This policy outlines how we use and protect any information that you provide when you use our website. We may modify this policy regularly so we advise you to check it from time to time to be aware of any changes.
How we use your information
We collect information from you to better understand your preferences and provide you better service for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping.
- We may use your information to customise the website according to your interests.
- We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
- We may use the information to improve our products and services.
This policy lists the different areas concerning user privacy and the obligations and requirements of the users, website and its owners. This also details how we process, store and protect user data and information.
Data privacy is a priority for us at Guard My Social and this policy will help you understand how we collect, use and protect personal information you provide to help you make informed decisions. This is constantly updated to keep up with new technology, business practice and user needs.
Access to Your Information
Individuals may request access to personal information we collect and maintain online to have any inaccuracies corrected. Simply request by emailing us at the email address provided below.
Using this website means you supply us with two types of information: personal information you disclosed and collected individually and website use information collected aggregately as you and other users visit the website. Learn more about them below:
Types of Personal Information
If you choose to correspond with us via email, we may retain your email messages with the address and our responses and will provide similar protection for these communications employed in the maintenance of information received via mail and telephone.
Information provided when you register for any of our products, services or newsletters.
Information on Website Usage:
Like commercial websites, we use a technology called “cookies” (See explanation above, “What are cookies?”) and web server log files to collect information on website use. Information collected through these include date and time of visits, pages viewed, time spent and sites visited before and after our website.
Data Security and Consent
Note that information we collect are stored and processed in our servers in the UK and laws on personal data holding in the UK may be less strict than other countries. To prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the proper use of information we have placed proper electronic, physical and managerial procedures to protect collected information.
Identity Verification and Fraud Prevention
In situations where the law will need us to confirm your identity, we will verify your personal information including name and address against a third-party database. Results of this may be recorded by credit reference agencies just to confirm your identity. No credit check will be undertaken and credit rating will remain unaffected.
Should false or inaccurate information be provided especially with personal identity, and fraud is detected, details of this information including Personal Data will be passed to fraud prevention agencies. Law enforcement may access and use this information too.
We and other organisations may access this information or prevent and detect crime, fraud and money laundering: checking details on credit and credit-related applications, managing credit and credit-related accounts; recovering debt; checking details on proposals and claims for insurance and job applicants and employees. We may access and use from other countries the information recorded by fraud prevention agencies.
For more details on fraud agencies, contact us through the details below.
Cookies are tiny files used to save to the user’s computer’s hard drive tracking, saving and storing information about the user’s interactions and website use. This allows us to tailor your experience on our website.
Cookies provide a better experience to our users while using the website. We use a cookie control system allowing the user to allow or disallow cookies on their devises during the first visit. This is to comply with the new law for websites to ask consent from users before leaving behind cookies on a user’s device.
Other cookies may be stored to your computer’s hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.
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