This page explains how we will use and protect the personal information that you give us when you:
We are committed to keeping your personal information safe. We process personal information in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, and have signed up to the Information Commissionerâ€™s Personal Information Promise.
We collect information from users of our website, www.nhm.ac.uk and other domains we own, for the following reasons:
When we ask for data from you, we will tell you what we are collecting the data for, if we are going to keep it, how you can get it removed from our systems and if we are going to share your data with any third party.
When we collect personal information from you, we do not pass it on to any third party or transfer it to areas where an adequate data protection policy is not in place, unless you tell us you are happy for us to do so.
We will respect your email privacy. We may email you occasionally with information or queries about your account or subscription with us, for example changes to your account or our services or copyright requests. However, you will not receive unsolicited marketing emails from the Natural History Museum or from third parties unless you have agreed to this.Â
Please note that we reserve the right to access and disclose individually identifiable information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests, to operate our systems properly and to protect both ourselves and our users.
You can update your personal information or unsubscribe from any of our services at any time.Â
To update your account details sign in and go to 'My account'. You will see your personal details and an option to edit your details. If you would like to close your account please email us.
If you are a NaturePlus user you can update your NaturePlus profile by visiting your profile page. Sign in to NaturePlus, go to â€˜My thingsâ€™ and then select â€˜My profileâ€™.Â
If you have signed up to our online shop or e-news please use one of the following options to update your details or have your information removed from our systems.
When you visit the website we may send you a cookie. A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer's hard disk so that the website can remember who you are.
Cookies may be used in the following ways: