1.1William Rowan Hamilton Trust (Registered charity in England and Wales under registered number 1150524) ('Trust') is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and the Trust is compliant with the Data Protection Act 1998. This privacy policy ('Privacy Policy') explains how the Trust uses the information the Trust collects about you and the procedures that the Trust has in place to safeguard your privacy.

1.2 By using the Trust's website ('Website'), utilising any of the services ('Services') set out in the Website, you consent to the Trust using the information the Trust collects about you. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions set out in this Privacy Policy, please do not continue to use the Website.

1.3 For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is the Trust.


2.1 When you visit the Website or obtain any Services offered on the Website, the Trust may collect information including your name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, Services obtained and such other relevant information which the Trust deems necessary to process your order in respect of the Services and provide maintenance and support services. Where necessary, the information collected is transmitted in a secure manner to third parties to assist the Trust to provide you with the Services requested by you and to maintain the support services of the Trust.

2.2 Subject to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, the Trust protects all personal and financial data from being disclosed to any third parties except when required by law. In addition, the Trust may use your information to assist in the prevention of unlawful activities e.g. money laundering or activities which threaten the Trust's Website or is adverse to your or the Trust's interest.

2.3 The Trust may also use aggregate information and statistics, (but, which will not contain your identifying information) for the purposes of monitoring your usage of the Website in order to help the Trust develop the Website and the Services offered by the Trust. The Trust may provide such aggregate information to third parties.

2.4 The Trust may collect information which is based upon your behaviour and navigation on the Website. This information allows the Trust to carry out internal research on the users' interest, demographics and behaviour so that the Trust can better understand, and in turn provide better information and services to you and other customers.

2.5 The Trust may also wish to provide you with information about special features featured on the Website or any other service the Trust thinks may be of interest to you.

2.6 If you do not wish the Trust to send you any information set out in Clauses 2.3 to 2.5 above, please send an e-mail to

2.7 Subject to the other provisions of this Privacy Policy and such other provisions specified on the Website, the Trust will not provide your information to other companies or organisations without your consent.


3.1 The Trust uses 'cookies' and other technologies to collect information on site to assist the Trust in monitoring the Trust's web page flow, promotional effectiveness as well as to promote trust and safety.

3.2 Certain features on the Website are only available if you enable the cookies. The Trust also uses cookies to assist it to provide information which is relevant to your interest.

3.3 You are free to decline the Trust's cookies although that may impair certain features on the Website.

3.4 You can delete any cookies from your computer -refer to your internet browser's help files.

3.5 The Trust may also track certain information through the use of JavaScript code and third party web site analytics providers.


4.1 The internet is not a secure medium. However, the Trust has put in place various security procedures and strict policy rules to safeguard and protect your information from unauthorised and unlawful access and use. These security procedures and policy which are of the highest standards are continuously improved.

4.2 Notwithstanding the above, it should be appreciated that no system is entirely fool-proof and you should be careful when you reveal any confidential information to any third party.


5.1 If the Trust and/or part of its business is sold or integrated with another business, your details may be disclosed to the Trust's advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers and will be passed on to the new owners of the Trust.

5.2 The Trust reserves the right to disclose your data (and you consent to such disclosure) if the Trust is under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply the Trust's terms of use [insert link to terms of use here], [or terms and conditions of supply [insert trading terms here]] and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Trust, the Trust's customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.


If any of the information that you have provided to the Trust changes, for example if you change your e-mail address or name please let the Trust know the correct details by send-ing an e-mail to


7.1 Owing to the global nature of the Internet infrastructure, the information you provide may be transferred in transit to countries outside the European Economic Area that do not have similar protections in place regarding your data and its use as set out in this Privacy Policy. However, the Trust has taken the steps outlined above to try to improve the security of your information. By using the Website, you consent to these transfers.

7.2 The Trust supplies links to other websites. If you click on a link, you are not protected by this Privacy Policy and you are advised to read the privacy policy of the other website as it may differ from this Privacy Policy.

7.3 The Trust reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy from time to time as it deems necessary. In such event, the Trust will post such changes on the Website.

7.4 The Trust welcomes your views about the Website and its privacy policy. If you would like to contact the Trust with any queries or comments please send an e-mail to