Data Protection Act 1998

This Act requires that we inform you that if you volunteer any information to us, for example via the Contact Us pages, such information may include "personal data" (that is, information about you). Security Minds is a "data controller" for the purposes of this Act. We will process the data from your message. If you ask for information that is not already published on the website, we shall try to respond to your enquiry where security constraints permit. Any data you supply will be transmitted to us and processed securely and will not be retained for longer than is necessary. This data will be treated in the strictest confidence and we will only disclose such data to any person or organisation for the purposes for which it was collected. As a data subject, you have the right to ask for a copy of the data and to ask for any inaccuracies to be corrected.

Privacy statement

Security Minds website does not store or capture personal information about the user, but merely logs the IP address that is automatically recognised by the web server. The system will record your email address and other information if volunteered to us by you, for example via Contact Us. We do not use cookies for collecting user information and we will not collect any information about you except that required for system administration of our web server. This privacy statement only covers Security Minds website at This statement does not cover the websites we link to. If this privacy statement changes in any way we shall place an updated version on this page.

Website Terms and conditions

Using our website

Security Minds website is available for your personal use and viewing. Access and use by you of this site constitutes acceptance by you of these Terms and Conditions that take effect from the date of first use. You agree to use this website only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by any other third party.

Intellectual property

The names, images and logos identifying Security Minds are proprietary marks of Security Minds. The unauthorised use of Security Minds logos and/or any other third party logos accessed via this website is not permitted.


The material featured on this site is subject to Security Minds Copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. The Security Minds Copyright protected material (other than Security Minds logo and website design) may be reproduced free of charge in any format or medium provided it is reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context. Where any of the Security Minds Copyright items on this site are being republished or copied to others, the source of the material must be identified and the copyright status acknowledged.

The permission to reproduce Security Minds protected material does not extend to any material on this site which is identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.

Linking to Security Minds website

You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages on this website. However, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. Security Minds pages should load into the user's entire window.

Links on Security Minds website

We are not responsible for the content or reliability of any websites we link to on Security Minds website. Listing should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of linked pages.

Virus protection & Browser helper Objects

We make every effort to check and test material published on this website at all stages of its creation. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. 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.


Security Minds website and material relating to Government information, products and services (or to third party information, products and services), is provided "as is", without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether expressed or implied.
We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of Security Minds website.

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Legal liability

Security Minds has taken every care in preparing this protective security advice, which is informed by intelligence on the threat. However, Security Minds cannot accept any liability to any person or company for any financial loss or damage arising from the use of this advice or from any failure to give advice.


Security Minds website has been designed to be accessible to all users, irrespective of their browser type, speed of connection or physical ability. It conforms with the W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 1.0 (