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Avalon Privacy Policy



AVALON GROUP COOKIE POLICY


Like most websites, we use cookies in order to deliver an efficient and personalised browsing experience and also to help improve our websites. By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.

What are Cookies?


A cookie is a small file sent to your device when you access a particular website. The data file is then sent back to the website on subsequent visits. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a users device and their preferences.

What Types of Cookies Do We Use?


1. Session Cookies

Session cookies enable a site to keep track of a users movements from page to page so they don't get asked for the same information they’ve already given. Session cookies allow you to proceed through the pages of our websites quickly and easily without having to authenticate or reprocess each new area you visit.

2. Performance Cookies

These are used across our websites to help provide you with a better user experience and are for internal use only. We currently use Google Analytics cookies to help us understand how visitors are using our websites, enabling us to enhance performance and to present our content better.

Please visit http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html for more information on Google Analytics cookies or to opt-out.

3. Third Party Cookies and Embedded Content

Third party cookies are set by an organisation different to the owner of the website you are visiting. Pages with embedded content may present cookies from these websites. Similarly, a link to a social media platform which enables users to share or ‘Like’ content they are viewing may result in a cookie being set by that particular social media platform.

We do not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information. Links to the privacy polices for those platforms most commonly used by our websites are provided below.

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

Twitter: http://twitter.com/privacy

Youtube: http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy/


What if I want to disable the use of cookies? *


You are not obligated to accept cookies and you may amend your browser’s settings to prevent it from accepting some or all type of cookies. Here’s how:

WINDOWS USERS

Google Chrome
• Select Tools > Options > Under the Bonnet > Privacy > Content Settings.
• Click the "Cookie settings" tab and choose your preferred settings.

Internet Explorer 9.0
• Select gear wheel in top right-hand corner of browser > Internet Options > Privacy tab > Move the slider to choose your preferred settings.
• For more specialised cookie settings click on Advanced.

Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0 and 8.0
• Select Tools > Internet Options > Privacy tab > Move the slider to choose your preferred settings.
• For more specialised cookie settings click on Advanced.

AOL 9.0
• From AOL Toolbar, select Settings > Internet [Web] Options > Select Use your Internet Explorer Settings to set Advanced Browser Options > Privacy tab > Advanced > Deselect override automatic cookie handling

AOL 7.0 with IE 6.x and 8.0
• From the AOL Toolbar, select Settings > Preferences > Internet Properties (WWW) > Privacy > Advanced
• Deselect override automatic cookie handling button

Mozilla Firefox
• Select Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies > Choose your preferred settings

Opera
• Select Tools > Preferences > Privacy and select one of the available options.


MAC USERS

Google Chrome
• Select Tool icon > Settings > Show Advanced Settings > Privacy > Content Settings > Adjust Cookies

Internet Explorer 5 (MacOS X and 9)
• Explorer Menu > Preferences > Choose Preferences from Explorer > Receiving Files > Select Cookies
• Choose your preferred settings

Mozilla
• Edit Menu > Preferences > Privacy & Security > Cookies
• Choose your preferred settings.

Safari (MacOS X)
• Safari Menu > Preferences > Security Icon > Cookie Settings > Choose preferred settings

Opera
• Main Menu > Preferences (or press Alt+P to access them directly) > Select Privacy



* Please note, by disabling cookies certain services on this website may not be available to you and your enjoyment of this site may be impaired.




PRIVACY


Avalon Entertainment Limited (“we”, “our” or “us”) is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy is designed to let you know about what information we collect and how we use it. This Privacy Policy applies to personal information submitted by you on this website and any information automatically retrieved during your visits to this website.

By accessing and using this website you (referred to herein as "you" or "your") acknowledge that your personal information will be collected, stored and used in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you do not consent to our collection or use of your personal information, please do not use this website. Please note that we may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any updated version shall be effective from the date it is posted on the website. You should therefore review this Privacy Policy each time you submit personal information through this website.

1. Collecting Your Personal Information


We collect, store and use information to enable us to process your requirements, to provide you with an up to date, efficient, and reliable service as well as for marketing, advertising and promotional purposes.

