How we treat personal data
Mighty Oak Press Limited (“We”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy (together with our Terms of Website Use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be used, processed and protected by us. We are committed to ensuring your privacy is protected. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Mighty Oak Press Limited of 2 Water End Barns, Water End, Eversholt, Bedfordshire MK17 9EA.
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure you are happy with any changes.
Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
- Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.caretobedifferent.co.uk (our site). This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter a competition or promotion sponsored by us and when you report a problem with our site.
- 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 transactions you carry out through our site and of the fulfilment of your orders.
- 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 billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.
IP addresses and cookies
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information that are transferred to your computer’s hard drive. Cookies are then sent back to our site on each subsequent visit you make. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. Cookies do lots of different jobs, including letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences and generally improving your user experience. They can also help ensure any adverts you see online are relevant to you and your interests.
Cookies enable us:
- To estimate our audience size and usage pattern;
- To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests;
- To speed up your searches;
- To recognise you when you return to our site.
You can find more information about cookies at:
…and have a look at Google’s guide to staying safe and secure online.
The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie Guide:
Category 1: Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies the services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.
Category 2: Performance cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from certain pages. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. All imformation these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.
By using our website you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.
Where we store your personal data
All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. 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.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to do all we reasonably can to prevent unauthorised access.
Uses made of the information
We use information held about you in the following ways.
- To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
- To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes. If you have provided us with your details by subscribing to our e-bulletin, we will only contact you via these regular email bulletins.
- To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
- To notify you about changes to our service.
If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.
We do not disclose any information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers. We may provide them with aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 500 men aged over 60 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, women in London). We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers’ wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience, but we do not disclose any information about identifiable individuals to these advertisers.
Disclosure of your information
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 736 of the UK Companies Act 1985.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
- in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
- if Mighty Oak Press Limited or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets;
- if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our Terms of Website Use or Terms and Conditions of Supply and/or other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Mighty Oak Press Limited, our customers, or others (and this includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction).
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will inform you (before collecting your data) if we do ever intend to use your data for such purposes. You can also exercise your right to prevent such processing by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Access to information
The Data Protection 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.
Updated 16 March 2014