Privacy and Cookie Policy

Effective: 1st June 2015

Real IPM UK is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This webpage tells you the data protection and privacy practices for realipm.co.uk, specifically:

  • What personally identifiable information is collected
  • Which organisation is collecting this information
  • How this information is used
  • Our policy on sharing this information
  • How we protect your information
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in this information

Plain English Summary

We take your privacy very seriously.

realipm.co.uk does not actively track you as an individual.

Should you send us an email, register to access the restricted documents, or purchase products from us, your name, email address and message will be emailed to us (as you would expect). This information is kept private. We will store this information within our own email system so that we are able to respond to you, or process your order.

Should you comment on a blog post or web page on this site, then your name, email address, IP address and message will be stored in our website database (as you would expect). This makes your name, website address and comment (but not your email address) viewable by the general public on the website.

The website does use some cookies when you browse this website. These are used to ensure proper running of this website, and also to help us improve your experience when browsing.

In order to view the restricted documents you will need to register on the site. When you register we record your name, email address and the crops you are interested in. We also record which of the pdf documents you have viewed. This data helps guide the type of products and research we are involved in.

We do not use 3rd Party / Tracking / Advertising cookies.

If you don’t know what cookies are or if you would like to find out more, please see the BBC What is a cookie page

NONE OF THE INFORMATION WE GATHER VIA COOKIES IDENTIFIES YOU AS AN INDIVIDUAL – IT IS ALL ENTIRELY ANONYMOUS.

The cookies we use are detailed below:

CookieTypeDurationDescription
Cookie FooterPersistent1 yearAt the bottom of each web page on this site you will see a message alerting you of our privacy and cookie policy. If you've seen this message once, you probably won't want to see it again. We use a cookie to remember this setting. User data is all anonymous.
Cookies for advertisingWe have implemented and may use Google Display Advertising, so we can implement Google Remarketing to advertise online. Third-party vendors, including Google, may show our adverts on sites across the internet. We and third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimise, and serve ads based on your past visits to this website.We have enabled Google Analytics to collect data about our traffic using the DoubleClick cookie. This logs when users view specific pages, allowing us to provide targeted advertising in the future. This is in addition to data collected through standard Google Analytics.You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customise Google Display Network ads using the Ads Preferences Manager (opens in new window).
Google AnalyticsPersistentTo understand how people use our site, and to discover areas on our site with issues, we use Google Analytics. Most websites use some sort of analytics program like this. The data it collects helps us see things like how many people visit our site, which country they are from, how many pages they visited, how fast our site loaded, and so on. All data collected is completely anonymous, it does not identify you as an individual in any way.
WordPressWordPress is the Content Management System (CMS) that runs this website. It uses a cookie when logging in and out and is essential for proper website operation. It is only set if you are a registered user, so unless you sign in to the site, it is not set at all. User data is all anonymous.
YouTube cookiesWe do sometimes embed videos from YouTube. This may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more visit YouTube's embedding videos information page.

To delete the cookie used to remember if you have viewed this policy or not, click here: Delete Cookies

Which organisation is collecting this information

realim.co.uk is a UK-based business.

How this information is used

If you have chosen to share it with us, we use your email address to contact you in reply to your message, or to send you our newsletter. If you have entered your email address to leave a comment on the blog, it is used to identify your comment, however it is not displayed on the website or shared with any third party.

If you register then we will use your information to manage your account on the site, and to allow you access to the additional information that registered users have access to.

We may also use your email to help resolve issues or disputes, for example if you tell us that you cannot see any of your posts on the website, or place an order, we would probably search our database using your email address to help diagnose the problem.

Our disclosure of this information

We do not share your personal information or email address with third parties.

Email opt-out

Just like you, we hate spam. We do not send you spam emails.

You may opt-out of our emails at any time by simply responding to any email and asking us to remove your email address from our database.

Protection of your information

realim.co.uk uses best endeavour to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information but we do not use encryption (such as SSL) or firewalls to further protect the information as it travels across the Internet. We do not believe that the personal information we collect warrants this level of security. It is important to be aware that there is no such thing as “perfect internet security”.

How to correct inaccurate information

Once posted, you cannot change or remove any comments you have submitted on our website pages and/or posts. However, if you would like to have this information removed please contact us and we will do this for you.

You should know that because of technical constraints, all information is never completely removed from our databases. Therefore, you should not expect that all of your personally identifiable information will be completely removed from our databases in response to your requests that it be removed. We will aim to remove all publicly-facing information.

How to contact us

Please use the details on the contact us page.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

From time to time we may update this Privacy Policy in line with website changes that may affect the personal information we gather about you. It is assumed that you accept such changes if you continue to use the site and services. If you do not accept such changes then you should stop using realim.co.uk’s website and services, and contact us (details above) if you would like any information removed.