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Copyright

All rights, including copyright and database right, in the YMCA Awards website and its contents, are owned by or licensed to YMCA Awards, or otherwise used by YMCA Awards as permitted by  applicable law. In accessing YMCA Awards web pages, you agree that you  will access the contents solely for your own private use but not for any commercial or public use. You can download and use the service on a single CPU at a time and you can print out a single hardcopy of any part of the content on the YMCA Awards website for your personal use. Except as permitted above, you undertake not to copy, store in any medium (including in any other website), distribute, transmit, re-transmit, broadcast, modify, or show in public any part of the YMCA Awards website without the prior written permission of  YMCA Awards or in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.

Trademark

YMCA® is a Trade Mark registered in respect of class 41 Trade Mark Act 1994 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.London Central Young Men’s Christian Association trading as YMCA Awards, 112 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3NP. A registered Charity No 213121 Registered in England No 119249. Publisher’s note: Every care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the content of the website but changes may be introduced after publication.

YMCA Awards Privacy Statement

YMCA Awards is committed to protecting your privacy. This YMCA Awards Privacy Statement applies to data collection and usage on YMCA Awards sites and services; it does not apply to other online or offline Central YMCA sites, products or services. Please read the YMCA Awards Privacy Statement below and also any supplementary information at the end of this statement for additional details about particular YMCA Awards sites and services that you may use.

The YMCA Awards site is a general audience web site, intended for users of all ages. Personal information of all users may be collected, used and disclosed as described in this Privacy Statement.

Collection of your personal information

At some sites, YMCA Awards collects personal information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. YMCA Awards may also collect demographic information, such as your postcode, age, gender, preferences, interests and favourites.

If you choose to sign up for a paid service (such as YMCA Awards Resources,e.g. purchase of Qualification Manuals), we will collect additional personal information, including your credit card number (if appropriate) and billing address, in order to create a YMCA Awards billing account. Where ordering as a YMCA Awards Approved Centre, this information collection may include obtaining relevant details in order to generate an invoice.

YMCA Awards cautions you against providing personal information to strangers online, which they may use for illegal or harmful purposes. YMCA Awards may keep track of the pages our customers visit within YMCA Awards, in order to determine what Central YMCA sites and
services are the most popular.

YMCA Awards may collect certain information about your computer hardware and software. This information may include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses.

Certain YMCA Awards services may be co-branded and offered in conjunction with another company. If you register for or use such services, both YMCA Awards and the other company may receive information collected in conjunction with the co-branded services.

Use of your personal information

YMCA Awards and its operational service partners collect and use your personal information to operate YMCA Awards and deliver the services you have requested. These services may include the display of customized content and advertising based upon the information YMCA Awards has collected. YMCA Awards does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

YMCA Awards also uses your personal information to inform you of other products or services available from Central YMCA and its affiliates. YMCA Awards may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

YMCA Awards does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. YMCA Awards may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering thatmay be of interest to you. In those cases, your personal information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as handling the processing and delivery of mailings, providing customer support, processing transactions, or performing statistical analysis of our services. We will only provide those companies the personal information they need to deliver the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information and are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.

YMCA Awards may access and/or disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on YMCA Awards site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Central YMCA, including its family of websites, one of which is the YMCA Awards web sites and; or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of YMCA Awards services or members of the public.

Personal information collected on this site may be stored and processed in the United Kingdom or any other country in which YMCA Awards or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.

You may choose not to receive marketing material from YMCA Awards or on behalf of external third party business partners. You may also stop the delivery of future promotional e-mail from YMCA Awards by following the specific instructions in the e-mail you receive. The instructions explain how to stop receiving such e-mails.

There are some YMCA Awards services where we may send out periodic e-mails informing you of technical service issues, product surveys, new feature announcements and news about YMCA Awards products and services. You will not be able to unsubscribe to these mailings, as they are considered a part of the service you have chosen. You may subscribe and unsubscribe to YMCA Awards Newsletters by emailing awards.info@ymca.co.uk

Security of your personal information

YMCA Awards is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access, which are located in controlled facilities.

Use of cookies

YMCA Awards may at some point use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domainthat issued the cookie to you.

Changes to this statement

YMCA Awards will occasionally update this Privacy Statement to reflect company and customer feedback. When YMCA Awards posts changes to this Statement, you will see the word "updated" next to the Privacy Statement link on the front page of YMCA Awards. If there are material changes to this Statement or in how YMCA Awards will use your personal information, YMCA Awards will prominently post such changes prior to implementing the change. YMCA Awards encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how YMCA Awards is protecting your information.

Contact information

YMCA Awards welcomes your comments regarding this privacy statement. If you believe that YMCA Awards has not adhered to this statement, please contact YMCA Awards by telephone, e-mail, or postal mail.

YMCA Awards
112 Great Russell Street
London
WC1B 3NQ
Tel: +44 (0)20 7343 1800