Funky Cardy Privacy Policy

We take the privacy of your information very seriously. This policy explains how and for what purposes we use the information collected about you via www.funkycardy.com. Please read this privacy policy carefully. By using the Sites and any services we offer via the Sites, you are agreeing to be bound by this policy in respect of the information collected about you via the Site.

If you have any queries about the policy, please get in touch with us using the contact details set out at helpDesk@funkycardy.com and we will do our best to answer your questions.

We will collect the following personal information from you:

  • First name and last name and email address when subscribing to become a Member of the Site (which we need to identify you when you log in);
  • Country of residence (which we need to know for our own administrative purposes for VAT calculation). This will not, however, affect the fee payable.
  • Other contact and personal details (which you are only asked to provide on an optional basis and is requested to help us to give you the best possible service);
  • Your E-card history, including names, email addresses and birthdays of E-card recipients and the messages you sent them.
  • Please note that we do not request any credit/debit card details from you. All payments are processed by our third party agents, Worldpay or PayPal via their secure servers.

Although it is not compulsory to give us all of this information, if you do not then we may not be able to provide you with the full range of services the Site has to offer.

We may use this information in order to:

  • Enable you to download our E-cards and to notify you of when your E-card has been sent;
  • Register you as a Member of the Site;
  • Identify you as a Member of the Site when you log in;
  • Send you information about our products and services from time to time e.g. Membership newsletters, notifying you of new E-cards available on the Site or any new features/services;
  • To send you birthday or event reminders for special dates inputted by you;
  • Verify your identity where necessary;
  • To enable you to view and manage your E-card history (where applicable);
  • Carry out marketing analysis and make general improvements to our Site;
  • Obtain your views or comments on the services we provide;
  • Otherwise to communicate with you in the course of operating the Site and providing our services to you, in accordance with good trading practices.

We will NOT share this information with anyone outside of Funky Cardy Ltd (other than our subcontractors under strict confidentiality terms) without your specific permission, except:

  • as part of a sale of some or all of our business and assets to any third party or as part of any business restructuring or reorganisation, but we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected; and
  • If we are required by law to disclose your information (for example, if required to do so by a court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime).

We will collect the following information automatically from your computer:

Log files/IP addresses: When you visit the Sites our web server automatically records your IP address. We use IP addresses to help us administer the Site and to collect information for aggregation purposes.

We may also gather other non-personal information (from which we cannot identify you) such as the type of internet browser you use which we use to provide you with a more effective service and to discourage misuse of the Site.

Cookies

When you visit the Site we may store some information (commonly known as a "cookie") on your computer. Cookies are pieces of information that a web site transfers to your hard drive to store and sometimes track information about you. Cookies are specific to the server that created them and cannot be accessed by other servers, which means that they cannot be used to track your movements around the web. Passwords and credit card numbers are not stored in cookies. A cookie helps you get the best out of the Site and helps us to provide you with a more customised service. We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • we use cookies when you log in as a Member. Cookies enable our servers to identify you as a Member and allow you access to the Member-only parts of the Site;
  • we also use cookies to track how our Site is used and to improve and update our Content.

You can block or erase cookies from your computer if you want to (your browser's help screen or manual should tell you how to do this), but certain parts of the Site may be reliant on the use of cookies to operate correctly and may not work correctly if you set your browser not to accept cookies.

Information about other products and services

From time to time we may send you information about our goods and services which we think may be of interest to you. You can tell us to stop this at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link that you will always find in email communications from us, by opting to unsubscribe in our Control Panel or by sending an e-mail to helpDesk@funkycardy.com.

Please let us know if you change your details:

We aim to keep our information about you as accurate as possible. If you would like to review or change the details you have supplied us with please do so by accessing the Control Panel, or alternatively contact us at helpDesk@funkycardy.com.

Security

We have implemented technology and policies intended to safeguard your privacy from unauthorised access and improper use. We review this regularly in line with standard industry practice.

Linking to third party web sites

We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our Site and recommend that you check the policy of each site you visit and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.

Transferring your information outside of Europe

As part of the services offered to you through the Site, the information you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside of the European Union ("EU"). By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EU or one of our service providers is located in a country outside of the EU. We also share information between our web developers and advisors, which may be located in countries worldwide. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK. If we transfer your information outside of the EU in this way, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this privacy policy.

If you use our services while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.

Changes to this policy

We may update this privacy policy at any time at our discretion by posting a new version on the Site. Your continued use and access to the Site will be taken as your ongoing agreement to such changed policy, so please regularly review this policy when you visit the Site. If you do not want to accept any of the changes we have made, you can cancel your Membership and ask us not to contact you again. To do so, please email us at helpDesk@funkycardy.com.

Contact us:

If at any time you would like to contact us with your views about our privacy practices, or with any enquiry relating to your personal information, you can do so by sending an e-mail to us at helpDesk@funkycardy.com or write to us at Funky Cardy Ltd, P.O.Box 46592, London N1 4XG.

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