Performance Publishing Ltd is registered under, and will process your personal data in accordance with, data protection legislation. Performance Publishing Ltd will never sell or pass on your details to any unconnected person or organisation unless required by Law.
We take every precaution to protect your personal information. Performance Publishing Ltd uses industry standard practices to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal identifiable information. Sensitive information is collected via a secure connection using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) and stored in a controlled-access environment using a firewall and other security measures. Performance Publishing Ltd treats data as an asset that must be protected against loss and unauthorised access. However, no information transferred over the Internet or wireless network can be guaranteed to be completely secure. When we ask you to submit financial information, such as your credit card number, we use industry standard technology for secure commerce transactions. It encrypts data, including your credit card number. Most banks or credit card providers either cover all charges resulting from unauthorised use of your credit card or limit your liability to a maximum amount. Refer to your credit card agreement to check your coverage for liability. You are also advised to check your coverage for liability for unauthorised use of other cards such as debit cards. Your credit card number, start and expiry dates and security code(s) are transmitted to our bank in real-time, and are not stored on our servers.
When you visit www.alternativecars.com, we may send you a cookie. A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your computer’s hard disk for record keeping purposes and we may use them to do a number of things. Cookies help us to recognise you when you next visit www.alternativecars.com and may be used to compile anonymous statistics related to the take up or use of services, or to patterns of browsing. A third party collects such data on our behalf to measure the performance of the website. Information collected is aggregated for reporting purposes. No personally identifiable information is collected by this service. The use of this service assists us in measuring and improving the structure and ease of use of our website. You are not obliged to accept cookies and may modify your browser so that it will not accept cookies. Please be aware however that if you do so, certain services on www.alternativecars.commay not be available to you.
Information Automatically Logged
IP Numbers (Addresses), browser information and geographic data are used to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website. They are automatically recorded in our server log files and also logged when using certain interactive areas/functions of the website. These details are also used to provide broad demographic data without using personally idetifiable information.
Surveys and Competitions
Surveys and Competitions run on the website may ask users for unique identifiers (such as names and addresses), and demographic information (such as postcode and age). Entry into surveys and competitions is optional, although entrants may be required to register before entry to a competition or survey is granted. Contact information from the contests may be used to mail prizes and information about our company although users may opt-out of receiving future mailings. Competition winners may be required to allow the use of their name in promotions, please see individual competitions for more information.
The safety of children is very important to us. Whilst we will make every reasonable effort to ensure that children’s privacy and other rights are not compromised, it is ultimately the responsibility of parents to monitor their children’s Internet usage.
What Else You Should Know About Privacy
Remember to close your browser when you have finished your user session. This is to ensure that others cannot access your personal information and correspondence if you share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place like a library or Internet cafe. You as an individual are responsible for the security of, and access to, your own computer.
Please be aware that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information over the Internet that this information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post personal information in publicly accessible online forums, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your usernames and passwords and any account information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you are using the Internet.
Data Protection Officer, Performance Publishing Ltd, Unit 3 Site 4, Alma Park Road, Grantham NG31 9SE
If you have any questions for www.alternativecars.com relating to privacy, please send them to this address.
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