Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting www.get2grips.org ("our site") you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act"), the data controller is Get2Grips with Grants Limited c/o IDS & Co, 38 Beansburn, Kilmarnock KA3 1RL.
1 Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
1.1 Information you give us. You may give us information about you by filling in forms on our site, in hard copy, or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you register to use our site, subscribe to any of our services, search for a product, place an order on our site, and when you report a problem with our site. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number.
1.2 Information we collect about you. With regard to each of your visits to our site we may automatically collect the following information:
1.3 Information we receive from other sources. We may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide.
2.2 All cookies used by our site are in accordance with the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations.
2.3 You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of cookies however if you do so certain features of our site may not function fully or as intended.
2.5 You can choose to enable or disable cookies in your internet browser's privacy settings. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or only third party cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.
2.6 You can choose to delete cookies at any time however you may lose any information that enables you to access our site more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.
2.7 It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.
3 Uses made of the information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
3.1 Information you give to us. We will use this information:
3.1.1 to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services that
you request from us;
3.1.2 to provide you with information about other goods and services we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about;
3.1.3 to provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you, with information about goods or services we feel may interest you. If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale or negotiations of a sale to you. If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this. If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data;
3.1.4 to notify you about changes to our service; and
3.1.5 to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
3.2 Information we collect about you. We will use this information:
3.2.1 to administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
3.2.2 to improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
3.2.3 to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
3.2.4 as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;
3.2.5 to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you;
3.2.6 to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about goods or services that may interest you or them.
3.3 Information we receive from other sources. We may combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).
4 Disclosure of your information
4.1 We may share your information with selected third parties including:
4.1.1 business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you;
4.1.2 advertisers and advertising networks that require the data to select and serve relevant adverts to you and others. We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 500 men aged under 30 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, women in KA30). We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers' wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience; and
4.1.3 analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site.
4.2 We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
4.2.1 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;
4.2.2 if Get2Grips with Grants Limited or substantially all of its 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; and
5 Where we store your personal data
5.2 All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted. 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.
5.3 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 e have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
6 Your rights
6.2 Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third parties such including without limitation trading companies, 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.
7 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.