Monday, 20 November 2017

    Newsquest Specialist Media Privacy Statement

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    d. providing a personalised service;
    e. maintaining accounts and records;
    f. administration of membership records;
    g. statistical analysis and conducting market research surveys;
    h. assessing and evaluating the use that is being made of the Site; and
    i. information and databank compilation and administration.

    4. THE PROCESSING OF THE PERSONAL DATA MAY INVOLVE THE PUBLISHER DISCLOSING USERS’ DETAILS TO REGULATORY BODIES AND/OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES. If users do not wish their Personal Data to be disclosed in this manner, they should make this clear by sending an appropriately worded message to the Publisher by clicking here.

    5. Users also consent to the transfer, storage and processing of the Personal Data to/in countries outside the European Economic Area in connection with the processing mentioned above. Users’ Personal Data may therefore be processed in countries where the rights and benefits conferred on data subjects may not be as favourable as in the UK and the European Union. Users who would prefer not to have their Personal Data transferred in this way should make this clear by sending an appropriately worded message to the Publisher by clicking here.

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    Newsquest Specialist Media uses a number of suppliers who also set cookies on our websites on our behalf in order to deliver the services that they are providing. If you would like more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, as well as information on how to opt-out, please see below:

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    How to reject or delete this cookie: http://www.omniture.com/en/privacy/2o7

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