Privacy Policy

 

What is this Privacy Policy designed for?

This privacy policy is for the website www.directcontactnumber.com and served by Direct Contact Number. It governs the privacy of the users who use it.

This policy defines the different areas on the site where user privacy is concerned. It outlines the requirements & obligations of the users, website owners and the website. In addition, the method that this website processes protects and stores user information and data shall also be detailed in this document.

The Website

The Direct Contact Number website and its owners have a proactive approach regarding user privacy. They make sure the necessary steps are in place to protect the privacy of its users whilst using the site. This website complies and exceeds with all UK national laws and all requirements for user privacy.

Use of Cookies

The website utilises cookies to improve the user’s experience whilst using the website. If applicable the website utilises a cookie control system letting the user accept or not accept the usage of cookies on their computer or device on their initial visit to the website. This complies with recent legislation requirements. Websites must gain specific consent from their users before depositing or reading files like cookies on a user’s computer or device.

Cookies are tiny files saved to the user’s computer hard drive. They track, save and store data regarding the user’s interactions and use of the site. This lets the website provide the users with a website experience customised for their needs.
Users are informed that if they would like to deny the usage and saving of cookies from this website on to their computer hard drive they must take necessary steps within their web browser security settings. They must block all cookies from the website and also it’s external serving vendors.

The website utilises tracking software to track its visitors. This enables the website to better understand how visitors use it. The software used is provided by Google Analytics which utilises cookies to monitor visitor usage. The software saves a cookie to your computer’s hard drive. This is in order to track and monitor your and use and engagement of the website. It will not save, store, or collect personal information. For further information, you may read Google’s privacy policy here : http://www.google.com/privacy.html

Other cookies may be stored to your computer’s hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

Contact & Communication

Users wishing to contact this website and/or its owners can do so at their own discretion. Users provide any personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information will be kept private and securely stored until the time it is no longer required or has no use. This is as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every possible effort has been undertaken to make sure the email submission process is secure. However we advise users using such a process that they are doing so at their own risk.

The website and its owners use information submitted to provide users with more information about the products and services offered. They also use it to assist you in answering any queries or questions you may have sent. This will include using users details to subscribe them to any email newsletter program the website operates. This occurs only when the subscription is made clear to the user and express permission is granted when submitting any forms to email process. Alternatively where the consumer has previously bought from or made an enquiry about buying from the company a product or service which the email newsletter relates to. This does not constitute an entire list of the user rights in regards to receiving marketing material via email. Your details will not be passed on to any third party.

External Links

The website only aims to include quality, safe and relevant external links. However users must always adopt a policy of caution prior to clicking any external web links mentioned on this website.

Despite their best efforts, the owners of the website can’t guarantee or verify the contents of externally linked websites. Users must therefore be advised that they click on external links on their own risk. This website and its owners will not be held liable for any damages or implications from going to the external links mentioned.

Sponsored Links and Adverts

The website might contain sponsored links and adverts. These will usually be provided through our advertising partner. The advertising partner might have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they provide.

Clicking on any such advertising will divert you to the advertiser’s website. This is achieved via a referral program. It may use cookies and may also count how many visitors are sent from this website. This might include the usage of cookies which might be saved on your device’s hard drive. Users must therefore be aware that they click on sponsored external links at the user’s own risk. This website and its owners will not be held liable for any implications or damages from going to the external links mentioned.

Social Media Platforms

Engagement, communication and any actions taken via external social media platforms which this website and its owners participate in are customised to the terms and conditions in addition to the privacy policies of each social media platform respectively.

Users are informed to use social media platforms with care. They should communicate and engage upon them with caution in respect of their own personal details and privacy. This website or its owners will not request personal or sensitive information via social media platforms. It encourage users wanting to discuss sensitive details to contact the website via primary communication channels, ie by telephone or email.

This website might use social sharing buttons. These help share web content straight from the website’s pages to the social media platform. Users are informed before using these social sharing buttons that will they do so at their own discretion. They are requested to note that the social media platform in question might track and save the user’s request to share any web page respectively through the user’s social media platform account.

Shortened Links via Social Media

The website and its owners might distribute website links to relevant web pages via their social media platform. By default certain social media platforms shorten some longer links. Here is an example: (http://bit.ly/zyVUBo).

Users are suggested to take caution before clicking shortened links shown on social media platforms by the website and its owners. In spite of the best efforts to make sure only genuine links are published several social media platforms are subject to hacking and spam. Therefore the website and its owners will not be held liable for any implications or damages caused from clicking on any shortened links.