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Privacy Policy

We are dedicated to the online privacy of everyone who uses our site. This privacy statement has been written to give you a clear understanding of how our online data processing practices work and why we use them.

By using this website, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions of use contained within this policy. If this policy is not acceptable to you, please do not use our website.

The use of terms "we", "us", "our", or "CC" refers to Challenge Central. The use of the term "partners" denotes businesses and other organisations who work closely with us to provide a service to the public. The term "you", "user" or "website user" refers to any internet user visiting our website.

Data Protection

Challenge Central is the sole owner of the information on this site. We will not share, sell, or rent any information on the website to third parties in any way, unless it is stated on the web page at the point of collecting information from you, or it is outlined in this policy statement, or it is required by law.

All personal information gathered on the website will be used only for the purpose of providing the service for which the information was supplied. The information you provide will only be used by Challenge Central and it’s employees in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. The information will not be given to any other organisation or individual except to the extent permitted by the Data Protection Act.

Challenge Central may contact users in order to reply to the issues raised. We will retain all communications in order to produce statistical analysis reports on the comments received.

Cookies

A cookie is a means for your web browser to hold a small amount of data, either in memory or on your hard disk, for use during your website visit. They provide a better browsing experience by offering the ability to remember user settings or preferences when visiting a site. Cookies are not viruses: they cannot damage your computer, find out information about you or read any personal material kept on your hard drive.

Like most other websites, Challenge Central makes use of cookies. They are only used where they are genuinely necessary (e.g. as part of our online forms or payments), offer a significantly better user experience, or help us to improve our website. Some cookies are set when you first visit any page on the site, others are set only when you visit a specific part of it.

Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. It uses cookies to help monitor use of the website. It reports trends without identifying individual visitors. The data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google.

This information is used for the purpose of evaluating visitors' use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for site operators. Google may transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

Challenge Central will not use Google Analytics to track or to collect any personally identifiable information about visitors to our site. We will not use Google Analytics data with any other personally identifying information from any other source. We do not allow Google to use our analytics data in anonymous form as part of their benchmarking service.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by us and by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Vist the pertinent Google page for more information about Google’s privacy policy relating to Google Analytics or to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites.

Preventing cookies from being set

Most web browsers will allow you to prevent cookies being set on your device, but doing this may mean you are unable to use some parts of our website. Consult the Help section of your browser to find out how to change the cookie settings.

If you follow any external links from Challenge Central to visit another website, you might encounter the use of cookies there. These websites and their associated cookies are beyond our control.

The website All About Cookies has more information about cookies, including how to control and delete them.

Security

Access to all our user information is restricted. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information.

Notification of changes

On occasions it will be necessary to update this Privacy Policy. This is in order to ensure our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. Any changes to the Privacy Policy will appear on this page.

If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify the users affected. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the Privacy Policy in force at the time the information was taken.