Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Introduction and General Terms of this Privacy Policy

International Cheese Awards is committed to protecting your personal information when you are using services from us. We want our services to be a safe and enjoyable environment for our users. This Privacy Policy relates to our use of any personal information you provide to us through our website.

In order to provide you with the full range of services, we are sometimes required to collect information about you.

This privacy policy explains the following:

  • What information International Cheese Awards may collect about you;
  • How International Cheese Awards will use information we collect about you;
  • Whether International Cheese Awards will disclose your details to anyone else;
  • The use of cookies on the International Cheese Awards website and how you can reject these cookies.
  • As set out above, International Cheese Awards is committed to safeguarding your personal information. Whenever you provide such information, we are legally obliged to use your information in line with all laws concerning the protection of personal information, including the Data Protection Act 1998 (these laws are referred to collectively in this Privacy Policy as "data protection laws").

Information International Cheese Awards may collect about you.

We may collect and store any or all of the following types of information:

Information about the computer terminal you are on and about your use of our website including:

  • Your computers IP address,
  • Your worldwide geographical location,
  • Your Internet browser details,
  • The site which referred you to us,
  • How long you stayed on our site,
  • Which pages you viewed.
  • Any personal information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to any services from International Cheese Awards, including name and email address Any other personal information that you choose to send to us; including

How International Cheese Awards will use your personal data

International Cheese Awards will use your personal information for several reasons including the following:

We may use your personal information:

  • To personalise the way that content on the International Cheese Awards website is presented to you.
  • To communicate with you for the purposes of marketing our business or the businesses of carefully selected third parties which we think may be of interest to you,
  • To allow us to deal with any enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the International Cheese Awards website,
  • If you consent we will provide your personal information to carefully selected third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

Who International Cheese Awards may disclose your personal information to.

We may disclose information about you to any of our Employees, whenever it is reasonably necessary for the smooth business running of International Cheese Awards.

Cookies

Cookies, are parcels of text sent by a server to a Web client (usually a browser) and then sent back unchanged by the client each time it accesses that server. Every time the user visits the webpage the cookie can be used to help identify them.

We do not use cookies on this website.

Any advertisers on our site many also place cookies on your local machine.

Most modern browsers allow users to decide whether to accept cookies, but rejection makes some websites unusable.

We may also use your personal information: To the extent that we are required to do so by the law of England & Wales; Except for as detailed above in this Privacy Policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

How International Cheese Awards secure's your personal data

  • International Cheese Awards take reasonable technical precautions to prevent the loss or misuse of your personal information.
  • We will store all personal information on our secure servers.
  • However, the internet itself is relatively insecure and as such we cannot guarantee the security of any data sent over the internet.
  • You are responsible for keeping your password secure. We will never ask you for your password via email or any other means. any attempt of this should be treated as suspicious.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy by posting new versions on the website. You should check this page every time you submit any personal data to ensure you are happy with any changes.

We reserve the right to notify you by email of any changes to this Privacy Policy.

Can I find out what information International Cheese Awards holds about me?

Under the Data Protection Act you have the right to request a copy of the personal information that we hold hold about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. (We charge £10 for information requests and will require you to prove your identity with 2 pieces of approved photographic identification.) We will use reasonable efforts to supply, correct or delete personal information about you on our files.

You can instruct us to remove you from marketing communications at any time, free of charge.

Third party websites external to International Cheese Awards

Our website may contain hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These third party websites have their own privacy policies, including cookies, and we urge you to review them. They will govern the use of personal information you submit or are collected by cookies whilst visiting these websites. International Cheese Awards accepts no responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.

Contacting International Cheese Awards about this Privacy Policy

If you have any questions or comments about this privacy policy, we can be contacted via email at: info@internationalcheeseawards.co.uk or by post to International Cheese Awards, The Woodlands, Aston, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 8DB.