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Privacy Policy

The Royal Mint Museum Limited respects the privacy of every individual who visits our website. We operate in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Information about you may be collected when you visit our websites either by automatic tracking devices (see Cookies) or, more directly, where you request a specific service, such as asking for numismatic or historic advice. We only use this information to supply the services that have been requested and to monitor and improve the quality of our websites.

It is the The Royal Mint Museum Limited's policy not to distribute or sell your information on to any third party.

The Royal Mint Museum Limited monitors how people use our websites and aggregates general statistics about customers, traffic patterns and related site information in an anonymous form. In order to collect this data, The Royal Mint Museum Limited uses software that collects statistics from IP data. This software can determine what times of day people access our site, which country they access the websites from, how long they visit for, what browser they are using, etc.

This information is collected primarily to measure the popularity of particular content, and of the websites as a whole, allowing us to judge visitor needs and tailor future content.
In order to sign up to our mailing list, an individual has to submit personal information about themselves (e.g. name and e-mail address).

For a copy of the information we hold on you please contact us at the address below.
To request any information with respect to the website please write to:

Website Officer
Royal Mint Museum Limited
CF72 8YT

Please specify in your letter the exact nature of the information you wish to request.

Policy Changes

This policy was updated April 2018.



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How the Royal Mint Museum website uses cookies

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