For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (“DPA”) the data controller is Commentary Box Limited. Our registered office is 34 Pendle Road, London SW16 6RU, United Kingdom. Our company registration number is 06971513 and our place of registration is England.
If you are under 16 years of age we will have to first get consent from your parent(s) or legal guardian. They will have received an email from us. Keep reading this policy and in the section which starts with “Children’s Privacy” you will get more information.
If, after reading this policy, you have any questions or privacy concerns, please send an email to email@example.com or send a letter to our registered office address set out above.
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page and you should check this page every now and again to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 6 January 2012.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
- name and job title (if you have one);
- contact information including email address;
- demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests;
- other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers.
If you are under 16 years of age your parent or legal guardian will have provided us with your email address and contact phone number. Both you and your parent(s) or guardian will need to agree to you using this Website and to you becoming a member. Please read the “Children’s Privacy” section for more information.
What we do with the information we collect
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- our internal record keeping;
- to improve our products and services; and
- to send promotional emails to the email address which you have provided about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting (only if you have told us that you would like us to do so).
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may also use the information to customise the Website according to your interests.
By ticking the box relating to market research on the registration form you consent to us using your information in this way.
We treat the information you provide us as confidential information and we are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. The information you provide us is stored on secure servers. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Where we have given you (or you have chosen) a password which gives you access to certain parts of this Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential and private.
The transmission of information via the Internet can never be completely secure. We will protect your personal data; however, we do stress that any transmission is at your own risk.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The Website tailors its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
Some of the cookies we use are essential for this Website to operate. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used and in particular Google Analytics. This data is anonymous which means that we do not track you individually and you are not identifiable from the data we receive. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our Website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed and deleted from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or reject cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Website.
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Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the Website, look for the checkbox that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anyone for direct marketing purposes; or
- if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to us or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
If you are under 16 years of age we will not ask you to provide information about anyone else for marketing purposes.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the DPA. A fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please write to 34 Pendle Road, London, SW16 6RU, United Kingdom.
If you believe that any information we are holding about you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will correct any information found to be incorrect as soon as is practicable.