which is given by you to Start in Business ("Personally Identifiable
Information") via the web site located at www.startinbusiness.co.uk
and all its related channels ("the Start in Business site").
"You" shall mean you, the user of the site, "Start in Business"
shall mean Walker & Gibson Publishing Limited and the "the
Start in Business Site" shall have the meaning as set out above.
Personally identifiable information is information, such as
your name, birth date, e-mail address or mailing address, that
can be used to uniquely identify you.
Anonymous information is not personally identifiable information.
Anonymous information is information about how you use our site
(such as pages you visit and searches you do). Anonymous information
also includes the domain names and/or I.P. addresses (as explained
below) of internet browsers that visit our site, the time of
day the site was visited, and other non-personal information.
As an Internet pioneer, we understand the power that the Internet
holds for changing your life and making things easier for you
and your business. These benefits are at risk if people are
concerned about their personal privacy. We are committed to
providing you with an Internet experience that respects and
protects your personal privacy choices and concerns.
read them thoroughly.
We make three pledges to you:
- We will not release personally identifiable information
about you without your permission (except as needed to provide
to you the services you have expressly requested). See "third
party relationships" below.
- You can manage and control the information that you have
voluntarily provided to us.
- You can tell us what your privacy questions and concerns
are so that we can respond.
We constantly improve the tools you can use to manage the data
that you provide to us. Please refer to this page from time
to time to see these new features.
When using the Start in Business Site you will encounter areas
such as games, competitions or chat forums where you may be
asked to enter personally identifiable information. Such personally
identifiable information will only be used for the purposes
stated at the collection point or in accordance with this Privacy
Third Party Relationships: Personally identifiable information.
Start in Business shall not sell or otherwise transfer the
personally identifiable information to unaffiliated third parties
unless You have authorised us to share it. (The only times when you authorise us to share this information with third parties are; (i) submissions
to the premises or business
request service, (ii) when you use an 'enquiry form' to contact one of our advertisers or (iii) when you enter a competition where the prize is supplied by a third party). In all of these, exceptional , cases, your personally identifiable infomation is only sent to third parties or a third party that is directly involved in fulfilling the requirements of your request.
If applicable, You will have the opportunity to indicate whether
You would like to "opt in" to receiving promotional and/or
marketing information about other products, services and offerings
from Start in Business.
We have never, and will never, sell any of our users' personally identifiable information to third parties for the purposes of their own direct sales promotions or mailing lists.
If you have authorised us to share your personal information
and have changed your mind, contact us stating your wishes.
When we share your personal information with
other companies, they can use this information but cannot use
this information with other information they have about you
or share this information with other companies or people without
your express permission.
With regards to the premises or business request service.
All commercial estate agents, business transfer agents, surveyors,
accountants and other parties affiliated to the business and
premises request network have agreed to the terms of the Start
in Business privacy statement.
However, if you suspect any misuse of your personally identifiable
information from these or any third parties associated with
the Start in Business site, contact
us immediately and we will investigate the matter accordingly.
Use of Anonymous Information.
Start in Business reserves the right to perform statistical
analyses of user behaviour and characteristics in order to measure
interest in and use of the various areas of the site and to
inform advertisers of such information as well as the number
of users that have been exposed to or clicked on their advertising
Start in Business will provide only aggregated data from these
analyses to third parties. Start in Business is not responsible
for any actions or policies of any third parties who request
personal information and users should check the applicable privacy
policy of such party.
You should be aware that information and data may be automatically
collected through the use of "cookies". "Cookies" are small
text files a web site can use to recognize repeat users and
allow Start in Business to observe behaviour and compile aggregate
data in order to improve the Start in Business Site and to target
its advertising. Cookies do not attach to Your system and damage
Your files. If You do not want information collected through
that allows You to deny or accept the cookie feature.
User Updates, Amendments and Corrections.
You may notify Start in Business of any updates, amendments
and corrections to previously collected Personally Identifiable
Information by using the 'Contact Us'
Form on the Start in Business Site.
Further, upon Your request, Start in Business will use commercially
reasonable efforts to delete Your personally identifiable information
from its database; however, it may be impossible to delete Your
entry without some residual information because of backups and
records of deletions.
Start in Business reserves the right, at any time, to modify,
notified to all users.
Should You have any further questions regarding the use of Your
personal information or have any comments on the nature of its
use, please contact us.