Definitions and Interpretation
In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:
means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of My Site;
means a small text file placed on your computer or device by My Site when you visit certain parts of My Site and/or when you use certain features of My Site. Details of the Cookies used by My Site are set out in Part 14, below; and
means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003;
INFORMATION ET SPEAKS FROM HOME COLLECTS
Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website or via Disqus: We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form. In addition, you are able to create a user profile, which allows you to create a username and password. We will store the username, but your password will not be visible in our records.
Information We Collect from Others: We may receive information about you from other sources. You may link your Facebook, Instagram, and/or Google accounts to your user profile. If you choose to link your Facebook, Instagram, and/or Google accounts to your user profile, we will receive your name, email address and profile picture associated with that account. The Website utilizes Disqus commenting system, so if you choose to comment on a Website post, your profile picture will appear.
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 AND WEB BEACONS
Depending upon your use of My Site, I may collect some or all of the following personal data https://jetpack.com/support/cookies/
DoubleClick DART Cookie
.:: Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to etspeaksfromhome.co.uk and other sites on the Internet.
INFORMATION ET SPEAKS FROM HOME COLLECT DIRECTLY FROM YOU
We collect information directly from you when you choose to participate in our competition via Gleam/Rafflecopter, email us, or otherwise provide information directly to us. This is to arrange your prize. The following are examples of information we may collect directly from you:
- Email address
- Postal address
HOW LONG WILL YOU KEEP MY PERSONAL DATA
I will not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. Your personal data will therefore be kept for the following periods (or, where there is no fixed period, the following factors will be used to determine how long it is kept):
- The life of this website
HOW AND WHERE DO YOU STORE OR TRANSFER MY PERSONAL DATA
I will only store or transfer your personal data in the UK. This means that it will be fully protected under the GDPR.
HOW ET SPEAKS FROM HOME USES THIS INFORMATION
We use the information we collect to arrange your prize to deliver to you via brands/PR or ourself.
We may use the information collected in the following ways:
- To operate and maintain the Website;
- To create your account, identify you as a user of the Website, and customize the Website for your account;
- To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings;
- To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts;
- To respond to your comments or inquiries;
- To provide you with user support;
- To track and measure advertising on the Website;
- To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
THIRD PARTY USE OF INFORMATION
We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information. 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.
- Google Adsense (Only on ET Speaks From Home’s YouTube Channel)
- 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.
- YouTube – https://developers.google.com/youtube/terms/developer-policies#a-api-client-terms-of-use-and-privacy-policies https://www.youtube.com/t/terms – Users are agreeing to be bound by the YouTube Terms of Service.
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; however, 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 reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.
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
When leaving a comment on the website you will be asked to fill in your name, e-mail and there’s the options to link to your website if you have one.
Users will see your username, avatar and website information.
AFFILIATE PROGRAM PARTICIPATION
ET Speaks From Home is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk. 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.
etspeaksfromhome.co.uk has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.
RIGHTS RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Amend – You may contact us at email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION
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 email@example.com and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
Last updated: 9th February 2022