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Thank you for visiting www.amccinemas.co.uk.  AMC Theatres of UK Limited (“We”) value the relationship we have with our guests, members and clients, and we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.   We are a company registered in England and Wales (registered company number 3276252 whose registered address is Unit 2, The Great Northern, 235 Deansgate Road, Manchester, United Kingdom M3 4EN (VAT registration No 769 5978 41).  If your questions are not answered by the information below, please feel free to contact us.  Please see Section 9 of this privacy policy for our contact details.

This privacy policy (together with our terms of use and other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. This privacy policy does not apply to any information collected by us through any other means or on any other AMC websites.  Please refer to the privacy policies of those websites for details of how your privacy is protected.

1. WHAT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU DO WE COLLECT?

At present, we only collect information on your use of this website including the following:

  • details of the search engine you used to access this website;
  • the previous websites you visited;
  • the websites or advertisements you view or select;
  • the type of Internet browser you use;
  • the computer operating system you use;
  • your computer's IP address;
  • your movie preferences (based on the movies for which you purchase tickets), and
  • the theatres in which you view movies
  • web booking information: email accounts and processes to assist booking process. No financial data is stored on this site.

We may also retain third parties to place and manage advertisements on our websites. These third party advertisers may use cookies and other technology to collect information about your visits to our websites and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you.  Please see Section 6 of this privacy policy for more information on cookies and Section 8 of this privacy policy for more information on third party advertisers.

 

2.  HOW DO WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT?

We may combine anonymous usage information collected from your visit to this website with that of other users to determine which features and areas of the website are most popular. By collecting and analyzing this data, we can improve this website. This aggregated information does not contain information personally associated with you.

 

3. DO WE SHARE OR TRANSFER THE INFORMATION PROVIDED?

Sharing among the AMC Family of Companies.

We may combine personally identifiable information collected by an AMC affiliate or subsidiary with personally identifiable information we have collected and we may share your personally identifiable information with other AMC subsidiaries or affiliates.  If we associate information obtained from our affiliates and subsidiaries with information collected about you from this website we will treat the acquired information in accordance with this privacy policy and our affiliates and subsidiaries will only use the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

Sharing with Third Parties.

We share aggregated non-identifiable information with the following third parties:

  • third party service providers to assist us with collecting demographic information and improving our websites; and
  • potential advertisers, contractors, investors and other third parties in connection with the sale of advertising and the marketing of our products and services.

We use third parties for the following purposes:

  • to improve your experience on this website; and
  • to enable you to purchase movie tickets online.

We may share your personally identifiable information with these third parties for these purposes; however, these third parties will not contact you directly without your consent, other than on our behalf.

Disclosure Required by Law.

From time to time, we may be required by law to provide your personally identifiable information for example in connection with a court order. We reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we, in good faith, believe to be unlawful. We also may share certain personally identifiable information when we believe that such sharing is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property, and safety of others and ourselves.

Disclosure as a part of a Business Transaction.

We may also disclose personally identifiable information to third parties in relation to planned or potential corporate sales, mergers, reorganizations, dissolutions or similar events. As a part of any such transaction, we will treat your information as an asset and transfer it to the purchaser.

Transfer of Information.

We may transfer the information about you that we collect to countries outside the EEA (including the United States of America.) Privacy laws in countries outside the EEA may not provide protection to the same standard as in the United Kingdom but we will ensure that your personal information is processed in accordance with this privacy policy and the Data Protection Act.

 

4. HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION SECURE?

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data by using encryption methods, such as Secure Sockets Layer for the transmission of data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted via our website; 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 including: limiting the number of people who have physical access to our database servers, and using electronic security systems and password protections that guard against unauthorised access by other visitors or third parties.

 

5. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?

We will only retain your information for as long as is necessary for the purposes for which it was collected. In particular we will keep information about you if it is necessary for us to do so to comply with the law or to protect our or another persons interest.

 

6. DO WE USE COOKIES OR OTHER TECHNOLOGIES?

Cookies.

