Privacy Statement

1. Introduction

This website is operated by Pelham Smithers Associates (“PSA”). This Privacy Statement outlines the way in which PSA (“we”) gather and use information relating to you, the user of the website (“you”). 

By using this site, you consent to the use (including transfer) of information as described below. 

2. What information do we collect?

We collect information such as IP addresses and information relating to what pages have been viewed (e.g. using cookies as described further below) and information volunteered by you (e.g. via online or offline registration forms), such as contact details, email address and whether you have chosen to receive future communications from PSA. 

3. How do we use your information?

We use the information we collect on the website to help us understand how the website is being used and to allow us to communicate with you. Such information will enable us to communicate with you on any matter relating to PSA, including the provision by us or selected third parties of relevant information, goods and/or services in which we think you may be interested unless you have chosen not to receive such material. Information may be transferred to third parties and internationally (including to countries without data protection laws) for the foregoing purposes. 

For Subject Access Requests, please click here 

4. How do we use your personal information?

PSA may use your personal information, such as your name and contact details, if you choose to supply it, for the following purposes: 

  • to perform the services that you have requested, which may involve contacting you by post or by email;
  • to make parts of the website easier to use by not making you enter your personal information more than once; 
  • for the detection of fraud and for market research purposes; and 
  • for other reasonable purposes, always acting within the limits of current data protection law.

If you have consented when submitting your personal data (e.g. by ticking or not ticking a consent box) we may also use your personal information, as stated above, to market to you PSA and/or third party products and services and for such other requirements as you may have indicated or consented to.

5. Cookies

For information on our use of Cookies on this site, please click here 

6. Internet Security

PSA is required to ensure that personal data processed by it is subject to appropriate security.  Although we will meet this requirement, we cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.  As best practice, we also strongly recommend that you regularly run an anti-virus programme on all material downloaded from the Internet.

7. Updating your information and opting out

If any of the information that you have provided to us changes, for example, if you change your e-mail address or name, please let us know at All email communications from PSA will include an unsubscribe facility.

8. Other web sites

Our web site may contain links to other web sites which are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which you should familiarise yourself with before using that website.

9. Changes to Privacy Policy

If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post the changes on this page, and may place notices on other pages of the web site, so that you may be aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times.  We will also e-mail you should we make any changes, so that you may consent to our use of your information in that way.  Continued use of the service will signify that you agree to any such changes.

10. How can you contact PSA?

We welcome your views about our website and our privacy policy.  If you would like to contact us with any queries or comments, please send an email to