Privacy Policy

Please read this policy carefully as it explains the kinds of personal information we collect about you and how it is handled.

Who are we?

We are VL Events Limited and our registered address is 8 Northumberland Avenue, London, UK. VL Events is committed to protect your personal information which is processed in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

We may use the information you give us for the following purposes:

  • To register you with our website and to administer our website services.
  • To provide you with services and information that you have requested about VL Events
  • (e.g. information about events that you have requested).
  • For assessment and analysis (e.g. market, customer, information and product analysis) to enable us to review, develop and improve the services which we offer and to enable us to provide you with information about VL Events which we believe will closely match your preferences.

Our events may use your information to make decisions about you using computerised technology, for example using automatically selected services which we think will interest you from the information we have.

We may keep you informed of such services (including details of shows, special offers, discounts, competitions and newsletters) by using the following methods:

  • Post
  • Email
  • Telephone
  • SMS messaging
  • Fax

If you do not wish to receive information about VL Events, please:

  • Tick the opt-out box provided when registering on this website or on printed application forms.
  • Let the telephone operator know.
  • Click the unsubscribe box when receiving emails from us.

We may from time to time contact you for the purposes of market research for VL Events using the contact methods mentioned above.

We may also use your information to administer any prize draws or competitions or other promotions that you choose to enter.

We may, from time to time release your data to carefully selected third parties, unrelated to VL Events, for the purposes of marketing.

If you do / do not wish to receive information from third parties, please: Tick the opt-out / opt-in boxes provided when registering on this website or on printed application forms.

We value our relationship with you and by requesting information on, or registering / buying tickets to attend VL Events, you agree that we may use the contact details provided to us for our events as set out above.

Disclosure of Your Information

We may give information about you to the following (who may use it for the same purposes as set out above):

  • To our partners and third parties that collaborate with us for an event for which you registered.
  • Agents and third parties who fulfil any other services on VL Events behalf (e.g. to administer payments for purchases, dispatch tickets and information etc).
  • To other delegates (only where you are attending in a professional capacity, e.g. business related events) where it is expected that attendees will have access to a list of attendees and their organisation but not the actual contact details.
  • To other organisations for the administration of prize draws, competitions or promotions.
  • To anyone to whom we transfer or may transfer our rights and duties with you (for example a sale of the business or the sale of a particular event).
  • To carefully selected third parties who rent VL Events’ lists for marketing purposes.
  • If we have a duty to do so or if the law allows us to do so.

In carrying out the activities specified in this privacy policy, we may transfer data to reputable companies outside the European Economic Area. We take steps to ensure that your information will be afforded the same level of protection as that required of us under applicable UK data protection legislation.

Cookie Policy

A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is usually a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while a user is browsing a website. A cookie contains a unique reference number for your browser; there is no information in the cookie that can identify you.

Website Analytics

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Each unique browser that visits a page on our site is provided with a unique ID via the __utma cookie. For example… if a person uses our website using both Firefox and Internet Explorer, the Analytics reports would track this activity under two unique visitors. This means we can better understand what browsers visitors to the site are using and continue to develop and improve the site accordingly.

__utmb & __utmc

These cookies are used to show us how long each visitor to the site has been on the site and can help us configure our server correctly so we can handle the traffic coming to the site.

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We use this cookie to find out where visitors to the site have come from i.e from a Google search, or a link from another website. This helps us make sure the website is being found correctly.

Twitter

Our twitter feed sets up a cookie using the OAuth platform. The OAuth platform is an open protocol to allow secure API authorization in a simple and standard method from desktop and web applications.

You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit, doing this may reduce your browsing quality and some features of the site may not function properly.

 

This version of the Privacy and Cookies Policy was last updated on 2nd September 2015.

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