Picsel provides details on the web site about its business practices including details of its partners and licensees, professional services providers, third party software developers, and independent software vendors. We also provide detailed information on our product range.
3. What type of information is collected and how long is it retained?
To provide you with the Services, we collect certain personal information about you when you subscribe and register with us for membership of picsel.com, or in any other circumstances on any of the web sites. When you register with us, a unique username and password may be provided to you to enable you to access the web sites. The information we collect may include, but is not limited to, your name, address, bank account details, credit card details, telephone number, e-mail address and work details.
We do not collect any sensitive personal information such as information on your racial or ethnic origins, political opinions, religious beliefs, trade union affiliations, sexual life, health or criminal history.
4. How is information collected?
We may collect personal information about you from the following sources:
- 4.1 Personal details registered by yourself in relationship to picsel.com;
- 4.2 Personal details registered by yourself in other ways e.g. to receive e-mail or SMS message updates or information;
- 4.3 Information about your visits to the web sites;
- 4.4 Analysis of visitor traffic using cookies.
When you view the web sites by hypertext link from another web site or when you hypertext link to another web sites from the web sites, we may store the names of such web sites for our own internal administration.
5. How long is the information retained by us?
We only collect information which is necessary for the operation of the web sites and for the provision of the Services. We will not keep your personal information for longer than necessary to provide the Services or as required by law.
6. How is the information used?
We use the personal information which we collect to operate the web sites and to provide the Services and send you details of goods and services, where you have given us your consent to do so.
A cookie is a small data storage program which is stored by your computer's web browser. Each time your web browser requests a page from our web server the message is sent back. The message enables the web sites to speed up and simplify the logging on/purchasing process, record your activities and personalise the web site for your use. Any information collected by cookies may be used to personalise the Services available from the web sites to you.
8. Accessing and amending your personal information
We will amend any incorrect personal information held by us. We will remove your personal information from our records within 30 days of receiving your notification to do so, subject to any legal requirements to retain such information. Please notify the Picsel Data Protection Compliance Officer, if you believe your personal information held by us is incorrect or you wish to remove your personal information from our records.
9. Disclosure to Third Parties
We will not disclose your personal information to any third parties apart from where you have given us your consent to do so.
We may ask you to give your consent for us to disclose your personal information to other companies in our group or other selected third parties who may contact you to let you know about goods or services which may be of interest to you.
We may provide sales, traffic and demographic statistics and other related information to third parties but these statistics will not contain any information which could be used to identify any individual customer.
We reserve the right to access and disclose to third parties your personal information to comply with applicable laws and lawful authority requests, to safeguard the proper operation of our systems and to protect ourselves and our customers.
If you submit personal information through the web sites and do not tick the opt-out boxes set out on the relevant page, then you give consent to the use of the personal information by Picsel and/or other companies selected by us for the purposes described.
11. Transfer of personal information outside the European Economic Area ("EEA")
We will not transfer your personal information outside the EEA with the exception of transfer of information to Picsel offices outside the EEA, and/or (where you have given us your consent to do so) selected third parties, in relation to the provision of the Services.
12. Protection of personal information
We use up to date industry procedures to secure your personal information held by us from unauthorised access, use, disclosure or loss. We may also protect the security of your personal information during transmission using Secure Sockets Layer ("SSL")/encryption software.
We do not specifically collect personal information about children and request that children obtain their parents' consent before providing personal information. We recommend that parents actively monitor their children's use of the Internet and the web site.
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