Chris Chelios Jersey Retirement Watch Party Giveaway

Enter to win a signed Chris Chelios retired Blackhawks jersey! Winner will be announced 2/25 on our Instagram page @elbandidoyankee 

Terms and Conditions of El Bandido Yankee Giveaway

Official Rules

No purchase necessary to enter or win. void where prohibited. a purchase or payment will not improve your chances of winning. Participation in the giveaway constitutes your agreement to be bound by these “official rules” and the decisions of el bandido yankees. Individuals who participate in the giveaways or submit an entry are sometimes referred to herein as an “entrant(s).” No purchase, payment, or other consideration is permitted, and the winner is picked at random.


This Giveaway is open only to individuals who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older, and are local residents of Illinois, Wisconsin, Tennessee, Texas, Kansas, Arizona, Missouri, Michigan, California, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nevada, Colorado, Georgia, Florida and Indiana.


The Giveaway sponsor is El Bandido Yankee (“Sponsor”). Sponsor will conduct the Giveaway substantially as described in these Official Rules. This contest has no affiliation with any liquor stores, bars or restaurants.

Entry Period

This Giveaway will have one (1) winner, the winner will be randomly chosen on February 25 at the barn after 5pm CST. The Giveaway will begin on 1/22/24 and ends on 2/25/24 at 5pm CST. Please note that timing variations may be applicable based on the announcement location.

How to Enter

During the Entry Period, Entrants will be asked to provide basic contact information, including full legal name, phone number, and email address (NOTE: Entrants must complete all required fields of the entry form with information that is valid on the date of the drawing to be eligible). All entries become the property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned.

Limitations on Entries

LIMIT ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON. No third party entry or online entry is permitted, Entrants must enter on the official El Bandido yankee form. Any person who attempts or otherwise encourages the entry of multiple or false contact information under multiple identities or uses any device or artifice to enter or encourage multiple or false entries, as determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified. Use of robotic entry devices is strictly prohibited. 

A valid form of identification verifying age will be required for the winner.

Grand Prize & Drawing

One (1) “Grand Prize” will be awarded, which consists of a signed Chris Chelios jersey. Sponsor shall not be responsible or liable in any way for any losses, or damages. If the winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with sweepstake rules, the winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be awarded the prize in a separate random drawing. Winner will be notified

by email from a Sponsor representative. Inability of Winner to contact Sponsor by email within seventy two (72) hours after selection, may result in disqualification of Winner and an alternate Winner may be selected in a random drawing at Sponsor’s discretion.


The selection of a Winner is predicated solely upon chance. All entrants have an equal opportunity to win, and the outcome is determined randomly, without any influence or skill-based criteria. The Winner is chosen through a random drawing or a chance-based mechanism, emphasizing the element of luck as the sole determinant.

General Terms

By entering this Giveaway, Entrants promise to abide by the Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor, which will be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to refuse, disqualify or withdraw any entry at any time. Sponsor will not be responsible for any injury, damage, or loss of any kind arising out of Entrant’s participation in the Giveaway. ENTRANTS AGREE TO RELEASE, DISCHARGE, AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR AND ALL OF THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES, PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, MEMBERS, MANAGERS, OWNERS, EQUITY HOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASED PARTIES”) FROM AND AGAINST ANY OR ALL LIABILITIES, CLAIMS, CAUSES OF ACTION (HOWEVER NAMED OR DESCRIBED), WITH RESPECT TO OR ARISING OUT OF ANY INJURIES, LOSSES, OR DAMAGES TO ANY PERSON (INCLUDING DEATH) OR PROPERTY OF ANY KIND RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, MISUSE OR USE OF ANY PRIZE, AND FROM PARTICIPATION IN THE Giveaway. Except where prohibited by law, by accepting the Grand Prize, Winner grants Sponsor a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free license to use Winner’s name, photograph, voice, and/or likeness without further authorization, compensation, or remuneration of any kind for advertising, promotion, and other publicity purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the universe. The information provided by Entrants during the entry process, including but not limited to Entrant’s name and contact details, will be collected by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to use this information to contact Entrants for contest-related communications, including Winner notifications, prize distribution, and updates related to the Giveaway. Entrants consent to receiving communications from Sponsor regarding this Giveaway and related matters. By entering the Giveaway, Entrants agree to receive email or SMS newsletters periodically from Sponsor. Entrants can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link. This Giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. Entrants agree to follow these Official Rules. By entering this Giveaway, the Entrant agrees to the following statement 815 ILCS 525 Civil Code. 

