Manchester Histories takes the privacy
of all its customers and participants very seriously. Manchester Histories
strives to take great care with customer and user information.
personal information is collected, used and treated as part of the terms and
conditions of this site.
Manchester Histories may at any time
change this policy by publishing a new version on the website. You accept that
by doing this, Manchester Histories Ltd has provided you with sufficient notice
of the change.
Manchester Histories may collect certain
specific personal information from our website, telephone calls and written
correspondence to provide our customers and users with an individually tailored
range of services.
We operate and are registered as
Manchester Histories in accordance with current data protection legislation.
The information we collect
We collect information that is necessary
to perform the services you have requested, to keep you informed with
what’s on at Manchester Histories and that is otherwise necessary for us to
operate our organisation as well as improve the experience of the
people we work with. There are circumstances where you may limit the
information you provide us with, but this may affect the service you
receive or the information we provide to you.
We may, for example, keep a record of
your name, mailing address, home telephone number, mobile telephone number,
e-mail address and preferences.
What do we do with your personal information?
We may use your personal information to
inform you about forthcoming events, news and projects which may be of interest
to you. You will receive information in the format(s) that you have requested,
e.g. direct mail, or e-newsletters.
We may also use your personal
information to communicate with you, for record keeping purposes, and in
aggregate (and therefore anonymously) for market research purposes, to track
activity on our website, to publish trends or to improve usefulness and
content. If you have given your consent, we may also contact you to participate
in general market research activity regarding Manchester Histories via
telephone, e-mail or face-to-face.
Use and disclosure of personal information
Your personal information will be
disclosed only to relevant representatives and working groups of Manchester
Only necessary information is disclosed.
For example, where we use third party ticketing organisations, or work with
other cultural organisations, or in order to comply with our legal obligations
(for example fraud protection) or in order to enforce our rights, property or
the safety of Manchester Histories, our visitors or others.
All reasonable steps are taken to ensure
all information is accurate, complete and up to date. We will not sell,
distribute or disclose your information to third parties.
Accessing and updating your personal information
A request for access to your personal
information must be in writing addressed to CEO Manchester Histories. 3.17
Mansfield Cooper Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester
M13 9PL. We will endeavour to grant access within 45 days. However,
occasionally it may take us longer than this if your request is particularly
complicated or you have made a number of requests. In such circumstances, we
will notify you We may request additional information so that we can verify
your identity (and to ensure your personal information is not disclosed to any
person who has no right to receive it).
This may include: A colour copy of your
driving licence, birth certificate or utility bill.
Security of your personal information
We take reasonable steps to protect all
of your personal information we hold from misuse and loss and from unauthorised
access, modification or disclosure. This protection applies in relation to
information stored in both electronic and hard copy form. You accept the
inherent security risks of providing information over the internet.
Consent / Compliance
Your personal information will not be
used for any unrelated purpose without your consent. By disclosing your
personal information to us, by using this website or by telephone or written
correspondence, you consent to the collection, storage and processing of your
personal information by Manchester Histories.
Every time you connect to our website,
we store web server logs which show your unique IP address. This identifies
what you have looked at; whether the page request was successful or not; and
which browser you used to view the pages.
This data will only be used for
statistical purposes and personalisation purposes only and helps to inform us
about the usage of the site and how many hits we receive.
Although currently not in use, we may
use ‘cookies’ to identify you when you visit our website to build a demographic
A ‘cookie’ is a small piece of
information sent to by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server
to collect information back from the browser. ‘Cookies’ are frequently used on
websites and you can choose if and how a ‘cookie’ will be accepted by
configuring your preferences and options in your browser. If we use ‘cookies’
in the future, we will not cross-match information collected through ‘cookies’
with other personal information to determine who you are or your e-mail
However, if you disable ‘cookies’ you
may not then be able to access all functions of our website.
Find out more about the use of ‘cookies’
Third party links/sites
You are able to access third party sites
through links on our website. Any link to a third party site is provided for
your information and convenience only. Manchester Histories is not responsible
for and makes no representations concerning the condition of and content of, or
products offered at the third party site or their commitment to Privacy Laws.
Any link from Manchester Histories website does not indicate, expressly or
impliedly, that Manchester Histories endorses the site or the products or
services offered there. If you access a third party site, it is at your own
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If you have any questions or concerns
about the way in which we handle your personal information, please contact