Peopletracer Ltd ("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Peopletracer Ltd of Global Reach, Dunleavy Drive, Cardiff, CF11 0SN.
We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office under registration number Z1898545.
1. INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU
1.1 We may collect and process the following data about you: -
1.1.1 Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.whitepages.co.uk (our site). This includes information provided at the time of posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site.
1.1.2 If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
1.1.3 We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
1.1.4 Details of transactions you carry out through our site.
1.1.5 Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.
2. COOKIES AND IP ADDRESSES
2.1 We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type for system administration and functionality, and your general internet usage, by using Cookies. These are files that contain information that is transferred to and stored on your computer or mobile device. Cookies enable us to operate our Website effectively and deliver a better and more personalised service to our Users. Our Cookies are not used to collect personally identifiable information about you.
2.2 Types of Cookies
We categorise below the types of Cookies that we use, together with a brief description of what they are used for. This list is not exhaustive:
Strictly necessary Cookies are essential to enable you to receive a Service on our Website. This includes for example, Cookies enabling you to log into the Website so that we can authenticate your access to your Account and purchase Services and so as to comply with the law (e.g. to help keep your visit to the Website secure). They also enable us to provide help facilities such as “Live Chat”. We would not be able to operate our Website without using such strictly necessary Cookies.
Functionality Cookies allow the Website to store information about your preferences when you return, so as to allow us to customise our Website according to your individual interests. They also allow us to note your browser’s capabilities so that everyone’s browsing is as responsive as possible and by measuring any errors that occur so that they can be resolved swiftly.
Performance Cookies collect information about how you may use our Website, for instance to estimate our audience size and usage pattern. This includes website analytics Cookies such as those provided by Google.com.
Social Network Sharing
Where you elect to share online content through social networks like Facebook and Twitter, these Companies may set third party Cookies on your device. Some parts of our Website may also use AddThis to provide sharing features. Their Privacy Policies can be accessed as follows:
3. WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
3.2 All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers.
3.3 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 try to prevent unauthorised access and to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of your information under our control.
4. USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
4.1 We use information held about you in the following ways: -
4.1.1 To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
4.1.2 To efficiently provide you with relevant information, and or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
4.1.3 To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
4.1.4 To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
4.1.5 To notify you about changes to our service, new features or other offers that we can provide.
4.2 We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about services which may be of interest to you and we or they may contact you about these by [post or telephone].
4.3 If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this.
4.5 We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to advertisers.
5. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
5.1 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 1159 of the Companies Act 2006.
5.2 We may disclose your personal information to third parties: -
5.2.1 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.
5.2.2 If Peopletracer 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.
6. YOUR RIGHTS
6.2 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.
7. 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.