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Privacy Policy

This page describes the Privacy Policy for the SOCA website. It does not cover websites we link to which may have their own privacy policies.

Any information provided to SOCA by users through use of this site will be treated in confidence and will not be disclosed to third parties unless required by law.

SOCA reserves the right to gather information relating to site usage. Any information gathered is primarily for internal use to allow us to refine and improve this website.

The SOCA website does not store or capture personal information from visitors unless voluntarily offered. The provision of this information is optional and this is made clear at the start of the relevant section, as is the intended use of any information so provided. Where the provision of personal data is required to enable us to provide a specific service the details collected will be used only for the stated purpose. The information you submit will be held for as long as you require access to the service requested. If you cancel a subscription we will remove you from our mailing list and your details will be deleted from our records.

SOCA does not use cookies to collect user information and we will not collect any information about you except anonymised data required for system administration and statistical analysis. We log the user’s IP address which is automatically recognised by the web server. Find out more about the cookies we use here

Any changes to our privacy policy will be posted on this page. Regardless of later updates, we will never use the information you submit in a new way without first providing you with an opportunity to prevent that use.