PRIVACY POLICY

Brand Champs Limited ("Brand Champions") Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit www.brandchamps.co.uk (the “Site”).

Brand Champions is committed to protecting your personal information when you use our services and website. This Privacy Statement relates to our use of any personal information you provide through the website..  In order to provide you with the best experience, we are sometimes required to collect information about you. We are committed to safeguarding your personal information. The material contained on the Site is for information only and does not constitute legal or other advice. 

PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT

When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

  • “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

  • “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

  • “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

 

We use this information for the purpose of enhancing your user experience. This information is not used to develop a personal profile of you and the log files are regularly purged.

Additionally, when you sign up to participate in or receive a service from Brand Champions we may ask for personal information about you.  This can consist of your name, email address, postal address or website URL.  Different services may ask for different information. By entering your details in the fields requested, you enable Brand Champions to provide you with the services you selected.

When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and the information entered into any forms.

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

We use the personal information that we collect in a number of ways including the following:

  • to contact you about a submission you have made to the website, including any content you provide

  • to personalise the way we present content to you

  • to analyse and improve the services offered

  • to optimise our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Brand Champions does not sell or otherwise transfer any personal data to commercial companies or other organisations, with the exception of Web Statistics which is hosted and managed by a third party company (Google, Inc).  We use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site -- you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here:  https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.  You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here:  https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

 

BEHAVIOURAL ADVERTISING


As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you.  For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.

 

You can opt out of targeted advertising by:

 

Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at:  http://optout.aboutads.info/.

 

DO NOT TRACK


Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.

 

KEEPING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant service. Where you contribute to Brand Champions we will generally only keep your content for as long as is reasonably required for the purpose(s) for which it was submitted.

YOUR RIGHTS


If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

 

CHANGES

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.

CONTACT US


For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact our Data Protection Officer who is responsible for matters relating to privacy and data protection by e-mail at adam@brandchamps.co.uk 

© 2018 Brand Champs Limited. All rights reserved. 

Brand Champs Limited t/a Brand Champions is a limited company registered in England & Wales.

Company Number: 10317463.  VAT Number: 251 2792 13. 

Registered Office: Kenwood House, 77a Shenley Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 1AG.