What we collect
We may collect the following information:
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to .
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
List of cookies we collect
Cookies are small text files that are transferred to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser to enable us to recognise your computer and help us to track visitors to our site. We use first-person tracking visitor cookies that enable us to better understand the products and services that will be most suitable to you and to optimise the design of the site based on how our customers and visitors use it.
The cookies we use will also recognise repeat visitors to the site and in conjunction with other information we hold on our customers will attempt to record specific browsing information against an individual profile. This information allows Monarch to accurately identify your behaviours and needs, allowing us to easily tailor offers and information which may be of interest to you. We will only send marketing emails when you have given us permission to do so. We give you the option to unsubscribe from our emails should you wish to.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you wish, you can set your browser to prevent it from accepting cookies. The ‘help’ portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. We are in the process of assessing how to implement a feature to allow you can opt out of cookies being set on our website giving you more options to opt out in the future.
Sometimes we use third-party cookies to track our online advertising activity and your response to this. This technology uses non-personal information about your visits to our site and the sites upon which we advertise, in order to deliver relevant advertisements and for us to learn which banner adverts bring users to our website. The information collected and used in this instance is not personally identifiable.
The cookies we use do not detect any information that is stored on your computer.The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.