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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. GMIC will never divulge personal details of any of its members unless required to do so by law. We do not share or sell any personal information or email addresses with third parties. Names and addresses are NOT a requirement of the registration process. Names and addresses are only required where payment is made for goods or services provided by GMIC. Names and addresses that are supplied to GMIC are only retained for the purposes of sale of goods or services. No banking or account details are stored or retained by GMIC.  To better protect your privacy we provide a notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available in our footer and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested. 
 
When someone visits gmic.co.uk we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way, which does not identify anyone. Log files are maintained and analysed of all requests for files on this website's web servers. Log files do not capture personal information but do capture the user's IP address, which is automatically recognised by our web servers. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

GMIC uses cookies to enhance your online experience with us.

Cookie Notification: If you accept the use of cookies at GMIC, to enhance your browsing experience a cookie is stored in your browser to ensure you do not get a repeated pop up box asking for you to accept cookie use. This cookie is set not expire and does not use any information to identify the user or guest. Occasionally as a reminder you may be asked to accept cookie use in the future.

Guest Session Cookies: gmic.co.uk uses session cookies for guests visiting this website. A session cookie is stored in temporary memory and is not retained after the browser is closed. Session cookies do not collect information from the users computer. They typically will store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the user

Cookies & Members Login: As from the May 2012, members who log in to GMIC will have to consent to using GMIC cookies as they use the website or as they sign in. This is necessary in order to enhance the membership log in and browsing experience. Cookies facilitate certain features that can make the surfing experience more convenient and valuable for web users. A "cookie" is a small piece of information, which a web server can store on your web browser. It is useful for having your browser remember some specific information, which the web server can later retrieve. As you browse the web, some cookies are "set" on your web browser. When you quit your browser, some cookies are stored in your computer's memory in a cookie file, while some expire, or disappear. All cookies have expiration dates.

This website does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any cookies that may be used by this website are used either solely on a per session basis or to maintain user preferences. The cookie is set on a particular browser on a particular computer, so when you use a different computer, the cookie will not exist. Cookies are used, for example, when a browser stores your membership password to GMIC so that you do not have to input it every time you visit. Cookies are also used to store preferences you express for information that is then aggregated and presented to you.

Cookies cannot be used to obtain data from your hard drive, get your e-mail address or steal sensitive or personal information about you. Note also that computer viruses are not passed through the setting or use of cookies.