Terms of use and privacy policy

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Host Event Management’s relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term ‘Host Event Management’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

This website may sometimes use cookies to monitor browsing preferences. If you do allow cookies to be used, the following personal information may be stored by us for our sole use (no third parties contacted).

Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

All trade marks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, the operator are acknowledged on the website.

Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Privacy policy
At Host Event Management we are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our visitors to our web site. In particular, we want you to know that we are not in the business of selling, renting or trading email lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes. We just don’t do that sort of thing. But just in case you don’t believe us, in this Privacy Policy, we’ve provided lots of detailed information on when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it, the limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.
This privacy policy was updated on 24th May 2018 to show our compliance of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which covers the EU.

1.     Introduction

1.1    We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; in this policy we explain how we will treat your personal information.

1.2   By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

2.     Credit

2.1    This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (http://www.seqlegal.com).

3.     Collecting personal information

3.1    We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

(a)    information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths);

(b)    information that you provide to us when registering with our website (including your name, telephone number, date of event and email address);

(c)    information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters (including your name and email address);

(d)     information relating to any purchases you make of our services 

(e)    information that you post to our website for publication on the internet (including your user name, your profile pictures and the content of your posts);

(f)    information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us or send through our website (including the communication content and metadata associated with the communication); and

(g)    any other personal information that you choose to send to us.

3.2    Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person’s consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with this policy.

4.     Using personal information

4.1    Personal information submitted to us through our website or via a telephone exchange or direct email, will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website.

4.2    We may use your personal information to:

(a)    administer our website and business;

(b)    personalise our website for you;

(c)    enable your use of the services available on our website;

(d)    send you goods purchased through our website;

(e)    supply to you services purchased through our website;

(f)     send statements, invoices and payment reminders to you, and collect payments from you;

(g)    send you non-marketing commercial communications;

(h)    send you email notifications that you have specifically requested;

(i)     send you our email newsletter, if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require the newsletter and unsubcribe); As part of the registration process for our monthly e-newsletter, we collect personal information. We use that information for a couple of reasons: to tell you about stuff you’ve asked us to tell you about; to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information; to check our records are right and to check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied. We don’t rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses.
We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing us.

(j)     send you marketing communications relating to our business or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties which we think may be of interest to you, by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);

(k)     deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to our website;

(l)   keep our website secure and prevent fraud; and

(m) we WILL NOT disclose your details to a third party unless you have instructed us to do so with regards to planning your wedding/or event.  This information will be available on the business terms and conditions that you will receive when booking our services.

4.3    If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the licence you grant to us.

4.4    Your privacy settings can be used to limit the publication of your information on our website, and can be adjusted using privacy controls on the website.

4.5    All our website financial transactions are handled through our payment services provider, Stripe, via Teachable.com when purchasing our online course The Online Wedding Planner only. You can review the provider’s privacy policy at https://stripe.com/gb/privacy. We will share information with our payment services provider only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing payments you make via our website, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds.

5.     Disclosing personal information

5.1    We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.

5.2    We may disclose your personal information:

(a)    to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

(b)    in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;

(c)    in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);

(d)    to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.

5.3   Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.

6.     International data transfers

6.1    Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy.

6.2    Information that we collect may be transferred to the following countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area: [the United States of America, Russia, Japan, China and India].

6.3    Personal information that you publish on our website or submit for publication on our website may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.

6.4    You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this Section 6.

7.     Retaining personal information

7.1    This Section 7 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal information.

7.2    Personal information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.

7.3    Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 7, we will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:

(a)    to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

(b)    if we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and

(c)    in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).

8.     Security of personal information

8.1    We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

8.2    We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers.

8.3    You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

9.     Amendments

9.1    We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.

9.2    You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.

9.3    We may notify you of changes to this policy by email or through the private messaging system on our website.

10.   Your rights

10.1  You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you and instruct us to delete any information held about you on our system.

10.2  We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.

10.3  You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.

10.4  In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.

11.   Third party websites

11.1  Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.

11.2  We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.

12.   Updating information

12.1  Please let us know if the personal information that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

13.   Cookies

13.1  Our website uses cookies.

13.2  A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

13.3  Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

13.4  Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

13.5  We use both session and persistent cookies on our website and a pop up will appear when you first visit site to remind you of this.

13.6  Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:

(a)    in Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”;

(b)    in Firefox (version 44) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and

(c)    in Chrome (version 48), you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.

13.7  Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

13.8  If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

13.9  You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:

(a)    in Internet Explorer (version 11), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11);

(b)    in Firefox (version 44), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”, then selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, clicking “Show Cookies”, and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”; and

(c)    in Chrome (version 48), you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”, and then selecting “Cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data”.

13.10  Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

13.11 When someone visits www.hosteventmanagement.co.uk we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

14.   Our details

14.1  This website is owned and operated by Host Event Management.

14.2  You can contact us:

(a)    using our website contact form;

(b)    by telephone, on the contact number published on our website; or

(c)    by email, using the email address published on our website 

Copyright notice

1.     Credit

1.1    This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (http://www.seqlegal.com).

2.     Copyright notice

2.1    Copyright (c) 2018 Host Event Management encompassing The Online Wedding Planner

2.2    Subject to the express provisions of this notice:

(a)    we, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our online course and the material on our website; and

(b)    all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website are reserved.

3.     Copyright licence

3.1    You may:

(a)    view pages from our online course in a web browser;

(b)    download documents from our course for caching in a web browser;

(c)    print the downloadable documents from our course;

3.2    Except as expressly permitted by the other provisions of this notice, you must not download any material from our course or save any such material to your computer.

3.3    You may only use our online course for your own personal use, and you must not use our online course for any other purposes.

3.4    Except as expressly permitted by this notice, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our online course

3.5    Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:

(a)    republish material from our online course (including republication on another website);

(b)    sell, rent or sub-license material from our online course;

(c)    show any material from our online course in public;

(d)    exploit material from our online course for a commercial purpose; or

(e)    redistribute material from our online course, save to the extent expressly permitted by this notice.

4.     Acceptable use

4.1    You must not:

(a)    use our online course in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the online course or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the website;

(b)    use our online course in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;

(c)    use our online course to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software; or

(d)    conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our online course without our express written consent.

5.     Report abuse

5.1    If you learn of any unlawful material or activity on our online course, or any material or activity that breaches this notice, please let us know.

5.2    You can let us know about any such material or activity by email.

6.     Enforcement of copyright

6.1    We take the protection of our copyright very seriously.

6.2    If we discover that you have used our copyright materials in contravention of the licence set out in this notice, we may bring legal proceedings against you, seeking monetary damages and/or an injunction to stop you using those materials. You could also be ordered to pay legal costs.

7.     Permissions

7.1    You may request permission to use the copyright materials on our online course by writing to us by email , using the contact details published on the website.