At PensionsWatch we are committed to protecting your privacy. This statement is made to comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998.

Do we collect information?

We do not collect personal information from visitors to our site, however we may receive and store certain information automatically when you interact with us. Examples include the internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet and connection information such as browser type and version.

Use of information

We may use IP addresses or other technical data to recognise you when you visit or return to our site, this is intended to improve the speed with which you may interact with the site.

Use of cookies

'Cookies' are small pieces of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser. Essentially they take the form of small text files stored on your computer's hard drive. PensionsWatch uses cookies minimally to ensure that you can interact with our web sites appropriately and successfully. The use of cookies does not give us access to the rest of your computer. If you want to prevent our cookies being stored on your computer in future, you may do so by referring to your internet browser's instructions. You can do this by clicking on the "Help" menu. Please note however that if you disable our cookies you may not be able to access certain services or facilities on our sites and your use of our sites may be restricted. Further information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at:

Our website contains hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These third party websites have their own privacy policies, including cookies, and we encourage you to review them. They will govern the use of personal information you submit or are collected by cookies whilst visiting these websites. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.

How we protect information

We take appropriate measures to ensure that the information disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used. We will not normally share information with third parties and only disclose your information if required to do so by law.

Right of access

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which we may charge a small fee) and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected. However, as noted above, this information (e.g. IP address) is largely technical rather than personal.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and update it via this webpage. Our privacy policy was last updated on 14 May 2013.

How do you contact us?

If you have any queries about this statement please contact