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Privacy policy

| Help | October 24, 2012

This is a legal document which sets out how yours2share handles data which identifies You. It applies to all Members and other Users of the yours2share Website. You should read it in conjunction with the yours2share Terms and Conditions, of which this Privacy Policy forms part.

At yours2share, we believe strongly in protecting the privacy of Our Users’ personal information and informing You about how We handle it. This privacy policy only applies to transactions and activities in which You engage, and data gathered, on the yours2share Website. As part of that, it also expresses Our approach to complying with the data protection laws which apply in the United Kingdom. If We change this Privacy Policy, We will notify You of the changed document in the same way as We notify changes to the Terms and Conditions.

Information may be unlawfully available to hackers and snoopers. We take no responsibility for this. Except as set out below, we do not share, or sell, or disclose to a third party, any personally identifiable information collected at this site.

All data is owned and managed by yours2share.

The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this Website.

[For definitions to the relevant terms, please refer to the Terms and Conditions.]


Data Protection Act 1998

yours2share is registered with the Data Protection Registrar No. Z9540543 and confirms that all personal data handled and stored by Us is done so in strict compliance with the latest Data Protection Act 1998. You can obtain further information about data protection laws by visiting the Information Commissioner’s Website


Information automatically logged

We use Your IP address to help diagnose problems with Our server and to administer Our Web site, and to help identify You and Your chosen set up of the Web site. Your IP address is also Used to gather broad demographic information, and for other purposes.


Information gathered on registration

When You register for the Service, You provide Your name, address, telephone number and email address. They are available to You, and You can change them at any time, through the My Ads/Profile page.


Cookie Policy

Here is our cookie policy.


Sharing and use of information

We, and (where relevant) Our credit card processing agents, will not supply Your personal data to a third party for commercial exploitation – We will not sell the lists of Our Members’ email addresses to a third party; and the only circumstances in which We will provide any of Your personal data to a third party are those described below.

This information is not used for marketing purposes of any sort. While providing your personal data, which might be sensitive personal data, you hereby agree that you consent to our holding it for the duration until expressly refused in writing. The information can be used to:

  • provide you with the Services which you request
  • maintain our data base
  • enable us to answer your queries
  • to verify your identity for security purposes
  • help make our web site as useful to the Members and the Users as possible
  • be disclosed to the Government and Government agencies. We are subject to the law like everyone else. We may be required to give information to legal authorities if they so request or if they have the proper authorisation such as a search warrant or court order
  • We may require more information from you regarding a particular query and you agree that we may email or call you in this regard

This confidentiality policy has been compiled so as to comply with current UK legislation. If you have any question regarding the confidentiality policy, please contact us at the address provided below.


Registration forms

Our Website’s registration form requires You to give Us contact information (like Your name, telephone and email address) to enable Us to get in touch with You about Your Membership when necessary. Demographic information from the Ad posting form (like Your approximate age) is Used to help find Your “sharing partner” for You.


Email through the yours2share service

We do not make Your email address given at registration available to anyone on any screen of the Service. You can choose to place contact details such as email, telephone number or web site address on your Ad, but these may be different to the email or telephone number with which you register. If you do not put contact details on your Ad, then the only legitimate way for a Member to contact You using the Service is to reply to an Ad and an email is sent direct to your email address.

You may check and (if required) change the email address We hold for You at any time through the My Ads/Profile page.

If You reply to an Ad using the yours2share service, Your email will be sent to the Member advertising and they will be able to see Your email address.


Advertising

The Service may include interactive advertising for other businesses. We may use, and provide to third parties, anonymous demographic data provided by You to target this advertising more appropriately. If You respond to an advertisement, We ask You to remember that if that advertisement is targeted to a demographic group and You decide to give Your personal information to that advertiser, then the advertiser may be able to identify You as being a Member of that demographic group.


Newsletters

If you are a Member, We will send You occasional emails to update You on issues relating only to Your Membership. We also send out newsletters periodically. You may opt out of receiving the newsletters when You register and at any time afterwards by clicking Unsubscribe at the bottom of any newsletter.

If you not a Member and have subscribed to our newsletters, we will send You newsletters occasionally. You may opt out of receiving the newsletters by clicking Unsubscribe at the bottom of any newsletter.


External links

This site contains links to other sites. yours2share is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Websites.


Credit card information

This information is used to obtain payment for your Membership with us. The page where this information is given by you is controlled by our contract merchant service provider, PayPal plc, who operate a secure server, to process Our credit card payments. They encrypt Members’ credit or debit card information and authorise payment directly. This means that Members’ credit card details are never revealed to Us. PayPal plc may transfer to, process and hold Your credit card information in countries either within or outside the European Economic Area in connection with performing their duties.


Companies in the yours2share group

We may share data supplied by You (or collected about You) with Our subsidiaries, parent companies, businesses and other affiliated legal entities and businesses with whom We are under common corporate control, but only for the purposes described in this policy.


Changes in yours2share business

If all of the assets which yours2share uses to operate its business (or substantially all of them) are acquired by a third party, We may transfer personal data We then hold to that party.


Security

We use a secure server situated in a secure data centre to protect all the information you provide us with. We ensure that all the information you enter is protected from access by any third party. Access to this database is restricted internally. We also protect all our connections to the Internet using various security measures including firewalls and regular security audits on all our servers.

However, it remains each Member’s responsibility:

  • to protect against unauthorised access to Your Details;
  • to ensure against Use by anyone else of the Service through the machine that Member Uses while they are “logged on” to the Service;
  • to log off or exit from the Service when not Using it; and
  • to keep his/her password secret.

Cancellation policy

You may remove Your registration details at any time by cancelling Your Membership by contacting Us.


Disclosure for legal reasons

We reserve the right to communicate any Member’s personal information that We hold to third parties which seek the disclosure of it and which make a legally-compliant request for its disclosure.


Data retention period

We will retain Your personal data only as long as is necessary for the purposes to which You consent under the yours2share Terms and Conditions and this Privacy Policy (or as is required by applicable law). We then delete it.


Contacting us

If You have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or Your dealings with yours2share. You can contact us by email at comments at our domain or by phone on +44 (0)208 133 1234 or by post at yours2share ltd, 7 Church Plain, Loddon, Norfolk NR14 6LX. Please do not send cheques to this address. Please include your email address with all correspondence. You can also request from Us a copy of the personal data We hold about You or a description of that data. Please note that under English law We are entitled to make a small charge for providing this information

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