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Privacy Policy

OfferX Privacy Policy

Last updated: 20 November 2014

Introduction

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 http://www.ico.gov.uk

OfferX is owned and operated by Marketing Punch. This statement discloses how Marketing Punch helps to protect your personal information while using the OfferX website.

Collected Data

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.

Data Collection Notice

Here is our list of valued, third party data partners, who could send you marketing messages.

AstrologyMaria
Tara
Competition SitesFree Stuff World
Lucky Day
WeatherWherever
Daily DealsGoGroopie
GoGroopie Unbranded
MyVoucherCodes
Gambling77Games
Casino Classic
FreeLotto
Gratorama
Karamba
Prime ScratchCard
Prime Slots
Scratch Mania
GeneralAd Banner
Aditus
LoveHoney
Optical Express
Quotatis
Sell My Story
The People’s Operator
Personal InjuryAccident Advice Helpline
Accidents Direct
SubscriptionJuicy Win
Minted Mobi
PrizeFun
SurveyCharity Survey
GlobalTestMarket
Household Survey
Inbox Pounds
Ipsos i-Say
Toluna
TelecommunicationO2 Refresh
TravelBonotour
Cheapflights.co.uk
Club La Costa
Dealchecker
Easy Voyage
TravelBird
UtilitiesBritish Gas
EnergyWon
Scottish Power
General MarketingAcxiom
Allgroove Limited
Antevenio
Digitalbox
DMLS
First Source Interactive
Goallover
Jump Start Media
LBM Direct Marketing
Lifestyles Online
Magnetise Media
Mail2Media
Mangostorm Limited
Marketing Source
Media Bowl
Media Tactics
Media Web
MediaLab
Orca Media
Plasma Net inc
Purus Technology Ltd
Reactiv Media
Sonateu Ltd
The Response Team
The Trading Floor
TTH Ltd
Veneficus Ltd
Viajes Tuttocard
XL Marketing

You should always read their terms and conditions and/or disclosure statement.

Registration Information

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 Protection Act.

Winner Information

The winner will be notified by phone or e-mail after verifying their identity and address.

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 appropriate consent.

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 contact@offerx.co.uk.

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 work correctly. By opting-in to the website you agree to the use of cookies by Marketing Punch. Further information can be obtained at www.allaboutcookies.org. The table below explains the cookies that are used.

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 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.

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.

Cookie Name Purpose
Google Analytics _ga
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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 __gads
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Google uses cookies to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number 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 domain "doubleclick.net". Learn more about Googles Policies

51 Degrees51D

Used to help us support mobile devices

PingdomPRUM_EPISODES

Allows us to monitor user experience.

Visual DNA vdnaR
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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.

Criteo ERCook
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The purpose of Criteo's service is to find visitors of our advertising clients' properties and send them personalized emails or serve them personalized ads. Criteo uses cookies to single out 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 visit www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/

Network Punch Enc_aff_session_nnn

Network Punch uses cookies to track the source of your visit to the OfferX website.

ClickTale WRUID
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ClickTale is used to record your interaction with the website pages to help us improve the website. See http://www.clicktale.com/privacy-service for how your information can be used.

Essential site cookies cookiesenabled
cookietest
PrizePunch
ASP.NET_SessionId
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These cookies are essential for the operation of the OfferX website.

Deregistration

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 from OfferX.

Every email that OfferX sends contains a link to unsubscribe and a link to this privacy policy.

Web Beacons

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 promotional campaigns.

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.

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.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Marketing Punch will occasionally update this privacy policy. When we do, we will also revise the last updated date at the top of this page. Marketing Punch will obtain your opt-in consent for any updates to this privacy policy that materially expand the sharing or use of your personal information in ways not disclosed in this privacy policy at the time of collection.

Data Controller

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.

Useful Information

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 you 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.

Further Information

If you have questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact Marketing Punch by following this link:

Contact Page

or by post:

Marketing Punch Ltd
Kestrel Court
Waterwells Drive
Gloucester
GL2 2AT

Tel: 0870 4460031