PRIVACY & COOKIES POLICIES

PRIVACY POLICY

ABOUT THIS POLICY

Marketing VF Limited ("we", "us", "our") is committed to respecting and protecting your personal information and privacy. We treat with the utmost care the personal information that you provide to us, or that we collect from you, through our website located at http://quotes.theecoexperts.com/ ("our site").

This Privacy Policy (together with our Cookies Policy below) sets out the basis on which any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you, will be used by us.

Please read this Privacy Policy (together with our Cookies Policy below) and our Terms of Use carefully before you use our site, or access any information or services on our site.

By accessing or using our site, you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of this Privacy Policy (together with our Cookies Policy below) and our Terms of Use. If you do not agree to such terms, you must not use our site.

ABOUT US

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act"), the data controller is Marketing VF Limited.

Marketing VF Limited is a company registered in England and Wales under company number 06951544, whose registered office address is at Imperial Works, Block C, Perren Street, London NW5 3ED, United Kingdom.

We are registered under the Act with the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) under registration number Z1995728.

INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT, AND HOW WE MAY COLLECT IT

When you request price comparisons, quotes or further information for products or services that are shown on our site, by completing and submitting our online form, you will provide us with the following personal and other information: Your first name, last name, email address, postal address, postal code, telephone number, age. We will keep a record of this information.

Our online forms may require other information to help us to understand your requirements, and find suitable suppliers for you.

Depending on the type of supplier that you are looking for, such information may include sensitive personal information. For example, if you are looking for suppliers of cosmetic surgery or other medical procedures, we may ask you to provide some details about your physical health or condition. By completing and submitting any sensitive personal information, you will be deemed to have given us your explicit consent to process such information for the purpose of finding suitable suppliers for you and putting you in contact with such suppliers.

From time to time, we may change our online forms, and the personal and other information that we require.

We may also collect and record your personal information if you:

We may monitor and/or record telephone calls for the purposes of quality control and staff training.

Each time you access our site, we may collect and record details of your visit, including (for example): Your IP address, operating system and browser type, the pages and resources that you have accessed, and other technical information. We collect and record this information automatically, through our use of cookies and similar technologies, which are further explained below.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES

Our site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our site and also allows us to improve our site. Please read our Cookies Policy below.

HOW WE MAY USE YOUR INFORMATION

When you request price comparisons, quotes or further information for products or services that are shown on our site ("Information"), through our online forms or otherwise, we may:

We may also use your personal and other information in the following ways:

We may also use, and provide our customers with, anonymised aggregated information about our site users.

DISCLOSING/SHARING YOUR INFORMATION

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

WHERE WE STORE YOUR INFORMATION

The information that we collect from you may be collected, transferred to, processed and/or stored in countries outside the European Economic Area (the "EEA"). Those countries may not have the same level of legal protection as countries in the EEA. If we do transfer your information in this way, we will take steps to ensure that it is protected to the same levels that apply in the EEA.

YOUR RIGHTS

You have certain rights under the Act.

At any time, you may ask us to stop sending direct marketing communications. You can exercise this right by contacting us at the postal or email address set out below.

You can also use the unsubscribe/opt-out link within our marketing emails.

You also have the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10.00 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third parties (such as, for example, our customers). If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own terms of use and privacy and/or cookies policies, and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these terms or policies. Please check these terms and policies before you submit any personal information to these websites.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

From time to time, we may make changes to this Privacy Policy.

Any changes that we make to this Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this page. We recommend that you re-visit this page from time to time to take notice of any changes to this Privacy Policy.

CONTACT

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy should be addressed to the Data Protection Officer, Marketing VF Limited, Imperial Works, Block C, Perren Street, London NW5 3ED, United Kingdom, or to the Data Protection Officer at info@theecoexperts.com.

COOKIES POLICY

Our site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our site and also allows us to improve our site.

By accessing or using our site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies, as described in this Cookies Policy. If do not agree to such use, you must not use our site.

WHAT IS A COOKIE?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that, when you visit our site, we download and store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer or other device. They allow us to recognise your computer or other device, and deliver a better and more personalised service to you.

TYPES OF COOKIES

Cookies can be session cookies or persistent cookies, and can be either first or third party cookies as defined below:

Session cookies: These allow us to track and link your actions during a single browser session, e.g. to remember the items returned from a search. These are created temporarily and, once you close your browser, all session cookies expire and are deleted.

Persistent cookies: These allow us to authenticate you, and remember your preferences and therefore enable us to enhance your website experience. These remain on your device between browser sessions.

First and third party cookies: Session cookies and persistent cookies can be either first or third party cookies depending upon the domain placing the cookie. First party cookies are those set by our site. Third party cookies are issued by a different site to our site.

We use a mixture of all these types of cookies on our site to provide our services and enhance your experience. Some of the cookies used on our site are Essential/Strictly Necessary cookies, Analytical/Performance cookies, Functionality cookies and Advertising/Targeting cookies, as set out and described in the table below.

HOW YOU CAN MANAGE COOKIES & MORE INFORMATION

Generally, you can set your browser to accept all cookies, block/reject all cookies, or modify your browser to alert you of any new cookies. To clear the stored cookies, you can normally go to the Tools dropdown menu at the top of the browser window.

Our site, or parts of it, may not function without technical problems or be accessible if you have disabled cookies in your browser.

You can find more information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, by visiting www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

COOKIES WE USE

Type of Cookies Name Purpose What info does it hold?
Analytical/Performance cookies __utma Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Anonymous tracking data to identify user or session
__utmb Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Anonymous new tracking data
__utmc Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit. Anonymous data same as __utmb
__utmz Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Anonymous data showing how the user got to the site
Functionality cookies abtest Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Anonymous data showing how the user got to the site
has_js Helps identify if the user supports Javascript for important functionality
reference_id Maintain sessions for users on our drupal sites. Allowing users to get more complete experiences while nagivating the site. Anonymous drupal session ID

THIRD PARTIES

Third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services such as web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or advertising/targeting cookies.

Last updated: 08/2014