Saturday 30 June 2018

Armed Forces Day

Privacy and Cookies Policy

This statement was last updated on 15 May 2015

This page explains how we collect and use information, and how we protect your privacy.

Changes to the privacy and cookies policy

If this privacy and cookies policy changes in any way, we will post the new information on this page. Regularly reviewing the page ensures you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.

Data Protection Act

Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. You have a right to access your personal data and change any inaccuracies. We use leading technologies to safeguard our data, and strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it. We will ensure that any information we obtain and use will always be held, used and transferred in compliance with all applicable data protection rules.

Further information on your rights under the Data Protection Act 1998 can be found on the Information Commissioner’s website.

What information do we collect?

Site usage information: IP address, page usage

When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the Internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

You can manage these small files yourself and learn more about them through Internet browser cookies – what they are and how to manage them.
If you’d like to learn how to remove cookies set on your device, please visit ‘About Cookies‘.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

Our use of cookies

The Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2011 requires us to make you aware of the cookies that we use on this website. These cookies are listed below. You may disable some or all of the cookies by following the instructions on this page.

Cookies to enable site functionality

On the Find Events page of this site there is a button to detect your location. If you use this feature your location will be temporarily stored in cookies named gmw_*. The information in these cookies is only used to display the events closest to you, and is not stored on our servers.

Cookies for improving services

Our website uses Google Analytics, which sets the following cookies to analyse site usage. More information on Cookies and Google Analytics can be found at Google Code.

User Survey Cookies

During the 2 week period of our User Survey we use cookies to record if you have taken the survey or have chosen not to. The cookies used are session cookies, which expire when you close the browser or 7 days from when you first accessed the page.

Contact Us

If you have any queries about this privacy and cookies policy you can contact us at the following address

If you provide feedback on our website we will only use it to develop and improve the site. We will keep the actual feedback for twelve months after which it will be deleted but analysis of feedback may be kept.

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