Data Protection

Reading UK CIC is committed to preserving the privacy of visitors to this website.  This Data Protection and Security Statement confirms our policy for the collection and use of information submitted to us.


We will not share your information with other companies unless you have granted permission for us to do so and we will only send you e-mails if you give us your consent to do so (either explicitly or implictly by requesting information and / or providing your e-mail address).

Personal information

If you register to use the password protected portions of the site, we will ask you to provide us with certain data about yourself, which we will handle in accordance with the United Kingdom's Data Protection legislation. We maintain strict security standards and procedures with a view to preventing unauthorised access to your data by anyone, including our staff. We use technologies such as (but not limited to) data encryption, fire walls and server authentication to protect the security of your data. All Reading UK CIC staff and any third parties hired to provide support services, will be required to observe our privacy standards and to allow us to audit them for compliance.

Web cookies

Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer's hard disc for record keeping purposes. Cookies can make the web more useful by storing information about your preferences on particular sites, thus enabling website owners to provide more useful features for their users. They contain no name or address information or any information that will enable anyone to contact you via telephone, e-mail or any other means. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you would prefer, you can set your browser to disable cookies or inform you when they are set. However, given that we may sometimes use cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of our website if you do disable them.

Please also refer to the Terms & Conditions of use of this site for further information.