This policy sets out:
1. what kind of information we collect;
2. why we collect it;
3. how we disclose it;
4. third party websites;
5. changes to our policy;
6. how to seek access to and update your personal information;
7. how to contact us.
1.0 What kind of information we collect
1.1 NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION
When you visit this site non-personal information is collected about you in three different ways:
1. the server which hosts this site logs technical data about your visit
2. the site loads a cookie onto your browser
This information does not personally identify you.
1.1.1 Non-Personal Information: Server Logs
When you visit this site the Server, that hosts this site, logs the following information:
a) your server’s IP address (a number which is unique to the machine through which you are connected to the Internet) or your personal IP address
b) the type of browser and operating system you are using
c) the domain name of the referring site (e.g. the previous Site that you visited).
The Server also logs:
a) the date and time of your visit
b) the URL address of the pages accessed and the documents downloaded.
1.1.2 NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION: COOKIES
Cookies are information packets sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables web servers to identify and track web browsers.
There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.
· In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.
· In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.
· Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.
Cookies policy is based on a precedent created by publishing-contracts.co.uk <http://www.publishing-contracts.co.uk/> and published by freenetlaw.com <http://www.freenetlaw.com/> . <http://www.freenetlaw.com/>
1.1.3 NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION: WEBSITE ANALYTICS
This website will include code from an online application that provides data and analysis of how website visitors are using or browsing the website. This application is called Google analytics. This information is collected each time that you visit a page on the Site.
1.2 PERSONAL INFORMATION
For registration we need the following personal information from you: your first name and email address. You may decide not to provide information to us. However, if you do not provide it, you may not be able to enter any competitions or receive email updates from mccaulay+maestro.
Whenever we ask you to provide personal information we may ask whether you wish to receive correspondence and information from us, this will generally be by way of a form that will appear each time you are asked to provide personal information for additional purposes. Please do not complete the form if you do not wish your personal information to be used in this way. We will take all reasonable steps to allow you access to your personal information and we will correct personal information if we are satisfied that it is incorrect. Where possible, information will be obtained directly from you, but otherwise it may be provided from others (with your consent) or generated within or by the systems used to provide our Services. You may ask to see any information we hold about you and we will provide it as long as we have such information and can readily retrieve it. You may also ask us to correct any information that we hold about you.
2.0 Why do we collect it?
2.1 NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may analyse this non-personal information for certain trends and statistics, such as which parts of the site users are visiting, which features or services are most popular and to measure the effectiveness of advertising. We do not disclose information about individuals except for the reasons set out below.
2.2 PERSONAL INFORMATION
This site only collects personal information for the purposes of registration and uniquely identifying the person who is uploading an image and uniquely identifying a person casting a vote. There are no additional reasons for collecting this information and there are no further plans for using this information.
We will only use your personal information for the purpose for which you have provided it, unless you consent otherwise or we are required by law to disclose it. We do not sell, rent or lease our visitor or customer information to third parties. Your personal information will only be disclosed to those employees who have a need to know.
Where we receive information about your session or about you, we may use that information for statistical analysis to determine site usage and purposes relating to the campaign.
Although we may publish aggregated information relating to your use of the Site, such as usage patterns, we do not disclose information in a form that could reasonably be expected to identify you, without your prior permission.
3. How we disclose it
We may disclose information about you or your use of the Site and/or Services without your prior permission if we believe that such action is necessary to:
a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process, or to help maintain the law
b) protect our rights or property or those of our related companies
c) enforce our Site Terms and Conditions
d) act to protect the interests of our, or our related companies and customers.
4. Third party websites
We encourage you to review the privacy statements of websites if you follow any links from the page to them, so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. We are not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites linked from the page.
5. Changes to our policy
We may, at our discretion, update or revise this Policy from time to time. Any changes will take effect immediately once they are posted on our Site. Your continued use of our Site after any changes have been posted on our Site signifies your acceptance of those changes.
6. How to seek access to and update your personal information
You have the right to seek access to and update the personal information we hold about you. If you make an access request, we will ask you to verify your identity.
Registered members of this website will be able to access and update their membership details online.
If you would like to seek access to personal information we hold about you, or if you have any questions or complaints about how we collect, use, disclose, manage or store your personal information, please contact us.
7. How to contact us
· by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.