Legal Notice & Privacy Statement

The following sets out the conditions of use of the marcusevans website (unless specified otherwise, references in this site to "MARCUS EVANS" and the "MARCUS EVANS Group" shall mean MARCUS EVANS INVESTMENTS LTD and its subsidiaries and affiliates).

Our liability to you

The information contained in this website is not comprehensive. Despite our efforts, it may not be accurate, up to date or applicable to the circumstances of any particular case. We cannot accept any liability for any inaccuracies or omissions in this website and any decisions you make based on information contained in this website are your sole responsibility. Neither Marcus Evans Investments Ltd nor any of its subsidiaries accept liability for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or other losses or damages of whatsoever kind arising out of access to, or the use of the this website or any information contained in it. We are of course happy to discuss with you the implications of any issue raised if you e-mail us at legal@marcusevansuk.com

All products and services are sold subject to our normal terms and conditions; copies are obtainable from your local marcusevans office.

Other than in respect of personal information which will be treated in accordance with the marcusevans Privacy Statement that appears below, if you provide information to us, you agree that we have unlimited rights to such information and that we may use such information in any way we choose. Such information shall be deemed to be non-confidential.

Privacy Statement

The Marcus Evans Group is committed to your right to privacy. This privacy statement applies to all Marcus Evans Companies and any of its affiliates which control and make use of the information collected via this site.

If you choose to register or submit information to this Website, you agree to the use of such data in accordance with this privacy statement. This site may contain links to other sites, including sites maintained by other member firms and affiliates of the Marcus Evans Group, which may not be governed by this privacy statement.

Information Collection

We log visitor's domain and IP address automatically; this information does not identify you as an individual, but only the computer that is being used to view the site. This data is used to see where the site is being used in the world to ensure coverage, and for click stream analysis to help better understand site usage, so that we can improve our service to you. We do not link information automatically logged by such means with personal data about specific individuals.

The site collects only personally information that is specifically and voluntarily provided by you for example, if you register online. Such information may consist of, but is not limited to, your name, current job title, company address, email address and telephone and fax numbers.

Cookies

To ensure that our Web site is well managed and to facilitate improved navigation within the site, we or our service provider(s) may use cookies (small text files stored in a user’s browser) or Web beacons (electronic images that allow the Web site to count visitors who have accessed a particular page and to access certain cookies) to collect aggregate data. We may use such devices to track information on our systems and identify categories of visitors by items such as IP address, domain, browser type and pages visited. This information is reported to our Webmasters who use the information to analyze the number of visitors to different areas of the site and to make sure that our Web site is serving as a useful, effective information source.

Neither cookies nor Web beacons collect personal information such as your name or email address. Cookies can be rejected, however, under specific circumstances, visitors may be denied access to some parts of our site if their browsers reject cookies.

Information Use

Personal information is used only for limited purposes. For example, when you register with the Web site to gain access to premium content or request future communications about areas of interest, such as specific Marcus Evans publications or marketing campaigns, we may use the information you submit to create a personal profile to customise our response to further requests or inquiries. We may also use the information to personalise your Web site experience. And, when you choose to register online for a Marcus Evans Group-hosted event, we will use the information you submit to respond to you. We may on occasion share your details with fellow delegates of the event to which you have registered. You have the right to unsubscribe from this service as part of the registration process. In addition, the web masters may, where necessary, use your information for various site related tasks.

We will ensure that our marketing activities comply with applicable law, and implement procedures to obtain necessary consents before sending you email containing information about Marcus Evans Group. You may at any time request that we discontinue sending you such materials.

By entering our website you have consented to marcus evans retaining your information on marcus evans group companies database to be used by marcus evans groups companies and passed to selected third parties, to assist in communicating products and services which may be of interest to you. If you wishes to stop receiving such information please inform marcus evans local office or email gleavep@marcusevansuk.com. For training and security purposes telephone calls maybe recorded.

Third Parties

Although we may provide visitors’ information to service providers that handle information on our behalf, we will usually not share the information with third parties or other Marcus Evans entities for secondary or unrelated purposes unless otherwise disclosed at the point of collection.

Personal information may be transmitted internationally through the Marcus Evans Group worldwide organisation or to third parties for the purposes identified above. This may include transfer to countries without data protection rules similar to those in effect in your country of residence. By providing information to the Marcus Evans Group, in the UK, through this Web site, you are consenting to such transfers.

Where appropriate, personal information may be disclosed to law enforcement, regulatory or other government agencies, or third parties where necessary or desirable to comply with legal or regulatory obligations or requests or for the purposes identified above.

Access to Information

We try to provide reasonable access to visitors who wish to review the personal information retained when they register with our Web site and correct any inaccuracies it may contain. Visitors who choose to register may access their user profile, correct and update their details, or unsubscribe at any time.

Changes to our Privacy Policy and Information Security

We reserve the right to modify or amend this privacy statement at any time and for any reason. Nothing contained herein creates or is intended to create a contract between the Marcus Evans Group and any user visiting the Web site.

We have in place reasonable standards of operational security to protect all information provided by visitors from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction.

Children's Privacy Protection

The Marcus Evans Group understands the importance of protecting children's privacy in the interactive online world. The Web site covered by this privacy policy is not designed for or intentionally targeted at children 13 years of age or younger. It is not our policy to intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.

Ownership of the copyright and trade marks of this site

All the contents, product names and details website and downloads from it are owned directly by Marcus Evans Investments Ltd. or indirectly through its subsidiaries unless otherwise stated. All rights reserved.

You are responsible for obeying all applicable copyright laws. We permit you to make copies of this website as necessary incidental acts during your viewing of it; and you may take a print for your personal use of so much of the site as is reasonable for private purposes. All other use is strictly prohibited.

marcusevans, Marcus Evans and the E mark are trademarks of Marcus Evans Investments Ltd. You may not frame this site nor link to a page other than the home page without our express permission.

Hyperlinks

Neither we nor any of our subsidiaries are responsible for the content of any other website, including any website through which you may have gained access to our website or to which you may gain access from our website. We do not accept any liability in connection with any such sites or links.

Governing Law

Your use of this website and downloads from it, and the operation of these terms and conditions, shall be governed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. The English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising out of your use of this website.

In the event that any or any part of the terms contained in these terms and conditions shall be determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term shall to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, which shall continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Questions

If you have any questions regarding this legal notice or privacy statement or do not feel that your concerns have been addressed, please direct your questions to legal@marcusevansuk.com

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Tel: 44 (0)20 3002 3002

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