The Standard, is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy statement explains how we use the information we collect from you, how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of that information, and our procedures for safeguarding your privacy.

1. The information we collect and how we use it; When you register as a new user, we need to know your name, company, address, email address, telephone number. We collect this information to enable us to process your registration and to contact you in case of queries.

From time to time we use your information for our own research and analysis purposes so that we can monitor and improve the services we provide. We will never pass on your details to any other agency, company, agent or sub-contractors. We may from time to time contact you by post, email or telephone to ask you for your feedback and comments on our services.

We may also wish to provide you with details of products or services we think may be of interest to you. If you would prefer not to receive these details, please contact us by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and your records will be amended accordingly.

2. How we protect your information; We make sure all your information is stored with the most up-to-date technology and security. We keep your information confidential. Our internal procedures cover the storage, access and disclosure of your information, in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1988.

3. Updating your details; If any of the information that you provide changes (e.g. your email address, name, payment details) or if you wish to cancel your registration, please send details by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by letter to the Registration Department, The Standard, 2 Pleasant Place, Old Uxbridge Road, West Hyde, Hertfordshire, WD3 9XZ.

4. Your consent; By submitting your information you consent to the use of that information as set out in this statement. If we change our privacy statement we will post the changes on this page and we may place notices on other pages of the website to inform you about any change. Continued use of the service will signify that you agree to any such changes.

Because of the global nature of the internet, your information may be transferred in transit to countries outside the European Economic Area that do not have protections in place regarding your information. However we have taken the steps mentioned above to try to improve the security of your information.

5. How to contact The Standard; We welcome your views about our website and privacy statement. If you would like to contact us with any queries or comments, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone us on 0800 970 9751.