Privacy Policy Privacy Policy

Casual Encounter is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This privacy policy explains how we use the information we collect about you, how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of that information and procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy.

By submitting your information to Casual Encounter by email, use of the Casual Encounter web site or otherwise, you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. Casual Encounter may from time to time modify the terms of this policy and any changes will be posted on this page.

1. Information Collection and Use

1.1. Should you provide Casual Encounter with your contact information (such as name, company, address, and email address) this information will only be used to contact you for the purpose for which you have expressed an interest such as, for example, the services, career opportunities, surveys and seminars of Casual Encounter.

1.2. Where your contact information has been provided to Casual Encounter for the purpose of recruitment or placement under contract, this information will be made available to third parties for this purpose. To ensure your contact information is kept up to date you are advised to review your contact information every six months and advise Casual Encounter of any changes.

1.3. Where your contact information has been provided to Casual Encounter for the purposes of a seminar, event or similar activity to be held by Casual Encounter, your contact information may be passed to a third party event Management Company to enable Casual Encounter to facilitate the seminar, event or similar activity.

1.4. We use Google's Remarketing tool to log when users visit certain pages, to provide customised and targeted advertising in the future.

2. Cookies

2.1. A cookie is a piece of data sent to a web site user's browser and stored on a user's hard drive tied to session information about the user. On the Casual Encounter web site, cookies are used only as an aid to the user experience to enable a user's browser to remember pages on the Casual Encounter web site that have already been accessed. No personally identifiable information is stored in the cookie and once a browser is closed, the cookie terminates.

We mainly use only one type of cookies on our website:

  • Per session cookies, which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookies file of your browser until you leave the site.

More specifically we use the following cookies which carry out the functions described:

  • CFTOKEN/ CFID - This is known as a ColdFusion cookie. It gives you a unique ID for the duration of your session on the website. It does this to track your path through the website and helps the website perform to the best of its ability.
  • __utma - This is a Google Analytics cookie and tracks the number of times you have visited the Casual Encounter website.
  • __utmb and __utmc - This is another Google Analytics cookie and acts to calculate how long you have spent on the website in each session.
  • __utmz - This Google Analytics cookie tracks what search engine you have visited the site from and which search terms you used to find the website.

Under new rules, we are required to obtain your consent to use cookies. As you will have seen, we have a clear cookies notice on the home page of the website. If you continue to use the website having seen the notice then we assume you are happy for us to use the cookies described above.

3. Security

3.1. Whilst Casual Encounter takes all reasonable precautions to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction and complies with the Data Protection Act, data transmission over the internet may not be adequately secured by the sender. As a result, Casual Encounter cannot ensure the secure receipt of any information that is sent to Casual Encounter by this medium and any such information is sent at your own risk.

3.2. Where your contact information has been disclosed to third parties for the purpose of recruitment or placement under contract, Casual Encounter will not be held responsible for the use of your contact information by such third parties.

4. Updating and Deleting

4.1. If the contact information held by Casual Encounter changes, or if you wish Casual Encounter to delete certain contact information from Casual Encounter's records, please let Casual Encounter know by sending an email to the Casual Encounter email contact address.

5. Other Web Sites

5.1. Casual Encounter cannot be responsible for the privacy practices of third parties whose web sites may be referenced in the Casual Encounter web site.