The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): (Regulation (EU) 2016/79 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016).
The information we collect about you, if you agree to provide it, will allow us to contact you and send information to you about products and/or services where you have registered an interest.
For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR);
We may collect and/or process the following data about you:
By filling in forms on our website(s) or by entering into a contract with us, or by correspondence with us by email, letter, phone or other methods, which includes data provided by you by registering to use our website(s), or by subscribing for newsletters or other information services, or by joining our web forum, or by placing an order for products or services, and when reporting a problem with our website(s), or otherwise contacting us.
the information you give us may include; your name, address, email address, IP address, phone number, together with financial and credit card information. All of which is Personal data and subject to the GDPR.
If you register as a Member, we collect data when you: ◦ register as a Member; ◦ update your Member Profile, Settings, Preferences, Interview, Availability, and Registration Details; make purchases or bids, make bookings, send emails or add people to your Hot List.
all Personal data we hold is protected by us in accordance with the Principles (Article 5) of the GDPR.
We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your data. All the data collected by us is stored on a secure server in a secure hosting facility and we take all reasonable steps to ensure all access is pre-authorised and recorded.
All Personal data is segmented and held in AES256 encrypted files to ensure protection. We retain a copy file within our on-premises devices together with a duplicate backup on our data centre account within Europe.
In accordance with our legal obligation to prevent fraudulent or abusive use of our website(s), some data may be automatically collected and comprises the following:
Such as your; internet protocol (IP) address, login information, time zone, browser type/version with plug-in types/versions, device information (operating system and platform);
such as your Uniform Resource Locators (URL), including the date and time, products viewed/searched, website(s) statistics, interaction (scrolling, clicks, mouse-overs), exit methods away from pages, phone numbers (if used to call our customer service number), route to/from our website(s) or from search engine links to our website(s) including search engine address and search term used.
Our website(s) will not store any identifying information of your visit on your computer apart from a small text file called a cookie, which in itself does not contain any identifying information and does not mean that you entered the website(s). See the cookies policy link at the end of this document for more detail on cookies.
Depending on the configuration of your browser, pages and images you view on our website(s) may be stored on your computer. This feature, (which you can configure), is called caching. You may also be interested in Internet Eraser.
All information you exchange with this website(s) is accessible by its administrators and will only be used to prevent abuse, fraud and threats to members' confidentiality or safety. This information will only be accessed with respect to specific reports of such activity.
information about you may be received by us if you use another website(s) or service that we operate.
Third-parties may also provide information to us about you, specifically from any of the following; our business partners and/or sub-contractors or credit reference agencies for payment and delivery services, or advertising and marketing services, or our technical and analytics providers, or our search engine and search information providers.
The information we hold about you is used as follows:Information that you provide to us
Information that we collect about you - we use this information: ◦ to manage our website(s) as well as for our efficient operations, which includes analysis, research, statistical and survey uses, together with testing and troubleshooting; ◦ to improve our website(s) and content for users and their devices; ◦ to allow you to interact with our website(s) and take advantage of our online services, whenever you may elect to do so; ◦ to ensure our website(s) is safe and secure by monitoring activities within the context of continual process improvement, which is a best practice requirement of the GDPR; ◦ to monitor advertising and marketing effectiveness for users, and/or to fine-tune advertising by relevance to users; ◦ to enable targeted suggestions/recommendations to users about products and services that may be of interest.
Under the GDPR all individuals are the owners of their Personal data and have the following rights;Right to Erasure
Every individual has the right to be forgotten upon request. The data controller must remove your Personal data from its systems and request the same of any third-party systems of that controllerRight to Access
Every individual has the right to access their Personal data held about them upon request.Right to Portability
Every individual has the right to request their Personal data and use it for other parties they wish to engage with.Right to be Informed
Every individual has the right to be informed about how their Personal data is being used, which may be provided upon request of the individual, or before the controller changes any use of that data, giving the individual the right to consent or object.Right to Objection
Every individual has the right to object to the use of their Personal data for any purpose proposed by a controller.Right to Rectification
Every individual has the right to have errors in their Personal data to be corrected.Right to Restrict
Every individual has the right to restrict the uses of their Personal data for any specific type of processing.Rights on automated decisions & profiling
Every individual has the right to restrict or object to automated decision-making processes or profiling based on their Personal data.
We may pass your data to other parties as follows:
We use the following categories of third-parties to process your data and deliver services for the purposes shown. All of these processors have access to some of your Personal data as appropriate for the delivery of the purpose specified.
Service management, monitoring & accounting
Website(s) technical & support services
Secure data centre & hosting services
Service development & improvement
Website(s) apps & features for members
Payment Service Providers
Credit/debit card PSP
Banking & other financial services
Toys, supplies, gifts & delivery
Please be aware that the website(s) may link to other website(s) that may be accessed by you through our website(s). We are not responsible for their data policies, content or security of these linked website(s). 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 our website(s).
Our website(s) are accessible via the internet and therefore may potentially be accessed by anyone around the world. Other visitors may also access the website(s) from outside the European Economic Area. This means that, where you post your data on the website(s), 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. Data protection laws in countries outside the European Economic Area are generally not as protective as those in the EU. You consent to such transfer of your data for and by way of this purpose.
User data is retained indefinitely to meet our legal obligations (fraud, financial crime, trafficking, etc.). However, we reserve the right to delete inactive user data older than 10 years.
For any questions relating to your personal data, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.