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Privacy Policy

EMAP Limited is committed to protecting your privacy and security.

EMAP Limited ("EMAP", and references to "us", "we" or "our" shall be construed accordingly as meaning EMAP) is responsible for this website and is committed to protecting your privacy and security.

By submitting your information on this website you acknowledge and agree the terms set out in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policyyou should not submit your information on this website.

1. Why We Collect Information From You. From time to time we may invite you to supply personal information in order for us to authenticate your identity or to provide you with products or services (such as access to our bookings and purchasing service, email newsletters and offers). In order to deliver such products or services, we will need to process and store your personal information and may need to transfer it to our relevant partner(s). By submitting your personal information, you consent to such processing and transfers in connection with such products or services and for any other purposes to which you consent at the time you provide the information or as provided in this Privacy Policy. We are committed to protecting your privacy and security of your personal information.

2. Providing Information. On certain parts of this website (or in other situations) we may require you to register and provide certain information about yourself and where you do this you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the relevant registration form (such information being the "Registration Data") and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data (by sending an appropriately worded email to awards: awards@emap.com) to keep it accurate, current and complete.

3. Data Protection Act 1998. EMAP is registered in accordance with and seeks to comply with the UK Data Protection Act 1998 (as amended from time to time). We follow appropriate security procedures in the storage and disclosure of personal information so as to prevent unauthorised access by third parties. We also require those parties to whom we transfer personal information to comply with the same. However, the Internet is not a totally secure medium and you acknowledge and agree that EMAP shall not be responsible for any unauthorised use, distribution, damage or destruction of personal data, except to the extent we are required to accept such responsibility by the Data Protection Act 1998.

4. Other Information. Unless otherwise started, this Privacy Policy only applies to the use that we make of data provided to us electronically via the Internet and email. Other uses may be made of data provided to EMAP in correspondence, by telephone or by other means not detailed in this Privacy Policy. The terms of this Privacy Policy apply in addition to the [Website Terms & Conditions of Use].

5. Using Your Information. We will notify you as to the types of information we are collecting about you as well as the uses we intend to make of that information. We may use the information we collect about you to notify you from time to time about important new features and changes to our online services or special offers, competitions or promotions we think you'll find of interest.

6. Who Else Will We Provide Your Data To? We will not pass on your personal details to any third party, including site sponsors or advertisers, without your consent. In order to provide products and services to you we may need to provide your data to our agents and service providers. We may provide aggregate statistics about our users, sales, traffic patterns and related site information to our third-party partners (if any), but these statistics will not contain any information about you from which you could be identified.

Cookies
When you visit an EMAP website(s), EMAP uses "cookie" technology try to make that experience simple, personalised and meaningful. Cookies are small pieces of information which are issued to your computer or any similar device you use to access the internet e.g. smart phone, tablet or other mobile device when you visit a website and which store and sometimes track information about you're use of the website. A number of cookies EMAP use last only for the duration of your web session and expire when you close your browser. Other cookies are used to remember you when you return to the website and will last for longer.

EMAP use cookies to:

  • create a specific log-in session for a visitor to an EMAP website in order that page requests by that visitor are delivered in an effective, secure and consistent manner;

  • recognise when a visitor to an EMAP website has visited before; this means we can identify the number of unique visitors we receive to the website and allows us to make sure we have enough capacity for the number of users that we get;

  • customise elements of the promotional layout and/or content of the pages of the website;

  • store your product selections to the shopping basket;

  • collect statistical information about how our visitors use the website(s) so that we can improve the website(s) and learn which parts are most popular to visitors

Some of the cookies used by EMAP websites are set by us, and some are set by third parties who are delivering services on our behalf. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that or to notify you each time a cookie is set. You can also learn more about cookies by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org which includes additional useful information on cookies and how to block cookies using different types of browser. Please note however, that by blocking or deleting cookies used on an EMAP website(s) you may not be able to take full advantage of the website(s) if you do so.

a) Our cookies

We have described the main cookies we use and what we use these for below:

Cookie name Purpose  More Information 
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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.  http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html
 WT_FPC WebTrends uses a cookie to track the number of unique users of this website. It basically tells us whether the website has a small number of regular visitors or a large number of infrequent visitors. The cookie only relates to what goes on in this website.

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
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b) Third party cookies

Certain cookies are either set by third parties on the Website or these are set by us using the third parties cookie code. More information about cookies placed by third parties and how to restrict or block their cookies can be accessed by following the link to their website.

Cookie name Purpose 
CSPSESSIONID & PHPSESSID A randomly generated number that identifies preferences within a session, such as the contents of your shopping cart between one page and the next.

In addition to cookies, tracking gifs may be set by us or third parties in respect of your use of the Site. Tracking gifs are small image files within the content of our site or the body of our newsletters so we or third parties can understand which parts of the website are visited or whether particular content is of interest.

8. Feedback, Comments & Suggestions. If you have any queries about our Privacy Policy or any queries about the protection of personal information we hold about you, please do not hesitate to contact us at awards@emap.com