This web site is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only ever be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This current policy is effective from 1st July 2014.
WHAT WE COLLECT
Depending on the level at which you register with the site we may collect the following information:
As a user of the site if you wish to review or rate a business we will ask you to provide:
a username of your choice
an email address
If you wish to list your business on this web site, in addition to the above we will also ask you to provide:
your business name
the type or nature of your business
complete address including postcode
WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE GATHER
We require some of this information to to validate you as a user and therefore to maintain the security of the website. It may help us to provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
Internal record keeping.
We may use the information to improve our products and services.
We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. We will only do this if you have given us specific permission 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 use the information to customise the website according to your interests. We will only do this if you have given us specific permission to do so.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. 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.
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 web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage 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 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 decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL OR BUSINESS INFORMATION
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal or business information in the following ways:
whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
if you have previously agreed to us using your personal or business information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us via the details in contact page from the links above.
We will never ever sell, distribute or lease your personal or business information to any third party whatsoever unless we are required by law to do so. We may use your contact details to send you promotional information about related third parties which we think you may find interesting if you have given us your permission to do this.
You may request details of personal or business information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A fee of £2 will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write or email via the details in contact page from the links above.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible via the details in contact page from the links above. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.