Privacy Policy

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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Mums and Business uses and protects any information that you give Mums and Business when you use this website.

Mums and Business is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.  Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Mums and Business may change this policy from time to time by updating this page.  You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.  This policy is effective from [date].

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • contact information including email address
  • information relating to any purchases of services or goods
  • information you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and or newsletters
  • any information that you choose to send to us.
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to client surveys and/or offers
  • information about your computer and your visits to and use of this website, such as your geographical location, IP address, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.  We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
  • To send to you goods purchased via the website, and supply to you services purchased via the website, send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you.
  • Send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications send you email notifications which you have specifically requested
  • Send to you our newsletter and other marketing communications (relating to 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 to be sent by emailing us at info@mumsandbusiness.com)
  • And to deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website

We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure.  We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive.  Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.  Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual.  The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used.  This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to client needs.  We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.  A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

We will be using Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website, Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by using cookies which are stored as mentioned above on the users computer, This information is used to create reports about use of our website. Google will store this information for their Privacy Policy please visit http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html

You can choose to accept or decline cookies.  Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer.  This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest.  However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website.  Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.  You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at info@mumsandbusiness.com.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable (currently fixed at £10).  If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Mums and Business, 1 Selworth Lane, Soberton, Southampton SO32 3SN, UK.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at either of the above addresses.  We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Other disclosures

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere in this privacy policy, we may disclose information about you:

  • Where we are required to do so by law.
  • In connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
  • 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); and to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling.

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

International data transfers

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 privacy policy.

If you are in the European Union, information that you provide may be transferred to countries including the United States and Japan, which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Union.  You expressly agree to such transfers.

Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal data, please write to us by email at info@mumsandbusiness.com.