Occasionally we may receive information about you from other sources (such as credit reference agencies) which we will add to the information which we already hold about you in order to help us provide our services.How we may use your personal data.
We may use your personal data for the following purposes
1 - to help us identify you and any accounts you hold with us
2 - administration
3 - statistical analysis
4 - customer profiling and analyzing your purchasing preferences
5 - marketing—see ‘Marketing and opting out’ below
6 - fraud prevention and detection
7 - billing and order fulfilment
8 - credit scoring and credit checking—see ‘Credit checking’ below
9 - Customizing this website and its content to your particular preferences
10 - to notify you any changes to this website or our services which may affect you
11 - security vetting
12 - improving our services.
Marketing and opting out
We may share your personal data with organizations who are our business partners and we or they may contact you, unless you have asked us or them not to do so, by email about other products or services which may be of interest to you. If you prefer not to receive any further marketing communications from us, you can opt out at any time. See further ‘Your rights’ below.
Disclosure of your personal data
We may disclose your personal data to:
1 - other companies within our group
2 - our agents and service providers (e.g. providers of web hosting or maintenance services)
3 - credit reference agents—see ‘Credit checking’ below
4 - law enforcement agencies in connection with any investigation to help prevent unlawful activity
5 - our business partners in accordance with the ‘Marketing and opting out’ section above.
Keeping your data secure
We will use technical and organizational measures to safeguard your personal data, for example:
1 - access to your account is controlled by password and username which are unique to you
2 - we store your personal data on secure servers
Whilst we will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal data, you acknowledge that the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal data which are transferred from you or to you via the internet.
To enable us to make credit decisions about you and for fraud prevention and money laundering purposes, we may search the files of credit reference agencies (who will record the search). We may disclose information about how you conduct your account to such agencies and your information may be linked to records relating to other people living at the same address with whom you are financially linked. Other credit grantors may use this information to make credit decisions about you and the people with whom you are financially associated, as well as for fraud prevention, debtor tracing and money laundering purposes.
Information about other individuals
If you give us information on behalf of someone else, you confirm that the other person has appointed you to act on his/her behalf and has agreed that you can:
1 - Give consent on his/her behalf to the processing of his or her personal data
2 - Receive on his/her behalf any data protection notices.
When you use this website, we may collect information about your computer, such as your IP address and/or browser, which we will use for administration purposes and statistical analysis. This information will not usually identify you personally. We may also obtain information about your online movements and use of the internet. We do this by placing a ‘cookie’, which is a small file, on your computer’s hard disk. Cookies are used for several reasons:
1 - to recognize you whenever you visit this website
2 - to speed up access to this website (so you do not have to log on each time)
3 - to store your personal preferences
4 - to build a profile about you
5 - to better target our marketing and advertising campaigns
The vast majority of web browsers accept cookies. However, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, you may lose some of the functionality of this website.
For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to: aboutcookies.org
1 - put your request in writing
2 - include proof of your identity and address (e.g. a copy of your driving license or passport, and a recent utility or credit card bill)
3 - specify the personal data you want access to, including any account or reference numbers where applicable. You have the right to require us to correct any inaccuracies in your data free of charge. If you wish to exercise this right you should:
1 - put your request in writing
2 - provide us with enough information to identify you (e.g. account number, username, registration details)
3 - specify the information that is incorrect and what it should be replaced with.
You also have the right to ask us to stop processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes. If you wish to exercise this right you should:
1 - Put your request in writing (an email sent to info(at)bidsopt.com with a header that says ‘Unsubscribe’ is acceptable)
2 - Provide us with enough information to identify you (e.g. account number, username, registration details)
3 - if your objection is not to direct marketing in general, but to direct marketing by a particular channel (e.g. email or telephone) please specify the channel you are objecting to.
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Collection of information
We do not collect Personally Identifiable Information about you using the Bidsopt Mobile advertising technology. Personally Identifiable Information is information that can identify you as a person (email address, name etc.). However, we do collect non-Personally Identifiable Information that can’t be used by Bidsopt to identify you as a person that includes but is not limited to the following:
a) - Date and time of your mobile internet browsing or application usage
b) - Mobile sites visited and/or applications used
c) - Mobile internet browser used
d) - Mobile carrier or ISP name
e) - Connection type (e.g. 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi)
f) - Mobile device used (Including make and model)
g) - Device identification (e.g. Google Advertiser ID or IDFA)
h) We may also receive non-Personally Identifiable Information from publishers to improve the relevance and targeting of ads that includes but is not limited to the following:
i) - Age – where known by the publisher
j) - Gender – where know by the publisher
k) - Geographic location – where know by the publisher
How to OPT-OUT from targeted advertising We provide instructions to opt-out from targeting advertising for the two most common mobile operating systems. For Windows, Blackberry and other operating systems, you will need to check on their respective websites for opt-out instructions.
OPT-OUT for Android Opt-out of interest-based ads on Android apps:
a) - Open Google Settings
b) - Tap on Ads
c) - You need to manage Opt-out of interest-based ads
d) - If the box is checked, uncheck it to disable interest-based ads
e) - If the box is unchecked, select it in order to enable interest-based ads
f) To update your cookie setting:
g) - Open a mobile browser app
h) - Tap on the Menu key
i) - From the options for the current application that is running select More
j) - From the list of browser functions select the Settings
k) - Scroll down until you find the Accept cookies
l) - If the box is checked, uncheck it to disable cookies
m) - If the box is unchecked, select it in order to enable cookies
n) OPT-OUT for iOS
o) For iOS 6 or higher
p) To update your IDFA setting:
q) Choose Settings > Privacy > Advertising
r) Turn Limit Ad Tracking On ( Off is the default setting )
s) To update your cookie setting:
t) Choose Settings > Safari > Block Cookies
u) Choose Always / From third parties and advertisers / Never