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Privacy Policy

Emap Networks and Emap Limited are 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 Policy you 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 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.

7. The Use Of 'Cookies' & Why We Use Them.

In order to enable us to provide you with a personalised browsing experience, this site uses 'cookie' information collection technology. "Cookies" are small pieces of information that are issued to your computer when you enter a website. Cookies are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive, and they can be used for a wide range of purposes, such as identifying your computer's previous visits to this website, and to ascertain the most popular features of this website. Like many other websites, this website uses cookies as they enable us to identify your computer when you visit this website. For example, cookies can make it possible for us to identify and automatically log in registered users of certain services on this website without the need for us to ask users for their registration details and password each time they visit. We also use cookies to develop a clearer picture of which parts of this website are the most popular to its visitors, and your preferences. You are not obliged to accept cookies and you may amend your browser's settings to prevent it from accepting cookies. Click on for instructions on how to disable cookies. Please be aware that if you do disable cookies, certain services on this website may not be available to you and your enjoyment of this website may be impaired. This Privacy Policy covers the use made of cookies and personal data by Emap and does not cover the use made of cookies and personal data by any third parties.

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



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