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Privacy Policy.

Loughborough University Enterprises Ltd (“We”, “Our”, “Us”) is committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors to www.designleicestershire.com (“Website”). Please read the following privacy policy to understand how We use and protect the information that you provide to Us.

By registering or posting material on this Website, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms of this policy.

1. INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT FROM YOU
When you visit or register on Our Website you may be asked to provide certain information about your company. We may also collect information about your usage of our Website.

2. USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
Your information will enable us to:-

2.1 provide you with access to relevant parts of the Design Leicestershire Website;
2.2 use and analyse the information We collect so that We can administer, support, improve and develop Design Leicestershire activities;
2.3 contact you for your views on Design Leicestershire services;
2.4 contact you with information that we believe may be of interest to your company
2.5 notify you occasionally about important changes or developments to the Website or our services;
2.6 contact you by post, telephone or fax, as well as by e-mail for the above.

If you change your mind about being contacted in the future, please let us know by contacting b.patel@lboro.ac.uk.

Design Leicestershire project partners are Loughborough University Enterprises Ltd, De Montfort University, University of Leicester and UK Trade and Investment. Design Leicestershire funders are East Midlands Development Agency, Leicester City Council and Leicestershire County Council. We may share the information that you provide to us with project partners and funders for project monitoring purposes and to ensure that We and our partners are able to provide your company with the most appropriate service.

Certain information that you provide to us, as indicated on the on-line registration form, may be included in the Industry Listing of the Design Leicestershire book and in the Industry Listing on the Design Leicestershire website.

Unless required to do so by law, We will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.

3. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
The information you provide to Us will be held on Our computers and may be accessed by or given to Our staff who act for us for the purposes set out in this policy or for other purposes approved by you. We may also pass aggregate information on the usage of Our Website to third parties but this will not include information that can be used to identify you.

We cannot be held responsible for the movement of data from your computer system to Our server and accordingly Your data may pass over the Internet outside of the European Economic Area.

Finally, if our business enters into a joint venture or partnership with or is sold to or merged with another entity, your information may be disclosed to Our prospective and new partners or owners and confidentially to their advisers in that connection.

4. COOKIES
Cookies are small amounts of information that We store on your computer. Unless you have indicated your objection [when disclosing your details to Us], Our system will issue cookies to your computer when you [log on to] the site. Cookies make it easier for you to log on to and use the site during future visits. They also allow Us to monitor website traffic and to personalise the content of the Website for you. You may set up your computer to reject cookies although, in that case, you may not be able to use certain features on Our Website. If you do not wish to receive cookies in the future, please let us know.

5. SECURITY AND DATA RETENTION
We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires.

6. ACCESSING AND UPDATING
You are entitled to see the information held about you and you may ask Us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact Us. We are entitled by law to charge a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information We hold about you.

7. CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY
Any changes to our privacy policy in the future will be posted to the Website and, where appropriate, flagged through e-mail or on site notification.

8. CONTACT
All comments, queries and requests relating to Our use of your information and all updates of your data are welcomed and should be addressed to the email address shown on our “Contact” page.

Privacy Policy.

Design Leicestershire recognises the need for this website to be accessible and easy to use to all. We have implemented a number of features to make this website easy to use, especially for users with disabilities. This website aims to conform to Level A standard of the W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. It also includes many features found in AA sites, such as colour considerations and easily resizable fonts. We will continue to make improvements and make sure this website conforms to these guidelines.

Please contact us if you have questions or feedback regarding the accessibility of this site, or if you have difficulty using it.

Accessibility features on this website

Style sheets
This site uses Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) for visual layout. If your browser supports it, our stylesheets can be disabled or over-ridden to customise the appearance of the website to your preference. See your browser's Help documentation for further details (usually, Help is accessed using the F1 key).

Font sizes
You can change the font size of each page to your preference using your browser.

- In Internet Explorer, select View, then Text Size, and then your preferred size.
- In Internet Explorer 7, you can also zoom the page using CTRL + to zoom in and CTRL - to zoom out as desired. Select "Page > Zoom > 100%" to reset.
- In Netscape select View, then Text Zoom, and then your preferred percentage size.
- In Firefox press CTRL + to increase font size and CTRL - to decrease. CTRL 0 will reset sizes to default.

Forms
Labels are used to assist access to form fields. Setting the focus on a form label (for example, by clicking on it with your mouse) will set the focus on the corresponding entry field. All forms follow a logical tab sequence.

Colours
The site has been designed to be easy to read through its colour combinations. If you have any difficulty in reading parts of the site you can use your browser to over-ride our design; see your browser's Help documentation for details (usually, Help is accessed using the F1 key). Alternatively, you can contact us with suggestions for improvement.

Browsers
This website is built to XHTML 1.0 and CSS 1.0 / 2.0 standards. This website will function and look as intended in browsers that broadly support these standards. The most common of these are:

- Firefox 2 and higher
- Internet Explorer 7

If you do not have one of these browsers installed or are unable to upgrade, you may find the website easier to use by disabling CSS altogether - please see your browser's help documentation (usually accessed using the F1 key) for further information.

Questions or feedback
Please contact us if you have any questions or comments regarding accessibility on this website.

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If you register before February 13th 2009 your business will be listed in the Design Leicestershire book.

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