We take the privacy rights of
users of this Site very seriously and seek to ensure
the highest standards of compliance with UK Data Protection
Laws and Regulations.
(as relevant) or otherwise use the Site. You expressly
consent to the use of Your Data in accordance with this
- 1. Your Data
- 1.1 "Your Data" means any information about You which is personally identifiable, including, without limitation, Your name, address, telephone number, email address, financial details, Member Name, Password, comments, profiles, personal descriptions, photos and other information from which You can be identified and which You may disclose to Us or otherwise via the Site at any time.
- 2. When do We collect Your data?
- 2.1 If You register as a Member, We collect Data when You:
- 2.1.1 register as a Member;
- 2.1.2 update Your Member Profile or Settings; and
- 2.1.3 post an entry on the Site.
- 2.2 If You otherwise use the Site (whether or not You are a Member), We collect Your Data from You:
- 2.2.1 when You make a complaint or enquiry or provide other feedback to Us;
- 2.2.2 when You submit an entry to a competition or prize draw;
- 2.2.3 when You request to be sent Our Newsletter;
- 2.2.4 in monitoring Your communications sent via and use of the Site ensure and check compliance with the Terms and Conditions of Use or Membership Terms and Conditions or otherwise as required by law; and
- 2.2.5 when You disclose Your Data to Us or otherwise through the Site at any other point.
- 3. How do We use Your Data:
- 3.1 We use Your Data to:
- 3.1.1 monitor, develop and improve the Site, Services and Your experience;
- 3.1.2 process Your registration as a Member and to process and administer Your Membership (where appropriate);
- 3.1.3 process and deal with any complaints or enquiries made by or about You;
- 3.1.4 investigate any suspected breach of the Terms and Conditions of Use or Membership Terms and Conditions (as relevant) made by or otherwise relating to You and to monitor compliance including by way of checking postings to the Site, retaining forum or chat room exchanges and using keyword triggers to investigate usage that may be inappropriate;
- 3.1.5 where (and only where) requested by You, to send You and keep You updated with information by email about existing and new services and special offers from Us;
- 3.1.6 where (and only where) requested by You, to send You information by e-mail about related products or services of selected third parties that may be of interest to You; and
- 3.1.7 where you are a prize winner, to publish or otherwise make available a list of prize winners.
To opt-out of receiving any information pursuant to paragraphs 3.1.5 or 3.1.6, You can:
- amend Your preferences accordingly in Your Profile or Settings;
- use the facility contained in any such communication; or
- email us at email@example.com
stating Your Username, the Site You are registered
with and who You do not wish to receive further
- 4. Will we pass on Your Data to third parties?
- 4.1 We may pass Your Data to other parties as follows:
- 4.1.1 Where relevant, Your Member Name and information you voluntarily provide in Your Member profile will be published on the Members' area of the site and this will be the identity by which You are known on the Site. Where other Members wish to chat or otherwise contact You, they will be able to identify You by Your Member Name and any other information You may yourself disclose via the Site.
- 4.1.2 To Our employees and agents to administer Your Membership and the services provided to You by Us now or in the future.
- 4.1.3 Some general statistical information about the Site User base, sales patterns, traffic volumes and related matters may be passed on to reputable third parties but these details will not include information personally identifying You.
- 4.1.4 We may disclose Your Data to the police, regulatory bodies or legal advisers in connection with any alleged criminal offence or suspected breach of the Terms and Conditions of Use and (where appropriate) Membership Terms and Conditions by You or otherwise where required by law.
- 4.2 We do not pass or sell Your Data to third persons for any other purpose than those set out in 4.1 above. Any marketing under paragraph 3.1.6 is conducted by Us on behalf of third parties and they do not have any access to Your Data unless You Yourself choose to contact them.
- 4.3 Always think carefully before disclosing Your
Data or other information to other Members or otherwise
posting Your Data on the Site. It is important that
You are aware that any of Your Data or other information
which You disclose to another Member may then be disclosed
on the Site by that Member. As stated in the Terms
and Conditions, We have no responsibility or control
over the contents of communications made between Members.
- 5. Data Security
- 5.1 We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect Your Data. All the Data collected by Us is stored on a secure server. The secure server software encrypts all information You input before it is sent to Us.
- 6. Cookies
- 6.2 For more information on cookies and how to disable
them, You can consult the information provided by
the Interactive Advertising Bureau at www.allaboutcookies.org.
- 7. Access to and Updating Your Data
- 7.1 Where You are a Member, You may access and update Your Data contained in Your Member Account accessed by the "Settings" link. You must make sure that You update Your Data as soon as possible with any and all relevant changes.
- 7.2 If You are not a Member but would like to update
Your Data, then please contact Us at firstname.lastname@example.org
setting out Your Username, the Site to which you are
registered and the details that You wish to change.
- 8. Other links
- 8.1 Please be aware that the Site may link to other web sites that may be accessed by You through Our Site. We are not responsible for the data policies, content or security of these linked web sites. We do not have any control over the use to which third parties may put Your Data where You choose to purchase products or services or otherwise to contact them via this Site.
- 9. Transfer Outside the EEA
- 9.1 This Site is accessible via the internet and therefore may potentially be accessed by anyone around the world. Other Members may also be or access the Site from outside the European Economic Area. This means that, where You post Your Data on the Site, this could be accessed from anywhere around the world and therefore a transfer of Your Data outside of the European Economic Area may be deemed to have occurred. You consent to such transfer of Your Data for and by way of this purpose.
- 10. Contact Us
- 10.1 If You have any comments or queries in connection
or write to Us at CPC Connect Ltd, P.O. Box 71067, London SE1P 5FH, stating Your Username, the Site
to which You are registered and/or to which Your complaint