We recognise and value the importance of your privacy. As part of our commitment to protecting and safeguarding your personal data and privacy, we have set out below how we use and process your personal data.
WHAT IS THE INFORMATION YOU COLLECT?
We only collect information from you if are registered as a TextThing user. We do need to collect a minimal level of information to enable us to provide you with the Service. The minimum amount of information that we require from you is your name and your email address.
You may wish to include more information about yourself during completion of the online registration form, this information may include, your location, your gender, date of birth.
You may provide us with more information about yourself or to remove any of such additional information by adjusting your settings which you can access via the Website.
WHAT HAPPENS IF THE INFORMATION RELATES TO A FRIEND OR ANOTHER PERSON?
We do not encourage you to provide information about other people, but if you do post information about other people on the Website, you must ensure that the individual is aware that we are processing his information and the purpose of such processing.
WHAT DO YOU USE MY INFORMATION FOR?
We use your information to provide you with our Services. We also use your information to update you with the latest news about our Services, for administration and accounting, for marketing purposes and to ensure that our Services are tailored to your needs and interests.
DO YOU USE MY INFORMATION FOR OTHER PURPOSES?
We may contact you about our Services, special offers, competitions or any new and exciting events from time to time either by email or by leaving you a message through your use of our website. We promise we will never spam you but if you do not wish to receive any such information, you can opt-out by ticking the box offering the opt-out when you register with us or by emailing us at email@example.com.
We will never share your personal information with other organisations.
HOW DO YOU SAFEGUARD MY INFORMATION?
We take safeguarding your information very seriously. For this reason, we take appropriate measures to ensure that the information we collect from you is kept secure at all times. We will also only keep your information for the time you are registered as a user and for a period of twelve months after that, for our records.
In the event your information has changed since you registered with us, you can update your information by accessing the Website and make the necessary changes.
If you have any questions about how we safeguard your information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHAT ARE MY RIGHTS?
You have every right to ask for a copy of your information that we hold about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. As this may involve some administrative exercise on our part, we may charge you a small fee to access and provide you a copy of your information. You can request for a copy of your information by contacting us at email@example.com.
When you visit our Website, we may automatically collect your IP address which is a unique identifier for your computer or other access device. We may also store information about you in a cookie (a small file that is sent by our server to your computer) which we can access when you make return visits to our site. This information is used to make your visit to our site more efficient and user-friendly as it keeps track of your choices on our site. It also helps us improve our service to you from time to time. If you would like to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, we suggest that you refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that cookies are stored in. If you would like to find out more about deleting or controlling cookies, we suggest that you visit www.aboutcookies.org which we find to be very helpful.