Blue Dot World Privacy Statement
Blue Dot World is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Any information you provide, by which you can be identified when using this website, will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Blue Dot World may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 20/10/2011.
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What we do with the information we gather
We may use the information to improve our products and services and customise the website according to your interests. Blue Dot world is a free service for individual users, supported primarily by charges for business users. We will not share your information with advertisers without your consent. We allow businesses access to certain anonomous user data to determine how they can best use Blue Dot World to reach potential customers and to assess the success of particular promotions.
We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes or to let you know if you have won a competition. We may contact you by email and or phone.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We cannot control the actions of other users with whom you share your information. We cannot guarantee that only authorised persons will view your information. We cannot ensure that information you share on Blue Dot World and the Blue Dot Facebook App will not become publicly available. We are not responsible for third party circumvention of any privacy options or security measures. You can reduce these risks by using common sense security practices such as choosing a strong password, using different passwords for different services, and using up to date antivirus software.
By using Blue Dot World and the Blue Dot Facebook App, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United Kingdom.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
On closing your Blue Dot World account, all personal data linked to your Blue Dot World account will be destroyed, although we may hold your data for a short period of time to prevent unwanted data loss.