Privacy Policy

Phonedeal Ltd Privacy Policy – Updated 13/10/2020

  1. Introduction

At Phonedeal Ltd we are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our customers, prospective customers and users of our websites, applications and other online services. In this policy we explain what personal information we collect, how we use it and what you can do in the event that you have a complaint.

  1. Collecting personal information

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

(a) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website, including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths;

(b) Name, address, email address, telephone number, bank details, marketing and communication preferences, and other information related to your use of our products and services;

  1. Using your personal information

Personal information submitted to us will be used for the purposes specified in this policy.

We may use your personal information to:

(a) administer our business including billing, process payments, detect and prevent fraud, send critical service communications, comply with law enforcement and regulatory requests and general customer service;

(b) personalise our website for you;

(c) enable your use of our products and services;

(d) send you goods and services purchased including processing and confirming orders;

If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the licence you grant to us

We will not supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party’s direct marketing.

All our website financial transactions are handled through our payment services provider, WorldPay. We will share information with our payment services provider only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing payments you make via our website, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds.

  1. Disclosing personal information

We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or service providers as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries, our service providers) as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.

We may disclose your personal information:

(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

(b) in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;

(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);

(d) to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that we are (or are contemplating) selling; andData

(e) to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.

Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.

Our service providers include:

  • Mailchimp, please click HERE to access their privacy policy
  1. International data transfers

Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy.

You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this Section 6.

  1. Retaining personal information

This Section 7 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal information.

Personal information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.

Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 7, we will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:

(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

(b) if we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and

(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).

  1. Security of your personal information

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers.

All electronic financial transactions entered into through our website will be protected by encryption technology.

You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

You are responsible for keeping the password you use for accessing our website confidential; we will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to our website).

  1. Amendments

We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.

You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.

We may notify you of changes to this policy [by email or through the private messaging system on our website]]

  1. Your rights

You have the right to access and In certain circumstances, delete or erase your information that we hold.

In addition to the right to withdraw your consent (set out above), you have various other rights in respect of your personal data, as follows:

  • a right to access a copy of the personal data we hold about you;
  • a right in certain circumstances to request a transfer of your personal data to you or a third party;
  • a right in certain circumstances to have inaccurate personal data rectified, blocked, erased or destroyed.

The right to insist that we correct any mistakes in information that we hold.

You have the right to receive a copy of your information we in certain circumstances. Provision of such information will be subject to the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address). We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.

You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes. In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.

If you want to exercise any of your rights please email, call or write to us at:

Phonedeal Ltd

Unit 2, 159 High Street, Eltham, SE9 1TW

Tel:

Email: Contact@phonedeal.co.uk

 

  1. Third party websites

Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.

We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.

  1. Updating information

Please let us know if the personal information that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

  1. Cookies

When you visit any of our websites, we use certain cookies to improve your browsing experience. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of our website may become inaccessible or not function properly.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.