1. THE DATA CONTROLLER
1.1 Depending on who you provide information to, the data controller (for the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”)) may be Northern & Shell PLC, Express Newspapers, iVoucher Limited, or some or all of us. We set out below various scenarios (as guidance only) to help you understand who may be in control of your data.
1.2 This policy deals specifically with our processing of your data where we are the data controller of that data. If you choose to provide your personal data to a selected third party Operator or a Merchant then they will be the data controller and you will need to contact that third party Operator and Merchant for further information regarding their processing of your personal data.
1.3 Provided that you have not opted-out from certain uses of your information:
(a) If you have given your contact details (e.g. mobile number, e-mail address etc.) directly to an Operator or a Merchant (other than via one of the methods below) then the Operator or Merchant alone will be the data controller of that information. iVoucher will merely process this data on the instructions of the Operator or Merchant.
(b) If you choose to Register to the iVoucher.com Website then iVoucher will be the data controllers of your information.
2. INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU
2.1 We may collect and process the following data about you:
(a). We may also ask you for information, and when you report a problem with our Website.
(b). If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
(c). We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
(d). Details of your visits to our Website including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.
3. IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES
3.1 We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
3.2 For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on your browser or on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalised service. All of the cookies we use are essential for the Website to operate.
3.4 Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.
4. WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
4.2 All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
4.3 Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
5. USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
5.1 We use information held about you in the following ways;
(a) To ensure that content from our Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
(b) To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so; and
(c) To notify you about changes to our service.
6. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
6.1 We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group from time to time, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
7. YOUR RIGHTS
7.1 Our Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. 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.