Privacy Policy for TimAustin.co.uk

This document explains Our Privacy Policy of and for timaustin.co.uk

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully - if You do not agree with them You should not use this Website or Register with Us.

Privacy includes data - data about site visitors and users. Therefore this Privacy Policy also explains Our use of Cookies.


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Index 4This Privacy Policy sets out and explains:


Terminology

"We" "Us" "Our" means timaustin.co.uk (Also written as: TimAustin.co.uk both with or without the preceding www).

"You" "Your" means site visitor, also the person reading this policy.

"Site" "Website" means timaustin.co.uk.

"Submission" "Message" - means the sending / submitting of a completed Contact form.

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What information is collected

Information that You provide to Us for the purpose of registering with Us including Your:

  • Name;
  • Address;
  • Telephone Number(s);
  • Email Address;
  • Any other information that You choose to provide.
  • Your Password - although You password is not visible to any human / staff;

When You register on Our Website we collect the following information:

  • Your name;
  • Your Chosen Username;
  • Your Email address;
  • The IP address You were using at the time of registration;
  • Whether or not You agreed to Our Website Terms and Conditions;
  • Whether or not You agreed to Our Privacy Policy Pledge;

When You send Us a message via Our Contact Form, We collect the following information:

  • Your name;
  • Your Email address;
  • Your Username;
  • Your User ID;
  • Your IP address used at the time of submitting Your message to Us;
  • The Submission ID - A unique ID given to Your submission;
  • The Subject of Your Message / Submission;
  • The contents of Your Message / Submission - this is the information You put into the "Message" area of Our Contact form;

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Using Your Personal Data

Personal data submitted on Our website will be used for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy or in relevant parts of the website.

We may use Your personal information to:

  • Administer the website;
  • Send to You the Goods, or Services, purchased via the website;
  • Send statements and invoices to You, and collect payments from You;
  • Send You email notifications which You have specifically requested;
  • Deal with inquiries and complaints made by, or about, You relating to the website.

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Disclosures

We will not, without Your express consent, provide Your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of Direct Marketing.

All Our website financial transactions are handled through Our payment services provider, PayPal. You should only provide Your personal information to PayPal after reviewing the PayPal Privacy Policy (available at www.PayPal.com). We will share information with PayPal only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing payments You make via our website.

We may disclose information about You to any of Our Officers, and Employees, insofar as is set out in this Privacy Policy.

We may disclose information to employees, in order to fulfill orders, such as passing your address to our shipping/dispatch department.

In addition, we may disclose information about You:

  • To the extent 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);
  • To the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset, which we are (or are contemplating) selling.

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Security

Any information that we hold about You, will be kept secure, on Password- and Firewall-Protected computers. Our Office computer is password protected, and all files containing all, or some, of Your information are also password protected and encrypted with 256-bit encryption technology.

You are responsible for keeping Your Password and User Details confidential. You should not share Your login details with anyone, as You are responsible for all activities within Your login/account.

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What is never asked for ?

You will never be asked for:

  • Your Password(s)*;
  • Debit Card details;
  • Credit Card details;
  • Bank Account details by any means whatsoever, including but not limited to:
    • Email;
    • Writing (Conventional Post);
    • Telephone;
    • FAX (Facsimile);
    • Text (SMS);
    • In person;

Any such requests should not be entertained, do not click on any links in emails where any of the above information is requested - such emails are called "phishing" emails.

If You are ever asked for any of the above details, by anyone claiming to be from or associated with TimAustin.co.uk, by any means, do not give out any of Your details. Please contact Us and let Us know, providing as much information as possible. Such emails for example, are called "spoof" emails.

The only time You may be asked for credit/debit card details will be after You have proceeded to checkout at which point You will be taken to the PayPal website which is protected by the highest level of encryption currently available on the internet. Ensure that when You enter Credit/Debit Card or Bank Account details, the web address in Your browser begins with: HTTPS (s referring to secure).

* The only time You will be asked to present/enter Your Password(s) will be when You are logging in to Our website.

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What We Do Not Store

We do not store:

  • Credit Card Details;
  • Debit Card Details;
  • Bank Account Details;

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Access To Your Information

You can gain access to information held about You by logging in to Our Website and navigating to the 'Account' tab in the mainmenu and then selecting the 'Site Profile' tab.

You can also download all data that We hold about You by logging-in to timaustin.co.uk, navigate to the 'Account' tab on the mainmenu and select 'Data Consent'. In the 'Excercise your data rights' pane select 'Export your data'.

You can access Your Submissions by logging in to Our Website navigating to the 'Submissions' menu item in the 'Account' mainmenu tab when You have logged-in.

When You have accessed Your list of Submissions You have options, including:

  • Downloading selected Submissions in PDF format;
  • Exporting Submissions in CSV format;
  • Viewing selected Submissions;
  • Deleting selected Submissions;

Once one or more Subvmissions are deleted the deleted Submission(s) are deleted entirely from our database and will no longer be accessible or available.

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Cookies

A cookie is a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The text file is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

We currently use cookies on this website to count the numbers of visitors and understand how to serve our visitors better. We may install and use various plugins or extensions that help enrich the experience of using this website, but which may also use additional cookies, to, for example, monitor how successful each plugin or extension is, or further count the number of times a plugin or extension is used. In this way, those providers can measure the effectiveness of their solution and therefore make changes to improve their products.

We may send a cookie which may be stored on by your browser on your computer's hard drive. We may use the information we obtain from the cookie in the administration of this website, to improve Our web site's usability and for marketing purposes. We may also use that information to recognize your computer when you visit our website, and to personalize our website for you. If we choose to partner with advertisers, our advertisers may also send you cookies.

