1.2 By using the Website and not advising us in writing to the contrary you agree that we may store, process and use the information provided by you for the purposes set out below.
2. The Information we collect
2.1 Information is collected from you when you register with us, or when you contribute to or use some of the advanced features on the Website. The type of information we collect include your name, address, gender, contact details and other information relevant to the products and services that we provide.
3. Why we collect it
3.1 We collect information about you so that we can personalise your use of the Website, assist your use of it and improve the Website generally.
3.2 We will use your information for contacting you and advising you of the products and services that we provide.
4. Who we disclose it to
4.1 We are the sole owner of the information that you provide to us and we will take all necessary steps to comply with the Data Protection Act 1998. Under this Act we will process any information that we receive about you in a lawful and fair manner. We will not disclose your information to any third party unless:
4.1.1 we are specifically required to do so by law;
4.1.2 in response to a valid, legal request by a law enforcement or governmental authority;
4.1.3 we need to share or send your information to third parties who work with us or on our behalf;
4.1.4 we are authorised to do so in writing by you.
4.2 We will not pass your information to a third party in another country unless that other country has adequate data protection measures in place.
4.3 You may inform us at any time in writing if you no longer wish us to use your information by writing to The Data Compliance Officer, OCN London, 15 Angel Gate, City Road, London, EC1V 2SF.
5. Accessing and updating your personal information
5.1 We are registered with the Information Commissioner in the UK as a “data controller” in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. Further details are available at www.dpr.gov.uk.
5.2 You may at any time request details of the information that we hold about you. An official fee of £10 is payable. If you want to make a request, you should write to the data compliance officer at our address.
5.3 If you believe that any of the information we hold about you is incorrect or needs to be updated we ask you to inform us of this in writing.
6.1 We will take all necessary and appropriate steps to protect your information both online and offline. If you would like further details of our security procedures then please write to us.
What are our security procedures?
6.2 No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure. As a result, whilst we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information which you send to us, and you do so at your own risk.
7. Third Party Websites
7.1 The Website may contain links that make it easy for you to visit other websites. If you use the links to leave the Website and visit a website operated by a third party, we do not have any control over that website. Accordingly, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which users have provided while visiting such websites. Users should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the Website in question.