Privacy & Cookies
Data Protection and Privacy Statement
Any personal data held and processed by Royal Armouries is in accordance with all current legislation relating to data protection and the database is registered under the terms of the 1998 Data Protection Act. Royal Armouries will only use personal data for the purpose for which you provide it and will not pass it to any other parties without your permission.
Any third party accessing the Royal Armouries Website must also use data taken from this source in accordance with the 1998 Data Protection Act. Data may NOT be used for commercial purposes.
Information we collect
When you use a Royal Armouries website, we may collect personal information about you when you contact us using an online form and every time you email us your details. We use this information to:
- contact you to respond to your queries (if you email us with a question, for example)
We only collect information about you when you enter it into an enquiry form on the website or create user accounts and login to the following website services:
- WebQuests and Creative Spaces
- Royal Armouries Online Shop
- E-news subscriptions
- Leave comments on the Royal Armouries blog
Access to information
You have the right to request a copy of the personal information Royal Armouries holds about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. Email address will need to be provided.
Users 16 and under
If you are aged 16 or under, you must get your parent/guardian’s permission before you provide personal information to Royal Armouries websites. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.
Some of the information stored is put there by other companies whose software we have added to the site, and this can also impact your experience of other websites you may visit after leaving ours.
If you continue to use this site without taking action to prevent the storage of this information, you are effectively agreeing to this use.
If you want to learn more about the general uses of cookies, including how to stop them being stored by your computer, please visit Cookiepedia – all about cookies
Below is a list of the different types of cookies used on this site, and an explanation of what they are used for. If you would like any more information, please get in touch.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the website to function. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as logging in or filling in forms.
You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.
All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.
These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages.
If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.
These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites.
They do not store any personally identifiable information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.
The following cookies are also set by our site, however their purpose has not yet been identified. We are conducting research into these cookies and will update this page as soon as possible.
You can manage these small files yourself and learn more about them through Internet browser cookies – what they are and how to manage them
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
Removing and disabling cookies
If you do not wish to accept cookies on to your machine you can disable them by adjusting the settings on your browser. However this will affect the functionality of the websites you visit.
For more help on how to disable your cookies or delete them visit www.aboutcookies.org
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.