Last updated: 8 Feb 2016
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 https://ico.org.uk/
OfferX is owned and operated by Marketing Punch Ltd (“Marketing Punch”) whose registration number at the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is Z1503626. This statement discloses how Marketing Punch helps to protect your personal information while using the OfferX website.
Third parties – marketing and relationship management
We may from time to time supply your information to third parties for marketing or relationship management purposes. The main purposes to which your data are put are to allow third parties to provide you with information about goods and services which they think may be of interest to you and/or to maintain any existing relationship they may have with you. Such information may be provided by marketing communications or advertising which is tailored to your interests. Your data may also be used in the way described below. Be assured that any such parties will only be allowed to use your data in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and other applicable law relating to privacy.
Those third parties who would wish to send you marketing communications or to advertise to you will fall into the following categories:
Description and examples |
• Online retail |
• General stores
• Automotive (including dealerships and accessories)
• Home furnishings
• Home improvement
• Fashion and clothing
• Telecoms and utilities
• Pensions |
• Loans, credit cards and mortgages
• Investments & savings
• Claims Companies ( Ascend )
• Home |
• Other insurances
• Holidays |
• Travel booking
• Health & Well-being |
• Media & publishing companies
• Legal Services
• Educational institutions
Opting Out (Deregistration)
Should you wish to opt out of your data being used for these purposes, please unsubscribe.
Opting out at a later date
Once you have given your consent, you can however still control whether or not you continue to receive communications or see such advertisements from such third parties. The method of control depends on the channel of communication or advertising:
You can also withdraw your consent for postal marketing from anyone by adding your details to the Mail Preference Service. For more details please go to www.mpsonline.org.uk.
E-mail or SMS (text message)
You can unsubscribe from receiving e-mail or SMS marketing communications from any individual third party by using the instructions in any email communication such third party sends you (usually an ‘unsubscribe’ or ‘STOP’ link).
To withdraw your consent for live or automated calls from anyone you can add your name to the Telephone Preference Service which is maintained at this website address: www.tpsonline.org.uk.
You can also opt out at any time from communications via any of the methods described above by e-mailing us at Contact@offerx.co.uk Please note that such opt-out will only apply to communications from those third parties with whom we have a business relationship. If you opt out this way, you may still receive communications from third parties with whom we have no relationship.
Social media and online
You can configure your advertising preferences on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest by accessing your settings or preference options on the relevant platform.
Your Personal Information
When you are registering with the OfferX website, it is not until you click the submit button that your information is transferred to Marketing Punch database. Once you have completed and submitted all your details you have then "completed" the registration confirming you are a valued member of OfferX. The information collected at registration is name, address, telephone number, email address and date of birth. Marketing Punch may use other third party suppliers to provide its services in connection with your registration. However this will not affect your statutory rights under the Data Protection Act.
Once you register with the OfferX website you consent to Marketing Punch Ltd, the sponsors of Questions on the site and website sponsors being able to send you communications via email, post, SMS or telephone, until such times as you exercise your right to opt-out of receiving such communications. Also you are giving your permission for us to share your information with third parties
At registration you have the option to opt-in to our Website Sponsors of OfferX. Website Sponsors have their own privacy policies and some have their own opt-in statements, it is strongly recommended that you read and understand this information.
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.
We share personally identifiable information with selected third-parties. We also share the information that you have answered in the questionnaires with the relevant sponsor client. The sponsor clients and third parties use this information so as to send you personally-tailored communications as requested.
Marketing Punch collects, store and uses data about you and answers to specific questions asked by our question sponsors. Marketing Punch, opted in question sponsors and opted-in website sponsors will contact you with offers and information which they feel will be of interest to you through mail, telephone, sms or email. The data that is held by both Marketing Punch and the Sponsors whose questions you have answered. 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.
Your data may be provided to selected third parties 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 appropriate consent.
The information you give us may be combined with other information about you that is obtained from other sources. For example:
- If you are already a customer of a third party, that third party might wish to add an e-mail address you give us to the customer records that it holds about you, and use that email address to maintain their relationship with you and/or to offer you goods and services that are similar to those you have previously purchased.
The consent you provided for any information you have previously shared with us or any third parties will be renewed at the time you give your consent for any new information sharing unless you indicate otherwise by contacting us, by e-mailing us at Contact@offerx.co.uk
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.
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.
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 prize draws 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
- For analysis purposes or to build data products. In these instances, the information is aggregated and wherever possible anonymised in line with the Information Commissioner’s code of practice. Again, these products are of a marketing nature.
|Heart Research Institute |
|Prize Draw Sites||Alpha-Lam|
|Coffee Break Winner|
|Free Sample Giveaway UK|
|Prize reactor UK|
|Union Jack Freebies|
|Financial||Balanced Life Planning|
|Care Funeral Plans|
|Grove Pension Ltd|
|Independent Financial Matters (opt in sponsor)|
|Free Slots Genie|
|Prime Slots Sponsor UK|
|The Football INDEX|
|The Football Pools|
|Home Improvement Quotes|
|Independent Financial Matters Registration|
|The Funeral Planning Company|
|Personal Injury||Accident Advice Helpline|
|Career Centric UK|
|Prize reactor UK|
|Subscription||Aditus - Magazines|
|Ipsos i-Say UK DOI|
|Toluna DOI UK|
|Simplify Digital LP|
|Verso Group UK LTD|
|Club La Costa|
|Unbranded energy payment - Media Bowl|
|First Source Interactive|
|Flagship Digital |
|Graffiti Media Group|
|Jump Start Media|
|LBM Direct Marketing|
|Marketing Data Consultancy|
|Plasma Net inc|
|Purus Technology Ltd|
|RG Homes & Lettings|
|The Response Team|
|The Trading Floor|
|Viajes Tuttocard |
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 has all reasonable precautions possible in place to ensure data is kept and processed fairly. 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.
