Privacy Policy




Our Privacy policy sets out how the Road Safety Markings Association uses and protects any information which is given to the RSMA when using this website.


The RSMA is committed to ensuring your privacy is protected. If the RSMA requests you to provide any information in order for you to be identified when you use this website, we will ensure it is only used in line with this privacy policy.


The RSMA can update this page at any time with any amendments to the policy. You should regularly check this page to ensure you are happy with the changes.


1.Data which may be collected:


1.1 name;
1.2 date of birth;
1.3 gender;
1.4 job title;
1.5 profession;
1.6 contact information, email addresses and telephone numbers;
1.7 demographic information, postcode.
1.8 financial information such as credit / debit card numbers;
1.9 IP address (automatically collected);
1.10 web browser type and version (automatically collected);
1.11 operating system (automatically collected);
1.12 a list of URLS starting with a referring site, your activity on this Web Site, and the site you exit to (automatically collected); and
1.13 Cookie information (see Clause 4 below).


2. Why we collect the data:


2.1 We may use the information to improve our products and services.


2.2 There may be occasion where we would use your information to contact you for research purpose. We could contact you through email, phone or mail. We may use this information to customise the services we provide.


2.3 Unless requested by law we will not pass your details on to a third party.


2.4 Any personal Data you submit will be retained by the RSMA for as long as you use the Services and Systems provided on the Web Site. Data submitted through any communication system may be held for a longer period.


2.5 All personal Data is kept securely.


2.6 We may use the Data for internal record keeping.


2.7 You may access certain areas of the Web Site without providing any Data at all. However, to use all Services and Systems available on the Web Site you may be required to submit Account information or other Data.


2.8 Any or all of the Data collected is taken to provide you with the best possible service.


3. Security


Data security is extremely important to the RSMA. In order to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected online.


4. Cookies


The RSMA may set and access Cookies on your computer. Cookies are small files which are placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree to the use of Cookies the file is added. Cookies then help analyse web traffic or lets you know when you have visited a certain website, allowing web applications to view you as an individual. In turn this will allow the web application placed on your computer to tailor their operations to you needs, likes and dislikes by remembering and gathering information about your preferences.


Traffic log Cookies are used on the RSMA website to identify which pages are being used. These enable us to analyse webpage traffic data and improve the website along with tailoring to customer needs. This information is only used for statistical analysis and once used the date is removed from the system.


The overall purpose of Cookies is to help provide you with a better website by allowing us to monitor which pages you find useful and which pages you do not. They do not give us access to your computer or any personal, confidential information about you. We are only being given access to information you wish to share with us.


It is your option to accept or decline Cookies. In most instances your web browser will automatically accept Cookies, your browser can be modified to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies it may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.


5. Third party websites


Our website may hold links to other websites of interest. Once you have used these links and leave the RSMA’s website we do not have any control over the newly entered website. This means we are not responsible for your protection and privacy. Any information which you provide on a third party website entered via a link on the RSMA website is not governed by this privacy statement. One entering the third party website you should visit their privacy statement and enter with caution.


6. Controlling your personal Data


Wherever you are required to submit Data, you will be given options to restrict our use of that Data. This may include the following:


6.1.1 use of Data for direct marketing purposes; and


6.1.2 sharing Data with third parties.


We do not sell, distribute or lease your personal Data to any third parties unless your permission has been granted. We may use your personal information to send you promotion information about third parties which we feel you may be interested, but only if you are in agreement.


7. Accessing your own Data


7.1 You may access your Account at any time to view or amend the Data. You may need to modify or update your Data if your circumstances change. Additional Data as to your marketing preferences may also be stored and you may change this at any time.


7.2 You have the right to ask for a copy of your personal Data on payment of a small fee.


8. Changes to this Policy


The RSMA reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy as we may deem necessary or when required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Web Site. If you continue to use this website following these changes, we acknowledge you accept these amendments.