Privacy policy

This privacy policy applies between you, the User of this Feedspot Ltd the owner and provider of this company. Feedspot Ltd takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us or partner Web sites, third-party partner Web sites, and/or opt-in sms lists generated by affiliate sites and organizations that we manage, in relation to your use and UE regulation 2016/679 27th April 2016

Please read this privacy policy carefully.

Definitions and interpretation

1.In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:

Data

collectively all information This definition incorporates, collected, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Laws;

Cookies

a small text file placed on your computer by websites when you visit websites;

Data Protection Laws

any applicable law relating to the processing of personal Data, including but not limited to the Directive 96/46/EC (Data Protection Directive) or the GDPR, and any national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation, for as long as the GDPR is effective in the UK;

GDPR

the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679;

Feedspot Ltd or us

Feedspot Ltd, a company incorporated in England and Wales whose registered office is at 171C Lower Road, London, SE16 2XL;

UK and EU Cookie Law

the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronxic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011;

User or you

any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by Feedspot Ltd and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to Feedspot Ltd and accessing websites in connection with the provision of such services; and

Website

the website that you are currently using, third-party partner Web sites, and/or opt-in sms lists generated by affiliate sites and organizations that we manage, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

 

2.In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation:

a.the singular includes the plural and vice versa;

b.references to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices of this privacy policy;

c.a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships;

d."including" is understood to mean "including without limitation";

e.reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;

f.the headings and sub-headings do not form part of this privacy policy.

Scope of this privacy policy

3.This privacy policy applies only to the actions of Feedspot Ltd and Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.

4.For purposes of the applicable Data Protection Laws, Feedspot Ltd is the "data controller". This means that Feedspot Ltd determines the purposes for which, and the manner in which, your Data is processed.

Data collected

5.We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:

a.name;

b.date of birth;

c.gender;

d.job title;

e.profession;

f.contact Information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;

g.demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests;

h.financial information such as credit / debit card numbers;

i.IP address (automatically collected);

j.web browser type and version (automatically collected);

k.operating system (automatically collected);

l.a list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on this Website, and the site you exit to (automatically collected);

m.in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

How we collect Data

6.We collect Data in the following ways:

a.data is given to us by you;

b.data is received from other sources; and

c.data is collected automatically.

d.Subscriptions, Forms, and Surveys. We may receive and retain your personally identifiable information from you when you complete and submit a subscription, form or survey.

e.Business Partners and Affiliates. We may receive and retain your personally identifiable information from one of our business partners or affiliates.

f.List Management Arrangements. We are in the business of managing sms-recipient lists for clients. We receive personally identifiable information from marketing partners and we use this personally identifiable information to send relevant marketing content to those recipients. Our use of personally identifiable information collected by third-party marketing partners is limited to the uses allowed under the third-party's privacy policy previously agreed to by you.

g.We utilize service providers who assist us with our marketing efforts, but those service providers will not use any personally identifiable information collected by third-party marketing partners and managed by us for their own marketing purposes and are prohibited by contract from sharing that personally identifiable information with any party other than us.

h.These businesses may include, but are not limited to: providers of direct marketing services and applications, including lookup and reference, data enhancement, suppression and validation services.

 

Data that is given to us by you

7.Feedspot Ltd will collect your Data in a number of ways, for example:

a.when you contact us through the Website, by telephone, post, e-mail or through any other means;

b.when you register with us and set up an account to receive our products/services;

c.when you complete surveys that we use for research purposes (although you are not obliged to respond to them);

d.when you enter a competition or promotion through a social media channel;

e.when you elect to receive marketing communications from us;

f.when you use our services;

g.when you leave your data to our third-party partner Web sites, and/or opt-in sms lists generated by affiliate sites and organizations that we manage

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

Data that is received from third parties

8.Feedspot Ltd will receive Data about you from third-party partner Web sites, and/or opt-in sms lists generated by affiliate sites and organizations that we manage

Data that is collected automatically

9.To the extent that you access websites, we will collect your Data automatically, for example:

a.we automatically collect some information about your visit to the Website. This information helps us to make improvements to Website content and navigation, and includes your IP address, the date, times and frequency with which you access the Website and the way you use and interact with its content.

b.we will collect your Data automatically via cookies, in line with the cookie settings on your browser. For more information about cookies, and how we use them on the Website, see the section below, headed "Cookies".

