Privacy Policy

The following statement sets out the privacy policy for the UK Expat website located at www.ukexpat.net & www.ukexpat.co.uk and includes its information gathering and handling practices.

If you, as a visitor, choose to submit personal information, you are consenting to UK Expat's use of such data in accordance with the privacy policy described in this statement. All visitors, however, should be aware that our website may contain links to other sites that are not governed by this privacy statement.

If you have any questions regarding this privacy statement or do not feel that your concerns have been addressed, please direct your questions to us using the "contact us" link

Information Collection

As a visitor, you do not have to submit any personal information in order to use the website. The site collects only personally identifiable information that is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors. Such information may consist of, but is not limited to, your name, current job title, company address, e-mail address and telephone and fax numbers.

We do not usually seek sensitive information (e.g. data relating to race or ethnic origin, religious beliefs, criminal record, physical or mental health, or sexual orientation) from visitors. We will, where necessary, obtain visitors' explicit consent to collect and use such information.

To ensure that our website is well managed, we may track information on our systems and identify categories of visitors by items such as domain, company IP address and browser type. This information is reported in the aggregate and includes no personal identifiers. We use this information to analyse the number of visitors to different areas of our site to make sure that our website is serving as a useful and effective information source.

Information Use

We only use your personally identifiable information to respond to your requests and to provide you with information about UK Expat's services, unless we obtain your permission to use your personal information for other purposes. For example, if you send an e-mail message requesting information about UK Expat, we will use your e-mail address and other information you supply to respond to your request.

If we intend to use your personal information to inform you about UK Expat's services, we will notify you and give you an opportunity to decline to receive such communications. You may at any time request that we discontinue sending you such material. We will ensure that our marketing activities comply with applicable law.

In addition, our web masters may, where necessary, use your information for various site related tasks.

Information retention

The personal information you provide to us will be retained only for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which the information was collected or as required by law.

Disclosure of Information to Third Parties

We do not share personal information with third parties except as necessary to carry out our business or as required by law or other legal processes, and we never sell your personal information.

Personal information may be transmitted internationally to third parties for the purposes identified above. This may include transfer to countries without data protection rules similar to those in effect in your country of residence. By providing information to UK Expat through this website, you are consenting to such transfers.

Where appropriate, personal information may be disclosed to law enforcement, regulatory or other government agencies, or third parties where necessary or desirable to comply with legal or regulatory obligations or requests or for the purposes identified above.

Third Party Links

There are several places throughout this website, which may link to other websites that do not operate under UK Expat's privacy policy. When you link to other websites, UK Expat's privacy policy no longer applies. We encourage visitors to review each site's privacy policy before disclosing any personally identifiable information.

Access to Information

We are dedicated to providing reasonable access to visitors who wish to review the personal information retained. We will treat requests to access information or change information in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Information Security

We have in place reasonable commercial standards of technology and operational security to protect all information provided by visitors from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

UK Expat reserves the right to modify or amend this privacy statement at any time and for any reason. Nothing contained herein creates or is intended to create a contract or agreement between UK Expat and any user visiting the website or providing identifying information of any kind.

Children's Privacy Protection

UK Expat understands the importance of protecting children's privacy in the interactive online world. The website covered by this privacy policy is not designed for or intentionally targeted at children 13 years of age or younger. It is not our policy to intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.

Visitors' Questions

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your privacy while using this website, please direct them to us using the "contact us" link