"With some surveys offering tentative signs of an upturn in the economy, perhaps we can even dare to hope that the number of entries for this year's awards is a sign of confidence returning"
Terry HuntEditor, East Anglian Daily Times
Archant is committed to respecting your privacy. This statement sets out how Archant Group Websites comply with European Community data protection requirements. We are registered under the Data Protection Act 1998.
This privacy statement applies to this Website only – it does not cover other websites to which we may provide links, or to Archant websites other than those operated by Archant Group.
Is it possible to access the Website without disclosing personal data?
Yes. You can visit the Website without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. Once you choose to provide us with any information by which you can be identified, it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
What information do we collect?
We collect the personal data that you volunteer on forms you submit to us (for example in submitting an entry or nomination or by contacting us), and in emails you send to us.
Where you can order products, we will collect your name, contact and billing information, transaction and credit card information.
What do we do with the information we gather?
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service. We will also use it to send you the information you have requested – for example details of houses for sale and jobs which match your requirements.
We may contact you for market research purposes or to give you information about new features on the Website. You will only be contacted if you have given us authority to do so.
Do we disclose your personal data to third parties?
We will ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to third parties except insofar as you have consented to such disclosure or we are required to do so by law.
Your personal data may be disclosed to other companies within the Archant Group.
Transfer in the event of sale or change of control
Can I see the information You hold about me? And can I amend it?
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information, please write to Mark Eastaugh, Data Protection, Archant Limited, Prospect House, Rouen Road, Norwich Norfolk NR1 1RE. A £10 fee is payable for all requests made under the Data Protection Act.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect, please write or send an e-mail to the above address. We will correct any information which was found to be incorrect within 28 days and without charge.
If you have agreed to the disclosure of personal information and to receiving marketing and promotional information, but no longer wish to do so, then please contact us at 01603 772772.
If you are unhappy with our response, you can ask the Information Commissioner to assess whether the requirements of the Data Protection Act have been met. Write to The Information Commissioner at Wycliffe House,Water Lane, Wilmslow,CheshireSK9 5AF.
Is the information you hold on me secure?
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect on-line. All employees who have access to your personal data are contractually obliged to respect your confidentiality.
We have put in place technology measures and security policies and procedures to protect personal information from unauthorised access, improper use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction or accidental loss.
Yes. A cookie is a piece of text which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Your browser adds that text in a small file. A cookie helps us to analyse web traffic and allows this website to respond to you as an individual. For example cookies are used for membership details on the property, jobs and business sections of our news sites.
Sometimes the advertisers who present ads on this Website use technological methods to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content. You may opt-out of the placement of cookies by many of these advertisers. You may also use your browser cookie settings to limit or prevent the placement of cookies by advertising networks. This website does not share personally identifiable information with advertisers unless we get your permission.
Do we gather any other information?
Yes, we use independent measurement and research companies, which gather non-personal data regarding the visitors to our website on our behalf using cookies and code. Both the cookies and the embedded code provide non-personal statistical information about visits to pages on the website, the duration of individual page view, paths taken by visitors through the website, data on visitors’ screen settings and other general information. Archant uses this type of information, as with that obtained from other cookies used on the website, to help it improve the services to its users.
Access device and browser information
When you access this Website from a computer, mobile phone, or other device, we may collect information from that device about your browser type, location, and IP address, as well as the pages you visit.
Information from other Websites
We may institute programs with advertising partners and other websites in which they share information with us:
- We may ask advertisers to tell us how our users responded to the ads we showed them (and for comparison purposes, how other users who didn’t see the ads acted on their site). This data sharing, commonly known as “conversion tracking”, helps us measure our advertising effectiveness and improve the quality of the advertisements you see.
- We may receive information about whether or not you’ve seen or interacted with certain ads on other sites in order to measure the effectiveness of those ads.
When you click on links on this Website you may leave our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites, and we encourage you to read their privacy statements.