Our use of Data

10.Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website or our partner websites. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:

a.internal record keeping;

b.improvement of our products / services;

c.transmission by email of marketing materials that may be of interest to you;

d.contact for market research purposes which may be done using email, telephone, fax or mail. Such information may be used to customise or update the Website;

e.We may use your personally identifiable information for online marketing purposes, to send you sms, fulfill your requests for certain products and services, send you offers for goods and services that, in some cases, are targeted or relevant to your interests, for telemarketing, mobile marketing, provide you with special offers that may be of value to consumers or to all our subscribers, help our clients better understand the demographics of our target audiences, alert you to changes in services or features, improve our content and product offerings, support our marketing data products and services, and as otherwise set forth in this Privacy Policy. We may broadcast special offers that would be of value to any online consumer to all of our subscribers.

f.We may share, loan, rent or sell your personally identifiable information to third-parties, such as marketing companies, affiliates, advertising agencies, and data aggregation companies. These third-parties may use your personally identifiable information to provide you with information, goods and services that may be relevant to your interests, provide you with special offers, help understand the demographics of their target audiences, and support their products and services. If your personally identifiable information is disclosed to a third-party, pursuant to this Privacy Policy, we are not responsible for such third-party's use of such personally identifiable information or that third-party's privacy practices. We may also aggregate personally identifiable information and disclose such information in a non-personally identifiable manner to advertisers and other third-parties. We may also use your personally identifiable information to help us and such third-parties better understand the demographics of our users as well as to support our marketing data products and services.

g.Your personally identifiable information may also be aggregated and used by us, our affiliates, and third-parties for online (including, without limitation, mobile marketing, SMS text, email and telemarketing) advertising purposes, market research, project planning, troubleshooting problems, detecting and protecting against error, fraud or other criminal activity, for other internal purposes, and as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.

h.Your personally identifiable information may also be aggregated and used by us, our affiliates, and third-parties for online (including, without limitation, mobile marketing, SMS text, email and telemarketing) advertising purposes, market research, project planning, troubleshooting problems, detecting and protecting against error, fraud or other criminal activity, for other internal purposes, and as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.

i.By using and accessing our partner's websites and services, you expressly agree to the use of your personally identifiable information described in this Privacy Policy and to receive the information described above. You agree that our use of your personally identifiable information and data as described in this Privacy Policy is not an actionable breach of your privacy or publicity rights. If you do not wish for us to use your information or to receive these communications, we encourage you opt-out of the receipt of certain communications, as set forth below.

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

11.We may use your Data for the above purposes if we deem it necessary to do so for our legitimate interests. If you are not satisfied with this, you have the right to object in certain circumstances (see the section headed "Your rights" below).

12.For the delivery of direct marketing to you via e-mail, we'll need your consent, whether via an opt-in or soft-opt-in:

a.soft opt-in consent is a specific type of consent which applies when you have previously engaged with us (for example, you contact us to ask us for more details about a particular product/service, and we are marketing similar products/services). Under "soft opt-in" consent, we will take your consent as given unless you opt-out.

b.for other types of e-marketing, we are required to obtain your explicit consent; that is, you need to take positive and affirmative action when consenting by, for example, checking a tick box that we'll provide.

c.if you are not satisfied about our approach to marketing, you have the right to withdraw consent at any time. To find out how to withdraw your consent, see the section headed "Your rights" below.

13.When you register with us and set up an account to receive our services, the legal basis for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract.

14.We may use your Data to show you Feedspot Ltd adverts and other content on other websites. If you do not want us to use your data to show you www.feedspot.co.uk adverts and other content on other websites, please turn off the relevant cookies (please refer to the section headed "Cookies" below).

Who we share Data with

15.We may share your Data with the following groups of people for the following reasons:

a.any of our group companies or affiliates - to manage the platform;

b.our employees, agents and/or professional advisors - to manage the platform;

c.third party service providers who provide services to us which require the processing of personal data - to send advertising;

d.third party payment providers who process payments made over the Website - to send advertising;

e.relevant authorities - to law enforcement reason;

f.third-party partner Web sites, and/or opt-in sms lists generated by affiliate sites and organizations that we manage

g.We may share, loan, rent or sell your personally identifiable information to third-parties, such as marketing companies, affiliates, advertising agencies, and data aggregation companies. These third-parties may use your personally identifiable information to provide you with information, goods and services that may be relevant to your interests, provide you with special offers, help understand the demographics of their target audiences, and support their products and services. If your personally identifiable information is disclosed to a third-party, pursuant to this Privacy Policy, we are not responsible for such third-party's use of such personally identifiable information or that third-party's privacy practices. We may also aggregate personally identifiable information and disclose such information in a non-personally identifiable manner to advertisers and other third-parties. We may also use your personally identifiable information to help us and such third-parties better understand the demographics of our users as well as to support our marketing data products and services.

