PRIVACY POLICY

 

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 04/03/2013 and is effective as of that date.
Green Awards Ltd. (“Green Awards”, “International Green Awards”, “we”, “us” or “our”) respects the privacy of every individual who visits this www.greenawards.com web site (“Site”). This Privacy Policy governs the way in which we use and disclose any personal information that you provide to us whilst visiting the Site). Personal Information includes any information that identifies you or another individual personally, such as your name, address or email address.

If you have questions or concerns regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact our team at info@greenawards.com or at +44 (0) 203 086 8530 from outside the UK or 0800 689 1234 from within the UK. We will aim to respond to your concern in 24 hours.

 

Our use of your Personal Information

If you pay an entry fee or purchase ceremony tickets via our Site, we request certain personally identifiable information from you. You will be required to provide contact information (such as name, email, and address) and financial information (such as credit/debit card number, expiration date). This information is essential to complete and process your purchase requests. If we encounter any issues with the same, we will get in touch with you through the contact details you supply.
In addition, we use the Personal Information we collect from you and other visitors to the Site in the following ways:

  • to create a membership account which you can access at any time to complete your entry submission or booking requests
  • to enable you to interact on our membership forum with other members
  • to send you newsletters and promotional communications.
  • share the data with third parties and our business partners.

 

We will use your name and email address to send our newsletter to you. Out of respect for your privacy, we provide you a way to unsubscribe from all such communications.

If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication by emailing us at unsubscribe@greenawards.com or clicking the ‘Unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of the e-mail.

If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer would like to retain your membership account, you may correct, update, delete or deactivate it by emailing our team at info@greenawards.com or by contacting us by telephone as listed above.

We may also use and share your information (in aggregate so that no individuals are identified) with third parties for statistical, marketing and strategic development purposes.

 

Security


The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card numbers) on our entry or ticketing forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).

We are aware of generally accepted industry standards to protect Personal Information However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

If you have any questions about security on our Site, you can send email us at info@greenawards.com.

 

Disclosures

We use a credit card processing company to bill you for your purchases. We will disclose your name, billing address and credit card information to this company. This company will not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any other purposes.

We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Site.

 

Hyperlinks to other web sites & third party marketing

This Site contains hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These websites have their own privacy policies and we urge you to review them. They will govern the use of Personal Information you submit whilst visiting these websites. The International Green Awards does not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party web sites and your use of such web sites is at your own risk.

In some cases we may offer you the possibility of receiving marketing correspondence from selected third parties, you may opt-out from receiving such correspondence.

If you do not chose to opt-out then please be aware that such third parties are independent from us and have their own privacy policies.

 

Cookies

When you view our Site we may store information on the hard drive of your computer in the form of a “cookie” (essentially a small text file). Cookies allow us to tailor the Site to your interests and preferences. For example, a cookie might contain information about the web pages you have visited on the Site, which could allow us to customise your next visit to the Site. However, cookies do not allow us access to the rest of your computer and we do not use them to collect Personal Information about you.
Most Internet browsers enable you to delete cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored on your hard drive. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to do this. However, should you decide to disable any cookies we place on your computer you may not be able to use certain services or facilities on this Site.

Some of our business partners (e.g. advertisers or analytics companies) use cookies on our Site. We have no access to or control over these cookies.

This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by the International Green Awards only and does not cover the use of cookies by any business partners.

 

IP Addresses

Our servers automatically log information about visits to this website in the normal course of establishing and maintaining web connections. We collect and view this information as part of our process to improve the website and to analyse its content. This information is collected in the aggregate form, and we do not have any way to identify or link this data to individual visitors.

 

Transfers to other countries

Your Personal Information is stored and processed on our servers within the United Kingdom and may be shared globally through our partners. However, wherever we process your information we will strive to ensure the same level of protection promised in this Privacy Policy.

 

Your right to see your Personal Information

You will be able to access your Personal Information through the membership feature, which you can amend, update or delete accordingly. If you have specific concerns, please address your request to our team at info@greenawards.com.

 

Changes to this Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes to this Privacy Policy on our home page, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of the changes.
We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page. If you have any queries about this Privacy Policy please email info@greenawards.com.

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