We may collect and process the following data about you:
- Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.contractcomparison.co.uk (our site). This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site (if applicable), subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site.
- Information contained in your supplier contract if you choose to upload them. Normally your supplier contract descriptions will not contain personal data except unless you explicitly type it into text, notes or title fields.
- If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
- We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
- Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.
We store your personal data inside the European Economic Area
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Access to information
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
To improve our website and services based on the information and feedback we receive from you and to promote our services, process transactions and monitor usage.
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
If you sign up for service the email address you provide for order processing may be used to send you information relating to use of the service only.
ContractComparison.co.uk own web analytics collects where available your IP address, operating system and browser type but not personal identifiers in order to produce aggregate traffic reports to help us manage, scale and market the service. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognise your browser and capture and remember certain information. They help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
A cookie called PHPSESSID allows the website software to provide a tailored experience while you are on the website. It does not persist once you have left the website.
The Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on does not prevent information from being collected as described in “IP addresses” paragraph above.
Other cookies may be stored to your computers hard drive by external vendors when you click through an advert on an external site and arrive at ContractComparison.co.uk . In this case we may be using a referral program, sponsored link or advert. 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 by this cookie process.
We may contract with other third-party service analytics processors to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use any of the above listed information collected on our behalf, except to help us conduct and improve our business.
Users wishing to deny the use and saving of any cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive may take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.
Contact & Communication
Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
ContractComparson.co.uk may use any information submitted to inform you about the products and services we offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.
Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. External links are clickable text, banner, image links to other websites.
The owners of this website make an initial review of externally linked websites but do not guarantee or verify the contents subsequently as they may change. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any externally linked content.
Adverts and Sponsored Links on our site
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, to outside parties your personally identifiable information.
We may transfer anonymous data to trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website and conducting our business so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.
We use aggregated data over many customers to calculate and publish statistics for the market we operate in. This would not identify a person or customer.
If our site’s business or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, the customer base including personal information held about its subscribers will be one of the transferred assets.
To comply with UK law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety we may also release your information to UK law enforcement or regulatory bodies when we believe release is appropriate.
Social Media Platforms
Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.
This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.
This website may use social sharing buttons or social follow buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. If using such social sharing buttons note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.
Shortened Links in Social Media
This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls (web addresses) to domains other than contractcomparison.co.uk
Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms at domains other than contractcomparison.co.uk. Social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links at domains other than contractcomparison.co.uk