Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for thehighway-code.co.uk

thehighway-code.co.uk considers visitors privacy extremely important. The following privacy policy document contains the ways thehighway-code.co.uk receives and collects personal information and how it is used.

Log Files

thehighway-code.co.uk uses log files as well as a lot of other websites. Log Files contain information about internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), time/date stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks for trends analysis, site administration, tracking of users movement throughout the site, and gathering demographic information. Neither IP addresses nor any other information is linked to personally identifiable one.

Cookies and Web Beacons

thehighway-code.co.uk makes use of cookies for storage of information about preferences of visitors, recording user-specific data what pages are accessed or visited by users, customization of the page content in accordance with the type of visitors’ browser or any other data sent by visitors via the browser.

DoubleClick DART Cookie

.:: Cookies are used by Google, the 3rd party vendor, for serving advertisements at thehighway-code.co.uk

.:: Use of the DART cookies by Google forces it to deliver advertisements to the users on the basis of their visits of thehighway-code.co.uk and other websites on the Web.

.:: Users can stop using the DART cookie if they visit the Google advertisement and content network privacy policy at this URL -- http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Cookies and beacons can be used on our website by our advertising partners including: Google Adsense

The following 3rd-party ad networks and servers make use of technology to the ads and any links appearing on thehighway-code.co.uk send right to the browsers of yours. Your IP address is received automatically when this happens. The 3rd-party ad networks may also use other technologies including cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons with the purpose of measuring ads efficiency or/and personalization of ads content.

The cookies used by 3rd-party marketers can’t be accessed or controlled by thehighway-code.co.uk.

You need to receive a consultation of the following 3rd-party ad servers privacy policies to learn details about their activities and get instructions how one can stop using these practices. The privacy policy of thehighway-code.co.uk can not be applied to or we are not able to have a control over the actions of other marketers and websites.

People, who wish to have cookies disabled should switch them off in the individual browser options. You can find more information about cookie management with certainweb browsers on their official sites.

Privacy policy regarding the use of Facebook plugins (Like button)

Our pages contain social media plug-ins of Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You can recognize these plug-ins by a Facebook logotype as well as “Like” button. The Facebook plugins overview is available at http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

The following plug-ins are used by you when you visit the pages of our website and they connect the browser you use with the Facebook server. That will inform Facebook about the fact that our website has been visited by you via your IP address. When you click the “Like” button being logged on the Facebook account, your profile can display our website content through the link. Your visit of our website can be allocated by Facebook to your account too.

It is necessary to note that being this website provider we are not aware of the transferred data content as well as the way Facebook uses this data. If you require more information you can find it in Facebook's privacy policy at http://facebook.com/policy.php.

If you do not want that your visits of our website were allocated by Facebook to your profile, don’t forget to log off the account and only then start using the services we offer.

Privacy policy regarding the use of Google +1

Information collecting and sharing:

You can publish the information worldwide pressing Google +1 button. This app offers users to receive personalized content from Google and the partners of our website. Data accessed by you through +1 is stored by Google, so don’t be surprised to see your profile shown in Google services in the form of features or links. These might be search results, a Google profile of yours, as well as many other websites and ads on the Web.

Information about your interests is collected by Google with the purpose to make its services better for you in particular. Google +1 can be used only by users with the registered Google profile that contains at least a username. It will be this name that will be used by Google services. Sometimes the name can be replaced by another one used by you sharing content from your account. Your Google profile identity will be displayed only to those users, who are aware of your email address and some specific information about you.

Collected data use:

Apart from the purposes mentioned above the information you supply can be used in accordance with Google privacy policy. It can be published in the Google’s summarized statistics that displays +1 users activities as well as it can share the following data with other users and partners such as advertisers, publishers or websites linked to it.

Data privacy policy regarding the use of Google Analytics

The following website makes use of Google Analytics, a service analyzing websites from Google Inc. This service uses cookies known as tiny text files created on your PC used for analysis of your visits of our site. Any data collected from cookies automatically appears on Google servers in the USA where it is stored.

This data is used by Google for evaluation of your website use and compilation of website activity reports for this website owner and other services. The data can be also transferred to 3rd parties by Google if that is stated by law or they function on behalf of the company. The IP address of yours will never be linked to any other data collected by it.

Adjustment of the browser settings may prevent you from storing cookies. By it is worth noting that if you opt for that, you may be deprived of using all website functionality. Another way to avoid cookies creation and important data transfer to Google is to download and install a plugin for the browser: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Using the Twitter Widgets

Twitter “Widgets” are utilized by Our website too. They connect with located in the USA Twitter servers. As soon as you call a website with a Twitter widget, the information about the pages you have viewed is sent to Twitter. There is also information about an IP address, type of the browser, IS, website address with Twitter widget included. It also adds a cookie to your device browser that helps to recognize visited by you pages. This data is used by Twitter for its as well as your account, for example, to suggest matching users better. All the data is keep up to 10 days and then it is deleted not later than in an additional week. Users with Twitter accounts can adjust data processing settings in the user account settings. More information is available in the Twitter privacy policy at http://twitter.com/privacy.

If you are interested in more information or wish to ask questions concerning our privacy policy, don’t hesitate to contact us by email at thehighway.code.co.uk@gmail.com

This website

This website uses the current text as published on the government's official website at https://www.gov.uk/highway-code.

Copyright

The text and images of the Highway Code itself are © Crown Copyright and reused under the terms of the Open Government Licence.

All original material on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License.

The Driving Standards Agency does not endorse in any way any advertisement displayed on this website.

The Driving Standards Agency does not accept any responsibility for the accuracy of the reproduction.

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