Half 1: Private info and privateness
1.1 We’re dedicated to safeguarding the privateness of our web site guests; this coverage units out how we’ll deal with your private info.
- Amassing private info
2.1 We might gather, retailer and use the next sorts of private info:
(a) details about your pc and about your visits to and use of this web site (together with your IP tackle, geographical location, browser sort and model, working system, referral supply, size of go to, web page views and web site navigation paths);
(b) info that you simply present to us when registering with our web site (together with your e mail handle)
(c) info that you simply present when finishing your profile on our web site (together with your identify, consumer identify, nation/area, employment particulars, password);
(d) info that you simply present to us for the aim of subscribing to our e mail notifications and/or newsletters (together with your identify and e mail tackle);
(e) info that you simply present to us when utilizing the providers on our web site, or that’s generated in the middle of using these providers (together with the timing, frequency and sample of service use;
(f) info relating to any purchases you make of our items / providers / items and/or providers or another transactions that you simply enter into by way of our web site (together with your identify, tackle, phone quantity, e mail handle and card particulars;
(g) info that you simply publish to our web site for publication on the web (together with your consumer identify, your profile footage and the content material of your posts);
(h) info contained in or relating to any communications that you simply ship to us or ship via our web site (together with the communication content material and meta knowledge related with the communication);
(i) some other private info that you simply select to ship to us; and
2.2 Earlier than you disclose to us the private info of one other individual, you will need to get hold of that individual’s consent to each the disclosure and the processing of that private info in accordance with the phrases of this coverage.
- Utilizing your private info
three.1 Private info submitted to us by means of our web site shall be used for the needs specified on this coverage or on the related pages of the web site.
three.2 We might use your private info to:
(a) administer our web site and enterprise;
(b) personalise our web site for you;
(c) allow your use of the providers obtainable on our web site;
(d) ship you items bought via our web site;
(e) provide to you providers bought by means of our web site;
(f) ship statements, invoices and cost reminders to you, and gather funds from you;
(g) ship you non-marketing business communications;
(h) ship you e mail notifications that you’ve particularly requested;
(i) ship you our e-mail publication, when you have requested it (you’ll be able to inform us at any time in case you not require the publication);
(j) ship you advertising communications relating to our enterprise or the companies of carefully-selected third events which we expect could also be of curiosity to you, by submit or, the place you’ve gotten particularly agreed to this, by e mail or comparable know-how (you possibly can inform us at any time when you not require advertising communications);
(okay) present third events with statistical details about our customers (however these third events will be unable to determine any particular person consumer from that info);
(l) deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to our web site;
(m) maintain our web site safe and stop fraud;
(n) confirm compliance with the phrases and circumstances governing using our web site (together with monitoring personal messages despatched via our web site personal messaging service);
three.three In case you submit private info for publication on our web site, we’ll publish and in any other case use that info in accordance with the licence you grant to us.
three.four Your privateness settings can be utilized to restrict the publication of your info on our web site, and might be adjusted utilizing privateness controls on the web site.
three.5 We won’t, with out your categorical consent, provide your private info to any third get together for the aim of their or another third get together’s direct advertising.
three.6 All our web site monetary transactions are dealt with by means of our cost providers supplier, Paypal. You possibly can evaluate the supplier’s privateness coverage at https://www.paypal.com/gr/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full. We’ll share info with our cost providers supplier solely to the extent crucial for the needs of processing funds you make by way of our web site, refunding such funds and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such funds and refunds.
- Disclosing private info
four.1 We might disclose your private info to any of our staff, officers, insurers, skilled advisers, brokers, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as fairly vital for the needs set out on this coverage.
four.2 We might disclose your private info to any member of our group of corporations (this implies our subsidiaries, our final holding firm and all its subsidiaries) insofar as fairly mandatory for the needs set out on this coverage.
four.three We might disclose your private info:
(a) to the extent that we’re required to achieve this by regulation;
(b) in connection with any ongoing or potential authorized proceedings;
(c) so as to set up, train or defend our authorized rights (together with offering info to others for the needs of fraud prevention and decreasing credit score danger);
(d) to the purchaser (or potential purchaser) of any enterprise or asset that we’re (or are considering) promoting; and
(e) to any one that we fairly consider might apply to a courtroom or different competent authority for disclosure of that private info the place, in our affordable opinion, such courtroom or authority can be fairly possible to order disclosure of that private info.
four.four Besides as offered on this coverage, we won’t present your private info to third events.
- Worldwide knowledge transfers
5.1 Info that we gather could also be saved and processed in and transferred between any of the nations during which we function so as to allow us to use the knowledge in accordance with this coverage.
5.2 Info that we acquire could also be transferred to the next nations which don’t have knowledge safety legal guidelines equal to these in drive within the European Financial Space: america of America, Russia, Japan, China and India.
5.three Private info that you simply publish on our web site or submit for publication on our web site could also be out there, by way of the web, all over the world. We can’t forestall the use or misuse of such info by others.
5.four You expressly agree to the transfers of private info described on this Part 5.
- Retaining private info
6.1 This Part 6 units out our knowledge retention insurance policies and process, that are designed to assist be sure that we comply with our authorized obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of private info.
6.2 Private info that we course of for any function or functions shall not be stored for longer than is important for that objective or these functions.
6.three However the opposite provisions of this Part 6, we’ll retain paperwork (together with digital paperwork) containing private knowledge:
(a) to the extent that we’re required to achieve this by regulation;
(b) if we consider that the paperwork could also be related to any ongoing or potential authorized proceedings; and
(c) so as to set up, train or defend our authorized rights (together with offering info to others for the needs of fraud prevention and decreasing credit score danger).
