The perception that cloud based web applications are inherently less secure than the installed equivalents is not correct. However the difference between a development company who follows best practice, or better than best practice, and has recognised systems in place to identify, monitor and improve software security compared to a provider that does not will lead to large differences in how secure software is.
ISO 27001 (full name ISO/IEC 27001:2013 - Information technology - Security techniques -- Information security management systems) is an internationally recognised standard that has data security at its core.
The standard covers all types of organisations (not just software companies) and specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving a documented Information Security Management System (ISMS) within the context of the organisation's overall business risks.
What that means is that we have policies covering all data and processes at Full Metal Software, not just data on our servers as it is not just IT Security, it is Information Security (be that digital or printed) and also includes a disaster recovery plans for all sorts of scenarios that are tested annually.
We monitor that we are following those processes and that we have an obligation to keep improving on those processes as new information or best practice becomes available.
As stated above it is a continual improvement standard and Full Metal Software has implemented the Plan Do Check Act Process of improvement (the Standard does allow other process models).
As you can see from the above diagram our improvement process encompasses both current and new policies constantly.
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This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.
We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.
Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to email@example.com or by writing to Customer Support, Red Tie Limited t/a Full Metal Software, Unit 2 Basset Court, Grange Park, Northampton, NN4 5EZ, United Kingdom. Alternatively, you can telephone 01604 663690.
Red Tie Limited t/a Full Metal Software, whose registered address is Unit 2 Basset Court, Grange Park, Northampton, NN4 5EZ with registration number 4505163.
We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example, when you contact us about products and services.
The personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when.
We may use your information to:
We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.
We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.
We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.
Third Party Service Providers working on our behalf: We may pass your information to our third party service providers, agents subcontractors and other associated organisations for the purposes of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf (for example marketing campaigns). However, when we use third party service providers, we disclose only the personal information that is necessary to deliver the service and we have a contract in place that requires them to keep your information secure and not to use it for their own direct marketing purposes. Please be reassured that we will not release your information to third parties beyond the Red Tie Limited t/a Full Metal Software and associated companies for them to use for their own direct marketing purposes, unless you have requested us to do so, or we are required to do so by law, for example, by a court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime.
You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us. We will not contact you for marketing purposes by email, post, phone or text message unless you have given your prior consent, for example by filling in the contact form. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by contacting us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone on 01604 663690.
The accuracy of your information is important to us. If you change email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at: email@example.com, or write to us at: Customer Support, Red Tie Limited t/a Full Metal Software, Unit 2 Basset Court, Grange Park, Northampton, NN4 5EZ. Alternatively, you can telephone 01604 663690.
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information Red Tie Limited t/a Full Metal Software hold about you (we may charge £10 for information requests) to cover our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that it’s treated securely. Non-sensitive details (your email address etc.) are transmitted normally over the Internet, and this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems. Where we have given (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our websites, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
We may analyse your personal information to create a profile of your interests and preferences so that we can contact you with information relevant to you. We may make use of additional information about you when it is available from external sources to help us do this effectively. We may also use your personal information to detect and reduce fraud and credit risk.
In addition, if you linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.
We are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian's permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.
As part of the services offered to you through this website, the information which you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the European Union (“EU”). By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EU. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK. By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the EU in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Policy.
If you use our services while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.
We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in November 2017.
The term 'Red Tie Ltd' or 'Full Metal Software' or 'us' or 'we' refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is: Unit 2 Basset Court, Grange Park, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. NN4 5EZ. Our company registration number is 4505163. The term 'you' refers to the user or viewer of our website.
The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
If you fill out our contact form or contact us using one of the other methods of contact provided on this website then you are agreeing to being contacted by us by phone or email.
We will not provide any personal information to a third party unless you have given your permission.
Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
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Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
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