Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.

  • Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
  • We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
  • We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
  • We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
  • Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
  • We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
  • We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.

Update May 2018

PRIVACY POLICY IN CONNECTION WITH NOVEL ENTERTAINMENT WEBSITE AND ALL WEBSITES ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY AND IN THE MAKING OF CONTENT BY NOVEL ENTERTAINMENT

DATA PROTECTION STATEMENT
This Privacy Policy explains the data collection and use practices, which is operated by Novel Entertainment Ltd. By using our sites and agreeing to be part of a Novel Entertainment production you signify your assent to our Privacy Policy. Separate policies will be provided for the production.
We are committed to protecting your privacy and honouring the integrity of your personal information. We do not sell any information collected through our sites to others. If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to these practices please contact us by e-mail at novel@novelentertainment.co.uk

PERSONAL INFORMATION
We collect personal information from you when you (i) submit questions or material to us, (ii) e-mail us, (iii) enter one of our contests or sweepstakes, (iv) give us your details in connection with the production of a television series.
We use such personal information collected through this site and in production for the purposes of:
o providing a personalised service
o running sweepstakes and contests and
o providing you with information about, and access to, products and services we offer, either ourselves or jointly with or on behalf of other organisations.
o To be able to keep in touch with you in connection with the production you are involved in making
We will only communicate with you in connection with the above and will not pass your details on to others.

NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION
We collect information in the aggregate form through the use of cookies and IP addresses, such as demographic information and browsing patterns. Such information does not identify any individual and will not be linked any personal information. We use such information to:
o build up marketing profiles
o aid strategic development
o manage our relationship with advertisers and
o audit usage of the site.
We may share such information, in the aggregate form only, with our affiliates, partners or advertisers, or other third parties.
USE OF COOKIES
We use “cookies” to identify you when you visit this site and to build up a demographic profile. Our use of cookies also allows registered users to be presented with a personalised version of the site.
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. Find out more about the use of cookies on http://www.cookiecentral.com

SUBMISSIONS
Any personal information you choose to provide to us with your submissions posted to our sites may appear on the site, but only to identify you as the author of the submission, unless you expressly authorise us to make further use of the information on the site.

CHAT AREAS/BULLETIN BOARDS
If you voluntarily disclose personal information on the bulletin boards or in the chat areas on our sites, that information can also be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other people.
PRIVACY POLICY FOR CHILDREN UNDER 13
In accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (commonly referred to as COPPA), we do not require children under the age of 13 to provide us with any more information than is reasonably necessary to participate and make use of this site and under no circumstances do we require children under the age of 13 to provide us with any personal information. Children under the age of 13 should not submit or post any personal information without the written consent of their parents or legal guardians. If you are a child under the age of 13 and want to submit your personal information to us, you should ask your parents to send an e-mail to Novel@novelentertainment.co.uk specifically allowing us to collect your personal information through this site. By doing so, you allow us to alert your parent or guardian about this site’s Privacy Policy. We do not intend to sell, license or trade any such information collected to third parties. Parents may review or change the personal information of their children provided to us or further refuse our collection of such information by sending an e-mail to Novel@novelentertainment.co.uk

PARTNER SITES / LINKED SITES
Our sites feature several activities, which are co-sponsored or operated by other sites. These activities will be identifiable by their co-branding. While these activities originate on this site, they may link to other sites not operated by Novel Entertainment. We have no control over the privacy practices or the content of any of our co-sponsors and strongly recommend that you check their privacy policies before engaging in these activities. Additionally, our site contains links to other sites, including those of advertisers. We have no control over the privacy practices of advertisers or other sites to which we provide links from this site. For example, if you click on a banner advertisement, the click takes you off this site. These other sites may use cookies, collect data or solicit personal information. We strongly recommend that you check the applicable privacy policy of the site to which you are linking.

SECURITY OF INFORMATION
We take precautions to ensure the security of personal information submitted by users. Unfortunately, no electronic communication over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. While we strive to take care to protect your personal information, Novel Entertainment cannot warrant the security of any information that you submit to us, and you do so at your own risk. We store any personal information in a secure area to which the general public does not have access.

UPDATING PERSONAL INFORMATION
If you would like to change any contact information, or if you no longer desire to receive any communications from us, please email us at Novel@novelentertainment.co.uk

CHANGES IN PRIVACY POLICY
We reserve the right to change this policy at any time, and will post any changes to this policy as soon as they go into effect without prior notice to you. Any such changes are effective as of the date such changes are posted on this page. Please check this page periodically to view our most current Privacy Policy.