This policy explains how we may collect information about you and then use it in order to improve our services. It also outlines the security measures we take in order to protect your privacy and gives certain assurances on things that we will not do.
When you register for the Shopping Spy newsletter as an individual, we collect your name, e-mail address and your communication preferences. None of this information will be made public on the site.
Use of information
We will use personal information about you for a number of purposes, including:
• monitor customer traffic patterns and site use which enables us to improve the service we provide
• to help us to administer services which we offer
• to help detect fraud or loss
• to write to you via electronic mail in the form of an e-newsletter.
To change the personal details we hold about you click here
Disclosure of information
We do not sell or disclose your personal information to other companies without your prior consent. If you do not wish to receive the members’ newsletter, please click here.
Protection of information
We maintain strict security measures in order to protect personal information. This includes following certain procedures, for example encrypting data on our websites and in order to ensure compliance with all applicable legal requirements.
If you communicate with us via the Internet then we may occasionally use email to contact you about our services and products. When you first provide personal information to our website we will normally give you the opportunity to indicate whether you would prefer us not to contact you in this way. However, you can always send us an email at any time to change your preferences.
Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored on your computer’s hard drive by your browser. These allow us to store your account information and provide features to make browsing on our website easier. Most browsers allow the cookie function to be turned off. If you want to know how to do this look at the help menu on your browser.
• Site administration
• Completing the user’s current activity
• Research and development
We may amend this policy from time to time, in which case the amended version will be published on our website. This policy applies to personal information held about individuals. It does not apply to information we hold about companies and other organisations.