Last updated: 12 February 2013
Marketing Punch recognizes that your privacy and the protection of your personal information
is important to you. Marketing Punch takes your privacy seriously, taking every reasonable
precaution to safeguard the personal information that you provide. Marketing Punch complies
fully with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003. If you wish to find out more please visit
This statement discloses how Marketing Punch helps to protect your personal information while
using the OfferX website.
Marketing Punch collects, store and uses data about you and answers to specific questions
asked by sponsors. Marketing Punch and its clients or sponsors may contact you with offers
and information which they feel will be of interest to you through mail, telephone
or email. We may also use the personal information you provide for the purposes
of: identity verification, credit and risk management, revenue collection, database
verification and enhancement. If you would prefer your information not to be used
in these ways, please unsubscribe here.
Sponsors of the OfferX website have their own privacy policies and some have their own opt-in
statements, it is strongly recommended that you read and understand this information.
Your data together with that of other subscribers may be aggregated at postcode
or similar levels for the building of statistical and analytical tables. At no time
will your data be individually identifiable in such tables.
When you are registering with the OfferX website, it is not until you click the submit button
that your information is transferred to the website. Once you have completed and submitted all
your details you have then "completed" the registration confirming you
are a valued member of OfferX.
Marketing Punch may use other reputable partners to provide its services in connection with
your registration. However this will not affect your statutory rights under the Data
Use of your personal information
We use your personal information collected via the OfferX website to:
- Provide you with information about the products and services we offer
- Provide you with a more personalised service
- Conduct market research
- Run competitions and promotions
- Pass on to selected companies to provide you with other offers and promotions
- Help other companies profile and extend their databases
- Facilitate communication between yourself and others
General disclosure of personal information
We share personally identifiable information with selected third-parties. We also
share the information that you have answered in the questionnaires with the relevant
client. The clients and third parties use this information so as
to send you personally-tailored communications.
Once you register with the OfferX website you consent to Marketing Punch Ltd, its clients and selected
third parties being able to send you communications via email, post or telephone, until such times as you exercise your right to opt-out of receiving such communications.
The collection of data by Marketing Punch through registration on third party sites may lead
to your data also being held by that third party site.
The data that you provide to Marketing Punch is held by both Marketing Punch and the sponsors of
the questionnaires that you answer. Marketing Punch holds your data in a central database
and this database is only accessed by reference to interest or demographic categories
in order to provide you with information about those interests you have selected.
The process of supplying you with this information is at all times under the control
of Marketing Punch although specialist third party suppliers may carry out the dispatch.
Security and storage of your personal information
Marketing Punch is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We
use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal
information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store
the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access, which
are located in controlled facilities.
The Internet is not a 100% secure medium for communication and, accordingly, Marketing Punch
cannot guarantee the security of any information you send to the OfferX website via the Internet.
Marketing Punch is not responsible for any loss or damage you or others may suffer as a result
of the loss of confidentiality of such information.
Sponsored Questionnaires and Co-branded sites
At times it may be appropriate for Marketing Punch, its clients or sponsors to contact you
with offers and information in respect of your interests or to inform you about
subjects upon which you have requested information through your mobile phone or
other portable devices.
You give your consent that Marketing Punch or any third party it provides data to may contact
you by post or telephone. Where your telephone number is not provided, Marketing Punch or
a third party may seek to append your telephone number from a third party source.
You accept that Marketing Punch or a selected third party may contact you by phone on our
behalf or in partnership with Marketing Punch with an offer of their own, and may choose
not to suppress you against the Telephone Preference Service, whilst you are a member
of the OfferX website.
Your data may be provided to clients of Marketing Punch to be appended to information they
already hold about you for the purpose of contacting you with information about
their products and services. When first contacting you these clients will seek your
Marketing Punch may from time to time use third party suppliers to provide all or part of
a service to you. Marketing Punch will only supply such of your personal information as is
necessary to enable them to provide the relevant service to you.
You should be aware that such outside service providers might be based in countries
outside the European Union whose laws provide for a different standard of protection
for your personal data than that provided under English law. In such circumstance
Marketing Punch will have in place contractual arrangements which will require your data
to be processed at least to a standard compliant with the Data Protection Act 1998.
Except as provided above, Marketing Punch will not provide your personal information to any
third party without your prior consent, however, under certain circumstances the
force of law may require the provision of information to the legal authorities.
In order to maintain the integrity of its website and safeguard the interests of
its subscribers Marketing Punch will comply with any such legally binding request.
Managing your personal information
Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you are entitled to see the information held about you and you may ask us to make
any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you
wish to do this, please contact us via the Contact Page or email email@example.com.
Use of your responses
Marketing Punch collects data about you, including answers to specific questions asked by
Marketing Punch's sponsors. This information is used to assist Marketing Punch and third parties in
sending you by, email, sms, voice, post or other appropriate means, communications
about their products and services, in order to provide you with a personalised
service. The information that Marketing Punch collects maybe demographic (information about
you, such as name, age and address) and lifestyle (information about your interests
and purchasing habits).
A cookie is a small text-only file which is stored on your computer or mobile device when visiting
a website to help it function or to track your visits. The OfferX website requires cookies to
The table below explains the cookies that are used.
These cookies allow OfferX to collect information about how visitors use the website.
The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors
to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
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These cookies are used to anonymously profile your interests to help advertisers
with targeting. You can view and manage your profile at my.visualdna.com.
Essential site cookies
These cookies are essential for the operation of the OfferX website.
You may at any time deregister from OfferX by using the following link:
unsubscribe. The consequences of deregistration are that your account details
will be placed in a suppression file and you will not receive any further communications
Every email that OfferX sends contains a link to unsubscribe and a link to this privacy
OfferX web pages, emails and newsletters may contain electronic images known as
web beacons - sometimes called single-pixel gifs - that allow us to count users
who have visited those pages and to determine whether messages have been opened
and acted upon.
OfferX may also employ web beacons from third parties in order to help us compile
aggregated statistics and determine the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns.
We prohibit web beacons on our sites from being used by third-parties to collect
or access your personal information.
Finally, we may work with other companies that advertise on the OfferX website to
place web beacons on their sites in order to allow us to determine the effectiveness of
the last updated date at the top of this page. Marketing Punch will obtain your opt-in consent
time of collection.
The data controller responsible for the OfferX website is Marketing Punch Ltd ("Marketing Punch"), whose registration number at the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is Z1503626.
or by post:
Marketing Punch Ltd