We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our survey respondents and website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.
1. What information do we collect?
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:
(a) information that you provide to us for the purpose of participating in our surveys (including your preferences, opinions, choices, experiences, feelings, likes or dislikes, ideas, suggestions and similar related to various topics);
(b) information that you provide to us for the purpose of us notifying you whether you have or have not won a price draw (including your name, email address, telephone and postal address);
(c) information that you provide to us for the purpose of us categorising and analysing survey responses (including demographic information such as age, gender, marital status, occupation, household size, income, location and similar);
(d) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and similar); and
(e) any other information that you choose to send to us.
2. How do we use your personal data?
We may use your personal information to:
(a) enable your use of the services available on the website;
(b) verify your eligibility for entry to our surveys and price draws;
(c) notify you that you have or have not won in our survey price draws;
(d) send you notifications and information which you have specifically requested;
(e) perform internally statistical analyses to study data characteristics from collected survey responses;
(f) publish or otherwise provide third parties with aggregate statistical information from our surveys – at no time will your individual response be identifiable in such published information;
(g) develop or improve our products or services; and
(h) deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website.
3. How do we share information?
In addition, we may disclose information about you:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b) in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk); and
(d) to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling.
We may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale of certain divisions or the transfer of control of certain divisions to other parties. Information provided by you will, where it is relevant to any division so transferred, be transferred along with that division and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this Policy, be permitted to use the information about you for the purposes for which it was supplied by you.
A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. This will, however, has a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.
5. International Data Transfers
If you are in the European Economic Area (EEA), information which you provide may be transferred to countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the EEA.
You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.
6. Security of Your Personal Data
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
We will store all the personal information you provide in a secure centralised database. This is at all times under our control, although collection of survey responses, their storage, distribution of emails, and other forms of contact, may be through specialist third party companies. We follow rigorous security protocols within our company to safeguard any personal information you share with us.
The Internet is not a completely secure medium for communication and, consequently, we strive to protect all personal information supplied, we cannot guarantee the security of all information you send to us via the Internet. We do not accept responsibility for any loss or damage you may suffer as a result of the loss of confidentiality of such information. Once we receive your information we do our uttermost to ensure that it stays secure within our systems.
7. Policy Amendments
8. Your Rights
You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. Provision of such information may be subject to the payment of a fee (currently fixed at £15.00).
9. Third Party Websites
The website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.
10. Updating Information
Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
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