This privacy statement specifies what kinds of personal data are collected and the purposes for which they are used. We will be free to modify this privacy statement at any time. This policy forms part of our Terms of Service. If you disagree with anything in this policy please do not enter, use, register or subscribe to

Personal data

This privacy statement specifies what kinds of personal data are collected and the purposes for which they are used. We will be free to modify this privacy statement at any time. This policy forms part of our Terms of Service.

Any personal data held by us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. You have the right to access, rectify or delete any and all information concerning any of your data held by us. It is your responsibility to inform us of any changes to your details so that we can keep the data we hold up-to-date. To change any of the details we hold about you, please click here. Moreover, Etica believes that a relationship can only last if it is based on mutual trust. This is why we make sure you can easily and rapidly (usually within 48 hours following receipt of your request) amend or delete any and all information Etica holds concerning you. To do this, simply send an email to

We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that the information you supply us with is kept confidential and secure.

When you provide any personal information to you will be informed that all such data is subject to our privacy policy, ie that you agree to our use of any personal information that we may collect from you as set out in this privacy policy. If you do not agree with any aspect of this policy please discontinue use of You can withdraw your consent to our use of your personal information at any time by emailing us.

Etica is in the process of registering under the Data Protection Act 1998.

Collection and use of information

We use the information we collect to supply our services to you. We may also use your contact details to communicate with you. We may use your information to send you information, updates, special offers, promotions.

We collect and use information in the following ways:

Subscription to our Mailing List

Our Mailing List is a voluntary list you may choose to join. If you wish to subscribe to our email updates, we will need to collect your email address in order to send our emails to you. Personal information provided by you as part of your subscription registration process is used by us to fulfil your request for email updates.

We may use the contact details provided by you (such as your name, job title, telephone and fax number and your email and postal addresses) to keep you informed about relevant new information that we think will be of interest to you, either by post, phone or email.

Registered users

Etica collects the details provided by you on registration.

Freelance details

We hold details of freelances who have supplied such information to Etica personnel. We may also hold details of freelances where such details have been published in the public domain. This information held by us for the benefit of the freelance, with the sole intention that Etica may potentially be able to offer freelance employment opportunities.

Training courses

We will periodically send details of training courses to those on our training email list. If you do not wish to receive these please click here.

Payment details

Any information provided by you in connection with any transaction regarding your account numbers and address will be used by us to process the transaction. These details will be stored on a secure server and may be used by us to facilitate and personalise future transactions with you.

Business transactions

We may collect additional information through any business transactions conducted between us.

Voluntary information

Any further information which you supply to us (such as your areas of professional interest, the size of your company) will be held and used by us to further improve the way we keep you informed of relevant new information and services, and to meet your needs more effectively.

Sensitive information

We are required by law to advise you that occasionally the information you supply in the course of working with us may indicate information about you that you may regard as sensitive, such as the state of your health. As with all of the personal information you provide to us, you can be assured that any sensitive information you choose to supply to us will only be used in the strictest confidence and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Confidentiality and security of personal information

Access to freelances' personal information is protected by a login id and a password which are provided only to registered Project Managers. Project Managers are responsible for keeping their login and password confidential. Once we receive your information, we will do our best to keep it secure in our systems, and to protect it against any loss, alteration or misuse.

Third parties

We will never sell, trade or rent your contact details to any third parties.

We may, on occasion, pass on your contact details to trustworthy third parties (such as registered project managers) to provide them with information about your services. We would do this with the sole objective of placing you in a position to receive offers of freelance work. If you do not wish us to do so, please click here.

Disclosure of freelances' information

Freelances' information may be passed to and used by our suppliers and other trusted third parties. We will not pass freelances' information to anyone else other than successors in title to our business and suppliers that process data on our behalf.

Etica may disclose your user identity and details if required or requested by the courts or other law enforcement authorities and/or agencies or financial institutions or in such other circumstances as Etica in its sole discretion considers reasonably necessary or appropriate.

Etica may disclose your personal information to parties who are commercial partners who may wish to contact you, usually by email or telephone, in order to offer services or employment opportunities. We would only disclose such information in order to provide a benefit to you. The practices of these companies, as regards information, are not, however, covered by the Etica privacy statement and you should refer to the privacy statements on their own sites if you require further information.

Data storage

Etica stores its data on secure server facilities.

External websites

Where we provide links to third party websites, such sites are out of our control and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. If you access these sites by using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their own privacy policies.


Spam or 'junk email' is an email message, in particular for commercial purposes, sent to a large number of people without their prior consent. Etica is strongly opposed to this kind of practice. Etica and its partners will send you emails only if you have agreed to receiving them; you can modify your consent at any time by contacting us.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

Changes to this policy will be posted here. We may change this privacy policy from time to time. Any change will take effect once the revised privacy policy is available on the Etica website. Please check the policy periodically to see whether a change has been made.

Your comments

Your comments are very valuable to us. Please click here to send any comments about this website or privacy policy to us.

If you have any queries about this privacy policy, please email us or write to us at the address below.

We hope that this Privacy Policy lives up to your expectations. If you do not agree with it, please do not use in any manner. If you wish to contact us about the protection of your personal information, please send us an email at the following address:

Corporate details

Etica Press Limited
Registered number: 5251504

Date: October 2004