Privacy Policy

1. Privacy policy

1.1 Our privacy policy is strong and precise. It complies fully with current UK law.

1.2 If you Post Content to any public area of Our Website it becomes available in the public domain. We have no control who sees it or what anyone does with it.

1.3 Even if access to your text is behind a user registration it remains effectively in the public domain because someone has only to register and log in, to access it. You should therefore avoid posting unnecessary confidential information.

1.4 We need the freedom to be able to publicise our Goods and your own use of them. You therefore now irrevocably grant us the right and licence to edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate and otherwise use any Content that you place on Our Website, in public domains and in any medium. You represent and warrant that you are authorised to grant all such rights.

1.5 We will use that licence only for commercial purposes of the business of Our Website and will stop using it after a commercially reasonable period of time.

1.6 You agree to waive of your right to be identified as the author and your right to object to derogatory treatment of your work as provided in the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 s80.

1.7 You now irrevocably authorise us to publish feedback, comments and ratings about your activity through Our Website, even though it may be defamatory or critical.

1.8 Posting content of any sort does not change your ownership of the copyright in it. We have no claim over it and we will not protect your rights for you.

1.9 You understand that you are personally responsible for your breach of someone else’s intellectual property rights, defamation, or any law, which may occur as a result of any Content having been Posted by you.

1.10 You accept all risk and responsibility for determining whether any Content is in the public domain and not confidential.

1.11 Please notify us of any security breach or unauthorised use of your account.

1.12 We do not solicit ideas or text for improvement of our Service, but if you do send to us material of any sort, you are deemed to have granted us a licence to use it.

2. Changes to this Privacy Policy

2.1 We may occasionally update this Privacy Policy. When we do, we will notify you. However, we recommend that you frequently check this Privacy Policy for any updates.

3. Collection of data

3.1 By using our Services, registering your details with us, contact us and by submitting personal data to us then this Privacy Policy will apply.

3.2 The personal data we collect from you may include:

  • your name;billing address;home address;work address;telephone number;your use of our Services (including but not limited to your management of your account with us, communications made, online searches made, browsing history, web sites visited and location data);company/organisation name;email address;bank details; and payment information.

3.3 You are not required to provide any of this data, but if you do not, we may not be able to provide you the requested services.

3.4 We may also collect data about your from third party agencies such as credit references agencies, fraud prevention agencies, commercially available directories and publicly available sources.

4. How is your personal data used

4.1 We may use the personal data you provide to us to:

  • provide you with the Services you have signed up for;
  • complete any orders you make with us;
  • contact you where necessary;
  • verify you identity;
  • confirm that you are an authorised user of our Services;
  • inform you of Service related information such as updates and new features;
  • assist us in crime and fraud prevention;
  • process payments made by you;
  • analyse your use to generate market reports and statistical analysis;
  • market our products;
  • improve our Services;
  • recommend goods, services or promotions which may be of interest to you (but only where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes); and
  • send out email alerts you may have signed up for.

4.2 In addition to the above, we may also share your personal data with other our partners as described below.

5. With whom is your personal data shared

5.1 We may disclose your personal data in the following ways:

  • to our partners, sub-contractors, agents and prospective partners who are involved in the provision of our Services;
  • to third parties where you have consented to us doing so;
  • to public bodies, government authorities or the legal industry where required by law, regulation or legal proceedings;
  • to a third party when we are required by law to do so.

5.2 We may disclose depersonalised data (such as aggregated statistics) about the users of our Services in order to describe our sales, customers, traffic patterns and other Service information to prospective partners, advertisers, investors and other reputable third parties and for other lawful purposes, but these statistics will include no personally identifying data.

6. The requirements of Data Protection Laws

6.1 We regard the lawful and correct treatment of your personal data by us as very important to our successful operation, and to maintaining confidence between us and our users. We ensure that our organisation treats personal data lawfully and correctly. To this end we fully endorse and adhere to the 'Data Protection Principles' set out in the Act. In particular, without your consent or first amending this Privacy Policy to reflect any change in our usage of personal data:

  • we will not use your personal data for any purpose that is incompatible with this Privacy Policy;
  • we will only collect sufficient personal data for the uses set out above;
  • we will endeavour to keep your personal data up-to-date;
  • we will not retain your personal data longer than necessary unless required to do so by law;
  • we will operate appropriate technical and organisational processes to protect your personal data against unauthorised or unlawful access or processing and against accidental loss or destruction. The detailed measures we take are described elsewhere in this Privacy Policy; and
  • we will not transfer your personal data to a country outside the European Economic Area unless safeguards are in place to protect your personal data to the standards that apply within the EEA.

7. Use of cookies

7.1 Cookies are small files that websites save to your hard drive or to your browser's memory. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies or to notify you when a cookie is being placed on your computer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the features of our Services or other websites that you visit.

8. Security of Our Website

If you violate Our Website we shall take legal action against you.

You now agree that you will not, and will not allow any other person to:

  1. 8.1 modify, copy, or cause damage or unintended effect to any portion of Our Website, or any software used within it.
  2. 8.2 link to Our Website in any way that would cause the appearance or presentation of the site to be different from what would be seen by a user who accessed the site by typing the URL into a standard browser;
  3. 8.3 download any part of Our Website, without our express written consent;
  4. 8.4 collect or use any product listings, descriptions, or prices;
  5. 8.5 collect or use any information obtained from or about Our Website or the Content except as intended by this agreement;
  6. 8.6 aggregate, copy or duplicate in any manner any of the Content or information available from Our Website, other than as permitted by this agreement or as is reasonably necessary for your use of Our Website;
  7. 8.7 share with a third party any login credentials to Our Website.

9. Links to other websites

  1. 9.1 Our Services may provide you with links to other websites. While we try to link only to websites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content, security, or privacy practices employed by other websites.