UK CreditCards.com Privacy & Cookie Policy

 

At UK CreditCards.com, we take great care in safeguarding the privacy of your personal information by following responsible information handling practices.

 

We do not require you to create an account or share any personally identifiable information in order to use our site. When you choose to apply for a credit card offer presented at UK CreditCards.com, you are taken directly to the credit card issuer's website and you provide your information directly to the issuer.

 

By using our website you consent to the collection, use and processing of the information that you provide to us in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use this site.

 

What information does UK CreditCards.com collect?
Does UK CreditCards.com share my personally identifiable information with others?
Does UK CreditCards.com use cookies to collect information about me?
How does UK CreditCards.com secure the information collected?
Does UK CreditCards.com collect information from children?
Does this policy cover other sites linked from UK CreditCards.com?
Who may I contact if I have questions or concerns about the privacy or security of my information?
Will this Privacy Policy change?

 

What information does UK CreditCards.com Collect?

We do not require you to create an account or share any personally identifiable information in order to use our site. However, we do collect some non-personally identifiable information automatically. Further, solely at your option, you can choose to share some contact information with us.

 

Information Collected Automatically

UK CreditCards.com does NOT automatically collect personally identifiable information from your computer when you browse our site. We automatically collect some non-personally identifiable information about your visit, including the operating system and browser you are using, as well as the date, time, and pages you visit. Collecting this information helps us design the site to suit your needs.

 

When you request a page from our site, our servers log your current IP address. An Internet Protocol or 'IP' address is a unique string of numbers that is automatically assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems and to gather demographic information and measure traffic to the site. We do not link IP addresses to any personally identifiable information about you.

 

UK CreditCards.com also allows third party partners to place session cookies on your computer to collect non-personally identifiable information such as aggregate use statistics for internal evaluation of the site. See below for additional information on cookies.

 

Information You Provide to Us (Optionally)

We obtain personally identifiable information about you if you elect to send an inquiry to us through the Contact Us section of our website, or subscribe to our newsletter or marketing emails. Please note that this information is only used to communicate with you regarding your inquiry or request for a newsletter (See Choice/Opt-Out for preference options). The types of personally identifiable information we ask you to provide may include the following:

 

Choice/Opt-out

If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter, you may opt-out of receiving it by following the instructions included in each newsletter, or you may write to us at UK CreditCards.com, Attn: Newsletter Unsubscribe, Colchester Business Centre, Hawkins Road, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8JX, or email us (contactus@freedommarketing.co.uk).

 

You cannot opt-out of receiving email acknowledgements and responses to customer support or media inquiries.

 

Information From / About Friends or Family

From time to time, we will host promotions, surveys, sweepstakes, and contests on our web site. We will use the personally identifiable information collected for these promotions only to communicate with you about the event and to notify the winners. We will also allow you to invite a friend to vote when you register for some contests. We will send a one-time email to the friend inviting them to visit the site to vote during the contest. We only store these third party email addresses for purposes of sending these types of emails.

 

Does UK CreditCards.com Share my personally identifiable information with others?

UK CreditCards.com does NOT share information that we have about you with anyone, except as required by law. We do not share, sell, rent, or trade personally identifiable information with third parties for their promotional purposes.

 

Does UK CreditCards.com use Cookies to collect information about me?

Cookies are small files that are downloaded onto a user’s computer when they visit a website.

There are a number reasons why websites use cookies, including;

It is important to remember that cookies do not give webmasters access to your computer. We can only ever see information that you choose to share with us.

There are two types of cookies which are used: session based cookies and persistent cookies. Session based cookies are deleted from your computer as soon as you close your web browser. Persistent cookies are stored on your computer until they are deleted or they expire. Persistent cookies will have different expiry dates depending on its function. This is known as the ‘lifetime’ of the cookie.

Using your web browser settings you can choose whether to accept or decline cookies. As a rule most browsers are set to accept cookies as default but this can be manually modified. Doing this will, however, limit the ways you can use some sites and may prevent you from completing purchases.

 

Choice/Opt-out

We want our users to have the best possible experience on UK Creditcards.com. To ensure this and to allow for full use of our comparison services we advise that you enable the use of cookies. If cookies are not enabled it may limit your experience on the site and you may not be able to complete some purchases.

Enabling Cookies on Your Device

To enable cookies please follow the instructions on your preferred browser (please note that if you use more than one browser/device you will need to change to your desired settings on each one).

Accepting cookies is a condition of using UK CreditCards.com. Should you disable cookies we cannot guarantee or predict how our website will perform during your visit.

Third Party Cookies

Some of the cookies on UK CreditCards.com are set up on behalf of our third party suppliers. This is part of the process that allows us to offer you this comparison service.

We employ a third party (Omniture) to collect anonymous, non-personally identifiable information to evaluate the effectiveness of our websites. This vendor uses cookies and transparent images called "web beacons" to collect this information. Like cookies, web beacons do not allow us or the vendor to identify you personally. This data helps us understand how visitors use our website, such as the most visited pages and features. Omniture does not collect any personally identifiable information from you, and they do not share the non-personally identifiable information collected with anyone else for any other purpose. You may view their privacy policy here. We have no access or control over these types of third party cookies.

 

How does CreditCards.com Secure the information collected?

UK CreditCards.com has security measures in place and takes reasonable precautions to protect against the loss, misuse, and unauthorized access of your personal information under our control. To help us accomplish this, we adopt the following procedures:

 

 

Does UK CreditCards.com collect information from Children?

At UK CreditCards.com, we are committed to protecting the privacy of children. We will not knowingly or intentionally collect personal information online from children under the age of 18.

If you are under 18 years of age, please do not submit any personal information through our website without the express consent and participation of a parent or guardian.

 

Does this policy cover Other sites linked from UK CreditCards.com?

This policy covers our online practices and does not apply to any third party sites, including card issuers or other sites that may be linked from our website. We encourage you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of those other sites to learn how they collect and use information about you.

 

Who may I Contact if I have questions or concerns about the privacy or security of my information?

To report any known or suspected privacy or security breaches or if you do not feel your concerns have been addressed in our privacy statement, feel free to contact us. You may contact us in the following ways:

 

Will this Privacy Policy Change?

Because UK CreditCards.com will continue to implement new technologies and improve the services and features we provide, this policy is subject to change. Changes or additions to this Privacy Policy will be in this section of the website. You can always come to this section to learn what information we gather, how we might use that information and whether we will disclose it to anyone. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.

 

You are entitled to see a copy of the personal information that you have submitted to us online. If you wish to do this, please email us at contactus@freedommarketing.co.uk and insert access request in the subject line.

You may ask us to make changes to the information provided by you and/or held about you to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. You may also request that we delete your personal information from our records.

You acknowledge that any information you provide to us will be held on our computers in the United States and may be accessed for the purposes outlined in this policy or for other purposes approved by you.

 

Last Revised: 8 December 2016