The website, located at gosocial.co is operated by Go Social, a company incorporated in England.
- Your Personal Information
1.1 We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Personal information collected during your visits to our sites is processed by us in accordance with applicable data privacy and data protection legislation.
1.2 For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (Act), the data controller is Gosocial.co
1.3 We collect certain information about you when you visit our sites, register to use our sites and otherwise. We may collect and process the following information about you:
1.3.1 Information that you provide by filling in forms on our sites. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our sites (if applicable), subscribing to any service provided by us, posting material on our sites or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter any competition or promotion set up or sponsored by us and when you report a problem with our sites;
1.3.2 If you contact us, we may keep a record of any correspondence;
1.3.3 We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them;
1.3.4 Details of your visits to our sites including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.
2. IP addresses
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
3. Where we store your personal information
4.1 We will implement reasonable physical, administrative and technical safeguards to help protect your personal information from unauthorised access, use and disclosure, including requiring any third party to whom we disclose your personal information to implement similar safeguards.
4.2 Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our sites and therefore any transmission is at your own risk.
5. Uses made of the information
5.1 We use information held about you:
5.1.1 To ensure that content from our sites is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
5.1.2 To provide you with information, products or services that you request or which we feel may interest you, from us or from third parties, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes including contact by email, post and telephone;
5.1.3 To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
5.1.4 To allow you to participate in interactive features on our sites, when you choose to do so;
5.1.5 To notify you about changes to our sites or any services; and
5.1.6 For other purposes clearly stated on our sites or by another method at the point at which you provide your information to us.
5.3 If you do not want us to use your information as described at condition 4.1.2 above, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please make the appropriate selection on the form on which we collect your information (the registration form) or notify us in accordance with condition 6.1 below.
5.4 We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 500 men aged under 30 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, women in the LS1 postcode). We may make use of the personal information we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers’ wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience.
6. Disclosure of your information
6.1 We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
6.2 You agree that we may share your personal information with third parties:
6.2.1 If The Go Social or some of its assets are acquired by a third party, where personal information about our users and customers is one of the transferred assets;
6.2.3 Where you have given your consent, so that such third parties may contact you directly in relation to goods or services which may be of interest to you; and
6.2.4 In the event that we use third parties to process personal information on our behalf (for example, we may use a third party to provide website hosting services or to facilitate the provision of information to you or to provide services on our behalf).
6.3 Where third parties process your personal information on our behalf, we will ensure that they have adequate security measures in place and are governed by our privacy policies in respect of the use of your personal information.
7. Your rights
7.1 You have the right to ask us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your personal information) if we intend to use your personal information for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by making the relevant selection on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us in writing at 20 Dale Street, Manchester, M1 1EZ or by emailing us at [email protected]
7.2 Our sites may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites may have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for any third party policies, including those of our affiliated companies and group companies. Please check any policies before you submit any personal information to any of these websites.
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This Cookies Policy sets out the cookie practices used by us, including the type of cookies we may use, the purposes for using the cookies and how you may refuse to accept or block the cookies.
What is a cookie?
1.1. A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded onto your computer when you visit certain websites and allows a website to recognise a user’s computer or other device. Cookies are used to help users navigate websites more efficiently and to perform certain functions, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.
What cookies do we use?
1.2 We may from time to time use the following cookies:
1.2.1 Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our sites. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into any secure areas of our sites.
1.2.2 Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our sites when they are using it. These cookies may enable us to estimate our audience size and usage pattern and may also help us to improve the way our sites work, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
1.2.3 Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our sites. This may enable us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences.
1.2.4 Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our sites, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We may use this information to make our sites and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
1.3.1 identifying you when you sign-in to our sites (where applicable);
1.3.2 delivering content, including advertisements, relevant to your interests;
1.3.3 conducting research and diagnostics to improve our sites content and any services; and
1.3.4 preventing fraudulent activities.
How do you restrict or delete cookies?
1.6 Some of the cookies we use are essential for parts of our sites to operate and have already been set. You may delete and block all cookies from our sites, but please be aware that restricting or deleting cookies may impact on the functionality of our sites and your ability to use our sites.
1.7 Your web browser may allow you to restrict or delete cookies set by our sites. The Help function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org which provides general information about cookies and how you can manage cookies on your computer.
2. Changes to our cookies policy
We may revise and update this Cookies Policy at any time. Please periodically review the Cookies Policy, as your continued use of our sites indicates your agreement with any changes that we make.