BID Leamington Website Cookie Policy

Information about our use of cookies

A “cookie” is a type of tracking software. It is a small, unique, text file that is sent to your browser from a web server and which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the cookie helps analyse web traffic. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual.  The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

The types of cookies we use

We use the following types of cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. 
  • Analytical/performance cookies: They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users can easily find what they are looking for. 
  • Functionality cookies: These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies: These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. 

Specifically, you can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them as follows: 

First Party Cookies

Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics, to aid the management of the site and for the purposes of authentication. We also use cookies to help you access our maps services, store session information and improve the users experience when navigating the website. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Third Party Cookies

These are cookies set on your machine by external websites whose services are used on this site. Cookies of this type are the sharing buttons across the site allow visitors to share content onto social networks. Cookies are currently set by Twitter, Facebook, and Google Analytics.

In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of our website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website.

You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.

You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy at: www.google.com/privacypolicy.html

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

Disabling cookies

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

If you wish to find out more, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org, or www.aboutcookies.org.

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Our Website Terms of Use

  1. References
  2. Personal information submitted by means of the Internet
    Personal information submitted by means of the internet may be vulnerable to unauthorised access by third parties. Submission of personal information using the Internet is at your own risk. We will take reasonable and appropriate technical measures to ensure that your personal information is stored in a secure manner. However, we shall have no liability for disclosure of data due to errors in transmission or the fraudulent, negligent or other illegal acts of a third party, such as ‘hacking’. Any transmission of personal information on or through the use of our website is at your own risk.
  3. Social Media
  4. Third party Links to other websites
  5. Legal Terms
  6. Limitation of Liability
  7. Governing Law

1. References

In this ‘terms of use’ policy, references to ‘we’, ‘us’, ‘our’ and ‘The Company’ are to BID Leamington. This should be read in conjunction with the BID Leamington Privacy Policy V3 and relevant website Cookie Policy.

References to ‘our website’ or ‘the website’ are to:

2. Personal information submitted by means of the Internet

Personal information submitted by means of the internet may be vulnerable to unauthorised access by third parties. Submission of personal information using the Internet is at your own risk. We will take reasonable and appropriate technical measures to ensure that your personal information is stored in a secure manner. However, we shall have no liability for disclosure of data due to errors in transmission or the fraudulent, negligent or other illegal acts of a third party, such as ‘hacking’. Any transmission of personal information on or through the use of our website is at your own risk.

3. Social Media

You will have an option to like or follow us through Facebook, Twitter, Linked in and You Tube. If you register and use the services, please note that Facebook and Twitter have their own privacy policies which you should be aware of before disclosing your personal data. Users are reminded that chat rooms, forums and areas of our services that allow you to submit content or set up a profile are for public viewing and discussion. Any personal information supplied by users here is widely accessible. We are not responsible for the content or the security of data when using these services.

4. Third party Links to other websites

Our website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit. We cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.

5. Legal Terms

Your access to our website is subject to these terms and conditions. By using this website you agree to these terms. We may change these terms and conditions at any time, and by continuing to use the website, you agree to these changes.

Although we try to ensure that all the information on our website and social media channels is accurate, we cannot be responsible for any statement on the website or any reliance on it. From time to time, we may make available certain material for download from this site. It may be printed or downloaded for your own informational purposes only and you must comply with all copyright and proprietary notices where stated. You may not attempt to “pass-off” any of the material as your own. You may not post it on any other website, display, or distribute the material without our express prior written consent.

6. Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances shall we be liable for any losses or damages whatsoever, whether in contract, tort or otherwise, from the use of, or reliance on, the materials that make up the website or social media channels. We shall not be liable for any loss howsoever arising, or indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

7. Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by and to be construed in accordance with English law. Any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

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