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Cookies and Analytics

This website uses cookies.  Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server, to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers’ hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers’ security settings to block all cookies from this website.  This may result in users not being able to use all the features on this website.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, an analytics service provided by Google Inc.  Google Analytics collects standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns.  Google Analytics tracks and monitors your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.  Find out more about Google Analytics here.


Any downloadable documents available on this website are provided to users at their own risk.

We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third party websites and we advise users to verify their authenticity using anti-virus software or similar applications.

Email Mailing List

We use a third party provider, called Mailchimp, to operate an email mailing list program, used to send emails to subscribers about news and events.  If you opt to receive updates from us then we will often use MailChimp to communicate with you. The personal information users give when they opt to receive our updates are: names (forename and surname), email address and organisation users work for.  This personal information is collected, processed, managed and stored in accordance with GDPR, DPA and PECR. All information you supply to us is stored on secure servers.  Subscribers can unsubscribe at any time through an automated online service, or if not available, other means as detailed in the footer of sent marketing messages.

Mailchimp’s own privacy policy is available on their website (

External Website Links & Third Parties

We advise users to be cautious before clicking on any external web links mentioned throughout this website.  Whilst we do our best to ensure that any external links are safe, we cannot guarantee the content or authenticity of any external website.

Social Media

PILS has organisational accounts on Twitter and LinkedIn.  Our twitter handle is @PILSni.

We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms.

Changes to this policy

We keep this policy under review and any updates will be made available on this webpage.

Contact us

For more information on our privacy policy or the information we hold about you please contact us