The British Institute of Embalmers respects the privacy of its customers and visitors. If you
have any questions about the operation of our website, please write to
Our website collects names, email addresses, and other personal
information from customers and visitors only when submitted via one of our
online forms, such as our evaluation form. This data is used solely by
The British Institute of Embalmers and is not shared, traded, or sold to third parties.
Our website also collects non-personal data through the use of
server-based "session variables," which we use to achieve important
site functionality, including the recognition of logged-in users and
the secure passing of contact form information.
Our web-server also records IP addresses from all visitors to our site. An
IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer
when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems
with our server, to administer our site, to analyse trends, to track user
movement, and to gather broad demographic information—all for the purpose
of continually improving our website and delivering personalized, custom
content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable
information, and their collection is standard procedure in most web-server
Our website contains links to other websites. Please note that when
you click on one of these links, you are entering another website,
for which The British Institute of Embalmers is not responsible.
as stated above. Note that this policy may be revised periodically without
notice. Please re-read this policy prior to submitting any personal
information if you have concerns about how your information is being
collected and used.
We're committed to protecting your personal information and ensuring
your experience with us is as safe and enjoyable as possible. In this
section, you'll find information on how and why we collect, store and
use personal information to improve our service. You'll also find out
how to manage the information that's collected.
What are cookies?
are small amounts of information in the form of text files sent by our
website (or the website of a company we have a relationship with) to
your computer, mobile phone or other device when you visit our website.
They allow us to do various things, including tailor the content you
see, and ensure the security of your Online experience. Cookie types and
their use We use a combination of different cookies to improve your
experience. For example, we use a cookie to remember your username so
you don't have to re-type it whenever you sign in. A cookie allows us to
remember your previous choices on our site, so you don't have to repeat
them on each visit.
Session cookies last only for the duration of your visit and are deleted
when you close your browser. These facilitate various tasks such as
allowing a website to identify that a user of a particular device is
navigating from page to page, supporting website security or basic
functionality. Many of the cookies we use are session cookies. For
example, they help us to ensure the security of your session, and can
also keep you signed in to software while you move between pages. Our
session security cookies are designed to be very difficult to read,
change, access or use except by us when you have an active online
session. They contain no personal information that can be used to
We also use semi-persistent cookies. They last beyond your session and
after you have closed your browser. We use them to ensure you have a
better experience when you return to the site. Semi-persistent cookies
remain on your computer for a set timescale or until you choose to
remove them. We do not use these cookies to target advertising or for
any other purpose outside of the software.
What if I don't want to accept cookies?
You can choose to restrict or block the cookies set by us, or any
website. You’ll need to do this through your browser settings. Please
note, if you block or restrict cookies on your machine, the software
will be unable to function correctly.
Your browser settings are usually found in the 'options' or
'preferences' menu. The Help function in your browser will show you how
environment for your data. However, you can make this website a trusted
site in your browser settings so that each time you visit, your
cookies are enabled and allow the site to work correctly.
Remember, for cookie blocking or restrictions, you’ll need to adjust the
browser settings on every device you use for internet access. Read about
cookies and what we use them for. You can also visit
http://www.allaboutcookies.org for comprehensive information on how to
block or restrict cookies on a wide variety of browsers. You'll also
find details on how to delete cookies from your computer, as well as
more general information about cookies. For information on how to do
this on the browser of your mobile phone you'll need to refer to your