The Blick Studios website and the information, materials and documentation contained within it are provided to you subject to the following terms and conditions.
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Analytics cookies are used to understand how users engage with our website, improve performance and monitor statistics to provide the most relevant and useful content to you.
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You do not have to give us information in order to use our website. However, we may need to collect certain details from you if, for example, you want to subscribe to our publications or apply for a job. We may collect the following information:
- information you provide when completing subscription or contact forms on our website;
- information you provide when you contact us via the website;
- information you provide when you participate in social media functions on our site.
If you apply online for a job or placement you may need to provide information about your education, employment, religious and/or racial background, and state of health. Your application will constitute your express consent to our use of this information to assess your application and to allow us to carry out any monitoring activities which may be required of us under applicable law as an employer.
Non identifiable personal information about visitors to the website is automatically logged for statistical purposes. This information may include your IP address, referral address, and technical information such as browser type and operating system.
Use of information
We use your information in order to provide you with information and services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you as permitted under applicable law, to respond to any online query from you, to maintain and develop our relationship with you, or, in the case of an application for a job or placement, to assess your application. This information will not be distributed, sold, traded or rented to a third party.
The right is reserved for us to use or disclose your personal information
- to satisfy any law, regulation, or legal request,
- to cooperate in any legal investigation,
- to protect the integrity of our site,
- where all or substantially all of the assets of Blick Studios are merged with or acquired by a third party, in which case your personal information may form part of the transferred or merged assets,
- where we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal information to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets,
- to parties with whom we have co-promotional arrangements e.g. jointly sponsored events.
Some of the third parties with whom we may share your personal information may be located outside your country or the country from which the data were provided. While such third parties will often be subject to privacy and confidentiality obligations, you accept that where lawful such obligations may differ from and be less stringent than the requirements of the privacy laws of the jurisdiction of origin.
Aggregated statistics about our website’s users, traffic patterns and related site information (non-identifiable personal information) may be passed on to reputable third-parties. Such statistical information will be used for the purpose of improving the website.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.