Rights Granted by Entrants

By entering this Giveaway Entrants acknowledge that Sponsor, anyone acting on behalf of Sponsor, or the Released Parties will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review, or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the universe, each Entrant’s entry, including, without limitation, the entry and Winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, or statements about the Giveaway, and biographical information as

news, publicity, or information and for trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes without any further compensation. 

Limitations of Liability

The Released Parties are not responsible for late, lost, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, undeliverable, destroyed, and/or lost, late, misdirected, undeliverable, or incomplete entries and/or entries not received resulting from any hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, or for any problems or technical malfunction(s) of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, or entries not received by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on computer networks, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Giveaway or downloading any material for the Giveaway, or other telecommunications malfunctions which may limit an Entrant’s ability to participate. Sponsor may prohibit an Entrant from participating in the Giveaway or winning the Grand Prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said Entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices, or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other Entrants or Sponsor representatives. Any attempt by any person to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway is a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. If for any reason this Giveaway is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Giveaway, then Sponsor reserves its right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Giveaway. To the maximum extent permitted by law, IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR OTHERWISE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES RELATED TO THE Giveaway. EVERYTHING RELATED TO THE Giveaway IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY. WINNER AGREES THAT GRAND PRIZE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION, OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, WHETHER NOW KNOWN OR HEREINAFTER ENACTED, RELATIVE TO THE USE OR ENJOYMENT OF THE GRAND PRIZE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ITS QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. FURTHER, NO RESPONSIBILITIES ARE ACCEPTED FOR ANY ADDITIONAL EXPENSES, OMISSIONS, DELAYS, OR RE-ROUTING RESULTING FROM ANY ACTS OF ANY GOVERNMENT OR AUTHORITY.


As a condition of participating in this Giveaway, Entrants agree that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveaway, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Illinois having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, other than Entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Giveaway), and Entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

Privacy Policy

february 2024


We are doing business as El Bandido Yankee Tequila (referred to as El Bandido Yankee, we, us and our in this Privacy Policy), with offices located at 211 N. Williamsburg Drive Bloomington, IL 61704

The information set out in this Privacy Policy is provided to individuals whose personal data we process (you or your) as data controller, in compliance with our obligations under applicable U.S. law. 

This Privacy Policy applies to your use of the El Bandido Yankee Services. By El Bandido Yankee Services we mean any of our websites, web stores, or other products or services that link to this policy. Additional terms and conditions may apply to your relationship with El Bandido Yankee, depending on how you choose to interact with us. 

It is important that you read this Privacy Policy together with any other privacy policy or fair processing policy we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This Privacy Policy supplements other notices and privacy policies and is not intended to override them.

By using the El Bandido Yankee Services, you confirm your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree or are not comfortable with any El Bandido Yankee privacy policies described herein, your only remedy is to discontinue use of the El Bandido Yankee Services. El Bandido Yankee expressly reserves the right to amend its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of any of the El Bandido Yankee Services the posting of any such changes constitutes your acceptance of those changes.

The El Bandido Yankee policy can be downloaded found here at elbandidoyankee.com

Data controller details

We are the data controller in relation to the processing of the personal data that you provide to us and responsible for such personal data. If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at the following: 

  • Address: 211 N. Williamsburg Dr. Bloomington, IL 61704
  • Email address: privacy@elbandidoyankee.com

Notice to california residents

This notice applies only to California residents and is effective as of January 1, 2020. This California Privacy Notice sets forth the disclosures and rights for California consumers regarding their personal data, as required by the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”). Terms used in this California Privacy Notice have the same meanings given in the CCPA and the regulations of the Attorney General implementing the CCPA, unless otherwise defined. This notice provides information about the categories of information that we collect from California residents generally, the sources of the information, the purposes for which we use the information, and the categories of third parties to whom we disclose the information for business purposes and to whom we sell Personal data as defined by CCPA (and information on how to opt-out).

