1. Personal information
We collect personal information from you when you (i) submit questions or material to us, (ii) register on this website, (iii) purchase a product from us, (iv) e-mail us or post content on our social media pages or (v) enter one of our competitions. The type of personal information we may collect (if applicable) includes the following: name, gender, user name, password, email address, postal address, phone number, and mobile number. Credit card information is held securely by a third party payment processor and cannot be accessed by us.
We use such personal information collected through this Website for the purposes of:
• Providing a personalised service;
• Enhancing the user experience of this website;
• Conducting market research surveys;
• Fulfilling product orders;
• Recording your full purchase history;
• Running features that incorporate submissions to the Website;
• Running competitions; and
• Providing you with information about, and access to, products and services we offer, either ourselves or jointly with or on behalf of other organisations.
2. Registration information
We use the Registration Information only where you allow us to do so and only in respect of the offer that you request. If you enter a competition on the Website, we will use the Registration Information to contact you to let you know if you have won and also to deliver your prize. Each competition has its own rules and they will be visible when you enter the competition online. Please ensure that you read them fully. Please also read paragraph headed “Competitions and Surveys”. You warrant that the Registration Information you provide to us is true, accurate and current and you shall inform us of any changes made to the Registration Information. You shall not pretend to be any other person when providing us with the Registration Information.
3. Use of Registration Information
We may use the Registration Information from time to time to offer you services and products based on the preferences that you identify during the registration process when you register, and based on any preferences of which that you subsequently make us aware. We will obtain your permission to carry out such promotions during the registration process when we obtain your Registration Information. To offer you such third party services, and provided you have given us permission, we may email you at the email address that you give us when you give us the Registration Information or subsequently.
We will use the Registration Information in relation to any goods or services that you purchase directly from us so that we can deliver such goods or services to you. If you wish to receive information about our products or services, or the products or services offered jointly with or on behalf of other organisations, please check the appropriate box on the registration page, competitions page or other relevant form or page through which the information is collected.
4. Age restriction
If you are under 13 years of age you cannot register. No information should be submitted to us without consent of the relevant parent or guardian.
Note to parents
These Services are not directed specifically at children. We do not permit registration by, and will not knowingly collect or use personal information from, anyone under the age of 13, except with that child’s parental consent. Please make sure that your child does not give us personal information online without asking your permission.
If you believe that your child under the age of 13 may have registered on the website, you can contact us at email@example.com and we will tell you what personal information, if any, we are holding in relation to your child. At your written request, we will either delete the child’s personal information or place limits on the use and/or disclosure of the child’s personal information.
5. Data protection and personal information
We recognise that the Registration Information and the information that we capture during your use of the Services is personal data for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”) and we hereby acknowledge that we shall treat the Registration Information and all other information that you give us in accordance with the Act and as set out in the paragraph entitled, Use of Registration Information.
If your personal information changes, or if you no longer need our service, you may correct, update, delete or deactivate it by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively you may log into your account on the Website and update or amend your details.
We may store the personal information that we collect from you our databases. We will only keep your personal information for as long as is reasonably necessary taking into consideration our need to answer queries or resolve problems, provide improved and new services and comply with legal requirements under applicable law(s). This means that we may retain your personal information for a reasonable period after you stop using the Services.
We internally use personal information about our customers to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to statistically analyse Website usage, to improve our content and product offerings and to customise the content and layout of our Services. We believe these uses allow us to improve our Services for our customers. We may use a customer’s email address and mailing address or phone number to contact a customer regarding an order or administrative matters or notices. We may use information in the file we maintain about a customer to resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems.
If for some reason you believe that you have received any SPAM e-mail from us which you have not authorised us to send you, please inform us immediately by emailing us at email@example.com.
Personal we collect is controlled by 19RM Limited, 33 Ransomes Dock, 35-37 Parkgate Road London SW11 4NP. In the event that you would like to view a copy of the information that we hold on you, you may do so at any time by requesting a copy to be sent you on the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
6. Passing information to third parties
We work with partner organisations including our US partner company 19RM, Inc and associated company XIX Limited. Provided that you are over 13, we may wish to send you information in relation to these partners’ products or services. We will seek your consent, or if you are under 13 the consent of your parent or legal guardian before we do so. With the exception of these partner organisations, we shall not sell, share, hire or otherwise deal in any of your personal information or Registration Information with third parties unless you give us specific permission to do so when you register or through a subsequent affirmative confirmation on the Services.
