For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, Retail Gazette (‘we’ or ‘us’) is the ‘data controller’ (ie the company who is responsible for, and controls the processing of, your personal data).
Personal data we may collect about you
We will obtain personal data about you (such as your name, address, (specify, eg membership number, payment details, motoring convictions, previous insurance claims, opinions)) whenever you complete an online form.
For example, we will obtain your personal data when you (specify, eg register to use this website, send us feedback, post material, contact us for any reason, sign up to a service, enter a competition, purchase goods or services). We may also obtain sensitive personal data about you if you volunteer it during the completion of an online form. If you volunteer such information, you will be consenting to our processing it for the purpose of recruitment.
Occasionally we may receive information about you from other sources (such as credit reference agencies) which we will add to the information which we already hold about you in order to help us improve and personalise our service to you.
How we may use your personal data
We will use your personal data for the purposes described in the data protection notice that was given to you at the time your data were obtained. These purposes include:
Marketing and opting out
Unless you have asked us not to do so, we may contact you by mail, email or telephone about products, services, promotions, special offers, charitable causes which may be of interest to you. (or) We may share your personal data with organisations who are our business partners and we or they may contact you, unless you have asked us or them not to do so by mail, email or telephone about products, services, promotions, special offers, charitable causes which may be of interest to you.] If you prefer not to receive any further marketing communications from us, you can opt out at any time. See further ‘Your rights’ below.
Disclosure of your personal data
We may disclose your personal data to:
Keeping your data secure
We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your personal data, for example:
Whilst we will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal data, you acknowledge that the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal data which are transferred from you or to you via the internet.
When you use this website, we may collect information about your computer, such as your IP address and/or browser, which we will use for administration purposes and statistical analysis. This information will not usually identify you personally. We may also obtain information about your online movements and use of the internet. We do this by placing a ‘cookie’, which is a small file, on your computer’s hard disk. Cookies are used for several reasons, including:
The vast majority of web browsers accept cookies. However, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, you may lose some of the functionality of this website.
For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to: aboutcookies.org
You have the right, subject to the payment of a small fee (currently £10) to request access to personal data which we may process about you. If you wish to exercise this right you should:
You have the right to require us to correct any inaccuracies in your data free of charge. If you wish to exercise this right you should:
You also have the right to ask us to stop processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes. If you wish to exercise this right you should:
Our contact details
We welcome your feedback and questions. If you wish to contact us, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or you can write to us at 36 Galena Road, London, W6 0LT (Our registered office address) or call us on 0208 222 0555.