This Privacy Policy is for this Website www.southam.co.uk which is owned
by Southam First (Southam Town & Area Promotions Group) and governs
the privacy of those who choose to use it.
The Policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned
and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the Website
and Website owners. Furthermore the way this Website collects,p rocesses,
stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within
this Policy.

The Web Site

This Web site and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy
and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its
users throughout their visiting experience.  This Website complies to
all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy including the
General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

Use of Cookies

This Web site uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting
the Website.  Where applicable this Website uses a cookie control
system allowing the user on their first visit to the Website to allow or
disallow the use of cookies on their computer/device. This complies with
recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent
from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a
user’s computer/device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer’s hard drive that
track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage
of the Website. This allows the Website, through its server, to provide
the users with a tailored experience within this Website.  Users are
advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this
Website on to their computer’s hard drive, they should take necessary
steps within their web browser’s security settings to block all cookies
from this Website and its external serving vendors.

This Website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better
understand how they use it.  This software is provided by Google
Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage.  The software
will save a cookie to your computer’s hard drive in order to track and
monitor your engagement and usage of the Website, but will not store, save
or collect personal information.  You can read Google’s privacy
policy here for further information http://www.google.com/privacy.html .

Other cookies may be stored to your computer’s hard drive by external
vendors when this Website uses referral programmes, sponsored links or
adverts.  Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking
and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer.  No
personal information is stored, saved or collected.

Contact and Communication

Users contacting this Website and/or its owners do so at their own
discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own
risk.  Your personal information is kept private and stored securely
until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the
GDPR.  Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to
the email submission process but be advised that users using such form to
email processes that they do so at their own risk.

This Website and its owners may use any information submitted to provide
you with further information about the products/services they offer or to
assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have
submitted.  This includes using your details to subscribe you to any
email newsletter programme the Website operates but only if this was made
clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any
form to email process, or whereby you, the consumer, have previously
purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or
service that the email newsletter relates to.  This is by no means an
entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing
material.  Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

Email Marketing

This Website and its owners do not undertake email marketing campaigns.

External Links

Although this Website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant
external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before
clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this Website.

The owners of this Website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any
externally linked Website despite their best efforts.  Users should
therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this
Website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or
implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Adverts and Sponsored Links

This Website may contain sponsored links and adverts.  These will
typically be served through our advertising partners who may have detailed
privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.

Clicking on any such adverts will send you to the advertiser’s website
through a referral programme which may use cookies and will track the
number of referrals sent from this Website.  This may include the use
of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computer’s hard drive. 
Users should therefore note they click on sponsored external links at
their own risk and this Website and its owners cannot be held liable for
any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links
mentioned.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media
platforms that this Website and its owners participate on are custom to
the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each
social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and
communicate/engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their
own privacy and personal details.  This Website or its owners will
never ask for personal or sensitive information through social media
platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to
contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone
or email.

This Website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content
directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. 
Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so
at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track
and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social
media platform account.

Resources and Further Information

Jamie King Media v.2.0  April 2013

Edited & customised by: Southam First (Southam Town & Area
Promotions Group) June 2018 •