Information we may collect about you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
- information that you provide by filling in forms on the Website, such as the account signup page. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use the Website, subscribing to our services, posting material or requesting further services;
- if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence;
- details of transactions you carry out through the Website;
- details of your visits to the Website including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own 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. 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 the Website and to deliver a better and more personalised service. In particular, they enable us to: * estimate our audience size and usage pattern; * store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise the Website according to your individual interests; * speed up your use of the Website; and * recognise you when you return to the Website.
Storage of your personal data
All information you provide to us may be stored on our secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a user identification code and/or a password which enables you to access certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone in order to help protect your personal data.
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 the Website or communicated to us by email or similar medium. 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.
Use of your personal data
We use information held about you in the following ways: * to ensure that content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer; * to provide you with information or services that you request from us, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes; * 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, where if necessary you have consented to receiving such notifications.
We may also use your data to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we may contact you about these by post, e-mail or telephone. If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for these purposes, please contact us immediately using the link on the home page of this Website.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties: * in accordance with the uses of information described above; * if we outsource any of our internal functions, such as the processing of invoices; * in the event that we sell any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective buyer of such business or assets; * if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal or regulatory obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our Terms of Service and other agreements; or to protect our rights, property, or safety, or that of our customers or others (this includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction).
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing at any time by contacting us using the link on the home page of this Website.
The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to access and to correct information held about you. Your right of access or correction can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any request may be subject to a fee to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you. For further information, please visit the Information Commissioner's Office website at http://www.ico.gov.uk.