Recognise you whenever you visit this website (this speeds up your access to the Site as you do not have to log on each time).
Obtain information about your preferences, online movements and use of the internet.
Carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content, and to help us better understand our visitor and customer requirements and interests.
Target our marketing and advertising campaigns and those of our partners more effectively by providing interest-based advertisements that are personalised to your interests.
Make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable.
We work with third-party suppliers who may also set cookies on our website, for example Facebook, Twitter and You Tube. These third-party suppliers are responsible for the cookies they set on our site. If you want further information, please go to the website for the relevant third party. You will find additional information in the table below.
DESCRIPTION OF COOKIES
The table below is designed to provide more information about the cookies we use and why:
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HOW TO TURN OFF COOKIES
If you do not want to accept cookies, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of this website For further information about cookies and how to disable them, please go to: www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, Shop For An Agent Limited ('we' or 'us') is the 'data controller' (ie the company who is responsible for, and controls the processing of, your personal data).
PERSONAL DATA WE MAY COLLECT ABOUT YOU
We will obtain personal data about you (such as your name, address, postcode and telephone number, whenever you complete an online form.
For example, we will obtain your personal data when you register to use this website, send us feedback, contact us for any reason, and sign up to a service. We may also obtain sensitive personal data about you if you volunteer it during the completion of an online form. If you volunteer such information, you will be consenting to our processing. If you choose to sign up to this website via Facebook, we may obtain personal data held by Facebook.
Occasionally we may receive information about you from other sources, which we will add to the information we already hold about you in order to help us improve and personalise our service to you.
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We will use your personal data from the purposes described in the data protection notice that was given to you at the time your data were obtained. These purposes include:
To help us identify you and any accounts you hold with us;
Research, statistical analysis and behavioural analysis;
Customer profiling and analysing your purchasing preferences;
Marketing-see 'Marketing and opting out', below;
Fraud prevention and detection;
Customising this website and its content to your particular preferences;
To notify you of any changes to this website or to our services that may affect you;
Improving our services;
Please note that we will not pass your personal information to a third party;
MARKETING AND OPTING OUT
We will only contact you by email, phone, SMS or letter about information that is relevant to you, including receiving our newsletter and notification emails regarding the quotes obtained. If you would prefer us not to send you our newsletter, then you can opt out at any time. See further 'Your rights', below.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We may disclose your personal data to:
Other companies within our group;
Our agents and service providers;
Law enforcement agencies in connection with any investigation to help prevent unlawful activity;
KEEPING YOUR DATA SECURE
We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your personal data, for example:
Access to your account is controlled by a password and username that are unique to you.
We store your personal data on secure servers.
While we will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal data, you acknowledge that the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason, we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal data that are transferred from you, or to you, via the internet.
We may monitor and record communications with you (such as telephone conversations and emails) for the purpose of quality assurance, training and fraud prevention.
INFORMATION ABOUT OTHER INDIVIDUALS
If you give us information on behalf of someone else, you confirm that the other person has appointed you to act on his/her behalf and has agreed that you can:
Give consent on his/her behalf to the processing of his/her personal data;
Receive on his/her behalf any data protection notices;
Give consent to the transfer of his/her personal data;
TRANSFER OF DATA OUT OF THE EEA
When you signed up for membership of this website, you agreed that we may transfer your personal data to countries outside the European Economic Area. Rest assured that we would always ensure any transfer is subject to appropriate security measures to safeguard your personal data.
You have the right, subject to the payment of a small fee (currently £10), to request access to personal data that we may process about you. If you wish to exercise this right, you should:
Put your request in writing;
Include proof of your identity and address (eg a copy of your driving licence or passport, and a recent utility or credit card bill);
Attach a cheque in the amount of £10 made payable to Shop for an Agent Limited and;
Specify the personal data you want access to, including any account or reference numbers where applicable.
You have the right to require us to correct any inaccuracies in your data free of charge. If you wish to exercise this right, you should:
Put your request in writing;
Provide us with enough information to identify you (eg account number, username, registration details); and
Specify the information that is incorrect and what it should be replaced with.
You also have the right to ask us to stop processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes. If you wish to exercise this right, you should follow the 'Unsubscribe' link at the bottom of our emails.
OUR CONTACT DETAILS
We welcome your feedback and questions. If you wish to contact us, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or you can write to us at 31A Corsham Street, London, N1 6DR. Our registered office is Audit House, MG Group, 260 Field End Road, Ruislip, Middlesex, HA4 9LT.