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Privacy Statement
The following is a statement about our privacy policy concerning the personal information we collect about you.

It is the policy of Dennis Publishing Ltd, the owner of this site, to act in accordance with current legislation and to meet the current best practice on the Internet. Our aim is to be responsible, relevant and secure when using your data.

Whenever you provide personal information we will treat that information in accordance with this policy. We endeavour at all times to keep your data accurate and secure, and to honour your data preferences with regard to receipt direct marketing e.g. email, mobile messaging and mobile telephone calls.

Dennis Publishing Ltd includes subsidiary companies Evo Publications Ltd, The Week Ltd, Dennis Lifestyle Ltd and Octane Media Ltd.

What data we collect

In order for you to use this site and to enable us to provide you with the best possible experience we ask you to "Register". We ask you to submit contact information such as your name, postcode, email address and (optional) mobile phone number. This is all that is required to become a member of our sites. Basic registration information allows us to provide you with a better experience on our web sites. For example, it allows you to sign up for newsletters, enter competitions, and take part in our forums without having to login each time.

We automatically log some personal data, via cookies, and we link that information with personal data you have supplied to us. We also link data from third parties to help build the demographic profile of our users. For detailed information on Cookies and how you can prevent sites accessing cookies, see www.allaboutcookies.org

We monitor certain pages of our Web site for the purpose of reporting web traffic, statistics, advertisement 'click-throughs', and/or other activities on our site. We and our partners may use cookies, Web beacons, and/or other monitoring technologies to compile anonymous statistics on our Web site visitors. The data collected for this will be anonymous data only, detailing how many times a specific page on our website has been clicked on.

What we do with your data

We collect data for the following purposes: Technical administration of the web site, to enhance your experience of the site, research and development, customer service, marketing, ad targeting and trading in personal data to selected partners. All of the above are subject to your stated preferences. This will include sending you information about our products that we think may interest you, by email, mobile messaging, postal mail or direct telephone contact.

Where you have given permission for your personal data to be used by an advertising partner to send you targeted electronic communications, such as email or mobile messages, the sender is expressly prohibited from using the data more than once and may not retain the data once the communication has been sent. We use only reputable advertisers and have procedures in place to prevent re-use of data once the contracted communication has occurred.

Dennis Publishing Ltd may, from time to time, use third party suppliers to provide part of our service to you. In some circumstances, outside service providers may be based in countries outside the European Economic Area whose laws provide for a different standard of protection for your personal data than that provided under UK Law. In such circumstances, Dennis Publishing Ltd will have in place strict contractual arrangements that will require your data to be processed securely, at least to a standard equivalent to the UK Data Protection Act 1998.

If we decide to change our Privacy policy we will post these changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and in what circumstances we disclose it.

Services and links of our Web site

Our Web site enables you to communicate with other visitors via our forums or to post information. When you do so, be aware that other visitors may collect any data you make public.

Our Web site also includes a link to our advertising suppliers DoubleClick. Such third party Web service providers may independently collect behavioural data about our visitors. Go to doubleclick.com to read their privacy statement. We do not pass your personal information on to DoubleClick.

Disclosure and Visitor Choice

Irrespective of how or when you registered, you can change your preferences and/or details at any time by logging in to our registration system using the username and password details you have provided. You will always be given a straightforward way to opt out from our direct marketing each time you receive a communication from us or one of our partners. You can also unsubscribe to any/all lists by sending an email request to privacy@dennisnet.co.uk.

We may also share your data with our partners for them to send you information about products we believe will be of interest to you. In order to receive information from these partners you will have chosen to opt in to our third party email and/or mobile phone lists. You can change your preferences with regard to these various types of communication at any time, as indicated above.

In the event of any part of Dennis Publishing Ltd either being sold or going into receivership, we reserve the right to continue to market your data to third parties in accordance with the latest preferences you have provided

Access to Personal Data

If you wish, you can obtain a copy of any personal data we have about you by sending your request to The Data Controller, Dennis Publishing Ltd, 30 Cleveland Street, London, W1T 4JD.

We will provide you, at no charge, with a readable copy of the personal data that we keep about you, within 30 days although we will require proof of your identity. If you consider that the information that we hold about you is incorrect, where appropriate, you may have the data erased, amended or completed.

Privacy Support

If you have an enquiry or concern about our privacy policy, please contact: The Data Controller, Dennis Publishing Ltd, 30 Cleveland Street, London, W1T 4JD.

If you are not satisfied with our response you may wish to contact Data Protection Registrar who can be found at the Data Protection Registrar's website.

Further details about our privacy policy can be found at the Data Protection Register by entering the following company names covered by this document or their registration code:

Dennis Publishing Ltd Z6583918
Evo Publications Ltd Z5510615
The Week Ltd Z4810605
Dennis Lifestyle Ltd Z6583904
Octane Media Ltd TBC