You always have the opportunity to “opt out” of receiving such email communication by emailing us at email@example.com or by following the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email. If you unsubscribe for a mailing that we send to you on behalf of a third party, we may share your removal instruction with the third party so that it may be added to that person’s list of people to whom they may not send emails.
As we operate globally, it may be necessary to transfer your information internationally, and in particular your information may be stored on the U.S. servers of our associated companies XiX Limited or 19RM, Inc. Use of personal data by such third parties is safeguarded by both international procedures and legal agreements to comply with the requirements of the Act.
We will make your personal information available to third parties when we hire them to provide specialised services such as delivery services; customer support; email message deployment; suppression, merge and de-duplication services; data processing; and special products or services that you have requested. These companies are only allowed to use the information in order to help us fulfil our Services to you. We do not provide your information to these companies for their own use.
We may share aggregated demographic information (country, city, gender (where provided)) about our user base with our Service development team and web hosting provider or other relevant third parties. This information does not identify you as an individual user. We do not link such aggregate user data with personal information.
7. Links to third parties
We may offer free newsletters to share information with you about the Services, about us and our affiliates and subsidiaries, or about our business partners and advertisers and sponsors. You may receive a newsletter either by registering for a particular newsletter or in conjunction with a special feature or membership for which you have registered. You may cancel your free email subscription by following the instructions provided on the Website or, in some instances, in the designated area of certain newsletters or emails.
9. Competitions and Surveys
From time to time we may provide you the opportunity to take part in competitions or surveys on our Services. If you participate, we will request certain personal information from you. Participation in these surveys or competitions is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The requested information typically includes contact information (such as name and address). Your personal information may be used to contact you for winner notification, prize delivery confirmation or other related purposes. We may ask your permission to allow us to post publicly some of your information on the website, such as on a winner’s page, in the event you win a competition or sweepstakes.
10. Security of Personal Information
To help ensure that your personal information is safe and secure, we use state of the art security systems to encrypt your personal details, making it virtually impossible for the to be read over the internet.
Furthermore, we take reasonable care, in so far as it is in our power to do so, to keep your details of your order secure, but in the absence of negligence on our part we cannot be held liable for any loss you may suffer if a third party procures unauthorised access to any data you provide when accessing or ordering through the Services.
11. Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits you to request information regarding the disclosure of your personal information by us to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or write us:
CA Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident under the age of 18, and a registered user of any site where this policy is posted, California Business and Professions Code Section 22581 permits you to request and obtain removal of content or information you have publicly posted. To make such a request, please send an email with a detailed description of the specific content or information to email@example.com. Please be aware that such a request does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information you have posted and that there may be circumstances in which the law does not require or allow removal even if requested.
The Website places cookies, which are small data files, on your computer or handheld device. This is standard practice for many websites. Cookies are essential for helping us deliver a high quality website and online experience for our users, and some collect information about browsing behaviour. By using and browsing the Website, you consent to cookies being used in accordance with our policy. If you do not consent, you must refrain from using the Website.
What are cookies?
What cookies are set?
The Website itself sets a session cookie named PHPSESSID, while Google Analytics ( a web traffic analytics system ) sets a number of cookies labelled __utma, __utmb, __utmc and __utmz.
What are the cookies used for?
The main purposes for which cookies on this website are used for are:-
• For technical purposes essential to effective operation of Website.
• To enable us to collect information about the browsing activities of visitors, including to monitor the traffic sources, browsers & devices used to access the website as well as pages visited.
Setting your Cookies Preferences
You can enable or disable cookies by changing your website browser settings to accept or reject cookies as required. How to do this will depend on the browser you use. Please bear in mind that if cookies are not enabled on your computer, your browsing activities may be restricted.
“Personal Information” can also be known as Personal Data and means any information relating to you as a natural person that is capable of directly or indirectly identifying you. (On websites this is typically at least your e-mail address).
“Processing” of Personal Information means any operation or set of operations which is performed upon your personal information whether or not by automatic means including collection, recording, organisation, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, blocking, erasure or destruction (i.e. effectively any activity that we perform on or with the personal information that you send us).
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