information about your computer, including IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, and operating system.
information about your visits to and use of this website, including the source of reference, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths.
information that you provide when you initiate contact via the website, such as your email address.
information you provide to subscribe to newsletters, such as your name and email address.
information you provide when using the website's services.
information generated when you use the website, including when, how often and under what circumstances you use it.
information relating to anything you purchase, the services you use or transactions you make through our website, including your name, telephone number, address and email address.
information that you share on our website with the intention of publishing it on the internet, including your username, your profile pictures and the content of your posts.
information in any communication you send to us by email or via the website, including its content and metadata.
any other personal information that you send to us.
you disclose another person's personal information to us, you will need
that person's consent for that personal information to be both shared
and processed in accordance with this policy.
Personal information submitted to us via our website will be used for the purposes set out in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website. We may use your personal information for the following:
to administer our website and business;
to customise our website for you; to enable you to use the services available on our website;
to send you goods that you have purchased through our website;
to deliver services purchased through our website; to send you statements, invoices and payment reminders and collect payments from you;
to send you commercial communications that are not for marketing purposes;
to send you emails that you have specifically requested;
sending our email newsletter to you if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time if you no longer need the newsletter);
sending marketing communications to you relating to our business or the business of carefully selected third parties that we believe may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically consented to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer need the marketing communications);
to provide third parties with statistical information about our users (but these third parties will not be able to identify an individual user from the information); to deal with enquiries and complaints from or about you regarding our website;
to keep our website secure and prevent fraud;
and other uses.
If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the authorisation you give us.
Your privacy settings can be used to limit the publication of your information on our website and can be adjusted using the website's privacy controls.
We will not disclose your personal information to third parties for their or any other third party's direct marketing purposes without your explicit consent.
may disclose your personal information to any of our employees,
directors, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or
subcontractors as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries, our holding company and any of its subsidiaries) as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
We may disclose your personal information:
insofar as we are required to do so by law;
in connection with current or future legal proceedings;
and to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including disclosing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and credit risk reduction);
to the buyer (or prospective buyer) of any business or assets that we are in the process (or considering) of selling;
and to any person who we reasonably believe may require us to disclose the personal information to a court or other competent authority if, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority could reasonably order us to disclose the personal information.
We will not disclose your personal information to third parties except as set out in this policy.
Information we collect may be stored, processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy.
Information we collect may be transferred to the following countries that do not have data protection laws equivalent to those of the European Economic Area: USA, Russia, Japan, China and India.
Personal information that you post on our website or submit for posting on our website may be accessible via the internet worldwide. We cannot prevent its use or misuse by others.
You expressly consent to the transfer of personal information as described in this section.
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
We will store any personal information you provide on password and firewall protected servers.
You recognise that information transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to make sure you understand any changes to this policy. We may notify you of changes to this policy by email or through our website's private messaging system.
You may ask us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you; provision of such information will be subject to the following:
provision of appropriate proof of your identity. We usually accept a photo of your passport that has been certified by a notary public, plus a copy of a utility bill showing your current address.
providing personal information that can identify you in our records, such as first and last name and email address.
We may withhold the personal information you request as permitted by law.
You can ask us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.
In practice, you will usually either explicitly accept our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will give you the opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.
Please let us know if the personal information we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.