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World Charcuterie Awards Privacy Policy

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We are the World Charcuterie Awards. We operate the website

World Charcuterie Awards is committed to protecting your personal information when you are using our website and services. This Privacy Policy relates to our use of any personal information you provide to us via phone or text, email, or written correspondence.

In order to provide you with the full range of World Charcuterie Awards services, we sometimes need to collect information about you.

This Privacy Policy explains the following:

  • What information World Charcuterie Awards may collect about you;
  • How World Charcuterie Awards will use the information we collect about you;
  • When World Charcuterie Awards may use your details to contact you;
  • Whether World Charcuterie Awards will disclose your details to anyone else;
  • Your choices regarding the personal information you provide to us;

What Information Do We Collect?

When you participate in, access or sign up for any of World Charcuterie Awards services, activities or online content, such as newsletters, booking, signups or use the World Charcuterie Awards online registration system we may receive personal information about you. This can consist of information such as your name, email address, postal address, telephone or mobile number or date of birth, depending on the activity.

How We Use The Information We Collect

World Charcuterie Awards will use your personal information for a number of purposes including the following:

  • to provide our services, activities or online content and to deal with your requests and enquiries;
  • your postcode will only be used to ensure any local marketing is targeted appropriately. It will not be used to identify you.
  • for “service administration purposes”, which means that World Charcuterie Awards may contact you for reasons related to the products, service, activity or online content you have signed up for;
  • if Personal Information is provided in an entry form submitted for a promotion, we may use such Personal Information for the purpose of administering the promotion and only in accordance with stated rules
  • to contact you about a submission you have made
  • to provide you with information about our services, activities or online content
  • to provide you with the most user-friendly navigation experience. World Charcuterie Awards may also use and disclose information in aggregate (so that no individuals are identified) for marketing and strategic development purposes

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When We Will Contact You

World Charcuterie Awards may contact you:

  • in relation to any product, service, activity or online content you have signed up for in order to ensure that World Charcuterie Awards can deliver the services to you;
  • in relation to any contribution you have submitted to World Charcuterie Awards, e.g. on social media or via text or voicemail message;
  • and for marketing purposes, where you have agreed to this
  • local website pages will give you detailed information about how World Charcuterie Awards will contact you in relation to specific services, activities or online content.

Contact for Marketing Purposes

World Charcuterie Awards will only use your information for marketing purposes, or to promote new services, activities or online content where you have agreed to this or if you have purchased from us where you haven’t specifically opted out.

Sharing Personal Information

We will keep your information confidential except where disclosure is required or permitted by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies).  Personal information will not be passed to third parties unless you have given consent for us to do so.

Generally, we will only use your information within World Charcuterie Awards. However, sometimes World Charcuterie Awards uses third parties to process your information on our behalf. World Charcuterie Awards requires these third parties to comply strictly with its instructions and World Charcuterie Awards requires that they do not use your personal information for their own business purposes unless you have explicitly consented to the use of your personal information in this way.

Information Retention

We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with the World Charcuterie Awards. If you have purchased an item from us this will be a maximum of 6 years from the point of your last purchase with World Charcuterie Awards.

If you cancel your registration or request to be removed from the World Charcuterie Awards website as a member/customer, your account is deleted a red flag goes on the database and World Charcuterie Awards cannot use your personal information. The record will remain on our system for 6 years as is required by HMRC if you have purchased products from us alternatively it will stay on the system for a period of six months for administration purposes before being deleted.

Right to Request Personal Information

Under the Data Protection Act, you have the right to request a copy of the personal information World Charcuterie Awards holds about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. (We charge £10 for information requests and require you to prove your identity with two pieces of approved identification). We will use reasonable efforts to supply, correct or delete personal information about you on our files.

Changes To This Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated periodically, so you may wish to check it each time you submit personal information to the World Charcuterie Awards. The date of the most recent revisions will appear on this page. If you do not agree to these changes, please do not continue to use World Charcuterie Awards website(s) to submit personal information to World Charcuterie Awards. If material changes are made to the Privacy Policy we will notify you by placing a prominent notice on the website.


Please see our Cookie Policy.

Links To Other Websites

This privacy policy covers World Charcuterie Awards websites. This statement does not cover links within its sites to other websites.

If you have any questions about this policy, please contact us by email at

Privacy Policy last updated 19 April 2022

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