We are committed to protecting the personal information you give us and telling you how we use the information we gather about you.
WHY WE COLLECT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU
We want to offer you a service which you want to use. We may use information about you to help us customize the Website, to remember you and to improve its usefulness to you. We may use this information to notify you about changes to the Website or products, services or promotions of ours and others (with your consent) that we think you might find of interest. It can also help us to choose articles and services we think will interest you.
Information about you helps us sell space to advertisers of products and services relevant to you so that we can continue to fund the Website through advertising and you can continue to use the Website for free.
We may send you administrative and promotional emails relating to the Website and updates about the Website.
We may personalize your visits to the Website and develop the design and style of the Website to improve the services provided to you.
We may need to contact you to about a comment you have submitted or material you have posted on the Website or in order to verify your identity from time to time.In addition to the services we provide on this web site we may want to offer you goods and services provided by us and others (with your consent) which are of interest to you.
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT FROM YOU?
We may ask you to provide personal information on a voluntary basis in order to get a clearer picture of our users.
It is then entirely up to you whether you are happy to give us this information. For example, in the course of certain activities such as registration, commenting on the Website, entering competitions, promotions and other offers or submitting content to the Website you will be asked to give some details about yourself (for example, email address, name, post-code or year of birth).
You may also choose to email us or make contact with us in other ways. Such contact gives us information about you. We endeavor to explain to you why we would like this information and what we do with it at each stage.
If you register to use services via Facebook Connect, we may collect other types of information. These are all shown at the time you use Facebook to register.
How will this information be used?
We use the aggregate audience details (where no individual is identifiable) to help us improve our understanding of our users and what they want. We may use it to assist us in arranging more personalized advertising, commercial opportunities and competitions which help us keep the Website free for you to enjoy.
If advertisers want to reach people like you they might want to use the information we hold on you from other data sources. We never disclose your personal details but group you into anonymous audience segments with other users who have the same interests.
We also use this information to ensure we provide the best possible content, tailoring where we can to our users interests. It also helps us develop the Website and audit its use.
HOW WE ENSURE PRIVACY IS MAINTAINED
We endeavor to ensure that your data is stored securely and to prevent unauthorized access. We have security measures in place to protect your information which we monitor regularly. Unfortunately, despite our measures, because of the nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that your information will remain at all times 100% secure. The continuing efforts of hackers to defeat even the newest of security systems means that we can never make this promise.
Please be aware that if you disclose information on chat areas, your Profile page, comment areas, forums or other public services it may be possible for other people to use this information. We are not responsible for the disclosure of any information you post in this way.
The Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the Websites of advertisers and other third parties. If you follow a link to any of these Websites, please note that these Websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these Websites.