Personal information is collected by Business News. We collect personal information from you through the use of enquiry and registration forms and every time you e-mail us your details.
We also collect information automatically about your visit to our site. The information obtained in this way, which includes demographic data and browsing patterns, is only used in aggregate form.
Use of personal information
We process personal information collected via the site for the purposes of:
- providing a personalised service
- conducting market research surveys
- running competitions
- providing you with information about products and services offered by Business News.
We may disclose your information to business partners and third party suppliers we engage to provide services which may involve processing data on our behalf. We also use information in aggregate form:
- to build up marketing profiles
- to aid strategic development
- to manage our relationship with advertisers and to audit usage of the site
We use "cookies" to identify you when you visit the site and to build up a demographic profile.
A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information back from the browser.
Given that the Internet is a global environment, using the Internet to collect and process personal data necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. Therefore, by browsing our website and communicating electronically with us you acknowledge and agree to our processing of personal data in this way.
Anti-spam and quality monitoring
Business News uses a service provided by Mollom to protect some forms from spam submissions made by anonymous users. If you are a subscriber and have logged into our website, this service is automatically disabled. The following forms are protected by Mollom's service:
- Comments form on article pages
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