Last modified: 12 December 2014
The only Personal Data (as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998) that Cahootsy requires from you when you register as a User on the Site is your user name and e-mail address. This is in order to create an Account to access certain features of the Site and the Services and to post any Content on the Site or through the Services. This information is personal, not transferable and must not be shared or disclosed to any other person. However, you may voluntarily provide additional Personal Data to the Site by registering information on your personal profile.
Any information included in user submitted comments, reviews, collections, Co-Buys and any other user submitted content (including any content that contains your avatar image) may be viewed by anyone who accesses the Site. This Content may be identified with your username and cannot be subject to any expectations of privacy.
We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. Cahootsy automatically receives and records certain "traffic data", such as, without limitation, full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from this Site (including date and time); Items you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages and information collected from universal barcode scanning, location based, check in and photo upload from phone on our server logs from your browser.
Cahootsy uses this traffic data to help diagnose problems with its servers, analyse trends and administer the Site.
Cahootsy may also store various metrics such as number of Items, number of lists, number of times you have earned feedback and reward or other related metrics.
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
The Site may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave the 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.
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
We understand the importance of protecting children's privacy, especially in an online environment. The Site is not intentionally designed for or directed at children under 13 years of age. It is our policy to never knowingly collect or maintain information about individuals under the age of 13.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve adverts when you visit the Site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and would like to know your options in relation to not having this information used by these companies, click here.