Policies

Terms of use

Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of data that is placed on your computer when you visit a website and it sent back to the website whenever you visit a different page.

We use cookies to:

You can disable cookies in your browser but it break all sites which require a login (such as this one). In order to block only tracking cookies you can use a browser extension such as Ghostery.

We don’t sell the information collected by cookies, nor do we disclose the information to third parties, except where required by law.

Below is an outline of the cookies we use:

Cookie Purpose
_ga Google Analytics tracking
session Store your user session to keep you logged in
remember_user_xxxxx Flag to remember your session after you close your browser

Third party services

LinkedIn

When you sign in to your LinkedIn account through STEPS you are granting us access to various information in your profile. We only access and store you LinkedIn ID, number of connections and number of recommendations.

After 2 months you will be required to sign in again so that we can continue to access this information. This is a security measure implemented by LinkedIn to prevent applications from accessing your data if you no longer use them. You can also revoke our access to your LinkedIn data in your LinkedIn settings.

Privacy policy

Data disclosure

The personal information you enter when registering on our Site or that we collect when you use our Site is confidential and except in the limited circumstances mentioned below, we will not disclose it to any third party.

We may disclose the information described at section 2 to a third party in the following circumstances:

Subject access requests

Please address requests and questions about this to the Data Protection Officer via via the contact form on our support page.

Our Site contains links to third party websites that are not subject to this Privacy Policy. We strongly recommend that you read the privacy policy of any websites that you visit.

Security Policy

You may complete a registration process when you sign up to use parts of our website. This may include the creation of a username, password and/or other identification information. Any such details should be kept confidential by you and should not be disclosed to or shared with anyone. Where you do disclose any of these details, you are solely responsible for all activities undertaken on our website where they are used. To protect your account, we ask you to choose a strong password to access your data on our Site. A strong password should include a mixture of letters and numbers.

We do our best to keep the information you disclose to us secure. However, we can’t guarantee its security. By using our Site you accept the inherent risks of providing information online and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security.

Changes to our policies

This policy is effective from 1 September 2014. We may, from time to time make changes to this Privacy Policy to reflect any changes to our privacy practices in accordance with changes to legislation, best practice or website enhancements. We will let you know what these changes are by posting them to this page, but it is your responsibility as a user to make sure that you are aware of them, by checking for any changes on a regular basis. Changes will become effective as soon as they are posted.