Late Night Tales Privacy Policy

The terms "we", "our", "us" when used in this Privacy Policy means Late Night Tales.  The terms "you", "your" and "yours" means you as a user of our websites or our other services.

Please read the following Privacy Policy ("Privacy Policy") carefully before submitting any personal information to us.  Any information you provide about yourself to Late Night Tales will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

1. Changes to this Privacy Policy

1.1 From time to time, we may need to make changes to this Privacy Policy. This may happen as a result of government regulation, new technologies, or other developments in our online or other services. Any updates to our Privacy Policy will be clearly posted in this section of our website. We advise you to regularly review this policy
when you visit our websites to keep informed about how we are safeguarding your privacy.  If the changes are significant, we may also email you to notify you about these.

2. Our Aims

2.1 We are fully committed to protecting your privacy and will respect your privacy in connection with any email, mobile or other personal details you submit to us via any media.

2.2 We will not collect personally identifying information (such as your name, address, email address etc.) except with your specific knowledge and consent or as detailed within this Privacy Policy.

2.3 We work closely with our technology partners and other suppliers to ensure that your personal information is protected with high quality, reliable and secure technology.

Collection and use of your information

1.1 It will normally be clear when your personal information is being collected.  The personal information we will collect depends on how you are interacting with our websites or otherwise but may include, amongst other things, your name, postal address (including post code), telephone number, email address, age, gender, password and, for
transactions, financial details.

1.2 We may ask different questions or request additional information depending on the service being offered to or requested by you.  Unless stated, all questions are compulsory. We may also ask some further, voluntary questions so we can gain a clearer understanding of our users.

1.3 We collect personal information only for specific limited purposes and we only ask for information that is appropriate. We will only collect personal information from you which you have provided by completing any registration, enquiry, order or application form on our websites, or which you have sent to us via email, fax or post or which you have provided by telephone or any other means.  We also collect information on our users through cookies on websites (see Section 4 below), interactions with our website.

1.4 By disclosing your personal information to us, you agree that we may obtain, hold and use the personal information you provide for the purposes of providing you with our services and/or products and with ancillary services (the "Purposes"). The Purposes for which personal information is collected and processed include, without limitation:

(a) responding to any enquiries you have made;
(b) sending you materials and/or information you have requested or products which you have purchased;
(c) performing our obligations in relation to any agreement you have with us;
(d) conducting contests, competitions or promotions;
(e) enabling you to submit contributions to us (for example, for use on our websites);
(f) to customise and improve the content on our websites or any other websites which are part of Late Night Tales and/or to improve our products and services to respond to your current and future needs and interests;
(g) contacting you if we change our products or services or terms or if we need to give you notice of them;
(h) for the purpose of marketing our other products and services to you (for example by email
(i) for accounting purposes and internal administration and analysis;
(j) for the prevention of fraud; and
(k) for any purpose required by law or regulation.

1.5 The information we need depends on how you are interacting with our website, text service or otherwise, but could include by way of example an email address, password, age, gender and postcode and a mobile telephone number.

1.6 You may be invited to register with us when you interact with us (for example, via our websites). Any registration is voluntary and entirely your choice. However, you may be unable to visit certain parts of our website or enter some of our competitions if you do not register.

1.7 If you have registered with us (for example, if you have become a member of parts of our websites), we may e-mail, mail, text or otherwise contact you, as appropriate, with information about your registration and/or offers or competitions open to you as a registered member.

1.8 From time to time we may run competitions or request material for publication or broadcast.  To participate, you must usually supply us with your identity which you agree to have publicly associated with your submission. The exact rules vary from case to case, and will be noted clearly on the relevant pages (e.g. our website terms and conditions relating to submission of material or in the relevant competition terms and conditions).

1.9 You should be aware that any information or material you post in public areas on our websites (such as message boards) may be seen, collected and used by others, and may result in unsolicited messages from other users or parties. Alas, we can't control this; you post at your own risk. Please see our website terms and conditions [insert link] for further information.

1.10 Any research carried out via our websites is for the exclusive use of Late Night Tales unless specifically stated at the time of completion. Your response to research request is voluntary.

