Part 1: Personal information and privacy
1.1 We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of the visitors to our website(s), and this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.
2.1 We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
(a) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of the website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type, and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths);
(b) information that you provide to us when registering with the website (including your email address);
(c) information that you provide when completing your profile on the website (including your name, profile pictures, gender, date of birth, relationship status, interests and hobbies, educational details and employment details);
(d) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to any email notifications and/or newsletters (including your name and email address);
(e) information that you provide to us when using the services on the website, or that is generated in the course of the use of those services (including the timing, frequency and pattern of service use);
(f) information that you post to the website for publication on the internet (including your user name, your profile pictures and the content of your posts);
(g) information contained in or relating to any communications that you send to us or send through the website (including the communication content and metadata associated with the communication);
(h) any other personal information that you choose to send to us.
2.2 Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person's consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with the terms of this policy.
3.1 Personal information submitted to us through the website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website.
3.2 We may use your personal information to:
(a) administer the website and/or business;
(b) personalize the website for you;
(c) enable your orders of the goods and services available on the website;
(d) send you non-marketing commercial communications;
(e) send you email notifications that you have specifically requested;
(f) send you email newsletters, if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require the newsletter);
(g) send you marketing communications relating to the website and/or our business or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties which we think may be of interest to you, by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);
(h) provide third parties with statistical information about the website users (but those third parties will not be able to identify any individual user from that information);
(i) deal with inquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website;
(j) keep the website secure and prevent fraud;
(k) verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of the website (including monitoring private messages sent through the website private messaging service).
3.3 If you submit personal information for publication on the website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.
3.4 Your privacy settings can be used to limit the publication of your information on the website and can be adjusted using privacy controls on the website.
4.1 We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
4.2 We may disclose your personal information to any member of our company insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
4.3 We may disclose your personal information:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b) in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
(d) to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that we are (or are contemplating) selling; and
(e) to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.
5.1 Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy.
5.2 Information that we collect may be transferred to countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area.
5.3 Personal information that you publish on the website or submit for publication on the website may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.
5.4 You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this Section 5.
6.1 Section 6 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal information.
6.2 Personal information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
6.3 Without prejudice to Section 6.2, we will usually delete personal data following the termination of this license.
6.4 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 6, we will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b) if we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).
7.1 We will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
7.2 We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers.
7.3 All electronic financial transactions entered into through the website will be protected by encryption technology.
7.4 You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
7.5 You are responsible for keeping the password you use for accessing the website confidential; we will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to the website).
8.1 We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on the website.
8.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
8.3 We may notify you of changes to this policy in writing through the website.
9.1 You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you; the provision of such information will be subject to:
(a) the payment of a fee (currently fixed at GBP 10); and
(b) the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).
9.2 We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.
9.3 You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.
9.4 In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.
1.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
1.2 Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
1.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
1.4 Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.
2.1 We use both session and persistent cookies on the website.
2.2 The cookies that we use on the website, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:
3.1 We use analytics to analyze the use of the website.
3.2 Our analytics service generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies.
3.3 The information generated relating to the website is used to create reports about the use of the website.
4.1 Our website may also use third party cookies to determine your interests, track your behavior on the website and on other websites across the web. This behavior tracking allows the advertisements you see on other websites to reflect your interests.
5.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:
(a) in Internet Explorer (version 10) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy" and then "Advanced";
(b) in Firefox (version 24) you can block all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options", "Privacy", selecting "Use custom settings for history" from the drop-down menu, and unticking "Accept cookies from sites"; and
(c) in Chrome (version 29), you can block all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Content settings", and then selecting "Block sites from setting any data" under the "Cookies" heading.
5.2 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
5.3 If you block cookies, you may not be able to use all the features on the website.
6.1 You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:
(a) in Internet Explorer (version 10), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835);
(b) in Firefox (version 24), you can delete cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options" and "Privacy", then selecting "Use custom settings for history", clicking "Show Cookies", and then clicking "Remove All Cookies"; and
(c) in Chrome (version 29), you can delete all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Clear browsing data", and then selecting "Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data" before clicking "Clear browsing data".
6.2 Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
1.1 We are registered as a data controller with the UK Information Commissioner's Office.
1.2 Our data protection registration number is A8280991.
2.1 This website is owned and/or controlled by NYK1.
2.2 We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 08966481 and our registered office is at Unit 7G, Ponderosa Business Park, Smithies Lane, Heckmondwike, England, WF16 0PR
2.3 Our principal place of business is: Unit 7g, Ponderosa Business Park, Smithies Lane, Heckmondwike, England, WF16 0PR
2.4 You can contact us by writing to the business address given above.