How we use your information

Old Granada Studios (OGS) and Allied London are responsible for the processing of any personal information you provide to this website. We take the privacy of our website users seriously. This privacy policy tells you what to expect when OGS or Allied London collects personal information through its website. It applies to information we collect about:

  • Visitors to our website
  • General requests for information through our contact page


When you provide information to us via this website we will store this data and hold it on a computer and/or in hard copy form. We will use this data to provide you with the services for which you have registered with us and for the purposes described in this statement including, where relevant, marketing, administration, development and improvement of this website.


The information we collect

In order to provide you with a range of services, we may collect personal information from this website, from telephone responses, from written information sent to us and from other communications. We may for example, keep a record of your name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, preferences and any other information you provide to us or is collected by us. We may supplement the information that you provide to us with information that we receive or obtain from other sources.


Visitors to our website

When you visit our website localhost/allied we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviours. This is statistical data only which we collect in order to find out the numbers of visitors to the site and the pages visited. The information is collected in such a way that does not identify individuals and we do not make any attempts to identify visitors this way.


Where we do collect personal information on the site, this will be made obvious to you through the relevant pages.


Web server log files

IP addresses are used by your computer every time you are connected to the Internet. Your IP address is a number used by computers on the network to identify your computer. IP addresses are automatically collected by our web servers so that data (such as the web pages you request) can be sent to you.


Web server log files are used to record information about our site, such as system errors. Log files do not contain any personal information or information about other sites which you have visited.


Use of cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. This helps us to distinguish you from other visitors to our web site. The following lists the cookies used on this web site.



Google Analytics – these cookies help tell us understand how many people have been to the site before, what time people visited the site and what pages were looked at.


Google Maps – these are used by Google to track how many people use their maps. For more information, please refer to Google’s privacy policy for more information:


Find out more about cookies

For more information about cookies, including how to view the cookies that have been set and how to manage or delete them, please visit


Disclosures of your information

We may give information about you (on the understanding that such information will be kept confidential) to employees and agents of OGS and Allied London to administer any accounts, products and services provided to you by OGS and Allied London now or in the future. Otherwise we may disclose information about you to third parties:

  • where we have a duty to do so or if the law permits or requires us to do so; and
  • to anyone to whom we transfer or may transfer our rights and duties under our agreement with you.


Marketing information

Information that you provide, or that is obtained by us as a result of your use of this website, will be used by us for assessment and analysis to enable us to review, develop and improve the website and the services we offer. It will also enable us to provide you (by email, fax, telephone, post or text message (e.g. SMS)) with information which we think may be relevant and of interest to you where you have consented to being contacted for such purposes.


We will not provide you with marketing information unless you consent to receiving it when you provide your personal information, for example, when submitting your information in an online enquiry form. If you wish to receive such information you should indicate this within your correspondence when submitting your information to us.


Use of your information outside the European Economic Area

In order to provide you with the products and services you have requested, we may need to transfer your personal information to, and store it in, countries outside the European Economic Area which may not protect your personal information as extensively as the United Kingdom. If we do so we will ensure that an agreement is in place with anyone to whom we pass your information to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy. By submitting your personal information, you agree to this transfer, storage and processing.



We will take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information but we cannot guarantee the security of any data you disclose online. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access. However, you accept the inherent security risks of providing information and dealing online and agree that any transmission of personal information is at your own risk.


Linked sites

Please be aware that our site may link to other websites which may be accessed through our site. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that they will have their own privacy policies. OGS / Allied London are not responsible or liable for the privacy policies or the content of these websites.


Your rights to access personal information

You have the right to receive information about the personal data we hold about you by making a ‘subject access request’ under the Data Protection Act 1998. If we hold information about you we will:

  • inform you why we are holding it;
  • give you a description of the data;
  • tell you who it could be disclosed to; and
  • provide you with a copy in an intelligible format.



Notification of changes

We may occasionally modify our privacy policy. When this happens we will publish details on this web page (see date at top of page). We will not however significantly change how we use information you have already given to us without your prior agreement.