california information sharing disclosure

California Civil Code 1798.115(c), 1798.130(a)(5)(c), 1798.130(c), and 1798.140 provide that companies should disclose whether various categories of information are collected, transferred for consideration, or transferred for an organization’s “business purpose” as that term is defined under California law effective January 1, 2020. The table found in Section 8 below shows categories of personal data we collect and transfer in a variety of contexts. Please note that this list is comprehensive, and we may not have information about you specifically from each category. 

notice of financial incentives

We offer our customers a loyalty program that provides certain rewards, promotions, and exclusive offers. When you sign up for our loyalty program, we will ask you to provide your first name, last name, email address, phone number and birthdate. Because our loyalty program involves the collection of personal data, it might be interpreted as a “financial incentive” program under California law. The value of your personal data to us is related to the value of the free or discounted products or services that you obtain when you redeem points. This value is based on the expense related to offering those free or discounted products or services.

how we collect your information

Personal data is any information about an individual from which you can be identified. It does not include data where it is not possible to identify you (this will be anonymized data).

  • You may provide your personal data to us when you choose to use El Bandido Yankee Services because we change our offerings and features from time to time, the options you have to provide us with information also may change. 
  • Generally, the information we hold about you comes from the way you engage with us and the El Bandido Yankee Services. This will be when you: 
  • engage with us via our website; 
  • create an El Bandido Yankee account; 
  • engage or interact with us via our streaming services;
  • engage or interact with us via the El Bandido booking system; 
  • purchase any product from us or through our website; 
  • enter online competitions or register for or participate in special events;
  • enter contests or sweepstakes, participate in any of our promotions, or accept any prizes from us; 
  • sign up for email alerts or subscribing to receive other information from us;
  • complete a survey; 
  • connect to our Wi-Fi;
  • contact us offline, for example by telephone, SMS, email or by post; and 
  • interact with us using social media. 
  • It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.

What we collect

The specific types of information you provide us will often vary depending on the El Bandido Yankee Services you are using and how you interact with us.

The types of personal data that we may collect, use, store, and transfer about you are as follows:

Contact data such as your name and email address, your postal address, telephone number and company name if you are visiting as part of a corporate event.

El Bandido Yankee profile data such as your username or similar identifier, password, age, date of birth, gender social media usernames, and your gamer handles/usernames, statistics, reviews, preferences, feedback and survey responses.

Financial data such as your bank account and payment card details and your transaction history, including payments to and from you and details of any purchases.

Content Data such as information relating to your El Bandido Yankee profile, account information or other digital content and check-ins; use or your visits to our website collected by cookies or other tracking technologies.

Photographs or video footage taken at our events used for marketing purposes where we obtain your consent to do so.

Marketing and communications data such as your preferences in receiving marketing from us and selected third parties and your communication preferences.

Data in relation to your location, such as a country identifier and time zone.

Other voluntary information which you share with us when you respond to communications from us, communicate with us via email or share additional information about yourself through your use of the El Bandido Yankee Services, such as entering tournaments, competitions, completing surveys or other promotional events.

social network

If you register through your social network account (such as your Facebook account) to use the El Bandido Yankee Services online, we will automatically have access to basic information from your social network account, such as your name, birthdate, profile picture and friends’ list, as well as information you made publicly available on such account.  

We do not collect any special categories of personal data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health, and genetic and biometric data). Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offenses.

We also collect, use, and share aggregated data such as statistical or demographic data for any purpose. Aggregated data could be derived from your personal data but will not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. For example, we may aggregate your usage data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature.

how we use your personal data

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:

  • Where we need to perform any contract we have with you or provide services to (i.e. to perform the El Bandido Yankee Services or to create and manage your account).
  • Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
  • Where we need to comply with a legal obligation.
  • Where we offer and provide products and services to you.
  • Where we communicate about and / or administer your participation in, special events, programs, surveys, contests, sweepstakes, and other offers or promotions.
  • Where we communicate with you about your requests, questions, and comments.
  • Please see below for the categories of personal data we collect and transfer in a variety of contexts:

Categories of Personal Information That We Collect

Categories of Third Parties To Whom We Disclose This Information

Such as name, email address, online identifier, birth date

Software service providers
Marketing Partners
Advertising Networks
Financial institutions, payment processors
Government entities, lawyers, consultants and other parties as required by law

Financial Information:
Such as payment details, tokenised payment card data

Software service providers, payment processors, financial institutions
Government entities, lawyers, consultants and other parties as required by law

Commercial Information:
Such as products and services purchased or considered, purchasing and consuming histories