Cookies are information files that our website may send to your computer to provide extended functionality and to allow us to collect anonymous data to track usage patterns, monitor activity and administer our websites. Cookies let us "remember" information about your preferences and allow you to move about our website without reintroducing yourself. We may use cookies for a number of purposes, such as:

  • tracking usage patterns on the website;
  • measuring the effectiveness of advertising; or
  • limiting multiple responses and registrations when we conduct polls and sweepstakes;
  • once you have entered your user ID and password, we use cookies to access, retrieve or store your personally identifiable information, such as your password, so you do not have to enter it more than once.

You may disable cookies, receive a warning before a cookie is placed on your computer, and erase cookies from your hard drive through use of options or preferences menus in your browser. It is possible, however, that some parts of our website will not operate correctly if you disable the cookie feature. For more information about cookies, including how to change your browser settings and find and delete cookies on your hard drive, please visit www.aboutcookies.org.

Log Data.

When you visit our website, our web servers automatically collect anonymous information that describes how our visitors use and navigate our website. This information includes the number and frequency of visitors to each web page and the length of their stays, as well as the anonymous information that your web browser automatically sends to us, such as browser type, referrer data that identifies the web page visited before and after your visit to our website. We also may determine what technology is available through your browser to serve you the most appropriate version of a web page. For example, we may determine that you have installed a version of Flash, and we will then send to you the appropriate Flash version of the web page rather than an HTML page.

IP Addresses

An IP address is a number that is assigned to your computer or network when you are on the Internet. When visitors request pages from our website, our servers log the visitor's IP address. We or our service providers may also serve advertisements based upon the geographic location of your IP address.

Clear GIFs.

Clear GIFs or pixels are invisible files on web pages that you visit. When you visit a page on our website that contains a clear GIF, the clear GIF communicates with your computer to determine, among other things, whether you have been to that page before or viewed a particular advertisement. We or our third party advertising providers may use clear GIF to track usage of our website.

Other Methods.

Where authorised by law, we may use web beacons, other monitoring technologies and third party service providers who may gather data for purposes of advertising or reporting website traffic and statistics.

 

7. HOW CAN YOU ACCESS THE INFORMATION WE HOLD?

You can request details of all the information we hold about you at any time. Please see Section 9 of this privacy policy for details of how to contact us. The charge for this service is £10 for each request.

You can of course request at any time that we correct any information we hold about you, free of charge.

 

8. CAN OTHER PARTIES OBTAIN INFORMATION FROM ME WHEN I VISIT THIS WEBSITE?

We may allow third parties to deliver advertisements on our website. Our website may also contain links to websites that are owned and operated by third parties. You should be aware that when you click on these third-party advertisements or links, you may deploy cookies or web beacons, which third parties may use to identify some of your preferences or to recognise you if you have previously been to their website or otherwise had contact with them. Certain activities on our websites are sponsored by third parties, such as the purchase of DVDs from www.amazon.co.uk, and you will be asked to submit personally identifiable information to complete your transaction. Third parties such as Fandango.com and MovieTickets.com may gather customer information, including credit card details on their web sites. We do not control how these third parties use the information they collect from you, whether collected from the delivery of advertisements to you, your use of links or your purchase of products or other voluntary submissions of information. We have no responsibility or control over these third-party advertisements and websites, including, without limitation, their content and privacy policies. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of the advertisers and websites to learn how they may collect and use information about you.

If you voluntarily disclose personally identifiable information in a public area on this website, such as a review page, blog or message board, third parties may collect this information and use it to send you unsolicited marketing communications, messages or for other purposes. You disclose personally identifiable information in public areas of this website at your own risk.

 

9. HOW TO CONTACT US

If you wish to complain or know more about how your information will be used, please contact PrivacyManager@amc16.co.uk or write to us at the following address:

General Manager
AMC Theatres of UK Limited
235 Deansgate Road
Manchester
United Kingdom
M34EN

 

10. PROTECTING CHILDREN ONLINE

We are committed to protecting the privacy of children; please click here for more information about protecting children online. Click here

 

11. WILL THIS PRIVACY POLICY CHANGE?

Please review this privacy policy periodically as we may update it from time to time. Please refer to the “last updated” date to see if this policy has changed.

 

12. HOW TO COMPLAIN

If you are not happy with the way in which your personal data is being handled by us you can complain to the Information Commissioner at the following address:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire SK9 5AF

 

 

Last updated date: 28 June 2010.
AMC Cinemas Is a registered trade mark of AMC Entertainment Inc.

 

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