Privacy Policy

This website is owned and operated by HWB Media Limited and will be referred to as “We”, “our” and “us” in this Privacy Policy. We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.  Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Information we may collect about you


We do not capture or store any personal information about individuals who browse this website, except where you voluntarily choose to give us your personal details to subscribe to our newsletter or submit an online form. Information provided on the forms will be used for the purpose for which it was collected. This may include, but is not limited to, the following: your name and email address.

The email newsletter we operate is free to sign up to. What we ask of you is your email address. We do not give or sell our mailing list to other parties. Our newsletters may contain promotions or advertisements from various businesses or information on other sites or services that we offer. If at any time you wish to unsubscribe from our newsletter you may do so by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ link contained within the footer of our newsletter.

How long we keep personal information


We will securely hold your personal information on our systems for as long as it is needed and remove it when that purpose has been met. In the case of an online information service, such as subscribing to our newsletter, your personal information is stored until you no longer wish to continue to receive the service.

How we use cookies


We use a number of different cookies on our site. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.

The following table describes the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. Currently we operate an 'implied consent' policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage.

If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete cookies after having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser's anonymous usage setting (called "Incognito" in Chrome, "InPrivate" for Internet Explorer, "Private Browsing" in Firefox and Safari etc.)

This is a list of the main cookies set by our website, and what each is used for:

Name

Purpose

Session Cookies

ASP.NET_SessionId - This cookie is essential and will be deleted when you close your browser.

More information on session cookies and what they are used for can be found at: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/session-cookies-used-for.html

Google Analytics

We use this to understand how the site is being used in order to improve the user experience. User data is all anonymous and we don't allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

_utma  -determines the number of unique visitors to the site and expires after 2 years
_utmb - this works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on our site and expires after 30 minutes
_utmc  - this works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser and expires when you close your browser
_utmz - provides information about how you reached the site (eg from another website or a search engine) and expires after 6 months
ga_nextpage_params - stores data to be sent to Google on the next page you request and expireswhen you close your browser

More information on how to reject or delete these can be found at: http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html

 

Links to other websites


Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have followed these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy Policy. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy policy applicable to the website in question.

Social buttons


We use social buttons on our website. These enable users to share or bookmark web pages. There are buttons for: Twitter, Google +1, Facebook 'Like' and others. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of our website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on our website. If you click on any of these buttons, these sites will be registering that action and may use that information. In some cases these sites will be registering the fact that you are our website, and the specific pages you are on, even if you don't click on the button if you are logged into their services, like Google and Facebook. You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.

Modifications


The Terms and this Privacy Policy will govern the use of the website and any information collected within the website or Service. We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time, so please re-visit this page frequently. We may amend this Privacy Policy, at any time under our sole discretion, by posting the amended version on the applicable website or by obtaining your consent to changes as may be required by applicable law. All changes to this Privacy Policy are effective as of the stated “Last Revised” date and your continued use of the website after the Last Revised date will constitute acceptance of, and agreement to be bound by, those changes.

Problems or questions


If we become aware of any ongoing concerns or problems with our website, we will take these issues seriously and work to address these concerns. If you have any further queries relating to our Privacy Policy, or you have a problem or complaint, please contact us.

Further Privacy Information


For more information about privacy issues in the UK and protecting your privacy, visit the Information Commissioner’s Office web site; http://www.ico.gov.uk/.

Last Revised: 22nd November 2016