Information we collect
We may collect the following information to provide interactive services (i.e. blog comments) or when you report a problem:
- contact information including email address;
- demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests;
- other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers.
What we do with the information we gather
We require the information of your use of our blog to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, in particular for the following reasons:
- internal record keeping;
- we may notify you about important functionality changes;
- we may use the information to improve our products and services;
- we may contact you in regard to a contribution you have made to our blog and for statistical or survey purposes;
- from time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes.
We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. If you do not wish to be contacted for these purposes, we offer a range of ways in which you can inform us about your marketing preferences: all email messages and newsletters will contain information on how you can unsubscribe; alternatively you can send an email to email@example.com writing “unsubscribe”.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us to analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
If you do not accept Cookies you may be unable to use this website.
For the exhaustive list of cookies we collect see the List of cookies we collect section.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such websites which are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
The use of Style Tips by a minor is subject to the consent of their parent or guardian. Minors who are using the Blog should be made aware of the potential risks to them and of their obligation to comply with these Rules when using the Blog. If you are 16 or under, please get your parent/guardian’s permission to provide personal information to Style Tips. Otherwise you aren’t allowed to provide us with personal information.