Information We May Collect From You
We may collect and process the following data about you:
* Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site and via our telephone interviews. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service, posting material, requesting a free listing or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter a competition or promotion sponsored by us and when you report a problem with our site.
* If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
* We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
* Details of your visits to our site [including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise] and the resources that you access.
IP Addresses and Cookies
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our partners, sponsors or advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
* To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
* To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.
* To speed up your searches.
Where We Store Your Personal Data
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Uses Made of the Information
We may use information held about you in some of the following ways:
To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
* To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you.
* To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
* To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
* To notify you about changes to our service.
When contacting you for the above purposes, unless you tell us otherwise we may do so by phone, post, e-mail, text message or any other way (electronic or otherwise).
We may also permit selected third parties to use your data to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we or they may contact you about these by post, telephone or by electronic means.
If you do not want us to use your data, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes etc, please tick the relevant box which is situated on verification form which you will have received after our phone call or contact our customer services team by using the email address or telephone number below:
0330 122 4960
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at the above address.
If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org