INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU
We may collect and process the following data about you:
Information that you provide by filling in any forms on our websites and/or register to receive communications from us. Furthermore, we might receive information about you from other sources, where the necessary opt-in has been given and may add that information to your existing profile.
We may also receive information about an individual via a client lists, when doing so, we seek assurances from the client that the clients has right to provide the information to a third party. If you contact us, we may keep a record of your correspondence.
IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES
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.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on your hard drive of your computer. Cookies enable us to improve our service to you, estimate our audience size and usage pattern, store information about your preferences, and recognise you when you return to our site.
You can set your browser up to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you do this you may be unable to enjoy full use of the site and you may not be able to take advantage of certain promotions we may run from time to time.
In addition we may use web beacon technology, as well as other new and evolving technology. A web beacon is an object that is embedded in a web page or an email and is usually invisible to the user but allows checking that a user has viewed the email or page. This can also be used to transfer an individual’s unique user identification to a database and associate the individual with previously acquired information about an individual in a database. We use this to determine products or service an individual may be interested in, in order to provide a more relevant and targeted service.
We track information related to email and web page viewed by an individual, such as the hyperlinks clicked on by an individual, whilst viewing a webpage or an email. This usage information will allow us to track and monitor an individual usage.
Technology is constantly evolving, therefore we recommend that you revisit this policy for updates regarding the use of technology.
USES WE MAY MAKE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We use information held about you in the following ways:
to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
to provide you with information, products, services or offers that you request from us or which we feel may interest you. This may include email advertising, telephone marketing, direct mail marketing, SMS text marketing and online banner advertising.
to make a profile of an individual. A profile can be created by combining third party list information with information collected via websites owned by GoGironde and internet usage. This information helps us better target advertising and promotions to an individual.
to notify you about changes to our service;
to share personal and demographic information about you with our subsidiaries, parent company or sister companies;
within a business transfer, where GoGironde is merged or acquired by another company.
In order to comply with law, personal information may be shared with law enforcement or governments agencies in response to court order or similar circumstances.
To unsubscribe from future mailings. If you wish to be removed from further communications you can do so by unsubscribing via the relevant link. If this happens we may store this information to ensure that you are not added back into our database at a later point. Our unsubscribe process ensures you will not receive further electronic mailings from GoGironde. Please note that an unsubscribe will take 2 working days to take effect;
We or our partners may contact you by, including but not limited to, telephone and email to communicate changes in account status, changes in subscriber agreements, marketing opportunities, privacy policies and/or any other policies or agreements relevant to you or your account.
PASSING YOUR INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES
We may pass your data to carefully selected third parties who may use it to contact you in relation to offers in which you expressed an interest when registering on our site.
If you do not want us to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please ensure that you tick the relevant boxes situated on the form on which we collect your data (the registration form).
Save where you have given your consent, we do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers. However, we may provide them with aggregate, generalised information about our users.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
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;
if assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets;
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 any of our terms and conditions.
If false or inaccurate information is provided, including in relation to a person’s identity and fraud is identified, details about this information, including customer Personal Data, will be passed to fraud prevention agencies. Law enforcement agencies may also access and use this information.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to third party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own terms and privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these sites and their terms and policies.
WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, stored at and processed at a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”), including the USA. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storage and processing. The laws on holding personal data in the United States may be less stringent than the laws applicable to the UK but we will hold and transmit your information in a safe, confidential and secure environment.
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. We will try our upmost to deal with an access request as quickly as possible but in line with the Act, this can take up to 28 days.