1stNet Marketing respects the privacy of every individual who visits its websites. Any information collected about you will be used to fulfil any service you might request, to inform you about new products and services and also to improve how we serve you.
Your data will be treated in accordance with relevant European Union and local country legal provisions. Your information will not be disclosed to anyone outside of 1stNet Marketing, its affiliated or associated companies.
We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.
We protect the data in strict accordance with the Principles of the European Union Data Protection Framework Directives, in particular EU Directive 95/46/EC.
Any information that you choose to provide us with about yourself will be held on a secure computer server in the United Kingdom.
This ensures, among other things, that data we hold about you are processed lawfully and fairly. We aim to ensure that the personal data stored will be accurate, relevant and not excessive.
We will keep the data up to date and not retain the information longer than is necessary. We will keep data securely to prevent unauthorised access by other people. You have the right to see what is held about you and correct any inaccuracies.
WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION IS COLLECTED?
We collect your personal information on a registration form. This information may include data such as your name, email address, country and preferred language.
We use this information:
»»» To help make your visit more enjoyable
»»» To send you relevant information about products and services
»»» To email you from time to time about promotions or products and services which we think may be of interest to you
You can tell us by email at any time if you don’t want to receive any more communications from us.
If you have allowed us to use your personal information for the purposes above, we may from time to time disclose this information to any company or organisation to which we pass the responsibility to handle email or other direct marketing communications on our behalf. Should this happen, we ensure that any third party companies who handle your information comply with the relevant Data Protection Acts.
OTHER INFORMATION COLLECTED DURING YOUR VISIT TO OUR SITE
Whenever you browse our website, read pages, or download information, our computers automatically record certain information about your visit from the computer you use to access our site.
This information does not identify you personally. It just tells us how many visitors come to our site and the types of computers they use. With this information, we can improve our site for all our visitors and make it more useful to you.
The information includes the following:
A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come; the “lifetime” of the cookie; and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.
Two types of cookies are used on this website
»»» Session Cookies, which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site.
»»» Persistent Cookies, which remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie).
HOW COOKIES ARE USED ON THIS SITE AND WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED
Session Cookies are used:
»»» To allow you to carry information across pages of our site and avoid having to re-enter information.
»»» Within registration to allow you to access stored information.
Persistent Cookies are used:
»»» To help us recognise you as a unique visitor (using a number, you cannot be identified personally) when you return to our website.
»»» To allow us to tailor content or advertisements to match your preferred interests or to avoid showing you the same adverts repeatedly.
»»» To compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use our site and to help us improve the structure of our website. We cannot identify you personally in this way.
DISABLING AND ENABLING COOKIES
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled.
PROTECTION OF EMAIL ADDRESSES
Your email address is only used for the purposes of replying to you unless you have given consent as detailed above.
DATA PROTECTION ON PIXEL TAGS
We may use “pixel tags,” which are small graphic files that allow us to monitor the use of our websites. A pixel tag can collect information such as the IP (Internet Protocol) address of the computer that downloaded the page on which the tag appears; the URL (Uniform Resource Locator) of the page on which the pixel tag appears.
The time the page containing the pixel tag was viewed; the type of browser that fetched the pixel tag; and the identification number of any cookie on the computer previously placed by that server. When corresponding with you via HTML capable e-mail, we may use “format sensing” technology, which allows pixel tags to let us know whether you received and opened our e-mail.
MORE QUESTIONS ABOUT PRIVACY?
You have the right as an individual to find out what information we hold about you and make corrections if necessary. You also have the right to ask us to not use the information by choosing not to give your consent on the registration form.
If you have any specific questions that are not covered in this section, or want to know what information we currently store on you, please contact us.