("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy (together with our terms of website use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”), the data controller is UpEffect Limited which is registered in England and Wales under company number 10189459 and has its registered office at 105 Hookfield, Epsom, KT19 8JH.
1 INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU
1.1 We may collect and process the following data about you:
1.1.1 Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site theupeffect.com (“our site”). This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to receive information from us or our partners or posting material;
1.1.2 If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
1.1.3 Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.
2 IP ADDRESSES
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
4 WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
4.2 All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
4.3 Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
5 USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
5.1 You agree that we may use information held about you in the following ways:
5.1.1 to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your device;
5.1.2 to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you;
5.1.3 to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
5.1.4 to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so; and
5.1.5 to notify you about changes to the services described on our site.
5.2 You agree that we may also use your data, or permit third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we or they may contact you about these by e-mail.
5.3 If you do not want us (or third parties) to use your data in this way, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data or on the method to unsubscribe set out in relevant e-mails.
6 DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
6.1 We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
6.2 We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
6.2.1 in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
6.2.2 if all or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by us about our customers will be one of the transferred assets; or
6.2.3 if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of website use or to protect the rights, property, or safety of third parties or other users of our site. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
7 YOUR RIGHTS
7.1 You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by following the instructions to unsubscribe from the receipt of further materials in the marketing e-mails you receive or by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
7.2 Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
8 ACCESS TO INFORMATION
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
- A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your device if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your device's hard drive.
- We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
- You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
- Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 365 days.