h.Your personally identifiable information may also be aggregated and used by us, our affiliates, and third-parties for online (including, without limitation, mobile marketing, SMS text, email and telemarketing) advertising purposes, market research, project planning, troubleshooting problems, detecting and protecting against error, fraud or other criminal activity, for other internal purposes, and as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.

i.Your personally identifiable information may also be aggregated and used by us, our affiliates, and third-parties for online (including, without limitation, mobile marketing, SMS text, email and telemarketing) advertising purposes, market research, project planning, troubleshooting problems, detecting and protecting against error, fraud or other criminal activity, for other internal purposes, and as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.

j.By using and accessing our partner's websites and services, you expressly agree to the use of your personally identifiable information described in this Privacy Policy and to receive the information described above. You agree that our use of your personally identifiable information and data as described in this Privacy Policy is not an actionable breach of your privacy or publicity rights. If you do not wish for us to use your information or to receive these communications, we encourage you opt-out of the receipt of certain communications, as set forth below.

 

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

Keeping Data secure

16.We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your Data, for example:

a.access to your account is controlled by a password and a user name that is unique to you.

b.we store your Data on secure servers.

c.payment details are encrypted using SSL technology (typically you will see a lock icon or green address bar (or both) in your browser when we use this technology.

17.Technical and organisational measures include measures to deal with any suspected data breach. If you suspect any misuse or loss or unauthorised access to your Data, please let us know immediately by contacting us via this e-mail address: info@feedspot.co.uk.

18.If you want detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your information and your computers and devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other online problems, please visit www.getsafeonline.org. Get Safe Online is supported by HM Government and leading businesses.

Data retention

19.Unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, we will only hold your Data on our systems for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this privacy policy or until you request that the Data be deleted.

20.Even if we delete your Data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes.

Your rights

21.You have the following rights in relation to your Data:

a.Right to access - the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or (ii) that we modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you with access to the information we hold about you, we will not charge you for this, unless your request is "manifestly unfounded or excessive." Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we refuse your request, we will tell you the reasons why.

b.Right to correct - the right to have your Data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.

c.Right to erase - the right to request that we delete or remove your Data from our systems.

d.Right to restrict our use of your Data - the right to "block" us from using your Data or limit the way in which we can use it.

e.Right to data portability - the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your Data.

f.Right to object - the right to object to our use of your Data including where we use it for our legitimate interests.

22.To make enquiries, exercise any of your rights set out above, or withdraw your consent to the processing of your Data (where consent is our legal basis for processing your Data), please contact us via this e-mail address: info@feedspot.co.uk

23.If you are not satisfied with the way a complaint you make in relation to your Data is handled by us, you may be able to refer your complaint to the relevant data protection authority. For the UK, this is the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). The ICO's contact details can be found on their website at https://ico.org.uk/.

24.It is important that the Data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your Data changes during the period for which we hold it.

25.External Service Providers. There are a number of separate services offered by third-parties that we refer to as external service providers that may be complementary to your use of the Site. If you choose to use these separate services, disclose information to the external service providers, and/or grant them permission to collect information about you, then their use of your information is governed by their privacy policy. We only disclose your personally identifiable information to external service providers as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

26.Please note that if you choose to use the services of, or disclose information to, an external service provider, then the external service providers use of your information is governed by the external service providers privacy policy. You should evaluate the practices of external services providers before deciding to use their services.

27.Internal Service Providers. We may use third-parties that we refer to as internal service providers to facilitate or outsource one or more aspects of the business, product and service operations that we provide to you and therefore we may provide some of your personal information to these internal service providers. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that these internal service providers use your personal information only to facilitate our business, product and service operations pursuant to this Privacy Policy. If you provide additional information to an internal service provider directly, then their use of your personally identifiable information is governed by their applicable privacy policy.

