Hearts FC

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Protecting your privacy is very important to us. This Privacy Policy which covers Hearts TV explains how Sports Media GB Limited together with Heart of Midlothian Football Club use information we collect about you and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to how we process your information please contact us at enquires@sportsmediagb.com

We reserve the right to change the terms of this policy from time to time and your continued use of the Website will be deemed to be acceptance of amendments we make. This Privacy Policy was last updated on 25 August 2014.

Unless separately defined herein, the defined terms in this Privacy Policy have the same meaning as in the Terms and Conditions which can be found at www.heartsfc.co.uk/pages/terms

By your use of the Website you consent to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.

HOW WE COLLECT AND USE YOUR INFORMATION
When you subscribe to our Site, we may ask you for certain personal information such as email address, postal address, age, gender, job type and residence.

We will use your personal information

(i). to communicate with you concerning your account and customer service issues.

(ii). to improve our site to enhance and personalise your browsing experience

(iii). to provide advertisements for products and services that we think you may be interested in

(iv). to ensure the technical functioning of our Site,

(v). to develop new products and services, and;

(vi). to protect the copyright-protected content of our Site in order that access to our Site is limited to registered users who have a valid Username and password.

We will only share your personal information to:

(i). Enforce the terms and conditions of our Terms of Use.

(ii). Allow for a change of ownership of Sports Media GB Limited (including but not limited to an acquisition by or merger with another company) and related transfer of all personal information to the new owner in which case any information remains protected in accordance with this Privacy policy.

(iii). Allow advertising audits and analysis measuring the size and composition of the group of users that have viewed an advertisement or other promotional information.

(iv). Allow us to use a third party to perform surveys measuring your experiences and use of our Content (not permitting the third party to use your personal information for any other purpose).

(v). Allow us to share aggregated statistics about use of our Site with our business partners. We will not, however, share personally identifying information with these partners or any third parties, except under the narrow circumstances described above. We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

SECURITY
We are firmly committed to data security and we ensure your personal information is secure from unauthorised access. We ask you to use a unique User ID and password to register with our Site and not to share this information with anyone. In addition, we use encrypted transmissions to limit access to the systems that store your personal information. We respect and adhere with EU legislation on data protection. We may process personal information on secure encrypted servers in countries other than the UK. We may therefore transfer and process your personal information on a secure encrypted server outside your country. However, we will always do so in accordance with this Privacy policy and applicable law.

UPDATING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
To update any aspect of your personal information simply click on "My Profile" on our Site. It is your responsibility to provide us with true, accurate, complete, and updated registration information.

LINKS
Our Site and our business partners may display links to third party websites on our Site. Please note that we cannot control and cannot be held responsible for the privacy policies of third party websites. We strongly recommend that you should always read the privacy policy of a website to find out more about how personal information is collected and processed. We also strongly recommend you read the Terms of Use of third party websites.

COOKIES
We may also store information about you using cookies (files which are sent by us to your computer or other Internet access device) that we can access when you visit our Site in future. We do this to help improve your user experience of our Site.

A cookie is a small text file which is stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies can be used to help analyse web traffic or to tailor its operations to your likes and dislikes. Cookies can also be used for important website functionality.We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages on our Site are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to your needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies.

Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access areas or content of our site. We strongly recommend that you enable cookies in order to enjoy the full functionality and unique user experience of our Site.

PARENTS & GUARDIANS
This Website is a general audience Website. We do not knowingly collect and/or share Personal Information from children under the age of thirteen on the Website. However, your child cannot use some of the interactive features of the Website without providing Personal Information. We therefore recommend using the Website with your child if he or she is interested in participating in an interactive feature of the Website.

ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION
Data Protection law gives you various rights including the right to access the Personal Information that is held about you.

We, as data controller, are required to provide you with copies of all the Personal Information we hold about you, on payment of a nominal administration charge of £10. If you wish to access the Personal Information held by us, you should therefore contact us at enquires@sportsmediagb.com.

DISCLOSURE FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES
Sports Media GB Limited reserve the right to access and disclose Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests, to operate its systems properly, or to protect itself or others. Sports Media GB Limited may attempt to obtain the prior consent of the individual before disclosing the Personal Information, but it has no obligation to do so.

AMENDMENTS TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY
We reserve the right to make changes to our Privacy policy. If we make any material changes to our policy we will notify you by posting the new version of the policy on our Site. It is your own responsibility to check our Site for amendments from time to time. Please note that by accepting our Terms of Use or by using our Site, you consent to the collection and processing of your personal information as described in this Privacy policy. As outlined above, we will notify you if we make any material changes to this Privacy policy by posting the new version of the policy on our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this Privacy policy will constitute an acceptance of such changes.

In the event that our Privacy policy is translated into other languages and there is a discrepancy between the two language versions, the English language version shall prevail to the extent that such discrepancy is the result of an error in translation.

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy please feel free to contact us at enquires@sportsmediagb.com

Registered Office: 
Sports Media GB Limited
1a Muir Road
Houston Industrial Estate
Livingston
West Lothian
EH54 5DR

Tel: 01506 200349

Registered No: SC352774