Your are here: UK Cities > Privacy Statement (the UK Cities Web site) is a Web site run by Cambridge Search Engine Limited. Cambridge Search Engine Limited takes the privacy of its Web sites' users seriously. We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our users while providing a personalised and valuable service. This Privacy Policy Statement explains the data processing practices of Cambridge Search Engine Limited with respect to the UK Cities Web site ( found at ). If you have any queries regarding your personal information, you may contact us using the online form.

Information collected

Personal information is collected by Cambridge Search Engine Limited through the use of UK Cities Web site enquiry and registration forms and every time you email us your details.

Messages sent by members are archived to comply with legal guidelines and so we identify and remove members who are abusing the service, breaking the law or being offensive.

We also collect information automatically about your visit to our site. The information obtained in this way, which includes demographic data and browsing patterns, is only used in aggregate form.

Use and Disclosure of personal information

We process personal information collected via the UK Cities Web site for the purposes of:

  • providing a personalised service
  • ensuring that members are not using the service for offensive or illegal activities
  • in-house market research
  • running competitions
  • providing you with information about products and services we offer

We also use information in aggregate form (so that no individual user is identified):

  • to build up marketing profiles
  • to aid strategic development
  • to manage our relationship with advertisers
  • to audit usage of the site

Cookies, Web Beacons and IP addresses

A "cookie" is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information back from the browser. A "Web beacon" is an invisible image file which provides limited information such as cookie number, time and date of URL request, and identifies which page was requested.

We may use cookies to identify you when you visit the site and to build up a demographic profile.

Our use of cookies also allows registered users to be presented with a personalised version of the site.

We or our third party advertising partners may place and read cookies on your browser and/or Web beacons to collect data in the advert serving process.

We reserve the right to pass your IP address and any other information you provide through the Web site to the police, government departments or to legal professionals if an investigation arises over materials or data you have contributed to the Web site, which are in violation of any law or regulation or which are defamatory, offensive, abusive, indecent, obscene or in breach of confidence, privacy, trade secrets or in breach of any third party Intellectual Property rights (including copyright) or in breach of any other rights.