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking: "Tools" > "Internet Options" > "Privacy", and selecting "Block all cookies" using the sliding selector. This will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one. If you choose not to accept our use of cookies, please do not use this website or register on this website.

The following links provide information on how to enable or disable cookies using a web browser:

You can learn more about cookies at AboutCookies.org .

We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to Our website is used to create reports about the use of this website. Google will store this information. Google's privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html

Google Analytics Cookies used are as follows:

  • _gat
  • _ga
  • _gid

_gat is a Cookie used by Google Analytics to throttle (control the speed of) the request rate.

_ga and _gid is used to distinguish between multiple visitors who may be visiting Our Website at the same time.

Cookie _gat has a default  expiration time of 1 minute, unless deleted / cleared by You (via Your browser), before that time.

Cookie _ga has an expiration time of 2 years, unless deleted / cleared by You (via Your browser), before that time.

Cookie _gid has an expiration time of 24 hours,  unless deleted / cleared by You (via your browser) before that time.

Our Website CMS (Comtent Management System) uses Session cookies and are deleted when you close your browser.

Session Cookies are essential to keep users logged in to Our Website.

We also use a cookie called: cookiesDirective. This cookie is used to remember your Cookies use choice.

The information above is believed to be true at the time of writing this update and is provided in good faith.

Cookies, generally, may be classed into one of two types: Session or Persistent.

A session cookie is usually deleted when your browser is closed down, a Persistent Cookie however remains on your computer for a fixed length of time.

While the session cookies may be used, they do not allow Us to identify You personally - they allow Us to develop Our site so that it gives You a better experience.

Also, they allow tracking of any affiliate platform advertising.

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California Consumer Privacy Act

We acknowledge the existance and principles of the California Consumer Privacy Act.

On the above basis we have a document California Consumer Privacy Act

Here We provide a summary of the requirements of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

The table below tells you 'Yes' or 'No' as to whether timaustin.co.uk does the following

Statement Answer
Does timaustin.co.uk have an annual gross revenue in excess of $25 million ? No
Does timaustin.co.uk buy, receive, or sell - the personal information of any consumers or households ? No
Does timaustin.co.uk earn more than half of our annual revenue from selling consumers' personal information ? No
Does timaustin.co.uk undertake business in California ? No
Does timaustin.co.uk collect, or tell/ask/require others to collect personal information of consumers who are resident in California ? No
Does timaustin.co.uk buy, sell, trade, exchange, offer free gratis, or ask for from third parties  - any Personal Information ? No
Google Adsense advertising:
Google will only show non-personalised advertisements on timaustin.com to eligible users in California.
Non-personalised advertisements are based on contextual information, such as the content of timaustin.co.uk
Yes
Does timaustin.co.uk collect your name and/or an alias when you register ? Yes
Does timaustin.co.uk collect your email address when you register ? Yes
Does timaustin.co.uk supply details / information on any person, or business, where We are required to do so under the Law(s) of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland ? Yes

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Your Rights

You may view and/or update Your information at any time by logging in to Our website, navigate to the "Account" tab in the mainmenu, and selecting 'Edit Profile'.

A) Export Your Data: You may export Your Data, by logging in to Our website, navigate to the "Account" tab in the main menu and select "Data Consent", go to the "Excercise your data rights" box and select the "Export your data" button.

B) Delete Your Account: You may delete Your user account ('Right to be forgotten') by logging in to Our website, navigate to the 'Account' tab in the mainmenu and select 'Data Consent', go to the 'Excercise your data rights' box and select the 'Delete your user account' button. This will take You through the process of deleting Your Account.

Note:

If You choose to delete Your Account - this is irreversible and cannot be recovered.

C) Consent: When You log-in to Our website for the first time You will be directed to Our Data Consent panel / page where You will be required to agree (consent) to Our Privacy And Cookie Policy in order to navigate the registered member-only areas of this website. If You do not agree (Consent) or subsequently withdraw Your agreement (Consent) You will not be able to navigate the registered member-only areas of this website. By default, the first time You Log-in, Your Consent will be set at 'I disagree' due to being required to give 'explicit consent'.

Any subsequent log-in You will see the 'Data Consent' panel where You can re-affirm Your agreement (Consent), or change Your mind to 'I disagree' - if You change Your mind to 'I disagree' You will not be able to navigate away from the page except to log-out.

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Your Profile Review

Please note that if You do not agree, or withdraw Your consent, on the 'Data Consent' page You will not be able to navigate to other Registered User access areas. If You do not agree, or withdraw Your Consent, the only act You can undertake is to 'log-out'.

As part of Our Data Minimisation process (keeping stored data to a minimum) users who have not logged-in for a period of 18 months will have their account deemed 'obsolete'. Obsolete accounts may be deleted without further notice.

Account deletion: You may delete Your Account on timaustin.co.uk by logging-in t oOur website, navigate to to the 'Data Consent' page, and in the 'Excercie your data rights' pane - select 'Delete your user account' - please note that deleting Your account is permanent and irreversible.

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Privacy Policy Pledge Review

This Privacy Policy will be reviewed regularly to ensure it remains reflective of current activities.

A review does not neccessarily mean any changes have occurred.

If changes take place the date of the changes will be mentioned in the next section of this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy was last reviewed on: 26th February 2021.

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Privacy Policy Updates

This Privacy Policy may be updated at any time.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on the 26th February 2021.

An update only refers to content, as opposed to cosmetic changes.

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