Is it possible to access the website without disclosing personal data?
What information do we collect?
We collect the personal data that you volunteer on forms you submit to us (for example in entering competitions), and in emails you send to us.
What do we do with the information we gather?
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service. We will also use it to send you the information you have requested.
We may contact you for market research purposes or to give you information about new features on the website. You will only be contacted if you have given us authority to do so.
Do we disclose your personal data to third parties?
We will ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to third parties except insofar as you have consented to such disclosure or we are required to do so by law.
Can I see the information you hold about me? And can I amend it?
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information, please email [email protected]
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect, please e-mail us at [email protected] We will correct any information which was found to be incorrect within 28 days and without charge.
If you have agreed to the disclosure of personal information and to receiving marketing and promotional information, but no longer wish to do so, then please contact us at [email protected]
If you are unhappy with our response, you can ask the Information Commissioner to assess whether the requirements of the Data Protection Act have been met. Write to The Information Commissioner at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.
Is the information you hold on me secure?
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect on line. All employees who have access to your personal data are contractually obliged to respect your confidentiality.
Yes. A cookie is a piece of text which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Your browser adds that text in a small file. A cookie helps us to analyse web traffic and allows websites to respond to you as an individual.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
It is usually possible to stop your browser accepting cookies, or to stop it accepting cookies from a particular website. Browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. You can usually find these settings in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser.
If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please see: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp
This policy is updated from time to time. The latest version is published on this page.