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With more than 100 years' publishing experience, Hemming Information Services produces magazines, directories and websites that serve both the public and private sectors.

Hemming Group is a family-owned and privately run company. For more than 100 years, we have produced high quality magazines, exhibitions, directories and conferences serving a diverse range of domestic and international markets. Hemming Group is made up of two divisions: Hemming Information Services, the publishing arm of the company, and Brintex, the events arm of the company.

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We reserve the right at any time without notice to enhance, modify, alter, or suspend the website and to terminate or restrict your access to the website.

These Terms are governed English law and the English Courts shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction.

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Information we collect from our customers and users of our websites may be used in the following ways:

1. Subscription Services: Personal information provided as part of the registration/subscription process for any publication, product or service is used to manage your access and to enable us to provide a better service.

2. Contact details: We will use contact details provided by you as part of any registration process (i.e. your name, job title, telephone and fax number and your e-mail and postal addresses) to provide any product or services requested by you and also to tell you about important changes to relevant subscription services and their functionality.

Contact details will be used by us (and by our associated companies) to provide you with information about other services and products which may interest you and be disclosed to third party businesses and advertisers for the same purpose only if you have given us permission to do so.

3. Voluntary Information: We may ask for further information about you as part of online surveys or if you enter any competition or other promotional feature. This information will be used to enable us to improve the relevant publication, product or service and may also be disclosed to other companies as specified in the relevant promotion.

4. Statistical information: Aggregate statistical information provided by us to our advertisers or others regarding sales or website usage will not include personally identifying information.

5. Security: Your personal data will be held on a secure server. Our sites are equipped with security and firewall software.

6. Access to Data: Under the Data Protection Act 1988, you have the right to be told what personal information we hold about you on our databases. You should write to us, attn Company Secretary at the following address: Hemming Information Services, 32 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 2SS, stating your full name, your address and any of our publications or services to which you know you subscribe. An administrative charge may be made for fulfilling this request.

7. Changes to Privacy Policy: Any changes to the privacy policy will be posted here. Last updated: 8 November  2013.

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We will never (and will not allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to our site. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither we, nor Google, will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifiable information from any source, unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on our website.

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Hemming Information Services is not responsible for the use of information sent by you to third parties or for privacy policies of third party websites that reside within Hemming Information Services and therefore cannot guarantee that your information will not be passed to another unidentified party. You use the information and links at your own risk.

While we use our reasonable endeavours to ensure the accuracy of information uploaded by us to the website, we take no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the content of this website, or for the representations made by other parties and included on the website.

Hemming Information Services takes no responsibility for the content of other websites that link from buildersmerchantsnews.co.uk.

Customer Feedback and Complaints

We welcome your questions and comments about privacy issues and the design of our website. Should you have such comments or have a complaint about how we are using your personal data, please send an e-mail to the publisher.

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2. Licence to copy to paper, hard disk or diskette for personal use: You may print (where a print option is given) or you may download the contents of an individual page for the purpose of private use. However, you may only make one copy thereof.

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The pages contained in this website may contain technical inaccuracies and typographical errors. The information in these pages are regularly updated but may at times be out of date. We accept no responsibility for keeping the information in these pages up to date or liability for any failure to do so.

8. Applicable law and jurisdiction: Use of this website shall be made subject only to the laws of England which shall exclusively govern the interpretation, application and effect of all the above permissions, exclusions, licences and conditions of use.

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