Some information about you is automatically retrieved when you access and browse this website. This information includes:

• the URLs of the pages that you visit and the actions that you take on this website;
• your Internet Protocol (IP) address (i.e. the location of your computer on the internet);
• the operating system, browser and search engine (if any) that your computer uses; and
• the date and time you are visiting this website.
This information is used by us to assess the effectiveness of and improve this website and to determine the ' preferences and interests of those who visit our website.
We may also use a device known as a 'Cookie'. Cookies are a means by which information relating to your internet activity (such as whether you have visited our website before) is recorded and used by us to improve the website and the products and services available to you. Cookies do not identify you personally, just the computer you are using.

Most browsers accept Cookies as a default, but you can restrict or block them. Here’s how:

Internet Explorer 6.0 or 7.0:
• Choose Tools
• Internet Options
• Click the Privacy tab
• Click on Custom Level
• Click on the 'Advanced' button
• Check the 'override automatic cookie handing' box and select Accept, Block or Prompt for action as appropriate

Internet Explorer 5.0 or 5.5:
• Choose Tools
• Internet Options
• Click the Security tab
• Click on Custom Level
• Scroll down to the sixth option to see how cookies are handled by IE5 and change to accept, Disable, or Prompt for action as appropriate

Internet Explorer 4.0:
• Choose View
• Internet Options
• Click the Advanced tab
• Scroll down to the yellow exclamation icon under Security and choose one of the three options to regulate your use of Cookies

Netscape 6.0:
• Choose Edit
• Preferences
• Click on Advanced
• Click on Cookies

Netscape Communicator 4.0:
• Choose Edit
• Preferences
• Click on Advanced
• Set your options in the box that says Cookies

Firefox 1.0 or 1.5:
• Choose Tools
• Options
• Click the Privacy icon
• Click the Cookies tab

Firefox 2.0:
• Choose Tools
• Options
• Click the Privacy icon

Opera 7.0:
• Choose File
• Preferences
• Privacy

Opera 8.0 or 9.0:
• Choose Tools
• Preferences
• Advanced, then Cookies

We may ask you to submit personal information to this website (such as your name and/or your email address) to enable us to provide you with services that are available from us and also to communicate with you about those services. By submitting this information you confirm that you are happy for us to use the information you have submitted to give you access to our services on this website and elsewhere, and to contact you about the services which are made available to you.

You may also be asked whether you’d like to sign up to one of our mailing lists. By ticking the relevant tick box you confirm that you agree for us to use the information you have submitted and to contact you with news and information about events, programmes or products. We will not bombard you with emails, but we'd like to keep you informed of developments in the services we offer. If you do not tick the box and give us your consent then we will not use your information in this way.

You may also be asked whether you’d like to sign up to receive alerts from one of our subsidiary companies, TV Recordings. By ticking the relevant tick box you confirm that you are happy for us to provide the information you have submitted to TV Recordings for the purpose of enabling TV Recordings to contact you about offers. If you do not tick the box and give us your consent then TV Recordings will not use your personal information in this way.

2. Transferring Your Personal Information


We may, from time to time, transfer the personal information we hold about you to third parties we have engaged to assist us with marketing or promotional activities or for technical or operational requirements (such as running this website). We will provide such third parties with only that information they need to perform their function and not for any other purpose.

When joining a mailing list, you may be asked whether you are happy for us make your personal information available to a third party for mailings on related and other subjects. By ticking the relevant tick box you confirm that you are happy for us to provide the information you have submitted to other parties for use by them. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of any third party to whom we supply such information.

You also agree that we may transfer your personal information to any person or company that acquires all or substantially all of the shares or assets of Avalon Entertainment Limited, any subsidiary or associated company of Avalon Entertainment Limited, or as required by law.

3. Security


We treat the security of personal information as a matter of great importance. All information we collect will be kept securely in accordance with our internal security policy. However, due to the nature of the internet it is not possible to guarantee absolute security of the personal information that we collect and use. We have in place technical and physical measures that provide an appropriate level of security for the nature of the personal information that we process via this web site.

4. Accessing, Amending or Deleting Your Personal Information


You are entitled at any time to see what personal information we may be storing about you, and to request that such information be corrected if inaccurate, or deleted from our records. If you would like a copy of this information, or to request a modification or deletion, please contact us in writing by mail or email at the address listed below.

5. Contact Us


If you have any questions or concerns about this policy or our privacy practices you can contact us at:

Avalon Entertainment Limited
4A Exmoor Street
London
W10 6BD
44 (0)20 7598 8000
Fax: +44 208 762 6299
e-mail: info@avalonuk.com