1. Greedy Book Limited ('we' or 'us') are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the 'Act'), the data controller is Greedy Book Limited of 2nd Floor, 7-12 Noel Street, London, W1F 8GQ.
2. Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
4. Uses made of the information
We may use information held about you in the following ways:
If you are an existing third party purchaser of items ('Customer' or 'Member'), we will only contact you by electronic means (email or SMS) with information about services similar to those which were the subject of a previous contract with you.
If you are a new customer, we will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this.
5. Public and private settings
When you create an account with us, you can keep your books either public (the default setting) or private. Public books are accessible by everyone. Items on such books may be added to another Member's books, and the books can be shared by both other Members and Customers via email, Facebook, Twitter'.
Private books can only be viewed by certain approved Members or Customers who are approved by you and also by Site administrators. If a book is private, you will have to choose to share the URL of this book with third parties in order for them to view it.
You can make books private by accessing the privacy setting page, this is done by clicking 'settings' on the relevant book, and choosing the 'private' option.
6. Disclosure of your information
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
7. Your rights
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise this right to prevent such processing by not checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect you data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are under the age of 18, you must ask an adult to register as a Member on your behalf. We do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone who is under the age of 18. If we become, or are made aware that we have collected personal information from such a person including then we will delete this information including their Member account. If you have reason to believe that this has occurred then please contact us at email@example.com and we will delete the relevant personal information.
10. IP addresses and cookies
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. For the most part this is only statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual, however, from time to time we may use data to send you a confirmation email following a purchase made by you on a merchant's site.
We may also obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They are used by many websites and help us to improve our Site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They also enable us:
Both first and third party cookies are utilised when a Customer uses the Greedy Book services.
First party cookies include:
Google Analytics- these cookies are administered by Google and dropped by our site:
Third party cookies:
When a Customer leaves the Site to visit a Retailer’s site a cookie file is activated that recognises that users’ computers IP address. If this Customer continues on to make a purchase then a second cookie is activated that matches their IP address to the previous cookie. If a match is made The Greedy Book is awarded a commission by the retailer.
To learn more about these cookies, please visit Skimlinks who manage the 3rd party cookie process on our behalf.
More information about cookies and how to control them, including information on how to remove cookies can be found at www.aboutcookies.org.
(i) any loss of profits, business, contracts, anticipated savings, goodwill, or revenue;
(ii) any loss or corruption of data;
(iii) any indirect, consequential, incidental, punitive or special loss or damage whatsoever, whether or not such loss or damage arises directly or indirectly and whether or not of the type described in (i) or (ii); regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, tort or any other legal theory, and even if either party was away of the possibility of such loss or damage.
Updated October 2014.