Last updated: 4th April 2014
We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:
We may send a cookie which may be stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. We may use the information we obtain from the cookie in the administration of this website, to improve the website’s usability and for marketing purposes. We may also use that information to recognise your computer when you visit our website, and to personalise our website for you.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. (For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.) This will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.
We may use your personal information to:
We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.
If you are in the European Union, information which you provide may be transferred to countries (including the United States) which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Union. You expressly agree to such transfers.
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet. You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password.
You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. Provision of such information may be subject to the payment of a fee (currently fixed at £10.00).
You may instruct us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes by email to firstname.lastname@example.org at any time. In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal data for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal data for marketing purposes.
Our website contains links to other websites. By ‘our website’ we mean all of the sites and systems which collectively comprise Allies Computing’s web based services, including www.alliescomputing.com, www.allies-computing.co.uk, www.allies-computing.com, www.postcoder.com, www.worldaddresses.com and any other domains that we may choose. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites that are not owned or operated by Allies Computing Ltd.
We use third party advertising networks to market our products and services, as part of this we use conversion tracking, to help us determine how many people who clicked on our adverts end up contacting us via our website. This is typically done by using a cookie only if you have clicked on one of our adverts.
Our website also uses remarketing services to advertise on third party websites (including Google and Twitter) to previous visitors to our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an enquiry. This could be in the form of an advertisement on a search engine results page, social network or website that's part of an advertising network.
You may opt out of the remarketing and conversion tracking services by using the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page, Digital Advertising Alliance opt-out page and using the Do Not Track (DNT) privacy prefence in your web browser.
Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.