- Safety of your private info
7.1 We’ll take affordable technical and organisational precautions to forestall the loss, misuse or alteration of your private info.
7.2 We’ll retailer all the private info you present on our safe (password- and firewall-protected) servers.
7.three All digital monetary transactions entered into by means of our web site might be protected by encryption know-how.
7.four You acknowledge that the transmission of data over the web is inherently insecure, and we can’t assure the safety of knowledge despatched over the web.
7.5 You’re chargeable for retaining the password you employ for accessing our web site confidential; we won’t ask you in your password (besides once you log in to our web site).
eight.1 We might replace this coverage from time to time by publishing a brand new model on our web site.
eight.2 It is best to verify this web page sometimes to guarantee you’re joyful with any modifications to this coverage.
eight.three We might notify you of modifications to this coverage [by e-mail or via the personal messaging system on our web site.
- Your rights
9.1 You could instruct us to present you with any private info we maintain about you; provision of such info shall be topic to:
(a) the cost of a payment (at present fastened at GBP 10); and
(b) the availability of applicable proof of your id (for this function, we’ll often settle for a photocopy of your passport licensed by a solicitor or financial institution plus an unique copy of a utility invoice displaying your present tackle).
9.2 We might withhold private info that you simply request to the extent permitted by regulation.
9.three You could instruct us at any time not to course of your private info for advertising functions.
9.four In apply, you’ll often both expressly agree prematurely to our use of your private info for advertising functions, or we’ll present you with a chance to choose out of using your private info for advertising functions.
- Third social gathering web sites
10.1 Our web site consists of hyperlinks to, and particulars of, third celebration web sites.
10.2 We’ve no management over, and will not be answerable for, the privateness insurance policies and practices of third events.
- Updating info
11.1 Please tell us if the private info that we maintain about you wants to be corrected or up to date.
Half 2: Cookies
- About cookies
1.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that’s despatched by an internet server to an internet browser and is saved by the browser. The identifier is then despatched again to the server every time the browser requests a web page from the server.
1.2 Cookies could also be both “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie shall be saved by an internet browser and can stay legitimate till its set expiry date, until deleted by the consumer earlier than the expiry date; a session cookie, then again, will expire on the finish of the consumer session, when the online browser is closed.
1.three Cookies don’t sometimes include any info that personally identifies a consumer, however private info that we retailer about you could be linked to the knowledge saved in and obtained from cookies.
1.four Cookies can be utilized by net servers to id and monitor customers as they navigate totally different pages on an internet site and determine customers returning to an internet site.
- Our cookies
2.1 We use solely each session and protracted cookies on our web site.
2.2 The names of the cookies that we use on our web site, and the needs for which they’re used, are set out under:
(a) we use session cookie on our web site to recognise a pc when a consumer visits the web site and monitor customers as they navigate the web site;
(b) we use safe cookie on our web site to forestall fraud and enhance the safety of the web site;
(c) Persistent cookies might be saved by an internet browser and can stay legitimate till its set expiry date, until deleted by the consumer earlier than the expiry date;
- Analytics cookies
three.1 We use Google Analytics to analyse using our web site.
three.three The analytics cookies utilized by our web site have the next names: _utma, _utmt, _utmb, _utmc, _utmv and _utmz
three.four The knowledge generated relating to our web site is used to create reviews about using our web site.
three.5 Our analytics service supplier’s privateness coverage is out there at: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.
- Third get together cookies
four.1 Our web site additionally makes use of third celebration cookies.
- Blocking cookies
5.1 Most browsers permit you to refuse to settle for cookies; for instance:
(a) in Web Explorer (model 10) you possibly can block cookies utilizing the cookie dealing with override settings obtainable by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” after which “Advanced”;
(b) in Firefox (model 24) you possibly can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, choosing “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and
(c) in Chrome (model 29), you possibly can block all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, after which choosing “Block sites from setting any data” beneath the “Cookies” heading.
5.2 Blocking all cookies could have a unfavorable impression upon the usability of many web sites.
5.three For those who block cookies, you will be unable to use all of the options on our web site.
- Deleting cookies
6.1 You possibly can delete cookies already saved in your pc; for instance:
(a) in Web Explorer (model 10), it’s essential to manually delete cookie information (yow will discover directions for doing so at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835);
(b) in Firefox (model 24), you’ll be able to delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”, then choosing “Use custom settings for history”, clicking “Show Cookies”, after which clicking “Remove All Cookies”; and
(c) in Chrome (model 29), you possibly can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”, after which choosing “Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data” earlier than clicking “Clear browsing data”.
6.2 Deleting cookies may have a destructive influence on the usability of many web sites.
- Cookie preferences
7.1 You’ll be able to handle your preferences relating to using cookies on our web site by visiting: controls under
Half three: Our particulars
- Knowledge safety registration
1.1 We’re registered as a knowledge controller with the UK Info Commissioner’s Workplace.
- Our particulars
2.1 This web site is owned and operated by Focus Stories Ltd.
2.2 We’re registered in England and Wales beneath registration quantity 7676770, and our registered workplace is at Lynton Home, 7-12 Tavistock Sq., London WC1H 9LT, United Kingdom.
2.three You’ll be able to contact us by writing to the enterprise tackle given above, through the use of our web site contact type or by phone on +441707828754.