Cookie, web beacon & privacy Policy

This page provides information on our privacy policy and what 'cookies' and 'web beacons' are, and the types of cookies used by Wormhole Events CiC, as well as the web beacons used in our email marketing campaigns. It also provides guidance on how to switch cookies off using your browser settings, prevent the use of some web beacons, as well as providing links to other useful information about cookies and web beacons. If you have any questions about Worthing Wormhole CiC’s use of cookies and web beacons, please contact us at webmaster@worthing-wormhole.co.uk.

Cookies

Introduction – what are cookies?

A cookie is a small piece of text that is stored by the browser on your computer or mobile device, so that a website can 'remember' things about your previous and current visits. Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you.

How do we use cookies on www.worthing-wormhole.co.uk?

When visiting this website, the following types of cookie may be generated:

  • Anonymous analytics cookies
  • Registration cookies

Anonymous analytics cookies

Every time a user visits our website, web analytics software provided by Google, Inc. ("Google") generates an anonymous analytics cookie. These cookies can tell us whether or not you've visited the site before. Your browser will tell us if you have these cookies, and if you don't, we generate new ones. This allows us to track how many individual unique users we have, and how often they visit the site. This information is used for statistical purposes and to improve the operation of the Worthing Wormhole CiC website only.

You can opt out of this collection using this tool

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Registration cookies

When you register with www.Worthing Wormhole.co.uk, we generate cookies that represent whether you are signed in or not. Our servers use these cookies to identify which website content you are authorised to access – for example our brochures and white papers. While you are signed into the website, we combine information from your registration cookies with the analytics cookies, which we could use to identify which pages you have seen on our website(s) as an individual.

How do I turn cookies off?

All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your browser. The following links provide further information on cookie settings for the Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome browsers; otherwise you should use the 'Help' option in your browser for more details.

Internet Explorer

Firefox

Chrome

We do not recommend turning cookies off when visiting our website, as this will prevent you from registering or signing in to access additional website features or content.

Useful links

If you would like to find out more about cookies and their use on the Internet, you may find the following links useful:

Microsoft Cookies guide

All About Cookies

Web Beacons

Webpages and HTML emails may contain a small snippet of code called a web beacon. In their simplest form, web beacons allow a website to transfer or collect information through a graphic image request. Websites may use web beacons and cookies for many purposes, including site usage analytics, advertising auditing and reporting, and content and advertising personalisation.

Worthing Wormhole CiC's Practices Regarding Web Beacons

Worthing Wormhole CiC may collect information through web beacons about how you interact with our html email marketing campaigns. This may include your IP address and the date / time that you opened or interacted with an html email. We may use the information we collect through web beacons:

  • To determine which email messages sent by Worthing Wormhole CiC were opened and to note whether a message was acted upon.
  • To understand how you use and interact with Worthing Wormhole CiC's products and services.
  • To improve Worthing Wormhole CiC's products and services.
  • To optimise your html email experience.
  • To provide you relevant content.

Your Choices Regarding Our Use of Web Beacons

By setting your email client to display HTML emails as text only, you may be able to prevent the use of some web beacons. Please consult the "Help" section of your email client for more information.

We don't want to annoy you so if you would rather not receive interest-based content provided by Worthing Wormhole CiC, or to remove yourself completely from Worthing Wormhole CiC email marketing campaigns, please contact us at events@Worthing-Wormhole.co.uk.

Better still fill in the form below to let us know we can contact you occasionally

Privacy and GDPR compliance

Your email address and ticket information are also held for the purposes of identifying you on the day. Personally identifiable information held by us will be destroyed after the event though kept by our ticket company in the event of any dispute.

We may provide hyperlinks from the Website to websites of third parties. Please note that this privacy statement applies only to the contents of the Website and not to those web sites to which we may provide a link.

We will hold and process any personal information which you provide via the Website or by submitting emails and/or online forms for our own internal business purposes

We will not use personal information in any fashion that is inconsistent with the purposes for which it was collected. We will not use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without first letting you know and offering you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses. We will also provide you the opportunity to let us know if you wish to opt-out of partial or all contact from us and we will do everything we can to honour such requests.