What data do we collect?
We will collect personal data as provided to us during the registration process, which you agree to supply to us accurately. We will also collect personal data from other parts of the Business4Sale.co.uk service, e.g. from competition entrants. We do not monitor your use of the Internet but we do use cookie technology to monitor your use of the Business4Sale.co.uk service. This information is not stored alongside your personal data and will only be used on an anonymous, aggregated basis. We may hold personal data relating to the transactions you enter into with Business4Sale.co.uk or others through Business4Sale.co.uk such as online retailers. We may also ask for other data so that we can obtain a better understanding of our users’ requirements. This information will help us to sell appropriate advertising space and provide better personalised services for our users.
You may also supply us with other people’s email addresses, for example, if you use our “email a friend” facility. We do not store or use the email addresses for any other reason.
What do we do with it?
We may use personal information about you to build up a profile of our visitors’ interests and preferences and to build a demographic profile of our user base in order to target our own advertising more effectively. When you supply us with your details there will be a box to tick if you wish to receive email newsletters or other information which may be of interest to you. If you tick this box you are giving us your permission to email you from time to time to promote our site and services. We may sell advertising onto these emails and may use our aggregate site profile to aid us in this activity; We reserve the right sell, trade or rent your personal information to other trustworthy third parties but will not do so without your consent. By registering with us, you are deemed to have consented to use of personal information for these purposes. However, you can tell us not to deal with your personal information in these ways in the future by simply sending an e-mail message to email@example.com.
We do not store or collect the financial details used when processing transactions on Business4Sale.co.uk and we regularly monitor our site ensure these details are deleted after being used to process your transaction.
Although high level encryption is used to securely transfer your payment details to our carefully selected payment service provider, PayPal, we cannot fully guarantee the safety of your financial details from unauthorized access, which may occur before or during the transaction process.
Collection of information by third parties
The information you offer us is passed on to our clients, at your request, in order for them to send you further details on a business or service you have enquired about. Some areas of our site contain links to third party websites. If you enter your details on any of these sites, you should consult their privacy policies, as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
Our commitment to security
We have taken all appropriate action to safeguard and prevent unauthorised access to personal data, to maintain data security and to ensure that the information we collect online is used only in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and for the purpose(s) outlined above. However, due to the open communication nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and us, or information stored on our servers, will be free from unauthorised access by third parties.
Changing your contact details
You can update or amend your contact details at any time by logging on the website and clicking ‘update my profile’.
Changes to the Policy
For further information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org