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Privacy Policy - Competitions To Win Money

Privacy Policy

Privacy

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Our Privacy Policy

Competitions To Win Money website found at https://competitionstowinmoney.co.uk (“Website”) is governed by the following privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”).

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you what personally identifiable information we may collect and how it may be used. This statement only applies to this Website.

Cookies

The Website uses cookies to store visitors’ preferences, record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit, ensure that visitors are not repeatedly sent the same banner ads, customize Website content based on visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends. Cookies may also be used by third-party services, such as Google Analytics, as described above.

Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the Website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.

What information we collect and why

Information You Voluntarily Submit: We may collect personal information such as your name or email address if you give it to us voluntarily for example by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter or submitting a contact form.

Information We Collect from Others: We may receive information about you from other sources. For example you choose to link your Facebook, Instagram, and/or Google accounts to leave a comment or enter a competition, we will be able to see your name, email address and profile picture associated with that account.

Automatically-Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.

Cookies: We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalised experience on the Website.

How we may use your information

We may use the information collected in the following ways:

    To operate and maintain the Website;

    To send you promotional information, such as newsletters, if you sign up to receive them. Each email newsletter will make it easy for you to opt-out of future mailings;

    To respond to your comments or enquiries;

    To track and measure advertising on the Website;

    To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorised or illegal activity.

Third party use of personal information

We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information, for example by providing your contact details if you win a prize.

Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.

The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:

Google Analytics – this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.

Mail Chimp – this service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications. Please refer to Mail Chimp’s privacy policy for further information.

Add This – this service helps us keep track of where our content has been shared.

Google Ads – this service allows adverts which match your interests to be displayed to you when you visit the Website.

Affiliate Window – for display advertising

Gleam – for managing competitions we run.

At this time, your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications. This list may be amended from time to time in the Website’s sole discretion.

Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent.

We may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganisation proceeding brought by or against us.

Anonymous data

From time to time, we may use anonymous data, which does not identify you alone, or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.

Publicly visible information

If you leave a comment, certain information may be publicly visible. Your email address will never be available publicly. You may also add an avatar, and a link to your website.

You may also choose to link your Facebook, Instagram, and Google Account.

Users may see your username, avatar and website information.

Competitions

Full details of how we manage your personal information when we run competitions can be found here

Advertising

Display Ads – We may use third-party advertising companies to serve content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use cookies, as noted above.

Retargeting Ads – From time to time, the Website may engage in remarketing efforts with third-party companies, such as Google, Facebook, or Instagram, in order to market the Website. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the Website.

Affiliate Program Participation – The Website engages in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.

Newsletters

On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking data which allows us to analyse the success of any promotional campaigns. Because of this we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This information will NOT be passed on to third parties.

Your rights

Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at hello@competitionstowinmoney.co.uk to be removed from our mailing list.

Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to hello@competitionstowinmoney.co.uk

Amend – You may contact us at hello@competitionstowinmoney.co.uk to amend or update your personal information.

Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to hello@competitionstowinmoney.co.uk

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.

Sensitive personal information

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Website. This includes your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

Information about children

The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at hello@competitionstowinmoney.co.uk and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Contact information

At any time, please contact us at hello@competitionstowinmoney.co.uk for any questions related to this Privacy Policy.