We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors (“you”). This policy sets out (i) the information that we may collect, (ii) the way we may use that information, and (iii) how we may disclose that information to others.

1. What information do we collect?

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of information:
  • information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website;
  • information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us;
  • information that you provide to us for the purpose of entering for an award, subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters.

2. Cookies

This website uses cookies and you hereby consent to this. A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.
Most web browsers are set by default to accept cookies. However, if you do not wish to receive any cookies, you may set your browser to either prompt you on or refuse cookies. Please note that rejecting cookies will restrict the functionality of the website as a whole. We also use cookies for tracking the statistics of the website. This allows us to better understand our users and improve the layout and functionality of the website.

3. Using your personal information

Personal information submitted to us via this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.
We may use your personal information to:
  • enable your use of the services available on the website;
  • send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
  • send to you marketing communications relating to our business which we think may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);
  • deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website.
We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

4. Disclosures

We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy.
In addition, we may disclose your personal information:
  • to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
  • in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
  • in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).
Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

5. Security of your personal information

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. However we will not be held responsible for any unauthorised access by third parties.
Data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to the website).

6. Policy amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website.  You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes. 

7. Access and correction

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you.  Provision of such information will be subject to the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity.
Please contact us if you believe that any personal information that we hold about you is incorrect or incomplete, or if you want to change any marketing preferences. We will revise any information that is incorrect, or update or change your information or preferences promptly upon receipt of your reasonable request.

8. Third party websites

The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

9. Newsletters

If you have signed up for our newsletters and you no longer wish to receive them, you may unsubscribe at any time by using the unsubscribe facility set out in the newsletters or alternatively by notifying us at the following email address support@sportmediapearlawards.com