Software service providers
Marketing Partners
Advertising Networks
Government entities, lawyers, consultants and other parties as required by law

Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information:
Such as CCTV footage with audio, photos, videos and associated audio captured in venue 

Marketing Partners
Social Networks
Advertising Networks
The public in marketing material
Government entities, lawyers, consultants and other parties as required by law

Network Activity Data:
Such as wifi usage, sites accessed on our networks, device information

Marketing Partners
Government entities, lawyers, consultants and other parties as required by law

Marketing Partners
Social Networks
Advertising Networks
Government entities, lawyers, consultants and other parties as required by law

Whenever we use your information, we make sure that we take into account any potential impact that such use may have on you. We do not use your personal data for activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law). You can obtain further information about how we assess our legitimate interests against any potential impact on you in respect of specific activities by contacting us at the address provided above. 

change of purpose

We will use your personal data only for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. 

If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will either obtain your consent or we will notify you and set out the legal basis which allows us to do so.

Sharing your information

Please note that personal data we are holding about you may be shared with and processed by:

  • regulators or other third parties for the purposes of monitoring and/or enforcing our compliance with any legal and regulatory obligations, including statutory or regulatory reporting or the detection or prevention of unlawful acts.
  • Credit reference and fraud prevention agencies.
  • Any third party in the context of actual or threatened legal proceedings, provided we can do so lawfully (for example in response to a court order).
  • Third party payments providers to carry out data analysis including the number of visits to our website, when such visits are made, from which region and through which channel (if not a direct visit).
  • Other parties and/or their professional advisers involved in a matter where required as part of the conduct of the El Bandido Yankee Services.
  • Our own professional advisers and auditors for the purpose of seeking professional advice or to meet our audit responsibilities.
  • Our trusted social media, advertising and analytics advisers to provide customized content and advertising, to provide social media features and to analyze traffic to our website
  • Our service providers and agents (including their subcontractors) or third parties which process information on our behalf (e.g. internet service and platform providers, our bank, payment processing providers and those organizations we engage to help us send communications to you) so that they may help us to provide you with the applications, products, services and information you have requested (such third parties at not authorized by us to use or disclose any shared information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements).
  • Another organization to whom we may transfer our agreement with you or if we sell or buy (or negotiate to sell or buy) our business or any of our assets (provided that adequate protections and safeguards are in place).
  • Please note that the El Bandido Yankee Services may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. We encourage you to read the privacy policy of every website you visit.

Retention of personal data

Unless we are required or permitted by law to hold on to your data for a specific retention period we will hold your personal data only for as long as is necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, regulatory, tax, accounting or reporting requirements, in particular:

  • Contact data is retained for as long as you are an active user of our platforms and for two years after you delete your account.
  • Financial data is retained for six years from the date of your last transaction with or through us. 
  • Usage data is retained for as long as you are an active user of our platforms and for two years after you delete your account.
  • We may retain your personal data for a longer period in the event of a complaint or if we reasonably believe there is a prospect of litigation in respect to our relationship with you.
  • To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal, regulatory, tax, accounting or other requirements.
  • Where we no longer need your personal data, we will dispose of it in a secure manner.
  • In some circumstances you are entitled to ask us to delete your personal data: see your legal rights at paragraph 12 below for further information.
  • In some circumstances we will anonymize your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes, in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.

Your rights in respect of your personal data

You have the right to request that we disclose to you what personal data we collect, use, disclose, and sell, including the right to request that we provide to you the specific information we have collected about you in the prior 12 months and you have the right to ask us to delete the personal data we collect about you, subject to exceptions set forth in the CCPA. California residents also have the right to opt-out from the sale of their personal data. These rights are subject to some limitations, such as when we are retaining data to comply with our own legal obligations. You will not be required to create an account with us to submit a request concerning your personal data. 

