We are Loot Limited + Loot Publishing Limited, (Company registration number 07310736 and 09041998, data protection registered number Z25301234)(“Loot/we/us”).
At Loot Ltd we take your privacy seriously. Please be assured that we will safeguard any information that you provide and will never release your personal details to other companies without your express permission.
By browsing and using our websites you agree to this policy governing your use of the website. If you do not accept this policy, you must not use our websites.
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
In order to provide the services you want, and to allow you to experience a more personalised service when you revisit us, we need to know your interests. We find these out by asking you, by reading your comments and by looking at which are the most popular areas of our sites.
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We would like to use your registered details to contact you with relevant offers and services. We will only collect personal information from you (such as name, address, telephone number, email address etc.) which you have provided voluntarily to us either by completing registration or enquiry forms or sending emails to us. Please do not submit your personal data to us if you do not wish us to collect it.
When you register with Loot we may ask for the following details:
• Your e-mail address
• Your password
• Your title
• Your name
• Your postcode
• Your home/work telephone number
• Your mobile telephone number
• Your street/flat number
• The region of the UK in which you live
Most of this information is entered into Loot/Bargain Pages/FreeAd Mart customer database (we do not keep details of your password).
Further examples of where we may collect your personal information include (without limitation):-
If you book an advert or order a service from us we may ask for information including your name, e-mail address, delivery and billing address, credit or debit card number and expiry date. These details allow us to process your orders efficiently.
If you enter a contest or promotion we ask for your name, address and e-mail address. This is so we can run the contest effectively and tell you if you have won.
COLLECTION OF OTHER INFORMATION
The information collected by cookies and web beacons is not personally identifiable, it includes general information about your computer settings, your connection to the internet e.g. operating system and platforms, IP address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing on our website and your geographical location.
Third-party companies may collect and use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please click here.
Advertisements on our site are provided by another organisation. Our advertising partner will serve ads that it believes are most likely to be of interest to you, based on information about your visit to this and other websites (this information is anonymous in that it does not include your name, street address, e-mail address or telephone number). In order to do this, our advertising partner may need to place a cookie (a small text file) on your computer. For more information about this type of online behavioural advertising, about cookies, and about how to turn this feature off, please click here.
USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
You agree that we may obtain, hold, correlate, merge and use your information (including personal information) for the purpose of providing you with our services and for our internal business purposes. These include (without limitation):
— Personalising your visits to the site and developing the design and style of the site to improve our services to you
— To inform you about the latest changes to our website, or products, services or promotional offers that you might find interesting
— Communication (and personalising such communication) with you from Loot/Bargain Pages/FreeAd Mart and other reputable and trustworthy third parties
— Informing you if you have been successful in any of the competitions or promotions;
Compiling customer reviews
— For market research purposes
— To prevent you from posting illegal, offensive or objectionable comments on our sites
— To enable third parties to carry out statistical analysis, technical, logistical or other functions on our behalf including determining behavioural preferences to manage online advertising
— For strategic development
— For any purpose required by law or regulation; and
— For accounting purposes
We may provide third parties, at our discretion, with certain aggregate statistical data about your use of our websites, which data may include demographic data such as age range and/or geographic location of groups of user. It will not include information that could personally identify you.
WE MAY SUPPLY PERSONAL INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES
We reserve the right to access and to disclose personal information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests or requests by applicable regulatory bodies, to operate our systems properly or to protect either ourselves or our other users.
We may transfer, sell or assign any of the information described in this policy to third parties as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change of control, transfer of assets or reorganisation of Loot/Bargain Pages/FreeAd Mart.
You consent to the transfer of your personal information outside of the European Economic Area (which may not provide the same protection for such information as the United Kingdom provides) in the event that the processing of your information involves such a transfer.
We may monitor and keep records of email communications which you send to us and other communications with you in accordance with this policy and our other business interests.
We endeavours to protect the security of your personal information from unauthorised access or use by using Secure Sockets Layer 128-bit encryption.
Loot/Bargain Pages/FreeAd Mart takes great care to ensure your credit card information is safe. We use a secure connection via Barclaycard Smartpay (Secure transaction: “https”) and once your transaction is completed, Loot/Bargain Pages/FreeAd Mart does not keep a record of your credit card number. The only record Loot keeps is the authorisation number received from the bank.
EmailAlert emails contain IDs that are unique to each user. Please do not divulge your password or forward EmailAlert emails onto others as they could access your personal details stored in MyLoot/MyBargainPages.
In addition to our safeguards your personal information is protected in the UK by the Data Protection Act. This provides that the information which we hold about you should be processed fairly and lawfully and should be accurate, relevant and not excessive. The information should, where necessary, be kept up to date and not retained for longer than is necessary. Please help us to keep your personal information accurate by updating your registration details on the website.
For more information on the Data Protection Act and the Information Commissioner please see www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk
CHANGING OR ACCESSING YOUR INFORMATION
You can inspect your personal details at any time and modify them via MyLoot /MyBargainPages, this includes changing whether or not you wish to receive information from Loot Ltd or carefully selected companies. If you wish to review or receive copies of the personal information we hold about you, or have any other queries please email [email protected] of your request.
We may charge a small administration fee in relation to fulfilling a request for access to personal information.