North News and Pictures - Cookie and Privacy policy

This privacy policy sets out how North News & Pictures Ltd (NNP) uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.

NNP is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

NNP may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from January 1, 2012.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode

What we do with the information

We require this information to respond to your requests, queries and comments. We will not pass information on to any other parties, unless legally required to do so. We may use it for our own internal record keeping, use the information on traffic data to improve our products and services, or to contact you in the future to inform you of any of our services you may be interested in.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to secure the information we collect online.

Cookies

Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages.

Please note that cookies can't harm your computer. We don't store personally identifiable information such as credit card details in cookies we create, but we do use encrypted information gathered from them to help improve your experience of the site.

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.

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.

The NNP website uses two Coldfusion session ID cookies and four Google Analytics cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us to analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website.

We're giving you this information as part of our initiative to comply with recent legislation, and to make sure we're honest and clear about your privacy when using our website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, 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. You should look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

We will only use your personal information to respond to your queries, comments or requests and will only pass on that information if we have your permission, unless we are legally required to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please e-mail accounts@northnews.co.uk.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.