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Privacy Policy

Uckfield Events is part of the Uckfield News Network of websites which includes Uckfield News, Uckfield Directory and Uckfield Jobs.

We have a simple policy that we will not wilfully disclose any personal information regarding our users and customers without first obtaining their permission, unless required by law.

By using the website uckfieldevents.com you consent to the collection and use of your information as outlined in this policy.

Site Visits

Whenever you request a page through your browser, data such as:

  • your IP address
  • browser and version
  • operating system
  • date and time and the site from which you came

are stored in a log file and/or database. This information cannot be used to identify specific individuals, and is only used for:

  • Web site and system administration
  • research and development
  • anonymous user analysis

Use of cookies

Our website automatically deploys a cookie on your computer when you arrive at our website, provided cookies are not blocked by your browser.

This cookie allows us to track visitor statistics and site usage and is automatically deleted after 30 days.

On 27th May 2011, the EC introduced a directive called Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulation 2011 which requires the owners of websites to get specific approval from the visitor if cookies are deployed.

You can easily restrict or block the cookies used by the Uckfield News website through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser will provide detailed instruction of how to change these settings.

You might also want to visit www.aboutcookies.org which provides instructions on how to block cookies on all the major browsers. This site also explains how you can delete cookies that have already been stored on your computer as well as general information about cookies.

You should be aware though that most cookies are harmless and restricting them may impact on the functionality of the websites you visit.

Our daily or weekly newsletter

We send out daily or weekly newsletters to people who sign up via a form on UckfieldNews.com. We collect name and email address so that Uckfield News headlines can be sent out via MailChimp, whose own privacy policy can be seen here. We do not share your contact details with anyone else and use them only for the purpose specified.

Every email carries an unsubscribe button. If you click that you should stop receiving the emails. If you prefer you can email cathy@uckfieldnews.com to request that you are unsubscribed manually.

If you have any queries about your newsletter subscription please contact cathy@uckfieldnews.com.

Links to other websites

Uckfield Events carries a large number of links to external sites. Please be aware these sites are developed by people over whom we have no control and we are not responsible for their privacy practices.

We encourage you to familiarise yourself with the privacy policy of any website you visit which collects personal information, and to exercise discretion when providing such information.

Public information and posts

Any information about yourself or others that you post on our social media pages, on platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, will be viewed by other people (including search engines), over whom we have no control. You are responsible for the information you choose to post or otherwise make available in such public areas, and you acknowledge that this may be collected and used by third parties.

PayPal

If you use PayPal to pay for advertising on Uckfield Events that site may pass information to us including your name, email address, billing or other address, phone number (if applicable), date of sign-up, and any other information you agree they can share.

Data retention

We retain personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes it was for, ie for accounting, legal or reporting requirements. By law we must keep basic information for tax purposes about customers for five years.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may change this privacy policy from time to time at our discretion and without notice. If we do the updated version will be available on this website so that you remain aware of the data we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.

Contact us

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions, comments, or would like more information. The person to contact is cathy@uckfieldnews.com.

Updated in May 2018.