For the purposes of the DPA, UK GDPR and EU GDPR, which regulates our use of your personal information, the Company is considered the Data Controller. Our registered address is Unit 13 Freeland Park, Wareham Rd, Poole, Dorset, BH16 6FA and should you have any comments or questions about how we collect and use your personal information, you should address them to firstname.lastname@example.org
- INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT
1.1. Information you provide to us by registering online to any of our challenges. This includes personal information about you, such as name, email address, physical address, phone number, or other personal or background information when you voluntarily submit it to us.
1.2. Transaction details carried through our site
1.3. If you contact us via email and/or social media, we may keep a record of that correspondence
1.4. Traffic data, weblogs, location data and other communication data details, regarding your visits to our site, whether required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.
2. INFORMATION WE GATHER THROUGH AUTOMATED COLLECTION
2.1. We may use automatic data collection technologies to obtain certain information, as you interact with and navigate through our website, about your patterns, browsing actions and equipment, including:
2.1.1. Details of your visits to and uses of the Platform, including traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on our Platform (including device metrics, browsing and navigation patterns, your IP address, click stream data, etc.)
2.1.2. Any information concerning your internet connection, computer, mobile device, also information including your IP address, operating system and browser. This automatic data collection helps us to improve the Platform and to deliver a better and more personalised service, including by enabling us to: (1) estimate our audience size and usage patterns, (2) optimise your user experience across the Platform.
2.2. We use the following technologies to automatically collect this data:
3. IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES
3.1. For the purposes of reporting information to our advertisers and for system administration we may collect information browser type, your IP address and operating system. This does not distinguish any individual, it simply collects statistical data about our users’ browsing patterns and actions.
3.2. We may acquire information for the same purposes, by using a cookie file in order to learn about your general internet usage. A cookie is made up of information sent from certain web servers to your web browser and is then stored by the latter. The information is then available to the corresponding server when the browser requests a page. This makes it possible for the web server to keep track and identify the web browser. Cookies assist us improve our site and provide a personalised quality of service. Our website uses both “persistent” cookies as well as “session” cookies. They enable us:
3.2.1. To determine our user size and patterns of use.
3.2.2. To allow us to personalise our site according to each and everyone’s interests, by storing information about your unique taste.
3.2.3. To speed up your searches.
3.2.4. To allow our site to recognise returning users.
3.3. Session cookies are removed from your system upon closing your web browser. Persistent cookies remain on your computer until they reach an expiry date or until manually deleted.
3.5. You do not have to accept browser cookies by choosing the appropriate setting on your browser, however in doing so you may be restricted from certain parts or content on our website. Upon directing your browser to our website, our system will issue cookies, unless you have adjusted your settings to refuse them.
4. TRANSFERRING YOUR INFORMATION OUTSIDE EUROPE
4.2. If you are outside the EU when using our services, in order to provide you with those services, your data may be relocated outside the EU.
5.1. All data provided is securely stored on our servers. We encrypt all payment transactions with SSL technology. You are liable for the confidentiality of any password chosen by you, or provided by us, that allows you access to particular sections of our site. We ask you not to divulge any information about your password with anyone. We do not store any of your credit cards details on our servers for security reasons.
5.2. Transmitting data via the Internet, regrettably, is not entirely secure. Any transmission is at your own risk as although we do all we can to protect private information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information sent to our site. Once we have obtained your data, we use strict security protocols in an attempt to stop access by unauthorised individuals or entities.
6. USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
6.1. Any information, our site contains about you, will be used as follows:
6.1.1. To create the most effective manner in which our site will present our content to you.
6.1.2. To grant you access to information, services and products that we feel may be of interest to you or has been requested by you, where you have agreed to be contacted for such reasons.
6.1.3. To honour any commitments arising from any and all contracts formed between us and you.
6.1.4. To give you access to interactive features to participate in, if and when you choose to do so.
6.1.5. To contact you about any modifications to our services.
6.2. We will only notify you with information about goods and services similar to those which you showed an interest in previously, through past transactions, by electronic means, if you are an existing client of our site.
6.3. We will contact you by electronic means, only if you have given your permission, if you are a new customer.
7. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
7.1. We may divulge your personal data to third parties:
7.1.1. Should we sell or buy any asset or business, we may divulge your personal information to the potential seller or buyer.
7.1.2. In the case, we or considerably all our assets are acquired by a third party, personal information we hold about our clients will be one of the assets transferred.
8. CHANGES TO YOUR DETAILS
Our goal is to keep the information about you that we have as correct as it is possible. If you need to change the details you have provided to us, you can do so by contacting us as set out above, at any time.
9. USE OF FORUMS OR CHAT ROOMS
Occasionally, the website might include forums, chat rooms, new groups and/or message boards which you can use to post information. You should always be careful when disclosing any personal details of that information, as it is being posted, it becomes public.
10. LINKING TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
10.1. Occasionally our website might contain links from and to other websites of our partner networks, franchises, sponsors, advertisers and affiliates.
10.2. We shall not be held responsible for the practices and privacy policies of other websites, even if you gain access to them via links from our website. We strongly recommend you check each site’s policy, and if you have questions or concerns, contact its owner or operator.
10.3. Furthermore, if you were linked to this website from a third-party site, we shall not be held responsible for the practices and privacy policies of the owners or operators of said third-party website, and we strongly recommend you check the policies of that third-party website, and if you have any questions or concerns, contact its owner or operator.
11. YOUR RIGHTS
12. ACCESS TO INFORMATION
You are given the right to access information held about you by the Act. Your right of access can be applied according to the Act. Any request for access might be subjected to a £10 fee, in order to meet our costs in providing you with the details of the data we hold about you.