This website is provided by SHEFFIELD VISION Ltd ("SHEFFIELD VISION"). We take very seriously the privacy of our website users and the security of their personal information.
For your convenience, this website may contain links to other websites, both inside and outside SHEFFIELD VISION Ltd group. The privacy policies and procedures described here do not apply to those sites; we suggest contacting those sites directly for information on their data collection and distribution policies.
Personal information collection and use:
SHEFFIELD VISION will only collect personally identifiable data, such as your name or email address, when it is voluntarily submitted to us at this website. SHEFFIELD VISION and the companies we hire will use this information to comply with your request for information or as otherwise disclosed to you when you submit your information.
From time to time, we may refer to that information to better understand your needs and how we can improve our services. We may use that information to contact you. We will not otherwise transfer the personally identifiable information you provide at this website to any third party unless otherwise disclosed to you.
SHEFFIELD VISION adheres to the 8 principals of the Data Protection Act 1988 and does not transfer personal information abroad without suitable safeguards.
Non-personal information collection and use:
In common with many commercial organisations we monitor the use of this website by collecting aggregate information. We may automatically collect non-personal information about you such as the type of internet browsers you use, the pages you visit or the website which directed you to our site. You cannot be identified from this information and it is used only to assist us in providing an effective service on this website.
Cookies are small files which are sent to your web browser and stored on your computer's hard drive. This website uses 'session cookies' - temporary cookies that remain in your browser until you leave the website. These allow you to carry information across our site without having to re-enter it; it also enables us to analyse web traffic and improve our online services. They can not be used to identify you. You may set your web browser to notify you of cookie placement requests or to decline cookies completely. You can delete the files that contain cookies; those files are stored as part of your internet browser.
Security of your personal data:
We have implemented technologies and policies with the objective of protecting your privacy from unauthorised access and improper use and will update these measures as appropriate as new technologies become available.
Access and corrections:
Under European data protection law you have a right to request access to personal data which are held about you on payment of a small fee. You also have the right to require any inaccuracies in your information to be corrected free of charge.
Who is responsible for personal information collected on this site?
Head of Web Services
SHEFFIELD VISION Ltd.
15 Paternoster Row
Sheffield S1 2BX
SHEFFIELD VISION is committed to making its website accessible to people with disabilities. Subsequent versions of the site will incorporate a range of features that will ensure its compliance with accessibility guidance and recommended practice.
The version of this website you are using employs the features below to ensure ease of use by our users:
This site has been optimised for the following browsers: Internet Explorer 7+, Firefox 3+, Safari 3+.
This site's use of font and background colours have been designed to ease on-screen legibility. You can also change your web browser's default settings.
You can change the font size in your browser as below:
· Internet Explorer: select 'View', then 'Text size', followed by your preferred size.
· Safari: select 'View', then select either 'Make text bigger' or 'Make text smaller'.
· Firefox: select 'View', then 'Zoom In',
Images on this site include descriptive alt tags, other than those the purpose of which is purely decorative, for which alt tags are set to null.
This site uses cascading stylesheets for all visual layout.
Please contact the Head of Web Services for further information.