All the information you give us is protected by a secure server. The secure server software SSL (Secure Socket Layers) encrypts all information you enter before it is sent to us. We also have a Firewall (security software) in place to protect our internal information from the Internet.
1. Who are we?
This policy (together with our Terms and Conditions and any other documents referred to on it) sets out how we use and protect information that you give to us when you use the Site and also when giving us your data and information for emails.
For the purpose of The General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation EU 2016/679) (“GDPR”), the data controller is Whats About Town Ltd, Regus House, Herons Way, Chester Business Park, Chester, CH4 9QR
2. How we collect information and use your information
2.2 When you register on the website www.whatsabouttown.com you will be asked to provide certain personal information such as your name, date of birth and email address. We may ask for your demographic location to send you offers in your area if you have signed up to our News Letters or Sale Alerts. We ma also ask your interests, your Facebook name, Pinterest name and Twitter handle,
your blog and/or forum name and details. This enables us to personalise
services for you or if you are an influencer link out to your social media accounts.
2.3 Extra information is collected for competitions to ensure that we are able to contact the winners or they are an eligible age for entering the competition. Please refer to the specific competitions terms and conditions of each prize you are entering. We would also only share your information in the prevention of fraud or criminal activities where we feel we need to protect our customers and company.
2.4 We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers/competition partners, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users for example, we may inform them that 2000 women or men aged over 25 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day or week or entered their competition.
2.5 We treat all your information as highly confidential and never disclose your information to third parties except in the case of some competitions. We will always protect your information using the appropriate security safeguards and industries best practices.
2.6 if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
2.7 We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. We collect information from or about the computers, phones, or other devices where you install or access What’s About Town to help develop and implement technology for you the customer to make your browsing experience better. This is statistical data and does not identify any individual.
2.8 The transmission of information via the internet is never completely secure. We always will do our best to protect your personal data at all times, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, We will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
3. Third party sources
3.1 We may share influencers creations on social networks and into our editorial feed for the purpose of showcasing their work with our users. If you have liked us on Facebook or interact with us on other social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest, we may have access to some personal information about you (e.g. your name and the posts you have liked) that is made available on those third party sites.
3.2 What’s About Town may contain links to other websites and software. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these websites or software. Please visit the privacy policies of these third party sites in order to understand their privacy and information collection practices.
3.3 We will never sell your data or pass it on to third party sites.
3.4 If at any point you no longer wish What’s About Town to hold your personal information or you do not wish to receive information from us about about our products, promotions or special offers via email. You can click onto the "unsubscribe" link in any marketing communications from What’s About Town that we send you by email which will automatically unsubscribe you from any future marketing communications.
4. Changes to this Policy
Last updated Updated 27.3.18 for GPDR requirements