Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting www.minimarathon.co.uk. Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used by www.minimarathon.co.uk.

Since the protection of your privacy is of the greatest importance to us, we have created this privacy policy to communicate our practices regarding the collection and dissemination of personal information that can be linked to a specific individual, such as a name, address, gender, phone number, email address, or any other information provided to us by www.minimarathon.co.uk members and email subscribers.

How we use the information
You do not have to share personal information to use www.minimarathon.co.uk. www.minimarathon.co.uk does not collect personal information about people without their permission. The information we gather is not shared with other organisations or third parties without your permission. www.minimarathon.co.uk is extremely protective of the information gathered through its Team Managers console. From time to time we may send out emails on behalf of like-minded organisations, but we do not provide them with access to any personal information that you have provided.

How we protect your information
Our website has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information under our control. Our web server is located in a locked, secure environment. All databases containing personal information are securely stored on a separate system that is not connected to the Internet. When you contribute to www.minimarathon.co.uk online, we use a secure server and encryption to protect all your personal information during transmission.

How we collate and use information
Any newsletters we may create are sent out to opt-in subscribers only. In order to provide you with improved, relevant content, we may compile information about email response and website usage. This information is used by us to better understand our users’ site usage patterns and also what types of content and information may help improve your user experience on www.minimarathon.co.uk. To improve our online services www.minimarathon.co.uk periodically performs statistical analyses of aggregate user behaviour and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of various areas on our website and to use such information to improve on our website's ability to serve you better.

Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites and Sponsors
We care about your privacy. We will not sell your name or email address to any third party advertisers without your permission. The site may contain links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other sites' privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.

How you receive emails from www.minimarathon.co.uk
You will only receive email newsletters from www.minimarathon.co.uk if you are a Team Manager or you have expressly signed up for a newsletter on www.minimarathon.co.uk or one of our associate sites or via one of our competitions or at an event or exhibition. We use "HTML-sensing" to detect whether your email service provider supports HTML-based emails or TEXT only emails. If you have any questions or would like to change the format you currently receive please email the code "Newsletter Question" or "Change Email Format" written in the subject line to newsletters@realbuzz.com.

How we track HTML newsletters
We make use of both "open-tracking" and "click-tracking" in our HTML newsletters (i.e. emails that contain text and images). Open-tracking allows us to find out how many people have viewed our email newsletters and click-tracking allows us to find out which links in the newsletter were clicked on. This helps us to refine and improve the editorial content of our newsletters, and to provide you with relevant information.

How to unsubscribe from the mailing list
All www.minimarathon.co.uk communication provides information on how to unsubscribe quickly and easily. Any emails sent out will contain a link to unsubscribe or to modify your profile. You may update, subscribe or unsubscribe to any newsletter or email communication at any time.

To opt out of receiving communications from www.minimarathon.co.uk please click the 'unsubscribe' link at the bottom of the email newsletter. This link enables you to either update your email subscription or to unsubscribe from all email subscriptions. Alternatively, send an email with the words "unsubscribe" in the subject line to newsletters@realbuzz.com.

Privacy in email newsletters
In personal email communications, there has always been, and always should be, an expectation of privacy between the sender and the intended recipients of a message, enabling open communication.

The use of cookies
To enhance your experience with our sites, many of our web pages use "cookies." Cookies are text files we place in your computer's browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or other personally identifiable information. However, once you choose to furnish the site with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie.

We use cookies to understand site usage and to improve the content and offerings on our sites. For example, we may use cookies to personalise your experience at www.minimarathon.co.uk (e.g. to recognise you by name when you return to our site), save your password in password-protected areas, and enable you to use shopping carts on www.minimarathon.co.uk. We also may use cookies to offer you products of potential interest in emails.

Our Commitment to security
We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to help verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

Privacy notice updates
From time to time, we may update this privacy notice. We will notify you about material changes in the way we treat personally identifiable information by placing a notice on our site. We encourage you to periodically check back and review this policy so that you always will know what information we collect, how we use it, and to whom we disclose it.

How to contact us
If you have any questions or concerns about the www.minimarathon.co.uk email policy please contact us at minimarathon@realbuzz.com.

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