1.11 If you wish to unsubscribe from emails and/or other communications sent by Late Night Tales, you may do so at any time by clicking on the "unsubscribe" link that appears in our email messages or by contacting us via info@latenighttales.co.uk

2. Disclosure of personal information

2.1 Subject to the terms set out in this Privacy Policy, we do not share, sell, rent or distribute personal data to or with third parties (for example, sponsors and advertisers) unless the transfer of such information to third parties is strictly necessary for the performance of the Purposes (e.g. for fulfilling a request you may have made of us) and we will not disclose personal information to third parties for their own marketing purposes unless you have consented to this.

2.2 We may disclose your personal information if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or to enforce our website or other terms and conditions, or to protect the rights, property, security or safety of Late Night Tales, other websites, our users or others. This includes exchanging information with our companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

2.3 Information about you and your use of our websites may help us to sell appropriate advertising space to third parties and we may share anonymous aggregate statistics about our users, sales and traffic patterns with our advertisers. Whilst your individual information is protected as outlined in this Privacy Policy, we reserve the right to
use aggregated, anonymous data about our users as a group whether this is in connection with either web or text users. For example, we might report to potential advertisers that a certain percentage of our users are interested in its products, based on information requests.  In addition, we may provide aggregate statistics about our customers,
sales, traffic patterns and related site information to reputable third-party vendors, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information.


3. Registration

3.1 Where you have registered to access certain parts of our websites you will have chosen a password which enables you to access a restricted part of a website.  You are responsible for keeping your password confidential and you should not share this with anyone.  You are responsible for all use and communications with our websites which
take place using your registration or password.

4. Cookies

4.1 You may have read about "cookies".  These are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Late Night Tales uses cookies to identify registered users without needing to ask for registration details every time you access one of our websites. Our cookies do not contain any personally identifying information.  Occasionally, we may use cookies to track browsing actions or monitor usage patterns on our site.  This helps us administer our websites.  In particular, we may track users as they travel through our websites - for instance, cookies may be used to count the total number of unique users who are accessing our websitesover a particular period of time. This information will not be shared with a third party at an individual level, and is used to make our systems more efficient. In addition, cookies can control the display of ads, to ensure that you do not see the same ad too many times in a single session.

4.2 If you are concerned about cookies, you can turn them off or refuse to accept cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, please note that if you do this some areas of our websites may not work properly. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will not accept cookies, our website will issue cookies when you log on to the site.

5. Transfer of personal information outside of the European Economic Area ("EEA")

For the reasons set out in this Privacy Policy and for technical and operational reasons, your personal information may from time to time, on our behalf, be transferred, processed or stored on servers based outside of the EEA.  You should be aware that such countries outside of the EEA may not offer the same level of protection for your data.
For example to process any payment details or to provide support services. By submitting data to us you consent to such transfer, storing and processing outside the EEA.  We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy, including steps to help ensure that contractors operating on our behalf are subject to our standard technical and security obligations to provide an adequate level of protection for your information.

6. Security

6.1 We use up to date industry procedures and technology to keep personal data as safe and secure as possible and to protect against loss, unauthorised disclosure or access. Late Night Tales follow the relevant legal requirements and use all reasonable precautions to ensure only responsible third parties see the information. However, we are not responsible for any breach of security or any actions of any third parties who receive the information.

7. The Data Protection Act and the Information Commissioner

8.1 In the UK, the Data Protection Act provides a framework for the safety and security of personal data and the uses to which such personal data is put. The Information Commissioner is the UK’s independent public body set up to protect personal information and provide information to individuals and organisations.  Please see www.ico.gov.uk for more information.

8.2 We will ensure that all personal information supplied by you to us is held and dealt with in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and its relevant subordinate legislation and we will comply with the principles set out in that Act. When you supply any personal information to us we will meet our legal obligations towards you in the way that we deal with that information. In accordance with the data protection principles we must collect personal information fairly and let you know how we will use it and whether we will pass the information on to anyone else. For the avoidance of doubt, we will not supply your personal information to third parties without your express prior consent other than as set out in this Privacy Policy. We will ensure that any information will be held only as long as is necessary to ensure that our service runs smoothly.

9. Updating your information

9.1 If you are registered with us, you may update your personal information at any time via the "My Account" page for web users. You can get to the "My Account" from most pages on our website if you are logged-on.  In addition if you believe the information we hold about you to be out of date or inaccurate please contact us via info@latenighttales.co.uk