Privacy and Security Policy

 

This privacy and security policy governs the overall use of our website and sets out how The Blues Others ("we") use and protect any information that you submit when using our website. By visiting and/or utilising our website, you are consenting and agreeing to all relevant points and information contained within this policy.

We are 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 and security policy.

We 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 2011 and was last revised in January 2016.

What we collect
We may collect the following information; name and address, contact information including email address, demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests, and other information relevant to client surveys and feedback.

What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service when using our website. We may periodically send promotional emails about upcoming gigs, merchandise, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes.

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

How we use cookies
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We may use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to client needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from our systems.

 

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. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.

Links to other websites
Our website may contain visible or forwarding links to other websites. Once you leave our site, it should be noted that we do not have any control over that other website or its content. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide, the transmission of malware/viruses, or the general security whilst visiting such sites. These sites are not governed by this privacy and security policy. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy and security policy applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways; whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, there may be a box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes. If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by emailing us at info@thebluesothers.com

We will not sell or distribute your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee may be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email info@thebluesothers.com

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