By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of your information under the terms of this policy.
2. Information We Collect
When someone visits www.staffordshireregimentmuseum.com we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our webiste. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance. Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete The Staffordshire Regiment Museum cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, "Private Browsing" in Firefox and Safari etc.).
Analytics tool. We use a web analytics tool (Google Analytics, which is a persistent cookie) to analyse site usage, how our users arrive at our site, what they do on the site, what browser they are using etc. However, this analytics data (collected via coding embedded in the pages of our site) is not tied to personally identifiable information. If you require specific information about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.
Session cookies. Occassionally we use popup boxes to display addditional information (for example, a special event or a change to museum opening hours). To facilitate this we use session cookies (which are temporary and are erased when you close your browser at the end of your surfing session). These cookies merely note that you have viewed the popup box and ensure that the box does not display any further during your site visit.
Social buttons. On many of the pages of the site you will see ‘social buttons’. These enable users to share or bookmark the web pages. There are buttons for: Twitter ‘Follow Us’ and Facebook ‘Like’. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of The Staffordshire Regiment Museum. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on The Staffordshire Regiment Museum’s site. So if you click on any of these buttons, these sites will be registering that action and may use that information. In some cases these sites will be registering the fact that you are visiting The Staffordshire Regiment Museum, and the specific pages you are on, even if you don’t click on the button if you are logged into their services. You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.
External web services. We use YouTube on our web pages to show videos. As with the social buttons we cannot prevent this site, or external domains, from collecting information on your usage of embedded content. If you are not logged in to these external services then they will not know who you are but are likely to gather anonymous usage information e.g. number of views, plays, loads etc. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page.
4. Our Disclosure of Your Information
5. Other Information Collectors
On The Staffordshire Regiment Museum site we use best endeavour to safeguard the confidentiality of your information but we do not use encryption (such as SSL) or firewalls to further protect the information as it travels across the Internet. This is because we do not believe that the personal information we currently collect warrants such measures. You should be aware that "perfect security" does not exist on the Internet.
8. How to contact us
+44 (0)1543 434394
The Staffordshire Regiment Museum