Privacy Policy

This website is owned and operated by Cardchoices.co.uk

Cardchoices.co.uk is serious about privacy. Please read the following privacy policy, which covers in detail the information we collect about you, how we use it to make the site better for you and how we keep this information secure. We comply fully with European principles of data protection, which say that data must be:

  • Fairly and lawfully processed;
  • Processed for limited purposes;
  • Adequate, relevant and not excessive;
  • Accurate;
  • Not kept longer than necessary;
  • Processed in accordance with the data subject’s rights;
  • Secure;
  • Not transferred to countries without adequate protection.

What the Cardchoices.co.uk Privacy Policy covers

This Privacy Policy covers the treatment of personally identifiable information that Cardchoices.co.uk collects when you are on the Cardchoices.co.uk site.

This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Cardchoices.co.uk does not own or control, or to people that Cardchoices.co.uk does not employ or manage.

There may be links within the pages of Cardchoices.co.uk, which will take you to other web sites. Please make sure you read the privacy policy of any other sites that may ask for personally identifiable information before you register with them.

What we collect and how we use it

Cardchoices.co.uk collects a minimal amount of personally identifiable information and also any information which you supply us with when submitting any of the contact forms or when you subscribe to newsfeeds or email updates on the Cardchoices.co.uk website.

Cardchoices.co.uk also automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, browser type and the pages you request.

Cardchoices.co.uk uses this information in the following ways:

It enables us to customise the advertising & content of the web site and direct the site’s development in ways that are suited most to your needs and interests.

We may use the information to contact you about our competitions, special offers and promotions.

Choice / Opt-out

Cardchoices.co.uk users are given the opportunity to opt out of having information sent to them at the time of registration. If you later wish to change this option, you may email us to request that your name be taken off our contact list.

We do not send random marketing emails to personal email addresses (spam).

Cookies

Cookies are small text files held on your computer. They allow websites to give you the best browsing experience possible and mean that website owners can understand how you use their site.

Cardchoices.co.uk does not currently use cookies on this website, although advertisers and websites we may link to or refer you to may use them. This means if you follow links from our site to credit card issuers websites, its likely that cookies will automaticlly be set once you browse to the individual websites. Each website should now by law publish information about its cookie policy and ask you if you are comfortable with how they use cookies.

You can delete and block cookies but many parts of the sites we link to won’t work without them. Its also likely you won’t be able to apply for credit card deals outlined on our site if your computer doesn’t accept cookies.

Your IP address will not be linked to your identifiable information by Cardchoices.co.uk, but maybe as a security measure by some credit card issuers.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Cardchoices.co.uk will not sell, share or hire out your personally identifiable information to anyone.

Cardchoices.co.uk is the sole owner of the information collected on this site.

Cardchoices.co.uk may send personally identifiable information about you to other companies or people when:

We need to share the information to provide a service you have requested; We need to send the information to member companies who work on behalf of Cardchoices.co.uk to provide a service to you. (Unless we tell you differently, these companies do not have the right to use the personally identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us).

or when…

We respond to legal summonses, court orders or other legal processes.

Need or want to change your Information?

Has your e-mail address changed? Do you no longer wish to hear from us about special offers? Send an e-mail or fill in a contact form for Cardchoices.co.uk to let us know about any changes of e-mail address, or if you wish to be taken off our contact list.

We keep your information secure.

This web site takes every precaution to protect users’ information both on-line and off-line.

We do not link personally identifiable information to administration information received.

We will not buy other information, which can be linked to your personally identifiable information that we hold.

Changes to this Privacy policy

Cardchoices.co.uk may amend this policy from time to time to take into account developments in the site and changes to information collected. If we make substantial changes in the way we use your personal information we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our pages.

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