure the secure receipt of any information that is sent to DDL by this medium and any such information is sent at your own risk.

4.2. Where your contact information has been disclosed to third parties for the purpose of recruitment or placement under contract, DDL will not be held responsible for the use of your contact information by such third parties.

5. Updating and Deleting

If the contact information held by DDL changes or if you wish DDL to delete certain contact information from DDL’s records, please let DDL know by sending an email to the DDL email contact address.

6. Other Web Sites

DDL cannot be responsible for the privacy practices of third parties whose web sites may be referenced in the DDL web site.