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Privacy policy

At Reggae News we collect different types of information about our users to help us to improve the services we offer.

Our principles

We are absolutely committed to protecting your privacy. Our policy can be summarised in one sentence: we will not share your information with others without your prior consent. We have also established the following four principles:

1. We will continue to invest in high-quality security and do our utmost to protect user privacy through the use of the latest security technology.

2. We will respect your email privacy. You will receive unsolicited mail from Reggae News only if you have agreed to this.

3. We will not pass on any individual user details (including your email address) unless we have your prior consent.

Should we elect to change our privacy policy we will post the changes here.

What information do we collect?

We collect information on our users in two ways: through cookies, competitions and newsletter signup. For more information about cookies, please see below.

Why does Reggae News use 'cookies'?

'Cookies' are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive.

We use cookies to track users as they travel through the site - for instance, we might use cookies to count the total number of unique users who are accessing the site over a particular period of time. This information will never be shared with a third party, and is only used to make our systems more efficient.

If you are concerned about cookies, you can turn them off in your browser. However, if you do this please note that some areas of the site may not work properly.

How does Reggae News protect customer information?

We invest in high-quality security and do our utmost to protect user privacy. UK Data Protection Legislation means we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access.

Will Reggae News disclose the information it collects to outside parties?

Reggae News will not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others unless you have given us your permission.

Reggae News follows the relevant legal requirements and uses 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.

Please note that we reserve the right to access and disclose individually identifiable information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests, to operate our systems properly and to protect both ourselves and our users.

Some useful links for further reading

Data Protection Act
Data Protection Commissioner
Microsoft's cookie guide
Hotwired's technical cookie guide
Foundation for Information Policy Research
UK Data Protection Forum

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