You may be entitled to certain choices regarding your personal data. Please address written requests and questions about your rights to:  [ENTER] and we will assist you with your request as soon as possible. Please note that to exercise these rights, we must verify your identity to make sure you are exercising rights related to personal data belonging to you and may request certain information to verify your identity and residency using personal data already provided by you (e.g., your name, address, username, or email address) prior to granting your request. We may also ask you to provide a signed declaration confirming your identity. Following a request, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to supply, correct or delete personal data about you in our files. In some circumstances, you may also appoint an authorized agent to submit requests to exercise certain privacy rights on your behalf by contacting us at elbandioyankee.com or privacy@elbandidoyankee.com. We will require verification that you provided the authorized agent permission to make a request on your behalf. You must provide us with a copy of the signed permission you have given to the authorized agent to submit the request on your behalf and verify your own identity directly with us. If you elect to exercise one of your choices listed below, you will not receive discriminatory treatment by us for exercising your privacy rights that are conferred upon you by law. You can make the following choices regarding your personal data:

  • Right to Access: the right to request certain information about, access to and copies of the personal data about you that we are holding (please note that you are entitled to request one copy of the personal data that we hold about you at no cost, but for any further copies, we reserve the right to charge a reasonable fee based on administration costs).
  • Right to Correction: the right to request correction of incomplete or inaccurate personal data that we hold about you. We may need to verify the accuracy of the new data you provide to us.
  • Right to Withdraw Consent: the right to withdraw your consent to our processing of the data (if the legal basis for processing is based on your consent).
  • The Right to Erasure/“Right to be Forgotten”:  the right to request that we delete or erase your personal data from our systems where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it (however, this will not apply if we are required to hold on to the information for compliance with any legal obligation or if we require the information to establish or defend any legal claim); 
  • Right to Restriction of Use of Your Information: the right to stop us from using your personal data or limit the way in which we can use it.
  • Right to Object to Processing: the right to object to our processing of your personal data including for marketing purposes and profiling. Please note some of the above rights are not absolute and will only apply in certain circumstances.
  • You have the right to unsubscribe from our marketing communications at any time by following the link in the footer of the last email you received from one of our brands (“Unsubscribe”) or by sending your request with detailed instructions to us (see contact details above in the “Data Controller details” section).
  • Please note that, if you withdraw your consent to the use of your personal data for purposes set out in our Privacy Policy, we may not be able to carry out our contractual obligations to you or provide you with access to all or certain parts of the El Bandido Yankee Services.

Personal data of children

Our services are aimed at children ages 13+ and you will only be able to create a driver profile if you are this age or above. We will process your personal data in the same ways described above and you will also have all the same rights as above. If you are unsure about what we are doing, please contact us or ask your parent/guardian or contact us as set out above. 

  • We will ensure that safeguards are in place when marketing any products or services to you and we will not carry out any profiling with your personal data. 


A cookie is a small piece of information that is placed on your computer when you visit certain websites. When we refer to “cookies” we include other technologies with similar purposes, such as tags and identifiers. Find out more about the use of cookies on http://www.cookiecentral.com/.

  • As soon as you visit our website, our web server will automatically record an anonymous profile of which website you visited us from, pages you have visited and what sequence, and the date and length of your visit. This is aggregated data and does not identify you specifically. When you first visit our sites using a new browser, or if you visit in private browsing mode, we will provide you with a cookies permission banner seeking your consent to use of cookies as required by law. From this banner you will be able to access our cookies management tool. By clicking OK or clicking through to any part of the site, we will start to manage your visit using cookies. We use the following types of cookie, as will your browser:
  • Analytics cookies that remember your computer or mobile device when you visit our website and recognize visits to our website across different devices. They keep track of browsing patterns and help us to build up a profile of how our readers use the website. We use that information for customer analytics and to serve advertisements that we think might be of particular interest to you on our and other websites. Your browser may use similar cookies for similar purposes and to serve advertisements for others.
  • Service cookies that help us to make our website work as efficiently as possible; remember your registration and login details; remember your settings preferences; to detect what device you are using and adapt how we present our services according to the screen size of that device; and meter the number of pages you view.
  • Third party advertising and analytics cookies, which are placed by or on behalf of independent advertisers who are advertising on our site. These cookies may be placed within the advertisement and elsewhere on our site by us or by your browser. They can allow the advertiser or your browser to tailor advertising to you when you visit other websites. They are used for statistical analysis by allowing the advertiser to count how many people have seen their advertisement or have seen it more than once, to make sure you are not repeatedly served with the same advertising messages.

changes to this privacy policy

We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time, for example to keep it up to date, to implement minor technical adjustments and improvements or to comply with legal requirements. We will always update this Privacy Policy on our website, so please try to read it when you visit the website (the “last updated” reference tells you when we last updated our Privacy Policy).