This Privacy Notice sets out how we will use your personal data when you visit the compare-the-watts.com website.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM YOU
We will collect and process the following data about you:
Information we collect about you and your device. Each time you visit our Site we will automatically collect the following information:
• Information about your computer (e.g. your IP address, browser, operating system, etc.) for statistical purposes
• the MAC address of the Device's wireless network interface, the type of browser you use, and time zone setting (Device Information); details of your visits to our Site including, but not limited to traffic data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access (Log Information).
USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
We use information held about you in the following ways:
Device information: to determine how many people use the Site on particular browsers and different devices so that we can ensure adequate technical support for each type of device and browser. To present site content effectively to you. Third Party Information: to monitor performance of the Service; to protect you and other people from fraud or misuse of the Services. Legitimate interests - such as to communicate with you; for web analytics so we can provide, improve and tailor services to you; to provide appropriate technical support and security for our websites; or for fraud prevention. We may associate any category of information with any other category of information and will treat the combined information as personal data in accordance with this policy for as long as it is combined.
We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:
Under data protection legislation, you have the right to request access to information about you that we hold (this is called a Data Subject Access Request or DSAR). To make a request for your personal information see the Contact section below.
You can ask us to correct your information if it is incorrect; ask us to delete the information that we hold about you in certain circumstances, for example, where we no longer need the information; opt-out of us processing your personal information for marketing purposes; ask us to send you, or another organisation, certain types of information about you in a format that can be read by computer; the right to complain to a supervisory authority; restrict certain processing of your information, for example, if you tell us that the information is inaccurate we can only use it for limited purposes while we check its accuracy.
Our Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites and any service that may be accessible through them have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies or for any personal data that may be collected through these websites or services, such as contact and location data. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites or use these services.
This data will be retained in our records for no longer than is necessary to:
to provide you with the services you have requested; to comply with statutory guidance; to support a claim or defence in court. Details of retention periods are available on request. See Contact section below.
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