Privacy

General

We respect the privacy of every individual who visits this website (the "Site") and are sensitive to privacy issues on the Internet.

We believe it is important that you know how we treat the information we receive on the Internet about you. Therefore, this privacy policy outlines the information that we may collect from you and how we may use that information. We reserve the right to modify or amend this privacy policy in our sole discretion at any time without providing notice to you.?

For the purpose of the data privacy laws, the data controller is Coca-Cola Enterprises Limited (CCE) on behalf of the CCE Group of companies. CCE can be contacted care of the Legal Department, Charter Place, Vine Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 1EZ.

Personal Information

You can visit our Site on the World Wide Web without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. You are not required to disclose any personal data to use this Site and we will not collect any such data from you, save as described below.

In some cases, our web servers may automatically collect certain non-personal information about you when you connect or link to the Site. Examples of this type of non-personal information include the domain names, I.P. Addresses, the type of web browser you are using, and the type of computer operating system you are using. This information is aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent on the Site, pages viewed, and other similar information. We use this information to measure the use of the Site and to improve the content of the Site.

There are times, however, when we may need information from you in order to communicate with you or to provide a service you have requested. This information may include your name, school name, school address, class size and level, subject area, email address and telephone number. We will not collect any such personal data from you unless you provide it voluntarily. Therefore, if you do not wish to provide us with your personal data, please do not submit it to us. When you provide us with personal data, we may use that information in the following ways:

  • we may use the information to respond to your inquiry, process your request or allow you to access specific account information;
  • we may use the information in connection with administering a competition you have entered;
  • we may store and process the data to better understand your needs and how we can improve our products and services;
  • we may contact you with details of our products , promotions or competitions;
  • we may transfer your personal data across country borders within our company; and/or
  • we may provide other third parties with aggregate, but not individual, data about visitors to, or users of, our Site.

Your personal data will be processed only for the purpose for which it was provided to us. CCE will only send marketing communications to you if you have expressly indicated your consent to receive these. CCE does not intend to sell or rent personal data about you to third parties.

Your personal data will only be used by third parties where required to comply with the purpose for which you have provided it to us. For example, an agency or other partner may use the data to contact you in relation to a prize you have won. The data will be used for the purposes for which it was provided only.

Real Business Challenge

The terms and conditions which apply to the Real Business Challenge are available at www.therealexperience.co.uk. CCE will ensure that any data collected through the Real Business Challenge is held and processed in accordance with this privacy policy.

In order to enter the Real Business Challenge, you do not need to provide any personal information to us about the children in your class who are the entrants to the competition. All we require to enter you into the competition is your personal information, as outlined above.

Notwithstanding the statement above, if you and your class qualify for and are invited to the regional finals of the Real Business Challenge, we shall need to collect personal data on the individual class member entrants at that time. As the data you provide will include personal data in relation to children explicit parental consent is required. A consent form must be completed in relation to each child and provided to CCE before any data on these children is received.

Children

We do not intend to collect any personal information from children under thirteen years of age. Where appropriate, we will explicitly instruct children not to provide such personal data on the Site and/or will take reasonable measures to obtain parental consent to such submission. We encourage parents to instruct their children to use their personal data in a safe and responsible manner while using the Internet.

Please note that any competitions on this Site will have a minimum age limit for entries and for prize winners. Parents should take note of these and enter any competitions on behalf of their children, as appropriate.

Communications

CCE will only use the information you provide on the Site to contact you if this is what you have requested. CCE will only communicate with you for the purpose you have indicated. CCE will not use this information for any other purpose and will not communicate with you for any other reason, including direct marketing. You will only receive marketing communications if you have expressly indicated your explicit consent to this.

Where you have given your consent to receiving future email communications from us or in connection with one (or more) of our brands, we will send you information about our company or that brand as appropriate and as per your request. The emails will contain information including (but not limited to):

  • news and updates
  • research and evaluation pertaining to CCE's education programme
  • information about CCE's Real Business Challenge competition
  • information about CCE's Education Centres

Cookies

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. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we put on your computer. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

The cookies we use allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our services to you. For example:

  • The cookies enable a service to recognise your device so you don't have to give the same information several times during one task.
  • The cookies allow us to recognise that you may already have given a username and password so you don't need to do it for every web page requested.
  • The cookies measure how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and there's enough capacity to ensure they are fast.

Managing your Cookies

Analytic Cookies

We use some cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and volumes of usage. We use this information to improve the content and functionality of our website. We require your consent to place these cookies on your device. This will be sought when you first use the Site only. Again, you can change your mind and opt out of these cookies at any time (see below).

The analytic cookies we use are as follows:

Cookie Name Content Expiry
__utmb String. This cookie determines and maintain a user's session with Google Analytics 30 minutes from set date
__utma String. Identifies a unique visitor 2 years from set date
__utmz String. Tracks a user's source (if applicable) and navigation 6 months into the future

Session Cookies

Session cookies are essential to operating certain services on our Site. They are used to enhance your experience of using our website, but they are automatically deleted when you leave our Site. We use the following session cookies on this website. We don't require your consent to place these cookies on your device, but you can opt out of them (see below).

These cookies are used to maintain your state with the website - for example remembering that you are logged into the site and identifying you consitantly once you are.

The session cookies we use are listed below:

Cookie Name Content
yourAuthCookie Maintains users' logged in status with the website

Removing Cookies

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our Site.

Except for all essential session cookies, all cookies will expire after 2 years.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all website visit Google using the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

How do we look after the information?

CCE ensures that the data it holds is kept securely. We look after any information we collect about you in a number of ways. We will:

  • NOT share with, or sell your information to, any other company unless you tell us we can.
  • NEVER put information about you on our Site that could let other people know where you live or exactly who you are.
  • ONLY share information with our employees if they really need to have the information.
  • ALWAYS amend or remove any personal details that you give us for contacting you if you let us know, see 'How to contact us' below.

We sometimes have to use other companies to help us set up, look after and hold this Site. These companies have agreed to only use your information in the way we tell them and to have procedures in place to protect the information.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Where is your data stored?

Any data collected through your use of this Site is held by CCE in the United Kingdom. For the avoidance of doubt, the data CCE collects (without you volunteering it) is restricted to non-personal data (as described above). The data stored by CCE concerning the use of this Site is anonymous.

As CCE is part of a group of companies, your data may be transferred to the USA. CCE's back up servers are located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Due to the location of these servers, any data that you provide us with and is collected from you will be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, marketing communications, content management and website development. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

CCE abides by the Safe Harbor framework agreed to by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the EU. For additional information regarding the Safe Harbor Program, see the U.S. Dept. of Commerce website at http://www.export.gov/safeharbor. As CCE complies with the Safe Harbor Principles, CCE transfers of such data from EU countries to the United States meet the adequacy requirements of the EU Data Protection Directive.

Other sites

This Site may contain links to other websites. Whilst we try to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of other sites. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this Site. Due to its nature, CCE cannot guarantee the security of any information on or transmitted over the internet.

Your rights

Data privacy law gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the applicable legislation. Any access request may be subject to a fee to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Changes to this policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back periodically to see changes and additions.

How to contact us?

If you have any questions about this Site or our privacy policy, including cookie policy or, you can e-mail us at cookies@cokecce.com. You can also contact us at the mailing address provided at the beginning of this policy.

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