Cook Yourself Thin is committed to protecting your privacy and the security of any personal information you submit whilst using the site. The information you supply is stored securely on our computers in the UK. We will not pass your email address, contact details or any other information which identifies you to third parties. We comply fully with the UK Data Protection Act.
This Policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us in relation to your use of Cook Yourself Thin site and any Services or Systems therein.
1. Definitions and Interpretation
In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:
means collectively the personal information, Payment Information and credentials used by Users to access Material and / or any communications System on the Web Site;
means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Web Site;
means a small text file placed on your computer by Cook Yourself Thin when you visit certain parts of this Web Site. This facilitates easy navigation within the Web Site and allows us to analyse visitors' browsing habits within the Web Site;
means collectively all information that you submit to the Web Site. This includes, but is not limited to, Account details and information submitted using any of our Services or Systems;
means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that Cook Yourself Thin makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future;
means any online communications infrastructure that Cook Yourself Thin makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future. This includes, but is not limited to, web-based email, message boards, live chat facilities and email links;
"User" / "Users"
means any third party that accesses the Web Site and is not employed by Cook Yourself Thin and acting in the course of their employment; and
means the website that you are currently using (www.cookyourselfthin.co.uk) and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
2. Data Collected
Without limitation, any of the following Data may be collected:
2.2 date of birth;
2.4 contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
2.5 demographic information such as post code, preferences and interests;
2.6 financial information such as credit / debit card numbers;
2.7 IP address (automatically collected);
2.8 web browser type and version (automatically collected);
2.9 operating system (automatically collected);
2.10 a list of URLS starting with a referring site, your activity on this Web Site, and the site you exit to (automatically collected); and
2.11 Cookie information
3. Our Use of Data
3.12 Any personal Data you submit will be retained by Cook Yourself Thin for as long as you use the Services and/or Systems provided on the Web Site.
3.13 Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to Clause 4, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties. This does not include other companies within our group.
3.14 All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. For more details on security, see clause 9 below.
3.15 Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Web Site. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:
3.15.1 internal record keeping;
3.15.2 improvement of our products / services;
3.15.3 transmission by email of promotional materials that may be of interest to you;
3.15.4 contact for administration purposes which may be done using email, telephone, or mail
4. Third Party Web Sites and Services
Cook Yourself Thin may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with matters that may include, but are not limited to, payment handling, delivery of purchased items, search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. The providers of such services have access to certain personal Data provided by Users of this Web Site. Any Data used by such parties is used only to the extent required by them to perform the services that Cook Yourself Thin requests. Any use for other purposes is strictly prohibited. Furthermore, any Data that is processed by third parties must be processed within the terms of this Policy and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
5. Changes of Business Ownership and Control
Cook Yourself Thin may, from time to time, expand or reduce its business and this may involve the sale of certain divisions or the transfer of control of certain divisions to other parties. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any division so transferred, be transferred along with that division and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this Policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was supplied by you.
6. Your Right to Withhold Information
6.16 You may access certain areas of the Web Site without providing any Data at all. However, to use all Services and Systems available on the Web Site you may be required to submit Account information or other Data.
7. Accessing your own Data
7.18 You may access your Account at any time to view or amend the Data. You may need to modify or update your Data if your circumstances change. Additional Data as to your marketing preferences may also be stored and you may change this at any time.
7.19 You have the right to ask for a copy of your personal Data on payment of a small fee.
8.20 Data security is of great importance to Cook Yourself Thin and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected online.
Cook Yourself Thin may set and access Cookies on your computer.
9.21 A Cookie is a small file that resides on your computer's hard drive and often contains an anonymous unique identifier and is accessible only by the web site that placed it there, not any other sites.
9.22 You may delete Cookies, however you may lose any information that enables you to access the Web Site more quickly.
9.23 You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your web browser. By default, your browser will accept Cookies, however this can be altered. For further details please consult the help menu in your browser.
10. Changes to this Policy