Personal information is collected by Dods Parliamentary Communications Ltd in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. We collect personally identifiable information about you (your "Data") through:
The elements of your Data that we collect may include:
We use your Data for opinion research purposes. This includes providing weighted results to show opinions within specific industries or demographics, but is never personal: your personal opinions are closely protected and not shared with anyone at an individual level.
We also use information in aggregate form (so that no individual user is identified):
We use information from cookies for purposes which may include:
You can delete cookies from your hard drive at any time however this will mean that any settings such as your stored username and password will have to be reset. You can set your internet browser so that it will not allow cookies to be stored on your computer. This may reduce functionality of the site, prevent access to subscriber-only areas of the site and mean that certain features or content will not be available to you. Further information on how to prevent cookies from being stored on your computer can be found on http://www.allaboutcookies.org under the "manage cookies" section. Alternatively go to the help menu within your internet browser.
From time to time we may permit 3rd party companies to set cookies on Dods Parliamentary Communications Ltd sites for purposes which may include market research, serving advertisements, revenue tracking or to improve functionality of the site.
PoliticsHome at no stage keeps a record of the credit card or other financial information of its subscribers. The payment system is entirely operated by PayPal, a secure third party payment system, and PoliticsHome never has a copy of any financial information.
Dods Parliamentary Communications Ltd companies have appropriate measures in place to ensure that our users' Data is protected against unauthorised access or use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction and accidental loss. User Data may be transferred outside the Dods Parliamentary Communications Ltd to data processors such as fulfillment houses but they will act only on our instructions to provide the services required.
The Internet is a global environment. Using the Internet to collect and process personal data necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. Therefore, by browsing the Dods Parliamentary Communications Ltd Sites and communicating electronically with us you acknowledge and agree to our processing of personal data in this way. By agreeing to our transfer of your Data to third party organisations for them to send you details of products and services offered (as detailed above) you are deemed to provide your consent to any transfer of your Data to organisations based outside the European Economic Area.
If you wish to amend any of the Data which we hold about you, or update your marketing preferences, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the “Contact Us” section of our website.
In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, you may request a copy of the personal information we hold about you by contacting the Privacy Officer by e-mail at email@example.com or writing to:
We may charge the statutory allowable fee for provision of this information.
We do not intentionally collect any information on children under 14 years of age. We will undertake to delete any details of such users where a parent or guardian has notified us that any such details have been obtained.