WHAT IS PERSONAL DATA?
As used herein, the term "Personal Data" means information that specifically identifies an individual (such as a name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, or financial information), and information about that individual's activities, such as information about the use of the Website when directly linked to personally identifiable information. Personal Data also includes demographic information such as date of birth, gender, geographic area and preferences when such information is linked to other personal data that identifies an individual. Personal Data shall not include "anonymised" or "aggregate" information, which is data we collect about your use of the Website and which does not contain Personal Data. In other words, information about how you use the Website may be collected and combined with information about how others use the Website. Aggregate data helps us understand trends and Website users' needs so that we can better consider new features or otherwise tailor our Website. This policy in no way restricts or limits our collection and use of aggregate information.
HOW AND WHEN WE COLLECT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU
Voluntarily Provided Information Personal Data may be collected in a number of ways when you visit and use our Website. We may collect certain information you voluntarily provide to us which may contain Personal Data. For example, we may collect Personal Data, such as your name, address, email, phone number, and other contact and demographic information when you register for an Account, contact another Website user, participate in our coupon and loyalty program, send us an email or contact us by other means for any reason. We may also collect credit/debit card or other payment account information should you have to make a payment via the Website. However, we do not store credit/debit card details nor do we share customer details with any third parties.
Surveys. From time to time the Company may ask the Website users to fill out online surveys, forms, or questionnaires (collectively, "Surveys"). Such Surveys are filled out by Website users on a strictly voluntary basis. Therefore, you assign to us all rights in your answers/comments contained in any such Surveys and agree that we shall have the right to use such answers and comments without any obligation to compensate you for it.
Feedback. We always appreciate your feedback or other suggestions about the Company. If you provide us with any feedback or suggestion ("Feedback"), you assign to us all rights in the Feedback and agree that we shall have the right to use such Feedback and related information without any obligation to compensate you for it. We will treat any Feedback you provide to us as non-confidential and non-proprietary. You agree that you will not submit to us any information or ideas that you consider to be confidential or proprietary.
USE OF INFORMATION
In general, we use Personal Data we collect to facilitate your use of, and our administration and operation of, the Website, in order to provide you with information you request, or to process your requests and transactions. More specifically, we may use the information we collect:
- to send you a welcoming email and to contact you about your use of the Website, such as for administrative purposes or to provide you with customer service;
- to inform you about our or a third party's products, services, events, promotions or activities that we think may be of interest to you, and for other marketing, informational, product development and promotional purposes;
- to administer coupon and loyalty programs;
- to provide you with the services, products, referrals or information you requested and to complete any transactions in connection therewith;
- to respond to your emails, submissions, comments, requests or complaints;
- to request feedback;
- for the purpose of research or product development and to otherwise enable us to develop, customize and improve the Website, as well as our products, services, programs and advertising;
- for internal record-keeping;
- for the specific purpose for which the information was provided.
SHARING OF PERSONAL DATA
You hereby acknowledge that we may be required to disclose your Personal Data to various government agencies or competent regulatory authorities, and that we may otherwise be compelled to make such disclosure by law or by an order of court. Furthermore, you authorize us to release appropriate Personal Data to law enforcement officials when we, in our sole discretion, believe it necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement, piracy, or other unlawful activity.
The Company may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with matters that may include, but are not limited to, payment processing, advertising and marketing. The providers of such services do not have access to certain Personal Data. Any data used by such parties is used only to the extent required by them to perform the services that the Company requests. Any use for other purposes is strictly prohibited. Furthermore, any Personal Data that is processed by third parties will be processed within the terms of the Agreement and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
Additionally, in the event of reorganization, merger, or sale the Company may transfer any and all personal data it collects about the Website users to the relevant third party.
COUPON AND LOYALTY PROGRAMS
We allow our business clients ("Retail Companies") to run their coupon and loyalty programs via the Website ("Coupon and Loyalty Program(s)"). Therefore we collect (on behalf of Retail Companies) Personal Data of anyone who participates in such Coupon and Loyalty Programs.
By participating in any Coupon and Loyalty Program via that Website, you agree to your Personal Data being collected by us on behalf of Retail Companies the Coupon and Loyalty Programs of which you choose to participate in.
Please note that such Retail Companies will have direct access to your Personal Data and for the purposes of administering their Coupon and Loyalty Programs such Retail Companies may send you their promotional and marketing materials email or text message/SMS. The use of your Personal Data by such Retail Companies is subject to privacy practices of such Retail Companies.
We have no control over the privacy practices of the Retail Companies and we shall under no circumstances be responsible for the content of messages or materials such Retail Companies may send to the participants of the Coupon and Loyalty Programs. You are strongly advised to read the privacy policies of such Retail Companies prior to participating in their Coupon and Loyalty Programs.
In order to opt out of receiving promotional emails or text messages/SMS from Retail Companies ("Promotional Messages"), please follow the instructions set forth in the opt-out section of any such Promotional Messages. Alternatively, you may contact the Retail Companies and request that they stop sending you Promotional Messages.
ANTI-SPAM POLICY APPLICABLE TO RETAIL COMPANIES THAT ADMINISTER COUPON AND LOYALTY PROGRAMS
We do not allow Retail Companies to use any Personal Data for any type of spam activity. Please note that spam is expressly prohibited under the Agreement, and any spam communications sent from your Account may lead to suspension or termination of your Account.
We are committed to safeguarding your Personal Data. We employ a variety of measures designed to protect all Personal Data from unauthorized access and disclosure. All Personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to overcome those security measures or use your Personal Data for improper purposes, and we do not promise that your Personal Data or private communications will be protected from unauthorized disclosure or use. Therefore, please do not transmit, share or display any privileged information via or on the Website.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
Our Website may contain links to other sites. We have no control over the privacy practices of any such sites and we shall under no circumstances be responsible for the content thereof. You are strongly advised to read the applicable privacy policies of such sites prior to using them.
Protecting the privacy of young children is very important to us. For that reason, we do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register for an Account. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to register for an Account or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us.
In order to opt out of receiving Company's email and/or SMS newsletters and notifications (while still being able to access and use the Website), please follow the instructions set forth in the opt-out section of any such email and/or SMS.