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Like most websites, Decision Marketing uses text files called “cookies” that may be stored by the browser on your computer or mobile phone in order to recall user preferences.

On this page, you can find information about what cookies are, how we use them, and how you can switch cookies off within your browser.

Cookies are a very common way in which a website can allow your Internet browser to remember how you prefer to view the information the website provides.

Typically the files will include the name of the website, the lifespan of the cookie and a randomly generated unique number as an identifier. We cannot identify you personally by using a cookie, and they are not used to store personal data or gather personal data.

Decision Marketing uses very basic cookies to determine if you are a registered member of our website, and if you are logged in to our website. If you are logged in, you can then access various account settings, our comment system, and various other features around the website.

Without using cookies, you would have to log in every single time you visited our website if you wanted to use these features.

We may also use cookies to record whether you have visited our website before within a certain time period in order to assemble our readership statistics. This may include usage to ascertain whether your browser has displayed any of our advertising banners. As a free news source, Decision Marketing relies on its readership statistics to support advertising that funds the service.

Controlling cookies
If you do wish to prevent your computer or mobile phone from accepting cookies, you should be able to do so from within the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser.

Decision Marketing is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from November 1 2010.

What we collect
We may collect the following information if you register for the site or for our weekly newsletter:

• name and job title

• contact information including email address

• demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests

• other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

• Internal record keeping.

• We may use the information to improve our products and services.

• From time to time, we may contact you for market research purposes, but only via email. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

• We will never sell or licence your information to a third-party for direct marketing purposes

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 2018. There is no fee payable for this service. The Act requires a data controller to be registered; our registration number is Z3024425. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Decision Marketing, 33 The Drive, BN43 5GB.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

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