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.
A cookie is a small text-only file which is stored on your computer or mobile device when visiting a website.
The OfferX website required cookies to help the website function properly, improve the website appearance and
user experience by tracking your visits and usage statistics. By opting-in to the OfferX website you agree to
or manage cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
The table below explains the cookies that are used on OfferX website.
Google Analytics ||
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.
Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
Google Adsense ||
of times a given ad is shown to you. When you visit a website, view an ad, or click
an ad supported by Google’s advertising services, Google may set a cookie on your
browser. This advertising cookie will appear in your browser as coming from the
Learn more about Googles Policies
|Pingdom ||PRUM_EPISODES || |
Allows us to monitor user experience.
Network Punch ||
Essential site cookies
These cookies are essential for the operation of the OfferX website.
In addition, the below cookies may be placed on your computer in order to identify web site visitors
that have agreed to the use of their data for 3rd party online advertising, insight, analytics and
content personalisation. This cookie is anonymous and is encrypted and only contains a code that
identifies segments to VisualDNA, Criteo, Acxiom, Lotame and its preferred partners who may use the
cookie for the purposes of targeted advertising by tracking your online activity. Information provided
by cookies are only used for advertising purposes. Information is collected, stored and used separately
for each advertising partner. These partners have their own privacy policies and the procedure to
opt-out of these cookies is listed in the table below. Further information on online behavioral
advertising can be found at www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/.
Visual DNA ||
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.
The purpose of Criteo's service is to find visitors of our advertising clients' properties and
users and then personalize ads based on their browsing experience. To learn more or opt out of
Criteo Display, click here. To opt
out of Criteo Email, click here.
Opting out will not prevent online
advertising being displayed to you. To understand more about cookie based advertising, please
Acxiom Limited (registered office at 17 Hatfields London SE1 8DJ) and its partners may use the data you
provide to this website, together with other data collected elsewhere, to place cookies on your device.
Data through these cookies, in conjunction with other data collected about you and others, will be used
to improve the relevance of online advertisements displayed to you when you visit this and/or other
unrelated websites. To opt-out of data collection, please click here. Acxiom will then add an
opt-out flag to this cookie which will ensure it is no longer used by Acxiom for targeted advertising |
Lotame collects Non-Personal Information (NPII) by placing cookies on your browser. Lotame does not collect
personal details such as user name, address, phone number or any other information which could be used to
identify a user. Based on NPII, a user may be anonymously associated with audiences and receive more personalized
content and relevant advertisements. To opt-out of Lotame's advertising, please click here: http://www.lotame.com/opt-out-preference-manager. |
|LiveIntent || ||
We, or a data provider we have engaged, may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser to enable you to receive customized ads, content or services. No personally identifiable information is placed into these cookies. The cookies may reflect de-identified demographic or other data linked to data you voluntarily have submitted to us, e.g., your email address, in hashed, non-human readable form. To opt-out of these cookies or learn more please click here or go here.
Additionally, emails we send may contain a bit of code known as a "web beacon." This code allows us to understand the time and date of when a user has opened an email and when he/she has utilized a link within the email to visit a website. Our web beacons do not collect personally identifiable information. Users wishing to disable our web beacons should do so by turning images "off" in their email client (e.g., Outlook, Outlook Express). Please see your email client for more information. |
|Mojn || ||
Mojn collects Non-Personal Information (NPII) by placing pixels in emails. Mojn does not send information or other identifies back to the user. NPII information is used for device recognition to ensure the user receives more relevant marketing messages . Mojn does not store Personal Information or on a users device. To opt-out of Mojn's advertising, please click here: http://privacy.idtargeting.com/ |
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
Liability of Marketing Punch
Material displayed on the Website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties. Marketing Punch will not be liable for interruptions to operations or any other interference, including technical interference, over which it has no control. Further, Marketing Punch does not accept responsibility for errors in the data you enter including your registration details. This includes, but is not limited to, submission errors caused by transmission failures; delays; typographical errors; telephone or network failures; computer, electronic, or Internet hardware or software failures: the inability of any site to accept all of Marketing Punch’s data; and tampering. Marketing Punch does not provide any assurance or guarantee that you will win prizes in any draw, or at all.
Whilst Marketing Punch takes reasonable measures to detect and eliminate viruses from the Website, Marketing Punch cannot ensure that the website will be free from viruses and does not accept any liability in this respect. You are recommended to take all appropriate measures before downloading or accessing information from the Website.
Users cannot knowingly use the site to introduce virus and Trojans
You must not misuse the Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. You must not attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. Marketing Punch will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and will cooperate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Website will cease immediately. Marketing Punch will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website or use of any website linked to it. However Marketing Punch will take adequate measures from their end to ensure that such incidents do not occur.
For useful information about data protection you can visit:
- The Direct Marketing Association; www.dma.org.uk
- The Information Commissioner; www.dataprotection.go.uk
- The Citizen Advice Bureau; www.adviceguide.org.uk
Access your Information
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of
some or all of your information please email or write to us at the address below. Also you may ask us to
correct information that you think is incorrect. We may make a small charge for these services.
or by post:
Marketing Punch Ltd,
Upper Mills Trading Estate,
Tel: 0870 4460031