28.Personally identifiable information and other information collected from you may also be transferred to a third-party as a result of a sale, acquisition, merger, reorganization, other transfer or bankruptcy (a Transfer) involving us and/or our affiliates. We specifically reserve the right to transfer personally identifiable information and other information collected from or in connection and other information with the Site, and any of its databases, together with any personally identifiable information contained therein, to a third-party in connection with a Transfer, and nothing in this Privacy Policy is intended to interfere with our ability to transfer all or part of our business and/or assets (including the Site) to an affiliate or independent third-party at any time, for any purpose, without any limitation whatsoever.

29.In addition, due to the existing regulatory environment, we cannot ensure that all of your private communications and other personally identifiable information will never be disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Privacy Policy. By way of example (without limiting the foregoing), we may be forced to disclose personal information to the government or third-parties under certain circumstances or third-parties may unlawfully intercept or access databases, transmissions or private communications. Therefore, although we value your privacy and use industry standard practices to protect your privacy, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personally identifiable information or private communications will remain private.

30.Please note that, although we use security measures to keep your personally identifiable information anonymous, no security measure is perfect or impenetrable. In addition, due to the existing environment, we cannot ensure that all of your private communications and other personally identifiable information will never be disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Privacy Policy. By way of example (without limiting the foregoing), we may be forced to disclose personal information to the government or third-parties under certain circumstances or third-parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. Therefore, notwithstanding anything to the contrary within this Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personally identifiable information or private communications will always remain private.

31.You may at any time opt-out of our use of your personally identifiable information by sending an sms requesting to opt-out of our use of your personally identifiable information at the following email address: info@feedspot.co.uk. After we process your opt-out request, we will stop using your personally identifiable information.

32.We manage sms lists through List Management Arrangements. You may wish to remove yourself from specific marketing lists and may do so by utilizing the unsubscribe option that is included in each sms we send. You may also elect not to receive sms from specific senders at any time by utilizing the unsubscribe option that is included in each sms the send.

33.Unsubscribe requests are either processed on an advertiser-specific basis or on a list-specific basis depending on the election that you make when utilizing the unsubscribe option. Unsubscribing from one list managed by us will not remove you from all lists managed by us. Unsubscribing from one advertiser will not prevent you from receiving sms from other advertisers.

Transfers outside the European Economic Area

34.Data which we collect from you may be stored and processed in and transferred to countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). For example, this could occur if our servers are located in a country outside the EEA or one of our service providers is situated in a country outside the EEA. We also share information with our group companies, some of which are located outside the EEA.

35.We will only transfer Data outside the EEA where it is compliant with data protection legislation and the means of transfer provides adequate safeguards in relation to your data, eg by way of data transfer agreement, incorporating the current standard contractual clauses adopted by the European Commission, or by signing up to the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework, in the event that the organisation in receipt of the Data is based in the United States of America.

36.To ensure that your Data receives an adequate level of protection, we have put in place appropriate safeguards and procedures with the third parties we share your Data with. This ensures your Data is treated by those third parties in a way that is consistent with the Data Protection Laws.

Links to other websites

37.This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.

Changes of business ownership and control

38.Feedspot Ltd may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Feedspot Ltd. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.

39.We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.

40.In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.

Cookies

41.This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer. Feedspot Ltd uses Cookies to improve your experience of using the Website and to improve our range of services. Feedspot Ltd has carefully chosen these Cookies and has taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.

42.All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.

43.Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling www.feedspot.co.uk to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.

44.This Website may place the following Cookies:

Type of Cookie

Purpose

Analytical/performance cookies

They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies

These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting cookies

These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

45. 

45.You can find a list of Cookies that we use in the Cookies Schedule.

46.You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.

47.You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.

48.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.

49.For more information generally on cookies, including how to disable them, please refer to aboutcookies.org. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer.

General

50.You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

51.If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.

52.Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.

53.This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.

Changes to this privacy policy

54.www.feespot.co.uk reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.

You may contact Feedspot Ltd by email at info@feedspot.co.uk

01 May 2018

 

Cookies

Below is a list of the cookies that we use. We have tried to ensure this is complete and up to date, but if you think that we have missed a cookie or there is any discrepancy, please let us know.




Analytical/performance

We use the following analytical/performance cookies:

Description of Cookie

Purpose

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Functionality

We use the following functionality cookies:

Description of Cookie

Purpose

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Targeting

We use the following targeting cookies:

Description of Cookie

Purpose

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